The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Dorset 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 25 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 4 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.81% 1.25% 4.33%
As % of the System Software category 13.79% 7.89% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 9
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£500 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £353 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £379
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 £21.88 £21.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.74% +16.21%
System Software Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 13.12% 15.83% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 23
Average daily rate £400 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £201 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.10 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
VMware Infrastructure
South West

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +10 3 £550 +29.41% 3
Poole - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
South West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (72.73%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) Linux
4 8 (36.36%) UNIX
5 7 (31.82%) SAN
5 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (31.82%) VMware Server
5 7 (31.82%) Time Management
5 7 (31.82%) NAS
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (27.27%) vSphere
6 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 6 (27.27%) Citrix
7 5 (22.73%) EMC
7 5 (22.73%) Symantec
7 5 (22.73%) NFS
7 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
7 5 (22.73%) Banking
7 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
7 5 (22.73%) Project Management
8 4 (18.18%) Identity Management
8 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
8 4 (18.18%) SQL
8 4 (18.18%) Avaya
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.64%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) SAN
1 7 (31.82%) NAS
2 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.64%) Firewall
3 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
4 2 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) DTS
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Backup Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
1 1 (4.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Linux
3 8 (36.36%) UNIX
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (31.82%) Time Management
2 5 (22.73%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Identity Management
3 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.55%) Logistics
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (9.09%) VCP5
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) CCA
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Server
2 6 (27.27%) vSphere
3 5 (22.73%) NFS
3 5 (22.73%) VMware ESX
4 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
5 3 (13.64%) XenApp
6 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (9.09%) vCloud
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (4.55%) Xen
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix
3 5 (22.73%) EMC
3 5 (22.73%) Symantec
4 4 (18.18%) Avaya
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) FalconStor
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle
6 2 (9.09%) Sun
6 2 (9.09%) NetApp
6 2 (9.09%) Isilon
7 1 (4.55%) HP
7 1 (4.55%) SAP
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco