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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 89 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 123 150 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.08% 2.04% 2.03%
As % of the System Software category 20.95% 22.69% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 92 102
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£389 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £227 £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 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +13.51%
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
587 661 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.93% 9.00% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 410 355
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £200 £238
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 41 51 55
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 £125.50 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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.

1 236 (100.00%) VMware
2 163 (69.07%) Windows
3 112 (47.46%) Microsoft
4 107 (45.34%) Active Directory
5 96 (40.68%) Citrix
6 88 (37.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 76 (32.20%) SAN
8 72 (30.51%) Linux
9 67 (28.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 60 (25.42%) Cisco
11 57 (24.15%) ITIL
12 55 (23.31%) Finance
13 54 (22.88%) MS Exchange
13 54 (22.88%) HP
14 44 (18.64%) DNS
15 43 (18.22%) PowerShell
15 43 (18.22%) vSphere
16 42 (17.80%) Oracle
17 41 (17.37%) SQL Server
17 41 (17.37%) XenApp
18 38 (16.10%) Firewall
19 36 (15.25%) SQL
19 36 (15.25%) Banking
20 33 (13.98%) Clustering
21 31 (13.14%) LAN
21 31 (13.14%) EMC
21 31 (13.14%) Windows 7
22 30 (12.71%) WAN
23 28 (11.86%) MS Excel
23 28 (11.86%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 54 (22.88%) MS Exchange
2 28 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (8.90%) WebSphere
4 20 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (7.63%) SharePoint
5 18 (7.63%) WebLogic
6 17 (7.20%) Tomcat
6 17 (7.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (6.36%) IIS
8 13 (5.51%) GlassFish
9 8 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (3.39%) Apache
10 5 (2.12%) Lync
11 4 (1.69%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.42%) Jetty
Applications
1 28 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 25 (10.59%) MS Office
3 4 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.85%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) RMDS
1 3 (1.27%) ReMetrica
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.69%) SaaS
3 2 (0.85%) PaaS
3 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.85%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 76 (32.20%) SAN
2 44 (18.64%) DNS
3 38 (16.10%) Firewall
4 31 (13.14%) LAN
5 30 (12.71%) WAN
6 24 (10.17%) DHCP
7 22 (9.32%) TCP/IP
8 13 (5.51%) VPN
8 13 (5.51%) NAS
9 12 (5.08%) VoIP
10 11 (4.66%) Internet
11 9 (3.81%) MPLS
12 8 (3.39%) iSCSI
13 7 (2.97%) NetScaler
13 7 (2.97%) BIG-IP
13 7 (2.97%) VLAN
13 7 (2.97%) SMTP
13 7 (2.97%) HTTP
14 6 (2.54%) Unified Communications
15 5 (2.12%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (3.39%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.54%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.69%) MySQL
7 2 (0.85%) IDOL
7 2 (0.85%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.85%) HBase
7 2 (0.85%) Big Data
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.42%) Redis
8 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (2.97%) JIRA
2 6 (2.54%) MSI
3 5 (2.12%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.27%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.85%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.42%) NuGet
6 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.42%) Maven
6 1 (0.42%) Selenium
6 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (23.31%) Finance
2 36 (15.25%) Banking
3 8 (3.39%) Investment Banking
3 8 (3.39%) Law
4 6 (2.54%) Legal
5 5 (2.12%) Retail
6 3 (1.27%) Publishing
6 3 (1.27%) Back Office
7 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.85%) 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 36 (15.25%) Architect
2 33 (13.98%) Analyst
3 32 (13.56%) Administrator
4 20 (8.47%) Infrastructure Architect
5 18 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (5.93%) Server Engineer
7 13 (5.51%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (5.08%) Support Analyst
8 12 (5.08%) Windows Administrator
9 10 (4.24%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.81%) Service Analyst
10 9 (3.81%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (3.39%) Server Administrator
12 7 (2.97%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 7 (2.97%) 2nd Line Support
12 7 (2.97%) Project Manager
12 7 (2.97%) Desktop Support
12 7 (2.97%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.66%) Middleware
2 6 (2.54%) .NET
3 5 (2.12%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (1.69%) Web Services
5 3 (1.27%) XML
5 3 (1.27%) LAMP
6 2 (0.85%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.85%) XSLT
6 2 (0.85%) Rendezvous
6 2 (0.85%) J2EE
6 2 (0.85%) HTML
7 1 (0.42%) CSS
7 1 (0.42%) Servlets
7 1 (0.42%) MCollective
7 1 (0.42%) OLE
7 1 (0.42%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.42%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.98%) Clustering
2 24 (10.17%) Replication
3 23 (9.75%) Blackberry
4 12 (5.08%) Thin Client
4 12 (5.08%) Fat Client
5 9 (3.81%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.69%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.69%) iPhone
6 4 (1.69%) Open Source
6 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.27%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.85%) RMADS
8 2 (0.85%) Kindle
8 2 (0.85%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.85%) Firmware
8 2 (0.85%) Equities
8 2 (0.85%) CCTV
8 2 (0.85%) Derivative
9 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 163 (69.07%) Windows
2 88 (37.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 72 (30.51%) Linux
4 67 (28.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (13.14%) Windows 7
6 27 (11.44%) UNIX
7 22 (9.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (8.05%) Windows XP
9 15 (6.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (5.51%) Solaris
11 6 (2.54%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (2.12%) Windows Vista
12 5 (2.12%) SELinux
13 4 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (1.27%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (1.27%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.85%) AIX
15 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (24.15%) ITIL
2 25 (10.59%) Migration
3 18 (7.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (5.51%) Configuration Management
4 13 (5.51%) Service Management
4 13 (5.51%) Release Management
5 11 (4.66%) DevOps
6 9 (3.81%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (2.97%) Project Management
8 7 (2.97%) PRINCE2
9 6 (2.54%) SOA
9 6 (2.54%) Service Delivery
9 6 (2.54%) Change Management
9 6 (2.54%) Risk Management
9 6 (2.54%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (2.54%) Problem Management
10 5 (2.12%) Performance Management
10 5 (2.12%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (1.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 43 (18.22%) PowerShell
2 36 (15.25%) SQL
3 17 (7.20%) Shell Script
4 16 (6.78%) C
5 10 (4.24%) Ruby
5 10 (4.24%) VB
6 8 (3.39%) VBScript
6 8 (3.39%) Python
6 8 (3.39%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.97%) Java
8 6 (2.54%) Perl
9 2 (0.85%) PHP
9 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.85%) C#
10 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.42%) VBA
10 1 (0.42%) Korn
10 1 (0.42%) C-shell
10 1 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (7.63%) Security Cleared
3 15 (6.36%) MCSE
4 14 (5.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (3.39%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.97%) Degree
7 6 (2.54%) CCA
7 6 (2.54%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (2.12%) MCITP
8 5 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.12%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.69%) MCP
10 3 (1.27%) CCNA
10 3 (1.27%) MCSA
11 2 (0.85%) CCNP
11 2 (0.85%) MCTS
11 2 (0.85%) VCDX
11 2 (0.85%) VCAP
12 1 (0.42%) CCEE
12 1 (0.42%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.63%) ISO 9001
2 7 (2.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 107 (45.34%) Active Directory
2 43 (18.22%) vSphere
3 41 (17.37%) XenApp
4 28 (11.86%) Hyper-V
5 24 (10.17%) VMware ESX
6 20 (8.47%) XenServer
7 17 (7.20%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (6.78%) XenDesktop
9 14 (5.93%) Xen
10 13 (5.51%) Oracle RMAN
11 11 (4.66%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (3.81%) NFS
13 7 (2.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 7 (2.97%) VMware Server
13 7 (2.97%) vCloud
14 6 (2.54%) UAG
14 6 (2.54%) ISA Server
14 6 (2.54%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (2.12%) NLBS
15 5 (2.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (9.75%) SCCM
2 18 (7.63%) Tivoli
3 13 (5.51%) Puppet
4 9 (3.81%) SCOM
5 6 (2.54%) WSUS
6 5 (2.12%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.12%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.12%) Nagios
6 5 (2.12%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 4 (1.69%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.27%) ARCserve
8 3 (1.27%) Control-M
8 3 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.85%) Ansible
9 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (0.85%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 236 (100.00%) VMware
2 112 (47.46%) Microsoft
3 96 (40.68%) Citrix
4 60 (25.42%) Cisco
5 54 (22.88%) HP
6 42 (17.80%) Oracle
7 31 (13.14%) EMC
8 27 (11.44%) IBM
9 23 (9.75%) NetApp
10 17 (7.20%) Red Hat
10 17 (7.20%) LANDesk
11 14 (5.93%) JBoss
12 12 (5.08%) Symantec
13 9 (3.81%) Remedy
14 8 (3.39%) CheckPoint
14 8 (3.39%) Hitachi
14 8 (3.39%) 3PAR
15 6 (2.54%) Veritas
15 6 (2.54%) Intel
15 6 (2.54%) Dell
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago