The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Gloucestershire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 14 9 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +36
Contract jobs citing VMware 33 53 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.46% 16.06% 4.20%
As % of the Vendors category 16.50% 32.32% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 26
Average daily rate £365 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.08% +2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
200 164 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 51.28% 49.70% 48.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 91 237
Average daily rate £350 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £347 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 27
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -24.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £24.80 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
VMware
South West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -1 12 £395 -1.25% 3
Gloucester -15 9 £355 -29.00% 5
Cirencester - - - - 3
VMware
South West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 59 (85.51%) Windows
2 45 (65.22%) Active Directory
3 40 (57.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (50.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (42.03%) Microsoft
7 28 (40.58%) MS Exchange
8 25 (36.23%) Security Cleared
9 24 (34.78%) DHCP
9 24 (34.78%) Citrix
10 21 (30.43%) SCCM
11 20 (28.99%) DNS
12 19 (27.54%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (18.84%) AppSense
13 13 (18.84%) Firewall
13 13 (18.84%) XenApp
14 12 (17.39%) SC Cleared
14 12 (17.39%) SAN
14 12 (17.39%) Linux
15 11 (15.94%) VMware ESX
16 10 (14.49%) Hyper-V
16 10 (14.49%) vSphere
17 9 (13.04%) XenDesktop
17 9 (13.04%) Windows 7
17 9 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
17 9 (13.04%) ITIL
17 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
18 8 (11.59%) Cisco
18 8 (11.59%) HP
18 8 (11.59%) SMS

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (40.58%) MS Exchange
2 19 (27.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.90%) IIS
7 1 (1.45%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS Office
3 2 (2.90%) MS Project
3 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.78%) DHCP
2 20 (28.99%) DNS
3 13 (18.84%) Firewall
4 12 (17.39%) SAN
5 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 8 (11.59%) SMS
7 6 (8.70%) Internet
8 5 (7.25%) Network Security
9 4 (5.80%) NetScaler
10 3 (4.35%) VPN
11 2 (2.90%) LDAP
11 2 (2.90%) LAN
12 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (1.45%) NAS
12 1 (1.45%) 3G
12 1 (1.45%) VoIP
12 1 (1.45%) WAN
12 1 (1.45%) SMTP
12 1 (1.45%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MSI
1 2 (2.90%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.45%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Local Government
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (24.64%) Server Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Windows Server Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Consultant
4 6 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) SCCM Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Security Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Project Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.90%) Architect
8 2 (2.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (2.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Fat Client
1 7 (10.14%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.90%) iPad
4 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.45%) PKI
4 1 (1.45%) Wiki
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.45%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 59 (85.51%) Windows
2 35 (50.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (17.39%) Linux
5 9 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.45%) CentOS
9 1 (1.45%) HPUX
9 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.04%) ITIL
2 6 (8.70%) Network Design
3 4 (5.80%) Project Management
3 4 (5.80%) ITSM
3 4 (5.80%) Service Management
3 4 (5.80%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.90%) Information Security
5 2 (2.90%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (2.90%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (2.90%) Security Testing
6 1 (1.45%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.45%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.45%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.45%) Email Management
6 1 (1.45%) Security Management
6 1 (1.45%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) VB
3 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.35%) C
4 2 (2.90%) Perl
5 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.45%) Ruby
5 1 (1.45%) Python
5 1 (1.45%) Java
5 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (36.23%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.14%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.80%) MCSE
4 4 (5.80%) MCSA
5 3 (4.35%) Degree
5 3 (4.35%) CCNP
5 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.90%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.90%) CCNA
6 2 (2.90%) MCP
6 2 (2.90%) MCSM
6 2 (2.90%) MCTS
6 2 (2.90%) MCITP
6 2 (2.90%) CCENT
7 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 40 (57.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (18.84%) XenApp
4 11 (15.94%) VMware ESX
5 10 (14.49%) Hyper-V
5 10 (14.49%) vSphere
6 9 (13.04%) XenDesktop
6 9 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.80%) XenServer
7 4 (5.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.90%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.45%) Squid
9 1 (1.45%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.45%) qmail
9 1 (1.45%) NFS
9 1 (1.45%) MetaFrame
9 1 (1.45%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (30.43%) SCCM
2 5 (7.25%) WSUS
2 5 (7.25%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.80%) SCOM
4 1 (1.45%) Nagios
4 1 (1.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 29 (42.03%) Microsoft
2 24 (34.78%) Citrix
3 13 (18.84%) AppSense
4 8 (11.59%) Cisco
4 8 (11.59%) HP
5 7 (10.14%) Red Hat
6 5 (7.25%) Sophos
6 5 (7.25%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.80%) Oracle
7 4 (5.80%) Symantec
7 4 (5.80%) McAfee
8 3 (4.35%) IBM
8 3 (4.35%) NetApp
8 3 (4.35%) Apple
9 2 (2.90%) Veritas
9 2 (2.90%) 3Com
9 2 (2.90%) Acronis
10 1 (1.45%) Brocade
10 1 (1.45%) IronPort
10 1 (1.45%) Remedy
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