The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 78 98 86
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1435 1123 1150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.52% 2.05% 2.26%
As % of the System Software category 25.32% 21.34% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 677 660
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 51 65
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £13.00 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £21.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+72.41% +1.16%

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

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5668 5262 5062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.93% 9.62% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3253 2888 2558
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 579 626 628
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -13.88%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
England +19 1316 £370 +5.71% 505
London +4 514 £400 - 174
South East +32 346 £350 - 106
City of London -12 116 £435 +11.89% 51
North West +24 110 £350 +16.66% 60
Hampshire +25 106 £383 +2.82% 16
Yorkshire +26 105 £318 -18.06% 41
East of England +24 96 £320 -1.53% 23
Scotland +14 74 £346 +1.83% 14
West Yorkshire +17 70 £375 -6.25% 29
South West -3 64 £338 -10.00% 39
Manchester +13 59 £320 +6.66% 30
Berkshire +9 52 £396 +5.66% 29
Leeds -3 46 £375 -6.25% 25
Buckinghamshire +24 45 £310 -22.50% 4
Surrey +10 41 £350 +7.69% 27
East Sussex +26 38 £330 +32.66% 4
Edinburgh +8 36 £363 -3.33% 9
Brighton - 35 £330 - 3
West Midlands -21 34 £388 +26.01% 43
Milton Keynes +17 32 £330 -17.50% 1
Hertfordshire +7 32 £419 +11.66% 8
West Sussex +12 28 £363 +45.00% 11
North Yorkshire +9 24 £250 -37.57% 4
East Midlands -7 24 £325 -3.70% 18
Oxfordshire -6 21 £300 -4.38% 8
Wales +5 18 £350 -6.66% 12
Cheshire +3 18 £398 +47.22% 19
Cambridgeshire -2 18 £325 +48.57% 8
Basingstoke +3 17 £400 -

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 2779 (100.00%) VMware
2 1857 (66.82%) Windows
3 1140 (41.02%) Active Directory
4 1132 (40.73%) Microsoft
5 771 (27.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 769 (27.67%) Citrix
7 736 (26.48%) SAN
8 717 (25.80%) Linux
9 621 (22.35%) Cisco
10 545 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 538 (19.36%) ITIL
12 532 (19.14%) DNS
12 532 (19.14%) HP
13 516 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 507 (18.24%) SQL
15 452 (16.26%) Hyper-V
16 451 (16.23%) SQL Server
17 447 (16.08%) vSphere
18 439 (15.80%) MS Exchange
19 438 (15.76%) Data Centre
20 413 (14.86%) Firewall
21 404 (14.54%) Migration
22 403 (14.50%) Finance
23 385 (13.85%) Security Cleared
24 383 (13.78%) PowerShell
25 366 (13.17%) DHCP
26 343 (12.34%) MS Excel
27 337 (12.13%) SCCM
28 334 (12.02%) WAN
29 332 (11.95%) Oracle

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 439 (15.80%) MS Exchange
2 275 (9.90%) IIS
3 236 (8.49%) SharePoint
4 193 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 142 (5.11%) Apache
6 121 (4.35%) OpenStack
7 117 (4.21%) Lync
8 108 (3.89%) Tomcat
9 100 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
10 92 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
11 78 (2.81%) WebSphere
12 60 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
12 60 (2.16%) nginx
13 55 (1.98%) JBoss
14 42 (1.51%) Jetty
15 41 (1.48%) WebLogic
16 40 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 36 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
18 30 (1.08%) Node.js
18 30 (1.08%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 343 (12.34%) MS Excel
2 192 (6.91%) MS Office
3 65 (2.34%) MS Visio
4 29 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (0.79%) MS Project
6 8 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.072%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.072%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.036%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.036%) InDesign
9 1 (0.036%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 9 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.29%) RMDS
6 7 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
9 3 (0.11%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.072%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.072%) Remedy AR System
10 2 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.072%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.072%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.036%) Maximo
11 1 (0.036%) Tesseract
11 1 (0.036%) BusinessWorks
11 1 (0.036%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 207 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (4.35%) Office 365
3 115 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 66 (2.37%) IaaS
5 64 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
6 54 (1.94%) PaaS
7 53 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
8 52 (1.87%) SaaS
9 36 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 29 (1.04%) Google App Engine
11 9 (0.32%) GitHub
11 9 (0.32%) OpenShift
12 8 (0.29%) IBM SmartCloud
12 8 (0.29%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.14%) Google Apps
13 4 (0.14%) Yammer
14 2 (0.072%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.072%) Amazon Glacier
14 2 (0.072%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.072%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 736 (26.48%) SAN
2 532 (19.14%) DNS
3 413 (14.86%) Firewall
4 366 (13.17%) DHCP
5 334 (12.02%) WAN
6 310 (11.16%) LAN
7 227 (8.17%) TCP/IP
8 223 (8.02%) NAS
9 163 (5.87%) VPN
10 117 (4.21%) VLAN
11 107 (3.85%) Internet
12 106 (3.81%) Network Security
13 98 (3.53%) Fibre Channel
14 92 (3.31%) LDAP
15 91 (3.27%) Cisco ASA
16 86 (3.09%) SSL
16 86 (3.09%) iSCSI
17 85 (3.06%) MPLS
18 84 (3.02%) NetScaler
19 83 (2.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 451 (16.23%) SQL Server
2 87 (3.13%) MySQL
3 82 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 73 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 51 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 41 (1.48%) Relational Database
6 41 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 39 (1.40%) MongoDB
8 30 (1.08%) Hadoop
9 26 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 25 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
11 23 (0.83%) NoSQL
12 22 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (0.76%) Big Data
13 21 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
15 13 (0.47%) Redis
16 12 (0.43%) RDBMS
16 12 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 139 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 84 (3.02%) Git (software)
3 53 (1.91%) JIRA
4 39 (1.40%) TeamCity
5 38 (1.37%) Subversion
6 36 (1.30%) MSI
7 31 (1.12%) Visual Studio
8 27 (0.97%) Cucumber
9 26 (0.94%) IntelliJ
10 25 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (0.90%) Hudson
11 20 (0.72%) Capybara
11 20 (0.72%) Artifactory
11 20 (0.72%) Maven
12 19 (0.68%) JMeter
13 17 (0.61%) Gerrit
14 13 (0.47%) MSBuild
15 11 (0.40%) JUnit
15 11 (0.40%) Selenium
16 10 (0.36%) Gradle
General
1 403 (14.50%) Finance
2 129 (4.64%) Banking
3 59 (2.12%) Telecoms
4 50 (1.80%) Retail
5 27 (0.97%) Investment Banking
6 25 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 25 (0.90%) Back Office
7 23 (0.83%) Local Government
8 20 (0.72%) Marketing
9 19 (0.68%) Military
10 18 (0.65%) Legal
11 15 (0.54%) Law
12 10 (0.36%) Advertising
12 10 (0.36%) Publishing
13 9 (0.32%) Games
13 9 (0.32%) Electronics
13 9 (0.32%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.29%) Dutch Language
15 7 (0.25%) French Language
15 7 (0.25%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 348 (12.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 347 (12.49%) Architect
3 271 (9.75%) Analyst
4 227 (8.17%) Consultant
5 220 (7.92%) Administrator
6 176 (6.33%) Support Engineer
7 143 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support
8 142 (5.11%) Systems Administrator
9 139 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
10 134 (4.82%) Server Engineer
11 105 (3.78%) Systems Engineer
12 89 (3.20%) Support Analyst
13 86 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
14 85 (3.06%) Technical Architect
15 82 (2.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 78 (2.81%) 2nd Line Support
17 74 (2.66%) DevOps Engineer
18 73 (2.63%) Project Manager
19 61 (2.20%) Network Engineer
20 56 (2.02%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (5.07%) .NET
2 95 (3.42%) Middleware
3 92 (3.31%) Web Services
4 59 (2.12%) J2EE
5 57 (2.05%) XML
6 50 (1.80%) HTML
7 38 (1.37%) Servlets
8 34 (1.22%) CSS
9 28 (1.01%) HTML5
10 26 (0.94%) Application Packaging
11 25 (0.90%) Sinatra
11 25 (0.90%) CSS3
12 20 (0.72%) Sass
13 18 (0.65%) REST
13 18 (0.65%) SOAP
14 14 (0.50%) LAMP
14 14 (0.50%) AngularJS
15 11 (0.40%) XSLT
15 11 (0.40%) Spring
15 11 (0.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 438 (15.76%) Data Centre
2 216 (7.77%) Clustering
3 129 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 101 (3.63%) Replication
5 73 (2.63%) Thin Client
5 73 (2.63%) Fat Client
6 70 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 52 (1.87%) EMC VNX
8 49 (1.76%) Blackberry
9 41 (1.48%) PKI
10 38 (1.37%) EqualLogic
11 34 (1.22%) Client/Server
12 33 (1.19%) FlexPod
13 31 (1.12%) CLARiiON
13 31 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
14 30 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
15 29 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
16 28 (1.01%) Computer Science
17 26 (0.94%) Celerra
18 24 (0.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1857 (66.82%) Windows
2 771 (27.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 717 (25.80%) Linux
4 545 (19.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 516 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 294 (10.58%) UNIX
7 285 (10.26%) Windows 7
8 174 (6.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 115 (4.14%) Solaris
10 103 (3.71%) Windows XP
11 84 (3.02%) Windows 8
12 77 (2.77%) AIX
13 70 (2.52%) CentOS
14 45 (1.62%) Ubuntu
15 32 (1.15%) HPUX
16 30 (1.08%) Windows Vista
17 28 (1.01%) Data ONTAP
18 27 (0.97%) Android
18 27 (0.97%) Windows 2000
19 22 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (19.36%) ITIL
2 404 (14.54%) Migration
3 221 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
4 207 (7.45%) Configuration Management
5 186 (6.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 174 (6.26%) DevOps
7 172 (6.19%) Project Management
8 152 (5.47%) Change Management
9 149 (5.36%) Service Management
10 128 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
11 117 (4.21%) Load Balancing
12 116 (4.17%) Open Source
13 110 (3.96%) Capacity Planning
14 106 (3.81%) Service Delivery
15 84 (3.02%) Server Building
16 82 (2.95%) Problem Management
17 76 (2.73%) Performance Tuning
18 75 (2.70%) Change Control
19 74 (2.66%) Mentoring
19 74 (2.66%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 507 (18.24%) SQL
2 383 (13.78%) PowerShell
3 189 (6.80%) Python
4 177 (6.37%) Java
5 168 (6.05%) Perl
6 145 (5.22%) Bash Shell
7 105 (3.78%) Ruby
8 83 (2.99%) VBScript
9 71 (2.55%) Shell Script
10 67 (2.41%) C
11 62 (2.23%) C#
12 60 (2.16%) JavaScript
13 56 (2.02%) PHP
14 49 (1.76%) VB
15 36 (1.30%) C++
16 26 (0.94%) T-SQL
16 26 (0.94%) Korn
17 12 (0.43%) Groovy
18 8 (0.29%) REXX
18 8 (0.29%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 385 (13.85%) Security Cleared
2 313 (11.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 252 (9.07%) SC Cleared
4 217 (7.81%) MCSE
5 184 (6.62%) Cisco Certification
6 182 (6.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 142 (5.11%) Degree
8 127 (4.57%) CCNA
9 95 (3.42%) MCITP
10 94 (3.38%) DV Cleared
11 88 (3.17%) MCSA
12 80 (2.88%) CCNP
13 70 (2.52%) MCP
14 56 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
15 47 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
16 37 (1.33%) MCTS
17 34 (1.22%) CCA
18 33 (1.19%) VCP5
19 28 (1.01%) VCP4
20 23 (0.83%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (4.10%) SLA
2 62 (2.23%) QA
3 32 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.11%) COBIT
8 2 (0.072%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.072%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.036%) BS25999
9 1 (0.036%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.036%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.036%) DICOM
9 1 (0.036%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1140 (41.02%) Active Directory
2 452 (16.26%) Hyper-V
3 447 (16.08%) vSphere
4 284 (10.22%) XenApp
5 271 (9.75%) VMware ESX
6 212 (7.63%) VMware ESXi
7 136 (4.89%) XenDesktop
8 117 (4.21%) vCloud
9 110 (3.96%) Microsoft App-V
10 92 (3.31%) XenServer
11 87 (3.13%) Xen
12 77 (2.77%) NFS
13 70 (2.52%) KVM
14 64 (2.30%) VMware Server
15 46 (1.66%) Terminal Services
16 31 (1.12%) QEMU
17 26 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 24 (0.86%) Docker
19 23 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
20 22 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 337 (12.13%) SCCM
2 219 (7.88%) Puppet
3 125 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
4 122 (4.39%) SCOM
5 62 (2.23%) NetBackup
6 59 (2.12%) WSUS
7 56 (2.02%) Backup Exec
8 55 (1.98%) Ansible
9 49 (1.76%) Nagios
10 40 (1.44%) Salt
11 37 (1.33%) Vagrant
12 36 (1.30%) Tivoli
12 36 (1.30%) vMotion
13 34 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
14 31 (1.12%) SCVMM
15 30 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
16 28 (1.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 27 (0.97%) ZABBIX
18 26 (0.94%) OpenView
19 25 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2779 (100.00%) VMware
2 1132 (40.73%) Microsoft
3 769 (27.67%) Citrix
4 621 (22.35%) Cisco
5 532 (19.14%) HP
6 332 (11.95%) Oracle
7 286 (10.29%) NetApp
8 231 (8.31%) EMC
9 225 (8.10%) Red Hat
10 200 (7.20%) IBM
11 156 (5.61%) Symantec
12 141 (5.07%) Dell
13 111 (3.99%) CheckPoint
14 94 (3.38%) Juniper
15 85 (3.06%) McAfee
16 84 (3.02%) F5
17 76 (2.73%) Veritas
18 74 (2.66%) 3PAR
19 66 (2.37%) Veeam
20 64 (2.30%) Brocade
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