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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 58 80 54
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 86 66 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.94% 2.13% 3.39%
As % of the System Software category 25.00% 21.57% 31.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 39 69
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Average hourly rate £43.00 £20.19 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.02% +0.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +25.00%
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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
344 306 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.74% 9.89% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 147 190
Average daily rate £350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 49 39
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.06 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.22% +43.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £32.50 £24.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol +12 30 £365 -2.66% 6
Wiltshire +9 27 £383 +2.00% 6
Dorset -1 12 £375 +3.44% 2
Gloucestershire +3 9 £375 +50.00% 10
Somerset +7 5 £250 +11.11% 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 178 (100.00%) VMware
2 149 (83.71%) Windows
3 97 (54.49%) Active Directory
4 68 (38.20%) Microsoft
5 64 (35.96%) Windows Server
6 52 (29.21%) Security Cleared
6 52 (29.21%) ITIL
7 49 (27.53%) Linux
8 42 (23.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (22.47%) vSphere
10 35 (19.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (18.54%) Migration
12 32 (17.98%) SCCM
12 32 (17.98%) Cisco
12 32 (17.98%) Windows 7
13 30 (16.85%) DNS
13 30 (16.85%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (15.73%) HP
14 28 (15.73%) MS Excel
15 27 (15.17%) DHCP
16 26 (14.61%) PowerShell
16 26 (14.61%) VMware ESXi
16 26 (14.61%) MS Exchange
16 26 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (14.61%) Finance
16 26 (14.61%) VMware ESX
17 25 (14.04%) SQL
17 25 (14.04%) SC Cleared
18 24 (13.48%) Citrix
19 22 (12.36%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 26 (14.61%) MS Exchange
2 21 (11.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (11.24%) Skype for Business
4 16 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (7.87%) SharePoint
6 11 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.25%) Apache
7 4 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.25%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.69%) JBoss
8 3 (1.69%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.56%) Eucalyptus
9 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.56%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.56%) IIS
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (15.73%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.30%) MS Office
3 6 (3.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.24%) Office 365
2 18 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.56%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (16.85%) DNS
2 27 (15.17%) DHCP
3 21 (11.80%) SAN
4 18 (10.11%) Firewall
5 16 (8.99%) Remote Desktop
6 11 (6.18%) Skype
7 10 (5.62%) LAN
7 10 (5.62%) NAS
7 10 (5.62%) TCP/IP
8 9 (5.06%) VPN
9 8 (4.49%) Ethernet
9 8 (4.49%) LDAP
9 8 (4.49%) WAN
10 7 (3.93%) HTTP
10 7 (3.93%) VLAN
11 4 (2.25%) FTP
11 4 (2.25%) HTTPS
11 4 (2.25%) Internet
11 4 (2.25%) IPsec
11 4 (2.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.06%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (4.49%) MySQL
4 6 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.25%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.12%) DTS
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (8.99%) Git (software)
1 16 (8.99%) Jenkins
2 14 (7.87%) Maven
3 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (14.61%) Finance
2 6 (3.37%) Back Office
3 4 (2.25%) Banking
4 3 (1.69%) Military
5 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (15.17%) VMware Engineer
2 22 (12.36%) Analyst
3 18 (10.11%) Architect
4 15 (8.43%) Support Engineer
5 14 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (7.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (7.30%) Technical Architect
7 11 (6.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (5.62%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (3.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (3.93%) Administrator
10 7 (3.93%) Network Engineer
10 7 (3.93%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.93%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.37%) Incident Manager
12 5 (2.81%) 2nd Line Support
12 5 (2.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 5 (2.81%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.87%) MCollective
2 5 (2.81%) J2EE
3 3 (1.69%) .NET
3 3 (1.69%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.12%) SOAP
5 1 (0.56%) COM
5 1 (0.56%) Java EE
5 1 (0.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.67%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.99%) Fat Client
2 16 (8.99%) Thin Client
3 10 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.62%) Replication
4 9 (5.06%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.81%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.81%) HP Storage
6 4 (2.25%) Clustering
6 4 (2.25%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.25%) Economics
6 4 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.69%) CESG
7 3 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.69%) iPad
7 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.69%) Statistics
8 2 (1.12%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.12%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 149 (83.71%) Windows
2 64 (35.96%) Windows Server
3 49 (27.53%) Linux
4 42 (23.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (19.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (17.98%) Windows 7
7 30 (16.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (5.62%) Unix
8 10 (5.62%) Windows 8
9 9 (5.06%) Windows 10
10 8 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.81%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.12%) CentOS
13 2 (1.12%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.12%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (29.21%) ITIL
2 33 (18.54%) Migration
3 26 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (11.24%) DevOps
5 18 (10.11%) Service Delivery
6 17 (9.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (9.55%) Scrum
7 16 (8.99%) Configuration Management
7 16 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (8.99%) Service Management
8 14 (7.87%) Build Automation
8 14 (7.87%) Incident Management
9 12 (6.74%) Knowledge Management
10 10 (5.62%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (5.06%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (4.49%) Data Protection
12 8 (4.49%) Project Management
12 8 (4.49%) SIEM
12 8 (4.49%) Vulnerability Management
13 7 (3.93%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.61%) PowerShell
2 25 (14.04%) SQL
3 16 (8.99%) Bash Shell
4 14 (7.87%) JavaScript
4 14 (7.87%) Ruby
5 10 (5.62%) Python
6 9 (5.06%) Java
7 7 (3.93%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.25%) C++
8 4 (2.25%) Perl
8 4 (2.25%) VB
9 3 (1.69%) C
9 3 (1.69%) C#
9 3 (1.69%) VBScript
10 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 52 (29.21%) Security Cleared
2 25 (14.04%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.87%) DV Cleared
3 14 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (7.30%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (7.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (6.18%) CCNA
5 11 (6.18%) MCSE
6 10 (5.62%) MCSA
7 7 (3.93%) CCNP
7 7 (3.93%) Degree
8 4 (2.25%) CISSP
9 3 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.12%) ISEB
10 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.56%) HND
11 1 (0.56%) MCITP
11 1 (0.56%) MCTS
11 1 (0.56%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.37%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.69%) QA
4 2 (1.12%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 97 (54.49%) Active Directory
2 40 (22.47%) vSphere
3 26 (14.61%) VMware ESX
3 26 (14.61%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (11.24%) Hyper-V
5 16 (8.99%) XenDesktop
6 15 (8.43%) XenApp
7 10 (5.62%) Firmware
8 4 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (2.25%) Samba
9 2 (1.12%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.12%) vCloud
9 2 (1.12%) Xen
10 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (17.98%) SCCM
2 20 (11.24%) Puppet
3 16 (8.99%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (7.87%) NetBackup
5 12 (6.74%) WSUS
6 8 (4.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (4.49%) ZABBIX
7 6 (3.37%) SCOM
8 4 (2.25%) Nagios
8 4 (2.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.69%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.69%) Windows Intune
10 2 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (1.12%) vMotion
11 1 (0.56%) Hyperic
11 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 178 (100.00%) VMware
2 68 (38.20%) Microsoft
3 32 (17.98%) Cisco
4 28 (15.73%) HP
5 24 (13.48%) Citrix
6 22 (12.36%) NetApp
7 13 (7.30%) Oracle
8 10 (5.62%) AppSense
8 10 (5.62%) Wyse
9 9 (5.06%) Dell
9 9 (5.06%) Symantec
10 8 (4.49%) CheckPoint
10 8 (4.49%) IBM
10 8 (4.49%) Red Hat
10 8 (4.49%) Sophos
11 7 (3.93%) EMC
11 7 (3.93%) Forcepoint
12 6 (3.37%) Intel Security
13 5 (2.81%) Sun
13 5 (2.81%) Veeam
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