The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London 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 Docklands, London 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 29 26 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 0.62% 0.70% 1.64%
As % of the System Software category 6.67% 11.11% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £440 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -17.64%
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
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
15 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 9.32% 6.29% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 15
Average daily rate £550 £395 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.24% -34.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £350 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £26.75
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 Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Docklands, London region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Docklands, London region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) HP SIM
2 2 (66.67%) BladeLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) Hitachi
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Project Leader
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP SIM
1 2 (66.67%) BladeLogic
2 1 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (33.33%) Control-M
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) Hitachi
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat