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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England / East Midlands
Rank 64 62 69
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 36 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.41% 2.16% 1.73%
As % of the System Software category 17.31% 20.83% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 14
Median daily rate £325 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -46.51% +43.33%  

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 208 168 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 13.93% 10.38% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 88 94
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £126 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 35
Median hourly rate £12.26 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.67% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £9.82 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Derbyshire -6 11 £495 +25.31% 2
Northamptonshire -1 9 £325 +8.33% 3
Leicestershire -3 9 £291 +0.43% 2
Nottinghamshire +1 4 £400 - 5
Lincolnshire -8 2 - - 2
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 71 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (67.61%) Windows
3 39 (54.93%) Microsoft
4 34 (47.89%) Windows Server
5 33 (46.48%) Active Directory
6 25 (35.21%) ITIL
7 24 (33.80%) SQL Server
8 23 (32.39%) Cisco
9 20 (28.17%) Citrix
10 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (25.35%) SAN
12 17 (23.94%) Firewall
12 17 (23.94%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (23.94%) Linux
13 15 (21.13%) MCSE
13 15 (21.13%) Unix
13 15 (21.13%) Project Management
14 14 (19.72%) NetApp
14 14 (19.72%) Security Cleared
14 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (19.72%) Data Centre
15 13 (18.31%) Manufacturing
15 13 (18.31%) HP
16 12 (16.90%) EMC
16 12 (16.90%) WAN
16 12 (16.90%) Migration
16 12 (16.90%) ITIL V3
17 11 (15.49%) Hyper-V
17 11 (15.49%) LAN
17 11 (15.49%) MS Excel

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related 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 10 (14.08%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.45%) iPlanet
3 6 (8.45%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.63%) IIS
6 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.23%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.82%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.82%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
2 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Office 365
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.82%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.35%) SAN
2 17 (23.94%) Firewall
3 12 (16.90%) WAN
4 11 (15.49%) LAN
5 10 (14.08%) DNS
6 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
7 6 (8.45%) BIG-IP
8 5 (7.04%) VLAN
9 4 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (5.63%) DHCP
9 4 (5.63%) MPLS
9 4 (5.63%) SNMP
9 4 (5.63%) TACACS
10 3 (4.23%) LDAP
10 3 (4.23%) NAS
10 3 (4.23%) Wireless
11 2 (2.82%) ADSL
11 2 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.82%) NGN
11 2 (2.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.80%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) RDBMS
2 9 (12.68%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.82%) DB2
4 2 (2.82%) Power BI
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (18.31%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.23%) Local Government
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Finance
4 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (16.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (14.08%) Architect
3 9 (12.68%) Project Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Technical Leader
5 7 (9.86%) Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Active Directory Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Wintel Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Wintel Support
8 3 (4.23%) Wintel Support Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) J2EE
2 5 (7.04%) JSP
3 4 (5.63%) Web Services
4 3 (4.23%) .NET
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Data Centre
2 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.63%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.23%) Clustering
5 3 (4.23%) HP Storage
5 3 (4.23%) HP StoreVirtual
5 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.82%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.82%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.41%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (67.61%) Windows
2 34 (47.89%) Windows Server
3 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (23.94%) Linux
5 15 (21.13%) Unix
6 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (8.45%) AIX
7 6 (8.45%) Solaris
7 6 (8.45%) Windows 7
7 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.23%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.23%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.82%) Android
9 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.82%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.41%) Gentoo
10 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) ITIL
2 15 (21.13%) Project Management
3 12 (16.90%) ITIL V3
3 12 (16.90%) Migration
4 10 (14.08%) System Integration Testing
5 9 (12.68%) Configuration Management
6 8 (11.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (11.27%) Data Migration
6 8 (11.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (11.27%) Integration Testing
7 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (8.45%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (8.45%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (8.45%) Six Sigma
8 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.04%) Data Loss Prevention
9 5 (7.04%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 5 (7.04%) SDLC
9 5 (7.04%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) SQL
2 6 (8.45%) Java
3 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.82%) Python
5 1 (1.41%) C
5 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (23.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (21.13%) MCSE
3 14 (19.72%) Security Cleared
4 10 (14.08%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (12.68%) Degree
5 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
6 5 (7.04%) MCITP
7 4 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (4.23%) CCNP
8 3 (4.23%) MCP
9 2 (2.82%) CCNA
9 2 (2.82%) CCSA
9 2 (2.82%) CCSE
9 2 (2.82%) MCSA
10 1 (1.41%) CCIE
10 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.41%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) SLA
2 5 (7.04%) JSP 440
System Software
1 33 (46.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.49%) Hyper-V
3 10 (14.08%) vSphere
4 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 9 (12.68%) Virtual Servers
4 9 (12.68%) XenApp
5 6 (8.45%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.63%) VMware Server
7 3 (4.23%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.82%) vCloud
8 2 (2.82%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.41%) KVM
9 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) AirWatch
1 6 (8.45%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (8.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (8.45%) XenMobile
2 4 (5.63%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.23%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.82%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.82%) OpenView
4 2 (2.82%) SCCM
5 1 (1.41%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.41%) SCOM
5 1 (1.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (54.93%) Microsoft
3 23 (32.39%) Cisco
4 20 (28.17%) Citrix
5 14 (19.72%) NetApp
6 13 (18.31%) HP
7 12 (16.90%) EMC
8 9 (12.68%) Siemens
9 8 (11.27%) F5
10 7 (9.86%) Red Hat
11 6 (8.45%) BEA
11 6 (8.45%) Oracle
11 6 (8.45%) Sun
12 4 (5.63%) 3PAR
12 4 (5.63%) CheckPoint
12 4 (5.63%) Dell
12 4 (5.63%) Symantec
13 3 (4.23%) EqualLogic
13 3 (4.23%) Sophos
13 3 (4.23%) Veeam
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