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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 36 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 21 28 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.45% 8.19% 16.02%
As % of the Vendors category 12.96% 16.00% 31.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 33
Average daily rate
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£250 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £178 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.87%
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
162 175 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.32% 51.17% 50.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 92 106
Average daily rate £400 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 8
Average hourly rate £42.00 £13.75 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+205.45% -63.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £11.35 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 12 £250 -6.54% 8
Cirencester - 3 £130 -
Cheltenham -23 1 £375 -5.06% 11
Tewkesbury - - - -
VMware
South West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 47 (87.04%) Windows
2 30 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 30 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (50.00%) Citrix
4 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (31.48%) Linux
7 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
8 15 (27.78%) Cisco
9 14 (25.93%) WAN
9 14 (25.93%) LAN
9 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
10 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 12 (22.22%) DNS
11 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
11 10 (18.52%) DV Cleared
11 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (16.67%) vSphere
12 9 (16.67%) XenApp
12 9 (16.67%) DHCP
12 9 (16.67%) UNIX
12 9 (16.67%) Finance
13 8 (14.81%) Migration
13 8 (14.81%) NetApp
13 8 (14.81%) Load Balancing
13 8 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
15 6 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
15 6 (11.11%) Firewall
15 6 (11.11%) Clustering

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (9.26%) OpenStack
4 5 (9.26%) Eucalyptus
5 4 (7.41%) IIS
6 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.70%) Apache
7 2 (3.70%) MediaWiki
7 2 (3.70%) nginx
7 2 (3.70%) Confluence
8 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.85%) SAS
8 1 (1.85%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Office
2 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.93%) WAN
1 14 (25.93%) LAN
2 12 (22.22%) DNS
3 9 (16.67%) DHCP
4 6 (11.11%) Firewall
5 5 (9.26%) Ethernet
5 5 (9.26%) VoIP
6 4 (7.41%) SAN
7 3 (5.56%) Internet
7 3 (5.56%) Wireless
7 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.56%) Network Security
7 3 (5.56%) LDAP
8 2 (3.70%) NAS
8 2 (3.70%) VPN
8 2 (3.70%) IPv6
8 2 (3.70%) IPsec
8 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.70%) OSPF
8 2 (3.70%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) MySQL
2 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.70%) Hudson
2 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.70%) Subversion
2 2 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (1.85%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.85%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (14.81%) Architect
3 8 (14.81%) Technical Architect
4 7 (12.96%) Administrator
5 6 (11.11%) Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Server Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Support Specialist
8 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Java EE
2 1 (1.85%) jQuery
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Clustering
2 5 (9.26%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.26%) Replication
3 3 (5.56%) Wiki
4 2 (3.70%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.70%) PKI
4 2 (3.70%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.85%) PDA
5 1 (1.85%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.85%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 47 (87.04%) Windows
2 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (31.48%) Linux
5 9 (16.67%) UNIX
6 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
7 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (9.26%) Windows XP
9 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
10 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (3.70%) CentOS
11 2 (3.70%) Debian
11 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
11 2 (3.70%) AIX
12 1 (1.85%) Solaris
12 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.85%) Windows NT
12 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) Migration
1 8 (14.81%) Load Balancing
2 6 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (9.26%) Service Management
3 5 (9.26%) Data Migration
4 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.70%) Build Automation
6 2 (3.70%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.70%) Kernel Tuning
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.70%) DevOps
6 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.70%) ITIL
6 2 (3.70%) Scrum
7 1 (1.85%) MVC
7 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) C
2 3 (5.56%) Perl
2 3 (5.56%) SQL
3 2 (3.70%) VBScript
3 2 (3.70%) VB
3 2 (3.70%) Python
3 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.52%) DV Cleared
3 8 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.41%) MCSE
6 3 (5.56%) CCA
6 3 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.70%) CCNA
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.70%) MCP
7 2 (3.70%) CCEE
7 2 (3.70%) CCAA
7 2 (3.70%) VCP5
8 1 (1.85%) MCTS
8 1 (1.85%) MCITP
8 1 (1.85%) Degree
8 1 (1.85%) MCSD
8 1 (1.85%) MCSA
8 1 (1.85%) CCEA
System Software
1 30 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 30 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
3 9 (16.67%) XenApp
3 9 (16.67%) vSphere
4 5 (9.26%) XenDesktop
5 4 (7.41%) ISA Server
6 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.70%) Samba
7 2 (3.70%) Firmware
7 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.70%) iptables
7 2 (3.70%) XenServer
7 2 (3.70%) Postfix
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.85%) Xen
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) SCCM
1 2 (3.70%) ZABBIX
1 2 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.85%) Netcool
2 1 (1.85%) Nagios
2 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Citrix
2 15 (27.78%) Cisco
3 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.81%) NetApp
5 6 (11.11%) HP
5 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle
7 2 (3.70%) Infoblox
7 2 (3.70%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.70%) Acronis
7 2 (3.70%) Symantec
7 2 (3.70%) Websense
7 2 (3.70%) EMC
7 2 (3.70%) Veritas
7 2 (3.70%) Juniper
8 1 (1.85%) Lotus
8 1 (1.85%) Wyse
8 1 (1.85%) TOWER Software
8 1 (1.85%) AppSense
8 1 (1.85%) McAfee
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