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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 55 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 282 314 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.29% 3.29% 2.82%
As % of the System Software category 28.54% 26.41% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 154 136
Average daily rate £353 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 15
Average hourly rate £46.00 £27.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.27% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £13.69 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.39 £40.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £29.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +50.25%
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
988 1189 1034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.54% 12.46% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 591 465
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 121 140
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 101 £350 -12.50% 14
Surrey +13 64 £350 +9.80% 34
Berkshire +6 57 £370 -15.42% 37
Buckinghamshire -11 20 £450 +16.88% 10
East Sussex +15 14 £310 -24.84% 1
Kent -16 8 £438 +9.37% 3
West Sussex +2 7 £455 +13.75% 2
Middlesex -3 2 £550 +33.33%
Oxfordshire -2 1 - - 9
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 563 (100.00%) VMware
2 398 (70.69%) Windows
3 274 (48.67%) Active Directory
4 255 (45.29%) Windows Server
5 233 (41.39%) Microsoft
6 161 (28.60%) Linux
7 152 (27.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 147 (26.11%) Security Cleared
9 135 (23.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 134 (23.80%) Citrix
11 123 (21.85%) Firewall
12 121 (21.49%) SQL
13 119 (21.14%) Cisco
14 116 (20.60%) Data Centre
15 109 (19.36%) HP
15 109 (19.36%) SAN
16 105 (18.65%) SC Cleared
17 104 (18.47%) SQL Server
18 103 (18.29%) vSphere
19 99 (17.58%) Oracle
20 97 (17.23%) Hyper-V
21 96 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
22 85 (15.10%) Unix
22 85 (15.10%) ITIL
23 84 (14.92%) MS Exchange
23 84 (14.92%) Red Hat
24 81 (14.39%) DNS
25 80 (14.21%) MS Excel
26 77 (13.68%) SCCM
27 74 (13.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 84 (14.92%) MS Exchange
2 35 (6.22%) IIS
3 32 (5.68%) SharePoint
4 27 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (4.09%) Skype for Business
6 18 (3.20%) Apache
7 14 (2.49%) WebLogic
8 13 (2.31%) JBoss
9 12 (2.13%) WebSphere
10 11 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (1.95%) OpenStack
10 11 (1.95%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.71%) Sonic ESB
14 2 (0.36%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
15 1 (0.18%) NetWeaver
15 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 80 (14.21%) MS Excel
2 33 (5.86%) MS Office
3 8 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.36%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.18%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) Maximo
4 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 51 (9.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (3.55%) IaaS
3 20 (3.55%) PaaS
4 11 (1.95%) Office 365
5 9 (1.60%) SaaS
6 5 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.36%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.18%) HP Helion
9 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 123 (21.85%) Firewall
2 109 (19.36%) SAN
3 81 (14.39%) DNS
4 61 (10.83%) WAN
5 58 (10.30%) LAN
6 56 (9.95%) TCP/IP
7 50 (8.88%) DHCP
8 34 (6.04%) VPN
9 26 (4.62%) NAS
10 24 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (4.26%) IPsec
10 24 (4.26%) SSL
11 21 (3.73%) Network Security
12 20 (3.55%) Internet
12 20 (3.55%) LDAP
13 18 (3.20%) Intrusion Detection
13 18 (3.20%) SMTP
13 18 (3.20%) VLAN
14 16 (2.84%) NetScaler
14 16 (2.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (18.47%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.33%) Oracle Database
3 18 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (2.31%) MySQL
5 12 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (1.95%) Oracle Database 12c
6 11 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.60%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.42%) DB2
8 8 (1.42%) OLTP
8 8 (1.42%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.24%) Big Data
9 7 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.89%) OLAP Cube
10 5 (0.89%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 11 (1.95%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.78%) MSI
3 9 (1.60%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.24%) StarTeam
5 6 (1.07%) Subversion
5 6 (1.07%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.89%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.53%) FishEye
7 3 (0.53%) JIRA
7 3 (0.53%) Selenium
7 3 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.36%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.36%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.36%) JUnit
8 2 (0.36%) Maven
8 2 (0.36%) PVCS
9 1 (0.18%) git-flow
9 1 (0.18%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
General
1 64 (11.37%) Finance
2 41 (7.28%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.49%) Military
4 13 (2.31%) Aerospace
5 12 (2.13%) Retail
6 9 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.60%) Marketing
7 8 (1.42%) Banking
7 8 (1.42%) Electronics
8 6 (1.07%) Back Office
8 6 (1.07%) Billing
8 6 (1.07%) Local Government
9 3 (0.53%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.53%) Law
10 2 (0.36%) Automotive
10 2 (0.36%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (17.94%) Architect
2 84 (14.92%) Support Engineer
3 79 (14.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 43 (7.64%) Analyst
5 41 (7.28%) VMware Engineer
6 33 (5.86%) Infrastructure Architect
7 31 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support
7 31 (5.51%) Administrator
8 29 (5.15%) Technical Architect
9 25 (4.44%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 25 (4.44%) Network Engineer
10 24 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 24 (4.26%) Consultant
10 24 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
10 24 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
11 22 (3.91%) Windows Engineer
11 22 (3.91%) Wintel Engineer
12 21 (3.73%) Systems Administrator
13 19 (3.37%) Server Support
14 18 (3.20%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.93%) .NET
2 24 (4.26%) Middleware
3 8 (1.42%) XML
4 6 (1.07%) Web Services
4 6 (1.07%) WPF
5 5 (0.89%) Ajax
5 5 (0.89%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (0.89%) CSS
5 5 (0.89%) HTML
5 5 (0.89%) J2EE
5 5 (0.89%) JSF
5 5 (0.89%) SAML
5 5 (0.89%) SOAP
5 5 (0.89%) XSL
6 4 (0.71%) JMS
7 3 (0.53%) COM+
7 3 (0.53%) Java EE
8 2 (0.36%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.36%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 116 (20.60%) Data Centre
2 30 (5.33%) Clustering
3 25 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 24 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.55%) Driving Licence
6 18 (3.20%) VCE vBlock
7 15 (2.66%) Public Cloud
8 14 (2.49%) EMC VNX
8 14 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
8 14 (2.49%) N-Tier
9 12 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (1.95%) EMC VMAX
10 11 (1.95%) Replication
11 10 (1.78%) HACMP
12 9 (1.60%) Private Cloud
12 9 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (1.42%) AS400
13 8 (1.42%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.42%) Enterprise Cloud
13 8 (1.42%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 398 (70.69%) Windows
2 255 (45.29%) Windows Server
3 161 (28.60%) Linux
4 152 (27.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 135 (23.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 96 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 85 (15.10%) Unix
8 74 (13.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 58 (10.30%) Windows 7
10 36 (6.39%) AIX
11 25 (4.44%) Solaris
12 19 (3.37%) HPUX
12 19 (3.37%) SUSE
12 19 (3.37%) Windows 8
13 18 (3.20%) Windows Vista
14 17 (3.02%) CentOS
14 17 (3.02%) Windows XP
15 7 (1.24%) Windows 10
16 5 (0.89%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (15.10%) ITIL
2 72 (12.79%) Migration
3 57 (10.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 49 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
5 38 (6.75%) Project Management
6 35 (6.22%) Change Management
7 33 (5.86%) Service Management
8 28 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (4.44%) Configuration Management
9 25 (4.44%) High Availability
10 21 (3.73%) DevOps
11 19 (3.37%) TOGAF
12 17 (3.02%) Converged Infrastructure
13 16 (2.84%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (2.84%) CRM
13 16 (2.84%) Load Balancing
13 16 (2.84%) PRINCE2
13 16 (2.84%) Problem Management
14 15 (2.66%) Risk Management
14 15 (2.66%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 121 (21.49%) SQL
2 67 (11.90%) PowerShell
3 31 (5.51%) Perl
4 21 (3.73%) Java
5 20 (3.55%) Python
5 20 (3.55%) Shell Script
6 15 (2.66%) C#
6 15 (2.66%) JavaScript
7 14 (2.49%) Ruby
8 12 (2.13%) Bash Shell
9 11 (1.95%) C
10 9 (1.60%) PHP
10 9 (1.60%) VBScript
11 8 (1.42%) VB
12 6 (1.07%) AWK
12 6 (1.07%) Korn
12 6 (1.07%) sed
12 6 (1.07%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.53%) C++
13 3 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 147 (26.11%) Security Cleared
2 105 (18.65%) SC Cleared
3 61 (10.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (10.30%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (9.06%) CCNA
6 50 (8.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 47 (8.35%) DV Cleared
8 41 (7.28%) MCSE
9 27 (4.80%) MCSA
10 22 (3.91%) Degree
11 16 (2.84%) CCNP
11 16 (2.84%) MCP
12 7 (1.24%) CCENT
12 7 (1.24%) CISSP
12 7 (1.24%) MCITP
13 6 (1.07%) CCSA
13 6 (1.07%) VCP5
14 5 (0.89%) Check Point Certification
14 5 (0.89%) ISEB
14 5 (0.89%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.33%) SLA
2 16 (2.84%) QA
3 9 (1.60%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.71%) COBIT
6 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.36%) PMBOK
System Software
1 274 (48.67%) Active Directory
2 103 (18.29%) vSphere
3 97 (17.23%) Hyper-V
4 48 (8.53%) XenApp
5 45 (7.99%) VMware ESX
6 32 (5.68%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (4.62%) XenServer
8 18 (3.20%) XenDesktop
9 10 (1.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 9 (1.60%) KVM
10 9 (1.60%) Terminal Services
10 9 (1.60%) VMware Server
11 8 (1.42%) NFS
11 8 (1.42%) vCloud
12 6 (1.07%) Docker
12 6 (1.07%) GPFS
12 6 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.89%) Xen
14 4 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (0.71%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 77 (13.68%) SCCM
2 41 (7.28%) SCOM
3 29 (5.15%) Puppet
4 25 (4.44%) vRealize
5 23 (4.09%) WSUS
6 20 (3.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 19 (3.37%) SCVMM
8 18 (3.20%) Backup Exec
9 16 (2.84%) EMC NetWorker
10 12 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 12 (2.13%) Windows Intune
11 10 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
11 10 (1.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 9 (1.60%) NetBackup
12 9 (1.60%) SCOrch
13 8 (1.42%) Tivoli
14 7 (1.24%) Nagios
15 6 (1.07%) Ansible
16 5 (0.89%) HP SiteScope
16 5 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 563 (100.00%) VMware
2 233 (41.39%) Microsoft
3 134 (23.80%) Citrix
4 119 (21.14%) Cisco
5 109 (19.36%) HP
6 99 (17.58%) Oracle
7 84 (14.92%) Red Hat
8 60 (10.66%) EMC
9 50 (8.88%) NetApp
10 49 (8.70%) IBM
11 32 (5.68%) Dell
12 30 (5.33%) Juniper
13 21 (3.73%) 3PAR
13 21 (3.73%) CheckPoint
14 16 (2.84%) Intel
14 16 (2.84%) Intel Security
15 15 (2.66%) Veritas
16 14 (2.49%) Palo Alto
16 14 (2.49%) Symantec
17 13 (2.31%) SAP
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