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 3 months to 28 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.

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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 31 38
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7  
Contract jobs citing VMware 17 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.12% 4.43% 4.39%
As % of the Vendors category 10.90% 10.87% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 13
Median daily rate £205 £358 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.65% +43.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £110 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.95% +2.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

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 Gloucestershire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 156 184 165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 46.99% 40.80% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 91 97
Median daily rate £320 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £130 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £526 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 14
Median hourly rate £39.13 £12.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +226.04% -70.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £42.35 £44.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Gloucestershire

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 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 -3 10 £205 -44.02% 1
Cheltenham -1 1 £140 +27.27% 1
Cirencester - 1 £300 -
VMware
South West

VMware
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (62.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (62.86%) Windows Server
3 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
4 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
4 13 (37.14%) Hyper-V
5 11 (31.43%) LAN
6 10 (28.57%) WAN
6 10 (28.57%) DHCP
6 10 (28.57%) DNS
6 10 (28.57%) Citrix
6 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 10 (28.57%) Problem Management
7 9 (25.71%) Firewall
8 8 (22.86%) SQL
8 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
8 8 (22.86%) DBS Check
9 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
9 7 (20.00%) Time Management
9 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 7 (20.00%) Network Management
10 6 (17.14%) ITIL
10 6 (17.14%) SLA
10 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
10 6 (17.14%) Apple
11 5 (14.29%) Mac OS X
11 5 (14.29%) CommVault

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 3 (8.57%) IIS
1 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.71%) Live Communications Server
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Office
1 5 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) LAN
2 10 (28.57%) DHCP
2 10 (28.57%) DNS
2 10 (28.57%) WAN
3 9 (25.71%) Firewall
4 5 (14.29%) Wireless
5 2 (5.71%) Internet
5 2 (5.71%) SAN
6 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.86%) VLAN
6 1 (2.86%) VPN
6 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) MS Access
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.86%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Support Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) IT Support
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Build Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) IT Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Support Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) Windows Server
2 22 (62.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
6 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 5 (14.29%) Mac OS X
8 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
8 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
9 2 (5.71%) Solaris
9 2 (5.71%) Unix
10 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 7 (20.00%) Network Management
2 7 (20.00%) Time Management
3 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
4 5 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.71%) Change Control
5 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.71%) Database Security
5 2 (5.71%) Demand Management
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Change Management
6 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) DBS Check
3 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) CCNP
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.86%) MCSA
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (62.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
3 13 (37.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.86%) UAG
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.71%) Netcool
1 2 (5.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (5.71%) Unicenter
1 2 (5.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) Citrix
3 6 (17.14%) Apple
4 5 (14.29%) CommVault
4 5 (14.29%) NetApp
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco
7 2 (5.71%) EMC
7 2 (5.71%) HP
7 2 (5.71%) Meridio
7 2 (5.71%) Veritas
8 1 (2.86%) Computacenter
8 1 (2.86%) Remedy
8 1 (2.86%) Sophos
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