The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England / South West
Rank 80 56 72
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 57 102 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.11% 3.41% 2.47%
As % of the System Software category 19.39% 29.23% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 76 53
Median daily rate £301 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.14% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £205 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £43.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-47.67% +44.53%

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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
294 349 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.88% 11.66% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 206 149
Median daily rate £325 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £125 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 42
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.50 £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the South West region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the South West region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Bristol -2 15 £310 -11.42% 5
Devon +7 11 £543 +185.92% 1
Wiltshire -28 11 £275 -21.42% 6
Somerset +7 8 £350 - 3
Gloucestershire -11 8 £215 -39.86% 2
Dorset 0 2 - -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 136 (100.00%) VMware
2 92 (67.65%) Windows
3 70 (51.47%) Active Directory
4 58 (42.65%) Microsoft
5 52 (38.24%) Windows Server
6 50 (36.76%) Security Cleared
7 43 (31.62%) Linux
8 38 (27.94%) DNS
9 37 (27.21%) SC Cleared
10 36 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (25.74%) ITIL
12 34 (25.00%) Windows 7
13 33 (24.26%) Cisco
14 28 (20.59%) DHCP
15 27 (19.85%) Citrix
16 26 (19.12%) Puppet
17 25 (18.38%) Windows Server 2012
17 25 (18.38%) DevOps
17 25 (18.38%) PowerShell
18 23 (16.91%) HP
18 23 (16.91%) MS Office
19 22 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
20 20 (14.71%) Red Hat
21 19 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
22 18 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 18 (13.24%) Data Centre
22 18 (13.24%) Finance
22 18 (13.24%) VMware ESX
22 18 (13.24%) SAN
23 17 (12.50%) Thin Client

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 13 (9.56%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.82%) Skype for Business
3 11 (8.09%) Apache
3 11 (8.09%) IIS
4 10 (7.35%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.68%) Confluence
6 5 (3.68%) JBoss
6 5 (3.68%) Jetty
6 5 (3.68%) Mongrel
6 5 (3.68%) nginx
6 5 (3.68%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.21%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.47%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (16.91%) MS Office
2 16 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.41%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.56%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.35%) Office 365
3 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.68%) Google App Engine
5 5 (3.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.74%) IaaS
6 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (27.94%) DNS
2 28 (20.59%) DHCP
3 18 (13.24%) SAN
4 15 (11.03%) LAN
4 15 (11.03%) VoIP
5 14 (10.29%) TCP/IP
6 13 (9.56%) WAN
7 12 (8.82%) Firewall
8 11 (8.09%) NAS
9 9 (6.62%) SSL
10 8 (5.88%) Wireless
11 6 (4.41%) VPN
11 6 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (3.68%) FTP
12 5 (3.68%) HTTP
12 5 (3.68%) IPsec
13 4 (2.94%) SMTP
14 3 (2.21%) MPLS
14 3 (2.21%) NetScaler
14 3 (2.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.21%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.47%) MySQL
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.62%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.68%) JIRA
2 5 (3.68%) Travis CI
3 4 (2.94%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.74%) Hudson
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (13.24%) Finance
2 12 (8.82%) Military
3 8 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.94%) Games
5 2 (1.47%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (13.97%) Support Engineer
3 16 (11.76%) Analyst
4 10 (7.35%) Citrix Analyst
5 9 (6.62%) VMware Engineer
6 8 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.88%) IT Support
7 7 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (5.15%) Head of Delivery
7 7 (5.15%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.15%) Problem Manager
8 6 (4.41%) Desktop Support
8 6 (4.41%) PowerShell Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (3.68%) Architect
9 5 (3.68%) Linux Support Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Systems Support
9 5 (3.68%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.09%) .NET
2 5 (3.68%) J2EE
2 5 (3.68%) Servlets
3 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET Core
4 2 (1.47%) Web Services
5 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.74%) Ajax
5 1 (0.74%) CSS
5 1 (0.74%) HTML
5 1 (0.74%) jQuery
5 1 (0.74%) Middleware
5 1 (0.74%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.74%) RESTful
5 1 (0.74%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.74%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (13.24%) Data Centre
3 17 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 17 (12.50%) Replication
3 17 (12.50%) Thin Client
4 7 (5.15%) Clustering
4 7 (5.15%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.94%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.21%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.47%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.47%) CESG
7 2 (1.47%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.47%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.47%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.74%) CMDB
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 92 (67.65%) Windows
2 52 (38.24%) Windows Server
3 43 (31.62%) Linux
4 36 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 25 (18.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (11.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (7.35%) Solaris
10 9 (6.62%) Windows 8
11 7 (5.15%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.94%) Unix
12 4 (2.94%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.94%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.47%) Debian
13 2 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.47%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.74%) ITIL
2 25 (18.38%) DevOps
3 22 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (11.03%) Incident Management
4 15 (11.03%) Migration
5 14 (10.29%) Change Management
5 14 (10.29%) Problem Management
6 10 (7.35%) Project Management
6 10 (7.35%) Service Management
6 10 (7.35%) Time Management
7 9 (6.62%) Configuration Management
7 9 (6.62%) Scrum
7 9 (6.62%) Service Delivery
8 8 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 8 (5.88%) Network Management
8 8 (5.88%) Open Source
9 6 (4.41%) ITIL V3
9 6 (4.41%) Performance Management
9 6 (4.41%) Server Virtualisation
9 6 (4.41%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.38%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.56%) SQL
3 10 (7.35%) Python
4 8 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 7 (5.15%) Java
6 4 (2.94%) AWK
7 3 (2.21%) C
7 3 (2.21%) Ruby
7 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.21%) VB
8 2 (1.47%) C#
8 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.74%) Perl
9 1 (0.74%) PHP
9 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (36.76%) Security Cleared
2 37 (27.21%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.29%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (8.82%) DV Cleared
5 10 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (6.62%) DBS Check
6 9 (6.62%) MCSE
7 8 (5.88%) CCNA
8 7 (5.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.68%) CCNP
9 5 (3.68%) MCITP
10 3 (2.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (2.21%) MCSA
10 3 (2.21%) RHCE
11 2 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.47%) CCDA
11 2 (1.47%) CNA
11 2 (1.47%) CNE
11 2 (1.47%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) SLA
2 4 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.47%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.47%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.47%) QA
4 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 70 (51.47%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.24%) VMware ESX
3 17 (12.50%) XenApp
4 15 (11.03%) Hyper-V
4 15 (11.03%) XenDesktop
5 14 (10.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (10.29%) vSphere
6 9 (6.62%) Docker
6 9 (6.62%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (5.88%) BitLocker
8 6 (4.41%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (3.68%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (3.68%) Xen
10 4 (2.94%) NFS
10 4 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (2.21%) Firmware
12 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (1.47%) XenServer
13 1 (0.74%) UAG
Systems Management
1 26 (19.12%) Puppet
2 15 (11.03%) SCCM
3 14 (10.29%) Ansible
4 10 (7.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 6 (4.41%) NetBackup
6 6 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (4.41%) Packer
6 6 (4.41%) Terraform
7 5 (3.68%) vRealize
8 4 (2.94%) Zenoss
9 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (2.21%) Nagios
9 3 (2.21%) PowerCLI
9 3 (2.21%) WSUS
10 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.74%) SCOM
10 1 (0.74%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 136 (100.00%) VMware
2 58 (42.65%) Microsoft
3 33 (24.26%) Cisco
4 27 (19.85%) Citrix
5 23 (16.91%) HP
6 20 (14.71%) Red Hat
7 14 (10.29%) AppSense
7 14 (10.29%) Wyse
8 13 (9.56%) Dell
8 13 (9.56%) Symantec
9 10 (7.35%) Oracle
10 9 (6.62%) Apple
11 8 (5.88%) CA
11 8 (5.88%) CheckPoint
12 7 (5.15%) IBM
13 6 (4.41%) NetApp
13 6 (4.41%) Remedy
14 5 (3.68%) EMC
14 5 (3.68%) Google
15 4 (2.94%) Brocade
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Rate: £400.00 - £401.00 per day
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Wiltshire
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