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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England / South East
Rank 68 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 220 288 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.90% 3.31% 3.27%
As % of the System Software category 22.80% 25.35% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 181 169
Median daily rate £400 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £205 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 21
Median hourly rate £15.00 £45.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.03% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £21.75 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-46.51% +44.53%

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
965 1136 1223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.72% 13.04% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 668 608
Median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 103 121
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +8 102 £415 +14.48% 22
Berkshire 0 43 £338 -10.00% 11
Surrey -22 37 £325 -5.10% 12
Buckinghamshire +7 21 £390 -13.33% 6
West Sussex -8 7 £443 -2.74% 3
Oxfordshire -2 4 £234 +16.87% 6
Middlesex +7 1 £550 -
Kent -6 1 - - 1
East Sussex -7 1 £275 -15.38% 4
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 501 (100.00%) VMware
2 296 (59.08%) Windows
3 200 (39.92%) Microsoft
4 179 (35.73%) Active Directory
5 175 (34.93%) Linux
6 156 (31.14%) Security Cleared
7 152 (30.34%) Windows Server
8 143 (28.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 135 (26.95%) Cisco
10 115 (22.95%) SC Cleared
11 111 (22.16%) Firewall
12 110 (21.96%) Data Centre
13 104 (20.76%) SAN
14 102 (20.36%) vSphere
14 102 (20.36%) Windows Server 2012
15 88 (17.56%) ITIL
16 82 (16.37%) Red Hat
16 82 (16.37%) PowerShell
17 81 (16.17%) Citrix
18 73 (14.57%) EMC
19 71 (14.17%) Hyper-V
20 67 (13.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 65 (12.97%) TCP/IP
22 60 (11.98%) Windows 7
23 59 (11.78%) DNS
24 58 (11.58%) SQL
24 58 (11.58%) MS Exchange
25 57 (11.38%) SQL Server
26 56 (11.18%) HP
27 55 (10.98%) NetApp

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 58 (11.58%) MS Exchange
2 37 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (7.19%) Skype for Business
4 23 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (4.39%) IIS
6 16 (3.19%) Apache
7 14 (2.79%) SharePoint
8 13 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (2.59%) OpenStack
9 9 (1.80%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.20%) JBoss
12 5 (1.00%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.80%) nginx
14 3 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.60%) IBM Domino
15 2 (0.40%) ArcGIS
15 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.40%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 44 (8.78%) MS Excel
2 43 (8.58%) MS Office
3 2 (0.40%) MS Project
4 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.40%) SAP Hybris
1 7 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.80%) Infor M3
2 4 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.40%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 51 (10.18%) IaaS
2 49 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (8.38%) Office 365
4 30 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (3.19%) PaaS
6 15 (2.99%) SaaS
7 3 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.40%) G Suite
8 2 (0.40%) IBM PureFlex
8 2 (0.40%) Mailgun
9 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.20%) GitHub
9 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 111 (22.16%) Firewall
2 104 (20.76%) SAN
3 65 (12.97%) TCP/IP
4 59 (11.78%) DNS
5 48 (9.58%) WAN
6 42 (8.38%) LAN
7 33 (6.59%) NAS
8 30 (5.99%) VPN
9 26 (5.19%) Skype
10 25 (4.99%) VoIP
11 24 (4.79%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (4.79%) DHCP
12 22 (4.39%) SSL
13 21 (4.19%) NetScaler
14 19 (3.79%) VLAN
15 17 (3.39%) HTTP
15 17 (3.39%) MPLS
16 16 (3.19%) Internet
17 15 (2.99%) IP Telephony
18 14 (2.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.38%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.39%) MySQL
3 18 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (2.00%) DB2
7 9 (1.80%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.40%) IBM BigInsights
8 7 (1.40%) Neo4j
9 6 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.80%) Big Data
11 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.60%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (2.79%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.80%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.60%) MSI
4 7 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.20%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.80%) NeoLoad
6 4 (0.80%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.60%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.60%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.60%) Selenium
7 3 (0.60%) SilkTest
7 3 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.40%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.20%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.20%) git-flow
9 1 (0.20%) JIRA
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 44 (8.78%) Finance
2 26 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.79%) Marketing
4 12 (2.40%) Law
5 11 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.80%) Back Office
6 9 (1.80%) Electronics
7 8 (1.60%) Retail
8 7 (1.40%) Military
9 5 (1.00%) Local Government
10 4 (0.80%) Advertising
10 4 (0.80%) Banking
10 4 (0.80%) Games
10 4 (0.80%) Legal
11 3 (0.60%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 64 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 62 (12.38%) Architect
3 36 (7.19%) Administrator
4 34 (6.79%) Support Engineer
5 31 (6.19%) Analyst
6 30 (5.99%) Systems Administrator
6 30 (5.99%) VMware Engineer
7 29 (5.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 27 (5.39%) Consultant
8 27 (5.39%) VMware Specialist
8 27 (5.39%) Wintel Engineer
9 19 (3.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 19 (3.79%) VMWare Administrator
10 17 (3.39%) Infrastructure Architect
10 17 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
11 16 (3.19%) 3rd Line Support
11 16 (3.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 16 (3.19%) Server Engineer
11 16 (3.19%) Systems Engineer
12 13 (2.59%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.59%) XML
2 14 (2.79%) Middleware
3 13 (2.59%) Web Services
4 12 (2.40%) HTML
5 8 (1.60%) LAMP
6 7 (1.40%) CSS
7 4 (0.80%) HTML5
7 4 (0.80%) Java EE
8 3 (0.60%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (0.40%) .NET
9 2 (0.40%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.40%) Classic ASP
9 2 (0.40%) JMS
9 2 (0.40%) REST
9 2 (0.40%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.40%) SOAP
9 2 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.40%) X-Windows
10 1 (0.20%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 110 (21.96%) Data Centre
2 43 (8.58%) EMC VNX
3 42 (8.38%) EMC VMAX
4 31 (6.19%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 26 (5.19%) Clustering
6 20 (3.99%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.99%) Mainframe
8 14 (2.79%) IBM Mainframe
8 14 (2.79%) PKI
9 13 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (2.00%) Fat Client
10 10 (2.00%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.80%) Replication
12 8 (1.60%) FlexPod
12 8 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (1.20%) CMDB
13 6 (1.20%) Driving Licence
14 5 (1.00%) Computer Science
14 5 (1.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 296 (59.08%) Windows
2 175 (34.93%) Linux
3 152 (30.34%) Windows Server
4 143 (28.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 102 (20.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (13.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 60 (11.98%) Windows 7
8 53 (10.58%) Unix
8 53 (10.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 40 (7.98%) CentOS
10 22 (4.39%) Solaris
11 21 (4.19%) AIX
12 15 (2.99%) Windows 10
13 12 (2.40%) Android
14 7 (1.40%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.20%) Debian
15 6 (1.20%) Mac OS X
15 6 (1.20%) SUSE
16 4 (0.80%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.80%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (17.56%) ITIL
2 37 (7.39%) Service Management
3 31 (6.19%) Migration
4 30 (5.99%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (5.99%) Converged Infrastructure
4 30 (5.99%) Virtual Environments
5 28 (5.59%) DevOps
6 27 (5.39%) Incident Management
7 24 (4.79%) Project Management
8 23 (4.59%) Change Management
8 23 (4.59%) Customer Requirements
9 22 (4.39%) Capacity Management
9 22 (4.39%) Configuration Management
9 22 (4.39%) Risk Management
10 21 (4.19%) High Availability
11 17 (3.39%) Network Design
12 16 (3.19%) Problem Management
12 16 (3.19%) Server Virtualisation
13 15 (2.99%) Security Hardening
13 15 (2.99%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 82 (16.37%) PowerShell
2 58 (11.58%) SQL
3 30 (5.99%) Python
4 27 (5.39%) Java
4 27 (5.39%) VBScript
5 20 (3.99%) Ruby
5 20 (3.99%) Shell Script
6 19 (3.79%) Bash Shell
7 11 (2.20%) Perl
7 11 (2.20%) PHP
8 9 (1.80%) VB
9 8 (1.60%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.20%) C
10 6 (1.20%) C#
11 2 (0.40%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.40%) Go
12 1 (0.20%) Korn
12 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 156 (31.14%) Security Cleared
2 115 (22.95%) SC Cleared
3 40 (7.98%) DV Cleared
4 39 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (5.39%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (5.19%) MCSA
6 26 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 23 (4.59%) CCNA
8 22 (4.39%) CCNP
9 20 (3.99%) Degree
10 18 (3.59%) MCSE
11 17 (3.39%) MCITP
12 10 (2.00%) Avaya Certification
13 7 (1.40%) ISEB
13 7 (1.40%) MCP
14 5 (1.00%) CISSP
15 4 (0.80%) GCIH
15 4 (0.80%) GIAC
15 4 (0.80%) ISTQB
15 4 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (2.59%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.40%) SLA
4 6 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.40%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.40%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.40%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) GDPR
6 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 179 (35.73%) Active Directory
2 102 (20.36%) vSphere
3 71 (14.17%) Hyper-V
4 41 (8.18%) VMware ESX
5 38 (7.58%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (5.99%) vCloud
7 27 (5.39%) XenApp
8 26 (5.19%) XenDesktop
9 23 (4.59%) Virtual Machines
10 21 (4.19%) XenServer
11 14 (2.79%) VMware Workstation
12 13 (2.59%) Docker
13 12 (2.40%) Virtual Servers
14 11 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (1.40%) NFS
15 7 (1.40%) UAG
16 6 (1.20%) BitLocker
16 6 (1.20%) ISA Server
16 6 (1.20%) Samba
16 6 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 50 (9.98%) Puppet
2 43 (8.58%) SCCM
3 28 (5.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 21 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (4.19%) SCOM
5 19 (3.79%) vRealize
6 17 (3.39%) WSUS
7 15 (2.99%) Ansible
8 14 (2.79%) EMC NetWorker
9 13 (2.59%) AirWatch
9 13 (2.59%) Nagios
9 13 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
10 10 (2.00%) Failover Clustering
11 8 (1.60%) Backup Exec
11 8 (1.60%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (1.60%) NetBackup
11 8 (1.60%) vMotion
12 7 (1.40%) ZABBIX
13 6 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 5 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 501 (100.00%) VMware
2 200 (39.92%) Microsoft
3 135 (26.95%) Cisco
4 82 (16.37%) Red Hat
5 81 (16.17%) Citrix
6 73 (14.57%) EMC
7 56 (11.18%) HP
8 55 (10.98%) NetApp
9 30 (5.99%) CheckPoint
10 29 (5.79%) IBM
11 27 (5.39%) Symantec
12 23 (4.59%) Oracle
13 20 (3.99%) SAP
14 19 (3.79%) Intel Security
15 16 (3.19%) Avaya
16 14 (2.79%) Juniper
17 13 (2.59%) CA
18 12 (2.40%) SolarWinds
19 10 (2.00%) F5
19 10 (2.00%) Veeam
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