The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the East of England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 84 55 53
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 63 70 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.08% 2.93% 3.46%
As % of the System Software category 16.15% 20.29% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 41 46
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £188 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £413 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 6
Average hourly rate £22.38 £23.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.78% -34.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.79 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £21.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.74% +16.21%
System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
390 345 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.85% 14.44% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 117 185
Average daily rate £275 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 76 76
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
VMware Infrastructure
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
Essex +3 20 £381 -7.57% 2
Hertfordshire -5 14 £375 +15.38% 14
Bedfordshire -20 12 £313 +7.75% 6
Cambridgeshire -13 10 £219 -41.66% 7
Suffolk -25 5 £255 +42.65% 1
Norfolk -9 2 - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 122 (100.00%) VMware
2 68 (55.74%) Windows
3 58 (47.54%) Active Directory
4 45 (36.89%) Citrix
5 44 (36.07%) Cisco
6 42 (34.43%) Microsoft
7 40 (32.79%) HP
8 33 (27.05%) MS Exchange
9 31 (25.41%) DNS
9 31 (25.41%) Linux
10 30 (24.59%) SAN
11 25 (20.49%) Firewall
12 22 (18.03%) SQL
12 22 (18.03%) Oracle
12 22 (18.03%) ITIL
12 22 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (18.03%) vSphere
13 21 (17.21%) UNIX
13 21 (17.21%) DHCP
13 21 (17.21%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (15.57%) NetApp
15 19 (15.57%) MCSE
15 19 (15.57%) SQL Server
15 19 (15.57%) Finance
15 19 (15.57%) SCCM
16 17 (13.93%) Exchange Server 2010
17 16 (13.11%) NAS
18 15 (12.30%) Windows 7
19 14 (11.48%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 33 (27.05%) MS Exchange
2 17 (13.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (11.48%) SharePoint
4 9 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.74%) Apache
5 7 (5.74%) IIS
6 6 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (4.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (4.10%) JOnAS
8 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.64%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.82%) Lync
9 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.82%) SAS
9 1 (0.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.46%) MS Project
2 3 (2.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (25.41%) DNS
2 30 (24.59%) SAN
3 25 (20.49%) Firewall
4 21 (17.21%) DHCP
5 16 (13.11%) NAS
6 14 (11.48%) TCP/IP
6 14 (11.48%) LAN
7 12 (9.84%) Network Security
8 10 (8.20%) VLAN
8 10 (8.20%) WAN
9 9 (7.38%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (6.56%) VPN
11 7 (5.74%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (5.74%) OSPF
11 7 (5.74%) BGP
12 6 (4.92%) IPsec
12 6 (4.92%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (4.10%) DMVPN
13 5 (4.10%) BIG-IP
13 5 (4.10%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.92%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (2.46%) MySQL
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.64%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.64%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.64%) MSI
3 1 (0.82%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.82%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.82%) JIRA
3 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 19 (15.57%) Finance
2 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.28%) French Language
3 1 (0.82%) Back Office
3 1 (0.82%) Legal
3 1 (0.82%) Publishing
3 1 (0.82%) Games
3 1 (0.82%) Retail
3 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (13.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (12.30%) Analyst
3 13 (10.66%) Support Engineer
4 10 (8.20%) Architect
5 7 (5.74%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (5.74%) Network Specialist
6 6 (4.92%) Server Engineer
6 6 (4.92%) Technical Architect
6 6 (4.92%) Consultant
6 6 (4.92%) Administrator
6 6 (4.92%) Service Desk Engineer
7 5 (4.10%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (4.10%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.10%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.10%) Project Engineer
7 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (4.10%) Security Specialist
7 5 (4.10%) Network Security Specialist
8 4 (3.28%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.28%) .NET
2 3 (2.46%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.64%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.64%) REST
3 2 (1.64%) Gherkin
3 2 (1.64%) SOAP
3 2 (1.64%) Web Services
3 2 (1.64%) Middleware
4 1 (0.82%) Flash
4 1 (0.82%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Thin Client
1 11 (9.02%) Fat Client
2 10 (8.20%) Clustering
3 6 (4.92%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.92%) Replication
4 5 (4.10%) iPhone
4 5 (4.10%) PKI
5 4 (3.28%) CCTV
5 4 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.46%) Open Source
6 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.64%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.64%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.82%) Statistics
8 1 (0.82%) Tandem
8 1 (0.82%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 68 (55.74%) Windows
2 31 (25.41%) Linux
3 22 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (17.21%) UNIX
5 20 (16.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (12.30%) Windows 7
7 14 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (4.92%) Solaris
9 5 (4.10%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.46%) HPUX
11 2 (1.64%) AIX
11 2 (1.64%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.64%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.82%) Android
12 1 (0.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.03%) ITIL
2 13 (10.66%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (8.20%) Migration
4 7 (5.74%) Business Continuity
4 7 (5.74%) E-Commerce
4 7 (5.74%) Software Deployment
5 6 (4.92%) Test Strategy
6 5 (4.10%) Network Management
6 5 (4.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (4.10%) Service Management
6 5 (4.10%) TOGAF
7 4 (3.28%) Project Management
7 4 (3.28%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.28%) Data Protection
7 4 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (2.46%) Change Control
8 3 (2.46%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.46%) Project Planning
8 3 (2.46%) OO
8 3 (2.46%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.03%) SQL
2 8 (6.56%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.10%) Java
3 5 (4.10%) Perl
4 4 (3.28%) VB
5 3 (2.46%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.82%) PHP
7 1 (0.82%) Python
7 1 (0.82%) Tcl
7 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (17.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (15.57%) MCSE
3 13 (10.66%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (9.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (9.02%) CCNP
6 8 (6.56%) MCITP
6 8 (6.56%) Security Cleared
7 7 (5.74%) MCSA
7 7 (5.74%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared
9 5 (4.10%) VCP5
9 5 (4.10%) CCSE
10 4 (3.28%) MCP
10 4 (3.28%) CCIE
10 4 (3.28%) CCNA
11 3 (2.46%) Degree
12 2 (1.64%) CCVP
12 2 (1.64%) NCDA
12 2 (1.64%) NCIE
12 2 (1.64%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 58 (47.54%) Active Directory
2 22 (18.03%) vSphere
3 14 (11.48%) XenApp
4 13 (10.66%) Hyper-V
5 9 (7.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (6.56%) XenDesktop
7 7 (5.74%) Terminal Services
8 6 (4.92%) VMware ESX
9 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (4.10%) UAG
10 3 (2.46%) NFS
10 3 (2.46%) VMware Server
10 3 (2.46%) Xen
10 3 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.64%) VMFS
12 1 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.82%) XenServer
12 1 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 19 (15.57%) SCCM
2 9 (7.38%) SCOM
3 6 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (3.28%) HP SIM
4 4 (3.28%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.64%) OpenView
5 2 (1.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.64%) Foglight
5 2 (1.64%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.64%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.82%) WSUS
6 1 (0.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.82%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 122 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (36.89%) Citrix
3 44 (36.07%) Cisco
4 42 (34.43%) Microsoft
5 40 (32.79%) HP
6 22 (18.03%) Oracle
7 19 (15.57%) NetApp
8 9 (7.38%) CheckPoint
8 9 (7.38%) Dell
9 8 (6.56%) IBM
9 8 (6.56%) Splunk
10 7 (5.74%) EMC
10 7 (5.74%) Juniper
10 7 (5.74%) Altiris
10 7 (5.74%) Symantec
11 6 (4.92%) WatchGuard
11 6 (4.92%) CommVault
11 6 (4.92%) F5
12 5 (4.10%) Infoblox
12 5 (4.10%) Imperva
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