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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 36 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-26 0
Contract jobs citing VMware 21 38 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.32% 11.91% 14.32%
As % of the Vendors category 12.43% 23.46% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 30
Average daily rate
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£175 £355 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.70% -16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £153 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -42.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +5.52%
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
169 162 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.77% 50.78% 54.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 83 119
Average daily rate £378 £365 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -10.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £229 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £448 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 14
Average hourly rate £39.00 £14.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.96% -62.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £29.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 February 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 February 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
Gloucester -3 9 £250 -13.79% 1
Cirencester -1 3 £130 -
Cheltenham -23 1 - - 11
VMware
South West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 46 (86.79%) Windows
2 30 (56.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
4 24 (45.28%) Citrix
5 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (30.19%) Linux
7 15 (28.30%) Cisco
7 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
8 14 (26.42%) WAN
8 14 (26.42%) LAN
9 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
10 11 (20.75%) DNS
10 11 (20.75%) MS Exchange
11 10 (18.87%) UNIX
11 10 (18.87%) Finance
11 10 (18.87%) DV Cleared
12 9 (16.98%) vSphere
12 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
12 9 (16.98%) XenApp
12 9 (16.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (15.09%) Migration
13 8 (15.09%) DHCP
13 8 (15.09%) NetApp
13 8 (15.09%) Load Balancing
14 6 (11.32%) Firewall
14 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
14 6 (11.32%) Windows XP
14 6 (11.32%) MS Office
14 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2007

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (20.75%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (9.43%) Eucalyptus
3 5 (9.43%) OpenStack
4 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.66%) IIS
5 2 (3.77%) Apache
5 2 (3.77%) SAS
5 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.77%) nginx
5 2 (3.77%) Confluence
5 2 (3.77%) MediaWiki
6 1 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) WAN
1 14 (26.42%) LAN
2 11 (20.75%) DNS
3 8 (15.09%) DHCP
4 6 (11.32%) Firewall
5 5 (9.43%) Ethernet
5 5 (9.43%) VoIP
6 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.66%) Wireless
6 3 (5.66%) Internet
6 3 (5.66%) Network Security
6 3 (5.66%) LDAP
7 2 (3.77%) OSPF
7 2 (3.77%) BGP
7 2 (3.77%) EIGRP
7 2 (3.77%) IPsec
7 2 (3.77%) VLAN
7 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.77%) VPN
7 2 (3.77%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) DB2
2 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) Hudson
2 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.77%) Subversion
2 2 (3.77%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.89%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Support Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (15.09%) Architect
3 8 (15.09%) Technical Architect
4 7 (13.21%) Network Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Administrator
5 6 (11.32%) Server Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.55%) Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.55%) Support Specialist
8 3 (5.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) Java EE
2 1 (1.89%) jQuery
2 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Replication
2 4 (7.55%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.66%) Clustering
3 3 (5.66%) Wiki
4 2 (3.77%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.77%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.77%) PKI
5 1 (1.89%) PDA
5 1 (1.89%) CESG
5 1 (1.89%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 46 (86.79%) Windows
2 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (30.19%) Linux
4 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (18.87%) UNIX
6 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
6 6 (11.32%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.77%) CentOS
9 2 (3.77%) Debian
9 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.77%) AIX
10 1 (1.89%) Solaris
10 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.89%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) Migration
1 8 (15.09%) Load Balancing
2 5 (9.43%) Service Management
2 5 (9.43%) Data Migration
3 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.77%) Build Automation
5 2 (3.77%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.77%) Kernel Tuning
5 2 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.77%) DevOps
5 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.77%) TOGAF
5 2 (3.77%) IT Governance
5 2 (3.77%) Scrum
5 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.89%) MVC
6 1 (1.89%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) C
2 3 (5.66%) Perl
2 3 (5.66%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) VBScript
3 2 (3.77%) VB
3 2 (3.77%) Python
3 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.77%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.87%) DV Cleared
3 9 (16.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (9.43%) MCSE
4 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.66%) CCA
6 3 (5.66%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.77%) CCNA
7 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.77%) MCP
7 2 (3.77%) CCEE
7 2 (3.77%) CCAA
7 2 (3.77%) VCP5
8 1 (1.89%) MCTS
8 1 (1.89%) MCITP
8 1 (1.89%) Degree
8 1 (1.89%) MCSD
8 1 (1.89%) MCSA
8 1 (1.89%) CCEA
System Software
1 30 (56.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
3 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
3 9 (16.98%) XenApp
3 9 (16.98%) vSphere
4 4 (7.55%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.77%) VMware Server
5 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.77%) XenServer
5 2 (3.77%) Postfix
5 2 (3.77%) Firmware
5 2 (3.77%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.77%) Samba
5 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) SCCM
1 2 (3.77%) ZABBIX
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.89%) Netcool
2 1 (1.89%) Nagios
2 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) Citrix
2 15 (28.30%) Cisco
3 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
4 8 (15.09%) NetApp
5 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.55%) HP
6 4 (7.55%) Oracle
7 2 (3.77%) Infoblox
7 2 (3.77%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.89%) Acronis
8 1 (1.89%) Twitter
8 1 (1.89%) Veritas
8 1 (1.89%) Symantec
8 1 (1.89%) McAfee
8 1 (1.89%) Wyse
8 1 (1.89%) TOWER Software
8 1 (1.89%) AppSense