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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 75 88 96
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1256 1031 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.49% 2.18% 2.02%
As % of the System Software category 25.12% 21.20% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 644 498
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 43 74
Average hourly rate £20.75 £19.30 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.51% -18.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.75 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.98 £44.32 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -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
5000 4864 4223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.91% 10.30% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2786 2559 1989
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 599 738
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +8 492 £400 +2.23% 178
South East +17 356 £375 +15.38% 104
Yorkshire +34 86 £350 +16.66% 24
South West -19 79 £250 -8.25% 65
East of England -7 72 £305 -12.85% 31
North West -7 64 £357 +29.63% 38
West Midlands +2 39 £300 +1.69% 43
East Midlands +16 30 £425 +14.86% 15
North East -13 28 £325 +3.17% 8
Midlands - 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
UK

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2388 (100.00%) VMware
2 1624 (68.01%) Windows
3 1016 (42.55%) Active Directory
4 988 (41.37%) Microsoft
5 781 (32.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 697 (29.19%) Citrix
7 658 (27.55%) Linux
8 578 (24.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 572 (23.95%) SAN
10 532 (22.28%) Cisco
11 504 (21.11%) HP
12 474 (19.85%) MS Exchange
13 454 (19.01%) DNS
14 446 (18.68%) ITIL
15 407 (17.04%) vSphere
16 402 (16.83%) Firewall
17 394 (16.50%) Security Cleared
18 379 (15.87%) Hyper-V
19 366 (15.33%) SQL
20 354 (14.82%) Windows Server 2012
21 336 (14.07%) UNIX
22 332 (13.90%) MS Excel
23 318 (13.32%) SQL Server
24 317 (13.27%) DHCP
25 307 (12.86%) Finance
26 299 (12.52%) Windows 7
27 295 (12.35%) Migration
27 295 (12.35%) Oracle
28 287 (12.02%) Microsoft Certification
29 279 (11.68%) VMware ESX

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 474 (19.85%) MS Exchange
2 240 (10.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 188 (7.87%) SharePoint
4 180 (7.54%) IIS
5 130 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 127 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 108 (4.52%) Apache
8 106 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 83 (3.48%) WebSphere
10 72 (3.02%) Tomcat
11 68 (2.85%) WebLogic
12 66 (2.76%) OpenStack
13 63 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 56 (2.35%) Lync
15 38 (1.59%) Node.js
16 37 (1.55%) JBoss
17 25 (1.05%) nginx
17 25 (1.05%) IBM Notes
18 17 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
19 16 (0.67%) GlassFish
Applications
1 332 (13.90%) MS Excel
2 200 (8.38%) MS Office
3 49 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 25 (1.05%) MS Project
5 14 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.084%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.042%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.042%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.042%) GIMP
8 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.042%) CATIA
8 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 23 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.21%) Summit
6 4 (0.17%) ENOVIA
7 3 (0.13%) Exstream
7 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.13%) assyst
7 3 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.084%) Maximo
8 2 (0.084%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.084%) RMDS
8 2 (0.084%) ReMetrica
8 2 (0.084%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.042%) Academy Housing
9 1 (0.042%) arcHouse
9 1 (0.042%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.042%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 97 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
3 57 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (1.93%) Office 365
5 35 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
6 33 (1.38%) SaaS
7 22 (0.92%) IaaS
8 21 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (0.84%) Google App Engine
10 12 (0.50%) PaaS
11 8 (0.34%) Google Apps
12 6 (0.25%) GitHub
13 5 (0.21%) IBM SmartCloud
13 5 (0.21%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.13%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.084%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 572 (23.95%) SAN
2 454 (19.01%) DNS
3 402 (16.83%) Firewall
4 317 (13.27%) DHCP
5 246 (10.30%) WAN
6 235 (9.84%) LAN
7 196 (8.21%) TCP/IP
8 180 (7.54%) NAS
9 150 (6.28%) VPN
10 103 (4.31%) VLAN
11 92 (3.85%) Internet
12 85 (3.56%) iSCSI
13 78 (3.27%) NetScaler
14 73 (3.06%) Fibre Channel
15 66 (2.76%) Network Security
16 58 (2.43%) Cisco ASA
17 56 (2.35%) LDAP
17 56 (2.35%) VoIP
17 56 (2.35%) MPLS
18 53 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (13.32%) SQL Server
2 88 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 73 (3.06%) MySQL
4 50 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 49 (2.05%) Oracle Database
6 46 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 38 (1.59%) Oracle Exadata
8 32 (1.34%) Relational Database
9 28 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
10 26 (1.09%) MongoDB
11 18 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (0.75%) Big Data
12 15 (0.63%) Redis
12 15 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (0.59%) DB2
14 13 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (0.50%) RDBMS
15 12 (0.50%) NoSQL
16 11 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (0.46%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 100 (4.19%) Jenkins
2 73 (3.06%) Git (software)
3 62 (2.60%) MSI
4 38 (1.59%) Maven
4 38 (1.59%) JIRA
5 25 (1.05%) StarTeam
6 23 (0.96%) Subversion
7 21 (0.88%) TeamCity
8 18 (0.75%) Cucumber
9 17 (0.71%) Hudson
10 14 (0.59%) IntelliJ
11 12 (0.50%) Capybara
12 11 (0.46%) Artifactory
12 11 (0.46%) Eclipse
13 10 (0.42%) Visual Studio
13 10 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (0.34%) Selenium
15 7 (0.29%) Gradle
16 6 (0.25%) JMeter
General
1 307 (12.86%) Finance
2 108 (4.52%) Banking
3 90 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 44 (1.84%) Retail
5 35 (1.47%) Legal
6 26 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 22 (0.92%) Advertising
7 22 (0.92%) Publishing
8 21 (0.88%) Law
8 21 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 19 (0.80%) Investment Banking
9 19 (0.80%) Marketing
10 17 (0.71%) Military
10 17 (0.71%) Back Office
11 15 (0.63%) Games
12 12 (0.50%) French Language
13 9 (0.38%) Automotive
14 8 (0.34%) Billing
15 7 (0.29%) German Language
16 6 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 291 (12.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 288 (12.06%) Architect
3 213 (8.92%) Analyst
4 205 (8.58%) Consultant
5 159 (6.66%) Support Engineer
6 158 (6.62%) Administrator
7 122 (5.11%) Systems Engineer
8 119 (4.98%) 3rd Line Support
9 103 (4.31%) Server Engineer
10 100 (4.19%) Infrastructure Architect
11 87 (3.64%) Support Analyst
12 81 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
13 71 (2.97%) Technical Architect
14 69 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
15 67 (2.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 67 (2.81%) VMware Engineer
16 62 (2.60%) Linux Engineer
17 59 (2.47%) Project Manager
18 58 (2.43%) 2nd Line Support
18 58 (2.43%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (3.69%) Web Services
2 77 (3.22%) Middleware
3 54 (2.26%) .NET
4 45 (1.88%) HTML
5 34 (1.42%) WebSphere MQ
6 33 (1.38%) Application Packaging
7 32 (1.34%) LAMP
8 31 (1.30%) CSS
9 22 (0.92%) SOAP
10 19 (0.80%) XML
11 17 (0.71%) J2EE
12 16 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
12 16 (0.67%) HTML5
13 15 (0.63%) CSS3
14 12 (0.50%) Sass
14 12 (0.50%) Sinatra
15 11 (0.46%) Servlets
16 10 (0.42%) Software Packaging
16 10 (0.42%) ActiveMQ
16 10 (0.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 209 (8.75%) Clustering
2 155 (6.49%) Replication
3 144 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
4 95 (3.98%) Blackberry
5 83 (3.48%) Fat Client
5 83 (3.48%) Thin Client
6 65 (2.72%) Open Source
7 56 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 34 (1.42%) PKI
9 29 (1.21%) Computer Science
10 24 (1.01%) Client/Server
11 22 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
12 20 (0.84%) Hedge funds
12 20 (0.84%) NHS
13 17 (0.71%) PDA
13 17 (0.71%) CMDB
13 17 (0.71%) HACMP
13 17 (0.71%) Mainframe
14 16 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
15 15 (0.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1624 (68.01%) Windows
2 781 (32.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 658 (27.55%) Linux
4 578 (24.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 354 (14.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 336 (14.07%) UNIX
7 299 (12.52%) Windows 7
8 184 (7.71%) Windows XP
9 183 (7.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 152 (6.37%) Solaris
11 81 (3.39%) CentOS
12 65 (2.72%) Windows Vista
12 65 (2.72%) Windows 8
13 64 (2.68%) AIX
14 51 (2.14%) Ubuntu
15 37 (1.55%) Windows 2000
16 32 (1.34%) VMS
16 32 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
17 24 (1.01%) Mac OS X
18 23 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (18.68%) ITIL
2 295 (12.35%) Migration
3 183 (7.66%) Configuration Management
4 154 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 152 (6.37%) DevOps
6 148 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 108 (4.52%) Service Management
8 104 (4.36%) Project Management
9 98 (4.10%) Service Delivery
10 93 (3.89%) Change Management
11 82 (3.43%) Continuous Integration
12 73 (3.06%) Load Balancing
13 67 (2.81%) Incident Management
14 65 (2.72%) Problem Management
15 63 (2.64%) PRINCE2
16 60 (2.51%) Change Control
17 57 (2.39%) High Availability
18 55 (2.30%) Scrum
19 53 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
19 53 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 366 (15.33%) SQL
2 227 (9.51%) PowerShell
3 145 (6.07%) Java
4 132 (5.53%) Ruby
5 128 (5.36%) Perl
6 121 (5.07%) Python
7 104 (4.36%) Bash Shell
8 87 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 79 (3.31%) VBScript
10 73 (3.06%) C
11 61 (2.55%) PHP
12 46 (1.93%) VB
13 35 (1.47%) JavaScript
14 27 (1.13%) C#
15 26 (1.09%) C++
16 15 (0.63%) VBA
17 14 (0.59%) T-SQL
17 14 (0.59%) Scala
18 12 (0.50%) Korn
19 11 (0.46%) Golang
Qualifications
1 394 (16.50%) Security Cleared
2 287 (12.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 236 (9.88%) SC Cleared
4 205 (8.58%) MCSE
5 134 (5.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 133 (5.57%) Cisco Certification
7 130 (5.44%) DV Cleared
8 87 (3.64%) Degree
9 85 (3.56%) CCNA
10 81 (3.39%) MCITP
11 70 (2.93%) MCP
12 59 (2.47%) MCSA
13 48 (2.01%) CCNP
14 45 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
15 41 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
16 33 (1.38%) MCTS
17 31 (1.30%) CCA
18 20 (0.84%) CCEA
18 20 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 18 (0.75%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (5.11%) SLA
2 22 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 22 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 20 (0.84%) QA
4 15 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.25%) JSP 440
5 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.17%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.17%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.042%) COBIT
System Software
1 1016 (42.55%) Active Directory
2 407 (17.04%) vSphere
3 379 (15.87%) Hyper-V
4 279 (11.68%) VMware ESX
4 279 (11.68%) XenApp
5 149 (6.24%) XenDesktop
5 149 (6.24%) VMware ESXi
6 101 (4.23%) XenServer
7 86 (3.60%) NFS
7 86 (3.60%) vCloud
8 83 (3.48%) Xen
9 69 (2.89%) Microsoft App-V
10 67 (2.81%) Terminal Services
11 56 (2.35%) VMware Server
12 50 (2.09%) Oracle RAC
13 41 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 41 (1.72%) KVM
14 31 (1.30%) ISA Server
15 25 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 23 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 254 (10.64%) SCCM
2 222 (9.30%) Puppet
3 120 (5.03%) SCOM
4 99 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
5 83 (3.48%) Backup Exec
6 69 (2.89%) Nagios
6 69 (2.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 58 (2.43%) NetBackup
8 53 (2.22%) Tivoli
9 50 (2.09%) WSUS
10 48 (2.01%) Ansible
11 40 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
12 37 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 32 (1.34%) HP SIM
14 31 (1.30%) SELinux
14 31 (1.30%) Salt
15 30 (1.26%) ZABBIX
16 28 (1.17%) SCVMM
17 27 (1.13%) Vagrant
18 25 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2388 (100.00%) VMware
2 988 (41.37%) Microsoft
3 697 (29.19%) Citrix
4 532 (22.28%) Cisco
5 504 (21.11%) HP
6 295 (12.35%) Oracle
7 276 (11.56%) NetApp
8 224 (9.38%) EMC
9 211 (8.84%) IBM
10 205 (8.58%) Red Hat
11 150 (6.28%) Symantec
12 123 (5.15%) Dell
13 102 (4.27%) CheckPoint
14 90 (3.77%) McAfee
15 70 (2.93%) Juniper
16 69 (2.89%) 3PAR
17 65 (2.72%) Veeam
18 54 (2.26%) F5
19 50 (2.09%) Remedy
19 50 (2.09%) Sophos
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 550-650pd
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £29.75 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £21 - £25 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
FT Select
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Wilson HCG
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 400-475 a day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £300 - £390 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day £250 a day
Posted: 3 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago