The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 36 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 11 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.28% 4.06% 7.30%
As % of the System Software category 37.93% 46.43% 42.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 14
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£340 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £284 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £407 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.75 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 - £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+64.70% -1.16%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

System Software Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 28 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.66% 8.75% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 30
Average daily rate £340 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £178 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 10
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £18.88
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 - £13.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 - £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -3.12%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Southampton region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Southampton region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
3 13 (61.90%) Windows
4 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (52.38%) PowerShell
6 10 (47.62%) vSphere
7 8 (38.10%) SQL
7 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (33.33%) Citrix
8 7 (33.33%) Linux
8 7 (33.33%) SCCM
9 6 (28.57%) SCOM
9 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 6 (28.57%) SAN
10 5 (23.81%) Middleware
10 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
10 5 (23.81%) VBScript
10 5 (23.81%) DNS
10 5 (23.81%) MCSE
10 5 (23.81%) Oracle
10 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
10 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
10 5 (23.81%) XenApp
10 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (23.81%) VCP4
10 5 (23.81%) 3PAR
10 5 (23.81%) FCoE
10 5 (23.81%) Fibre Channel

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
2 4 (19.05%) IIS
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (9.52%) Lync
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (9.52%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 5 (23.81%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) FCoE
2 5 (23.81%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (23.81%) NetScaler
3 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.52%) NAS
4 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
4 2 (9.52%) Extranet
4 2 (9.52%) Intranet
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall
5 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Wintel Support
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Middleware
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) XHTML
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) GIS
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (9.52%) Android
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Content Management
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps
3 2 (9.52%) SOA
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
3 2 (9.52%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Web Development
4 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) PowerShell
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) VBScript
4 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
4 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
5 3 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.52%) Ruby
6 2 (9.52%) C#
6 2 (9.52%) Python
7 1 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) MCSE
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (23.81%) VCP4
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.76%) MCP
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 10 (47.62%) vSphere
3 5 (23.81%) XenApp
4 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.76%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) SCCM
2 6 (28.57%) SCOM
3 5 (23.81%) vMotion
4 3 (14.29%) Puppet
5 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
4 5 (23.81%) 3PAR
5 3 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) Telerik
6 2 (9.52%) Nintex
6 2 (9.52%) Apple
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco
7 1 (4.76%) Juniper
7 1 (4.76%) Veeam