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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 73 91 82
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1349 1045 1035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.66% 2.18% 2.32%
As % of the System Software category 26.17% 22.18% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 643 579
Average daily rate
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£355 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 44 61
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.25 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.06% -5.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.30 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.38 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+67.59% +4.06%
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
5154 4712 4426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.17% 9.84% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2982 2593 2204
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 577 599
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £29.80 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +8 546 £388 -3.12% 150
South East +29 344 £365 +4.28% 104
North West +36 130 £313 +4.16% 59
Yorkshire +24 111 £300 -25.00% 45
East of England +17 85 £300 -7.69% 37
South West -21 56 £345 +6.15% 26
West Midlands -20 32 £388 +23.01% 33
East Midlands -4 29 £325 -7.14% 7
North East -15 17 £295 +5.35% 5
Midlands +1 6 £300 -29.41%
VMware Infrastructure
UK

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2612 (100.00%) VMware
2 1756 (67.23%) Windows
3 1078 (41.27%) Active Directory
4 1056 (40.43%) Microsoft
5 749 (28.68%) Citrix
6 730 (27.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 711 (27.22%) SAN
8 679 (26.00%) Linux
9 610 (23.35%) Cisco
10 521 (19.95%) DNS
11 519 (19.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 503 (19.26%) HP
13 498 (19.07%) ITIL
14 487 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
15 471 (18.03%) SQL
16 442 (16.92%) vSphere
17 440 (16.85%) SQL Server
18 437 (16.73%) Data Centre
19 433 (16.58%) MS Exchange
20 430 (16.46%) Firewall
20 430 (16.46%) Hyper-V
21 381 (14.59%) Finance
22 378 (14.47%) Migration
23 374 (14.32%) Security Cleared
24 354 (13.55%) DHCP
25 338 (12.94%) PowerShell
26 332 (12.71%) WAN
27 309 (11.83%) SCCM
28 307 (11.75%) LAN
29 305 (11.68%) MS Excel

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 433 (16.58%) MS Exchange
2 268 (10.26%) IIS
3 217 (8.31%) SharePoint
4 185 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 138 (5.28%) Apache
6 123 (4.71%) OpenStack
7 103 (3.94%) Tomcat
8 101 (3.87%) Lync
9 91 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 91 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2007
10 71 (2.72%) WebSphere
11 63 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
12 51 (1.95%) nginx
13 44 (1.68%) JBoss
14 40 (1.53%) WebLogic
15 36 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 34 (1.30%) Jetty
16 34 (1.30%) Node.js
16 34 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
17 30 (1.15%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 305 (11.68%) MS Excel
2 179 (6.85%) MS Office
3 59 (2.26%) MS Visio
4 30 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (0.77%) MS Project
6 7 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.077%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.038%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.038%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 22 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 8 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.31%) RMDS
5 6 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.11%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
7 2 (0.077%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.077%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.077%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.077%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.077%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle TCA
8 1 (0.038%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.038%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.038%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 209 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (4.40%) Office 365
3 96 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 67 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
5 60 (2.30%) IaaS
6 58 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
7 50 (1.91%) SaaS
8 45 (1.72%) PaaS
9 32 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 26 (1.00%) Google App Engine
11 9 (0.34%) Mimecast
12 8 (0.31%) OpenShift
12 8 (0.31%) IBM SmartCloud
13 6 (0.23%) GitHub
14 4 (0.15%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.15%) Yammer
14 4 (0.15%) Google Apps
14 4 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
16 2 (0.077%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 711 (27.22%) SAN
2 521 (19.95%) DNS
3 430 (16.46%) Firewall
4 354 (13.55%) DHCP
5 332 (12.71%) WAN
6 307 (11.75%) LAN
7 207 (7.92%) TCP/IP
7 207 (7.92%) NAS
8 170 (6.51%) VPN
9 117 (4.48%) Network Security
10 108 (4.13%) Internet
11 102 (3.91%) Cisco ASA
12 98 (3.75%) VLAN
13 93 (3.56%) iSCSI
14 90 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
14 90 (3.45%) LDAP
15 85 (3.25%) SSL
16 78 (2.99%) MPLS
17 76 (2.91%) HTTP
18 75 (2.87%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 440 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 90 (3.45%) MySQL
3 89 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 67 (2.57%) Oracle Database
5 46 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 44 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 35 (1.34%) Relational Database
8 29 (1.11%) MongoDB
8 29 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (0.96%) Hadoop
10 23 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (0.84%) NoSQL
12 21 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (0.69%) Big Data
15 15 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (0.50%) Redis
17 12 (0.46%) RDBMS
18 11 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
19 10 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 133 (5.09%) Jenkins
2 93 (3.56%) Git (software)
3 53 (2.03%) JIRA
4 45 (1.72%) TeamCity
5 39 (1.49%) Subversion
6 28 (1.07%) MSI
7 26 (1.00%) Visual Studio
7 26 (1.00%) Hudson
7 26 (1.00%) Cucumber
8 24 (0.92%) IntelliJ
9 23 (0.88%) Capybara
10 16 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (0.57%) Gerrit
12 14 (0.54%) Artifactory
12 14 (0.54%) Maven
13 11 (0.42%) JMeter
14 9 (0.34%) Selenium
14 9 (0.34%) MSBuild
15 8 (0.31%) WinDbg
15 8 (0.31%) SonarQube
General
1 381 (14.59%) Finance
2 112 (4.29%) Banking
3 60 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 51 (1.95%) Retail
5 29 (1.11%) Investment Banking
6 27 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 25 (0.96%) Marketing
8 24 (0.92%) Back Office
9 23 (0.88%) Local Government
10 17 (0.65%) Law
10 17 (0.65%) Legal
11 16 (0.61%) Military
12 15 (0.57%) Advertising
13 13 (0.50%) Publishing
14 9 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.31%) Electronics
15 8 (0.31%) Games
16 7 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.27%) French Language
17 5 (0.19%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 349 (13.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 320 (12.25%) Architect
3 226 (8.65%) Analyst
4 216 (8.27%) Consultant
5 195 (7.47%) Administrator
6 158 (6.05%) Support Engineer
7 141 (5.40%) Infrastructure Architect
8 139 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
9 138 (5.28%) Server Engineer
10 126 (4.82%) Systems Administrator
11 99 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
12 84 (3.22%) Support Analyst
13 79 (3.02%) Solutions Architect
13 79 (3.02%) DevOps Engineer
14 77 (2.95%) Technical Architect
15 74 (2.83%) Project Manager
16 58 (2.22%) Network Engineer
16 58 (2.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 58 (2.22%) 2nd Line Support
17 57 (2.18%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (4.79%) .NET
2 85 (3.25%) Middleware
3 84 (3.22%) Web Services
4 56 (2.14%) J2EE
5 54 (2.07%) XML
6 46 (1.76%) HTML
7 33 (1.26%) Servlets
8 31 (1.19%) CSS
8 31 (1.19%) HTML5
9 28 (1.07%) CSS3
10 27 (1.03%) Sinatra
11 23 (0.88%) Application Packaging
11 23 (0.88%) Sass
12 15 (0.57%) SOAP
13 14 (0.54%) REST
14 13 (0.50%) LAMP
15 11 (0.42%) XSLT
15 11 (0.42%) JSON
16 10 (0.38%) Java EE
17 9 (0.34%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 437 (16.73%) Data Centre
2 209 (8.00%) Clustering
3 124 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
4 105 (4.02%) Replication
5 78 (2.99%) Thin Client
5 78 (2.99%) Fat Client
6 57 (2.18%) Management Information System
7 49 (1.88%) Blackberry
8 48 (1.84%) EMC VNX
9 41 (1.57%) PKI
10 34 (1.30%) EqualLogic
11 32 (1.23%) FlexPod
12 28 (1.07%) Client/Server
12 28 (1.07%) Private Cloud
13 26 (1.00%) CLARiiON
14 25 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
14 25 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
15 24 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
16 22 (0.84%) Celerra
17 21 (0.80%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1756 (67.23%) Windows
2 730 (27.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 679 (26.00%) Linux
4 519 (19.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 487 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 282 (10.80%) Windows 7
7 264 (10.11%) UNIX
8 156 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 104 (3.98%) Solaris
10 96 (3.68%) Windows XP
11 78 (2.99%) AIX
11 78 (2.99%) CentOS
11 78 (2.99%) Windows 8
12 46 (1.76%) Ubuntu
13 33 (1.26%) Windows Vista
14 29 (1.11%) Windows 2000
15 28 (1.07%) Data ONTAP
16 25 (0.96%) HPUX
17 24 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
18 23 (0.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (19.07%) ITIL
2 378 (14.47%) Migration
3 228 (8.73%) Agile Software Development
4 210 (8.04%) Configuration Management
5 185 (7.08%) DevOps
6 179 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 149 (5.70%) Project Management
8 129 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
9 128 (4.90%) Service Management
10 119 (4.56%) Capacity Planning
11 113 (4.33%) Change Management
11 113 (4.33%) Load Balancing
12 100 (3.83%) Open Source
13 93 (3.56%) Service Delivery
14 79 (3.02%) Server Building
15 76 (2.91%) Mentoring
16 74 (2.83%) PRINCE2
17 71 (2.72%) Problem Management
17 71 (2.72%) Change Control
18 68 (2.60%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 471 (18.03%) SQL
2 338 (12.94%) PowerShell
3 186 (7.12%) Java
4 176 (6.74%) Python
5 171 (6.55%) Perl
6 140 (5.36%) Bash Shell
7 116 (4.44%) Ruby
8 81 (3.10%) C
9 71 (2.72%) Shell Script
9 71 (2.72%) VBScript
10 58 (2.22%) PHP
11 52 (1.99%) C#
12 51 (1.95%) JavaScript
13 46 (1.76%) VB
14 35 (1.34%) C++
15 25 (0.96%) Korn
16 24 (0.92%) T-SQL
17 11 (0.42%) Groovy
18 7 (0.27%) C-shell
19 6 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 374 (14.32%) Security Cleared
2 287 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 245 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 197 (7.54%) MCSE
5 183 (7.01%) Cisco Certification
6 174 (6.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 124 (4.75%) CCNA
8 115 (4.40%) Degree
9 99 (3.79%) DV Cleared
10 92 (3.52%) MCITP
11 90 (3.45%) CCNP
12 69 (2.64%) MCSA
13 66 (2.53%) MCP
14 52 (1.99%) Citrix Certification
15 47 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
16 34 (1.30%) VCP5
17 33 (1.26%) CCSE
18 31 (1.19%) CCA
19 28 (1.07%) MCTS
20 27 (1.03%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (3.79%) SLA
2 61 (2.34%) QA
3 26 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.11%) COBIT
8 2 (0.077%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.077%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.038%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.038%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.038%) BS25999
9 1 (0.038%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1078 (41.27%) Active Directory
2 442 (16.92%) vSphere
3 430 (16.46%) Hyper-V
4 279 (10.68%) XenApp
5 244 (9.34%) VMware ESX
6 198 (7.58%) VMware ESXi
7 133 (5.09%) XenDesktop
8 101 (3.87%) Microsoft App-V
9 99 (3.79%) vCloud
10 95 (3.64%) XenServer
11 86 (3.29%) Xen
12 78 (2.99%) NFS
13 66 (2.53%) KVM
14 57 (2.18%) VMware Server
15 47 (1.80%) Terminal Services
16 29 (1.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 29 (1.11%) QEMU
17 24 (0.92%) Samba
18 23 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
19 22 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 309 (11.83%) SCCM
2 216 (8.27%) Puppet
3 132 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
4 112 (4.29%) SCOM
5 58 (2.22%) Nagios
6 53 (2.03%) NetBackup
6 53 (2.03%) Ansible
7 48 (1.84%) Backup Exec
8 46 (1.76%) Salt
9 45 (1.72%) WSUS
10 37 (1.42%) Vagrant
11 33 (1.26%) ZABBIX
12 32 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
12 32 (1.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 31 (1.19%) Tivoli
13 31 (1.19%) SCVMM
14 27 (1.03%) vMotion
15 26 (1.00%) AirWatch
15 26 (1.00%) HP SIM
16 24 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2612 (100.00%) VMware
2 1056 (40.43%) Microsoft
3 749 (28.68%) Citrix
4 610 (23.35%) Cisco
5 503 (19.26%) HP
6 305 (11.68%) NetApp
7 302 (11.56%) Oracle
8 211 (8.08%) EMC
9 202 (7.73%) Red Hat
10 200 (7.66%) IBM
11 140 (5.36%) Dell
12 136 (5.21%) Symantec
13 132 (5.05%) CheckPoint
14 99 (3.79%) Juniper
15 92 (3.52%) F5
16 84 (3.22%) McAfee
17 80 (3.06%) 3PAR
18 76 (2.91%) Veritas
19 59 (2.26%) Veeam
19 59 (2.26%) Brocade
Liverpool, Merseyside
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £550 - 650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate - 3 - 6 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
IT People First
Rate: From £275 to £325 per day 3 Months +
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
JM
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Comtecs
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £140.00 - £170.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Comtecs
Rate: £299 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Solvings Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago