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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 37 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 18 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.39% 4.03% 2.18%
As % of the System Software category 29.03% 25.00% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £385 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -4.34%
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
62 100 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.68% 16.13% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 54 37
Average daily rate £275 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £137 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 9
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £19.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 May 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
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 May 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 +4 6 £300 -50.00% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £198 -
Colchester +6 3 £420 +8.38%
Chelmsford -12 2 £395 +182.14%
Witham - 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (75.00%) Windows
3 12 (50.00%) Citrix
4 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
5 9 (37.50%) IIS
5 9 (37.50%) Finance
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 7 (29.17%) Linux
7 7 (29.17%) VMware ESX
8 6 (25.00%) Migration
8 6 (25.00%) vSphere
8 6 (25.00%) SAN
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco
9 5 (20.83%) IBM
9 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.83%) JBoss
9 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
9 5 (20.83%) UNIX
9 5 (20.83%) WebLogic
9 5 (20.83%) Oracle
9 5 (20.83%) Perl
9 5 (20.83%) Firewall
9 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
9 5 (20.83%) GlassFish
9 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
9 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
9 5 (20.83%) Korn
9 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
9 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
9 5 (20.83%) IBM SmartCloud

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (37.50%) IIS
2 5 (20.83%) JBoss
2 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
2 5 (20.83%) WebLogic
2 5 (20.83%) GlassFish
2 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.83%) Firewall
3 4 (16.67%) DNS
3 4 (16.67%) DHCP
4 3 (12.50%) LAN
4 3 (12.50%) WAN
5 2 (8.33%) VLAN
5 2 (8.33%) NAS
5 2 (8.33%) BGP
5 2 (8.33%) LDAP
6 1 (4.17%) ISDN
6 1 (4.17%) SMTP
6 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
6 1 (4.17%) MGCP
6 1 (4.17%) OSPF
6 1 (4.17%) NetScreen
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) NHibernate
1 1 (4.17%) WPF
1 1 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 5 (20.83%) UNIX
4 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (12.50%) Build Automation
3 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (8.33%) Cyber Security
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (8.33%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) SOA
4 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) MVC
4 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.17%) MVVM
4 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.17%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Perl
1 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
1 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
1 5 (20.83%) Korn
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) CCSE
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) VMware ESX
3 6 (25.00%) vSphere
4 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
5 4 (16.67%) vCloud
6 2 (8.33%) XenApp
6 2 (8.33%) XenServer
7 1 (4.17%) DFS Replication
7 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (50.00%) Citrix
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco
4 5 (20.83%) IBM
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle
5 4 (16.67%) NetApp
5 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 3 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (12.50%) Websense
6 3 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.17%) Juniper
7 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.17%) Clearswift
7 1 (4.17%) F5
7 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.17%) Infoblox
7 1 (4.17%) Imperva