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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 71 82 70
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 25 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.58% 1.14% 1.33%
As % of the System Software category 13.97% 9.33% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 15
Average daily rate
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£391 £275 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.27% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £222 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £305 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.07% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
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
179 193 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.34% 12.21% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 86 59
Average daily rate £336 £273 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.39% -9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £70 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.66 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £21.40 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

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 October 2014.

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 October 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
Nottinghamshire +8 8 £400 +33.33% 5
Northamptonshire +5 5 £338 - 4
Derbyshire +2 3 £210 -23.63%
Leicestershire +2 2 - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 52 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (57.69%) Windows
3 21 (40.38%) Cisco
4 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 18 (34.62%) HP
6 17 (32.69%) SAN
6 17 (32.69%) Migration
7 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
7 14 (26.92%) Linux
8 12 (23.08%) NetApp
8 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (23.08%) Hyper-V
9 11 (21.15%) SQL
9 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
10 9 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (15.38%) UNIX
11 8 (15.38%) ITIL
11 8 (15.38%) Firewall
12 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
12 7 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (13.46%) SCCM
12 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
13 6 (11.54%) VMware ESX
13 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (11.54%) MySQL
13 6 (11.54%) Oracle
13 6 (11.54%) Solaris
13 6 (11.54%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 9 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.62%) Apache
4 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.85%) Lync
6 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.92%) IIS
7 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Google Apps
2 2 (3.85%) SaaS
2 2 (3.85%) PaaS
3 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.69%) SAN
2 8 (15.38%) Firewall
3 6 (11.54%) LAN
3 6 (11.54%) WAN
4 5 (9.62%) NAS
5 1 (1.92%) VoIP
5 1 (1.92%) DHCP
5 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.92%) DNS
5 1 (1.92%) SSL
5 1 (1.92%) Wireless
5 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) MySQL
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.92%) Big Data
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Gradle
1 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) Architect
3 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Server Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Storage Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Migration Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Technician
7 2 (3.85%) Designer
7 2 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Middleware
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
1 1 (1.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) NHS
2 5 (9.62%) Open Source
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Replication
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Statistics
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (57.69%) Windows
2 14 (26.92%) Linux
3 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (15.38%) UNIX
6 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
6 7 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (11.54%) Solaris
8 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Migration
2 8 (15.38%) ITIL
3 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.54%) Project Management
4 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
4 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (5.77%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.92%) PRINCE
8 1 (1.92%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.92%) Change Management
8 1 (1.92%) Information Security
8 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.92%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.92%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.92%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.77%) MCSE
3 3 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.85%) VCP5
4 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.92%) MCP
5 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
1 1 (1.92%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 12 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 6 (11.54%) VMware ESX
4 5 (9.62%) vSphere
5 4 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (7.69%) NFS
6 2 (3.85%) XenServer
6 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.85%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.92%) KVM
7 1 (1.92%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) SCCM
2 3 (5.77%) SCOM
3 2 (3.85%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.92%) WSUS
4 1 (1.92%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (40.38%) Cisco
3 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 18 (34.62%) HP
5 12 (23.08%) NetApp
6 6 (11.54%) Oracle
6 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
7 5 (9.62%) Google
7 5 (9.62%) hybris
8 4 (7.69%) Sun
8 4 (7.69%) EMC
8 4 (7.69%) Citrix
8 4 (7.69%) Veritas
9 3 (5.77%) Dell
10 2 (3.85%) Veeam
10 2 (3.85%) Juniper
10 2 (3.85%) IBM
11 1 (1.92%) Sophos
11 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds