The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 66 51 85
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +34
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 262 348 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.97% 3.64% 2.07%
As % of the System Software category 24.55% 28.50% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 206 91
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.86% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 12
Median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +90.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £19.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.88 £52.18 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 £21.88
% change year-on-year
-25.33% +71.42%
VMware Infrastructure
England

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

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1067 1221 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.09% 12.78% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 654 539
Median daily rate £385 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 146 131
Median hourly rate £15.38 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -19 82 £400 +4.57% 17
Berkshire +20 71 £450 +13.56% 24
Surrey +1 55 £430 +22.85% 16
Buckinghamshire -5 23 £419 +35.08% 8
Oxfordshire -3 12 £388 +29.16% 3
West Sussex -25 9 £442 +21.79% 1
Kent +9 5 £264 -34.99% 6
East Sussex -21 4 £225 -31.81% 4
Sussex - 2 £178 -
Middlesex -12 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 £450 -
Home Counties - 1 £285 -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 588 (100.00%) VMware
2 365 (62.07%) Windows
3 267 (45.41%) Linux
4 249 (42.35%) Active Directory
5 221 (37.59%) Microsoft
6 198 (33.67%) Windows Server
7 149 (25.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 144 (24.49%) Security Cleared
9 137 (23.30%) Cisco
10 136 (23.13%) ITIL
11 129 (21.94%) vSphere
12 124 (21.09%) Citrix
13 120 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
14 113 (19.22%) SAN
15 109 (18.54%) Data Centre
16 106 (18.03%) Hyper-V
17 104 (17.69%) SQL
18 99 (16.84%) SC Cleared
19 97 (16.50%) Red Hat
19 97 (16.50%) Firewall
20 91 (15.48%) PowerShell
21 90 (15.31%) HP
22 82 (13.95%) MS Exchange
23 81 (13.78%) SQL Server
24 80 (13.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 79 (13.44%) DNS
26 76 (12.93%) SCCM
27 75 (12.76%) Windows Server 2003
28 74 (12.59%) Finance
29 73 (12.41%) Oracle

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 82 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 53 (9.01%) SharePoint
3 31 (5.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (4.59%) OpenStack
5 24 (4.08%) Skype for Business
6 21 (3.57%) Apache
7 18 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (2.89%) IIS
9 14 (2.38%) WebLogic
10 12 (2.04%) Tomcat
11 9 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (1.53%) WordPress
12 8 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.85%) iPlanet
13 5 (0.85%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
15 3 (0.51%) JBoss
16 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 64 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 37 (6.29%) MS Office
3 5 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.17%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 48 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (7.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (4.76%) IaaS
3 28 (4.76%) Office 365
4 19 (3.23%) PaaS
5 18 (3.06%) SaaS
6 10 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.85%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.34%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.34%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.17%) Engine Yard
11 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.17%) Heroku
11 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 113 (19.22%) SAN
2 97 (16.50%) Firewall
3 79 (13.44%) DNS
4 60 (10.20%) WAN
5 58 (9.86%) LAN
6 52 (8.84%) DHCP
6 52 (8.84%) TCP/IP
7 33 (5.61%) VPN
8 32 (5.44%) iSCSI
9 28 (4.76%) Internet
10 25 (4.25%) Fibre Channel
11 24 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (4.08%) MPLS
11 24 (4.08%) Network Security
12 22 (3.74%) NAS
13 20 (3.40%) IPsec
14 17 (2.89%) VoIP
15 16 (2.72%) LDAP
16 14 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (13.78%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (4.76%) MySQL
4 18 (3.06%) Oracle Database
5 13 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (2.21%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (1.70%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (1.19%) DB2
8 7 (1.19%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.85%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.85%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.68%) Big Data
10 4 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.34%) OLTP
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 21 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 19 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
4 11 (1.87%) Maven
5 10 (1.70%) Subversion
6 9 (1.53%) MSI
7 7 (1.19%) JIRA
8 6 (1.02%) Ant
8 6 (1.02%) StarTeam
8 6 (1.02%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.85%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.51%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.34%) AdminStudio
11 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.34%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.34%) Gradle
11 2 (0.34%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.34%) Robot Framework
11 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 74 (12.59%) Finance
2 24 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.04%) Back Office
4 11 (1.87%) Manufacturing
4 11 (1.87%) Marketing
5 9 (1.53%) Electronics
6 8 (1.36%) Billing
6 8 (1.36%) Military
6 8 (1.36%) Retail
7 6 (1.02%) Banking
8 4 (0.68%) Advertising
8 4 (0.68%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.51%) Legal
9 3 (0.51%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.34%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Games
11 1 (0.17%) Local Government
11 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 88 (14.97%) Architect
2 69 (11.73%) Support Engineer
3 62 (10.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 46 (7.82%) Administrator
5 44 (7.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 39 (6.63%) Systems Administrator
7 38 (6.46%) VMware Engineer
8 37 (6.29%) 3rd Line Support
9 36 (6.12%) Infrastructure Architect
10 35 (5.95%) Server Engineer
11 30 (5.10%) Consultant
11 30 (5.10%) Linux Engineer
12 29 (4.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 25 (4.25%) Wintel Engineer
14 23 (3.91%) Analyst
14 23 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
14 23 (3.91%) Windows Engineer
15 22 (3.74%) Technical Architect
16 20 (3.40%) Linux Administrator
17 18 (3.06%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.38%) .NET
1 14 (2.38%) Web Services
2 13 (2.21%) Middleware
3 12 (2.04%) LAMP
4 8 (1.36%) JSP
4 8 (1.36%) XML
5 5 (0.85%) J2EE
5 5 (0.85%) SAML
6 4 (0.68%) HTML
7 3 (0.51%) CSS
7 3 (0.51%) Java EE
7 3 (0.51%) JDBC
7 3 (0.51%) Node.js
7 3 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.51%) REST
8 2 (0.34%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.34%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.34%) Spring
8 2 (0.34%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.34%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 109 (18.54%) Data Centre
2 20 (3.40%) PKI
3 17 (2.89%) Clustering
3 17 (2.89%) EMC VNX
4 16 (2.72%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.21%) Replication
6 12 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (1.87%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.87%) Driving Licence
7 11 (1.87%) VCE vBlock
8 10 (1.70%) iSeries
8 10 (1.70%) Private Cloud
8 10 (1.70%) Virtual Team
9 9 (1.53%) Device Driver
9 9 (1.53%) Mainframe
10 8 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.02%) AS400
11 6 (1.02%) BYOD
11 6 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 365 (62.07%) Windows
2 267 (45.41%) Linux
3 198 (33.67%) Windows Server
4 149 (25.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 120 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 80 (13.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 75 (12.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 65 (11.05%) Unix
9 42 (7.14%) Windows 7
10 36 (6.12%) CentOS
11 24 (4.08%) AIX
11 24 (4.08%) Solaris
12 19 (3.23%) Ubuntu
13 15 (2.55%) Windows 10
14 11 (1.87%) Data ONTAP
15 10 (1.70%) Debian
16 9 (1.53%) Windows Vista
17 7 (1.19%) VMS
18 6 (1.02%) Fedora
18 6 (1.02%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (23.13%) ITIL
2 46 (7.82%) Configuration Management
2 46 (7.82%) Migration
3 44 (7.48%) DevOps
4 41 (6.97%) Project Management
4 41 (6.97%) Service Management
5 36 (6.12%) Open Source
6 33 (5.61%) Change Management
7 32 (5.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 31 (5.27%) Virtual Environments
9 28 (4.76%) High Availability
9 28 (4.76%) ITIL V3
10 24 (4.08%) Problem Management
10 24 (4.08%) Service Delivery
11 21 (3.57%) Capacity Management
11 21 (3.57%) Information Security
12 20 (3.40%) Mentoring
12 20 (3.40%) TOGAF
13 19 (3.23%) Load Balancing
14 17 (2.89%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 104 (17.69%) SQL
2 91 (15.48%) PowerShell
3 60 (10.20%) Python
4 55 (9.35%) Perl
5 39 (6.63%) Ruby
6 33 (5.61%) Java
7 31 (5.27%) VBScript
8 22 (3.74%) VB
9 21 (3.57%) Bash Shell
10 14 (2.38%) PHP
10 14 (2.38%) Shell Script
11 13 (2.21%) C
11 13 (2.21%) JavaScript
12 6 (1.02%) C#
13 4 (0.68%) C++
13 4 (0.68%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.51%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.51%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.17%) Delphi
15 1 (0.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 144 (24.49%) Security Cleared
2 99 (16.84%) SC Cleared
3 72 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 59 (10.03%) MCSE
5 47 (7.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 43 (7.31%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (7.31%) DV Cleared
7 36 (6.12%) MCSA
8 35 (5.95%) Degree
9 32 (5.44%) CCNA
10 25 (4.25%) CCNP
11 16 (2.72%) MCP
12 9 (1.53%) MCITP
13 8 (1.36%) ISEB
13 8 (1.36%) RHCSA
14 7 (1.19%) ISTQB
14 7 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.19%) RHCE
15 6 (1.02%) DBS Check
15 6 (1.02%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (2.04%) JSP 440
2 12 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 12 (2.04%) SLA
3 5 (0.85%) QA
4 4 (0.68%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.17%) COBIT
5 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 249 (42.35%) Active Directory
2 129 (21.94%) vSphere
3 106 (18.03%) Hyper-V
4 52 (8.84%) VMware ESX
5 49 (8.33%) XenApp
6 41 (6.97%) VMware ESXi
7 39 (6.63%) Virtual Machines
8 31 (5.27%) XenDesktop
9 27 (4.59%) NFS
10 24 (4.08%) XenServer
11 20 (3.40%) vCloud
12 9 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (1.36%) Virtual Desktop
14 7 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (1.02%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.85%) Docker
16 5 (0.85%) KVM
16 5 (0.85%) Postfix
16 5 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
16 5 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 76 (12.93%) SCCM
2 54 (9.18%) Puppet
3 43 (7.31%) SCOM
4 36 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (4.93%) Backup Exec
6 28 (4.76%) Ansible
7 26 (4.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 24 (4.08%) WSUS
9 23 (3.91%) NetBackup
10 19 (3.23%) Nagios
10 19 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
11 18 (3.06%) McAfee ePO
12 17 (2.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 12 (2.04%) SCVMM
14 11 (1.87%) EMC NetWorker
15 7 (1.19%) SCOrch
15 7 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 6 (1.02%) CFEngine
16 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
16 6 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 588 (100.00%) VMware
2 221 (37.59%) Microsoft
3 137 (23.30%) Cisco
4 124 (21.09%) Citrix
5 97 (16.50%) Red Hat
6 90 (15.31%) HP
7 73 (12.41%) Oracle
8 58 (9.86%) EMC
9 47 (7.99%) NetApp
10 39 (6.63%) Juniper
11 31 (5.27%) Intel Security
12 29 (4.93%) Symantec
13 25 (4.25%) IBM
14 22 (3.74%) F5
15 21 (3.57%) CheckPoint
16 19 (3.23%) Dell
17 17 (2.89%) Veritas
18 16 (2.72%) 3PAR
19 13 (2.21%) CommVault
19 13 (2.21%) Veeam
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