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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 83 89 100
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 67 112 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.13% 2.21% 1.85%
As % of the System Software category 24.28% 24.67% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 85 74
Average daily rate £390 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £235 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £490 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £29.38 £17.27
% change year-on-year
+46.38% +70.14%
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
276 454 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.78% 8.94% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 318 321
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £212 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 31
Average hourly rate £12.25 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.78% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £22.85 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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.

1 137 (100.00%) VMware
2 81 (59.12%) Windows
3 55 (40.15%) Linux
4 52 (37.96%) Active Directory
5 41 (29.93%) Finance
6 40 (29.20%) Windows Server
7 39 (28.47%) Microsoft
7 39 (28.47%) Cisco
8 34 (24.82%) Citrix
9 28 (20.44%) SAN
9 28 (20.44%) DNS
9 28 (20.44%) Data Centre
10 27 (19.71%) Python
10 27 (19.71%) Puppet
11 26 (18.98%) PowerShell
11 26 (18.98%) HP
12 24 (17.52%) ITIL
12 24 (17.52%) Bash Shell
13 23 (16.79%) Red Hat
13 23 (16.79%) Configuration Management
14 22 (16.06%) DHCP
14 22 (16.06%) vSphere
15 20 (14.60%) SCCM
15 20 (14.60%) Firewall
16 18 (13.14%) Migration
16 18 (13.14%) SQL
16 18 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
17 17 (12.41%) Opscode Chef
17 17 (12.41%) MS Excel
17 17 (12.41%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 16 (11.68%) OpenStack
2 9 (6.57%) Apache
2 9 (6.57%) IIS
3 7 (5.11%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.11%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.65%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.92%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.92%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.19%) Node.js
7 2 (1.46%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.46%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.46%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.73%) JBoss
8 1 (0.73%) nginx
8 1 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.73%) SAS
8 1 (0.73%) Zimbra
Applications
1 17 (12.41%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.68%) MS Office
3 3 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.73%) Relativity
2 1 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.76%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.11%) Office 365
3 6 (4.38%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.38%) SaaS
4 5 (3.65%) IaaS
5 2 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.46%) GitHub
5 2 (1.46%) PaaS
6 1 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.73%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.73%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.73%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.44%) DNS
1 28 (20.44%) SAN
2 22 (16.06%) DHCP
3 20 (14.60%) Firewall
4 15 (10.95%) TCP/IP
5 12 (8.76%) LAN
5 12 (8.76%) NAS
6 10 (7.30%) iSCSI
7 9 (6.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (5.84%) VPN
9 7 (5.11%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (4.38%) BGP
10 6 (4.38%) LDAP
10 6 (4.38%) NetScaler
10 6 (4.38%) OSPF
10 6 (4.38%) SSL
10 6 (4.38%) WAN
11 5 (3.65%) Internet
11 5 (3.65%) SSH
11 5 (3.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.57%) MySQL
3 5 (3.65%) Big Data
4 4 (2.92%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.46%) DB2
6 2 (1.46%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.73%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (9.49%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.84%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.92%) Maven
4 3 (2.19%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.46%) GitLab
5 2 (1.46%) JIRA
5 2 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.46%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.46%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.73%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.73%) Ant
6 1 (0.73%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.73%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.73%) MSI
6 1 (0.73%) Subversion
General
1 41 (29.93%) Finance
2 17 (12.41%) Banking
3 8 (5.84%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.11%) Front Office
5 5 (3.65%) Legal
5 5 (3.65%) Retail
6 3 (2.19%) Advertising
6 3 (2.19%) Law
7 2 (1.46%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.73%) Back Office
8 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (10.95%) Administrator
2 14 (10.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (8.76%) Analyst
3 12 (8.76%) Architect
4 10 (7.30%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (7.30%) VMware Engineer
5 9 (6.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (6.57%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (6.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 8 (5.84%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (5.84%) VMWare Administrator
7 7 (5.11%) Windows Administrator
7 7 (5.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.38%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (3.65%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Data Centre Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (3.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.57%) Middleware
2 3 (2.19%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (2.19%) MCollective
2 3 (2.19%) Web Services
2 3 (2.19%) XML
2 3 (2.19%) XML Messaging
3 2 (1.46%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 2 (1.46%) ZeroMQ
4 1 (0.73%) COM
4 1 (0.73%) J2EE
4 1 (0.73%) JRuby
4 1 (0.73%) LAMP
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.73%) POSIX
4 1 (0.73%) REST
4 1 (0.73%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.73%) SOAP
4 1 (0.73%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.44%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.65%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.65%) Clustering
2 5 (3.65%) Replication
2 5 (3.65%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.92%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.92%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (2.92%) PKI
3 4 (2.92%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.92%) User Experience
4 3 (2.19%) BYOD
4 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.19%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.19%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.19%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.46%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.46%) HP Storage
5 2 (1.46%) iPad
5 2 (1.46%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 81 (59.12%) Windows
2 55 (40.15%) Linux
3 40 (29.20%) Windows Server
4 18 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (10.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (8.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (8.03%) Unix
8 10 (7.30%) CentOS
8 10 (7.30%) Solaris
9 9 (6.57%) Windows 7
9 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (4.38%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.92%) HPUX
11 4 (2.92%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.19%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.19%) VMS
12 3 (2.19%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.46%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.46%) SUSE
13 2 (1.46%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.52%) ITIL
2 23 (16.79%) Configuration Management
3 18 (13.14%) Migration
4 15 (10.95%) DevOps
5 12 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (6.57%) Service Management
8 8 (5.84%) Change Management
8 8 (5.84%) Open Source
9 7 (5.11%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (5.11%) Change Control
9 7 (5.11%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.11%) PRINCE2
9 7 (5.11%) Project Management
10 6 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.38%) Scrum
11 4 (2.92%) High Availability
11 4 (2.92%) Incident Management
11 4 (2.92%) ITIL V3
11 4 (2.92%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.71%) Python
2 26 (18.98%) PowerShell
3 24 (17.52%) Bash Shell
4 18 (13.14%) SQL
5 13 (9.49%) Perl
6 8 (5.84%) Ruby
7 6 (4.38%) Java
7 6 (4.38%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.65%) C
9 4 (2.92%) Korn
10 3 (2.19%) VBScript
11 2 (1.46%) Groovy
11 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.46%) PHP
12 1 (0.73%) C#
12 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.73%) Scala
12 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (9.49%) RHCE
2 12 (8.76%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (8.76%) RHCSA
3 10 (7.30%) CCNP
3 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.84%) CCNA
4 8 (5.84%) MCSE
4 8 (5.84%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (5.11%) Degree
6 5 (3.65%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.19%) CCIE
8 3 (2.19%) PMP
9 2 (1.46%) CCSE
9 2 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.46%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.46%) MCSA
9 2 (1.46%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) QA
1 6 (4.38%) SLA
2 3 (2.19%) ISO15022
2 3 (2.19%) ISO20022
2 3 (2.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (37.96%) Active Directory
2 22 (16.06%) vSphere
3 15 (10.95%) XenApp
4 13 (9.49%) Hyper-V
4 13 (9.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (7.30%) KVM
5 10 (7.30%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (6.57%) XenDesktop
7 7 (5.11%) VMware ESX
8 5 (3.65%) Squid
8 5 (3.65%) vCloud
8 5 (3.65%) Xen
9 4 (2.92%) Docker
9 4 (2.92%) NFS
9 4 (2.92%) XenServer
10 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.19%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.46%) Firmware
11 2 (1.46%) VirtualBox
11 2 (1.46%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (19.71%) Puppet
2 20 (14.60%) SCCM
3 17 (12.41%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (11.68%) Ansible
5 12 (8.76%) Nagios
6 5 (3.65%) CFEngine
6 5 (3.65%) SCOM
6 5 (3.65%) vMotion
7 4 (2.92%) Cobbler
7 4 (2.92%) Oracle ZFS
7 4 (2.92%) ZABBIX
8 3 (2.19%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (2.19%) HP SIM
8 3 (2.19%) WSUS
9 2 (1.46%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.46%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.46%) Opsview
9 2 (1.46%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.46%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 137 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (28.47%) Cisco
2 39 (28.47%) Microsoft
3 34 (24.82%) Citrix
4 26 (18.98%) HP
5 23 (16.79%) Red Hat
6 15 (10.95%) Oracle
7 11 (8.03%) NetApp
8 10 (7.30%) IBM
8 10 (7.30%) SolarWinds
9 8 (5.84%) Dell
9 8 (5.84%) EMC
10 7 (5.11%) Bloomberg
10 7 (5.11%) F5
10 7 (5.11%) Reuters
11 6 (4.38%) 3PAR
11 6 (4.38%) Veeam
12 5 (3.65%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.92%) Blue Coat
13 4 (2.92%) LANDesk
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Jenrick IT
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £45000 - £54000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Market Rate Circa £700/day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum £55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits + c.£6,
Posted: 6 days ago