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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 68 62 69
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 25 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.56% 2.14% 1.65%
As % of the System Software category 21.19% 16.85% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 12
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£325 £344 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +17.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £208 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £52.00 £13.62 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+281.79% -36.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £13.62 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.60 £13.62 £26.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+70.45% +2.32%
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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
118 184 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.36% 12.70% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 87 84
Average daily rate £350 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 42 31
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.62 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.88% -4.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.41 £10.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £20.00 £26.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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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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
Derbyshire -5 8 £305 +22.61% 5
Northamptonshire -1 7 £407 +0.18% 5
Nottinghamshire -14 7 £338 - 5
Leicestershire +1 2 £313 -16.66% 4
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England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 57 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (68.42%) Windows
3 34 (59.65%) Active Directory
4 28 (49.12%) Microsoft
5 23 (40.35%) Citrix
6 19 (33.33%) ITIL
7 18 (31.58%) Linux
7 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (29.82%) Cisco
9 16 (28.07%) Hyper-V
10 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (26.32%) MS Exchange
10 15 (26.32%) SAN
10 15 (26.32%) MS Office
10 15 (26.32%) SQL
11 12 (21.05%) UNIX
12 11 (19.30%) HP
12 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
13 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
14 9 (15.79%) iSCSI
14 9 (15.79%) F5
14 9 (15.79%) DNS
14 9 (15.79%) IIS
15 8 (14.04%) Oracle
15 8 (14.04%) AIX
15 8 (14.04%) WAN
15 8 (14.04%) NetApp
15 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
16 7 (12.28%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.79%) IIS
3 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (7.02%) WebLogic
5 4 (7.02%) Apache
5 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.26%) JBoss
6 3 (5.26%) iPlanet
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (3.51%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
7 2 (3.51%) MQSeries
7 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (3.51%) Lync
8 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (26.32%) MS Office
2 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) GitHub
2 1 (1.75%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) PaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) SAN
2 9 (15.79%) DNS
2 9 (15.79%) iSCSI
3 8 (14.04%) WAN
4 7 (12.28%) Firewall
5 6 (10.53%) BIG-IP
5 6 (10.53%) VLAN
5 6 (10.53%) DHCP
6 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
7 4 (7.02%) LAN
7 4 (7.02%) Internet
7 4 (7.02%) NAS
8 3 (5.26%) FCoE
8 3 (5.26%) LDAP
9 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.75%) MRTG
9 1 (1.75%) Wireless
9 1 (1.75%) MPLS
9 1 (1.75%) IPv4
9 1 (1.75%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.75%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.75%) ProC
1 1 (1.75%) Subversion
1 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (12.28%) Consultant
1 7 (12.28%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Architect
3 5 (8.77%) Server Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 4 (7.02%) Virtualisation Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Citrix Consultant
5 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.26%) Administrator
5 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) DBA
6 2 (3.51%) Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) J2EE
2 2 (3.51%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.28%) Clustering
3 5 (8.77%) Replication
4 2 (3.51%) Grid Computing
4 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.75%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (68.42%) Windows
2 18 (31.58%) Linux
2 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (21.05%) UNIX
5 8 (14.04%) AIX
6 6 (10.53%) Solaris
6 6 (10.53%) Ubuntu
6 6 (10.53%) CentOS
7 4 (7.02%) HPUX
8 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.26%) SUSE
9 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.75%) VMS
10 1 (1.75%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (12.28%) Service Management
2 7 (12.28%) ITSM
2 7 (12.28%) Change Control
2 7 (12.28%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (10.53%) Capacity Management
4 5 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.77%) Migration
5 4 (7.02%) Project Management
6 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.26%) Information Security
6 3 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.26%) High Availability
6 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.26%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (3.51%) Server Building
7 2 (3.51%) Requirements Management
7 2 (3.51%) Network Management
7 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) Perl
2 4 (7.02%) Korn
2 4 (7.02%) C-shell
3 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.75%) C
4 1 (1.75%) C++
4 1 (1.75%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.75%) VB
4 1 (1.75%) REXX
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) DV Cleared
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.26%) MCSE
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.75%) MCSA
6 1 (1.75%) CCNP
6 1 (1.75%) CCNA
6 1 (1.75%) PMP
6 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.75%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.75%) Degree
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 34 (59.65%) Active Directory
2 16 (28.07%) Hyper-V
3 7 (12.28%) NFS
4 5 (8.77%) VMware ESX
5 4 (7.02%) Terminal Services
5 4 (7.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Samba
6 3 (5.26%) KVM
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (3.51%) VMware Server
7 2 (3.51%) vSphere
8 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) OVSD
2 2 (3.51%) OpenView
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.75%) Puppet
3 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.75%) Ansible
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.75%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (49.12%) Microsoft
3 23 (40.35%) Citrix
4 17 (29.82%) Cisco
5 11 (19.30%) HP
6 9 (15.79%) F5
7 8 (14.04%) Oracle
7 8 (14.04%) NetApp
8 5 (8.77%) Sun
9 4 (7.02%) IBM
9 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
10 3 (5.26%) Veritas
10 3 (5.26%) Juniper
10 3 (5.26%) PlateSpin
11 2 (3.51%) Opsware
11 2 (3.51%) Cognos
12 1 (1.75%) Google
12 1 (1.75%) Brocade
12 1 (1.75%) Sophos
12 1 (1.75%) QNX
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