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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 94 86 87
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1021 1040 1110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.07% 2.23% 2.09%
As % of the System Software category 21.34% 22.48% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 607 595
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 63 46
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +8.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £40.57 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +17.80%
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4784 4626 4465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.70% 9.92% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2661 2363 2159
Average daily rate £325 £348 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 579 600 617
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(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 +19 499 £400 +6.66% 151
South East -34 192 £350 +5.26% 86
South West -13 70 £350 +6.06% 54
East of England -34 57 £300 -14.28% 25
North West -15 56 £300 -7.69% 35
West Midlands -3 53 £315 +9.56% 22
Yorkshire +4 43 £400 +45.45% 45
East Midlands +2 31 £344 +17.52% 22
North East -13 12 £280 -8.34% 7
Midlands +6 3 £425 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
UK

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2083 (100.00%) VMware
2 1388 (66.63%) Windows
3 846 (40.61%) Active Directory
4 817 (39.22%) Microsoft
5 714 (34.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 663 (31.83%) Citrix
7 583 (27.99%) Linux
8 516 (24.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 510 (24.48%) Cisco
10 495 (23.76%) SAN
11 436 (20.93%) HP
12 424 (20.36%) MS Exchange
13 422 (20.26%) ITIL
14 379 (18.19%) Firewall
15 362 (17.38%) DNS
16 342 (16.42%) vSphere
17 337 (16.18%) SQL
18 330 (15.84%) UNIX
19 314 (15.07%) Windows 7
20 304 (14.59%) Security Cleared
21 280 (13.44%) MS Excel
22 275 (13.20%) Finance
23 271 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
24 267 (12.82%) DHCP
25 265 (12.72%) Oracle
26 263 (12.63%) SQL Server
27 254 (12.19%) Hyper-V
27 254 (12.19%) XenApp
28 246 (11.81%) VMware ESX
29 241 (11.57%) LAN

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 424 (20.36%) MS Exchange
2 216 (10.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 182 (8.74%) SharePoint
4 126 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 125 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 110 (5.28%) IIS
7 101 (4.85%) Apache
8 80 (3.84%) WebSphere
9 75 (3.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 65 (3.12%) WebLogic
11 55 (2.64%) Tomcat
12 50 (2.40%) Lync
13 39 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
14 31 (1.49%) nginx
15 30 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
16 25 (1.20%) OpenStack
17 22 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
18 20 (0.96%) GlassFish
19 18 (0.86%) Node.js
20 17 (0.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 280 (13.44%) MS Excel
2 182 (8.74%) MS Office
3 41 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 25 (1.20%) MS Project
5 12 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.38%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.19%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.096%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.048%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.048%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.38%) RMDS
4 5 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.19%) assyst
6 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.096%) ReMetrica
7 2 (0.096%) Cerner Millennium
8 1 (0.048%) Magento
8 1 (0.048%) Summit
8 1 (0.048%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 66 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
3 44 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
4 43 (2.06%) Office 365
5 30 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (1.01%) SaaS
7 14 (0.67%) IaaS
8 12 (0.58%) Google App Engine
9 7 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.34%) PaaS
10 3 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
11 2 (0.096%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.048%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 495 (23.76%) SAN
2 379 (18.19%) Firewall
3 362 (17.38%) DNS
4 267 (12.82%) DHCP
5 241 (11.57%) LAN
6 226 (10.85%) WAN
7 211 (10.13%) TCP/IP
8 148 (7.11%) NAS
9 144 (6.91%) VPN
10 85 (4.08%) VLAN
11 83 (3.98%) Network Security
12 76 (3.65%) iSCSI
13 75 (3.60%) Internet
14 74 (3.55%) LDAP
15 68 (3.26%) Wireless
16 60 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
17 59 (2.83%) VoIP
18 51 (2.45%) IPsec
18 51 (2.45%) BGP
19 49 (2.35%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 81 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (2.78%) MySQL
4 53 (2.54%) Oracle Database
5 45 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 41 (1.97%) Oracle Exadata
7 36 (1.73%) Relational Database
8 28 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
12 15 (0.72%) MongoDB
13 12 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
16 7 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
16 7 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
16 7 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 57 (2.74%) Jenkins
2 56 (2.69%) JIRA
3 42 (2.02%) Git (software)
4 26 (1.25%) MSI
5 20 (0.96%) Hudson
6 15 (0.72%) Subversion
7 12 (0.58%) Maven
8 9 (0.43%) LoadRunner
8 9 (0.43%) Cucumber
9 8 (0.38%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (0.29%) Wise Package Studio
10 6 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.24%) IntelliJ
11 5 (0.24%) InstallShield
12 4 (0.19%) AdminStudio
12 4 (0.19%) Ant
12 4 (0.19%) RSpec
12 4 (0.19%) Selenium
12 4 (0.19%) JProfiler
General
1 275 (13.20%) Finance
2 90 (4.32%) Banking
3 83 (3.98%) Telecoms
4 47 (2.26%) Financial Institution
5 42 (2.02%) Retail
6 28 (1.34%) Back Office
7 23 (1.10%) Legal
8 22 (1.06%) Front Office
9 20 (0.96%) Investment Banking
10 18 (0.86%) Publishing
11 16 (0.77%) Law
12 13 (0.62%) Marketing
13 12 (0.58%) Military
14 11 (0.53%) Local Government
15 9 (0.43%) Games
15 9 (0.43%) Electronics
16 7 (0.34%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.29%) Advertising
18 5 (0.24%) Billing
18 5 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 243 (11.67%) Architect
2 218 (10.47%) Analyst
3 214 (10.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 181 (8.69%) Consultant
5 176 (8.45%) Support Engineer
6 148 (7.11%) Administrator
7 118 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
8 105 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
9 92 (4.42%) Support Analyst
10 88 (4.22%) Server Engineer
11 81 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support
12 77 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
13 70 (3.36%) Project Manager
14 65 (3.12%) Linux Engineer
15 62 (2.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 57 (2.74%) 2nd Line Support
16 57 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
17 53 (2.54%) Wintel Engineer
18 51 (2.45%) Desktop Support
19 50 (2.40%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (2.83%) Web Services
2 57 (2.74%) Middleware
3 47 (2.26%) LAMP
4 37 (1.78%) WebSphere MQ
4 37 (1.78%) .NET
5 19 (0.91%) CSS
5 19 (0.91%) Application Packaging
6 14 (0.67%) HTML
7 12 (0.58%) XML
8 11 (0.53%) SOAP
9 10 (0.48%) J2EE
10 9 (0.43%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 7 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (0.34%) Servlets
12 6 (0.29%) .NET Framework
12 6 (0.29%) JSON
13 5 (0.24%) MCollective
13 5 (0.24%) ASP.NET
13 5 (0.24%) COM
14 4 (0.19%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 172 (8.26%) Clustering
2 109 (5.23%) Blackberry
3 106 (5.09%) Thin Client
3 106 (5.09%) Fat Client
4 101 (4.85%) Replication
5 60 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 53 (2.54%) Open Source
7 43 (2.06%) Hedge funds
8 32 (1.54%) Computer Science
9 31 (1.49%) Client/Server
9 31 (1.49%) PKI
10 24 (1.15%) Statistics
11 21 (1.01%) iPhone
12 18 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
12 18 (0.86%) CLARiiON
13 17 (0.82%) NHS
14 15 (0.72%) Mainframe
14 15 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
15 14 (0.67%) Wiki
16 12 (0.58%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1388 (66.63%) Windows
2 714 (34.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 583 (27.99%) Linux
4 516 (24.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 330 (15.84%) UNIX
6 314 (15.07%) Windows 7
7 210 (10.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 160 (7.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 150 (7.20%) Windows XP
10 114 (5.47%) Solaris
11 69 (3.31%) CentOS
12 61 (2.93%) Ubuntu
13 52 (2.50%) AIX
14 38 (1.82%) Windows Vista
14 38 (1.82%) Windows 8
15 36 (1.73%) SELinux
16 35 (1.68%) Windows 2000
17 34 (1.63%) Debian
18 31 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
19 26 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (20.26%) ITIL
2 205 (9.84%) Migration
3 186 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
4 128 (6.14%) DevOps
5 123 (5.90%) Service Management
6 122 (5.86%) Configuration Management
7 102 (4.90%) Project Management
8 96 (4.61%) PRINCE2
9 87 (4.18%) Change Management
10 75 (3.60%) Capacity Planning
11 72 (3.46%) Service Delivery
12 64 (3.07%) Agile Software Development
13 54 (2.59%) TOGAF
13 54 (2.59%) Continuous Integration
14 52 (2.50%) Load Balancing
14 52 (2.50%) Business Continuity
15 50 (2.40%) Performance Tuning
16 47 (2.26%) E-Commerce
17 45 (2.16%) SOA
18 44 (2.11%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 337 (16.18%) SQL
2 204 (9.79%) PowerShell
3 110 (5.28%) Java
4 108 (5.18%) Ruby
5 97 (4.66%) Perl
6 96 (4.61%) Bash Shell
7 79 (3.79%) Python
8 71 (3.41%) C
9 58 (2.78%) Shell Script
10 50 (2.40%) VB
11 48 (2.30%) VBScript
12 47 (2.26%) PHP
13 21 (1.01%) JavaScript
14 16 (0.77%) T-SQL
15 11 (0.53%) PL/SQL
15 11 (0.53%) Korn
15 11 (0.53%) VBA
16 8 (0.38%) Scala
17 7 (0.34%) C++
18 6 (0.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 304 (14.59%) Security Cleared
2 271 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 201 (9.65%) MCSE
3 201 (9.65%) SC Cleared
4 146 (7.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 109 (5.23%) Cisco Certification
6 106 (5.09%) Degree
7 97 (4.66%) MCP
8 89 (4.27%) MCITP
9 77 (3.70%) DV Cleared
10 61 (2.93%) CCNP
11 54 (2.59%) CCNA
12 37 (1.78%) MCSA
12 37 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
13 34 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
14 31 (1.49%) CCA
15 29 (1.39%) VCP5
16 28 (1.34%) CCSE
17 25 (1.20%) VCAP
18 24 (1.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (4.70%) SLA
2 26 (1.25%) QA
3 20 (0.96%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.24%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.14%) COBIT
8 2 (0.096%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.048%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 846 (40.61%) Active Directory
2 342 (16.42%) vSphere
3 254 (12.19%) Hyper-V
3 254 (12.19%) XenApp
4 246 (11.81%) VMware ESX
5 124 (5.95%) VMware ESXi
6 112 (5.38%) XenDesktop
7 109 (5.23%) XenServer
8 82 (3.94%) NFS
9 74 (3.55%) vCloud
10 57 (2.74%) Xen
11 56 (2.69%) Terminal Services
12 52 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
13 45 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
14 33 (1.58%) VMware Server
15 29 (1.39%) KVM
16 28 (1.34%) Postfix
17 26 (1.25%) ISA Server
18 22 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 22 (1.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 237 (11.38%) SCCM
2 158 (7.59%) Puppet
3 103 (4.94%) SCOM
4 97 (4.66%) Backup Exec
5 64 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
6 54 (2.59%) WSUS
7 46 (2.21%) NetBackup
8 33 (1.58%) Tivoli
9 31 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
10 28 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
11 27 (1.30%) HP SIM
11 27 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
12 26 (1.25%) Nagios
13 23 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 22 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 21 (1.01%) SCVMM
15 21 (1.01%) ZABBIX
16 18 (0.86%) Vagrant
16 18 (0.86%) Salt
17 16 (0.77%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 2083 (100.00%) VMware
2 817 (39.22%) Microsoft
3 663 (31.83%) Citrix
4 510 (24.48%) Cisco
5 436 (20.93%) HP
6 265 (12.72%) Oracle
7 236 (11.33%) NetApp
8 202 (9.70%) Red Hat
9 188 (9.03%) EMC
10 178 (8.55%) IBM
11 128 (6.14%) Symantec
12 105 (5.04%) CheckPoint
13 93 (4.46%) Dell
14 82 (3.94%) Juniper
15 59 (2.83%) McAfee
15 59 (2.83%) F5
16 55 (2.64%) Sophos
17 49 (2.35%) Remedy
18 39 (1.87%) Veritas
18 39 (1.87%) Apple
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 9 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + Neg
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Yoh Company
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £220 - £260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Yoh
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £175 - £184.75 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Neg.
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Yoh Company
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago