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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 64 85 82
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 88 65 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.89% 2.03% 2.19%
As % of the System Software category 21.52% 19.64% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 37 51
Median daily rate £393 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.93% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £458 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.97% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 £21.88
% change year-on-year
-25.33% +71.42%
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
409 331 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.41% 10.32% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 170 183
Median daily rate £386 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £150 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 49 44
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -2.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £13.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.19 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +7 33 £450 +15.38% 3
Bristol +12 23 £370 +12.12% 2
Gloucestershire -1 11 £405 +131.42% 13
Somerset +19 8 £170 -51.77% 1
Dorset -15 4 £393 +106.57% 3
Devon +4 2 £325 +91.17% 1
Cornwall - 2 - - 2
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 174 (100.00%) VMware
2 121 (69.54%) Windows
3 77 (44.25%) Active Directory
4 66 (37.93%) Security Cleared
5 62 (35.63%) Microsoft
6 50 (28.74%) Windows Server
7 48 (27.59%) Migration
8 45 (25.86%) Linux
9 39 (22.41%) Citrix
10 37 (21.26%) Cisco
10 37 (21.26%) ITIL
10 37 (21.26%) SCCM
10 37 (21.26%) SC Cleared
11 35 (20.11%) Windows 7
12 32 (18.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 32 (18.39%) Finance
13 29 (16.67%) Firewall
14 28 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (16.09%) Hyper-V
15 27 (15.52%) Virtual Environments
15 27 (15.52%) SQL
15 27 (15.52%) SQL Server
16 26 (14.94%) Xen
17 25 (14.37%) Windows Server 2003
17 25 (14.37%) MS Exchange
17 25 (14.37%) Windows Server 2008
18 24 (13.79%) Microsoft Intune
18 24 (13.79%) Web Services
18 24 (13.79%) SAN
18 24 (13.79%) Service Delivery

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 (14.37%) MS Exchange
2 18 (10.34%) Confluence
3 17 (9.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (7.47%) Skype for Business
5 11 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (5.75%) SharePoint
7 9 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (4.02%) MQSeries
9 4 (2.30%) Apache
10 3 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.72%) IIS
11 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.57%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.57%) JBoss
11 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (9.77%) MS Office
2 14 (8.05%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.15%) MS Project
5 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (11.49%) Office 365
3 15 (8.62%) GitHub
4 14 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.15%) IaaS
5 2 (1.15%) PaaS
5 2 (1.15%) Yammer
6 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.67%) Firewall
2 24 (13.79%) SAN
3 23 (13.22%) TCP/IP
4 18 (10.34%) DNS
5 17 (9.77%) DHCP
6 15 (8.62%) LAN
6 15 (8.62%) WAN
7 14 (8.05%) VPN
8 12 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
9 11 (6.32%) NAS
10 10 (5.75%) Cisco ISE
10 10 (5.75%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (5.75%) LDAP
11 8 (4.60%) HTTP
12 7 (4.02%) FTP
12 7 (4.02%) HTTPS
12 7 (4.02%) IPsec
12 7 (4.02%) Network Security
13 6 (3.45%) tcpdump
13 6 (3.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.60%) MySQL
3 7 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.02%) Star Schema
4 6 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.87%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.72%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.57%) DTS
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (10.92%) Jenkins
2 18 (10.34%) JIRA
2 18 (10.34%) Maven
3 7 (4.02%) Hudson
4 4 (2.30%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.30%) MSI
5 3 (1.72%) Ant
6 2 (1.15%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (18.39%) Finance
2 3 (1.72%) Banking
3 2 (1.15%) Back Office
3 2 (1.15%) Military
4 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.57%) Electronics
4 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.57%) Marketing
4 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (24.71%) Architect
2 26 (14.94%) Analyst
3 16 (9.20%) Technical Architect
3 16 (9.20%) VMware Engineer
4 15 (8.62%) Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (7.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (7.47%) Support Engineer
6 12 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (5.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (5.75%) Security Analyst
8 8 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (4.02%) Consultant
9 7 (4.02%) Data Architect
9 7 (4.02%) IT Analyst
9 7 (4.02%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.45%) Information Analyst
10 6 (3.45%) Information Security Analyst
10 6 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (3.45%) IT Security Analyst
10 6 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.79%) Web Services
2 23 (13.22%) REST
2 23 (13.22%) WSDL
2 23 (13.22%) XML
2 23 (13.22%) XSD
3 8 (4.60%) J2EE
4 1 (0.57%) .NET
4 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.57%) COM
4 1 (0.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.22%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.47%) NHS
3 11 (6.32%) Fat Client
3 11 (6.32%) Thin Client
4 10 (5.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.17%) Private Cloud
6 8 (4.60%) Driving Licence
7 7 (4.02%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.45%) iPad
8 6 (3.45%) Replication
9 5 (2.87%) Clustering
10 4 (2.30%) Blackberry
10 4 (2.30%) Client/Server
10 4 (2.30%) Economics
11 3 (1.72%) Virtual Team
12 2 (1.15%) CESG
13 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
13 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.57%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 121 (69.54%) Windows
2 50 (28.74%) Windows Server
3 45 (25.86%) Linux
4 35 (20.11%) Windows 7
5 32 (18.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (14.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (14.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (9.77%) Windows 10
8 14 (8.05%) Windows 8
9 12 (6.90%) Unix
10 11 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.15%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.15%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (27.59%) Migration
2 37 (21.26%) ITIL
3 28 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (15.52%) Virtual Environments
5 24 (13.79%) Service Delivery
6 23 (13.22%) SOA
7 22 (12.64%) TOGAF
8 18 (10.34%) MODAF
9 16 (9.20%) Technical Architecture
10 15 (8.62%) SIEM
11 14 (8.05%) Data Migration
11 14 (8.05%) Zachman Framework
12 13 (7.47%) Knowledge Management
12 13 (7.47%) Vulnerability Management
13 12 (6.90%) Service Management
14 10 (5.75%) Content Management
14 10 (5.75%) DDoS Mitigation
14 10 (5.75%) Information Security
14 10 (5.75%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (5.75%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.52%) SQL
2 23 (13.22%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.32%) Java
3 11 (6.32%) Python
4 10 (5.75%) VBScript
5 9 (5.17%) Shell Script
6 7 (4.02%) Perl
7 4 (2.30%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.30%) VB
8 3 (1.72%) C++
8 3 (1.72%) C-shell
9 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 66 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 37 (21.26%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.62%) DV Cleared
4 14 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (6.90%) MCSA
6 11 (6.32%) CISSP
7 9 (5.17%) MCSE
8 8 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (4.60%) MCSD
9 7 (4.02%) CCNA
10 5 (2.87%) CCNP
10 5 (2.87%) Degree
11 2 (1.15%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.15%) ISEB
11 2 (1.15%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.15%) MCP
11 2 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.47%) HL7
2 11 (6.32%) PCI DSS
3 10 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (4.02%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.15%) QA
6 1 (0.57%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 77 (44.25%) Active Directory
2 28 (16.09%) Hyper-V
3 26 (14.94%) Xen
4 21 (12.07%) vSphere
5 20 (11.49%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (8.05%) VMware ESX
6 14 (8.05%) XenApp
6 14 (8.05%) XenDesktop
7 9 (5.17%) Firmware
8 8 (4.60%) Docker
9 7 (4.02%) Samba
9 7 (4.02%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.30%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (2.30%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.72%) NFS
12 2 (1.15%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 37 (21.26%) SCCM
2 24 (13.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (5.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 9 (5.17%) SCOM
4 9 (5.17%) WSUS
5 8 (4.60%) NetBackup
5 8 (4.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (4.60%) Puppet
5 8 (4.60%) ZABBIX
6 7 (4.02%) Nagios
7 5 (2.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.15%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.57%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 174 (100.00%) VMware
2 62 (35.63%) Microsoft
3 39 (22.41%) Citrix
4 37 (21.26%) Cisco
5 21 (12.07%) Oracle
6 19 (10.92%) NetApp
7 13 (7.47%) HP
7 13 (7.47%) Red Hat
8 11 (6.32%) Dell
8 11 (6.32%) Forcepoint
9 10 (5.75%) ArcSight
9 10 (5.75%) CheckPoint
9 10 (5.75%) Cyber-Ark
10 8 (4.60%) EMC
10 8 (4.60%) IBM
10 8 (4.60%) Wyse
11 7 (4.02%) F5
11 7 (4.02%) Intel Security
12 6 (3.45%) AppSense
12 6 (3.45%) Veeam
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