Period
to 15 August 2018

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 6 months to 15 August 2018 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
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 70 49
Rank change year-on-year +3 -21 +31
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 15 15 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.35% 1.25% 3.03%
As % of the System Software category 11.45% 8.77% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 21
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £231 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.16% -47.44% +36.43%
10th Percentile £329 £175 £300
90th Percentile £493 £443 £525
East of England median daily rate £350 £403 £425
% change year-on-year -13.15% -5.18% +31.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £18.75 £16.17 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.96% -65.96% -20.83%
10th Percentile £14.48 £13.53 £46.25
90th Percentile £23.58 £20.74 £55.75
East of England median hourly rate £18.82 £16.81 £46.25
% change year-on-year +11.98% -63.66% +23.33%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 131 171 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 11.80% 14.23% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 51 104
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -20.59% +25.93%
10th Percentile £240 £145 £174
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 36 20
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £18.00 £23.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.58% +32.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £15.04 £10.63 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.13 £43.00 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 15 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough -5 8 £375 +94.81% 5
Cambridge -1 5 £425 +103.71% 19
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) Citrix
3 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) Firewall
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) DHCP
6 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) VLAN
6 5 (33.33%) XenApp
6 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
6 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (26.67%) vSphere
7 4 (26.67%) Data ONTAP
7 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
7 4 (26.67%) NetApp
7 4 (26.67%) VPN
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle
8 3 (20.00%) MySQL
8 3 (20.00%) MCSE
8 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (20.00%) VoIP
8 3 (20.00%) Windows NT
8 3 (20.00%) Symantec

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 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (6.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) DHCP
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) VLAN
3 4 (26.67%) VPN
4 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) SAN
6 1 (6.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (20.00%) Windows NT
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Disk Encryption
1 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (13.33%) Antivirus Management
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Gantt Chart
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (6.67%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCSE
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) CCIE
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CCSP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (33.33%) XenApp
3 5 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 4 (26.67%) vSphere
5 3 (20.00%) BitLocker
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (20.00%) VirtualBox
5 3 (20.00%) XenServer
6 1 (6.67%) KVM
6 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (13.33%) FortiGate
2 2 (13.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Citrix
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) NetApp
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) Acronis
5 3 (20.00%) ESET
5 3 (20.00%) Kaspersky
5 3 (20.00%) McAfee
5 3 (20.00%) Sophos
5 3 (20.00%) Symantec
5 3 (20.00%) Veeam
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco
7 1 (6.67%) Google
7 1 (6.67%) Polycom
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat