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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 49 83 53
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -30
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 348 190 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.64% 2.07% 3.24%
As % of the System Software category 30.08% 18.65% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 91 155
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +6.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £13.00 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.18 £49.25 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £21.88 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+71.42% +1.74%
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
1157 1019 1114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.11% 11.11% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 512 553
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 123 157
Average hourly rate £17.25 £15.69 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% -12.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.88 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -11.76%

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 29 July 2015.

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 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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 +24 108 £383 -1.79% 16
Berkshire +12 52 £396 +9.31% 26
Buckinghamshire +19 45 £310 -22.50% 4
Surrey +6 40 £350 +7.69% 27
East Sussex +27 37 £330 -12.00% 4
West Sussex +12 30 £363 +45.00% 8
Oxfordshire -4 21 £300 -4.38% 7
Middlesex +4 8 £400 +15.94%
Kent -3 8 £406 +20.37% 6
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 658 (100.00%) VMware
2 460 (69.91%) Windows
3 304 (46.20%) Active Directory
4 282 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 235 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 196 (29.79%) SAN
7 168 (25.53%) Security Cleared
8 166 (25.23%) Linux
9 160 (24.32%) SQL
9 160 (24.32%) DNS
10 155 (23.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 152 (23.10%) vSphere
12 145 (22.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 141 (21.43%) HP
14 133 (20.21%) Cisco
15 132 (20.06%) Citrix
16 127 (19.30%) PowerShell
17 119 (18.09%) SQL Server
18 118 (17.93%) Hyper-V
19 115 (17.48%) MS Exchange
20 114 (17.33%) SC Cleared
21 104 (15.81%) DHCP
21 104 (15.81%) Firewall
22 103 (15.65%) Data Centre
23 102 (15.50%) Migration
24 96 (14.59%) MS Excel
25 93 (14.13%) SCCM
26 92 (13.98%) ITIL
27 85 (12.92%) Oracle
27 85 (12.92%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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
1 115 (17.48%) MS Exchange
2 61 (9.27%) IIS
3 52 (7.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 48 (7.29%) SharePoint
5 37 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 36 (5.47%) Lync
7 23 (3.50%) Apache
8 19 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2003
9 18 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (1.52%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.52%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.91%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.76%) MediaWiki
12 5 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.76%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.46%) TPMS
14 3 (0.46%) WordPress
14 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.30%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 96 (14.59%) MS Excel
2 38 (5.78%) MS Office
3 9 (1.37%) MS Project
4 8 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.46%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (6.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (4.10%) IaaS
4 25 (3.80%) PaaS
5 23 (3.50%) Office 365
6 18 (2.74%) SaaS
7 5 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.61%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.30%) Amazon Glacier
9 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.30%) GitHub
10 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 196 (29.79%) SAN
2 160 (24.32%) DNS
3 104 (15.81%) DHCP
3 104 (15.81%) Firewall
4 84 (12.77%) LAN
5 80 (12.16%) TCP/IP
6 76 (11.55%) WAN
7 55 (8.36%) VPN
8 46 (6.99%) Fibre Channel
9 45 (6.84%) NAS
10 34 (5.17%) VLAN
11 32 (4.86%) Network Security
12 31 (4.71%) Cisco ASA
13 25 (3.80%) iSCSI
13 25 (3.80%) SMTP
13 25 (3.80%) Internet
14 23 (3.50%) NetScaler
15 22 (3.34%) IPsec
15 22 (3.34%) SSL
16 21 (3.19%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (18.09%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (2.89%) MySQL
3 19 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 12 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (1.22%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.91%) SSDT
9 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.91%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.61%) OLTP
11 4 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (2.13%) Visual Studio
2 12 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 12 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.67%) TeamCity
3 11 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.37%) MSI
4 9 (1.37%) Subversion
4 9 (1.37%) MSBuild
5 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (0.91%) WinDbg
6 3 (0.46%) NuGet
6 3 (0.46%) Artifactory
6 3 (0.46%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.30%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.30%) JIRA
8 1 (0.15%) Selenium
8 1 (0.15%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.15%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.15%) TestDirector
General
1 71 (10.79%) Finance
2 18 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 13 (1.98%) Military
4 12 (1.82%) Banking
5 10 (1.52%) Back Office
6 9 (1.37%) Retail
7 8 (1.22%) Online Betting
8 3 (0.46%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.46%) Advertising
9 2 (0.30%) Games
9 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.30%) Marketing
9 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.15%) French Language
10 1 (0.15%) German Language
10 1 (0.15%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.15%) Billing
10 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Local Government
10 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 92 (13.98%) Analyst
1 92 (13.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 66 (10.03%) Architect
3 50 (7.60%) Support Engineer
4 47 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 45 (6.84%) Consultant
6 41 (6.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 39 (5.93%) Administrator
8 37 (5.62%) Server Engineer
9 28 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
9 28 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
10 23 (3.50%) Network Engineer
10 23 (3.50%) Infrastructure Architect
11 18 (2.74%) Support Analyst
11 18 (2.74%) Storage Engineer
12 16 (2.43%) 2nd Line Support
12 16 (2.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (2.28%) Technical Architect
14 13 (1.98%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (1.98%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.71%) .NET
2 17 (2.58%) Middleware
3 10 (1.52%) XML
4 8 (1.22%) Web Services
5 7 (1.06%) HTML
6 5 (0.76%) SAML
6 5 (0.76%) Application Packaging
7 4 (0.61%) WPF
7 4 (0.61%) jQuery
7 4 (0.61%) SOAP
7 4 (0.61%) CSS
7 4 (0.61%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.46%) XSL
8 3 (0.46%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 3 (0.46%) HTML5
8 3 (0.46%) Regular Expression
8 3 (0.46%) Software Packaging
8 3 (0.46%) XHTML
8 3 (0.46%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.30%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 103 (15.65%) Data Centre
2 75 (11.40%) Clustering
3 32 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (2.74%) Replication
5 14 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.98%) EqualLogic
7 12 (1.82%) EMC VNX
8 10 (1.52%) Visualisation
8 10 (1.52%) PKI
9 9 (1.37%) FlexPod
9 9 (1.37%) User Experience
10 8 (1.22%) Private Cloud
10 8 (1.22%) Mainframe
10 8 (1.22%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.06%) Device Driver
11 7 (1.06%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.06%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.06%) Thin Client
12 6 (0.91%) AS400
12 6 (0.91%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 460 (69.91%) Windows
2 235 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 166 (25.23%) Linux
4 155 (23.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 145 (22.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 85 (12.92%) UNIX
7 78 (11.85%) Windows 7
8 43 (6.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (5.02%) AIX
10 27 (4.10%) Solaris
11 18 (2.74%) Windows 8
12 16 (2.43%) CentOS
13 14 (2.13%) HPUX
14 13 (1.98%) Windows XP
15 12 (1.82%) Windows Vista
15 12 (1.82%) Data ONTAP
16 10 (1.52%) SUSE
17 9 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
18 8 (1.22%) VMS
19 6 (0.91%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (15.50%) Migration
2 92 (13.98%) ITIL
3 37 (5.62%) Change Management
3 37 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 35 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (4.86%) Configuration Management
6 28 (4.26%) Service Delivery
7 26 (3.95%) Project Management
8 25 (3.80%) Service Management
9 24 (3.65%) Load Balancing
10 23 (3.50%) Problem Management
11 22 (3.34%) Technical Architecture
12 21 (3.19%) Change Control
12 21 (3.19%) Capacity Management
13 18 (2.74%) DevOps
14 17 (2.58%) Kalman Filter
14 17 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
15 16 (2.43%) Capacity Planning
15 16 (2.43%) Performance Monitoring
16 15 (2.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 160 (24.32%) SQL
2 127 (19.30%) PowerShell
3 53 (8.05%) Perl
4 39 (5.93%) Shell Script
5 32 (4.86%) VBScript
6 29 (4.41%) Python
7 26 (3.95%) C#
8 23 (3.50%) Java
9 22 (3.34%) Bash Shell
10 20 (3.04%) PHP
11 17 (2.58%) VB
12 16 (2.43%) C
13 15 (2.28%) C++
14 9 (1.37%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.06%) Korn
16 6 (0.91%) C++/CLI
16 6 (0.91%) JavaScript
17 4 (0.61%) Ruby
18 3 (0.46%) AWK
18 3 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 168 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 114 (17.33%) SC Cleared
3 65 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (7.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 48 (7.29%) DV Cleared
6 43 (6.53%) MCSE
7 37 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (5.32%) Degree
9 27 (4.10%) CCNA
10 18 (2.74%) MCP
11 17 (2.58%) MCSA
11 17 (2.58%) MCITP
11 17 (2.58%) VCP4
12 14 (2.13%) CCNP
13 12 (1.82%) VCP5
14 8 (1.22%) CCA
15 7 (1.06%) CCIE
15 7 (1.06%) ISTQB
15 7 (1.06%) CCSE
16 6 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.65%) SLA
2 7 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.61%) QA
5 2 (0.30%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.30%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 304 (46.20%) Active Directory
2 152 (23.10%) vSphere
3 118 (17.93%) Hyper-V
4 67 (10.18%) VMware ESX
5 61 (9.27%) XenApp
6 57 (8.66%) VMware ESXi
7 35 (5.32%) XenDesktop
8 25 (3.80%) vCloud
9 17 (2.58%) XenServer
10 13 (1.98%) NFS
11 12 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
12 9 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (1.22%) VMware Server
14 7 (1.06%) Sendmail
15 6 (0.91%) Postfix
15 6 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (0.91%) Terminal Services
16 5 (0.76%) Samba
16 5 (0.76%) HDFS
16 5 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 93 (14.13%) SCCM
2 39 (5.93%) SCOM
3 26 (3.95%) Puppet
3 26 (3.95%) vMotion
4 24 (3.65%) WSUS
5 20 (3.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 14 (2.13%) NetBackup
7 13 (1.98%) Nagios
8 12 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
8 12 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
10 10 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
10 10 (1.52%) HP Data Protector
11 9 (1.37%) Backup Exec
11 9 (1.37%) OVSD
11 9 (1.37%) ARCserve
11 9 (1.37%) Oracle ZFS
12 8 (1.22%) SCSM
12 8 (1.22%) Tivoli
12 8 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 658 (100.00%) VMware
2 282 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 141 (21.43%) HP
4 133 (20.21%) Cisco
5 132 (20.06%) Citrix
6 85 (12.92%) Oracle
7 74 (11.25%) NetApp
8 63 (9.57%) EMC
9 55 (8.36%) Red Hat
10 49 (7.45%) Dell
11 46 (6.99%) Juniper
12 40 (6.08%) Symantec
13 37 (5.62%) IBM
14 33 (5.02%) McAfee
15 32 (4.86%) 3PAR
16 20 (3.04%) CheckPoint
16 20 (3.04%) Veritas
17 17 (2.58%) Lumension
18 16 (2.43%) Websense
19 15 (2.28%) CA
Winchester, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £400 - £425 Per Day C425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Incite Insight
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
McAfee
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago