Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 171 198 192
Rank change year-on-year +27 -6 -12
Contract jobs citing vCenter Server 16 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.38% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.81% 2.38% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 7
East of England median daily rate £375 £400 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +107.79% -43.38%
10th Percentile £264 £373 £180
90th Percentile £595 £470 £403
England median daily rate £414 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +3.44% -5.88% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
East of England median hourly rate - - £16.17
England median hourly rate £42.00 £47.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -10.64% +161.11% -35.71%

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 569 629 530
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.53% 12.49% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 347 280
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £179
90th Percentile £601 £600 £576
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 41 36
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +14.75% -27.38%
10th Percentile £13.01 £12.25 £10.40
90th Percentile £46.35 £23.00 £25.50
England median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +9.63% +6.86% -22.22%

vCenter Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing vCenter Server as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing vCenter Server in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for vCenter Server in the East of England

vCenter Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vCenter Server in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vCenter Server in the East of England

vCenter Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCenter Server in the East of England.

Contractor 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 19 September 2019. 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 0 9 £375 -9.09%
Bedfordshire - 5 £300 -
Suffolk +11 1 £600 +60.00%
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
vCenter Server
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 12 (75.00%) Windows
4 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 11 (68.75%) SAN
4 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
4 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
5 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
6 9 (56.25%) vSphere
6 9 (56.25%) Symantec
7 8 (50.00%) Clustering
7 8 (50.00%) Unix
7 8 (50.00%) LAN
7 8 (50.00%) WAN
7 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (43.75%) CentOS
8 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (43.75%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (43.75%) Capacity Management
8 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (43.75%) Solaris
8 7 (43.75%) Linux
8 7 (43.75%) NetApp
8 7 (43.75%) HP
8 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
8 7 (43.75%) Back Office
8 7 (43.75%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (43.75%) Ubuntu

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Azure
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) AWS
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) SAN
2 8 (50.00%) LAN
2 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
4 6 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) NAS
6 1 (6.25%) DHCP
6 1 (6.25%) DNS
6 1 (6.25%) Skype
6 1 (6.25%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (43.75%) Back Office
2 2 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Rollout Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) FlexPod
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
3 8 (50.00%) Unix
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (43.75%) CentOS
4 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Solaris
4 7 (43.75%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.25%) VMS
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Capacity Management
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 7 (43.75%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Proactive Management
3 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Preventative Maintenance
4 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (6.25%) Server Management
5 1 (6.25%) Server Patching
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (56.25%) vSphere
4 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (43.75%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (37.50%) ISA Server
7 3 (18.75%) vCloud
8 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (6.25%) VMware NSX
8 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (6.25%) vMotion
3 1 (6.25%) vRealize
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) Symantec
4 7 (43.75%) HP
4 7 (43.75%) NetApp
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (12.50%) Nimble Storage
6 2 (12.50%) SonicWALL
7 1 (6.25%) Adobe
7 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
7 1 (6.25%) EMC
7 1 (6.25%) FireEye
7 1 (6.25%) IBM
7 1 (6.25%) McAfee
7 1 (6.25%) Mitel
7 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
7 1 (6.25%) Snow
7 1 (6.25%) Zerto