The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 42 43 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 12 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.59% 1.93% 3.13%
As % of the System Software category 24.00% 14.04% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Average daily rate
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£320 £209 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.29% -44.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.38 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+67.59% +4.06%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

System Software Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
50 57 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.80% 13.73% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 20
Average daily rate £314 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.35% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £205 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 9
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +127.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) Citrix
7 4 (25.00%) SAN
7 4 (25.00%) HP
7 4 (25.00%) SCCM
7 4 (25.00%) VLAN
8 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
8 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (18.75%) Office 365
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (18.75%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (18.75%) NetApp
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (18.75%) DHCP
8 3 (18.75%) DNS
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) MS Office
8 3 (18.75%) Clustering
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
1 4 (25.00%) VLAN
2 3 (18.75%) DHCP
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) IPv4
4 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (12.50%) EDRMS
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) IT Support
2 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
3 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
1 3 (18.75%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (6.25%) EqualLogic
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
4 5 (31.25%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (18.75%) NetApp
7 2 (12.50%) Dell
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
8 1 (6.25%) IBM
8 1 (6.25%) Veeam
8 1 (6.25%) 3PAR