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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 20 6 23
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Contract jobs citing VMware 29 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.20% 13.17% 4.86%
As % of the Vendors category 11.60% 23.36% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 7
Average daily rate
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£298 £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.47% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £178 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £461 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +8.75%
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
250 137 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 53.42% 56.38% 34.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 62 46
Average daily rate £350 £305 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -23.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £199 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 13
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.25 £9.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £30.50 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -2 14 £265 -19.69% 5
Cheltenham -10 5 £538 +182.89% 6
Tewkesbury - 2 - - 3
Cirencester - - - -
VMware
South West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 54 (91.53%) Windows
2 25 (42.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 25 (42.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
4 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
4 21 (35.59%) Citrix
5 16 (27.12%) Cisco
6 14 (23.73%) Linux
7 13 (22.03%) MS Exchange
7 13 (22.03%) DNS
7 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
7 13 (22.03%) vSphere
7 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (20.34%) NetApp
9 11 (18.64%) VMware ESX
9 11 (18.64%) XenApp
10 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (13.56%) XenDesktop
11 8 (13.56%) DV Cleared
11 8 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (13.56%) Backup Exec
11 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
11 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
11 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
12 7 (11.86%) Oracle
12 7 (11.86%) Perl
12 7 (11.86%) IIS
12 7 (11.86%) Apache
12 7 (11.86%) UNIX

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 13 (22.03%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (11.86%) IIS
4 7 (11.86%) Apache
5 5 (8.47%) SAS
6 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.69%) Eucalyptus
7 1 (1.69%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) DNS
2 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.86%) Firewall
3 7 (11.86%) WAN
3 7 (11.86%) LAN
4 6 (10.17%) LDAP
4 6 (10.17%) SNMP
4 6 (10.17%) SMTP
4 6 (10.17%) DHCP
5 5 (8.47%) SAN
6 4 (6.78%) VoIP
7 3 (5.08%) VLAN
8 2 (3.39%) Wireless
8 2 (3.39%) Internet
8 2 (3.39%) MPLS
9 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.69%) VPN
9 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.69%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Retail
2 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Military
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Architect
3 8 (13.56%) Server Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Network Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Technical Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Build Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.08%) QA Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (3.39%) Desktop Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) IT Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) Java EE
2 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.39%) Replication
1 2 (3.39%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.69%) iSeries
2 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (91.53%) Windows
2 25 (42.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (23.73%) Linux
4 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (11.86%) UNIX
5 7 (11.86%) CentOS
6 6 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (10.17%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.69%) AIX
8 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
2 5 (8.47%) IT Governance
3 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
3 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.08%) ITIL
4 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.08%) Security Architecture
5 2 (3.39%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.39%) TOGAF
5 2 (3.39%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (3.39%) Project Management
5 2 (3.39%) Migration
5 2 (3.39%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.69%) Information Security
6 1 (1.69%) Service Management
6 1 (1.69%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.69%) High Availability
6 1 (1.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) Perl
1 7 (11.86%) Ruby
2 6 (10.17%) Shell Script
3 5 (8.47%) SQL
3 5 (8.47%) VBScript
4 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.56%) DV Cleared
3 7 (11.86%) Degree
4 6 (10.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (6.78%) MCSE
5 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.08%) CCNP
6 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.39%) CCNA
7 2 (3.39%) MCP
8 1 (1.69%) MCSD
8 1 (1.69%) CCA
8 1 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.69%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) QA
System Software
1 25 (42.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (38.98%) Active Directory
3 13 (22.03%) vSphere
4 11 (18.64%) XenApp
4 11 (18.64%) VMware ESX
5 8 (13.56%) XenDesktop
6 6 (10.17%) NFS
6 6 (10.17%) qmail
6 6 (10.17%) Squid
7 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
8 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.39%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.69%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) Backup Exec
2 5 (8.47%) SCCM
3 3 (5.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (3.39%) SCOM
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.69%) MOM
5 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
1 21 (35.59%) Citrix
2 16 (27.12%) Cisco
3 12 (20.34%) NetApp
4 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
4 7 (11.86%) Oracle
5 5 (8.47%) McAfee
5 5 (8.47%) Sophos
6 4 (6.78%) Altiris
7 3 (5.08%) Symantec
7 3 (5.08%) HP
8 2 (3.39%) IBM
8 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.39%) Juniper
8 2 (3.39%) AppSense
8 2 (3.39%) Lumension
9 1 (1.69%) Veeam
9 1 (1.69%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.69%) Remedy
9 1 (1.69%) TOWER Software
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Rate: £150
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Rate: £17 - £23.5 per hour
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Rate: £23 per hour
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Rate: £150 - £175 per day
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