Period
to 21 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for vCenter Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vCenter Server over the 6 months to 21 March 2019 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 vCenter Server
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 147 153
Rank change year-on-year +22 +6 -17
Contract jobs citing vCenter Server 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.26% 0.033% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.54% 0.40% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
East Midlands median daily rate £370 - £275
10th Percentile £194 - £263
90th Percentile £406 - £288
England median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.05% +0.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £46.75 £32.25 £22.75
% change year-on-year +44.96% +41.76% -33.09%

vCenter Server is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 390 250 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.72% 8.35% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 170 134
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.40% -13.83%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £500 £495 £450
% change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 19
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.60% -25.71% +27.27%
10th Percentile £13.43 £11.38 £12.50
90th Percentile £20.13 £30.63 £23.50
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.14 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.05% -14.33% -4.76%

vCenter Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing vCenter Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for vCenter Server in the East Midlands

vCenter Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing vCenter Server in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for vCenter Server in the East Midlands

vCenter Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vCenter Server in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vCenter Server in the East Midlands

vCenter Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCenter Server in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for vCenter Server in the East Midlands

vCenter Server
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCenter Server within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 March 2019. 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
Northamptonshire - 4 £405 - 2
Nottinghamshire +14 1 £138 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £340 -
vCenter Server
England

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing vCenter Server 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for vCenter Server.

1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) NetApp
5 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (33.33%) SSH
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Storage Management
5 2 (33.33%) vMotion
5 2 (33.33%) Skype
6 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (16.67%) Mitel
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (16.67%) Sophos

vCenter Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Skype
1 2 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Build Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Provisioning Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Monitoring Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Build Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
1 2 (33.33%) Storage Management
1 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Mitel
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos