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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 38 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 4 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.52% 5.73% 1.58%
As % of the System Software category 12.90% 24.24% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Average daily rate
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£338 £170 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+98.52% -57.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £115 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £515 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £17.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £21.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.74% +16.21%
System Software Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
31 66 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.74% 23.66% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 17
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £115 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £500 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £67.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -76.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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
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 25 July 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
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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
Tonbridge - 1 £325 -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
West Malling - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 1
Sandwich - - - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) Citrix
5 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
6 4 (36.36%) Clustering
6 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
6 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) SCCM
7 3 (27.27%) SCOM
7 3 (27.27%) InfoPath
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (27.27%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 3 (27.27%) SMTP
7 3 (27.27%) HTTP
7 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) IIS
7 3 (27.27%) Nintex
8 2 (18.18%) vSphere
8 2 (18.18%) BCP
8 2 (18.18%) Advertising
8 2 (18.18%) Asset Management

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) InfoPath
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SMTP
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
2 2 (18.18%) BCP
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (9.09%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) vCloud
3 1 (9.09%) DFS Replication
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
1 3 (27.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Nintex
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) HP