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 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 68 73 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 31 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.77% 1.35% 1.74%
As % of the System Software category 16.40% 11.41% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £283 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £388 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -52.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.34%
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
189 184 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.79% 11.79% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 64 29
Average daily rate £335 £245 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.73% -13.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £70 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £396 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 49 52
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £10.50 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £72.50 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%

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 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2015. 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
Nottinghamshire -2 11 £316 -13.35% 2
Derbyshire +7 8 £329 -15.16% 10
Northamptonshire -6 8 £325 - 3
Lincolnshire +2 2 - -
Leicestershire -1 1 £375 +39.53% 3
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 56 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (62.50%) Windows
3 25 (44.64%) Active Directory
4 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
4 17 (30.36%) Cisco
5 15 (26.79%) SQL
6 14 (25.00%) Citrix
7 13 (23.21%) Linux
8 12 (21.43%) MS Office
8 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (19.64%) SAN
9 11 (19.64%) ITIL
9 11 (19.64%) UNIX
9 11 (19.64%) MS Exchange
10 10 (17.86%) WAN
10 10 (17.86%) HP
11 9 (16.07%) Hyper-V
12 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 8 (14.29%) DNS
12 8 (14.29%) Oracle
12 8 (14.29%) Migration
13 7 (12.50%) IIS
14 6 (10.71%) Solaris
14 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
14 6 (10.71%) Clustering
14 6 (10.71%) Firewall
14 6 (10.71%) OpenStack
15 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 11 (19.64%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.50%) IIS
3 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.71%) OpenStack
4 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 4 (7.14%) Apache
5 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 4 (7.14%) Node.js
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (5.36%) iPlanet
6 3 (5.36%) JBoss
7 2 (3.57%) MQSeries
7 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.79%) Lync
8 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Office
2 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.57%) MS Project
4 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.57%) Office 365
4 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.79%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.79%) GitHub
4 1 (1.79%) SaaS
4 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) SAN
2 10 (17.86%) WAN
3 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 8 (14.29%) DNS
4 6 (10.71%) Firewall
5 5 (8.93%) FCoE
6 4 (7.14%) DHCP
6 4 (7.14%) LAN
6 4 (7.14%) VLAN
6 4 (7.14%) NAS
6 4 (7.14%) iSCSI
7 3 (5.36%) Wireshark
7 3 (5.36%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.57%) LDAP
8 2 (3.57%) SNMP
8 2 (3.57%) VPN
8 2 (3.57%) Internet
8 2 (3.57%) Network Security
9 1 (1.79%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.57%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) ClearCase
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
1 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
1 6 (10.71%) Consultant
1 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
2 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (7.14%) Architect
3 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
3 4 (7.14%) Server Engineer
3 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) Programme Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Developer
4 3 (5.36%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) C++ Developer
5 2 (3.57%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) J2EE
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Clustering
2 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.57%) Replication
2 2 (3.57%) Grid Computing
2 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.57%) Open Source
3 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (62.50%) Windows
2 13 (23.21%) Linux
3 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (19.64%) UNIX
5 6 (10.71%) Solaris
6 4 (7.14%) AIX
6 4 (7.14%) HPUX
6 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.36%) VxWorks
7 3 (5.36%) SUSE
7 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.79%) CentOS
9 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) ITIL
2 8 (14.29%) Migration
3 5 (8.93%) Project Management
3 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2
4 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.14%) DevOps
4 4 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
5 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.36%) High Availability
5 3 (5.36%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (5.36%) Line Management
5 3 (5.36%) Service Management
6 2 (3.57%) Information Security
6 2 (3.57%) Scrum
6 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) Java
3 4 (7.14%) Python
3 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.14%) Ruby
4 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.36%) Korn
4 3 (5.36%) C-shell
4 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.36%) Perl
4 3 (5.36%) C
4 3 (5.36%) C++
5 2 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (1.79%) REXX
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
1 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) MCSE
2 2 (3.57%) MCSA
2 2 (3.57%) PMP
2 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.57%) CCNP
2 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) CCNA
3 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (44.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.07%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.93%) VMware ESX
4 4 (7.14%) Terminal Services
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (5.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (5.36%) vSphere
5 3 (5.36%) KVM
5 3 (5.36%) Samba
5 3 (5.36%) NFS
6 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.57%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Puppet
1 5 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (8.93%) Ansible
1 5 (8.93%) Nagios
2 4 (7.14%) Salt
2 4 (7.14%) Vagrant
3 3 (5.36%) SCCM
4 2 (3.57%) OpenView
4 2 (3.57%) HP SIM
4 2 (3.57%) WMI
5 1 (1.79%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.79%) WSUS
5 1 (1.79%) CA Endevor
5 1 (1.79%) OVSD
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 17 (30.36%) Cisco
3 14 (25.00%) Citrix
4 10 (17.86%) HP
5 8 (14.29%) Oracle
6 4 (7.14%) Sun
6 4 (7.14%) NetApp
6 4 (7.14%) Veritas
6 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.14%) New Relic
6 4 (7.14%) F5
6 4 (7.14%) PlateSpin
7 3 (5.36%) QNX
7 3 (5.36%) Juniper
7 3 (5.36%) IBM
8 2 (3.57%) Cognos
8 2 (3.57%) EMC
8 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.57%) Opsware