The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 24 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.34% 0.56% 1.44%
As % of the System Software category 12.50% 11.11% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £550 £413 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £29.38 £17.27
% change year-on-year
+46.38% +70.14%
VMware Infrastructure
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

System Software Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
16 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.74% 5.00% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 10
Average daily rate £424 £413 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £383 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £443 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Big Data
4 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Pega
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) EAI
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Server
4 2 (33.33%) Sonic ESB
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) SaaS
5 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (16.67%) FCoE
5 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) SCOM

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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%) Sonic ESB
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) FCoE
1 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
1 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) NX-OS
1 1 (16.67%) SSH
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Support
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Flash
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) BYOD
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) FMCG
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) EAI
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Case Management
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Server
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) KVM
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Pega
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Tumbleweed