Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 65 90
Rank change year-on-year -10 +25 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 139 138 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.96% 3.11% 2.10%
As % of the System Software category 21.00% 23.43% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 81 53
East of England median daily rate £382 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.66% -2.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £169 £213 £231
90th Percentile £579 £549 £466
England median daily rate £385 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.75% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 11
East of England median hourly rate £18.34 £35.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.61% -39.13% +93.28%
10th Percentile £13.25 £9.92 £25.50
90th Percentile £24.60 £35.70 £60.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +20.00%

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 662 589 657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.10% 13.26% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 287 302
East of England median daily rate £360 £325 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% +7.35% +9.10%
10th Percentile £130 £143 £123
90th Percentile £563 £538 £488
England median daily rate £450 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +7.14% +8.39% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 69 156
East of England median hourly rate £20.04 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.45% - -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.20 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £35.00 £40.00
England median hourly rate £16.45 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +2.83% +6.67% -3.23%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +25 56 £450 +38.46% 31
Bedfordshire +3 26 £300 -25.00% 4
Suffolk +2 18 £575 +100.00% 2
Essex -14 16 £372 +12.80% 4
Norfolk -22 12 £151 -58.63% 1
Cambridgeshire -26 11 £350 -9.68% 24
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 139 (100.00%) VMware
2 83 (59.71%) Windows
3 73 (52.52%) Microsoft
4 72 (51.80%) Active Directory
5 58 (41.73%) Citrix
6 42 (30.22%) Windows Server
7 38 (27.34%) Data Centre
8 35 (25.18%) SCCM
9 34 (24.46%) ITIL
10 33 (23.74%) PowerShell
11 32 (23.02%) SAN
12 31 (22.30%) Hyper-V
13 30 (21.58%) MS Exchange
14 28 (20.14%) SQL Server
15 27 (19.42%) Symantec
16 26 (18.71%) Office 365
17 25 (17.99%) Skype for Business
17 25 (17.99%) Linux
17 25 (17.99%) HP
17 25 (17.99%) IBM
18 24 (17.27%) SharePoint
18 24 (17.27%) Firewall
18 24 (17.27%) Microsoft Certification
19 23 (16.55%) Norton AntiVirus
19 23 (16.55%) DHCP
19 23 (16.55%) DNS
20 22 (15.83%) VBScript
20 22 (15.83%) NAS
20 22 (15.83%) Microsoft Clustering
21 21 (15.11%) XenApp

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 (21.58%) MS Exchange
2 25 (17.99%) Skype for Business
3 24 (17.27%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.76%) IIS
5 7 (5.04%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.16%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.72%) Apache
8 1 (0.72%) JBoss
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.72%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.72%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.71%) Office 365
2 20 (14.39%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (7.91%) OneDrive
5 5 (3.60%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.60%) Google App Engine
5 5 (3.60%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (3.60%) IaaS
6 2 (1.44%) SaaS
7 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.72%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 32 (23.02%) SAN
2 24 (17.27%) Firewall
3 23 (16.55%) DHCP
3 23 (16.55%) DNS
4 22 (15.83%) NAS
5 20 (14.39%) LAN
6 19 (13.67%) WAN
7 18 (12.95%) TCP/IP
8 15 (10.79%) Fibre Channel
8 15 (10.79%) iSCSI
9 14 (10.07%) Skype
10 8 (5.76%) Internet
11 7 (5.04%) Wireless
12 4 (2.88%) SNMP
12 4 (2.88%) SSL
12 4 (2.88%) VoIP
12 4 (2.88%) VPN
13 3 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.76%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.32%) DB2
3 6 (4.32%) MySQL
3 6 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.72%) GIS
6 1 (0.72%) Ingres
6 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (6.47%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.76%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.04%) Subversion
4 6 (4.32%) Ant
5 5 (3.60%) JIRA
5 5 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.72%) AutoIt
6 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.72%) Maven
6 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.72%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (9.35%) Finance
2 12 (8.63%) French Language
3 7 (5.04%) Legal
4 6 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.60%) Retail
6 3 (2.16%) Banking
7 2 (1.44%) Law
8 1 (0.72%) Billing
8 1 (0.72%) Military
8 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.72%) Publishing
8 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (18.71%) Analyst
2 15 (10.79%) Project Manager
3 13 (9.35%) Consultant
3 13 (9.35%) Infrastructure Manager
4 11 (7.91%) Server Engineer
5 10 (7.19%) Architect
6 9 (6.47%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (6.47%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 9 (6.47%) Storage Analyst
7 8 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) Infrastructure Technician
8 6 (4.32%) Integration Manager
8 6 (4.32%) Integration Project Manager
8 6 (4.32%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) Technology Integration Manager
9 5 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (3.60%) Security Engineer
10 4 (2.88%) Data Manager
10 4 (2.88%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.91%) Web Services
2 6 (4.32%) Middleware
3 2 (1.44%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.72%) J2EE
4 1 (0.72%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (27.34%) Data Centre
2 21 (15.11%) Clustering
3 12 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.91%) CESG
4 11 (7.91%) Replication
5 9 (6.47%) Management Information System
5 9 (6.47%) User Experience
6 6 (4.32%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.60%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.16%) Derivative
9 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.44%) PKI
9 2 (1.44%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.72%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.72%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.72%) FMCG
10 1 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.72%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 83 (59.71%) Windows
2 42 (30.22%) Windows Server
3 25 (17.99%) Linux
4 19 (13.67%) Windows 7
5 17 (12.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (9.35%) Unix
7 10 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.32%) Solaris
8 6 (4.32%) Windows 10
8 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.60%) AIX
9 5 (3.60%) Android
9 5 (3.60%) Apple iOS
9 5 (3.60%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.60%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.46%) ITIL
2 16 (11.51%) DevOps
3 14 (10.07%) Information Security
4 12 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (8.63%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 12 (8.63%) E-Commerce
4 12 (8.63%) High Availability
5 11 (7.91%) Disk Encryption
5 11 (7.91%) Problem Management
5 11 (7.91%) Project Management
6 10 (7.19%) Network Optimisation
6 10 (7.19%) Risk Management
7 9 (6.47%) Secure Coding
8 8 (5.76%) DNA
8 8 (5.76%) Load Balancing
9 7 (5.04%) Data Privacy
9 7 (5.04%) Migration
9 7 (5.04%) Security Architecture
10 6 (4.32%) SIEM
10 6 (4.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.74%) PowerShell
2 22 (15.83%) VBScript
3 21 (15.11%) SQL
4 12 (8.63%) Java
5 10 (7.19%) Bash Shell
6 8 (5.76%) Python
7 7 (5.04%) Ruby
8 6 (4.32%) PHP
9 5 (3.60%) C
10 2 (1.44%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (17.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (12.23%) Degree
3 15 (10.79%) MCSA
3 15 (10.79%) MCSE
3 15 (10.79%) Security Cleared
3 15 (10.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (8.63%) SC Cleared
5 10 (7.19%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (6.47%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.32%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.60%) CCNA
8 5 (3.60%) CISM
9 4 (2.88%) CISSP
10 3 (2.16%) CCNP
11 2 (1.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (1.44%) CCSP
11 2 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.44%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.44%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.60%) SLA
3 2 (1.44%) GDPR
3 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.72%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.72%) PMO
System Software
1 72 (51.80%) Active Directory
2 31 (22.30%) Hyper-V
3 21 (15.11%) vSphere
3 21 (15.11%) XenApp
4 15 (10.79%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (10.07%) XenDesktop
6 11 (7.91%) BitLocker
6 11 (7.91%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (7.91%) Terminal Services
6 11 (7.91%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (4.32%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (3.60%) vCloud
8 5 (3.60%) VMware NSX
9 3 (2.16%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (2.16%) Xen
10 2 (1.44%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.44%) Docker
10 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (25.18%) SCCM
2 23 (16.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 22 (15.83%) Microsoft Clustering
4 13 (9.35%) Ansible
4 13 (9.35%) Puppet
5 12 (8.63%) Backup Exec
5 12 (8.63%) SCOM
6 11 (7.91%) HP Data Protector
6 11 (7.91%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (7.91%) NetBackup
6 11 (7.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 8 (5.76%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (5.04%) vCenter Server
9 4 (2.88%) Nagios
9 4 (2.88%) WSUS
10 3 (2.16%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (2.16%) PowerCLI
10 3 (2.16%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (2.16%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (1.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 139 (100.00%) VMware
2 73 (52.52%) Microsoft
3 58 (41.73%) Citrix
4 27 (19.42%) Symantec
5 25 (17.99%) HP
5 25 (17.99%) IBM
6 18 (12.95%) NetApp
7 16 (11.51%) 3PAR
7 16 (11.51%) SolarWinds
8 15 (10.79%) CommVault
9 14 (10.07%) Dell
10 13 (9.35%) Cisco
11 11 (7.91%) Altiris
11 11 (7.91%) EqualLogic
11 11 (7.91%) Ivanti
11 11 (7.91%) Veritas
12 10 (7.19%) Oracle
13 9 (6.47%) Red Hat
14 7 (5.04%) EMC
15 6 (4.32%) Intershop