The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 27 April 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)
London / Croydon
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 32 11
Rank change year-on-year +15 -21  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 12 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 7.36% 3.02% 11.35%
As % of the System Software category 37.50% 27.59% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 15
Median daily rate £475 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.08% +17.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £42.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -50.00% +33.33%  

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 Croydon with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 32 29 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 19.63% 10.94% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 33
Median daily rate £450 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +0.68% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Croydon

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Croydon region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (61.76%) SC Cleared
2 21 (61.76%) Security Cleared
3 19 (55.88%) Firewall
3 19 (55.88%) Linux
4 13 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (38.24%) Scrum
4 13 (38.24%) Puppet
5 12 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (35.29%) DevOps
6 11 (32.35%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (29.41%) User Stories
7 10 (29.41%) vCloud
7 10 (29.41%) Build Automation
7 10 (29.41%) Big Data
7 10 (29.41%) Hadoop
7 10 (29.41%) DV Cleared
7 10 (29.41%) Unix
7 10 (29.41%) HDFS
8 9 (26.47%) Windows
8 9 (26.47%) Hortonworks
9 8 (23.53%) vSphere
9 8 (23.53%) CentOS
9 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
9 8 (23.53%) Ubuntu
10 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
10 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
11 6 (17.65%) yum
11 6 (17.65%) F5
11 6 (17.65%) KVM

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 6 (17.65%) CMS
2 2 (5.88%) JBoss
2 2 (5.88%) Jetty
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.88%) WildFly
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) Mule ESB
3 1 (2.94%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) Firewall
2 6 (17.65%) DNS
2 6 (17.65%) LAN
2 6 (17.65%) LDAP
2 6 (17.65%) MPLS
2 6 (17.65%) WAN
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (14.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.88%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (2.94%) DMZ
5 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.94%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) Big Data
1 10 (29.41%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) DbUnit
3 2 (5.88%) jMock
3 2 (5.88%) JUnit
3 2 (5.88%) Maven
3 2 (5.88%) Mockito
3 2 (5.88%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.94%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.94%) GitLab
4 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Big Data Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Data Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Avaya Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Administrator
4 5 (14.71%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (14.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (11.76%) VMWare Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Senior VMWare Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Operational Security Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Operations Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Security Operations Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Linux Operator
8 1 (2.94%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (5.88%) Apache Camel
1 2 (5.88%) Apache CXF
1 2 (5.88%) J2EE
1 2 (5.88%) PowerMock
1 2 (5.88%) RESTful
1 2 (5.88%) SOAP
1 2 (5.88%) Spring
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) LAMP
2 1 (2.94%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.94%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Data Centre
1 6 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (17.65%) IVR
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Spread Betting
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) Unix
3 9 (26.47%) Windows
4 8 (23.53%) CentOS
4 8 (23.53%) Ubuntu
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
6 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (38.24%) Scrum
2 12 (35.29%) DevOps
3 11 (32.35%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (29.41%) Build Automation
4 10 (29.41%) User Stories
5 6 (17.65%) CRM
6 5 (14.71%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (14.71%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (14.71%) Security Operations
6 5 (14.71%) SIEM
6 5 (14.71%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.76%) Server Building
8 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.88%) BDD
9 2 (5.88%) Kanban
9 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
9 2 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
2 3 (8.82%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) Perl
3 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (61.76%) SC Cleared
1 21 (61.76%) Security Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (14.71%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) HDFS
1 10 (29.41%) vCloud
2 8 (23.53%) vSphere
3 6 (17.65%) KVM
3 6 (17.65%) VMware ESX
4 4 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
5 2 (5.88%) Xen
6 1 (2.94%) Docker
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.94%) XenApp
6 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) Puppet
2 6 (17.65%) yum
3 5 (14.71%) Nessus
3 5 (14.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (5.88%) Ansible
5 1 (2.94%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.94%) Kibana
5 1 (2.94%) logstash
5 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (26.47%) Hortonworks
3 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
4 6 (17.65%) Avaya
4 6 (17.65%) F5
4 6 (17.65%) Fortinet
4 6 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (14.71%) AlienVault
5 5 (14.71%) Cisco
6 3 (8.82%) Citrix
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.94%) AppSense
8 1 (2.94%) Barracuda Networks