Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 92 77
Rank change year-on-year -14 -15 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 46 53 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.43% 1.61% 2.12%
As % of the System Software category 10.53% 13.87% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 39
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £232 £263 £225
90th Percentile £413 £450 £500
England median daily rate £388 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 - £47.50
10th Percentile £13.10 - £21.65
90th Percentile £20.90 - £55.55
England median hourly rate £20.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% -6.67% +30.43%

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 437 382 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.57% 11.60% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 211 129
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.48% +19.23% -5.80%
10th Percentile £186 £140 £146
90th Percentile £501 £525 £490
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 43 80
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.75 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.50 £9.95
90th Percentile £33.08 £20.50 £20.05
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +22 21 £360 +6.67% 8
Northamptonshire +5 11 £350 -12.50% 3
Leicestershire -9 6 £235 -37.33% 6
Derbyshire -23 4 £318 +5.83% 7
Lincolnshire -3 2 £350 -12.50% 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 38 (82.61%) Windows
3 22 (47.83%) Hyper-V
3 22 (47.83%) Windows Server
4 20 (43.48%) Cisco
5 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
5 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
6 17 (36.96%) SAN
6 17 (36.96%) ITIL
7 14 (30.43%) Citrix
8 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (28.26%) Clustering
8 13 (28.26%) Data Centre
9 12 (26.09%) High Availability
9 12 (26.09%) Firewall
9 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (23.91%) Linux
10 11 (23.91%) MCSE
10 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
10 11 (23.91%) Project Management
10 11 (23.91%) Degree
10 11 (23.91%) SCCM
10 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (21.74%) HP
11 10 (21.74%) WAN
12 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
12 9 (19.57%) NAS
13 8 (17.39%) VCAP

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 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.22%) JBoss
3 6 (13.04%) Apache
3 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (10.87%) iPlanet
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
4 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
5 4 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (6.52%) MQSeries
6 3 (6.52%) OpenStack
6 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
6 3 (6.52%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
7 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
8 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (10.87%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) SAN
2 12 (26.09%) Firewall
3 10 (21.74%) WAN
4 9 (19.57%) NAS
4 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
5 8 (17.39%) DNS
5 8 (17.39%) LAN
6 7 (15.22%) Unified Communications
7 6 (13.04%) DHCP
8 5 (10.87%) VLAN
9 3 (6.52%) LDAP
10 2 (4.35%) Converged Networks
10 2 (4.35%) Network Security
10 2 (4.35%) VPN
11 1 (2.17%) FCoE
11 1 (2.17%) Internet
11 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
11 1 (2.17%) MPLS
11 1 (2.17%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) DB2
4 2 (4.35%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Burp Suite
1 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.70%) Subversion
2 1 (2.17%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.17%) MSI
General
1 7 (15.22%) Automotive
2 3 (6.52%) Spanish Language
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (15.22%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (10.87%) Analyst
2 5 (10.87%) IT Support
3 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Technician
3 4 (8.70%) Server Support
3 4 (8.70%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Architect
4 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support
4 3 (6.52%) Solaris Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Designer
5 2 (4.35%) IT Technician
5 2 (4.35%) Lync Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) J2EE
2 2 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Clustering
1 13 (28.26%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.52%) NHS
4 2 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.35%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.35%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.17%) PKI
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (2.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (82.61%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Windows Server
3 11 (23.91%) Linux
3 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (15.22%) AIX
5 7 (15.22%) Unix
6 6 (13.04%) Solaris
6 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
7 5 (10.87%) HPUX
7 5 (10.87%) Windows 10
8 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
9 3 (6.52%) SUSE
10 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) ITIL
2 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) High Availability
3 11 (23.91%) Project Management
4 8 (17.39%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 8 (17.39%) PRINCE2
4 8 (17.39%) SDLC
5 7 (15.22%) Data Loss Prevention
5 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (15.22%) ERP
5 7 (15.22%) ITIL V3
5 7 (15.22%) PLM
6 4 (8.70%) Asset Management
6 4 (8.70%) Build Automation
6 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.70%) Issue Tracking
6 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.70%) Server Building
6 4 (8.70%) Software Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.35%) C-shell
3 2 (4.35%) Korn
3 2 (4.35%) Perl
3 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (23.91%) Degree
3 11 (23.91%) MCSE
4 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 8 (17.39%) VCAP
5 7 (15.22%) CCIE
6 6 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (10.87%) CCNA
7 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
8 3 (6.52%) MCSA
9 2 (4.35%) CCNP
9 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
10 1 (2.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (47.83%) Hyper-V
2 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.87%) KVM
3 5 (10.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (10.87%) XenApp
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (6.52%) vSphere
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.17%) Samba
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) SCCM
2 5 (10.87%) SCVMM
3 4 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.52%) OpenView
4 3 (6.52%) SCOM
5 2 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (4.35%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.17%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (43.48%) Cisco
3 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 14 (30.43%) Citrix
5 10 (21.74%) HP
6 7 (15.22%) NetApp
6 7 (15.22%) Oracle
7 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
7 6 (13.04%) Sun
8 5 (10.87%) PlateSpin
8 5 (10.87%) Veritas
9 4 (8.70%) Atlassian
9 4 (8.70%) Black Duck
9 4 (8.70%) F5
9 4 (8.70%) Qualys
9 4 (8.70%) Veracode
10 3 (6.52%) 3PAR
10 3 (6.52%) Borland
10 3 (6.52%) Cognos
10 3 (6.52%) Opsware