The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Croydon 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 9 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 16 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 15.09% - 2.52%
As % of the System Software category 35.56% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 1
Average daily rate £438 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -15.78%
System Software Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
45 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 42.45% 20.00% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 10
Average daily rate £438 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware Infrastructure
London

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 18 April 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (72.22%) SAN
3 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) VMware ESX
4 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (38.89%) NetApp
7 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
7 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
7 7 (38.89%) UNIX
7 7 (38.89%) Linux
7 7 (38.89%) ITIL
7 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (33.33%) BladeLogic
8 6 (33.33%) Degree
8 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 6 (33.33%) IIS
8 6 (33.33%) SLA
8 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 5 (27.78%) EMC
9 5 (27.78%) Cisco
9 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
9 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (22.22%) SRDF
10 4 (22.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 4 (22.22%) vSphere

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) SAN
2 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
3 4 (22.22%) VLAN
3 4 (22.22%) LAN
3 4 (22.22%) WAN
3 4 (22.22%) DMZ
3 4 (22.22%) OSPF
4 3 (16.67%) NAS
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 2 (11.11%) LDAP
5 2 (11.11%) FTP
5 2 (11.11%) HTTP
5 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
5 2 (11.11%) SSL
5 2 (11.11%) Firewall
5 2 (11.11%) IPsec
6 1 (5.56%) Wireless
6 1 (5.56%) DNS
6 1 (5.56%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Network Support
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Clustering
2 4 (22.22%) Replication
2 4 (22.22%) Firmware
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.11%) Taxonomies
3 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 2 (11.11%) AS400
4 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (38.89%) UNIX
4 7 (38.89%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (22.22%) SUSE
5 4 (22.22%) Windows 2000
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.11%) AIX
7 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Data Virtualisation
3 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 4 (22.22%) Release Management
3 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Information Management
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Python
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) CCNP
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCSM
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) MCSA
3 2 (11.11%) HND
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
2 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (22.22%) SRDF
4 4 (22.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 4 (22.22%) vSphere
5 2 (11.11%) Samba
6 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) NetApp
3 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
4 5 (27.78%) EMC
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
5 4 (22.22%) Brocade
5 4 (22.22%) IBM
5 4 (22.22%) Citrix
5 4 (22.22%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) Avaya
5 4 (22.22%) Hitachi
5 4 (22.22%) Symantec
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) F5
7 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 2 (11.11%) BMC