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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 67 56 78
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +22
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 233 271 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.51% 3.10% 2.26%
As % of the System Software category 21.22% 25.69% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 150 100
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £165 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +6.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £16.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £32.70 £38.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
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
1098 1055 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.83% 12.08% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 526 402
Average daily rate £325 £328 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 123 136
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.60 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 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 19 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 19 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 +5 77 £325 -23.52% 17
Berkshire -8 46 £350 -4.10% 27
Surrey -25 38 £335 +7.20% 34
Buckinghamshire -14 24 £350 +40.00% 10
Kent +3 18 £388 +40.27% 3
East Sussex -10 8 £375 +49.70% 5
Middlesex +2 7 £500 - 2
West Sussex 0 7 £294 -34.35% 7
Oxfordshire -13 7 £299 -14.64% 9
M4 Corridor - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 445 (100.00%) VMware
2 311 (69.89%) Windows
3 179 (40.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 174 (39.10%) Microsoft
5 169 (37.98%) Active Directory
6 142 (31.91%) Security Cleared
7 141 (31.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 118 (26.52%) SAN
9 108 (24.27%) Linux
10 105 (23.60%) Citrix
11 98 (22.02%) HP
12 92 (20.67%) Cisco
13 84 (18.88%) SC Cleared
14 79 (17.75%) MS Exchange
14 79 (17.75%) UNIX
14 79 (17.75%) ITIL
15 69 (15.51%) MS Excel
16 63 (14.16%) VMware ESX
17 62 (13.93%) vSphere
18 58 (13.03%) Windows Server 2012
18 58 (13.03%) Firewall
18 58 (13.03%) Microsoft Certification
19 57 (12.81%) NetApp
19 57 (12.81%) EMC
19 57 (12.81%) Hyper-V
20 56 (12.58%) Windows 7
20 56 (12.58%) SQL
21 53 (11.91%) DNS
21 53 (11.91%) Red Hat
22 50 (11.24%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 79 (17.75%) MS Exchange
2 32 (7.19%) Apache
3 28 (6.29%) IIS
4 23 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (4.94%) SharePoint
6 20 (4.49%) Tomcat
7 19 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (2.02%) WebLogic
13 8 (1.80%) Lync
13 8 (1.80%) WebSphere
14 5 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (1.12%) Node.js
15 4 (0.90%) GlassFish
15 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2000
16 3 (0.67%) Documentum
16 3 (0.67%) nginx
Applications
1 69 (15.51%) MS Excel
2 36 (8.09%) MS Office
3 12 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.25%) MS Project
5 7 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.57%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.45%) Maximo
2 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.22%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.12%) Google App Engine
4 5 (1.12%) SaaS
5 4 (0.90%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.67%) Office 365
7 2 (0.45%) PaaS
7 2 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 118 (26.52%) SAN
2 58 (13.03%) Firewall
3 53 (11.91%) DNS
4 49 (11.01%) LAN
5 47 (10.56%) WAN
6 38 (8.54%) TCP/IP
7 32 (7.19%) DHCP
8 29 (6.52%) iSCSI
8 29 (6.52%) LDAP
9 24 (5.39%) Internet
9 24 (5.39%) NAS
10 16 (3.60%) Fibre Channel
11 13 (2.92%) SSL
12 12 (2.70%) Network Security
12 12 (2.70%) SMTP
13 11 (2.47%) VLAN
14 9 (2.02%) VPN
14 9 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (2.02%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (1.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.42%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.15%) MySQL
3 10 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (2.02%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.12%) SQLPlus
6 5 (1.12%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.90%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.45%) OLTP
8 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (3.37%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.02%) JIRA
2 9 (2.02%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.80%) Maven
4 7 (1.57%) MSI
5 6 (1.35%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.35%) RSpec
5 6 (1.35%) Subversion
5 6 (1.35%) Ant
5 6 (1.35%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.12%) Gradle
7 4 (0.90%) StarTeam
7 4 (0.90%) Selenium
8 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.67%) Grunt
8 3 (0.67%) Mockito
9 2 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.45%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.45%) JMeter
10 1 (0.22%) IntelliJ
General
1 43 (9.66%) Finance
2 20 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.70%) Military
4 11 (2.47%) Banking
4 11 (2.47%) Retail
5 6 (1.35%) Advertising
6 5 (1.12%) Back Office
6 5 (1.12%) Billing
7 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.45%) Marketing
9 2 (0.45%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.45%) Electronics
9 2 (0.45%) Publishing
9 2 (0.45%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Automotive
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.22%) International Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 66 (14.83%) Architect
2 42 (9.44%) Support Engineer
2 42 (9.44%) Consultant
3 39 (8.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (6.97%) Analyst
5 24 (5.39%) Systems Engineer
6 23 (5.17%) Administrator
7 21 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
8 17 (3.82%) Infrastructure Architect
9 16 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
10 15 (3.37%) Project Manager
11 13 (2.92%) 3rd Line Support
11 13 (2.92%) Server Engineer
12 12 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
12 12 (2.70%) Technical Architect
13 11 (2.47%) Virtualisation Consultant
13 11 (2.47%) Server Analyst
14 10 (2.25%) Technical Manager
14 10 (2.25%) Storage Engineer
15 9 (2.02%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.84%) Web Services
2 10 (2.25%) LAMP
3 8 (1.80%) Application Packaging
3 8 (1.80%) SOAP
4 5 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (1.12%) PostGIS
4 5 (1.12%) RESTful
5 4 (0.90%) YAML
5 4 (0.90%) Software Packaging
5 4 (0.90%) SAML
5 4 (0.90%) Flash
6 3 (0.67%) CSS
6 3 (0.67%) JTS
6 3 (0.67%) Middleware
6 3 (0.67%) Hibernate
6 3 (0.67%) Spring MVC
6 3 (0.67%) JSON
6 3 (0.67%) jQuery
6 3 (0.67%) JPA
6 3 (0.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.24%) Clustering
2 31 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.27%) Blackberry
4 13 (2.92%) Replication
4 13 (2.92%) Open Source
5 11 (2.47%) Thin Client
5 11 (2.47%) Fat Client
6 10 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.02%) Enterprise Storage
8 8 (1.80%) PKI
8 8 (1.80%) HACMP
9 7 (1.57%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.12%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.12%) EMC Centera
11 4 (0.90%) EqualLogic
11 4 (0.90%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.90%) PMI
11 4 (0.90%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.67%) CLARiiON
12 3 (0.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 311 (69.89%) Windows
2 179 (40.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 141 (31.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 108 (24.27%) Linux
5 79 (17.75%) UNIX
6 58 (13.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 56 (12.58%) Windows 7
8 43 (9.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (7.42%) Windows XP
10 26 (5.84%) Solaris
10 26 (5.84%) CentOS
11 25 (5.62%) AIX
12 22 (4.94%) Windows 2000
13 15 (3.37%) Windows Vista
14 12 (2.70%) Windows 8
15 11 (2.47%) Ubuntu
16 10 (2.25%) Windows 2000 Server
16 10 (2.25%) Windows NT
17 6 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
18 3 (0.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (17.75%) ITIL
2 44 (9.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 42 (9.44%) Migration
4 21 (4.72%) Change Management
5 20 (4.49%) Configuration Management
5 20 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (4.04%) PRINCE2
7 17 (3.82%) Test Scripting
8 16 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
9 15 (3.37%) Unit Testing
9 15 (3.37%) Technical Architecture
10 14 (3.15%) Project Management
11 13 (2.92%) Integration Testing
12 12 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
12 12 (2.70%) DevOps
12 12 (2.70%) Business Continuity
12 12 (2.70%) Scrum
13 11 (2.47%) Validation
13 11 (2.47%) Service Delivery
13 11 (2.47%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 56 (12.58%) SQL
2 27 (6.07%) Java
3 22 (4.94%) PowerShell
4 20 (4.49%) Perl
5 19 (4.27%) C
6 17 (3.82%) VBScript
7 16 (3.60%) PHP
8 12 (2.70%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.02%) C++
10 8 (1.80%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.80%) Ruby
11 7 (1.57%) VB
12 6 (1.35%) JavaScript
12 6 (1.35%) Python
13 5 (1.12%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.90%) C#
15 2 (0.45%) Groovy
15 2 (0.45%) Korn
16 1 (0.22%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 142 (31.91%) Security Cleared
2 84 (18.88%) SC Cleared
3 58 (13.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 49 (11.01%) DV Cleared
5 46 (10.34%) MCSE
6 34 (7.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 29 (6.52%) Degree
8 20 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (3.82%) CCNA
10 11 (2.47%) MCITP
11 10 (2.25%) MCSA
12 9 (2.02%) MCP
13 7 (1.57%) MCTS
13 7 (1.57%) VCAP
14 6 (1.35%) VCP5
14 6 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (1.12%) ISEB
15 5 (1.12%) ISTQB
15 5 (1.12%) VCP4
16 4 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.97%) SLA
2 6 (1.35%) JSP 440
2 6 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) COBIT
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 169 (37.98%) Active Directory
2 63 (14.16%) VMware ESX
3 62 (13.93%) vSphere
4 57 (12.81%) Hyper-V
5 44 (9.89%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (7.64%) XenApp
7 26 (5.84%) Terminal Services
8 21 (4.72%) NFS
8 21 (4.72%) vCloud
9 16 (3.60%) XenDesktop
10 13 (2.92%) ISA Server
10 13 (2.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 11 (2.47%) Xen
12 10 (2.25%) XenServer
13 9 (2.02%) VMware Workstation
13 9 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (2.02%) Sendmail
14 8 (1.80%) Postfix
14 8 (1.80%) Squid
15 6 (1.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 36 (8.09%) SCCM
2 31 (6.97%) SCOM
3 23 (5.17%) Puppet
4 22 (4.94%) Backup Exec
5 18 (4.04%) McAfee ePO
6 17 (3.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 13 (2.92%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (2.70%) WSUS
8 12 (2.70%) Tivoli
9 11 (2.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 11 (2.47%) EMC NetWorker
10 10 (2.25%) BladeLogic
10 10 (2.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 9 (2.02%) ARCserve
11 9 (2.02%) NetBackup
11 9 (2.02%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 7 (1.57%) Nagios
12 7 (1.57%) Vagrant
13 6 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 445 (100.00%) VMware
2 174 (39.10%) Microsoft
3 105 (23.60%) Citrix
4 98 (22.02%) HP
5 92 (20.67%) Cisco
6 57 (12.81%) NetApp
6 57 (12.81%) EMC
7 53 (11.91%) Red Hat
8 43 (9.66%) Oracle
9 38 (8.54%) IBM
10 29 (6.52%) Symantec
11 19 (4.27%) McAfee
12 18 (4.04%) Intel
12 18 (4.04%) Dell
12 18 (4.04%) 3PAR
13 15 (3.37%) Juniper
14 13 (2.92%) Sophos
14 13 (2.92%) Brocade
14 13 (2.92%) Veeam
15 12 (2.70%) CheckPoint
Surrey
Greythorn
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £330 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: Yesterday
Isle of Wight
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + quote
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £510 per day DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Test Valley Borough Council
Rate: £25,531 - £31,130 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
St Paul s Catholic College
Rate: From £15,189 to £15,882 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidenhead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bracknell
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 19 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Reigate
Computer Futures
Posted: 25 days ago