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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 26 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 6 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.87% - 7.07%
As % of the Vendors category 9.09% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£639 - £408
90% offered a daily rate of more than £608 - £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 - £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.91% -5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
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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 29 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 42.58% 48.33% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 9 16
Average daily rate £429 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £235 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £666 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £35.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £30.50 £39.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) Replication
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Java EE
6 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (16.67%) VLAN
6 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Service Management
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
6 2 (16.67%) McAfee
6 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 2 (16.67%) AIX
6 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (16.67%) LAN

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (16.67%) Eucalyptus
1 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) VLAN
2 2 (16.67%) MPLS
2 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) WinRunner
1 1 (8.33%) TestDirector
1 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Design Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technology Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) AIX
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CCA
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CCEA
4 1 (8.33%) MCSD
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (8.33%) MCTS
4 1 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) McAfee
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos
4 1 (8.33%) Altiris
4 1 (8.33%) TOWER Software