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 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 56 65 73
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 292 220 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.97% 2.43% 2.49%
As % of the System Software category 24.68% 21.91% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 107 103
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £237 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 22 20
Average hourly rate £30.75 £21.38 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.85% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £15.50 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.14 £32.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +16.88%
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
1183 1004 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.02% 11.10% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 454 408
Average daily rate £370 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 141 173
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £13.25 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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 March 2015.

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 March 2015.

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 March 2015. 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 +13 101 £400 +25.00% 34
Berkshire -1 72 £417 +28.30% 30
Surrey +6 41 £325 +8.33% 19
Buckinghamshire -13 27 £395 +14.49% 7
West Sussex -5 19 £430 +45.76% 3
Oxfordshire -2 16 £320 -14.66% 18
Kent 0 9 £380 -5.00% 2
East Sussex -3 8 £338 -6.89% 7
Sussex - 1 - -
Isle of Wight - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 2
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 642 (100.00%) VMware
2 455 (70.87%) Windows
3 292 (45.48%) Microsoft
4 289 (45.02%) Active Directory
5 249 (38.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 238 (37.07%) Security Cleared
7 165 (25.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 159 (24.77%) Linux
9 151 (23.52%) Hyper-V
10 147 (22.90%) SC Cleared
11 146 (22.74%) SAN
12 144 (22.43%) SQL
13 140 (21.81%) HP
13 140 (21.81%) Cisco
14 132 (20.56%) DNS
15 127 (19.78%) Firewall
16 120 (18.69%) Citrix
17 116 (18.07%) ITIL
18 115 (17.91%) Windows Server 2012
19 113 (17.60%) vSphere
20 109 (16.98%) PowerShell
21 105 (16.36%) DV Cleared
22 100 (15.58%) NetApp
23 90 (14.02%) MS Exchange
24 89 (13.86%) Oracle
25 87 (13.55%) Migration
26 84 (13.08%) UNIX
27 83 (12.93%) MS Excel
27 83 (12.93%) DHCP
28 79 (12.31%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 90 (14.02%) MS Exchange
2 40 (6.23%) IIS
3 36 (5.61%) SharePoint
4 27 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 25 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 22 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (2.80%) SharePoint Server
8 17 (2.65%) Lync
9 14 (2.18%) WebLogic
10 13 (2.02%) OpenStack
11 11 (1.71%) Apache
12 7 (1.09%) JBoss
13 6 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.78%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.62%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.62%) MediaWiki
16 3 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 83 (12.93%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.23%) MS Office
3 3 (0.47%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.16%) GIMP
4 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
1 11 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (1.71%) PaaS
2 10 (1.56%) SaaS
3 7 (1.09%) IaaS
4 5 (0.78%) Office 365
4 5 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.47%) GitHub
5 3 (0.47%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.31%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 146 (22.74%) SAN
2 132 (20.56%) DNS
3 127 (19.78%) Firewall
4 83 (12.93%) DHCP
5 75 (11.68%) WAN
5 75 (11.68%) LAN
6 72 (11.21%) TCP/IP
7 39 (6.07%) Cisco ASA
8 36 (5.61%) VPN
9 35 (5.45%) iSCSI
10 27 (4.21%) Fibre Channel
11 25 (3.89%) Network Security
12 24 (3.74%) LDAP
13 23 (3.58%) NAS
14 19 (2.96%) SSL
14 19 (2.96%) Internet
15 18 (2.80%) SMTP
15 18 (2.80%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (2.34%) FCoE
17 13 (2.02%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (10.12%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.02%) MySQL
4 12 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.78%) OLTP
7 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.62%) EDRMS
8 4 (0.62%) Big Data
8 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.47%) SQLPlus
9 3 (0.47%) DB2
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 31 (4.83%) MSI
2 28 (4.36%) StarTeam
3 12 (1.87%) TeamCity
4 9 (1.40%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (1.09%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.93%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.78%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.47%) Maven
9 3 (0.47%) jMock
9 3 (0.47%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.47%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.47%) DbUnit
9 3 (0.47%) Mockito
9 3 (0.47%) JUnit
10 2 (0.31%) Subversion
10 2 (0.31%) JIRA
10 2 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.31%) Hudson
General
1 52 (8.10%) Finance
2 18 (2.80%) Telecoms
3 11 (1.71%) Banking
4 10 (1.56%) Retail
5 8 (1.25%) Military
5 8 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.09%) Advertising
6 7 (1.09%) Back Office
7 5 (0.78%) Marketing
8 3 (0.47%) Online Betting
8 3 (0.47%) Automotive
9 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (13.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 74 (11.53%) Architect
3 49 (7.63%) Support Engineer
4 45 (7.01%) Analyst
4 45 (7.01%) Consultant
5 31 (4.83%) Server Engineer
6 27 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support
7 26 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
8 24 (3.74%) Technical Architect
8 24 (3.74%) Administrator
9 23 (3.58%) Integration Engineer
10 22 (3.43%) Infrastructure Architect
11 21 (3.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 21 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
11 21 (3.27%) Build Engineer
12 18 (2.80%) Systems Administrator
13 17 (2.65%) Developer
13 17 (2.65%) Network Engineer
14 16 (2.49%) Cloud Engineer
15 15 (2.34%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.96%) .NET
2 13 (2.02%) Web Services
2 13 (2.02%) XML
2 13 (2.02%) HTML
3 12 (1.87%) SOAP
4 10 (1.56%) Application Packaging
5 7 (1.09%) Middleware
6 6 (0.93%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.78%) CSS
7 5 (0.78%) jQuery
7 5 (0.78%) RESTful
8 4 (0.62%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.62%) Software Packaging
9 3 (0.47%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (0.47%) Spring
9 3 (0.47%) WPF
9 3 (0.47%) HTML5
9 3 (0.47%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 3 (0.47%) PowerMock
9 3 (0.47%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.17%) Clustering
2 34 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (2.96%) PKI
4 15 (2.34%) Replication
5 13 (2.02%) Open Source
6 12 (1.87%) FlexPod
7 11 (1.71%) User Experience
8 8 (1.25%) Device Driver
8 8 (1.25%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.09%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.09%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.93%) Thin Client
10 6 (0.93%) Social Media
10 6 (0.93%) Fat Client
11 5 (0.78%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.78%) HACMP
11 5 (0.78%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.78%) NHS
11 5 (0.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 455 (70.87%) Windows
2 249 (38.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 165 (25.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 159 (24.77%) Linux
5 115 (17.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 84 (13.08%) UNIX
7 75 (11.68%) Windows 7
8 42 (6.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 36 (5.61%) Windows Vista
10 28 (4.36%) Solaris
10 28 (4.36%) Windows XP
11 27 (4.21%) AIX
12 18 (2.80%) CentOS
13 16 (2.49%) Windows 8
13 16 (2.49%) VMS
14 12 (1.87%) Windows 2000
15 11 (1.71%) Oracle Linux
16 10 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
17 8 (1.25%) Ubuntu
17 8 (1.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (18.07%) ITIL
2 87 (13.55%) Migration
3 47 (7.32%) Configuration Management
4 44 (6.85%) Service Management
5 40 (6.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 36 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (4.67%) Change Management
8 26 (4.05%) Service Delivery
8 26 (4.05%) Kalman Filter
9 22 (3.43%) Change Control
9 22 (3.43%) Technical Architecture
10 21 (3.27%) Project Management
11 18 (2.80%) Data Migration
12 16 (2.49%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (2.49%) DevOps
13 15 (2.34%) Software Testing
14 14 (2.18%) Network Design
14 14 (2.18%) Problem Management
14 14 (2.18%) Validation
14 14 (2.18%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 144 (22.43%) SQL
2 109 (16.98%) PowerShell
3 48 (7.48%) VBScript
4 40 (6.23%) Perl
5 36 (5.61%) VB
6 34 (5.30%) Shell Script
7 31 (4.83%) C
8 24 (3.74%) C++
9 20 (3.12%) Java
10 17 (2.65%) Python
11 14 (2.18%) C#
11 14 (2.18%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.87%) PHP
13 9 (1.40%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.62%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.47%) Ruby
16 2 (0.31%) Korn
17 1 (0.16%) Groovy
17 1 (0.16%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 1 (0.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 238 (37.07%) Security Cleared
2 147 (22.90%) SC Cleared
3 105 (16.36%) DV Cleared
4 79 (12.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 61 (9.50%) MCSE
6 40 (6.23%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (4.52%) CCNA
8 28 (4.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 25 (3.89%) MCP
10 19 (2.96%) Degree
11 17 (2.65%) MCITP
11 17 (2.65%) CCNP
12 15 (2.34%) MCSA
13 8 (1.25%) CCIE
14 7 (1.09%) RHCE
14 7 (1.09%) RHCA
14 7 (1.09%) RHCSA
15 6 (0.93%) ISTQB
16 5 (0.78%) ISEB
17 4 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.05%) SLA
2 5 (0.78%) QA
3 3 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 289 (45.02%) Active Directory
2 151 (23.52%) Hyper-V
3 113 (17.60%) vSphere
4 44 (6.85%) VMware ESX
5 34 (5.30%) VMware ESXi
6 33 (5.14%) XenApp
7 26 (4.05%) XenDesktop
8 20 (3.12%) Terminal Services
8 20 (3.12%) NFS
9 18 (2.80%) vCloud
10 16 (2.49%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (2.18%) XenServer
12 13 (2.02%) Sendmail
13 9 (1.40%) Firmware
14 8 (1.25%) VMware Server
15 6 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
15 6 (0.93%) UAG
15 6 (0.93%) iptables
16 5 (0.78%) ISA Server
16 5 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 73 (11.37%) SCCM
2 63 (9.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 29 (4.52%) SCOM
4 21 (3.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 20 (3.12%) Puppet
6 16 (2.49%) Backup Exec
6 16 (2.49%) EMC NetWorker
7 15 (2.34%) WSUS
8 14 (2.18%) HP Data Protector
9 13 (2.02%) McAfee ePO
9 13 (2.02%) MIMEsweeper
9 13 (2.02%) MAILsweeper
10 9 (1.40%) NetBackup
11 8 (1.25%) Nagios
11 8 (1.25%) SCSM
12 7 (1.09%) XenMobile
12 7 (1.09%) Tivoli
12 7 (1.09%) ZABBIX
13 6 (0.93%) vMotion
14 5 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 642 (100.00%) VMware
2 292 (45.48%) Microsoft
3 140 (21.81%) Cisco
3 140 (21.81%) HP
4 120 (18.69%) Citrix
5 100 (15.58%) NetApp
6 89 (13.86%) Oracle
7 63 (9.81%) McAfee
8 45 (7.01%) Red Hat
9 41 (6.39%) IBM
9 41 (6.39%) Juniper
10 37 (5.76%) Dell
11 35 (5.45%) EMC
12 34 (5.30%) Lumension
13 31 (4.83%) 3PAR
14 20 (3.12%) CheckPoint
15 19 (2.96%) Websense
16 18 (2.80%) Veritas
16 18 (2.80%) Brocade
17 17 (2.65%) Symantec
Oxfordshire
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Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Salt
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Church International
Rate: £400-£450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £10 to £12 per hour to Perm after 3 months (salary 21K)
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Rate: From £100 to £150 per day
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