The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 69 55 102
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +47
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 64 99 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.51% 3.13% 1.54%
As % of the System Software category 17.78% 22.71% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 50 17
Median daily rate £388 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £155 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 9
Median hourly rate £9.75 £37.50 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.00% +26.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £32.10 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £56.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +25.53%
VMware Infrastructure
England

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

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
360 436 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.11% 13.80% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 203 206
Median daily rate £350 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £171 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 89 80
Median hourly rate £16.50 £23.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £47.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +6 22 £275 -8.33% 4
Cambridgeshire +16 13 £400 +15.10% 8
Hertfordshire -11 12 £388 -11.42% 8
Norfolk -2 7 £490 +145.00%
Suffolk +3 5 £575 +76.92%
Essex -10 5 £400 +6.66%
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 131 (100.00%) VMware
2 104 (79.39%) Windows
3 67 (51.15%) Microsoft
4 60 (45.80%) Active Directory
5 54 (41.22%) Windows Server
6 46 (35.11%) Citrix
7 40 (30.53%) SQL Server
8 34 (25.95%) Linux
9 33 (25.19%) Cisco
9 33 (25.19%) Data Centre
10 32 (24.43%) ITIL
10 32 (24.43%) HP
11 29 (22.14%) Finance
12 28 (21.37%) SCCM
13 27 (20.61%) IIS
14 25 (19.08%) SQL
14 25 (19.08%) Windows Server 2008
15 24 (18.32%) Hyper-V
15 24 (18.32%) WAN
16 23 (17.56%) MS Excel
16 23 (17.56%) VMware ESX
17 22 (16.79%) Firewall
17 22 (16.79%) Unix
17 22 (16.79%) SAN
17 22 (16.79%) vSphere
18 21 (16.03%) Windows Server 2012
18 21 (16.03%) MS Exchange
18 21 (16.03%) Oracle
19 20 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
20 18 (13.74%) LAN

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (20.61%) IIS
2 21 (16.03%) MS Exchange
3 10 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.87%) SharePoint
5 8 (6.11%) Apache
6 7 (5.34%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (4.58%) SAS
8 5 (3.82%) WebLogic
9 4 (3.05%) OpenStack
10 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.53%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.76%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (17.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS Office
3 2 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.53%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.87%) Office 365
4 5 (3.82%) SaaS
5 4 (3.05%) CloudFront
6 3 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.53%) IaaS
7 2 (1.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.32%) WAN
2 22 (16.79%) Firewall
2 22 (16.79%) SAN
3 18 (13.74%) LAN
4 14 (10.69%) NAS
5 10 (7.63%) DNS
6 8 (6.11%) Internet
7 7 (5.34%) LDAP
7 7 (5.34%) NetScaler
7 7 (5.34%) Network Security
7 7 (5.34%) VPN
8 6 (4.58%) BIG-IP
8 6 (4.58%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (4.58%) MPLS
9 5 (3.82%) DHCP
9 5 (3.82%) EIGRP
9 5 (3.82%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (3.82%) Intranet
10 4 (3.05%) iSCSI
10 4 (3.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (30.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.11%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.58%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.82%) MySQL
4 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.05%) Data Mart
6 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.53%) OLTP
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.53%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.76%) MSTest
3 1 (0.76%) NuGet
3 1 (0.76%) NUnit
3 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (22.14%) Finance
2 5 (3.82%) Military
3 3 (2.29%) Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.53%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Advertising
5 1 (0.76%) Back Office
5 1 (0.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (27.48%) Architect
2 21 (16.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (12.98%) Infrastructure Architect
4 14 (10.69%) Technical Architect
5 10 (7.63%) VMware Engineer
5 10 (7.63%) Windows Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Analyst
7 8 (6.11%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (5.34%) Consultant
8 7 (5.34%) Developer
8 7 (5.34%) Operations Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Server Engineer
8 7 (5.34%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (5.34%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 6 (4.58%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) Integration Manager
10 5 (3.82%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.92%) Middleware
2 7 (5.34%) Web Services
3 5 (3.82%) JSP
4 4 (3.05%) JSON
5 2 (1.53%) .NET
5 2 (1.53%) HTML
5 2 (1.53%) J2EE
5 2 (1.53%) SAML
6 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.76%) CSS
6 1 (0.76%) Django
6 1 (0.76%) jQuery
6 1 (0.76%) Matplotlib
6 1 (0.76%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.19%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.92%) Clustering
3 5 (3.82%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.05%) CCTV
5 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.29%) RIA
6 2 (1.53%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.53%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.53%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.53%) NHS
6 2 (1.53%) PKI
6 2 (1.53%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.53%) Replication
6 2 (1.53%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.76%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 104 (79.39%) Windows
2 54 (41.22%) Windows Server
3 34 (25.95%) Linux
4 25 (19.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (16.79%) Unix
6 21 (16.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (12.21%) Windows 7
8 13 (9.92%) Solaris
9 11 (8.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (5.34%) AIX
11 5 (3.82%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.29%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.53%) Debian
13 2 (1.53%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.76%) Android
14 1 (0.76%) CentOS
14 1 (0.76%) HPUX
14 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.43%) ITIL
2 17 (12.98%) High Availability
3 15 (11.45%) Load Balancing
4 12 (9.16%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (8.40%) Identity Management
5 11 (8.40%) Migration
6 10 (7.63%) Secure Coding
7 9 (6.87%) Project Management
8 8 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (6.11%) PRINCE2
9 7 (5.34%) ITIL V3
9 7 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.58%) CRM
10 6 (4.58%) DevOps
10 6 (4.58%) Network Optimisation
10 6 (4.58%) Performance Management
10 6 (4.58%) Six Sigma
11 5 (3.82%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.82%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.82%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.08%) SQL
2 15 (11.45%) Java
3 13 (9.92%) Python
4 12 (9.16%) PowerShell
5 8 (6.11%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.58%) C++
7 4 (3.05%) C
7 4 (3.05%) PHP
8 3 (2.29%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.53%) Perl
9 2 (1.53%) Ruby
10 1 (0.76%) C#
10 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.76%) VB
10 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (12.98%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.34%) MCSE
3 7 (5.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.58%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.58%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.82%) MCITP
6 4 (3.05%) RHCE
6 4 (3.05%) VCP5
7 3 (2.29%) CCNA
8 2 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.53%) CCA
8 2 (1.53%) CCDE
8 2 (1.53%) CCIE
8 2 (1.53%) CCNP
8 2 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.53%) Degree
8 2 (1.53%) MCP
8 2 (1.53%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.58%) SLA
3 5 (3.82%) JSP 440
4 3 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.76%) FISMA
6 1 (0.76%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.76%) QA
6 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (45.80%) Active Directory
2 24 (18.32%) Hyper-V
3 23 (17.56%) VMware ESX
4 22 (16.79%) vSphere
5 15 (11.45%) XenApp
6 10 (7.63%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (6.11%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (5.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (4.58%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (3.05%) Docker
10 4 (3.05%) KVM
10 4 (3.05%) LXC
10 4 (3.05%) vCloud
11 3 (2.29%) XenServer
12 2 (1.53%) Firmware
12 2 (1.53%) NFS
12 2 (1.53%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.76%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (21.37%) SCCM
2 13 (9.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 11 (8.40%) SCOM
4 9 (6.87%) Puppet
5 7 (5.34%) Backup Exec
6 4 (3.05%) SCVMM
6 4 (3.05%) WSUS
7 3 (2.29%) Ansible
7 3 (2.29%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (2.29%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.53%) Cobbler
8 2 (1.53%) Control-M
8 2 (1.53%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.53%) OpenView
8 2 (1.53%) Simpana
8 2 (1.53%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 131 (100.00%) VMware
2 67 (51.15%) Microsoft
3 46 (35.11%) Citrix
4 33 (25.19%) Cisco
5 32 (24.43%) HP
6 21 (16.03%) Oracle
7 16 (12.21%) CheckPoint
7 16 (12.21%) NetApp
8 13 (9.92%) Red Hat
9 12 (9.16%) Dell
10 8 (6.11%) F5
10 8 (6.11%) Sun
11 5 (3.82%) Avaya
11 5 (3.82%) BMC
12 4 (3.05%) 3PAR
12 4 (3.05%) Akamai
12 4 (3.05%) EMC
12 4 (3.05%) IBM
12 4 (3.05%) SunGard
13 3 (2.29%) Veeam
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