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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 37 37 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 3 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.96% 2.21% 1.25%
As % of the System Software category 8.33% 19.15% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £365 £544 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.87% +112.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £419 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £669 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £58.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -46.51% +43.33%  

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 36 47 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 11.50% 11.55% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 23
Median daily rate £305 £456 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.15% +40.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £185 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 10
Median hourly rate £19.00 £47.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +120.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.48 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Cambridge

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (40.00%) EMC
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (30.00%) EMC VPLEX
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (20.00%) vSphere
5 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (20.00%) Matplotlib
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) KVM
5 2 (20.00%) Vyatta
5 2 (20.00%) Docker
5 2 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (20.00%) LXC
5 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Billing
1 2 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Django Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Python Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Storage Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) EMC Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) Django
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (10.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (10.00%) Life Science
3 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) SDLC
1 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) GAMP
2 1 (10.00%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (20.00%) KVM
2 2 (20.00%) LXC
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) vCloud
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) Brocade
3 2 (20.00%) CA
3 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (20.00%) Vyatta
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle