The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Buckinghamshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 65 41 53
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +12
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 20 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.54% 3.75% 1.98%
As % of the System Software category 18.52% 25.17% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +56.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £385
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 £21.88 £21.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.74% +16.21%
System Software Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
108 151 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.32% 14.91% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 65 29
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.00 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £22.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -13 14 £400 - 2
High Wycombe 0 4 £300 -29.41%
Iver - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Chesham - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (69.12%) Windows
3 38 (55.88%) Security Cleared
4 34 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 31 (45.59%) Linux
6 29 (42.65%) Active Directory
6 29 (42.65%) NetApp
6 29 (42.65%) Hyper-V
7 26 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (38.24%) iSCSI
8 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
9 23 (33.82%) DV Cleared
10 21 (30.88%) Citrix
10 21 (30.88%) MS Exchange
11 20 (29.41%) HP
12 19 (27.94%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (27.94%) SAN
12 19 (27.94%) NFS
13 17 (25.00%) UNIX
13 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (23.53%) MCSE
15 14 (20.59%) SLA
15 14 (20.59%) Lumension
16 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2003
17 12 (17.65%) ITIL
17 12 (17.65%) SQL
17 12 (17.65%) Change Management
18 11 (16.18%) Service Management
18 11 (16.18%) Backup Exec
18 11 (16.18%) Ubuntu

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 21 (30.88%) MS Exchange
2 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (14.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (11.76%) Apache
6 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
6 7 (10.29%) Lync
7 2 (2.94%) IIS
7 2 (2.94%) CICS
7 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (38.24%) iSCSI
2 19 (27.94%) SAN
3 11 (16.18%) NAS
4 10 (14.71%) Firewall
5 8 (11.76%) LDAP
6 7 (10.29%) BIG-IP
7 6 (8.82%) Internet
7 6 (8.82%) SMTP
8 5 (7.35%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (7.35%) ICMP
9 4 (5.88%) LAN
9 4 (5.88%) WAN
9 4 (5.88%) MPLS
9 4 (5.88%) DSL
10 3 (4.41%) Broadband
11 1 (1.47%) DHCP
11 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.47%) DNS
11 1 (1.47%) VLAN
11 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.94%) OLTP
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) International Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 10 (14.71%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Consultant
4 6 (8.82%) Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Systems Support Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Linux Support
5 5 (7.35%) Systems Support
6 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Support Specialist
6 4 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Blackberry Support
6 4 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Linux Support Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Administrator
7 3 (4.41%) Storage Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.82%) CESG
2 6 (8.82%) Cryptography
3 5 (7.35%) PKI
3 5 (7.35%) Clustering
4 4 (5.88%) N-Tier
4 4 (5.88%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.88%) Fat Client
5 3 (4.41%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.47%) HACMP
6 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 47 (69.12%) Windows
2 31 (45.59%) Linux
3 26 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (25.00%) UNIX
4 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (16.18%) Ubuntu
5 11 (16.18%) CentOS
6 9 (13.24%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (5.88%) Windows 2000
7 4 (5.88%) Windows NT
8 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.94%) AIX
8 2 (2.94%) Solaris
8 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) ITIL
1 12 (17.65%) Change Management
2 11 (16.18%) Service Management
2 11 (16.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (13.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (13.24%) Migration
4 8 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 7 (10.29%) CRM
5 7 (10.29%) ITIL V3
6 6 (8.82%) Change Control
6 6 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (5.88%) Capacity Management
8 3 (4.41%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.47%) Asset Management
10 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (1.47%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.47%) Release Management
10 1 (1.47%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) SQL
2 7 (10.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.47%) VBScript
3 1 (1.47%) VB
3 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (55.88%) Security Cleared
2 34 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 23 (33.82%) DV Cleared
4 19 (27.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (23.53%) MCSE
6 9 (13.24%) MCP
7 5 (7.35%) Degree
8 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.47%) MCITP
10 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.47%) MCSA
10 1 (1.47%) CCNA
10 1 (1.47%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.59%) SLA
2 5 (7.35%) QA
System Software
1 29 (42.65%) Hyper-V
1 29 (42.65%) Active Directory
2 19 (27.94%) NFS
3 9 (13.24%) VMware ESX
4 8 (11.76%) Squid
4 8 (11.76%) Postfix
4 8 (11.76%) Sendmail
5 4 (5.88%) Xen
5 4 (5.88%) NLBS
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.94%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.94%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.47%) XenApp
7 1 (1.47%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.47%) vSphere
7 1 (1.47%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) Backup Exec
2 8 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (11.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 6 (8.82%) SCOM
4 4 (5.88%) WSUS
4 4 (5.88%) SCCM
5 3 (4.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (4.41%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (2.94%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.94%) SCSM
6 2 (2.94%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.94%) BladeLogic
6 2 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.47%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (42.65%) NetApp
3 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
4 21 (30.88%) Citrix
5 20 (29.41%) HP
6 14 (20.59%) Lumension
7 9 (13.24%) McAfee
7 9 (13.24%) Sophos
7 9 (13.24%) Cisco
8 8 (11.76%) Red Hat
9 6 (8.82%) Intel
10 5 (7.35%) StorageTek
10 5 (7.35%) Sun
11 4 (5.88%) Oracle
11 4 (5.88%) EMC
11 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
12 3 (4.41%) Symantec
12 3 (4.41%) F5
13 2 (2.94%) 3PAR
13 2 (2.94%) Remedy