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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 36 38 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 19 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.92% 3.74% 1.84%
As % of the System Software category 20.65% 17.17% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 6
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£375 £413 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +55.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £350 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £416 £375
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 £22.00 £21.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+2.32% +17.80%
System Software Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
92 99 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.97% 21.76% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 75
Average daily rate £350 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £151 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 25
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £27.65 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +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 29 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 29 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 -5 6 £388 -6.06%
Brentwood -4 2 - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Basildon - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 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 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (54.35%) Windows
3 22 (47.83%) Citrix
4 17 (36.96%) Cisco
5 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
6 13 (28.26%) Linux
6 13 (28.26%) Firewall
7 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
8 10 (21.74%) DNS
8 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
9 9 (19.57%) Finance
10 8 (17.39%) SAN
10 8 (17.39%) HP
10 8 (17.39%) CCNP
10 8 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (17.39%) XenApp
11 7 (15.22%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (15.22%) Fat Client
11 7 (15.22%) SCCM
11 7 (15.22%) Thin Client
11 7 (15.22%) CheckPoint
11 7 (15.22%) DHCP
11 7 (15.22%) Altiris
11 7 (15.22%) OSPF
11 7 (15.22%) BGP
11 7 (15.22%) UNIX
12 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
12 6 (13.04%) SQL
12 6 (13.04%) SQL Server

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.70%) IIS
3 4 (8.70%) Apache
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.35%) MS Project Server
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Project
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) Firewall
2 10 (21.74%) DNS
3 8 (17.39%) SAN
3 8 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (15.22%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (15.22%) OSPF
4 7 (15.22%) BGP
4 7 (15.22%) DHCP
5 6 (13.04%) Network Security
5 6 (13.04%) NAS
6 5 (10.87%) DMVPN
6 5 (10.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (10.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (10.87%) NetScreen
6 5 (10.87%) IP Telephony
6 5 (10.87%) BIG-IP
7 3 (6.52%) SSH
7 3 (6.52%) Internet
7 3 (6.52%) SNMP
7 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.35%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) French Language
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Network Specialist
3 5 (10.87%) Network Security Specialist
3 5 (10.87%) Security Specialist
4 4 (8.70%) Service Desk Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Operations Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) IT Operations Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.35%) DBA
7 1 (2.17%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) IT Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
1 2 (4.35%) SOAP
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
1 2 (4.35%) REST
1 2 (4.35%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Thin Client
1 7 (15.22%) Fat Client
2 4 (8.70%) iPhone
2 4 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (6.52%) Open Source
4 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.35%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.35%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 25 (54.35%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Linux
3 7 (15.22%) UNIX
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.17%) AIX
7 1 (2.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
2 4 (8.70%) ITIL
2 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (8.70%) Data Protection
3 3 (6.52%) TOGAF
3 3 (6.52%) Migration
3 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
3 3 (6.52%) OO
3 3 (6.52%) Project Management
4 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (4.35%) Scrum
4 2 (4.35%) TDD
4 2 (4.35%) Data Management
4 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
4 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (4.35%) Manual Testing
4 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
4 2 (4.35%) Refactoring
4 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (17.39%) CCNP
3 5 (10.87%) CCSE
4 3 (6.52%) CCNA
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.52%) MCSE
5 2 (4.35%) CCIE
5 2 (4.35%) CCVP
5 2 (4.35%) CCA
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.17%) MCTS
6 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) CCAA
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) XenApp
3 4 (8.70%) Terminal Services
4 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.52%) vSphere
4 3 (6.52%) NFS
5 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.35%) Xen
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) Foglight
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.17%) ZENworks
3 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.17%) SCOM
3 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (47.83%) Citrix
3 17 (36.96%) Cisco
4 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.39%) HP
6 7 (15.22%) CheckPoint
6 7 (15.22%) Altiris
7 6 (13.04%) F5
8 5 (10.87%) Infoblox
8 5 (10.87%) Imperva
8 5 (10.87%) Blue Coat
8 5 (10.87%) Symantec
9 4 (8.70%) NetApp
10 2 (4.35%) Juniper
10 2 (4.35%) McAfee
10 2 (4.35%) Dell
10 2 (4.35%) EMC
10 2 (4.35%) Oracle
11 1 (2.17%) SAP
11 1 (2.17%) IBM
Brentwood, Essex
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