The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cheltenham region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 16 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.27% 6.17% 2.06%
As % of the Vendors category 7.25% 11.36% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£181 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
69 44 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 58.97% 54.32% 41.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 23
Average daily rate £365 £310 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.58% -34.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £373 £699
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £35.25 £13.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+161.11% -34.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 29 July 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 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 10 (58.82%) DHCP
5 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 8 (47.06%) Linux
6 8 (47.06%) Firewall
7 7 (41.18%) SCCM
8 6 (35.29%) DNS
9 5 (29.41%) VB
9 5 (29.41%) Citrix
9 5 (29.41%) SAN
9 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
9 5 (29.41%) Network Security
9 5 (29.41%) Network Design
9 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
9 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
9 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (29.41%) vSphere
10 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
10 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (23.53%) Cisco
10 4 (23.53%) SMS
11 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
11 3 (17.65%) MS Office
11 3 (17.65%) Thin Client
11 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
11 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
11 3 (17.65%) Application Packaging
11 3 (17.65%) Fat Client

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) DHCP
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) DNS
4 5 (29.41%) SAN
4 5 (29.41%) Network Security
5 4 (23.53%) SMS
6 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.76%) MPLS
8 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MSI
1 2 (11.76%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) SCCM Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Thin Client
1 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Network Design
2 3 (17.65%) ITSM
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) VB
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) C
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) MCSA
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (29.41%) vSphere
4 2 (11.76%) ISA Server
4 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.88%) XenApp
5 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCCM
2 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) AppSense
5 2 (11.76%) 3Com
5 2 (11.76%) Acronis
5 2 (11.76%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) Veritas
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec
6 1 (5.88%) McAfee
6 1 (5.88%) Sophos
6 1 (5.88%) Altiris
6 1 (5.88%) Veeam