The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 1 August 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 London 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 90 117 88
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -29
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 504 449 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.15% 1.85% 2.17%
As % of the System Software category 23.95% 23.39% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 271 349
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 10
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +13.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.00 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £34.00 £27.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £21.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +14.86%
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2104 1920 2096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.97% 7.91% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1323 1147 1166
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 164 197
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.94 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £30.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in London

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in London

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in London

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in London

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Histogram in London

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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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
City of London +11 121 £389 +3.66% 59
Twickenham 0 3 £275 - 1
Uxbridge +2 2 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -2 2 £275 - 1
Bromley -1 1 - - 2
Chessington - 1 £375 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Southwark - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Barnet - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 943 (100.00%) VMware
2 616 (65.32%) Windows
3 395 (41.89%) Active Directory
4 372 (39.45%) Microsoft
5 317 (33.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 303 (32.13%) Citrix
7 278 (29.48%) Linux
8 239 (25.34%) SAN
9 229 (24.28%) Cisco
10 210 (22.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 198 (21.00%) MS Exchange
12 195 (20.68%) Finance
13 189 (20.04%) HP
14 182 (19.30%) ITIL
15 175 (18.56%) SQL
15 175 (18.56%) DNS
16 169 (17.92%) vSphere
17 156 (16.54%) Firewall
18 153 (16.22%) Windows 7
19 149 (15.80%) UNIX
20 145 (15.38%) Oracle
21 140 (14.85%) SQL Server
22 134 (14.21%) PowerShell
23 128 (13.57%) MS Excel
24 123 (13.04%) IBM
25 121 (12.83%) VMware ESX
26 119 (12.62%) XenApp
27 115 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
27 115 (12.20%) DHCP
28 108 (11.45%) WAN

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 198 (21.00%) MS Exchange
2 115 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 85 (9.01%) SharePoint
4 70 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 69 (7.32%) IIS
6 63 (6.68%) WebSphere
7 51 (5.41%) WebLogic
7 51 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 40 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 39 (4.14%) Tomcat
9 39 (4.14%) Apache
10 23 (2.44%) Lync
11 19 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
11 19 (2.01%) OpenStack
12 17 (1.80%) GlassFish
13 16 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
14 14 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
15 13 (1.38%) Node.js
15 13 (1.38%) nginx
16 10 (1.06%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 128 (13.57%) MS Excel
2 83 (8.80%) MS Office
3 16 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.17%) MS Project
5 9 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.53%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.11%) SPSS
9 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 28 (2.97%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.85%) RMDS
3 5 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.21%) Cerner Millennium
4 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.21%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 52 (5.51%) Amazon EC2
2 47 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (3.08%) Office 365
4 26 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (1.48%) SaaS
7 9 (0.95%) IaaS
7 9 (0.95%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.42%) IBM SmartCloud
9 3 (0.32%) PaaS
9 3 (0.32%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.11%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 239 (25.34%) SAN
2 175 (18.56%) DNS
3 156 (16.54%) Firewall
4 115 (12.20%) DHCP
5 108 (11.45%) WAN
5 108 (11.45%) LAN
6 107 (11.35%) TCP/IP
7 82 (8.70%) NAS
8 70 (7.42%) VPN
9 41 (4.35%) VoIP
10 38 (4.03%) Internet
10 38 (4.03%) Wireless
10 38 (4.03%) VLAN
11 37 (3.92%) HTTP
12 35 (3.71%) MPLS
13 33 (3.50%) iSCSI
14 29 (3.08%) Fibre Channel
15 24 (2.55%) SSL
15 24 (2.55%) LDAP
16 20 (2.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (14.85%) SQL Server
2 53 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (3.71%) Oracle Exadata
4 28 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 21 (2.23%) MySQL
7 18 (1.91%) Relational Database
8 15 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (1.06%) MongoDB
11 9 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.64%) Big Data
13 6 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (3.82%) JIRA
2 29 (3.08%) Jenkins
3 24 (2.55%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.06%) MSI
5 8 (0.85%) Maven
6 6 (0.64%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.42%) JProfiler
8 4 (0.42%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.42%) Hudson
8 4 (0.42%) Capybara
8 4 (0.42%) IntelliJ
8 4 (0.42%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.32%) JUnit
9 3 (0.32%) Wise Package Studio
10 2 (0.21%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.21%) Subversion
10 2 (0.21%) ClearQuest
10 2 (0.21%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 195 (20.68%) Finance
2 73 (7.74%) Banking
3 42 (4.45%) Financial Institution
4 34 (3.61%) Retail
5 31 (3.29%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.01%) Legal
7 16 (1.70%) Law
8 15 (1.59%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.17%) Publishing
10 7 (0.74%) Games
11 6 (0.64%) Electronics
12 4 (0.42%) Local Government
12 4 (0.42%) Advertising
13 3 (0.32%) Back Office
13 3 (0.32%) Marketing
14 2 (0.21%) German Language
14 2 (0.21%) Front Office
15 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.11%) Billing
15 1 (0.11%) Hungarian Language
Job Titles
1 128 (13.57%) Architect
2 120 (12.73%) Analyst
3 92 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 87 (9.23%) Administrator
5 76 (8.06%) Infrastructure Architect
6 75 (7.95%) Consultant
7 58 (6.15%) Support Analyst
8 49 (5.20%) Support Engineer
9 45 (4.77%) Systems Engineer
10 41 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 41 (4.35%) Server Engineer
11 37 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
12 35 (3.71%) Linux Engineer
13 33 (3.50%) Desktop Support
13 33 (3.50%) Project Manager
13 33 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support
14 32 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support
15 30 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
16 27 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
17 25 (2.65%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (4.14%) Middleware
2 31 (3.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 24 (2.55%) Web Services
3 24 (2.55%) .NET
4 17 (1.80%) CSS
5 16 (1.70%) HTML
6 11 (1.17%) J2EE
6 11 (1.17%) LAMP
7 7 (0.74%) Servlets
7 7 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (0.64%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 6 (0.64%) XML
9 5 (0.53%) MCollective
9 5 (0.53%) Application Packaging
10 4 (0.42%) Django
10 4 (0.42%) Sinatra
10 4 (0.42%) CSS3
10 4 (0.42%) HTML5
10 4 (0.42%) Sass
10 4 (0.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 102 (10.82%) Clustering
2 70 (7.42%) Blackberry
3 67 (7.10%) Replication
4 42 (4.45%) Hedge funds
5 34 (3.61%) Open Source
6 30 (3.18%) Thin Client
6 30 (3.18%) Fat Client
7 29 (3.08%) Management Information System
8 23 (2.44%) Computer Science
9 18 (1.91%) Client/Server
10 15 (1.59%) iPhone
11 12 (1.27%) CLARiiON
12 10 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (0.95%) NHS
13 9 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
14 8 (0.85%) Symmetrix DMX
14 8 (0.85%) Video on Demand
14 8 (0.85%) Firmware
14 8 (0.85%) Mainframe
15 7 (0.74%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 616 (65.32%) Windows
2 317 (33.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 278 (29.48%) Linux
4 210 (22.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 153 (16.22%) Windows 7
6 149 (15.80%) UNIX
7 104 (11.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 70 (7.42%) Windows XP
9 64 (6.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 43 (4.56%) Solaris
11 36 (3.82%) SELinux
12 21 (2.23%) AIX
12 21 (2.23%) CentOS
12 21 (2.23%) Windows 8
13 20 (2.12%) Oracle Linux
14 19 (2.01%) Ubuntu
15 18 (1.91%) Windows 2000
16 16 (1.70%) SUSE
17 12 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
18 11 (1.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (19.30%) ITIL
2 99 (10.50%) Migration
3 93 (9.86%) Configuration Management
4 88 (9.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 84 (8.91%) DevOps
6 54 (5.73%) Service Management
7 53 (5.62%) Change Management
8 44 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (4.03%) Project Management
10 37 (3.92%) SOA
11 36 (3.82%) PRINCE2
12 32 (3.39%) Asset Management
12 32 (3.39%) TOGAF
13 30 (3.18%) Load Balancing
14 29 (3.08%) Business Continuity
15 27 (2.86%) Service Delivery
16 26 (2.76%) Information Security
16 26 (2.76%) Continuous Improvement
17 24 (2.55%) Release Management
18 23 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 175 (18.56%) SQL
2 134 (14.21%) PowerShell
3 68 (7.21%) Ruby
4 63 (6.68%) Python
5 60 (6.36%) Java
6 59 (6.26%) Bash Shell
7 44 (4.67%) Perl
8 39 (4.14%) C
9 38 (4.03%) Shell Script
10 33 (3.50%) VBScript
11 31 (3.29%) VB
12 12 (1.27%) JavaScript
13 10 (1.06%) VBA
14 8 (0.85%) Korn
14 8 (0.85%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.74%) PHP
16 6 (0.64%) Scala
17 5 (0.53%) C#
18 4 (0.42%) C-shell
18 4 (0.42%) C++
Qualifications
1 104 (11.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (8.38%) MCSE
3 61 (6.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 52 (5.51%) Security Cleared
4 52 (5.51%) Degree
5 43 (4.56%) MCITP
6 36 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (3.71%) MCP
8 29 (3.08%) SC Cleared
9 24 (2.55%) Citrix Certification
10 22 (2.33%) CCA
10 22 (2.33%) CCNA
11 20 (2.12%) CCNP
12 14 (1.48%) VCDX
12 14 (1.48%) VCAP
13 13 (1.38%) MCSA
14 12 (1.27%) MCTS
15 11 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 9 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (0.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.50%) SLA
2 18 (1.91%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.06%) QA
4 8 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 395 (41.89%) Active Directory
2 169 (17.92%) vSphere
3 121 (12.83%) VMware ESX
4 119 (12.62%) XenApp
5 91 (9.65%) Hyper-V
6 69 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
7 45 (4.77%) vCloud
7 45 (4.77%) XenDesktop
8 39 (4.14%) Xen
8 39 (4.14%) Oracle RAC
9 36 (3.82%) NFS
10 33 (3.50%) XenServer
11 23 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
12 18 (1.91%) Terminal Services
13 17 (1.80%) ISA Server
14 16 (1.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 16 (1.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 16 (1.70%) KVM
15 15 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
16 13 (1.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 102 (10.82%) SCCM
2 101 (10.71%) Puppet
3 39 (4.14%) SCOM
4 35 (3.71%) Backup Exec
5 30 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (2.55%) WSUS
6 24 (2.55%) Nagios
7 23 (2.44%) Tivoli
8 20 (2.12%) HP SIM
9 17 (1.80%) NetBackup
10 16 (1.70%) EMC NetWorker
11 15 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 13 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
12 13 (1.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 12 (1.27%) Vagrant
14 10 (1.06%) SCVMM
14 10 (1.06%) MAILsweeper
15 9 (0.95%) Ansible
15 9 (0.95%) BladeLogic
16 8 (0.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 943 (100.00%) VMware
2 372 (39.45%) Microsoft
3 303 (32.13%) Citrix
4 229 (24.28%) Cisco
5 189 (20.04%) HP
6 145 (15.38%) Oracle
7 123 (13.04%) IBM
8 108 (11.45%) NetApp
9 95 (10.07%) EMC
10 66 (7.00%) Red Hat
11 62 (6.57%) Symantec
12 35 (3.71%) Remedy
13 34 (3.61%) CheckPoint
14 30 (3.18%) Juniper
15 29 (3.08%) JBoss
16 26 (2.76%) Dell
16 26 (2.76%) F5
17 24 (2.55%) Websense
18 23 (2.44%) Bloomberg
18 23 (2.44%) SolarWinds
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