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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 12 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 6 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 6.32% 4.76% 10.16%
As % of the Vendors category 19.35% 12.73% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 8
Average daily rate £275 £313 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £463 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +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 Gloucester region.

Vendors Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
31 55 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 32.63% 37.41% 41.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 39 30
Average daily rate £340 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 12 (80.00%) Windows
1 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (46.67%) vSphere
4 7 (46.67%) HP
5 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (40.00%) VoIP
6 5 (33.33%) SAN
6 5 (33.33%) Hitachi
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (33.33%) Unified Communications
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) Citrix
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) Linux
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
9 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
9 2 (13.33%) Office 365
9 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (13.33%) Sophos
9 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (6.67%) Lync
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) VoIP
2 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) SNMP
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.67%) Unix
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
1 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (46.67%) vSphere
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) OpenView
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) HP
3 5 (33.33%) Hitachi
4 4 (26.67%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (13.33%) Sophos
6 1 (6.67%) Apple
6 1 (6.67%) arcserve
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) EMC