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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 73 100 90
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1213 932 884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.49% 1.97% 2.11%
As % of the System Software category 25.72% 21.24% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 547 493
Average daily rate
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£395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 57 65
Average hourly rate £28.75 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +16.88%
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
4717 4387 3990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.70% 9.28% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2607 2223 1950
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £175 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 578 540 625
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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 March 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 March 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 March 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 +37 500 £413 +0.60% 181
South East +9 292 £400 +23.07% 123
North West +23 92 £325 +15.66% 43
Yorkshire +13 92 £370 -1.33% 50
South West +6 85 £375 +1.35% 73
East of England +8 59 £338 -11.76% 25
West Midlands +15 49 £325 +12.06% 41
East Midlands +1 29 £355 -8.38% 19
North East -23 8 £275 +4.76% 11
Midlands - 1 £200 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
UK

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2485 (100.00%) VMware
2 1722 (69.30%) Windows
3 1053 (42.37%) Active Directory
4 1010 (40.64%) Microsoft
5 770 (30.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 721 (29.01%) Citrix
7 643 (25.88%) Linux
8 622 (25.03%) Cisco
9 578 (23.26%) SAN
10 545 (21.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 490 (19.72%) HP
12 466 (18.75%) ITIL
12 466 (18.75%) DNS
13 455 (18.31%) Firewall
14 452 (18.19%) MS Exchange
14 452 (18.19%) Hyper-V
15 449 (18.07%) Security Cleared
16 444 (17.87%) Windows Server 2012
17 425 (17.10%) vSphere
18 402 (16.18%) SQL
19 361 (14.53%) SQL Server
20 350 (14.08%) Migration
21 323 (13.00%) DHCP
22 319 (12.84%) Finance
23 305 (12.27%) NetApp
24 295 (11.87%) SC Cleared
25 294 (11.83%) Oracle
26 290 (11.67%) WAN
27 281 (11.31%) UNIX
28 277 (11.15%) Windows 7

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 452 (18.19%) MS Exchange
2 200 (8.05%) IIS
3 194 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 191 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 131 (5.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 113 (4.55%) OpenStack
7 109 (4.39%) Apache
8 106 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 94 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2003
10 70 (2.82%) Lync
11 62 (2.49%) Tomcat
12 50 (2.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 49 (1.97%) Node.js
14 46 (1.85%) WebSphere
15 42 (1.69%) WebLogic
16 33 (1.33%) nginx
17 26 (1.05%) JBoss
18 22 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
19 21 (0.85%) Confluence
20 19 (0.76%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 272 (10.95%) MS Excel
2 178 (7.16%) MS Office
3 37 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 23 (0.93%) MS Project
5 17 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.040%) GIMP
8 1 (0.040%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.040%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.24%) RMDS
3 6 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.12%) Summit
6 3 (0.12%) Exstream
6 3 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.080%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.080%) assyst
7 2 (0.080%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.080%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.080%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.080%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.040%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.040%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 72 (2.90%) Office 365
2 70 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
4 48 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
5 46 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
6 32 (1.29%) IaaS
7 26 (1.05%) SaaS
8 21 (0.85%) PaaS
9 10 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.36%) Google App Engine
11 8 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (0.28%) OpenShift
12 7 (0.28%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.24%) GitHub
13 6 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.20%) Google Apps
15 4 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
15 4 (0.16%) Amazon Glacier
16 3 (0.12%) Heroku
17 2 (0.080%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 578 (23.26%) SAN
2 466 (18.75%) DNS
3 455 (18.31%) Firewall
4 323 (13.00%) DHCP
5 290 (11.67%) WAN
6 271 (10.91%) LAN
7 213 (8.57%) NAS
8 202 (8.13%) TCP/IP
9 150 (6.04%) VPN
10 108 (4.35%) iSCSI
10 108 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
11 107 (4.31%) Internet
12 102 (4.10%) Network Security
13 87 (3.50%) OSPF
14 86 (3.46%) BIG-IP
15 84 (3.38%) Fibre Channel
16 73 (2.94%) VLAN
16 73 (2.94%) NetScaler
17 72 (2.90%) BGP
18 70 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 361 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 81 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 79 (3.18%) MySQL
4 56 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 48 (1.93%) Oracle Database
6 46 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 38 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
8 35 (1.41%) Relational Database
9 24 (0.97%) MongoDB
10 22 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
12 20 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (0.68%) NoSQL
13 17 (0.68%) Redis
14 14 (0.56%) Big Data
14 14 (0.56%) Hadoop
14 14 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
15 11 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
16 10 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 107 (4.31%) Jenkins
2 94 (3.78%) Git (software)
3 58 (2.33%) MSI
4 39 (1.57%) TeamCity
5 36 (1.45%) Hudson
6 33 (1.33%) Subversion
7 30 (1.21%) JIRA
8 28 (1.13%) StarTeam
9 22 (0.89%) Maven
10 20 (0.80%) Visual Studio
11 17 (0.68%) IntelliJ
11 17 (0.68%) Capybara
11 17 (0.68%) Cucumber
12 14 (0.56%) Artifactory
13 11 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
14 10 (0.40%) Mercurial
15 8 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (0.28%) Selenium
17 6 (0.24%) MSBuild
18 5 (0.20%) SonarQube
General
1 319 (12.84%) Finance
2 111 (4.47%) Banking
3 85 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 46 (1.85%) Retail
5 31 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 29 (1.17%) Legal
7 28 (1.13%) Investment Banking
8 25 (1.01%) Marketing
9 24 (0.97%) Law
10 20 (0.80%) Back Office
11 19 (0.76%) Advertising
12 18 (0.72%) Publishing
12 18 (0.72%) French Language
13 14 (0.56%) Games
13 14 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.36%) Military
15 8 (0.32%) Local Government
15 8 (0.32%) Electronics
16 6 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 331 (13.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 269 (10.82%) Architect
3 225 (9.05%) Consultant
4 215 (8.65%) Analyst
5 162 (6.52%) Support Engineer
6 145 (5.84%) Administrator
7 129 (5.19%) Server Engineer
8 125 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support
9 100 (4.02%) Systems Engineer
10 96 (3.86%) Infrastructure Architect
11 87 (3.50%) Systems Administrator
12 84 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
13 79 (3.18%) Technical Architect
14 71 (2.86%) Support Analyst
15 64 (2.58%) Developer
15 64 (2.58%) Project Manager
16 63 (2.54%) Network Engineer
17 61 (2.45%) Solutions Architect
18 58 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 52 (2.09%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (3.14%) .NET
2 71 (2.86%) Middleware
3 57 (2.29%) Web Services
4 49 (1.97%) HTML
5 44 (1.77%) XML
6 30 (1.21%) Application Packaging
7 29 (1.17%) CSS
8 24 (0.97%) J2EE
8 24 (0.97%) HTML5
9 21 (0.85%) SOAP
9 21 (0.85%) CSS3
9 21 (0.85%) LAMP
10 17 (0.68%) Sinatra
10 17 (0.68%) Sass
11 14 (0.56%) Servlets
12 13 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
12 13 (0.52%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (0.44%) REST
13 11 (0.44%) XSLT
14 10 (0.40%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 193 (7.77%) Clustering
2 149 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 138 (5.55%) Replication
4 100 (4.02%) Thin Client
4 100 (4.02%) Fat Client
5 65 (2.62%) Open Source
6 63 (2.54%) Blackberry
7 49 (1.97%) Management Information System
8 32 (1.29%) PKI
9 28 (1.13%) FlexPod
10 24 (0.97%) Celerra
11 22 (0.89%) Computer Science
12 21 (0.85%) CLARiiON
13 20 (0.80%) Client/Server
13 20 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
14 19 (0.76%) CMDB
14 19 (0.76%) Wiki
14 19 (0.76%) NHS
15 17 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
16 16 (0.64%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1722 (69.30%) Windows
2 770 (30.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 643 (25.88%) Linux
4 545 (21.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 444 (17.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 281 (11.31%) UNIX
7 277 (11.15%) Windows 7
8 147 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 135 (5.43%) Solaris
10 117 (4.71%) Windows XP
11 87 (3.50%) CentOS
12 70 (2.82%) Windows 8
13 57 (2.29%) AIX
14 56 (2.25%) Windows Vista
15 54 (2.17%) Ubuntu
16 36 (1.45%) VMS
17 30 (1.21%) Mac OS X
17 30 (1.21%) HPUX
18 27 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
19 26 (1.05%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (18.75%) ITIL
2 350 (14.08%) Migration
3 226 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 193 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
5 174 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 169 (6.80%) DevOps
7 120 (4.83%) Project Management
8 107 (4.31%) Load Balancing
9 106 (4.27%) Service Management
10 101 (4.06%) Continuous Integration
11 97 (3.90%) Service Delivery
12 90 (3.62%) Capacity Planning
13 89 (3.58%) Change Management
14 82 (3.30%) Change Control
15 73 (2.94%) PRINCE2
16 67 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
17 66 (2.66%) Mentoring
17 66 (2.66%) E-Commerce
18 60 (2.41%) Problem Management
18 60 (2.41%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 402 (16.18%) SQL
2 265 (10.66%) PowerShell
3 154 (6.20%) Java
4 150 (6.04%) Python
5 139 (5.59%) Perl
6 136 (5.47%) Ruby
7 108 (4.35%) Bash Shell
8 88 (3.54%) C
8 88 (3.54%) VBScript
9 66 (2.66%) Shell Script
10 53 (2.13%) PHP
11 49 (1.97%) VB
12 41 (1.65%) JavaScript
13 38 (1.53%) C#
14 29 (1.17%) C++
15 18 (0.72%) T-SQL
16 13 (0.52%) Korn
17 12 (0.48%) Scala
18 10 (0.40%) Groovy
19 8 (0.32%) Golang
Qualifications
1 449 (18.07%) Security Cleared
2 295 (11.87%) SC Cleared
3 261 (10.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 200 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
5 187 (7.53%) MCSE
6 148 (5.96%) DV Cleared
6 148 (5.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 116 (4.67%) CCNA
8 102 (4.10%) CCNP
9 80 (3.22%) MCITP
10 79 (3.18%) Degree
11 69 (2.78%) MCP
12 55 (2.21%) MCSA
13 54 (2.17%) CCSE
14 42 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
15 37 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
16 35 (1.41%) CCA
17 30 (1.21%) MCTS
18 25 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 22 (0.89%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (3.70%) SLA
2 39 (1.57%) QA
3 13 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.16%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.16%) COBIT
8 3 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.040%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.040%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.040%) BS25999
System Software
1 1053 (42.37%) Active Directory
2 452 (18.19%) Hyper-V
3 425 (17.10%) vSphere
4 252 (10.14%) XenApp
5 245 (9.86%) VMware ESX
6 159 (6.40%) VMware ESXi
7 145 (5.84%) XenDesktop
8 96 (3.86%) XenServer
9 93 (3.74%) vCloud
10 72 (2.90%) NFS
11 71 (2.86%) Xen
12 70 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
13 67 (2.70%) Terminal Services
14 55 (2.21%) VMware Server
15 53 (2.13%) KVM
16 34 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
17 26 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 25 (1.01%) Samba
19 24 (0.97%) iptables
20 23 (0.93%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 252 (10.14%) SCCM
2 213 (8.57%) Puppet
3 124 (4.99%) Opscode Chef
4 108 (4.35%) SCOM
5 76 (3.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 72 (2.90%) Ansible
7 66 (2.66%) Nagios
8 54 (2.17%) Salt
9 53 (2.13%) NetBackup
10 49 (1.97%) Backup Exec
11 47 (1.89%) WSUS
12 44 (1.77%) ZABBIX
13 42 (1.69%) Vagrant
14 35 (1.41%) HP SIM
15 31 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 30 (1.21%) SCVMM
17 29 (1.17%) Tivoli
18 27 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
18 27 (1.09%) EdgeSight
19 25 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2485 (100.00%) VMware
2 1010 (40.64%) Microsoft
3 721 (29.01%) Citrix
4 622 (25.03%) Cisco
5 490 (19.72%) HP
6 305 (12.27%) NetApp
7 294 (11.83%) Oracle
8 221 (8.89%) EMC
9 175 (7.04%) Red Hat
10 167 (6.72%) IBM
11 142 (5.71%) CheckPoint
12 132 (5.31%) Dell
13 111 (4.47%) F5
14 102 (4.10%) McAfee
15 100 (4.02%) Symantec
16 84 (3.38%) 3PAR
17 78 (3.14%) Blue Coat
18 77 (3.10%) Juniper
19 63 (2.54%) Veeam
20 54 (2.17%) Infoblox
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
X4 Group
Rate: £230 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £30k - 35k per year + Car Allowance/benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hampshire
Salt
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £215 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £230 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £385 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £20 - £25 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago