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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 82 88 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1116 1066 1145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.18% 2.22% 2.16%
As % of the System Software category 22.41% 22.58% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 615 642
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 67 44
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £15.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+12.94% +14.86%
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
4980 4720 4525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.73% 9.81% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2806 2469 2231
Average daily rate £325 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £176 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 604 562 560
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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
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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 +32 537 £400 +4.71% 128
South East -25 220 £338 +3.84% 118
South West +4 85 £325 -4.41% 46
North West -13 68 £275 +4.76% 51
West Midlands +6 62 £303 +10.00% 20
Yorkshire +14 50 £332 +10.75% 36
East of England -48 43 £350 +6.06% 24
East Midlands +13 30 £350 +27.27% 11
North East -17 10 £350 +14.56% 4
Midlands +5 4 £400 -
VMware Infrastructure
UK

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2105 (100.00%) VMware
2 1399 (66.46%) Windows
3 870 (41.33%) Active Directory
4 836 (39.71%) Microsoft
5 712 (33.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 626 (29.74%) Citrix
7 612 (29.07%) Linux
8 533 (25.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 515 (24.47%) SAN
10 489 (23.23%) Cisco
11 440 (20.90%) HP
12 425 (20.19%) MS Exchange
13 396 (18.81%) DNS
14 385 (18.29%) ITIL
15 365 (17.34%) Firewall
16 336 (15.96%) vSphere
17 324 (15.39%) UNIX
18 323 (15.34%) SQL
19 309 (14.68%) Windows 7
20 300 (14.25%) Security Cleared
21 294 (13.97%) MS Excel
22 291 (13.82%) Finance
23 284 (13.49%) DHCP
24 272 (12.92%) Microsoft Certification
25 260 (12.35%) VMware ESX
26 259 (12.30%) Hyper-V
26 259 (12.30%) XenApp
27 255 (12.11%) Oracle
28 245 (11.64%) SQL Server
28 245 (11.64%) NetApp

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 425 (20.19%) MS Exchange
2 201 (9.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 187 (8.88%) SharePoint
4 130 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 121 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 119 (5.65%) IIS
6 119 (5.65%) Apache
7 94 (4.47%) WebSphere
8 68 (3.23%) Tomcat
9 67 (3.18%) WebLogic
10 63 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 45 (2.14%) Lync
12 41 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
13 38 (1.81%) nginx
14 36 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
15 33 (1.57%) OpenStack
16 23 (1.09%) Node.js
17 22 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
18 21 (1.00%) GlassFish
19 17 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 294 (13.97%) MS Excel
2 186 (8.84%) MS Office
3 42 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 21 (1.00%) MS Project
5 10 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.38%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.095%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.048%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.048%) SPSS
8 1 (0.048%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 28 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.19%) assyst
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.14%) ReMetrica
6 3 (0.14%) RMDS
6 3 (0.14%) ENOVIA
6 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.095%) Cerner Millennium
8 1 (0.048%) Magento
8 1 (0.048%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.048%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.048%) Maximo
8 1 (0.048%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.048%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 92 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 37 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (1.57%) Office 365
5 28 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (1.28%) SaaS
7 18 (0.86%) Google App Engine
8 16 (0.76%) IaaS
9 9 (0.43%) PaaS
10 6 (0.29%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.19%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.19%) IBM SmartCloud
12 3 (0.14%) GitHub
