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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 95 68 41
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -27
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 52 61 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.69% 2.57% 4.29%
As % of the System Software category 15.16% 19.18% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 62
Average daily rate
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£250 £330 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -11.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £225 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £388 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 7
Average hourly rate £29.75 £19.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.56% -44.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £10.53 £30.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £27.65 £86.50
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
343 318 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.16% 13.40% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 116 194
Average daily rate £275 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £153 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 76 62
Average hourly rate £21.63 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.15% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £81.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -18 16 £375 +36.36% 16
Essex -4 12 £363 -6.45% 4
Cambridgeshire -1 11 £225 -35.71% 11
Norfolk - 6 £175 - 1
Suffolk +5 5 £250 +11.11%
Bedfordshire -32 2 £350 +6.06% 5
VMware Infrastructure
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 119 (100.00%) VMware
2 84 (70.59%) Windows
3 65 (54.62%) Active Directory
4 46 (38.66%) HP
5 42 (35.29%) Cisco
6 40 (33.61%) Microsoft
7 38 (31.93%) Citrix
8 33 (27.73%) MS Exchange
8 33 (27.73%) Linux
9 32 (26.89%) DNS
10 28 (23.53%) SAN
11 27 (22.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (20.17%) Oracle
12 24 (20.17%) Finance
13 23 (19.33%) DHCP
13 23 (19.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 22 (18.49%) NetApp
14 22 (18.49%) vSphere
15 21 (17.65%) ITIL
15 21 (17.65%) Firewall
16 20 (16.81%) SQL Server
16 20 (16.81%) Windows 7
17 19 (15.97%) SQL
18 18 (15.13%) SharePoint
19 17 (14.29%) TCP/IP
19 17 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
19 17 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
20 16 (13.45%) UNIX
21 15 (12.61%) MCSE
22 14 (11.76%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (27.73%) MS Exchange
2 18 (15.13%) SharePoint
3 17 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (5.04%) IIS
6 6 (5.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (4.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.36%) JOnAS
8 4 (3.36%) Apache
9 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.68%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) MS Project
3 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.84%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) SaaS
2 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.89%) DNS
2 28 (23.53%) SAN
3 23 (19.33%) DHCP
4 21 (17.65%) Firewall
5 17 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 14 (11.76%) LAN
7 11 (9.24%) VPN
8 10 (8.40%) VLAN
8 10 (8.40%) Network Security
9 9 (7.56%) WAN
10 7 (5.88%) NAS
11 6 (5.04%) IPsec
11 6 (5.04%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (4.20%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (4.20%) Wireless
12 5 (4.20%) IP Telephony
13 4 (3.36%) iSCSI
14 3 (2.52%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (2.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 3 (2.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (3.36%) DB2
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.84%) MySQL
4 1 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.84%) MS Access
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.52%) MSI
3 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.84%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.84%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.84%) JIRA
General
1 24 (20.17%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.36%) French Language
4 1 (0.84%) Military
4 1 (0.84%) Back Office
4 1 (0.84%) Legal
4 1 (0.84%) Games
4 1 (0.84%) Retail
4 1 (0.84%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (15.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (13.45%) Analyst
3 12 (10.08%) Support Engineer
4 9 (7.56%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (5.88%) Architect
6 6 (5.04%) Server Engineer
6 6 (5.04%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (5.04%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.04%) Administrator
6 6 (5.04%) IT Support
6 6 (5.04%) Service Desk Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) Project Engineer
7 5 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.20%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (2.52%) Consultant
9 3 (2.52%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.52%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.68%) .NET Framework
1 2 (1.68%) Application Packaging
1 2 (1.68%) .NET
2 1 (0.84%) jQuery
2 1 (0.84%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.84%) HTML
2 1 (0.84%) CSS
2 1 (0.84%) Middleware
2 1 (0.84%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Clustering
2 8 (6.72%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.88%) PKI
4 6 (5.04%) Replication
5 5 (4.20%) iPhone
5 5 (4.20%) CCTV
6 4 (3.36%) Thin Client
6 4 (3.36%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.52%) EqualLogic
7 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.68%) Open Source
8 2 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.84%) CMDB
9 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.84%) Handset
9 1 (0.84%) e-Health
9 1 (0.84%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 84 (70.59%) Windows
2 33 (27.73%) Linux
3 27 (22.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (19.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (16.81%) Windows 7
6 16 (13.45%) UNIX
7 13 (10.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (10.08%) Solaris
9 10 (8.40%) Windows XP
10 9 (7.56%) AIX
11 4 (3.36%) Windows Vista
11 4 (3.36%) HPUX
11 4 (3.36%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.84%) Android
14 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.65%) ITIL
2 11 (9.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (8.40%) Migration
4 7 (5.88%) Service Management
5 5 (4.20%) Load Balancing
5 5 (4.20%) Network Management
5 5 (4.20%) Test Strategy
5 5 (4.20%) Mentoring
5 5 (4.20%) E-Commerce
5 5 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (3.36%) TOGAF
6 4 (3.36%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.36%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.36%) Software Deployment
6 4 (3.36%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.52%) Change Control
7 3 (2.52%) Line Management
7 3 (2.52%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (2.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.97%) SQL
2 13 (10.92%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.04%) Perl
4 5 (4.20%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.36%) Java
5 4 (3.36%) VB
6 3 (2.52%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.52%) Python
6 3 (2.52%) Tcl
7 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.68%) VBScript
8 1 (0.84%) VBA
8 1 (0.84%) PHP
8 1 (0.84%) C
8 1 (0.84%) C++
8 1 (0.84%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (12.61%) MCSE
3 10 (8.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (8.40%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.88%) MCITP
5 6 (5.04%) CCNP
6 5 (4.20%) VCP5
6 5 (4.20%) MCP
6 5 (4.20%) MCSA
6 5 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.52%) Degree
7 3 (2.52%) CCSE
8 2 (1.68%) CCIE
8 2 (1.68%) CCIP
8 2 (1.68%) CCNA
9 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (54.62%) Active Directory
2 22 (18.49%) vSphere
3 10 (8.40%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.56%) Terminal Services
5 7 (5.88%) XenApp
6 6 (5.04%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (4.20%) XenDesktop
7 5 (4.20%) VMware ESX
8 4 (3.36%) UAG
9 3 (2.52%) VMware Server
9 3 (2.52%) VMFS
9 3 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.52%) NFS
9 3 (2.52%) MetaFrame
9 3 (2.52%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (2.52%) Xen
10 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.84%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.84%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 12 (10.08%) SCCM
2 8 (6.72%) SCOM
3 5 (4.20%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (4.20%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (3.36%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.36%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.68%) WSUS
5 2 (1.68%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.84%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.84%) OpenView
6 1 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.84%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.84%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 119 (100.00%) VMware
2 46 (38.66%) HP
3 42 (35.29%) Cisco
4 40 (33.61%) Microsoft
5 38 (31.93%) Citrix
6 24 (20.17%) Oracle
7 22 (18.49%) NetApp
8 12 (10.08%) EMC
9 9 (7.56%) IBM
10 8 (6.72%) CommVault
11 7 (5.88%) Splunk
12 6 (5.04%) Remedy
12 6 (5.04%) BMC
12 6 (5.04%) Dell
13 5 (4.20%) WatchGuard
13 5 (4.20%) CheckPoint
14 4 (3.36%) Sophos
14 4 (3.36%) Juniper
14 4 (3.36%) F5
15 3 (2.52%) Infoblox
Essex
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day (Maybe more if you have all the skills)
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
Colchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Peterborough
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago