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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 30 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 1 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.68% 10.43% 9.59%
As % of the Vendors category 2.22% 15.19% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +1.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.24% -6.11%
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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 79 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 30.41% 68.70% 34.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 43 16
Average daily rate £400 £300 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £251 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) Eucalyptus
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) Java EE
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Replication
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (40.00%) Eucalyptus
1 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
1 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) PDA
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Database Security
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) MCTS
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Netcool
1 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle