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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 88 71 106
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +35
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1118 1219 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.37% 2.59% 1.98%
As % of the System Software category 24.15% 25.57% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 735 532
Average daily rate £390 £396 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 50 35
Average hourly rate £34.50 £27.38 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% +56.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £13.65 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.52 £40.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £29.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +50.25%
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
4630 4768 4458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.81% 10.13% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2791 2604 2276
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £180 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 572 526
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £31.15 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 12 February 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 -19 465 £425 - 158
South East 0 282 £353 -6.00% 110
South West +14 94 £350 -9.09% 37
Yorkshire -1 84 £385 -3.81% 39
North West -29 62 £375 - 39
East Midlands 0 41 £350 -2.77% 12
East of England -14 37 £350 -26.31% 36
West Midlands -26 30 £343 +24.54% 35
North East -17 21 £425 +41.66% 5
Midlands +1 2 £650 +225.00%
VMware Infrastructure
UK

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 2369 (100.00%) VMware
2 1507 (63.61%) Windows
3 939 (39.64%) Active Directory
4 884 (37.32%) Linux
5 863 (36.43%) Microsoft
6 835 (35.25%) Windows Server
7 535 (22.58%) Cisco
8 524 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 495 (20.89%) Citrix
10 471 (19.88%) SAN
11 460 (19.42%) DNS
12 431 (18.19%) HP
13 424 (17.90%) Data Centre
14 417 (17.60%) Windows Server 2012
15 399 (16.84%) ITIL
16 387 (16.34%) Puppet
17 380 (16.04%) Security Cleared
18 371 (15.66%) vSphere
19 367 (15.49%) Firewall
20 365 (15.41%) Agile Software Development
21 357 (15.07%) Configuration Management
22 353 (14.90%) DevOps
23 343 (14.48%) Unix
24 332 (14.01%) Jenkins
25 331 (13.97%) Finance
26 328 (13.85%) DHCP
26 328 (13.85%) MS Exchange
27 326 (13.76%) Java
28 322 (13.59%) Hyper-V
29 317 (13.38%) SQL

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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
1 328 (13.85%) MS Exchange
2 221 (9.33%) IIS
3 168 (7.09%) Tomcat
4 166 (7.01%) Apache
5 139 (5.87%) OpenStack
6 135 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 113 (4.77%) SharePoint
7 113 (4.77%) WebSphere
8 87 (3.67%) Skype for Business
9 84 (3.55%) nginx
10 78 (3.29%) Jetty
11 75 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
12 49 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 43 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
14 33 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
14 33 (1.39%) JBoss
15 28 (1.18%) Node.js
16 23 (0.97%) Confluence
16 23 (0.97%) WebLogic
16 23 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 277 (11.69%) MS Excel
2 158 (6.67%) MS Office
3 29 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 23 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.42%) MS Project
6 7 (0.30%) HipChat
6 7 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.042%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.042%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.042%) Revit
Business Applications
1 20 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.17%) Relativity
4 4 (0.17%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.13%) Northgate Housing
5 3 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.084%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.084%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.084%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.042%) Advent Geneva
7 1 (0.042%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.042%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.042%) Maximo
7 1 (0.042%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.042%) RMDS
7 1 (0.042%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.042%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.042%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 298 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 112 (4.73%) Office 365
4 98 (4.14%) Cloud Computing
5 93 (3.93%) Amazon EC2
6 74 (3.12%) IaaS
7 73 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
8 65 (2.74%) Google App Engine
9 61 (2.57%) PaaS
10 53 (2.24%) SaaS
11 19 (0.80%) GitHub
12 8 (0.34%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.25%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.21%) Google Apps
14 5 (0.21%) Mimecast
15 4 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
15 4 (0.17%) IBM PureFlex
15 4 (0.17%) SoftLayer
15 4 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 471 (19.88%) SAN
2 460 (19.42%) DNS
3 367 (15.49%) Firewall
4 328 (13.85%) DHCP
5 265 (11.19%) TCP/IP
6 256 (10.81%) LAN
7 248 (10.47%) WAN
8 142 (5.99%) VPN
9 133 (5.61%) NAS
10 124 (5.23%) SSL
11 110 (4.64%) HTTP
12 104 (4.39%) IPsec
13 99 (4.18%) FTP
14 89 (3.76%) VoIP
15 86 (3.63%) Network Security
16 76 (3.21%) Internet
17 73 (3.08%) iSCSI
18 72 (3.04%) VLAN
19 71 (3.00%) LDAP
20 65 (2.74%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 94 (3.97%) MySQL
3 65 (2.74%) Oracle Database
4 50 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 49 (2.07%) MongoDB
6 45 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
7 40 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 39 (1.65%) Relational Database
9 38 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
10 31 (1.31%) Big Data
11 27 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
12 25 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
13 21 (0.89%) NoSQL
14 20 (0.84%) DB2
15 18 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 17 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 13 (0.55%) Hadoop
18 13 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
18 13 (0.55%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 332 (14.01%) Jenkins
2 216 (9.12%) Git (software)
3 152 (6.42%) Maven
4 50 (2.11%) Subversion
5 48 (2.03%) JIRA
6 27 (1.14%) Vagrant
7 26 (1.10%) TeamCity
8 21 (0.89%) Hudson
8 21 (0.89%) JUnit
9 20 (0.84%) Selenium
10 19 (0.80%) SonarQube
11 18 (0.76%) IntelliJ
11 18 (0.76%) Mockito
11 18 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
12 17 (0.72%) JMeter
13 16 (0.68%) Gradle
14 15 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (0.59%) Eclipse
15 14 (0.59%) MSI
16 12 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 331 (13.97%) Finance
2 110 (4.64%) Telecoms
3 91 (3.84%) Banking
4 59 (2.49%) Retail
5 36 (1.52%) Legal
6 33 (1.39%) Investment Banking
7 29 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 26 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 24 (1.01%) Law
10 23 (0.97%) Back Office
11 20 (0.84%) Front Office
12 19 (0.80%) Military
13 18 (0.76%) Games
14 15 (0.63%) Electronics
14 15 (0.63%) Marketing
15 14 (0.59%) Advertising
15 14 (0.59%) Aerospace
16 10 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.42%) Publishing
17 8 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 341 (14.39%) Architect
2 242 (10.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 207 (8.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 196 (8.27%) Support Engineer
5 173 (7.30%) Analyst
6 161 (6.80%) VMware Engineer
7 140 (5.91%) Administrator
8 136 (5.74%) Infrastructure Architect
9 126 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
10 122 (5.15%) Consultant
11 113 (4.77%) Systems Administrator
12 108 (4.56%) Linux Engineer
13 83 (3.50%) Network Engineer
14 81 (3.42%) Operations Engineer
15 78 (3.29%) Windows Engineer
16 77 (3.25%) Systems Engineer
17 74 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
18 69 (2.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 68 (2.87%) Support Analyst
20 66 (2.79%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (5.74%) .NET
2 110 (4.64%) Web Services
3 101 (4.26%) MCollective
4 92 (3.88%) J2EE
5 89 (3.76%) Middleware
6 71 (3.00%) Servlets
7 29 (1.22%) XML
8 26 (1.10%) SOAP
9 25 (1.06%) LAMP
10 24 (1.01%) REST
11 23 (0.97%) Software Packaging
12 16 (0.68%) Spring
13 13 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
13 13 (0.55%) RESTful
14 12 (0.51%) LAPP Stack
15 10 (0.42%) Java EE
16 9 (0.38%) Guice
16 9 (0.38%) JSON
17 8 (0.34%) HTML
17 8 (0.34%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 424 (17.90%) Data Centre
2 123 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (4.47%) Clustering
4 88 (3.71%) Management Information System
5 61 (2.57%) Replication
6 59 (2.49%) Private Cloud
7 50 (2.11%) Public Cloud
8 44 (1.86%) EMC VNX
9 41 (1.73%) Blackberry
10 40 (1.69%) VCE vBlock
11 39 (1.65%) Fat Client
11 39 (1.65%) Thin Client
12 37 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
13 35 (1.48%) Enterprise Storage
14 31 (1.31%) Hedge funds
15 30 (1.27%) Driving Licence
16 28 (1.18%) EMC VMAX
17 25 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
18 23 (0.97%) PKI
18 23 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1507 (63.61%) Windows
2 884 (37.32%) Linux
3 835 (35.25%) Windows Server
4 524 (22.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 417 (17.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 343 (14.48%) Unix
7 317 (13.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 278 (11.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 231 (9.75%) Windows 7
10 170 (7.18%) CentOS
11 142 (5.99%) Solaris
12 130 (5.49%) Ubuntu
13 110 (4.64%) AIX
14 81 (3.42%) Windows XP
15 64 (2.70%) Windows 8
16 42 (1.77%) HPUX
17 40 (1.69%) SUSE
18 32 (1.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 30 (1.27%) Windows Vista
20 27 (1.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (16.84%) ITIL
2 365 (15.41%) Agile Software Development
3 357 (15.07%) Configuration Management
4 353 (14.90%) DevOps
5 297 (12.54%) Migration
6 257 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
7 202 (8.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 169 (7.13%) Scrum
9 153 (6.46%) Project Management
10 134 (5.66%) High Availability
11 132 (5.57%) Service Management
12 130 (5.49%) Open Source
13 121 (5.11%) Build Automation
14 97 (4.09%) Change Management
15 91 (3.84%) Service Delivery
16 89 (3.76%) Load Balancing
17 72 (3.04%) PRINCE2
18 66 (2.79%) Technical Architecture
18 66 (2.79%) Unit Testing
19 65 (2.74%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 326 (13.76%) Java
2 317 (13.38%) SQL
3 266 (11.23%) PowerShell
4 252 (10.64%) Bash Shell
5 203 (8.57%) Ruby
6 163 (6.88%) Python
7 154 (6.50%) Perl
8 91 (3.84%) Shell Script
9 51 (2.15%) JavaScript
10 47 (1.98%) C
11 46 (1.94%) Korn
12 34 (1.44%) PHP
13 29 (1.22%) C#
14 26 (1.10%) VBScript
15 19 (0.80%) VB
16 16 (0.68%) C++
17 14 (0.59%) T-SQL
18 6 (0.25%) AWK
18 6 (0.25%) Groovy
18 6 (0.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 380 (16.04%) Security Cleared
2 271 (11.44%) SC Cleared
3 181 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 163 (6.88%) Cisco Certification
5 133 (5.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 128 (5.40%) CCNA
7 106 (4.47%) MCSE
8 98 (4.14%) Degree
9 81 (3.42%) DV Cleared
10 80 (3.38%) MCSA
11 63 (2.66%) CCNP
12 31 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
12 31 (1.31%) MCP
13 27 (1.14%) CISSP
13 27 (1.14%) RHCE
14 25 (1.06%) MCITP
15 22 (0.93%) JNCIA
16 21 (0.89%) CCSA
16 21 (0.89%) RHCSA
17 18 (0.76%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.59%) SLA
2 34 (1.44%) QA
3 33 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 24 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.25%) COBIT
7 5 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.13%) ISO15022
8 3 (0.13%) ISO20022
8 3 (0.13%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.084%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.084%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.042%) JTAG
System Software
1 939 (39.64%) Active Directory
2 371 (15.66%) vSphere
3 322 (13.59%) Hyper-V
4 211 (8.91%) VMware ESX
5 197 (8.32%) XenApp
6 146 (6.16%) VMware ESXi
7 112 (4.73%) XenDesktop
8 111 (4.69%) Xen
9 76 (3.21%) Docker
10 75 (3.17%) XenServer
11 74 (3.12%) vCloud
12 73 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
13 63 (2.66%) KVM
14 47 (1.98%) NFS
15 38 (1.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 30 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 29 (1.22%) VMware Server
18 27 (1.14%) Veritas File System
19 23 (0.97%) Firmware
20 20 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 387 (16.34%) Puppet
2 240 (10.13%) SCCM
3 200 (8.44%) Opscode Chef
4 111 (4.69%) SCOM
5 110 (4.64%) Ansible
6 95 (4.01%) Nagios
6 95 (4.01%) ZABBIX
7 58 (2.45%) NetBackup
8 51 (2.15%) vRealize
9 49 (2.07%) WSUS
10 47 (1.98%) Backup Exec
11 31 (1.31%) SCVMM
12 30 (1.27%) Salt
13 29 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 24 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
15 22 (0.93%) vMotion
16 21 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
17 19 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
17 19 (0.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 18 (0.76%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 2369 (100.00%) VMware
2 863 (36.43%) Microsoft
3 535 (22.58%) Cisco
4 495 (20.89%) Citrix
5 431 (18.19%) HP
6 306 (12.92%) Red Hat
7 280 (11.82%) Oracle
8 213 (8.99%) EMC
9 193 (8.15%) NetApp
10 151 (6.37%) IBM
11 137 (5.78%) Dell
12 84 (3.55%) Google
13 81 (3.42%) Juniper
14 78 (3.29%) CheckPoint
15 74 (3.12%) Symantec
16 63 (2.66%) Sun
16 63 (2.66%) Veritas
17 57 (2.41%) 3PAR
18 51 (2.15%) SolarWinds
19 49 (2.07%) F5
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: From £450 to £650 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £350.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Essex
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £42k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable - Please Quote
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £315 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £42.25 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Jenrick IT
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day for 6 months
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
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City, London
Networking People
Rate: £45000 - £54000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago