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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 82 67 66
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 65 72 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.03% 2.35% 2.24%
As % of the System Software category 20.44% 22.50% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 55 31
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£328 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £24.10 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.00 £24.90 £21.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+70.45% +2.32%
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
318 320 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.94% 10.43% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 180 115
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 24
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.85% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £30.60 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 July 2015.

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 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Wiltshire +12 16 £370 - 6
Dorset +11 15 £190 -62.00% 1
Gloucestershire 0 12 £175 -48.14% 4
Bristol -24 9 £330 -17.50% 20
Somerset +1 5 £353 +20.51% 2
Devon -5 5 £170 -2.85% 2
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England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 131 (100.00%) VMware
2 114 (87.02%) Windows
3 72 (54.96%) Active Directory
4 53 (40.46%) Microsoft
5 49 (37.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (35.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (30.53%) Citrix
8 35 (26.72%) Linux
9 34 (25.95%) MS Exchange
10 29 (22.14%) Security Cleared
11 28 (21.37%) SAN
12 27 (20.61%) Cisco
13 24 (18.32%) Windows 7
14 23 (17.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (17.56%) SQL Server
15 22 (16.79%) Firewall
15 22 (16.79%) Hyper-V
16 21 (16.03%) vSphere
16 21 (16.03%) Data Centre
16 21 (16.03%) DNS
17 18 (13.74%) HP
17 18 (13.74%) Symantec
17 18 (13.74%) XenApp
18 16 (12.21%) DHCP
18 16 (12.21%) Disaster Recovery
19 15 (11.45%) Migration
19 15 (11.45%) MS Office
19 15 (11.45%) ITIL
19 15 (11.45%) PowerShell
20 14 (10.69%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 34 (25.95%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.92%) SharePoint
2 13 (9.92%) Lync
3 12 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (7.63%) Apache
5 6 (4.58%) IIS
5 6 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.29%) nginx
6 3 (2.29%) Confluence
6 3 (2.29%) MediaWiki
7 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.76%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.76%) Node.js
8 1 (0.76%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 15 (11.45%) MS Office
2 12 (9.16%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.87%) Office 365
2 8 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.82%) IaaS
4 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.37%) SAN
2 22 (16.79%) Firewall
3 21 (16.03%) DNS
4 16 (12.21%) DHCP
5 14 (10.69%) LAN
6 12 (9.16%) NAS
7 11 (8.40%) WAN
8 10 (7.63%) VPN
9 7 (5.34%) LDAP
10 4 (3.05%) Network Security
11 3 (2.29%) VLAN
11 3 (2.29%) OSPF
11 3 (2.29%) BGP
11 3 (2.29%) EIGRP
11 3 (2.29%) IPsec
11 3 (2.29%) TCP/IP
11 3 (2.29%) IPv6
11 3 (2.29%) Internet
11 3 (2.29%) Multicast
12 2 (1.53%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.82%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.05%) MySQL
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.76%) Big Data
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.82%) Hudson
2 5 (3.82%) Subversion
3 3 (2.29%) JIRA
3 3 (2.29%) MSI
3 3 (2.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.53%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.76%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (10.69%) Banking
2 13 (9.92%) Finance
3 4 (3.05%) Retail
4 3 (2.29%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Military
5 1 (0.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (19.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (11.45%) Architect
3 14 (10.69%) Administrator
4 13 (9.92%) Support Engineer
5 12 (9.16%) Consultant
5 12 (9.16%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (7.63%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.34%) Technical Architect
7 7 (5.34%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.34%) Server Engineer
7 7 (5.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.05%) Applications Specialist
9 4 (3.05%) Analyst
9 4 (3.05%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 4 (3.05%) Storage Engineer
9 4 (3.05%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (3.05%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.87%) Web Services
2 8 (6.11%) WCF
3 7 (5.34%) .NET
4 6 (4.58%) Middleware
5 4 (3.05%) HTML
5 4 (3.05%) Application Packaging
6 3 (2.29%) Java EE
6 3 (2.29%) J2EE
6 3 (2.29%) CSS
6 3 (2.29%) SOAP
7 2 (1.53%) Ajax
7 2 (1.53%) LAMP
8 1 (0.76%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.76%) Spring
8 1 (0.76%) JFC
8 1 (0.76%) JSON
8 1 (0.76%) XML
8 1 (0.76%) XSD
8 1 (0.76%) JMS
8 1 (0.76%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.03%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.69%) Clustering
3 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.58%) PKI
5 5 (3.82%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.82%) Thin Client
6 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.29%) Replication
7 3 (2.29%) Wiki
8 2 (1.53%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.53%) Statistics
8 2 (1.53%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.53%) AS400
8 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.53%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.76%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.76%) CESG
9 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 114 (87.02%) Windows
2 49 (37.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (35.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (26.72%) Linux
5 24 (18.32%) Windows 7
6 23 (17.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (7.63%) UNIX
7 10 (7.63%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.34%) CentOS
8 7 (5.34%) Ubuntu
9 6 (4.58%) AIX
10 4 (3.05%) Debian
10 4 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.29%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (1.53%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.53%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.53%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.21%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (11.45%) ITIL
2 15 (11.45%) Migration
3 10 (7.63%) DevOps
4 8 (6.11%) Performance Management
4 8 (6.11%) Information Security
4 8 (6.11%) Patch Management
5 7 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (5.34%) Unit Testing
5 7 (5.34%) Web Development
5 7 (5.34%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (4.58%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (4.58%) Time Management
6 6 (4.58%) Configuration Management
7 5 (3.82%) Data Security
7 5 (3.82%) TOGAF
7 5 (3.82%) Load Balancing
7 5 (3.82%) PRINCE
7 5 (3.82%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.45%) PowerShell
2 11 (8.40%) Java
2 11 (8.40%) Perl
3 10 (7.63%) Bash Shell
4 8 (6.11%) VBScript
5 7 (5.34%) Python
5 7 (5.34%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.34%) SQL
5 7 (5.34%) C#
6 6 (4.58%) PHP
6 6 (4.58%) Ruby
7 5 (3.82%) C
8 4 (3.05%) C++
8 4 (3.05%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (22.14%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.69%) SC Cleared
2 14 (10.69%) DV Cleared
3 7 (5.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (4.58%) Degree
4 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.82%) CCNA
6 4 (3.05%) MCITP
7 3 (2.29%) MCTS
7 3 (2.29%) MCSE
8 2 (1.53%) CISSP
9 1 (0.76%) RHCE
9 1 (0.76%) MCSA
9 1 (0.76%) MCT
9 1 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.76%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) QA
2 3 (2.29%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 72 (54.96%) Active Directory
2 22 (16.79%) Hyper-V
3 21 (16.03%) vSphere
4 18 (13.74%) XenApp
5 14 (10.69%) VMware ESX
6 13 (9.92%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (9.16%) XenDesktop
8 5 (3.82%) VMware Server
8 5 (3.82%) XenServer
8 5 (3.82%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (2.29%) Samba
9 3 (2.29%) Firmware
9 3 (2.29%) Postfix
9 3 (2.29%) Xen
9 3 (2.29%) iptables
9 3 (2.29%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.53%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.53%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.53%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (9.16%) SCCM
2 9 (6.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (5.34%) Puppet
4 6 (4.58%) SCOM
4 6 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.05%) Salt
5 4 (3.05%) WSUS
6 3 (2.29%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.29%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.29%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.29%) Ansible
7 2 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.53%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.76%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.76%) MOM
8 1 (0.76%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 131 (100.00%) VMware
2 53 (40.46%) Microsoft
3 40 (30.53%) Citrix
4 27 (20.61%) Cisco
5 18 (13.74%) HP
5 18 (13.74%) Symantec
6 9 (6.87%) Red Hat
7 8 (6.11%) Oracle
8 7 (5.34%) EMC
8 7 (5.34%) CheckPoint
8 7 (5.34%) NetApp
9 6 (4.58%) IBM
10 5 (3.82%) Dell
11 4 (3.05%) CommVault
11 4 (3.05%) McAfee
11 4 (3.05%) AppSense
11 4 (3.05%) Veeam
11 4 (3.05%) ArcSight
12 3 (2.29%) Isilon
12 3 (2.29%) F5
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