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 7 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 76 91 84
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1244 1081 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.46% 2.14% 2.26%
As % of the System Software category 25.02% 22.40% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 676 545
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£370 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -1.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 62 64
Average hourly rate £26.25 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £15.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.75 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £23.25 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+37.63% +1.08%
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
4973 4825 4056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.84% 9.55% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2807 2545 1995
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 592 602 598
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £34.06 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%

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 7 May 2015.

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 7 May 2015.

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 7 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +26 509 £400 - 154
South East +18 299 £400 +14.21% 108
Yorkshire +20 108 £300 -25.00% 29
North West +11 103 £288 -11.53% 49
East of England +15 73 £313 +1.21% 26
South West -26 61 £350 +2.18% 64
West Midlands +16 55 £343 +29.24% 30
East Midlands 0 28 £325 -8.77% 22
North East -25 9 £300 +5.26% 6
Midlands - 3 - -
VMware Infrastructure
UK

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 2464 (100.00%) VMware
2 1698 (68.91%) Windows
3 1048 (42.53%) Active Directory
4 970 (39.37%) Microsoft
5 737 (29.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 731 (29.67%) Citrix
7 656 (26.62%) Linux
8 631 (25.61%) SAN
9 624 (25.32%) Cisco
10 541 (21.96%) Windows Server 2003
11 512 (20.78%) DNS
12 484 (19.64%) HP
13 454 (18.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 445 (18.06%) ITIL
15 435 (17.65%) vSphere
16 433 (17.57%) Hyper-V
17 428 (17.37%) Firewall
18 424 (17.21%) SQL
19 418 (16.96%) MS Exchange
20 397 (16.11%) Security Cleared
21 351 (14.25%) Finance
22 348 (14.12%) DHCP
23 343 (13.92%) SQL Server
24 337 (13.68%) Migration
25 313 (12.70%) NetApp
26 305 (12.38%) WAN
27 297 (12.05%) Oracle
28 284 (11.53%) LAN
28 284 (11.53%) PowerShell
29 266 (10.80%) MS Excel

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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
1 418 (16.96%) MS Exchange
2 220 (8.93%) IIS
3 186 (7.55%) SharePoint
4 169 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 129 (5.24%) Apache
6 126 (5.11%) OpenStack
7 100 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 92 (3.73%) Tomcat
9 85 (3.45%) Lync
10 84 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
11 76 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
12 73 (2.96%) WebSphere
13 52 (2.11%) nginx
14 44 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 41 (1.66%) WebLogic
16 39 (1.58%) JBoss
17 38 (1.54%) Node.js
18 30 (1.22%) Jetty
19 24 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
19 24 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 266 (10.80%) MS Excel
2 169 (6.86%) MS Office
3 51 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 29 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (1.06%) MS Project
6 6 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.041%) GIMP
8 1 (0.041%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.041%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.041%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 18 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.24%) RMDS
6 5 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.12%) Exstream
7 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.081%) IntelliMatch
8 2 (0.081%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.081%) Summit
8 2 (0.081%) Remedy AR System
8 2 (0.081%) assyst
8 2 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.081%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.041%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.041%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.041%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 169 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (3.53%) Office 365
3 67 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 66 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
5 61 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
6 38 (1.54%) IaaS
7 33 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 27 (1.10%) Google App Engine
9 26 (1.06%) PaaS
10 24 (0.97%) SaaS
11 10 (0.41%) Mimecast
12 9 (0.37%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.32%) IBM SmartCloud
13 8 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
13 8 (0.32%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.28%) GitHub
14 7 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.24%) Google Apps
16 4 (0.16%) Amazon Glacier
17 3 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 631 (25.61%) SAN
2 512 (20.78%) DNS
3 428 (17.37%) Firewall
4 348 (14.12%) DHCP
5 305 (12.38%) WAN
6 284 (11.53%) LAN
7 209 (8.48%) TCP/IP
8 190 (7.71%) NAS
9 151 (6.13%) VPN
10 121 (4.91%) Cisco ASA
11 109 (4.42%) iSCSI
11 109 (4.42%) Network Security
12 93 (3.77%) Internet
13 90 (3.65%) OSPF
14 88 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
15 86 (3.49%) BIG-IP
16 83 (3.37%) VLAN
17 79 (3.21%) SSL
18 78 (3.17%) BGP
19 76 (3.08%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 71 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 68 (2.76%) MySQL
4 51 (2.07%) Oracle Database
5 42 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
5 42 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 34 (1.38%) Relational Database
7 29 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (1.10%) MongoDB
9 23 (0.93%) NoSQL
10 18 (0.73%) Redis
10 18 (0.73%) Hadoop
10 18 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
11 16 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
13 13 (0.53%) Big Data
14 12 (0.49%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 123 (4.99%) Jenkins
2 95 (3.86%) Git (software)
3 41 (1.66%) TeamCity
4 40 (1.62%) JIRA
5 39 (1.58%) MSI
6 34 (1.38%) Subversion
7 33 (1.34%) Hudson
8 23 (0.93%) Visual Studio
9 21 (0.85%) StarTeam
10 20 (0.81%) Maven
11 19 (0.77%) IntelliJ
11 19 (0.77%) Cucumber
11 19 (0.77%) Capybara
12 14 (0.57%) Artifactory
13 12 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
14 11 (0.45%) Mercurial
15 10 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (0.37%) Gerrit
16 9 (0.37%) SonarQube
17 7 (0.28%) Selenium
General
1 351 (14.25%) Finance
2 111 (4.50%) Banking
3 82 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 47 (1.91%) Retail
5 32 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 27 (1.10%) Investment Banking
7 26 (1.06%) Back Office
8 23 (0.93%) Legal
9 21 (0.85%) Law
10 19 (0.77%) Marketing
11 16 (0.65%) French Language
12 15 (0.61%) Publishing
13 14 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.57%) Games
14 11 (0.45%) Advertising
15 10 (0.41%) Local Government
16 8 (0.32%) Electronics
17 7 (0.28%) Military
18 4 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.16%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 331 (13.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 275 (11.16%) Architect
3 216 (8.77%) Analyst
4 197 (8.00%) Consultant
5 154 (6.25%) Administrator
6 149 (6.05%) Support Engineer
7 139 (5.64%) Server Engineer
8 127 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support
9 119 (4.83%) Infrastructure Architect
10 105 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
11 93 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
12 89 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
13 76 (3.08%) Support Analyst
14 75 (3.04%) Technical Architect
15 68 (2.76%) Project Manager
15 68 (2.76%) Developer
16 64 (2.60%) Network Engineer
17 61 (2.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 59 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
19 57 (2.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (3.90%) .NET
2 71 (2.88%) Middleware
2 71 (2.88%) Web Services
3 49 (1.99%) XML
4 47 (1.91%) J2EE
5 45 (1.83%) HTML
6 32 (1.30%) Servlets
7 28 (1.14%) CSS
8 26 (1.06%) HTML5
9 25 (1.01%) Application Packaging
10 23 (0.93%) CSS3
11 22 (0.89%) SOAP
12 19 (0.77%) Sinatra
12 19 (0.77%) Sass
13 18 (0.73%) LAMP
14 13 (0.53%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (0.53%) REST
15 12 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
16 11 (0.45%) XSLT
17 10 (0.41%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 197 (8.00%) Clustering
2 139 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (4.59%) Replication
4 95 (3.86%) Thin Client
4 95 (3.86%) Fat Client
5 92 (3.73%) Open Source
6 56 (2.27%) Blackberry
7 52 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 40 (1.62%) PKI
9 37 (1.50%) Private Cloud
10 32 (1.30%) FlexPod
11 28 (1.14%) Client/Server
12 26 (1.06%) CLARiiON
13 23 (0.93%) NHS
14 22 (0.89%) Celerra
15 21 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
16 20 (0.81%) EqualLogic
16 20 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
16 20 (0.81%) Computer Science
17 19 (0.77%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1698 (68.91%) Windows
2 737 (29.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 656 (26.62%) Linux
4 541 (21.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 454 (18.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 265 (10.75%) Windows 7
7 238 (9.66%) UNIX
8 152 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 107 (4.34%) Solaris
10 92 (3.73%) Windows XP
11 74 (3.00%) CentOS
12 63 (2.56%) AIX
13 58 (2.35%) Windows 8
14 49 (1.99%) Ubuntu
15 44 (1.79%) Windows Vista
16 34 (1.38%) Windows 2000
17 32 (1.30%) VMS
18 28 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
19 25 (1.01%) Mac OS X
20 24 (0.97%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (18.06%) ITIL
2 337 (13.68%) Migration
3 215 (8.73%) Agile Software Development
4 213 (8.64%) Configuration Management
5 187 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 163 (6.62%) DevOps
7 133 (5.40%) Project Management
8 124 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
9 120 (4.87%) Load Balancing
10 108 (4.38%) Capacity Planning
11 96 (3.90%) Service Management
12 93 (3.77%) Change Management
13 91 (3.69%) Service Delivery
14 68 (2.76%) Change Control
14 68 (2.76%) Mentoring
15 65 (2.64%) PRINCE2
15 65 (2.64%) Performance Tuning
16 64 (2.60%) Problem Management
17 63 (2.56%) E-Commerce
18 62 (2.52%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 424 (17.21%) SQL
2 284 (11.53%) PowerShell
3 171 (6.94%) Java
4 145 (5.88%) Python
5 138 (5.60%) Perl
6 123 (4.99%) Ruby
7 116 (4.71%) Bash Shell
8 85 (3.45%) C
9 84 (3.41%) VBScript
10 61 (2.48%) Shell Script
11 55 (2.23%) PHP
12 53 (2.15%) VB
13 46 (1.87%) C#
14 43 (1.75%) JavaScript
15 23 (0.93%) C++
16 18 (0.73%) T-SQL
17 17 (0.69%) Korn
18 11 (0.45%) Groovy
19 9 (0.37%) VBA
20 8 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 397 (16.11%) Security Cleared
2 256 (10.39%) SC Cleared
3 244 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 193 (7.83%) Cisco Certification
5 177 (7.18%) MCSE
6 145 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 119 (4.83%) DV Cleared
8 108 (4.38%) CCNP
9 106 (4.30%) CCNA
10 83 (3.37%) Degree
11 82 (3.33%) MCITP
12 66 (2.68%) MCP
13 53 (2.15%) MCSA
14 52 (2.11%) CCSE
15 49 (1.99%) Citrix Certification
16 37 (1.50%) CCA
17 32 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
18 24 (0.97%) MCTS
19 22 (0.89%) VCP5
19 22 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (2.92%) SLA
2 49 (1.99%) QA
3 18 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.12%) COBIT
8 2 (0.081%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.081%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.041%) BS25999
9 1 (0.041%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.041%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1048 (42.53%) Active Directory
2 435 (17.65%) vSphere
3 433 (17.57%) Hyper-V
4 264 (10.71%) XenApp
5 240 (9.74%) VMware ESX
6 162 (6.57%) VMware ESXi
7 150 (6.09%) XenDesktop
8 101 (4.10%) XenServer
9 97 (3.94%) vCloud
10 84 (3.41%) Xen
11 74 (3.00%) NFS
12 62 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
13 60 (2.44%) VMware Server
14 55 (2.23%) KVM
15 47 (1.91%) Terminal Services
16 28 (1.14%) Samba
16 28 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
16 28 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 25 (1.01%) QEMU
18 24 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 257 (10.43%) SCCM
2 213 (8.64%) Puppet
3 132 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
4 108 (4.38%) SCOM
5 63 (2.56%) Ansible
6 61 (2.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 57 (2.31%) WSUS
8 54 (2.19%) Nagios
9 48 (1.95%) Salt
10 45 (1.83%) ZABBIX
11 40 (1.62%) Vagrant
11 40 (1.62%) Backup Exec
12 39 (1.58%) NetBackup
13 33 (1.34%) SCVMM
14 31 (1.26%) HP SIM
14 31 (1.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 28 (1.14%) Tivoli
16 27 (1.10%) EdgeSight
17 24 (0.97%) AirWatch
17 24 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2464 (100.00%) VMware
2 970 (39.37%) Microsoft
3 731 (29.67%) Citrix
4 624 (25.32%) Cisco
5 484 (19.64%) HP
6 313 (12.70%) NetApp
7 297 (12.05%) Oracle
8 184 (7.47%) IBM
9 180 (7.31%) Red Hat
10 178 (7.22%) EMC
11 154 (6.25%) CheckPoint
12 139 (5.64%) Dell
13 116 (4.71%) F5
14 100 (4.06%) Juniper
14 100 (4.06%) Symantec
15 92 (3.73%) 3PAR
16 85 (3.45%) McAfee
17 71 (2.88%) Blue Coat
18 63 (2.56%) Veritas
19 60 (2.44%) Brocade
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £46 - £500 per day
Posted: 40 minutes ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
FT Select
Rate: From £220 to £225 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Immediate start
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £382 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £150 - 200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
New Malden, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £52.17 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Venn Group
Rate: £20 - £25 Per Hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago