The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Suffolk 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 38 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 4 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.51% 3.85% 4.81%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 60.00% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -43.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -71.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +14.86%
System Software Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
28 10 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 10.57% 6.41% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 23
Average daily rate £209 £225 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £160 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £365 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £10.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.45 £14.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
Ipswich -12 4 £250 +11.11% 1
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) IPsec
2 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (62.50%) PKI
2 5 (62.50%) VLAN
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Solaris
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) Network Management
2 5 (62.50%) Splunk
2 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) PSTN
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) CCIE
5 2 (25.00%) CCNP

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) IPsec
1 5 (62.50%) VLAN
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
1 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Security Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (62.50%) Network Management
1 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CCIE
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) CCIP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Splunk
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft