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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 63 73
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 69 61 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.25% 2.47% 2.33%
As % of the System Software category 25.00% 19.00% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 31
Median daily rate £375 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £290 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -2.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +31.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -47.09% +43.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 276 321 361
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 13.00% 12.97% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 164 172
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 59 90
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.54% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £47.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +4 24 £413 -16.45% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 12 £400 -1.53% 11
Hertfordshire -2 12 £288 -28.12% 8
Norfolk +5 10 £365 +12.30%
Suffolk +9 9 £394 - 2
Bedfordshire -6 2 £425 +11.47% 2
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 136 (100.00%) VMware
2 94 (69.12%) Windows
3 53 (38.97%) Linux
4 46 (33.82%) Microsoft
5 45 (33.09%) Active Directory
6 41 (30.15%) VMware ESX
7 39 (28.68%) Windows Server
8 36 (26.47%) DNS
9 33 (24.26%) Data Centre
10 32 (23.53%) SQL
11 30 (22.06%) Windows 7
12 29 (21.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 28 (20.59%) ITIL
13 28 (20.59%) Firewall
14 27 (19.85%) Finance
14 27 (19.85%) Windows Server 2012
15 26 (19.12%) IIS
16 24 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
17 22 (16.18%) SAN
18 21 (15.44%) Avaya
18 21 (15.44%) SharePoint
19 20 (14.71%) CRM
19 20 (14.71%) Cisco
19 20 (14.71%) Unix
19 20 (14.71%) Degree
19 20 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
19 20 (14.71%) Virtual Desktop
20 18 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
20 18 (13.24%) Epicor
21 17 (12.50%) Citrix

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 26 (19.12%) IIS
2 24 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
3 21 (15.44%) SharePoint
4 15 (11.03%) Apache
5 10 (7.35%) JBoss
6 8 (5.88%) nginx
7 6 (4.41%) MS Exchange
7 6 (4.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (4.41%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.94%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.21%) IBM Notes
9 3 (2.21%) Jetty
9 3 (2.21%) Mongrel
10 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.74%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.74%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.41%) Office 365
4 5 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.21%) Google App Engine
5 3 (2.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.47%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.74%) G Suite
7 1 (0.74%) IaaS
7 1 (0.74%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (26.47%) DNS
2 28 (20.59%) Firewall
3 22 (16.18%) SAN
4 15 (11.03%) TCP/IP
5 14 (10.29%) DHCP
6 13 (9.56%) HTTP
7 12 (8.82%) LAN
7 12 (8.82%) WAN
8 10 (7.35%) SSL
9 9 (6.62%) NetScaler
9 9 (6.62%) Wireless
10 6 (4.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (4.41%) NAS
10 6 (4.41%) Network Security
11 4 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (2.94%) Ethernet
11 4 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (2.94%) Internet
11 4 (2.94%) IPv4
11 4 (2.94%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.35%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.62%) MySQL
4 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 8 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.41%) Subversion
3 5 (3.68%) Maven
4 3 (2.21%) Travis CI
5 2 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (19.85%) Finance
2 4 (2.94%) French Language
3 3 (2.21%) Automotive
3 3 (2.21%) Law
3 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.47%) Banking
4 2 (1.47%) Billing
4 2 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (19.12%) Analyst
2 17 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 16 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
4 15 (11.03%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 13 (9.56%) Architect
6 12 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (8.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (7.35%) VMware Engineer
9 9 (6.62%) Windows Engineer
10 8 (5.88%) Incident Analyst
10 8 (5.88%) SOC Analyst
10 8 (5.88%) Support Engineer
11 6 (4.41%) Consultant
11 6 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.41%) Support Analyst
11 6 (4.41%) Technical Architect
11 6 (4.41%) Technical Support
12 5 (3.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 5 (3.68%) Senior Operations Engineer
12 5 (3.68%) System Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.03%) Middleware
2 8 (5.88%) J2EE
3 7 (5.15%) Java EE
4 5 (3.68%) LAMP
4 5 (3.68%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (2.94%) .NET
5 4 (2.94%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (2.21%) Java SE
6 3 (2.21%) Servlets
7 2 (1.47%) CSS
7 2 (1.47%) Django
7 2 (1.47%) jQuery
7 2 (1.47%) Matplotlib
7 2 (1.47%) Web Services
8 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.26%) Data Centre
2 15 (11.03%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.88%) Clustering
4 7 (5.15%) EMC VNX
4 7 (5.15%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.68%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.94%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.21%) Replication
8 2 (1.47%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.47%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (0.74%) CCTV
9 1 (0.74%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.74%) Life Science
9 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.74%) LPAR
9 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.74%) RIA
9 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 94 (69.12%) Windows
2 53 (38.97%) Linux
3 39 (28.68%) Windows Server
4 30 (22.06%) Windows 7
5 29 (21.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (19.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (14.71%) Unix
8 18 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.47%) Solaris
10 2 (1.47%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.47%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.47%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.47%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.74%) AIX
11 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.74%) CentOS
11 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.74%) VMS
11 1 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.59%) ITIL
2 20 (14.71%) CRM
3 17 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (11.76%) Migration
5 15 (11.03%) Forensic Analysis
5 15 (11.03%) Vulnerability Management
6 14 (10.29%) DevOps
7 13 (9.56%) Digital Forensics
7 13 (9.56%) High Availability
8 12 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (8.82%) Ethical Hacking
9 11 (8.09%) Configuration Management
10 10 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (7.35%) Load Balancing
10 10 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (6.62%) Mentoring
11 9 (6.62%) Network Packet Analysis
11 9 (6.62%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.53%) SQL
2 17 (12.50%) Java
3 15 (11.03%) Python
4 8 (5.88%) C
4 8 (5.88%) Perl
5 6 (4.41%) Ruby
6 5 (3.68%) PHP
7 4 (2.94%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.47%) C++
9 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.74%) Go
9 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.74%) VB
9 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (14.71%) Degree
2 17 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.15%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.41%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.94%) CCNP
5 4 (2.94%) MCSE
6 3 (2.21%) CCNA
6 3 (2.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.21%) MCSA
7 2 (1.47%) CCIE
7 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.47%) MCITP
8 1 (0.74%) CCSE
8 1 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.74%) RHCE
8 1 (0.74%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) JSP 440
2 5 (3.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.68%) SLA
3 4 (2.94%) GDPR
3 4 (2.94%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.47%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.47%) QA
5 1 (0.74%) GAMP
5 1 (0.74%) GxP
System Software
1 45 (33.09%) Active Directory
2 41 (30.15%) VMware ESX
3 20 (14.71%) Virtual Desktop
4 16 (11.76%) vSphere
5 11 (8.09%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (7.35%) Hyper-V
6 10 (7.35%) XenApp
7 9 (6.62%) Docker
7 9 (6.62%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (5.15%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (3.68%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.94%) FreeRADIUS
10 4 (2.94%) KVM
10 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (2.94%) Xen
11 3 (2.21%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.47%) LXC
12 2 (1.47%) NFS
12 2 (1.47%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (8.09%) Ansible
2 9 (6.62%) Puppet
3 8 (5.88%) SCCM
4 6 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (3.68%) Nagios
6 3 (2.21%) EMC VPLEX
7 2 (1.47%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.47%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.47%) WSUS
8 1 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.74%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.74%) SCOM
8 1 (0.74%) Simpana
8 1 (0.74%) WMI
8 1 (0.74%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 136 (100.00%) VMware
2 46 (33.82%) Microsoft
3 21 (15.44%) Avaya
4 20 (14.71%) Cisco
5 18 (13.24%) Epicor
6 17 (12.50%) Citrix
7 16 (11.76%) HP
8 13 (9.56%) EMC
9 11 (8.09%) Oracle
10 10 (7.35%) Dell
11 8 (5.88%) Red Hat
12 6 (4.41%) WSO2
13 4 (2.94%) Apple
13 4 (2.94%) Brocade
13 4 (2.94%) CheckPoint
13 4 (2.94%) Google
13 4 (2.94%) NetApp
14 3 (2.21%) IBM
14 3 (2.21%) Lotus
14 3 (2.21%) Symantec
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Rate: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £17.77 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 5 days ago