The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the City of London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 91 90 100
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 121 142 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.07% 2.00% 1.97%
As % of the System Software category 22.70% 23.47% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 90 89
Average daily rate
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£390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 7
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -37.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £16.00 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £46.80 £30.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £21.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.74% +16.21%
System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
533 605 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.11% 8.51% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 376 339
Average daily rate £325 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 51 57
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 £13.97 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £48.40 £29.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
VMware Infrastructure
London

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 239 (100.00%) VMware
2 168 (70.29%) Windows
3 106 (44.35%) Active Directory
4 105 (43.93%) Citrix
5 100 (41.84%) Microsoft
6 83 (34.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 70 (29.29%) Linux
8 68 (28.45%) Cisco
9 64 (26.78%) SAN
10 63 (26.36%) ITIL
11 61 (25.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 59 (24.69%) MS Exchange
13 49 (20.50%) Finance
14 46 (19.25%) Oracle
15 44 (18.41%) HP
16 42 (17.57%) Windows 7
17 41 (17.15%) Firewall
18 40 (16.74%) SQL Server
18 40 (16.74%) XenApp
18 40 (16.74%) Banking
19 39 (16.32%) PowerShell
20 38 (15.90%) SQL
21 35 (14.64%) DNS
22 33 (13.81%) vSphere
22 33 (13.81%) Exchange Server 2010
23 32 (13.39%) LAN
23 32 (13.39%) WAN
24 29 (12.13%) Clustering
25 28 (11.72%) Blackberry
26 27 (11.30%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 59 (24.69%) MS Exchange
2 33 (13.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (9.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 22 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (7.53%) WebSphere
6 17 (7.11%) WebLogic
7 15 (6.28%) Tomcat
7 15 (6.28%) SharePoint
8 13 (5.44%) IIS
9 12 (5.02%) GlassFish
10 10 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (3.35%) Apache
12 5 (2.09%) IBM Notes
13 4 (1.67%) Lync
14 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
15 2 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
16 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
16 1 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
16 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
16 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (11.30%) MS Office
2 23 (9.62%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.84%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.84%) MS Project
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.35%) RMDS
2 2 (0.84%) ReMetrica
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.26%) SaaS
5 2 (0.84%) PaaS
6 1 (0.42%) Office 365
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.42%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 64 (26.78%) SAN
2 41 (17.15%) Firewall
3 35 (14.64%) DNS
4 32 (13.39%) LAN
4 32 (13.39%) WAN
5 22 (9.21%) TCP/IP
6 19 (7.95%) DHCP
7 15 (6.28%) VPN
7 15 (6.28%) NAS
8 12 (5.02%) VoIP
9 9 (3.77%) Internet
9 9 (3.77%) iSCSI
10 8 (3.35%) NetScaler
10 8 (3.35%) MPLS
10 8 (3.35%) IP Telephony
11 7 (2.93%) BIG-IP
11 7 (2.93%) SMTP
12 5 (2.09%) HTTP
12 5 (2.09%) LDAP
12 5 (2.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.74%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (3.77%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.09%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (1.67%) MySQL
8 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.84%) IDOL
9 2 (0.84%) Big Data
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.42%) HBase
10 1 (0.42%) Redis
10 1 (0.42%) KDB
10 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.42%) DB2
10 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (2.51%) MSI
1 6 (2.51%) JIRA
2 2 (0.84%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.84%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.42%) NuGet
3 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.42%) JMeter
3 1 (0.42%) JUnit
3 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (20.50%) Finance
2 40 (16.74%) Banking
3 7 (2.93%) Investment Banking
3 7 (2.93%) Law
4 5 (2.09%) Legal
4 5 (2.09%) Retail
5 3 (1.26%) Publishing
5 3 (1.26%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.26%) Back Office
5 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.84%) Front Office
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (19.25%) Analyst
2 38 (15.90%) Architect
3 29 (12.13%) Administrator
4 22 (9.21%) Infrastructure Architect
5 16 (6.69%) Support Analyst
6 15 (6.28%) Service Analyst
6 15 (6.28%) Service Desk Analyst
7 14 (5.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (5.44%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (5.02%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (5.02%) Server Engineer
10 11 (4.60%) Support Engineer
11 9 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
12 8 (3.35%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (3.35%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (3.35%) Project Manager
13 7 (2.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 7 (2.93%) Infrastructure Manager
13 7 (2.93%) Data Analyst
13 7 (2.93%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.60%) Middleware
