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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 70 96 92
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1207 884 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.60% 2.01% 2.17%
As % of the System Software category 26.43% 20.98% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 535 447
Average daily rate
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£388 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £204 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 42 79
Average hourly rate £25.50 £18.40 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.58% -18.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.53 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.55 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -6.97%
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
4567 4213 3891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.83% 9.58% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2506 2206 1804
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £168 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 502 716
Average hourly rate £16.41 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.31 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +31 525 £416 +4.06% 178
South East +9 306 £370 +13.84% 115
South West +6 84 £375 +63.04% 44
North West +23 78 £350 +25.65% 52
Yorkshire +19 58 £394 +31.25% 58
East of England -1 55 £388 +10.71% 44
West Midlands +19 44 £300 - 38
East Midlands +16 26 £373 -6.87% 18
North East -15 18 £325 +16.69% 7
Midlands - 2 £200 -
VMware Infrastructure
UK

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2432 (100.00%) VMware
2 1670 (68.67%) Windows
3 1022 (42.02%) Active Directory
4 990 (40.71%) Microsoft
5 778 (31.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 713 (29.32%) Citrix
7 672 (27.63%) Linux
8 599 (24.63%) SAN
9 563 (23.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 563 (23.15%) Cisco
10 494 (20.31%) HP
11 470 (19.33%) MS Exchange
12 453 (18.63%) DNS
13 452 (18.59%) ITIL
14 434 (17.85%) Security Cleared
15 431 (17.72%) vSphere
16 421 (17.31%) Firewall
17 398 (16.37%) Hyper-V
18 383 (15.75%) Windows Server 2012
19 378 (15.54%) SQL
20 321 (13.20%) DHCP
21 320 (13.16%) Finance
22 319 (13.12%) Migration
23 318 (13.08%) SQL Server
24 315 (12.95%) UNIX
25 309 (12.71%) MS Excel
26 292 (12.01%) Windows 7
27 287 (11.80%) NetApp
28 280 (11.51%) XenApp
29 277 (11.39%) SC Cleared

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 470 (19.33%) MS Exchange
2 224 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 187 (7.69%) IIS
4 184 (7.57%) SharePoint
5 123 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 118 (4.85%) Apache
7 117 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 112 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2003
9 87 (3.58%) OpenStack
10 71 (2.92%) Tomcat
11 59 (2.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 58 (2.38%) WebSphere
12 58 (2.38%) Lync
13 49 (2.01%) Node.js
14 41 (1.69%) WebLogic
15 34 (1.40%) nginx
16 27 (1.11%) JBoss
17 21 (0.86%) IBM Notes
18 20 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
19 18 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 309 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 184 (7.57%) MS Office
3 42 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 23 (0.95%) MS Project
5 19 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.041%) CATIA
6 1 (0.041%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.041%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.041%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.041%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 16 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.16%) ENOVIA
5 4 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.16%) Summit
5 4 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.12%) Exstream
6 3 (0.12%) assyst
6 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.082%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.082%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.082%) Maximo
8 1 (0.041%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.041%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.041%) RMDS
8 1 (0.041%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.041%) arcHouse
8 1 (0.041%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 78 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
3 56 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 55 (2.26%) Office 365
5 39 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (1.27%) SaaS
7 24 (0.99%) IaaS
8 19 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
9 18 (0.74%) Google App Engine
10 11 (0.45%) PaaS
11 8 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
11 8 (0.33%) Google Apps
12 7 (0.29%) GitHub
13 5 (0.21%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
15 3 (0.12%) OpenShift
16 2 (0.082%) Heroku
17 1 (0.041%) CloudFront
17 1 (0.041%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 1 (0.041%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 599 (24.63%) SAN
2 453 (18.63%) DNS
3 421 (17.31%) Firewall
4 321 (13.20%) DHCP
5 251 (10.32%) WAN
6 247 (10.16%) LAN
7 199 (8.18%) TCP/IP
8 186 (7.65%) NAS
9 143 (5.88%) VPN
10 102 (4.19%) iSCSI
11 93 (3.82%) Internet
12 91 (3.74%) VLAN
13 87 (3.58%) Network Security
14 86 (3.54%) NetScaler
15 83 (3.41%) Fibre Channel
16 78 (3.21%) Cisco ASA
17 66 (2.71%) BIG-IP
18 62 (2.55%) OSPF
19 57 (2.34%) LDAP
19 57 (2.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 85 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 72 (2.96%) MySQL
4 53 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 47 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 42 (1.73%) Oracle Database
7 38 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (1.32%) Relational Database
9 23 (0.95%) MongoDB
10 21 (0.86%) Oracle Exadata
10 21 (0.86%) Redis
11 19 (0.78%) NoSQL
12 16 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
13 15 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (0.62%) Big Data
14 13 (0.53%) RDBMS
14 13 (0.53%) DB2
14 13 (0.53%) Hadoop
15 11 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 112 (4.61%) Jenkins
2 91 (3.74%) Git (software)
3 64 (2.63%) MSI
4 35 (1.44%) Maven
5 33 (1.36%) JIRA
6 32 (1.32%) Hudson
7 30 (1.23%) Subversion
8 29 (1.19%) TeamCity
9 27 (1.11%) StarTeam
10 20 (0.82%) Cucumber
11 17 (0.70%) IntelliJ
12 15 (0.62%) Capybara
13 14 (0.58%) Visual Studio
14 13 (0.53%) Artifactory
15 10 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (0.41%) Mercurial
15 10 (0.41%) Eclipse
16 9 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 7 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
17 7 (0.29%) Selenium
General
1 320 (13.16%) Finance
2 107 (4.40%) Banking
3 94 (3.87%) Telecoms
4 44 (1.81%) Retail
5 32 (1.32%) Legal
6 30 (1.23%) Advertising
7 28 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 27 (1.11%) Publishing
9 26 (1.07%) Marketing
10 25 (1.03%) Law
10 25 (1.03%) Investment Banking
11 21 (0.86%) Back Office
12 19 (0.78%) French Language
13 15 (0.62%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.49%) Military
15 10 (0.41%) Games
16 9 (0.37%) Automotive
17 8 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.29%) German Language
19 6 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 314 (12.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 262 (10.77%) Architect
3 226 (9.29%) Consultant
4 223 (9.17%) Analyst
5 148 (6.09%) Support Engineer
6 139 (5.72%) Administrator
7 120 (4.93%) 3rd Line Support
8 109 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
9 104 (4.28%) Server Engineer
10 85 (3.50%) Infrastructure Architect
11 79 (3.25%) Support Analyst
12 77 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
13 76 (3.13%) Technical Architect
14 72 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
15 68 (2.80%) Cloud Engineer
16 61 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
16 61 (2.51%) Developer
17 60 (2.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 59 (2.43%) Project Manager
19 58 (2.38%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (3.13%) Web Services
2 70 (2.88%) Middleware
3 54 (2.22%) .NET
4 46 (1.89%) HTML
5 35 (1.44%) Application Packaging
6 31 (1.27%) XML
6 31 (1.27%) CSS
7 21 (0.86%) SOAP
8 20 (0.82%) HTML5
8 20 (0.82%) WebSphere MQ
8 20 (0.82%) LAMP
9 19 (0.78%) CSS3
10 17 (0.70%) J2EE
11 16 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (0.62%) Sinatra
12 15 (0.62%) Sass
13 11 (0.45%) ActiveMQ
14 10 (0.41%) Play Framework
14 10 (0.41%) REST
14 10 (0.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 198 (8.14%) Clustering
2 166 (6.83%) Replication
3 145 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 97 (3.99%) Thin Client
4 97 (3.99%) Fat Client
5 88 (3.62%) Blackberry
6 64 (2.63%) Open Source
7 60 (2.47%) Management Information System
8 28 (1.15%) PKI
9 26 (1.07%) Computer Science
10 22 (0.90%) CMDB
11 19 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
12 18 (0.74%) Client/Server
13 17 (0.70%) NHS
14 16 (0.66%) HACMP
14 16 (0.66%) Mainframe
15 14 (0.58%) Hedge funds
15 14 (0.58%) Wiki
15 14 (0.58%) PDA
16 13 (0.53%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 1670 (68.67%) Windows
2 778 (31.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 672 (27.63%) Linux
4 563 (23.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 383 (15.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 315 (12.95%) UNIX
7 292 (12.01%) Windows 7
8 169 (6.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 157 (6.46%) Windows XP
10 142 (5.84%) Solaris
11 78 (3.21%) CentOS
12 69 (2.84%) Windows 8
13 68 (2.80%) AIX
14 62 (2.55%) Windows Vista
15 49 (2.01%) Ubuntu
16 48 (1.97%) VMS
17 37 (1.52%) Windows 2000
18 23 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
19 21 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
20 20 (0.82%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (18.59%) ITIL
2 319 (13.12%) Migration
3 208 (8.55%) Configuration Management
4 178 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
5 172 (7.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 165 (6.78%) DevOps
7 107 (4.40%) Service Delivery
8 105 (4.32%) Project Management
9 101 (4.15%) Service Management
10 98 (4.03%) Change Management
11 95 (3.91%) Continuous Integration
12 93 (3.82%) Load Balancing
13 71 (2.92%) Problem Management
14 66 (2.71%) PRINCE2
15 65 (2.67%) Incident Management
16 64 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
17 63 (2.59%) E-Commerce
18 62 (2.55%) Change Control
19 60 (2.47%) Scrum
20 56 (2.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 378 (15.54%) SQL
2 243 (9.99%) PowerShell
3 153 (6.29%) Java
4 140 (5.76%) Perl
5 136 (5.59%) Ruby
6 125 (5.14%) Python
7 97 (3.99%) Bash Shell
8 93 (3.82%) VBScript
9 88 (3.62%) C
10 75 (3.08%) Shell Script
11 57 (2.34%) PHP
12 54 (2.22%) VB
13 38 (1.56%) JavaScript
14 33 (1.36%) C#
15 32 (1.32%) C++
16 13 (0.53%) Korn
16 13 (0.53%) Scala
17 11 (0.45%) VBA
17 11 (0.45%) Golang
18 10 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 434 (17.85%) Security Cleared
2 277 (11.39%) SC Cleared
3 276 (11.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 200 (8.22%) MCSE
5 179 (7.36%) Cisco Certification
6 152 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 149 (6.13%) DV Cleared
8 108 (4.44%) CCNA
9 88 (3.62%) Degree
10 77 (3.17%) CCNP
11 73 (3.00%) MCITP
12 71 (2.92%) MCP
13 52 (2.14%) MCSA
14 43 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
15 40 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
15 40 (1.64%) CCSE
16 30 (1.23%) CCA
17 27 (1.11%) MCTS
18 25 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 20 (0.82%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (5.10%) SLA
2 22 (0.90%) QA
3 17 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.16%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.082%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.041%) COBIT
System Software
1 1022 (42.02%) Active Directory
2 431 (17.72%) vSphere
3 398 (16.37%) Hyper-V
4 280 (11.51%) XenApp
5 271 (11.14%) VMware ESX
6 159 (6.54%) XenDesktop
7 157 (6.46%) VMware ESXi
8 91 (3.74%) XenServer
9 85 (3.50%) vCloud
9 85 (3.50%) NFS
10 81 (3.33%) Xen
11 70 (2.88%) Terminal Services
11 70 (2.88%) Microsoft App-V
12 45 (1.85%) VMware Server
13 36 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
13 36 (1.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 35 (1.44%) KVM
15 31 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 28 (1.15%) VMware Workstation
17 26 (1.07%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 255 (10.49%) SCCM
2 222 (9.13%) Puppet
3 113 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
4 112 (4.61%) SCOM
5 81 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 81 (3.33%) Nagios
6 76 (3.13%) Backup Exec
7 62 (2.55%) Ansible
8 57 (2.34%) NetBackup
9 53 (2.18%) WSUS
10 41 (1.69%) Tivoli
11 40 (1.64%) Salt
12 39 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 38 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
14 37 (1.52%) Vagrant
14 37 (1.52%) ZABBIX
15 36 (1.48%) HP SIM
16 33 (1.36%) SCVMM
17 29 (1.19%) EdgeSight
18 26 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2432 (100.00%) VMware
2 990 (40.71%) Microsoft
3 713 (29.32%) Citrix
4 563 (23.15%) Cisco
5 494 (20.31%) HP
6 287 (11.80%) NetApp
7 268 (11.02%) Oracle
8 220 (9.05%) EMC
9 187 (7.69%) Red Hat
10 185 (7.61%) IBM
11 133 (5.47%) Symantec
12 131 (5.39%) CheckPoint
13 123 (5.06%) Dell
14 101 (4.15%) McAfee
15 82 (3.37%) F5
16 79 (3.25%) 3PAR
17 70 (2.88%) Veeam
18 60 (2.47%) Juniper
19 58 (2.38%) Blue Coat
20 51 (2.10%) Veritas
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 20 hours ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Linkpoint Resources
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
EarthStream Global
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
NAK Consulting
Rate: From £225 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £350 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £417 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
CRL
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago