The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine 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 10 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 25 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 22.32% 11.76% 10.34%
As % of the System Software category 43.86% 66.67% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 3
Average daily rate
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£344 £301 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.38% -29.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -6.97%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

System Software Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
57 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 50.89% 17.65% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 5 7
Average daily rate £349 £350 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% -15.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Erskine region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 30 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 28 (70.00%) SQL
4 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
5 20 (50.00%) VMware ESX
6 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
7 16 (40.00%) DHCP
7 16 (40.00%) DNS
7 16 (40.00%) Windows
8 15 (37.50%) Citrix
8 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (35.00%) Configuration Management
10 13 (32.50%) Replication
10 13 (32.50%) HP
11 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
11 12 (30.00%) MS Project
11 12 (30.00%) MS Office
11 12 (30.00%) vSphere
11 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (27.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 10 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 10 (25.00%) SAN
13 10 (25.00%) IPsec
13 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
13 10 (25.00%) Altiris
13 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
13 10 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
14 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Project
1 12 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) DHCP
1 16 (40.00%) DNS
2 10 (25.00%) SAN
2 10 (25.00%) IPsec
3 4 (10.00%) Firewall
4 2 (5.00%) VPN
4 2 (5.00%) LAN
4 2 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) WinRunner
1 2 (5.00%) TestDirector
1 2 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.50%) MSI
2 1 (2.50%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.50%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Build Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) VMware Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Linux Support
6 1 (2.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Middleware
1 3 (7.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Replication
2 10 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (15.00%) Clustering
4 3 (7.50%) Thin Client
4 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
4 3 (7.50%) Open Source
4 3 (7.50%) EqualLogic
5 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.00%) PDA
6 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.50%) AIX
4 3 (7.50%) UNIX
4 3 (7.50%) HPUX
4 3 (7.50%) Solaris
4 3 (7.50%) Linux
4 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.50%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (5.00%) Analytics
5 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL
5 2 (5.00%) Service Management
5 2 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (2.50%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.50%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (2.50%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) SQL
2 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) REXX
3 1 (2.50%) Tcl
3 1 (2.50%) VBScript
3 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 30 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) MCSE
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.00%) MCTS
3 2 (5.00%) MCITP
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.00%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
System Software
1 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
2 20 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 12 (30.00%) vSphere
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (7.50%) vCloud
4 3 (7.50%) KVM
4 3 (7.50%) RHEV
5 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (5.00%) SCCM
3 2 (5.00%) Netcool
4 1 (2.50%) WSUS
4 1 (2.50%) SCOM
4 1 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (37.50%) Citrix
4 13 (32.50%) HP
5 10 (25.00%) Altiris
6 6 (15.00%) Veritas
7 5 (12.50%) Cisco
8 4 (10.00%) EMC
9 3 (7.50%) NetApp
9 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
9 3 (7.50%) Oracle
9 3 (7.50%) Dell
10 2 (5.00%) McAfee
11 1 (2.50%) CA
11 1 (2.50%) Symantec