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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank - 18 24
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - 2.11% 3.94%
As % of the System Software category - 15.38% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £338 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+12.94% +13.33%
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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
12 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 14.29% 13.68% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 17
Average daily rate £350 £325 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -26.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £290 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £338 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 August 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 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) VMware ESX
2 9 (90.00%) SAN
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) IIS
5 4 (40.00%) MS Office
5 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (40.00%) BladeLogic
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (30.00%) Firmware
6 3 (30.00%) DMZ
6 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (30.00%) Release Management
6 3 (30.00%) Clustering
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000
6 3 (30.00%) SLA
6 3 (30.00%) Middleware
6 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (20.00%) vSphere
7 2 (20.00%) SRDF

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (40.00%) IIS
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) DMZ
3 2 (20.00%) OSPF
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (20.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Hardware Technician
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) Firmware
2 3 (30.00%) Clustering
3 2 (20.00%) Taxonomies
3 2 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (10.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (20.00%) SUSE
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Information Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Data Virtualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) MCSM
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) MCSA
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) VMware ESX
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) SRDF
4 2 (20.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Avaya
3 2 (20.00%) Brocade
3 2 (20.00%) Hitachi
3 2 (20.00%) NetApp
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) BMC
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix