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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 75 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1462 1219 1173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.50% 2.16% 2.20%
As % of the System Software category 25.86% 22.39% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 913 732 677
Average daily rate
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£364 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £197 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 64 68
Average hourly rate £29.00 £24.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.17% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.26 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £24.75 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +16.47%

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
5654 5445 5175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.68% 9.63% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3211 3056 2686
Average daily rate £363 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 587 642 589
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.85 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +4 1331 £375 +7.14% 476
London -22 477 £400 - 159
South East +26 360 £335 -0.74% 85
Hampshire +20 125 £375 +9.40% 15
North West +11 124 £350 +27.27% 42
Yorkshire +27 123 £350 +7.77% 63
City of London -9 100 £438 +14.75% 32
Scotland +23 90 £330 +4.34% 12
East of England +39 84 £325 -3.70% 28
Manchester +24 73 £350 +37.79% 16
West Yorkshire +11 72 £400 - 40
South West -25 63 £245 -24.61% 51
Leeds -13 50 £400 - 30
Berkshire +7 46 £383 +17.69% 23
Edinburgh +20 45 £350 +19.65% 6
North East +7 42 £500 +42.85% 5
East Sussex +29 41 £330 -12.00% 3
Tyne and Wear +6 41 £500 +42.85% 4
Oxfordshire +14 40 £230 -20.68% 11
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 40 £500 +42.85% 4
Brighton +26 37 £330 -12.00% 1
West Midlands -17 37 £359 +18.59% 33
West Sussex +16 36 £350 +19.14% 5
Surrey -8 35 £300 -9.09% 21
South Yorkshire +2 27 £390 +20.46% 10
Hertfordshire +15 26 £450 +20.00% 17
Buckinghamshire -9 25 £300 -14.28% 4
North Yorkshire +14 23 £250 - 9
Essex +5 22 £375 +7.14% 3
Crawley +6 18 £363 +23.40% 4

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2805 (100.00%) VMware
2 1865 (66.49%) Windows
3 1135 (40.46%) Microsoft
4 1111 (39.61%) Active Directory
5 796 (28.38%) Linux
6 776 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 738 (26.31%) Citrix
8 715 (25.49%) SAN
9 603 (21.50%) Cisco
10 563 (20.07%) DNS
11 531 (18.93%) ITIL
11 531 (18.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 528 (18.82%) HP
13 509 (18.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 504 (17.97%) SQL
15 461 (16.43%) vSphere
16 445 (15.86%) Data Centre
17 428 (15.26%) SQL Server
17 428 (15.26%) MS Exchange
18 425 (15.15%) Hyper-V
19 419 (14.94%) PowerShell
20 415 (14.80%) Finance
21 403 (14.37%) Firewall
22 397 (14.15%) DHCP
23 382 (13.62%) Migration
24 376 (13.40%) Security Cleared
25 360 (12.83%) MS Excel
26 333 (11.87%) SCCM
27 321 (11.44%) Oracle
28 319 (11.37%) WAN

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 428 (15.26%) MS Exchange
2 300 (10.70%) IIS
3 240 (8.56%) SharePoint
4 198 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 164 (5.85%) Apache
6 149 (5.31%) Tomcat
7 122 (4.35%) Lync
8 115 (4.10%) WebSphere
9 101 (3.60%) OpenStack
10 97 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2007
11 86 (3.07%) nginx
12 80 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
13 75 (2.67%) Jetty
14 66 (2.35%) JBoss
15 53 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
16 45 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 37 (1.32%) WebLogic
18 36 (1.28%) Node.js
19 27 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
20 22 (0.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 360 (12.83%) MS Excel
2 195 (6.95%) MS Office
3 63 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 32 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.57%) MS Project
6 12 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.071%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.071%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.036%) InDesign
8 1 (0.036%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.036%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.036%) Revit
Business Applications
1 22 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 10 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.21%) RMDS
7 5 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
10 2 (0.071%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.071%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.071%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.071%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.071%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.071%) Remedy AR System
11 1 (0.036%) Maximo
11 1 (0.036%) Tesseract
11 1 (0.036%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 253 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
2 136 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 120 (4.28%) Office 365
4 89 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
5 86 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
6 70 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 66 (2.35%) IaaS
8 63 (2.25%) Google App Engine
9 59 (2.10%) SaaS
10 51 (1.82%) PaaS
11 16 (0.57%) OpenShift
12 13 (0.46%) GitHub
13 8 (0.29%) IBM SmartCloud
14 7 (0.25%) Mimecast
15 4 (0.14%) Yammer
15 4 (0.14%) Google Apps
16 3 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 2 (0.071%) Google Drive
17 2 (0.071%) Azure Active Directory
17 2 (0.071%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 715 (25.49%) SAN
2 563 (20.07%) DNS
3 403 (14.37%) Firewall
4 397 (14.15%) DHCP
5 319 (11.37%) WAN
6 303 (10.80%) LAN
7 274 (9.77%) TCP/IP
8 215 (7.66%) NAS
9 167 (5.95%) VPN
10 129 (4.60%) SSL
11 127 (4.53%) VLAN
12 121 (4.31%) HTTP
13 106 (3.78%) Internet
14 97 (3.46%) IPsec
15 92 (3.28%) MPLS
16 91 (3.24%) Network Security
17 90 (3.21%) FTP
18 87 (3.10%) NetScaler
19 86 (3.07%) Fibre Channel
20 85 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 428 (15.26%) SQL Server
2 89 (3.17%) MySQL
3 76 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 66 (2.35%) Oracle Database
5 57 (2.03%) MongoDB
6 54 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 47 (1.68%) Relational Database
8 37 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
9 34 (1.21%) Hadoop
10 32 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 29 (1.03%) NoSQL
12 25 (0.89%) Big Data
13 23 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 21 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
15 19 (0.68%) Redis
16 18 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 16 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 16 (0.57%) RDBMS
18 15 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
19 14 (0.50%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 190 (6.77%) Jenkins
2 103 (3.67%) Git (software)
3 54 (1.93%) JIRA
4 52 (1.85%) Maven
5 36 (1.28%) Subversion
6 34 (1.21%) MSI
7 33 (1.18%) TeamCity
8 32 (1.14%) JMeter
9 30 (1.07%) Visual Studio
10 26 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
11 25 (0.89%) JUnit
12 24 (0.86%) IntelliJ
13 22 (0.78%) Cucumber
13 22 (0.78%) Artifactory
14 20 (0.71%) SonarQube
15 19 (0.68%) Gerrit
16 18 (0.64%) Selenium
17 17 (0.61%) Gradle
18 15 (0.53%) Eclipse
18 15 (0.53%) Mockito
General
1 415 (14.80%) Finance
2 119 (4.24%) Banking
3 65 (2.32%) Telecoms
4 48 (1.71%) Retail
5 32 (1.14%) Back Office
6 29 (1.03%) Military
7 27 (0.96%) Investment Banking
8 25 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 24 (0.86%) Legal
10 20 (0.71%) Law
11 18 (0.64%) Local Government
12 16 (0.57%) Marketing
13 12 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.39%) Advertising
14 11 (0.39%) Publishing
15 10 (0.36%) Online Betting
16 7 (0.25%) French Language
17 6 (0.21%) Dutch Language
17 6 (0.21%) Games
17 6 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 363 (12.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 337 (12.01%) Architect
3 290 (10.34%) Analyst
4 232 (8.27%) Consultant
5 217 (7.74%) Administrator
6 187 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 148 (5.28%) 3rd Line Support
8 139 (4.96%) Systems Administrator
9 130 (4.63%) Infrastructure Architect
10 117 (4.17%) Server Engineer
11 105 (3.74%) Support Analyst
12 100 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
13 92 (3.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 89 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
15 88 (3.14%) Technical Architect
16 85 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
17 83 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
18 78 (2.78%) Network Engineer
19 66 (2.35%) Project Manager
20 64 (2.28%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (5.92%) .NET
2 97 (3.46%) Web Services
3 91 (3.24%) Middleware
4 89 (3.17%) J2EE
5 79 (2.82%) XML
6 59 (2.10%) Servlets
7 52 (1.85%) HTML
8 41 (1.46%) REST
9 39 (1.39%) CSS
10 34 (1.21%) SOAP
11 26 (0.93%) Spring
11 26 (0.93%) JSON
12 24 (0.86%) Application Packaging
13 23 (0.82%) HTML5
14 22 (0.78%) CSS3
15 21 (0.75%) AngularJS
16 17 (0.61%) Sinatra
17 16 (0.57%) RESTEasy
17 16 (0.57%) MCollective
17 16 (0.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 445 (15.86%) Data Centre
2 198 (7.06%) Clustering
3 105 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
4 100 (3.57%) Replication
5 76 (2.71%) Management Information System
6 54 (1.93%) Thin Client
6 54 (1.93%) Fat Client
7 53 (1.89%) Blackberry
8 50 (1.78%) PKI
9 46 (1.64%) Client/Server
10 39 (1.39%) EqualLogic
11 38 (1.35%) EMC VNX
12 37 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
13 36 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
14 35 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
15 29 (1.03%) Visualisation
16 28 (1.00%) Computer Science
16 28 (1.00%) Public Cloud
17 24 (0.86%) FlexPod
17 24 (0.86%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 1865 (66.49%) Windows
2 796 (28.38%) Linux
3 776 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 531 (18.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 509 (18.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 302 (10.77%) Windows 7
7 296 (10.55%) UNIX
8 215 (7.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 117 (4.17%) Solaris
10 97 (3.46%) Windows XP
11 86 (3.07%) Windows 8
12 73 (2.60%) CentOS
12 73 (2.60%) AIX
13 60 (2.14%) Ubuntu
14 33 (1.18%) HPUX
15 31 (1.11%) Android
16 28 (1.00%) Windows Vista
17 25 (0.89%) SUSE
18 22 (0.78%) VMS
19 20 (0.71%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 531 (18.93%) ITIL
2 382 (13.62%) Migration
3 256 (9.13%) Agile Software Development
4 228 (8.13%) Configuration Management
5 203 (7.24%) DevOps
6 190 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 175 (6.24%) Project Management
8 167 (5.95%) Change Management
9 163 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
10 141 (5.03%) Service Management
11 132 (4.71%) Open Source
12 117 (4.17%) Service Delivery
13 115 (4.10%) Load Balancing
14 91 (3.24%) Capacity Planning
15 82 (2.92%) PRINCE2
16 81 (2.89%) Problem Management
17 77 (2.75%) Unit Testing
18 74 (2.64%) Scrum
19 73 (2.60%) Mentoring
20 71 (2.53%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 504 (17.97%) SQL
2 419 (14.94%) PowerShell
3 229 (8.16%) Java
4 183 (6.52%) Python
5 175 (6.24%) Perl
6 153 (5.45%) Bash Shell
7 102 (3.64%) Ruby
8 82 (2.92%) VBScript
9 73 (2.60%) Shell Script
10 66 (2.35%) C#
11 62 (2.21%) JavaScript
12 59 (2.10%) C
13 45 (1.60%) VB
13 45 (1.60%) PHP
14 32 (1.14%) C++
14 32 (1.14%) Korn
15 23 (0.82%) T-SQL
16 15 (0.53%) Groovy
17 9 (0.32%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 376 (13.40%) Security Cleared
2 301 (10.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 262 (9.34%) SC Cleared
4 207 (7.38%) MCSE
5 204 (7.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 189 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
7 150 (5.35%) Degree
8 140 (4.99%) CCNA
9 90 (3.21%) MCSA
10 85 (3.03%) MCITP
11 76 (2.71%) CCNP
12 74 (2.64%) DV Cleared
13 55 (1.96%) MCP
14 51 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
15 50 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
16 35 (1.25%) VCP5
17 30 (1.07%) CCA
18 29 (1.03%) MCTS
19 27 (0.96%) VCP4
20 25 (0.89%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (4.35%) SLA
2 57 (2.03%) QA
3 43 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.071%) COBIT
6 2 (0.071%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.071%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.036%) BS25999
7 1 (0.036%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.036%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.036%) DICOM
7 1 (0.036%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1111 (39.61%) Active Directory
2 461 (16.43%) vSphere
3 425 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 299 (10.66%) XenApp
5 295 (10.52%) VMware ESX
6 224 (7.99%) VMware ESXi
7 142 (5.06%) XenDesktop
8 117 (4.17%) vCloud
9 109 (3.89%) Xen
10 99 (3.53%) Microsoft App-V
11 81 (2.89%) XenServer
12 69 (2.46%) NFS
13 63 (2.25%) VMware Server
14 60 (2.14%) KVM
15 37 (1.32%) Docker
16 36 (1.28%) Terminal Services
17 28 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 27 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
19 25 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
20 23 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 333 (11.87%) SCCM
2 237 (8.45%) Puppet
3 134 (4.78%) Opscode Chef
4 111 (3.96%) SCOM
5 71 (2.53%) WSUS
6 68 (2.42%) Backup Exec
7 63 (2.25%) Ansible
8 58 (2.07%) NetBackup
9 55 (1.96%) Nagios
10 43 (1.53%) vMotion
11 40 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
11 40 (1.43%) Tivoli
12 35 (1.25%) Vagrant
13 32 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
14 29 (1.03%) SCVMM
15 27 (0.96%) OpenView
15 27 (0.96%) Salt
16 26 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 26 (0.93%) ZABBIX
17 21 (0.75%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 2805 (100.00%) VMware
2 1135 (40.46%) Microsoft
3 738 (26.31%) Citrix
4 603 (21.50%) Cisco
5 528 (18.82%) HP
6 321 (11.44%) Oracle
7 264 (9.41%) Red Hat
8 247 (8.81%) NetApp
9 221 (7.88%) EMC
10 203 (7.24%) IBM
11 162 (5.78%) Symantec
12 139 (4.96%) Dell
13 103 (3.67%) CheckPoint
14 91 (3.24%) Juniper
15 83 (2.96%) Google
16 74 (2.64%) 3PAR
17 73 (2.60%) McAfee
18 69 (2.46%) Veritas
19 65 (2.32%) F5
20 61 (2.17%) Veeam
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £225 - £240 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Reed Technology
Rate: £280 - £380 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £120 - £130 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £14.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day Initial 3 Month Contract
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £14.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £170.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day c£400-£550 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago