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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 76 45 55
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 79 92 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.40% 3.91% 2.94%
As % of the System Software category 24.38% 34.59% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 62 35
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£250 £273 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -22.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £150 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 7
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.65 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £14.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -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
324 266 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.83% 11.30% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 122 121
Average daily rate £355 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 53 49
Average hourly rate £22.85 £15.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.30% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £27.50 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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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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
Devon -5 15 £183 +10.60% 4
Somerset -11 15 £250 -9.09% 9
Gloucestershire -27 15 £163 -45.83% 6
Wiltshire -11 14 £388 -11.68% 19
Bristol -8 10 £356 -16.17% 22
Dorset +5 9 £375 -11.76% 5
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England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 162 (100.00%) VMware
2 127 (78.40%) Windows
3 74 (45.68%) Microsoft
4 60 (37.04%) Firewall
5 56 (34.57%) Active Directory
6 54 (33.33%) Linux
7 50 (30.86%) Cisco
8 48 (29.63%) Citrix
9 41 (25.31%) MS Excel
10 37 (22.84%) Security Cleared
10 37 (22.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 34 (20.99%) DNS
12 31 (19.14%) SharePoint
13 29 (17.90%) ITIL
14 28 (17.28%) CheckPoint
14 28 (17.28%) Windows Server 2003
15 26 (16.05%) Thin Client
15 26 (16.05%) MS Exchange
15 26 (16.05%) Fat Client
16 25 (15.43%) Solaris
16 25 (15.43%) SQL
17 24 (14.81%) VPN
17 24 (14.81%) SLA
17 24 (14.81%) Migration
17 24 (14.81%) Cisco PIX
17 24 (14.81%) XenApp
18 23 (14.20%) Hyper-V
19 22 (13.58%) Apache
19 22 (13.58%) Perl
20 21 (12.96%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 31 (19.14%) SharePoint
2 26 (16.05%) MS Exchange
3 22 (13.58%) Apache
4 11 (6.79%) IIS
5 8 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (3.70%) Lync
8 5 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (3.09%) MediaWiki
8 5 (3.09%) nginx
8 5 (3.09%) Confluence
9 4 (2.47%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.47%) Eucalyptus
10 2 (1.23%) Drupal
10 2 (1.23%) Moodle
11 1 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.62%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 41 (25.31%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Summit
2 2 (1.23%) assyst
3 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (37.04%) Firewall
2 34 (20.99%) DNS
3 24 (14.81%) VPN
3 24 (14.81%) Cisco PIX
4 19 (11.73%) DHCP
5 18 (11.11%) SAN
6 16 (9.88%) WAN
6 16 (9.88%) LAN
7 13 (8.02%) TCP/IP
8 10 (6.17%) LDAP
9 7 (4.32%) HTTPS
9 7 (4.32%) IPsec
9 7 (4.32%) SSH
10 6 (3.70%) OSPF
10 6 (3.70%) BGP
10 6 (3.70%) Network Security
11 5 (3.09%) PuTTY
11 5 (3.09%) EIGRP
11 5 (3.09%) IPv6
12 4 (2.47%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.41%) MySQL
2 12 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.32%) RDBMS
3 7 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.09%) Ingres
4 5 (3.09%) JasperReports
5 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.62%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (3.09%) Hudson
1 5 (3.09%) PHPUnit
1 5 (3.09%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.09%) JIRA
1 5 (3.09%) Jenkins
1 5 (3.09%) Subversion
2 3 (1.85%) MSI
3 1 (0.62%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.62%) InstallShield
General
1 12 (7.41%) Finance
2 6 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.09%) Banking
4 4 (2.47%) Retail
5 2 (1.23%) Military
5 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 1 (0.62%) Legal
6 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (16.05%) Consultant
3 21 (12.96%) Analyst
4 17 (10.49%) Architect
5 15 (9.26%) Support Engineer
6 12 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (7.41%) Administrator
6 12 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (6.79%) Server Engineer
8 10 (6.17%) Technical Consultant
8 10 (6.17%) Support Analyst
8 10 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (6.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (5.56%) Citrix Consultant
10 8 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (4.32%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
11 7 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (4.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (4.32%) Linux Administrator
12 6 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.79%) Web Services
2 10 (6.17%) LAMP
3 6 (3.70%) JDBC
3 6 (3.70%) HTML
3 6 (3.70%) Laravel
4 5 (3.09%) CSS
4 5 (3.09%) CGI
4 5 (3.09%) Hibernate
4 5 (3.09%) DAO
5 4 (2.47%) Middleware
5 4 (2.47%) Application Packaging
5 4 (2.47%) Java EE
6 2 (1.23%) .NET
7 1 (0.62%) Flash
7 1 (0.62%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.62%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.05%) Thin Client
1 26 (16.05%) Fat Client
2 16 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.02%) Clustering
4 7 (4.32%) Replication
5 6 (3.70%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.09%) iPad
6 5 (3.09%) Wiki
6 5 (3.09%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.47%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.47%) FlexPod
8 3 (1.85%) Statistics
9 2 (1.23%) VLE
9 2 (1.23%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.62%) Kindle
10 1 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.62%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 127 (78.40%) Windows
2 54 (33.33%) Linux
3 37 (22.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (17.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (15.43%) Solaris
6 21 (12.96%) UNIX
7 19 (11.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (9.88%) CentOS
9 14 (8.64%) Windows 7
10 12 (7.41%) Debian
10 12 (7.41%) Windows XP
10 12 (7.41%) Ubuntu
11 11 (6.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (4.32%) VMS
13 5 (3.09%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.23%) Windows Phone
14 2 (1.23%) Android
14 2 (1.23%) Scientific Linux
14 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.90%) ITIL
2 24 (14.81%) Migration
3 10 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (6.17%) Change Control
3 10 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (6.17%) DevOps
3 10 (6.17%) Build Automation
4 8 (4.94%) Business Continuity
4 8 (4.94%) Load Balancing
5 7 (4.32%) OO
5 7 (4.32%) Validation
5 7 (4.32%) Service Management
5 7 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 6 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (3.70%) Data Migration
6 6 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (3.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (3.09%) Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.43%) SQL
2 22 (13.58%) Perl
3 19 (11.73%) PHP
3 19 (11.73%) Bash Shell
4 18 (11.11%) Java
5 14 (8.64%) Ruby
6 8 (4.94%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.32%) Korn
8 5 (3.09%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.85%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.85%) C
9 3 (1.85%) VBScript
10 2 (1.23%) Python
11 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (22.84%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.49%) DV Cleared
3 16 (9.88%) SC Cleared
3 16 (9.88%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.70%) MCSE
6 6 (3.70%) Degree
7 5 (3.09%) CCNP
8 4 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.47%) CCA
8 4 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.85%) CCEE
9 3 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (1.85%) CCNA
10 2 (1.23%) MCSA
10 2 (1.23%) ISEB
10 2 (1.23%) VCP5
10 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.81%) SLA
2 7 (4.32%) QA
3 5 (3.09%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.47%) ISO 14001
5 3 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (34.57%) Active Directory
2 24 (14.81%) XenApp
3 23 (14.20%) Hyper-V
4 19 (11.73%) vSphere
5 16 (9.88%) XenDesktop
6 15 (9.26%) XenServer
7 13 (8.02%) NFS
8 7 (4.32%) Postfix
8 7 (4.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (4.32%) Samba
9 6 (3.70%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.85%) qmail
10 3 (1.85%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.85%) Squid
11 2 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.23%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.23%) KVM
11 2 (1.23%) Xen
11 2 (1.23%) Sendmail
11 2 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (9.88%) Puppet
2 12 (7.41%) SCCM
3 10 (6.17%) Salt
3 10 (6.17%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (5.56%) WSUS
5 5 (3.09%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.23%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.23%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (1.23%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.62%) SCOM
8 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.62%) OpenView
8 1 (0.62%) Nessus
Vendors
1 162 (100.00%) VMware
2 74 (45.68%) Microsoft
3 50 (30.86%) Cisco
4 48 (29.63%) Citrix
5 28 (17.28%) CheckPoint
6 21 (12.96%) Red Hat
7 18 (11.11%) NetApp
8 16 (9.88%) HP
9 10 (6.17%) Symantec
10 9 (5.56%) Oracle
10 9 (5.56%) AppSense
11 8 (4.94%) EMC
12 7 (4.32%) Apple
13 6 (3.70%) Sophos
13 6 (3.70%) McAfee
14 4 (2.47%) Juniper
14 4 (2.47%) Remedy
14 4 (2.47%) Brocade
14 4 (2.47%) ProCurve
15 3 (1.85%) Veeam
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