Period
to 5 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for vCenter Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vCenter Server over the 6 months to 5 June 2020 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 vCenter Server
England > East of England
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 123 169 184
Rank change year-on-year +46 +15 -11
Contract jobs citing vCenter Server 3 17 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.13% 0.41% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.02% 3.55% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
Median daily rate £675 £575 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.39% +53.33% +50.00%
10th Percentile £663 £264 £321
90th Percentile £688 £750 £398
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 - -
England median hourly rate £45.63 £49.00 £43.21
% change year-on-year -6.88% +13.41% +146.90%

vCenter Server is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 293 479 519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.94% 11.69% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 289 281
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £150 £260 £231
90th Percentile £592 £629 £619
England median daily rate £500 £500 £494
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 36
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +22.81% -18.57%
10th Percentile £13.45 £12.55 £10.71
90th Percentile £39.31 £42.39 £25.08
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.64 £18.71
% change year-on-year +12.02% +4.97% -9.30%

vCenter Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing vCenter Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for vCenter Server in the East of England

vCenter Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing vCenter Server in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for vCenter Server in the East of England

vCenter Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing vCenter Server in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for vCenter Server in the East of England

vCenter Server
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCenter Server within the East of England region over the 6 months to 5 June 2020. 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
Hertfordshire +19 2 £675 -3.57%
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
vCenter Server
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing vCenter Server 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 of England region with a requirement for vCenter Server.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) Tufin
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
2 2 (66.67%) Akamai
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (66.67%) DMVPN
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) GLBP
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP

vCenter Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) 802.11
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DMVPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) DWDM
1 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) IGRP
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) SNMP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) VMS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Leadership
1 2 (66.67%) Technology Roadmap
1 2 (66.67%) The Twelve-Factor App
1 2 (66.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 2 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Security Hardening
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware NSX
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (33.33%) vCloud
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) vRealize
2 1 (33.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Arista
2 2 (66.67%) Aruba
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Meraki
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) Tufin
2 2 (66.67%) Zscaler