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 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 38 44 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 13 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.06% 2.27% 4.13%
As % of the System Software category 18.31% 16.25% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 10
Average daily rate
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£275 £475 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +55.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £322 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -6.97%
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
71 80 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.71% 13.99% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 38 35
Average daily rate £275 £413 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +83.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £120 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £475 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 20
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.55 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £44.00 £100.00
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 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 - 7 £288 - 1
Basildon - 1 £210 -
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (80.00%) Windows
3 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (64.00%) Linux
5 15 (60.00%) Citrix
6 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (52.00%) HP
7 12 (48.00%) SQL
7 12 (48.00%) Clustering
8 11 (44.00%) SAN
8 11 (44.00%) XenApp
9 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
10 9 (36.00%) ITIL
10 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (32.00%) Migration
11 8 (32.00%) XenDesktop
11 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (28.00%) 3PAR
12 7 (28.00%) Lync
12 7 (28.00%) Oracle
13 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
13 6 (24.00%) Finance
13 6 (24.00%) Brocade
14 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
14 5 (20.00%) EMC
14 5 (20.00%) DNS
14 5 (20.00%) Cisco

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (28.00%) Lync
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) DHCP
3 4 (16.00%) Wireless
4 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.00%) Broadband
5 2 (8.00%) LAN
5 2 (8.00%) WAN
5 2 (8.00%) VPN
5 2 (8.00%) MPLS
5 2 (8.00%) Firewall
5 2 (8.00%) NAS
6 1 (4.00%) VLAN
6 1 (4.00%) RTP
6 1 (4.00%) LDAP
6 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) DB2
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) MS Access
4 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
1 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Data Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support
5 1 (4.00%) IT Technician
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) WPF
1 1 (4.00%) jQuery
1 1 (4.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (4.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (4.00%) WinForms
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.00%) Handset
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Linux
3 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (16.00%) AIX
5 4 (16.00%) Solaris
5 4 (16.00%) VMS
5 4 (16.00%) CentOS
5 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (12.00%) UNIX
7 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) Digital Forensics
3 3 (12.00%) Cyber Security
3 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (12.00%) Information Security
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.00%) Memory Management
5 1 (4.00%) MVVM
5 1 (4.00%) User Stories
5 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (4.00%) High Availability
5 1 (4.00%) SIEM
5 1 (4.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) MCITP
3 1 (4.00%) PMP
3 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (44.00%) XenApp
3 8 (32.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (16.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (12.00%) MetaFrame
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (60.00%) Citrix
4 13 (52.00%) HP
5 7 (28.00%) 3PAR
5 7 (28.00%) Oracle
6 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (24.00%) Brocade
7 5 (20.00%) EMC
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco
8 4 (16.00%) IBM
9 2 (8.00%) Juniper
10 1 (4.00%) Spiceworks
10 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
10 1 (4.00%) BT
10 1 (4.00%) BMC
10 1 (4.00%) NetApp
10 1 (4.00%) Sophos
10 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
10 1 (4.00%) Symantec