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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 44 35 19
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 7 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.55% 2.63% 6.27%
As % of the System Software category 20.00% 18.52% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 15
Average daily rate
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£415 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £230 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+64.70% -1.16%
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
35 54 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.73% 14.21% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 23
Average daily rate £425 £375 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £10.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +95.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -3.12%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +8 4 £175 -58.82% 1
Cheltenham -9 3 £415 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
South West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (77.27%) Citrix
3 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
6 8 (36.36%) DNS
6 8 (36.36%) Linux
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
7 7 (31.82%) Finance
7 7 (31.82%) Clustering
8 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
8 6 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
8 6 (27.27%) Cisco
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 5 (22.73%) HP
9 5 (22.73%) LAN
9 5 (22.73%) WAN
9 5 (22.73%) DHCP
9 5 (22.73%) Migration
9 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
9 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
10 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
10 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
10 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (13.64%) OpenStack
3 3 (13.64%) Eucalyptus
4 2 (9.09%) nginx
4 2 (9.09%) Confluence
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.09%) MediaWiki
4 2 (9.09%) IIS
4 2 (9.09%) Apache
4 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) LAN
2 5 (22.73%) WAN
2 5 (22.73%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security
4 2 (9.09%) NAS
4 2 (9.09%) SAN
4 2 (9.09%) IPv6
4 2 (9.09%) LDAP
4 2 (9.09%) VPN
4 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
4 2 (9.09%) OSPF
4 2 (9.09%) BGP
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
1 2 (9.09%) Hudson
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Support Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 7 (31.82%) Clustering
3 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
4 3 (13.64%) Replication
4 3 (13.64%) Private Cloud
4 3 (13.64%) Public Cloud
5 2 (9.09%) Wiki
6 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
6 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (36.36%) Linux
5 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
7 3 (13.64%) UNIX
8 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
8 2 (9.09%) CentOS
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000
8 2 (9.09%) Windows NT
8 2 (9.09%) Debian
9 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
9 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
3 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.64%) Service Management
4 3 (13.64%) Patch Management
4 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.64%) MCTS
3 3 (13.64%) MCITP
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.09%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) Firmware
3 3 (13.64%) vSphere
4 2 (9.09%) Postfix
4 2 (9.09%) XenApp
4 2 (9.09%) XenServer
4 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (9.09%) iptables
4 2 (9.09%) ISA Server
4 2 (9.09%) Samba
5 1 (4.55%) Xen
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) ZABBIX
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (77.27%) Citrix
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) NetApp
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.09%) Juniper
6 2 (9.09%) EMC
6 2 (9.09%) TOWER Software
6 2 (9.09%) Websense
7 1 (4.55%) Wyse
7 1 (4.55%) Symantec
7 1 (4.55%) Acronis
7 1 (4.55%) AppSense