The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Kent 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 30 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 7 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.23% 1.15% 3.03%
As % of the System Software category 17.07% 6.90% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Average daily rate £400 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £328 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £348 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -15.78%
System Software Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
41 58 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 18.89% 16.71% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 26
Average daily rate £375 £325 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +38.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £263 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware Infrastructure
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 1 £190 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
3 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
4 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (52.63%) vSphere
5 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (47.37%) SAN
7 8 (42.11%) Citrix
8 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
9 6 (31.58%) HP
9 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
9 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (26.32%) Mercator
10 5 (26.32%) MPLS
11 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
11 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
11 4 (21.05%) Cisco
11 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
11 4 (21.05%) VCAP
11 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (15.79%) XenApp
12 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
12 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
12 3 (15.79%) VCDX
12 3 (15.79%) XenMobile
12 3 (15.79%) SharePoint

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) Lync
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) InfoPath
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) SAN
2 5 (26.32%) MPLS
3 3 (15.79%) SMTP
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 3 (15.79%) HTTP
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.26%) NAS
5 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Network Support Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Network Support
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix Support
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (21.05%) VCAP
2 3 (15.79%) VCDX
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 10 (52.63%) vSphere
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
4 3 (15.79%) XenApp
4 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.26%) DFS Replication
5 1 (5.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) XenMobile
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
1 3 (15.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Citrix
3 6 (31.58%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Mercator
5 4 (21.05%) Cisco
6 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
6 3 (15.79%) Dell
6 3 (15.79%) CommVault
7 1 (5.26%) Foundry
7 1 (5.26%) IBM