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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 72 54 87
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +33
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 221 282 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.38% 3.18% 2.07%
As % of the System Software category 20.52% 25.71% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 170 90
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£338 £325 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 9
Average hourly rate £21.75 £19.88 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.87 £16.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £28.70 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +13.51%
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
1077 1097 882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.58% 12.38% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 545 386
Average daily rate £325 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 127 132
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £30.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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
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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 +3 81 £343 -18.14% 33
Surrey -24 40 £330 +10.00% 25
Berkshire -7 38 £325 -10.95% 21
Buckinghamshire -14 19 £350 -12.50% 10
Kent -5 15 £350 +105.88% 4
East Sussex -5 9 £375 +36.23% 4
Middlesex 0 7 £500 +48.14% 2
Oxfordshire -9 7 £290 -22.66% 18
West Sussex -8 5 £294 -28.35% 4
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Sussex - - - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 442 (100.00%) VMware
2 313 (70.81%) Windows
3 176 (39.82%) Active Directory
4 175 (39.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 171 (38.69%) Microsoft
6 144 (32.58%) Security Cleared
7 135 (30.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 110 (24.89%) Linux
9 109 (24.66%) SAN
10 104 (23.53%) HP
11 103 (23.30%) Citrix
12 97 (21.95%) Cisco
13 89 (20.14%) SC Cleared
14 85 (19.23%) MS Exchange
15 79 (17.87%) UNIX
16 78 (17.65%) ITIL
17 65 (14.71%) VMware ESX
17 65 (14.71%) Hyper-V
18 62 (14.03%) NetApp
19 60 (13.57%) MS Excel
19 60 (13.57%) Firewall
20 57 (12.90%) SQL
21 56 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
21 56 (12.67%) vSphere
22 55 (12.44%) Windows 7
23 52 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
23 52 (11.76%) Red Hat
24 49 (11.09%) EMC
24 49 (11.09%) Clustering
25 48 (10.86%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 85 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 32 (7.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (6.79%) Apache
4 26 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 25 (5.66%) IIS
6 21 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (4.52%) Tomcat
7 20 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (2.71%) Lync
10 11 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (1.81%) WebSphere
13 7 (1.58%) WebLogic
14 5 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (1.13%) Node.js
15 4 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2000
15 4 (0.90%) GlassFish
16 3 (0.68%) nginx
Applications
1 60 (13.57%) MS Excel
2 40 (9.05%) MS Office
3 12 (2.71%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.81%) MS Project
5 7 (1.58%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.68%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.36%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.23%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.90%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.90%) Office 365
3 4 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.68%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.45%) SaaS
6 1 (0.23%) PaaS
6 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (24.66%) SAN
2 60 (13.57%) Firewall
3 48 (10.86%) LAN
3 48 (10.86%) WAN
4 47 (10.63%) DNS
5 40 (9.05%) TCP/IP
6 33 (7.47%) iSCSI
7 28 (6.33%) DHCP
7 28 (6.33%) LDAP
8 22 (4.98%) Internet
9 21 (4.75%) NAS
10 16 (3.62%) Fibre Channel
10 16 (3.62%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (3.39%) SSL
12 14 (3.17%) SMTP
13 13 (2.94%) VPN
14 12 (2.71%) Network Security
15 10 (2.26%) VLAN
16 9 (2.04%) HTTP
16 9 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.17%) MySQL
3 11 (2.49%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.13%) SQLPlus
7 5 (1.13%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.68%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.45%) OLTP
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (2.49%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.58%) MSI
2 7 (1.58%) JIRA
2 7 (1.58%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.36%) RSpec
3 6 (1.36%) Subversion
3 6 (1.36%) Maven
4 4 (0.90%) StarTeam
4 4 (0.90%) Ant
4 4 (0.90%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.90%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.90%) Selenium
5 3 (0.68%) Mockito
5 3 (0.68%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.68%) Grunt
5 3 (0.68%) Gradle
6 2 (0.45%) JMeter
6 2 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.23%) Hudson
General
1 36 (8.14%) Finance
2 24 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.71%) Military
4 11 (2.49%) Retail
5 9 (2.04%) Banking
6 5 (1.13%) Billing
6 5 (1.13%) Advertising
7 4 (0.90%) Publishing
7 4 (0.90%) Back Office
7 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.45%) Electronics
9 2 (0.45%) Legal
9 2 (0.45%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.23%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.23%) International Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 63 (14.25%) Architect
2 50 (11.31%) Support Engineer
3 41 (9.28%) Consultant
4 38 (8.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 29 (6.56%) Analyst
5 29 (6.56%) Systems Engineer
6 20 (4.52%) Administrator
7 19 (4.30%) Infrastructure Architect
8 17 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
10 14 (3.17%) Project Manager
10 14 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support
10 14 (3.17%) Server Engineer
10 14 (3.17%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (2.94%) Technical Architect
12 12 (2.71%) Linux Engineer
13 11 (2.49%) Server Analyst
13 11 (2.49%) Systems Support
14 10 (2.26%) Storage Engineer
14 10 (2.26%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.43%) Web Services
2 10 (2.26%) LAMP
3 7 (1.58%) Application Packaging
4 6 (1.36%) SOAP
5 5 (1.13%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (0.90%) Flash
6 4 (0.90%) SAML
6 4 (0.90%) YAML
7 3 (0.68%) RESTful
7 3 (0.68%) PostGIS
7 3 (0.68%) JTS
7 3 (0.68%) Ajax
7 3 (0.68%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 3 (0.68%) JSON
7 3 (0.68%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.68%) Spring MVC
7 3 (0.68%) jQuery
7 3 (0.68%) JPA
7 3 (0.68%) CSS
7 3 (0.68%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.09%) Clustering
2 17 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 14 (3.17%) Replication
4 13 (2.94%) Thin Client
4 13 (2.94%) Fat Client
5 11 (2.49%) Open Source
6 9 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.81%) PKI
7 8 (1.81%) HACMP
7 8 (1.81%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.13%) EMC Centera
8 5 (1.13%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.13%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.90%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.90%) EqualLogic
10 3 (0.68%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.68%) Linked Data
10 3 (0.68%) PMI
10 3 (0.68%) Handset
10 3 (0.68%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 313 (70.81%) Windows
2 175 (39.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 135 (30.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 110 (24.89%) Linux
5 79 (17.87%) UNIX
6 55 (12.44%) Windows 7
7 52 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 45 (10.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (8.60%) Windows XP
10 28 (6.33%) Solaris
11 27 (6.11%) CentOS
12 25 (5.66%) AIX
13 19 (4.30%) Windows 2000
14 17 (3.85%) Windows Vista
15 13 (2.94%) Ubuntu
16 11 (2.49%) Windows 2000 Server
17 10 (2.26%) Windows 8
18 8 (1.81%) Windows NT
19 6 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
20 3 (0.68%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (17.65%) ITIL
2 41 (9.28%) Disaster Recovery
2 41 (9.28%) Migration
3 17 (3.85%) Change Management
3 17 (3.85%) PRINCE2
3 17 (3.85%) Configuration Management
3 17 (3.85%) Test Scripting
4 16 (3.62%) Root Cause Analysis
5 15 (3.39%) Project Management
6 14 (3.17%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (2.94%) Change Control
7 13 (2.94%) Integration Testing
8 12 (2.71%) Unit Testing
8 12 (2.71%) Business Continuity
9 11 (2.49%) Scrum
9 11 (2.49%) Load Balancing
9 11 (2.49%) Document Management
9 11 (2.49%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (2.49%) DevOps
10 10 (2.26%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (12.90%) SQL
2 28 (6.33%) PowerShell
3 26 (5.88%) Java
4 21 (4.75%) Perl
5 16 (3.62%) PHP
5 16 (3.62%) VBScript
5 16 (3.62%) C
6 12 (2.71%) Shell Script
7 11 (2.49%) Ruby
8 9 (2.04%) Python
9 8 (1.81%) VB
10 7 (1.58%) C++
10 7 (1.58%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.36%) JavaScript
12 5 (1.13%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.68%) C#
13 3 (0.68%) Korn
14 2 (0.45%) Groovy
15 1 (0.23%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 144 (32.58%) Security Cleared
2 89 (20.14%) SC Cleared
3 56 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (10.41%) DV Cleared
5 44 (9.95%) MCSE
6 32 (7.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 24 (5.43%) Degree
8 23 (5.20%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (4.07%) CCNA
10 10 (2.26%) MCP
10 10 (2.26%) MCITP
11 9 (2.04%) MCSA
12 7 (1.58%) MCTS
12 7 (1.58%) VCAP
12 7 (1.58%) VCP5
13 5 (1.13%) VCP4
13 5 (1.13%) ISTQB
13 5 (1.13%) ISEB
13 5 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.79%) SLA
2 6 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (1.36%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 176 (39.82%) Active Directory
2 65 (14.71%) VMware ESX
2 65 (14.71%) Hyper-V
3 56 (12.67%) vSphere
4 43 (9.73%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (7.92%) XenApp
6 28 (6.33%) Terminal Services
7 25 (5.66%) NFS
8 22 (4.98%) vCloud
9 14 (3.17%) XenServer
9 14 (3.17%) XenDesktop
10 11 (2.49%) ISA Server
10 11 (2.49%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (2.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (2.04%) Xen
11 9 (2.04%) Sendmail
12 8 (1.81%) Squid
12 8 (1.81%) VMware Workstation
12 8 (1.81%) Postfix
13 6 (1.36%) UAG
Systems Management
1 39 (8.82%) SCCM
2 30 (6.79%) SCOM
3 23 (5.20%) Backup Exec
4 20 (4.52%) Puppet
5 18 (4.07%) McAfee ePO
6 17 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 13 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (2.71%) Tivoli
9 11 (2.49%) WSUS
9 11 (2.49%) EMC NetWorker
10 10 (2.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 9 (2.04%) NetBackup
11 9 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 9 (2.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 9 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (1.81%) ARCserve
12 8 (1.81%) BladeLogic
13 7 (1.58%) Nagios
13 7 (1.58%) Vagrant
14 5 (1.13%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 442 (100.00%) VMware
2 171 (38.69%) Microsoft
3 104 (23.53%) HP
4 103 (23.30%) Citrix
5 97 (21.95%) Cisco
6 62 (14.03%) NetApp
7 52 (11.76%) Red Hat
8 49 (11.09%) EMC
9 46 (10.41%) Oracle
10 39 (8.82%) IBM
11 24 (5.43%) Symantec
12 19 (4.30%) McAfee
12 19 (4.30%) Dell
13 18 (4.07%) 3PAR
14 16 (3.62%) Juniper
15 14 (3.17%) Intel
15 14 (3.17%) CheckPoint
16 13 (2.94%) Sophos
16 13 (2.94%) Brocade
17 10 (2.26%) Veritas
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