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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 76 87 91
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1379 1105 1067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.56% 2.19% 2.22%
As % of the System Software category 25.68% 22.28% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 666 616
Average daily rate
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£370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 55 67
Average hourly rate £32.75 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.45% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.04 £17.04 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.95 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £24.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +12.94%
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
5370 4960 4771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.96% 9.85% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3098 2787 2498
Average daily rate £365 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 596 574
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £31.50 £33.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -23 495 £400 - 140
South East +30 376 £336 -1.46% 83
Yorkshire +29 126 £333 +0.07% 58
North West +12 126 £350 +21.73% 45
East of England +49 90 £325 -7.14% 26
South West -22 61 £245 -24.61% 45
North East +9 45 £485 +38.57% 6
West Midlands -26 36 £390 +28.92% 28
East Midlands -18 20 £350 - 15
Midlands +2 3 £310 -22.50%
VMware Infrastructure
UK

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2590 (100.00%) VMware
2 1713 (66.14%) Windows
3 1034 (39.92%) Active Directory
4 1028 (39.69%) Microsoft
5 729 (28.15%) Linux
6 723 (27.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 690 (26.64%) Citrix
8 676 (26.10%) SAN
9 562 (21.70%) Cisco
10 532 (20.54%) DNS
11 504 (19.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 495 (19.11%) HP
13 480 (18.53%) ITIL
14 472 (18.22%) SQL
15 464 (17.92%) Windows Server 2003
16 428 (16.53%) vSphere
17 422 (16.29%) Data Centre
18 403 (15.56%) MS Exchange
19 395 (15.25%) Finance
20 393 (15.17%) SQL Server
21 389 (15.02%) Hyper-V
22 383 (14.79%) PowerShell
23 378 (14.59%) Firewall
24 373 (14.40%) DHCP
25 349 (13.47%) Migration
26 338 (13.05%) MS Excel
27 336 (12.97%) Security Cleared
28 311 (12.01%) WAN
29 302 (11.66%) Oracle
30 296 (11.43%) LAN

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 403 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 293 (11.31%) IIS
3 219 (8.46%) SharePoint
4 188 (7.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 143 (5.52%) Apache
5 143 (5.52%) Tomcat
6 117 (4.52%) Lync
7 111 (4.29%) WebSphere
8 99 (3.82%) OpenStack
9 89 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2007
10 72 (2.78%) nginx
11 70 (2.70%) Jetty
12 69 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2013
13 57 (2.20%) JBoss
14 47 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
15 44 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 37 (1.43%) Node.js
17 36 (1.39%) WebLogic
18 25 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
19 22 (0.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 338 (13.05%) MS Excel
2 181 (6.99%) MS Office
3 60 (2.32%) MS Visio
4 32 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.62%) MS Project
6 10 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.077%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.077%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.039%) InDesign
8 1 (0.039%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.039%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 10 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.23%) RMDS
7 5 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.12%) JDE OneWorld
10 2 (0.077%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.077%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.077%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.077%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.077%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.077%) Remedy AR System
11 1 (0.039%) Oracle TCA
11 1 (0.039%) Northgate Housing
11 1 (0.039%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 246 (9.50%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 111 (4.29%) Office 365
4 87 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
5 86 (3.32%) Amazon EC2
6 65 (2.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 62 (2.39%) IaaS
8 59 (2.28%) Google App Engine
9 57 (2.20%) SaaS
10 47 (1.81%) PaaS
11 17 (0.66%) OpenShift
12 13 (0.50%) GitHub
13 8 (0.31%) IBM SmartCloud
13 8 (0.31%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.15%) Yammer
14 4 (0.15%) Google Apps
15 3 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 2 (0.077%) Azure Active Directory
16 2 (0.077%) Google Compute Engine
17 1 (0.039%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 676 (26.10%) SAN
2 532 (20.54%) DNS
3 378 (14.59%) Firewall
4 373 (14.40%) DHCP
5 311 (12.01%) WAN
6 296 (11.43%) LAN
7 251 (9.69%) TCP/IP
8 201 (7.76%) NAS
9 160 (6.18%) VPN
10 126 (4.86%) SSL
11 124 (4.79%) VLAN
12 117 (4.52%) HTTP
13 104 (4.02%) Internet
14 90 (3.47%) IPsec
15 88 (3.40%) Network Security
16 87 (3.36%) MPLS
17 84 (3.24%) NetScaler
18 83 (3.20%) FTP
19 78 (3.01%) Wireless
20 76 (2.93%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (15.17%) SQL Server
2 88 (3.40%) MySQL
3 73 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 65 (2.51%) Oracle Database
5 54 (2.08%) MongoDB
6 49 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 45 (1.74%) Relational Database
8 34 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
9 30 (1.16%) Hadoop
10 28 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
10 28 (1.08%) NoSQL
11 26 (1.00%) Big Data
12 20 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (0.69%) Redis
15 16 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (0.62%) RDBMS
16 15 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
16 15 (0.58%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 179 (6.91%) Jenkins
2 97 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 50 (1.93%) JIRA
4 47 (1.81%) Maven
5 35 (1.35%) Subversion
6 32 (1.24%) JMeter
6 32 (1.24%) TeamCity
7 25 (0.97%) JUnit
7 25 (0.97%) IntelliJ
8 23 (0.89%) Visual Studio
8 23 (0.89%) Cucumber
9 22 (0.85%) MSI
10 20 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (0.77%) SonarQube
11 19 (0.73%) Gerrit
12 18 (0.69%) Artifactory
13 17 (0.66%) Gradle
14 16 (0.62%) Selenium
15 15 (0.58%) Mockito
15 15 (0.58%) Eclipse
General
1 395 (15.25%) Finance
2 114 (4.40%) Banking
3 60 (2.32%) Telecoms
4 45 (1.74%) Retail
5 31 (1.20%) Back Office
6 27 (1.04%) Investment Banking
7 25 (0.97%) Military
8 23 (0.89%) Legal
8 23 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 18 (0.69%) Law
9 18 (0.69%) Local Government
10 16 (0.62%) Marketing
11 12 (0.46%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.42%) Publishing
13 10 (0.39%) Online Betting
13 10 (0.39%) Advertising
14 6 (0.23%) Electronics
14 6 (0.23%) Games
15 5 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 354 (13.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 326 (12.59%) Architect
3 271 (10.46%) Analyst
4 208 (8.03%) Consultant
5 194 (7.49%) Administrator
6 162 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 144 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 128 (4.94%) Infrastructure Architect
9 125 (4.83%) Systems Administrator
10 111 (4.29%) Server Engineer
11 99 (3.82%) Support Analyst
12 90 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
13 89 (3.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 87 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
15 86 (3.32%) Technical Architect
16 78 (3.01%) Network Engineer
17 77 (2.97%) DevOps Engineer
18 67 (2.59%) 2nd Line Support
19 61 (2.36%) Project Manager
20 56 (2.16%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (5.71%) .NET
2 94 (3.63%) Web Services
3 88 (3.40%) Middleware
4 83 (3.20%) J2EE
5 68 (2.63%) XML
6 56 (2.16%) Servlets
7 48 (1.85%) HTML
8 41 (1.58%) REST
9 35 (1.35%) CSS
10 34 (1.31%) SOAP
11 26 (1.00%) Spring
11 26 (1.00%) JSON
12 24 (0.93%) HTML5
13 23 (0.89%) CSS3
14 19 (0.73%) Application Packaging
15 18 (0.69%) Sinatra
16 17 (0.66%) AngularJS
17 16 (0.62%) RESTEasy
17 16 (0.62%) SAML
18 15 (0.58%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 422 (16.29%) Data Centre
2 191 (7.37%) Clustering
3 100 (3.86%) Replication
4 96 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
5 73 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 52 (2.01%) Thin Client
6 52 (2.01%) Blackberry
6 52 (2.01%) Fat Client
7 49 (1.89%) PKI
8 38 (1.47%) Client/Server
9 35 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
9 35 (1.35%) EMC VNX
10 34 (1.31%) EqualLogic
11 33 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
12 28 (1.08%) Visualisation
12 28 (1.08%) Public Cloud
13 23 (0.89%) FlexPod
14 22 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
14 22 (0.85%) EMC VMAX
14 22 (0.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1713 (66.14%) Windows
2 729 (28.15%) Linux
3 723 (27.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 504 (19.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 464 (17.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 283 (10.93%) UNIX
7 279 (10.77%) Windows 7
