The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 25 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 17 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.14% 5.08% 5.73%
As % of the System Software category 32.69% 27.27% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £261 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.11% +30.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £195 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £283 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £321 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -8.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -6.97%
VMware Infrastructure
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

System Software Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
52 44 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 18.77% 18.64% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 26
Average daily rate £400 £250 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £300 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Average hourly rate £10.20 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -11.42%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Kent

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 28 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
West Malling - 2 £325 -
Maidstone - 1 £360 - 2
Sittingbourne - 1 £263 - 1
Stansted - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Faversham - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (97.56%) Windows
3 25 (60.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (43.90%) Citrix
5 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
6 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
6 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
8 11 (26.83%) vSphere
9 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
9 10 (24.39%) Configuration Management
9 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
10 9 (21.95%) Puppet
10 9 (21.95%) DevOps
11 8 (19.51%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (19.51%) XenDesktop
11 8 (19.51%) TeamCity
11 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
11 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
11 8 (19.51%) LAN
11 8 (19.51%) WAN
11 8 (19.51%) Finance
11 8 (19.51%) Firewall
11 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (17.07%) MS Office
12 7 (17.07%) XenApp
12 7 (17.07%) SCOM
12 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.63%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) JBoss
4 1 (2.44%) Lync
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.07%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) LAN
1 8 (19.51%) WAN
1 8 (19.51%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) SAN
2 3 (7.32%) DNS
3 2 (4.88%) VPN
3 2 (4.88%) Internet
3 2 (4.88%) VLAN
3 2 (4.88%) Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.44%) MPLS
4 1 (2.44%) OSPF
4 1 (2.44%) BGP
4 1 (2.44%) LDAP
4 1 (2.44%) DHCP
4 1 (2.44%) NAS
4 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Octopus Deploy
1 8 (19.51%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.88%) MSBuild
2 2 (4.88%) AdminStudio
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Advertising
3 4 (9.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.44%) Automotive
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) IT Support
6 2 (4.88%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Build Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Application Packaging
2 3 (7.32%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.44%) MSMQ
3 1 (2.44%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.32%) NHS
1 3 (7.32%) Thin Client
1 3 (7.32%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.44%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Replication
2 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (97.56%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.20%) UNIX
6 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
6 5 (12.20%) Linux
7 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (7.32%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.44%) AIX
9 1 (2.44%) Solaris
9 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Configuration Management
2 9 (21.95%) DevOps
3 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) ITIL
5 5 (12.20%) Build Automation
6 4 (9.76%) BCP
6 4 (9.76%) Migration
7 3 (7.32%) Scrum
7 3 (7.32%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.32%) Operations Management
7 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Change Control
7 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (7.32%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (4.88%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (4.88%) Kanban
8 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.88%) Information Security
9 1 (2.44%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) VBScript
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) C
4 1 (2.44%) C++
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) Perl
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) CCNA
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.88%) CRISC
4 2 (4.88%) MCSE
4 2 (4.88%) CISSP
4 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.88%) CISA
4 2 (4.88%) CISM
5 1 (2.44%) CCNP
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
3 11 (26.83%) vSphere
4 8 (19.51%) XenDesktop
5 7 (17.07%) XenApp
6 4 (9.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.44%) NFS
8 1 (2.44%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Puppet
2 7 (17.07%) SCOM
3 5 (12.20%) SCCM
4 4 (9.76%) WSUS
5 2 (4.88%) HP SIM
5 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.88%) Foglight
6 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (43.90%) Citrix
3 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.63%) Cisco
5 5 (12.20%) HP
6 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
7 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.88%) Veeam
8 2 (4.88%) IBM
8 2 (4.88%) Wyse
9 1 (2.44%) Intel
9 1 (2.44%) CommVault
9 1 (2.44%) Veritas
9 1 (2.44%) Symantec
9 1 (2.44%) Sophos
9 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.44%) F5
9 1 (2.44%) FalconStor
Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £301 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone
Pearson Whiffin
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 8 days ago