The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Coventry 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 39 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.31% 2.20% 1.56%
As % of the System Software category 4.00% 26.32% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £400 £104 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+285.54% -79.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -15.78%
System Software Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
25 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 7.67% 8.37% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 6
Average daily rate £210 £108 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.34% -46.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £23.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.65% +58.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £24.80 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware Infrastructure
West Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Coventry region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Coventry region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) NCDA
4 1 (25.00%) NCIE
4 1 (25.00%) VCAP
4 1 (25.00%) CCEE
4 1 (25.00%) CCIA
4 1 (25.00%) FlexPod
4 1 (25.00%) XenServer
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) VMS
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) VMWare Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Server Support
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) FlexPod
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) VMS
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) NCDA
1 1 (25.00%) NCIE
1 1 (25.00%) VCAP
1 1 (25.00%) CCEE
1 1 (25.00%) CCIA
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp