Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 81 89
Rank change year-on-year -32 +8 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 30 66 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.05% 2.20% 1.66%
As % of the System Software category 7.41% 16.92% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 44 40
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £169 £262 £225
90th Percentile £438 £543 £425
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.97 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +181.50% - -
England median hourly rate £27.00 £21.13 £36.50
% change year-on-year +27.80% -42.12% +14.06%

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 405 390 316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.18% 13.02% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 247 175
East Midlands median daily rate £380 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% +3.57% +4.48%
10th Percentile £130 £191 £135
90th Percentile £550 £516 £580
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 37 48
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.40 £12.23 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% -9.44% -
10th Percentile £10.18 £10.00 £9.51
90th Percentile £17.98 £22.80 £20.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% -3.13%

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 18 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 June 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
Nottinghamshire -12 9 £388 -17.33% 18
Leicestershire +9 7 £375 +28.76% 3
Derbyshire +2 7 £313 -3.85% 5
Northamptonshire -19 5 £382 +5.38% 5
Lincolnshire +11 4 £228 -52.60% 3
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (73.33%) Windows
3 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 17 (56.67%) Hyper-V
5 16 (53.33%) Windows Server
6 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
7 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 10 (33.33%) SCCM
9 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (30.00%) Citrix
9 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (30.00%) vSphere
9 9 (30.00%) Office 365
10 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (26.67%) ITIL
11 7 (23.33%) MCSE
11 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
12 6 (20.00%) HP
13 5 (16.67%) Veeam
13 5 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business
14 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
14 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
14 4 (13.33%) Retail
14 4 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (13.33%) Migration
14 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
14 4 (13.33%) 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 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Office 365
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.67%) PaaS
3 2 (6.67%) SaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.33%) G Suite
4 1 (3.33%) IaaS
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) npm
4 1 (3.33%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) Internet
3 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
3 2 (6.67%) LAN
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.33%) Intranet
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) InstallShield
1 2 (6.67%) MSI
2 1 (3.33%) Hudson
General
1 4 (13.33%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Architect
1 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) IT Support
3 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) IT Technician
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) Ajax
2 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) HTML5
2 1 (3.33%) JSON
2 1 (3.33%) Node.js
2 1 (3.33%) React
2 1 (3.33%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.33%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) NHS
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (3.33%) iSeries
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.33%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (3.33%) Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
4 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.67%) Network Design
4 2 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (6.67%) Requirements Management
4 2 (6.67%) Time Management
4 2 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) ITSM
5 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.33%) Release Management
5 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) Go
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) MCSE
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) MCSA
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) CEH
3 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CISSP
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.33%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (56.67%) Hyper-V
3 9 (30.00%) vSphere
4 5 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (6.67%) NFS
7 2 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (6.67%) XenApp
8 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (6.67%) ThinApp
3 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.33%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (30.00%) Citrix
4 6 (20.00%) HP
5 5 (16.67%) Veeam
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco
6 3 (10.00%) Veritas
7 2 (6.67%) NetApp
8 1 (3.33%) Apple
8 1 (3.33%) arcserve
8 1 (3.33%) Capita
8 1 (3.33%) Dell
8 1 (3.33%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
8 1 (3.33%) Google
8 1 (3.33%) IBM
8 1 (3.33%) Symantec