The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 25 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.65% - 5.00%
As % of the System Software category 28.57% - 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£600 - £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.83% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

System Software Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
14 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.27% 5.08% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Average daily rate £493 £115 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+328.26% -63.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £115 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £115 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Cheltenham region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Cheltenham region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Replication
3 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) Java EE
4 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Eucalyptus
4 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) MCSD
5 1 (16.67%) AIX

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Eucalyptus
1 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Design Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Mac Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSD
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) CCA
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CCEA
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) TOWER Software
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam