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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 15 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.88% 2.47% 4.65%
As % of the System Software category 30.00% 14.29% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £250 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -2.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -6.97%
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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
20 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 19.61% 17.28% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 11
Average daily rate £450 £450 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £340 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

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 30 January 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
3 4 (66.67%) XenApp
3 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (66.67%) AppSense
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) EdgeSight
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) Firewall
6 1 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) CCNA
6 1 (16.67%) CCDA
6 1 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (16.67%) WAN
6 1 (16.67%) DNS

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCDA
1 1 (16.67%) HP AIS
1 1 (16.67%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) XenApp
1 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) EdgeSight
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) AppSense
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco