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 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 20 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.63% 2.79% 1.01%
As % of the System Software category 37.50% 50.00% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Midlands region.

System Software Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
8 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.35% 5.59% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 8
Average daily rate £475 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
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 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 3 September 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (14.29%) AppSense
4 1 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (14.29%) Celerra
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas File System
4 1 (14.29%) Symmetrix DMX
4 1 (14.29%) SRDF

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Juju
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Server Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
1 1 (14.29%) Symmetrix
1 1 (14.29%) Celerra
1 1 (14.29%) Symmetrix DMX
1 1 (14.29%) HP Storage
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) HPUX
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) VMS
2 1 (14.29%) SUSE
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) SOA
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Data Virtualisation
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (14.29%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) vCloud
2 1 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) LXC
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas File System
2 1 (14.29%) SRDF
2 1 (14.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (14.29%) EMC TimeFinder
1 1 (14.29%) EMC Navisphere
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Sun
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Nortel
4 1 (14.29%) CommVault
4 1 (14.29%) JDA
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) AppSense
4 1 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle