Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 39 45
Rank change year-on-year +19 +6 -14
Contract jobs citing VMware 63 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 8.08% 4.32% 3.68%
As % of the Vendors category 17.95% 10.43% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 19
Gloucestershire median daily rate £515 £275 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.27% +34.15% -44.03%
10th Percentile £213 £171 £118
90th Percentile £688 £469 £355
South West median daily rate £425 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +30.77% +4.00% -12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - £75.00
South West median hourly rate £47.25 £37.55 £28.25
% change year-on-year +25.83% +32.92% +37.80%

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 351 230 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 45.00% 41.37% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 113 209
Gloucestershire median daily rate £475 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +3.33% -4.46%
10th Percentile £288 £248 £140
90th Percentile £575 £560 £513
South West median daily rate £440 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +12.82% +0.65% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 21 27
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +82.89% -13.32%
10th Percentile £11.66 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £46.00 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £18.37 £38.50
% change year-on-year +117.75% -52.29% +52.48%

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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
Cheltenham +1 22 £515 +101.96% 1
Gloucester +13 11 £231 -15.91% 1
Tewkesbury - 2 - -
Cirencester 0 1 £350 +27.27%
VMware
South West

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 43 (68.25%) Windows
1 43 (68.25%) Security Cleared
2 42 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 41 (65.08%) Active Directory
4 29 (46.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (42.86%) Hyper-V
6 25 (39.68%) Cisco
7 23 (36.51%) Citrix
8 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
9 21 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 20 (31.75%) SCCM
10 20 (31.75%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (31.75%) Windows Server
11 17 (26.98%) Load Balancing
11 17 (26.98%) Data Centre
12 16 (25.40%) vSphere
12 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (22.22%) DNS
13 14 (22.22%) Linux
13 14 (22.22%) LAN
13 14 (22.22%) WAN
14 13 (20.63%) SAN
14 13 (20.63%) Firewall
14 13 (20.63%) CentOS
15 12 (19.05%) Computer Science
16 11 (17.46%) Finance
16 11 (17.46%) Service Management
16 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (15.87%) IaaS

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 10 (15.87%) OpenStack
2 9 (14.29%) JBoss
3 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (15.87%) Azure Stack
3 10 (15.87%) IaaS
3 10 (15.87%) OpenShift
3 10 (15.87%) PaaS
4 4 (6.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) DNS
1 14 (22.22%) LAN
1 14 (22.22%) WAN
2 13 (20.63%) Firewall
2 13 (20.63%) SAN
3 10 (15.87%) BGP
4 7 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (11.11%) NX-OS
4 7 (11.11%) OSPF
5 3 (4.76%) MPLS
5 3 (4.76%) Network Security
6 2 (3.17%) DHCP
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Architect
2 16 (25.40%) Technical Architect
3 13 (20.63%) Wintel Engineer
4 12 (19.05%) Network Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Administrator
5 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.35%) IT Support
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Support Technician
7 3 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 2 (3.17%) Active Directory Support
8 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) Middleware
2 9 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) Data Centre
2 10 (15.87%) Replication
3 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.94%) Fat Client
3 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.94%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.17%) NHS
5 1 (1.59%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (68.25%) Windows
2 20 (31.75%) Windows Server
3 14 (22.22%) Linux
4 13 (20.63%) CentOS
5 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (15.87%) Solaris
6 10 (15.87%) Unix
6 10 (15.87%) Windows 10
7 6 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) Load Balancing
2 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.05%) Computer Science
4 11 (17.46%) Service Management
5 10 (15.87%) Data Deduplication
5 10 (15.87%) Data Migration
5 10 (15.87%) Migration
5 10 (15.87%) Waterfall
6 9 (14.29%) ITIL
7 8 (12.70%) Matrix Management
7 8 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (12.70%) Technical Leadership
8 7 (11.11%) TOGAF
9 6 (9.52%) Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (9.52%) DevOps
9 6 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
10 5 (7.94%) Minimum Viable Product
11 4 (6.35%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) C
1 9 (14.29%) Java
2 6 (9.52%) Python
3 3 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (68.25%) Security Cleared
2 42 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 10 (15.87%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (14.29%) Degree
5 7 (11.11%) CCNP
5 7 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (9.52%) MCSA
6 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.76%) MCSE
8 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (65.08%) Active Directory
2 29 (46.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 20 (31.75%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (25.40%) vSphere
6 10 (15.87%) Docker
7 9 (14.29%) VMware NSX
8 3 (4.76%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.59%) XenApp
9 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (31.75%) SCCM
2 10 (15.87%) Ansible
2 10 (15.87%) Kubernetes
2 10 (15.87%) Puppet
3 9 (14.29%) vRealize
4 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (9.52%) SCOM
4 6 (9.52%) SCOrch
4 6 (9.52%) SCVMM
5 3 (4.76%) WSUS
6 1 (1.59%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.59%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 25 (39.68%) Cisco
2 23 (36.51%) Citrix
3 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
4 10 (15.87%) Red Hat
5 9 (14.29%) Micro Focus
5 9 (14.29%) ServiceNow
6 7 (11.11%) F5
7 3 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.76%) Wyse
8 2 (3.17%) Draytek
8 2 (3.17%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.17%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.59%) Dell
9 1 (1.59%) EMC
9 1 (1.59%) NetApp
9 1 (1.59%) Veeam