Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derby with a requirement for Virtual Machines skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Machines over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Virtual Machine (VM)
Derbyshire > Derby
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 31 33
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing Virtual Machines 10 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derby 4.61% 5.29% 2.10%
As % of the System Software category 19.61% 24.44% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 3
Derby median daily rate £515 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.33% - -10.45%
10th Percentile £470 £305 £343
90th Percentile £538 £442 £435
Derbyshire median daily rate £515 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +37.33% - -10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Derby median hourly rate - - -
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - -

Virtual Machines 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 Derby with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Derby
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 51 90 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derby 23.50% 21.63% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 62 35
Derby median daily rate £150 £335 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.22% -16.25% -9.86%
10th Percentile £123 £200 £154
90th Percentile £517 £430 £500
Derbyshire median daily rate £200 £320 £380
% change year-on-year -37.50% -15.79% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 1
Derby median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +29.09% -13.73%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.89 £10.50
90th Percentile £22.00 £15.85 £11.50
Derbyshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £11.25
% change year-on-year +9.15% +26.22% -6.25%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in Derby

Job postings citing Virtual Machines as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Derby.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in Derby

Virtual Machines
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derby

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Virtual Machines in Derby.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Machines in Derby

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Machines 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 Derby region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) SAP PI
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (40.00%) RESTful
4 4 (40.00%) SAP XI
4 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) ABAP
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) SAP
4 4 (40.00%) SOAP
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) Unix
4 4 (40.00%) Solaris
4 4 (40.00%) CRM
4 4 (40.00%) SOA
4 4 (40.00%) IBM
4 4 (40.00%) Sun
4 4 (40.00%) Dell
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (40.00%) NetWeaver
4 4 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (40.00%) Middleware
4 4 (40.00%) IDoc

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derby 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 4 (40.00%) NetWeaver
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) HFM
1 3 (30.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Boomi
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 3 (30.00%) Back Office
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Architect
3 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Database Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Architect
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) IDoc
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
1 4 (40.00%) RESTful
1 4 (40.00%) SAP PI
1 4 (40.00%) SAP XI
1 4 (40.00%) SOAP
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
1 4 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Solaris
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) CRM
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (40.00%) SOA
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) ERP
2 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (30.00%) RUP
2 3 (30.00%) Security Hardening
2 3 (30.00%) UML
2 3 (30.00%) Unified Process
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) ABAP
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Dell
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 4 (40.00%) Sun
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Hyperion
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper