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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 112 90 116
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +26
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 478 528 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.02% 2.21% 1.97%
As % of the System Software category 22.25% 24.15% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 342 287
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £201 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 17
Average hourly rate £31.00 £23.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% +43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £19.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.80 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £24.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +15.11%
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
2148 2186 2102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.06% 9.13% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1390 1282
Average daily rate £398 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 147 153
Average hourly rate £17.80 £16.75 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.26% -9.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £11.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.95 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -12 100 £438 +14.75% 32
Croydon - 15 £475 - 2
Docklands, London -3 5 £450 -
Hounslow +4 3 £490 +15.29% 1
Paddington - 2 £450 -
Hammersmith -2 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £425 - 2
New Malden - 1 - - 1
Teddington - 1 £250 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £400 -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1017 (100.00%) VMware
2 638 (62.73%) Windows
3 368 (36.18%) Active Directory
4 364 (35.79%) Microsoft
5 307 (30.19%) Linux
6 277 (27.24%) Citrix
7 271 (26.65%) SAN
8 252 (24.78%) Cisco
9 243 (23.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 223 (21.93%) Finance
11 203 (19.96%) ITIL
12 194 (19.08%) HP
13 181 (17.80%) Windows Server 2012
14 180 (17.70%) Data Centre
15 176 (17.31%) vSphere
16 175 (17.21%) SQL
17 174 (17.11%) DNS
18 155 (15.24%) PowerShell
19 146 (14.36%) MS Exchange
20 133 (13.08%) Windows Server 2003
21 132 (12.98%) XenApp
22 129 (12.68%) Firewall
23 128 (12.59%) Hyper-V
24 127 (12.49%) DHCP
25 126 (12.39%) SQL Server
26 124 (12.19%) Oracle
26 124 (12.19%) WAN
26 124 (12.19%) NetApp
26 124 (12.19%) Amazon AWS
27 123 (12.09%) MS Excel

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 146 (14.36%) MS Exchange
2 98 (9.64%) IIS
3 90 (8.85%) SharePoint
4 68 (6.69%) Tomcat
5 66 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 64 (6.29%) OpenStack
7 56 (5.51%) Apache
8 40 (3.93%) Lync
9 38 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
10 37 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 33 (3.24%) WebSphere
12 31 (3.05%) JBoss
13 28 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
13 28 (2.75%) Node.js
14 27 (2.65%) nginx
15 26 (2.56%) Jetty
16 20 (1.97%) WebLogic
17 17 (1.67%) Confluence
18 12 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
18 12 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 123 (12.09%) MS Excel
2 74 (7.28%) MS Office
3 34 (3.34%) MS Visio
4 23 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.39%) MS Project
7 2 (0.20%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.20%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.098%) InDesign
8 1 (0.098%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.098%) Revit
Business Applications
1 14 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 6 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.59%) RMDS
4 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.29%) JDE OneWorld
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.098%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.098%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 124 (12.19%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (4.52%) Office 365
4 36 (3.54%) SaaS
5 33 (3.24%) Amazon EC2
6 30 (2.95%) IaaS
7 24 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (1.77%) PaaS
9 12 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (1.08%) GitHub
11 9 (0.88%) OpenShift
12 8 (0.79%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.39%) Yammer
14 3 (0.29%) IBM SmartCloud
15 2 (0.20%) Google Apps
15 2 (0.20%) Google Drive
15 2 (0.20%) Mimecast
16 1 (0.098%) Amazon S3
16 1 (0.098%) SoftLayer
16 1 (0.098%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 271 (26.65%) SAN
2 174 (17.11%) DNS
3 129 (12.68%) Firewall
4 127 (12.49%) DHCP
5 124 (12.19%) WAN
6 119 (11.70%) LAN
7 106 (10.42%) NAS
8 76 (7.47%) TCP/IP
9 67 (6.59%) VPN
10 52 (5.11%) VLAN
11 51 (5.01%) MPLS
12 45 (4.42%) LDAP
13 42 (4.13%) NetScaler
14 39 (3.83%) Network Security
14 39 (3.83%) HTTP
15 30 (2.95%) Wireless
16 29 (2.85%) VoIP
17 27 (2.65%) Internet
18 26 (2.56%) iSCSI
19 25 (2.46%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 48 (4.72%) MySQL
3 40 (3.93%) MongoDB
4 21 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (1.87%) Relational Database
6 18 (1.77%) Oracle Database
7 17 (1.67%) Big Data
8 16 (1.57%) Hadoop
8 16 (1.57%) NoSQL
9 15 (1.47%) Redis
10 12 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (1.08%) Oracle Exadata
12 9 (0.88%) Riak
12 9 (0.88%) Infinispan
12 9 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (0.88%) InterSystems Cache
12 9 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 99 (9.73%) Jenkins
2 70 (6.88%) Git (software)
3 47 (4.62%) Maven
4 44 (4.33%) JIRA
5 30 (2.95%) JMeter
6 22 (2.16%) JUnit
7 19 (1.87%) Gerrit
7 19 (1.87%) SonarQube
8 17 (1.67%) Gradle
8 17 (1.67%) Artifactory
8 17 (1.67%) Subversion
9 14 (1.38%) Mockito
10 13 (1.28%) LoadRunner
10 13 (1.28%) Selenium
11 12 (1.18%) IntelliJ
12 11 (1.08%) Eclipse
13 10 (0.98%) Cucumber
14 9 (0.88%) Mocha
15 7 (0.69%) Hudson
15 7 (0.69%) DbUnit
General
1 223 (21.93%) Finance
2 83 (8.16%) Banking
3 26 (2.56%) Investment Banking
4 20 (1.97%) Telecoms
5 19 (1.87%) Retail
6 17 (1.67%) Back Office
6 17 (1.67%) Legal
7 11 (1.08%) Law
8 9 (0.88%) Publishing
8 9 (0.88%) Marketing
9 7 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.69%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.59%) Advertising
10 6 (0.59%) Local Government
11 4 (0.39%) Front Office
12 3 (0.29%) Military
12 3 (0.29%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.20%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.20%) French Language
13 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 149 (14.65%) Architect
2 137 (13.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 92 (9.05%) Administrator
4 91 (8.95%) Analyst
5 79 (7.77%) Consultant
6 72 (7.08%) Infrastructure Architect
7 63 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
8 50 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
9 48 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
10 45 (4.42%) Support Engineer
10 45 (4.42%) Support Analyst
11 43 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
12 41 (4.03%) Server Engineer
13 38 (3.74%) Technical Architect
14 33 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
15 29 (2.85%) Network Engineer
16 25 (2.46%) Developer
17 24 (2.36%) Security Engineer
18 22 (2.16%) Desktop Support
18 22 (2.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (5.51%) Web Services
2 52 (5.11%) Middleware
3 37 (3.64%) .NET
4 31 (3.05%) XML
5 27 (2.65%) J2EE
6 26 (2.56%) REST
7 23 (2.26%) Spring
8 19 (1.87%) HTML
9 17 (1.67%) JSON
10 16 (1.57%) AngularJS
11 15 (1.47%) RESTEasy
12 14 (1.38%) RabbitMQ
12 14 (1.38%) SOAP
13 13 (1.28%) MCollective
14 11 (1.08%) Drools
14 11 (1.08%) Application Packaging
15 10 (0.98%) CSS
15 10 (0.98%) jQuery
15 10 (0.98%) Apache CXF
15 10 (0.98%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 180 (17.70%) Data Centre
2 62 (6.10%) Clustering
3 45 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (4.03%) Replication
5 38 (3.74%) Blackberry
6 28 (2.75%) Thin Client
6 28 (2.75%) Fat Client
7 26 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 21 (2.06%) EMC VNX
9 20 (1.97%) FlexPod
9 20 (1.97%) Public Cloud
10 17 (1.67%) EMC VMAX
10 17 (1.67%) EqualLogic
10 17 (1.67%) PKI
11 16 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
12 15 (1.47%) Private Cloud
13 13 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
13 13 (1.28%) CMDB
14 12 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
15 10 (0.98%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 638 (62.73%) Windows
2 307 (30.19%) Linux
3 243 (23.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 181 (17.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 133 (13.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 121 (11.90%) UNIX
7 100 (9.83%) Windows 7
8 97 (9.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 56 (5.51%) Solaris
10 43 (4.23%) CentOS
11 35 (3.44%) Ubuntu
12 25 (2.46%) Windows XP
13 20 (1.97%) Windows 8
14 16 (1.57%) Android
15 12 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
15 12 (1.18%) AIX
16 10 (0.98%) Data ONTAP
17 9 (0.88%) VMS
17 9 (0.88%) SUSE
17 9 (0.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (19.96%) ITIL
2 123 (12.09%) Migration
3 109 (10.72%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (9.54%) DevOps
5 86 (8.46%) Configuration Management
6 84 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 78 (7.67%) Service Management
8 73 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
9 72 (7.08%) Project Management
10 49 (4.82%) Scrum
11 47 (4.62%) Service Delivery
11 47 (4.62%) Open Source
12 45 (4.42%) Change Management
13 43 (4.23%) Business Continuity
14 42 (4.13%) Load Balancing
15 38 (3.74%) Problem Management
15 38 (3.74%) Performance Tuning
16 37 (3.64%) ITSM
17 33 (3.24%) Capacity Planning
17 33 (3.24%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 175 (17.21%) SQL
2 155 (15.24%) PowerShell
3 107 (10.52%) Java
4 94 (9.24%) Python
5 72 (7.08%) Perl
5 72 (7.08%) Bash Shell
6 65 (6.39%) Ruby
7 29 (2.85%) VBScript
8 24 (2.36%) VB
8 24 (2.36%) JavaScript
9 22 (2.16%) C
10 20 (1.97%) C#
11 19 (1.87%) Shell Script
12 17 (1.67%) PHP
13 16 (1.57%) Korn
14 12 (1.18%) Groovy
15 8 (0.79%) Scala
16 7 (0.69%) C++
17 6 (0.59%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.39%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 93 (9.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (7.77%) MCSE
3 76 (7.47%) Security Cleared
4 65 (6.39%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (5.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 47 (4.62%) SC Cleared
7 46 (4.52%) CCNA
8 32 (3.15%) Degree
9 30 (2.95%) CCNP
10 28 (2.75%) MCSA
11 22 (2.16%) Citrix Certification
12 16 (1.57%) RHCE
12 16 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (1.28%) VCP5
14 11 (1.08%) RHCSA
14 11 (1.08%) MCITP
14 11 (1.08%) DV Cleared
14 11 (1.08%) CCA
14 11 (1.08%) CISSP
15 9 (0.88%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.92%) SLA
2 19 (1.87%) QA
3 16 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 368 (36.18%) Active Directory
2 176 (17.31%) vSphere
3 132 (12.98%) XenApp
4 128 (12.59%) Hyper-V
5 110 (10.82%) VMware ESXi
6 107 (10.52%) VMware ESX
7 62 (6.10%) vCloud
8 60 (5.90%) XenDesktop
9 41 (4.03%) NFS
10 36 (3.54%) KVM
11 35 (3.44%) Microsoft App-V
12 31 (3.05%) Xen
13 26 (2.56%) Docker
14 24 (2.36%) XenServer
15 19 (1.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 17 (1.67%) VMware Server
17 16 (1.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 15 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 14 (1.38%) NLBS
20 12 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 122 (12.00%) Puppet
2 90 (8.85%) SCCM
3 58 (5.70%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (3.93%) Ansible
5 37 (3.64%) SCOM
5 37 (3.64%) Nagios
6 27 (2.65%) ZABBIX
7 26 (2.56%) NetBackup
8 25 (2.46%) Salt
9 21 (2.06%) Tivoli
10 19 (1.87%) WSUS
11 16 (1.57%) Rundeck
12 15 (1.47%) Kibana
12 15 (1.47%) HAProxy
12 15 (1.47%) Vagrant
13 14 (1.38%) vMotion
13 14 (1.38%) logstash
13 14 (1.38%) OpenView
14 12 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 12 (1.18%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 1017 (100.00%) VMware
2 364 (35.79%) Microsoft
3 277 (27.24%) Citrix
4 252 (24.78%) Cisco
5 194 (19.08%) HP
6 124 (12.19%) Oracle
6 124 (12.19%) NetApp
7 122 (12.00%) Red Hat
8 112 (11.01%) IBM
9 89 (8.75%) EMC
10 60 (5.90%) Dell
11 52 (5.11%) CheckPoint
12 36 (3.54%) BMC
13 34 (3.34%) Juniper
14 32 (3.15%) Symantec
15 31 (3.05%) Veritas
16 29 (2.85%) Brocade
16 29 (2.85%) SolarWinds
16 29 (2.85%) 3PAR
17 25 (2.46%) F5
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