Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 50 48
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 14 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.81% 2.63% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 19.18% 23.94% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 1
Devon median daily rate £385 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.95% +46.15% +44.44%
10th Percentile £292 £209 £313
90th Percentile £417 £581 £338
South West median daily rate £379 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +12.32% -10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Devon median hourly rate £140.00 £29.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +382.76% +81.25% -
10th Percentile £135.00 £23.75 £15.00
90th Percentile £145.00 £33.85 £17.00
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +44.62% +47.73% +8.99%

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 73 71 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 14.63% 10.97% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 52 7
Devon median daily rate £475 £418 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.70% +103.78% -8.89%
10th Percentile £285 £206 £134
90th Percentile £539 £551 £398
South West median daily rate £390 £355 £363
% change year-on-year +9.86% -2.07% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 10
Devon median hourly rate £40.00 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.35% +1.43% -10.26%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.90 £10.01
90th Percentile £43.75 £31.55 £43.90
South West median hourly rate £18.75 £15.51 £15.75
% change year-on-year +20.87% -1.51% -10.00%

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 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 20 July 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 -2 4 £400 +180.21% 2
Plymouth +15 2 £301 -39.75%
VMware Infrastructure
South West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
3 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
3 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
4 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 5 (35.71%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) RHCE
7 4 (28.57%) AIX
7 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
7 4 (28.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (28.57%) IBM
7 4 (28.57%) LPAR
7 4 (28.57%) Puppet
7 4 (28.57%) Security Auditing
7 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (21.43%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (21.43%) Office 365
8 3 (21.43%) SCCM
8 3 (21.43%) Remedy
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint

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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
3 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) IPsec
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) NAS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) SMS
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Administrator
1 7 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 7 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 7 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (42.86%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Support
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Server Support
5 1 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) LPAR
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) AIX
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.14%) CentOS
7 1 (7.14%) SUSE
7 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 4 (28.57%) Security Auditing
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (7.14%) Proactive Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Signal Processing
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) RHCE
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) MCITP
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) JSP 440
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (28.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (21.43%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (14.29%) vSphere
6 1 (7.14%) Firmware
6 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
1 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
1 4 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) Nagios
3 1 (7.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) IBM
5 3 (21.43%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) Remedy
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco
6 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 1 (7.14%) Avaya
7 1 (7.14%) Capita
7 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
7 1 (7.14%) jetNEXUS
7 1 (7.14%) Juniper
7 1 (7.14%) Sophos