The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 25 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 South East 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 77 52 93
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +41
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 190 274 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.07% 3.24% 1.77%
As % of the System Software category 18.76% 24.57% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 155 81
Average daily rate
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£350 £333 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £448 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.32% -41.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.10 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £28.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £21.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.74% +16.21%
System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1013 1115 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.04% 13.17% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 556 345
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 153 143
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.55 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £32.35 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -14 71 £390 -6.14% 13
Berkshire -27 45 £363 +13.28% 22
Surrey -14 32 £325 +13.04% 20
Buckinghamshire -24 20 £400 - 2
Oxfordshire -2 5 £314 -16.33% 13
Middlesex -5 5 £345 +2.22% 2
West Sussex -8 4 £250 -34.21% 6
Kent -13 4 £338 +98.52% 4
East Sussex -8 3 £375 -6.25% 2
Sussex - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 434 (100.00%) VMware
2 298 (68.66%) Windows
3 180 (41.47%) Active Directory
4 167 (38.48%) Microsoft
5 160 (36.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 150 (34.56%) Security Cleared
7 117 (26.96%) Citrix
8 113 (26.04%) Linux
9 105 (24.19%) HP
9 105 (24.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 101 (23.27%) SC Cleared
11 96 (22.12%) Cisco
12 92 (21.20%) SAN
13 86 (19.82%) MS Exchange
14 81 (18.66%) ITIL
15 80 (18.43%) UNIX
16 69 (15.90%) Hyper-V
17 68 (15.67%) Firewall
18 63 (14.52%) SQL
19 59 (13.59%) NetApp
20 57 (13.13%) vSphere
21 55 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
21 55 (12.67%) Oracle
22 54 (12.44%) DV Cleared
23 51 (11.75%) LAN
23 51 (11.75%) VMware ESX
24 50 (11.52%) Red Hat
25 49 (11.29%) MS Excel
25 49 (11.29%) Windows 7
26 48 (11.06%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 86 (19.82%) MS Exchange
2 43 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (7.83%) SharePoint
4 27 (6.22%) Apache
4 27 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (3.92%) IIS
7 16 (3.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 15 (3.46%) Lync
9 13 (3.00%) Tomcat
10 9 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (1.84%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.84%) WebSphere
12 6 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (1.15%) Node.js
14 4 (0.92%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.69%) Documentum
16 2 (0.46%) CICS
Applications
1 49 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 42 (9.68%) MS Office
3 12 (2.76%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.38%) MS Project
4 6 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.69%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.92%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.92%) Office 365
5 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.69%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.46%) SaaS
7 1 (0.23%) PaaS
7 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (21.20%) SAN
2 68 (15.67%) Firewall
3 51 (11.75%) LAN
4 48 (11.06%) WAN
5 39 (8.99%) DNS
6 33 (7.60%) TCP/IP
6 33 (7.60%) iSCSI
7 25 (5.76%) Internet
8 24 (5.53%) LDAP
9 22 (5.07%) DHCP
10 20 (4.61%) NAS
11 18 (4.15%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (4.15%) SMTP
12 14 (3.23%) VPN
13 12 (2.76%) VLAN
13 12 (2.76%) Network Security
14 10 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (2.30%) IPsec
14 10 (2.30%) X.400
14 10 (2.30%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.23%) MySQL
3 12 (2.76%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.30%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.15%) SQLPlus
7 5 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.15%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.69%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.46%) OLTP
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (2.30%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.84%) MSI
3 5 (1.15%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.15%) JIRA
3 5 (1.15%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.92%) RSpec
4 4 (0.92%) Selenium
4 4 (0.92%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.92%) Maven
4 4 (0.92%) Ant
5 3 (0.69%) Gradle
5 3 (0.69%) Grunt
5 3 (0.69%) StarTeam
5 3 (0.69%) Mockito
6 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.46%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.23%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 28 (6.45%) Telecoms
1 28 (6.45%) Finance
2 13 (3.00%) Military
3 7 (1.61%) Retail
4 5 (1.15%) Publishing
5 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.92%) Billing
5 4 (0.92%) Marketing
6 3 (0.69%) Banking
7 2 (0.46%) Advertising
7 2 (0.46%) Legal
7 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Games
8 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.23%) Local Government
8 1 (0.23%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (15.21%) Architect
2 51 (11.75%) Support Engineer
3 46 (10.60%) Consultant
4 41 (9.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 30 (6.91%) Systems Engineer
6 26 (5.99%) Analyst
7 18 (4.15%) Infrastructure Architect
8 17 (3.92%) Project Manager
8 17 (3.92%) Technical Architect
8 17 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (3.46%) Administrator
10 14 (3.23%) Server Engineer
10 14 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (3.00%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (2.53%) Systems Support
12 11 (2.53%) Wintel Engineer
13 10 (2.30%) Systems Administrator
13 10 (2.30%) Linux Engineer
14 9 (2.07%) Systems Support Engineer
14 9 (2.07%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.38%) Web Services
2 10 (2.30%) LAMP
3 6 (1.38%) SOAP
4 5 (1.15%) .NET
4 5 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (0.92%) Application Packaging
5 4 (0.92%) SAML
6 3 (0.69%) RESTful
6 3 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (0.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (0.69%) PostGIS
6 3 (0.69%) Ajax
6 3 (0.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 3 (0.69%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.69%) JSON
6 3 (0.69%) Spring MVC
6 3 (0.69%) WCF
6 3 (0.69%) jQuery
6 3 (0.69%) JPA
6 3 (0.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.91%) Clustering
2 18 (4.15%) Blackberry
3 14 (3.23%) PKI
4 11 (2.53%) Replication
5 10 (2.30%) Thin Client
5 10 (2.30%) Fat Client
6 9 (2.07%) Open Source
7 7 (1.61%) CESG
8 6 (1.38%) Cryptography
8 6 (1.38%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.38%) HACMP
9 5 (1.15%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.92%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.92%) CLARiiON
10 4 (0.92%) EqualLogic
10 4 (0.92%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.69%) Linked Data
11 3 (0.69%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.69%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 298 (68.66%) Windows
2 160 (36.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 113 (26.04%) Linux
4 105 (24.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 80 (18.43%) UNIX
6 49 (11.29%) Windows 7
7 40 (9.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (8.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (6.22%) Windows XP
10 24 (5.53%) Solaris
11 20 (4.61%) CentOS
12 16 (3.69%) AIX
12 16 (3.69%) Windows Vista
13 13 (3.00%) Ubuntu
14 10 (2.30%) Oracle Linux
14 10 (2.30%) Windows 2000
15 9 (2.07%) Windows 8
16 8 (1.84%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.92%) Windows NT
18 3 (0.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (18.66%) ITIL
2 43 (9.91%) Migration
3 36 (8.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (5.30%) PRINCE2
5 20 (4.61%) Project Management
5 20 (4.61%) Service Management
5 20 (4.61%) Change Management
6 18 (4.15%) Configuration Management
7 16 (3.69%) Test Scripting
8 15 (3.46%) Service Delivery
8 15 (3.46%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
10 13 (3.00%) Change Control
10 13 (3.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 12 (2.76%) Unit Testing
12 11 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (2.53%) Validation
12 11 (2.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (2.53%) Business Continuity
13 10 (2.30%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (14.52%) SQL
2 36 (8.29%) PowerShell
3 18 (4.15%) Java
4 13 (3.00%) Perl
5 11 (2.53%) C
5 11 (2.53%) VBScript
6 10 (2.30%) PHP
7 8 (1.84%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.84%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.61%) VB
8 7 (1.61%) Python
9 6 (1.38%) Ruby
9 6 (1.38%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.15%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.69%) Korn
12 2 (0.46%) Groovy
12 2 (0.46%) VB6
12 2 (0.46%) C#
12 2 (0.46%) C++
13 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 150 (34.56%) Security Cleared
2 101 (23.27%) SC Cleared
3 55 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 54 (12.44%) DV Cleared
5 45 (10.37%) MCSE
6 27 (6.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 24 (5.53%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (4.15%) Degree
9 17 (3.92%) CCNA
10 15 (3.46%) MCP
11 12 (2.76%) MCITP
12 10 (2.30%) MCSA
13 7 (1.61%) VCP5
14 6 (1.38%) CCNP
14 6 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.15%) MCTS
16 4 (0.92%) ISTQB
16 4 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 4 (0.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.07%) SLA
2 6 (1.38%) QA
3 5 (1.15%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 180 (41.47%) Active Directory
2 69 (15.90%) Hyper-V
3 57 (13.13%) vSphere
4 51 (11.75%) VMware ESX
5 37 (8.53%) XenApp
6 33 (7.60%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (5.30%) NFS
7 23 (5.30%) Terminal Services
8 18 (4.15%) XenServer
9 16 (3.69%) vCloud
10 12 (2.76%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (2.07%) XenDesktop
11 9 (2.07%) Sendmail
12 8 (1.84%) Postfix
12 8 (1.84%) Squid
12 8 (1.84%) Xen
13 7 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (1.15%) OCFS2
15 4 (0.92%) KVM
Systems Management
1 47 (10.83%) SCCM
2 30 (6.91%) Backup Exec
3 26 (5.99%) McAfee ePO
4 25 (5.76%) SCOM
5 20 (4.61%) WSUS
6 16 (3.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 12 (2.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 11 (2.53%) NetBackup
8 11 (2.53%) Puppet
9 10 (2.30%) EMC NetWorker
9 10 (2.30%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (2.30%) Tivoli
10 9 (2.07%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 6 (1.38%) Vagrant
11 6 (1.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (0.92%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.92%) WhatsUp Gold
13 4 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
14 3 (0.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 434 (100.00%) VMware
2 167 (38.48%) Microsoft
3 117 (26.96%) Citrix
4 105 (24.19%) HP
5 96 (22.12%) Cisco
6 59 (13.59%) NetApp
7 55 (12.67%) Oracle
8 50 (11.52%) Red Hat
9 43 (9.91%) EMC
10 29 (6.68%) McAfee
11 26 (5.99%) IBM
12 22 (5.07%) Sophos
12 22 (5.07%) Lumension
13 17 (3.92%) Symantec
14 15 (3.46%) CheckPoint
14 15 (3.46%) Dell
15 14 (3.23%) Sun
15 14 (3.23%) Juniper
16 10 (2.30%) CA
17 9 (2.07%) Intel
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