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 5 August 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.

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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 34 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 21 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.30% 7.33% 7.82%
As % of the Vendors category 11.67% 15.53% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 8
Average daily rate
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£265 £328 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.08% +151.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.07% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +22.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -16.84%
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
180 219 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 36.89% 47.20% 44.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 116 54
Average daily rate £415 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +23.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 12
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +85.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £160.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 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 0 9 £425 +134.48% 1
Gloucester -9 5 £150 -53.84%
VMware
South West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 20 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (53.13%) DNS
5 15 (46.88%) DHCP
5 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
7 12 (37.50%) DV Cleared
7 12 (37.50%) Citrix
8 11 (34.38%) HP
8 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
9 10 (31.25%) vSphere
10 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
10 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (28.13%) Linux
10 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
11 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
12 6 (18.75%) Clustering
13 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
13 5 (15.63%) UNIX
13 5 (15.63%) Cisco
13 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
13 5 (15.63%) TOWER Software
14 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
14 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
14 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
14 4 (12.50%) McAfee
14 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 9 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.13%) IIS
6 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Node.js
6 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
6 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
6 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
6 1 (3.13%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) DNS
2 15 (46.88%) DHCP
3 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.38%) SAN
5 2 (6.25%) NAS
6 1 (3.13%) Firewall
6 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.13%) LAN
6 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) DBA
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Java EE
2 1 (3.13%) jQuery
2 1 (3.13%) HTML5
2 1 (3.13%) CSS3
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Camel
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.75%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.13%) HP Storage
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (84.38%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (28.13%) Linux
5 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.63%) UNIX
7 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (12.50%) Kernel Tuning
1 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (9.38%) Patch Management
2 3 (9.38%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Time Management
3 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.13%) High Availability
4 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Service Management
4 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) Scrum
4 1 (3.13%) Information Security
4 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
1 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) C
4 1 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
4 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 12 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.38%) MCTS
3 3 (9.38%) MCITP
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 20 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (31.25%) vSphere
3 9 (28.13%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (9.38%) Firmware
5 2 (6.25%) ISA Server
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Citrix
2 11 (34.38%) HP
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) TOWER Software
4 4 (12.50%) Infoblox
4 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 4 (12.50%) McAfee
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) Websense
6 2 (6.25%) EMC
6 2 (6.25%) Juniper
6 2 (6.25%) NetApp
6 2 (6.25%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.13%) Veritas
7 1 (3.13%) Lotus
7 1 (3.13%) Acronis
7 1 (3.13%) Sophos
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec