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 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 41 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.07% 1.28% 2.20%
As % of the System Software category 17.39% 13.79% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £338 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 £46.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £29.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +50.25%
VMware Infrastructure
Cambridgeshire

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
23 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.17% 9.27% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 22
Average daily rate £225 £438 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% +21.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £158 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £538 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
Average hourly rate £60.00 £44.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% +121.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
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 12 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (93.33%) Linux
3 13 (86.67%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) HP
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco
5 7 (46.67%) Citrix
5 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
6 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (33.33%) ITIL
7 5 (33.33%) Unix
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (26.67%) SLA
8 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (26.67%) BMC
8 4 (26.67%) Remedy
8 4 (26.67%) Service Management
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
8 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (26.67%) CCTV
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (26.67%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
8 4 (26.67%) WorldPay
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
9 3 (20.00%) VCP6
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) IaaS
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) PaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) NAS
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (13.33%) Artifactory
2 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Technical Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) CCTV
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
4 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
4 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) Verilog
4 1 (6.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (13.33%) AIX
5 2 (13.33%) HPUX
5 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (13.33%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Test Management
5 1 (6.67%) ArchiMate
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (13.33%) Python
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (20.00%) MCSA
3 3 (20.00%) MCSE
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (20.00%) VCP5
3 3 (20.00%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) JTAG
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) KVM
3 1 (6.67%) Xen
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) HP
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) Citrix
4 4 (26.67%) BMC
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) Remedy
4 4 (26.67%) WorldPay
5 3 (20.00%) Dell
5 3 (20.00%) NetApp
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Perforce
7 1 (6.67%) SAP