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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 73 97 102
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 139 114 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.56% 1.91% 1.88%
As % of the System Software category 27.80% 24.36% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 72 83
Average daily rate
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£408 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £246 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 2
Average hourly rate £22.83 £22.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -56.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £20.85 £46.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.78 £27.50 £53.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -4.34%
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
500 468 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.21% 7.83% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 328 338
Average daily rate £400 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 43
Average hourly rate £21.25 £21.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 252 (100.00%) VMware
2 164 (65.08%) Windows
3 107 (42.46%) Active Directory
4 97 (38.49%) Microsoft
5 89 (35.32%) Cisco
6 80 (31.75%) SAN
7 78 (30.95%) Citrix
7 78 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 75 (29.76%) Linux
9 71 (28.17%) Finance
10 57 (22.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 57 (22.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 53 (21.03%) HP
12 51 (20.24%) DNS
12 51 (20.24%) MS Exchange
12 51 (20.24%) vSphere
13 45 (17.86%) SQL
14 44 (17.46%) ITIL
15 39 (15.48%) Oracle
16 37 (14.68%) SQL Server
16 37 (14.68%) MS Excel
17 36 (14.29%) Firewall
18 35 (13.89%) Migration
19 34 (13.49%) DHCP
20 33 (13.10%) Clustering
20 33 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
21 32 (12.70%) XenApp
22 30 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
23 29 (11.51%) LAN
24 28 (11.11%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 51 (20.24%) MS Exchange
2 24 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (6.35%) IIS
4 14 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 13 (5.16%) Apache
6 12 (4.76%) WebSphere
7 11 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (3.97%) WebLogic
9 9 (3.57%) Tomcat
10 8 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (2.38%) Lync
12 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (1.98%) OpenStack
12 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (1.59%) nginx
13 4 (1.59%) Jetty
13 4 (1.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 3 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
14 3 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 37 (14.68%) MS Excel
2 23 (9.13%) MS Office
3 7 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.38%) MS Project
5 5 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.98%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.59%) RMDS
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.40%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.40%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.59%) SaaS
4 3 (1.19%) IaaS
4 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.79%) Office 365
5 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 80 (31.75%) SAN
2 51 (20.24%) DNS
3 36 (14.29%) Firewall
4 34 (13.49%) DHCP
5 29 (11.51%) LAN
6 28 (11.11%) WAN
7 25 (9.92%) NAS
8 19 (7.54%) Cisco IOS
9 16 (6.35%) TCP/IP
10 14 (5.56%) BIG-IP
10 14 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (5.56%) BGP
10 14 (5.56%) OSPF
10 14 (5.56%) Internet
11 12 (4.76%) Network Security
11 12 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 12 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 12 (4.76%) DMVPN
12 11 (4.37%) VPN
12 11 (4.37%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.78%) MySQL
2 7 (2.78%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (1.59%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.79%) HBase
5 2 (0.79%) Redis
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.79%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.40%) Big Data
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (5.95%) JIRA
2 8 (3.17%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.59%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.19%) Maven
4 3 (1.19%) Mercurial
4 3 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.19%) Hudson
5 2 (0.79%) Gerrit
5 2 (0.79%) WinDbg
5 2 (0.79%) Ant
5 2 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.79%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.40%) MSI
6 1 (0.40%) Subversion
6 1 (0.40%) Selenium
6 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 71 (28.17%) Finance
2 17 (6.75%) Banking
3 8 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.98%) Back Office
5 5 (1.98%) Publishing
6 4 (1.59%) French Language
6 4 (1.59%) Legal
7 3 (1.19%) Retail
7 3 (1.19%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.79%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.79%) Marketing
8 2 (0.79%) Law
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Electronics
9 1 (0.40%) Front Office
9 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (12.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (11.51%) Architect
3 21 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 16 (6.35%) Consultant
4 16 (6.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 15 (5.95%) Administrator
6 14 (5.56%) Analyst
7 13 (5.16%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (5.16%) Security Specialist
8 12 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (4.37%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (4.37%) Network Specialist
9 11 (4.37%) Network Security Specialist
10 10 (3.97%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
12 8 (3.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.17%) Windows Server Engineer
12 8 (3.17%) Windows Administrator
12 8 (3.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 8 (3.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.95%) Middleware
2 8 (3.17%) Web Services
2 8 (3.17%) XML
3 7 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (2.78%) .NET
4 4 (1.59%) HTML
4 4 (1.59%) Rendezvous
5 3 (1.19%) J2EE
5 3 (1.19%) XSLT
5 3 (1.19%) Ultra Messaging
6 2 (0.79%) WCF
6 2 (0.79%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.79%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.79%) Play Framework
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.40%) MCollective
7 1 (0.40%) SAML
7 1 (0.40%) XSL
7 1 (0.40%) LAMP
7 1 (0.40%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.10%) Clustering
1 33 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 21 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 16 (6.35%) Replication
4 11 (4.37%) Blackberry
5 8 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (2.78%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.98%) Social Media
8 4 (1.59%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.19%) Handset
9 3 (1.19%) PDA
9 3 (1.19%) CMDB
9 3 (1.19%) Celerra
10 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.79%) PKI
10 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.79%) NHS
10 2 (0.79%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 164 (65.08%) Windows
2 78 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (29.76%) Linux
4 57 (22.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 57 (22.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 21 (8.33%) UNIX
7 20 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (4.37%) Solaris
9 10 (3.97%) Debian
10 7 (2.78%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.98%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.98%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.98%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.59%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.59%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.19%) AIX
13 3 (1.19%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.19%) Mac OS X Server
14 2 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (17.46%) ITIL
2 35 (13.89%) Migration
3 27 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (6.75%) Configuration Management
6 16 (6.35%) Load Balancing
6 16 (6.35%) E-Commerce
7 15 (5.95%) Capacity Planning
7 15 (5.95%) DevOps
8 13 (5.16%) Project Management
9 12 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (3.97%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (3.17%) High Availability
12 8 (3.17%) Service Management
12 8 (3.17%) Change Management
12 8 (3.17%) Validation
12 8 (3.17%) Business Continuity
13 7 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
13 7 (2.78%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (17.86%) SQL
2 24 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 16 (6.35%) Python
4 14 (5.56%) Ruby
4 14 (5.56%) C
5 13 (5.16%) Bash Shell
6 12 (4.76%) Java
7 7 (2.78%) Perl
8 6 (2.38%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.98%) VB
10 3 (1.19%) VBScript
11 2 (0.79%) Groovy
11 2 (0.79%) C#
11 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.40%) Korn
12 1 (0.40%) R
12 1 (0.40%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 30 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (9.13%) MCSE
3 21 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (7.14%) CCNP
5 13 (5.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (4.76%) CCSE
6 12 (4.76%) MCSA
7 11 (4.37%) Security Cleared
8 10 (3.97%) MCITP
9 8 (3.17%) CCNA
10 6 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.59%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.59%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.59%) Degree
11 4 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.19%) CCA
13 2 (0.79%) CCAA
13 2 (0.79%) CCIA
13 2 (0.79%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.38%) SLA
2 5 (1.98%) QA
3 4 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 107 (42.46%) Active Directory
2 51 (20.24%) vSphere
3 32 (12.70%) XenApp
4 27 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 20 (7.94%) VMware ESX
6 18 (7.14%) VMware Server
7 14 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (4.76%) Xen
9 10 (3.97%) XenDesktop
10 9 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (3.57%) vCloud
11 7 (2.78%) KVM
12 6 (2.38%) XenServer
12 6 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (2.38%) OCFS2
12 6 (2.38%) GlusterFS
12 6 (2.38%) GFS2
13 5 (1.98%) NFS
14 4 (1.59%) DFS Replication
14 4 (1.59%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 24 (9.52%) Puppet
2 23 (9.13%) SCCM
3 8 (3.17%) SCOM
3 8 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (1.98%) SELinux
5 5 (1.98%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.98%) Cisco IPCC
5 5 (1.98%) Cisco UCCE
5 5 (1.98%) HP SIM
6 4 (1.59%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.59%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.19%) HAProxy
7 3 (1.19%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.19%) XenMobile
7 3 (1.19%) WSUS
8 2 (0.79%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.79%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.79%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.79%) Nessus
Vendors
1 252 (100.00%) VMware
2 97 (38.49%) Microsoft
3 89 (35.32%) Cisco
4 78 (30.95%) Citrix
5 53 (21.03%) HP
6 39 (15.48%) Oracle
7 28 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 27 (10.71%) NetApp
8 27 (10.71%) IBM
9 25 (9.92%) EMC
10 17 (6.75%) CheckPoint
11 15 (5.95%) F5
12 12 (4.76%) Blue Coat
12 12 (4.76%) Infoblox
12 12 (4.76%) Imperva
12 12 (4.76%) Remedy
13 11 (4.37%) 3PAR
14 8 (3.17%) Symantec
15 6 (2.38%) Sybase
15 6 (2.38%) BMC
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £475 - 535 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £535 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 25 days ago