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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 37 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 7 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.27% 5.83% 4.12%
As % of the System Software category 21.21% 39.13% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 7
Average daily rate
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£406 £369 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% +94.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £252 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £539 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £24.75 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +16.47%
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
33 46 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 10.71% 14.89% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 41 26
Average daily rate £363 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £186 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £10.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Tunbridge Wells -1 1 £425 +75.25%
Tonbridge - 1 £475 -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) XenApp
5 5 (50.00%) Finance
6 4 (40.00%) SCCM
6 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (40.00%) vSphere
7 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (30.00%) Lync
7 3 (30.00%) Office 365
7 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (30.00%) Internet
7 3 (30.00%) VBScript
7 3 (30.00%) VPN
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco
8 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 2 (20.00%) LAN
8 2 (20.00%) WAN
8 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (20.00%) .NET
8 2 (20.00%) MS Office
8 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 2 (20.00%) ITIL
8 2 (20.00%) MCSE
8 2 (20.00%) CCNA

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (30.00%) Lync
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) OSPF
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Design Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) SIEM
2 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) VBScript
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCSA
2 1 (10.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (60.00%) XenApp
2 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (10.00%) XenServer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Foglight
2 1 (10.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) NetApp
6 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (10.00%) F5
6 1 (10.00%) Splunk
6 1 (10.00%) LogRhythm