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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 40 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 12 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.44% 3.68% 2.23%
As % of the System Software category 16.67% 18.68% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £420 £413
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 £23.50 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+11.90% +7.69%
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
72 91 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 14.66% 19.70% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 80
Average daily rate £345 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £114 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £424 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £27.80 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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
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 August 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 3 - - 1
Colchester -5 2 - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Basildon - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (55.26%) Windows
3 19 (50.00%) Citrix
4 14 (36.84%) Cisco
5 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
5 12 (31.58%) Linux
6 11 (28.95%) DNS
7 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
7 10 (26.32%) Firewall
8 9 (23.68%) Finance
8 9 (23.68%) HP
8 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.05%) DHCP
10 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (15.79%) CCNP
11 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
11 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (15.79%) Network Security
11 6 (15.79%) XenApp
11 6 (15.79%) F5
12 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (13.16%) DMVPN
12 5 (13.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (13.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (13.16%) Infoblox
12 5 (13.16%) Imperva
12 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
12 5 (13.16%) UNIX
12 5 (13.16%) SQL
12 5 (13.16%) Thin Client

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) DNS
2 10 (26.32%) Firewall
3 8 (21.05%) DHCP
4 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (15.79%) Network Security
5 5 (13.16%) DMVPN
5 5 (13.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (13.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (13.16%) SAN
5 5 (13.16%) BGP
5 5 (13.16%) OSPF
5 5 (13.16%) NetScreen
5 5 (13.16%) IP Telephony
5 5 (13.16%) BIG-IP
5 5 (13.16%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 4 (10.53%) NAS
7 3 (7.89%) VPN
7 3 (7.89%) SNMP
7 3 (7.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) DB2
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) French Language
3 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Security Specialist
2 5 (13.16%) Network Specialist
2 5 (13.16%) Network Security Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Operations Manager
4 3 (7.89%) IT Operations Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) ICT Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Design Leader
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Thin Client
1 5 (13.16%) Blackberry
1 5 (13.16%) Fat Client
2 4 (10.53%) iPhone
3 3 (7.89%) Open Source
4 2 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.63%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Linux
3 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.16%) UNIX
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.26%) AIX
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.63%) HPUX
6 1 (2.63%) Solaris
6 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
2 4 (10.53%) Migration
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.63%) SIEM
5 1 (2.63%) OO
5 1 (2.63%) CRM
5 1 (2.63%) Project Management
5 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.63%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.79%) CCNP
3 5 (13.16%) CCSE
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.26%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) MCSE
4 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) CCA
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.63%) CISSP
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) XenApp
3 4 (10.53%) Terminal Services
4 3 (7.89%) vSphere
4 3 (7.89%) XenDesktop
4 3 (7.89%) NFS
5 2 (5.26%) Xen
6 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.63%) XenServer
6 1 (2.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (2.63%) MetaFrame
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.63%) ZENworks
3 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (50.00%) Citrix
3 14 (36.84%) Cisco
4 9 (23.68%) HP
4 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.79%) F5
6 5 (13.16%) Infoblox
6 5 (13.16%) Imperva
6 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
6 5 (13.16%) Blue Coat
6 5 (13.16%) Altiris
7 4 (10.53%) NetApp
8 3 (7.89%) Oracle
8 3 (7.89%) Symantec
8 3 (7.89%) EMC
9 2 (5.26%) IBM
9 2 (5.26%) Dell
10 1 (2.63%) Zeacom
10 1 (2.63%) Veeam
10 1 (2.63%) Riverbed