Period
to 28 July 2017

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 6 months to 28 July 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)
South London > Croydon
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 50 21
Rank change year-on-year +14 -29 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 30 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 7.01% 2.59% 8.48%
As % of the System Software category 25.64% 16.28% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 18
Croydon median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -20.00%
10th Percentile £363 £371 £330
90th Percentile £475 £488 £489
South London median daily rate £400 £393 £350
% change year-on-year +1.91% +12.14% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate £50.00 £20.50 £52.17
% change year-on-year +143.90% -60.71% +174.58%

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 117 86 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 27.34% 15.90% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 50 57
Croydon median daily rate £490 £433 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +15.47% -5.06%
10th Percentile £363 £311 £313
90th Percentile £630 £496 £525
South London median daily rate £500 £425 £331
% change year-on-year +17.65% +28.30% +2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Croydon median hourly rate - £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% -27.27%
South London median hourly rate £47.00 £16.00 £52.17
% change year-on-year +193.75% -69.33% +174.58%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

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 28 July 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 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (80.00%) Firewall
3 20 (66.67%) Windows
4 19 (63.33%) Linux
4 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
5 18 (60.00%) CentOS
5 18 (60.00%) Ubuntu
5 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
6 17 (56.67%) Puppet
7 14 (46.67%) Red Hat
8 12 (40.00%) DNS
8 12 (40.00%) LDAP
8 12 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (40.00%) yum
8 12 (40.00%) KVM
9 10 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 10 (33.33%) Bash Shell
10 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (20.00%) F5
11 6 (20.00%) Payment Gateway
11 6 (20.00%) CRM
11 6 (20.00%) MS Visio
11 6 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (20.00%) MPLS
11 6 (20.00%) Avaya
11 6 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (20.00%) CMS
11 6 (20.00%) IVR
11 6 (20.00%) Fortinet

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 (20.00%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) Jetty
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (80.00%) Firewall
2 12 (40.00%) DNS
2 12 (40.00%) LDAP
3 6 (20.00%) MPLS
4 2 (6.67%) LAN
4 2 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (6.67%) WAN
5 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) DbUnit
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) jMock
2 2 (6.67%) JUnit
2 2 (6.67%) Maven
2 2 (6.67%) Mockito
2 2 (6.67%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Administrator
1 17 (56.67%) Linux Administrator
2 16 (53.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 16 (53.33%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (40.00%) VMWare Administrator
4 6 (20.00%) Avaya Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (6.67%) Apache Camel
1 2 (6.67%) Apache CXF
1 2 (6.67%) J2EE
1 2 (6.67%) PowerMock
1 2 (6.67%) RESTful
1 2 (6.67%) SOAP
1 2 (6.67%) Spring
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (20.00%) IVR
3 5 (16.67%) Spread Betting
4 2 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Linux
2 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
3 18 (60.00%) CentOS
3 18 (60.00%) Ubuntu
4 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Unix
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) CRM
2 5 (16.67%) Server Building
3 4 (13.33%) DevOps
3 4 (13.33%) Open Source
4 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) BDD
5 2 (6.67%) High Availability
5 2 (6.67%) Kanban
5 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (3.33%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Planning and Forecasting
6 1 (3.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 4 (13.33%) C
3 3 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) KVM
1 12 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (13.33%) iptables
2 4 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.00%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) HDFS
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.33%) vCloud
4 1 (3.33%) Xen
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (56.67%) Puppet
2 12 (40.00%) yum
3 1 (3.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (46.67%) Red Hat
3 6 (20.00%) Avaya
3 6 (20.00%) F5
3 6 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 6 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) AppSense
5 1 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (3.33%) Hortonworks