The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Essex region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 38 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 18 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.65% 4.07% 2.21%
As % of the System Software category 19.35% 18.81% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 7
Average daily rate
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£381 £413 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% +55.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £350 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £413 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £21.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+1.74% +19.44%
System Software Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
93 101 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.86% 21.63% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 33 79
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £155 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 28
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £13.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £27.80 £37.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

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 July 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 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Colchester -6 7 £388 -6.06%
Brentwood -4 1 - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - - 1
Basildon - - - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (52.27%) Windows
3 22 (50.00%) Citrix
4 17 (38.64%) Cisco
5 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
6 13 (29.55%) Linux
6 13 (29.55%) Firewall
7 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 10 (22.73%) DNS
8 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
10 8 (18.18%) SAN
10 8 (18.18%) HP
10 8 (18.18%) CCNP
10 8 (18.18%) Finance
10 8 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (18.18%) XenApp
11 7 (15.91%) SCCM
11 7 (15.91%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (15.91%) Fat Client
11 7 (15.91%) Altiris
11 7 (15.91%) OSPF
11 7 (15.91%) BGP
11 7 (15.91%) Thin Client
11 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
11 7 (15.91%) DHCP
11 7 (15.91%) UNIX
12 6 (13.64%) SQL
12 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
12 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.09%) Apache
3 4 (9.09%) IIS
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.55%) MS Project Server
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Project
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Magento
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) Firewall
2 10 (22.73%) DNS
3 8 (18.18%) SAN
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (15.91%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (15.91%) OSPF
4 7 (15.91%) BGP
4 7 (15.91%) DHCP
5 6 (13.64%) Network Security
5 6 (13.64%) NAS
6 5 (11.36%) DMVPN
6 5 (11.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (11.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (11.36%) NetScreen
6 5 (11.36%) BIG-IP
6 5 (11.36%) IP Telephony
7 3 (6.82%) SNMP
7 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.82%) Internet
7 3 (6.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.55%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) French Language
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Network Specialist
3 5 (11.36%) Network Security Specialist
3 5 (11.36%) Security Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) IT Operations Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Operations Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) DBA
6 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) SOAP
1 2 (4.55%) Web Services
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
1 2 (4.55%) Gherkin
1 2 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Fat Client
1 7 (15.91%) Thin Client
2 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.09%) iPhone
2 4 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (6.82%) Open Source
4 2 (4.55%) Clustering
4 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.27%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Windows
2 13 (29.55%) Linux
3 7 (15.91%) UNIX
4 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.27%) AIX
6 1 (2.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
2 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
3 3 (6.82%) OO
3 3 (6.82%) Project Management
3 3 (6.82%) Migration
3 3 (6.82%) TOGAF
4 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
4 2 (4.55%) Scrum
4 2 (4.55%) Data Management
4 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.55%) ETL
4 2 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL
4 2 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (4.55%) BDD
4 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (4.55%) Manual Testing
4 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (18.18%) CCNP
3 5 (11.36%) CCSE
4 3 (6.82%) MCSE
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.82%) CCNA
5 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.55%) CCVP
5 2 (4.55%) CCIE
5 2 (4.55%) CCA
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.27%) CCAA
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) CISSP
6 1 (2.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (18.18%) XenApp
3 4 (9.09%) Terminal Services
4 3 (6.82%) vSphere
4 3 (6.82%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.82%) NFS
5 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.55%) Xen
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.27%) XenServer
6 1 (2.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) Foglight
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.27%) SCOM
3 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.27%) ZENworks
3 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (50.00%) Citrix
3 17 (38.64%) Cisco
4 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
5 8 (18.18%) HP
6 7 (15.91%) Altiris
6 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
7 6 (13.64%) F5
8 5 (11.36%) Infoblox
8 5 (11.36%) Imperva
8 5 (11.36%) Symantec
8 5 (11.36%) Blue Coat
9 4 (9.09%) NetApp
10 2 (4.55%) McAfee
10 2 (4.55%) Dell
10 2 (4.55%) EMC
10 2 (4.55%) Juniper
10 2 (4.55%) Oracle
11 1 (2.27%) Splunk
11 1 (2.27%) Zeacom