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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 51 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 311 247 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.13% 2.64% 3.02%
As % of the System Software category 25.10% 22.89% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 128 135
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 19 15
Average hourly rate £32.25 £21.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.50 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.00 £33.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -1.01%
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
1239 1079 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.45% 11.55% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 496 472
Average daily rate £370 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £148 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 152 178
Average hourly rate £18.55 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.42% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.88 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +10 100 £395 +17.91% 25
Berkshire +7 76 £417 +6.92% 26
Surrey +23 53 £375 +25.00% 21
West Sussex -1 31 £420 -1.17% 9
East Sussex -1 18 £400 +10.34% 2
Oxfordshire -5 18 £320 +60.00% 6
Buckinghamshire -40 15 £395 +12.85% 10
Middlesex +6 1 £175 -68.18%
Kent -13 1 £350 +7.69% 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 614 (100.00%) VMware
2 447 (72.80%) Windows
3 283 (46.09%) Active Directory
4 271 (44.14%) Microsoft
5 241 (39.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 200 (32.57%) Security Cleared
7 175 (28.50%) SAN
8 169 (27.52%) Linux
9 157 (25.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 148 (24.10%) SQL
11 139 (22.64%) HP
12 135 (21.99%) Cisco
12 135 (21.99%) Hyper-V
13 134 (21.82%) DNS
14 123 (20.03%) vSphere
15 120 (19.54%) SC Cleared
16 118 (19.22%) Firewall
17 117 (19.06%) Windows Server 2012
18 112 (18.24%) PowerShell
19 107 (17.43%) Citrix
20 97 (15.80%) ITIL
21 95 (15.47%) NetApp
22 94 (15.31%) Migration
23 91 (14.82%) Oracle
24 87 (14.17%) DV Cleared
25 84 (13.68%) MS Excel
26 81 (13.19%) SCCM
27 80 (13.03%) WAN
27 80 (13.03%) DHCP
28 78 (12.70%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 78 (12.70%) MS Exchange
2 48 (7.82%) IIS
3 35 (5.70%) SharePoint
4 27 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 23 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (3.42%) Apache
8 18 (2.93%) SharePoint Server
9 17 (2.77%) Lync
10 12 (1.95%) OpenStack
10 12 (1.95%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.63%) Tomcat
12 7 (1.14%) JBoss
13 5 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.65%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.65%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.65%) MediaWiki
15 3 (0.49%) GlassFish
Applications
1 84 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.05%) MS Office
3 5 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.49%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.33%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.16%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.12%) Office 365
4 12 (1.95%) PaaS
5 11 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.30%) SaaS
7 7 (1.14%) IaaS
8 5 (0.81%) Mimecast
8 5 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.49%) GitHub
9 3 (0.49%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon Glacier
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 175 (28.50%) SAN
2 134 (21.82%) DNS
3 118 (19.22%) Firewall
4 80 (13.03%) DHCP
4 80 (13.03%) WAN
5 77 (12.54%) LAN
6 58 (9.45%) TCP/IP
7 45 (7.33%) VPN
8 44 (7.17%) iSCSI
9 39 (6.35%) Fibre Channel
10 35 (5.70%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (4.23%) NAS
11 26 (4.23%) LDAP
12 25 (4.07%) Network Security
13 24 (3.91%) SSL
14 23 (3.75%) FCoE
15 22 (3.58%) SMTP
16 15 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (2.44%) IPsec
17 12 (1.95%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (1.95%) MySQL
6 10 (1.63%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.14%) OLTP
8 7 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.65%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.65%) DB2
11 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.49%) SQLPlus
13 2 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.33%) Amazon Redshift
14 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (3.58%) MSI
1 22 (3.58%) StarTeam
2 13 (2.12%) TeamCity
3 11 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (1.14%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.98%) MSBuild
7 5 (0.81%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.65%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.49%) jMock
9 3 (0.49%) NuGet
9 3 (0.49%) Artifactory
9 3 (0.49%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.49%) DbUnit
9 3 (0.49%) Mockito
9 3 (0.49%) JUnit
9 3 (0.49%) Subversion
9 3 (0.49%) Maven
10 2 (0.33%) CruiseControl
General
1 57 (9.28%) Finance
2 21 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.12%) Banking
4 10 (1.63%) Retail
5 8 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.14%) Back Office
7 6 (0.98%) Advertising
7 6 (0.98%) Military
8 5 (0.81%) Marketing
9 4 (0.65%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.33%) Automotive
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
11 1 (0.16%) French Language
11 1 (0.16%) German Language
11 1 (0.16%) Billing
11 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (14.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 63 (10.26%) Architect
3 52 (8.47%) Analyst
4 45 (7.33%) Consultant
5 36 (5.86%) Support Engineer
6 34 (5.54%) Server Engineer
7 30 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support
7 30 (4.89%) Administrator
8 28 (4.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 27 (4.40%) Systems Engineer
10 26 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
11 25 (4.07%) Infrastructure Architect
12 19 (3.09%) Integration Engineer
12 19 (3.09%) Developer
12 19 (3.09%) Build Engineer
13 17 (2.77%) Network Engineer
14 16 (2.61%) DevOps Engineer
15 14 (2.28%) Technical Architect
16 12 (1.95%) Server Support
16 12 (1.95%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.61%) .NET
2 14 (2.28%) Web Services
3 12 (1.95%) SOAP
4 10 (1.63%) HTML
4 10 (1.63%) Middleware
5 9 (1.47%) XML
5 9 (1.47%) Application Packaging
6 5 (0.81%) .NET Framework
6 5 (0.81%) RESTful
6 5 (0.81%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.65%) CSS
7 4 (0.65%) XSL
7 4 (0.65%) jQuery
8 3 (0.49%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (0.49%) Spring
8 3 (0.49%) HTML5
8 3 (0.49%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 3 (0.49%) PowerMock
8 3 (0.49%) Apache Camel
8 3 (0.49%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.31%) Clustering
2 32 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.42%) Replication
4 15 (2.44%) Open Source
5 14 (2.28%) PKI
6 11 (1.79%) User Experience
7 10 (1.63%) FlexPod
8 9 (1.47%) Private Cloud
8 9 (1.47%) EqualLogic
8 9 (1.47%) Social Media
9 8 (1.30%) Device Driver
9 8 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.14%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.14%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.14%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.14%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.14%) Fat Client
11 6 (0.98%) HACMP
11 6 (0.98%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.81%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 447 (72.80%) Windows
2 241 (39.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 169 (27.52%) Linux
4 157 (25.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 117 (19.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 77 (12.54%) Windows 7
7 75 (12.21%) UNIX
8 41 (6.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (6.19%) AIX
10 27 (4.40%) Windows Vista
11 22 (3.58%) Solaris
12 20 (3.26%) Windows XP
13 18 (2.93%) CentOS
14 15 (2.44%) Windows 8
15 13 (2.12%) VMS
16 11 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (1.47%) Windows 2000
18 8 (1.30%) Ubuntu
19 6 (0.98%) SUSE
19 6 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (15.80%) ITIL
2 94 (15.31%) Migration
3 41 (6.68%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (6.35%) Configuration Management
5 38 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 36 (5.86%) Service Management
7 31 (5.05%) Change Management
8 26 (4.23%) Service Delivery
9 25 (4.07%) Software Testing
10 20 (3.26%) Load Balancing
10 20 (3.26%) Data Migration
10 20 (3.26%) Performance Monitoring
10 20 (3.26%) DevOps
11 19 (3.09%) Kalman Filter
11 19 (3.09%) Capacity Management
11 19 (3.09%) Technical Architecture
11 19 (3.09%) Problem Management
12 18 (2.93%) Project Management
12 18 (2.93%) Change Control
13 17 (2.77%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 148 (24.10%) SQL
2 112 (18.24%) PowerShell
3 50 (8.14%) Perl
4 38 (6.19%) VBScript
5 37 (6.03%) VB
6 36 (5.86%) Shell Script
7 26 (4.23%) Java
8 23 (3.75%) C
9 17 (2.77%) C++
10 16 (2.61%) Python
11 14 (2.28%) C#
11 14 (2.28%) PHP
11 14 (2.28%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.30%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.65%) Korn
14 3 (0.49%) Ruby
14 3 (0.49%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.16%) Groovy
15 1 (0.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 200 (32.57%) Security Cleared
2 120 (19.54%) SC Cleared
3 87 (14.17%) DV Cleared
4 70 (11.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (8.31%) MCSE
6 39 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (4.40%) CCNA
8 24 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 21 (3.42%) MCP
10 18 (2.93%) Degree
11 15 (2.44%) MCITP
11 15 (2.44%) MCSA
12 13 (2.12%) CCNP
13 7 (1.14%) RHCE
13 7 (1.14%) CCIE
13 7 (1.14%) ISTQB
13 7 (1.14%) RHCA
13 7 (1.14%) RHCSA
14 6 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (0.98%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.93%) SLA
2 6 (0.98%) QA
3 2 (0.33%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 283 (46.09%) Active Directory
2 135 (21.99%) Hyper-V
3 123 (20.03%) vSphere
4 47 (7.65%) VMware ESX
5 44 (7.17%) VMware ESXi
6 35 (5.70%) XenApp
7 30 (4.89%) XenDesktop
8 19 (3.09%) NFS
9 16 (2.61%) vCloud
10 12 (1.95%) XenServer
11 10 (1.63%) Terminal Services
12 9 (1.47%) Sendmail
13 8 (1.30%) VMware Server
14 7 (1.14%) Postfix
15 6 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (0.98%) Firmware
16 5 (0.81%) Samba
17 4 (0.65%) ISA Server
17 4 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
17 4 (0.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 81 (13.19%) SCCM
2 50 (8.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 28 (4.56%) SCOM
4 23 (3.75%) Puppet
5 21 (3.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 20 (3.26%) WSUS
7 14 (2.28%) HP Data Protector
8 12 (1.95%) McAfee ePO
8 12 (1.95%) Tivoli
8 12 (1.95%) Backup Exec
9 11 (1.79%) Nagios
10 9 (1.47%) MIMEsweeper
10 9 (1.47%) MAILsweeper
10 9 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
11 8 (1.30%) NetBackup
11 8 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 8 (1.30%) SCSM
12 7 (1.14%) XenMobile
12 7 (1.14%) AirWatch
12 7 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 614 (100.00%) VMware
2 271 (44.14%) Microsoft
3 139 (22.64%) HP
4 135 (21.99%) Cisco
5 107 (17.43%) Citrix
6 95 (15.47%) NetApp
7 91 (14.82%) Oracle
8 51 (8.31%) McAfee
9 46 (7.49%) Juniper
10 44 (7.17%) Dell
10 44 (7.17%) Red Hat
11 43 (7.00%) IBM
12 35 (5.70%) EMC
12 35 (5.70%) 3PAR
13 29 (4.72%) Lumension
14 26 (4.23%) Veritas
15 21 (3.42%) CheckPoint
16 20 (3.26%) Symantec
17 16 (2.61%) F5
18 15 (2.44%) Brocade
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Immediate start
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
Explore Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Rate: From £100 to £150 per day 6-12 Month Contract
Posted: 18 days ago
Camberley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Camberley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago