The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Gloucester region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 20 4 32
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +28
Contract jobs citing VMware 8 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 5.44% 17.74% 5.42%
As % of the Vendors category 13.56% 52.38% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 17
Average daily rate £350 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.13 £22.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-3.97% -8.33%
Vendors Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
59 21 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 40.14% 33.87% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 9 103
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 16
Average hourly rate £13.75 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
VMware
Gloucestershire

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 20 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
5 12 (42.86%) DHCP
5 12 (42.86%) DNS
6 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
7 8 (28.57%) Citrix
8 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (21.43%) VMware ESX
10 5 (17.86%) SCCM
11 4 (14.29%) XenApp
11 4 (14.29%) HP
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
12 3 (10.71%) Symantec
12 3 (10.71%) McAfee
12 3 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
12 3 (10.71%) Firewall
12 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
12 3 (10.71%) SCOM
12 3 (10.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (10.71%) AppSense
12 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
13 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (7.14%) Internet

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
1 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) DHCP
1 12 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) SAN
3 2 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.57%) SMS
General
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (42.86%) Server Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Project Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 20 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (3.57%) ITIL
1 1 (3.57%) Project Management
1 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
1 1 (3.57%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (21.43%) VMware ESX
4 4 (14.29%) XenApp
5 3 (10.71%) XenDesktop
5 3 (10.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.57%) vSphere
7 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) SCOM
2 3 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
3 3 (10.71%) Symantec
3 3 (10.71%) McAfee
3 3 (10.71%) AppSense
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) Sophos
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) Nokia
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