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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 44 73 44
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -29
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 341 217 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.72% 2.42% 3.45%
As % of the System Software category 30.23% 21.34% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 110 156
Average daily rate
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£365 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 13
Average hourly rate £39.00 £21.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +6.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.03 £13.00 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.74 £40.00 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.38 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+67.59% +4.06%
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
1128 1017 1107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.32% 11.35% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 502 545
Average daily rate £365 £335 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% -2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 124 177
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.63 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% -13.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +10 95 £379 +3.76% 19
Berkshire +9 58 £398 -0.62% 24
Surrey +24 53 £365 +12.30% 26
Buckinghamshire +14 45 £305 -18.66% 3
East Sussex +18 31 £334 +34.17% 8
West Sussex +12 28 £400 -20.00% 6
Oxfordshire -9 17 £331 +5.57% 4
Kent -4 7 £425 +21.42% 6
Middlesex +10 6 - -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 654 (100.00%) VMware
2 468 (71.56%) Windows
3 294 (44.95%) Active Directory
4 278 (42.51%) Microsoft
5 231 (35.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 200 (30.58%) SAN
7 176 (26.91%) Security Cleared
8 175 (26.76%) Linux
9 158 (24.16%) SQL
10 152 (23.24%) vSphere
11 151 (23.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 148 (22.63%) DNS
13 139 (21.25%) HP
14 135 (20.64%) Windows Server 2012
15 134 (20.49%) Citrix
16 128 (19.57%) Hyper-V
17 127 (19.42%) Cisco
18 121 (18.50%) PowerShell
19 117 (17.89%) SC Cleared
20 115 (17.58%) SQL Server
21 111 (16.97%) MS Exchange
22 106 (16.21%) Data Centre
23 105 (16.06%) Firewall
24 101 (15.44%) Migration
25 97 (14.83%) ITIL
26 93 (14.22%) DHCP
27 92 (14.07%) SCCM
28 90 (13.76%) MS Excel
29 88 (13.46%) NetApp
30 85 (13.00%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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
1 111 (16.97%) MS Exchange
2 56 (8.56%) IIS
3 50 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 48 (7.34%) SharePoint
5 35 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 31 (4.74%) Lync
7 24 (3.67%) Apache
8 21 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 21 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (1.68%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.53%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.92%) MediaWiki
13 5 (0.76%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.76%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.46%) TPMS
14 3 (0.46%) WordPress
14 3 (0.46%) Confluence
14 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 90 (13.76%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.12%) MS Office
3 8 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.76%) MS Project
5 4 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.46%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (3.52%) Office 365
4 21 (3.21%) PaaS
4 21 (3.21%) IaaS
5 15 (2.29%) SaaS
6 6 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.61%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.46%) GitHub
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 200 (30.58%) SAN
2 148 (22.63%) DNS
3 105 (16.06%) Firewall
4 93 (14.22%) DHCP
5 84 (12.84%) LAN
6 81 (12.39%) WAN
7 66 (10.09%) TCP/IP
8 56 (8.56%) VPN
9 51 (7.80%) Fibre Channel
10 40 (6.12%) iSCSI
11 36 (5.50%) NAS
12 35 (5.35%) Network Security
13 29 (4.43%) Cisco ASA
14 27 (4.13%) FCoE
15 25 (3.82%) SSL
15 25 (3.82%) SMTP
16 23 (3.52%) LDAP
16 23 (3.52%) VLAN
17 22 (3.36%) Internet
18 17 (2.60%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (2.75%) MySQL
5 14 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (1.99%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.07%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (0.76%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.76%) SSDT
12 4 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.46%) OLTP
13 3 (0.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (1.99%) Visual Studio
1 13 (1.99%) Git (software)
1 13 (1.99%) Jenkins
2 12 (1.83%) TeamCity
3 10 (1.53%) MSI
4 9 (1.38%) Subversion
4 9 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.22%) MSBuild
6 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.76%) WinDbg
6 5 (0.76%) StarTeam
7 3 (0.46%) JIRA
7 3 (0.46%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.46%) NuGet
7 3 (0.46%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.31%) Hudson
9 1 (0.15%) Wise Package Studio
9 1 (0.15%) InstallShield
General
1 62 (9.48%) Finance
2 15 (2.29%) Telecoms
3 11 (1.68%) Military
4 10 (1.53%) Banking
5 9 (1.38%) Retail
6 8 (1.22%) Advertising
7 7 (1.07%) Back Office
8 6 (0.92%) Marketing
9 5 (0.76%) Online Betting
10 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.46%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.31%) Games
12 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.15%) Law
13 1 (0.15%) Billing
13 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Local Government
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
13 1 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 94 (14.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 67 (10.24%) Analyst
3 64 (9.79%) Architect
4 52 (7.95%) Consultant
5 44 (6.73%) Support Engineer
6 38 (5.81%) Server Engineer
7 37 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
7 37 (5.66%) Administrator
8 28 (4.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 28 (4.28%) Systems Administrator
9 27 (4.13%) Systems Engineer
10 23 (3.52%) Infrastructure Architect
11 17 (2.60%) Storage Engineer
12 16 (2.45%) Support Analyst
13 15 (2.29%) Network Engineer
13 15 (2.29%) Developer
14 14 (2.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (2.14%) DevOps Engineer
15 13 (1.99%) Development Engineer
15 13 (1.99%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.59%) .NET
2 14 (2.14%) Middleware
3 11 (1.68%) XML
4 9 (1.38%) Web Services
5 6 (0.92%) Application Packaging
5 6 (0.92%) HTML
6 5 (0.76%) SOAP
6 5 (0.76%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.76%) SAML
7 4 (0.61%) WPF
7 4 (0.61%) jQuery
7 4 (0.61%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.46%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 3 (0.46%) HTML5
8 3 (0.46%) Regular Expression
8 3 (0.46%) Software Packaging
8 3 (0.46%) XHTML
8 3 (0.46%) CSS
8 3 (0.46%) XSL
9 2 (0.31%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 106 (16.21%) Data Centre
2 68 (10.40%) Clustering
3 32 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.60%) Replication
5 13 (1.99%) Management Information System
5 13 (1.99%) EqualLogic
6 12 (1.83%) User Experience
7 11 (1.68%) EMC VNX
7 11 (1.68%) PKI
8 10 (1.53%) Device Driver
9 9 (1.38%) Social Media
9 9 (1.38%) FlexPod
10 8 (1.22%) Private Cloud
10 8 (1.22%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.22%) Mainframe
11 7 (1.07%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.07%) Fat Client
12 6 (0.92%) IBM Mainframe
12 6 (0.92%) AS400
12 6 (0.92%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 468 (71.56%) Windows
2 231 (35.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 175 (26.76%) Linux
4 151 (23.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 135 (20.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 85 (13.00%) UNIX
7 79 (12.08%) Windows 7
8 44 (6.73%) AIX
9 41 (6.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (3.98%) Solaris
11 20 (3.06%) CentOS
12 16 (2.45%) Windows 8
13 13 (1.99%) Data ONTAP
13 13 (1.99%) Windows Vista
13 13 (1.99%) Windows XP
14 12 (1.83%) HPUX
15 11 (1.68%) VMS
16 9 (1.38%) Oracle Linux
17 8 (1.22%) Ubuntu
18 7 (1.07%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (15.44%) Migration
2 97 (14.83%) ITIL
3 46 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (5.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 34 (5.20%) Configuration Management
5 34 (5.20%) Change Management
6 25 (3.82%) Project Management
6 25 (3.82%) Service Management
6 25 (3.82%) Software Testing
6 25 (3.82%) Problem Management
7 23 (3.52%) Load Balancing
7 23 (3.52%) Change Control
8 22 (3.36%) DevOps
9 21 (3.21%) Kalman Filter
10 19 (2.91%) Capacity Management
10 19 (2.91%) Service Delivery
11 18 (2.75%) Technical Architecture
12 17 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (2.60%) Mentoring
13 16 (2.45%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 158 (24.16%) SQL
2 121 (18.50%) PowerShell
3 65 (9.94%) Perl
4 40 (6.12%) Shell Script
5 33 (5.05%) VBScript
6 29 (4.43%) Python
7 28 (4.28%) Java
8 24 (3.67%) C#
9 23 (3.52%) C
10 22 (3.36%) Bash Shell
11 21 (3.21%) PHP
12 20 (3.06%) C++
13 19 (2.91%) VB
14 9 (1.38%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.07%) Korn
16 5 (0.76%) C++/CLI
16 5 (0.76%) JavaScript
16 5 (0.76%) Ruby
17 3 (0.46%) AWK
17 3 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 176 (26.91%) Security Cleared
2 117 (17.89%) SC Cleared
3 69 (10.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 56 (8.56%) DV Cleared
5 46 (7.03%) MCSE
6 45 (6.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 31 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (4.43%) Degree
9 25 (3.82%) CCNA
10 19 (2.91%) MCP
11 18 (2.75%) MCITP
12 17 (2.60%) MCSA
13 12 (1.83%) CCNP
14 11 (1.68%) VCP4
15 9 (1.38%) ISTQB
16 8 (1.22%) ISEB
16 8 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 7 (1.07%) VCP5
17 7 (1.07%) CCA
18 5 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.98%) SLA
2 7 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.92%) QA
4 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.31%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.31%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 294 (44.95%) Active Directory
2 152 (23.24%) vSphere
3 128 (19.57%) Hyper-V
4 58 (8.87%) XenApp
5 57 (8.72%) VMware ESX
6 56 (8.56%) VMware ESXi
7 40 (6.12%) XenDesktop
8 22 (3.36%) vCloud
9 15 (2.29%) NFS
9 15 (2.29%) XenServer
10 12 (1.83%) Forefront TMG
11 10 (1.53%) Sendmail
12 8 (1.22%) VMware Server
12 8 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (1.07%) Postfix
14 6 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (0.92%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.76%) Samba
15 5 (0.76%) HDFS
15 5 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 92 (14.07%) SCCM
2 38 (5.81%) SCOM
3 26 (3.98%) Puppet
4 24 (3.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 23 (3.52%) WSUS
6 19 (2.91%) vMotion
7 14 (2.14%) Nagios
8 13 (1.99%) EMC NetWorker
9 12 (1.83%) HP Data Protector
9 12 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
9 12 (1.83%) NetBackup
9 12 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (1.53%) OVSD
10 10 (1.53%) ARCserve
11 9 (1.38%) Backup Exec
11 9 (1.38%) MIMEsweeper
11 9 (1.38%) MAILsweeper
12 8 (1.22%) Tivoli
12 8 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 8 (1.22%) SCSM
Vendors
1 654 (100.00%) VMware
2 278 (42.51%) Microsoft
3 139 (21.25%) HP
4 134 (20.49%) Citrix
5 127 (19.42%) Cisco
6 88 (13.46%) NetApp
7 79 (12.08%) Oracle
8 60 (9.17%) EMC
9 55 (8.41%) Dell
10 51 (7.80%) Red Hat
11 44 (6.73%) Juniper
12 42 (6.42%) IBM
13 40 (6.12%) McAfee
14 37 (5.66%) Symantec
15 36 (5.50%) 3PAR
16 32 (4.89%) Veritas
17 19 (2.91%) Websense
18 18 (2.75%) Lumension
19 16 (2.45%) CheckPoint
19 16 (2.45%) CA
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