2 4 (1.67%) .NET
2 4 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (0.84%) CSS
3 2 (0.84%) Web Services
3 2 (0.84%) XML
3 2 (0.84%) LAMP
3 2 (0.84%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.42%) HTML
4 1 (0.42%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.42%) wxWidgets
4 1 (0.42%) Xerces
4 1 (0.42%) Xalan
4 1 (0.42%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.42%) XSLT
4 1 (0.42%) CORBA
4 1 (0.42%) SOAP
4 1 (0.42%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.13%) Clustering
2 28 (11.72%) Blackberry
3 16 (6.69%) Replication
4 14 (5.86%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.18%) Thin Client
5 10 (4.18%) Fat Client
6 9 (3.77%) iPhone
7 5 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.67%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.67%) CLARiiON
9 3 (1.26%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.26%) Open Source
10 2 (0.84%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.84%) RMADS
10 2 (0.84%) Kindle
10 2 (0.84%) Firmware
10 2 (0.84%) Symmetrix
10 2 (0.84%) Derivative
10 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 168 (70.29%) Windows
2 83 (34.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (29.29%) Linux
4 61 (25.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (17.57%) Windows 7
6 26 (10.88%) Windows XP
7 24 (10.04%) UNIX
7 24 (10.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (6.69%) Solaris
9 10 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.35%) Oracle Linux
10 8 (3.35%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (2.93%) Android
12 6 (2.51%) Windows Vista
12 6 (2.51%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (2.09%) SELinux
14 4 (1.67%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.67%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.67%) SUSE
15 3 (1.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (26.36%) ITIL
2 24 (10.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (8.37%) Migration
4 18 (7.53%) Service Management
5 15 (6.28%) Risk Management
6 12 (5.02%) Release Management
6 12 (5.02%) DevOps
7 10 (4.18%) Requirements Management
7 10 (4.18%) Configuration Management
8 9 (3.77%) PRINCE2
8 9 (3.77%) Use Case
9 8 (3.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (3.35%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (3.35%) BCP
10 7 (2.93%) Service Delivery
10 7 (2.93%) Change Management
10 7 (2.93%) Information Security
11 6 (2.51%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (2.51%) Problem Management
12 5 (2.09%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.32%) PowerShell
2 38 (15.90%) SQL
3 16 (6.69%) C
4 15 (6.28%) Shell Script
5 10 (4.18%) Ruby
6 9 (3.77%) Python
6 9 (3.77%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.35%) Perl
7 8 (3.35%) VBScript
8 7 (2.93%) VB
9 5 (2.09%) Java
10 3 (1.26%) PHP
10 3 (1.26%) C#
11 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.84%) AWK
11 2 (0.84%) Korn
11 2 (0.84%) C-shell
11 2 (0.84%) sed
12 1 (0.42%) Lisp
12 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (8.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (7.11%) Security Cleared
3 15 (6.28%) MCSE
4 14 (5.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (3.35%) Degree
6 7 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.51%) CCA
7 6 (2.51%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (2.51%) MCP
7 6 (2.51%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.51%) MCITP
8 5 (2.09%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.67%) CCNA
10 3 (1.26%) MCSA
10 3 (1.26%) CCNP
10 3 (1.26%) MCTS
11 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.84%) VCDX
11 2 (0.84%) VCAP
12 1 (0.42%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.53%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.26%) SLA
2 3 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 106 (44.35%) Active Directory
2 40 (16.74%) XenApp
3 33 (13.81%) vSphere
4 27 (11.30%) Hyper-V
5 26 (10.88%) VMware ESX
6 21 (8.79%) XenServer
7 20 (8.37%) XenDesktop
8 18 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (6.69%) Xen
10 12 (5.02%) Oracle RMAN
11 9 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (3.77%) NFS
11 9 (3.77%) vCloud
12 8 (3.35%) KVM
13 7 (2.93%) ISA Server
14 6 (2.51%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (2.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (2.09%) NLBS
15 5 (2.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 4 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 21 (8.79%) SCCM
2 13 (5.44%) Tivoli
3 9 (3.77%) Puppet
4 7 (2.93%) NetBackup
4 7 (2.93%) WSUS
4 7 (2.93%) SCOM
5 5 (2.09%) ARCserve
6 4 (1.67%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.26%) Control-M
7 3 (1.26%) Nagios
7 3 (1.26%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.26%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 3 (1.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.26%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.84%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.84%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (0.84%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 239 (100.00%) VMware
2 105 (43.93%) Citrix
3 100 (41.84%) Microsoft
4 68 (28.45%) Cisco
5 46 (19.25%) Oracle
6 44 (18.41%) HP
7 27 (11.30%) EMC
8 25 (10.46%) NetApp
9 23 (9.62%) IBM
10 15 (6.28%) Red Hat
10 15 (6.28%) LANDesk
11 14 (5.86%) JBoss
12 11 (4.60%) Symantec
13 10 (4.18%) CheckPoint
13 10 (4.18%) Reuters
13 10 (4.18%) Bloomberg
14 8 (3.35%) Remedy
14 8 (3.35%) McAfee
14 8 (3.35%) Veritas
15 6 (2.51%) Dell
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City of London
Hudson - London
Rate: Day Rate Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £19.00 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago