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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 85 86 94
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 131 131 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.24% 2.22% 2.05%
As % of the System Software category 24.30% 25.24% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 91 88
Average daily rate
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£408 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 4
Average hourly rate £22.83 £21.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.71% -32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £16.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £27.50 £51.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+74.41% -
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
539 519 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.22% 8.80% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 378 361
Average daily rate £388 £335 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% -13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £175 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 45
Average hourly rate £22.42 £19.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.44% +1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.25 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £27.50 £135.00
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 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 30 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 256 (100.00%) VMware
2 166 (64.84%) Windows
3 106 (41.41%) Active Directory
4 99 (38.67%) Microsoft
5 88 (34.38%) Cisco
6 81 (31.64%) SAN
6 81 (31.64%) Linux
7 75 (29.30%) Citrix
8 73 (28.52%) Finance
9 65 (25.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 59 (23.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 55 (21.48%) HP
12 51 (19.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 51 (19.92%) SQL
13 48 (18.75%) vSphere
14 47 (18.36%) ITIL
15 46 (17.97%) MS Exchange
16 45 (17.58%) Data Centre
17 43 (16.80%) DNS
18 41 (16.02%) Oracle
18 41 (16.02%) SQL Server
19 38 (14.84%) Firewall
20 35 (13.67%) Migration
20 35 (13.67%) LAN
20 35 (13.67%) WAN
20 35 (13.67%) MS Excel
20 35 (13.67%) Microsoft Certification
20 35 (13.67%) XenApp
21 33 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
22 32 (12.50%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 46 (17.97%) MS Exchange
2 22 (8.59%) IIS
3 19 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 16 (6.25%) Apache
5 13 (5.08%) Tomcat
6 10 (3.91%) WebSphere
7 9 (3.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (3.52%) Lync
8 8 (3.13%) OpenStack
9 7 (2.73%) WebLogic
10 6 (2.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 6 (2.34%) Oracle Coherence
10 6 (2.34%) nginx
11 5 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.56%) Jetty
12 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 35 (13.67%) MS Excel
2 25 (9.77%) MS Office
3 7 (2.73%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.34%) MS Project
4 6 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (2.34%) RMDS
2 5 (1.95%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.39%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.91%) SaaS
3 7 (2.73%) IaaS
4 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.56%) Office 365
5 3 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.78%) PaaS
6 2 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.39%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.39%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 81 (31.64%) SAN
2 43 (16.80%) DNS
3 38 (14.84%) Firewall
4 35 (13.67%) LAN
4 35 (13.67%) WAN
5 28 (10.94%) DHCP
5 28 (10.94%) NAS
6 19 (7.42%) TCP/IP
7 16 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (4.69%) iSCSI
8 12 (4.69%) BIG-IP
9 11 (4.30%) Internet
9 11 (4.30%) OSPF
9 11 (4.30%) BGP
9 11 (4.30%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (3.91%) Network Security
10 10 (3.91%) HTTP
11 9 (3.52%) VPN
11 9 (3.52%) LDAP
11 9 (3.52%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.02%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.13%) MySQL
2 8 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 8 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.95%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (1.95%) HBase
4 3 (1.17%) Redis
4 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.17%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.78%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.39%) Big Data
6 1 (0.39%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 15 (5.86%) JIRA
2 7 (2.73%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.34%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.56%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.78%) Ant
6 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.78%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.78%) WinDbg
6 2 (0.78%) Hudson
6 2 (0.78%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.78%) Maven
6 2 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.78%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.39%) MSI
7 1 (0.39%) Subversion
General
1 73 (28.52%) Finance
2 26 (10.16%) Banking
3 9 (3.52%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.56%) Back Office
4 4 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.56%) French Language
5 3 (1.17%) Publishing
6 2 (0.78%) Private Banking
6 2 (0.78%) Retail
6 2 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.39%) Law
7 1 (0.39%) Front Office
7 1 (0.39%) Local Government
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (14.84%) Architect
2 23 (8.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (8.59%) Infrastructure Architect
4 20 (7.81%) Server Engineer
5 19 (7.42%) Administrator
6 18 (7.03%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (5.47%) Analyst
7 14 (5.47%) Consultant
7 14 (5.47%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (4.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 10 (3.91%) Support Analyst
10 10 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (3.91%) Security Specialist
10 10 (3.91%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (3.52%) Wintel Engineer
11 9 (3.52%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (3.13%) Network Specialist
12 8 (3.13%) Windows Administrator
12 8 (3.13%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.03%) Middleware
2 12 (4.69%) XML
3 9 (3.52%) Web Services
4 7 (2.73%) HTML
4 7 (2.73%) .NET
4 7 (2.73%) Rendezvous
5 6 (2.34%) XSLT
6 5 (1.95%) Ultra Messaging
7 3 (1.17%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (1.17%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.17%) J2EE
8 2 (0.78%) XSL
8 2 (0.78%) JMX
8 2 (0.78%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.78%) WCF
8 2 (0.78%) Play Framework
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 1 (0.39%) JSON
9 1 (0.39%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 45 (17.58%) Data Centre
2 33 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (11.72%) Clustering
4 20 (7.81%) Thin Client
4 20 (7.81%) Fat Client
5 13 (5.08%) Replication
6 12 (4.69%) Blackberry
7 10 (3.91%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.56%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.17%) FlexPod
9 3 (1.17%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.17%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.17%) CMDB
10 2 (0.78%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.78%) Social Media
10 2 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.78%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.78%) Celerra
10 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 166 (64.84%) Windows
2 81 (31.64%) Linux
3 65 (25.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (23.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (19.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (9.38%) Windows 7
7 21 (8.20%) UNIX
7 21 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (6.25%) Solaris
9 10 (3.91%) Debian
10 8 (3.13%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.95%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.95%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.95%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.56%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.56%) AIX
12 4 (1.56%) CentOS
12 4 (1.56%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.17%) Mac OS X Server
13 3 (1.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (18.36%) ITIL
2 35 (13.67%) Migration
3 27 (10.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (7.81%) DevOps
6 17 (6.64%) Project Management
7 15 (5.86%) Configuration Management
8 14 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (5.47%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (5.08%) Load Balancing
9 13 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (4.69%) E-Commerce
11 11 (4.30%) Service Management
11 11 (4.30%) Change Management
12 10 (3.91%) Server Building
13 9 (3.52%) Business Continuity
13 9 (3.52%) Capacity Management
14 8 (3.13%) Validation
14 8 (3.13%) Service Delivery
14 8 (3.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 51 (19.92%) SQL
2 28 (10.94%) PowerShell
3 19 (7.42%) Python
4 16 (6.25%) C
5 15 (5.86%) Bash Shell
6 14 (5.47%) Java
7 12 (4.69%) Perl
8 11 (4.30%) Ruby
9 10 (3.91%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.95%) VBScript
11 4 (1.56%) VB
12 2 (0.78%) C#
12 2 (0.78%) C++
12 2 (0.78%) Groovy
13 1 (0.39%) PHP
13 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.39%) Korn
13 1 (0.39%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 35 (13.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (11.33%) MCSE
3 21 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (5.86%) CCNP
5 13 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (4.69%) MCSA
7 11 (4.30%) CCNA
7 11 (4.30%) Security Cleared
8 9 (3.52%) CCSE
8 9 (3.52%) MCITP
9 8 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.95%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.56%) Degree
11 4 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.56%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.78%) MCP
13 2 (0.78%) CCA
13 2 (0.78%) PhD
13 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.13%) SLA
2 5 (1.95%) QA
3 4 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 106 (41.41%) Active Directory
2 48 (18.75%) vSphere
3 35 (13.67%) XenApp
4 28 (10.94%) Hyper-V
5 22 (8.59%) VMware ESX
6 16 (6.25%) Xen
7 15 (5.86%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (5.47%) VMware Server
8 14 (5.47%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (4.69%) KVM
10 10 (3.91%) XenDesktop
10 10 (3.91%) NFS
11 8 (3.13%) vCloud
12 7 (2.73%) SRDF
12 7 (2.73%) XenServer
13 6 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (1.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (1.56%) Docker
16 3 (1.17%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 27 (10.55%) Puppet
2 22 (8.59%) SCCM
3 10 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (3.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 8 (3.13%) SCOM
6 7 (2.73%) Tivoli
7 6 (2.34%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.95%) HP SIM
8 5 (1.95%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.56%) Data Guard
9 4 (1.56%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.17%) SELinux
10 3 (1.17%) Cisco UCCE
10 3 (1.17%) HAProxy
10 3 (1.17%) WSUS
11 2 (0.78%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.78%) Nessus
11 2 (0.78%) OpenView
11 2 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
11 2 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 256 (100.00%) VMware
2 99 (38.67%) Microsoft
3 88 (34.38%) Cisco
4 75 (29.30%) Citrix
5 55 (21.48%) HP
6 41 (16.02%) Oracle
7 32 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 29 (11.33%) NetApp
8 29 (11.33%) IBM
9 27 (10.55%) EMC
10 15 (5.86%) CheckPoint
11 12 (4.69%) 3PAR
11 12 (4.69%) F5
12 10 (3.91%) Sybase
13 9 (3.52%) Remedy
13 9 (3.52%) Blue Coat
13 9 (3.52%) Infoblox
13 9 (3.52%) Imperva
14 8 (3.13%) Symantec
14 8 (3.13%) Intel
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Connectus
Rate: £353.77 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Triple Seven
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £240.00 - £260.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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First Point
Rate: £600 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
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Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
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Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
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