Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 August 2018 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 of England
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 98 68
Rank change year-on-year +6 -30 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 122 110 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.45% 2.33% 2.69%
As % of the System Software category 17.91% 16.74% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 57 87
East of England median daily rate £350 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -5.18% +34.92%
10th Percentile £207 £180 £256
90th Percentile £536 £580 £588
England median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 6
East of England median hourly rate £18.64 £16.81 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.89% -50.21% -10.00%
10th Percentile £13.92 £13.55 £9.63
90th Percentile £32.00 £20.56 £48.75
England median hourly rate £27.25 £18.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year +49.32% -35.96% -11.63%

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 of England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 681 657 721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.66% 13.92% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 306 395
East of England median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £147 £130 £136
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 72 121
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.40 £12.50
90th Percentile £36.50 £42.95 £37.50
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.47% -4.44%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in the East of England

VMware Infrastructure
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 VMware Infrastructure in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in the East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the East of England

VMware Infrastructure
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 VMware Infrastructure in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in the East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the East of England

VMware Infrastructure
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 VMware Infrastructure within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. 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 -14 49 £275 -38.89% 21
Suffolk +1 21 £425 -13.27% 1
Essex +2 18 £538 +43.33% 10
Cambridgeshire +7 15 £375 +66.67% 25
Bedfordshire +1 13 £425 +3.03% 5
Norfolk - 6 £153 -
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 of England region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 122 (100.00%) VMware
2 81 (66.39%) Windows
3 66 (54.10%) Windows Server
4 64 (52.46%) Microsoft
5 56 (45.90%) Active Directory
6 49 (40.16%) Firewall
7 38 (31.15%) Cisco
8 37 (30.33%) DNS
9 36 (29.51%) DHCP
10 34 (27.87%) Linux
10 34 (27.87%) SQL
11 32 (26.23%) Citrix
11 32 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 31 (25.41%) Data Centre
13 30 (24.59%) IIS
14 28 (22.95%) Load Balancing
15 26 (21.31%) ITIL
16 24 (19.67%) SSL
16 24 (19.67%) TCP/IP
16 24 (19.67%) IPsec
16 24 (19.67%) Security Cleared
17 23 (18.85%) HTTP
17 23 (18.85%) SQL Server
18 22 (18.03%) VoIP
18 22 (18.03%) PowerShell
19 21 (17.21%) Windows Server 2008
19 21 (17.21%) Cisco Certification
19 21 (17.21%) Apache
19 21 (17.21%) Amazon AWS
20 20 (16.39%) SAN

VMware Infrastructure
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 30 (24.59%) IIS
2 21 (17.21%) Apache
3 18 (14.75%) MS Exchange
4 16 (13.11%) Tomcat
5 12 (9.84%) Jetty
5 12 (9.84%) Mongrel
5 12 (9.84%) nginx
5 12 (9.84%) WebSphere
6 7 (5.74%) SharePoint
7 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (4.10%) Skype for Business
8 5 (4.10%) WebLogic
9 4 (3.28%) ThingWorx
10 2 (1.64%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (4.92%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.10%) Windchill
3 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.21%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.48%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (9.84%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (9.84%) Google App Engine
4 11 (9.02%) Office 365
5 10 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.82%) GitHub
6 1 (0.82%) IaaS
6 1 (0.82%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.82%) NuGet
6 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (40.16%) Firewall
2 37 (30.33%) DNS
3 36 (29.51%) DHCP
4 24 (19.67%) IPsec
4 24 (19.67%) SSL
4 24 (19.67%) TCP/IP
5 23 (18.85%) HTTP
6 22 (18.03%) VoIP
7 20 (16.39%) SAN
8 18 (14.75%) LAN
9 17 (13.93%) VPN
10 15 (12.30%) WAN
11 12 (9.84%) FTP
11 12 (9.84%) Network Security
11 12 (9.84%) VLAN
12 11 (9.02%) NAS
13 10 (8.20%) Ethernet
14 9 (7.38%) SMTP
15 7 (5.74%) Wireless
16 5 (4.10%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.74%) MySQL
3 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (8.20%) Jenkins
1 10 (8.20%) Travis CI
2 1 (0.82%) GitLab
2 1 (0.82%) JIRA
2 1 (0.82%) MSTest
2 1 (0.82%) NUnit
2 1 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.82%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (10.66%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.74%) Legal
2 7 (5.74%) Retail
3 6 (4.92%) Finance
4 2 (1.64%) Billing
4 2 (1.64%) Local Government
4 2 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (16.39%) Analyst
2 17 (13.93%) Support Engineer
3 14 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (10.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 13 (10.66%) Operations Analyst
5 12 (9.84%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
5 12 (9.84%) Infrastructure Support
6 11 (9.02%) Web Analyst
6 11 (9.02%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (7.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Test Leader
8 7 (5.74%) Applications Support
8 7 (5.74%) Email Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) Operational Support Analyst
8 7 (5.74%) Operations Support Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) Administrator
9 6 (4.92%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.66%) Middleware
2 12 (9.84%) .NET
2 12 (9.84%) Servlets
3 11 (9.02%) J2EE
4 2 (1.64%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.64%) Web Services
5 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.82%) LDAP
5 1 (0.82%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.82%) REST
5 1 (0.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.41%) Data Centre
2 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.66%) Clustering
4 9 (7.38%) PKI
5 5 (4.10%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (4.10%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.28%) Derivative
6 4 (3.28%) Replication
7 3 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.64%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.82%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 81 (66.39%) Windows
2 66 (54.10%) Windows Server
3 34 (27.87%) Linux
4 32 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (17.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (12.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.92%) Unix
8 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.28%) Data ONTAP
9 4 (3.28%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.28%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.46%) Windows NT
11 2 (1.64%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.64%) VMS
11 2 (1.64%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.82%) Solaris
12 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.95%) Load Balancing
2 26 (21.31%) ITIL
3 18 (14.75%) Change Management
3 18 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 18 (14.75%) Service Management
4 14 (11.48%) DevOps
4 14 (11.48%) High Availability
5 13 (10.66%) Migration
5 13 (10.66%) Open Source
6 12 (9.84%) Configuration Management
7 11 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (9.02%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (8.20%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (8.20%) SIEM
8 10 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (7.38%) Identity Management
9 9 (7.38%) Information Security
9 9 (7.38%) Network Management
9 9 (7.38%) SDLC
9 9 (7.38%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.87%) SQL
2 22 (18.03%) PowerShell
3 14 (11.48%) Java
4 11 (9.02%) C
5 6 (4.92%) Bash Shell
5 6 (4.92%) Shell Script
5 6 (4.92%) VBScript
6 3 (2.46%) VB
7 2 (1.64%) C#
7 2 (1.64%) PHP
7 2 (1.64%) Python
8 1 (0.82%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.82%) Perl
8 1 (0.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (19.67%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.21%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (7.38%) DV Cleared
5 7 (5.74%) CCIE
5 7 (5.74%) CCNA
5 7 (5.74%) Degree
5 7 (5.74%) MCSE
5 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.10%) CCNP
7 4 (3.28%) MCP
7 4 (3.28%) MCSA
8 2 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.64%) CCDE
8 2 (1.64%) CCIE Data Center
8 2 (1.64%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.82%) EMC Certification
9 1 (0.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) SLA
2 3 (2.46%) PMO
3 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.64%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.82%) GCP
4 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 56 (45.90%) Active Directory
2 19 (15.57%) Hyper-V
3 18 (14.75%) Xen
4 15 (12.30%) vSphere
5 14 (11.48%) Squid
6 9 (7.38%) XenApp
7 8 (6.56%) XenDesktop
8 7 (5.74%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (5.74%) VMware NSX
9 6 (4.92%) VirtualBox
9 6 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.46%) BitLocker
10 3 (2.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (2.46%) Terminal Services
10 3 (2.46%) XenServer
11 1 (0.82%) KVM
11 1 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (13.11%) Puppet
2 11 (9.02%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (6.56%) SCCM
4 7 (5.74%) Backup Exec
5 6 (4.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (4.92%) WSUS
6 5 (4.10%) Ansible
6 5 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (3.28%) vCenter Server
8 3 (2.46%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (2.46%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (2.46%) NetBackup
8 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (2.46%) SCOM
8 3 (2.46%) vMotion
9 2 (1.64%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.82%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 122 (100.00%) VMware
2 64 (52.46%) Microsoft
3 38 (31.15%) Cisco
4 32 (26.23%) Citrix
5 16 (13.11%) HP
6 14 (11.48%) Red Hat
7 13 (10.66%) Dell
7 13 (10.66%) Google
8 11 (9.02%) Symantec
8 11 (9.02%) Veeam
9 9 (7.38%) Oracle
10 7 (5.74%) NetApp
10 7 (5.74%) SolarWinds
11 5 (4.10%) IBM
11 5 (4.10%) Mitel
12 4 (3.28%) 3PAR
12 4 (3.28%) PTC
12 4 (3.28%) Sophos
13 3 (2.46%) Acronis
13 3 (2.46%) EqualLogic