The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 20 8 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +30
Contract jobs citing VMware 33 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.04% 9.87% 1.86%
As % of the Vendors category 13.75% 20.18% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £210 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.80% -37.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £325 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £24.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.94% -5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £23.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-14.61% +10.46%
VMware
South West

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

Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
240 109 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 51.17% 48.88% 38.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 55 96
Average daily rate £375 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £130 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 10
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VMware
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 within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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 -3 16 £300 - 7
Cheltenham -6 5 £213 -34.61% 1
Cirencester - - - -
Stroud - - - -
VMware
South West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 49 (85.96%) Windows
2 26 (45.61%) Active Directory
3 24 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (40.35%) Microsoft
5 22 (38.60%) Citrix
6 16 (28.07%) MS Exchange
6 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
7 15 (26.32%) Linux
7 15 (26.32%) DNS
8 14 (24.56%) Cisco
8 14 (24.56%) NetApp
8 14 (24.56%) VMware ESX
9 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (22.81%) XenDesktop
9 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (21.05%) vSphere
11 11 (19.30%) XenApp
12 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
12 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
12 10 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (15.79%) DV Cleared
14 8 (14.04%) Ruby
14 8 (14.04%) QA
14 8 (14.04%) Backup Exec
14 8 (14.04%) Service Delivery
14 8 (14.04%) Firewall
14 8 (14.04%) Apache
14 8 (14.04%) Perl
14 8 (14.04%) DHCP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 16 (28.07%) MS Exchange
2 10 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (14.04%) Apache
4 7 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (12.28%) IIS
5 3 (5.26%) SAS
6 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.75%) Eucalyptus
7 1 (1.75%) Lync
7 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) DNS
2 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
3 8 (14.04%) Firewall
3 8 (14.04%) DHCP
4 7 (12.28%) SNMP
4 7 (12.28%) SMTP
4 7 (12.28%) LDAP
5 6 (10.53%) SAN
6 3 (5.26%) VPN
7 2 (3.51%) WAN
7 2 (3.51%) LAN
7 2 (3.51%) MPLS
7 2 (3.51%) Internet
8 1 (1.75%) NAS
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.75%) SMS
8 1 (1.75%) VoIP
8 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Military
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Server Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Architect
4 7 (12.28%) Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) QA Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Build Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Citrix Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Wintel Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Designer
9 1 (1.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.51%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.51%) Replication
2 2 (3.51%) iPad
3 1 (1.75%) iSeries
3 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 49 (85.96%) Windows
2 24 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (26.32%) Linux
4 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (14.04%) CentOS
6 7 (12.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.02%) UNIX
8 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) Service Delivery
2 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
2 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
3 3 (5.26%) Security Architecture
3 3 (5.26%) ITIL
3 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 3 (5.26%) IT Governance
4 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.51%) Data Protection
4 2 (3.51%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (3.51%) Project Management
4 2 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (1.75%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (1.75%) High Availability
5 1 (1.75%) Information Security
5 1 (1.75%) Service Management
5 1 (1.75%) Migration
5 1 (1.75%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.75%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) Ruby
1 8 (14.04%) Perl
2 7 (12.28%) Shell Script
3 6 (10.53%) SQL
3 6 (10.53%) VBScript
4 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) Degree
4 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.26%) CCNP
6 2 (3.51%) MCSE
6 2 (3.51%) MCP
6 2 (3.51%) CCNA
6 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) QA
System Software
1 26 (45.61%) Active Directory
2 24 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (24.56%) VMware ESX
4 13 (22.81%) XenDesktop
5 12 (21.05%) vSphere
6 11 (19.30%) XenApp
7 7 (12.28%) qmail
7 7 (12.28%) NFS
7 7 (12.28%) Squid
8 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
9 2 (3.51%) ISA Server
9 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.75%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.75%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.75%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Backup Exec
2 6 (10.53%) SCCM
3 3 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (3.51%) SCOM
4 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.75%) MOM
Vendors
1 23 (40.35%) Microsoft
2 22 (38.60%) Citrix
3 14 (24.56%) Cisco
3 14 (24.56%) NetApp
4 8 (14.04%) Red Hat
5 6 (10.53%) AppSense
5 6 (10.53%) McAfee
5 6 (10.53%) Sophos
6 5 (8.77%) Oracle
7 4 (7.02%) Altiris
7 4 (7.02%) Symantec
8 3 (5.26%) HP
9 2 (3.51%) IBM
9 2 (3.51%) Juniper
9 2 (3.51%) Apple
9 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.51%) Lumension
10 1 (1.75%) Veeam
10 1 (1.75%) Remedy
10 1 (1.75%) Brocade
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