Period
to 27 November 2021

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 27 November 2021 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
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 51 63 81
Rank change year-on-year +12 +18 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 51 6 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.27% 0.84% 1.87%
As % of the System Software category 20.48% 7.06% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 5 23
10th Percentile £269 £310 £201
25th Percentile £320 £325 £250
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £350 £325
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -17.46%
75th Percentile £450 £375 £425
90th Percentile £545 £435 £498
England median daily rate £488 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +8.33% +12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £52.00 £43.50
Median % change year-on-year - +19.54% +180.65%
England median hourly rate £43.19 £44.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year -2.94% +29.93% +10.48%

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 249 85 348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.98% 11.84% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 41 189
10th Percentile £94 £120 £129
25th Percentile £181 £140 £185
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £300 £335 £325
Median % change year-on-year -10.45% +3.08% -13.33%
75th Percentile £450 £472 £434
90th Percentile £545 £500 £525
England median daily rate £513 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% -1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 61
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.52 £10.50
25th Percentile £10.05 £10.29 £11.25
Median hourly rate £12.75 £12.24 £15.04
Median % change year-on-year +4.21% -18.62% +10.11%
75th Percentile £14.75 £17.00 £17.50
90th Percentile £15.46 £19.60 £43.30
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.75 £16.20
% change year-on-year -4.23% +9.57% +1.25%

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 27 November 2021.

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 27 November 2021. 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
Northamptonshire +8 24 £388 +6.16% 9
Nottinghamshire -12 10 £375 +7.14% 6
Leicestershire - 9 £363 - 8
Derbyshire - 6 £319 - 6
Lincolnshire -7 2 £435 +45.00% 5
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, 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 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (82.35%) Windows
3 36 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 32 (62.75%) Microsoft
5 28 (54.90%) Windows Server
6 23 (45.10%) Firewall
7 21 (41.18%) Azure
8 19 (37.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 17 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
10 16 (31.37%) Social Skills
11 15 (29.41%) ITIL
12 13 (25.49%) Linux
12 13 (25.49%) HP
12 13 (25.49%) CCNA
12 13 (25.49%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (25.49%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (25.49%) PowerShell
12 13 (25.49%) Hyper-V
13 11 (21.57%) VPN
14 10 (19.61%) Citrix
15 9 (17.65%) vSphere
15 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (15.69%) Aruba
16 8 (15.69%) Palo Alto
16 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (15.69%) Cisco
16 8 (15.69%) MCP
17 7 (13.73%) SQL
17 7 (13.73%) DNS
17 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification

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 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 21 (41.18%) Azure
2 17 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (9.80%) AWS
3 5 (9.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.96%) AWS Fargate
4 1 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.96%) GCP
4 1 (1.96%) IaaS
4 1 (1.96%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.96%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.96%) Route 53
4 1 (1.96%) Serverless
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (45.10%) Firewall
2 11 (21.57%) VPN
3 7 (13.73%) DNS
4 6 (11.76%) WAN
5 4 (7.84%) LAN
5 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.88%) DHCP
6 3 (5.88%) SAN
7 2 (3.92%) BGP
7 2 (3.92%) Wireless
8 1 (1.96%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.96%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.96%) Internet
8 1 (1.96%) IPsec
8 1 (1.96%) MPLS
8 1 (1.96%) OSPF
8 1 (1.96%) SSL
8 1 (1.96%) VLAN
8 1 (1.96%) VRRP
8 1 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.96%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (31.37%) Social Skills
2 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Presentation Skills
4 4 (7.84%) Public Sector
5 3 (5.88%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.92%) Banking
6 2 (3.92%) Retail
7 1 (1.96%) Advertising
7 1 (1.96%) Automotive
7 1 (1.96%) Back Office
7 1 (1.96%) Finance
7 1 (1.96%) Law
7 1 (1.96%) Local Government
7 1 (1.96%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Support
8 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Network Support
8 2 (3.92%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) LDAP
2 1 (1.96%) Middleware
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.92%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.92%) PKI
3 2 (3.92%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.96%) Derivative
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (82.35%) Windows
2 28 (54.90%) Windows Server
3 13 (25.49%) Linux
4 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (9.80%) Mac OS
6 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (9.80%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.84%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.92%) Android
8 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.92%) Unix
9 1 (1.96%) CentOS
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (29.41%) ITIL
3 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 5 (9.80%) Matrix Organization
4 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
4 5 (9.80%) Project Management
4 5 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (9.80%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 4 (7.84%) Behavioural Change
5 4 (7.84%) PRINCE
5 4 (7.84%) Project Delivery
5 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.88%) Cost Reduction
6 3 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) PowerShell
2 7 (13.73%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) VBScript
4 2 (3.92%) PHP
4 2 (3.92%) VBA
5 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) CCNA
1 13 (25.49%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (15.69%) MCP
3 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.84%) CCNP
4 4 (7.84%) MCSA
4 4 (7.84%) PMP
5 3 (5.88%) MCSE
5 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.92%) Degree
7 1 (1.96%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.96%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.49%) Hyper-V
2 13 (25.49%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (17.65%) vSphere
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (3.92%) XenApp
5 1 (1.96%) Docker
5 1 (1.96%) Firmware
5 1 (1.96%) NFS
5 1 (1.96%) pfSense
5 1 (1.96%) vCloud
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.96%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.96%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
2 3 (5.88%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 3 (5.88%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.92%) SCOM
4 1 (1.96%) Ansible
4 1 (1.96%) CloudForms
4 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.96%) Nagios
4 1 (1.96%) Nessus
4 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.96%) Puppet
4 1 (1.96%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.96%) Sysdig
4 1 (1.96%) Terraform
4 1 (1.96%) vRealize
4 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (62.75%) Microsoft
3 13 (25.49%) HP
4 10 (19.61%) Citrix
5 8 (15.69%) Aruba
5 8 (15.69%) Cisco
5 8 (15.69%) Palo Alto
6 4 (7.84%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.92%) IBM
7 2 (3.92%) Sophos
7 2 (3.92%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.96%) CommVault
8 1 (1.96%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.96%) NetApp
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle
8 1 (1.96%) Qualys
8 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.96%) Remedy
8 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL