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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 40 37 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 9 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.08% 2.29% 3.60%
As % of the System Software category 18.75% 16.07% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 6
Average daily rate
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£178 £425 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.23% -17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £268 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +15.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.38 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.59% -0.55%
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
48 56 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.09% 14.25% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 33 20
Average daily rate £420 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £295 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.87% -3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.34 £15.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Cheltenham -2 5 £415 +95.29% 1
Gloucester +3 4 £175 -60.00%
VMware Infrastructure
South West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
3 16 (69.57%) Citrix
4 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
6 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
6 8 (34.78%) DNS
7 7 (30.43%) Linux
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
7 7 (30.43%) Clustering
7 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
8 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
8 6 (26.09%) HP
8 6 (26.09%) DHCP
9 5 (21.74%) Cisco
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (21.74%) vSphere
9 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
10 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
10 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
10 4 (17.39%) LAN
10 4 (17.39%) WAN
10 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (17.39%) Finance
10 4 (17.39%) Migration
11 3 (13.04%) MS Excel

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) nginx
3 2 (8.70%) Confluence
3 2 (8.70%) Eucalyptus
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) MediaWiki
3 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) DNS
2 6 (26.09%) DHCP
3 4 (17.39%) LAN
3 4 (17.39%) WAN
4 3 (13.04%) SAN
5 2 (8.70%) OSPF
5 2 (8.70%) BGP
5 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall
5 2 (8.70%) IPsec
5 2 (8.70%) Network Security
5 2 (8.70%) NAS
5 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
5 2 (8.70%) VPN
5 2 (8.70%) IPv6
5 2 (8.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Hudson
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Server Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 7 (30.43%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Wiki
3 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (30.43%) Linux
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (8.70%) UNIX
7 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
7 2 (8.70%) Windows NT
7 2 (8.70%) CentOS
7 2 (8.70%) Debian
7 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
8 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
8 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (17.39%) Migration
1 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
1 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (13.04%) Patch Management
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) Build Automation
3 2 (8.70%) DevOps
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) MCTS
3 3 (13.04%) MCITP
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (21.74%) vSphere
4 3 (13.04%) Firmware
5 2 (8.70%) ISA Server
5 2 (8.70%) Samba
5 2 (8.70%) Postfix
5 2 (8.70%) XenApp
5 2 (8.70%) XenServer
5 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
5 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (8.70%) iptables
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) ZABBIX
2 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (69.57%) Citrix
3 6 (26.09%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) EMC
5 2 (8.70%) Juniper
5 2 (8.70%) NetApp
5 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.70%) Websense
5 2 (8.70%) TOWER Software
6 1 (4.35%) Wyse
6 1 (4.35%) AppSense
6 1 (4.35%) Acronis
6 1 (4.35%) Symantec