The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 38 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 46 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.65% 3.34% 3.54%
As % of the System Software category 35.11% 21.25% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 14
Average daily rate
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£388 £175 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+121.42% -21.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £125 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £390 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +12.35%
VMware Infrastructure
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

System Software Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
131 160 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.40% 15.73% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 42 31
Average daily rate £350 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £150 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 52 28
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.27 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.03% +20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.09 £9.00 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £16.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -2 33 £365 +121.06% 1
High Wycombe - 5 £350 - 4
Marlow - - - - 1
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Gerrards Cross - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 65 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (66.15%) Windows
3 29 (44.62%) Microsoft
3 29 (44.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (41.54%) Active Directory
5 24 (36.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (36.92%) NetApp
5 24 (36.92%) Security Cleared
6 23 (35.38%) Hyper-V
6 23 (35.38%) SAN
7 22 (33.85%) SLA
7 22 (33.85%) MCSE
8 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (32.31%) SC Cleared
9 20 (30.77%) Citrix
10 17 (26.15%) Change Management
11 16 (24.62%) HP
11 16 (24.62%) Linux
11 16 (24.62%) MS Excel
12 14 (21.54%) IIS
13 13 (20.00%) ITIL
13 13 (20.00%) MS Exchange
13 13 (20.00%) Intel
13 13 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (18.46%) Clustering
14 12 (18.46%) Windows 2000
14 12 (18.46%) NAS
14 12 (18.46%) iSCSI
15 11 (16.92%) SCOM
15 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (21.54%) IIS
2 13 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (16.92%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (10.77%) Apache
5 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
7 3 (4.62%) nginx
8 2 (3.08%) CICS
9 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (1.54%) iPlanet
9 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (24.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (35.38%) SAN
2 12 (18.46%) iSCSI
2 12 (18.46%) NAS
3 11 (16.92%) Fibre Channel
3 11 (16.92%) Firewall
4 9 (13.85%) LAN
5 8 (12.31%) WAN
6 5 (7.69%) DHCP
6 5 (7.69%) Broadband
7 4 (6.15%) LDAP
7 4 (6.15%) DNS
7 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.15%) MPLS
7 4 (6.15%) DSL
7 4 (6.15%) BIG-IP
7 4 (6.15%) Network Security
8 3 (4.62%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (4.62%) SSL
9 2 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) MySQL
2 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.08%) OLTP
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Subversion
1 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.54%) Automotive
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) International Banking
4 1 (1.54%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (12.31%) Storage Engineer
2 7 (10.77%) Analyst
2 7 (10.77%) Support Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Administrator
3 6 (9.23%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 6 (9.23%) Team Leader
3 6 (9.23%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
4 5 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.15%) Network Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.62%) Linux Support
6 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) LAMP
2 3 (4.62%) Web Services
3 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Clustering
2 5 (7.69%) EMC Centera
3 4 (6.15%) Fat Client
3 4 (6.15%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.15%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.15%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.15%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.62%) EqualLogic
5 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (3.08%) Blog
6 1 (1.54%) HACMP
6 1 (1.54%) PMI
6 1 (1.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (66.15%) Windows
2 29 (44.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (24.62%) Linux
5 12 (18.46%) Windows 2000
6 11 (16.92%) Windows NT
7 10 (15.38%) UNIX
7 10 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (10.77%) CentOS
8 7 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (6.15%) Ubuntu
10 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
11 3 (4.62%) Debian
12 2 (3.08%) Solaris
13 1 (1.54%) AIX
13 1 (1.54%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) Change Management
2 13 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (20.00%) ITIL
3 8 (12.31%) Service Management
4 6 (9.23%) Change Control
4 6 (9.23%) Capacity Management
5 5 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (7.69%) Migration
6 4 (6.15%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.62%) Performance Management
7 3 (4.62%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (4.62%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (4.62%) Validation
7 3 (4.62%) Supplier Management
7 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.08%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
2 3 (4.62%) PHP
3 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (36.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 24 (36.92%) Security Cleared
2 22 (33.85%) MCSE
3 21 (32.31%) SC Cleared
4 10 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 10 (15.38%) Degree
5 9 (13.85%) MCP
6 3 (4.62%) MCSA
6 3 (4.62%) CCNA
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.62%) CNA
6 3 (4.62%) CNE
6 3 (4.62%) Novell Certification
7 2 (3.08%) CCNP
7 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (33.85%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (41.54%) Active Directory
2 23 (35.38%) Hyper-V
3 11 (16.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 11 (16.92%) Terminal Services
3 11 (16.92%) ISA Server
3 11 (16.92%) VMware ESX
3 11 (16.92%) NFS
4 4 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.15%) Squid
4 4 (6.15%) Xen
4 4 (6.15%) NLBS
4 4 (6.15%) Firmware
4 4 (6.15%) Postfix
4 4 (6.15%) Sendmail
5 3 (4.62%) vSphere
5 3 (4.62%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (4.62%) UAG
5 3 (4.62%) Varnish
6 2 (3.08%) XenApp
7 1 (1.54%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) BladeLogic
1 11 (16.92%) SCOM
2 7 (10.77%) Backup Exec
2 7 (10.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (9.23%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (6.15%) WSUS
4 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (4.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (4.62%) Zenoss
5 3 (4.62%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (4.62%) Nagios
5 3 (4.62%) Puppet
6 2 (3.08%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (3.08%) SCCM
6 2 (3.08%) SCVMM
6 2 (3.08%) SCOrch
6 2 (3.08%) SCSM
7 1 (1.54%) CA Wily
7 1 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (44.62%) Microsoft
3 24 (36.92%) NetApp
4 20 (30.77%) Citrix
5 16 (24.62%) HP
6 13 (20.00%) Intel
7 11 (16.92%) Cisco
8 9 (13.85%) EMC
9 7 (10.77%) IBM
9 7 (10.77%) Red Hat
9 7 (10.77%) Sophos
9 7 (10.77%) 3PAR
10 6 (9.23%) Lumension
10 6 (9.23%) McAfee
11 5 (7.69%) Hitachi
11 5 (7.69%) CheckPoint
11 5 (7.69%) Oracle
11 5 (7.69%) Brocade
12 4 (6.15%) Remedy
13 3 (4.62%) Symantec
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