The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 25 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 15 18
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Contract jobs citing VMware 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester 2.97% 4.95% 3.96%
As % of the Vendors category 6.12% 11.36% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £190 £420 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.76% +140.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £372 £358 £330
% change year-on-year +4.05% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £29.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +48.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -40.35% +29.54%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 49 44 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 48.51% 43.56% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 38
Median daily rate £350 £410 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +6.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £29.75 £12.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +142.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Gloucester

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Gloucester

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for VMware.

1 12 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) Problem Management
4 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
4 5 (38.46%) CommVault
4 5 (38.46%) NetApp
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
4 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) DHCP
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) FMCG
6 3 (23.08%) iPad
6 3 (23.08%) Network Management
6 3 (23.08%) iPhone
6 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
6 3 (23.08%) SCCM
6 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Apple
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 10

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucester 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Live Communications Server
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) LAN
1 5 (38.46%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) DHCP
2 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) FMCG
2 3 (23.08%) iPad
2 3 (23.08%) iPhone
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
6 1 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) Unix
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Problem Management
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
3 3 (23.08%) Network Management
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) AirWatch
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) Netcool
2 1 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Unicenter
2 1 (7.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) CommVault
1 5 (38.46%) NetApp
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) Apple
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Meridio
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Veritas