8 191 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 116 (4.48%) Solaris
10 85 (3.28%) Windows XP
11 76 (2.93%) Windows 8
12 68 (2.63%) CentOS
13 66 (2.55%) AIX
14 54 (2.08%) Ubuntu
15 31 (1.20%) HPUX
16 28 (1.08%) Windows Vista
17 25 (0.97%) Android
18 24 (0.93%) SUSE
19 21 (0.81%) VMS
20 18 (0.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (18.53%) ITIL
2 349 (13.47%) Migration
3 241 (9.31%) Agile Software Development
4 209 (8.07%) Configuration Management
5 189 (7.30%) DevOps
6 177 (6.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 167 (6.45%) Project Management
8 152 (5.87%) Continuous Integration
9 138 (5.33%) Change Management
10 128 (4.94%) Service Management
11 123 (4.75%) Open Source
12 110 (4.25%) Load Balancing
13 104 (4.02%) Service Delivery
14 90 (3.47%) Capacity Planning
15 76 (2.93%) PRINCE2
16 74 (2.86%) Server Building
17 72 (2.78%) Problem Management
18 67 (2.59%) Mentoring
19 66 (2.55%) Information Security
20 65 (2.51%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 472 (18.22%) SQL
2 383 (14.79%) PowerShell
3 213 (8.22%) Java
4 163 (6.29%) Python
5 160 (6.18%) Perl
6 140 (5.41%) Bash Shell
7 92 (3.55%) Ruby
8 71 (2.74%) Shell Script
9 69 (2.66%) VBScript
10 53 (2.05%) C
11 52 (2.01%) C#
11 52 (2.01%) JavaScript
12 42 (1.62%) PHP
13 41 (1.58%) VB
14 31 (1.20%) Korn
15 29 (1.12%) C++
16 19 (0.73%) T-SQL
17 15 (0.58%) Groovy
18 10 (0.39%) PL/SQL
19 8 (0.31%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 336 (12.97%) Security Cleared
2 275 (10.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 232 (8.96%) SC Cleared
4 195 (7.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 194 (7.49%) MCSE
6 176 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
7 134 (5.17%) Degree
8 130 (5.02%) CCNA
9 75 (2.90%) MCSA
10 73 (2.82%) CCNP
11 72 (2.78%) MCITP
12 68 (2.63%) DV Cleared
13 51 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
14 50 (1.93%) MCP
14 50 (1.93%) Citrix Certification
15 35 (1.35%) VCP5
16 28 (1.08%) CCA
17 27 (1.04%) VCP4
18 26 (1.00%) CISSP
19 24 (0.93%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (4.32%) SLA
2 58 (2.24%) QA
3 38 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (1.16%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.50%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.077%) COBIT
7 2 (0.077%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.077%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.039%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.039%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.039%) BS25999
8 1 (0.039%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1034 (39.92%) Active Directory
2 428 (16.53%) vSphere
3 389 (15.02%) Hyper-V
4 287 (11.08%) XenApp
5 276 (10.66%) VMware ESX
6 219 (8.46%) VMware ESXi
7 135 (5.21%) XenDesktop
8 106 (4.09%) vCloud
9 104 (4.02%) Xen
10 90 (3.47%) Microsoft App-V
11 72 (2.78%) XenServer
12 68 (2.63%) NFS
13 60 (2.32%) KVM
14 58 (2.24%) VMware Server
15 35 (1.35%) Docker
16 34 (1.31%) Terminal Services
17 28 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 24 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 23 (0.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
20 22 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 290 (11.20%) SCCM
2 212 (8.19%) Puppet
3 129 (4.98%) Opscode Chef
4 101 (3.90%) SCOM
5 58 (2.24%) WSUS
6 54 (2.08%) Ansible
7 53 (2.05%) Backup Exec
7 53 (2.05%) Nagios
8 49 (1.89%) NetBackup
9 43 (1.66%) vMotion
10 41 (1.58%) Tivoli
11 30 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
12 29 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
12 29 (1.12%) Vagrant
13 28 (1.08%) Salt
13 28 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 27 (1.04%) OpenView
14 27 (1.04%) SCVMM
15 24 (0.93%) ZABBIX
16 20 (0.77%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2590 (100.00%) VMware
2 1028 (39.69%) Microsoft
3 690 (26.64%) Citrix
4 562 (21.70%) Cisco
5 495 (19.11%) HP
6 302 (11.66%) Oracle
7 241 (9.31%) NetApp
7 241 (9.31%) Red Hat
8 201 (7.76%) IBM
9 192 (7.41%) EMC
10 137 (5.29%) Symantec
11 127 (4.90%) Dell
12 101 (3.90%) CheckPoint
13 89 (3.44%) Juniper
14 77 (2.97%) 3PAR
15 76 (2.93%) Google
16 63 (2.43%) Veritas
16 63 (2.43%) McAfee
17 62 (2.39%) F5
18 60 (2.32%) SolarWinds
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: Up to £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Riding
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Laptop & Phone
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bordon, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £21500 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £550.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £130 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago