The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 100 92 94
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 103 123 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.91% 2.08% 2.04%
As % of the System Software category 20.16% 20.74% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 88 92
Average daily rate
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£438 £389 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.54% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £237 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Average hourly rate £34.00 £19.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.62% +20.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
VMware Infrastructure
London

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

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
511 593 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.49% 10.03% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 420 422
Average daily rate £423 £366 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.35% -2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 41 51
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £125.50 £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 239 (100.00%) VMware
2 150 (62.76%) Windows
3 95 (39.75%) Active Directory
4 89 (37.24%) Microsoft
5 82 (34.31%) Linux
6 73 (30.54%) SAN
7 71 (29.71%) Cisco
8 70 (29.29%) Citrix
9 66 (27.62%) Finance
10 54 (22.59%) HP
10 54 (22.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 54 (22.59%) Data Centre
11 48 (20.08%) SQL
12 45 (18.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 44 (18.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 44 (18.41%) vSphere
14 42 (17.57%) MS Exchange
15 41 (17.15%) Red Hat
15 41 (17.15%) PowerShell
16 40 (16.74%) Oracle
17 39 (16.32%) XenApp
18 38 (15.90%) ITIL
19 36 (15.06%) WAN
20 34 (14.23%) LAN
20 34 (14.23%) DNS
21 33 (13.81%) Microsoft Certification
21 33 (13.81%) Firewall
22 32 (13.39%) Migration
23 30 (12.55%) SCCM
24 29 (12.13%) Puppet

