Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 15 December 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 90 96
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6 -17
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 65 56 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.48% 1.75% 1.53%
As % of the System Software category 14.04% 12.56% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 43 32
East Midlands median daily rate £423 £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.71% +1.82% -8.33%
10th Percentile £151 £235 £263
90th Percentile £504 £450 £450
England median daily rate £425 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
England median hourly rate £37.55 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year +66.89% -16.67% -1.82%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 463 446 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.63% 13.94% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 299 208
East Midlands median daily rate £380 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% -13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £125 £175 £129
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
England median daily rate £470 £435 £413
% change year-on-year +8.05% +5.45% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 33 43
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.07 £10.10
90th Percentile £17.91 £29.50 £20.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.62 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% +3.23%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in the East Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in the East Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the East Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
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 VMware Infrastructure in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in the East Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
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 VMware Infrastructure within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Derbyshire +32 27 £225 -29.13% 7
Nottinghamshire -10 15 £415 +15.28% 15
Northamptonshire -2 12 £416 +18.79% 14
Leicestershire +6 3 £350 +48.94% 3
Lincolnshire +6 2 - - 4
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 65 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (61.54%) Windows
3 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 24 (36.92%) Linux
5 18 (27.69%) Firewall
5 18 (27.69%) Windows Server
6 17 (26.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
8 15 (23.08%) JIRA
9 14 (21.54%) Hyper-V
10 13 (20.00%) Oracle
10 13 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 12 (18.46%) Cisco
11 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
11 12 (18.46%) vSphere
11 12 (18.46%) SCCM
12 11 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (16.92%) Test Automation
12 11 (16.92%) SAN
12 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
12 11 (16.92%) Virtual Machines
13 10 (15.38%) Desktop Virtualisation
13 10 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 10 (15.38%) Issue Tracking
13 10 (15.38%) ITIL
13 10 (15.38%) IBM
13 10 (15.38%) Micro Focus
13 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
13 10 (15.38%) Android
13 10 (15.38%) SC Cleared

VMware Infrastructure
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 7 (10.77%) WebSphere
2 6 (9.23%) NetWeaver
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (7.69%) Confluence
4 3 (4.62%) JBoss
5 2 (3.08%) IIS
5 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.54%) Apache
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) HFM
1 5 (7.69%) Maximo
2 1 (1.54%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (13.85%) Office 365
4 6 (9.23%) Boomi
5 5 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.69%) Firewall
2 11 (16.92%) SAN
3 9 (13.85%) LAN
3 9 (13.85%) VPN
4 7 (10.77%) DHCP
4 7 (10.77%) DNS
4 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.77%) WAN
5 4 (6.15%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (4.62%) BGP
6 3 (4.62%) EIGRP
6 3 (4.62%) Ethernet
6 3 (4.62%) OSPF
7 2 (3.08%) Internet
7 2 (3.08%) MPLS
8 1 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.54%) Skype
8 1 (1.54%) SSH
8 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.54%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) JIRA
2 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.38%) Subversion
3 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.69%) Maven
4 2 (3.08%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.08%) WinRunner
General
1 7 (10.77%) Retail
2 6 (9.23%) Back Office
3 4 (6.15%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.62%) Marketing
5 2 (3.08%) Finance
6 1 (1.54%) Front Office
6 1 (1.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (24.62%) Architect
2 12 (18.46%) Analyst
2 12 (18.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Test Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Integration Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Junior
5 5 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Junior Test Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.15%) Network Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Technical Leader
6 4 (6.15%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.62%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) Middleware
2 6 (9.23%) IDoc
2 6 (9.23%) RESTful
2 6 (9.23%) SAP PI
2 6 (9.23%) SAP XI
2 6 (9.23%) SOAP
2 6 (9.23%) Web Services
2 6 (9.23%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (7.69%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 3 (4.62%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.08%) Clustering
5 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.08%) NHS
5 2 (3.08%) PDA
6 1 (1.54%) Blog
6 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 40 (61.54%) Windows
2 24 (36.92%) Linux
3 18 (27.69%) Windows Server
4 10 (15.38%) Android
4 10 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 9 (13.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (13.85%) Unix
6 8 (12.31%) Solaris
7 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.62%) AIX
9 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (16.92%) Test Automation
3 10 (15.38%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 10 (15.38%) Integration Testing
3 10 (15.38%) Issue Tracking
3 10 (15.38%) ITIL
3 10 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 10 (15.38%) Test Management
4 9 (13.85%) TOGAF
5 8 (12.31%) Configuration Management
5 8 (12.31%) CRM
6 7 (10.77%) ERP
6 7 (10.77%) SOA
6 7 (10.77%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (9.23%) Server Management
8 5 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (7.69%) SDLC
8 5 (7.69%) Security Hardening
8 5 (7.69%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.85%) SQL
2 8 (12.31%) Java
3 6 (9.23%) ABAP
4 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.23%) Degree
3 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.15%) MCSE
5 3 (4.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.62%) MCITP
5 3 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.08%) CCNA
6 2 (3.08%) CCNP
6 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.54%) MCP
7 1 (1.54%) MCSA
7 1 (1.54%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (1.54%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) SLA
2 3 (4.62%) COBIT
3 1 (1.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
2 14 (21.54%) Hyper-V
3 12 (18.46%) vSphere
4 11 (16.92%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (13.85%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (9.23%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (3.08%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (3.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) SCCM
2 10 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.69%) Ansible
4 3 (4.62%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.62%) vCenter Server
5 2 (3.08%) AirWatch
5 2 (3.08%) HP ALM
5 2 (3.08%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (3.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (3.08%) vMotion
5 2 (3.08%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.54%) Nessus
6 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.54%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.54%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.00%) Oracle
4 12 (18.46%) Cisco
5 10 (15.38%) IBM
5 10 (15.38%) Micro Focus
6 9 (13.85%) Red Hat
7 8 (12.31%) Dell
8 7 (10.77%) Citrix
8 7 (10.77%) SAP
9 6 (9.23%) Sun
10 5 (7.69%) Atlassian
10 5 (7.69%) HP
10 5 (7.69%) Hyperion
11 4 (6.15%) Symantec
12 3 (4.62%) Juniper
13 2 (3.08%) Ivanti
13 2 (3.08%) McAfee
13 2 (3.08%) Veeam
13 2 (3.08%) Veritas