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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 69 98 89
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1219 913 885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.56% 2.00% 2.17%
As % of the System Software category 26.34% 21.15% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 535 472
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 44 80
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.21% +3.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.48 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £42.50 £40.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+32.22% +11.11%
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
4628 4316 3915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.72% 9.43% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2585 2166 1875
Average daily rate £385 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £173 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 512 677
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.46 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +39 517 £425 +6.25% 229
South East +9 312 £397 +22.23% 122
North West +31 99 £325 +8.33% 53
South West -13 74 £400 +19.40% 54
Yorkshire +6 68 £401 +18.66% 51
West Midlands +18 50 £288 -22.29% 30
East of England -3 49 £450 +22.44% 32
East Midlands +5 26 £365 -5.80% 9
North East -16 16 £313 +17.37% 5
Midlands - 2 £200 -
VMware Infrastructure
UK

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2444 (100.00%) VMware
2 1669 (68.29%) Windows
3 1033 (42.27%) Active Directory
4 1006 (41.16%) Microsoft
5 774 (31.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 736 (30.11%) Citrix
7 630 (25.78%) Linux
8 605 (24.75%) Cisco
9 581 (23.77%) SAN
10 556 (22.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 506 (20.70%) HP
12 477 (19.52%) ITIL
13 474 (19.39%) MS Exchange
14 470 (19.23%) DNS
15 460 (18.82%) Firewall
16 452 (18.49%) Security Cleared
17 440 (18.00%) Hyper-V
18 429 (17.55%) vSphere
19 403 (16.49%) Windows Server 2012
20 388 (15.88%) SQL
21 349 (14.28%) SQL Server
22 337 (13.79%) DHCP
23 328 (13.42%) Migration
24 306 (12.52%) NetApp
25 305 (12.48%) Finance
26 295 (12.07%) SC Cleared
27 294 (12.03%) UNIX
28 287 (11.74%) Windows 7
29 280 (11.46%) MS Excel
29 280 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 474 (19.39%) MS Exchange
2 221 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 191 (7.82%) IIS
4 186 (7.61%) SharePoint
5 135 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 116 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 113 (4.62%) Apache
8 103 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 94 (3.85%) OpenStack
10 63 (2.58%) Tomcat
11 62 (2.54%) Lync
12 56 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 49 (2.00%) WebSphere
14 48 (1.96%) Node.js
15 45 (1.84%) WebLogic
16 32 (1.31%) nginx
17 25 (1.02%) IBM Notes
18 24 (0.98%) JBoss
19 22 (0.90%) Confluence
20 20 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 280 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 171 (7.00%) MS Office
3 41 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 25 (1.02%) MS Project
5 18 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.082%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.041%) GIMP
7 1 (0.041%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.041%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.041%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
1 16 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.16%) Summit
5 4 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.12%) Exstream
6 3 (0.12%) assyst
7 2 (0.082%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.082%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.082%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.082%) RMDS
8 1 (0.041%) ENOVIA
8 1 (0.041%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.041%) arcHouse
8 1 (0.041%) Maximo
8 1 (0.041%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.041%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.041%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 68 (2.78%) Office 365
2 58 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
4 52 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 37 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
6 32 (1.31%) IaaS
7 28 (1.15%) SaaS
8 15 (0.61%) PaaS
9 13 (0.53%) Google App Engine
9 13 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (0.29%) GitHub
11 7 (0.29%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.25%) Google Apps
13 3 (0.12%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
13 3 (0.12%) Heroku
14 2 (0.082%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.041%) Engine Yard
