The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 68 73 75
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 31 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.94% 1.80% 1.32%
As % of the System Software category 18.90% 16.08% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 9
Average daily rate £300 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £373 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +29.03%
VMware Infrastructure
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

System Software Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
164 199 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.25% 11.19% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 84 68
Average daily rate £313 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £126 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 50
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £25.63 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.13
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Northamptonshire +9 8 £300 -7.69% 4
Leicestershire +11 7 £290 -22.66%
Lincolnshire +9 6 £300 - 3
Nottinghamshire -3 6 £300 -5.13% 3
Derbyshire -1 4 £370 +12.54% 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 69 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (62.32%) Windows
3 29 (42.03%) Windows Server
4 28 (40.58%) Microsoft
4 28 (40.58%) Active Directory
5 25 (36.23%) SAN
5 25 (36.23%) Linux
6 24 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 20 (28.99%) Security Cleared
9 19 (27.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (27.54%) Unix
10 18 (26.09%) Oracle
10 18 (26.09%) HP
11 16 (23.19%) Configuration Management
11 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (23.19%) Shell Script
11 16 (23.19%) Veritas
11 16 (23.19%) Hyper-V
12 15 (21.74%) Bash Shell
12 15 (21.74%) High Availability
13 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (20.29%) MS Exchange
14 13 (18.84%) Solaris
14 13 (18.84%) Cisco
14 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
15 12 (17.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 12 (17.39%) Veritas File System
15 12 (17.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 12 (17.39%) Korn

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 14 (20.29%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (36.23%) SAN
2 9 (13.04%) LAN
3 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.25%) Firewall
4 5 (7.25%) WAN
5 4 (5.80%) DHCP
5 4 (5.80%) DNS
6 2 (2.90%) VLAN
6 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.90%) Wireless
7 1 (1.45%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.45%) Internet
7 1 (1.45%) IPv4
7 1 (1.45%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.45%) NAS
7 1 (1.45%) PBX
7 1 (1.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) Relational Database
1 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) JMeter
2 1 (1.45%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.35%) Finance
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Architect
2 9 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (10.14%) Consultant
3 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Administrator
5 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Designer
6 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (5.80%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Office 365 Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Solaris Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) Software Packaging
2 9 (13.04%) .NET
3 6 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.70%) Minimum Viable Product
4 5 (7.25%) Replication
5 4 (5.80%) Blackberry
5 4 (5.80%) Clustering
6 3 (4.35%) EMC VNX
7 2 (2.90%) CMDB
7 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (62.32%) Windows
2 29 (42.03%) Windows Server
3 25 (36.23%) Linux
4 24 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (27.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (27.54%) Unix
6 16 (23.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (18.84%) Solaris
9 12 (17.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 9 (13.04%) Windows XP
11 5 (7.25%) Windows 7
12 4 (5.80%) Android
13 1 (1.45%) CentOS
13 1 (1.45%) Fedora
13 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.45%) SUSE
13 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Configuration Management
2 15 (21.74%) High Availability
3 11 (15.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (15.94%) ITIL
4 9 (13.04%) Migration
5 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.70%) ArchiMate
5 6 (8.70%) CRM
5 6 (8.70%) Data Security
5 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (8.70%) OO
5 6 (8.70%) Release Management
5 6 (8.70%) Service Design
5 6 (8.70%) TOGAF
5 6 (8.70%) UML
5 6 (8.70%) Web Design
6 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.80%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (5.80%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (5.80%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) Shell Script
2 15 (21.74%) Bash Shell
3 12 (17.39%) Korn
3 12 (17.39%) Perl
4 9 (13.04%) Java
5 6 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.59%) Degree
4 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.25%) MCSE
6 4 (5.80%) CCNA
6 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.80%) MCSA
7 2 (2.90%) MCP
7 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.45%) CCA
8 1 (1.45%) CCNP
8 1 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.45%) RHCE
8 1 (1.45%) VCAP
8 1 (1.45%) VCDX
System Software
1 28 (40.58%) Active Directory
2 16 (23.19%) Hyper-V
3 12 (17.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 12 (17.39%) Veritas File System
3 12 (17.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (8.70%) vSphere
5 5 (7.25%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.90%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.90%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (2.90%) XenApp
8 1 (1.45%) Firmware
8 1 (1.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) SCOM
2 2 (2.90%) EdgeSight
2 2 (2.90%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.45%) OVSD
3 1 (1.45%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 69 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (40.58%) Microsoft
3 23 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 18 (26.09%) HP
4 18 (26.09%) Oracle
5 16 (23.19%) Veritas
6 13 (18.84%) Cisco
7 12 (17.39%) Sun
8 10 (14.49%) Opsware
9 7 (10.14%) Citrix
10 6 (8.70%) NetApp
10 6 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (8.70%) SAP
11 4 (5.80%) EMC
11 4 (5.80%) IBM
12 3 (4.35%) Dell
13 1 (1.45%) Apple
13 1 (1.45%) Brocade
13 1 (1.45%) F5
13 1 (1.45%) Nimble Storage