The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 23 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)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 40 64
Rank change year-on-year -7 +24  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 8 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.36% 3.06% 1.92%
As % of the System Software category 8.42% 17.82% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 12
Median daily rate £209 £450 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.61% +39.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £423 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £482 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £335
% change year-on-year -1.31% +13.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.17 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.95% -  
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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 95 101 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.16% 17.15% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 56 52
Median daily rate £225 £350 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +4.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £483 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -16.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.84 £10.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £47.25 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Cambridgeshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Cambridgeshire

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
Cambridge +2 5 £209 -53.61% 2
Peterborough +2 2 £193 -57.22% 2
Huntingdon -11 1 - - 2
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (80.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
5 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) SAN
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) Linux
8 5 (25.00%) Firewall
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
8 5 (25.00%) vCenter Server
9 4 (20.00%) GDPR
9 4 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
9 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
9 4 (20.00%) Finance
9 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (20.00%) Unix
10 3 (15.00%) DNS
10 3 (15.00%) Cisco
10 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (15.00%) JBoss
10 3 (15.00%) Java

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (15.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Mozilla Thunderbird
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) SAN
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) DHCP
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.00%) IMAP
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (10.00%) EMC Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Environment Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Environment Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (5.00%) Life Science
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (20.00%) Unix
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (5.00%) Android
8 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Change Control
4 2 (10.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (15.00%) MCP
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) GDPR
2 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (10.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (5.00%) GAMP
3 1 (5.00%) GxP
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) vCloud
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) vCenter Server
2 2 (10.00%) EMC VPLEX
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) EMC
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Apple
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Temenos