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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 8 28 9
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -19
Contract jobs citing VMware 15 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.46% 2.01% 9.38%
As % of the Vendors category 24.59% 6.82% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Average daily rate £205 £678 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-69.75% +69.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £678 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £678 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £365 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
VMware
Gloucestershire

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
61 44 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 62.89% 29.53% 48.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 15
Average daily rate £400 £478 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.31% +24.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £358 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £678 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +79.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £33.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.10 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram 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 14 February 2016, 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (61.11%) HP
4 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 8 (44.44%) Citrix
7 7 (38.89%) Cisco
8 6 (33.33%) HP Storage
9 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
9 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
9 5 (27.78%) DNS
10 4 (22.22%) Service Management
10 4 (22.22%) DHCP
10 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
11 3 (16.67%) DevOps
11 3 (16.67%) OpenStack
11 3 (16.67%) Kanban
11 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
11 3 (16.67%) HTTP
11 3 (16.67%) Linux
11 3 (16.67%) JBoss
11 3 (16.67%) ITIL
11 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
11 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 3 (16.67%) CCNA
11 3 (16.67%) SAN
11 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (16.67%) Change Management
11 3 (16.67%) Scrum

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (16.67%) JBoss
1 3 (16.67%) OpenStack
1 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 3 (16.67%) HTTP
3 3 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 3 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
2 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) NOC Technician
2 3 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) HP Storage
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 2 (11.11%) CentOS
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Unix
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Service Management
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Kanban
2 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 2 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
1 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) Firmware
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) HP
2 8 (44.44%) Citrix
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 2 (11.11%) Veeam
6 1 (5.56%) Draytek
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL
6 1 (5.56%) WatchGuard