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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 88 125 117
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 500 388 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.34% 1.73% 1.83%
As % of the System Software category 27.20% 22.16% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 269 255
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£413 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 17
Average hourly rate £22.38 £22.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.70% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £15.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £38.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +16.88%
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
1838 1751 1700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.60% 7.82% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1209 1041 1030
Average daily rate £413 £390 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 138 156
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £38.88 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +22 121 £400 -5.88% 52
Croydon -4 11 £363 -15.69% 4
Feltham - 3 £425 -
Chessington - 3 - - 1
Uxbridge 0 2 £275 -15.38% 1
Docklands, London +7 1 £650 +47.72% 1
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Barking - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 2
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Southwark - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1002 (100.00%) VMware
2 680 (67.86%) Windows
3 414 (41.32%) Active Directory
4 386 (38.52%) Microsoft
5 321 (32.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 287 (28.64%) Cisco
7 285 (28.44%) Citrix
8 271 (27.05%) Linux
9 269 (26.85%) SAN
10 201 (20.06%) MS Exchange
11 196 (19.56%) ITIL
12 194 (19.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 187 (18.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 184 (18.36%) Firewall
15 180 (17.96%) DNS
15 180 (17.96%) HP
16 174 (17.37%) vSphere
17 171 (17.07%) Hyper-V
18 169 (16.87%) Finance
19 157 (15.67%) SQL Server
20 139 (13.87%) SQL
21 135 (13.47%) Windows 7
21 135 (13.47%) Puppet
22 133 (13.27%) NetApp
23 129 (12.87%) Migration
24 126 (12.57%) Microsoft Certification
25 121 (12.08%) XenApp
26 118 (11.78%) MS Excel
27 117 (11.68%) DHCP
27 117 (11.68%) NAS

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 201 (20.06%) MS Exchange
2 112 (11.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 83 (8.28%) SharePoint
4 69 (6.89%) IIS
5 64 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 62 (6.19%) OpenStack
7 59 (5.89%) Apache
8 58 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 39 (3.89%) Node.js
9 39 (3.89%) Tomcat
10 36 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2003
11 32 (3.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 30 (2.99%) Lync
13 29 (2.89%) WebSphere
14 18 (1.80%) nginx
15 16 (1.60%) WebLogic
16 12 (1.20%) JBoss
17 10 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 10 (1.00%) Confluence
18 8 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 118 (11.78%) MS Excel
2 69 (6.89%) MS Office
3 32 (3.19%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.90%) MS Project
5 15 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.100%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.100%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.60%) RMDS
3 4 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.20%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.100%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.100%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 40 (3.99%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
4 33 (3.29%) Office 365
5 21 (2.10%) IaaS
6 15 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.20%) SaaS
8 8 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
9 7 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.60%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.30%) PaaS
11 3 (0.30%) Heroku
11 3 (0.30%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.20%) GitHub
13 1 (0.100%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.100%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.100%) Engine Yard
13 1 (0.100%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.100%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.100%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 269 (26.85%) SAN
2 184 (18.36%) Firewall
3 180 (17.96%) DNS
4 117 (11.68%) DHCP
4 117 (11.68%) NAS
5 113 (11.28%) WAN
6 110 (10.98%) LAN
7 81 (8.08%) TCP/IP
8 77 (7.68%) VPN
9 57 (5.69%) NetScaler
10 54 (5.39%) Internet
11 38 (3.79%) iSCSI
12 35 (3.49%) BIG-IP
12 35 (3.49%) VoIP
13 34 (3.39%) VLAN
14 31 (3.09%) Network Security
15 29 (2.89%) MPLS
16 28 (2.79%) Cisco IOS
17 27 (2.69%) Cisco ASA
17 27 (2.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (15.67%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.59%) MySQL
3 30 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (2.30%) MongoDB
5 20 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (1.70%) Redis
6 17 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (1.60%) NoSQL
8 13 (1.30%) Hadoop
8 13 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (1.20%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.00%) Oracle Exadata
11 9 (0.90%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.70%) Big Data
12 7 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.70%) FileMaker
13 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.60%) HBase
13 6 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.60%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 66 (6.59%) Jenkins
2 63 (6.29%) Git (software)
3 20 (2.00%) Hudson
3 20 (2.00%) Subversion
4 19 (1.90%) Maven
4 19 (1.90%) JIRA
5 15 (1.50%) MSI
6 13 (1.30%) TeamCity
7 12 (1.20%) Artifactory
8 10 (1.00%) Mercurial
9 8 (0.80%) Visual Studio
10 7 (0.70%) IntelliJ
10 7 (0.70%) Selenium
10 7 (0.70%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.70%) Capybara
11 4 (0.40%) Gerrit
12 3 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.30%) Ant
12 3 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.20%) Zephyr
General
1 169 (16.87%) Finance
2 74 (7.39%) Banking
3 48 (4.79%) Telecoms
4 28 (2.79%) Investment Banking
5 22 (2.20%) Retail
6 19 (1.90%) Law
7 18 (1.80%) French Language
8 17 (1.70%) Legal
8 17 (1.70%) Publishing
9 12 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.20%) Marketing
10 11 (1.10%) Back Office
11 8 (0.80%) Games
11 8 (0.80%) Advertising
12 6 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.50%) Electronics
14 4 (0.40%) Front Office
14 4 (0.40%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 142 (14.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 105 (10.48%) Consultant
3 99 (9.88%) Architect
4 91 (9.08%) Analyst
5 58 (5.79%) Administrator
5 58 (5.79%) Support Engineer
6 55 (5.49%) Systems Engineer
7 52 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
8 44 (4.39%) 3rd Line Support
9 42 (4.19%) Server Engineer
10 39 (3.89%) Infrastructure Architect
11 37 (3.69%) Systems Administrator
12 36 (3.59%) Project Manager
13 34 (3.39%) Support Analyst
13 34 (3.39%) Wintel Engineer
14 32 (3.19%) VMware Engineer
15 29 (2.89%) Desktop Support
15 29 (2.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
16 26 (2.59%) Network Engineer
17 25 (2.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (3.79%) Middleware
2 37 (3.69%) .NET
3 31 (3.09%) Web Services
4 20 (2.00%) XML
4 20 (2.00%) HTML
5 15 (1.50%) J2EE
6 13 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (1.20%) LAMP
7 12 (1.20%) CSS
8 11 (1.10%) HTML5
8 11 (1.10%) CSS3
9 10 (1.00%) Play Framework
9 10 (1.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
10 9 (0.90%) XSLT
10 9 (0.90%) Application Packaging
11 8 (0.80%) Rendezvous
12 7 (0.70%) Sinatra
12 7 (0.70%) REST
12 7 (0.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 75 (7.49%) Replication
1 75 (7.49%) Clustering
2 71 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (4.69%) Fat Client
3 47 (4.69%) Thin Client
4 38 (3.79%) Blackberry
5 20 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 18 (1.80%) Open Source
7 16 (1.60%) Hedge funds
8 15 (1.50%) CLARiiON
8 15 (1.50%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.50%) CMDB
9 12 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
9 12 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
10 10 (1.00%) FlexPod
10 10 (1.00%) Spread Betting
11 7 (0.70%) PKI
11 7 (0.70%) Wiki
11 7 (0.70%) Online Games
11 7 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 680 (67.86%) Windows
2 321 (32.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 271 (27.05%) Linux
4 194 (19.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 187 (18.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 135 (13.47%) Windows 7
7 88 (8.78%) UNIX
8 54 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 47 (4.69%) Solaris
10 44 (4.39%) CentOS
11 43 (4.29%) Windows XP
12 35 (3.49%) Windows 8
13 31 (3.09%) Ubuntu
14 24 (2.40%) Mac OS X
15 11 (1.10%) AIX
16 10 (1.00%) Windows Vista
16 10 (1.00%) Debian
17 8 (0.80%) Mac OS X Server
17 8 (0.80%) Android
17 8 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (19.56%) ITIL
2 129 (12.87%) Migration
3 114 (11.38%) Configuration Management
4 109 (10.88%) DevOps
5 98 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (6.89%) Project Management
7 64 (6.39%) Disaster Recovery
8 50 (4.99%) Load Balancing
9 46 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (4.59%) Capacity Planning
10 41 (4.09%) PRINCE2
11 38 (3.79%) ITSM
12 35 (3.49%) Performance Tuning
13 34 (3.39%) Service Delivery
13 34 (3.39%) Change Management
14 32 (3.19%) Performance Monitoring
15 29 (2.89%) E-Commerce
16 28 (2.79%) Service Management
16 28 (2.79%) High Availability
17 27 (2.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (13.87%) SQL
2 106 (10.58%) PowerShell
3 96 (9.58%) Python
4 95 (9.48%) Ruby
5 85 (8.48%) Java
6 68 (6.79%) Perl
7 46 (4.59%) Bash Shell
8 34 (3.39%) VBScript
9 29 (2.89%) C
10 23 (2.30%) PHP
11 19 (1.90%) Shell Script
12 18 (1.80%) C#
13 17 (1.70%) JavaScript
14 12 (1.20%) Scala
15 10 (1.00%) VB
16 8 (0.80%) Golang
17 7 (0.70%) Groovy
18 5 (0.50%) VBA
19 3 (0.30%) T-SQL
19 3 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 126 (12.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (8.48%) Cisco Certification
3 82 (8.18%) MCSE
4 74 (7.39%) Security Cleared
5 65 (6.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 55 (5.49%) CCNA
7 52 (5.19%) MCITP
8 51 (5.09%) SC Cleared
9 37 (3.69%) CCNP
10 34 (3.39%) Degree
11 29 (2.89%) MCSA
12 26 (2.59%) MCP
13 21 (2.10%) MCTS
14 18 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 18 (1.80%) CCSE
15 17 (1.70%) Citrix Certification
16 15 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
17 14 (1.40%) DV Cleared
18 13 (1.30%) VCP5
19 11 (1.10%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.29%) SLA
2 17 (1.70%) QA
3 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.30%) COBIT
4 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.100%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 414 (41.32%) Active Directory
2 174 (17.37%) vSphere
3 171 (17.07%) Hyper-V
4 121 (12.08%) XenApp
5 102 (10.18%) VMware ESX
6 81 (8.08%) VMware ESXi
7 70 (6.99%) XenDesktop
8 60 (5.99%) vCloud
9 48 (4.79%) Xen
10 36 (3.59%) NFS
11 35 (3.49%) Microsoft App-V
12 33 (3.29%) XenServer
13 29 (2.89%) KVM
14 24 (2.40%) VMware Server
15 22 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
16 21 (2.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 15 (1.50%) VirtualBox
17 15 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 14 (1.40%) VMware Workstation
19 12 (1.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 135 (13.47%) Puppet
2 100 (9.98%) SCCM
3 79 (7.88%) Opscode Chef
4 53 (5.29%) Ansible
5 47 (4.69%) SCOM
5 47 (4.69%) Nagios
6 31 (3.09%) Salt
7 28 (2.79%) Vagrant
8 27 (2.69%) EdgeSight
8 27 (2.69%) ZABBIX
9 26 (2.59%) Backup Exec
10 25 (2.50%) NetBackup
10 25 (2.50%) HP SIM
11 22 (2.20%) SCVMM
12 17 (1.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 14 (1.40%) SELinux
14 13 (1.30%) WSUS
15 12 (1.20%) Cobbler
16 11 (1.10%) Icinga
16 11 (1.10%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1002 (100.00%) VMware
2 386 (38.52%) Microsoft
3 287 (28.64%) Cisco
4 285 (28.44%) Citrix
5 180 (17.96%) HP
6 133 (13.27%) NetApp
7 113 (11.28%) EMC
8 95 (9.48%) Oracle
9 84 (8.38%) IBM
10 73 (7.29%) Red Hat
11 56 (5.59%) Dell
12 48 (4.79%) CheckPoint
13 45 (4.49%) F5
14 41 (4.09%) Symantec
15 40 (3.99%) Veeam
16 35 (3.49%) 3PAR
17 33 (3.29%) New Relic
18 26 (2.59%) Remedy
19 25 (2.50%) BMC
20 23 (2.30%) Blue Coat
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £215 per day + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £20 - £25 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Fusion Experience
Rate: £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £500 - £525 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day - 3 Month Contract +
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £70000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £375 - £376390 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago