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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 52 69 49
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 269 264 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.52% 2.77% 3.46%
As % of the System Software category 25.92% 26.64% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 175 176
Median daily rate £411 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 15
Median hourly rate £44.46 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.80% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £12.70 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £47.83 £46.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.37% +8.00%
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
1038 991 1343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.59% 10.41% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 530 689
Median daily rate £360 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 119 146
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £11.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £42.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.93
% change year-on-year
- -5.46%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +30 95 £410 +17.14% 28
Berkshire +9 70 £435 +5.45% 22
Surrey +28 49 £345 -8.00% 10
Buckinghamshire +2 23 £488 +30.00% 5
Oxfordshire -10 8 £319 +6.25% 5
Kent +9 6 £325 -31.57% 3
West Sussex -2 3 £406 +20.37% 1
Middlesex -3 3 £450 +9.09%
East Sussex -1 1 £513 +86.36% 4
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 541 (100.00%) VMware
2 347 (64.14%) Windows
3 239 (44.18%) Linux
4 210 (38.82%) Microsoft
5 193 (35.67%) Active Directory
6 170 (31.42%) Windows Server
7 158 (29.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 139 (25.69%) Security Cleared
9 132 (24.40%) Cisco
10 109 (20.15%) vSphere
10 109 (20.15%) Data Centre
11 107 (19.78%) Citrix
12 106 (19.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 102 (18.85%) ITIL
14 97 (17.93%) SC Cleared
15 96 (17.74%) SAN
16 91 (16.82%) Red Hat
17 84 (15.53%) Hyper-V
18 83 (15.34%) Firewall
19 81 (14.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 79 (14.60%) DNS
21 77 (14.23%) HP
22 75 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
23 73 (13.49%) PowerShell
24 69 (12.75%) EMC
25 66 (12.20%) TCP/IP
26 63 (11.65%) Finance
27 61 (11.28%) Unix
27 61 (11.28%) SCCM
28 55 (10.17%) MS Excel

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 55 (10.17%) MS Exchange
2 32 (5.91%) Skype for Business
3 27 (4.99%) SharePoint
4 25 (4.62%) Apache
4 25 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (4.07%) IIS
6 21 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (3.14%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.29%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.11%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.92%) iPlanet
11 4 (0.74%) nginx
11 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.55%) IBM Domino
13 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.37%) JBoss
13 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 55 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 44 (8.13%) MS Office
3 5 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.37%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.29%) SAP hybris
3 4 (0.74%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) OpenText Process Suite
5 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 54 (9.98%) IaaS
2 40 (7.39%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (7.02%) Office 365
4 22 (4.07%) PaaS
5 17 (3.14%) SaaS
6 5 (0.92%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.74%) GitHub
8 2 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.37%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.18%) G Suite
9 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 96 (17.74%) SAN
2 83 (15.34%) Firewall
3 79 (14.60%) DNS
4 66 (12.20%) TCP/IP
5 49 (9.06%) WAN
6 47 (8.69%) DHCP
6 47 (8.69%) LAN
7 39 (7.21%) VPN
8 32 (5.91%) SSL
9 30 (5.55%) NAS
10 26 (4.81%) Internet
11 24 (4.44%) LDAP
12 22 (4.07%) NetScaler
13 20 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (3.70%) FTP
13 20 (3.70%) HTTP
13 20 (3.70%) IPsec
13 20 (3.70%) iSCSI
14 19 (3.51%) MPLS
15 18 (3.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.98%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.55%) MySQL
3 19 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (1.66%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.74%) Big Data
9 4 (0.74%) DB2
9 4 (0.74%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.55%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.55%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.37%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 16 (2.96%) Jenkins
2 14 (2.59%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.66%) MSI
4 7 (1.29%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (0.74%) Subversion
6 4 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.55%) JIRA
7 3 (0.55%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.37%) Ant
8 2 (0.37%) Maven
8 2 (0.37%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.37%) NuGet
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.37%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.37%) WinDbg
General
1 63 (11.65%) Finance
2 28 (5.18%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.33%) Electronics
3 18 (3.33%) Marketing
4 15 (2.77%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.22%) Law
6 11 (2.03%) Military
7 9 (1.66%) Back Office
8 6 (1.11%) Billing
8 6 (1.11%) Publishing
8 6 (1.11%) Retail
9 5 (0.92%) Advertising
9 5 (0.92%) Legal
10 4 (0.74%) Banking
10 4 (0.74%) Games
11 3 (0.55%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.37%) Local Government
13 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 71 (13.12%) Architect
2 62 (11.46%) Administrator
3 56 (10.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 50 (9.24%) Systems Administrator
5 34 (6.28%) Consultant
6 31 (5.73%) Support Engineer
7 29 (5.36%) VMware Specialist
8 26 (4.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 25 (4.62%) VMware Engineer
10 24 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
10 24 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
11 22 (4.07%) Analyst
11 22 (4.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 21 (3.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 21 (3.88%) VMWare Administrator
13 19 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
14 17 (3.14%) Systems Engineer
15 15 (2.77%) Solutions Architect
16 14 (2.59%) DevOps Engineer
17 13 (2.40%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.33%) Web Services
2 17 (3.14%) HTML
2 17 (3.14%) Middleware
3 14 (2.59%) CSS
4 12 (2.22%) LAMP
5 5 (0.92%) .NET
5 5 (0.92%) J2EE
5 5 (0.92%) JSP
6 3 (0.55%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (0.55%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.37%) Ajax
7 2 (0.37%) boto
7 2 (0.37%) COM
7 2 (0.37%) HTML5
7 2 (0.37%) Java EE
7 2 (0.37%) jQuery
7 2 (0.37%) REST
7 2 (0.37%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.37%) Spring
8 1 (0.18%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 109 (20.15%) Data Centre
2 35 (6.47%) EMC VNX
3 27 (4.99%) EMC VMAX
4 22 (4.07%) Clustering
5 20 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.33%) Mainframe
7 15 (2.77%) VCE vBlock
8 14 (2.59%) IBM Mainframe
9 13 (2.40%) Fat Client
9 13 (2.40%) Thin Client
10 11 (2.03%) Replication
11 9 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.66%) PKI
11 9 (1.66%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.29%) CMDB
13 7 (1.29%) Driving Licence
14 6 (1.11%) Computer Science
15 5 (0.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 347 (64.14%) Windows
2 239 (44.18%) Linux
3 170 (31.42%) Windows Server
4 158 (29.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 106 (19.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 81 (14.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 75 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 61 (11.28%) Unix
9 42 (7.76%) CentOS
10 41 (7.58%) Windows 7
11 38 (7.02%) Solaris
12 28 (5.18%) AIX
13 17 (3.14%) Android
13 17 (3.14%) Ubuntu
14 14 (2.59%) Windows 10
15 10 (1.85%) Windows 8
16 9 (1.66%) Debian
17 8 (1.48%) Windows XP
18 7 (1.29%) Data ONTAP
18 7 (1.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (18.85%) ITIL
2 43 (7.95%) Service Management
3 42 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (7.21%) Migration
5 35 (6.47%) DevOps
6 32 (5.91%) Configuration Management
7 30 (5.55%) Project Management
8 26 (4.81%) Capacity Management
8 26 (4.81%) Incident Management
8 26 (4.81%) Virtual Environments
9 20 (3.70%) Risk Management
9 20 (3.70%) Security Hardening
10 19 (3.51%) High Availability
11 18 (3.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 18 (3.33%) Security Management
12 17 (3.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (3.14%) Problem Management
12 17 (3.14%) SIEM
12 17 (3.14%) TOGAF
13 16 (2.96%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 73 (13.49%) PowerShell
2 54 (9.98%) SQL
3 52 (9.61%) Python
4 40 (7.39%) Perl
5 33 (6.10%) Ruby
6 31 (5.73%) Bash Shell
7 29 (5.36%) Java
8 22 (4.07%) Shell Script
9 16 (2.96%) PHP
10 15 (2.77%) VB
11 14 (2.59%) VBScript
12 12 (2.22%) JavaScript
13 10 (1.85%) C
14 6 (1.11%) C#
15 4 (0.74%) C++
16 3 (0.55%) Go
17 2 (0.37%) Bourne shell
17 2 (0.37%) C++/CLI
17 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
18 1 (0.18%) Korn
Qualifications
1 139 (25.69%) Security Cleared
2 97 (17.93%) SC Cleared
3 43 (7.95%) DV Cleared
4 29 (5.36%) Degree
5 26 (4.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (3.88%) CCNA
8 18 (3.33%) CCNP
8 18 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (2.77%) MCSE
10 7 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.11%) RHCSA
12 5 (0.92%) RHCE
12 5 (0.92%) VCP5
13 4 (0.74%) ISEB
13 4 (0.74%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.74%) MCSA
13 4 (0.74%) SAP Certification
14 3 (0.55%) GCIH
14 3 (0.55%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.03%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.85%) SLA
4 9 (1.66%) JSP 440
5 6 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.92%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.74%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 193 (35.67%) Active Directory
2 109 (20.15%) vSphere
3 84 (15.53%) Hyper-V
4 37 (6.84%) XenApp
5 36 (6.65%) vCloud
6 35 (6.47%) VMware ESXi
7 32 (5.91%) VMware ESX
8 26 (4.81%) XenDesktop
9 25 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
10 22 (4.07%) XenServer
11 16 (2.96%) NFS
12 14 (2.59%) Docker
12 14 (2.59%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
13 12 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
14 10 (1.85%) VMware Server
15 8 (1.48%) Samba
15 8 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
16 6 (1.11%) BitLocker
16 6 (1.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 61 (11.28%) SCCM
2 55 (10.17%) Puppet
3 34 (6.28%) SCOM
4 29 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (4.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 25 (4.62%) NetBackup
6 25 (4.62%) WSUS
7 24 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
8 22 (4.07%) Ansible
9 20 (3.70%) vRealize
10 17 (3.14%) EMC NetWorker
11 16 (2.96%) AirWatch
11 16 (2.96%) Nagios
12 8 (1.48%) Backup Exec
13 7 (1.29%) AppManager
13 7 (1.29%) Failover Clustering
13 7 (1.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
14 6 (1.11%) Packer
14 6 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 541 (100.00%) VMware
2 210 (38.82%) Microsoft
3 132 (24.40%) Cisco
4 107 (19.78%) Citrix
5 91 (16.82%) Red Hat
6 77 (14.23%) HP
7 69 (12.75%) EMC
8 49 (9.06%) NetApp
9 39 (7.21%) Symantec
10 30 (5.55%) Oracle
10 30 (5.55%) SAP
11 27 (4.99%) CheckPoint
12 25 (4.62%) IBM
13 23 (4.25%) Juniper
14 20 (3.70%) SolarWinds
15 17 (3.14%) Veeam
16 15 (2.77%) Intel Security
17 14 (2.59%) CA
17 14 (2.59%) Dell
18 12 (2.22%) BMC
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