Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 19 April 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)
South West > Devon
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 41 54
Rank change year-on-year -5 +13 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 11 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.99% 3.31% 1.10%
As % of the System Software category 12.22% 23.94% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 4
Devon median daily rate £343 £403 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.91% +111.84% -11.63%
10th Percentile £195 £173 £177
90th Percentile £436 £584 £218
South West median daily rate £363 £343 £361
% change year-on-year +5.84% -5.19% -1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Devon median hourly rate £140.00 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +508.70% - -
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £23.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +34.78% -39.87% +77.14%

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 Devon with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 90 71 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 16.30% 13.84% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 46 22
Devon median daily rate £495 £380 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.26% +31.03% +28.89%
10th Percentile £263 £157 £145
90th Percentile £550 £565 £460
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 12
Devon median hourly rate £42.50 £13.75 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +209.09% -62.07% +174.93%
10th Percentile £18.73 £10.85 £16.50
90th Percentile £92.28 £68.20 £43.63
South West median hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year +24.59% -18.67% +13.64%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Devon

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Devon

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Devon over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Devon

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Devon

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 6 months to 19 April 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
Exeter -12 4 £280 - 1
Plymouth +9 1 £300 -45.45% 3
VMware Infrastructure
South West

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 Devon region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) Puppet
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (36.36%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
7 3 (27.27%) Firewall
7 3 (27.27%) Remedy
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) SMS
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
8 2 (18.18%) Nagios
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (18.18%) Java
8 2 (18.18%) Python
8 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
8 2 (18.18%) MCSE
8 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
8 2 (18.18%) SAS
8 2 (18.18%) DHCP
8 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (18.18%) Ruby
8 2 (18.18%) JIRA

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 2 (18.18%) Confluence
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) SAS
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) SMS
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Artifactory
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Administrator
1 6 (54.55%) Linux Administrator
1 6 (54.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 6 (54.55%) Support Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (45.45%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Linux Support
4 3 (27.27%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 2 (18.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) LPAR
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
1 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) DevOps
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (9.09%) Security Auditing
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Groovy
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) Python
1 2 (18.18%) Ruby
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (18.18%) Docker
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Ansible
2 2 (18.18%) Nagios
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Remedy
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds