Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 77 76
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 +23
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 141 130 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.72% 2.69% 2.73%
As % of the System Software category 18.68% 19.55% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 80 88
East of England median daily rate £400 £388 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +16.10% +21.36%
10th Percentile £172 £200 £190
90th Percentile £548 £526 £479
England median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 20
East of England median hourly rate £16.32 £21.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.22% -43.33% +67.60%
10th Percentile £13.33 £9.22 £29.45
90th Percentile £17.82 £35.00 £60.38
England median hourly rate £20.00 £28.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% -9.68% +34.78%

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 755 665 785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.59% 13.75% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 360 360
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% +21.82%
10th Percentile £130 £163 £132
90th Percentile £550 £500 £500
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 89 178
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.54 £10.73 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.13 £28.56 £40.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

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 21 November 2017.

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
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 21 November 2017. 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 +29 67 £450 +18.03% 11
Bedfordshire -15 28 £400 +3.23% 3
Essex -9 18 £363 +9.85% 1
Cambridgeshire -24 13 £234 -41.56% 15
Suffolk +10 12 £490 -2.00%
Norfolk -18 3 £151 -60.52% 2
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 141 (100.00%) VMware
2 87 (61.70%) Microsoft
3 82 (58.16%) Windows
4 79 (56.03%) Active Directory
5 59 (41.84%) Citrix
6 47 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 45 (31.91%) Windows Server
8 37 (26.24%) PowerShell
9 31 (21.99%) SAN
10 30 (21.28%) Cisco
10 30 (21.28%) MS Exchange
11 29 (20.57%) LAN
11 29 (20.57%) ITIL
11 29 (20.57%) SCCM
12 27 (19.15%) XenApp
12 27 (19.15%) Windows 7
12 27 (19.15%) Firewall
13 26 (18.44%) Linux
13 26 (18.44%) DHCP
13 26 (18.44%) DNS
13 26 (18.44%) Symantec
14 25 (17.73%) HP
14 25 (17.73%) SQL
14 25 (17.73%) Skype for Business
15 23 (16.31%) SQL Server
16 22 (15.60%) SharePoint
16 22 (15.60%) Office 365
17 21 (14.89%) Dell
17 21 (14.89%) Norton AntiVirus
17 21 (14.89%) Information Security

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 (21.28%) MS Exchange
2 25 (17.73%) Skype for Business
3 22 (15.60%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.38%) OpenStack
5 7 (4.96%) IIS
6 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.13%) JBoss
7 2 (1.42%) Apache
7 2 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.42%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.71%) Jetty
8 1 (0.71%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.71%) nginx
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.71%) Site Server
8 1 (0.71%) ThingWorx
8 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.71%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.60%) Office 365
2 17 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (9.22%) OneDrive
4 7 (4.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (4.26%) Google App Engine
5 6 (4.26%) IaaS
6 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.71%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (21.99%) SAN
2 29 (20.57%) LAN
3 27 (19.15%) Firewall
4 26 (18.44%) DHCP
4 26 (18.44%) DNS
5 19 (13.48%) Skype
6 16 (11.35%) WAN
7 14 (9.93%) NAS
7 14 (9.93%) TCP/IP
8 12 (8.51%) Internet
9 10 (7.09%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (7.09%) HTTP
9 10 (7.09%) iSCSI
9 10 (7.09%) Wireless
10 9 (6.38%) SMTP
10 9 (6.38%) VoIP
11 7 (4.96%) NetScaler
12 6 (4.26%) SSL
12 6 (4.26%) VPN
12 6 (4.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.71%) DB2
4 1 (0.71%) GIS
4 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.71%) MySQL
4 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.55%) AutoIt
3 3 (2.13%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.13%) IDA Disassembler
3 3 (2.13%) Metasploit
3 3 (2.13%) OllyDbg
4 2 (1.42%) Subversion
5 1 (0.71%) Ant
5 1 (0.71%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.71%) Maven
5 1 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.71%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.71%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.71%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.71%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (9.22%) Finance
2 6 (4.26%) Law
3 5 (3.55%) Publishing
3 5 (3.55%) Retail
3 5 (3.55%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.84%) Legal
5 3 (2.13%) French Language
6 2 (1.42%) Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Back Office
7 1 (0.71%) Local Government
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Military
7 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (14.89%) Consultant
2 16 (11.35%) Analyst
2 16 (11.35%) Architect
3 13 (9.22%) Support Engineer
4 11 (7.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (7.80%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (6.38%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (5.67%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (4.96%) Project Manager
7 7 (4.96%) VMware Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (4.26%) SCCM Consultant
8 6 (4.26%) Windows Support Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Security Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (3.55%) Server Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.67%) Middleware
2 5 (3.55%) Web Services
3 2 (1.42%) .NET
3 2 (1.42%) J2EE
4 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.71%) JSON
4 1 (0.71%) Servlets
4 1 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.64%) Clustering
3 13 (9.22%) CESG
4 11 (7.80%) User Experience
5 7 (4.96%) Client/Server
5 7 (4.96%) Replication
6 6 (4.26%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.55%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.55%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.84%) Driving Licence
9 3 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (2.13%) NHS
10 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.42%) Derivative
10 2 (1.42%) PDA
11 1 (0.71%) CCTV
11 1 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 82 (58.16%) Windows
2 45 (31.91%) Windows Server
3 27 (19.15%) Windows 7
4 26 (18.44%) Linux
5 20 (14.18%) Unix
6 18 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (7.09%) Windows 10
8 9 (6.38%) Solaris
8 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.55%) AIX
10 5 (3.55%) Android
10 5 (3.55%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.55%) VMS
10 5 (3.55%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.13%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.42%) CentOS
12 2 (1.42%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.57%) ITIL
2 21 (14.89%) Information Security
3 16 (11.35%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 15 (10.64%) DevOps
4 15 (10.64%) High Availability
5 13 (9.22%) Disk Encryption
5 13 (9.22%) Migration
6 12 (8.51%) Server Virtualisation
7 10 (7.09%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.38%) Customer Requirements
8 9 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (6.38%) Presales
8 9 (6.38%) Risk Management
8 9 (6.38%) Secure Coding
9 8 (5.67%) Network Optimisation
9 8 (5.67%) SIEM
9 8 (5.67%) TOGAF
10 7 (4.96%) Business Continuity
10 7 (4.96%) Network Design
10 7 (4.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.24%) PowerShell
2 25 (17.73%) SQL
3 19 (13.48%) VBScript
4 11 (7.80%) Java
5 10 (7.09%) Python
6 7 (4.96%) Perl
7 6 (4.26%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.26%) C
8 2 (1.42%) Ruby
8 2 (1.42%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.71%) AWK
9 1 (0.71%) PHP
9 1 (0.71%) sed
9 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (10.64%) Degree
2 15 (10.64%) Security Cleared
3 14 (9.93%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (9.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (9.22%) SC Cleared
5 12 (8.51%) MCSA
6 11 (7.80%) MCSE
7 9 (6.38%) CCNP
8 6 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (3.55%) CISM
9 5 (3.55%) VCAP
9 5 (3.55%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.84%) CCA
10 4 (2.84%) CCNA
10 4 (2.84%) CISSP
10 4 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.84%) MCP
11 3 (2.13%) CCIE
11 3 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (4.26%) SLA
2 5 (3.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.71%) GMP
3 1 (0.71%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.71%) PMO
System Software
1 79 (56.03%) Active Directory
2 27 (19.15%) XenApp
3 18 (12.77%) Hyper-V
4 17 (12.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 17 (12.06%) XenDesktop
5 16 (11.35%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (11.35%) vSphere
6 13 (9.22%) BitLocker
7 9 (6.38%) Terminal Services
8 8 (5.67%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (5.67%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (4.26%) vCloud
10 5 (3.55%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (3.55%) VirtualBox
11 4 (2.84%) VMware NSX
11 4 (2.84%) Xen
12 3 (2.13%) Docker
12 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (1.42%) XenServer
14 1 (0.71%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 29 (20.57%) SCCM
2 21 (14.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 18 (12.77%) Microsoft Clustering
4 13 (9.22%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (9.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 9 (6.38%) Ansible
5 9 (6.38%) Puppet
6 8 (5.67%) vCenter Server
7 7 (4.96%) Backup Exec
7 7 (4.96%) SCOM
8 6 (4.26%) HP Data Protector
8 6 (4.26%) NetBackup
8 6 (4.26%) PowerCLI
8 6 (4.26%) WSUS
9 4 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (2.13%) EnCase
10 3 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (1.42%) Terraform
11 2 (1.42%) WMI
Vendors
1 141 (100.00%) VMware
2 87 (61.70%) Microsoft
3 59 (41.84%) Citrix
4 30 (21.28%) Cisco
5 26 (18.44%) Symantec
6 25 (17.73%) HP
7 21 (14.89%) Dell
8 13 (9.22%) Altiris
8 13 (9.22%) CommVault
8 13 (9.22%) LANDesk
8 13 (9.22%) NetApp
9 11 (7.80%) AppSense
10 10 (7.09%) 3PAR
10 10 (7.09%) IBM
10 10 (7.09%) Oracle
11 9 (6.38%) SolarWinds
12 8 (5.67%) Google
13 7 (4.96%) Mitel
13 7 (4.96%) Red Hat
14 6 (4.26%) Veritas