Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 87 62
Rank change year-on-year -6 -25 +24
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 49 57 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.64% 1.81% 2.70%
As % of the System Software category 11.98% 16.15% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 50
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £388 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +1.31% -4.38%
10th Percentile £239 £263 £209
90th Percentile £500 £550 £489
England median daily rate £383 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -4.38% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 - £21.50
10th Percentile £13.20 - £16.20
90th Percentile £19.80 - £26.80
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +20.00%

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 409 353 337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.66% 11.23% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 190 148
East Midlands median daily rate £360 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +19.05% -10.00%
10th Percentile £177 £150 £108
90th Percentile £560 £525 £475
England median daily rate £450 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +7.14% +8.39% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 53 80
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £10.20 £10.00 £9.75
90th Percentile £34.15 £22.19 £20.00
England median hourly rate £16.22 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +1.34% +6.67% -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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +17 28 £360 -15.29% 10
Northamptonshire +2 8 £350 -12.50% 5
Lincolnshire +3 4 £255 -46.88% 4
Leicestershire -1 3 £235 -6.93% 9
Derbyshire -16 3 £315 -3.08% 10
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (85.71%) Windows
3 26 (53.06%) Windows Server
4 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
5 23 (46.94%) Hyper-V
6 21 (42.86%) Citrix
7 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (38.78%) ITIL
9 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (34.69%) SCCM
11 16 (32.65%) MS Exchange
12 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
12 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (28.57%) SAN
14 11 (22.45%) PowerShell
15 10 (20.41%) Skype for Business
15 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (20.41%) Cisco
15 10 (20.41%) Linux
15 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
16 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (18.37%) Firewall
17 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
17 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
17 8 (16.33%) Degree
17 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
18 7 (14.29%) Windows 10
18 7 (14.29%) DNS
18 7 (14.29%) LAN

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 16 (32.65%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (20.41%) Skype for Business
3 4 (8.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.12%) JBoss
5 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.04%) Apache
6 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) IIS
6 1 (2.04%) iPlanet
6 1 (2.04%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.20%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (10.20%) Office 365
3 2 (4.08%) G Suite
4 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.04%) IaaS
4 1 (2.04%) PaaS
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) SAN
2 9 (18.37%) Firewall
3 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (14.29%) DNS
4 7 (14.29%) LAN
4 7 (14.29%) WAN
5 6 (12.24%) DHCP
5 6 (12.24%) NAS
6 4 (8.16%) Unified Communications
6 4 (8.16%) VLAN
6 4 (8.16%) VPN
7 3 (6.12%) Network Security
8 2 (4.08%) Converged Networks
8 2 (4.08%) Internet
8 2 (4.08%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.04%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (2.04%) VSAN
9 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.08%) DB2
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Burp Suite
1 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
1 5 (10.20%) Subversion
2 1 (2.04%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.04%) Hudson
2 1 (2.04%) MSI
General
1 3 (6.12%) Automotive
2 1 (2.04%) Local Government
2 1 (2.04%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (16.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Server Support
4 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Technician
4 4 (8.16%) Lync Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server Support
5 3 (6.12%) Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) IT Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) IT Support
5 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Designer
6 2 (4.08%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) .NET
1 2 (4.08%) Middleware
2 1 (2.04%) J2EE
2 1 (2.04%) JSON
2 1 (2.04%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.24%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (10.20%) Clustering
3 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.12%) NHS
5 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.08%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.08%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.04%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (2.04%) PKI
6 1 (2.04%) Replication
6 1 (2.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 42 (85.71%) Windows
2 26 (53.06%) Windows Server
3 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (20.41%) Linux
6 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
7 7 (14.29%) Windows 10
8 3 (6.12%) AIX
8 3 (6.12%) Unix
8 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.04%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.04%) HPUX
9 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.04%) Solaris
9 1 (2.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) ITIL
2 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.24%) Data Protection
3 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.20%) Asset Management
4 5 (10.20%) Build Automation
4 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (10.20%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 5 (10.20%) High Availability
4 5 (10.20%) Issue Tracking
4 5 (10.20%) ITIL V3
4 5 (10.20%) Migration
4 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
4 5 (10.20%) SDLC
4 5 (10.20%) Software Delivery
5 4 (8.16%) Data Loss Prevention
5 4 (8.16%) Project Management
5 4 (8.16%) Server Patching
6 3 (6.12%) ERP
6 3 (6.12%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.24%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (16.33%) Degree
3 7 (14.29%) MCSE
4 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (12.24%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (12.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
6 4 (8.16%) VCAP
7 3 (6.12%) CCIE
7 3 (6.12%) CCNA
7 3 (6.12%) MCSA
7 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.08%) CCNP
8 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.04%) CISSP
9 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
2 23 (46.94%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.24%) vSphere
4 5 (10.20%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (10.20%) XenApp
5 2 (4.08%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.04%) KVM
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.04%) NFS
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (34.69%) SCCM
2 5 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (6.12%) SCOM
5 2 (4.08%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.04%) OpenView
6 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.04%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (42.86%) Citrix
3 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.41%) Cisco
5 5 (10.20%) Atlassian
5 5 (10.20%) Black Duck
5 5 (10.20%) HP
5 5 (10.20%) Oracle
5 5 (10.20%) Qualys
5 5 (10.20%) Veracode
6 4 (8.16%) NetApp
7 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.08%) Google
8 2 (4.08%) IBM
8 2 (4.08%) Splunk
9 1 (2.04%) Fujitsu
9 1 (2.04%) Opsware
9 1 (2.04%) PlateSpin
9 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.04%) Veeam