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 42 (17.57%) MS Exchange
2 17 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (6.28%) IIS
3 15 (6.28%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.02%) Tomcat
5 10 (4.18%) Apache
5 10 (4.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (4.18%) OpenStack
5 10 (4.18%) Lync
6 7 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (2.93%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.51%) Jetty
7 6 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.09%) nginx
8 5 (2.09%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (1.67%) Node.js
10 3 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (11.72%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.53%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.42%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.51%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.09%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.67%) RMDS
4 1 (0.42%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.69%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.86%) SaaS
3 10 (4.18%) IaaS
4 7 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.09%) Office 365
6 4 (1.67%) PaaS
7 3 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.42%) GitHub
8 1 (0.42%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.42%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 73 (30.54%) SAN
2 36 (15.06%) WAN
3 34 (14.23%) LAN
3 34 (14.23%) DNS
4 33 (13.81%) Firewall
5 28 (11.72%) NAS
6 21 (8.79%) DHCP
7 19 (7.95%) TCP/IP
8 13 (5.44%) iSCSI
9 8 (3.35%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (3.35%) VPN
9 8 (3.35%) Internet
10 7 (2.93%) MPLS
10 7 (2.93%) DSL
10 7 (2.93%) HTTP
10 7 (2.93%) LDAP
10 7 (2.93%) FCoE
11 6 (2.51%) VLAN
11 6 (2.51%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (2.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.77%) MySQL
3 8 (3.35%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.51%) Oracle Exadata
4 6 (2.51%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.09%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.09%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.67%) HBase
6 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.42%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (6.28%) JIRA
2 12 (5.02%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.60%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.93%) Subversion
5 6 (2.51%) Maven
6 5 (2.09%) JMeter
7 4 (1.67%) Gradle
7 4 (1.67%) Mockito
7 4 (1.67%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.67%) JUnit
8 3 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.84%) WinDbg
10 1 (0.42%) Hudson
10 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.42%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.42%) MSI
10 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 66 (27.62%) Finance
2 26 (10.88%) Banking
3 6 (2.51%) Back Office
3 6 (2.51%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.84%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Local Government
7 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (16.32%) Architect
2 25 (10.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (9.62%) Infrastructure Architect
4 18 (7.53%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (6.69%) Consultant
5 16 (6.69%) Administrator
6 13 (5.44%) Analyst
6 13 (5.44%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (5.02%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (5.02%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 11 (4.60%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (4.60%) Server Engineer
9 10 (4.18%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (3.77%) Wintel Engineer
10 9 (3.77%) Citrix Engineer
10 9 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (2.93%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 7 (2.93%) Support Analyst
12 6 (2.51%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 6 (2.51%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.37%) Middleware
2 8 (3.35%) Web Services
2 8 (3.35%) XML
3 5 (2.09%) HTML
3 5 (2.09%) Rendezvous
4 4 (1.67%) XSLT
4 4 (1.67%) .NET
4 4 (1.67%) Spring
4 4 (1.67%) Guice
4 4 (1.67%) REST
4 4 (1.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.26%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.26%) Ultra Messaging
5 3 (1.26%) Application Packaging
5 3 (1.26%) LAMP
5 3 (1.26%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (0.84%) XSL
6 2 (0.84%) WCF
6 2 (0.84%) JMX
7 1 (0.42%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 54 (22.59%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.04%) Clustering
3 23 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.02%) Fat Client
4 12 (5.02%) Thin Client
4 12 (5.02%) Blackberry
4 12 (5.02%) Replication
5 9 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.51%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.67%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.67%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.67%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.26%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.26%) CMDB
8 3 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.26%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.26%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.84%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.84%) PMI
9 2 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 150 (62.76%) Windows
2 82 (34.31%) Linux
3 54 (22.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (18.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (18.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (10.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (10.46%) UNIX
8 24 (10.04%) Windows 7
9 17 (7.11%) Solaris
10 9 (3.77%) Debian
11 7 (2.93%) Ubuntu
11 7 (2.93%) CentOS
12 6 (2.51%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (2.51%) Windows 8
13 5 (2.09%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.67%) Windows XP
15 3 (1.26%) VMS
15 3 (1.26%) Android
15 3 (1.26%) Windows Vista
15 3 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (15.90%) ITIL
2 32 (13.39%) Migration
3 24 (10.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (8.79%) DevOps
5 19 (7.95%) Project Management
6 18 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (6.28%) Configuration Management
8 14 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (5.44%) Change Management
10 12 (5.02%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (4.60%) Service Management
12 9 (3.77%) Service Delivery
12 9 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (3.77%) Problem Management
12 9 (3.77%) Change Control
13 8 (3.35%) Capacity Management
13 8 (3.35%) Low Latency
13 8 (3.35%) Build Automation
13 8 (3.35%) Business Continuity
14 7 (2.93%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.08%) SQL
2 41 (17.15%) PowerShell
3 28 (11.72%) Python
4 21 (8.79%) Bash Shell
5 17 (7.11%) Ruby
5 17 (7.11%) Java
6 15 (6.28%) Perl
7 13 (5.44%) C
8 8 (3.35%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.35%) VBScript
9 5 (2.09%) Scala
10 4 (1.67%) Groovy
10 4 (1.67%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.67%) VB
11 3 (1.26%) PHP
11 3 (1.26%) C#
11 3 (1.26%) Korn
12 2 (0.84%) C++
13 1 (0.42%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 33 (13.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (11.72%) MCSE
3 15 (6.28%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (6.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (5.44%) CCNA
5 10 (4.18%) MCSA
6 9 (3.77%) RHCE
7 8 (3.35%) CCNP
7 8 (3.35%) Security Cleared
8 6 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.09%) Degree
9 5 (2.09%) DV Cleared
9 5 (2.09%) RHCSA
10 3 (1.26%) CCAA
10 3 (1.26%) CCIA
10 3 (1.26%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.26%) MCP
10 3 (1.26%) CCA
10 3 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.84%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.02%) SLA
2 6 (2.51%) QA
3 3 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 95 (39.75%) Active Directory
2 44 (18.41%) vSphere
3 39 (16.32%) XenApp
4 26 (10.88%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (10.46%) Hyper-V
6 24 (10.04%) VMware ESX
7 15 (6.28%) Xen
7 15 (6.28%) XenDesktop
8 12 (5.02%) KVM
9 10 (4.18%) vCloud
9 10 (4.18%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (3.77%) VMware Server
11 8 (3.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 8 (3.35%) NFS
11 8 (3.35%) Docker
11 8 (3.35%) XenServer
12 7 (2.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (2.51%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (2.09%) SRDF
15 4 (1.67%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 30 (12.55%) SCCM
2 29 (12.13%) Puppet
3 14 (5.86%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (4.18%) SCOM
5 9 (3.77%) Tivoli
5 9 (3.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (2.93%) Ansible
7 6 (2.51%) OpenView
7 6 (2.51%) Nagios
7 6 (2.51%) ZABBIX
8 5 (2.09%) WSUS
8 5 (2.09%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.67%) XenMobile
10 3 (1.26%) SELinux
10 3 (1.26%) EdgeSight
10 3 (1.26%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.26%) Data Guard
10 3 (1.26%) Cisco UCCE
10 3 (1.26%) HP SIM
10 3 (1.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 239 (100.00%) VMware
2 89 (37.24%) Microsoft
3 71 (29.71%) Cisco
4 70 (29.29%) Citrix
5 54 (22.59%) HP
6 41 (17.15%) Red Hat
7 40 (16.74%) Oracle
8 26 (10.88%) IBM
8 26 (10.88%) NetApp
9 20 (8.37%) EMC
10 12 (5.02%) Remedy
11 11 (4.60%) Veritas
12 10 (4.18%) 3PAR
13 9 (3.77%) CheckPoint
13 9 (3.77%) Sybase
13 9 (3.77%) Dell
14 8 (3.35%) BMC
15 7 (2.93%) Symantec
16 6 (2.51%) Intel
16 6 (2.51%) SolarWinds
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Spinnaker Red
Rate: From £480 to £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £401 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 27 days ago