The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 26 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 22 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.60% 2.60% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 34.92% 22.45% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 1
Average daily rate £340 £363 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% +34.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £374 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £29.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +50.25%
VMware Infrastructure
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

System Software Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
63 49 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.03% 11.58% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 23 6
Average daily rate £350 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.69 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.89% +5.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (88.46%) Windows
3 20 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (69.23%) vSphere
6 17 (65.38%) ITIL
7 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
8 15 (57.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
9 13 (50.00%) Migration
10 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
11 11 (42.31%) NetApp
12 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
12 10 (38.46%) VMware ESX
12 10 (38.46%) NetBackup
13 9 (34.62%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (34.62%) Skype for Business
13 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
13 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (30.77%) Skype
14 8 (30.77%) Data Protection
14 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (30.77%) Finance
14 8 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (30.77%) MCSE
14 8 (30.77%) MCSA
14 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 15 (57.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
3 9 (34.62%) Skype for Business
4 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.85%) IBM Domino
7 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Skype
2 7 (26.92%) Ethernet
2 7 (26.92%) SAN
3 6 (23.08%) DHCP
3 6 (23.08%) DNS
4 4 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (11.54%) Internet
6 2 (7.69%) Firewall
6 2 (7.69%) LAN
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.85%) MPLS
7 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) IT Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior IT Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Windows Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Mac Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) NetBackup Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Exchange Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
3 3 (11.54%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.85%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (15.38%) Linux
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) ITIL
2 13 (50.00%) Migration
3 8 (30.77%) Data Protection
3 8 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Management
5 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.85%) V-Model
5 1 (3.85%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) MCSA
1 8 (30.77%) MCSE
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) vSphere
2 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 10 (38.46%) VMware ESX
4 9 (34.62%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) NetBackup
2 5 (19.23%) WSUS
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (42.31%) NetApp
4 6 (23.08%) Sophos
5 3 (11.54%) Forcepoint
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle
5 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco
6 2 (7.69%) Citrix
7 1 (3.85%) Apple
7 1 (3.85%) arcserve
7 1 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) EMC
7 1 (3.85%) Lotus