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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 50 80 51
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -29
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 372 215 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.75% 2.35% 3.24%
As % of the System Software category 31.85% 20.21% 25.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 108 171
Average daily rate
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£338 £341 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 17
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.87 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £44.75 £29.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £24.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +12.94%
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
1168 1064 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.79% 11.63% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 545 541
Average daily rate £350 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £164 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 131 130
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.89 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.25 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +18 122 £375 +6.68% 25
Berkshire +1 46 £355 +5.18% 28
Surrey -1 42 £325 -1.51% 23
East Sussex +25 40 £330 -12.00% 3
Oxfordshire +8 38 £230 -20.68% 9
West Sussex +14 36 £350 +19.14% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 33 £350 - 6
Kent +1 8 £425 +21.42% 1
Middlesex +3 6 £400 -20.00%
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 668 (100.00%) VMware
2 483 (72.31%) Windows
3 315 (47.16%) Active Directory
4 272 (40.72%) Microsoft
5 233 (34.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 183 (27.40%) SAN
7 175 (26.20%) Linux
8 160 (23.95%) DNS
8 160 (23.95%) Security Cleared
9 156 (23.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 154 (23.05%) SQL
11 144 (21.56%) vSphere
12 138 (20.66%) Citrix
13 135 (20.21%) Cisco
14 134 (20.06%) HP
14 134 (20.06%) Windows Server 2003
15 129 (19.31%) Firewall
16 127 (19.01%) PowerShell
17 125 (18.71%) SC Cleared
18 119 (17.81%) SQL Server
19 115 (17.22%) MS Exchange
20 113 (16.92%) Data Centre
21 103 (15.42%) MS Excel
22 99 (14.82%) Hyper-V
23 97 (14.52%) DHCP
24 95 (14.22%) Migration
25 94 (14.07%) ITIL
26 88 (13.17%) Windows 7
27 83 (12.43%) Oracle
28 82 (12.28%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 115 (17.22%) MS Exchange
2 64 (9.58%) IIS
3 59 (8.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 58 (8.68%) SharePoint
5 44 (6.59%) Lync
6 32 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (3.14%) Apache
8 12 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (1.65%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.90%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.75%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.75%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.45%) TPMS
13 3 (0.45%) WordPress
13 3 (0.45%) MediaWiki
13 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.45%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
14 2 (0.30%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 103 (15.42%) MS Excel
2 42 (6.29%) MS Office
3 10 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.20%) MS Project
5 5 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 53 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (3.89%) Office 365
4 25 (3.74%) IaaS
5 24 (3.59%) PaaS
6 18 (2.69%) SaaS
7 5 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.30%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 183 (27.40%) SAN
2 160 (23.95%) DNS
3 129 (19.31%) Firewall
4 97 (14.52%) DHCP
5 82 (12.28%) LAN
6 79 (11.83%) WAN
7 78 (11.68%) TCP/IP
8 56 (8.38%) VPN
9 42 (6.29%) NAS
9 42 (6.29%) Fibre Channel
10 39 (5.84%) VLAN
11 33 (4.94%) IPsec
11 33 (4.94%) Internet
12 31 (4.64%) Network Security
13 29 (4.34%) Wireless
13 29 (4.34%) NetScaler
14 28 (4.19%) SSL
15 27 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
16 25 (3.74%) SMTP
17 23 (3.44%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (2.99%) MySQL
3 20 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (2.84%) Oracle Database
5 12 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (1.05%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.90%) SSDT
9 6 (0.90%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.60%) OLTP
11 4 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (1.80%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.50%) Visual Studio
4 9 (1.35%) TeamCity
4 9 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.20%) Subversion
6 7 (1.05%) MSBuild
7 6 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (0.90%) MSI
7 6 (0.90%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.15%) Mockito
8 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.15%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.15%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.15%) DbUnit
8 1 (0.15%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.15%) PVCS
8 1 (0.15%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.15%) Maven
General
1 74 (11.08%) Finance
2 22 (3.29%) Telecoms
3 18 (2.69%) Military
4 12 (1.80%) Back Office
5 10 (1.50%) Banking
5 10 (1.50%) Online Betting
6 5 (0.75%) Retail
7 3 (0.45%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.30%) Local Government
8 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.30%) Advertising
8 2 (0.30%) Games
8 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.15%) Automotive
9 1 (0.15%) Law
9 1 (0.15%) Marketing
9 1 (0.15%) French Language
9 1 (0.15%) German Language
9 1 (0.15%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 106 (15.87%) Analyst
2 102 (15.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 71 (10.63%) Architect
4 65 (9.73%) Support Engineer
5 51 (7.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 43 (6.44%) 3rd Line Support
7 42 (6.29%) Consultant
8 40 (5.99%) Administrator
9 38 (5.69%) Network Engineer
10 28 (4.19%) Support Analyst
11 27 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
12 25 (3.74%) Server Engineer
13 24 (3.59%) 2nd Line Support
14 21 (3.14%) Systems Engineer
14 21 (3.14%) Infrastructure Architect
15 20 (2.99%) Technical Architect
16 18 (2.69%) Storage Engineer
17 17 (2.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
18 16 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
18 16 (2.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.94%) .NET
2 14 (2.10%) Middleware
3 11 (1.65%) XML
4 7 (1.05%) Web Services
5 5 (0.75%) HTML
5 5 (0.75%) JSF
5 5 (0.75%) SAML
6 4 (0.60%) WPF
6 4 (0.60%) COM+
7 3 (0.45%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.45%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.30%) YAML
8 2 (0.30%) jQuery
8 2 (0.30%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.30%) CSS
8 2 (0.30%) JSP
8 2 (0.30%) SOAP
8 2 (0.30%) J2EE
8 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.30%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 113 (16.92%) Data Centre
2 61 (9.13%) Clustering
3 26 (3.89%) Replication
4 24 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.40%) Client/Server
7 13 (1.95%) EqualLogic
8 12 (1.80%) AS400
9 11 (1.65%) Visualisation
9 11 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (1.65%) EMC VNX
10 9 (1.35%) Enterprise Cloud
10 9 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
10 9 (1.35%) Mainframe
10 9 (1.35%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.20%) PKI
12 7 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
12 7 (1.05%) User Experience
13 6 (0.90%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.90%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 483 (72.31%) Windows
2 233 (34.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 175 (26.20%) Linux
4 156 (23.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 134 (20.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 88 (13.17%) Windows 7
7 79 (11.83%) UNIX
8 49 (7.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (4.64%) AIX
10 28 (4.19%) Solaris
11 24 (3.59%) Windows 8
12 16 (2.40%) HPUX
13 14 (2.10%) Windows Vista
14 13 (1.95%) Windows XP
15 10 (1.50%) SUSE
16 9 (1.35%) CentOS
17 8 (1.20%) VMS
18 4 (0.60%) Android
18 4 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
18 4 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (14.22%) Migration
2 94 (14.07%) ITIL
3 44 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 38 (5.69%) Change Management
5 34 (5.09%) Project Management
6 31 (4.64%) Configuration Management
7 29 (4.34%) Load Balancing
8 28 (4.19%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (4.19%) Service Delivery
9 26 (3.89%) Technical Architecture
9 26 (3.89%) Root Cause Analysis
10 24 (3.59%) Capacity Management
11 22 (3.29%) Change Control
12 18 (2.69%) Capacity Planning
12 18 (2.69%) Mentoring
12 18 (2.69%) Service Management
13 17 (2.54%) Network Design
14 16 (2.40%) PRINCE2
14 16 (2.40%) Server Building
15 15 (2.25%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 154 (23.05%) SQL
2 127 (19.01%) PowerShell
3 51 (7.63%) Perl
4 29 (4.34%) Shell Script
5 28 (4.19%) VBScript
6 24 (3.59%) Python
7 23 (3.44%) C#
8 22 (3.29%) Java
8 22 (3.29%) Bash Shell
9 19 (2.84%) PHP
10 14 (2.10%) VB
11 11 (1.65%) C
11 11 (1.65%) C++
12 9 (1.35%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.05%) Korn
14 6 (0.90%) C++/CLI
15 4 (0.60%) JavaScript
16 3 (0.45%) Ruby
16 3 (0.45%) AWK
16 3 (0.45%) sed
Qualifications
1 160 (23.95%) Security Cleared
2 125 (18.71%) SC Cleared
3 69 (10.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 63 (9.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 56 (8.38%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (7.19%) MCSE
7 46 (6.89%) Degree
8 41 (6.14%) CCNA
9 29 (4.34%) DV Cleared
10 19 (2.84%) MCSA
11 18 (2.69%) CCNP
11 18 (2.69%) MCITP
12 17 (2.54%) MCP
12 17 (2.54%) VCP4
13 14 (2.10%) VCP5
14 9 (1.35%) CCENT
15 8 (1.20%) CCSE
15 8 (1.20%) CCA
15 8 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
16 7 (1.05%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.34%) SLA
2 10 (1.50%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.35%) QA
4 7 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.30%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.30%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 315 (47.16%) Active Directory
2 144 (21.56%) vSphere
3 99 (14.82%) Hyper-V
4 78 (11.68%) VMware ESX
5 71 (10.63%) XenApp
6 50 (7.49%) VMware ESXi
7 35 (5.24%) XenDesktop
8 18 (2.69%) vCloud
9 11 (1.65%) Forefront TMG
9 11 (1.65%) NFS
10 10 (1.50%) Terminal Services
10 10 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (1.50%) XenServer
11 9 (1.35%) VMware Server
12 7 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (0.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 5 (0.75%) Shibboleth
14 5 (0.75%) HDFS
14 5 (0.75%) Samba
Systems Management
1 77 (11.53%) SCCM
2 29 (4.34%) SCOM
3 27 (4.04%) vMotion
4 25 (3.74%) WSUS
5 19 (2.84%) Puppet
5 19 (2.84%) Norton AntiVirus
6 17 (2.54%) Backup Exec
7 14 (2.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 13 (1.95%) Nagios
8 13 (1.95%) EMC NetWorker
9 11 (1.65%) NetBackup
10 10 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
10 10 (1.50%) Oracle ZFS
11 8 (1.20%) Cacti
11 8 (1.20%) Tivoli
11 8 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 7 (1.05%) ARCserve
12 7 (1.05%) OVSD
12 7 (1.05%) SolarWinds Orion
12 7 (1.05%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 668 (100.00%) VMware
2 272 (40.72%) Microsoft
3 138 (20.66%) Citrix
4 135 (20.21%) Cisco
5 134 (20.06%) HP
6 83 (12.43%) Oracle
7 66 (9.88%) Red Hat
8 64 (9.58%) EMC
9 52 (7.78%) NetApp
10 45 (6.74%) Symantec
11 43 (6.44%) Dell
12 39 (5.84%) IBM
13 38 (5.69%) Juniper
14 33 (4.94%) 3PAR
15 25 (3.74%) McAfee
15 25 (3.74%) CheckPoint
16 22 (3.29%) SolarWinds
17 16 (2.40%) Veritas
17 16 (2.40%) Apple
18 13 (1.95%) CommVault
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