The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 22 23
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.28% 2.44% 2.86%
As % of the System Software category 8.33% 13.04% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £325 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -21.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year - +11.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -50.00% -6.66%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12 23 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 15.38% 18.70% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 15
Median daily rate £265 £308 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.82% -27.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £300 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £12.74 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Cheltenham

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Cheltenham.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Cheltenham

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Cheltenham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Isilon
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Build Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) EMC Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Isilon