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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 64 53 86
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +33
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 273 351 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.10% 3.59% 2.12%
As % of the System Software category 25.56% 28.89% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 226 100
Median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 14
Median hourly rate £35.50 £23.25 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.68% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £86.02 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +25.53%
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
1068 1215 1096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.13% 12.42% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 678 569
Median daily rate £388 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 142 135
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £15.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.00 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £39.00 £36.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Berkshire +34 84 £401 +6.80% 28
Hampshire -16 76 £402 +7.06% 23
Surrey +21 59 £400 +23.07% 23
Buckinghamshire -3 20 £390 +11.42% 4
Oxfordshire -25 15 £369 +60.32% 4
Kent +13 8 £350 -17.64% 4
West Sussex -24 7 £350 - 4
Sussex - 3 £178 -
Middlesex -4 2 £500 +25.00%
East Sussex -25 2 £413 +25.00% 3
M4 Corridor - 1 £450 -
Home Counties - 1 £285 -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 559 (100.00%) VMware
2 348 (62.25%) Windows
3 255 (45.62%) Linux
4 226 (40.43%) Active Directory
5 208 (37.21%) Microsoft
6 188 (33.63%) Windows Server
7 149 (26.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 136 (24.33%) Security Cleared
9 135 (24.15%) Cisco
10 126 (22.54%) ITIL
11 119 (21.29%) vSphere
12 108 (19.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 108 (19.32%) Citrix
13 106 (18.96%) Data Centre
14 105 (18.78%) SAN
15 99 (17.71%) SQL
16 95 (16.99%) Firewall
16 95 (16.99%) SC Cleared
17 94 (16.82%) PowerShell
17 94 (16.82%) HP
18 93 (16.64%) Red Hat
19 90 (16.10%) Hyper-V
20 89 (15.92%) DNS
21 85 (15.21%) SQL Server
22 79 (14.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 77 (13.77%) MS Exchange
24 72 (12.88%) Windows Server 2003
25 69 (12.34%) SCCM
26 67 (11.99%) WAN
26 67 (11.99%) Finance

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 77 (13.77%) MS Exchange
2 50 (8.94%) SharePoint
3 29 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (5.19%) Skype for Business
4 23 (4.11%) Apache
4 23 (4.11%) OpenStack
5 18 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (3.22%) IIS
6 16 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (2.33%) WebLogic
8 12 (2.15%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.07%) WordPress
11 5 (0.89%) iPlanet
11 5 (0.89%) JBoss
11 5 (0.89%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 56 (10.02%) MS Excel
2 35 (6.26%) MS Office
3 7 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.18%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.51%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (4.83%) Office 365
4 26 (4.65%) IaaS
5 16 (2.86%) PaaS
6 15 (2.68%) SaaS
7 8 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.89%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.72%) GitHub
11 3 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.36%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.36%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.18%) Engine Yard
13 1 (0.18%) Heroku
13 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 105 (18.78%) SAN
2 95 (16.99%) Firewall
3 89 (15.92%) DNS
4 67 (11.99%) WAN
5 65 (11.63%) LAN
6 60 (10.73%) DHCP
7 52 (9.30%) TCP/IP
8 34 (6.08%) iSCSI
8 34 (6.08%) VPN
9 26 (4.65%) Internet
10 24 (4.29%) MPLS
11 23 (4.11%) Fibre Channel
12 21 (3.76%) NAS
13 20 (3.58%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (3.58%) Network Security
14 19 (3.40%) IPsec
15 18 (3.22%) LDAP
16 17 (3.04%) VoIP
17 16 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
17 16 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (15.21%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.44%) MySQL
3 35 (6.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (3.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.25%) DB2
10 6 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.72%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.72%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.72%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.54%) Big Data
14 2 (0.36%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 20 (3.58%) Git (software)
1 20 (3.58%) Jenkins
2 13 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 12 (2.15%) MSI
3 12 (2.15%) Subversion
4 10 (1.79%) Maven
5 7 (1.25%) JIRA
5 7 (1.25%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.07%) StarTeam
7 5 (0.89%) Ant
7 5 (0.89%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.54%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.54%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.54%) Travis CI
8 3 (0.54%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.36%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.36%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.36%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.36%) WinDbg
General
1 67 (11.99%) Finance
2 25 (4.47%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.68%) Electronics
4 12 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.15%) Marketing
5 10 (1.79%) Back Office
6 7 (1.25%) Banking
6 7 (1.25%) Military
7 6 (1.07%) Advertising
7 6 (1.07%) Billing
7 6 (1.07%) Publishing
7 6 (1.07%) Retail
8 3 (0.54%) Legal
8 3 (0.54%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.18%) Automotive
10 1 (0.18%) Games
10 1 (0.18%) Local Government
10 1 (0.18%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 81 (14.49%) Architect
2 54 (9.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 54 (9.66%) Support Engineer
3 50 (8.94%) Administrator
4 39 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
5 38 (6.80%) Consultant
6 37 (6.62%) Infrastructure Architect
7 34 (6.08%) VMware Engineer
8 30 (5.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 29 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
10 27 (4.83%) Server Engineer
11 24 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
12 23 (4.11%) Wintel Engineer
13 20 (3.58%) Linux Administrator
13 20 (3.58%) Technical Architect
14 19 (3.40%) Analyst
14 19 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
15 18 (3.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 18 (3.22%) VMware Specialist
16 17 (3.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.68%) Middleware
1 15 (2.68%) Web Services
2 13 (2.33%) .NET
3 12 (2.15%) LAMP
4 9 (1.61%) HTML
4 9 (1.61%) XML
5 8 (1.43%) JSP
6 7 (1.25%) CSS
7 5 (0.89%) J2EE
7 5 (0.89%) REST
8 3 (0.54%) Java EE
8 3 (0.54%) JDBC
8 3 (0.54%) Node.js
8 3 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.54%) SAML
8 3 (0.54%) Spring
9 2 (0.36%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.36%) COM
9 2 (0.36%) SOAP
9 2 (0.36%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 106 (18.96%) Data Centre
2 19 (3.40%) PKI
3 18 (3.22%) EMC VNX
4 16 (2.86%) Clustering
5 15 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.33%) Replication
8 11 (1.97%) VCE vBlock
9 10 (1.79%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.79%) Private Cloud
10 9 (1.61%) Device Driver
10 9 (1.61%) iSeries
11 8 (1.43%) Driving Licence
11 8 (1.43%) Mainframe
12 7 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.25%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.25%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.07%) AS400
13 6 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 348 (62.25%) Windows
2 255 (45.62%) Linux
3 188 (33.63%) Windows Server
4 149 (26.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 108 (19.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 79 (14.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 72 (12.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 56 (10.02%) Unix
9 35 (6.26%) Windows 7
10 32 (5.72%) CentOS
11 27 (4.83%) Solaris
12 23 (4.11%) AIX
13 21 (3.76%) Ubuntu
14 15 (2.68%) Windows 10
15 11 (1.97%) Data ONTAP
15 11 (1.97%) Debian
16 8 (1.43%) Android
16 8 (1.43%) Windows Vista
17 7 (1.25%) VMS
17 7 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (22.54%) ITIL
2 48 (8.59%) Configuration Management
3 45 (8.05%) DevOps
4 43 (7.69%) Migration
5 38 (6.80%) Service Management
6 33 (5.90%) Project Management
7 31 (5.55%) Open Source
7 31 (5.55%) Virtual Environments
8 29 (5.19%) Change Management
9 28 (5.01%) High Availability
9 28 (5.01%) ITIL V3
10 27 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 26 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (4.29%) Problem Management
13 23 (4.11%) Capacity Management
14 20 (3.58%) Information Security
14 20 (3.58%) Service Delivery
15 19 (3.40%) Load Balancing
16 18 (3.22%) TOGAF
17 16 (2.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 99 (17.71%) SQL
2 94 (16.82%) PowerShell
3 61 (10.91%) Python
4 60 (10.73%) Perl
5 35 (6.26%) Java
5 35 (6.26%) Ruby
6 32 (5.72%) VBScript
7 29 (5.19%) VB
8 25 (4.47%) Bash Shell
9 16 (2.86%) PHP
10 15 (2.68%) Shell Script
11 12 (2.15%) C
12 11 (1.97%) JavaScript
13 8 (1.43%) C#
13 8 (1.43%) C++
14 3 (0.54%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.54%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.54%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.36%) C++/CLI
16 1 (0.18%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 136 (24.33%) Security Cleared
2 95 (16.99%) SC Cleared
3 64 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 53 (9.48%) MCSE
5 43 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 40 (7.16%) DV Cleared
7 39 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (5.90%) Degree
9 32 (5.72%) MCSA
10 28 (5.01%) CCNA
11 23 (4.11%) CCNP
12 14 (2.50%) MCP
13 8 (1.43%) RHCSA
14 7 (1.25%) ISEB
14 7 (1.25%) ISTQB
14 7 (1.25%) RHCE
15 6 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (1.07%) VCAP
16 5 (0.89%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (2.15%) JSP 440
3 11 (1.97%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.61%) SLA
5 3 (0.54%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.54%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.36%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.36%) QA
7 1 (0.18%) COBIT
7 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 226 (40.43%) Active Directory
2 119 (21.29%) vSphere
3 90 (16.10%) Hyper-V
4 48 (8.59%) VMware ESX
5 41 (7.33%) XenApp
6 34 (6.08%) Virtual Machines
7 32 (5.72%) VMware ESXi
8 27 (4.83%) NFS
9 21 (3.76%) XenDesktop
10 18 (3.22%) vCloud
10 18 (3.22%) XenServer
11 9 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
12 8 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.89%) Docker
14 5 (0.89%) Postfix
14 5 (0.89%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 69 (12.34%) SCCM
2 50 (8.94%) Puppet
3 44 (7.87%) SCOM
4 32 (5.72%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (5.01%) NetBackup
5 28 (5.01%) WSUS
6 27 (4.83%) Ansible
6 27 (4.83%) Norton AntiVirus
7 26 (4.65%) Backup Exec
7 26 (4.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 17 (3.04%) Nagios
9 15 (2.68%) McAfee ePO
10 13 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 11 (1.97%) EMC NetWorker
12 8 (1.43%) AirWatch
13 7 (1.25%) SCVMM
14 6 (1.07%) CFEngine
14 6 (1.07%) OVSD
14 6 (1.07%) SCOrch
14 6 (1.07%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 559 (100.00%) VMware
2 208 (37.21%) Microsoft
3 135 (24.15%) Cisco
4 108 (19.32%) Citrix
5 94 (16.82%) HP
6 93 (16.64%) Red Hat
7 62 (11.09%) Oracle
8 54 (9.66%) EMC
9 45 (8.05%) NetApp
10 37 (6.62%) Symantec
11 34 (6.08%) Juniper
12 29 (5.19%) Intel Security
13 25 (4.47%) IBM
14 22 (3.94%) F5
15 20 (3.58%) CheckPoint
16 18 (3.22%) Dell
17 17 (3.04%) SAP
17 17 (3.04%) Veritas
18 16 (2.86%) 3PAR
19 15 (2.68%) Veeam
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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