The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 40 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 0.47% 5.88% 9.09%
As % of the System Software category 3.03% 83.33% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Average daily rate
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- £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

System Software Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
33 6 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 15.35% 7.06% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 4 18
Average daily rate £350 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £160.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -90.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.78%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Luton region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Luton

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) NetApp
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (50.00%) SaaS
4 3 (50.00%) HP SIM
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Server
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) MySQL
6 1 (16.67%) MCSE
6 1 (16.67%) Apache
6 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) DMZ
4 1 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
1 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
1 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) VCP5
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Server
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) VMFS
3 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Veritas
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee
5 1 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper