The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Nottingham region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 22 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 11 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.83% 2.74% 1.71%
As % of the System Software category 26.19% 15.07% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.62 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £21.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +14.86%
System Software Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
42 73 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 14.63% 18.16% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 39 5
Average daily rate £338 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £229 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.65 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.37 £20.70 £21.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
VMware Infrastructure
Nottinghamshire

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (71.43%) Windows
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
4 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
5 9 (42.86%) HP
5 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 7 (33.33%) SAN
7 7 (33.33%) ITIL
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco
8 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
9 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
9 5 (23.81%) Firewall
9 5 (23.81%) SQL
9 5 (23.81%) MS Office
9 5 (23.81%) Citrix
10 4 (19.05%) NetApp
10 4 (19.05%) Dell
10 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
10 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
10 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
10 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (19.05%) SCCM
11 3 (14.29%) SCOM
11 3 (14.29%) Veeam
11 3 (14.29%) vSphere
11 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
4 2 (9.52%) Lync
5 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) SAN
2 5 (23.81%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) DHCP
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Gradle
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Project Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) NHS
1 2 (9.52%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Statistics
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (14.29%) Linux
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
2 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Network Management
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
4 3 (14.29%) vSphere
5 2 (9.52%) XenServer
5 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
6 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.76%) VirtualBox
6 1 (4.76%) vCloud
6 1 (4.76%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) SCOM
2 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.76%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) HP
4 7 (33.33%) Cisco
5 5 (23.81%) Citrix
6 4 (19.05%) Dell
6 4 (19.05%) NetApp
7 3 (14.29%) Veeam
8 2 (9.52%) Sophos
8 2 (9.52%) Juniper
9 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds