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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 55 92 62
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -30
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 102 56 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.32% 1.84% 2.82%
As % of the System Software category 24.34% 14.14% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 25 40
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £198 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £470 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.38 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.59% -5.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £11.50 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £29.75 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+68.53% +4.70%
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
419 396 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.63% 13.00% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 211 113
Average daily rate £325 £258 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.21% -20.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £153 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 85 79
Average hourly rate £28.25 £22.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.40% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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 +13 32 £419 +4.68% 7
Cambridgeshire +2 19 £323 +47.42% 11
Essex -13 17 £375 - 1
Bedfordshire +18 14 £300 -4.00% 7
Norfolk +10 13 £175 -
Suffolk +10 7 £325 +30.00%
VMware Infrastructure
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 172 (100.00%) VMware
2 133 (77.33%) Windows
3 84 (48.84%) Active Directory
4 63 (36.63%) Microsoft
5 56 (32.56%) Citrix
6 55 (31.98%) SAN
7 52 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (24.42%) HP
10 41 (23.84%) Linux
11 39 (22.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 38 (22.09%) ITIL
13 35 (20.35%) SQL Server
14 34 (19.77%) Cisco
14 34 (19.77%) MS Exchange
15 31 (18.02%) Migration
16 30 (17.44%) Firewall
16 30 (17.44%) DNS
17 27 (15.70%) Data Centre
17 27 (15.70%) Hyper-V
18 26 (15.12%) SCCM
18 26 (15.12%) Finance
19 25 (14.53%) vSphere
20 24 (13.95%) Degree
20 24 (13.95%) VMware ESX
21 22 (12.79%) SharePoint
21 22 (12.79%) WAN
21 22 (12.79%) Oracle
22 21 (12.21%) IIS
23 20 (11.63%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 34 (19.77%) MS Exchange
2 22 (12.79%) SharePoint
3 21 (12.21%) IIS
4 18 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (3.49%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (3.49%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.91%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.91%) JBoss
7 5 (2.91%) WorkSite
7 5 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.91%) GlassFish
8 4 (2.33%) Apache
9 2 (1.16%) CMS
9 2 (1.16%) Lync
9 2 (1.16%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.58%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.58%) Maximo
3 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.65%) Office 365
2 7 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.91%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.16%) PaaS
5 1 (0.58%) SaaS
5 1 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (31.98%) SAN
2 30 (17.44%) Firewall
2 30 (17.44%) DNS
3 22 (12.79%) WAN
4 20 (11.63%) DHCP
5 18 (10.47%) LAN
6 13 (7.56%) NAS
7 12 (6.98%) VLAN
8 10 (5.81%) TCP/IP
9 8 (4.65%) VPN
9 8 (4.65%) VoIP
10 6 (3.49%) Internet
11 5 (2.91%) MPLS
11 5 (2.91%) IP Telephony
11 5 (2.91%) IPv4
11 5 (2.91%) LDAP
12 4 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (2.33%) Network Security
12 4 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.49%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.91%) Big Data
5 4 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.33%) MySQL
6 3 (1.74%) EDRMS
6 3 (1.74%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.58%) OLAP
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.74%) Subversion
3 3 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.16%) JIRA
5 1 (0.58%) Maven
5 1 (0.58%) Ant
5 1 (0.58%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (15.12%) Finance
2 4 (2.33%) Retail
3 2 (1.16%) Local Government
3 2 (1.16%) Marketing
3 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.16%) Legal
3 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.58%) Advertising
4 1 (0.58%) Military
4 1 (0.58%) Electronics
4 1 (0.58%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (13.37%) Analyst
2 19 (11.05%) Administrator
3 16 (9.30%) Architect
4 14 (8.14%) Support Engineer
5 13 (7.56%) Consultant
6 12 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (6.40%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (5.23%) Project Manager
8 9 (5.23%) IT Support
9 7 (4.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (4.07%) Server Engineer
10 6 (3.49%) Security Analyst
10 6 (3.49%) Support Technician
10 6 (3.49%) Operations Engineer
10 6 (3.49%) Cyber Security Analyst
10 6 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (2.91%) Support Analyst
11 5 (2.91%) Systems Support
11 5 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.91%) .NET
1 5 (2.91%) Web Services
2 4 (2.33%) REST
3 2 (1.16%) Middleware
4 1 (0.58%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.58%) MDX
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.70%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.56%) Clustering
3 11 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.81%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.07%) Kindle
6 6 (3.49%) Replication
7 4 (2.33%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.33%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.74%) Celerra
8 3 (1.74%) Symmetrix DMX
8 3 (1.74%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.74%) HP Storage
8 3 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.74%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.74%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (1.74%) CMDB
8 3 (1.74%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.74%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.74%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 133 (77.33%) Windows
2 52 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (23.84%) Linux
5 39 (22.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (11.05%) Windows 7
7 15 (8.72%) UNIX
8 8 (4.65%) Windows XP
8 8 (4.65%) Windows 8
9 7 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.91%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (2.33%) Android
12 2 (1.16%) SUSE
12 2 (1.16%) HPUX
13 1 (0.58%) Solaris
13 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.58%) Debian
13 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.09%) ITIL
2 31 (18.02%) Migration
3 20 (11.63%) Change Management
4 16 (9.30%) Project Management
4 16 (9.30%) Service Delivery
5 13 (7.56%) Mentoring
6 12 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 10 (5.81%) Process Management
7 10 (5.81%) PRINCE2
7 10 (5.81%) Change Control
8 9 (5.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (5.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (4.65%) Service Management
9 8 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (4.07%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (4.07%) Cyber Security
10 7 (4.07%) DevOps
10 7 (4.07%) Load Balancing
11 6 (3.49%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.88%) SQL
2 12 (6.98%) Perl
3 11 (6.40%) PowerShell
4 10 (5.81%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.49%) C
6 5 (2.91%) Python
6 5 (2.91%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.91%) Korn
7 3 (1.74%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.16%) C++
8 2 (1.16%) Java
9 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (13.95%) Degree
2 20 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 15 (8.72%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (5.23%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.49%) MCSE
6 6 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.91%) CCNA
7 5 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (2.33%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.33%) CCNP
9 3 (1.74%) VCAP
9 3 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.16%) VCP4
10 2 (1.16%) VCP5
10 2 (1.16%) MCSA
10 2 (1.16%) HNC
10 2 (1.16%) CCVP
10 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.40%) SLA
2 7 (4.07%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 84 (48.84%) Active Directory
2 27 (15.70%) Hyper-V
3 25 (14.53%) vSphere
4 24 (13.95%) VMware ESX
5 15 (8.72%) XenApp
6 13 (7.56%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (5.81%) XenServer
8 9 (5.23%) vCloud
9 6 (3.49%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (2.91%) Xen
11 3 (1.74%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.74%) Docker
12 2 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.58%) Samba
13 1 (0.58%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.58%) Firmware
13 1 (0.58%) iptables
13 1 (0.58%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 26 (15.12%) SCCM
2 8 (4.65%) Puppet
3 7 (4.07%) Backup Exec
4 6 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.91%) SCOM
6 3 (1.74%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.74%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.16%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.16%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.16%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.58%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.58%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.58%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.58%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.58%) Mesos
Vendors
1 172 (100.00%) VMware
2 63 (36.63%) Microsoft
3 56 (32.56%) Citrix
4 42 (24.42%) HP
5 34 (19.77%) Cisco
6 22 (12.79%) Oracle
7 17 (9.88%) NetApp
8 14 (8.14%) IBM
9 9 (5.23%) Symantec
10 7 (4.07%) Dell
11 6 (3.49%) SAP
11 6 (3.49%) Red Hat
11 6 (3.49%) 3PAR
12 5 (2.91%) EMC
12 5 (2.91%) Hitachi
12 5 (2.91%) Brocade
12 5 (2.91%) Veeam
13 4 (2.33%) McAfee
13 4 (2.33%) F5
14 3 (1.74%) Barracuda Networks
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