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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 36 14 35
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +21
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 8 24 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.25% 7.87% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 22.86% 46.15% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 2
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£338 £358 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.59% -0.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £22.75 £19.31 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £21.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +14.86%
System Software Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
35 52 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.86% 17.05% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 18
Average daily rate £338 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £125 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £438 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 21
Average hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -39.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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 18 (64.29%) Windows
3 13 (46.43%) Linux
4 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (28.57%) Oracle
6 8 (28.57%) LAN
7 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (25.00%) Citrix
7 7 (25.00%) vSphere
7 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (21.43%) Scrum
8 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
8 6 (21.43%) EMC
8 6 (21.43%) Apache
8 6 (21.43%) Web Services
8 6 (21.43%) ITIL
9 5 (17.86%) UNIX
9 5 (17.86%) SQL
9 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
9 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
9 5 (17.86%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (17.86%) Vagrant
9 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
9 5 (17.86%) Puppet
10 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
10 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (21.43%) Apache
2 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.71%) Node.js
4 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 2 (7.14%) IIS
4 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.57%) nginx
5 1 (3.57%) Lync
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon S3
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) LAN
2 3 (10.71%) Internet
2 3 (10.71%) SAN
2 3 (10.71%) WAN
2 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (7.14%) NAS
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) IPv4
3 2 (7.14%) LDAP
3 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
4 1 (3.57%) DMZ
4 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
1 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
1 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (10.71%) Maven
2 3 (10.71%) RSpec
2 3 (10.71%) Selenium
2 3 (10.71%) Mockito
2 3 (10.71%) Grunt
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.14%) Support Technician
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) Spring
2 3 (10.71%) Ajax
2 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
2 3 (10.71%) RESTful
2 3 (10.71%) jQuery
2 3 (10.71%) JPA
2 3 (10.71%) JSON
2 3 (10.71%) Spring MVC
2 3 (10.71%) JTS
2 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) PostGIS
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Open Source
1 3 (10.71%) Linked Data
2 2 (7.14%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Linux
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (17.86%) UNIX
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (10.71%) CentOS
9 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000
9 2 (7.14%) Solaris
9 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
9 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Scrum
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) TDD
3 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.71%) SOA
3 3 (10.71%) MVC
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) Kanban
3 3 (10.71%) Web Development
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (10.71%) DevOps
4 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (3.57%) BPEL
5 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.71%) Java
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) RHCT
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.57%) CCNP
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) VCP5
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (25.00%) vSphere
2 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.71%) VirtualBox
3 3 (10.71%) vCloud
3 3 (10.71%) RHEV
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Vagrant
1 5 (17.86%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle
3 7 (25.00%) Citrix
4 6 (21.43%) EMC
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco
7 2 (7.14%) IBM
7 2 (7.14%) Sophos
7 2 (7.14%) Hitachi
7 2 (7.14%) NetApp
7 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 2 (7.14%) HP
7 2 (7.14%) Brocade
8 1 (3.57%) Intel
8 1 (3.57%) Avaya