The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 93 92 109
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1067 924 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.04% 2.10% 1.74%
As % of the System Software category 21.83% 22.65% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 506 509
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 68 52
Average hourly rate £23.25 £22.75 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.19% +15.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £35.40 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4887 4079 4348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.33% 9.29% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2523 2003 2148
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 610 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.50 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware Infrastructure
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -6 444 £400 - 194
South East -1 251 £350 +3.70% 112
South West -5 102 £335 -21.17% 50
East of England -29 65 £328 +6.93% 33
North West +14 60 £304 +2.01% 45
Yorkshire -8 57 £400 +23.17% 32
North East -2 33 £266 +3.39% 2
West Midlands -8 32 £278 +2.77% 22
East Midlands -8 22 £380 +28.81% 18
Midlands - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
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VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2017 (100.00%) VMware
2 1448 (71.79%) Windows
3 862 (42.74%) Active Directory
4 811 (40.21%) Microsoft
5 745 (36.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 703 (34.85%) Citrix
7 556 (27.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 505 (25.04%) Linux
9 493 (24.44%) SAN
10 491 (24.34%) MS Exchange
11 479 (23.75%) HP
11 479 (23.75%) Cisco
12 472 (23.40%) ITIL
13 379 (18.79%) DNS
14 370 (18.34%) vSphere
15 341 (16.91%) SQL
16 340 (16.86%) Firewall
17 319 (15.82%) SQL Server
18 307 (15.22%) VMware ESX
19 303 (15.02%) Windows 7
20 293 (14.53%) UNIX
21 284 (14.08%) DHCP
21 284 (14.08%) XenApp
22 280 (13.88%) Security Cleared
23 276 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
24 267 (13.24%) Finance
25 265 (13.14%) SCCM
26 263 (13.04%) Oracle
27 256 (12.69%) MS Excel
28 255 (12.64%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 491 (24.34%) MS Exchange
2 255 (12.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 192 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 129 (6.40%) IIS
4 129 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 120 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 98 (4.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 88 (4.36%) Apache
8 66 (3.27%) Lync
9 51 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
10 44 (2.18%) Tomcat
11 34 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
12 25 (1.24%) WebSphere
13 23 (1.14%) WebLogic
14 21 (1.04%) nginx
15 20 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
16 18 (0.89%) IBM Notes
17 15 (0.74%) OpenStack
18 10 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
19 9 (0.45%) JOnAS
Applications
1 256 (12.69%) MS Excel
2 170 (8.43%) MS Office
3 27 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.19%) MS Project
5 13 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.40%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.25%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.099%) SPSS
9 1 (0.050%) CATIA
9 1 (0.050%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 25 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.35%) RMDS
4 5 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.20%) assyst
6 2 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.099%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.099%) Tridion
7 1 (0.050%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.050%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.050%) Summit
7 1 (0.050%) Agresso
7 1 (0.050%) Magento
7 1 (0.050%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.050%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 46 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
2 38 (1.88%) Office 365
3 20 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (0.79%) IaaS
6 12 (0.59%) SaaS
7 9 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.35%) PaaS
9 3 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.099%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.050%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 493 (24.44%) SAN
2 379 (18.79%) DNS
3 340 (16.86%) Firewall
4 284 (14.08%) DHCP
5 218 (10.81%) LAN
6 206 (10.21%) TCP/IP
7 193 (9.57%) WAN
8 141 (6.99%) NAS
9 121 (6.00%) VPN
10 79 (3.92%) VLAN
11 76 (3.77%) Network Security
12 70 (3.47%) VoIP
13 68 (3.37%) Internet
14 65 (3.22%) SMTP
15 59 (2.93%) iSCSI
16 58 (2.88%) Wireless
17 55 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
18 52 (2.58%) LDAP
19 47 (2.33%) NetScaler
20 42 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 84 (4.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 68 (3.37%) Oracle Database
4 58 (2.88%) MySQL
5 55 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 39 (1.93%) Relational Database
7 23 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 21 (1.04%) RDBMS
9 20 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
10 19 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
11 17 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
13 12 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (0.45%) Oracle Exadata
15 8 (0.40%) Big Data
15 8 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (1.09%) Jenkins
2 21 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 20 (0.99%) MSI
4 13 (0.64%) JIRA
5 12 (0.59%) LoadRunner
6 11 (0.55%) Visual Studio
6 11 (0.55%) Hudson
7 9 (0.45%) InstallShield
7 9 (0.45%) Subversion
8 8 (0.40%) ClearQuest
9 7 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (0.30%) Wise Package Studio
11 5 (0.25%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.20%) JProfiler
12 4 (0.20%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.20%) Capybara
12 4 (0.20%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.20%) IntelliJ
13 3 (0.15%) Ant
General
1 267 (13.24%) Finance
2 98 (4.86%) Banking
3 88 (4.36%) Telecoms
4 31 (1.54%) Back Office
5 27 (1.34%) Retail
6 26 (1.29%) Front Office
7 20 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 20 (0.99%) Financial Institution
8 19 (0.94%) Investment Banking
9 16 (0.79%) Marketing
10 15 (0.74%) Publishing
10 15 (0.74%) Local Government
11 14 (0.69%) Legal
12 12 (0.59%) Law
13 9 (0.45%) Military
13 9 (0.45%) French Language
14 7 (0.35%) Japanese Language
15 6 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.25%) Electronics
16 5 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 260 (12.89%) Architect
2 206 (10.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 195 (9.67%) Consultant
4 185 (9.17%) Support Engineer
5 166 (8.23%) Administrator
6 165 (8.18%) Analyst
7 109 (5.40%) Systems Engineer
8 105 (5.21%) Infrastructure Architect
9 87 (4.31%) Server Engineer
10 76 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
11 73 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
12 70 (3.47%) 3rd Line Support
12 70 (3.47%) Project Manager
13 63 (3.12%) Wintel Engineer
14 61 (3.02%) 2nd Line Support
14 61 (3.02%) Support Analyst
15 60 (2.97%) Technical Architect
16 46 (2.28%) Network Engineer
17 41 (2.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 40 (1.98%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (2.93%) .NET
2 57 (2.83%) Middleware
3 44 (2.18%) Web Services
4 24 (1.19%) Application Packaging
5 20 (0.99%) XML
6 18 (0.89%) LAMP
7 13 (0.64%) HTML
7 13 (0.64%) J2EE
8 10 (0.50%) CSS
9 9 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
10 6 (0.30%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.30%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 5 (0.25%) MSMQ
12 4 (0.20%) REST
12 4 (0.20%) HTML5
12 4 (0.20%) ADO
12 4 (0.20%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.20%) SOAP
13 3 (0.15%) JTAPI
13 3 (0.15%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 178 (8.82%) Clustering
2 125 (6.20%) Blackberry
3 97 (4.81%) Fat Client
3 97 (4.81%) Thin Client
4 80 (3.97%) Replication
5 66 (3.27%) Management Information System
6 48 (2.38%) CLARiiON
7 32 (1.59%) Computer Science
8 29 (1.44%) PKI
8 29 (1.44%) Open Source
9 24 (1.19%) Statistics
10 21 (1.04%) Hedge funds
11 19 (0.94%) iPhone
12 17 (0.84%) EqualLogic
13 15 (0.74%) Celerra
14 14 (0.69%) Symmetrix DMX
15 13 (0.64%) Client/Server
15 13 (0.64%) Firmware
16 12 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1448 (71.79%) Windows
2 745 (36.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 556 (27.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 505 (25.04%) Linux
5 303 (15.02%) Windows 7
6 293 (14.53%) UNIX
7 204 (10.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 171 (8.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 163 (8.08%) Windows XP
10 159 (7.88%) Solaris
11 52 (2.58%) AIX
12 45 (2.23%) Windows 8
13 43 (2.13%) CentOS
14 42 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
15 36 (1.78%) SUSE
16 33 (1.64%) Windows Vista
17 31 (1.54%) Windows 2000
17 31 (1.54%) Ubuntu
18 25 (1.24%) HPUX
19 22 (1.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 472 (23.40%) ITIL
2 208 (10.31%) Migration
3 172 (8.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 153 (7.59%) Project Management
5 139 (6.89%) Service Management
6 118 (5.85%) PRINCE2
7 113 (5.60%) Change Management
8 87 (4.31%) Load Balancing
9 69 (3.42%) Service Delivery
10 67 (3.32%) Capacity Planning
11 55 (2.73%) Configuration Management
12 54 (2.68%) Change Control
13 53 (2.63%) Incident Management
14 50 (2.48%) Business Continuity
15 48 (2.38%) Asset Management
15 48 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
16 47 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
17 46 (2.28%) Capacity Management
18 45 (2.23%) Stakeholder Management
19 44 (2.18%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 341 (16.91%) SQL
2 218 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 102 (5.06%) Perl
4 70 (3.47%) Java
5 62 (3.07%) VB
6 52 (2.58%) Shell Script
7 50 (2.48%) VBScript
8 46 (2.28%) C
8 46 (2.28%) Python
9 43 (2.13%) Bash Shell
10 40 (1.98%) Ruby
11 30 (1.49%) PHP
12 16 (0.79%) PL/SQL
13 14 (0.69%) T-SQL
14 13 (0.64%) C#
14 13 (0.64%) Korn
15 6 (0.30%) JavaScript
16 5 (0.25%) AWK
16 5 (0.25%) C++
16 5 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 280 (13.88%) Security Cleared
2 276 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 211 (10.46%) MCSE
4 189 (9.37%) SC Cleared
5 134 (6.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 104 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
7 88 (4.36%) MCITP
8 87 (4.31%) MCP
9 85 (4.21%) Degree
10 81 (4.02%) DV Cleared
11 64 (3.17%) CCNA
12 53 (2.63%) MCSA
13 50 (2.48%) CCNP
14 49 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
15 46 (2.28%) Citrix Certification
16 41 (2.03%) CCA
17 35 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 24 (1.19%) MCTS
19 18 (0.89%) VCAP
19 18 (0.89%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (5.70%) SLA
2 27 (1.34%) QA
3 14 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 13 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.15%) COBIT
7 2 (0.099%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.050%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.050%) JSP 440
System Software
1 862 (42.74%) Active Directory
2 370 (18.34%) vSphere
3 307 (15.22%) VMware ESX
4 284 (14.08%) XenApp
5 249 (12.35%) Hyper-V
6 156 (7.73%) XenDesktop
7 153 (7.59%) VMware ESXi
8 77 (3.82%) XenServer
9 69 (3.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 64 (3.17%) NFS
11 47 (2.33%) vCloud
12 45 (2.23%) Terminal Services
13 43 (2.13%) Xen
14 39 (1.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 37 (1.83%) ISA Server
16 35 (1.74%) UAG
17 32 (1.59%) KVM
18 31 (1.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 31 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
19 26 (1.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 265 (13.14%) SCCM
2 135 (6.69%) SCOM
3 86 (4.26%) NetBackup
4 77 (3.82%) Backup Exec
5 50 (2.48%) WSUS
6 47 (2.33%) Puppet
7 41 (2.03%) Norton AntiVirus
8 38 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
9 24 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
10 23 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 22 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 21 (1.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 21 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
12 21 (1.04%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 21 (1.04%) HP SIM
13 19 (0.94%) MAILsweeper
13 19 (0.94%) Nagios
14 18 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 17 (0.84%) SCVMM
16 16 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2017 (100.00%) VMware
2 811 (40.21%) Microsoft
3 703 (34.85%) Citrix
4 479 (23.75%) HP
4 479 (23.75%) Cisco
5 263 (13.04%) Oracle
6 217 (10.76%) EMC
7 214 (10.61%) NetApp
8 208 (10.31%) Red Hat
9 138 (6.84%) Symantec
10 131 (6.49%) IBM
11 104 (5.16%) Dell
12 85 (4.21%) CheckPoint
13 69 (3.42%) Veritas
13 69 (3.42%) McAfee
14 67 (3.32%) Sun
15 65 (3.22%) F5
16 59 (2.93%) Juniper
17 48 (2.38%) AppSense
18 40 (1.98%) Sophos
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City, London
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London
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Dorking, Surrey
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Orderwork
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Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Bath, Avon
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Buckinghamshire
SmartSourcing plc
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City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £400.00 - £410.00 per day
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Rate: £400.00 - £401.00 per day
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