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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 30 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 10 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.95% 11.35% 12.24%
As % of the System Software category 27.03% 47.06% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 11
Median daily rate £393 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £328 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £350 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +62.79%
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
37 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 14.62% 24.11% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 20
Median daily rate £393 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 10 (62.50%) Puppet
4 9 (56.25%) Java
4 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
4 9 (56.25%) Firewall
5 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 8 (50.00%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) Unix
6 6 (37.50%) Perl
6 6 (37.50%) J2EE
6 6 (37.50%) NetApp
6 6 (37.50%) DevOps
7 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
7 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
7 5 (31.25%) Nagios
7 5 (31.25%) Samba
7 5 (31.25%) IPsec
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) Windows
7 5 (31.25%) VPN
7 5 (31.25%) HTTPS
7 5 (31.25%) Python
7 5 (31.25%) MQSeries
7 5 (31.25%) LDAP
7 5 (31.25%) FTP
7 5 (31.25%) HTTP
7 5 (31.25%) tcpdump
7 5 (31.25%) F5
7 5 (31.25%) NAS

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) MQSeries
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
1 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
2 5 (31.25%) FTP
2 5 (31.25%) HTTP
2 5 (31.25%) HTTPS
2 5 (31.25%) IPsec
2 5 (31.25%) LDAP
2 5 (31.25%) NAS
2 5 (31.25%) Network Security
2 5 (31.25%) tcpdump
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 5 (31.25%) Wireshark
3 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) OSPF
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
2 1 (6.25%) DbUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Gradle
2 1 (6.25%) jMock
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Mockito
2 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Architect
3 2 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) J2EE
2 3 (18.75%) MCollective
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Camel
3 1 (6.25%) PowerMock
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) RESTEasy
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) iPad
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Unix
3 5 (31.25%) CentOS
3 5 (31.25%) Ubuntu
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.25%) AIX
7 1 (6.25%) SUSE
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) DevOps
3 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Build Automation
5 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 1 (6.25%) BDD
7 1 (6.25%) Change Control
7 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (6.25%) Kanban
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (6.25%) MVC
7 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) TDD
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 5 (31.25%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
4 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 3 (18.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Samba
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) Docker
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Puppet
2 5 (31.25%) Nagios
3 2 (12.50%) Ansible
3 2 (12.50%) ZABBIX
4 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
4 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (37.50%) NetApp
4 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 5 (31.25%) F5
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Lumension
6 1 (6.25%) Sophos
6 1 (6.25%) Veeam