The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 27 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 5 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.66% 1.32% 4.32%
As % of the System Software category 17.24% 9.38% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£140 £264 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.86% +17.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+32.00% +11.11%
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South Yorkshire

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

System Software Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.60% 14.04% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 11
Average daily rate £350 £281 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £200 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £24.50 £12.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +93.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £10.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £35.00 £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.45%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 2 (25.00%) Intel
5 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (25.00%) Rendezvous
5 2 (25.00%) Middleware
5 2 (25.00%) Symantec
5 2 (25.00%) Benchmarking

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) HTTP
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) FCoE
3 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (25.00%) Multicast
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) HBase
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) XSLT
1 2 (25.00%) Rendezvous
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Benchmarking
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) NFS
3 2 (25.00%) KVM
3 2 (25.00%) SRDF
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (25.00%) Xen
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) Intel
4 2 (25.00%) DataSynapse
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Websense
5 1 (12.50%) CommVault
5 1 (12.50%) Sybase