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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 18 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 6 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.47% - 2.56%
As % of the System Software category 37.50% - 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£175 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £21.38 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+75.43% -0.58%
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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
16 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.25% 5.94% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 7
Average daily rate £150 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £260 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £13.75 £13.00 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -59.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £13.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

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 2 June 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
4 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Nagios
5 1 (16.67%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) Migration

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) CloudStack
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) FCoE
2 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Platform Architect
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Architect
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Workflow
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Use Case
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
1 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (16.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) Nagios
3 1 (16.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) CA
5 1 (16.67%) EMC