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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 55 57 70
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 315 306 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.27% 3.08% 2.62%
As % of the System Software category 24.98% 24.06% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 160 129
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 18
Median hourly rate £42.00 £30.75 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.58% +43.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £16.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £30.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+36.58% +32.25%
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
1261 1272 1154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.10% 12.82% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 645 525
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £225 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 145 158
Median hourly rate £21.33 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.29% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 106 £381 -4.68% 12
Surrey +5 66 £388 +6.16% 15
Berkshire -8 52 £380 -8.87% 27
Buckinghamshire +27 30 £425 +7.59% 8
Oxfordshire +12 21 £200 -37.50% 13
West Sussex -37 14 £400 -3.90% 4
Kent -14 13 £406 +17.75% 2
East Sussex -18 4 £238 -40.62% 5
Sussex - 2 £275 - 1
Middlesex -1 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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.

1 586 (100.00%) VMware
2 403 (68.77%) Windows
3 287 (48.98%) Active Directory
4 249 (42.49%) Microsoft
5 238 (40.61%) Windows Server
6 223 (38.05%) Linux
7 158 (26.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 142 (24.23%) SAN
9 141 (24.06%) Security Cleared
10 134 (22.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 131 (22.35%) SQL
12 130 (22.18%) Citrix
13 127 (21.67%) Cisco
14 123 (20.99%) vSphere
15 121 (20.65%) Data Centre
16 117 (19.97%) Firewall
17 106 (18.09%) Hyper-V
18 104 (17.75%) HP
19 103 (17.58%) ITIL
20 99 (16.89%) MS Exchange
21 98 (16.72%) Red Hat
22 96 (16.38%) Windows Server 2003
23 91 (15.53%) Oracle
23 91 (15.53%) SC Cleared
24 87 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
25 84 (14.33%) PowerShell
26 83 (14.16%) SCCM
26 83 (14.16%) SQL Server
27 82 (13.99%) MS Excel
28 80 (13.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 99 (16.89%) MS Exchange
2 50 (8.53%) SharePoint
3 34 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (3.75%) IIS
4 22 (3.75%) OpenStack
5 19 (3.24%) Apache
6 15 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (2.56%) Skype for Business
6 15 (2.56%) Tomcat
6 15 (2.56%) WebLogic
7 14 (2.39%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.71%) JBoss
9 9 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (1.54%) WordPress
10 6 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.51%) Node.js
13 2 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 82 (13.99%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.83%) MS Office
3 7 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.34%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.17%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 52 (8.87%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (8.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (4.95%) IaaS
4 24 (4.10%) PaaS
5 21 (3.58%) Office 365
6 19 (3.24%) SaaS
7 13 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.17%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 142 (24.23%) SAN
2 117 (19.97%) Firewall
3 67 (11.43%) DNS
4 61 (10.41%) WAN
5 60 (10.24%) LAN
6 45 (7.68%) TCP/IP
7 43 (7.34%) DHCP
8 34 (5.80%) NAS
9 26 (4.44%) VPN
10 25 (4.27%) LDAP
11 23 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
12 22 (3.75%) Network Security
13 21 (3.58%) iSCSI
14 18 (3.07%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (3.07%) Internet
15 17 (2.90%) IPsec
16 16 (2.73%) MPLS
17 15 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
18 13 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
18 13 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (4.44%) MySQL
4 25 (4.27%) Oracle Database
5 13 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (1.88%) DB2
7 10 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (1.71%) Oracle Database 12c
7 10 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.19%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.85%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.85%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (0.51%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.34%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.34%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (3.41%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.56%) MSI
3 14 (2.39%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.71%) Subversion
5 9 (1.54%) Maven
6 7 (1.19%) StarTeam
7 5 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (0.68%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.68%) IntelliJ
8 4 (0.68%) JIRA
8 4 (0.68%) JUnit
9 3 (0.51%) Ant
9 3 (0.51%) FishEye
9 3 (0.51%) InstallShield
9 3 (0.51%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.51%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.34%) Gradle
10 2 (0.34%) Robot Framework
General
1 77 (13.14%) Finance
2 38 (6.48%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.22%) Marketing
4 11 (1.88%) Electronics
4 11 (1.88%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.71%) Banking
5 10 (1.71%) Retail
6 9 (1.54%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.19%) Back Office
7 7 (1.19%) Billing
7 7 (1.19%) Military
8 6 (1.02%) Local Government
9 3 (0.51%) Advertising
9 3 (0.51%) Law
10 2 (0.34%) Automotive
10 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (16.04%) Architect
1 94 (16.04%) Support Engineer
2 71 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 51 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
4 48 (8.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 43 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support
6 39 (6.66%) Server Engineer
7 37 (6.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 37 (6.31%) Administrator
8 32 (5.46%) Wintel Engineer
9 31 (5.29%) Systems Engineer
10 30 (5.12%) Analyst
10 30 (5.12%) Infrastructure Architect
11 29 (4.95%) Infrastructure Support
12 28 (4.78%) Windows Engineer
13 26 (4.44%) Server Support
14 25 (4.27%) Consultant
15 24 (4.10%) Technical Architect
16 21 (3.58%) Systems Administrator
17 19 (3.24%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.27%) .NET
2 17 (2.90%) Middleware
3 10 (1.71%) LAMP
4 9 (1.54%) SAML
5 7 (1.19%) SOAP
5 7 (1.19%) XML
6 6 (1.02%) Web Services
7 5 (0.85%) J2EE
7 5 (0.85%) Java EE
7 5 (0.85%) JMS
8 3 (0.51%) JDBC
8 3 (0.51%) JSP
8 3 (0.51%) REST
9 2 (0.34%) COM
9 2 (0.34%) HTML
9 2 (0.34%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.34%) RESTful
9 2 (0.34%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.34%) WPF
9 2 (0.34%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 121 (20.65%) Data Centre
2 24 (4.10%) Management Information System
3 23 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.92%) Clustering
4 22 (3.75%) VCE vBlock
5 21 (3.58%) EMC VNX
5 21 (3.58%) PKI
6 18 (3.07%) Driving Licence
7 16 (2.73%) EMC VMAX
8 13 (2.22%) Public Cloud
9 11 (1.88%) Private Cloud
10 10 (1.71%) Cryptography
10 10 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.54%) iSeries
11 9 (1.54%) Mainframe
12 8 (1.37%) Device Driver
13 7 (1.19%) Computer Science
14 6 (1.02%) AS400
14 6 (1.02%) CMDB
14 6 (1.02%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 403 (68.77%) Windows
2 238 (40.61%) Windows Server
3 223 (38.05%) Linux
4 158 (26.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 134 (22.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 96 (16.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 80 (13.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 76 (12.97%) Unix
9 52 (8.87%) Windows 7
10 32 (5.46%) AIX
11 26 (4.44%) CentOS
12 16 (2.73%) Windows Vista
13 15 (2.56%) SUSE
14 12 (2.05%) Windows 10
15 10 (1.71%) Solaris
15 10 (1.71%) Windows XP
16 9 (1.54%) HPUX
17 8 (1.37%) Windows 8
18 7 (1.19%) Debian
19 5 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (17.58%) ITIL
2 70 (11.95%) Migration
3 54 (9.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 52 (8.87%) Change Management
5 41 (7.00%) Configuration Management
6 37 (6.31%) Service Management
7 33 (5.63%) Project Management
8 30 (5.12%) Problem Management
9 27 (4.61%) Technical Architecture
10 26 (4.44%) DevOps
10 26 (4.44%) Open Source
11 25 (4.27%) Service Delivery
12 21 (3.58%) Mentoring
12 21 (3.58%) Risk Management
13 19 (3.24%) Information Security
13 19 (3.24%) ITIL V3
13 19 (3.24%) TOGAF
14 18 (3.07%) PRINCE2
14 18 (3.07%) Time Management
15 17 (2.90%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 131 (22.35%) SQL
2 84 (14.33%) PowerShell
3 38 (6.48%) Perl
4 34 (5.80%) Python
5 28 (4.78%) Ruby
6 26 (4.44%) Java
7 24 (4.10%) Shell Script
7 24 (4.10%) VBScript
8 16 (2.73%) VB
9 13 (2.22%) C
10 8 (1.37%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.37%) PHP
11 6 (1.02%) AWK
11 6 (1.02%) C#
11 6 (1.02%) sed
12 5 (0.85%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.68%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.68%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.51%) C++
15 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 141 (24.06%) Security Cleared
2 91 (15.53%) SC Cleared
3 87 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 67 (11.43%) MCSE
5 52 (8.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 49 (8.36%) Cisco Certification
7 48 (8.19%) MCSA
8 47 (8.02%) DV Cleared
9 44 (7.51%) CCNA
10 22 (3.75%) MCP
11 18 (3.07%) Degree
12 16 (2.73%) CCNP
13 9 (1.54%) ISEB
14 8 (1.37%) MCITP
15 6 (1.02%) ISTQB
15 6 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 5 (0.85%) CISSP
16 5 (0.85%) PMI Certification
16 5 (0.85%) VCAP
16 5 (0.85%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.27%) SLA
2 9 (1.54%) PCI DSS
2 9 (1.54%) QA
3 7 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.51%) COBIT
4 3 (0.51%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 287 (48.98%) Active Directory
2 123 (20.99%) vSphere
3 106 (18.09%) Hyper-V
4 59 (10.07%) VMware ESX
5 45 (7.68%) XenApp
6 44 (7.51%) VMware ESXi
7 32 (5.46%) XenServer
8 30 (5.12%) XenDesktop
9 14 (2.39%) NFS
10 11 (1.88%) vCloud
11 10 (1.71%) KVM
12 7 (1.19%) VMware Server
13 6 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (1.02%) Terminal Server
14 5 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (0.85%) Docker
14 5 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.85%) Xen
15 4 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 4 (0.68%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 83 (14.16%) SCCM
2 46 (7.85%) SCOM
3 42 (7.17%) Puppet
4 30 (5.12%) WSUS
5 26 (4.44%) Backup Exec
5 26 (4.44%) SCVMM
5 26 (4.44%) vRealize
6 24 (4.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 23 (3.92%) McAfee ePO
8 20 (3.41%) Ansible
8 20 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (3.07%) NetBackup
9 18 (3.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 13 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 12 (2.05%) Nagios
11 12 (2.05%) SCOrch
12 11 (1.88%) EMC NetWorker
12 11 (1.88%) Windows Intune
13 7 (1.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 7 (1.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 586 (100.00%) VMware
2 249 (42.49%) Microsoft
3 130 (22.18%) Citrix
4 127 (21.67%) Cisco
5 104 (17.75%) HP
6 98 (16.72%) Red Hat
7 91 (15.53%) Oracle
8 74 (12.63%) EMC
9 47 (8.02%) IBM
9 47 (8.02%) NetApp
10 37 (6.31%) Juniper
11 34 (5.80%) Dell
12 32 (5.46%) Intel Security
13 20 (3.41%) CheckPoint
13 20 (3.41%) Veritas
14 17 (2.90%) Symantec
15 14 (2.39%) 3PAR
15 14 (2.39%) SAP
16 13 (2.22%) Intel
17 12 (2.05%) Lumension
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