The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 23 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 Leicestershire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 39 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.68% 0.81% 0.82%
As % of the System Software category 6.06% 9.09% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £21.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +16.21%
System Software Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
33 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.19% 8.87% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 3
Average daily rate £300 £245 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -26.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £269 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 £11.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £9.80 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.90 £18.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
VMware Infrastructure
East Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Leicestershire region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Leicestershire region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Leicester -6 2 £375 +50.00%
Lutterworth - - - -
Market Harborough - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
East Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) SCCM
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (11.11%) WSUS
6 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) vSphere
6 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (11.11%) vCloud
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Team Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Server Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) CommVault
3 1 (11.11%) Sophos
3 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco