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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 30 45 30
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 6 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.75% 3.73% 1.92%
As % of the System Software category 15.79% 26.47% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Average daily rate £375 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £338 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £442 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -15.78%
System Software Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
38 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 17.43% 14.11% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 10
Average daily rate £240 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -14.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware Infrastructure
Hampshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (61.90%) SAN
3 12 (57.14%) IBM
4 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
4 10 (47.62%) Linux
4 10 (47.62%) SUSE
4 10 (47.62%) Shell Script
4 10 (47.62%) Middleware
5 9 (42.86%) Performance Management
5 9 (42.86%) ITIL
5 9 (42.86%) Novell
5 9 (42.86%) HP
6 8 (38.10%) ISEB
6 8 (38.10%) Banking
7 7 (33.33%) Remedy
7 7 (33.33%) Service Management
7 7 (33.33%) ITSM
7 7 (33.33%) Windows
7 7 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (28.57%) Change Control
9 5 (23.81%) Change Management
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco
10 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
10 4 (19.05%) NetApp
10 4 (19.05%) vSphere
11 3 (14.29%) SRDF
11 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (14.29%) Brocade
11 3 (14.29%) Degree
11 3 (14.29%) EMC

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) Connectrix
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) VLAN
4 1 (4.76%) Intranet
4 1 (4.76%) Extranet
4 1 (4.76%) DMZ
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 8 (38.10%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Build Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Backup Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Support
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Server Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) UNIX Server Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) CLAS Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) CLARiiON
1 3 (14.29%) EMC Centera
2 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
1 10 (47.62%) SUSE
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) AIX
3 3 (14.29%) Solaris
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Performance Management
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Service Management
2 7 (33.33%) ITSM
3 6 (28.57%) Change Control
4 5 (23.81%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) ISEB
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CISSP
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (19.05%) vSphere
2 3 (14.29%) SRDF
2 3 (14.29%) NFS
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) vCloud
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) EMC TimeFinder
1 3 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (57.14%) IBM
3 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
4 9 (42.86%) Novell
4 9 (42.86%) HP
5 7 (33.33%) Remedy
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco
6 4 (19.05%) NetApp
7 3 (14.29%) Brocade
7 3 (14.29%) EMC
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) Symantec
8 1 (4.76%) Intel
8 1 (4.76%) Citrix