The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 20 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.86% 0.95% 4.27%
As % of the System Software category 7.69% 14.29% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £225 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.26% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +13.63%
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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 Ipswich region.

System Software Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
13 7 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 11.21% 6.67% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 21
Average daily rate £208 £225 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -43.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £157 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £14.38 £25.50 £13.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.62% +82.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.28 £25.50 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.48 £25.50 £14.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £15.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.04% -0.80%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) IPsec
4 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (50.00%) PKI
4 3 (50.00%) Solaris
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) Network Management
4 3 (50.00%) Splunk
4 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) PSTN
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) Firewall

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) PSTN
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (50.00%) Network Management
1 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CCIP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Splunk
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) EMC
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) NetApp