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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 25 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 16 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.59% 1.67% 4.51%
As % of the System Software category 41.03% 10.00% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 11
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£375 £263 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £413 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
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
39 50 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.64% 16.67% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 24
Average daily rate £425 £390 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.11% +73.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £178 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 21
Average hourly rate £14.43 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £11.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £26.40 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -5.30%

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 November 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 28 November 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
West Malling - 3 £350 - 1
Maidstone - 1 £375 - 4
Sevenoaks - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Dover - - - -
Faversham - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (82.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (55.17%) Citrix
4 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
6 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
7 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
8 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
8 8 (27.59%) vSphere
9 7 (24.14%) XenApp
9 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (24.14%) Advertising
10 6 (20.69%) Finance
10 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
10 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
10 6 (20.69%) IIS
10 6 (20.69%) UNIX
10 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
11 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
11 5 (17.24%) Linux
11 5 (17.24%) MS Office
11 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
11 5 (17.24%) Cisco
11 5 (17.24%) HP
11 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
11 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (17.24%) SCOM
12 4 (13.79%) Migration
12 4 (13.79%) SCCM

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.69%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.90%) JBoss
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.45%) Lync
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) LAN
1 3 (10.34%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) VLAN
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) LDAP
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) BGP
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) MPLS
3 1 (3.45%) OSPF
3 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.45%) NAS
3 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (24.14%) Advertising
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) IT Support
5 2 (6.90%) Build Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Application Packaging
2 2 (6.90%) YAML
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (82.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (20.69%) UNIX
6 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
6 5 (17.24%) Linux
6 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
6 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Vista
8 2 (6.90%) AIX
8 2 (6.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Migration
1 4 (13.79%) BCP
1 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Operations Management
2 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (10.34%) Change Control
3 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (6.90%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (6.90%) DevOps
3 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
3 2 (6.90%) Information Security
3 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.45%) Matrix Management
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Ruby
1 2 (6.90%) Python
1 2 (6.90%) C
1 2 (6.90%) C++
1 2 (6.90%) Java
1 2 (6.90%) Perl
1 2 (6.90%) PHP
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) CCNA
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.90%) CRISC
4 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.90%) CISSP
4 2 (6.90%) CISA
4 2 (6.90%) CISM
4 2 (6.90%) MCSE
5 1 (3.45%) CCNP
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) vSphere
3 7 (24.14%) XenApp
4 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
5 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
6 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
7 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (6.90%) NFS
8 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
8 1 (3.45%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCOM
2 4 (13.79%) SCCM
3 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.90%) HP SIM
3 2 (6.90%) Puppet
3 2 (6.90%) Foglight
4 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (55.17%) Citrix
3 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.24%) Cisco
4 5 (17.24%) HP
4 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.90%) Veeam
6 2 (6.90%) Veritas
6 2 (6.90%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) Intel
7 1 (3.45%) CommVault
7 1 (3.45%) Sophos
7 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.45%) F5
Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago