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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 90 66 48
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 59 61 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.95% 2.52% 3.82%
As % of the System Software category 16.48% 18.65% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 37 60
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£253 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.85% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £234 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £399 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -43.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.29 £10.60 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £31.00 £109.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
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
358 327 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.82% 13.50% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 135 203
Average daily rate £275 £298 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £142 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £414 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 79 74
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.45 £38.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 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
Hertfordshire -20 16 £375 +7.14% 14
Cambridgeshire -4 14 £225 -29.13% 10
Essex -16 13 £338 -3.57% 2
Norfolk - 9 £243 -
Suffolk +13 4 £339 +50.55% 2
Bedfordshire -32 3 £250 -24.24% 7
VMware Infrastructure
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 90 (73.77%) Windows
3 61 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 49 (40.16%) Microsoft
5 48 (39.34%) HP
6 42 (34.43%) Citrix
7 40 (32.79%) Linux
8 39 (31.97%) Cisco
9 33 (27.05%) DNS
10 32 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (23.77%) SAN
12 28 (22.95%) ITIL
13 27 (22.13%) MS Exchange
14 26 (21.31%) Windows Server 2003
15 25 (20.49%) DHCP
16 24 (19.67%) Oracle
17 22 (18.03%) NetApp
18 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
18 21 (17.21%) Finance
19 20 (16.39%) SQL
20 19 (15.57%) Microsoft Certification
20 19 (15.57%) Windows 7
21 18 (14.75%) vSphere
21 18 (14.75%) TCP/IP
21 18 (14.75%) Firewall
22 15 (12.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 14 (11.48%) MS Excel
23 14 (11.48%) SharePoint
23 14 (11.48%) UNIX
23 14 (11.48%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 27 (22.13%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.48%) SharePoint
3 12 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (7.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (5.74%) IIS
7 5 (4.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (4.10%) Apache
8 3 (2.46%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.20%) MS Office
3 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.82%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) SaaS
2 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (27.05%) DNS
2 29 (23.77%) SAN
3 25 (20.49%) DHCP
4 18 (14.75%) TCP/IP
4 18 (14.75%) Firewall
5 9 (7.38%) VPN
6 8 (6.56%) Network Security
7 7 (5.74%) LAN
8 6 (4.92%) Wireless
8 6 (4.92%) NAS
8 6 (4.92%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (4.10%) iSCSI
10 4 (3.28%) VLAN
10 4 (3.28%) IPsec
10 4 (3.28%) WAN
10 4 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (3.28%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.46%) MPLS
11 3 (2.46%) PSTN
11 3 (2.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.56%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (3.28%) DB2
4 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.82%) MS Access
6 1 (0.82%) MySQL
6 1 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.28%) MSI
3 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.82%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.82%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (17.21%) Finance
2 9 (7.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.64%) Retail
3 2 (1.64%) Games
4 1 (0.82%) Legal
4 1 (0.82%) Back Office
4 1 (0.82%) Military
4 1 (0.82%) Local Government
4 1 (0.82%) Billing
4 1 (0.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (17.21%) Analyst
2 17 (13.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (7.38%) Support Engineer
3 9 (7.38%) Administrator
4 7 (5.74%) Architect
5 6 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (4.92%) Support Analyst
5 6 (4.92%) Network Engineer
5 6 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (4.10%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 5 (4.10%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (4.10%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (4.10%) Security Analyst
7 4 (3.28%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (3.28%) Server Engineer
7 4 (3.28%) Consultant
7 4 (3.28%) Service Analyst
7 4 (3.28%) IT Support
7 4 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (2.46%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.46%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.64%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.64%) .NET
2 2 (1.64%) Middleware
3 1 (0.82%) REST
3 1 (0.82%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.82%) jQuery
3 1 (0.82%) HTML
3 1 (0.82%) CSS
3 1 (0.82%) SOAP
3 1 (0.82%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.84%) Clustering
2 9 (7.38%) Replication
3 6 (4.92%) CCTV
4 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.10%) PKI
5 3 (2.46%) EqualLogic
5 3 (2.46%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.64%) Handset
6 2 (1.64%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.64%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.64%) CMDB
7 1 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.82%) iPad
7 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.82%) Online Games
7 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 90 (73.77%) Windows
2 40 (32.79%) Linux
3 32 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (21.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (15.57%) Windows 7
6 14 (11.48%) UNIX
7 12 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (9.02%) Windows XP
9 10 (8.20%) Solaris
10 9 (7.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (7.38%) AIX
11 6 (4.92%) Windows Vista
12 4 (3.28%) HPUX
12 4 (3.28%) Windows 8
12 4 (3.28%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.64%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.64%) CentOS
13 2 (1.64%) Android
13 2 (1.64%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.95%) ITIL
2 10 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (7.38%) Service Management
4 7 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (4.92%) Service Delivery
5 6 (4.92%) Migration
6 5 (4.10%) E-Commerce
6 5 (4.10%) Load Balancing
6 5 (4.10%) TOGAF
7 4 (3.28%) Scrum
7 4 (3.28%) Change Management
7 4 (3.28%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.46%) Mentoring
8 3 (2.46%) Network Management
8 3 (2.46%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.46%) Change Control
8 3 (2.46%) Test Strategy
8 3 (2.46%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.39%) SQL
2 14 (11.48%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.56%) Perl
3 8 (6.56%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.10%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.28%) Korn
5 4 (3.28%) Python
5 4 (3.28%) Java
5 4 (3.28%) VB
5 4 (3.28%) Tcl
6 3 (2.46%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.64%) Ruby
7 2 (1.64%) PHP
7 2 (1.64%) VBScript
8 1 (0.82%) VBA
8 1 (0.82%) C
8 1 (0.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (15.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (12.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (11.48%) MCSE
4 8 (6.56%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.74%) MCITP
6 6 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.10%) VCP5
7 5 (4.10%) CCNP
7 5 (4.10%) MCP
7 5 (4.10%) MCSA
8 4 (3.28%) Degree
9 2 (1.64%) CCSE
9 2 (1.64%) CCIP
9 2 (1.64%) CCNA
9 2 (1.64%) CCIE
9 2 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.84%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (14.75%) vSphere
3 14 (11.48%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.74%) XenApp
5 6 (4.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (4.92%) VMware ESX
5 6 (4.92%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.28%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.46%) VMFS
7 3 (2.46%) VMware Server
7 3 (2.46%) MetaFrame
7 3 (2.46%) Xen
8 2 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.64%) NFS
8 2 (1.64%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.64%) vCloud
9 1 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.82%) KVM
9 1 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (6.56%) SCCM
2 5 (4.10%) HP SIM
2 5 (4.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (4.10%) SCOM
3 3 (2.46%) Puppet
3 3 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.46%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.64%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.64%) ZENworks
4 2 (1.64%) OpenView
5 1 (0.82%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.82%) WSUS
5 1 (0.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 122 (100.00%) VMware
2 49 (40.16%) Microsoft
3 48 (39.34%) HP
4 42 (34.43%) Citrix
5 39 (31.97%) Cisco
6 24 (19.67%) Oracle
7 22 (18.03%) NetApp
8 11 (9.02%) EMC
9 8 (6.56%) CommVault
10 7 (5.74%) Red Hat
10 7 (5.74%) Dell
10 7 (5.74%) BMC
10 7 (5.74%) Remedy
10 7 (5.74%) IBM
11 5 (4.10%) Splunk
12 4 (3.28%) Sophos
12 4 (3.28%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.28%) WatchGuard
13 3 (2.46%) F5
13 3 (2.46%) Lotus
Essex
Red10
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £225 to £280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago