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 1 October 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.

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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 23 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.59% 5.08% 3.95%
As % of the Vendors category 4.23% 9.09% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £23.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +17.50%
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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
71 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 61.21% 55.93% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 18 5
Average daily rate £365 £285 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.89% -25.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £198 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £364 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +16.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Altiris
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) Sophos
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Mac Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
1 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) McAfee
2 2 (28.57%) Altiris
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Sophos
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec