The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Server 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 Server over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Server
Rank 138 124 136
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 5 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.042% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 1.31% 0.30% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £410 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-43.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £29.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-56.89% -13.43%
System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
382 335 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.62% 14.08% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 111 179
Average daily rate £265 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £155 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 75 77
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
VMware Server
England

VMware Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Server across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Server Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VMware Server
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 Server across the East of England region.

VMware Server Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VMware Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Server across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

VMware Server Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

VMware Server
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 Server across the East of England region.

VMware Server Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

VMware Server
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 Server within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Bedfordshire -20 3 £325 -20.73%
Hertfordshire - - - -
VMware Server
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing VMware Server 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 Server.

1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) SaaS
5 2 (28.57%) HP SIM
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) WSUS
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) CCA
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (14.29%) CCEA
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Juniper
6 1 (14.29%) SAN
6 1 (14.29%) CA
6 1 (14.29%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing VMware Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) DMZ
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Network Design
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (14.29%) CCA
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCEA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenServer
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) vCloud
2 1 (14.29%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP SIM
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) CA
5 1 (14.29%) Wyse
5 1 (14.29%) AppSense
5 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 1 (14.29%) Veeam