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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England / South East
Rank 47 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 268 249 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.69% 2.98% 3.37%
As % of the System Software category 28.36% 26.21% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 157 146
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £263 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 16
Median hourly rate £42.00 £50.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £37.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.13 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +40.00%

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
945 950 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.01% 11.38% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 556 588
Median daily rate £362 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 105 108
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +20 119 £425 +21.42% 14
Berkshire +4 54 £450 +14.28% 24
Surrey +27 46 £350 - 18
Buckinghamshire +2 26 £363 +10.68% 5
West Sussex +4 5 £443 +0.56% 1
Kent -2 4 £325 - 4
Oxfordshire -2 3 £168 -33.00% 7
Middlesex -2 2 - -
East Sussex -3 1 £275 -8.33% 3
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 520 (100.00%) VMware
2 316 (60.77%) Windows
3 207 (39.81%) Microsoft
4 191 (36.73%) Linux
5 186 (35.77%) Active Directory
6 164 (31.54%) Windows Server
7 154 (29.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 148 (28.46%) Security Cleared
9 144 (27.69%) Cisco
10 117 (22.50%) Data Centre
11 110 (21.15%) SC Cleared
12 106 (20.38%) Windows Server 2012
13 104 (20.00%) vSphere
14 103 (19.81%) SAN
15 97 (18.65%) Firewall
16 88 (16.92%) Citrix
17 87 (16.73%) Red Hat
18 82 (15.77%) PowerShell
19 79 (15.19%) ITIL
20 72 (13.85%) EMC
20 72 (13.85%) DNS
21 70 (13.46%) HP
21 70 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 66 (12.69%) Windows Server 2003
23 65 (12.50%) Hyper-V
24 60 (11.54%) WAN
25 59 (11.35%) TCP/IP
25 59 (11.35%) MS Exchange
26 57 (10.96%) LAN
26 57 (10.96%) SQL Server

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 59 (11.35%) MS Exchange
2 34 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (6.15%) Skype for Business
4 28 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (4.81%) IIS
6 23 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (3.65%) Apache
8 16 (3.08%) SharePoint
9 15 (2.88%) OpenStack
10 9 (1.73%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.77%) nginx
12 4 (0.77%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.58%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.38%) JBoss
14 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 46 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 39 (7.50%) MS Office
3 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.38%) MS Project
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.35%) SAP hybris
3 4 (0.77%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.38%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 57 (10.96%) IaaS
2 43 (8.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (6.73%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (6.73%) Office 365
4 20 (3.85%) PaaS
5 17 (3.27%) SaaS
6 4 (0.77%) GitHub
7 3 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.38%) G Suite
8 2 (0.38%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 103 (19.81%) SAN
2 97 (18.65%) Firewall
3 72 (13.85%) DNS
4 60 (11.54%) WAN
5 59 (11.35%) TCP/IP
6 57 (10.96%) LAN
7 39 (7.50%) DHCP
8 33 (6.35%) NAS
9 29 (5.58%) VPN
10 28 (5.38%) SSL
11 26 (5.00%) Skype
12 23 (4.42%) Cisco Nexus
13 22 (4.23%) SMTP
14 21 (4.04%) MPLS
14 21 (4.04%) NetScaler
15 20 (3.85%) HTTP
16 19 (3.65%) LDAP
16 19 (3.65%) VoIP
17 17 (3.27%) VLAN
18 16 (3.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.38%) MySQL
3 24 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (1.92%) DB2
7 9 (1.73%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.35%) IBM BigInsights
8 7 (1.35%) Neo4j
9 6 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.58%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.58%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.38%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 15 (2.88%) Git (software)
1 15 (2.88%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.92%) MSI
3 7 (1.35%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.77%) Subversion
5 4 (0.77%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.77%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.58%) NeoLoad
6 3 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.38%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.38%) JIRA
7 2 (0.38%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.38%) NuGet
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.38%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.19%) git-flow
8 1 (0.19%) GitLab
8 1 (0.19%) Maven
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
General
1 47 (9.04%) Finance
2 30 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.46%) Electronics
3 18 (3.46%) Marketing
4 15 (2.88%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.31%) Law
6 9 (1.73%) Retail
7 7 (1.35%) Back Office
7 7 (1.35%) Military
8 6 (1.15%) Publishing
9 4 (0.77%) Advertising
9 4 (0.77%) Games
9 4 (0.77%) Legal
9 4 (0.77%) Local Government
10 3 (0.58%) Banking
10 3 (0.58%) Billing
11 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 77 (14.81%) Architect
2 67 (12.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 43 (8.27%) Administrator
4 37 (7.12%) VMware Engineer
5 33 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
6 32 (6.15%) Consultant
6 32 (6.15%) Support Engineer
7 30 (5.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 27 (5.19%) Analyst
8 27 (5.19%) VMware Specialist
9 26 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
10 22 (4.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 19 (3.65%) Wintel Engineer
12 18 (3.46%) VMWare Administrator
13 16 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support
13 16 (3.08%) Linux Administrator
13 16 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
14 15 (2.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 15 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
15 13 (2.50%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.46%) HTML
2 15 (2.88%) Middleware
3 14 (2.69%) Web Services
4 12 (2.31%) CSS
5 8 (1.54%) LAMP
5 8 (1.54%) XML
6 4 (0.77%) HTML5
6 4 (0.77%) REST
7 3 (0.58%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (0.58%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.38%) .NET
8 2 (0.38%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.38%) COM
8 2 (0.38%) Java EE
8 2 (0.38%) JMS
8 2 (0.38%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.38%) SOAP
8 2 (0.38%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.19%) J2EE
9 1 (0.19%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 117 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 44 (8.46%) EMC VNX
3 41 (7.88%) EMC VMAX
4 30 (5.77%) VCE vBlock
5 25 (4.81%) Clustering
6 20 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (2.69%) IBM Mainframe
7 14 (2.69%) Mainframe
8 13 (2.50%) Fat Client
8 13 (2.50%) PKI
8 13 (2.50%) Thin Client
9 10 (1.92%) FlexPod
10 9 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (1.73%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.54%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.35%) CMDB
12 7 (1.35%) Replication
13 6 (1.15%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 316 (60.77%) Windows
2 191 (36.73%) Linux
3 164 (31.54%) Windows Server
4 154 (29.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 106 (20.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 70 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 66 (12.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 55 (10.58%) Unix
9 50 (9.62%) Windows 7
10 40 (7.69%) CentOS
11 31 (5.96%) Solaris
12 23 (4.42%) AIX
13 20 (3.85%) Android
14 13 (2.50%) Windows 10
15 8 (1.54%) Windows 8
15 8 (1.54%) Windows Vista
16 7 (1.35%) Windows XP
17 6 (1.15%) Debian
17 6 (1.15%) Mac OS X
17 6 (1.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (15.19%) ITIL
2 43 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (7.50%) Service Management
4 31 (5.96%) Migration
5 29 (5.58%) Converged Infrastructure
5 29 (5.58%) Incident Management
6 28 (5.38%) Capacity Management
7 24 (4.62%) Configuration Management
8 22 (4.23%) Change Management
8 22 (4.23%) DevOps
8 22 (4.23%) Project Management
8 22 (4.23%) Risk Management
8 22 (4.23%) Virtual Environments
9 19 (3.65%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 19 (3.65%) Security Hardening
10 18 (3.46%) Network Design
10 18 (3.46%) Scrum
11 17 (3.27%) Security Management
11 17 (3.27%) SIEM
12 16 (3.08%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (15.77%) PowerShell
2 56 (10.77%) SQL
3 38 (7.31%) Python
4 25 (4.81%) Bash Shell
4 25 (4.81%) Java
5 22 (4.23%) Ruby
5 22 (4.23%) Shell Script
6 20 (3.85%) VBScript
7 16 (3.08%) Perl
8 15 (2.88%) VB
9 10 (1.92%) JavaScript
10 9 (1.73%) PHP
11 7 (1.35%) C
11 7 (1.35%) C#
12 4 (0.77%) C++
13 2 (0.38%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.38%) C++/CLI
13 2 (0.38%) Go
14 1 (0.19%) Korn
14 1 (0.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 148 (28.46%) Security Cleared
2 110 (21.15%) SC Cleared
3 38 (7.31%) DV Cleared
4 28 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 25 (4.81%) CCNA
7 23 (4.42%) CCNP
8 18 (3.46%) MCSA
9 16 (3.08%) Degree
10 13 (2.50%) MCSE
11 10 (1.92%) MCITP
12 5 (0.96%) MCP
13 4 (0.77%) CISSP
13 4 (0.77%) GCIH
13 4 (0.77%) GIAC
13 4 (0.77%) SAP Certification
13 4 (0.77%) VCP5
14 3 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.58%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.69%) SLA
3 13 (2.50%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.77%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.38%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.38%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 186 (35.77%) Active Directory
2 104 (20.00%) vSphere
3 65 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 36 (6.92%) VMware ESX
5 34 (6.54%) VMware ESXi
6 31 (5.96%) vCloud
6 31 (5.96%) XenApp
7 25 (4.81%) XenDesktop
8 23 (4.42%) Virtual Machines
9 21 (4.04%) XenServer
10 14 (2.69%) Virtual Servers
11 13 (2.50%) Docker
12 12 (2.31%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (1.73%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (1.35%) NFS
14 7 (1.35%) UAG
14 7 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
14 7 (1.35%) VMware Server
15 6 (1.15%) BitLocker
15 6 (1.15%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 53 (10.19%) Puppet
2 51 (9.81%) SCCM
3 30 (5.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 25 (4.81%) WSUS
5 23 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (4.23%) SCOM
6 22 (4.23%) vRealize
7 21 (4.04%) AirWatch
8 20 (3.85%) Ansible
8 20 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
9 17 (3.27%) NetBackup
10 14 (2.69%) EMC NetWorker
11 13 (2.50%) Nagios
12 8 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
13 7 (1.35%) AppManager
13 7 (1.35%) Backup Exec
13 7 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
13 7 (1.35%) vMotion
13 7 (1.35%) ZABBIX
14 6 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 520 (100.00%) VMware
2 207 (39.81%) Microsoft
3 144 (27.69%) Cisco
4 88 (16.92%) Citrix
5 87 (16.73%) Red Hat
6 72 (13.85%) EMC
7 70 (13.46%) HP
8 51 (9.81%) NetApp
9 34 (6.54%) Symantec
10 31 (5.96%) IBM
11 30 (5.77%) CheckPoint
12 28 (5.38%) SAP
13 23 (4.42%) Oracle
14 19 (3.65%) Intel Security
15 16 (3.08%) Juniper
15 16 (3.08%) SolarWinds
16 14 (2.69%) CA
17 12 (2.31%) MobileIron
18 11 (2.12%) Veeam
19 9 (1.73%) Wyse
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