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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 24 5 20
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Contract jobs citing VMware 34 47 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.65% 16.26% 7.59%
As % of the Vendors category 16.35% 27.81% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 10
Average daily rate
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£303 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £422 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £21.63 £17.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
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
208 169 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 40.70% 58.48% 47.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 75 71
Average daily rate £375 £315 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -17.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £243 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 13
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -45.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £15.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £30.01 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 December 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 December 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 -7 13 £280 -6.66% 4
Cheltenham -7 6 £639 +112.96% 2
Tewkesbury -3 2 - -
VMware
South West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 57 (91.94%) Windows
2 29 (46.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (43.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (38.71%) Active Directory
5 22 (35.48%) Citrix
6 16 (25.81%) Linux
6 16 (25.81%) Cisco
6 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
6 16 (25.81%) vSphere
7 14 (22.58%) MS Exchange
7 14 (22.58%) DNS
7 14 (22.58%) XenApp
8 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (19.35%) NetApp
10 11 (17.74%) LAN
10 11 (17.74%) WAN
10 11 (17.74%) DV Cleared
11 10 (16.13%) UNIX
11 10 (16.13%) VMware ESX
11 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (14.52%) DHCP
12 9 (14.52%) Finance
13 8 (12.90%) Backup Exec
13 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (12.90%) Hyper-V
13 8 (12.90%) XenDesktop
14 7 (11.29%) Perl
14 7 (11.29%) Oracle
14 7 (11.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 14 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.06%) SAS
5 4 (6.45%) IIS
5 4 (6.45%) Apache
5 4 (6.45%) Eucalyptus
5 4 (6.45%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.61%) Lync
7 1 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) DNS
2 11 (17.74%) LAN
2 11 (17.74%) WAN
3 9 (14.52%) DHCP
4 6 (9.68%) Firewall
5 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.06%) VoIP
6 4 (6.45%) Ethernet
6 4 (6.45%) SAN
6 4 (6.45%) LDAP
7 3 (4.84%) Internet
7 3 (4.84%) Wireless
7 3 (4.84%) VLAN
7 3 (4.84%) SNMP
7 3 (4.84%) SMTP
8 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.61%) VPN
9 1 (1.61%) Network Security
9 1 (1.61%) FCoE
9 1 (1.61%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) DB2
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.61%) WinRunner
1 1 (1.61%) TestDirector
1 1 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Legal
3 1 (1.61%) Military
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) Architect
3 9 (14.52%) Technical Architect
4 8 (12.90%) Server Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Network Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.06%) Administrator
6 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Citrix Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) Java EE
2 2 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Replication
2 2 (3.23%) PKI
2 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.61%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.61%) PDA
3 1 (1.61%) Wiki
3 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.61%) Clustering
3 1 (1.61%) CESG
3 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 57 (91.94%) Windows
2 29 (46.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (25.81%) Linux
4 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (16.13%) UNIX
5 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.68%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.45%) CentOS
7 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.23%) AIX
9 1 (1.61%) Solaris
9 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.06%) Migration
1 5 (8.06%) IT Governance
1 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
2 4 (6.45%) Service Management
2 4 (6.45%) Data Migration
3 2 (3.23%) Security Architecture
3 2 (3.23%) Software Deployment
3 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
3 2 (3.23%) ITIL
3 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
3 2 (3.23%) Scrum
3 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (3.23%) Problem Management
3 2 (3.23%) TOGAF
4 1 (1.61%) Software Testing
4 1 (1.61%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.61%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (1.61%) Unit Testing
4 1 (1.61%) Test Scripting
4 1 (1.61%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) Perl
2 4 (6.45%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) C
2 4 (6.45%) Ruby
3 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.23%) Java
4 2 (3.23%) VBScript
4 2 (3.23%) VB
5 1 (1.61%) Python
5 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.74%) DV Cleared
3 7 (11.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (8.06%) MCSE
4 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.45%) Degree
6 3 (4.84%) CCA
6 3 (4.84%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.23%) MCP
7 2 (3.23%) CCEE
7 2 (3.23%) CCAA
7 2 (3.23%) VCP5
8 1 (1.61%) MCSD
8 1 (1.61%) MCSA
8 1 (1.61%) CCEA
8 1 (1.61%) MCTS
8 1 (1.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 27 (43.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (38.71%) Active Directory
3 16 (25.81%) vSphere
4 14 (22.58%) XenApp
5 10 (16.13%) VMware ESX
6 8 (12.90%) XenDesktop
6 8 (12.90%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.84%) qmail
7 3 (4.84%) Squid
7 3 (4.84%) NFS
8 2 (3.23%) VMware Server
8 2 (3.23%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Backup Exec
2 4 (6.45%) SCCM
3 2 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.61%) MOM
4 1 (1.61%) Netcool
4 1 (1.61%) Nagios
4 1 (1.61%) SCOM
4 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Citrix
2 16 (25.81%) Cisco
2 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 12 (19.35%) NetApp
4 7 (11.29%) Oracle
5 6 (9.68%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.84%) HP
6 3 (4.84%) McAfee
7 2 (3.23%) Sophos
7 2 (3.23%) Symantec
7 2 (3.23%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.61%) Lumension
8 1 (1.61%) Remedy
8 1 (1.61%) TOWER Software
8 1 (1.61%) AppSense
8 1 (1.61%) Altiris
8 1 (1.61%) Veeam
8 1 (1.61%) Veritas