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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 25 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 15 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.62% 3.13% 4.14%
As % of the System Software category 29.41% 14.63% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £265 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £370 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.88 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.88% +12.50%
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
51 41 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 19.10% 21.35% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 30
Average daily rate £433 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Maidstone - 2 £350 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £263 -
Stansted - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Dartford - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (92.86%) Windows
3 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
5 10 (35.71%) vSphere
5 10 (35.71%) Citrix
5 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
6 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
7 8 (28.57%) TeamCity
7 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (28.57%) Puppet
7 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (28.57%) Firewall
7 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 8 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (28.57%) DevOps
8 7 (25.00%) LAN
8 7 (25.00%) WAN
9 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (17.86%) Build Automation
10 5 (17.86%) ITIL
10 5 (17.86%) SQL
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
10 5 (17.86%) Finance
11 4 (14.29%) WSUS
11 4 (14.29%) XenApp
11 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
11 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
11 4 (14.29%) SCCM

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
1 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) LAN
2 7 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (10.71%) SAN
4 2 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.57%) NAS
5 1 (3.57%) Internet
5 1 (3.57%) MPLS
5 1 (3.57%) OSPF
5 1 (3.57%) BGP
5 1 (3.57%) DHCP
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) TeamCity
1 8 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (7.14%) AdminStudio
2 2 (7.14%) MSBuild
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Advertising
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Automotive
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support
5 2 (7.14%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) SCCM Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 2 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) NHS
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.29%) Linux
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (28.57%) DevOps
3 5 (17.86%) Build Automation
3 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) Operations Management
5 3 (10.71%) Kanban
5 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.14%) BCP
7 1 (3.57%) Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.57%) Change Control
7 1 (3.57%) Matrix Management
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
2 10 (35.71%) vSphere
3 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (14.29%) XenApp
4 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Puppet
2 4 (14.29%) WSUS
2 4 (14.29%) SCCM
3 2 (7.14%) SCOM
3 2 (7.14%) Foglight
4 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (35.71%) Citrix
3 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) Wyse
6 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.57%) FalconStor
6 1 (3.57%) F5
6 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec
6 1 (3.57%) NetApp