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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 75 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 64 106 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.10% 3.28% 4.38%
As % of the System Software category 22.30% 31.09% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 69 64
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£350 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 12
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £12.30 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.05 £27.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+32.29% +4.34%
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
287 341 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.40% 10.56% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 188 125
Average daily rate £300 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 37 42
Average hourly rate £20.19 £14.00 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.17% +0.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £9.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £34.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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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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
Wiltshire +10 17 £388 +15.67% 11
Bristol +3 15 £350 -15.10% 24
Somerset -1 12 £225 -30.76% 3
Dorset -7 8 £500 +17.64% 7
Gloucestershire -21 7 £250 -34.64% 15
Devon -2 2 £263 +50.00% 6
Cornwall - 2 - -
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England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 147 (100.00%) VMware
2 135 (91.84%) Windows
3 80 (54.42%) Active Directory
4 68 (46.26%) Microsoft
5 64 (43.54%) Citrix
6 45 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 43 (29.25%) Security Cleared
8 41 (27.89%) MS Exchange
8 41 (27.89%) Linux
9 36 (24.49%) Firewall
9 36 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (20.41%) Cisco
11 29 (19.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 29 (19.73%) SC Cleared
12 26 (17.69%) XenApp
13 24 (16.33%) Migration
14 23 (15.65%) Symantec
14 23 (15.65%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (14.29%) DNS
15 21 (14.29%) ITIL
16 20 (13.61%) LAN
17 19 (12.93%) WAN
17 19 (12.93%) VPN
17 19 (12.93%) UNIX
17 19 (12.93%) Office 365
17 19 (12.93%) Windows 7
18 18 (12.24%) Red Hat
19 17 (11.56%) SAN
20 16 (10.88%) Finance
20 16 (10.88%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 41 (27.89%) MS Exchange
2 16 (10.88%) IIS
3 14 (9.52%) Apache
3 14 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (8.16%) SharePoint
6 11 (7.48%) Lync
7 8 (5.44%) MediaWiki
7 8 (5.44%) Confluence
7 8 (5.44%) nginx
8 7 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.72%) Eucalyptus
9 4 (2.72%) OpenStack
10 3 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.68%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (9.52%) MS Office
2 10 (6.80%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Summit
2 2 (1.36%) assyst
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.93%) Office 365
2 9 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.08%) IaaS
4 1 (0.68%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) PaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (24.49%) Firewall
2 21 (14.29%) DNS
3 20 (13.61%) LAN
4 19 (12.93%) WAN
4 19 (12.93%) VPN
5 17 (11.56%) SAN
6 14 (9.52%) DHCP
7 12 (8.16%) IPsec
7 12 (8.16%) NAS
8 8 (5.44%) LDAP
8 8 (5.44%) Network Security
9 7 (4.76%) IPv6
9 7 (4.76%) BGP
9 7 (4.76%) OSPF
9 7 (4.76%) EIGRP
10 5 (3.40%) Ethernet
11 4 (2.72%) VLAN
12 3 (2.04%) Multicast
12 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
13 2 (1.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.52%) MySQL
3 8 (5.44%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.40%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.68%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (8.16%) Hudson
1 12 (8.16%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.44%) JIRA
2 8 (5.44%) Subversion
2 8 (5.44%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.08%) MSI
4 3 (2.04%) InstallShield
General
1 16 (10.88%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Banking
3 4 (2.72%) Retail
4 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.36%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Local Government
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (15.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 17 (11.56%) Support Engineer
4 16 (10.88%) Consultant
5 14 (9.52%) Analyst
5 14 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (7.48%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (6.80%) Architect
8 8 (5.44%) Storage Engineer
8 8 (5.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.44%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) Administrator
9 7 (4.76%) Server Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.08%) Technical Architect
10 6 (4.08%) Technical Support
11 5 (3.40%) 3rd Line Technical Support
11 5 (3.40%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) Technical Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.44%) Application Packaging
2 7 (4.76%) Middleware
3 5 (3.40%) Java EE
3 5 (3.40%) .NET
4 4 (2.72%) LAMP
5 3 (2.04%) J2EE
6 1 (0.68%) REST
6 1 (0.68%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.68%) WCF
6 1 (0.68%) JSON
6 1 (0.68%) Flash
6 1 (0.68%) HTML
6 1 (0.68%) SOAP
6 1 (0.68%) Web Services
6 1 (0.68%) XML
6 1 (0.68%) XSD
6 1 (0.68%) WSDL
6 1 (0.68%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.52%) Clustering
2 8 (5.44%) Blackberry
2 8 (5.44%) Wiki
3 7 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 7 (4.76%) Thin Client
4 6 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.40%) Private Cloud
5 5 (3.40%) PKI
6 4 (2.72%) Statistics
6 4 (2.72%) Replication
6 4 (2.72%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.04%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.36%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.36%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.36%) AS400
8 2 (1.36%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.68%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.68%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 135 (91.84%) Windows
2 45 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (27.89%) Linux
4 36 (24.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (15.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (12.93%) UNIX
6 19 (12.93%) Windows 7
7 9 (6.12%) CentOS
8 8 (5.44%) Debian
8 8 (5.44%) Ubuntu
9 7 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (4.08%) Windows XP
11 5 (3.40%) Windows 2000
11 5 (3.40%) Windows NT
12 4 (2.72%) AIX
12 4 (2.72%) Apple iOS
13 3 (2.04%) Windows Vista
14 2 (1.36%) Windows Phone
14 2 (1.36%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (16.33%) Migration
3 21 (14.29%) ITIL
4 15 (10.20%) Capacity Planning
5 14 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (9.52%) DevOps
6 11 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (7.48%) Load Balancing
7 10 (6.80%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (6.80%) Data Migration
8 9 (6.12%) Time Management
8 9 (6.12%) Performance Management
8 9 (6.12%) Build Automation
8 9 (6.12%) PRINCE
9 7 (4.76%) Service Management
10 6 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (3.40%) Database Theory
11 5 (3.40%) Relational Database Theory
11 5 (3.40%) Change Control
11 5 (3.40%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.88%) SQL
2 15 (10.20%) Java
3 12 (8.16%) Bash Shell
4 11 (7.48%) PowerShell
4 11 (7.48%) Ruby
4 11 (7.48%) Perl
4 11 (7.48%) PHP
5 6 (4.08%) Python
6 5 (3.40%) VBScript
7 2 (1.36%) C
8 1 (0.68%) Groovy
8 1 (0.68%) PHP5
8 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (29.25%) Security Cleared
2 29 (19.73%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (8.84%) DV Cleared
4 13 (8.84%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (7.48%) CCNA
6 7 (4.76%) MCP
7 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.40%) MCSE
9 3 (2.04%) CCEE
9 3 (2.04%) Degree
9 3 (2.04%) CCA
9 3 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.36%) CISSP
10 2 (1.36%) ISEB
10 2 (1.36%) CCNP
10 2 (1.36%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.36%) CCAA
10 2 (1.36%) VCP5
11 1 (0.68%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.04%) ISO 14001
2 3 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.36%) SLA
3 2 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 80 (54.42%) Active Directory
2 26 (17.69%) XenApp
3 16 (10.88%) Hyper-V
3 16 (10.88%) vSphere
4 15 (10.20%) XenServer
5 13 (8.84%) VMware ESX
6 12 (8.16%) XenDesktop
7 11 (7.48%) VMware Server
8 9 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (5.44%) Samba
9 8 (5.44%) Postfix
9 8 (5.44%) iptables
10 6 (4.08%) Terminal Services
11 4 (2.72%) Xen
11 4 (2.72%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (2.72%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (2.04%) BitLocker
13 2 (1.36%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (10.88%) SCCM
2 13 (8.84%) Puppet
3 9 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (5.44%) Salt
4 8 (5.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (5.44%) ZABBIX
5 7 (4.76%) WSUS
6 6 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (4.08%) SCOM
7 4 (2.72%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.72%) Ansible
8 2 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.68%) MOM
9 1 (0.68%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 147 (100.00%) VMware
2 68 (46.26%) Microsoft
3 64 (43.54%) Citrix
4 30 (20.41%) Cisco
5 23 (15.65%) Symantec
6 18 (12.24%) Red Hat
7 13 (8.84%) NetApp
8 12 (8.16%) Oracle
9 10 (6.80%) HP
9 10 (6.80%) McAfee
10 9 (6.12%) Wyse
10 9 (6.12%) EMC
10 9 (6.12%) CheckPoint
11 6 (4.08%) IBM
11 6 (4.08%) AppSense
12 5 (3.40%) Isilon
12 5 (3.40%) Sophos
12 5 (3.40%) Dell
13 4 (2.72%) CommVault
14 3 (2.04%) F5
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