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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 79 68
Rank change year-on-year -1 -11  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 23 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.53% 1.17% 1.91%
As % of the System Software category 12.50% 11.18% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 15
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £235 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £440 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £335
% change year-on-year -1.31% +13.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -51.40% -5.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 184 161 158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 12.23% 10.48% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 93 70
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £593 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 25
Median hourly rate £11.86 £14.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.26% +5.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £11.44 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £22.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the East Midlands

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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

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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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +6 11 £356 +58.33% 1
Nottinghamshire -3 5 £463 +48.00% 2
Derbyshire -12 5 £275 - 6
Leicestershire -10 2 - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 59 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (72.88%) Windows
3 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
4 31 (52.54%) Windows Server
5 26 (44.07%) Active Directory
6 18 (30.51%) Citrix
6 18 (30.51%) SAN
7 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
7 17 (28.81%) ITIL
8 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (25.42%) Hyper-V
9 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
9 14 (23.73%) Linux
10 13 (22.03%) MCSE
10 13 (22.03%) NetApp
11 12 (20.34%) Cisco
12 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (16.95%) vSphere
13 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
13 10 (16.95%) Migration
13 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
14 9 (15.25%) Firewall
14 9 (15.25%) Project Management
14 9 (15.25%) WAN
15 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
15 8 (13.56%) LAN
15 8 (13.56%) HP
15 8 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery

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 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.78%) IIS
3 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.39%) Apache
4 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.69%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.69%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (8.47%) Office 365
2 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) SAN
2 9 (15.25%) Firewall
2 9 (15.25%) WAN
3 8 (13.56%) LAN
4 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.17%) DNS
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (5.08%) DHCP
6 3 (5.08%) NAS
6 3 (5.08%) TACACS
6 3 (5.08%) VLAN
7 2 (3.39%) BGP
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.39%) EIGRP
7 2 (3.39%) Internet
7 2 (3.39%) MPLS
7 2 (3.39%) OSPF
7 2 (3.39%) SNMP
7 2 (3.39%) Unified Communications
7 2 (3.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.39%) MySQL
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) DB2
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Burp Suite
1 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.69%) Subversion
1 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (10.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.39%) Automotive
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Local Government
3 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Architect
4 5 (8.47%) Project Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Server Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Technical Leader
6 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.08%) Active Directory Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) IT Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Wintel Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Wintel Support
6 3 (5.08%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) J2EE
3 1 (1.69%) JSP
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.47%) Clustering
4 4 (6.78%) Replication
5 3 (5.08%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.69%) CESG
7 1 (1.69%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.69%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.69%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.69%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (72.88%) Windows
2 31 (52.54%) Windows Server
3 14 (23.73%) Linux
4 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.47%) Data ONTAP
7 5 (8.47%) Unix
8 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.39%) Solaris
9 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.69%) AIX
10 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.69%) CentOS
10 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.69%) VMS
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) ITIL
2 10 (16.95%) Migration
3 9 (15.25%) Project Management
4 8 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (11.86%) ITIL V3
5 7 (11.86%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.17%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 5 (8.47%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.47%) SDLC
8 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.78%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (6.78%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.78%) DevOps
8 4 (6.78%) High Availability
8 4 (6.78%) Identity Management
8 4 (6.78%) Integration Testing
8 4 (6.78%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) SQL
2 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) C
3 1 (1.69%) C#
3 1 (1.69%) Java
3 1 (1.69%) Python
3 1 (1.69%) VB
3 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
3 13 (22.03%) MCSE
4 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
5 8 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (10.17%) MCITP
6 6 (10.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (8.47%) Degree
8 3 (5.08%) CCIE
9 2 (3.39%) CCNA
9 2 (3.39%) CCNP
9 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.39%) VCAP
10 1 (1.69%) CCSA
10 1 (1.69%) CCSE
10 1 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.69%) MCDBA
10 1 (1.69%) MCP
10 1 (1.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 26 (44.07%) Active Directory
2 15 (25.42%) Hyper-V
3 10 (16.95%) vSphere
4 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (8.47%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (8.47%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (8.47%) XenApp
5 4 (6.78%) VMware Server
5 4 (6.78%) XenDesktop
6 3 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.39%) Terminal Server
7 2 (3.39%) vCloud
8 1 (1.69%) Docker
8 1 (1.69%) KVM
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) AirWatch
2 4 (6.78%) SCCM
2 4 (6.78%) XenMobile
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (5.08%) SCOM
4 2 (3.39%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.69%) Ansible
5 1 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.69%) Consul
5 1 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.69%) OpenView
5 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.69%) vMotion
5 1 (1.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
3 18 (30.51%) Citrix
4 13 (22.03%) NetApp
5 12 (20.34%) Cisco
6 8 (13.56%) HP
7 7 (11.86%) EMC
8 5 (8.47%) Siemens
9 3 (5.08%) Dell
9 3 (5.08%) Rackspace
9 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
9 3 (5.08%) Veeam
10 2 (3.39%) BMC
10 2 (3.39%) EqualLogic
10 2 (3.39%) F5
10 2 (3.39%) Qualys
10 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.39%) Sophos
10 2 (3.39%) Sun
11 1 (1.69%) Oracle
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