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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 87 90 97
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 112 119 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.21% 1.98% 1.82%
As % of the System Software category 25.75% 23.38% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 86 67
Average daily rate
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£388 £392 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% +4.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £519 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.98% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -63.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -6.97%
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
435 509 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.58% 8.47% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 334 278
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £226 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 65
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.65 £24.20 £54.40
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 26 January 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 26 January 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.

1 242 (100.00%) VMware
2 161 (66.53%) Windows
3 105 (43.39%) Active Directory
4 94 (38.84%) Microsoft
5 84 (34.71%) Citrix
6 81 (33.47%) Linux
7 75 (30.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 67 (27.69%) SAN
9 66 (27.27%) DNS
9 66 (27.27%) Finance
10 62 (25.62%) Cisco
11 56 (23.14%) MS Exchange
12 55 (22.73%) HP
12 55 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 48 (19.83%) vSphere
14 46 (19.01%) Firewall
15 45 (18.60%) ITIL
16 39 (16.12%) SQL
16 39 (16.12%) DHCP
17 37 (15.29%) Hyper-V
18 36 (14.88%) Exchange Server 2010
18 36 (14.88%) MS Excel
19 35 (14.46%) XenApp
20 34 (14.05%) SQL Server
21 33 (13.64%) EMC
21 33 (13.64%) NetApp
21 33 (13.64%) Replication
22 32 (13.22%) Oracle
22 32 (13.22%) UNIX
22 32 (13.22%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 56 (23.14%) MS Exchange
2 36 (14.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (10.74%) SharePoint
4 22 (9.09%) WebSphere
5 19 (7.85%) IIS
6 18 (7.44%) Tomcat
7 16 (6.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (6.20%) Apache
9 14 (5.79%) WebLogic
10 9 (3.72%) GlassFish
11 8 (3.31%) JBoss
12 7 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (2.07%) Lync
13 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (1.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 3 (1.24%) WorkSite
14 3 (1.24%) nginx
14 3 (1.24%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.83%) Node.js
Applications
1 36 (14.88%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.09%) MS Office
3 12 (4.96%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.48%) MS Project
5 5 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.89%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.41%) RMDS
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.07%) SaaS
4 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.41%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.41%) PaaS
7 1 (0.41%) Office 365
7 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (27.69%) SAN
2 66 (27.27%) DNS
3 46 (19.01%) Firewall
4 39 (16.12%) DHCP
5 23 (9.50%) LAN
6 20 (8.26%) WAN
6 20 (8.26%) Internet
7 18 (7.44%) NAS
8 14 (5.79%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (5.79%) VLAN
9 12 (4.96%) Network Security
9 12 (4.96%) BIG-IP
10 11 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (4.55%) OSPF
10 11 (4.55%) BGP
10 11 (4.55%) VoIP
10 11 (4.55%) DMVPN
10 11 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 11 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 10 (4.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.05%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.37%) MySQL
3 7 (2.89%) Oracle Exadata
3 7 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.24%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.83%) Redis
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.41%) HBase
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.41%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (4.96%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.13%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.31%) JIRA
4 5 (2.07%) Selenium
4 5 (2.07%) Hudson
5 4 (1.65%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.83%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.83%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.83%) Maven
7 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 66 (27.27%) Finance
2 25 (10.33%) Banking
3 12 (4.96%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.72%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.31%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.89%) Publishing
7 6 (2.48%) Law
7 6 (2.48%) Legal
8 5 (2.07%) French Language
9 4 (1.65%) Back Office
10 1 (0.41%) Electronics
10 1 (0.41%) Front Office
10 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.41%) Advertising
10 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Marketing
10 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (12.81%) Analyst
3 25 (10.33%) Administrator
4 21 (8.68%) Architect
5 19 (7.85%) Consultant
5 19 (7.85%) Support Engineer
6 13 (5.37%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (4.96%) Support Analyst
7 12 (4.96%) Server Engineer
8 11 (4.55%) Project Manager
9 10 (4.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 10 (4.13%) Security Specialist
9 10 (4.13%) Server Analyst
9 10 (4.13%) Network Specialist
9 10 (4.13%) Network Security Specialist
10 9 (3.72%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 9 (3.72%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (3.72%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (3.72%) Desktop Support
11 8 (3.31%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.72%) .NET
2 8 (3.31%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (3.31%) LAMP
3 7 (2.89%) Middleware
4 6 (2.48%) Web Services
5 3 (1.24%) XML
5 3 (1.24%) J2EE
6 2 (0.83%) OLE
6 2 (0.83%) MCollective
6 2 (0.83%) Play Framework
6 2 (0.83%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.83%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.83%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.41%) Java EE
7 1 (0.41%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.41%) COM
7 1 (0.41%) Servlets
7 1 (0.41%) XSLT
7 1 (0.41%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.64%) Replication
2 26 (10.74%) Clustering
2 26 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (9.50%) Fat Client
3 23 (9.50%) Thin Client
4 22 (9.09%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.48%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.07%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.65%) Open Source
8 3 (1.24%) Social Media
8 3 (1.24%) Celerra
8 3 (1.24%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.24%) Handset
8 3 (1.24%) PDA
8 3 (1.24%) CMDB
9 2 (0.83%) PKI
9 2 (0.83%) CESG
9 2 (0.83%) iPhone
9 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 161 (66.53%) Windows
2 81 (33.47%) Linux
3 75 (30.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 55 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (13.22%) UNIX
5 32 (13.22%) Windows 7
6 25 (10.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (8.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (4.55%) Windows XP
9 10 (4.13%) Solaris
10 9 (3.72%) CentOS
11 5 (2.07%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.07%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.07%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.24%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.83%) Debian
13 2 (0.83%) AIX
13 2 (0.83%) HPUX
13 2 (0.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.60%) ITIL
2 27 (11.16%) Migration
3 23 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (6.61%) Configuration Management
5 16 (6.61%) Load Balancing
6 15 (6.20%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (5.79%) E-Commerce
8 13 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (4.13%) PRINCE2
10 9 (3.72%) Problem Management
10 9 (3.72%) Release Management
10 9 (3.72%) High Availability
10 9 (3.72%) DevOps
11 8 (3.31%) Project Management
11 8 (3.31%) Service Management
11 8 (3.31%) Service Delivery
12 7 (2.89%) SOA
12 7 (2.89%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (2.89%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.12%) SQL
2 26 (10.74%) PowerShell
3 17 (7.02%) Ruby
3 17 (7.02%) C
4 16 (6.61%) Python
5 14 (5.79%) Shell Script
6 12 (4.96%) Bash Shell
6 12 (4.96%) Perl
7 10 (4.13%) Java
8 5 (2.07%) VB
9 3 (1.24%) VBScript
10 2 (0.83%) VBA
10 2 (0.83%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.83%) R
10 2 (0.83%) Groovy
10 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.41%) PHP
11 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (9.50%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (7.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (7.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (5.79%) CCNP
4 14 (5.79%) Security Cleared
5 13 (5.37%) MCSE
6 11 (4.55%) CCSE
7 9 (3.72%) MCSA
7 9 (3.72%) CCNA
8 8 (3.31%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (2.48%) MCITP
10 5 (2.07%) Degree
10 5 (2.07%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.65%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.24%) CCEE
12 3 (1.24%) CCEA
12 3 (1.24%) CCA
12 3 (1.24%) MOS
12 3 (1.24%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.89%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.65%) SLA
3 4 (1.65%) QA
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 105 (43.39%) Active Directory
2 48 (19.83%) vSphere
3 37 (15.29%) Hyper-V
4 35 (14.46%) XenApp
5 22 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (7.85%) VMware ESX
7 18 (7.44%) Xen
8 16 (6.61%) VMware Server
9 14 (5.79%) XenDesktop
10 9 (3.72%) XenServer
11 8 (3.31%) DFS Replication
11 8 (3.31%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (2.89%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (2.89%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (2.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 6 (2.48%) NFS
14 5 (2.07%) KVM
14 5 (2.07%) UAG
15 4 (1.65%) vCloud
15 4 (1.65%) Squid
Systems Management
1 21 (8.68%) Puppet
2 18 (7.44%) SCCM
3 16 (6.61%) Tivoli
4 8 (3.31%) SCOM
4 8 (3.31%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.48%) Ansible
6 5 (2.07%) SELinux
6 5 (2.07%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 5 (2.07%) Cobbler
6 5 (2.07%) Nagios
7 4 (1.65%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 4 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.65%) SCVMM
7 4 (1.65%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (1.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.24%) MIMEsweeper
8 3 (1.24%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (1.24%) Cisco IPCC
8 3 (1.24%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 242 (100.00%) VMware
2 94 (38.84%) Microsoft
3 84 (34.71%) Citrix
4 62 (25.62%) Cisco
5 55 (22.73%) HP
6 33 (13.64%) EMC
6 33 (13.64%) NetApp
7 32 (13.22%) Oracle
8 21 (8.68%) IBM
8 21 (8.68%) Red Hat
9 14 (5.79%) F5
10 13 (5.37%) Symantec
11 12 (4.96%) CheckPoint
12 11 (4.55%) Blue Coat
12 11 (4.55%) Infoblox
12 11 (4.55%) Imperva
13 9 (3.72%) LANDesk
14 8 (3.31%) Remedy
15 7 (2.89%) Reuters
15 7 (2.89%) 3PAR
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
TRG
Rate: £350 - £420 Per Day call for details
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Noir Consulting
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Austen Smythe Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Market rate depending on experience, initial 3 months
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Austen Smythe Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Market rate depending on experience, initial 3 months
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 17 days ago