The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 25 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 8 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.31% 6.42% 2.30%
As % of the System Software category 38.10% 31.82% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Average daily rate £425 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £29.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +50.25%
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 Croydon region.

System Software Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
21 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 8.68% 20.18% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 12
Average daily rate £425 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 10 (62.50%) Ubuntu
3 10 (62.50%) CentOS
3 10 (62.50%) Puppet
4 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (50.00%) Maven
5 8 (50.00%) Ruby
5 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (50.00%) Scrum
5 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (50.00%) Java
5 8 (50.00%) Windows
5 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (50.00%) Build Automation
5 8 (50.00%) MCollective
5 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (50.00%) DevOps
5 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 7 (43.75%) Ansible
6 7 (43.75%) Docker
6 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
6 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
7 6 (37.50%) Perl
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (18.75%) Finance
9 3 (18.75%) Firewall

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) OSPF
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VLAN
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) ICT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) MCollective
2 2 (12.50%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) CentOS
2 10 (62.50%) Ubuntu
3 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (50.00%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (6.25%) AIX
8 1 (6.25%) SUSE
8 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (50.00%) DevOps
1 8 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.25%) Information Security
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
2 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
2 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 8 (50.00%) Java
1 8 (50.00%) Ruby
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Docker
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Puppet
2 7 (43.75%) Ansible
3 2 (12.50%) ZABBIX
4 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
4 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM
4 1 (6.25%) Simpana
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) AppSense
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
5 1 (6.25%) CommVault
5 1 (6.25%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec