The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 45 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 14 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.24% 3.93% 3.71%
As % of the System Software category 14.89% 19.59% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £455 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £41.75 - £23.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 - £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 - £27.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+70.45% +2.32%
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

System Software Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
94 97 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 15.06% 20.08% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 49 31
Average daily rate £375 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £165 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £478 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 17 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £30.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Essex

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Essex region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Brentwood +3 4 - -
Harlow - 2 - -
Colchester +2 1 £420 +8.38% 1
Chelmsford - 1 £375 -
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (79.41%) Windows
3 16 (47.06%) Citrix
4 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
5 14 (41.18%) Linux
5 14 (41.18%) VMware ESX
6 10 (29.41%) IIS
6 10 (29.41%) Finance
7 9 (26.47%) UNIX
8 8 (23.53%) Firewall
8 8 (23.53%) SAN
9 7 (20.59%) Cisco
9 7 (20.59%) IBM
9 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
10 6 (17.65%) Perl
10 6 (17.65%) Oracle
10 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 6 (17.65%) Migration
10 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
10 6 (17.65%) Digital Forensics
10 6 (17.65%) vSphere
10 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (17.65%) Cyber Security
11 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
11 5 (14.71%) IBM SmartCloud
11 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
11 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
11 5 (14.71%) Degree
11 5 (14.71%) GlassFish

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 10 (29.41%) IIS
2 5 (14.71%) JBoss
2 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
2 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
2 5 (14.71%) GlassFish
2 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) SAN
1 8 (23.53%) Firewall
2 4 (11.76%) DNS
2 4 (11.76%) NAS
2 4 (11.76%) DHCP
2 4 (11.76%) LAN
2 4 (11.76%) WAN
3 3 (8.82%) LDAP
4 2 (5.88%) BGP
4 2 (5.88%) VLAN
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.94%) Network Security
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.94%) MGCP
5 1 (2.94%) NetScreen
5 1 (2.94%) ISDN
5 1 (2.94%) SMTP
5 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.94%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) IntelliJ
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) Security Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Security Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Network Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Network Security Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 4 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Linux
3 9 (26.47%) UNIX
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.94%) SUSE
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Migration
1 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
1 6 (17.65%) Cyber Security
1 6 (17.65%) Digital Forensics
2 5 (14.71%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Change Management
5 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) Data Architecture
5 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.94%) DevOps
5 1 (2.94%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Perl
2 5 (14.71%) Korn
2 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) CCNP
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.94%) CCSE
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 14 (41.18%) VMware ESX
3 6 (17.65%) vSphere
3 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.76%) XenApp
4 4 (11.76%) vCloud
5 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.88%) XenServer
7 1 (2.94%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) Mesos
2 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.94%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (47.06%) Citrix
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco
3 7 (20.59%) IBM
4 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle
5 5 (14.71%) NetApp
6 4 (11.76%) HP
7 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.82%) Websense
7 3 (8.82%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.88%) F5
9 1 (2.94%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (2.94%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.94%) Imperva
9 1 (2.94%) Clearswift
9 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.94%) Juniper