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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 84 54 77
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +23
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 60 69 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.90% 3.06% 1.86%
As % of the System Software category 17.39% 21.90% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 22
Average daily rate £315 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £195 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £443 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £18.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -15.78%
System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
345 315 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.94% 13.99% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 136 127
Average daily rate £300 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £119 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 59 59
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex -6 27 £383 +78.94% 3
Cambridgeshire -30 15 £250 -24.24% 17
Hertfordshire -7 8 £238 -16.29% 5
Bedfordshire -20 6 £210 -50.58% 6
Suffolk -8 2 £225 -10.89% 3
Norfolk +5 1 £305 -6.87% 2
VMware Infrastructure
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 70 (57.38%) Windows
3 53 (43.44%) Citrix
4 40 (32.79%) Microsoft
5 38 (31.15%) Active Directory
6 35 (28.69%) Cisco
7 34 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (26.23%) MS Exchange
9 30 (24.59%) Firewall
10 29 (23.77%) Linux
11 27 (22.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (21.31%) vSphere
13 25 (20.49%) SAN
13 25 (20.49%) MCSE
14 22 (18.03%) LAN
14 22 (18.03%) ITIL
14 22 (18.03%) HP
15 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
15 21 (17.21%) WAN
15 21 (17.21%) DNS
16 19 (15.57%) SQL
16 19 (15.57%) XenApp
16 19 (15.57%) SCCM
17 18 (14.75%) Cisco Certification
18 17 (13.93%) Windows Server 2003
18 17 (13.93%) Oracle
18 17 (13.93%) UNIX
18 17 (13.93%) Security Cleared
18 17 (13.93%) Hyper-V
19 14 (11.48%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 32 (26.23%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.20%) SharePoint
4 9 (7.38%) JOnAS
5 6 (4.92%) Apache
5 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (4.10%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (4.10%) IIS
7 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.64%) Documentum
8 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.64%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.82%) Lync
9 1 (0.82%) SAS
9 1 (0.82%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.92%) MS Office
3 2 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Tridion
2 1 (0.82%) Magento
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (24.59%) Firewall
2 25 (20.49%) SAN
3 22 (18.03%) LAN
4 21 (17.21%) WAN
4 21 (17.21%) DNS
5 14 (11.48%) VLAN
5 14 (11.48%) DHCP
6 12 (9.84%) VoIP
7 11 (9.02%) VPN
7 11 (9.02%) NAS
8 10 (8.20%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (8.20%) IP Telephony
9 8 (6.56%) TCP/IP
10 7 (5.74%) NetScaler
10 7 (5.74%) Wireless
11 6 (4.92%) BGP
11 6 (4.92%) OSPF
11 6 (4.92%) Network Security
11 6 (4.92%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (4.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.10%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.10%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.46%) MySQL
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.64%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.82%) Subversion
2 1 (0.82%) JIRA
2 1 (0.82%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.82%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (7.38%) Finance
2 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.28%) French Language
4 2 (1.64%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.82%) Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Marketing
5 1 (0.82%) Legal
5 1 (0.82%) Publishing
5 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (13.11%) Support Engineer
3 14 (11.48%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (8.20%) Architect
4 10 (8.20%) Consultant
5 8 (6.56%) Technical Architect
6 7 (5.74%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 7 (5.74%) DBA
6 7 (5.74%) Administrator
6 7 (5.74%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (4.92%) Server Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (4.92%) Network Specialist
7 6 (4.92%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 5 (4.10%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) SQL DBA
8 5 (4.10%) Project Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Security Specialist
9 4 (3.28%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (3.28%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) Middleware
1 2 (1.64%) .NET
1 2 (1.64%) SOAP
1 2 (1.64%) Web Services
1 2 (1.64%) JTAPI
1 2 (1.64%) REST
1 2 (1.64%) Gherkin
2 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.82%) Flash
2 1 (0.82%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.20%) Fat Client
1 10 (8.20%) Thin Client
1 10 (8.20%) Clustering
2 9 (7.38%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.10%) Open Source
3 5 (4.10%) iPhone
4 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.46%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.64%) NHS
5 2 (1.64%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.64%) PKI
5 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.82%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.82%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.82%) Blog
6 1 (0.82%) Tandem
6 1 (0.82%) Replication
6 1 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 70 (57.38%) Windows
2 34 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (23.77%) Linux
4 17 (13.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (13.93%) UNIX
5 14 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (10.66%) Windows 7
7 10 (8.20%) Solaris
8 6 (4.92%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.28%) VMS
10 2 (1.64%) HPUX
10 2 (1.64%) Debian
10 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.82%) Android
11 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.03%) ITIL
2 14 (11.48%) Migration
3 12 (9.84%) Project Management
4 8 (6.56%) PRINCE2
4 8 (6.56%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (5.74%) BCP
6 6 (4.92%) Business Continuity
6 6 (4.92%) ITSM
6 6 (4.92%) Software Deployment
7 5 (4.10%) Change Management
7 5 (4.10%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.28%) Scrum
8 4 (3.28%) Network Management
9 3 (2.46%) Test Strategy
9 3 (2.46%) Data Protection
9 3 (2.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (2.46%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.46%) OO
10 2 (1.64%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.57%) SQL
2 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.46%) Perl
4 2 (1.64%) Java
4 2 (1.64%) Python
4 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.82%) PHP
5 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (22.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (20.49%) MCSE
3 18 (14.75%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (13.93%) Security Cleared
5 13 (10.66%) SC Cleared
6 12 (9.84%) CCNA
6 12 (9.84%) MCITP
7 10 (8.20%) CCNP
8 9 (7.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (7.38%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (6.56%) CCA
10 6 (4.92%) Degree
10 6 (4.92%) MCTS
10 6 (4.92%) CCAA
11 4 (3.28%) MCSA
11 4 (3.28%) CCSE
12 3 (2.46%) NCDA
12 3 (2.46%) NCIE
12 3 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.64%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.82%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (31.15%) Active Directory
2 26 (21.31%) vSphere
3 19 (15.57%) XenApp
4 17 (13.93%) Hyper-V
5 11 (9.02%) VMware ESX
6 6 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (4.92%) XenDesktop
6 6 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (4.10%) UAG
8 4 (3.28%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.46%) NFS
10 2 (1.64%) KVM
11 1 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.82%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 19 (15.57%) SCCM
2 7 (5.74%) SCOM
3 4 (3.28%) WSUS
4 3 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.46%) Foglight
5 2 (1.64%) Puppet
5 2 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.82%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.82%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.82%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.82%) OpenView
Vendors
1 122 (100.00%) VMware
2 53 (43.44%) Citrix
3 40 (32.79%) Microsoft
4 35 (28.69%) Cisco
5 22 (18.03%) HP
6 17 (13.93%) Oracle
7 10 (8.20%) NetApp
8 9 (7.38%) Dell
9 8 (6.56%) CheckPoint
9 8 (6.56%) Splunk
10 7 (5.74%) Altiris
10 7 (5.74%) Symantec
10 7 (5.74%) IBM
10 7 (5.74%) Red Hat
11 6 (4.92%) EMC
11 6 (4.92%) F5
12 5 (4.10%) Juniper
13 4 (3.28%) Brocade
13 4 (3.28%) Blue Coat
13 4 (3.28%) Infoblox
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