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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 50 65 81
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +16
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 324 241 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.35% 2.81% 2.26%
As % of the System Software category 25.94% 21.65% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 120 95
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £164 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 16
Average hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £35.70 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +12.35%
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
1249 1113 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.93% 12.96% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 512 392
Average daily rate £355 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +2.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 173 159
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.60 £26.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 31 October 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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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 +18 103 £325 - 28
Berkshire +10 64 £400 +23.07% 32
Surrey -7 59 £350 +20.68% 20
Buckinghamshire -4 43 £388 +9.15% 16
Kent +19 23 £375 -16.66% 9
West Sussex +9 11 £388 -13.88% 9
East Sussex -5 7 £319 +9.91%
Middlesex +2 4 £456 -
Oxfordshire -29 4 £260 -20.00% 3
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 511 (100.00%) VMware
2 346 (67.71%) Windows
3 209 (40.90%) Microsoft
4 204 (39.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 190 (37.18%) Active Directory
6 182 (35.62%) Security Cleared
7 151 (29.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 132 (25.83%) SAN
9 118 (23.09%) Linux
10 117 (22.90%) Citrix
11 111 (21.72%) SC Cleared
12 108 (21.14%) Cisco
13 104 (20.35%) ITIL
14 103 (20.16%) HP
15 90 (17.61%) UNIX
16 88 (17.22%) MS Exchange
17 82 (16.05%) Firewall
18 78 (15.26%) MS Excel
18 78 (15.26%) DNS
18 78 (15.26%) Hyper-V
19 76 (14.87%) Windows Server 2012
20 72 (14.09%) vSphere
21 70 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
21 70 (13.70%) SQL
22 64 (12.52%) DV Cleared
23 62 (12.13%) VMware ESX
23 62 (12.13%) EMC
24 61 (11.94%) NetApp
24 61 (11.94%) Windows 7
25 56 (10.96%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 88 (17.22%) MS Exchange
2 31 (6.07%) IIS
3 23 (4.50%) Apache
4 20 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 16 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (2.94%) Tomcat
8 11 (2.15%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.96%) Lync
9 10 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (1.76%) JBoss
11 6 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (1.17%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.98%) Node.js
12 5 (0.98%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.59%) nginx
13 3 (0.59%) Documentum
Applications
1 78 (15.26%) MS Excel
2 48 (9.39%) MS Office
3 10 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.57%) MS Project
5 4 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.35%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.39%) Maximo
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.20%) arcHouse
3 1 (0.20%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (1.57%) SaaS
4 6 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.98%) Google App Engine
6 4 (0.78%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.59%) PaaS
7 3 (0.59%) Office 365
7 3 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 132 (25.83%) SAN
2 82 (16.05%) Firewall
3 78 (15.26%) DNS
4 56 (10.96%) WAN
5 55 (10.76%) LAN
6 51 (9.98%) TCP/IP
7 46 (9.00%) DHCP
8 29 (5.68%) Internet
9 26 (5.09%) NAS
10 23 (4.50%) LDAP
11 22 (4.31%) iSCSI
12 18 (3.52%) Fibre Channel
13 16 (3.13%) VLAN
14 15 (2.94%) Network Security
15 13 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (2.54%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (2.54%) SMTP
15 13 (2.54%) SSL
16 11 (2.15%) VPN
17 7 (1.37%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.74%) MySQL
3 10 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 9 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.98%) SQLPlus
7 5 (0.98%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.78%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.78%) EDRMS
9 3 (0.59%) Big Data
10 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (2.94%) MSI
2 14 (2.74%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.96%) StarTeam
3 10 (1.96%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.57%) Maven
5 6 (1.17%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.17%) RSpec
5 6 (1.17%) JIRA
5 6 (1.17%) Cucumber
6 5 (0.98%) Subversion
6 5 (0.98%) Ant
7 4 (0.78%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.78%) Gradle
8 3 (0.59%) Grunt
8 3 (0.59%) Selenium
8 3 (0.59%) Mockito
8 3 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.39%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.39%) JMeter
General
1 39 (7.63%) Finance
2 14 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.54%) Military
4 12 (2.35%) Retail
5 11 (2.15%) Banking
6 7 (1.37%) Advertising
7 6 (1.17%) Back Office
7 6 (1.17%) Billing
8 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.39%) Publishing
10 2 (0.39%) Automotive
10 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.20%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.20%) International Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Marketing
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
11 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 81 (15.85%) Architect
2 51 (9.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 39 (7.63%) Support Engineer
4 38 (7.44%) Consultant
5 37 (7.24%) Solutions Architect
6 33 (6.46%) Analyst
7 20 (3.91%) Technical Architect
8 19 (3.72%) Administrator
8 19 (3.72%) Infrastructure Architect
9 18 (3.52%) Server Engineer
10 16 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
11 15 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
12 14 (2.74%) Systems Administrator
12 14 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support
12 14 (2.74%) Virtualisation Consultant
13 13 (2.54%) Project Manager
14 12 (2.35%) 2nd Line Support
14 12 (2.35%) Storage Engineer
15 11 (2.15%) Desktop Support
16 10 (1.96%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.28%) Web Services
2 8 (1.57%) .NET
2 8 (1.57%) SOAP
2 8 (1.57%) LAMP
3 6 (1.17%) XML
3 6 (1.17%) Application Packaging
4 5 (0.98%) Software Packaging
4 5 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (0.98%) Middleware
4 5 (0.98%) RESTful
4 5 (0.98%) PostGIS
5 4 (0.78%) jQuery
5 4 (0.78%) YAML
5 4 (0.78%) Ajax
5 4 (0.78%) CSS
6 3 (0.59%) JTS
6 3 (0.59%) Hibernate
6 3 (0.59%) Flash
6 3 (0.59%) HTML
6 3 (0.59%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.02%) Clustering
2 31 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 15 (2.94%) PKI
4 11 (2.15%) Open Source
5 10 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.96%) Replication
6 9 (1.76%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (1.57%) Fat Client
7 8 (1.57%) Device Driver
7 8 (1.57%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.37%) HACMP
9 6 (1.17%) EMC Centera
10 4 (0.78%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.78%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.59%) Linked Data
11 3 (0.59%) Statistics
11 3 (0.59%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.59%) CLARiiON
11 3 (0.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 346 (67.71%) Windows
2 204 (39.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 151 (29.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 118 (23.09%) Linux
5 90 (17.61%) UNIX
6 76 (14.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 61 (11.94%) Windows 7
8 40 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (5.87%) Windows XP
10 28 (5.48%) Solaris
11 24 (4.70%) Windows Vista
12 21 (4.11%) Windows 2000
13 19 (3.72%) AIX
14 18 (3.52%) Windows 8
15 16 (3.13%) CentOS
16 11 (2.15%) Windows 2000 Server
17 10 (1.96%) Windows NT
18 7 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
18 7 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
19 5 (0.98%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (20.35%) ITIL
2 43 (8.41%) Migration
3 36 (7.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (4.89%) Configuration Management
5 23 (4.50%) Change Management
6 21 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (3.91%) Service Management
8 18 (3.52%) Technical Architecture
8 18 (3.52%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (3.33%) Test Scripting
10 16 (3.13%) Software Engineering
10 16 (3.13%) Project Management
11 15 (2.94%) Validation
12 14 (2.74%) Service Delivery
13 13 (2.54%) Scrum
13 13 (2.54%) Change Control
14 12 (2.35%) Kalman Filter
14 12 (2.35%) Document Management
14 12 (2.35%) Unit Testing
14 12 (2.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (13.70%) SQL
2 30 (5.87%) PowerShell
3 28 (5.48%) C
4 26 (5.09%) VBScript
5 24 (4.70%) Java
6 20 (3.91%) C++
6 20 (3.91%) Perl
7 19 (3.72%) Shell Script
8 14 (2.74%) PHP
9 10 (1.96%) VB
9 10 (1.96%) Python
10 9 (1.76%) C#
11 8 (1.57%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.17%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.17%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.98%) Ruby
14 2 (0.39%) Groovy
15 1 (0.20%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 182 (35.62%) Security Cleared
2 111 (21.72%) SC Cleared
3 70 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 64 (12.52%) DV Cleared
5 56 (10.96%) MCSE
6 31 (6.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 29 (5.68%) Degree
8 21 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (3.33%) MCP
9 17 (3.33%) CCNA
10 15 (2.94%) MCITP
11 11 (2.15%) MCSA
12 8 (1.57%) CCNP
13 6 (1.17%) MCTS
14 5 (0.98%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.98%) ISEB
14 5 (0.98%) VCAP
15 3 (0.59%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.24%) SLA
2 7 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.17%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 190 (37.18%) Active Directory
2 78 (15.26%) Hyper-V
3 72 (14.09%) vSphere
4 62 (12.13%) VMware ESX
5 37 (7.24%) XenApp
6 33 (6.46%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (6.07%) Terminal Services
8 20 (3.91%) XenDesktop
9 19 (3.72%) vCloud
10 16 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (2.94%) Xen
11 15 (2.94%) NFS
11 15 (2.94%) ISA Server
12 11 (2.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 11 (2.15%) XenServer
13 9 (1.76%) Sendmail
14 7 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (1.37%) Firmware
15 6 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 6 (1.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 29 (5.68%) SCCM
2 28 (5.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 25 (4.89%) Puppet
4 24 (4.70%) SCOM
5 20 (3.91%) Backup Exec
6 18 (3.52%) McAfee ePO
7 15 (2.94%) WSUS
8 14 (2.74%) EMC NetWorker
8 14 (2.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 11 (2.15%) BladeLogic
10 9 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (1.76%) Tivoli
11 8 (1.57%) Nagios
11 8 (1.57%) NetBackup
11 8 (1.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 7 (1.37%) Vagrant
12 7 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 6 (1.17%) ARCserve
14 5 (0.98%) MIMEsweeper
14 5 (0.98%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 511 (100.00%) VMware
2 209 (40.90%) Microsoft
3 117 (22.90%) Citrix
4 108 (21.14%) Cisco
5 103 (20.16%) HP
6 62 (12.13%) EMC
7 61 (11.94%) NetApp
8 54 (10.57%) Oracle
9 46 (9.00%) Red Hat
10 43 (8.41%) IBM
11 33 (6.46%) Symantec
11 33 (6.46%) McAfee
12 26 (5.09%) Dell
13 21 (4.11%) 3PAR
14 19 (3.72%) Lumension
15 17 (3.33%) Juniper
15 17 (3.33%) Sophos
16 16 (3.13%) Brocade
17 14 (2.74%) Veeam
18 13 (2.54%) CheckPoint
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