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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 71 100 88
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 138 122 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.54% 1.94% 2.00%
As % of the System Software category 27.77% 24.55% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 79 86
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £224 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £24.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.31% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +20.00%
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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
497 497 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.16% 7.90% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 332 328
Average daily rate £400 £383 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 48
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.92% +3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.15 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £29.95 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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.

1 247 (100.00%) VMware
2 166 (67.21%) Windows
3 111 (44.94%) Active Directory
4 96 (38.87%) Microsoft
5 89 (36.03%) Cisco
6 79 (31.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 73 (29.55%) SAN
7 73 (29.55%) Linux
8 71 (28.74%) Citrix
9 64 (25.91%) Finance
10 54 (21.86%) MS Exchange
11 53 (21.46%) DNS
11 53 (21.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 52 (21.05%) SQL
13 51 (20.65%) HP
13 51 (20.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 43 (17.41%) ITIL
14 43 (17.41%) vSphere
15 42 (17.00%) Firewall
16 39 (15.79%) SQL Server
16 39 (15.79%) MS Excel
17 38 (15.38%) Oracle
18 37 (14.98%) Migration
19 35 (14.17%) DHCP
20 33 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
21 32 (12.96%) Hyper-V
22 30 (12.15%) LAN
23 29 (11.74%) Microsoft Certification
23 29 (11.74%) Exchange Server 2010
24 28 (11.34%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 54 (21.86%) MS Exchange
2 29 (11.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (7.29%) Apache
4 16 (6.48%) SharePoint
4 16 (6.48%) IIS
5 13 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (5.26%) WebSphere
6 11 (4.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (4.45%) Tomcat
7 10 (4.05%) WebLogic
8 6 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (2.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (2.02%) Lync
9 5 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.62%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.62%) nginx
10 4 (1.62%) Jetty
11 3 (1.21%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (0.81%) Node.js
12 2 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 39 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.50%) MS Office
3 9 (3.64%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.83%) MS Project
5 6 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.24%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.62%) RMDS
3 3 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.40%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.40%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.21%) SaaS
4 3 (1.21%) IaaS
4 3 (1.21%) Office 365
5 2 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 73 (29.55%) SAN
2 53 (21.46%) DNS
3 42 (17.00%) Firewall
4 35 (14.17%) DHCP
5 30 (12.15%) LAN
6 28 (11.34%) WAN
7 24 (9.72%) NAS
8 17 (6.88%) Cisco IOS
9 16 (6.48%) TCP/IP
9 16 (6.48%) Internet
10 14 (5.67%) BGP
10 14 (5.67%) OSPF
10 14 (5.67%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (5.26%) BIG-IP
12 12 (4.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 12 (4.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 12 (4.86%) DMVPN
12 12 (4.86%) Network Security
12 12 (4.86%) VPN
13 11 (4.45%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.45%) MySQL
3 7 (2.83%) Oracle Exadata
4 6 (2.43%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.21%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.81%) HBase
7 2 (0.81%) Redis
7 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.81%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (5.67%) JIRA
2 11 (4.45%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.05%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.02%) Hudson
5 4 (1.62%) Mercurial
5 4 (1.62%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.21%) Maven
7 2 (0.81%) Zephyr
7 2 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.81%) Selenium
7 2 (0.81%) WinDbg
7 2 (0.81%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.81%) Ant
8 1 (0.40%) MSI
8 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 64 (25.91%) Finance
2 20 (8.10%) Banking
3 9 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.24%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.43%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.43%) Publishing
6 5 (2.02%) Back Office
6 5 (2.02%) French Language
7 4 (1.62%) Legal
8 2 (0.81%) Retail
8 2 (0.81%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.81%) Marketing
8 2 (0.81%) Law
8 2 (0.81%) Front Office
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (13.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (10.93%) Architect
3 19 (7.69%) Consultant
4 16 (6.48%) Infrastructure Architect
4 16 (6.48%) Analyst
5 15 (6.07%) Server Engineer
5 15 (6.07%) Administrator
5 15 (6.07%) Support Engineer
6 13 (5.26%) Security Specialist
7 11 (4.45%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (4.45%) Network Specialist
7 11 (4.45%) Network Security Specialist
7 11 (4.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 9 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (3.64%) Support Analyst
8 9 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (3.24%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (3.24%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (3.24%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.86%) Middleware
2 8 (3.24%) .NET
2 8 (3.24%) Web Services
3 7 (2.83%) XML
3 7 (2.83%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (1.62%) HTML
4 4 (1.62%) Rendezvous
5 3 (1.21%) XSLT
5 3 (1.21%) J2EE
5 3 (1.21%) Ultra Messaging
6 2 (0.81%) Play Framework
6 2 (0.81%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.81%) WCF
6 2 (0.81%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.81%) LAMP
7 1 (0.40%) OLE
7 1 (0.40%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.40%) SAML
7 1 (0.40%) XSL
7 1 (0.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (10.12%) Clustering
3 21 (8.50%) Fat Client
3 21 (8.50%) Thin Client
3 21 (8.50%) Replication
4 15 (6.07%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.83%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.02%) CLARiiON
7 5 (2.02%) Social Media
7 5 (2.02%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.62%) PDA
8 4 (1.62%) Celerra
8 4 (1.62%) Handset
9 3 (1.21%) PKI
10 2 (0.81%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.81%) NHS
10 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 166 (67.21%) Windows
2 79 (31.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (29.55%) Linux
4 53 (21.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 51 (20.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (11.34%) Windows 7
7 26 (10.53%) UNIX
8 16 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (5.67%) Solaris
10 9 (3.64%) Windows XP
11 7 (2.83%) Debian
12 6 (2.43%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.62%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.62%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.21%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.21%) CentOS
14 3 (1.21%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.21%) Mac OS X Server
14 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.41%) ITIL
2 37 (14.98%) Migration
3 23 (9.31%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 17 (6.88%) Load Balancing
6 17 (6.88%) E-Commerce
7 15 (6.07%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (5.26%) DevOps
9 12 (4.86%) Project Management
10 11 (4.45%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (4.05%) Change Management
12 9 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (3.24%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (3.24%) Mentoring
13 8 (3.24%) High Availability
14 7 (2.83%) PRINCE2
14 7 (2.83%) SOA
14 7 (2.83%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 52 (21.05%) SQL
2 16 (6.48%) Python
3 15 (6.07%) C
4 14 (5.67%) Java
4 14 (5.67%) Ruby
4 14 (5.67%) PowerShell
5 13 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 9 (3.64%) Perl
7 4 (1.62%) VBScript
7 4 (1.62%) VB
7 4 (1.62%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.21%) C#
9 2 (0.81%) Groovy
9 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.81%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.40%) VBA
10 1 (0.40%) C-shell
10 1 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (11.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (9.31%) MCSE
3 21 (8.50%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (7.69%) CCNP
5 14 (5.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (5.26%) Security Cleared
7 12 (4.86%) CCSE
7 12 (4.86%) MCSA
8 9 (3.64%) MCITP
9 8 (3.24%) CCNA
10 6 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (1.62%) Degree
12 4 (1.62%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.62%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.21%) CCA
14 2 (0.81%) CCAA
14 2 (0.81%) CCIA
14 2 (0.81%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.24%) QA
2 6 (2.43%) SLA
3 4 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 111 (44.94%) Active Directory
2 43 (17.41%) vSphere
3 32 (12.96%) Hyper-V
4 27 (10.93%) XenApp
5 18 (7.29%) Xen
6 17 (6.88%) VMware ESX
7 14 (5.67%) Oracle RAC
7 14 (5.67%) VMware Server
8 10 (4.05%) XenDesktop
8 10 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (3.64%) vCloud
10 7 (2.83%) KVM
11 6 (2.43%) OCFS2
11 6 (2.43%) GlusterFS
11 6 (2.43%) GFS2
11 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (2.43%) XenServer
11 6 (2.43%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (2.02%) NFS
13 4 (1.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 24 (9.72%) Puppet
2 17 (6.88%) SCCM
3 8 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.24%) SCOM
4 7 (2.83%) NetBackup
5 6 (2.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (2.02%) Cisco IPCC
6 5 (2.02%) Tivoli
6 5 (2.02%) Cisco UCCE
6 5 (2.02%) HP SIM
6 5 (2.02%) SELinux
7 4 (1.62%) Ansible
7 4 (1.62%) Data Guard
7 4 (1.62%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.21%) XenMobile
8 3 (1.21%) HAProxy
8 3 (1.21%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.81%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 247 (100.00%) VMware
2 96 (38.87%) Microsoft
3 89 (36.03%) Cisco
4 71 (28.74%) Citrix
5 51 (20.65%) HP
6 38 (15.38%) Oracle
7 28 (11.34%) NetApp
8 25 (10.12%) EMC
8 25 (10.12%) IBM
9 22 (8.91%) Red Hat
10 16 (6.48%) CheckPoint
11 15 (6.07%) F5
12 13 (5.26%) 3PAR
13 12 (4.86%) Blue Coat
13 12 (4.86%) Infoblox
13 12 (4.86%) Imperva
14 11 (4.45%) Symantec
15 10 (4.05%) Remedy
16 7 (2.83%) Sybase
17 6 (2.43%) Reuters
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ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
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ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
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NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Venturi
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 25 days ago