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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 45 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 15 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.95% 2.21% 2.80%
As % of the System Software category 20.27% 11.30% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.83% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
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
74 115 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 14.54% 19.59% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 45 42
Average daily rate £275 £375 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +102.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £120 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £31.50 £100.00
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 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 22 December 2014.

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
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 22 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
Brentwood - 6 £275 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - - 1
Harlow - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (76.92%) Windows
3 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
4 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
4 15 (57.69%) Citrix
5 14 (53.85%) Linux
5 14 (53.85%) HP
6 12 (46.15%) MS Exchange
6 12 (46.15%) Clustering
7 11 (42.31%) SQL
7 11 (42.31%) ITIL
7 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (42.31%) XenApp
8 10 (38.46%) SAN
8 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (30.77%) XenDesktop
11 7 (26.92%) Oracle
11 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
11 7 (26.92%) Migration
11 7 (26.92%) 3PAR
11 7 (26.92%) Lync
11 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (23.08%) Finance
12 6 (23.08%) Brocade
13 5 (19.23%) DHCP
13 5 (19.23%) DNS
13 5 (19.23%) Cisco
13 5 (19.23%) EMC
13 5 (19.23%) Red Hat

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 12 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (26.92%) Lync
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) SAN
2 5 (19.23%) DHCP
2 5 (19.23%) DNS
3 4 (15.38%) Wireless
4 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 3 (11.54%) Broadband
5 2 (7.69%) LAN
5 2 (7.69%) WAN
5 2 (7.69%) VPN
5 2 (7.69%) MPLS
5 2 (7.69%) Firewall
6 1 (3.85%) RTP
6 1 (3.85%) VLAN
6 1 (3.85%) NAS
6 1 (3.85%) LDAP
6 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) DB2
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.85%) MS Access
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (19.23%) Administrator
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Security Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Data Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Data Centre Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Handset
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Linux
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (15.38%) CentOS
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 4 (15.38%) VMS
5 4 (15.38%) AIX
5 4 (15.38%) Solaris
6 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 2 (7.69%) UNIX
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Information Security
3 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (7.69%) Cyber Security
4 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.85%) User Stories
4 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.85%) High Availability
4 1 (3.85%) SIEM
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) Wealth Management
4 1 (3.85%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PMP
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCITP
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 11 (42.31%) XenApp
3 8 (30.77%) XenDesktop
4 3 (11.54%) MetaFrame
4 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.85%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
3 15 (57.69%) Citrix
4 14 (53.85%) HP
5 7 (26.92%) Oracle
5 7 (26.92%) 3PAR
6 6 (23.08%) Brocade
7 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
7 5 (19.23%) Cisco
7 5 (19.23%) EMC
8 4 (15.38%) IBM
9 2 (7.69%) Juniper
9 2 (7.69%) Sophos
10 1 (3.85%) Websense
10 1 (3.85%) BT
10 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
10 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
10 1 (3.85%) Symantec
10 1 (3.85%) McAfee
10 1 (3.85%) BMC