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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 64 49 78
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +29
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 260 346 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.95% 3.66% 2.32%
As % of the System Software category 22.75% 27.84% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 173 106
Median daily rate £400 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £263 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £469 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +88.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £21.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.73 £49.10 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +82.92%
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
1143 1243 1074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.97% 13.16% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 620 523
Median daily rate £390 £365 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% +6.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 150 139
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.19 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.94% +28.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.02 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -4 83 £381 +2.34% 23
Berkshire -7 57 £388 -2.82% 19
Surrey -3 56 £425 +13.33% 25
Buckinghamshire -4 21 £400 +14.28% 8
Oxfordshire +9 17 £400 +28.00% 4
West Sussex -36 12 £423 +25.25% 3
Kent +5 6 £415 -7.26% 4
East Sussex -16 5 £200 -40.07% 2
Middlesex -13 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £285 -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 588 (100.00%) VMware
2 376 (63.95%) Windows
3 262 (44.56%) Active Directory
4 254 (43.20%) Linux
5 226 (38.44%) Microsoft
6 221 (37.59%) Windows Server
7 157 (26.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 144 (24.49%) Cisco
9 139 (23.64%) Security Cleared
10 128 (21.77%) SAN
11 126 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 124 (21.09%) vSphere
13 120 (20.41%) Citrix
14 119 (20.24%) ITIL
15 118 (20.07%) Data Centre
16 117 (19.90%) SQL
17 111 (18.88%) Firewall
18 107 (18.20%) Hyper-V
19 104 (17.69%) HP
20 96 (16.33%) MS Exchange
21 95 (16.16%) SC Cleared
22 94 (15.99%) Red Hat
23 92 (15.65%) Windows Server 2003
24 89 (15.14%) PowerShell
25 81 (13.78%) SQL Server
25 81 (13.78%) Microsoft Certification
26 80 (13.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 79 (13.44%) Finance
28 78 (13.27%) SCCM
29 77 (13.10%) DNS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 96 (16.33%) MS Exchange
2 49 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 33 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (4.25%) OpenStack
5 23 (3.91%) Apache
6 21 (3.57%) IIS
7 20 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (3.06%) Skype for Business
9 12 (2.04%) Tomcat
10 11 (1.87%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (1.53%) WordPress
12 8 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (1.19%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
15 3 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.51%) JBoss
16 2 (0.34%) Confluence
17 1 (0.17%) nginx
17 1 (0.17%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 71 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 38 (6.46%) MS Office
3 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.17%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 8 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 49 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (4.76%) IaaS
4 23 (3.91%) Office 365
5 22 (3.74%) PaaS
6 18 (3.06%) SaaS
7 12 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.68%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.34%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.34%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.17%) CloudBees
12 1 (0.17%) Engine Yard
12 1 (0.17%) GitHub
12 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 128 (21.77%) SAN
2 111 (18.88%) Firewall
3 77 (13.10%) DNS
4 53 (9.01%) LAN
4 53 (9.01%) WAN
5 49 (8.33%) DHCP
6 46 (7.82%) TCP/IP
7 30 (5.10%) VPN
8 28 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
9 27 (4.59%) iSCSI
9 27 (4.59%) LDAP
10 24 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
10 24 (4.08%) NAS
11 23 (3.91%) Network Security
12 22 (3.74%) Internet
13 21 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (3.40%) MPLS
15 16 (2.72%) IPsec
16 14 (2.38%) VoIP
17 11 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (13.78%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (4.42%) MySQL
4 17 (2.89%) Oracle Database
5 14 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (1.87%) Oracle Database 12c
8 10 (1.70%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (1.53%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (1.19%) DB2
10 7 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.85%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.85%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.68%) Big Data
12 4 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 21 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.89%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (1.70%) Maven
4 10 (1.70%) MSI
5 9 (1.53%) Subversion
6 8 (1.36%) StarTeam
7 6 (1.02%) JIRA
8 5 (0.85%) Ant
8 5 (0.85%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.68%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.51%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.34%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.34%) Gradle
11 2 (0.34%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.34%) JUnit
11 2 (0.34%) Robot Framework
11 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 79 (13.44%) Finance
2 29 (4.93%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.38%) Back Office
4 11 (1.87%) Banking
5 10 (1.70%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.70%) Marketing
6 9 (1.53%) Billing
6 9 (1.53%) Military
7 8 (1.36%) Electronics
8 6 (1.02%) Retail
9 5 (0.85%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.68%) Advertising
11 2 (0.34%) Automotive
11 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.34%) Legal
11 2 (0.34%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (14.12%) Support Engineer
2 78 (13.27%) Architect
3 66 (11.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 50 (8.50%) Administrator
5 48 (8.16%) VMware Engineer
6 44 (7.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 40 (6.80%) Systems Administrator
8 37 (6.29%) 3rd Line Support
9 36 (6.12%) Server Engineer
10 32 (5.44%) Systems Engineer
11 30 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 30 (5.10%) Infrastructure Architect
11 30 (5.10%) Wintel Engineer
12 29 (4.93%) Consultant
13 26 (4.42%) Linux Engineer
13 26 (4.42%) Windows Engineer
14 24 (4.08%) Analyst
15 23 (3.91%) Server Support
16 22 (3.74%) Technical Architect
17 21 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.57%) .NET
2 11 (1.87%) LAMP
3 8 (1.36%) XML
4 7 (1.19%) Middleware
4 7 (1.19%) SAML
5 6 (1.02%) Web Services
6 3 (0.51%) HTML
6 3 (0.51%) Java EE
6 3 (0.51%) JDBC
6 3 (0.51%) JSP
6 3 (0.51%) Node.js
6 3 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (0.51%) REST
7 2 (0.34%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.34%) COM
7 2 (0.34%) CSS
7 2 (0.34%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.34%) RESTful
7 2 (0.34%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.34%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 118 (20.07%) Data Centre
2 22 (3.74%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.57%) PKI
4 19 (3.23%) Clustering
5 18 (3.06%) EMC VNX
6 17 (2.89%) Driving Licence
7 15 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (2.38%) VCE vBlock
9 12 (2.04%) Private Cloud
10 11 (1.87%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.70%) iSeries
11 10 (1.70%) Replication
12 9 (1.53%) Device Driver
13 8 (1.36%) EMC VMAX
13 8 (1.36%) Mainframe
14 7 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
14 7 (1.19%) Public Cloud
15 6 (1.02%) AS400
15 6 (1.02%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 376 (63.95%) Windows
2 254 (43.20%) Linux
3 221 (37.59%) Windows Server
4 157 (26.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 126 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 92 (15.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 80 (13.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 67 (11.39%) Unix
9 47 (7.99%) Windows 7
10 31 (5.27%) CentOS
11 26 (4.42%) AIX
12 17 (2.89%) Solaris
13 16 (2.72%) Windows 10
14 13 (2.21%) Ubuntu
15 10 (1.70%) Debian
15 10 (1.70%) VMS
15 10 (1.70%) Windows Vista
16 9 (1.53%) SUSE
17 8 (1.36%) Data ONTAP
18 5 (0.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (20.24%) ITIL
2 46 (7.82%) Migration
3 44 (7.48%) Configuration Management
4 41 (6.97%) Disaster Recovery
5 40 (6.80%) Change Management
5 40 (6.80%) Service Management
6 36 (6.12%) DevOps
7 35 (5.95%) Open Source
8 33 (5.61%) Project Management
9 28 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
10 27 (4.59%) Problem Management
11 26 (4.42%) High Availability
11 26 (4.42%) ITIL V3
12 23 (3.91%) Service Delivery
13 20 (3.40%) Load Balancing
14 19 (3.23%) Capacity Management
14 19 (3.23%) Information Security
15 18 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (3.06%) Mentoring
15 18 (3.06%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 117 (19.90%) SQL
2 89 (15.14%) PowerShell
3 58 (9.86%) Perl
4 57 (9.69%) Python
5 34 (5.78%) Ruby
6 31 (5.27%) VBScript
7 28 (4.76%) Java
8 25 (4.25%) Shell Script
9 23 (3.91%) VB
10 15 (2.55%) Bash Shell
10 15 (2.55%) C
11 13 (2.21%) PHP
12 12 (2.04%) JavaScript
13 7 (1.19%) C#
14 6 (1.02%) AWK
14 6 (1.02%) sed
15 5 (0.85%) C++
16 4 (0.68%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.51%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 139 (23.64%) Security Cleared
2 95 (16.16%) SC Cleared
3 81 (13.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 64 (10.88%) MCSE
5 56 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 48 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
7 45 (7.65%) MCSA
8 43 (7.31%) DV Cleared
9 36 (6.12%) CCNA
10 34 (5.78%) Degree
11 22 (3.74%) CCNP
12 20 (3.40%) MCP
13 10 (1.70%) ISEB
14 9 (1.53%) MCITP
14 9 (1.53%) RHCSA
15 7 (1.19%) ISTQB
15 7 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (1.02%) DBS Check
16 6 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 6 (1.02%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.74%) SLA
2 13 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.19%) JSP 440
4 6 (1.02%) QA
5 4 (0.68%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 262 (44.56%) Active Directory
2 124 (21.09%) vSphere
3 107 (18.20%) Hyper-V
4 70 (11.90%) VMware ESX
5 51 (8.67%) VMware ESXi
6 48 (8.16%) XenApp
7 45 (7.65%) Virtual Machines
8 32 (5.44%) XenDesktop
9 29 (4.93%) XenServer
10 25 (4.25%) NFS
11 14 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
12 12 (2.04%) vCloud
13 8 (1.36%) Virtual Desktop
13 8 (1.36%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (1.19%) KVM
15 6 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (1.02%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.85%) Firmware
16 5 (0.85%) Postfix
17 4 (0.68%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 78 (13.27%) SCCM
2 47 (7.99%) Puppet
3 42 (7.14%) SCOM
4 36 (6.12%) Backup Exec
5 35 (5.95%) WSUS
6 33 (5.61%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (4.42%) Ansible
7 26 (4.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 25 (4.25%) NetBackup
9 24 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
10 18 (3.06%) Nagios
10 18 (3.06%) Norton AntiVirus
11 17 (2.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 14 (2.38%) SCVMM
13 12 (2.04%) SCOrch
14 9 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 9 (1.53%) vRealize
15 7 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
15 7 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
15 7 (1.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 588 (100.00%) VMware
2 226 (38.44%) Microsoft
3 144 (24.49%) Cisco
4 120 (20.41%) Citrix
5 104 (17.69%) HP
6 94 (15.99%) Red Hat
7 76 (12.93%) Oracle
8 69 (11.73%) EMC
9 51 (8.67%) NetApp
10 46 (7.82%) Juniper
11 38 (6.46%) IBM
11 38 (6.46%) Intel Security
12 34 (5.78%) Symantec
13 26 (4.42%) CheckPoint
14 25 (4.25%) Dell
15 23 (3.91%) Veritas
16 19 (3.23%) F5
17 16 (2.72%) 3PAR
18 13 (2.21%) Intel
19 12 (2.04%) CommVault
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £20.59 - £25.69 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £250 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
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Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
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Fareham
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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