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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 73 60 43
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 74 69 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.33% 2.45% 4.16%
As % of the System Software category 25.43% 25.56% 42.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 48 60
Average daily rate
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£400 £335 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 13
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -12.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+32.22% +11.11%
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
291 270 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.15% 9.58% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 124 118
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 37 44
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £18.22 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
Bristol +17 30 £450 +5.88% 18
Gloucestershire -21 15 £160 -56.16% 11
Wiltshire +3 12 £365 -0.68% 7
Dorset -4 7 £363 -12.91% 6
Somerset -2 5 £275 -35.29% 3
Devon -10 4 £225 +28.57% 9
Cornwall +1 1 - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 158 (100.00%) VMware
2 139 (87.97%) Windows
3 76 (48.10%) Active Directory
4 71 (44.94%) Microsoft
5 68 (43.04%) Citrix
6 51 (32.28%) Linux
7 46 (29.11%) Firewall
8 44 (27.85%) Security Cleared
9 35 (22.15%) Cisco
10 32 (20.25%) MS Exchange
11 31 (19.62%) UNIX
12 30 (18.99%) Windows Server 2003
13 28 (17.72%) SQL
13 28 (17.72%) Migration
13 28 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
14 27 (17.09%) XenApp
15 26 (16.46%) ITIL
16 25 (15.82%) DNS
16 25 (15.82%) Disaster Recovery
17 24 (15.19%) SharePoint
17 24 (15.19%) SC Cleared
18 23 (14.56%) LAN
18 23 (14.56%) WAN
19 21 (13.29%) MS Excel
19 21 (13.29%) Apache
20 20 (12.66%) vSphere
21 19 (12.03%) Windows Server 2012
21 19 (12.03%) Hyper-V
22 18 (11.39%) DV Cleared
22 18 (11.39%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 32 (20.25%) MS Exchange
2 24 (15.19%) SharePoint
3 21 (13.29%) Apache
4 16 (10.13%) IIS
5 9 (5.70%) nginx
5 9 (5.70%) Confluence
5 9 (5.70%) MediaWiki
5 9 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.16%) OpenStack
7 5 (3.16%) Eucalyptus
8 4 (2.53%) Lync
8 4 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.63%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 21 (13.29%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Summit
2 2 (1.27%) assyst
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.86%) Office 365
2 7 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.27%) IaaS
4 1 (0.63%) SaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 46 (29.11%) Firewall
2 25 (15.82%) DNS
3 23 (14.56%) LAN
3 23 (14.56%) WAN
4 17 (10.76%) VPN
5 15 (9.49%) DHCP
6 13 (8.23%) SAN
6 13 (8.23%) IPsec
6 13 (8.23%) Cisco PIX
7 9 (5.70%) Network Security
7 9 (5.70%) OSPF
7 9 (5.70%) BGP
7 9 (5.70%) LDAP
8 8 (5.06%) EIGRP
8 8 (5.06%) IPv6
9 5 (3.16%) Ethernet
10 4 (2.53%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.53%) HTTPS
10 4 (2.53%) PuTTY
10 4 (2.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.39%) MySQL
2 13 (8.23%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.33%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.70%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.53%) JasperReports
5 4 (2.53%) Ingres
5 4 (2.53%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.63%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (8.23%) Hudson
1 13 (8.23%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.70%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.70%) Subversion
2 9 (5.70%) JIRA
3 4 (2.53%) MSI
3 4 (2.53%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.27%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.63%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (7.59%) Finance
2 5 (3.16%) Banking
3 4 (2.53%) Retail
4 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.27%) Military
5 2 (1.27%) Back Office
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Local Government
6 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (17.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (13.92%) Consultant
3 21 (13.29%) Support Engineer
3 21 (13.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 20 (12.66%) Analyst
5 15 (9.49%) Architect
5 15 (9.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (7.59%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.70%) Server Engineer
8 8 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.06%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.06%) Administrator
9 7 (4.43%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (4.43%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.43%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (3.80%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 5 (3.16%) Technical Support
11 5 (3.16%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.80%) Middleware
2 5 (3.16%) LAMP
2 5 (3.16%) HTML
2 5 (3.16%) .NET
2 5 (3.16%) Web Services
2 5 (3.16%) Java EE
2 5 (3.16%) Application Packaging
3 4 (2.53%) Laravel
3 4 (2.53%) CGI
3 4 (2.53%) DAO
3 4 (2.53%) CSS
3 4 (2.53%) JDBC
3 4 (2.53%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.63%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.63%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.13%) Thin Client
1 16 (10.13%) Fat Client
2 14 (8.86%) Clustering
3 13 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.33%) Blackberry
5 9 (5.70%) Wiki
6 6 (3.80%) Replication
7 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.53%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.53%) Statistics
8 3 (1.90%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.27%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.63%) iPad
10 1 (0.63%) Kindle
10 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.63%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.63%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.63%) NHS
10 1 (0.63%) DTV
10 1 (0.63%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 139 (87.97%) Windows
2 51 (32.28%) Linux
3 31 (19.62%) UNIX
4 30 (18.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (17.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (12.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (9.49%) Windows 7
8 14 (8.86%) Solaris
9 10 (6.33%) CentOS
9 10 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (5.70%) Debian
10 9 (5.70%) Ubuntu
11 7 (4.43%) Windows XP
12 5 (3.16%) Apple iOS
12 5 (3.16%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.53%) VMS
14 3 (1.90%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.90%) Windows NT
15 2 (1.27%) AIX
15 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.72%) Migration
2 26 (16.46%) ITIL
3 25 (15.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (9.49%) DevOps
5 14 (8.86%) Load Balancing
6 13 (8.23%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (6.96%) Data Migration
8 10 (6.33%) Change Control
8 10 (6.33%) Configuration Management
9 9 (5.70%) Build Automation
10 8 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (4.43%) Service Management
12 6 (3.80%) Data Modelling
12 6 (3.80%) Business Continuity
12 6 (3.80%) Time Management
12 6 (3.80%) Database Theory
12 6 (3.80%) Relational Database Theory
12 6 (3.80%) Technical Architecture
13 5 (3.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.72%) SQL
2 18 (11.39%) Bash Shell
3 17 (10.76%) Java
3 17 (10.76%) Perl
4 16 (10.13%) PHP
5 12 (7.59%) Ruby
6 11 (6.96%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.80%) Python
8 4 (2.53%) VBScript
8 4 (2.53%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.53%) Korn
9 3 (1.90%) C
10 1 (0.63%) VB
10 1 (0.63%) PHP5
10 1 (0.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 44 (27.85%) Security Cleared
2 24 (15.19%) SC Cleared
3 18 (11.39%) DV Cleared
4 15 (9.49%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (8.23%) CCNA
5 13 (8.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (5.70%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.43%) MCP
7 7 (4.43%) MCSE
8 4 (2.53%) CCA
8 4 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.90%) Degree
9 3 (1.90%) CCEE
10 2 (1.27%) CCAA
10 2 (1.27%) VCP5
10 2 (1.27%) VCP4
10 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (1.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.86%) SLA
2 4 (2.53%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.90%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.27%) QA
5 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 76 (48.10%) Active Directory
2 27 (17.09%) XenApp
3 20 (12.66%) vSphere
4 19 (12.03%) Hyper-V
5 17 (10.76%) XenServer
6 11 (6.96%) XenDesktop
7 9 (5.70%) Postfix
7 9 (5.70%) Samba
8 7 (4.43%) VMware ESX
8 7 (4.43%) VMware Server
9 5 (3.16%) Terminal Services
10 4 (2.53%) NFS
10 4 (2.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.90%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.63%) Snort
13 1 (0.63%) Xen
13 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 18 (11.39%) Puppet
2 15 (9.49%) SCCM
3 10 (6.33%) WSUS
3 10 (6.33%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (5.70%) Salt
4 9 (5.70%) ZABBIX
5 6 (3.80%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (2.53%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.53%) Ansible
7 2 (1.27%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.63%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.63%) Nessus
8 1 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 158 (100.00%) VMware
2 71 (44.94%) Microsoft
3 68 (43.04%) Citrix
4 35 (22.15%) Cisco
5 18 (11.39%) Red Hat
6 16 (10.13%) CheckPoint
7 15 (9.49%) Symantec
8 11 (6.96%) NetApp
9 10 (6.33%) Oracle
10 8 (5.06%) EMC
10 8 (5.06%) McAfee
11 6 (3.80%) Wyse
11 6 (3.80%) HP
12 5 (3.16%) Sophos
13 4 (2.53%) CommVault
14 3 (1.90%) IBM
14 3 (1.90%) Remedy
14 3 (1.90%) AppSense
14 3 (1.90%) LANDesk
15 2 (1.27%) WatchGuard
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