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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 65 74 69
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 73 55 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.51% 2.27% 2.55%
As % of the System Software category 18.48% 16.42% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 40
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £194 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 4
Average hourly rate £21.75 £26.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.92% +10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £14.80 £18.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £39.60 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
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
395 335 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.58% 13.81% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 152 164
Average daily rate £275 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £140 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 80 74
Average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.64% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £32.25 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -5.30%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -7 24 £375 +7.14% 22
Essex +2 20 £300 -14.28% 2
Cambridgeshire -5 14 £225 -4.25% 8
Norfolk +11 7 £243 -11.81%
Bedfordshire -12 5 £263 -26.82% 2
Suffolk +3 3 £339 - 4
East Anglia - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 116 (100.00%) VMware
2 87 (75.00%) Windows
3 57 (49.14%) Active Directory
4 49 (42.24%) HP
5 47 (40.52%) Citrix
6 45 (38.79%) Microsoft
7 40 (34.48%) Linux
8 33 (28.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (23.28%) SAN
11 26 (22.41%) SQL
11 26 (22.41%) MS Exchange
12 25 (21.55%) DNS
12 25 (21.55%) Cisco
13 23 (19.83%) ITIL
14 21 (18.10%) vSphere
14 21 (18.10%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (16.38%) Oracle
15 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
16 18 (15.52%) Clustering
16 18 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 17 (14.66%) Hyper-V
18 16 (13.79%) DHCP
19 15 (12.93%) Finance
19 15 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2010
20 14 (12.07%) XenApp
20 14 (12.07%) Firewall
20 14 (12.07%) MS Excel
20 14 (12.07%) UNIX
21 13 (11.21%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 26 (22.41%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (9.48%) SharePoint
4 8 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (6.03%) Lync
6 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.45%) IIS
7 3 (2.59%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.72%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.72%) Apache
8 2 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.76%) MS Office
3 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.86%) Summit
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.72%) Office 365
3 1 (0.86%) IaaS
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.28%) SAN
2 25 (21.55%) DNS
3 16 (13.79%) DHCP
4 14 (12.07%) Firewall
5 12 (10.34%) TCP/IP
6 10 (8.62%) LAN
6 10 (8.62%) VPN
7 7 (6.03%) WAN
8 6 (5.17%) NetScaler
8 6 (5.17%) Wireless
9 5 (4.31%) VLAN
9 5 (4.31%) MPLS
9 5 (4.31%) LDAP
10 4 (3.45%) IPsec
11 3 (2.59%) BIG-IP
11 3 (2.59%) VoIP
11 3 (2.59%) Broadband
11 3 (2.59%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.72%) Network Security
12 2 (1.72%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) DB2
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.72%) Big Data
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.86%) MS Access
5 1 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.59%) MSI
1 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (12.93%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.45%) Games
4 2 (1.72%) Local Government
5 1 (0.86%) Military
5 1 (0.86%) Billing
5 1 (0.86%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (18.10%) Analyst
2 13 (11.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (9.48%) Administrator
4 8 (6.90%) Architect
4 8 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.03%) Server Engineer
5 7 (6.03%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (6.03%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (5.17%) Network Engineer
6 6 (5.17%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.17%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (4.31%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.31%) Security Analyst
7 5 (4.31%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 4 (3.45%) IT Support
8 4 (3.45%) Consultant
8 4 (3.45%) Network Support
8 4 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.45%) Network Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) Application Packaging
1 3 (2.59%) SOAP
1 3 (2.59%) REST
2 2 (1.72%) Middleware
3 1 (0.86%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.86%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (0.86%) CSS
3 1 (0.86%) HTML
3 1 (0.86%) .NET
3 1 (0.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) Clustering
2 7 (6.03%) Replication
3 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.31%) PKI
5 4 (3.45%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.59%) Online Games
7 2 (1.72%) CMDB
7 2 (1.72%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.72%) CCTV
7 2 (1.72%) Handset
8 1 (0.86%) Statistics
8 1 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.86%) iPad
8 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 87 (75.00%) Windows
2 40 (34.48%) Linux
3 33 (28.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (18.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (12.07%) UNIX
8 13 (11.21%) Solaris
9 10 (8.62%) Windows 7
10 8 (6.90%) AIX
11 7 (6.03%) VMS
11 7 (6.03%) Windows XP
11 7 (6.03%) CentOS
12 5 (4.31%) Windows Vista
13 4 (3.45%) Apple iOS
14 3 (2.59%) HPUX
15 2 (1.72%) Android
15 2 (1.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (1.72%) Windows Phone
15 2 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.83%) ITIL
2 8 (6.90%) Configuration Management
2 8 (6.90%) Migration
3 7 (6.03%) Service Delivery
3 7 (6.03%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (4.31%) Service Management
4 5 (4.31%) TOGAF
4 5 (4.31%) Project Management
5 4 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 4 (3.45%) Load Balancing
5 4 (3.45%) Change Management
5 4 (3.45%) Scrum
6 3 (2.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (2.59%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (2.59%) Asset Management
6 3 (2.59%) CRM
6 3 (2.59%) E-Commerce
6 3 (2.59%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.41%) SQL
2 10 (8.62%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.03%) Shell Script
3 7 (6.03%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.31%) Perl
5 4 (3.45%) Python
5 4 (3.45%) Tcl
5 4 (3.45%) Korn
6 3 (2.59%) Java
7 2 (1.72%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.72%) PHP
7 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.72%) Ruby
8 1 (0.86%) C
8 1 (0.86%) C++
8 1 (0.86%) VBScript
8 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (7.76%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.90%) MCSE
5 7 (6.03%) MCITP
5 7 (6.03%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.31%) Degree
6 5 (4.31%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.72%) MCSA
8 2 (1.72%) MCP
9 1 (0.86%) MCDST
9 1 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.86%) PMP
9 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.86%) ISEB
9 1 (0.86%) VCP5
9 1 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.76%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (49.14%) Active Directory
2 21 (18.10%) vSphere
3 17 (14.66%) Hyper-V
4 14 (12.07%) XenApp
5 11 (9.48%) XenDesktop
6 6 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (4.31%) VMware ESX
7 5 (4.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (3.45%) XenServer
8 4 (3.45%) NFS
8 4 (3.45%) ISA Server
8 4 (3.45%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.59%) MetaFrame
9 3 (2.59%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (2.59%) vCloud
10 2 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.86%) Xen
11 1 (0.86%) VMFS
11 1 (0.86%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) Puppet
1 7 (6.03%) SCCM
2 5 (4.31%) SCOM
3 3 (2.59%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.59%) WSUS
3 3 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.72%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.72%) OpenView
4 2 (1.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.86%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.86%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.86%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.86%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 116 (100.00%) VMware
2 49 (42.24%) HP
3 47 (40.52%) Citrix
4 45 (38.79%) Microsoft
5 25 (21.55%) Cisco
6 19 (16.38%) Oracle
7 12 (10.34%) Red Hat
8 11 (9.48%) NetApp
9 9 (7.76%) Dell
9 9 (7.76%) EMC
9 9 (7.76%) 3PAR
10 7 (6.03%) IBM
11 6 (5.17%) Brocade
12 4 (3.45%) Sophos
13 3 (2.59%) Websense
13 3 (2.59%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.59%) Apple
13 3 (2.59%) Juniper
13 3 (2.59%) Lotus
13 3 (2.59%) BMC
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