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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 76 94 83
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1242 1008 970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.52% 2.10% 2.29%
As % of the System Software category 25.12% 21.99% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 635 531
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 59 58
Average hourly rate £31.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.18% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £43.00 £42.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -4.34%
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
4944 4584 4070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.05% 9.55% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2819 2468 1987
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 595 592 598
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £33.95 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 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 22 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 22 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
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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 +26 518 £400 - 160
South East +19 293 £388 +6.16% 108
Yorkshire +22 105 £300 -25.00% 25
North West +9 90 £275 -8.33% 52
East of England +15 82 £292 -4.42% 56
South West -11 64 £350 +3.70% 54
West Midlands +4 50 £343 +29.24% 41
East Midlands +2 32 £325 -7.14% 13
North East -17 9 £300 -17.24% 11
Midlands +2 3 - -
VMware Infrastructure
UK

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 2472 (100.00%) VMware
2 1695 (68.57%) Windows
3 1039 (42.03%) Active Directory
4 987 (39.93%) Microsoft
5 737 (29.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 724 (29.29%) Citrix
7 641 (25.93%) Linux
8 635 (25.69%) SAN
9 617 (24.96%) Cisco
10 538 (21.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 510 (20.63%) DNS
12 491 (19.86%) HP
13 470 (19.01%) ITIL
14 442 (17.88%) Windows Server 2012
15 441 (17.84%) vSphere
16 434 (17.56%) SQL
17 432 (17.48%) Hyper-V
18 418 (16.91%) Firewall
19 416 (16.83%) MS Exchange
20 398 (16.10%) Security Cleared
21 372 (15.05%) SQL Server
22 359 (14.52%) Finance
23 343 (13.88%) DHCP
24 341 (13.79%) Migration
25 314 (12.70%) PowerShell
26 306 (12.38%) WAN
27 303 (12.26%) NetApp
28 286 (11.57%) Oracle
29 281 (11.37%) LAN
30 272 (11.00%) Windows 7

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 416 (16.83%) MS Exchange
2 233 (9.43%) IIS
3 198 (8.01%) SharePoint
4 164 (6.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 123 (4.98%) Apache
6 119 (4.81%) OpenStack
7 92 (3.72%) Tomcat
8 91 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 89 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
10 86 (3.48%) Lync
11 77 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2003
12 72 (2.91%) WebSphere
13 53 (2.14%) nginx
14 45 (1.82%) WebLogic
15 44 (1.78%) JBoss
16 39 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 37 (1.50%) Node.js
18 32 (1.29%) Jetty
19 27 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
20 26 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 271 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 160 (6.47%) MS Office
3 54 (2.18%) MS Visio
4 29 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (0.97%) MS Project
6 7 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.040%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.040%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 24 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 20 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.24%) RMDS
6 5 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.12%) JDE OneWorld
8 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.12%) Exstream
9 2 (0.081%) IntelliMatch
9 2 (0.081%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.081%) assyst
9 2 (0.081%) Remedy AR System
9 2 (0.081%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.081%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.040%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.040%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 175 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (3.48%) Office 365
3 68 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
4 63 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 56 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
6 39 (1.58%) IaaS
7 33 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 29 (1.17%) SaaS
9 27 (1.09%) Google App Engine
9 27 (1.09%) PaaS
10 11 (0.44%) OpenShift
11 10 (0.40%) Mimecast
12 8 (0.32%) IBM SmartCloud
12 8 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
12 8 (0.32%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (0.28%) GitHub
14 6 (0.24%) Google Apps
15 4 (0.16%) Amazon Glacier
16 3 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 635 (25.69%) SAN
2 510 (20.63%) DNS
3 418 (16.91%) Firewall
4 343 (13.88%) DHCP
5 306 (12.38%) WAN
6 281 (11.37%) LAN
7 209 (8.45%) TCP/IP
8 185 (7.48%) NAS
9 153 (6.19%) VPN
10 120 (4.85%) Cisco ASA
11 109 (4.41%) Network Security
12 96 (3.88%) iSCSI
13 94 (3.80%) Internet
14 90 (3.64%) OSPF
15 82 (3.32%) VLAN
16 81 (3.28%) Fibre Channel
17 80 (3.24%) BIG-IP
17 80 (3.24%) SSL
18 79 (3.20%) NetScaler
19 77 (3.11%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 372 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 75 (3.03%) MySQL
3 73 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 56 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 39 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 38 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (1.38%) Relational Database
8 29 (1.17%) MongoDB
8 29 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (0.93%) NoSQL
10 21 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (0.77%) Redis
12 18 (0.73%) Hadoop
13 14 (0.57%) Big Data
13 14 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (0.53%) RDBMS
14 13 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
15 8 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 125 (5.06%) Jenkins
2 95 (3.84%) Git (software)
3 43 (1.74%) TeamCity
3 43 (1.74%) JIRA
4 32 (1.29%) Subversion
5 31 (1.25%) Hudson
6 30 (1.21%) MSI
7 24 (0.97%) Visual Studio
8 21 (0.85%) IntelliJ
8 21 (0.85%) Cucumber
8 21 (0.85%) Capybara
9 18 (0.73%) Maven
10 15 (0.61%) StarTeam
10 15 (0.61%) Artifactory
11 12 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (0.44%) Mercurial
12 11 (0.44%) Gerrit
13 9 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (0.32%) SonarQube
14 8 (0.32%) Selenium
General
1 359 (14.52%) Finance
2 103 (4.17%) Banking
3 73 (2.95%) Telecoms
4 48 (1.94%) Retail
5 34 (1.38%) Manufacturing
6 28 (1.13%) Back Office
7 26 (1.05%) Investment Banking
8 23 (0.93%) Marketing
9 21 (0.85%) Law
9 21 (0.85%) Legal
10 18 (0.73%) Publishing
11 15 (0.61%) French Language
12 14 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.49%) Local Government
13 12 (0.49%) Military
13 12 (0.49%) Advertising
14 9 (0.36%) Games
15 8 (0.32%) Electronics
16 5 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.16%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 338 (13.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 272 (11.00%) Architect
3 216 (8.74%) Analyst
4 200 (8.09%) Consultant
5 156 (6.31%) Administrator
6 148 (5.99%) Support Engineer
7 143 (5.78%) Server Engineer
8 122 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support
9 120 (4.85%) Infrastructure Architect
10 105 (4.25%) Systems Administrator
11 89 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
12 88 (3.56%) DevOps Engineer
13 74 (2.99%) Support Analyst
13 74 (2.99%) Technical Architect
14 72 (2.91%) Project Manager
15 65 (2.63%) Developer
16 61 (2.47%) Network Engineer
17 59 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
18 58 (2.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 57 (2.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (4.25%) .NET
2 74 (2.99%) Middleware
3 66 (2.67%) Web Services
4 52 (2.10%) XML
5 48 (1.94%) J2EE
6 46 (1.86%) HTML
7 32 (1.29%) Servlets
8 30 (1.21%) CSS
9 29 (1.17%) HTML5
10 26 (1.05%) CSS3
10 26 (1.05%) Application Packaging
11 21 (0.85%) Sinatra
11 21 (0.85%) Sass
12 15 (0.61%) SOAP
12 15 (0.61%) LAMP
12 15 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
13 13 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
14 12 (0.49%) REST
15 9 (0.36%) Ruby on Rails
16 8 (0.32%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 201 (8.13%) Clustering
2 139 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (4.33%) Replication
4 95 (3.84%) Open Source
5 92 (3.72%) Thin Client
5 92 (3.72%) Fat Client
6 52 (2.10%) Blackberry
7 50 (2.02%) Management Information System
8 39 (1.58%) PKI
9 33 (1.33%) Private Cloud
10 32 (1.29%) FlexPod
11 29 (1.17%) Client/Server
12 26 (1.05%) CLARiiON
13 24 (0.97%) CMDB
14 23 (0.93%) EqualLogic
15 22 (0.89%) Celerra
15 22 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
15 22 (0.89%) NHS
16 19 (0.77%) Wiki
16 19 (0.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1695 (68.57%) Windows
2 737 (29.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 641 (25.93%) Linux
4 538 (21.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 442 (17.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 272 (11.00%) Windows 7
7 236 (9.55%) UNIX
8 142 (5.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 93 (3.76%) Solaris
10 82 (3.32%) Windows XP
11 67 (2.71%) AIX
12 65 (2.63%) CentOS
13 56 (2.27%) Windows 8
14 46 (1.86%) Ubuntu
15 36 (1.46%) Windows Vista
16 31 (1.25%) Windows 2000
17 25 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
18 24 (0.97%) VMS
19 23 (0.93%) Debian
20 21 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (19.01%) ITIL
2 341 (13.79%) Migration
3 221 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
4 207 (8.37%) Configuration Management
5 174 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 163 (6.59%) DevOps
7 134 (5.42%) Project Management
8 128 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
9 118 (4.77%) Load Balancing
10 113 (4.57%) Capacity Planning
11 107 (4.33%) Service Management
12 100 (4.05%) Change Management
13 87 (3.52%) Service Delivery
14 75 (3.03%) Mentoring
15 69 (2.79%) Change Control
16 68 (2.75%) PRINCE2
17 66 (2.67%) E-Commerce
18 64 (2.59%) Problem Management
19 62 (2.51%) Performance Tuning
20 61 (2.47%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 434 (17.56%) SQL
2 314 (12.70%) PowerShell
3 166 (6.72%) Java
4 151 (6.11%) Python
5 137 (5.54%) Perl
6 129 (5.22%) Bash Shell
7 121 (4.89%) Ruby
8 86 (3.48%) C
9 85 (3.44%) VBScript
10 61 (2.47%) Shell Script
11 55 (2.22%) VB
12 54 (2.18%) PHP
13 53 (2.14%) C#
14 45 (1.82%) JavaScript
15 24 (0.97%) C++
16 22 (0.89%) Korn
16 22 (0.89%) T-SQL
17 11 (0.44%) Groovy
18 7 (0.28%) VBA
18 7 (0.28%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 398 (16.10%) Security Cleared
2 266 (10.76%) SC Cleared
3 264 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 197 (7.97%) Cisco Certification
5 187 (7.56%) MCSE
6 153 (6.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 113 (4.57%) CCNA
8 108 (4.37%) DV Cleared
9 106 (4.29%) CCNP
10 94 (3.80%) MCITP
11 90 (3.64%) Degree
12 64 (2.59%) MCP
13 55 (2.22%) MCSA
14 52 (2.10%) CCSE
15 50 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
16 36 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
17 35 (1.42%) CCA
18 31 (1.25%) MCTS
19 24 (0.97%) VCP5
20 19 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (3.16%) SLA
2 49 (1.98%) QA
3 21 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.12%) COBIT
8 2 (0.081%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.040%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.040%) BS25999
9 1 (0.040%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.040%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1039 (42.03%) Active Directory
2 441 (17.84%) vSphere
3 432 (17.48%) Hyper-V
4 270 (10.92%) XenApp
5 234 (9.47%) VMware ESX
6 160 (6.47%) VMware ESXi
7 141 (5.70%) XenDesktop
8 98 (3.96%) XenServer
9 97 (3.92%) vCloud
10 72 (2.91%) Xen
11 69 (2.79%) Microsoft App-V
12 68 (2.75%) NFS
13 62 (2.51%) VMware Server
14 52 (2.10%) KVM
15 41 (1.66%) Terminal Services
16 29 (1.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 28 (1.13%) QEMU
18 26 (1.05%) Samba
19 24 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
20 23 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 272 (11.00%) SCCM
2 205 (8.29%) Puppet
3 125 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
4 116 (4.69%) SCOM
5 57 (2.31%) Ansible
6 56 (2.27%) WSUS
7 52 (2.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 50 (2.02%) Nagios
9 48 (1.94%) Salt
10 43 (1.74%) Backup Exec
11 40 (1.62%) NetBackup
11 40 (1.62%) ZABBIX
12 35 (1.42%) Vagrant
13 32 (1.29%) SCVMM
14 29 (1.17%) HP SIM
15 28 (1.13%) EdgeSight
15 28 (1.13%) Tivoli
16 26 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 25 (1.01%) AirWatch
18 24 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2472 (100.00%) VMware
2 987 (39.93%) Microsoft
3 724 (29.29%) Citrix
4 617 (24.96%) Cisco
5 491 (19.86%) HP
6 303 (12.26%) NetApp
7 286 (11.57%) Oracle
8 184 (7.44%) IBM
9 175 (7.08%) Red Hat
10 170 (6.88%) EMC
11 155 (6.27%) CheckPoint
12 137 (5.54%) Dell
13 114 (4.61%) F5
14 102 (4.13%) Juniper
15 99 (4.00%) Symantec
16 83 (3.36%) McAfee
16 83 (3.36%) 3PAR
17 69 (2.79%) Blue Coat
18 65 (2.63%) Veritas
19 58 (2.35%) Brocade
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £30k - £35k plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £385 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £750 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago