The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the East of England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 82 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 57 68 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.86% 2.86% 3.65%
As % of the System Software category 14.73% 20.18% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 41 48
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £221 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £413 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 6
Average hourly rate £22.38 £23.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.78% -34.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.79 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £98.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £21.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +14.86%
System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
387 337 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.65% 14.17% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 112 180
Average daily rate £273 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.15% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £155 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 76 77
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
VMware Infrastructure
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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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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
Essex -2 19 £375 -9.09%
Hertfordshire -7 12 £400 +23.07% 22
Cambridgeshire -11 10 £219 -41.66% 9
Bedfordshire -27 9 £313 +1.62% 5
Suffolk -18 4 £250 +11.11%
Norfolk -9 3 - -
VMware Infrastructure
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 120 (100.00%) VMware
2 64 (53.33%) Windows
3 57 (47.50%) Active Directory
4 46 (38.33%) Cisco
5 43 (35.83%) Citrix
6 40 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 38 (31.67%) HP
8 31 (25.83%) MS Exchange
9 30 (25.00%) DNS
10 28 (23.33%) SAN
11 27 (22.50%) Linux
12 25 (20.83%) Firewall
13 23 (19.17%) vSphere
14 22 (18.33%) Oracle
15 21 (17.50%) SQL
16 20 (16.67%) ITIL
16 20 (16.67%) DHCP
16 20 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (15.83%) NetApp
17 19 (15.83%) Microsoft Certification
18 18 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (15.00%) Finance
19 17 (14.17%) UNIX
19 17 (14.17%) MCSE
19 17 (14.17%) SCCM
19 17 (14.17%) Exchange Server 2010
20 16 (13.33%) SQL Server
21 15 (12.50%) Windows 7
22 14 (11.67%) TCP/IP
22 14 (11.67%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 31 (25.83%) MS Exchange
2 17 (14.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (11.67%) SharePoint
3 14 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (4.17%) JOnAS
6 5 (4.17%) IIS
6 5 (4.17%) Apache
6 5 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.83%) SAS
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.83%) Lync
8 1 (0.83%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) SaaS
2 2 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (25.00%) DNS
2 28 (23.33%) SAN
3 25 (20.83%) Firewall
4 20 (16.67%) DHCP
5 14 (11.67%) TCP/IP
6 13 (10.83%) NAS
7 12 (10.00%) Network Security
7 12 (10.00%) LAN
8 10 (8.33%) VLAN
9 9 (7.50%) WAN
9 9 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (6.67%) VPN
11 7 (5.83%) OSPF
11 7 (5.83%) BGP
11 7 (5.83%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (5.00%) IPsec
13 5 (4.17%) IP Telephony
13 5 (4.17%) BIG-IP
13 5 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.83%) MySQL
4 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.67%) MSI
2 2 (1.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.83%) JIRA
3 1 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.83%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.83%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (3.33%) French Language
2 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.83%) Marketing
3 1 (0.83%) Retail
3 1 (0.83%) Legal
3 1 (0.83%) Games
3 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (14.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (13.33%) Analyst
3 13 (10.83%) Support Engineer
4 9 (7.50%) Architect
4 9 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (5.83%) Network Specialist
6 6 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
6 6 (5.00%) Server Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Project Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (4.17%) Network Security Specialist
7 5 (4.17%) Administrator
7 5 (4.17%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.17%) Security Specialist
7 5 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.17%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.33%) IT Support
8 4 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.50%) .NET
2 2 (1.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.67%) Middleware
2 2 (1.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.83%) SOAP
3 1 (0.83%) Web Services
3 1 (0.83%) Flash
3 1 (0.83%) Gherkin
3 1 (0.83%) REST
3 1 (0.83%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) Thin Client
1 9 (7.50%) Fat Client
2 6 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.00%) Clustering
2 6 (5.00%) Replication
3 5 (4.17%) PKI
3 5 (4.17%) iPhone
4 4 (3.33%) CCTV
5 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.50%) Open Source
6 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.67%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.83%) Statistics
7 1 (0.83%) e-Health
7 1 (0.83%) Tandem
7 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 64 (53.33%) Windows
2 27 (22.50%) Linux
3 20 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (14.17%) UNIX
6 15 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.00%) Solaris
9 5 (4.17%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.50%) HPUX
11 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.67%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.67%) AIX
11 2 (1.67%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.83%) VMS
12 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.67%) ITIL
2 12 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (8.33%) Migration
4 7 (5.83%) E-Commerce
5 6 (5.00%) Test Strategy
6 5 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (4.17%) Service Management
6 5 (4.17%) Software Deployment
6 5 (4.17%) Network Management
7 4 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (3.33%) Project Management
7 4 (3.33%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.33%) Business Continuity
7 4 (3.33%) TOGAF
8 3 (2.50%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.50%) CRM
8 3 (2.50%) Change Control
8 3 (2.50%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.67%) Data Protection
9 2 (1.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.50%) SQL
2 8 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.17%) Java
3 5 (4.17%) Perl
4 4 (3.33%) VB
5 3 (2.50%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.83%) PHP
7 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.83%) VBScript
7 1 (0.83%) Python
7 1 (0.83%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (15.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (14.17%) MCSE
3 13 (10.83%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (9.17%) CCNP
6 8 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 8 (6.67%) MCITP
7 6 (5.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.17%) CCSE
8 5 (4.17%) MCSA
8 5 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (4.17%) VCP5
9 4 (3.33%) CCIE
9 4 (3.33%) CCNA
9 4 (3.33%) MCP
10 3 (2.50%) Degree
11 2 (1.67%) NCDA
11 2 (1.67%) NCIE
11 2 (1.67%) CCIP
11 2 (1.67%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 57 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 23 (19.17%) vSphere
3 12 (10.00%) XenApp
4 11 (9.17%) Hyper-V
5 7 (5.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (5.83%) Terminal Services
6 6 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 6 (5.00%) VMware ESX
7 5 (4.17%) UAG
8 3 (2.50%) NFS
8 3 (2.50%) Xen
8 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.50%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.67%) VMFS
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.83%) KVM
10 1 (0.83%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (14.17%) SCCM
2 9 (7.50%) SCOM
3 6 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (3.33%) HP SIM
4 4 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.67%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.67%) OpenView
5 2 (1.67%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.67%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.83%) WSUS
6 1 (0.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.83%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 120 (100.00%) VMware
2 46 (38.33%) Cisco
3 43 (35.83%) Citrix
4 40 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 38 (31.67%) HP
6 22 (18.33%) Oracle
7 19 (15.83%) NetApp
8 9 (7.50%) CheckPoint
9 8 (6.67%) Splunk
10 7 (5.83%) Altiris
10 7 (5.83%) Symantec
10 7 (5.83%) Juniper
10 7 (5.83%) Dell
10 7 (5.83%) EMC
11 6 (5.00%) WatchGuard
11 6 (5.00%) F5
11 6 (5.00%) CommVault
11 6 (5.00%) IBM
12 5 (4.17%) Blue Coat
12 5 (4.17%) Remedy
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