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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 88 96 122
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +26
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 546 497 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.34% 2.17% 1.79%
As % of the System Software category 25.37% 24.58% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 327 240
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 13 21
Average hourly rate £22.83 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.46% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £19.10 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.38 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+67.59% +4.06%
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
2152 2022 1790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.22% 8.82% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1445 1265 1047
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.31% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 140 149
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.37% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £13.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.50 £32.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -6 128 £411 +2.81% 46
Croydon -5 9 £350 -20.00% 3
Docklands, London +3 8 £450 - 1
Canary Wharf - 8 £400 -
New Malden - 5 - -
Uxbridge +4 1 - -
Paddington -9 1 £450 -21.73%
Hackney - 1 £425 -
Hayes - 1 - - 2
Isleworth - 1 £375 -
Teddington - 1 £250 -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1065 (100.00%) VMware
2 699 (65.63%) Windows
3 419 (39.34%) Active Directory
4 405 (38.03%) Microsoft
5 304 (28.54%) Citrix
6 300 (28.17%) Cisco
7 298 (27.98%) SAN
8 284 (26.67%) Linux
9 270 (25.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 223 (20.94%) ITIL
11 219 (20.56%) Finance
12 206 (19.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 204 (19.15%) HP
14 191 (17.93%) DNS
15 183 (17.18%) vSphere
16 181 (17.00%) SQL
17 179 (16.81%) Firewall
18 178 (16.71%) Data Centre
19 170 (15.96%) MS Exchange
20 167 (15.68%) Windows Server 2003
21 161 (15.12%) SQL Server
22 147 (13.80%) Hyper-V
23 143 (13.43%) NetApp
24 142 (13.33%) PowerShell
25 139 (13.05%) XenApp
26 138 (12.96%) WAN
27 135 (12.68%) LAN
28 134 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
29 131 (12.30%) DHCP
29 131 (12.30%) MS Excel

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 170 (15.96%) MS Exchange
2 110 (10.33%) IIS
3 88 (8.26%) SharePoint
4 83 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 75 (7.04%) OpenStack
6 62 (5.82%) Apache
7 54 (5.07%) Tomcat
8 47 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 45 (4.23%) Lync
10 36 (3.38%) WebSphere
11 30 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 29 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
13 27 (2.54%) JBoss
14 26 (2.44%) nginx
14 26 (2.44%) Node.js
15 18 (1.69%) Jetty
15 18 (1.69%) Confluence
15 18 (1.69%) WebLogic
16 15 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
16 15 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 131 (12.30%) MS Excel
2 71 (6.67%) MS Office
3 41 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 22 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.03%) MS Project
6 4 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.19%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.094%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.094%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 17 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.75%) RMDS
3 6 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.28%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.28%) JDE OneWorld
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.19%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.19%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.094%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.094%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.094%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 134 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (3.57%) Office 365
4 35 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
5 31 (2.91%) IaaS
6 29 (2.72%) SaaS
7 23 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (1.41%) PaaS
9 13 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.85%) Google App Engine
11 5 (0.47%) Mimecast
12 4 (0.38%) Yammer
12 4 (0.38%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
13 3 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.19%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.19%) GitHub
15 1 (0.094%) SoftLayer
15 1 (0.094%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 1 (0.094%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 298 (27.98%) SAN
2 191 (17.93%) DNS
3 179 (16.81%) Firewall
4 138 (12.96%) WAN
5 135 (12.68%) LAN
6 131 (12.30%) DHCP
7 114 (10.70%) NAS
8 93 (8.73%) TCP/IP
9 82 (7.70%) VPN
10 53 (4.98%) NetScaler
10 53 (4.98%) Network Security
11 50 (4.69%) LDAP
12 47 (4.41%) MPLS
13 42 (3.94%) VLAN
14 38 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
15 37 (3.47%) Internet
15 37 (3.47%) HTTP
16 32 (3.00%) OSPF
16 32 (3.00%) Wireless
17 31 (2.91%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (15.12%) SQL Server
2 49 (4.60%) MySQL
3 26 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 25 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (1.60%) Oracle Database
6 16 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 14 (1.31%) Hadoop
8 14 (1.31%) Big Data
9 12 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.13%) Relational Database
9 12 (1.13%) Redis
10 8 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.66%) Oracle Exadata
11 7 (0.66%) HBase
12 6 (0.56%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.47%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 81 (7.61%) Jenkins
2 51 (4.79%) Git (software)
3 43 (4.04%) JIRA
4 20 (1.88%) Subversion
5 15 (1.41%) Gerrit
6 13 (1.22%) Hudson
6 13 (1.22%) Maven
7 11 (1.03%) Artifactory
8 10 (0.94%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.85%) Selenium
9 9 (0.85%) JMeter
10 8 (0.75%) Visual Studio
10 8 (0.75%) MSI
10 8 (0.75%) Cucumber
10 8 (0.75%) SonarQube
11 6 (0.56%) Gradle
11 6 (0.56%) IntelliJ
12 5 (0.47%) JUnit
12 5 (0.47%) Capybara
12 5 (0.47%) Mercurial
General
1 219 (20.56%) Finance
2 82 (7.70%) Banking
3 28 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 24 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 19 (1.78%) Retail
6 15 (1.41%) Back Office
7 13 (1.22%) Legal
8 12 (1.13%) Publishing
9 10 (0.94%) Law
9 10 (0.94%) Marketing
10 9 (0.85%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.66%) Local Government
12 6 (0.56%) French Language
13 5 (0.47%) Advertising
14 4 (0.38%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.38%) Electronics
14 4 (0.38%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.28%) Japanese Language
15 3 (0.28%) Front Office
15 3 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 145 (13.62%) Architect
2 141 (13.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 97 (9.11%) Administrator
4 92 (8.64%) Consultant
5 88 (8.26%) Analyst
6 75 (7.04%) Infrastructure Architect
7 66 (6.20%) Systems Administrator
8 54 (5.07%) Systems Engineer
9 53 (4.98%) Support Engineer
9 53 (4.98%) Server Engineer
10 46 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support
10 46 (4.32%) DevOps Engineer
11 42 (3.94%) Support Analyst
12 36 (3.38%) Technical Architect
13 30 (2.82%) Network Engineer
13 30 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
13 30 (2.82%) Desktop Support
14 29 (2.72%) Wintel Engineer
15 24 (2.25%) Project Manager
16 22 (2.07%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (4.88%) Web Services
2 51 (4.79%) .NET
3 49 (4.60%) Middleware
4 29 (2.72%) J2EE
4 29 (2.72%) XML
5 21 (1.97%) HTML
6 10 (0.94%) CSS
6 10 (0.94%) XSLT
6 10 (0.94%) JSON
6 10 (0.94%) LAMP
6 10 (0.94%) HTML5
6 10 (0.94%) REST
6 10 (0.94%) CSS3
7 9 (0.85%) Sinatra
7 9 (0.85%) Application Packaging
7 9 (0.85%) Rendezvous
8 8 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (0.66%) Ultra Messaging
9 7 (0.66%) Servlets
10 6 (0.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 178 (16.71%) Data Centre
2 76 (7.14%) Clustering
3 58 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (4.23%) Replication
5 39 (3.66%) Thin Client
5 39 (3.66%) Fat Client
6 33 (3.10%) Blackberry
7 26 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 23 (2.16%) EMC VNX
9 20 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
10 19 (1.78%) FlexPod
11 18 (1.69%) Private Cloud
12 17 (1.60%) EqualLogic
13 15 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
13 15 (1.41%) CLARiiON
14 14 (1.31%) PKI
14 14 (1.31%) CMDB
15 13 (1.22%) EMC VMAX
15 13 (1.22%) Public Cloud
16 12 (1.13%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 699 (65.63%) Windows
2 284 (26.67%) Linux
3 270 (25.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 206 (19.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 167 (15.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 111 (10.42%) Windows 7
7 87 (8.17%) UNIX
8 74 (6.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 48 (4.51%) Solaris
10 38 (3.57%) CentOS
11 29 (2.72%) Windows XP
12 28 (2.63%) Windows 8
13 23 (2.16%) Ubuntu
14 13 (1.22%) Debian
14 13 (1.22%) Mac OS X
14 13 (1.22%) Android
15 12 (1.13%) AIX
16 9 (0.85%) Windows Vista
16 9 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
16 9 (0.85%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (20.94%) ITIL
2 127 (11.92%) Migration
3 106 (9.95%) DevOps
4 92 (8.64%) Configuration Management
5 91 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 69 (6.48%) Project Management
8 67 (6.29%) Service Management
9 57 (5.35%) Capacity Planning
10 55 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (4.41%) Load Balancing
12 42 (3.94%) Server Building
13 41 (3.85%) Change Management
14 40 (3.76%) ITSM
15 39 (3.66%) Service Delivery
16 33 (3.10%) Continuous Delivery
17 31 (2.91%) Performance Tuning
17 31 (2.91%) Business Continuity
18 30 (2.82%) PRINCE2
18 30 (2.82%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 181 (17.00%) SQL
2 142 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 93 (8.73%) Java
3 93 (8.73%) Python
4 76 (7.14%) Ruby
5 73 (6.85%) Perl
6 58 (5.45%) Bash Shell
7 37 (3.47%) C
8 29 (2.72%) VBScript
9 25 (2.35%) JavaScript
10 23 (2.16%) PHP
10 23 (2.16%) VB
11 22 (2.07%) C#
12 16 (1.50%) Shell Script
13 10 (0.94%) Korn
14 7 (0.66%) Groovy
15 5 (0.47%) C++
16 4 (0.38%) C-shell
17 3 (0.28%) R
18 2 (0.19%) Go
Qualifications
1 122 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 95 (8.92%) MCSE
3 83 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
4 80 (7.51%) Security Cleared
5 58 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 54 (5.07%) CCNA
7 47 (4.41%) SC Cleared
8 41 (3.85%) CCNP
8 41 (3.85%) MCITP
9 35 (3.29%) Degree
10 31 (2.91%) MCSA
11 27 (2.54%) Citrix Certification
12 21 (1.97%) MCP
13 20 (1.88%) VCP5
14 19 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
15 17 (1.60%) DV Cleared
16 16 (1.50%) MCTS
17 14 (1.31%) CCSE
18 13 (1.22%) CCA
19 11 (1.03%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.60%) SLA
2 24 (2.25%) QA
3 16 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 419 (39.34%) Active Directory
2 183 (17.18%) vSphere
3 147 (13.80%) Hyper-V
4 139 (13.05%) XenApp
5 99 (9.30%) VMware ESX
6 83 (7.79%) VMware ESXi
7 61 (5.73%) XenDesktop
8 56 (5.26%) vCloud
9 47 (4.41%) NFS
10 42 (3.94%) Microsoft App-V
11 36 (3.38%) Xen
11 36 (3.38%) XenServer
12 31 (2.91%) KVM
13 23 (2.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 20 (1.88%) VMware Server
15 17 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
16 13 (1.22%) Terminal Services
16 13 (1.22%) SRDF
17 12 (1.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 12 (1.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 126 (11.83%) Puppet
2 95 (8.92%) SCCM
3 70 (6.57%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (3.85%) SCOM
5 39 (3.66%) Ansible
6 38 (3.57%) Nagios
7 32 (3.00%) Salt
8 29 (2.72%) NetBackup
9 25 (2.35%) ZABBIX
10 24 (2.25%) Vagrant
11 18 (1.69%) EdgeSight
12 17 (1.60%) Tivoli
13 15 (1.41%) HP SIM
13 15 (1.41%) AirWatch
14 14 (1.31%) SCVMM
15 12 (1.13%) WSUS
15 12 (1.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 12 (1.13%) Backup Exec
15 12 (1.13%) Rundeck
16 11 (1.03%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1065 (100.00%) VMware
2 405 (38.03%) Microsoft
3 304 (28.54%) Citrix
4 300 (28.17%) Cisco
5 204 (19.15%) HP
6 143 (13.43%) NetApp
7 127 (11.92%) Oracle
8 114 (10.70%) IBM
9 99 (9.30%) Red Hat
10 93 (8.73%) EMC
11 65 (6.10%) CheckPoint
12 61 (5.73%) Dell
13 42 (3.94%) F5
14 37 (3.47%) Symantec
15 36 (3.38%) 3PAR
16 33 (3.10%) Juniper
17 32 (3.00%) BMC
18 31 (2.91%) Brocade
19 29 (2.72%) Veritas
19 29 (2.72%) New Relic
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Comtecs
Rate: £299 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £90 - £100 per day + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £230 to £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £360 per day + benefits - extension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Triple Seven
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago