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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 86 86 106
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 120 139 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.13% 2.04% 1.62%
As % of the System Software category 24.49% 23.88% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 103 64
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£375 £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% +12.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £271 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £12.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -63.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.11%
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
490 582 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.68% 8.56% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 388 315
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 62
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £24.20 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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.

1 232 (100.00%) VMware
2 160 (68.97%) Windows
3 110 (47.41%) Active Directory
4 103 (44.40%) Microsoft
5 86 (37.07%) Citrix
6 73 (31.47%) Linux
7 72 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 63 (27.16%) SAN
9 62 (26.72%) Finance
10 58 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 58 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 57 (24.57%) DNS
12 55 (23.71%) ITIL
13 53 (22.84%) Cisco
14 46 (19.83%) vSphere
15 45 (19.40%) HP
16 41 (17.67%) SQL
17 39 (16.81%) Hyper-V
18 38 (16.38%) PowerShell
18 38 (16.38%) Exchange Server 2010
18 38 (16.38%) Oracle
19 37 (15.95%) XenApp
20 36 (15.52%) Firewall
21 35 (15.09%) Windows 7
21 35 (15.09%) Banking
22 33 (14.22%) SQL Server
23 32 (13.79%) MS Excel
24 31 (13.36%) Replication
24 31 (13.36%) EMC
24 31 (13.36%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 58 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 38 (16.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (12.07%) WebSphere
4 25 (10.78%) SharePoint
5 24 (10.34%) Tomcat
6 20 (8.62%) WebLogic
7 17 (7.33%) IIS
7 17 (7.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (6.90%) GlassFish
8 16 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (6.47%) JBoss
10 13 (5.60%) Apache
11 7 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (2.59%) Lync
13 4 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 4 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (1.29%) WorkSite
14 3 (1.29%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
15 2 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 32 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 26 (11.21%) MS Office
3 7 (3.02%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.86%) MS Project
5 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.86%) ReMetrica
2 2 (0.86%) RMDS
3 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.72%) SaaS
4 2 (0.86%) PaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.43%) IaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Office 365
5 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 63 (27.16%) SAN
2 57 (24.57%) DNS
3 36 (15.52%) Firewall
4 30 (12.93%) DHCP
5 20 (8.62%) LAN
6 18 (7.76%) WAN
7 17 (7.33%) NAS
7 17 (7.33%) Internet
8 14 (6.03%) VLAN
9 12 (5.17%) TCP/IP
10 11 (4.74%) VPN
11 10 (4.31%) VoIP
12 9 (3.88%) SNMP
12 9 (3.88%) HTTP
13 8 (3.45%) Kerberos
13 8 (3.45%) LDAP
14 7 (3.02%) iSCSI
14 7 (3.02%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (3.02%) MPLS
15 6 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.60%) MySQL
3 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.16%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (0.86%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.86%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.86%) HBase
4 2 (0.86%) Big Data
4 2 (0.86%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.43%) Redis
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.43%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (5.17%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.59%) JIRA
4 5 (2.16%) Selenium
5 3 (1.29%) Hudson
6 2 (0.86%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.86%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.86%) Maven
7 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.43%) NuGet
7 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.43%) MSI
General
1 62 (26.72%) Finance
2 35 (15.09%) Banking
3 9 (3.88%) Investment Banking
3 9 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.02%) Law
5 6 (2.59%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.16%) Legal
7 4 (1.72%) Publishing
7 4 (1.72%) Back Office
8 3 (1.29%) Front Office
9 1 (0.43%) French Language
9 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Marketing
9 1 (0.43%) Retail
9 1 (0.43%) Electronics
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (14.22%) Administrator
2 32 (13.79%) Analyst
3 31 (13.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (9.05%) Support Engineer
5 19 (8.19%) Architect
6 15 (6.47%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (6.03%) Consultant
8 13 (5.60%) Support Analyst
9 12 (5.17%) Server Engineer
9 12 (5.17%) Linux Administrator
10 11 (4.74%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (4.74%) Desktop Support
11 10 (4.31%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (4.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 9 (3.88%) Server Analyst
13 7 (3.02%) Windows Administrator
13 7 (3.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 7 (3.02%) Desktop Engineer
13 7 (3.02%) Systems Administrator
14 6 (2.59%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.31%) .NET
2 9 (3.88%) Middleware
3 8 (3.45%) LAMP
4 6 (2.59%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (1.72%) Web Services
6 2 (0.86%) MCollective
6 2 (0.86%) OLE
6 2 (0.86%) Rendezvous
6 2 (0.86%) XML
6 2 (0.86%) XSLT
6 2 (0.86%) HTML
6 2 (0.86%) J2EE
6 2 (0.86%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.86%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.43%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.43%) Java EE
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.43%) COM
7 1 (0.43%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.36%) Replication
2 26 (11.21%) Clustering
3 22 (9.48%) Blackberry
4 17 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (6.90%) Thin Client
5 16 (6.90%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.16%) Open Source
6 5 (2.16%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.72%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.29%) CMDB
8 3 (1.29%) iPhone
9 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.86%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.86%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.86%) Handset
9 2 (0.86%) Equities
9 2 (0.86%) Social Media
9 2 (0.86%) CESG
9 2 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 160 (68.97%) Windows
2 73 (31.47%) Linux
3 72 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (15.09%) Windows 7
6 28 (12.07%) UNIX
7 22 (9.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (6.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (5.17%) Windows XP
10 10 (4.31%) Solaris
11 9 (3.88%) CentOS
12 5 (2.16%) Ubuntu
12 5 (2.16%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.72%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.72%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.86%) Debian
14 2 (0.86%) HPUX
14 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (23.71%) ITIL
2 23 (9.91%) Migration
3 17 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (6.90%) Release Management
5 14 (6.03%) Configuration Management
6 11 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (4.31%) Problem Management
7 10 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (3.88%) Load Balancing
8 9 (3.88%) Service Management
8 9 (3.88%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.02%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (3.02%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (3.02%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (3.02%) Project Management
9 7 (3.02%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (3.02%) DevOps
10 6 (2.59%) PRINCE2
10 6 (2.59%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 41 (17.67%) SQL
2 38 (16.38%) PowerShell
3 21 (9.05%) Shell Script
4 18 (7.76%) C
5 15 (6.47%) Ruby
6 13 (5.60%) Python
6 13 (5.60%) Perl
7 11 (4.74%) Java
8 9 (3.88%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.72%) VB
10 3 (1.29%) C#
10 3 (1.29%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.29%) VBScript
11 2 (0.86%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.86%) VBA
11 2 (0.86%) R
12 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (9.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (7.33%) Security Cleared
3 15 (6.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (6.03%) MCSE
5 13 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.31%) MCSA
7 8 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 7 (3.02%) CCNA
9 6 (2.59%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (2.59%) MCITP
10 5 (2.16%) Degree
11 4 (1.72%) CCEA
11 4 (1.72%) CCA
11 4 (1.72%) CCEE
11 4 (1.72%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.29%) RHCT
12 3 (1.29%) CCNP
12 3 (1.29%) RHCE
13 2 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.03%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.72%) SLA
3 4 (1.72%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 110 (47.41%) Active Directory
2 46 (19.83%) vSphere
3 39 (16.81%) Hyper-V
4 37 (15.95%) XenApp
5 21 (9.05%) VMware ESX
6 20 (8.62%) Xen
7 19 (8.19%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (6.90%) VMware Server
9 15 (6.47%) XenServer
9 15 (6.47%) XenDesktop
10 14 (6.03%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (3.45%) DFS Replication
11 8 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (3.02%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (3.02%) vCloud
12 7 (3.02%) NFS
12 7 (3.02%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (2.59%) KVM
14 5 (2.16%) UAG
15 4 (1.72%) Squid
Systems Management
1 23 (9.91%) Tivoli
2 18 (7.76%) Puppet
2 18 (7.76%) SCCM
3 10 (4.31%) Backup Exec
3 10 (4.31%) SCOM
4 7 (3.02%) Ansible
5 6 (2.59%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 5 (2.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 5 (2.16%) Cobbler
7 4 (1.72%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (1.72%) Nagios
7 4 (1.72%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (1.72%) SCVMM
7 4 (1.72%) WSUS
8 3 (1.29%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (1.29%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (1.29%) SELinux
8 3 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 232 (100.00%) VMware
2 103 (44.40%) Microsoft
3 86 (37.07%) Citrix
4 53 (22.84%) Cisco
5 45 (19.40%) HP
6 38 (16.38%) Oracle
7 31 (13.36%) EMC
7 31 (13.36%) NetApp
8 21 (9.05%) IBM
9 18 (7.76%) Red Hat
10 16 (6.90%) LANDesk
11 14 (6.03%) Symantec
12 9 (3.88%) Reuters
13 8 (3.45%) Remedy
14 7 (3.02%) 3PAR
14 7 (3.02%) Sybase
15 6 (2.59%) Intel
15 6 (2.59%) Dell
15 6 (2.59%) F5
15 6 (2.59%) Veeam
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Lewis Paige
Rate: £300 - £420 per day
Posted: 13 days ago