The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 92 85 86
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1014 1043 1108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.12% 2.25% 2.10%
As % of the System Software category 21.80% 22.71% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 604 586
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 63 49
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.45 £40.57 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £21.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+1.74% +19.44%
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4652 4592 4455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.71% 9.91% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2572 2343 2138
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 580 594 629
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
VMware Infrastructure
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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
(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 +25 489 £400 +6.66% 153
South East -26 192 £350 +5.66% 99
South West -14 68 £375 +11.94% 35
East of England -25 63 £325 -7.14% 34
North West -14 56 £300 -7.69% 41
West Midlands +2 53 £300 +1.69% 28
Yorkshire -4 46 £388 +40.90% 42
East Midlands -1 28 £338 +15.38% 20
North East -10 12 £271 -26.44% 6
Midlands +7 3 £425 -
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VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2083 (100.00%) VMware
2 1391 (66.78%) Windows
3 854 (41.00%) Active Directory
4 811 (38.93%) Microsoft
5 717 (34.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 663 (31.83%) Citrix
7 583 (27.99%) Linux
8 511 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 505 (24.24%) Cisco
10 500 (24.00%) SAN
11 434 (20.84%) HP
12 424 (20.36%) MS Exchange
13 419 (20.12%) ITIL
14 375 (18.00%) Firewall
15 361 (17.33%) DNS
16 339 (16.27%) SQL
17 338 (16.23%) vSphere
18 335 (16.08%) UNIX
19 313 (15.03%) Windows 7
20 308 (14.79%) Security Cleared
21 275 (13.20%) MS Excel
22 272 (13.06%) SQL Server
22 272 (13.06%) Finance
23 271 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
24 267 (12.82%) Oracle
25 266 (12.77%) DHCP
26 259 (12.43%) XenApp
27 254 (12.19%) Hyper-V
28 250 (12.00%) VMware ESX
29 242 (11.62%) LAN

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 424 (20.36%) MS Exchange
2 216 (10.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 187 (8.98%) SharePoint
4 124 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 122 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 107 (5.14%) IIS
7 101 (4.85%) Apache
8 78 (3.74%) WebSphere
8 78 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 62 (2.98%) WebLogic
10 53 (2.54%) Tomcat
11 48 (2.30%) Lync
12 43 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
13 30 (1.44%) nginx
13 30 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
14 25 (1.20%) OpenStack
15 24 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
16 18 (0.86%) GlassFish
16 18 (0.86%) IBM Notes
16 18 (0.86%) Node.js
Applications
1 275 (13.20%) MS Excel
2 183 (8.79%) MS Office
3 41 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 26 (1.25%) MS Project
5 13 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (0.43%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.19%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.096%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.048%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.048%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.38%) RMDS
5 5 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.19%) assyst
7 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.096%) Cerner Millennium
8 2 (0.096%) ReMetrica
8 2 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.048%) Summit
9 1 (0.048%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.048%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.048%) Agresso
9 1 (0.048%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 62 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 47 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
4 43 (2.06%) Office 365
5 29 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (1.01%) SaaS
7 15 (0.72%) IaaS
8 12 (0.58%) Google App Engine
9 7 (0.34%) PaaS
9 7 (0.34%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.096%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.096%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.048%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 500 (24.00%) SAN
2 375 (18.00%) Firewall
3 361 (17.33%) DNS
4 266 (12.77%) DHCP
5 242 (11.62%) LAN
6 224 (10.75%) WAN
7 214 (10.27%) TCP/IP
8 152 (7.30%) NAS
9 142 (6.82%) VPN
10 84 (4.03%) VLAN
10 84 (4.03%) Network Security
11 76 (3.65%) iSCSI
12 74 (3.55%) Internet
13 72 (3.46%) LDAP
14 69 (3.31%) Wireless
15 64 (3.07%) VoIP
16 61 (2.93%) Cisco ASA
17 52 (2.50%) BGP
18 51 (2.45%) IPsec
19 50 (2.40%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (13.06%) SQL Server
2 81 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (2.78%) MySQL
4 53 (2.54%) Oracle Database
5 46 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 38 (1.82%) Oracle Exadata
7 35 (1.68%) Relational Database
8 27 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
10 20 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
13 15 (0.72%) MongoDB
14 13 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
15 9 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
17 7 (0.34%) Big Data
17 7 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 56 (2.69%) Jenkins
2 55 (2.64%) JIRA
3 40 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 26 (1.25%) MSI
5 19 (0.91%) Hudson
6 14 (0.67%) Subversion
7 12 (0.58%) Maven
8 10 (0.48%) Visual Studio
9 9 (0.43%) LoadRunner
10 8 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (0.38%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.29%) Wise Package Studio
13 5 (0.24%) InstallShield
14 4 (0.19%) Selenium
14 4 (0.19%) RSpec
14 4 (0.19%) ClearQuest
14 4 (0.19%) IntelliJ
14 4 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (0.19%) Ant
General
1 272 (13.06%) Finance
2 89 (4.27%) Banking
3 85 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 46 (2.21%) Financial Institution
5 41 (1.97%) Retail
6 28 (1.34%) Back Office
7 23 (1.10%) Front Office
8 22 (1.06%) Legal
9 20 (0.96%) Investment Banking
10 18 (0.86%) Publishing
11 16 (0.77%) Law
12 13 (0.62%) Military
13 12 (0.58%) Marketing
14 11 (0.53%) Local Government
15 9 (0.43%) Games
15 9 (0.43%) Electronics
16 7 (0.34%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.29%) Advertising
18 5 (0.24%) French Language
18 5 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 244 (11.71%) Architect
2 223 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 218 (10.47%) Analyst
4 181 (8.69%) Consultant
5 174 (8.35%) Support Engineer
6 143 (6.87%) Administrator
7 116 (5.57%) Infrastructure Architect
8 106 (5.09%) Systems Engineer
9 91 (4.37%) Support Analyst
10 88 (4.22%) Server Engineer
11 80 (3.84%) 3rd Line Support
12 75 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
13 70 (3.36%) Project Manager
14 68 (3.26%) Linux Engineer
15 60 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
16 59 (2.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 59 (2.83%) 2nd Line Support
17 51 (2.45%) Wintel Engineer
18 50 (2.40%) Desktop Support
19 49 (2.35%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (2.74%) Web Services
2 56 (2.69%) Middleware
3 46 (2.21%) LAMP
4 41 (1.97%) .NET
5 36 (1.73%) WebSphere MQ
6 18 (0.86%) CSS
7 17 (0.82%) Application Packaging
8 13 (0.62%) HTML
9 12 (0.58%) J2EE
9 12 (0.58%) XML
10 11 (0.53%) SOAP
11 9 (0.43%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 7 (0.34%) Servlets
12 7 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
13 6 (0.29%) .NET Framework
13 6 (0.29%) JSON
14 5 (0.24%) MCollective
14 5 (0.24%) ASP.NET
15 4 (0.19%) Software Packaging
15 4 (0.19%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 172 (8.26%) Clustering
2 110 (5.28%) Blackberry
3 107 (5.14%) Thin Client
3 107 (5.14%) Fat Client
4 98 (4.70%) Replication
5 60 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 52 (2.50%) Open Source
7 44 (2.11%) Hedge funds
8 32 (1.54%) Computer Science
9 31 (1.49%) PKI
10 30 (1.44%) Client/Server
11 25 (1.20%) Statistics
12 24 (1.15%) CLARiiON
13 22 (1.06%) iPhone
14 19 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
15 17 (0.82%) NHS
16 14 (0.67%) Mainframe
17 13 (0.62%) iPad
17 13 (0.62%) Wiki
18 12 (0.58%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1391 (66.78%) Windows
2 717 (34.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 583 (27.99%) Linux
4 511 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 335 (16.08%) UNIX
6 313 (15.03%) Windows 7
7 210 (10.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 165 (7.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 147 (7.06%) Windows XP
10 123 (5.90%) Solaris
11 68 (3.26%) CentOS
12 60 (2.88%) Ubuntu
13 52 (2.50%) AIX
14 42 (2.02%) Windows 8
15 39 (1.87%) Windows Vista
16 35 (1.68%) SELinux
17 34 (1.63%) Windows 2000
18 33 (1.58%) Debian
19 30 (1.44%) Oracle Linux
20 25 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (20.12%) ITIL
2 203 (9.75%) Migration
3 185 (8.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 128 (6.14%) DevOps
5 124 (5.95%) Service Management
6 121 (5.81%) Configuration Management
7 107 (5.14%) Project Management
8 98 (4.70%) PRINCE2
9 86 (4.13%) Change Management
10 74 (3.55%) Capacity Planning
11 72 (3.46%) Service Delivery
12 67 (3.22%) Agile Software Development
13 58 (2.78%) Load Balancing
14 54 (2.59%) TOGAF
15 53 (2.54%) Business Continuity
16 52 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
17 51 (2.45%) Continuous Integration
18 46 (2.21%) E-Commerce
19 44 (2.11%) SOA
20 43 (2.06%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 339 (16.27%) SQL
2 208 (9.99%) PowerShell
3 109 (5.23%) Java
4 104 (4.99%) Ruby
5 101 (4.85%) Perl
6 96 (4.61%) Bash Shell
7 79 (3.79%) Python
8 69 (3.31%) C
9 55 (2.64%) Shell Script
10 52 (2.50%) VB
11 48 (2.30%) VBScript
12 46 (2.21%) PHP
13 20 (0.96%) JavaScript
14 17 (0.82%) T-SQL
15 12 (0.58%) Korn
15 12 (0.58%) VBA
16 11 (0.53%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.38%) Scala
17 8 (0.38%) C#
18 6 (0.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 308 (14.79%) Security Cleared
2 271 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 204 (9.79%) MCSE
4 203 (9.75%) SC Cleared
5 144 (6.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 107 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
7 105 (5.04%) Degree
8 96 (4.61%) MCP
9 89 (4.27%) MCITP
10 79 (3.79%) DV Cleared
11 60 (2.88%) CCNP
12 53 (2.54%) CCNA
13 38 (1.82%) MCSA
14 37 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
15 36 (1.73%) Citrix Certification
16 33 (1.58%) CCA
17 29 (1.39%) VCP5
18 28 (1.34%) CCSE
19 25 (1.20%) VCAP
20 24 (1.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (4.66%) SLA
2 25 (1.20%) QA
3 19 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.24%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.14%) COBIT
9 2 (0.096%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.048%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 854 (41.00%) Active Directory
2 338 (16.23%) vSphere
3 259 (12.43%) XenApp
4 254 (12.19%) Hyper-V
5 250 (12.00%) VMware ESX
6 128 (6.14%) VMware ESXi
7 112 (5.38%) XenDesktop
8 105 (5.04%) XenServer
9 82 (3.94%) NFS
10 72 (3.46%) vCloud
11 60 (2.88%) Xen
12 54 (2.59%) Terminal Services
12 54 (2.59%) Microsoft App-V
13 46 (2.21%) Oracle RAC
14 31 (1.49%) VMware Server
15 30 (1.44%) KVM
16 27 (1.30%) Postfix
17 25 (1.20%) ISA Server
18 24 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 24 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 237 (11.38%) SCCM
2 155 (7.44%) Puppet
3 103 (4.94%) SCOM
4 96 (4.61%) Backup Exec
5 62 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
6 54 (2.59%) WSUS
7 47 (2.26%) NetBackup
8 31 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
9 28 (1.34%) Tivoli
9 28 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
10 27 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
10 27 (1.30%) Nagios
11 26 (1.25%) HP SIM
12 24 (1.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 21 (1.01%) SCVMM
14 20 (0.96%) ZABBIX
14 20 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 18 (0.86%) Vagrant
16 17 (0.82%) Salt
17 16 (0.77%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 2083 (100.00%) VMware
2 811 (38.93%) Microsoft
3 663 (31.83%) Citrix
4 505 (24.24%) Cisco
5 434 (20.84%) HP
6 267 (12.82%) Oracle
7 230 (11.04%) NetApp
8 206 (9.89%) Red Hat
9 189 (9.07%) EMC
10 169 (8.11%) IBM
11 120 (5.76%) Symantec
12 104 (4.99%) CheckPoint
13 92 (4.42%) Dell
14 81 (3.89%) Juniper
15 65 (3.12%) F5
16 57 (2.74%) McAfee
17 55 (2.64%) Sophos
18 49 (2.35%) Remedy
19 45 (2.16%) Veritas
20 44 (2.11%) Sun
Havant, Hampshire
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Posted: 6 hours ago
Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Intapeople
Rate: £150 to £175 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £400 - £500
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £175 - £230 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £100 to £100 per day 12 Month rolling contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, Sussex
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £240 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
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Bridge Noble
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UK SBS
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South West
Experis Ltd
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