The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Southampton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 23 21 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 19 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.97% 4.48% 1.77%
As % of the System Software category 52.78% 30.77% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 3
Average daily rate £300 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £309 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -15.78%
System Software Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
36 39 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.42% 14.55% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 12
Average daily rate £300 £275 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £212 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £382 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -42.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware Infrastructure
Hampshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (67.86%) Windows
3 11 (39.29%) Linux
4 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (28.57%) LAN
5 8 (28.57%) SAN
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (25.00%) Citrix
6 7 (25.00%) Oracle
6 7 (25.00%) ITIL
6 7 (25.00%) UNIX
7 6 (21.43%) SQL
7 6 (21.43%) vSphere
7 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
7 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
9 4 (14.29%) NetApp
9 4 (14.29%) EMC
9 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 4 (14.29%) DNS
9 4 (14.29%) Cisco
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.29%) Apache
9 4 (14.29%) Web Services
9 4 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (10.71%) Brocade
10 3 (10.71%) iSCSI
10 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) Apache
3 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.71%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) nginx
4 1 (3.57%) Lync
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) LAN
1 8 (28.57%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (10.71%) iSCSI
3 3 (10.71%) NAS
3 3 (10.71%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (10.71%) LDAP
3 3 (10.71%) WAN
3 3 (10.71%) DHCP
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
4 2 (7.14%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) IT Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) IT Support
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Support
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Replication
1 2 (7.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Linux
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (25.00%) UNIX
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (10.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (10.71%) Network Management
2 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.14%) Scrum
3 2 (7.14%) Project Management
3 2 (7.14%) SOA
3 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 2 (7.14%) Information Security
3 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management
4 1 (3.57%) Validation
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
1 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.14%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) Korn
4 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) MCSE
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) RHCT
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.57%) VCP5
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) vSphere
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Tivoli
1 3 (10.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (25.00%) Citrix
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) NetApp
3 4 (14.29%) EMC
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (10.71%) Brocade
4 3 (10.71%) IBM
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.71%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) Hitachi
5 2 (7.14%) Sophos
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) Intel
6 1 (3.57%) Avaya
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