The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 12 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware 13 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 8.97% 20.54% 5.77%
As % of the Vendors category 23.21% 35.94% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 1
Average daily rate
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£280 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.13 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
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Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Vendors Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
56 64 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 38.62% 57.14% 44.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 14
Average daily rate £375 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.25 £21.25 £13.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +54.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.00 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £23.20 £16.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Gloucester region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Gloucester region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (29.63%) DNS
5 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
6 7 (25.93%) Linux
6 7 (25.93%) Citrix
6 7 (25.93%) NetApp
6 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (25.93%) XenApp
6 7 (25.93%) vSphere
7 6 (22.22%) Backup Exec
8 5 (18.52%) LAN
8 5 (18.52%) VoIP
8 5 (18.52%) WAN
8 5 (18.52%) DHCP
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 5 (18.52%) VMware ESX
8 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (14.81%) Perl
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.81%) Apache
9 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
9 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
9 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
9 4 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (14.81%) Ruby

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (14.81%) Apache
4 3 (11.11%) IIS
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) LAN
2 5 (18.52%) VoIP
2 5 (18.52%) WAN
2 5 (18.52%) DHCP
3 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.11%) LDAP
4 3 (11.11%) SNMP
4 3 (11.11%) SMTP
4 3 (11.11%) SAN
4 3 (11.11%) Firewall
5 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (7.41%) Wireless
5 2 (7.41%) Internet
6 1 (3.70%) VLAN
6 1 (3.70%) FCoE
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Server Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Support
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (25.93%) Linux
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (14.81%) CentOS
7 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Perl
1 4 (14.81%) Ruby
2 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) VBScript
3 2 (7.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) MCSE
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCP
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
3 7 (25.93%) XenApp
3 7 (25.93%) vSphere
4 5 (18.52%) VMware ESX
5 4 (14.81%) XenDesktop
6 3 (11.11%) Squid
6 3 (11.11%) NFS
6 3 (11.11%) qmail
7 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
7 2 (7.41%) VMware Server
7 2 (7.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) Citrix
2 7 (25.93%) NetApp
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.41%) 3PAR
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle