The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 19 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 9 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.45% 1.07% 1.79%
As % of the System Software category 34.62% 20.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £333 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £393 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.38 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+69.59% -0.58%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

System Software Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
26 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 15.76% 5.35% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 5
Average daily rate £303 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.55% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £25.50 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.13% -26.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -3.12%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Guildford region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Guildford region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (83.33%) Citrix
3 10 (83.33%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (41.67%) DNS
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (41.67%) SAN
7 4 (33.33%) HP
7 4 (33.33%) MCSE
7 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (33.33%) Firewall
7 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (25.00%) NAS
8 3 (25.00%) ARCserve
8 3 (25.00%) Degree
8 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (25.00%) DHCP
8 3 (25.00%) MCSA
9 2 (16.67%) MS Excel

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) NAS
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (8.33%) IPsec
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (8.33%) SSL
5 1 (8.33%) SMTP
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) MCSE
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) MCSA
4 2 (16.67%) A+ Certification
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (8.33%) MCITP
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) CISSP
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (8.33%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) Dell
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
6 1 (8.33%) Tufin
6 1 (8.33%) Symantec
6 1 (8.33%) Altiris
6 1 (8.33%) Juniper
6 1 (8.33%) CA
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint