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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 60 82 55
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -27
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 72 63 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.61% 2.07% 2.64%
As % of the System Software category 18.51% 18.31% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 33 22
Average daily rate
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£335 £313 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% -8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £140 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £420 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 4
Average hourly rate £39.63 - £18.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 - £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -1.01%
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
389 344 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.11% 11.30% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 173 127
Average daily rate £325 £300 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £140 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 39 54
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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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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 +22 32 £375 +49.25% 7
Essex -4 20 £325 -15.85% 3
Cambridgeshire +1 9 £306 +49.39% 13
Bedfordshire -2 8 £175 -30.00% 3
Norfolk +3 2 £325 +6.55% 1
Suffolk -1 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 128 (100.00%) VMware
2 98 (76.56%) Windows
3 56 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 51 (39.84%) HP
5 47 (36.72%) Microsoft
6 46 (35.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (35.16%) Citrix
8 44 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 38 (29.69%) SAN
10 34 (26.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 32 (25.00%) Linux
12 31 (24.22%) MS Exchange
13 29 (22.66%) Cisco
14 28 (21.88%) SQL Server
14 28 (21.88%) Hyper-V
15 26 (20.31%) vSphere
16 25 (19.53%) VMware ESX
17 23 (17.97%) ITIL
18 22 (17.19%) NetApp
19 21 (16.41%) Oracle
19 21 (16.41%) DNS
20 17 (13.28%) LAN
20 17 (13.28%) Firewall
20 17 (13.28%) Migration
20 17 (13.28%) Exchange Server 2010
21 16 (12.50%) 3PAR
21 16 (12.50%) XenApp
21 16 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 16 (12.50%) Clustering
21 16 (12.50%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 31 (24.22%) MS Exchange
2 17 (13.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (10.94%) IIS
4 12 (9.38%) SharePoint
5 10 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (7.03%) Lync
7 8 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.91%) WebSphere
8 5 (3.91%) JBoss
8 5 (3.91%) WebLogic
8 5 (3.91%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.91%) GlassFish
9 4 (3.13%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.78%) Apache
10 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.47%) Office 365
3 5 (3.91%) IBM SmartCloud
4 3 (2.34%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.56%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.78%) SaaS
6 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (29.69%) SAN
2 21 (16.41%) DNS
3 17 (13.28%) Firewall
3 17 (13.28%) LAN
4 16 (12.50%) WAN
5 10 (7.81%) DHCP
6 9 (7.03%) TCP/IP
7 7 (5.47%) NAS
8 5 (3.91%) VLAN
8 5 (3.91%) VPN
9 4 (3.13%) MPLS
9 4 (3.13%) LDAP
10 3 (2.34%) Internet
10 3 (2.34%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.56%) Network Security
11 2 (1.56%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.56%) BGP
11 2 (1.56%) MGCP
11 2 (1.56%) SMTP
11 2 (1.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.69%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.13%) MySQL
3 4 (3.13%) Big Data
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.78%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (11.72%) Finance
2 4 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.56%) Games
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
4 1 (0.78%) Local Government
4 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (19.53%) Analyst
2 16 (12.50%) Architect
2 16 (12.50%) Administrator
3 14 (10.94%) Consultant
4 12 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 11 (8.59%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (7.03%) Data Centre Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (6.25%) Technical Architect
8 7 (5.47%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.69%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.69%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (3.91%) Server Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.91%) Network Analyst
10 5 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.91%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) Web Services
2 4 (3.13%) .NET
3 3 (2.34%) SOAP
3 3 (2.34%) REST
4 2 (1.56%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.78%) WPF
5 1 (0.78%) WinForms
5 1 (0.78%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.50%) Clustering
2 9 (7.03%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.91%) Replication
4 4 (3.13%) CLARiiON
4 4 (3.13%) Symmetrix
4 4 (3.13%) EMC Centera
4 4 (3.13%) Celerra
4 4 (3.13%) Symmetrix DMX
5 3 (2.34%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.56%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.56%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.56%) Online Games
6 2 (1.56%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.78%) Kindle
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 98 (76.56%) Windows
2 46 (35.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (26.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (25.00%) Linux
6 16 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (10.94%) UNIX
8 7 (5.47%) VMS
8 7 (5.47%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.91%) CentOS
10 4 (3.13%) Solaris
11 3 (2.34%) AIX
11 3 (2.34%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.56%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.56%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.56%) Android
13 1 (0.78%) Debian
13 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.78%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.97%) ITIL
2 17 (13.28%) Migration
3 14 (10.94%) Project Management
3 14 (10.94%) Service Delivery
4 11 (8.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (7.81%) Change Management
6 9 (7.03%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (7.03%) Change Control
7 7 (5.47%) High Availability
7 7 (5.47%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (4.69%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.91%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (3.91%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.91%) Process Management
10 4 (3.13%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.13%) Quality Management
10 4 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (3.13%) Data Analytics
10 4 (3.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.50%) SQL
2 9 (7.03%) Perl
3 7 (5.47%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.47%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.91%) Korn
5 4 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.78%) C
7 1 (0.78%) C#
7 1 (0.78%) Java
7 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (7.81%) Degree
2 6 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.91%) MCSE
3 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.91%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.34%) CCNA
6 2 (1.56%) HNC
6 2 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.56%) MCITP
7 1 (0.78%) CCVP
7 1 (0.78%) CCSE
7 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.78%) OCP
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 28 (21.88%) Hyper-V
3 26 (20.31%) vSphere
4 25 (19.53%) VMware ESX
5 16 (12.50%) XenApp
6 9 (7.03%) XenServer
7 7 (5.47%) XenDesktop
7 7 (5.47%) vCloud
8 6 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.34%) PowerHA
10 3 (2.34%) SRDF
10 3 (2.34%) NFS
11 2 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.78%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.78%) Postfix
12 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.78%) Samba
12 1 (0.78%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (4.69%) SCCM
2 5 (3.91%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (3.91%) WSUS
3 3 (2.34%) Puppet
3 3 (2.34%) SCOM
3 3 (2.34%) OpenView
4 2 (1.56%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.56%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.78%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.78%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 128 (100.00%) VMware
2 51 (39.84%) HP
3 47 (36.72%) Microsoft
4 45 (35.16%) Citrix
5 29 (22.66%) Cisco
6 22 (17.19%) NetApp
7 21 (16.41%) Oracle
8 16 (12.50%) 3PAR
9 14 (10.94%) Dell
10 13 (10.16%) Red Hat
11 12 (9.38%) Brocade
12 9 (7.03%) IBM
13 8 (6.25%) EMC
14 5 (3.91%) Veeam
15 3 (2.34%) SolarWinds
15 3 (2.34%) Websense
15 3 (2.34%) Barracuda Networks
16 2 (1.56%) Apple
16 2 (1.56%) CommVault
17 1 (0.78%) Juniper
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