The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 20 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.31% 1.49% -
As % of the System Software category 40.00% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £650 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+225.00% -
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
England

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

System Software Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.27% 4.48% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate £575 £210 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+173.80% +61.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) ArchiMate
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Server Building
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Domain Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) ArchiMate
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PLM
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Server Building
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas File System
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Opsware
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas