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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England / South West
Rank 76 55 63
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 54 99 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.13% 3.32% 2.67%
As % of the System Software category 17.94% 29.03% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 79 51
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Median hourly rate £21.50 £38.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.79% +53.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £22.10 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.75 £41.10 £47.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +34.61%

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
301 341 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.86% 11.45% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 211 142
Median daily rate £313 £335 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -4.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £170 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 29 49
Median hourly rate £18.50 £24.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.71% +5.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.20 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.29% -0.75%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Wiltshire -13 19 £350 +0.71% 1
Bristol -4 10 £300 +15.38% 2
Devon +16 9 £389 +104.60% 2
Somerset +9 5 £425 +63.46%
Gloucestershire -5 5 £113 -62.50% 3
Cornwall - 3 £350 - 1
Dorset +2 2 - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 126 (100.00%) VMware
2 92 (73.02%) Windows
3 70 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 57 (45.24%) Microsoft
5 52 (41.27%) Windows Server
6 47 (37.30%) Security Cleared
7 35 (27.78%) SC Cleared
8 34 (26.98%) Linux
9 32 (25.40%) Windows 7
10 31 (24.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 30 (23.81%) ITIL
11 30 (23.81%) Cisco
12 29 (23.02%) DNS
13 28 (22.22%) PowerShell
14 26 (20.63%) MS Office
15 24 (19.05%) HP
16 23 (18.25%) DHCP
17 22 (17.46%) SCCM
17 22 (17.46%) Citrix
18 21 (16.67%) SAN
18 21 (16.67%) Migration
18 21 (16.67%) Puppet
19 19 (15.08%) Red Hat
20 18 (14.29%) Replication
20 18 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
20 18 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
20 18 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
21 16 (12.70%) Data Centre
21 16 (12.70%) Fat Client
21 16 (12.70%) 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 12 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 12 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 5 (3.97%) Apache
2 5 (3.97%) Confluence
2 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.17%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.38%) IIS
5 2 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.59%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (20.63%) MS Office
2 14 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.97%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.79%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (6.35%) Office 365
2 6 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.79%) IaaS
4 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.02%) DNS
2 23 (18.25%) DHCP
3 21 (16.67%) SAN
4 15 (11.90%) VoIP
5 13 (10.32%) Firewall
5 13 (10.32%) LAN
5 13 (10.32%) NAS
6 12 (9.52%) WAN
7 10 (7.94%) TCP/IP
8 6 (4.76%) VPN
8 6 (4.76%) Wireless
9 4 (3.17%) SMTP
9 4 (3.17%) SSL
10 3 (2.38%) Skype
10 3 (2.38%) Unified Communications
10 3 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.59%) ISDN
11 2 (1.59%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.59%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.17%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.59%) MySQL
2 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.56%) MSI
2 5 (3.97%) JIRA
3 3 (2.38%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.79%) Hudson
5 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (9.52%) Military
2 11 (8.73%) Finance
3 9 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.97%) Back Office
5 4 (3.17%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (18.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 13 (10.32%) Analyst
4 12 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (5.56%) Administrator
5 7 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 7 (5.56%) Head of Delivery
5 7 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (5.56%) Problem Manager
5 7 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
6 6 (4.76%) Citrix Analyst
6 6 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (3.97%) Architect
7 5 (3.97%) IT Support
7 5 (3.97%) Linux Support
7 5 (3.97%) Linux Support Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.79%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 18 (14.29%) Replication
2 16 (12.70%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.70%) Fat Client
2 16 (12.70%) Thin Client
3 9 (7.14%) Clustering
4 8 (6.35%) Client/Server
5 7 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (3.17%) EMC VNX
7 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.59%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.59%) CESG
8 2 (1.59%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.59%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.59%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (0.79%) CMDB
9 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.79%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 92 (73.02%) Windows
2 52 (41.27%) Windows Server
3 34 (26.98%) Linux
4 32 (25.40%) Windows 7
5 31 (24.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (10.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (8.73%) Windows 10
10 10 (7.94%) Solaris
11 8 (6.35%) Windows 8
12 6 (4.76%) Mac OS X
13 4 (3.17%) Unix
13 4 (3.17%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.59%) Debian
14 2 (1.59%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.79%) Android
15 1 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.81%) ITIL
2 21 (16.67%) Migration
3 15 (11.90%) DevOps
3 15 (11.90%) Time Management
4 13 (10.32%) Incident Management
5 12 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (9.52%) Application Virtualisation
5 12 (9.52%) Change Management
5 12 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 10 (7.94%) Project Management
6 10 (7.94%) Service Management
7 8 (6.35%) Load Balancing
7 8 (6.35%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (5.56%) Release Management
8 7 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.56%) Software Deployment
9 6 (4.76%) Business Continuity
9 6 (4.76%) DSDM
9 6 (4.76%) RUP
9 6 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.94%) VB
3 7 (5.56%) Python
3 7 (5.56%) SQL
3 7 (5.56%) VBScript
4 5 (3.97%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.17%) AWK
6 3 (2.38%) C
6 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.59%) C#
7 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.79%) Java
8 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (37.30%) Security Cleared
2 35 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (9.52%) DV Cleared
5 11 (8.73%) MCSE
5 11 (8.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (5.56%) CCNA
7 7 (5.56%) DBS Check
7 7 (5.56%) MCITP
7 7 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.17%) CCNP
9 3 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.38%) RHCE
10 2 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.59%) CCDA
10 2 (1.59%) CNA
10 2 (1.59%) CNE
10 2 (1.59%) MCSA
10 2 (1.59%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.56%) SLA
2 3 (2.38%) QA
3 2 (1.59%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.59%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.59%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 70 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 18 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (11.90%) VMware ESX
3 15 (11.90%) vSphere
3 15 (11.90%) XenApp
4 14 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 13 (10.32%) XenDesktop
6 9 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (5.56%) BitLocker
7 7 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (4.76%) Docker
9 5 (3.97%) NFS
9 5 (3.97%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (3.17%) Firmware
10 4 (3.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.59%) XenServer
12 1 (0.79%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 22 (17.46%) SCCM
2 21 (16.67%) Puppet
3 14 (11.11%) Ansible
4 10 (7.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (5.56%) WSUS
6 6 (4.76%) NetBackup
6 6 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (4.76%) Packer
6 6 (4.76%) Terraform
7 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (3.17%) vRealize
7 4 (3.17%) Zenoss
8 3 (2.38%) Nagios
8 3 (2.38%) PowerCLI
9 2 (1.59%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.79%) MOM
10 1 (0.79%) SCOM
10 1 (0.79%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 126 (100.00%) VMware
2 57 (45.24%) Microsoft
3 30 (23.81%) Cisco
4 24 (19.05%) HP
5 22 (17.46%) Citrix
6 19 (15.08%) Red Hat
7 14 (11.11%) Dell
8 13 (10.32%) Wyse
9 12 (9.52%) AppSense
9 12 (9.52%) Symantec
10 8 (6.35%) CheckPoint
11 7 (5.56%) Apple
11 7 (5.56%) CA
12 6 (4.76%) Oracle
13 5 (3.97%) EMC
13 5 (3.97%) Remedy
13 5 (3.97%) Veritas
14 4 (3.17%) Brocade
14 4 (3.17%) NetApp
14 4 (3.17%) Sophos
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