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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 30 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware 1 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.66% 12.12% 7.69%
As % of the Vendors category 2.22% 19.35% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £395 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -3.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.87%
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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
45 62 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 29.80% 62.63% 39.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 16
Average daily rate £400 £350 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £26.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.37% -29.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.20 £34.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.95 £41.50 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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 31 March 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Eucalyptus
4 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
4 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
4 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
4 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) Java EE
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (28.57%) Eucalyptus
1 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) WinRunner
1 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
1 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technology Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
1 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
1 2 (28.57%) Public Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) PDA
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Database Security
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) CCA
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCEA
3 1 (14.29%) MCSD
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Netcool
1 1 (14.29%) Data Guard
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) TOWER Software