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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 10 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware 13 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 11.82% 11.86% 3.49%
As % of the Vendors category 19.70% 18.42% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £218 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.67% -33.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £23.21 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-2.24% +16.05%
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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
66 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 60.00% 64.41% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 20 18
Average daily rate £375 £323 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £535 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% +52.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 11 (44.00%) DNS
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (40.00%) NetApp
5 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (36.00%) Citrix
5 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
6 8 (32.00%) Apache
6 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (32.00%) Perl
6 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
6 8 (32.00%) Cisco
6 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
6 8 (32.00%) QA
6 8 (32.00%) CentOS
6 8 (32.00%) Ruby
6 8 (32.00%) VMware ESX
7 7 (28.00%) Squid
7 7 (28.00%) Degree
7 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (28.00%) qmail
7 7 (28.00%) vSphere
7 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
7 7 (28.00%) SMTP
7 7 (28.00%) NFS
7 7 (28.00%) SNMP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (32.00%) Apache
3 7 (28.00%) IIS
3 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) DNS
2 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (28.00%) SNMP
3 7 (28.00%) LDAP
3 7 (28.00%) SMTP
4 4 (16.00%) DHCP
5 3 (12.00%) SAN
6 2 (8.00%) Internet
6 2 (8.00%) Firewall
7 1 (4.00%) LAN
7 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Server Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) QA Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Build Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Security Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (32.00%) CentOS
4 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Perl
1 8 (32.00%) Ruby
2 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) VBScript
4 2 (8.00%) VB
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) MCP
4 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (32.00%) VMware ESX
4 7 (28.00%) Squid
4 7 (28.00%) qmail
4 7 (28.00%) NFS
4 7 (28.00%) vSphere
5 6 (24.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (16.00%) XenApp
7 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (8.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) NetApp
3 9 (36.00%) Citrix
4 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
4 8 (32.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.00%) AppSense
6 1 (4.00%) McAfee
6 1 (4.00%) Sophos