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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 33 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.82% 3.59% 1.38%
As % of the System Software category 5.26% 24.24% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £21.38 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+69.59% -0.58%
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
38 33 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.64% 14.80% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 40
Average daily rate £481 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £142 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +7.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £17.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £17.45 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -3.12%

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 29 May 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
Chatham - 1 £425 -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) Windows
3 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
4 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (42.11%) TeamCity
4 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
4 8 (42.11%) Puppet
4 8 (42.11%) DevOps
4 8 (42.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (42.11%) Firewall
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
6 6 (31.58%) Citrix
6 6 (31.58%) LAN
6 6 (31.58%) WAN
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) Build Automation
7 5 (26.32%) vSphere
7 5 (26.32%) SCCM
8 4 (21.05%) XenApp
8 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) WSUS
9 3 (15.79%) Scrum
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (15.79%) VBScript
9 3 (15.79%) NHS

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) LAN
2 6 (31.58%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) Internet
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) TeamCity
1 8 (42.11%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (10.53%) MSBuild
2 2 (10.53%) AdminStudio
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Advertising
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.26%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
1 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
1 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) NHS
2 2 (10.53%) Thin Client
2 2 (10.53%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
3 5 (26.32%) Build Automation
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Kanban
5 2 (10.53%) Security Patching
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) BCP
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) SIEM
6 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.26%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCSE
1 1 (5.26%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
2 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) vSphere
4 4 (21.05%) XenApp
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Puppet
2 5 (26.32%) SCCM
3 4 (21.05%) WSUS
4 2 (10.53%) SCOM
5 1 (5.26%) Nessus
5 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Citrix
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Wyse
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) FalconStor
4 1 (5.26%) Splunk
4 1 (5.26%) LogRhythm