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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 61 66 79
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 86 43 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.72% 1.92% 1.79%
As % of the System Software category 25.15% 21.72% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 23 30
Average daily rate
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£325 £335 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +7.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +23.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+12.94% +13.33%
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
342 198 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.83% 8.84% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 108 135
Average daily rate £325 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 27
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.85 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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 +1 27 £375 - 11
Devon -8 14 £175 -36.36% 3
Gloucestershire -15 14 £325 +12.06% 5
Wiltshire -6 13 £450 - 6
Dorset +2 6 £388 +15.67% 2
Somerset -15 5 £285 +3.63% 17
Cornwall - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 171 (100.00%) VMware
2 132 (77.19%) Windows
3 78 (45.61%) Microsoft
4 68 (39.77%) Linux
5 66 (38.60%) Firewall
6 47 (27.49%) ITIL
7 45 (26.32%) MS Excel
8 44 (25.73%) Cisco
8 44 (25.73%) Citrix
9 39 (22.81%) Active Directory
9 39 (22.81%) Perl
9 39 (22.81%) Ruby
10 38 (22.22%) Red Hat
10 38 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 35 (20.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 35 (20.47%) VPN
12 34 (19.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 32 (18.71%) Windows 7
13 32 (18.71%) Capacity Planning
13 32 (18.71%) SLA
14 31 (18.13%) Apache
15 30 (17.54%) PHP
16 29 (16.96%) Debian
16 29 (16.96%) Bash Shell
16 29 (16.96%) Puppet
17 28 (16.37%) Ubuntu
18 27 (15.79%) DNS
18 27 (15.79%) CentOS
19 26 (15.20%) DevOps
19 26 (15.20%) CheckPoint

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (18.13%) Apache
2 25 (14.62%) MS Exchange
3 22 (12.87%) SharePoint
4 16 (9.36%) nginx
5 13 (7.60%) Confluence
5 13 (7.60%) MediaWiki
6 10 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (4.09%) IIS
8 6 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (3.51%) Lync
9 5 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.75%) Drupal
11 3 (1.75%) Moodle
12 1 (0.58%) Eucalyptus
12 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
Applications
1 45 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.68%) MS Office
3 2 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) assyst
2 1 (0.58%) Summit
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.34%) Office 365
2 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (38.60%) Firewall
2 35 (20.47%) VPN
3 27 (15.79%) DNS
4 23 (13.45%) LDAP
5 22 (12.87%) Cisco PIX
6 20 (11.70%) LAN
6 20 (11.70%) WAN
7 16 (9.36%) DHCP
8 15 (8.77%) TCP/IP
8 15 (8.77%) Network Security
9 14 (8.19%) IPsec
10 13 (7.60%) OSPF
10 13 (7.60%) BGP
10 13 (7.60%) EIGRP
10 13 (7.60%) IPv6
10 13 (7.60%) SAN
11 7 (4.09%) SNMP
11 7 (4.09%) SMTP
12 6 (3.51%) Internet
13 5 (2.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.94%) MySQL
2 16 (9.36%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (9.36%) Relational Database
3 14 (8.19%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.75%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.58%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.58%) DTS
5 1 (0.58%) Ingres
5 1 (0.58%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (9.94%) Jenkins
2 15 (8.77%) Hudson
2 15 (8.77%) JIRA
2 15 (8.77%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.60%) Subversion
4 4 (2.34%) MSI
5 1 (0.58%) PHPUnit
General
1 18 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 15 (8.77%) Front Office
2 15 (8.77%) Back Office
3 13 (7.60%) Finance
4 6 (3.51%) Banking
5 2 (1.17%) Retail
5 2 (1.17%) Marketing
5 2 (1.17%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.58%) Electronics
6 1 (0.58%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (18.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (11.11%) Consultant
3 18 (10.53%) Administrator
3 18 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
4 16 (9.36%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (8.77%) Support Engineer
5 15 (8.77%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (8.19%) Linux Administrator
7 13 (7.60%) Network Support
7 13 (7.60%) Analyst
7 13 (7.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 11 (6.43%) Network Engineer
8 11 (6.43%) Server Engineer
9 9 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.68%) Citrix Consultant
10 8 (4.68%) Network Support Engineer
10 8 (4.68%) Architect
11 7 (4.09%) Windows Support Engineer
11 7 (4.09%) Lead Network Engineer
12 6 (3.51%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.62%) LAMP
2 8 (4.68%) Web Services
3 2 (1.17%) JDBC
3 2 (1.17%) Laravel
4 1 (0.58%) CGI
4 1 (0.58%) HTML
4 1 (0.58%) .NET
4 1 (0.58%) CSS
4 1 (0.58%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.58%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.58%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.58%) DAO
4 1 (0.58%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.28%) Thin Client
1 21 (12.28%) Fat Client
2 18 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 15 (8.77%) Statistics
4 13 (7.60%) Wiki
5 10 (5.85%) Clustering
6 9 (5.26%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (3.51%) iPad
8 4 (2.34%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.75%) AS400
9 3 (1.75%) Replication
9 3 (1.75%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.75%) VLE
9 3 (1.75%) FlexPod
10 2 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.17%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.58%) DTV
11 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 132 (77.19%) Windows
2 68 (39.77%) Linux
3 35 (20.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (19.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (18.71%) Windows 7
6 29 (16.96%) Debian
7 28 (16.37%) Ubuntu
8 27 (15.79%) CentOS
9 21 (12.28%) Solaris
10 15 (8.77%) UNIX
10 15 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (8.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (5.85%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.75%) VMS
13 3 (1.75%) Scientific Linux
14 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.49%) ITIL
2 32 (18.71%) Capacity Planning
3 26 (15.20%) DevOps
4 24 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (12.87%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (11.70%) Service Management
7 15 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (8.19%) Risk Analysis
8 14 (8.19%) ITSM
9 13 (7.60%) Service Delivery
9 13 (7.60%) Data Modelling
10 12 (7.02%) Build Automation
11 11 (6.43%) PRINCE2
11 11 (6.43%) Workflow
11 11 (6.43%) Migration
12 10 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (5.85%) Project Management
13 8 (4.68%) Time Management
14 7 (4.09%) Performance Monitoring
15 6 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 39 (22.81%) Perl
1 39 (22.81%) Ruby
2 30 (17.54%) PHP
3 29 (16.96%) Bash Shell
4 25 (14.62%) Java
5 24 (14.04%) SQL
6 8 (4.68%) Python
7 7 (4.09%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.09%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.34%) VBScript
9 3 (1.75%) VB
9 3 (1.75%) Korn
10 2 (1.17%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 25 (14.62%) MCP
2 25 (14.62%) SC Cleared
3 22 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (12.28%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (9.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (6.43%) Degree
7 9 (5.26%) DV Cleared
8 7 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.92%) MCSE
10 5 (2.92%) CCNP
11 3 (1.75%) CISSP
12 2 (1.17%) CCNA
12 2 (1.17%) MCITP
12 2 (1.17%) VCP5
13 1 (0.58%) SAP Certification
13 1 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.58%) CCA
13 1 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (18.71%) SLA
2 10 (5.85%) QA
3 4 (2.34%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.58%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 39 (22.81%) Active Directory
2 23 (13.45%) XenServer
3 19 (11.11%) Samba
4 18 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 18 (10.53%) Postfix
5 16 (9.36%) XenApp
6 14 (8.19%) NFS
7 13 (7.60%) vSphere
8 12 (7.02%) XenDesktop
9 7 (4.09%) qmail
9 7 (4.09%) VMware Server
9 7 (4.09%) Squid
9 7 (4.09%) VMware ESX
10 5 (2.92%) vCloud
11 4 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.75%) Xen
12 3 (1.75%) Sendmail
12 3 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (1.75%) KVM
13 2 (1.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 29 (16.96%) Puppet
2 18 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (9.94%) ZABBIX
4 12 (7.02%) Salt
5 7 (4.09%) SCCM
6 3 (1.75%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.17%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.58%) WSUS
8 1 (0.58%) OpenView
8 1 (0.58%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.58%) SCOM
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 171 (100.00%) VMware
2 78 (45.61%) Microsoft
3 44 (25.73%) Cisco
3 44 (25.73%) Citrix
4 38 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 26 (15.20%) CheckPoint
6 19 (11.11%) NetApp
7 18 (10.53%) HP
8 10 (5.85%) AppSense
9 9 (5.26%) Symantec
10 8 (4.68%) Apple
11 7 (4.09%) EMC
12 6 (3.51%) Oracle
13 5 (2.92%) Sophos
14 4 (2.34%) FalconStor
14 4 (2.34%) Altiris
14 4 (2.34%) Brocade
14 4 (2.34%) ProCurve
14 4 (2.34%) IBM
14 4 (2.34%) Nortel
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Rate: £490 - £540 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Steria
Rate: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Wiltshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Exeter
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 26 days ago