The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 82 91 91
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1110 1077 1147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.16% 2.23% 2.14%
As % of the System Software category 22.18% 22.78% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 632 644
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 68 41
Average hourly rate £26.50 £21.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.83% -1.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.62 £15.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
VMware Infrastructure
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5005 4727 4534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.74% 9.81% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2797 2531 2240
Average daily rate £340 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £179 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 620 548 557
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in England

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the England region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in England

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in England

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the England region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in England

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Histogram in England

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 17 September 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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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
London +22 538 £400 +6.66% 174
South East -16 227 £349 +7.38% 120
South West -1 80 £320 +10.34% 53
North West -4 66 £300 +14.28% 46
West Midlands +6 56 £303 +4.31% 24
East of England -30 50 £250 -24.24% 34
Yorkshire +8 48 £335 +6.34% 32
East Midlands +15 29 £383 +39.09% 16
North East -29 8 £350 +22.37% 10
Midlands -1 4 £350 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
UK

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2151 (100.00%) VMware
2 1418 (65.92%) Windows
3 878 (40.82%) Active Directory
4 850 (39.52%) Microsoft
5 718 (33.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 643 (29.89%) Citrix
7 629 (29.24%) Linux
8 539 (25.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 530 (24.64%) SAN
10 487 (22.64%) Cisco
11 451 (20.97%) HP
12 439 (20.41%) MS Exchange
13 409 (19.01%) DNS
14 396 (18.41%) ITIL
15 365 (16.97%) Firewall
16 338 (15.71%) vSphere
17 334 (15.53%) UNIX
18 324 (15.06%) Windows 7
19 320 (14.88%) SQL
20 303 (14.09%) Finance
21 300 (13.95%) MS Excel
22 290 (13.48%) DHCP
22 290 (13.48%) Security Cleared
23 275 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
24 270 (12.55%) Oracle
25 269 (12.51%) VMware ESX
26 267 (12.41%) XenApp
27 263 (12.23%) Hyper-V
28 259 (12.04%) SQL Server
29 249 (11.58%) Windows Server 2012

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 439 (20.41%) MS Exchange
2 211 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 177 (8.23%) SharePoint
4 131 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 129 (6.00%) IIS
6 128 (5.95%) Apache
7 118 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 107 (4.97%) WebSphere
9 80 (3.72%) Tomcat
10 75 (3.49%) WebLogic
11 65 (3.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 46 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
13 40 (1.86%) nginx
14 39 (1.81%) Lync
15 38 (1.77%) OpenStack
16 28 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
17 25 (1.16%) Node.js
18 24 (1.12%) GlassFish
19 18 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
20 17 (0.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 300 (13.95%) MS Excel
2 192 (8.93%) MS Office
3 46 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.12%) MS Project
5 9 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.093%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.093%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.046%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.046%) CATIA
7 1 (0.046%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.19%) assyst
5 4 (0.19%) ENOVIA
6 3 (0.14%) ReMetrica
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.093%) RMDS
7 2 (0.093%) Cerner Millennium
7 2 (0.093%) Summit
7 2 (0.093%) Maximo
8 1 (0.046%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.046%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.046%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 102 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (3.63%) Amazon EC2
3 41 (1.91%) Office 365
4 39 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (1.39%) SaaS
7 25 (1.16%) Google App Engine
8 17 (0.79%) IaaS
9 10 (0.46%) PaaS
10 7 (0.33%) IBM SmartCloud
11 6 (0.28%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.23%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.19%) GitHub
14 1 (0.046%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 530 (24.64%) SAN
2 409 (19.01%) DNS
3 365 (16.97%) Firewall
4 290 (13.48%) DHCP
5 229 (10.65%) WAN
6 226 (10.51%) LAN
7 187 (8.69%) TCP/IP
8 142 (6.60%) VPN
9 128 (5.95%) NAS
10 92 (4.28%) VLAN
11 79 (3.67%) Internet
12 78 (3.63%) LDAP
13 76 (3.53%) Network Security
14 75 (3.49%) iSCSI
15 70 (3.25%) Wireless
16 59 (2.74%) Fibre Channel
17 58 (2.70%) VoIP
18 52 (2.42%) IPsec
18 52 (2.42%) HTTP
19 49 (2.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 80 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 67 (3.11%) MySQL
4 56 (2.60%) Oracle Database
5 50 (2.32%) Oracle Exadata
6 38 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 33 (1.53%) Relational Database
8 31 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (0.84%) MongoDB
11 17 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (0.42%) Big Data
14 8 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.37%) DB2
14 8 (0.37%) NoSQL
15 7 (0.33%) RDBMS
16 6 (0.28%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 87 (4.04%) Jenkins
2 64 (2.98%) JIRA
3 60 (2.79%) Git (software)
4 34 (1.58%) MSI
5 25 (1.16%) Maven
6 24 (1.12%) Hudson
7 22 (1.02%) Subversion
8 18 (0.84%) Cucumber
9 14 (0.65%) TeamCity
10 13 (0.60%) IntelliJ
11 10 (0.46%) Capybara
12 9 (0.42%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.37%) Visual Studio
14 7 (0.33%) Gradle
14 7 (0.33%) Ant
14 7 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (0.28%) Selenium
15 6 (0.28%) RSpec
16 5 (0.23%) InstallShield
General
1 303 (14.09%) Finance
2 90 (4.18%) Banking
3 74 (3.44%) Telecoms
4 48 (2.23%) Financial Institution
5 44 (2.05%) Retail
6 29 (1.35%) Back Office
7 28 (1.30%) Legal
8 20 (0.93%) Law
9 18 (0.84%) Publishing
10 17 (0.79%) Front Office
10 17 (0.79%) Advertising
10 17 (0.79%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.60%) Military
11 13 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.60%) Marketing
12 10 (0.46%) Local Government
13 8 (0.37%) Electronics
13 8 (0.37%) Games
14 7 (0.33%) German Language
14 7 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 255 (11.85%) Architect
2 218 (10.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 206 (9.58%) Analyst
4 187 (8.69%) Consultant
5 169 (7.86%) Administrator
6 160 (7.44%) Support Engineer
7 109 (5.07%) Systems Engineer
8 106 (4.93%) Infrastructure Architect
9 90 (4.18%) Support Analyst
9 90 (4.18%) Systems Administrator
10 89 (4.14%) 3rd Line Support
11 87 (4.04%) Server Engineer
12 71 (3.30%) Linux Engineer
13 62 (2.88%) Project Manager
14 61 (2.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 60 (2.79%) 2nd Line Support
16 58 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
17 56 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
18 53 (2.46%) Technical Architect
19 52 (2.42%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (3.95%) Web Services
2 59 (2.74%) Middleware
3 52 (2.42%) LAMP
4 43 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 41 (1.91%) .NET
6 28 (1.30%) HTML
6 28 (1.30%) CSS
7 20 (0.93%) Application Packaging
8 17 (0.79%) J2EE
9 14 (0.65%) Servlets
9 14 (0.65%) XML
10 12 (0.56%) SOAP
11 11 (0.51%) HTML5
12 10 (0.46%) Sinatra
12 10 (0.46%) CSS3
12 10 (0.46%) Sass
13 8 (0.37%) MCollective
14 7 (0.33%) ODBC
14 7 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
14 7 (0.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 195 (9.07%) Clustering
2 137 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 126 (5.86%) Replication
4 114 (5.30%) Blackberry
5 91 (4.23%) Fat Client
5 91 (4.23%) Thin Client
6 75 (3.49%) Open Source
7 67 (3.11%) Management Information System
8 42 (1.95%) Hedge funds
9 32 (1.49%) Client/Server
10 30 (1.39%) Computer Science
11 23 (1.07%) PKI
12 21 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
12 21 (0.98%) Statistics
13 19 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
14 18 (0.84%) NHS
14 18 (0.84%) Mainframe
15 15 (0.70%) Firmware
15 15 (0.70%) iPhone
15 15 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1418 (65.92%) Windows
2 718 (33.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 629 (29.24%) Linux
4 539 (25.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 334 (15.53%) UNIX
6 324 (15.06%) Windows 7
7 249 (11.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 169 (7.86%) Windows XP
9 165 (7.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 123 (5.72%) Solaris
11 75 (3.49%) AIX
12 72 (3.35%) CentOS
13 64 (2.98%) Ubuntu
14 50 (2.32%) Windows 8
15 45 (2.09%) Windows 2000
16 42 (1.95%) SELinux
16 42 (1.95%) Windows Vista
17 39 (1.81%) Debian
18 29 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
19 22 (1.02%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (18.41%) ITIL
2 242 (11.25%) Migration
3 170 (7.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 154 (7.16%) DevOps
5 147 (6.83%) Configuration Management
6 146 (6.79%) Agile Software Development
7 98 (4.56%) Service Management
8 87 (4.04%) Project Management
9 79 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
10 76 (3.53%) Change Management
11 70 (3.25%) PRINCE2
12 67 (3.11%) Capacity Planning
13 64 (2.98%) Service Delivery
14 63 (2.93%) Load Balancing
15 52 (2.42%) Incident Management
16 50 (2.32%) TOGAF
17 48 (2.23%) Root Cause Analysis
18 46 (2.14%) E-Commerce
19 44 (2.05%) SOA
20 43 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 320 (14.88%) SQL
2 191 (8.88%) PowerShell
3 144 (6.69%) Java
4 130 (6.04%) Ruby
5 116 (5.39%) Bash Shell
6 114 (5.30%) Perl
7 87 (4.04%) Python
8 80 (3.72%) Shell Script
9 71 (3.30%) C
10 62 (2.88%) PHP
11 60 (2.79%) VBScript
12 51 (2.37%) VB
13 35 (1.63%) JavaScript
14 16 (0.74%) Korn
15 15 (0.70%) VBA
15 15 (0.70%) T-SQL
16 11 (0.51%) C++
16 11 (0.51%) PL/SQL
17 10 (0.46%) C#
18 8 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 290 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 275 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 198 (9.21%) MCSE
4 177 (8.23%) SC Cleared
5 135 (6.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 108 (5.02%) Degree
7 98 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
8 87 (4.04%) MCP
9 82 (3.81%) MCITP
10 76 (3.53%) DV Cleared
11 59 (2.74%) CCNA
12 45 (2.09%) MCSA
13 44 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
14 39 (1.81%) CCNP
15 30 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
16 26 (1.21%) VCP5
17 24 (1.12%) MCTS
17 24 (1.12%) CCA
18 23 (1.07%) VCAP
19 22 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (5.21%) SLA
2 23 (1.07%) ISO 9001
3 22 (1.02%) QA
4 20 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.28%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.093%) COBIT
8 1 (0.046%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 878 (40.82%) Active Directory
2 338 (15.71%) vSphere
3 269 (12.51%) VMware ESX
4 267 (12.41%) XenApp
5 263 (12.23%) Hyper-V
6 123 (5.72%) VMware ESXi
7 115 (5.35%) XenDesktop
8 111 (5.16%) XenServer
9 91 (4.23%) NFS
10 79 (3.67%) vCloud
11 66 (3.07%) Xen
12 63 (2.93%) Microsoft App-V
13 61 (2.84%) Terminal Services
14 55 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
15 44 (2.05%) VMware Server
16 33 (1.53%) ISA Server
17 29 (1.35%) KVM
18 28 (1.30%) Postfix
19 26 (1.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
20 24 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 231 (10.74%) SCCM
2 216 (10.04%) Puppet
3 109 (5.07%) Backup Exec
4 101 (4.70%) SCOM
5 84 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (2.19%) Nagios
6 47 (2.19%) Tivoli
7 44 (2.05%) WSUS
8 38 (1.77%) NetBackup
9 33 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
10 31 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 31 (1.44%) HP SIM
11 27 (1.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 24 (1.12%) Salt
12 24 (1.12%) ZABBIX
13 23 (1.07%) Vagrant
14 22 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
15 21 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
16 20 (0.93%) Ansible
16 20 (0.93%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2151 (100.00%) VMware
2 850 (39.52%) Microsoft
3 643 (29.89%) Citrix
4 487 (22.64%) Cisco
5 451 (20.97%) HP
6 270 (12.55%) Oracle
7 247 (11.48%) NetApp
8 226 (10.51%) IBM
9 213 (9.90%) Red Hat
10 192 (8.93%) EMC
11 146 (6.79%) Symantec
12 93 (4.32%) Dell
13 90 (4.18%) CheckPoint
14 79 (3.67%) Juniper
15 51 (2.37%) Remedy
16 47 (2.19%) McAfee
16 47 (2.19%) Sophos
17 46 (2.14%) F5
18 45 (2.09%) 3PAR
19 43 (2.00%) SolarWinds
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