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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 83 77 97
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1311 1283 1054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.56% 2.53% 2.12%
As % of the System Software category 23.09% 24.78% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 853 803 650
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 77 56
Average hourly rate £42.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.72% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.85 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +25.00%
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
5678 5178 4939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.08% 10.21% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3544 2873 2581
Average daily rate £390 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 642 594
Average hourly rate £16.75 £16.93 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -0.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.58 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 -14 512 £450 +12.50% 150
South East -2 326 £388 -3.12% 98
North West -5 102 £400 +36.17% 37
Yorkshire -15 92 £390 +30.00% 40
South West +22 86 £375 +7.14% 26
East of England -2 63 £413 +22.67% 18
North East +8 54 £275 -4.34% 8
West Midlands -19 43 £380 +12.59% 35
East Midlands +5 31 £300 -7.69% 11
Midlands -3 3 £450 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
UK

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2408 (100.00%) VMware
2 1596 (66.28%) Windows
3 999 (41.49%) Active Directory
4 915 (38.00%) Windows Server
5 908 (37.71%) Microsoft
6 906 (37.62%) Linux
7 534 (22.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 515 (21.39%) Cisco
9 512 (21.26%) Citrix
10 509 (21.14%) SAN
11 482 (20.02%) ITIL
12 478 (19.85%) Windows Server 2012
13 439 (18.23%) HP
14 431 (17.90%) Security Cleared
15 417 (17.32%) Data Centre
16 413 (17.15%) DNS
17 410 (17.03%) Finance
18 396 (16.45%) MS Exchange
19 393 (16.32%) vSphere
20 374 (15.53%) Unix
21 365 (15.16%) Firewall
22 351 (14.58%) Hyper-V
23 344 (14.29%) SQL
24 340 (14.12%) Puppet
25 336 (13.95%) Red Hat
26 334 (13.87%) PowerShell
27 326 (13.54%) Configuration Management
28 324 (13.46%) SQL Server
29 322 (13.37%) Migration
30 311 (12.92%) Agile Software Development

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 396 (16.45%) MS Exchange
2 189 (7.85%) SharePoint
3 168 (6.98%) IIS
4 167 (6.94%) Apache
5 149 (6.19%) Tomcat
6 136 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 124 (5.15%) OpenStack
8 109 (4.53%) Skype for Business
9 92 (3.82%) WebSphere
10 86 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
11 45 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 45 (1.87%) nginx
12 43 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
13 42 (1.74%) Jetty
14 36 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
15 33 (1.37%) WebLogic
16 30 (1.25%) JBoss
17 29 (1.20%) Confluence
17 29 (1.20%) Node.js
17 29 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 292 (12.13%) MS Excel
2 173 (7.18%) MS Office
3 32 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.50%) MS Project
6 10 (0.42%) HipChat
7 2 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.042%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.042%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 18 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.12%) BASE24
4 3 (0.12%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.083%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.083%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.042%) Eikon
6 1 (0.042%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.042%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.042%) RMDS
6 1 (0.042%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.042%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.042%) Summit
6 1 (0.042%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 265 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
2 151 (6.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 142 (5.90%) Office 365
4 90 (3.74%) IaaS
5 71 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
6 63 (2.62%) PaaS
7 60 (2.49%) SaaS
8 40 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
9 28 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
10 20 (0.83%) Google App Engine
11 14 (0.58%) GitHub
12 9 (0.37%) Mimecast
13 8 (0.33%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (0.33%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.25%) Google Apps
14 6 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.25%) Yammer
15 3 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 509 (21.14%) SAN
2 413 (17.15%) DNS
3 365 (15.16%) Firewall
4 266 (11.05%) DHCP
5 239 (9.93%) LAN
6 234 (9.72%) WAN
7 209 (8.68%) TCP/IP
8 148 (6.15%) NAS
9 124 (5.15%) VPN
10 89 (3.70%) HTTP
11 86 (3.57%) LDAP
12 81 (3.36%) SSL
13 80 (3.32%) Internet
13 80 (3.32%) Network Security
14 79 (3.28%) iSCSI
15 66 (2.74%) IPsec
16 60 (2.49%) FTP
17 59 (2.45%) Cisco Nexus
18 57 (2.37%) Fibre Channel
18 57 (2.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 324 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 119 (4.94%) MySQL
3 78 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 72 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 53 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 48 (1.99%) MongoDB
7 40 (1.66%) SQL Server 2014
8 39 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
9 33 (1.37%) DB2
10 32 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
10 32 (1.33%) Relational Database
11 29 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
12 28 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
13 26 (1.08%) NoSQL
14 25 (1.04%) Hadoop
15 17 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (0.50%) PowerCenter
18 10 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 243 (10.09%) Jenkins
2 182 (7.56%) Git (software)
3 112 (4.65%) Maven
4 50 (2.08%) Subversion
5 47 (1.95%) JIRA
6 33 (1.37%) Travis CI
7 24 (1.00%) MSI
8 23 (0.96%) Hudson
8 23 (0.96%) Selenium
8 23 (0.96%) TeamCity
8 23 (0.96%) Vagrant
9 21 (0.87%) Gradle
9 21 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
10 18 (0.75%) JUnit
11 17 (0.71%) SonarQube
11 17 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (0.66%) Appium
12 16 (0.66%) Mocha
13 15 (0.62%) IntelliJ
13 15 (0.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 410 (17.03%) Finance
2 125 (5.19%) Banking
3 82 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 48 (1.99%) Retail
5 44 (1.83%) Financial Institution
6 36 (1.50%) Legal
7 33 (1.37%) Games
8 31 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.16%) Investment Banking
10 24 (1.00%) Law
11 21 (0.87%) Marketing
12 20 (0.83%) Advertising
13 18 (0.75%) Back Office
14 17 (0.71%) Front Office
15 16 (0.66%) Electronics
15 16 (0.66%) Military
16 11 (0.46%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.29%) Billing
18 7 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 352 (14.62%) Architect
2 235 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 221 (9.18%) Support Engineer
4 194 (8.06%) VMware Engineer
5 186 (7.72%) Analyst
6 170 (7.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 158 (6.56%) Administrator
8 138 (5.73%) Infrastructure Architect
9 125 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
10 122 (5.07%) Consultant
11 117 (4.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 111 (4.61%) Server Engineer
12 111 (4.61%) Systems Administrator
13 102 (4.24%) Linux Engineer
14 97 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
14 97 (4.03%) Windows Engineer
15 92 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
16 83 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support
17 80 (3.32%) Wintel Engineer
18 77 (3.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (4.24%) .NET
2 99 (4.11%) Web Services
3 75 (3.11%) Middleware
4 58 (2.41%) J2EE
4 58 (2.41%) MCollective
5 46 (1.91%) LAMP
6 39 (1.62%) Servlets
7 30 (1.25%) XML
8 23 (0.96%) HTML
9 22 (0.91%) REST
10 18 (0.75%) SOAP
11 16 (0.66%) ActiveMQ
11 16 (0.66%) Software Packaging
12 14 (0.58%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (0.50%) SAML
14 11 (0.46%) LAPP Stack
15 10 (0.42%) Java EE
15 10 (0.42%) Spring
16 9 (0.37%) JSP
17 8 (0.33%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 417 (17.32%) Data Centre
2 129 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 119 (4.94%) Clustering
4 101 (4.19%) Management Information System
5 63 (2.62%) Computer Science
5 63 (2.62%) Private Cloud
6 55 (2.28%) Replication
7 53 (2.20%) EMC VNX
8 51 (2.12%) Fat Client
8 51 (2.12%) Thin Client
9 47 (1.95%) PKI
10 44 (1.83%) VCE vBlock
11 43 (1.79%) Blackberry
12 41 (1.70%) Public Cloud
13 40 (1.66%) Hedge funds
14 35 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
15 31 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
16 28 (1.16%) EMC VMAX
16 28 (1.16%) User Experience
17 27 (1.12%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1596 (66.28%) Windows
2 915 (38.00%) Windows Server
3 906 (37.62%) Linux
4 534 (22.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 478 (19.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 374 (15.53%) Unix
7 294 (12.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 292 (12.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 219 (9.09%) Windows 7
10 153 (6.35%) CentOS
11 130 (5.40%) Solaris
12 121 (5.02%) AIX
13 98 (4.07%) Ubuntu
14 76 (3.16%) Windows 10
15 63 (2.62%) Windows XP
16 62 (2.57%) Windows 8
17 51 (2.12%) SUSE
18 34 (1.41%) HPUX
19 28 (1.16%) Mac OS X
20 25 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (20.02%) ITIL
2 326 (13.54%) Configuration Management
3 322 (13.37%) Migration
4 311 (12.92%) Agile Software Development
5 307 (12.75%) DevOps
6 180 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 176 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
7 176 (7.31%) Project Management
8 146 (6.06%) Service Management
9 141 (5.86%) Open Source
10 128 (5.32%) Scrum
11 121 (5.02%) Service Delivery
12 113 (4.69%) Change Management
12 113 (4.69%) High Availability
13 95 (3.95%) Load Balancing
14 88 (3.65%) Build Automation
15 84 (3.49%) Problem Management
16 82 (3.41%) Server Virtualisation
17 76 (3.16%) ITSM
18 73 (3.03%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 344 (14.29%) SQL
2 334 (13.87%) PowerShell
3 269 (11.17%) Java
4 212 (8.80%) Bash Shell
5 172 (7.14%) Ruby
6 167 (6.94%) Perl
6 167 (6.94%) Python
7 95 (3.95%) Shell Script
8 47 (1.95%) C
8 47 (1.95%) JavaScript
9 46 (1.91%) C#
10 45 (1.87%) PHP
11 41 (1.70%) Korn
12 34 (1.41%) VBScript
13 25 (1.04%) VB
14 19 (0.79%) C++
15 17 (0.71%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.25%) AWK
16 6 (0.25%) Groovy
16 6 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 431 (17.90%) Security Cleared
2 304 (12.62%) SC Cleared
3 211 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 145 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
5 144 (5.98%) MCSE
6 135 (5.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 114 (4.73%) Degree
8 107 (4.44%) CCNA
9 100 (4.15%) MCSA
10 88 (3.65%) DV Cleared
11 69 (2.87%) CCNP
12 38 (1.58%) MCP
13 27 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 21 (0.87%) CISSP
16 19 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
16 19 (0.79%) MCITP
17 18 (0.75%) ISEB
18 15 (0.62%) VCP5
19 14 (0.58%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (3.32%) SLA
2 38 (1.58%) QA
3 35 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 29 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
6 15 (0.62%) COBIT
7 10 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.33%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.17%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.12%) ISO15022
10 3 (0.12%) ISO20022
11 2 (0.083%) ISO27002
12 1 (0.042%) MiFID
System Software
1 999 (41.49%) Active Directory
2 393 (16.32%) vSphere
3 351 (14.58%) Hyper-V
4 245 (10.17%) VMware ESX
5 188 (7.81%) XenApp
6 159 (6.60%) VMware ESXi
7 147 (6.10%) XenDesktop
8 87 (3.61%) Docker
8 87 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
9 81 (3.36%) XenServer
10 78 (3.24%) Xen
11 63 (2.62%) KVM
12 62 (2.57%) NFS
12 62 (2.57%) vCloud
13 37 (1.54%) VMware Server
14 35 (1.45%) Firmware
15 29 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 26 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
17 24 (1.00%) Veritas File System
18 22 (0.91%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 340 (14.12%) Puppet
2 297 (12.33%) SCCM
3 163 (6.77%) Opscode Chef
4 158 (6.56%) SCOM
5 117 (4.86%) Ansible
6 96 (3.99%) Nagios
7 78 (3.24%) NetBackup
8 77 (3.20%) ZABBIX
9 63 (2.62%) WSUS
10 61 (2.53%) Backup Exec
11 47 (1.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 46 (1.91%) vRealize
13 38 (1.58%) SCVMM
14 34 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
14 34 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 29 (1.20%) EdgeSight
16 27 (1.12%) Salt
17 25 (1.04%) XenMobile
18 24 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
19 23 (0.96%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 2408 (100.00%) VMware
2 908 (37.71%) Microsoft
3 515 (21.39%) Cisco
4 512 (21.26%) Citrix
5 439 (18.23%) HP
6 336 (13.95%) Red Hat
7 291 (12.08%) Oracle
8 223 (9.26%) NetApp
9 207 (8.60%) EMC
10 163 (6.77%) IBM
11 148 (6.15%) Dell
12 93 (3.86%) CheckPoint
13 88 (3.65%) Symantec
14 79 (3.28%) Veritas
15 72 (2.99%) AppSense
16 62 (2.57%) F5
16 62 (2.57%) Juniper
17 61 (2.53%) SAP
18 60 (2.49%) Sun
19 56 (2.33%) BMC
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