The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 30 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.01% 1.82% 5.21%
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% 4.35% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£678 £300 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.92% -25.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Vendors Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
51 23 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 34.23% 41.82% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 19
Average daily rate £429 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £440 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
Average hourly rate £39.50 £15.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.83% -60.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £13.00 £33.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £30.01 £39.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing VMware 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.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (25.00%) Eucalyptus
5 2 (25.00%) Java EE
5 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) Replication
5 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (25.00%) McAfee
5 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) MCSE
5 2 (25.00%) AIX
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing VMware 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (25.00%) Eucalyptus
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 1 (12.50%) WinRunner
1 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) PDA
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) AIX
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) MCSA
4 1 (12.50%) MCSD
4 1 (12.50%) CCA
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (12.50%) CCEA
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (12.50%) MCTS
4 1 (12.50%) MCITP
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Netcool
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) McAfee
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Veritas
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Sophos
3 1 (12.50%) Altiris
3 1 (12.50%) TOWER Software