The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 42 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 14 23 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.91% 6.99% 9.59%
As % of the System Software category 34.15% 40.35% 51.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 23
Average daily rate
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£160 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.16% -18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +12.50%
VMware Infrastructure
South West

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

System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
41 57 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.52% 17.33% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 38
Average daily rate £250 £360 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -19.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £160 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -42.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.25 £16.13
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +0.77%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +4 6 £175 +16.66% 1
Cirencester 0 3 £130 -
Cheltenham - - - - 5
VMware Infrastructure
South West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure.

1 30 (100.00%) Windows
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
3 18 (60.00%) Citrix
4 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (30.00%) DNS
6 9 (30.00%) Linux
6 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
7 8 (26.67%) LAN
7 8 (26.67%) WAN
7 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 8 (26.67%) Finance
7 8 (26.67%) Migration
7 8 (26.67%) Load Balancing
7 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
8 7 (23.33%) XenApp
8 7 (23.33%) vSphere
9 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
9 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 6 (20.00%) DHCP
9 6 (20.00%) UNIX
9 6 (20.00%) MS Office
10 5 (16.67%) NetApp
10 5 (16.67%) Service Management
10 5 (16.67%) Ethernet
10 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
10 5 (16.67%) Cisco
10 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
10 5 (16.67%) Eucalyptus

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) Eucalyptus
2 5 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (10.00%) IIS
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.67%) MediaWiki
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) nginx
5 2 (6.67%) Confluence
5 2 (6.67%) Apache
6 1 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) DNS
2 8 (26.67%) LAN
2 8 (26.67%) WAN
3 6 (20.00%) DHCP
4 5 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (6.67%) Network Security
5 2 (6.67%) LDAP
5 2 (6.67%) IPv6
5 2 (6.67%) Firewall
5 2 (6.67%) IPsec
5 2 (6.67%) EIGRP
5 2 (6.67%) OSPF
5 2 (6.67%) BGP
5 2 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) VLAN
6 1 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.67%) Hudson
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (16.67%) Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Support Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Network Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) VMware Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Java EE
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Replication
2 4 (13.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.67%) Wiki
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (30.00%) Linux
5 6 (20.00%) UNIX
6 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
7 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
8 2 (6.67%) CentOS
8 2 (6.67%) Debian
9 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
9 1 (3.33%) Windows NT
9 1 (3.33%) AIX
9 1 (3.33%) Solaris
9 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Migration
1 8 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 5 (16.67%) Service Management
2 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Build Automation
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps
4 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C
2 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (10.00%) CCA
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (6.67%) VCP5
5 2 (6.67%) CCEE
5 2 (6.67%) CCAA
5 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) CCNA
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CCEA
6 1 (3.33%) MCSE
6 1 (3.33%) MCSD
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) XenApp
2 7 (23.33%) vSphere
3 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.67%) Postfix
5 2 (6.67%) XenServer
5 2 (6.67%) Samba
6 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) ZABBIX
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (60.00%) Citrix
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) NetApp
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.33%) Symantec
6 1 (3.33%) Wyse
6 1 (3.33%) AppSense
6 1 (3.33%) TOWER Software
6 1 (3.33%) Acronis