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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 82 115 91
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -24
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 536 465 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.21% 1.88% 2.12%
As % of the System Software category 24.24% 23.12% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 271 359
Average daily rate
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£400 £387 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 11
Average hourly rate £22.75 £17.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.88% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.85 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £29.43 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+10.58% +8.97%
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
2211 2011 2083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.13% 8.12% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1382 1206 1193
Average daily rate £375 £368 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £525 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 161 181
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.93 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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 21 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 21 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 21 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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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 +14 123 £388 -3.12% 50
Hounslow +4 4 £425 -
Twickenham +1 3 £275 -
Uxbridge -2 2 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -2 2 £275 - 1
Hayes - 2 - - 1
Bromley -6 1 - - 1
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 972 (100.00%) VMware
2 615 (63.27%) Windows
3 405 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 381 (39.20%) Microsoft
5 313 (32.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 298 (30.66%) Citrix
7 289 (29.73%) Linux
8 251 (25.82%) SAN
9 218 (22.43%) Cisco
10 210 (21.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 198 (20.37%) Finance
12 193 (19.86%) MS Exchange
13 188 (19.34%) HP
14 174 (17.90%) ITIL
14 174 (17.90%) vSphere
15 173 (17.80%) DNS
16 166 (17.08%) SQL
17 159 (16.36%) UNIX
18 154 (15.84%) Firewall
19 147 (15.12%) Oracle
20 145 (14.92%) Windows 7
21 136 (13.99%) SQL Server
21 136 (13.99%) PowerShell
22 135 (13.89%) IBM
23 130 (13.37%) MS Excel
24 125 (12.86%) VMware ESX
25 120 (12.35%) XenApp
25 120 (12.35%) Puppet
26 113 (11.63%) WAN
27 110 (11.32%) DHCP

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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
1 193 (19.86%) MS Exchange
2 110 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 85 (8.74%) SharePoint
4 73 (7.51%) IIS
5 71 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 67 (6.89%) WebSphere
7 54 (5.56%) WebLogic
8 47 (4.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 42 (4.32%) Apache
10 41 (4.22%) Tomcat
11 39 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2003
12 25 (2.57%) OpenStack
13 21 (2.16%) Lync
14 19 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
15 18 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
16 17 (1.75%) GlassFish
16 17 (1.75%) Node.js
17 14 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
17 14 (1.44%) nginx
18 12 (1.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 130 (13.37%) MS Excel
2 91 (9.36%) MS Office
3 18 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.23%) MS Project
5 8 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.51%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.10%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (2.88%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.41%) RMDS
4 3 (0.31%) ReMetrica
5 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.21%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 60 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
3 28 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.88%) Office 365
4 20 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.65%) SaaS
6 12 (1.23%) Google App Engine
7 11 (1.13%) IaaS
8 4 (0.41%) IBM SmartCloud
8 4 (0.41%) PaaS
9 3 (0.31%) GitHub
10 2 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.10%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 251 (25.82%) SAN
2 173 (17.80%) DNS
3 154 (15.84%) Firewall
4 113 (11.63%) WAN
5 110 (11.32%) DHCP
6 106 (10.91%) LAN
7 95 (9.77%) TCP/IP
8 73 (7.51%) NAS
9 66 (6.79%) VPN
10 40 (4.12%) Internet
10 40 (4.12%) VLAN
11 39 (4.01%) Wireless
11 39 (4.01%) VoIP
11 39 (4.01%) HTTP
12 33 (3.40%) MPLS
13 29 (2.98%) iSCSI
14 26 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
15 24 (2.47%) SSL
15 24 (2.47%) LDAP
16 20 (2.06%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (13.99%) SQL Server
2 48 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (3.91%) Oracle Exadata
4 28 (2.88%) Oracle Database
5 24 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 22 (2.26%) MySQL
7 16 (1.65%) Relational Database
8 14 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (1.34%) MongoDB
10 11 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.62%) Big Data
14 4 (0.41%) Redis
14 4 (0.41%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.41%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 39 (4.01%) JIRA
2 38 (3.91%) Jenkins
3 29 (2.98%) Git (software)
4 16 (1.65%) Maven
5 11 (1.13%) MSI
6 6 (0.62%) IntelliJ
6 6 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.51%) LoadRunner
7 5 (0.51%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.51%) Capybara
7 5 (0.51%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.51%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.41%) Hudson
9 3 (0.31%) Wise Package Studio
9 3 (0.31%) JUnit
9 3 (0.31%) JMeter
9 3 (0.31%) Subversion
10 2 (0.21%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.21%) JProfiler
11 1 (0.10%) Gerrit
General
1 198 (20.37%) Finance
2 69 (7.10%) Banking
3 42 (4.32%) Financial Institution
4 31 (3.19%) Retail
5 29 (2.98%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.26%) Legal
7 17 (1.75%) Publishing
7 17 (1.75%) Law
8 16 (1.65%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.72%) Games
10 5 (0.51%) Electronics
10 5 (0.51%) Advertising
11 4 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.41%) Local Government
12 3 (0.31%) Back Office
12 3 (0.31%) German Language
12 3 (0.31%) Marketing
13 2 (0.21%) Czech Language
13 2 (0.21%) Front Office
13 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 133 (13.68%) Architect
2 110 (11.32%) Analyst
3 96 (9.88%) Administrator
3 96 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 75 (7.72%) Consultant
5 71 (7.30%) Infrastructure Architect
6 57 (5.86%) Support Analyst
7 50 (5.14%) Support Engineer
8 45 (4.63%) Systems Engineer
9 42 (4.32%) Systems Administrator
9 42 (4.32%) Server Engineer
10 34 (3.50%) Desktop Support
10 34 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support
10 34 (3.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 34 (3.50%) Linux Engineer
11 33 (3.40%) 2nd Line Support
12 32 (3.29%) Project Manager
13 28 (2.88%) Technical Architect
13 28 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
13 28 (2.88%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (4.01%) Middleware
2 38 (3.91%) Web Services
3 33 (3.40%) WebSphere MQ
4 27 (2.78%) .NET
5 20 (2.06%) HTML
6 17 (1.75%) CSS
7 11 (1.13%) LAMP
8 10 (1.03%) J2EE
9 8 (0.82%) XML
9 8 (0.82%) Servlets
10 7 (0.72%) MCollective
11 6 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (0.62%) HTML5
11 6 (0.62%) SOAP
11 6 (0.62%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 5 (0.51%) XSLT
12 5 (0.51%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (0.51%) Sinatra
12 5 (0.51%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 101 (10.39%) Clustering
2 72 (7.41%) Replication
3 68 (7.00%) Blackberry
4 42 (4.32%) Hedge funds
5 37 (3.81%) Open Source
6 29 (2.98%) Thin Client
6 29 (2.98%) Fat Client
7 25 (2.57%) Management Information System
8 23 (2.37%) Computer Science
9 16 (1.65%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.13%) iPhone
11 10 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
12 9 (0.93%) NHS
12 9 (0.93%) Mainframe
13 8 (0.82%) Firmware
13 8 (0.82%) CLARiiON
14 7 (0.72%) iPad
15 6 (0.62%) Online Games
16 5 (0.51%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 615 (63.27%) Windows
2 313 (32.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 289 (29.73%) Linux
4 210 (21.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 159 (16.36%) UNIX
6 145 (14.92%) Windows 7
7 104 (10.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 73 (7.51%) Windows XP
9 63 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 39 (4.01%) Solaris
11 38 (3.91%) SELinux
12 29 (2.98%) AIX
13 22 (2.26%) Ubuntu
14 21 (2.16%) Oracle Linux
14 21 (2.16%) Windows 8
15 19 (1.95%) CentOS
16 17 (1.75%) Windows 2000
17 16 (1.65%) SUSE
18 13 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
19 12 (1.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (17.90%) ITIL
2 108 (11.11%) Migration
3 95 (9.77%) Configuration Management
4 92 (9.47%) DevOps
5 86 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 52 (5.35%) Service Management
7 46 (4.73%) Change Management
7 46 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (4.01%) SOA
9 36 (3.70%) Project Management
10 34 (3.50%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (3.40%) PRINCE2
12 32 (3.29%) TOGAF
13 30 (3.09%) Load Balancing
14 29 (2.98%) Asset Management
15 27 (2.78%) Information Security
15 27 (2.78%) Service Delivery
16 26 (2.67%) Continuous Improvement
17 25 (2.57%) Release Management
18 23 (2.37%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 166 (17.08%) SQL
2 136 (13.99%) PowerShell
3 74 (7.61%) Ruby
4 65 (6.69%) Python
5 63 (6.48%) Java
5 63 (6.48%) Bash Shell
6 44 (4.53%) Perl
7 42 (4.32%) Shell Script
8 35 (3.60%) C
9 33 (3.40%) VBScript
10 32 (3.29%) VB
11 15 (1.54%) JavaScript
12 10 (1.03%) PHP
12 10 (1.03%) VBA
13 9 (0.93%) Korn
14 7 (0.72%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.62%) C#
15 6 (0.62%) Scala
16 4 (0.41%) C-shell
16 4 (0.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 104 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (8.23%) MCSE
3 62 (6.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 56 (5.76%) Security Cleared
5 50 (5.14%) Degree
6 40 (4.12%) MCITP
6 40 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (3.50%) MCP
8 31 (3.19%) SC Cleared
9 26 (2.67%) CCNA
10 24 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
11 22 (2.26%) CCA
12 19 (1.95%) CCNP
13 16 (1.65%) MCSA
14 15 (1.54%) VCDX
14 15 (1.54%) VCAP
15 13 (1.34%) MCTS
16 11 (1.13%) DV Cleared
17 10 (1.03%) CISSP
18 9 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.98%) SLA
2 18 (1.85%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.03%) QA
3 10 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.10%) COBIT
System Software
1 405 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 174 (17.90%) vSphere
3 125 (12.86%) VMware ESX
4 120 (12.35%) XenApp
5 100 (10.29%) Hyper-V
6 61 (6.28%) VMware ESXi
7 50 (5.14%) vCloud
8 41 (4.22%) Oracle RAC
9 40 (4.12%) XenDesktop
10 37 (3.81%) Xen
11 34 (3.50%) NFS
11 34 (3.50%) XenServer
12 24 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
13 18 (1.85%) VMware Server
14 17 (1.75%) Terminal Services
15 16 (1.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 15 (1.54%) ISA Server
16 15 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
16 15 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 12 (1.23%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 120 (12.35%) Puppet
2 100 (10.29%) SCCM
3 40 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (3.81%) SCOM
5 34 (3.50%) Backup Exec
6 27 (2.78%) Tivoli
7 24 (2.47%) Nagios
8 23 (2.37%) WSUS
9 19 (1.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 17 (1.75%) HP SIM
11 15 (1.54%) NetBackup
12 14 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
13 13 (1.34%) Vagrant
14 12 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
14 12 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 12 (1.23%) Ansible
15 9 (0.93%) Salt
15 9 (0.93%) OpenView
15 9 (0.93%) BladeLogic
16 8 (0.82%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 972 (100.00%) VMware
2 381 (39.20%) Microsoft
3 298 (30.66%) Citrix
4 218 (22.43%) Cisco
5 188 (19.34%) HP
6 147 (15.12%) Oracle
7 135 (13.89%) IBM
8 109 (11.21%) NetApp
9 88 (9.05%) EMC
10 65 (6.69%) Red Hat
11 64 (6.58%) Symantec
12 35 (3.60%) Remedy
13 31 (3.19%) JBoss
14 28 (2.88%) Juniper
14 28 (2.88%) CheckPoint
15 26 (2.67%) LANDesk
16 25 (2.57%) F5
17 24 (2.47%) SolarWinds
17 24 (2.47%) SAP
18 23 (2.37%) BMC
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