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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 58 74 67
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 94 64 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.18% 2.10% 2.77%
As % of the System Software category 23.80% 21.69% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 37 59
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £258 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £458 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.19 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.01% +0.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +63.74%
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
395 295 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.35% 9.68% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 151 185
Median daily rate £375 £319 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 40
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.19 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.68% +44.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £12.55 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £33.40 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+9.95% +8.54%

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 31 May 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
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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +16 37 £515 +41.09% 6
Bristol +6 24 £365 +21.66% 16
Dorset -4 12 £393 - 2
Gloucestershire -2 9 £556 +34.03% 12
Somerset +2 5 £250 +11.11%
Devon -4 1 £325 +8.33% 2
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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.

1 184 (100.00%) VMware
2 133 (72.28%) Windows
3 89 (48.37%) Active Directory
4 81 (44.02%) Microsoft
5 74 (40.22%) Security Cleared
6 60 (32.61%) Windows Server
7 53 (28.80%) Linux
8 49 (26.63%) Migration
9 48 (26.09%) ITIL
10 41 (22.28%) Citrix
11 39 (21.20%) Cisco
11 39 (21.20%) SC Cleared
12 34 (18.48%) SCCM
12 34 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (17.93%) Windows Server 2008
13 33 (17.93%) vSphere
14 32 (17.39%) Windows 7
15 31 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
16 29 (15.76%) DNS
17 28 (15.22%) SQL Server
18 27 (14.67%) VMware ESX
18 27 (14.67%) VMware ESXi
19 26 (14.13%) PowerShell
19 26 (14.13%) Finance
19 26 (14.13%) NetApp
19 26 (14.13%) SQL
19 26 (14.13%) DHCP
20 25 (13.59%) MS Exchange
20 25 (13.59%) Xen
20 25 (13.59%) Hyper-V

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 25 (13.59%) MS Exchange
2 17 (9.24%) Confluence
3 16 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (8.70%) Skype for Business
4 13 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (6.52%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.26%) MQSeries
7 5 (2.72%) Apache
8 4 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.63%) JBoss
9 3 (1.63%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.63%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.09%) IIS
11 1 (0.54%) Eucalyptus
11 1 (0.54%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 21 (11.41%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.70%) MS Office
3 6 (3.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (10.33%) Office 365
3 15 (8.15%) GitHub
3 15 (8.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.54%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.54%) IaaS
4 1 (0.54%) PaaS
4 1 (0.54%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.76%) DNS
2 26 (14.13%) DHCP
3 22 (11.96%) Firewall
4 20 (10.87%) SAN
5 16 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
6 14 (7.61%) TCP/IP
7 13 (7.07%) VPN
8 12 (6.52%) LAN
8 12 (6.52%) NAS
9 10 (5.43%) LDAP
9 10 (5.43%) WAN
10 9 (4.89%) HTTP
11 8 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
11 8 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (3.26%) FTP
12 6 (3.26%) HTTPS
12 6 (3.26%) IPsec
12 6 (3.26%) Network Security
12 6 (3.26%) VLAN
13 5 (2.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.89%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (4.35%) MySQL
4 7 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.80%) Star Schema
5 4 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.09%) DTS
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 22 (11.96%) Maven
3 17 (9.24%) JIRA
4 9 (4.89%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.80%) Hudson
6 3 (1.63%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.09%) Ant
General
1 26 (14.13%) Finance
2 6 (3.26%) Back Office
3 3 (1.63%) Banking
4 2 (1.09%) Military
5 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (21.74%) Architect
2 28 (15.22%) Analyst
3 18 (9.78%) VMware Engineer
4 16 (8.70%) Technical Architect
5 14 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (5.98%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (5.98%) Support Engineer
8 10 (5.43%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (4.35%) Security Analyst
9 8 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (3.80%) Data Architect
10 7 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (3.80%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 6 (3.26%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (2.72%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 5 (2.72%) Active Directory Engineer
12 5 (2.72%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.50%) Web Services
2 22 (11.96%) REST
2 22 (11.96%) WSDL
2 22 (11.96%) XML
2 22 (11.96%) XSD
3 7 (3.80%) J2EE
4 5 (2.72%) MCollective
5 4 (2.17%) .NET
5 4 (2.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.09%) SOAP
7 1 (0.54%) COM
7 1 (0.54%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 17 (9.24%) Fat Client
2 17 (9.24%) Thin Client
3 12 (6.52%) NHS
4 10 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.89%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.89%) Private Cloud
6 8 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (3.26%) Blackberry
7 6 (3.26%) Replication
8 5 (2.72%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.72%) iPad
8 5 (2.72%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.17%) Clustering
9 4 (2.17%) Economics
9 4 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.63%) CESG
11 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.09%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 133 (72.28%) Windows
2 60 (32.61%) Windows Server
3 53 (28.80%) Linux
4 33 (17.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (17.39%) Windows 7
6 31 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (11.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (5.98%) Unix
8 11 (5.98%) Windows 10
8 11 (5.98%) Windows 8
9 10 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.72%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.63%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.09%) CentOS
12 2 (1.09%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (26.63%) Migration
2 48 (26.09%) ITIL
3 34 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (12.50%) SOA
5 22 (11.96%) TOGAF
6 18 (9.78%) Service Delivery
7 17 (9.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (9.24%) MODAF
8 15 (8.15%) Data Migration
8 15 (8.15%) Service Management
9 14 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (7.61%) Technical Architecture
10 13 (7.07%) SIEM
10 13 (7.07%) Zachman Framework
11 12 (6.52%) DevOps
12 11 (5.98%) Incident Management
12 11 (5.98%) Knowledge Management
12 11 (5.98%) Vulnerability Management
13 9 (4.89%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (4.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.13%) PowerShell
1 26 (14.13%) SQL
2 12 (6.52%) Python
3 11 (5.98%) Java
4 9 (4.89%) Bash Shell
4 9 (4.89%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.26%) Perl
6 5 (2.72%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.72%) Ruby
6 5 (2.72%) VBScript
7 4 (2.17%) C++
8 3 (1.63%) C
8 3 (1.63%) C#
8 3 (1.63%) VB
9 2 (1.09%) C-shell
10 1 (0.54%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 74 (40.22%) Security Cleared
2 39 (21.20%) SC Cleared
3 21 (11.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (9.78%) DV Cleared
4 18 (9.78%) MCSE
5 17 (9.24%) MCSA
6 12 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (5.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (5.43%) CCNA
9 9 (4.89%) CISSP
10 7 (3.80%) MCSD
11 6 (3.26%) CCNP
11 6 (3.26%) Degree
12 3 (1.63%) ISEB
12 3 (1.63%) ISTQB
13 2 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
14 1 (0.54%) HND
14 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.54%) MCP
14 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.52%) HL7
2 8 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.72%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.63%) QA
5 2 (1.09%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 89 (48.37%) Active Directory
2 33 (17.93%) vSphere
3 27 (14.67%) VMware ESX
3 27 (14.67%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (13.59%) Hyper-V
4 25 (13.59%) Xen
5 17 (9.24%) XenApp
5 17 (9.24%) XenDesktop
6 10 (5.43%) Firmware
7 7 (3.80%) Docker
8 6 (3.26%) Samba
9 4 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.09%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.09%) NFS
10 2 (1.09%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.54%) vCloud
11 1 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (18.48%) SCCM
2 13 (7.07%) Puppet
2 13 (7.07%) WSUS
3 8 (4.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 8 (4.35%) ZABBIX
4 7 (3.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.80%) SCOM
5 6 (3.26%) Nagios
6 5 (2.72%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.63%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.63%) Windows Intune
9 2 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.54%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.54%) vMotion
Vendors
1 184 (100.00%) VMware
2 81 (44.02%) Microsoft
3 41 (22.28%) Citrix
4 39 (21.20%) Cisco
5 26 (14.13%) NetApp
6 22 (11.96%) Oracle
7 20 (10.87%) HP
8 12 (6.52%) Forcepoint
8 12 (6.52%) Red Hat
9 11 (5.98%) CheckPoint
9 11 (5.98%) Wyse
10 10 (5.43%) AppSense
11 9 (4.89%) Dell
12 8 (4.35%) ArcSight
12 8 (4.35%) Cyber-Ark
12 8 (4.35%) IBM
12 8 (4.35%) Sophos
13 6 (3.26%) EMC
13 6 (3.26%) F5
13 6 (3.26%) Intel Security