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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 88 91 88
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 119 150 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.05% 2.04% 2.04%
As % of the System Software category 20.66% 22.76% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 92 102
Average daily rate
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£376 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £240 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £499 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 4
Average hourly rate £19.25 £16.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.31% -32.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.00 £27.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+12.94% +13.33%
VMware Infrastructure
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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
576 659 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.91% 8.95% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 409 355
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £205 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 51 56
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £126.00 £34.30 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 27 August 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
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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 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.

1 237 (100.00%) VMware
2 166 (70.04%) Windows
3 110 (46.41%) Microsoft
4 107 (45.15%) Active Directory
5 96 (40.51%) Citrix
6 90 (37.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 75 (31.65%) SAN
8 73 (30.80%) Linux
9 69 (29.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 61 (25.74%) Cisco
11 58 (24.47%) ITIL
12 57 (24.05%) Finance
13 55 (23.21%) MS Exchange
14 52 (21.94%) HP
15 44 (18.57%) Oracle
16 43 (18.14%) PowerShell
17 42 (17.72%) vSphere
17 42 (17.72%) SQL Server
17 42 (17.72%) DNS
18 41 (17.30%) Firewall
19 39 (16.46%) XenApp
20 38 (16.03%) Banking
20 38 (16.03%) SQL
21 33 (13.92%) Clustering
22 32 (13.50%) LAN
23 31 (13.08%) WAN
23 31 (13.08%) EMC
23 31 (13.08%) Windows 7
24 29 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
24 29 (12.24%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 55 (23.21%) MS Exchange
2 29 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (9.28%) WebSphere
4 21 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (8.02%) WebLogic
6 18 (7.59%) Tomcat
6 18 (7.59%) SharePoint
6 18 (7.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (6.33%) IIS
8 13 (5.49%) GlassFish
9 9 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (3.80%) Apache
10 5 (2.11%) Lync
11 4 (1.69%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.42%) TorqueBox
14 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 25 (10.55%) MS Office
3 4 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.84%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) RMDS
2 3 (1.27%) ReMetrica
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.38%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.69%) SaaS
4 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.84%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.84%) PaaS
6 1 (0.42%) Office 365
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 75 (31.65%) SAN
2 42 (17.72%) DNS
3 41 (17.30%) Firewall
4 32 (13.50%) LAN
5 31 (13.08%) WAN
6 23 (9.70%) TCP/IP
7 22 (9.28%) DHCP
8 14 (5.91%) VPN
8 14 (5.91%) NAS
9 12 (5.06%) VoIP
10 11 (4.64%) Internet
11 9 (3.80%) MPLS
12 8 (3.38%) iSCSI
13 7 (2.95%) NetScaler
13 7 (2.95%) BIG-IP
13 7 (2.95%) VLAN
13 7 (2.95%) SMTP
13 7 (2.95%) HTTP
14 6 (2.53%) Unified Communications
15 5 (2.11%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (3.38%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.53%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (2.11%) MySQL
7 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.84%) HBase
8 2 (0.84%) Big Data
8 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.84%) IDOL
9 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.42%) DB2
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (3.38%) JIRA
2 6 (2.53%) MSI
3 5 (2.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.27%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.84%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.42%) NuGet
6 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.42%) Selenium
6 1 (0.42%) JMeter
6 1 (0.42%) Maven
6 1 (0.42%) JUnit
6 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (24.05%) Finance
2 38 (16.03%) Banking
3 8 (3.38%) Investment Banking
3 8 (3.38%) Law
4 6 (2.53%) Legal
5 5 (2.11%) Retail
6 3 (1.27%) Publishing
6 3 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.27%) Back Office
7 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.84%) Front Office
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (15.61%) Architect
2 34 (14.35%) Analyst
3 33 (13.92%) Administrator
4 21 (8.86%) Infrastructure Architect
5 17 (7.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (5.91%) Server Engineer
6 14 (5.91%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (5.06%) Support Analyst
7 12 (5.06%) Windows Administrator
8 11 (4.64%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.22%) Service Analyst
9 10 (4.22%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.22%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (3.38%) Server Administrator
12 7 (2.95%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 7 (2.95%) 2nd Line Support
12 7 (2.95%) Systems Administrator
12 7 (2.95%) Technical Architect
12 7 (2.95%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.64%) Middleware
2 6 (2.53%) .NET
3 5 (2.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (1.69%) Web Services
5 3 (1.27%) XML
5 3 (1.27%) LAMP
6 2 (0.84%) Rendezvous
6 2 (0.84%) XSLT
6 2 (0.84%) J2EE
6 2 (0.84%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.84%) HTML
7 1 (0.42%) MCollective
7 1 (0.42%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.42%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.42%) wxWidgets
7 1 (0.42%) CSS
7 1 (0.42%) Servlets
7 1 (0.42%) SOAP
7 1 (0.42%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.92%) Clustering
2 24 (10.13%) Blackberry
3 23 (9.70%) Replication
4 12 (5.06%) Thin Client
4 12 (5.06%) Fat Client
5 10 (4.22%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.11%) iPhone
7 4 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.69%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.69%) Open Source
7 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.27%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.27%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.84%) Symmetrix
9 2 (0.84%) Firmware
9 2 (0.84%) Equities
9 2 (0.84%) CCTV
9 2 (0.84%) Derivative
9 2 (0.84%) Kindle
9 2 (0.84%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 166 (70.04%) Windows
2 90 (37.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (30.80%) Linux
4 69 (29.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (13.08%) Windows 7
6 27 (11.39%) UNIX
7 24 (10.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (8.44%) Windows XP
9 15 (6.33%) Solaris
10 14 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.53%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (2.11%) Windows Vista
12 5 (2.11%) SELinux
13 4 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (1.27%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.27%) Android
14 3 (1.27%) AIX
14 3 (1.27%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (24.47%) ITIL
2 24 (10.13%) Migration
3 19 (8.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (5.91%) Service Management
5 13 (5.49%) Configuration Management
5 13 (5.49%) Release Management
6 11 (4.64%) DevOps
7 8 (3.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (3.38%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (2.95%) PRINCE2
9 6 (2.53%) SOA
9 6 (2.53%) Project Management
9 6 (2.53%) Service Delivery
9 6 (2.53%) Change Management
9 6 (2.53%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (2.53%) Problem Management
9 6 (2.53%) Risk Management
10 5 (2.11%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (2.11%) Performance Management
11 4 (1.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (18.14%) PowerShell
2 38 (16.03%) SQL
3 17 (7.17%) Shell Script
4 16 (6.75%) C
5 11 (4.64%) Ruby
6 10 (4.22%) VB
7 9 (3.80%) Python
7 9 (3.80%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.38%) VBScript
8 8 (3.38%) Java
9 7 (2.95%) Perl
10 3 (1.27%) PHP
10 3 (1.27%) C#
11 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.84%) Korn
11 2 (0.84%) C-shell
12 1 (0.42%) Lisp
12 1 (0.42%) VBA
12 1 (0.42%) C++
12 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (8.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (7.17%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.75%) MCSE
3 16 (6.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (2.95%) CCA
4 7 (2.95%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (2.95%) Degree
4 7 (2.95%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.53%) MCITP
6 5 (2.11%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.11%) MCP
7 4 (1.69%) CCNA
8 3 (1.27%) MCSA
8 3 (1.27%) CCNP
8 3 (1.27%) MCTS
9 2 (0.84%) VCDX
9 2 (0.84%) VCAP
10 1 (0.42%) CCEE
10 1 (0.42%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.59%) ISO 9001
2 8 (3.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 107 (45.15%) Active Directory
2 42 (17.72%) vSphere
3 39 (16.46%) XenApp
4 28 (11.81%) Hyper-V
5 25 (10.55%) VMware ESX
6 20 (8.44%) XenServer
7 17 (7.17%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (6.33%) Xen
9 14 (5.91%) XenDesktop
10 13 (5.49%) Oracle RMAN
11 11 (4.64%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (3.80%) NFS
13 7 (2.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 7 (2.95%) VMware Server
13 7 (2.95%) vCloud
14 6 (2.53%) KVM
14 6 (2.53%) UAG
14 6 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (2.53%) ISA Server
15 5 (2.11%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 23 (9.70%) SCCM
2 18 (7.59%) Tivoli
3 13 (5.49%) Puppet
4 9 (3.80%) SCOM
5 6 (2.53%) WSUS
6 5 (2.11%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.11%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 4 (1.69%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (1.69%) Nagios
8 3 (1.27%) ARCserve
8 3 (1.27%) Control-M
8 3 (1.27%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.84%) Ansible
9 2 (0.84%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 237 (100.00%) VMware
2 110 (46.41%) Microsoft
3 96 (40.51%) Citrix
4 61 (25.74%) Cisco
5 52 (21.94%) HP
6 44 (18.57%) Oracle
7 31 (13.08%) EMC
8 29 (12.24%) IBM
9 25 (10.55%) NetApp
10 17 (7.17%) LANDesk
11 16 (6.75%) Red Hat
12 15 (6.33%) JBoss
13 13 (5.49%) Symantec
14 9 (3.80%) Remedy
14 9 (3.80%) CheckPoint
15 8 (3.38%) 3PAR
16 7 (2.95%) Veritas
16 7 (2.95%) Hitachi
17 6 (2.53%) Sybase
17 6 (2.53%) Intel
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago