Period
to 23 October 2021

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 23 October 2021 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
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 65 66 85
Rank change year-on-year +1 +19 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 83 22 98
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 3.36% 1.79% 2.45%
As % of the System Software category 17.40% 11.76% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 19 63
10th Percentile £259 £245 £247
25th Percentile £325 £338 £276
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £409 £375
Median % change year-on-year +3.91% +9.07% -
75th Percentile £488 £525 £425
90th Percentile £613 " £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £21.50 " £12.50
Median hourly rate £23.00 - £14.13
75th Percentile £24.50 " £15.77
90th Percentile " " "
England median hourly rate £43.19 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +7.98% +3.90% +42.59%

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 477 187 633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.30% 15.20% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 127 391
10th Percentile £155 £144 £160
25th Percentile £288 £256 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £350 £400
Median % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +3.23%
75th Percentile £575 £488 £500
90th Percentile £625 £587 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 22 47
10th Percentile " £12.03 £11.17
25th Percentile £12.25 £17.38 £13.50
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.75 £15.86
Median % change year-on-year -28.00% +18.22% -3.88%
75th Percentile £18.46 £47.50 £19.13
90th Percentile £24.58 £53.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £16.98 £17.63 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.69% +10.16% -

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 23 October 2021.

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
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 23 October 2021. 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 -3 32 £475 +19.50% 20
Cambridgeshire -12 21 £431 -13.75% 19
Norfolk -2 12 £350 - 3
Essex -12 7 £425 +6.72% 4
Bedfordshire -7 6 £419 +721.08% 5
Suffolk -5 5 £275 +22.22% 3
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, 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 83 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (51.81%) Windows
3 35 (42.17%) Active Directory
4 31 (37.35%) Windows Server
5 30 (36.14%) Microsoft
6 26 (31.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 25 (30.12%) Security Cleared
8 21 (25.30%) Firewall
8 21 (25.30%) Microsoft 365
9 20 (24.10%) PowerShell
10 19 (22.89%) Hyper-V
10 19 (22.89%) Azure
10 19 (22.89%) Linux
11 18 (21.69%) DNS
12 17 (20.48%) C
12 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2016
12 17 (20.48%) Social Skills
13 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
13 16 (19.28%) Requirements Analysis
14 15 (18.07%) SC Cleared
14 15 (18.07%) Cisco
14 15 (18.07%) Virtual Machines
14 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (15.66%) Validation
16 13 (15.66%) ITIL
16 13 (15.66%) Citrix
16 13 (15.66%) Ansible
16 13 (15.66%) VMware NSX

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 7 (8.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.23%) ArcGIS
3 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.41%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.20%) IIS
6 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (7.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.30%) Microsoft 365
2 19 (22.89%) Azure
3 8 (9.64%) AWS
4 4 (4.82%) Mimecast
4 4 (4.82%) Power Platform
5 3 (3.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.41%) GCP
7 1 (1.20%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (1.20%) GitHub
7 1 (1.20%) Google Workspace
7 1 (1.20%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.20%) Slack
7 1 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.30%) Firewall
2 18 (21.69%) DNS
3 10 (12.05%) DHCP
4 7 (8.43%) Network Security
4 7 (8.43%) SAN
5 6 (7.23%) VPN
5 6 (7.23%) WAN
6 5 (6.02%) LAN
6 5 (6.02%) VSAN
7 4 (4.82%) Internet
7 4 (4.82%) MPLS
7 4 (4.82%) Wireless
8 3 (3.61%) Intranet
8 3 (3.61%) Skype
9 2 (2.41%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.41%) IPv4
9 2 (2.41%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.41%) WLAN
10 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) GIS
3 4 (4.82%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.82%) Power BI
3 4 (4.82%) Tableau
4 2 (2.41%) MySQL
4 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (12.05%) CppUnit
1 10 (12.05%) PVCS
1 10 (12.05%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.20%) GitLab
General
1 17 (20.48%) Social Skills
2 5 (6.02%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.61%) Documentation Skills
3 3 (3.61%) Organisational Skills
3 3 (3.61%) Retail
3 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Finance
5 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (12.05%) Embedded C Engineer
2 10 (12.05%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 10 (12.05%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 10 (12.05%) Embedded Engineer
3 9 (10.84%) Software Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) C Software Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Designer
5 7 (8.43%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Consultant
6 6 (7.23%) IT Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) Kafka
2 2 (2.41%) Web Services
3 1 (1.20%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.82%) CMDB
3 2 (2.41%) Clustering
3 2 (2.41%) Cybercrime
3 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.41%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.20%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (1.20%) NHS
4 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (51.81%) Windows
2 31 (37.35%) Windows Server
3 19 (22.89%) Linux
4 17 (20.48%) Windows Server 2016
5 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2019
8 10 (12.05%) Windows 10
9 8 (9.64%) Unix
10 7 (8.43%) Windows 7
11 6 (7.23%) Solaris
12 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (2.41%) Debian
13 2 (2.41%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (2.41%) SUSE
13 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
14 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
14 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (19.28%) Requirements Analysis
3 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.66%) ITIL
4 13 (15.66%) Validation
5 12 (14.46%) Software Engineering
6 10 (12.05%) Embedded Software Development
6 10 (12.05%) Migration
6 10 (12.05%) Test Planning
6 10 (12.05%) Unit Testing
7 9 (10.84%) Configuration Management
7 9 (10.84%) Open Source
8 8 (9.64%) DevOps
8 8 (9.64%) Systems Engineering
9 6 (7.23%) Data Migration
9 6 (7.23%) Image Processing
9 6 (7.23%) Project Delivery
9 6 (7.23%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.82%) Data Protection
10 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.10%) PowerShell
2 17 (20.48%) C
3 10 (12.05%) C++
3 10 (12.05%) Embedded C
3 10 (12.05%) Embedded C++
4 9 (10.84%) VB
5 4 (4.82%) Python
6 3 (3.61%) SQL
7 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.20%) Go
8 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (30.12%) Security Cleared
2 15 (18.07%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.64%) DV Cleared
4 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.82%) Degree
7 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.20%) MCSA
8 1 (1.20%) MCSE
8 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) GDPR
1 3 (3.61%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) GxP
2 1 (1.20%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.20%) NIST
2 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (42.17%) Active Directory
2 19 (22.89%) Hyper-V
3 15 (18.07%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (15.66%) VMware NSX
5 9 (10.84%) vSphere
6 7 (8.43%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.82%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.61%) vCloud
8 3 (3.61%) XenApp
9 2 (2.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (2.41%) KVM
9 2 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.41%) RHEV
9 2 (2.41%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.20%) Docker
10 1 (1.20%) NFS
10 1 (1.20%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (15.66%) Ansible
2 10 (12.05%) SCCM
3 5 (6.02%) Kubernetes
3 5 (6.02%) vCenter Server
4 4 (4.82%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.82%) Puppet
5 3 (3.61%) SCOM
5 3 (3.61%) Terraform
5 3 (3.61%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.41%) Avamar
6 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.20%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.20%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 83 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (36.14%) Microsoft
3 15 (18.07%) Cisco
4 13 (15.66%) Citrix
5 10 (12.05%) Oracle
6 8 (9.64%) Sophos
7 6 (7.23%) ESRI
7 6 (7.23%) Lumension
8 5 (6.02%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.82%) Alteryx
9 4 (4.82%) Ericsson
9 4 (4.82%) F5
9 4 (4.82%) HP
9 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.61%) Dell
10 3 (3.61%) Google
10 3 (3.61%) Ivanti
10 3 (3.61%) LogRhythm
11 2 (2.41%) Avaya
11 2 (2.41%) Juniper