Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 82 78
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 128 116 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.91% 2.70% 2.36%
As % of the System Software category 22.61% 21.09% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 69 62
East of England median daily rate £350 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.26% -8.24% +26.87%
10th Percentile £190 £223 £278
90th Percentile £559 £589 £585
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 11
East of England median hourly rate £19.52 £33.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.16% -28.95% +26.67%
10th Percentile £13.97 £18.52 £21.25
90th Percentile £31.63 £38.50 £60.00
England median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year +22.22% -44.10% +38.79%

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 566 550 666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.85% 12.80% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 271 336
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +7.57%
10th Percentile £140 £130 £131
90th Percentile £563 £574 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 53 135
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +3.03% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.72 £10.10 £12.30
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £16.22 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.34% +3.23% -3.13%

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 May 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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +11 56 £300 -35.14% 17
Suffolk +4 25 £575 +100.00% 3
Bedfordshire +12 19 £300 -27.27% 3
Norfolk -4 10 £188 -48.49% 1
Essex -7 9 £382 -7.39% 5
Cambridgeshire -12 9 £375 +10.29% 11
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 128 (100.00%) VMware
2 87 (67.97%) Windows
3 64 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 63 (49.22%) Windows Server
5 62 (48.44%) Microsoft
6 47 (36.72%) Firewall
7 42 (32.81%) Citrix
8 40 (31.25%) ITIL
9 35 (27.34%) Data Centre
10 34 (26.56%) SQL
11 30 (23.44%) SQL Server
12 29 (22.66%) Hyper-V
13 27 (21.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (21.09%) Cisco
13 27 (21.09%) Load Balancing
14 26 (20.31%) DNS
14 26 (20.31%) HP
14 26 (20.31%) LAN
14 26 (20.31%) DHCP
14 26 (20.31%) SAN
15 23 (17.97%) WAN
15 23 (17.97%) MS Exchange
16 21 (16.41%) Cisco Certification
16 21 (16.41%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (16.41%) IIS
17 20 (15.63%) IBM
17 20 (15.63%) Clustering
17 20 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
17 20 (15.63%) NAS
18 19 (14.84%) Microsoft Clustering

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 23 (17.97%) MS Exchange
2 21 (16.41%) IIS
3 15 (11.72%) SharePoint
4 12 (9.38%) Skype for Business
5 9 (7.03%) Apache
6 5 (3.91%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.13%) WebLogic
7 4 (3.13%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.34%) ThingWorx
9 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.56%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.78%) Confluence
10 1 (0.78%) Jetty
10 1 (0.78%) Mongrel
10 1 (0.78%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (4.69%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.34%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.72%) Office 365
2 14 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.34%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.56%) SaaS
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.78%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.78%) IaaS
6 1 (0.78%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 47 (36.72%) Firewall
2 26 (20.31%) DHCP
2 26 (20.31%) DNS
2 26 (20.31%) LAN
2 26 (20.31%) SAN
3 23 (17.97%) WAN
4 20 (15.63%) NAS
5 16 (12.50%) VoIP
6 15 (11.72%) TCP/IP
7 14 (10.94%) SSL
8 13 (10.16%) VPN
9 12 (9.38%) HTTP
9 12 (9.38%) VLAN
10 10 (7.81%) iSCSI
10 10 (7.81%) SMTP
11 9 (7.03%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (6.25%) IPsec
13 6 (4.69%) Ethernet
14 5 (3.91%) Network Security
14 5 (3.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.38%) MySQL
3 5 (3.91%) DB2
3 5 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.91%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.78%) Ingres
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Jenkins
1 6 (4.69%) JIRA
2 5 (3.91%) Ant
2 5 (3.91%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.91%) Subversion
2 5 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.78%) MSTest
3 1 (0.78%) NUnit
3 1 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.78%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (10.94%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.59%) Legal
3 9 (7.03%) Finance
3 9 (7.03%) French Language
4 2 (1.56%) Banking
4 2 (1.56%) Billing
4 2 (1.56%) Local Government
4 2 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Law
5 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (24.22%) Analyst
2 17 (13.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 15 (11.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 13 (10.16%) Operations Analyst
6 12 (9.38%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 12 (9.38%) Project Manager
7 11 (8.59%) Infrastructure Manager
7 11 (8.59%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 11 (8.59%) Infrastructure Support
8 10 (7.81%) Web Analyst
8 10 (7.81%) Web Infrastructure Analyst
9 8 (6.25%) Server Engineer
9 8 (6.25%) Storage Analyst
10 7 (5.47%) Email Analyst
10 7 (5.47%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 7 (5.47%) Network Engineer
10 7 (5.47%) Operational Support Analyst
10 7 (5.47%) Operations Support Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.16%) Middleware
2 6 (4.69%) Web Services
3 2 (1.56%) .NET
3 2 (1.56%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.78%) J2EE
4 1 (0.78%) LDAP
4 1 (0.78%) NHibernate
4 1 (0.78%) Servlets
4 1 (0.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (27.34%) Data Centre
2 20 (15.63%) Clustering
3 17 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.25%) Replication
5 7 (5.47%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.69%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.91%) PKI
7 5 (3.91%) Private Cloud
8 4 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (2.34%) CESG
9 3 (2.34%) Derivative
9 3 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (2.34%) User Experience
10 2 (1.56%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.78%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.78%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.78%) FMCG
11 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.78%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 87 (67.97%) Windows
2 63 (49.22%) Windows Server
3 27 (21.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (9.38%) Linux
6 10 (7.81%) Unix
7 7 (5.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.47%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.91%) Windows 10
8 5 (3.91%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.13%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.34%) Windows NT
10 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.56%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.25%) ITIL
2 27 (21.09%) Load Balancing
3 17 (13.28%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (13.28%) Service Management
4 16 (12.50%) Change Management
5 15 (11.72%) High Availability
6 13 (10.16%) Project Management
7 12 (9.38%) Information Security
8 11 (8.59%) Network Optimisation
9 10 (7.81%) Migration
9 10 (7.81%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (7.81%) Problem Management
9 10 (7.81%) SIEM
10 9 (7.03%) Secure Coding
11 8 (6.25%) Business Continuity
11 8 (6.25%) DevOps
11 8 (6.25%) Identity Management
11 8 (6.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 7 (5.47%) DNA
12 7 (5.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.56%) SQL
2 19 (14.84%) PowerShell
3 11 (8.59%) VBScript
4 8 (6.25%) Java
5 7 (5.47%) PHP
6 6 (4.69%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.91%) C
7 5 (3.91%) Python
7 5 (3.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (16.41%) Cisco Certification
1 21 (16.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (10.94%) Security Cleared
3 13 (10.16%) Degree
4 11 (8.59%) MCSA
4 11 (8.59%) MCSE
5 9 (7.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (6.25%) CCNA
7 6 (4.69%) CCNP
7 6 (4.69%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.69%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.91%) CCIE
9 4 (3.13%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.13%) MCP
10 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.78%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) SLA
2 4 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.56%) GDPR
4 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.78%) PMO
System Software
1 64 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 29 (22.66%) Hyper-V
3 16 (12.50%) vSphere
4 14 (10.94%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (10.16%) Squid
6 11 (8.59%) XenApp
7 8 (6.25%) Terminal Services
7 8 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (6.25%) XenDesktop
8 7 (5.47%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (4.69%) BitLocker
9 6 (4.69%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (3.13%) VirtualBox
10 4 (3.13%) VMware NSX
11 3 (2.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (2.34%) XenServer
12 1 (0.78%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (14.84%) Microsoft Clustering
2 18 (14.06%) SCCM
3 13 (10.16%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (9.38%) Backup Exec
5 11 (8.59%) Puppet
6 10 (7.81%) Ansible
7 8 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
7 8 (6.25%) NetBackup
7 8 (6.25%) SCOM
8 7 (5.47%) vCenter Server
9 6 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (3.91%) HP ALM
11 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (2.34%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (2.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (1.56%) Control-M
12 2 (1.56%) Nagios
12 2 (1.56%) Nessus
12 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (1.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 128 (100.00%) VMware
2 62 (48.44%) Microsoft
3 42 (32.81%) Citrix
4 27 (21.09%) Cisco
5 26 (20.31%) HP
6 20 (15.63%) IBM
7 18 (14.06%) Dell
8 17 (13.28%) Symantec
9 16 (12.50%) Oracle
10 13 (10.16%) SolarWinds
11 12 (9.38%) 3PAR
12 11 (8.59%) Veeam
13 9 (7.03%) NetApp
13 9 (7.03%) Red Hat
14 8 (6.25%) CommVault
14 8 (6.25%) EqualLogic
14 8 (6.25%) Veritas
15 5 (3.91%) EMC
15 5 (3.91%) hybris
15 5 (3.91%) Sophos