The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 90 76 69
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 37 53 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.55% 2.07% 2.61%
As % of the System Software category 12.80% 15.87% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 33
Average daily rate £350 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £223 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
Average hourly rate £47.25 £29.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.82% +128.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £29.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +50.25%
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 of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
289 334 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.13% 13.05% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 153 152
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 83 45
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.74 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £34.13 £43.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the East of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the East of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
Bedfordshire +13 9 £381 +38.63% 7
Hertfordshire -14 8 £325 -36.27% 13
Cambridgeshire +13 6 - - 8
Suffolk +7 6 £331 +20.45%
Essex -5 6 £438 +59.09% 6
Norfolk - 2 - -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 100 (100.00%) VMware
2 69 (69.00%) Windows
3 45 (45.00%) Active Directory
4 38 (38.00%) Microsoft
4 38 (38.00%) Windows Server
5 36 (36.00%) Citrix
6 35 (35.00%) Linux
7 33 (33.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (29.00%) Cisco
9 28 (28.00%) ITIL
10 25 (25.00%) HP
10 25 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 24 (24.00%) DNS
12 23 (23.00%) MS Exchange
12 23 (23.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (20.00%) XenApp
13 20 (20.00%) SAN
14 19 (19.00%) DHCP
14 19 (19.00%) VMware ESX
14 19 (19.00%) Amazon AWS
14 19 (19.00%) Office 365
15 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
16 17 (17.00%) Firewall
17 15 (15.00%) IIS
17 15 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (14.00%) vSphere
18 14 (14.00%) SQL
18 14 (14.00%) MS Excel
18 14 (14.00%) TCP/IP
18 14 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 23 (23.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (15.00%) IIS
3 7 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (7.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (4.00%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.00%) Apache
6 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.00%) NetWeaver
6 3 (3.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.00%) CMS
7 2 (2.00%) Jetty
7 2 (2.00%) nginx
7 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 14 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.00%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (19.00%) Office 365
2 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.00%) IaaS
4 4 (4.00%) PaaS
5 3 (3.00%) Google App Engine
5 3 (3.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.00%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.00%) SaaS
7 1 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.00%) DNS
2 20 (20.00%) SAN
3 19 (19.00%) DHCP
4 17 (17.00%) Firewall
5 14 (14.00%) TCP/IP
6 12 (12.00%) WAN
7 9 (9.00%) LAN
7 9 (9.00%) NAS
8 8 (8.00%) VoIP
9 7 (7.00%) iSCSI
9 7 (7.00%) VPN
10 6 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (4.00%) Ethernet
11 4 (4.00%) LDAP
12 3 (3.00%) FTP
12 3 (3.00%) HTTP
12 3 (3.00%) IPsec
12 3 (3.00%) OSPF
12 3 (3.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.00%) Big Data
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.00%) SAP BW
3 3 (3.00%) SAP HANA
4 2 (2.00%) FileMaker
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.00%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.00%) Advertising
2 2 (2.00%) Billing
2 2 (2.00%) Electronics
2 2 (2.00%) Legal
2 2 (2.00%) Publishing
3 1 (1.00%) Automotive
3 1 (1.00%) French Language
3 1 (1.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (15.00%) Analyst
2 13 (13.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (9.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 9 (9.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (9.00%) Server Engineer
4 8 (8.00%) Architect
4 8 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Consultant
8 4 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Migration Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Network Specialist
8 4 (4.00%) Server Support
8 4 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.00%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.00%) Web Services
2 4 (4.00%) .NET
3 3 (3.00%) SAP Basis
4 2 (2.00%) J2EE
4 2 (2.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.00%) CCTV
3 4 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.00%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.00%) Clustering
4 3 (3.00%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.00%) VCE vBlock
5 2 (2.00%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.00%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.00%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.00%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.00%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.00%) Fintech
6 1 (1.00%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.00%) Replication
6 1 (1.00%) VHDL
6 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 69 (69.00%) Windows
2 38 (38.00%) Windows Server
3 35 (35.00%) Linux
4 33 (33.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (23.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (12.00%) Unix
6 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (8.00%) Windows 7
8 7 (7.00%) Windows XP
9 5 (5.00%) Solaris
10 4 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.00%) AIX
12 2 (2.00%) HPUX
12 2 (2.00%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.00%) Android
13 1 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.00%) ITIL
2 14 (14.00%) Migration
3 11 (11.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (10.00%) DevOps
5 7 (7.00%) High Availability
5 7 (7.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.00%) Service Management
6 6 (6.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.00%) Project Management
6 6 (6.00%) Software Licensing
7 5 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.00%) Open Source
8 4 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (4.00%) Information Security
8 4 (4.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.00%) Presales
8 4 (4.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.00%) Security Management
8 4 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.00%) SQL
2 5 (5.00%) C
2 5 (5.00%) Java
3 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.00%) ABAP
4 3 (3.00%) VBScript
5 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.00%) Perl
5 2 (2.00%) Python
5 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (14.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.00%) MCSE
4 8 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (7.00%) VCP5
6 6 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (5.00%) MCSA
8 4 (4.00%) CCNA
8 4 (4.00%) CCNP
9 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.00%) VCP6
10 2 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.00%) MCITP
10 2 (2.00%) MCP
10 2 (2.00%) MCTS
10 2 (2.00%) VCAP
10 2 (2.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) SLA
2 3 (3.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.00%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.00%) JTAG
4 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (20.00%) XenApp
3 19 (19.00%) VMware ESX
4 14 (14.00%) vSphere
5 11 (11.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (7.00%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (7.00%) XenServer
7 4 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (4.00%) Docker
7 4 (4.00%) MetaFrame
7 4 (4.00%) Xen
8 3 (3.00%) vCloud
8 3 (3.00%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.00%) KVM
10 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.00%) Snort
10 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (9.00%) Puppet
2 6 (6.00%) Backup Exec
2 6 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.00%) SCCM
4 3 (3.00%) SCOM
5 2 (2.00%) Bacula
5 2 (2.00%) vRealize
5 2 (2.00%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.00%) Ansible
6 1 (1.00%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (1.00%) EnCase
6 1 (1.00%) Mesos
6 1 (1.00%) QRadar
6 1 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 100 (100.00%) VMware
2 38 (38.00%) Microsoft
3 36 (36.00%) Citrix
4 29 (29.00%) Cisco
5 25 (25.00%) HP
6 9 (9.00%) EMC
7 6 (6.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (6.00%) Dell
7 6 (6.00%) NetApp
7 6 (6.00%) Oracle
8 5 (5.00%) SAP
9 4 (4.00%) BMC
9 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.00%) Remedy
9 4 (4.00%) Symantec
9 4 (4.00%) WorldPay
10 3 (3.00%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.00%) F5
10 3 (3.00%) Google
10 3 (3.00%) IBM