The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 81 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 525 400 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.49% 1.86% 1.93%
As % of the System Software category 27.81% 21.72% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 267 221
Average daily rate
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£416 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.06% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £572 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £11.75 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £18.50 £44.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -6.97%
VMware Infrastructure
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1888 1842 1626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.94% 8.55% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1239 1139 933
Average daily rate £400 £380 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 109 210
Average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.64% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £25.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
City of London +1 111 £388 -3.12% 51
Croydon -1 6 £413 +65.00%
Enfield - 6 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -6 3 £175 -50.00%
Twickenham - 2 - -
Bromley +6 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £275 - 2
Westminster - 1 - -
Greenwich - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Hayes - - - - 1
Morden - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Southall - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1053 (100.00%) VMware
2 676 (64.20%) Windows
3 434 (41.22%) Active Directory
4 387 (36.75%) Microsoft
5 323 (30.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 313 (29.72%) Linux
7 309 (29.34%) Citrix
8 296 (28.11%) SAN
9 267 (25.36%) Cisco
10 225 (21.37%) MS Exchange
11 204 (19.37%) ITIL
12 201 (19.09%) HP
12 201 (19.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 197 (18.71%) vSphere
14 186 (17.66%) DNS
15 180 (17.09%) Firewall
16 177 (16.81%) Finance
17 171 (16.24%) Hyper-V
18 158 (15.00%) SQL Server
19 152 (14.43%) Windows Server 2012
20 149 (14.15%) Puppet
21 145 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2010
22 143 (13.58%) XenApp
23 137 (13.01%) VMware ESX
23 137 (13.01%) NetApp
24 135 (12.82%) Windows 7
25 130 (12.35%) SQL
26 128 (12.16%) UNIX
27 123 (11.68%) DHCP
28 121 (11.49%) Migration

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 225 (21.37%) MS Exchange
2 145 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 88 (8.36%) SharePoint
4 73 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 65 (6.17%) IIS
6 57 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 56 (5.32%) OpenStack
8 55 (5.22%) Apache
9 50 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2003
10 42 (3.99%) Tomcat
11 40 (3.80%) Node.js
12 39 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 38 (3.61%) WebSphere
14 24 (2.28%) WebLogic
15 22 (2.09%) Lync
16 17 (1.61%) JBoss
17 15 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
17 15 (1.42%) nginx
18 8 (0.76%) GlassFish
18 8 (0.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 120 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 78 (7.41%) MS Office
3 36 (3.42%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.90%) MS Project
5 17 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.095%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.095%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.19%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.095%) RMDS
4 1 (0.095%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.095%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.095%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 60 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (2.85%) Office 365
5 17 (1.61%) IaaS
6 14 (1.33%) SaaS
7 13 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
8 8 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.66%) Google App Engine
10 6 (0.57%) GitHub
11 4 (0.38%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.38%) IBM SmartCloud
12 3 (0.28%) PaaS
13 2 (0.19%) Heroku
14 1 (0.095%) ElastiCache
14 1 (0.095%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 1 (0.095%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.095%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 296 (28.11%) SAN
2 186 (17.66%) DNS
3 180 (17.09%) Firewall
4 123 (11.68%) DHCP
5 107 (10.16%) NAS
6 105 (9.97%) WAN
7 98 (9.31%) LAN
8 79 (7.50%) VPN
9 76 (7.22%) TCP/IP
10 63 (5.98%) NetScaler
11 54 (5.13%) Internet
12 51 (4.84%) VLAN
13 46 (4.37%) iSCSI
14 36 (3.42%) VoIP
14 36 (3.42%) Network Security
15 35 (3.32%) MPLS
16 34 (3.23%) BIG-IP
17 33 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
18 32 (3.04%) Cisco ASA
19 23 (2.18%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (2.94%) MySQL
4 23 (2.18%) MongoDB
5 21 (1.99%) Redis
6 19 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (1.71%) Oracle Exadata
7 18 (1.71%) NoSQL
7 18 (1.71%) Oracle Database
8 15 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (1.14%) Hadoop
11 10 (0.95%) Relational Database
12 9 (0.85%) Big Data
13 7 (0.66%) MariaDB
13 7 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (0.47%) DB2
15 5 (0.47%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 69 (6.55%) Git (software)
2 68 (6.46%) Jenkins
3 28 (2.66%) Maven
4 21 (1.99%) Hudson
4 21 (1.99%) JIRA
4 21 (1.99%) TeamCity
5 19 (1.80%) MSI
6 18 (1.71%) Cucumber
7 17 (1.61%) IntelliJ
8 16 (1.52%) Subversion
9 15 (1.42%) Capybara
10 13 (1.23%) Artifactory
11 10 (0.95%) Mercurial
12 7 (0.66%) Selenium
13 6 (0.57%) Visual Studio
14 4 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.38%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.38%) JMeter
15 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (0.19%) Gerrit
General
1 177 (16.81%) Finance
2 66 (6.27%) Banking
3 57 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.47%) Publishing
5 25 (2.37%) Investment Banking
6 22 (2.09%) Retail
7 21 (1.99%) Law
8 20 (1.90%) Legal
9 18 (1.71%) French Language
10 16 (1.52%) Marketing
11 15 (1.42%) Advertising
12 13 (1.23%) Financial Institution
13 11 (1.04%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.85%) Back Office
15 7 (0.66%) Games
16 6 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.28%) Front Office
17 3 (0.28%) German Language
18 2 (0.19%) Private Banking
18 2 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 139 (13.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 112 (10.64%) Architect
3 109 (10.35%) Analyst
3 109 (10.35%) Consultant
4 63 (5.98%) Administrator
5 62 (5.89%) Systems Engineer
6 57 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 49 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
8 47 (4.46%) 3rd Line Support
9 44 (4.18%) Support Analyst
10 40 (3.80%) Infrastructure Architect
11 39 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
12 37 (3.51%) VMware Engineer
13 35 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
13 35 (3.32%) Server Engineer
14 34 (3.23%) Developer
14 34 (3.23%) Project Manager
15 33 (3.13%) Technical Architect
16 31 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
17 28 (2.66%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (4.18%) Web Services
2 40 (3.80%) Middleware
3 28 (2.66%) HTML
4 24 (2.28%) .NET
5 22 (2.09%) CSS
6 20 (1.90%) HTML5
7 19 (1.80%) CSS3
8 17 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
9 16 (1.52%) RabbitMQ
10 15 (1.42%) Sinatra
10 15 (1.42%) Sass
11 12 (1.14%) Application Packaging
11 12 (1.14%) XML
11 12 (1.14%) LAMP
12 10 (0.95%) Ruby on Rails
12 10 (0.95%) Play Framework
13 8 (0.76%) MCollective
14 7 (0.66%) J2EE
14 7 (0.66%) SOAP
14 7 (0.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 108 (10.26%) Replication
2 82 (7.79%) Clustering
3 78 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (4.84%) Blackberry
5 48 (4.56%) Thin Client
5 48 (4.56%) Fat Client
6 33 (3.13%) Open Source
7 24 (2.28%) Management Information System
8 22 (2.09%) Computer Science
9 15 (1.42%) CMDB
10 14 (1.33%) Hedge funds
11 12 (1.14%) CLARiiON
12 10 (0.95%) Spread Betting
13 9 (0.85%) HACMP
13 9 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
14 7 (0.66%) iPad
14 7 (0.66%) Visualisation
14 7 (0.66%) Online Games
14 7 (0.66%) PKI
15 6 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 676 (64.20%) Windows
2 323 (30.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 313 (29.72%) Linux
4 201 (19.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 152 (14.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 135 (12.82%) Windows 7
7 128 (12.16%) UNIX
8 72 (6.84%) Windows XP
9 71 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 42 (3.99%) CentOS
11 41 (3.89%) Solaris
12 34 (3.23%) Ubuntu
13 30 (2.85%) Windows 8
14 22 (2.09%) AIX
15 15 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
16 13 (1.23%) Mac OS X
16 13 (1.23%) Windows Vista
17 10 (0.95%) SUSE
18 9 (0.85%) Android
19 8 (0.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (19.37%) ITIL
2 121 (11.49%) Migration
3 118 (11.21%) Configuration Management
3 118 (11.21%) DevOps
4 108 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (6.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 57 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
6 57 (5.41%) Project Management
7 46 (4.37%) Load Balancing
8 45 (4.27%) Service Delivery
9 41 (3.89%) High Availability
10 38 (3.61%) PRINCE2
11 37 (3.51%) Service Management
12 36 (3.42%) Change Management
12 36 (3.42%) Capacity Planning
13 34 (3.23%) Scrum
14 33 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
14 33 (3.13%) ITSM
15 32 (3.04%) Problem Management
16 31 (2.94%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (12.35%) SQL
2 115 (10.92%) PowerShell
3 105 (9.97%) Ruby
4 92 (8.74%) Python
5 82 (7.79%) Java
6 72 (6.84%) Perl
7 58 (5.51%) Bash Shell
8 36 (3.42%) VBScript
9 32 (3.04%) Shell Script
10 29 (2.75%) C
11 24 (2.28%) JavaScript
12 23 (2.18%) PHP
13 20 (1.90%) C#
14 13 (1.23%) Scala
15 12 (1.14%) VB
16 11 (1.04%) Golang
17 7 (0.66%) VBA
17 7 (0.66%) Groovy
18 4 (0.38%) Haskell
18 4 (0.38%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 117 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (8.36%) Cisco Certification
3 73 (6.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 73 (6.93%) Security Cleared
4 69 (6.55%) MCSE
5 61 (5.79%) CCNA
6 52 (4.94%) SC Cleared
7 45 (4.27%) Degree
8 44 (4.18%) MCITP
9 28 (2.66%) CCNP
10 24 (2.28%) MCSA
11 21 (1.99%) MCP
12 20 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 17 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
13 17 (1.61%) MCTS
14 15 (1.42%) CCSA
14 15 (1.42%) CCSE
14 15 (1.42%) DV Cleared
15 14 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (1.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.75%) SLA
2 15 (1.42%) QA
3 6 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.095%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.095%) COBIT
System Software
1 434 (41.22%) Active Directory
2 197 (18.71%) vSphere
3 171 (16.24%) Hyper-V
4 143 (13.58%) XenApp
5 137 (13.01%) VMware ESX
6 87 (8.26%) VMware ESXi
7 76 (7.22%) XenDesktop
8 59 (5.60%) vCloud
9 53 (5.03%) Xen
10 43 (4.08%) XenServer
10 43 (4.08%) NFS
11 33 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
12 26 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
13 25 (2.37%) VMware Server
13 25 (2.37%) KVM
14 22 (2.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 19 (1.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 18 (1.71%) VMware Workstation
17 12 (1.14%) Terminal Services
18 11 (1.04%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 149 (14.15%) Puppet
2 110 (10.45%) SCCM
3 84 (7.98%) Opscode Chef
4 55 (5.22%) Nagios
5 50 (4.75%) Ansible
6 43 (4.08%) SCOM
7 40 (3.80%) Backup Exec
8 27 (2.56%) SCVMM
8 27 (2.56%) EdgeSight
9 26 (2.47%) Vagrant
10 25 (2.37%) Salt
11 23 (2.18%) NetBackup
11 23 (2.18%) ZABBIX
12 22 (2.09%) Norton AntiVirus
13 21 (1.99%) Tivoli
13 21 (1.99%) SELinux
13 21 (1.99%) HP SIM
14 18 (1.71%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 16 (1.52%) WSUS
16 15 (1.42%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 1053 (100.00%) VMware
2 387 (36.75%) Microsoft
3 309 (29.34%) Citrix
4 267 (25.36%) Cisco
5 201 (19.09%) HP
6 137 (13.01%) NetApp
7 117 (11.11%) EMC
8 99 (9.40%) IBM
9 96 (9.12%) Oracle
10 89 (8.45%) Red Hat
11 60 (5.70%) Symantec
12 57 (5.41%) Dell
13 49 (4.65%) CheckPoint
14 47 (4.46%) Veeam
15 39 (3.70%) F5
16 36 (3.42%) New Relic
17 35 (3.32%) 3PAR
17 35 (3.32%) BMC
18 26 (2.47%) Altiris
19 25 (2.37%) McAfee
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
North London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £350 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Noir Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: Excellent Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 350-420 Per Day call for details
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TRG
Rate: £350 - £420 Per Day call for details
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 14 days ago
Feltham
Computer Futures
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Austen Smythe Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Market rate depending on experience, initial 3 months
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Austen Smythe Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Market rate depending on experience, initial 3 months
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 20 days ago