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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 82 76 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -28
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 46 59 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.84% 2.23% 3.23%
As % of the System Software category 15.97% 21.07% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 24
Average daily rate
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£425 £369 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% +22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £204 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £475 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £29.75 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +12.50%
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
288 280 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.51% 10.58% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 144 115
Average daily rate £345 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £150 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 39 53
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.84% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £44.00 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.25 £16.13
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +0.77%

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 March 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 March 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 March 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 +25 32 £500 +44.92% 18
Essex -2 7 £318 -20.67% 4
Cambridgeshire -8 4 £338 +14.40% 9
Bedfordshire -12 2 £175 -2.77% 2
Suffolk +3 1 £275 -38.88% 1
Norfolk - - - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 120 (100.00%) VMware
2 95 (79.17%) Windows
3 57 (47.50%) HP
4 51 (42.50%) Microsoft
5 49 (40.83%) Citrix
6 48 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (38.33%) Active Directory
8 44 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 38 (31.67%) Linux
10 34 (28.33%) SAN
11 31 (25.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (25.00%) Cisco
13 27 (22.50%) Hyper-V
14 26 (21.67%) MS Exchange
15 24 (20.00%) ITIL
16 22 (18.33%) SQL
16 22 (18.33%) DNS
16 22 (18.33%) NetApp
17 21 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 20 (16.67%) SQL Server
18 20 (16.67%) VMware ESX
19 18 (15.00%) Oracle
20 17 (14.17%) Dell
20 17 (14.17%) Clustering
20 17 (14.17%) XenApp
20 17 (14.17%) vSphere
21 16 (13.33%) Red Hat
22 15 (12.50%) LAN
22 15 (12.50%) MS Excel
22 15 (12.50%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 26 (21.67%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 11 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (6.67%) Lync
5 8 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.33%) IIS
8 3 (2.50%) WorkSite
9 2 (1.67%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.83%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.33%) MS Office
3 3 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.83%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.17%) Office 365
2 3 (2.50%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.83%) IaaS
4 1 (0.83%) PaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (28.33%) SAN
2 22 (18.33%) DNS
3 15 (12.50%) LAN
3 15 (12.50%) Firewall
4 14 (11.67%) DHCP
5 13 (10.83%) WAN
6 12 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (5.00%) VPN
7 6 (5.00%) NAS
8 5 (4.17%) NetScaler
8 5 (4.17%) LDAP
9 4 (3.33%) BIG-IP
9 4 (3.33%) MPLS
10 3 (2.50%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.50%) Wireless
10 3 (2.50%) VLAN
11 2 (1.67%) SSH
11 2 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.67%) ISDN
11 2 (1.67%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.50%) Big Data
2 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.67%) MySQL
3 2 (1.67%) DB2
3 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.83%) MS Access
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (1.67%) MSI
2 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.50%) Games
3 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.67%) Local Government
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.83%) Military
5 1 (0.83%) Billing
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (21.67%) Analyst
2 12 (10.00%) Architect
2 12 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (9.17%) Consultant
4 10 (8.33%) Administrator
5 8 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
5 8 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.83%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.00%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.17%) Network Analyst
8 5 (4.17%) Server Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.33%) Network Support
9 4 (3.33%) Security Analyst
9 4 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.33%) .NET
1 4 (3.33%) Web Services
2 3 (2.50%) REST
2 3 (2.50%) SOAP
3 2 (1.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.83%) jQuery
4 1 (0.83%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (0.83%) WPF
4 1 (0.83%) Middleware
4 1 (0.83%) CSS
4 1 (0.83%) HTML
4 1 (0.83%) WinForms
4 1 (0.83%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.17%) Clustering
2 8 (6.67%) Replication
3 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.83%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.50%) Symmetrix DMX
5 3 (2.50%) Online Games
5 3 (2.50%) Celerra
5 3 (2.50%) CLARiiON
5 3 (2.50%) Symmetrix
5 3 (2.50%) EMC Centera
6 2 (1.67%) CCTV
6 2 (1.67%) Handset
6 2 (1.67%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.67%) CMDB
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) iPad
7 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 95 (79.17%) Windows
2 48 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (31.67%) Linux
5 31 (25.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (11.67%) UNIX
8 8 (6.67%) Windows 7
9 7 (5.83%) CentOS
9 7 (5.83%) Solaris
9 7 (5.83%) VMS
10 6 (5.00%) AIX
11 4 (3.33%) Windows Vista
12 3 (2.50%) Android
13 2 (1.67%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.67%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.67%) FreeBSD
13 2 (1.67%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.00%) ITIL
2 12 (10.00%) Migration
3 11 (9.17%) Project Management
4 10 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 8 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 6 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (5.00%) High Availability
7 5 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
7 5 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 5 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.17%) Change Management
8 4 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.33%) Information Security
8 4 (3.33%) Service Management
8 4 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.33%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.33%) Change Control
9 3 (2.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.33%) SQL
2 6 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 5 (4.17%) Perl
4 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.50%) Korn
6 2 (1.67%) Ruby
6 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.83%) Tcl
7 1 (0.83%) PHP
7 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.83%) VBA
7 1 (0.83%) C#
7 1 (0.83%) Java
7 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.67%) MCSE
4 7 (5.83%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.83%) Degree
5 6 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (4.17%) MCITP
7 3 (2.50%) VCP4
7 3 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.83%) PMP
9 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.83%) CCNP
9 1 (0.83%) CCNA
9 1 (0.83%) ISEB
9 1 (0.83%) CCSE
9 1 (0.83%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.17%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (38.33%) Active Directory
2 27 (22.50%) Hyper-V
3 20 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 17 (14.17%) XenApp
4 17 (14.17%) vSphere
5 8 (6.67%) XenDesktop
6 6 (5.00%) XenServer
6 6 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.50%) PowerHA
8 3 (2.50%) vCloud
8 3 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (2.50%) SRDF
8 3 (2.50%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.50%) NFS
9 1 (0.83%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.83%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (5.83%) Puppet
2 6 (5.00%) SCCM
3 5 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (4.17%) WSUS
4 4 (3.33%) OpenView
4 4 (3.33%) SCOM
5 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.83%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.83%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 120 (100.00%) VMware
2 57 (47.50%) HP
3 51 (42.50%) Microsoft
4 49 (40.83%) Citrix
5 30 (25.00%) Cisco
6 22 (18.33%) NetApp
7 18 (15.00%) Oracle
8 17 (14.17%) Dell
9 16 (13.33%) Red Hat
10 14 (11.67%) 3PAR
11 13 (10.83%) EMC
12 10 (8.33%) Brocade
13 5 (4.17%) Veeam
13 5 (4.17%) IBM
14 3 (2.50%) Apple
14 3 (2.50%) BMC
15 2 (1.67%) Remedy
15 2 (1.67%) Lotus
15 2 (1.67%) Avaya
15 2 (1.67%) CheckPoint
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