13 1 (0.048%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 515 (24.47%) SAN
2 396 (18.81%) DNS
3 365 (17.34%) Firewall
4 284 (13.49%) DHCP
5 225 (10.69%) WAN
6 223 (10.59%) LAN
7 189 (8.98%) TCP/IP
8 138 (6.56%) VPN
9 133 (6.32%) NAS
10 80 (3.80%) Network Security
10 80 (3.80%) VLAN
11 79 (3.75%) LDAP
12 77 (3.66%) Internet
13 71 (3.37%) iSCSI
13 71 (3.37%) Wireless
14 55 (2.61%) VoIP
15 54 (2.57%) Cisco ASA
16 52 (2.47%) HTTP
17 49 (2.33%) IPsec
17 49 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 77 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 63 (2.99%) MySQL
4 59 (2.80%) Oracle Database
5 47 (2.23%) Oracle Exadata
6 41 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 33 (1.57%) Relational Database
8 29 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (0.86%) MongoDB
12 15 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.33%) NoSQL
15 7 (0.33%) Big Data
16 6 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
16 6 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (0.24%) RDBMS
17 5 (0.24%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 77 (3.66%) Jenkins
2 63 (2.99%) JIRA
3 51 (2.42%) Git (software)
4 26 (1.24%) MSI
5 23 (1.09%) Maven
6 22 (1.05%) Subversion
6 22 (1.05%) Hudson
7 9 (0.43%) Cucumber
8 8 (0.38%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.29%) RSpec
10 6 (0.29%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.29%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.29%) IntelliJ
10 6 (0.29%) Selenium
11 5 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (0.24%) Ant
11 5 (0.24%) Gradle
12 4 (0.19%) Capybara
General
1 291 (13.82%) Finance
2 89 (4.23%) Banking
3 70 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 48 (2.28%) Financial Institution
5 43 (2.04%) Retail
6 27 (1.28%) Back Office
7 26 (1.24%) Legal
8 21 (1.00%) Publishing
9 18 (0.86%) Law
9 18 (0.86%) Investment Banking
10 17 (0.81%) Front Office
11 12 (0.57%) Military
12 10 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.48%) Marketing
13 9 (0.43%) Local Government
13 9 (0.43%) Advertising
14 8 (0.38%) Games
14 8 (0.38%) Electronics
15 6 (0.29%) Billing
15 6 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 249 (11.83%) Architect
2 219 (10.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 193 (9.17%) Analyst
4 172 (8.17%) Consultant
5 171 (8.12%) Support Engineer
6 166 (7.89%) Administrator
7 114 (5.42%) Infrastructure Architect
8 109 (5.18%) Systems Engineer
9 97 (4.61%) Server Engineer
10 90 (4.28%) Support Analyst
11 88 (4.18%) Systems Administrator
12 86 (4.09%) 3rd Line Support
13 67 (3.18%) Linux Engineer
14 60 (2.85%) Project Manager
15 57 (2.71%) 2nd Line Support
16 56 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
16 56 (2.66%) DevOps Engineer
17 55 (2.61%) Technical Architect
17 55 (2.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 52 (2.47%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (3.90%) Web Services
2 55 (2.61%) Middleware
3 49 (2.33%) LAMP
4 41 (1.95%) WebSphere MQ
5 40 (1.90%) .NET
6 20 (0.95%) HTML
6 20 (0.95%) CSS
7 15 (0.71%) XML
8 14 (0.67%) Application Packaging
9 13 (0.62%) J2EE
10 11 (0.52%) Servlets
10 11 (0.52%) SOAP
11 9 (0.43%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 8 (0.38%) MCollective
13 7 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
14 6 (0.29%) JSON
14 6 (0.29%) Software Packaging
15 5 (0.24%) Java EE
15 5 (0.24%) Ajax
15 5 (0.24%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 183 (8.69%) Clustering
2 108 (5.13%) Blackberry
3 105 (4.99%) Replication
4 95 (4.51%) Thin Client
4 95 (4.51%) Fat Client
5 63 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 61 (2.90%) Open Source
7 42 (2.00%) Hedge funds
8 32 (1.52%) Client/Server
9 30 (1.43%) Computer Science
10 23 (1.09%) PKI
11 21 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
12 20 (0.95%) Statistics
13 19 (0.90%) NHS
14 18 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
15 16 (0.76%) Mainframe
16 15 (0.71%) Firmware
16 15 (0.71%) iPhone
16 15 (0.71%) Wiki
17 13 (0.62%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1399 (66.46%) Windows
2 712 (33.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 612 (29.07%) Linux
4 533 (25.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 324 (15.39%) UNIX
6 309 (14.68%) Windows 7
7 237 (11.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 167 (7.93%) Windows XP
9 161 (7.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 121 (5.75%) Solaris
11 75 (3.56%) CentOS
12 71 (3.37%) AIX
13 64 (3.04%) Ubuntu
14 43 (2.04%) Windows 2000
15 42 (2.00%) Windows Vista
15 42 (2.00%) Windows 8
16 39 (1.85%) SELinux
17 36 (1.71%) Debian
18 28 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
19 23 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (18.29%) ITIL
2 236 (11.21%) Migration
3 172 (8.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 144 (6.84%) DevOps
5 129 (6.13%) Configuration Management
6 101 (4.80%) Service Management
7 92 (4.37%) Project Management
8 75 (3.56%) PRINCE2
9 73 (3.47%) Change Management
10 72 (3.42%) Continuous Integration
11 71 (3.37%) Agile Software Development
12 70 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
13 61 (2.90%) Load Balancing
14 59 (2.80%) Service Delivery
15 51 (2.42%) TOGAF
16 50 (2.38%) E-Commerce
17 45 (2.14%) Root Cause Analysis
18 44 (2.09%) SOA
19 43 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
20 42 (2.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 323 (15.34%) SQL
2 199 (9.45%) PowerShell
3 129 (6.13%) Java
4 123 (5.84%) Ruby
5 108 (5.13%) Bash Shell
5 108 (5.13%) Perl
6 85 (4.04%) Python
7 74 (3.52%) Shell Script
8 66 (3.14%) C
9 60 (2.85%) PHP
10 57 (2.71%) VBScript
11 50 (2.38%) VB
12 26 (1.24%) JavaScript
13 15 (0.71%) Korn
14 14 (0.67%) T-SQL
15 12 (0.57%) VBA
16 11 (0.52%) C++
16 11 (0.52%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.38%) C#
17 8 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 300 (14.25%) Security Cleared
2 272 (12.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 204 (9.69%) MCSE
4 186 (8.84%) SC Cleared
5 135 (6.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 105 (4.99%) Degree
7 102 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
8 94 (4.47%) MCP
9 82 (3.90%) MCITP
10 76 (3.61%) DV Cleared
11 57 (2.71%) CCNA
12 48 (2.28%) CCNP
13 41 (1.95%) MCSA
14 38 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
15 33 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
16 29 (1.38%) VCP5
17 28 (1.33%) CCA
18 25 (1.19%) CCSE
18 25 (1.19%) VCAP
19 24 (1.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (5.13%) SLA
2 22 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 20 (0.95%) QA
3 20 (0.95%) ISO 9001
4 19 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.29%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.14%) COBIT
8 1 (0.048%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 870 (41.33%) Active Directory
2 336 (15.96%) vSphere
3 260 (12.35%) VMware ESX
4 259 (12.30%) Hyper-V
4 259 (12.30%) XenApp
5 120 (5.70%) VMware ESXi
6 115 (5.46%) XenDesktop
7 111 (5.27%) XenServer
8 85 (4.04%) NFS
9 81 (3.85%) vCloud
10 63 (2.99%) Terminal Services
11 58 (2.76%) Xen
12 51 (2.42%) Oracle RAC
12 51 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
13 40 (1.90%) VMware Server
14 32 (1.52%) ISA Server
15 29 (1.38%) KVM
16 27 (1.28%) Postfix
17 26 (1.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 22 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 224 (10.64%) SCCM
2 198 (9.41%) Puppet
3 108 (5.13%) SCOM
4 97 (4.61%) Backup Exec
5 83 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (1.95%) Tivoli
7 40 (1.90%) WSUS
8 38 (1.81%) NetBackup
9 36 (1.71%) Nagios
10 33 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
11 29 (1.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 25 (1.19%) HP SIM
12 25 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
13 24 (1.14%) ZABBIX
14 23 (1.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 22 (1.05%) Salt
16 21 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
16 21 (1.00%) Vagrant
17 20 (0.95%) SCVMM
18 19 (0.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2105 (100.00%) VMware
2 836 (39.71%) Microsoft
3 626 (29.74%) Citrix
4 489 (23.23%) Cisco
5 440 (20.90%) HP
6 255 (12.11%) Oracle
7 245 (11.64%) NetApp
8 210 (9.98%) IBM
9 206 (9.79%) Red Hat
10 176 (8.36%) EMC
11 135 (6.41%) Symantec
12 99 (4.70%) Dell
13 95 (4.51%) CheckPoint
14 78 (3.71%) Juniper
15 58 (2.76%) F5
16 47 (2.23%) Remedy
17 46 (2.19%) McAfee
17 46 (2.19%) Sophos
18 45 (2.14%) 3PAR
19 41 (1.95%) SolarWinds
Brentford, Middlesex
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £270 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Day Rate - Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £220.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day 3 months contract, possibility to get extend
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £275 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago