The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 35 45
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 5 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.69% 2.79% 2.65%
As % of the System Software category 11.11% 15.63% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 11
Median daily rate £209 £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.61% +40.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £410 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £335
% change year-on-year -1.31% +13.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -51.40% -5.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 45 64 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 15.20% 17.88% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 37 34
Median daily rate £213 £340 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +7.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £325 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £486 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.18% +174.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.60 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £47.50 £16.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Cambridge

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Cambridge

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) vCenter Server
4 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) EMC VPLEX
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) MCP
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) ITSM
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (12.50%) Replication
6 1 (12.50%) NHS
6 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (12.50%) Bioinformatics
6 1 (12.50%) Python

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Mozilla Thunderbird
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) IMAP
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) EMC Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
2 1 (12.50%) Life Science
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Bioinformatics
2 1 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Security Hardening
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (12.50%) Master's Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GAMP
1 1 (12.50%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) vCloud
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) vCenter Server
2 2 (25.00%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle