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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 22 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.25% 0.99% 2.00%
As % of the System Software category 40.00% 10.00% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate
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£400 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 - £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +13.51%
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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 Midlands region.

System Software Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
10 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.62% 9.85% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 5
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £375 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 1 September 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) F5