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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 76 99 89
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1324 1030 1031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.57% 2.09% 2.21%
As % of the System Software category 25.41% 21.35% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 817 626 604
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 43 63
Average hourly rate £37.25 £22.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.31% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.18 £40.90 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+70.45% +2.32%
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
5210 4824 4645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.11% 9.77% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3040 2684 2366
Average daily rate £351 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 530 586 607
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £28.50 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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
(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 +3 514 £400 - 163
South East +41 345 £350 - 100
North West +24 114 £350 +16.66% 55
Yorkshire +27 103 £313 -21.87% 34
East of England +30 99 £320 +2.40% 21
South West -15 65 £328 -6.42% 33
West Midlands -18 35 £389 +23.41% 42
East Midlands -6 25 £325 -5.45% 18
North East -25 13 £285 +1.78% 4
Midlands +3 5 £300 -29.41%
VMware Infrastructure
UK

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 2619 (100.00%) VMware
2 1746 (66.67%) Windows
3 1081 (41.28%) Active Directory
4 1051 (40.13%) Microsoft
5 741 (28.29%) Citrix
6 734 (28.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 704 (26.88%) SAN
8 676 (25.81%) Linux
9 591 (22.57%) Cisco
10 521 (19.89%) DNS
11 509 (19.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 507 (19.36%) HP
13 506 (19.32%) Windows Server 2012
14 498 (19.01%) ITIL
15 475 (18.14%) SQL
16 429 (16.38%) Data Centre
17 428 (16.34%) vSphere
18 427 (16.30%) MS Exchange
19 425 (16.23%) SQL Server
20 424 (16.19%) Hyper-V
21 393 (15.01%) Firewall
22 392 (14.97%) Finance
23 378 (14.43%) Migration
24 364 (13.90%) PowerShell
25 361 (13.78%) DHCP
26 351 (13.40%) Security Cleared
27 329 (12.56%) WAN
28 324 (12.37%) Oracle
29 323 (12.33%) MS Excel
30 308 (11.76%) SCCM

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 427 (16.30%) MS Exchange
2 269 (10.27%) IIS
3 219 (8.36%) SharePoint
4 187 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 129 (4.93%) Apache
6 121 (4.62%) OpenStack
7 111 (4.24%) Lync
8 107 (4.09%) Tomcat
9 96 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 89 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
11 74 (2.83%) WebSphere
12 56 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
13 47 (1.79%) JBoss
13 47 (1.79%) nginx
14 43 (1.64%) WebLogic
15 40 (1.53%) Jetty
16 39 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 33 (1.26%) Node.js
18 32 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
19 30 (1.15%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 323 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 184 (7.03%) MS Office
3 61 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 29 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (0.84%) MS Project
6 8 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.076%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.076%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.038%) InDesign
9 1 (0.038%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 8 (0.31%) RMDS
4 8 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
9 2 (0.076%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.076%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.076%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.076%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.076%) Remedy AR System
10 1 (0.038%) Oracle TCA
10 1 (0.038%) Northgate Housing
10 1 (0.038%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.038%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 197 (7.52%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (4.62%) Office 365
3 107 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 65 (2.48%) IaaS
5 64 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
6 53 (2.02%) SaaS
7 51 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
8 50 (1.91%) PaaS
9 32 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 26 (0.99%) Google App Engine
11 11 (0.42%) GitHub
11 11 (0.42%) OpenShift
12 8 (0.31%) IBM SmartCloud
12 8 (0.31%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.15%) Google Apps
13 4 (0.15%) Yammer
14 3 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.11%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.076%) Google Compute Engine
15 2 (0.076%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 704 (26.88%) SAN
2 521 (19.89%) DNS
3 393 (15.01%) Firewall
4 361 (13.78%) DHCP
5 329 (12.56%) WAN
6 305 (11.65%) LAN
7 228 (8.71%) NAS
8 220 (8.40%) TCP/IP
9 161 (6.15%) VPN
10 117 (4.47%) VLAN
11 107 (4.09%) Internet
12 101 (3.86%) Network Security
13 91 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
14 89 (3.40%) Fibre Channel
15 86 (3.28%) MPLS
16 84 (3.21%) LDAP
17 83 (3.17%) NetScaler
18 82 (3.13%) SSL
19 80 (3.05%) HTTP
20 75 (2.86%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 425 (16.23%) SQL Server
2 87 (3.32%) MySQL
3 79 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 74 (2.83%) Oracle Database
5 48 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 43 (1.64%) Relational Database
7 41 (1.57%) MongoDB
8 36 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 30 (1.15%) Hadoop
10 25 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 24 (0.92%) Big Data
12 23 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 23 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (0.84%) NoSQL
14 15 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (0.53%) Oracle Exadata
15 14 (0.53%) RDBMS
15 14 (0.53%) Redis
16 10 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 133 (5.08%) Jenkins
2 85 (3.25%) Git (software)
3 52 (1.99%) JIRA
4 39 (1.49%) TeamCity
5 37 (1.41%) Subversion
6 28 (1.07%) IntelliJ
7 27 (1.03%) Cucumber
8 26 (0.99%) MSI
9 25 (0.95%) Visual Studio
10 24 (0.92%) Maven
11 23 (0.88%) JMeter
12 20 (0.76%) Capybara
13 19 (0.73%) Gerrit
13 19 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (0.69%) Artifactory
15 15 (0.57%) Hudson
16 13 (0.50%) Selenium
16 13 (0.50%) JUnit
17 12 (0.46%) Gradle
18 11 (0.42%) SonarQube
General
1 392 (14.97%) Finance
2 124 (4.73%) Banking
3 57 (2.18%) Telecoms
4 50 (1.91%) Retail
5 28 (1.07%) Back Office
6 27 (1.03%) Investment Banking
7 26 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 23 (0.88%) Local Government
9 21 (0.80%) Marketing
10 19 (0.73%) Military
11 18 (0.69%) Legal
12 15 (0.57%) Law
13 10 (0.38%) Advertising
13 10 (0.38%) Publishing
13 10 (0.38%) Electronics
14 9 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.34%) Games
14 9 (0.34%) Online Betting
15 5 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.15%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 347 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 337 (12.87%) Architect
3 250 (9.55%) Analyst
4 218 (8.32%) Consultant
5 205 (7.83%) Administrator
6 156 (5.96%) Support Engineer
7 138 (5.27%) 3rd Line Support
7 138 (5.27%) Infrastructure Architect
8 133 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
9 131 (5.00%) Server Engineer
10 98 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
11 86 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
12 84 (3.21%) Support Analyst
13 81 (3.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 81 (3.09%) Technical Architect
14 70 (2.67%) Project Manager
15 67 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
16 63 (2.41%) Network Engineer
16 63 (2.41%) 2nd Line Support
17 54 (2.06%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (4.96%) .NET
2 94 (3.59%) Middleware
3 89 (3.40%) Web Services
4 55 (2.10%) J2EE
5 51 (1.95%) XML
6 49 (1.87%) HTML
7 35 (1.34%) Servlets
8 34 (1.30%) CSS
9 31 (1.18%) HTML5
10 28 (1.07%) CSS3
11 25 (0.95%) Sinatra
12 20 (0.76%) REST
12 20 (0.76%) Sass
13 19 (0.73%) Application Packaging
14 18 (0.69%) SOAP
15 14 (0.53%) Spring
16 13 (0.50%) JSON
16 13 (0.50%) jQuery
16 13 (0.50%) LAMP
17 12 (0.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 429 (16.38%) Data Centre
2 212 (8.09%) Clustering
3 118 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
4 98 (3.74%) Replication
5 71 (2.71%) Thin Client
5 71 (2.71%) Fat Client
6 67 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 49 (1.87%) EMC VNX
8 48 (1.83%) Blackberry
9 43 (1.64%) PKI
10 33 (1.26%) EqualLogic
10 33 (1.26%) FlexPod
11 31 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
12 30 (1.15%) Client/Server
13 29 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
14 25 (0.95%) CLARiiON
15 24 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
16 23 (0.88%) Public Cloud
16 23 (0.88%) Private Cloud
16 23 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1746 (66.67%) Windows
2 734 (28.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 676 (25.81%) Linux
4 509 (19.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 506 (19.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 288 (11.00%) UNIX
7 274 (10.46%) Windows 7
8 162 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 118 (4.51%) Solaris
10 94 (3.59%) Windows XP
11 78 (2.98%) Windows 8
12 68 (2.60%) CentOS
12 68 (2.60%) AIX
13 44 (1.68%) Ubuntu
14 30 (1.15%) HPUX
15 29 (1.11%) Windows Vista
16 28 (1.07%) Data ONTAP
17 24 (0.92%) Windows 2000
18 23 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
18 23 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (19.01%) ITIL
2 378 (14.43%) Migration
3 217 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
4 198 (7.56%) Configuration Management
5 175 (6.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 165 (6.30%) Project Management
7 164 (6.26%) DevOps
8 135 (5.15%) Service Management
9 124 (4.73%) Change Management
10 121 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
11 113 (4.31%) Load Balancing
12 111 (4.24%) Open Source
13 105 (4.01%) Capacity Planning
14 98 (3.74%) Service Delivery
15 83 (3.17%) Server Building
16 77 (2.94%) PRINCE2
17 72 (2.75%) Performance Tuning
18 71 (2.71%) Problem Management
19 68 (2.60%) Mentoring
19 68 (2.60%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 475 (18.14%) SQL
2 364 (13.90%) PowerShell
3 171 (6.53%) Java
4 169 (6.45%) Python
5 153 (5.84%) Perl
6 138 (5.27%) Bash Shell
7 93 (3.55%) Ruby
8 75 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 73 (2.79%) VBScript
10 64 (2.44%) C
11 56 (2.14%) JavaScript
12 55 (2.10%) C#
13 50 (1.91%) PHP
14 43 (1.64%) VB
15 32 (1.22%) Korn
15 32 (1.22%) C++
16 25 (0.95%) T-SQL
17 12 (0.46%) Groovy
18 8 (0.31%) C-shell
19 6 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 351 (13.40%) Security Cleared
2 294 (11.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 227 (8.67%) SC Cleared
4 209 (7.98%) MCSE
5 182 (6.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 174 (6.64%) Cisco Certification
7 134 (5.12%) Degree
8 118 (4.51%) CCNA
9 89 (3.40%) DV Cleared
10 84 (3.21%) MCITP
11 81 (3.09%) CCNP
12 79 (3.02%) MCSA
13 63 (2.41%) MCP
14 55 (2.10%) Citrix Certification
15 47 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
16 33 (1.26%) CCA
17 32 (1.22%) VCP5
18 30 (1.15%) MCTS
19 27 (1.03%) VCP4
20 23 (0.88%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (3.86%) SLA
2 62 (2.37%) QA
3 29 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.11%) COBIT
8 2 (0.076%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.076%) 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 1081 (41.28%) Active Directory
2 428 (16.34%) vSphere
3 424 (16.19%) Hyper-V
4 287 (10.96%) XenApp
5 260 (9.93%) VMware ESX
6 219 (8.36%) VMware ESXi
7 136 (5.19%) XenDesktop
8 107 (4.09%) vCloud
9 103 (3.93%) Microsoft App-V
10 88 (3.36%) XenServer
11 86 (3.28%) Xen
12 75 (2.86%) KVM
13 73 (2.79%) NFS
14 58 (2.21%) VMware Server
15 43 (1.64%) Terminal Services
16 31 (1.18%) QEMU
17 26 (0.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 25 (0.95%) Docker
19 22 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 22 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 308 (11.76%) SCCM
2 197 (7.52%) Puppet
3 118 (4.51%) Opscode Chef
4 114 (4.35%) SCOM
5 54 (2.06%) NetBackup
6 50 (1.91%) WSUS
7 47 (1.79%) Nagios
8 46 (1.76%) Backup Exec
9 44 (1.68%) Ansible
10 39 (1.49%) vMotion
10 39 (1.49%) Tivoli
11 37 (1.41%) Salt
12 30 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
13 29 (1.11%) SCVMM
13 29 (1.11%) Vagrant
14 27 (1.03%) ZABBIX
14 27 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 26 (0.99%) OpenView
16 22 (0.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 22 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2619 (100.00%) VMware
2 1051 (40.13%) Microsoft
3 741 (28.29%) Citrix
4 591 (22.57%) Cisco
5 507 (19.36%) HP
6 324 (12.37%) Oracle
7 280 (10.69%) NetApp
8 211 (8.06%) Red Hat
9 210 (8.02%) EMC
10 201 (7.67%) IBM
11 140 (5.35%) Symantec
12 134 (5.12%) Dell
13 112 (4.28%) CheckPoint
14 94 (3.59%) Juniper
15 77 (2.94%) F5
16 75 (2.86%) McAfee
17 73 (2.79%) 3PAR
18 69 (2.63%) Veritas
19 63 (2.41%) Veeam
20 58 (2.21%) Brocade
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Rate: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 6 Month Fixed Term Contract with opt
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FT Select
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Tyneside
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Comtecs
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day Windows Server 2008/2012, Active Directory/Group P
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £395 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Code Red Associates
Rate: £100-£120 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £100 - £400 per day + ***NEGOTIABLE BASED ON EXPERIENCE***
Posted: 3 days ago
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day c£400-£550 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago