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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 30 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 3 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.26% 4.17% 3.45%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 23.53% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Average daily rate
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£438 £288 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -32.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £301 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -14.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
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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 Sheffield region.

System Software Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
21 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.82% 17.71% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 9
Average daily rate £400 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 11
Average hourly rate £10.50 £35.00 £10.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +221.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £9.00 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £35.00 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 24 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) SRDF
2 2 (66.67%) FCoE
2 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) KVM
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (66.67%) DataSynapse
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Xen
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) NFS
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) HTML

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) FCoE
2 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) HBase
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
1 2 (66.67%) Rendezvous
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Benchmarking
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) SRDF
2 2 (66.67%) KVM
2 2 (66.67%) NFS
2 2 (66.67%) Xen
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) DataSynapse
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) TIBCO
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase