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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 74 49 86
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +37
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 215 287 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.35% 3.24% 2.09%
As % of the System Software category 20.36% 26.07% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 174 93
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£341 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £181 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 10
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.87 £16.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £29.10 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+12.94% +13.33%
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
1056 1101 904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.54% 12.44% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 549 394
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £215
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 130 128 139
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £10.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.75 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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 0 76 £352 -14.78% 27
Berkshire -6 40 £338 -8.78% 22
Surrey -24 40 £330 +10.00% 24
Buckinghamshire -18 18 £350 -12.50% 9
Kent -10 13 £350 +105.88% 2
East Sussex -6 9 £375 +36.23% 4
Oxfordshire -5 7 £290 -22.66% 16
Middlesex -6 7 £500 +48.14% 1
West Sussex -8 5 £294 -28.35% 5
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 27 August 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.

1 446 (100.00%) VMware
2 317 (71.08%) Windows
3 179 (40.13%) Active Directory
4 175 (39.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 171 (38.34%) Microsoft
6 143 (32.06%) Security Cleared
7 131 (29.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 112 (25.11%) SAN
8 112 (25.11%) Linux
9 106 (23.77%) Citrix
10 105 (23.54%) HP
11 99 (22.20%) Cisco
12 88 (19.73%) SC Cleared
13 85 (19.06%) MS Exchange
14 80 (17.94%) UNIX
15 79 (17.71%) ITIL
16 68 (15.25%) Hyper-V
17 64 (14.35%) VMware ESX
17 64 (14.35%) NetApp
18 62 (13.90%) vSphere
19 61 (13.68%) SQL
20 60 (13.45%) Firewall
21 59 (13.23%) MS Excel
22 57 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
23 55 (12.33%) Windows 7
24 51 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
24 51 (11.43%) Red Hat
25 50 (11.21%) EMC
25 50 (11.21%) LAN
25 50 (11.21%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (19.06%) MS Exchange
2 34 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (6.50%) Apache
3 29 (6.50%) SharePoint
4 26 (5.83%) IIS
5 21 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (4.04%) Tomcat
7 13 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (2.91%) Lync
8 10 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.79%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.79%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.12%) Node.js
13 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (0.90%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.67%) nginx
14 3 (0.67%) Documentum
Applications
1 59 (13.23%) MS Excel
2 42 (9.42%) MS Office
3 12 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.79%) MS Project
5 7 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.22%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.90%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.90%) Office 365
5 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.67%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.45%) SaaS
7 1 (0.22%) PaaS
7 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (25.11%) SAN
2 60 (13.45%) Firewall
3 50 (11.21%) LAN
3 50 (11.21%) WAN
4 47 (10.54%) DNS
5 40 (8.97%) TCP/IP
6 33 (7.40%) iSCSI
7 28 (6.28%) LDAP
8 27 (6.05%) DHCP
9 23 (5.16%) Internet
10 21 (4.71%) NAS
11 16 (3.59%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (3.59%) Fibre Channel
12 13 (2.91%) SSL
12 13 (2.91%) VPN
12 13 (2.91%) SMTP
13 11 (2.47%) Network Security
14 10 (2.24%) VLAN
15 9 (2.02%) VoIP
15 9 (2.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.36%) MySQL
3 11 (2.47%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.12%) SQLPlus
6 5 (1.12%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.67%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.45%) OLTP
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (2.47%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.57%) MSI
3 6 (1.35%) JIRA
3 6 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.12%) RSpec
4 5 (1.12%) Maven
4 5 (1.12%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.12%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.90%) Ant
5 4 (0.90%) Subversion
5 4 (0.90%) StarTeam
5 4 (0.90%) Selenium
6 3 (0.67%) Mockito
6 3 (0.67%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.67%) Grunt
6 3 (0.67%) Gradle
7 2 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.22%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (8.30%) Finance
2 24 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.69%) Military
4 11 (2.47%) Retail
5 9 (2.02%) Banking
6 5 (1.12%) Billing
7 4 (0.90%) Back Office
7 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.90%) Advertising
7 4 (0.90%) Publishing
8 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.45%) Electronics
9 2 (0.45%) Legal
9 2 (0.45%) Marketing
10 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.22%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.22%) International Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 65 (14.57%) Architect
2 49 (10.99%) Support Engineer
3 43 (9.64%) Consultant
4 36 (8.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 31 (6.95%) Systems Engineer
6 29 (6.50%) Analyst
7 19 (4.26%) Administrator
7 19 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
8 17 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (3.59%) Project Manager
10 15 (3.36%) Technical Architect
11 14 (3.14%) Systems Administrator
11 14 (3.14%) 3rd Line Support
11 14 (3.14%) Server Engineer
11 14 (3.14%) Cloud Engineer
12 12 (2.69%) Linux Engineer
13 11 (2.47%) Server Analyst
13 11 (2.47%) Systems Support
14 10 (2.24%) Storage Engineer
14 10 (2.24%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.16%) Web Services
2 10 (2.24%) LAMP
3 6 (1.35%) SOAP
3 6 (1.35%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (0.90%) .NET
5 4 (0.90%) Flash
5 4 (0.90%) SAML
5 4 (0.90%) YAML
6 3 (0.67%) jQuery
6 3 (0.67%) JPA
6 3 (0.67%) RESTful
6 3 (0.67%) JSON
6 3 (0.67%) PostGIS
6 3 (0.67%) JTS
6 3 (0.67%) Ajax
6 3 (0.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 3 (0.67%) Software Packaging
6 3 (0.67%) Spring MVC
6 3 (0.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.76%) Clustering
2 17 (3.81%) Blackberry
3 13 (2.91%) Thin Client
3 13 (2.91%) Replication
3 13 (2.91%) Fat Client
4 10 (2.24%) Open Source
5 9 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.79%) PKI
6 8 (1.79%) HACMP
6 8 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.12%) EMC Centera
7 5 (1.12%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.12%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.90%) CLARiiON
8 4 (0.90%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.90%) EqualLogic
9 3 (0.67%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.67%) Linked Data
9 3 (0.67%) PMI
9 3 (0.67%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 317 (71.08%) Windows
2 175 (39.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 131 (29.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 112 (25.11%) Linux
5 80 (17.94%) UNIX
6 55 (12.33%) Windows 7
7 51 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 45 (10.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (8.52%) Windows XP
10 29 (6.50%) Solaris
11 25 (5.61%) AIX
11 25 (5.61%) CentOS
12 19 (4.26%) Windows 2000
13 17 (3.81%) Windows Vista
14 13 (2.91%) Ubuntu
15 11 (2.47%) Windows 2000 Server
16 10 (2.24%) Windows 8
17 8 (1.79%) Windows NT
18 7 (1.57%) Oracle Linux
19 3 (0.67%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (17.71%) ITIL
2 45 (10.09%) Migration
3 41 (9.19%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (4.04%) Change Management
4 18 (4.04%) PRINCE2
4 18 (4.04%) Test Scripting
5 16 (3.59%) Configuration Management
5 16 (3.59%) Project Management
5 16 (3.59%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (3.14%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (2.91%) Integration Testing
8 12 (2.69%) Unit Testing
8 12 (2.69%) Change Control
9 11 (2.47%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (2.47%) Asset Management
9 11 (2.47%) Document Management
9 11 (2.47%) Software Engineering
9 11 (2.47%) Service Delivery
9 11 (2.47%) Business Continuity
10 10 (2.24%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 61 (13.68%) SQL
2 29 (6.50%) PowerShell
3 25 (5.61%) Java
4 21 (4.71%) Perl
5 16 (3.59%) C
5 16 (3.59%) VBScript
6 15 (3.36%) PHP
7 12 (2.69%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.47%) Ruby
9 9 (2.02%) VB
9 9 (2.02%) Python
10 8 (1.79%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.57%) C++
12 6 (1.35%) JavaScript
13 5 (1.12%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.67%) Korn
14 3 (0.67%) C#
15 2 (0.45%) Groovy
16 1 (0.22%) C-shell
16 1 (0.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 143 (32.06%) Security Cleared
2 88 (19.73%) SC Cleared
3 57 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (10.54%) DV Cleared
5 45 (10.09%) MCSE
6 33 (7.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 24 (5.38%) Degree
8 23 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (4.04%) CCNA
10 11 (2.47%) MCP
11 10 (2.24%) MCITP
12 9 (2.02%) MCSA
13 8 (1.79%) VCP5
14 7 (1.57%) VCAP
14 7 (1.57%) MCTS
15 5 (1.12%) VCP4
15 5 (1.12%) ISTQB
15 5 (1.12%) ISEB
15 5 (1.12%) CCA
15 5 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.28%) SLA
2 6 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (1.35%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 179 (40.13%) Active Directory
2 68 (15.25%) Hyper-V
3 64 (14.35%) VMware ESX
4 62 (13.90%) vSphere
5 43 (9.64%) VMware ESXi
6 35 (7.85%) XenApp
7 28 (6.28%) Terminal Services
8 25 (5.61%) NFS
9 21 (4.71%) vCloud
10 14 (3.14%) XenServer
10 14 (3.14%) XenDesktop
11 11 (2.47%) ISA Server
11 11 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (2.02%) Xen
12 9 (2.02%) Sendmail
13 8 (1.79%) Squid
13 8 (1.79%) Postfix
14 7 (1.57%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (1.35%) UAG
Systems Management
1 40 (8.97%) SCCM
2 31 (6.95%) SCOM
3 24 (5.38%) Backup Exec
4 19 (4.26%) McAfee ePO
4 19 (4.26%) Puppet
5 17 (3.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 12 (2.69%) Tivoli
6 12 (2.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (2.47%) NetBackup
7 11 (2.47%) WSUS
7 11 (2.47%) EMC NetWorker
8 10 (2.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 9 (2.02%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 9 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (1.79%) BladeLogic
11 7 (1.57%) Vagrant
11 7 (1.57%) ARCserve
12 6 (1.35%) Nagios
13 5 (1.12%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 446 (100.00%) VMware
2 171 (38.34%) Microsoft
3 106 (23.77%) Citrix
4 105 (23.54%) HP
5 99 (22.20%) Cisco
6 64 (14.35%) NetApp
7 51 (11.43%) Red Hat
8 50 (11.21%) EMC
9 49 (10.99%) Oracle
10 39 (8.74%) IBM
11 23 (5.16%) Symantec
12 20 (4.48%) McAfee
13 19 (4.26%) Dell
14 18 (4.04%) 3PAR
15 16 (3.59%) Juniper
16 14 (3.14%) Intel
16 14 (3.14%) Sophos
17 13 (2.91%) CheckPoint
18 12 (2.69%) Brocade
19 10 (2.24%) Lumension
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