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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 13 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 15 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 10.71% 15.69% -
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 38.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +20.00%
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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
30 42 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 21.43% 41.18% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 8
Average daily rate £350 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +91.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (84.21%) Windows
3 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (63.16%) SharePoint
5 11 (57.89%) Finance
6 10 (52.63%) ITIL
6 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
7 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
8 8 (42.11%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (42.11%) VMware ESX
8 8 (42.11%) Citrix
8 8 (42.11%) MCSE
9 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
9 7 (36.84%) SAN
9 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
9 7 (36.84%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (31.58%) MCSA
11 5 (26.32%) IIS
11 5 (26.32%) DNS
11 5 (26.32%) Workflow
11 5 (26.32%) NetScaler
11 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (26.32%) XenApp
11 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
11 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
11 5 (26.32%) vSphere
11 5 (26.32%) AppSense
12 4 (21.05%) Banking
12 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 12 (63.16%) SharePoint
2 7 (36.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (26.32%) IIS
4 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
5 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Project
1 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) SAN
2 5 (26.32%) NetScaler
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 4 (21.05%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) SSH
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Taxonomies
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Workflow
2 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) R
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (42.11%) MCSE
3 6 (31.58%) MCSA
4 4 (21.05%) MCSM
5 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.26%) HP AIS
6 1 (5.26%) HP ASE
6 1 (5.26%) CCNA
6 1 (5.26%) CCDA
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO 9001
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
2 8 (42.11%) VMware ESX
2 8 (42.11%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 5 (26.32%) XenApp
4 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
4 5 (26.32%) vSphere
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) EdgeSight
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) AppSense
5 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) HP