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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 22 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.49% 2.77% 2.28%
As % of the System Software category 30.00% 53.85% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £24.75 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +16.47%
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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 Middlesex region.

System Software Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
10 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.95% 5.14% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 8
Average daily rate £355 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £540 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -56.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 3 September 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) Puppet
3 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 3 (33.33%) vSphere
4 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
4 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (33.33%) IBM
4 3 (33.33%) SLA
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) SAP
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) CCNP
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) EMC
5 2 (22.22%) Workflow
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Management

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (22.22%) Eucalyptus
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Confluence
3 1 (11.11%) CloudStack
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 1 (11.11%) FCoE
3 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Platform Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) CentOS
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 2 (22.22%) Change Management
1 2 (22.22%) Workflow
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Use Case
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) VCDX
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) vCloud
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Puppet
2 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (11.11%) vMotion
3 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) IBM
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (22.22%) SAP
5 2 (22.22%) EMC
5 2 (22.22%) CA