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 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 35 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.79% 2.09% 4.87%
As % of the System Software category 5.88% 25.00% 54.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £225 £253 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.89% -22.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.25% -15.78%
System Software Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
34 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 13.39% 8.38% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 5
Average daily rate £240 £255 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £325 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Average hourly rate £14.25 £11.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.80 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £19.35 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -12 2 £225 -10.00% 1
Stowmarket - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) PKI
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) Network Management
3 2 (50.00%) Splunk
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) WLAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Splunk
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Brocade
Ipswich, Suffolk
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