15 1 (0.041%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 581 (23.77%) SAN
2 470 (19.23%) DNS
3 460 (18.82%) Firewall
4 337 (13.79%) DHCP
5 268 (10.97%) WAN
6 259 (10.60%) LAN
7 204 (8.35%) TCP/IP
8 193 (7.90%) NAS
9 161 (6.59%) VPN
10 109 (4.46%) Cisco ASA
11 108 (4.42%) iSCSI
12 105 (4.30%) Internet
13 96 (3.93%) Network Security
14 89 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
15 87 (3.56%) OSPF
16 84 (3.44%) VLAN
16 84 (3.44%) NetScaler
17 83 (3.40%) BIG-IP
18 73 (2.99%) BGP
19 68 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 349 (14.28%) SQL Server
2 87 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 78 (3.19%) MySQL
4 61 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 47 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 46 (1.88%) Oracle Database
7 41 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (1.31%) Relational Database
9 21 (0.86%) MongoDB
10 18 (0.74%) Redis
10 18 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
11 17 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (0.70%) NoSQL
12 16 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
13 15 (0.61%) Big Data
14 14 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
15 13 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (0.49%) Hadoop
17 11 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (0.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 112 (4.58%) Jenkins
2 98 (4.01%) Git (software)
3 64 (2.62%) MSI
4 39 (1.60%) Hudson
5 36 (1.47%) TeamCity
6 35 (1.43%) Subversion
7 34 (1.39%) JIRA
8 28 (1.15%) Maven
8 28 (1.15%) StarTeam
9 22 (0.90%) Cucumber
10 18 (0.74%) IntelliJ
11 17 (0.70%) Capybara
12 15 (0.61%) Visual Studio
13 14 (0.57%) Artifactory
14 11 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (0.37%) Mercurial
16 8 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (0.33%) Eclipse
17 6 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
17 6 (0.25%) Selenium
General
1 305 (12.48%) Finance
2 110 (4.50%) Banking
3 97 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 46 (1.88%) Retail
5 33 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 30 (1.23%) Marketing
7 29 (1.19%) Legal
8 28 (1.15%) Investment Banking
9 27 (1.10%) Advertising
10 24 (0.98%) Law
11 21 (0.86%) Publishing
12 19 (0.78%) Back Office
12 19 (0.78%) French Language
13 14 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.57%) Games
14 10 (0.41%) Military
15 9 (0.37%) Local Government
16 8 (0.33%) Electronics
17 6 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 314 (12.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 256 (10.47%) Architect
3 228 (9.33%) Consultant
4 221 (9.04%) Analyst
5 162 (6.63%) Support Engineer
6 134 (5.48%) Administrator
7 127 (5.20%) 3rd Line Support
8 117 (4.79%) Server Engineer
9 105 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
10 83 (3.40%) DevOps Engineer
11 82 (3.36%) Infrastructure Architect
12 79 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
13 77 (3.15%) Support Analyst
14 76 (3.11%) Technical Architect
15 67 (2.74%) Project Manager
16 60 (2.45%) Cloud Engineer
17 59 (2.41%) Developer
17 59 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
18 58 (2.37%) Network Engineer
18 58 (2.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (2.86%) Middleware
2 64 (2.62%) .NET
3 63 (2.58%) Web Services
4 46 (1.88%) HTML
5 34 (1.39%) Application Packaging
6 32 (1.31%) CSS
6 32 (1.31%) XML
7 23 (0.94%) LAMP
7 23 (0.94%) HTML5
8 21 (0.86%) CSS3
8 21 (0.86%) SOAP
9 19 (0.78%) J2EE
10 17 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
10 17 (0.70%) Sinatra
10 17 (0.70%) Sass
11 13 (0.53%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (0.41%) REST
12 10 (0.41%) Ruby on Rails
12 10 (0.41%) Play Framework
13 8 (0.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 193 (7.90%) Clustering
2 165 (6.75%) Replication
3 152 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
4 102 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 102 (4.17%) Thin Client
5 70 (2.86%) Blackberry
6 61 (2.50%) Open Source
7 51 (2.09%) Management Information System
8 27 (1.10%) PKI
9 24 (0.98%) Computer Science
10 22 (0.90%) Celerra
11 21 (0.86%) FlexPod
11 21 (0.86%) CLARiiON
12 20 (0.82%) CMDB
12 20 (0.82%) Wiki
13 18 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
14 15 (0.61%) Hedge funds
15 14 (0.57%) User Experience
15 14 (0.57%) NHS
15 14 (0.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1669 (68.29%) Windows
2 774 (31.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 630 (25.78%) Linux
4 556 (22.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 403 (16.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 294 (12.03%) UNIX
7 287 (11.74%) Windows 7
8 157 (6.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 137 (5.61%) Solaris
10 134 (5.48%) Windows XP
11 84 (3.44%) CentOS
12 76 (3.11%) Windows 8
13 60 (2.45%) Windows Vista
14 56 (2.29%) AIX
15 52 (2.13%) Ubuntu
16 40 (1.64%) VMS
17 32 (1.31%) Windows 2000
18 30 (1.23%) Mac OS X
19 25 (1.02%) HPUX
19 25 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (19.52%) ITIL
2 328 (13.42%) Migration
3 219 (8.96%) Configuration Management
4 173 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
5 172 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 170 (6.96%) DevOps
7 110 (4.50%) Project Management
8 109 (4.46%) Service Management
9 106 (4.34%) Service Delivery
10 99 (4.05%) Change Management
11 94 (3.85%) Load Balancing
12 93 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
13 84 (3.44%) Capacity Planning
14 74 (3.03%) PRINCE2
15 73 (2.99%) Change Control
16 72 (2.95%) E-Commerce
17 71 (2.91%) Problem Management
18 62 (2.54%) Incident Management
18 62 (2.54%) Performance Tuning
19 59 (2.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 388 (15.88%) SQL
2 247 (10.11%) PowerShell
3 145 (5.93%) Java
4 144 (5.89%) Perl
5 136 (5.56%) Ruby
6 133 (5.44%) Python
7 99 (4.05%) Bash Shell
8 95 (3.89%) C
9 91 (3.72%) VBScript
10 67 (2.74%) Shell Script
11 56 (2.29%) PHP
12 46 (1.88%) VB
13 39 (1.60%) JavaScript
14 34 (1.39%) C#
15 30 (1.23%) C++
16 17 (0.70%) T-SQL
17 13 (0.53%) Scala
18 10 (0.41%) VBA
19 9 (0.37%) Korn
19 9 (0.37%) Golang
Qualifications
1 452 (18.49%) Security Cleared
2 295 (12.07%) SC Cleared
3 280 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 203 (8.31%) Cisco Certification
5 200 (8.18%) MCSE
6 155 (6.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 154 (6.30%) DV Cleared
8 119 (4.87%) CCNA
9 97 (3.97%) CCNP
10 88 (3.60%) MCITP
11 82 (3.36%) Degree
12 71 (2.91%) MCP
13 53 (2.17%) CCSE
14 52 (2.13%) MCSA
15 43 (1.76%) VCP4
16 42 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
17 38 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
18 35 (1.43%) CCA
19 34 (1.39%) MCTS
20 26 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (4.75%) SLA
2 32 (1.31%) QA
3 15 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.16%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.16%) COBIT
8 3 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.082%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1033 (42.27%) Active Directory
2 440 (18.00%) Hyper-V
3 429 (17.55%) vSphere
4 262 (10.72%) XenApp
5 256 (10.47%) VMware ESX
6 164 (6.71%) VMware ESXi
7 149 (6.10%) XenDesktop
8 108 (4.42%) XenServer
9 86 (3.52%) vCloud
10 80 (3.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 80 (3.27%) Xen
11 79 (3.23%) NFS
12 67 (2.74%) Terminal Services
13 42 (1.72%) VMware Server
14 34 (1.39%) KVM
15 33 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
15 33 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 26 (1.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 26 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
17 22 (0.90%) Samba
Systems Management
1 263 (10.76%) SCCM
2 214 (8.76%) Puppet
3 112 (4.58%) SCOM
4 110 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
5 85 (3.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 74 (3.03%) Nagios
7 69 (2.82%) Backup Exec
8 65 (2.66%) Ansible
9 61 (2.50%) NetBackup
10 51 (2.09%) WSUS
11 47 (1.92%) Salt
12 41 (1.68%) ZABBIX
13 40 (1.64%) Vagrant
14 37 (1.51%) HP SIM
14 37 (1.51%) Tivoli
15 32 (1.31%) SCVMM
16 31 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
17 30 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 29 (1.19%) EdgeSight
19 25 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2444 (100.00%) VMware
2 1006 (41.16%) Microsoft
3 736 (30.11%) Citrix
4 605 (24.75%) Cisco
5 506 (20.70%) HP
6 306 (12.52%) NetApp
7 277 (11.33%) Oracle
8 238 (9.74%) EMC
9 182 (7.45%) Red Hat
10 159 (6.51%) IBM
11 146 (5.97%) CheckPoint
12 127 (5.20%) Symantec
13 124 (5.07%) Dell
14 105 (4.30%) McAfee
15 98 (4.01%) F5
16 85 (3.48%) 3PAR
17 74 (3.03%) Blue Coat
18 73 (2.99%) Veeam
18 73 (2.99%) Juniper
19 55 (2.25%) Brocade
City, London
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £475 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Computer People
Rate: £120.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £220 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £275 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375.00 - £390 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £30 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £00.00 - £1 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £475 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £160 - £190 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago