Period
to 9 August 2020

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 9 August 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 Infrastructure (VI3)
England > East of England
6 months to
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 108 82
Rank change year-on-year +49 -26 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 46 88 127
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.87% 2.02% 2.59%
As % of the System Software category 19.01% 14.40% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 55 74
Median daily rate £388 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £203
90th Percentile £525 £618 £525
England median daily rate £413 £413 £415
% change year-on-year - -0.60% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Median hourly rate £59.50 £16.21 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +267.17% -14.71% +13.06%
10th Percentile £28.65 £13.12 £14.02
90th Percentile £60.06 £23.36 £31.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £34.51 £27.00
% change year-on-year +15.91% +27.81% +50.96%

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 242 611 674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.11% 14.03% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 358 362
Median daily rate £350 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +6.45% +10.71%
10th Percentile £134 £159 £150
90th Percentile £550 £625 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 38 65
Median hourly rate £20.50 £15.07 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.05% -8.68% -
10th Percentile £17.26 £11.17 £12.75
90th Percentile £66.00 £45.75 £33.50
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.60 £16.55
% change year-on-year +14.46% +0.30% +3.44%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in the East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the East of England over the 6 months to 9 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in the East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the East of England over the 6 months to 9 August 2020.

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 9 August 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
Cambridgeshire +43 18 £450 +66.67% 8
Hertfordshire +21 17 £375 -16.67%
Essex +25 7 £388 +12.32% 2
Suffolk +13 2 - - 2
Norfolk +12 2 £325 -29.73% 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 9 August 2020, 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 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (91.30%) Windows
3 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
3 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
3 21 (45.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (45.65%) Windows Server
4 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
4 19 (41.30%) ITIL
5 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
5 18 (39.13%) PowerShell
5 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (36.96%) Cisco
7 15 (32.61%) DV Cleared
7 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2016
7 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2019
8 14 (30.43%) Linux
9 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Office
9 13 (28.26%) Oracle
9 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (28.26%) Windows 10
10 12 (26.09%) DevOps
10 12 (26.09%) VMware NSX
10 12 (26.09%) Windows 7
10 12 (26.09%) VB
10 12 (26.09%) Migration
11 11 (23.91%) ESRI
11 11 (23.91%) ArcGIS
11 11 (23.91%) Photoshop
11 11 (23.91%) Sophos
11 11 (23.91%) Lumension

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 11 (23.91%) ArcGIS
2 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) Documentum
4 1 (2.17%) iPlanet
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (23.91%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Azure
1 9 (19.57%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) AWS
2 2 (4.35%) GCP
2 2 (4.35%) IaaS
2 2 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) DHCP
1 6 (13.04%) DNS
1 6 (13.04%) Firewall
2 5 (10.87%) SAN
3 3 (6.52%) Internet
3 3 (6.52%) LAN
3 3 (6.52%) Network Security
3 3 (6.52%) WAN
4 2 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 2 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (4.35%) Skype
4 2 (4.35%) SNMP
4 2 (4.35%) VoIP
5 1 (2.17%) HTTP
5 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.17%) NAS
5 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.17%) SMTP
5 1 (2.17%) SSH
5 1 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.74%) GIS
3 1 (2.17%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) AutoIt
General
1 2 (4.35%) Automotive
1 2 (4.35%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (10.87%) Analyst
2 5 (10.87%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Cyber Defence Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 3 (6.52%) Office 365 Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Security Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Support Specialist
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.35%) DBA
5 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) LAMP
1 1 (2.17%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (2.17%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.70%) Cyber Defence
1 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Blog
2 3 (6.52%) Replication
2 3 (6.52%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (91.30%) Windows
2 21 (45.65%) Windows Server
2 21 (45.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2016
4 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2019
5 14 (30.43%) Linux
6 13 (28.26%) Windows 10
7 12 (26.09%) Windows 7
8 6 (13.04%) Unix
9 2 (4.35%) VMS
10 1 (2.17%) AIX
10 1 (2.17%) HPUX
10 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) ITIL
2 12 (26.09%) DevOps
2 12 (26.09%) Migration
3 10 (21.74%) Data Migration
3 10 (21.74%) Image Processing
3 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (21.74%) Test Scripting
4 9 (19.57%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (15.22%) Service Design
6 5 (10.87%) Application Virtualisation
6 5 (10.87%) Change Management
6 5 (10.87%) Forensic Analysis
6 5 (10.87%) Systems Engineering
6 5 (10.87%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
7 4 (8.70%) Digital Forensics
7 4 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (8.70%) Information Security
7 4 (8.70%) ITSM
7 4 (8.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) PowerShell
2 12 (26.09%) VB
3 10 (21.74%) C
4 4 (8.70%) Python
5 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.52%) SQL
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
2 15 (32.61%) DV Cleared
3 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
5 9 (19.57%) Degree
6 3 (6.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (6.52%) MCSE
6 3 (6.52%) SANS
7 1 (2.17%) LPIC
7 1 (2.17%) MCSA
7 1 (2.17%) RHCE
7 1 (2.17%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
2 3 (6.52%) AICPA
2 3 (6.52%) COBIT
2 3 (6.52%) NIST
System Software
1 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.09%) VMware NSX
3 10 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (19.57%) vSphere
5 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
6 4 (8.70%) BitLocker
7 3 (6.52%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (4.35%) Docker
8 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (4.35%) Xen
8 2 (4.35%) XenApp
9 1 (2.17%) Firmware
9 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.17%) Postfix
9 1 (2.17%) RHEV
9 1 (2.17%) Sendmail
9 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
9 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Ansible
2 4 (8.70%) SnapMirror
2 4 (8.70%) SnapVault
3 3 (6.52%) SCCM
4 2 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.35%) SCOM
4 2 (4.35%) Terraform
5 1 (2.17%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.17%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.17%) PowerCLI
5 1 (2.17%) Puppet
5 1 (2.17%) QRadar
5 1 (2.17%) RSA Archer
5 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.17%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.17%) vMotion
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
3 17 (36.96%) Cisco
4 13 (28.26%) Oracle
5 11 (23.91%) ESRI
5 11 (23.91%) Lumension
5 11 (23.91%) Sophos
6 9 (19.57%) Citrix
7 5 (10.87%) Dell
7 5 (10.87%) EMC
7 5 (10.87%) NetApp
8 3 (6.52%) CyberArk
8 3 (6.52%) HP
9 2 (4.35%) Google
9 2 (4.35%) IBM
10 1 (2.17%) Brocade
10 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.17%) Remedy
10 1 (2.17%) SAP
10 1 (2.17%) Veeam