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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 54 43 63
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 20 47 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.05% 3.97% 1.64%
As % of the System Software category 29.41% 36.43% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 8
Average daily rate £450 £385 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £230 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £29.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +50.25%
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
68 129 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.96% 10.90% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 53 26
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £150 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 21
Average hourly rate £15.46 £15.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.79 £12.48 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.00 £29.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 15 £450 +16.12% 4
Amersham - 1 - -
Marlow - 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 53 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (66.04%) Windows
3 24 (45.28%) SQL
4 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
5 21 (39.62%) Windows Server
6 20 (37.74%) Oracle
7 17 (32.08%) Hyper-V
8 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
9 15 (28.30%) Unix
9 15 (28.30%) Clustering
10 14 (26.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (24.53%) Service Management
11 13 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
12 12 (22.64%) Finance
12 12 (22.64%) SAN
13 11 (20.75%) HP
13 11 (20.75%) Citrix
13 11 (20.75%) AIX
13 11 (20.75%) Linux
13 11 (20.75%) Migration
13 11 (20.75%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (20.75%) DV Cleared
14 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
14 10 (18.87%) HACMP
14 10 (18.87%) ITIL
14 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
14 10 (18.87%) Intel
15 9 (16.98%) NetApp

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.55%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) SAN
2 9 (16.98%) iSCSI
3 8 (15.09%) Firewall
4 7 (13.21%) Internet
4 7 (13.21%) LAN
5 6 (11.32%) NAS
5 6 (11.32%) SMTP
6 5 (9.43%) Network Security
6 5 (9.43%) WAN
7 3 (5.66%) Broadband
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (3.77%) DNS
8 2 (3.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (3.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (3.77%) FTP
8 2 (3.77%) IPsec
8 2 (3.77%) SSH
8 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (15.09%) OLTP
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.77%) DB2
4 2 (3.77%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.77%) PowerCenter
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Aerospace
3 5 (9.43%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Automotive
4 2 (3.77%) Law
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Architect
2 10 (18.87%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (13.21%) Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Consultant
4 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Virtualisation Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Senior IT Support
8 2 (3.77%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
1 4 (7.55%) JMS
1 4 (7.55%) Middleware
1 4 (7.55%) SOAP
2 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.89%) COM
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Clustering
2 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
2 10 (18.87%) HACMP
3 9 (16.98%) N-Tier
4 4 (7.55%) Cryptography
5 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.66%) LPAR
5 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.77%) CESG
7 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (66.04%) Windows
2 21 (39.62%) Windows Server
3 15 (28.30%) Unix
4 13 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (20.75%) AIX
6 11 (20.75%) Linux
7 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (13.21%) Solaris
10 5 (9.43%) CentOS
10 5 (9.43%) Ubuntu
11 3 (5.66%) VMS
12 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
12 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
12 2 (3.77%) Windows Vista
12 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
13 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (24.53%) Service Management
3 11 (20.75%) Migration
3 11 (20.75%) Technical Architecture
4 10 (18.87%) ITIL
5 9 (16.98%) High Availability
5 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
6 7 (13.21%) Requirements Management
7 6 (11.32%) ITIL V3
7 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.43%) CRM
8 5 (9.43%) ITSM
8 5 (9.43%) MODAF
8 5 (9.43%) TOGAF
8 5 (9.43%) Zachman Framework
9 4 (7.55%) Data Migration
9 4 (7.55%) DoDAF
9 4 (7.55%) Test Management
9 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (45.28%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) Java
2 6 (11.32%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.55%) AWK
3 4 (7.55%) Perl
3 4 (7.55%) sed
4 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.77%) JCL
5 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.75%) DV Cleared
3 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
4 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (7.55%) CCNA
6 4 (7.55%) MCP
6 4 (7.55%) MCSA
6 4 (7.55%) MCSE
6 4 (7.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (5.66%) VCP5
8 2 (3.77%) CCSE
8 2 (3.77%) CREST Certified
8 2 (3.77%) Cyber Scheme
8 2 (3.77%) MCITP
8 2 (3.77%) OSCP
8 2 (3.77%) Tigerscheme
9 1 (1.89%) CCEE
9 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (32.08%) Hyper-V
2 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
3 8 (15.09%) vSphere
4 7 (13.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (11.32%) GPFS
5 6 (11.32%) VMware ESX
6 5 (9.43%) NFS
7 4 (7.55%) Veritas File System
8 2 (3.77%) Sendmail
8 2 (3.77%) XenApp
9 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) SCCM
2 5 (9.43%) OVSD
3 4 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (7.55%) OpenView
3 4 (7.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (5.66%) SCOM
5 2 (3.77%) WSUS
6 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.89%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (43.40%) Microsoft
3 20 (37.74%) Oracle
4 11 (20.75%) Citrix
4 11 (20.75%) HP
5 10 (18.87%) Intel
6 9 (16.98%) NetApp
7 7 (13.21%) EMC
8 5 (9.43%) Cisco
8 5 (9.43%) Dell
8 5 (9.43%) Symantec
9 4 (7.55%) 3PAR
9 4 (7.55%) IBM
9 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
9 4 (7.55%) StorageTek
9 4 (7.55%) Sun
9 4 (7.55%) Veritas
10 2 (3.77%) F5
10 2 (3.77%) GFI Software
10 2 (3.77%) Rackspace