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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 76 93 70
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 59 60 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.04% 1.79% 2.72%
As % of the System Software category 18.32% 17.05% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 63
Median daily rate £325 £245 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £429 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £18.10 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £84.50 £24.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £29.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-4.27% +21.87%
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
322 352 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.13% 10.51% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 170 207
Median daily rate £328 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £125 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 52 37
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.19 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Bristol +13 24 £358 +11.71% 7
Wiltshire +7 12 £325 -16.66% 6
Somerset +18 9 £170 -24.44% 9
Gloucestershire -1 8 £350 +100.00% 11
Devon +2 2 - - 1
Dorset -16 2 £393 +106.57% 1
Cornwall - 2 - - 3
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 153 (100.00%) VMware
2 106 (69.28%) Windows
3 76 (49.67%) Active Directory
4 68 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 55 (35.95%) Security Cleared
6 52 (33.99%) Windows Server
7 48 (31.37%) Migration
8 39 (25.49%) Citrix
8 39 (25.49%) SCCM
9 33 (21.57%) Linux
9 33 (21.57%) Windows 7
10 32 (20.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (20.92%) Cisco
11 30 (19.61%) SC Cleared
12 27 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (16.99%) Firewall
13 26 (16.99%) SAN
13 26 (16.99%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (16.99%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (16.99%) Hyper-V
13 26 (16.99%) Virtual Environments
14 25 (16.34%) PowerShell
14 25 (16.34%) SQL
14 25 (16.34%) Finance
14 25 (16.34%) Xen
15 24 (15.69%) Web Services
15 24 (15.69%) SOA
15 24 (15.69%) Microsoft Intune
16 23 (15.03%) REST
16 23 (15.03%) TCP/IP

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 22 (14.38%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.76%) Confluence
3 15 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (7.19%) Skype for Business
5 10 (6.54%) SharePoint
6 8 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (4.58%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.31%) IIS
9 1 (0.65%) Apache
9 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (13.73%) MS Office
2 14 (9.15%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.31%) MS Project
5 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (11.76%) Office 365
3 15 (9.80%) GitHub
4 14 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.31%) IaaS
5 2 (1.31%) PaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.65%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.65%) SaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.99%) Firewall
1 26 (16.99%) SAN
2 23 (15.03%) TCP/IP
3 21 (13.73%) DHCP
4 20 (13.07%) DNS
5 16 (10.46%) LAN
5 16 (10.46%) WAN
6 15 (9.80%) VPN
7 12 (7.84%) NAS
7 12 (7.84%) Remote Desktop
8 10 (6.54%) Cisco ISE
8 10 (6.54%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (4.58%) FTP
9 7 (4.58%) HTTP
9 7 (4.58%) HTTPS
9 7 (4.58%) IPsec
9 7 (4.58%) LDAP
9 7 (4.58%) Network Security
10 6 (3.92%) tcpdump
10 6 (3.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.23%) MySQL
3 7 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.58%) Star Schema
4 6 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.65%) DTS
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 18 (11.76%) JIRA
1 18 (11.76%) Maven
2 7 (4.58%) Hudson
2 7 (4.58%) MSI
3 3 (1.96%) Ant
3 3 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.96%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (16.34%) Finance
2 4 (2.61%) Back Office
3 3 (1.96%) Banking
4 2 (1.31%) Military
4 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.65%) Electronics
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (26.14%) Architect
2 23 (15.03%) Analyst
3 15 (9.80%) Infrastructure Architect
4 14 (9.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (8.50%) Support Engineer
5 13 (8.50%) VMware Engineer
6 12 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (7.84%) Technical Architect
7 10 (6.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (6.54%) Security Analyst
8 8 (5.23%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (4.58%) Data Architect
9 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Support
9 7 (4.58%) IT Analyst
9 7 (4.58%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.92%) Information Analyst
10 6 (3.92%) Information Security Analyst
10 6 (3.92%) IT Security Analyst
11 5 (3.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 5 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.69%) Web Services
2 23 (15.03%) REST
2 23 (15.03%) WSDL
2 23 (15.03%) XML
2 23 (15.03%) XSD
3 7 (4.58%) J2EE
4 1 (0.65%) .NET
4 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.38%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.50%) NHS
3 10 (6.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (6.54%) Fat Client
3 10 (6.54%) Thin Client
4 9 (5.88%) Private Cloud
5 8 (5.23%) Driving Licence
6 7 (4.58%) Client/Server
6 7 (4.58%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.92%) iPad
8 5 (3.27%) Clustering
9 4 (2.61%) Blackberry
9 4 (2.61%) Replication
10 3 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.96%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.65%) Oracle Licensing
12 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 106 (69.28%) Windows
2 52 (33.99%) Windows Server
3 33 (21.57%) Linux
3 33 (21.57%) Windows 7
4 32 (20.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (16.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (16.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (13.07%) Windows 10
7 12 (7.84%) Windows 8
8 9 (5.88%) Unix
9 5 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.31%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.37%) Migration
2 27 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (16.99%) Virtual Environments
4 24 (15.69%) SOA
5 23 (15.03%) TOGAF
6 21 (13.73%) ITIL
7 19 (12.42%) MODAF
8 14 (9.15%) Data Migration
8 14 (9.15%) Zachman Framework
9 13 (8.50%) Service Delivery
9 13 (8.50%) SIEM
10 12 (7.84%) Technical Architecture
11 11 (7.19%) Information Security
12 10 (6.54%) Content Management
12 10 (6.54%) DDoS Mitigation
12 10 (6.54%) Security Architecture
12 10 (6.54%) Vulnerability Management
13 9 (5.88%) Software Deployment
14 8 (5.23%) Data Architecture
14 8 (5.23%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.34%) PowerShell
1 25 (16.34%) SQL
2 12 (7.84%) VBScript
3 7 (4.58%) Java
3 7 (4.58%) Perl
3 7 (4.58%) Python
3 7 (4.58%) VB
4 6 (3.92%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.96%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.96%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 55 (35.95%) Security Cleared
2 30 (19.61%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (7.84%) MCSA
5 11 (7.19%) DV Cleared
6 10 (6.54%) CISSP
6 10 (6.54%) MCSE
7 8 (5.23%) MCSD
8 6 (3.92%) CCNA
8 6 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.96%) CCNP
10 2 (1.31%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.31%) ISEB
10 2 (1.31%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.31%) MCITP
10 2 (1.31%) MCP
10 2 (1.31%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.50%) HL7
2 11 (7.19%) PCI DSS
3 10 (6.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.61%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.96%) QA
5 3 (1.96%) SLA
6 1 (0.65%) JSP 440
System Software
1 76 (49.67%) Active Directory
2 26 (16.99%) Hyper-V
3 25 (16.34%) Xen
4 20 (13.07%) vSphere
5 13 (8.50%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (7.19%) XenApp
6 11 (7.19%) XenDesktop
7 10 (6.54%) VMware ESX
8 8 (5.23%) Docker
8 8 (5.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (4.58%) Firmware
9 7 (4.58%) Samba
9 7 (4.58%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (3.92%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (2.61%) NFS
11 4 (2.61%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.31%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.65%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 39 (25.49%) SCCM
2 24 (15.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (6.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 10 (6.54%) WSUS
4 9 (5.88%) SCOM
5 8 (5.23%) ZABBIX
6 7 (4.58%) Nagios
6 7 (4.58%) Puppet
7 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.96%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.31%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.31%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.65%) MOM
9 1 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 153 (100.00%) VMware
2 68 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 39 (25.49%) Citrix
4 32 (20.92%) Cisco
5 15 (9.80%) NetApp
5 15 (9.80%) Oracle
6 11 (7.19%) Forcepoint
6 11 (7.19%) Red Hat
7 10 (6.54%) ArcSight
7 10 (6.54%) CheckPoint
7 10 (6.54%) Cyber-Ark
7 10 (6.54%) Dell
8 8 (5.23%) HP
9 7 (4.58%) F5
9 7 (4.58%) Wyse
10 6 (3.92%) Veeam
11 5 (3.27%) EMC
11 5 (3.27%) IBM
11 5 (3.27%) Intel Security
12 4 (2.61%) AppSense
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
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