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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 26 May 2022 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
26 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 51 48 65
Rank change year-on-year -3 +17 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 44 23 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.16% 2.40% 1.85%
As % of the System Software category 19.13% 12.64% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 14
10th Percentile £189 £210 £254
25th Percentile £313 £310 £277
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £399 £388 £438
Median % change year-on-year +2.90% -11.43% +2.46%
75th Percentile £460 £447 £494
90th Percentile £547 £623 £688
England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
10th Percentile - - £24.63
25th Percentile - £46.25 £33.45
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £48.15
Median % change year-on-year - -1.35% +213.27%
75th Percentile - £48.75 £51.58
90th Percentile - - £53.63
England median hourly rate £47.81 £50.00 £44.51
% change year-on-year -4.39% +12.33% +22.79%

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 230 182 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.52% 19.00% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 119 65
10th Percentile £127 £100 £181
25th Percentile £163 £140 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £269 £303 £380
Median % change year-on-year -11.16% -20.39% -5.00%
75th Percentile £448 £419 £450
90th Percentile £522 £523 £523
England median daily rate £525 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +5.32% +4.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 22
10th Percentile £9.17 £9.00 £9.05
25th Percentile £13.28 £9.52 £10.75
Median hourly rate £17.38 £11.89 £12.62
Median % change year-on-year +46.13% -5.77% -6.54%
75th Percentile £22.75 £15.00 £17.38
90th Percentile £23.58 £15.81 £20.70
England median hourly rate £18.58 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -2.24% +15.15% -

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in the East Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 26 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the East Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the East Midlands.

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 26 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Northamptonshire - 14 £445 - 4
Leicestershire -5 11 £350 +66.67% 9
Nottinghamshire +5 10 £195 -48.00% 7
Derbyshire -14 6 £275 -31.25% 5
Lincolnshire -3 2 £425 +6.25% 3
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2022, 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 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (84.09%) Windows
3 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
4 24 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 23 (52.27%) Active Directory
6 18 (40.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 17 (38.64%) DNS
8 16 (36.36%) Azure
9 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
9 14 (31.82%) Cisco
9 14 (31.82%) Microsoft 365
10 13 (29.55%) SCCM
11 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
11 12 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (25.00%) ITIL
13 10 (22.73%) vCenter Server
14 9 (20.45%) Data Centre
14 9 (20.45%) Windows 10
14 9 (20.45%) SQL
14 9 (20.45%) DHCP
14 9 (20.45%) Hyper-V
15 8 (18.18%) Windows 7
15 8 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
16 7 (15.91%) Social Skills
16 7 (15.91%) Veeam
16 7 (15.91%) vSphere
16 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
17 6 (13.64%) Migration
17 6 (13.64%) Smartphone
17 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP

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 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (36.36%) Azure
2 14 (31.82%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (11.36%) AWS
4 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) IaaS
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (2.27%) AWS Fargate
5 1 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.27%) GCP
5 1 (2.27%) PaaS
5 1 (2.27%) Route 53
5 1 (2.27%) SaaS
5 1 (2.27%) Serverless
5 1 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (38.64%) DNS
2 9 (20.45%) DHCP
3 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.82%) Firewall
4 3 (6.82%) VPN
5 2 (4.55%) BGP
5 2 (4.55%) MPLS
5 2 (4.55%) SAN
5 2 (4.55%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (2.27%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.27%) GLBP
6 1 (2.27%) HSRP
6 1 (2.27%) OSPF
6 1 (2.27%) SD-WAN
6 1 (2.27%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (2.27%) SSL
6 1 (2.27%) VRRP
6 1 (2.27%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (15.91%) Social Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Automotive
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) IT Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) IT Support
4 6 (13.64%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Administrator
6 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.55%) Antivirus Support
8 2 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) LDAP
2 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.64%) Smartphone
3 4 (9.09%) Clustering
4 2 (4.55%) CMDB
4 2 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.27%) Derivative
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 37 (84.09%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.45%) Windows 10
4 8 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (13.64%) Linux
6 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (9.09%) Unix
8 2 (4.55%) Mac OS
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (2.27%) AIX
9 1 (2.27%) Android
9 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.27%) Solaris
9 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (13.64%) Migration
3 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.09%) Agile
4 4 (9.09%) Customer-Centricity
4 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.09%) High Availability
4 4 (9.09%) Patch Management
4 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
4 4 (9.09%) Service Management
5 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (6.82%) Project Delivery
5 3 (6.82%) Project Management
5 3 (6.82%) Server Building
5 3 (6.82%) Server Management
6 2 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 9 (20.45%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) CCIE
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.82%) MCSE
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.82%) VCAP
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (52.27%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (20.45%) Hyper-V
4 8 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (15.91%) vSphere
6 2 (4.55%) NFS
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (2.27%) Docker
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.27%) pfSense
7 1 (2.27%) vCloud
7 1 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.27%) VMware NSX
7 1 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) SCCM
2 10 (22.73%) vCenter Server
3 5 (11.36%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (4.55%) SCOM
6 1 (2.27%) Ansible
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (2.27%) CloudForms
6 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.27%) Nagios
6 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.27%) Puppet
6 1 (2.27%) Terraform
6 1 (2.27%) vRealize
6 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 14 (31.82%) Cisco
4 7 (15.91%) Veeam
5 4 (9.09%) Citrix
5 4 (9.09%) NetApp
6 3 (6.82%) Zscaler
7 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.27%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (2.27%) Avaya
8 1 (2.27%) HP
8 1 (2.27%) Nortel
8 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.27%) Remedy
8 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.27%) Trend Micro