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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 17 26 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.48% 2.70% 4.00%
As % of the System Software category 53.33% 41.67% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£294 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £172 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.38 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+67.59% +4.06%
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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
15 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 10.27% 6.49% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 7
Average daily rate £288 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £140 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £42.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Luton region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Citrix
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (33.33%) Change Management
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (25.00%) MySQL
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (16.67%) DHCP
8 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 2 (16.67%) Finance
9 1 (8.33%) Replication
9 1 (8.33%) Service Management
9 1 (8.33%) Symantec
9 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
9 1 (8.33%) Project Management
9 1 (8.33%) HP
9 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (25.00%) Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (8.33%) Server Patching
4 1 (8.33%) Document Management
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco