The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Basingstoke region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 21 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 10 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.21% 6.32% 3.17%
As % of the System Software category 29.41% 50.00% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 4
Average daily rate
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£336 £425 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.88% +20.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £399 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £528 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £21.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +14.86%
System Software Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
34 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 17.71% 12.65% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 6
Average daily rate £425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £196 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.65 £15.25 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.04% +32.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £13.05 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £17.45 £13.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
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VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) UNIX
6 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
7 4 (25.00%) Clustering
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Lync
8 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
8 3 (18.75%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (18.75%) Lumension
8 3 (18.75%) McAfee
8 3 (18.75%) Sophos
8 3 (18.75%) Solaris
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Vista
8 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Security Management
9 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (12.50%) JIRA
9 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
9 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 2 (12.50%) Java
9 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
9 2 (12.50%) ISEB

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Server Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Security Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Server Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 2 (12.50%) Digital Media
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (31.25%) UNIX
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Solaris
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Security Management
2 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (12.50%) ISEB
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CISSP
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) vCloud
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Lumension
3 3 (18.75%) McAfee
3 3 (18.75%) Sophos
4 1 (6.25%) Novell
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) IBM