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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 17 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 9 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.72% 3.57% 7.41%
As % of the Vendors category 13.64% 5.71% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £181 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+134.48% -53.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £156 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £206 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+13.90% -20.52%
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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
66 70 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 49.25% 62.50% 49.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 26 15
Average daily rate £415 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +144.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 July 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 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) vSphere
2 7 (70.00%) DV Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) DHCP
2 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) TOWER Software
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (40.00%) McAfee
5 4 (40.00%) UNIX
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) Citrix
5 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (40.00%) Infoblox
5 4 (40.00%) Kernel Tuning
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
6 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) SCCM

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DHCP
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Kernel Tuning
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Database Security
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) MCTS
2 3 (30.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) vSphere
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Firmware
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) TOWER Software
3 4 (40.00%) Infoblox
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) McAfee
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle