The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 30 March 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)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 44 41
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 14 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.19% 1.76% 3.18%
As % of the System Software category 28.00% 10.96% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 10
Median daily rate £205 £388 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.09% +131.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £358 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -47.67% +43.33%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 50 73 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 14.97% 16.08% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 25
Median daily rate £205 £145 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.37% -51.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -5.40% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.63 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.40% -21.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.41 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £28.56 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Gloucestershire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Gloucestershire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Gloucestershire

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Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +4 9 £205 -45.33%
Cheltenham +1 1 £140 -65.00%
VMware Infrastructure
South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (77.27%) Windows
3 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (45.45%) DHCP
6 10 (45.45%) DNS
6 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 10 (45.45%) Citrix
7 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
8 8 (36.36%) DBS Check
8 8 (36.36%) Problem Management
9 7 (31.82%) WAN
9 7 (31.82%) LAN
9 7 (31.82%) Time Management
9 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
9 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
9 7 (31.82%) Network Management
10 6 (27.27%) Windows 8
10 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
10 6 (27.27%) ITIL
10 6 (27.27%) SLA
10 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
10 6 (27.27%) Apple
11 5 (22.73%) Mac OS X
11 5 (22.73%) Wireless
11 5 (22.73%) CommVault
11 5 (22.73%) NetApp
11 5 (22.73%) SQL
11 5 (22.73%) Spreadsheet

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) Live Communications Server
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
4 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) DHCP
1 10 (45.45%) DNS
2 7 (31.82%) LAN
2 7 (31.82%) WAN
3 5 (22.73%) Wireless
4 4 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (9.09%) Internet
5 2 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MS Access
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Build Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
3 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) IT Support
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Customer Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Support
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (40.91%) Windows Server
5 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
6 6 (27.27%) Windows 8
7 5 (22.73%) Mac OS X
8 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
9 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
10 2 (9.09%) Solaris
10 2 (9.09%) Unix
11 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Problem Management
2 7 (31.82%) Network Management
2 7 (31.82%) Time Management
3 6 (27.27%) ITIL
3 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.09%) Change Control
5 2 (9.09%) Demand Management
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) DBS Check
2 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) CCNP
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.55%) MCSA
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) UAG
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 2 (9.09%) Netcool
1 2 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (9.09%) Unicenter
1 2 (9.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) Citrix
4 6 (27.27%) Apple
5 5 (22.73%) CommVault
5 5 (22.73%) NetApp
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco
6 2 (9.09%) EMC
6 2 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) Meridio
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle
6 2 (9.09%) Veritas
7 1 (4.55%) Computacenter
7 1 (4.55%) Remedy
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