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 22 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 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 95 120 88
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -32
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 489 448 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.13% 1.85% 2.18%
As % of the System Software category 24.28% 23.60% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 268 340
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 15
Average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.00 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.50 £29.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £21.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+1.74% +19.44%
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2014 1898 2107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.79% 7.83% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1257 1127 1158
Average daily rate £365 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 161 203
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.98 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.80 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 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
City of London +6 119 £395 +7.11% 50
Kingston Upon Thames -3 2 £275 - 1
Bromley +2 1 - - 1
Uxbridge -1 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - - 1
Chessington - 1 £375 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Southwark - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 2
Barnet - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Harrow - - - - 2
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
2 613 (65.01%) Windows
3 385 (40.83%) Active Directory
4 363 (38.49%) Microsoft
5 321 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 294 (31.18%) Citrix
7 278 (29.48%) Linux
8 236 (25.03%) SAN
9 230 (24.39%) Cisco
10 208 (22.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 196 (20.78%) MS Exchange
12 195 (20.68%) Finance
13 183 (19.41%) HP
14 179 (18.98%) ITIL
15 177 (18.77%) SQL
16 170 (18.03%) DNS
17 160 (16.97%) vSphere
18 155 (16.44%) Windows 7
19 151 (16.01%) UNIX
20 149 (15.80%) Firewall
21 143 (15.16%) SQL Server
22 141 (14.95%) Oracle
23 136 (14.42%) PowerShell
24 133 (14.10%) MS Excel
25 126 (13.36%) VMware ESX
26 118 (12.51%) XenApp
27 117 (12.41%) IBM
28 111 (11.77%) NetApp
29 110 (11.66%) DHCP
29 110 (11.66%) Clustering

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 196 (20.78%) MS Exchange
2 109 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 87 (9.23%) SharePoint
4 68 (7.21%) IIS
5 65 (6.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 59 (6.26%) WebSphere
7 50 (5.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 48 (5.09%) WebLogic
9 38 (4.03%) Apache
9 38 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2003
10 34 (3.61%) Tomcat
11 24 (2.55%) Lync
12 21 (2.23%) SharePoint 2010
13 19 (2.01%) OpenStack
14 15 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
15 14 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
15 14 (1.48%) GlassFish
16 13 (1.38%) nginx
16 13 (1.38%) Node.js
17 11 (1.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 133 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 86 (9.12%) MS Office
3 15 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.17%) MS Project
5 10 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.64%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (2.97%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.85%) RMDS
3 6 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.21%) Cerner Millennium
4 2 (0.21%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.11%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 51 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
2 43 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (3.08%) Office 365
4 27 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (1.06%) SaaS
7 9 (0.95%) Google App Engine
8 8 (0.85%) IaaS
9 3 (0.32%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.32%) PaaS
10 2 (0.21%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.11%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 236 (25.03%) SAN
2 170 (18.03%) DNS
3 149 (15.80%) Firewall
4 110 (11.66%) DHCP
5 107 (11.35%) TCP/IP
6 101 (10.71%) LAN
7 100 (10.60%) WAN
8 85 (9.01%) NAS
9 67 (7.10%) VPN
10 45 (4.77%) VoIP
11 36 (3.82%) VLAN
12 35 (3.71%) HTTP
12 35 (3.71%) Internet
13 34 (3.61%) Wireless
14 33 (3.50%) MPLS
15 32 (3.39%) iSCSI
16 28 (2.97%) Fibre Channel
17 25 (2.65%) LDAP
18 21 (2.23%) SSL
19 20 (2.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (15.16%) SQL Server
2 56 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 32 (3.39%) Oracle Exadata
4 21 (2.23%) MySQL
5 20 (2.12%) Relational Database
6 19 (2.01%) Oracle Database
7 15 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.06%) MongoDB
10 9 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (0.74%) Big Data
12 6 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 36 (3.82%) JIRA
2 29 (3.08%) Jenkins
3 23 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.06%) MSI
5 8 (0.85%) Maven
6 7 (0.74%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.53%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.42%) JProfiler
8 4 (0.42%) ClearQuest
8 4 (0.42%) Hudson
9 3 (0.32%) Capybara
9 3 (0.32%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.32%) Wise Package Studio
9 3 (0.32%) JUnit
9 3 (0.32%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.21%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.21%) Subversion
11 1 (0.11%) AdminStudio
11 1 (0.11%) JMeter
General
1 195 (20.68%) Finance
2 75 (7.95%) Banking
3 42 (4.45%) Financial Institution
4 33 (3.50%) Retail
5 31 (3.29%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.91%) Investment Banking
6 18 (1.91%) Legal
7 16 (1.70%) Law
8 11 (1.17%) Publishing
9 7 (0.74%) Games
10 6 (0.64%) Electronics
11 4 (0.42%) Front Office
11 4 (0.42%) Back Office
11 4 (0.42%) Advertising
11 4 (0.42%) Local Government
12 2 (0.21%) Marketing
13 1 (0.11%) Czech Language
13 1 (0.11%) French Language
13 1 (0.11%) German Language
13 1 (0.11%) Hungarian Language
Job Titles
1 127 (13.47%) Architect
2 124 (13.15%) Analyst
3 97 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 82 (8.70%) Administrator
5 76 (8.06%) Consultant
6 75 (7.95%) Infrastructure Architect
7 58 (6.15%) Support Analyst
8 49 (5.20%) Support Engineer
9 46 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
10 39 (4.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 38 (4.03%) Server Engineer
12 36 (3.82%) Project Manager
12 36 (3.82%) Linux Engineer
13 34 (3.61%) Desktop Support
13 34 (3.61%) Systems Administrator
13 34 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support
14 31 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
15 30 (3.18%) 3rd Line Support
16 27 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
17 26 (2.76%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (4.35%) Middleware
2 30 (3.18%) WebSphere MQ
3 24 (2.55%) .NET
4 19 (2.01%) Web Services
5 15 (1.59%) CSS
6 13 (1.38%) HTML
7 12 (1.27%) J2EE
8 11 (1.17%) LAMP
9 7 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (0.74%) Servlets
10 6 (0.64%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 5 (0.53%) Application Packaging
11 5 (0.53%) XML
11 5 (0.53%) MCollective
12 4 (0.42%) Django
13 3 (0.32%) HTML5
13 3 (0.32%) Sinatra
13 3 (0.32%) CSS3
13 3 (0.32%) JSON
13 3 (0.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 110 (11.66%) Clustering
2 68 (7.21%) Blackberry
3 66 (7.00%) Replication
4 44 (4.67%) Hedge funds
5 32 (3.39%) Open Source
6 27 (2.86%) Thin Client
6 27 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 27 (2.86%) Fat Client
7 21 (2.23%) Computer Science
8 17 (1.80%) CLARiiON
9 16 (1.70%) Client/Server
9 16 (1.70%) iPhone
10 10 (1.06%) NHS
11 9 (0.95%) Video on Demand
12 8 (0.85%) Symmetrix DMX
12 8 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (0.85%) Firmware
13 7 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (0.64%) iPad
14 6 (0.64%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 613 (65.01%) Windows
2 321 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 278 (29.48%) Linux
4 208 (22.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 155 (16.44%) Windows 7
6 151 (16.01%) UNIX
7 102 (10.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 71 (7.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 67 (7.10%) Windows XP
10 49 (5.20%) Solaris
11 35 (3.71%) SELinux
12 24 (2.55%) Windows 8
13 21 (2.23%) CentOS
13 21 (2.23%) AIX
14 20 (2.12%) Oracle Linux
15 18 (1.91%) Windows 2000
15 18 (1.91%) Ubuntu
16 17 (1.80%) SUSE
17 13 (1.38%) Windows 2000 Server
18 12 (1.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (18.98%) ITIL
2 99 (10.50%) Migration
3 89 (9.44%) Configuration Management
4 88 (9.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 86 (9.12%) DevOps
6 53 (5.62%) Change Management
7 51 (5.41%) Service Management
8 43 (4.56%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (4.24%) Project Management
10 37 (3.92%) PRINCE2
11 36 (3.82%) SOA
11 36 (3.82%) Load Balancing
12 35 (3.71%) TOGAF
13 32 (3.39%) Asset Management
14 29 (3.08%) Business Continuity
15 27 (2.86%) Service Delivery
16 26 (2.76%) Continuous Improvement
17 24 (2.55%) Information Security
18 22 (2.33%) Risk Management
18 22 (2.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 177 (18.77%) SQL
2 136 (14.42%) PowerShell
3 67 (7.10%) Ruby
4 63 (6.68%) Python
5 59 (6.26%) Java
5 59 (6.26%) Bash Shell
6 50 (5.30%) Perl
7 39 (4.14%) C
8 34 (3.61%) Shell Script
8 34 (3.61%) VB
9 33 (3.50%) VBScript
10 10 (1.06%) VBA
11 9 (0.95%) JavaScript
11 9 (0.95%) T-SQL
12 8 (0.85%) Korn
13 7 (0.74%) PHP
14 6 (0.64%) C#
14 6 (0.64%) Scala
15 4 (0.42%) C-shell
15 4 (0.42%) C++
Qualifications
1 101 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (8.27%) MCSE
3 62 (6.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 50 (5.30%) Degree
4 50 (5.30%) Security Cleared
5 41 (4.35%) MCITP
6 35 (3.71%) MCP
7 34 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (2.86%) SC Cleared
9 25 (2.65%) Citrix Certification
10 23 (2.44%) CCA
11 20 (2.12%) CCNA
12 19 (2.01%) CCNP
13 14 (1.48%) MCTS
13 14 (1.48%) VCDX
13 14 (1.48%) VCAP
14 13 (1.38%) MCSA
15 12 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 8 (0.85%) DV Cleared
16 8 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.50%) SLA
2 17 (1.80%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.06%) QA
3 10 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 385 (40.83%) Active Directory
2 160 (16.97%) vSphere
3 126 (13.36%) VMware ESX
4 118 (12.51%) XenApp
5 90 (9.54%) Hyper-V
6 70 (7.42%) VMware ESXi
7 47 (4.98%) XenDesktop
8 44 (4.67%) vCloud
9 38 (4.03%) Xen
9 38 (4.03%) Oracle RAC
10 37 (3.92%) NFS
11 30 (3.18%) XenServer
12 23 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
13 18 (1.91%) ISA Server
13 18 (1.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 16 (1.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 16 (1.70%) Terminal Services
14 16 (1.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 16 (1.70%) KVM
15 12 (1.27%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 99 (10.50%) SCCM
1 99 (10.50%) Puppet
2 39 (4.14%) SCOM
3 30 (3.18%) Backup Exec
4 29 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (2.55%) Nagios
6 22 (2.33%) WSUS
7 20 (2.12%) HP SIM
8 19 (2.01%) Tivoli
9 18 (1.91%) EMC NetWorker
10 16 (1.70%) NetBackup
11 13 (1.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 13 (1.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 12 (1.27%) Vagrant
13 11 (1.17%) MAILsweeper
14 10 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
14 10 (1.06%) SCVMM
15 9 (0.95%) Ansible
16 8 (0.85%) BladeLogic
16 8 (0.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 943 (100.00%) VMware
2 363 (38.49%) Microsoft
3 294 (31.18%) Citrix
4 230 (24.39%) Cisco
5 183 (19.41%) HP
6 141 (14.95%) Oracle
7 117 (12.41%) IBM
8 111 (11.77%) NetApp
9 100 (10.60%) EMC
10 70 (7.42%) Red Hat
11 53 (5.62%) Symantec
12 35 (3.71%) Remedy
13 32 (3.39%) CheckPoint
14 31 (3.29%) F5
15 28 (2.97%) Veritas
16 25 (2.65%) Juniper
16 25 (2.65%) JBoss
16 25 (2.65%) Bloomberg
16 25 (2.65%) Websense
17 23 (2.44%) SolarWinds
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Intapeople
Rate: £150 to £175 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £100 to £100 per day 12 Month rolling contract
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £280 - £281 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 13 days ago