Period
to 18 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 6 months to 18 December 2018 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 40 33
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware 34 19 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.36% 2.86% 4.97%
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% 6.83% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 28
Gloucestershire median daily rate £325 £223 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.07% +32.84% -35.58%
10th Percentile £208 £185 £106
90th Percentile £534 £318 £400
South West median daily rate £375 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £19.17 £18.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.61% -36.21% -
10th Percentile £16.00 £16.75 £21.50
90th Percentile £20.70 £20.25 £99.60
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year +25.00% +40.21% +24.36%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Gloucestershire.

All Vendors
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 340 278 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 43.59% 41.87% 42.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 111 222
Gloucestershire median daily rate £450 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +2.63% -4.28%
10th Percentile £290 £185 £158
90th Percentile £563 £525 £574
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 38
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £23.81 £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.29% +28.57% -66.27%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.13 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £54.45 £46.00
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £24.00 £23.14
% change year-on-year +72.92% +3.73% -7.45%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Gloucestershire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Gloucestershire

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Gloucestershire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in Gloucestershire

VMware
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 within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +4 16 £325 +51.16% 3
Cheltenham -5 9 £523 +134.83% 7
Cirencester - 2 £350 -
VMware
South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 25 (73.53%) Active Directory
2 23 (67.65%) Windows
3 22 (64.71%) Windows Server
4 17 (50.00%) Citrix
4 17 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 15 (44.12%) vSphere
7 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (38.24%) ITIL
8 11 (32.35%) Service Management
8 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
9 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (29.41%) XenApp
9 10 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (29.41%) DV Cleared
9 10 (29.41%) ITIL V3
9 10 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (26.47%) NetApp
10 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
11 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (23.53%) Office 365
11 8 (23.53%) Security Patching
11 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
11 8 (23.53%) Clustering
11 8 (23.53%) Degree
11 8 (23.53%) VMware Server
11 8 (23.53%) CommVault
11 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 7 (20.59%) SCCM

VMware
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 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
2 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) DNS
2 3 (8.82%) VLAN
3 2 (5.88%) DHCP
3 2 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (5.88%) LAN
3 2 (5.88%) NAS
3 2 (5.88%) NetScaler
3 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) VPN
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Data Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Data Centre Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (11.76%) Support Technician
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Technician
6 3 (8.82%) Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Active Directory Support
7 2 (5.88%) IT Support
7 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.94%) Server Support
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (23.53%) Clustering
2 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) CentOS
4 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) ITIL
2 11 (32.35%) Service Management
3 10 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (29.41%) ITIL V3
4 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (23.53%) Security Patching
5 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Leadership
7 2 (5.88%) Converged Infrastructure
7 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.88%) Fault Management
7 2 (5.88%) ITSM
7 2 (5.88%) Proactive Management
7 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.88%) Server Management
7 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Storage Management
7 2 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) C
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
3 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) DV Cleared
3 8 (23.53%) Degree
4 4 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (8.82%) CCNA
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.88%) MCSA
6 2 (5.88%) MCSE
6 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) HNC
7 1 (2.94%) HND
System Software
1 25 (73.53%) Active Directory
2 17 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 15 (44.12%) vSphere
4 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (29.41%) XenApp
5 8 (23.53%) VMware Server
6 6 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.88%) Firmware
7 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.94%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (20.59%) SCCM
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (5.88%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.94%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.94%) Ansible
4 1 (2.94%) Puppet
4 1 (2.94%) vRealize
4 1 (2.94%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Citrix
2 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 9 (26.47%) NetApp
4 8 (23.53%) CommVault
5 5 (14.71%) Cisco
6 2 (5.88%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (2.94%) Adobe
7 1 (2.94%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) Remedy
7 1 (2.94%) Snow
7 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.94%) Sophos
7 1 (2.94%) Symantec
7 1 (2.94%) Wyse