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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 17 May 2022 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
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 53 44 76
Rank change year-on-year -9 +32 +39
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 97 70 64
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 3.82% 3.96% 2.47%
As % of the System Software category 22.93% 20.23% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 34 42
10th Percentile £308 £191 £240
25th Percentile £313 £325 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £406 £350
Median % change year-on-year +4.62% +16.07% -17.65%
75th Percentile £480 £520 £519
90th Percentile £671 £538 £697
England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
10th Percentile £19.37 £15.77 £28.65
25th Percentile £25.18 £16.17 £40.13
Median hourly rate £28.41 £17.19 £59.50
Median % change year-on-year +65.29% -71.11% +188.80%
75th Percentile - £18.05 £59.95
90th Percentile - £18.36 £60.06
England median hourly rate £48.43 £50.50 £44.51
% change year-on-year -4.11% +13.46% +22.79%

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 423 346 390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.65% 19.59% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 200 258
10th Percentile £140 £130 £130
25th Percentile £231 £263 £228
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £400 £375
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -11.76%
75th Percentile £538 £524 £500
90th Percentile £625 £613 £575
England median daily rate £525 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 42 27
10th Percentile £13.41 £11.90 £13.61
25th Percentile £14.25 £12.81 £16.88
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.27 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -15.16% -8.65% +29.03%
75th Percentile £19.50 £23.21 £39.31
90th Percentile £26.72 £30.75 £59.91
England median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.95
% change year-on-year -6.25% +17.99% +2.73%

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire +6 55 £425 +21.43% 7
Hertfordshire -27 14 £465 +16.25% 12
Bedfordshire -16 11 £400 -23.18% 2
Suffolk -1 10 £675 -
Essex -12 5 £244 -42.59% 3
Norfolk -4 2 £272 -22.17%
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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 97 (100.00%) VMware
2 77 (79.38%) Windows
3 68 (70.10%) Microsoft
4 64 (65.98%) Active Directory
5 60 (61.86%) SCCM
6 54 (55.67%) Azure
7 49 (50.52%) AWS
8 48 (49.48%) Windows Server
9 46 (47.42%) Microsoft 365
10 43 (44.33%) SLA
10 43 (44.33%) Change Management
11 41 (42.27%) Azure Active Directory
12 40 (41.24%) Hyper-V
12 40 (41.24%) Incident Management
12 40 (41.24%) DNS
13 39 (40.21%) DHCP
14 35 (36.08%) SQL Server
14 35 (36.08%) Exchange Server 2013
15 33 (34.02%) vSphere
16 31 (31.96%) Windows Server 2012
17 24 (24.74%) Windows Server 2008
17 24 (24.74%) Windows Server 2016
18 23 (23.71%) Firewall
19 21 (21.65%) SQL
19 21 (21.65%) Skype for Business
19 21 (21.65%) Remote Desktop
19 21 (21.65%) Skype
20 20 (20.62%) PaaS
20 20 (20.62%) Microsoft Intune
20 20 (20.62%) IaaS

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 35 (36.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 21 (21.65%) Skype for Business
3 20 (20.62%) SharePoint
4 14 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (14.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 54 (55.67%) Azure
2 49 (50.52%) AWS
3 46 (47.42%) Microsoft 365
4 41 (42.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (20.62%) IaaS
5 20 (20.62%) PaaS
6 3 (3.09%) GCP
6 3 (3.09%) GitHub
7 1 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.03%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 40 (41.24%) DNS
2 39 (40.21%) DHCP
3 23 (23.71%) Firewall
4 21 (21.65%) Remote Desktop
4 21 (21.65%) Skype
5 16 (16.49%) Network Security
6 14 (14.43%) IPv4
7 10 (10.31%) LAN
8 7 (7.22%) VSAN
9 6 (6.19%) WAN
10 5 (5.15%) Wireless
11 4 (4.12%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (4.12%) Internet
11 4 (4.12%) SAN
11 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
11 4 (4.12%) VoIP
12 3 (3.09%) VPN
12 3 (3.09%) WLAN
13 2 (2.06%) OSPF
13 2 (2.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (36.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.22%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.09%) MySQL
4 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.03%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) GitLab
2 8 (8.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (15.46%) Social Skills
2 6 (6.19%) Finance
3 1 (1.03%) Back Office
3 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.03%) Organisational Skills
3 1 (1.03%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 41 (42.27%) Applications Engineer
1 41 (42.27%) Cloud Engineer
2 21 (21.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 20 (20.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 14 (14.43%) Wintel Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) Support Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) Wintel Support
5 10 (10.31%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Administrator
7 4 (4.12%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (4.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.09%) Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Consultant
8 3 (3.09%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) Web Services
1 2 (2.06%) XML
2 1 (1.03%) Apache NiFi
2 1 (1.03%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.03%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.62%) PKI
1 20 (20.62%) Replication
2 12 (12.37%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (6.19%) NHS
5 3 (3.09%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.06%) Clustering
6 2 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.03%) CCTV
7 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.03%) CMDB
7 1 (1.03%) Digital Signage
7 1 (1.03%) Educational Technology
7 1 (1.03%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 77 (79.38%) Windows
2 48 (49.48%) Windows Server
3 31 (31.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (24.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (24.74%) Windows Server 2016
5 17 (17.53%) Linux
5 17 (17.53%) Windows 10
6 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.06%) Debian
9 1 (1.03%) CentOS
9 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (44.33%) Change Management
2 40 (41.24%) Incident Management
3 20 (20.62%) Identity Management
4 14 (14.43%) Patch Management
5 13 (13.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 11 (11.34%) CI/CD
7 10 (10.31%) ITIL
8 9 (9.28%) Infrastructure as Code
9 8 (8.25%) Service Delivery
10 7 (7.22%) Configuration Management
10 7 (7.22%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.22%) Virtual Environments
11 6 (6.19%) Build Automation
11 6 (6.19%) DevOps
11 6 (6.19%) Observability
11 6 (6.19%) Task Automation
11 6 (6.19%) Threat Detection
11 6 (6.19%) User Stories
12 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.65%) SQL
2 13 (13.40%) Bash
3 12 (12.37%) PowerShell
4 10 (10.31%) Python
5 2 (2.06%) AWK
5 2 (2.06%) sed
6 1 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.22%) CCA
3 7 (7.22%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (7.22%) MCITP
3 7 (7.22%) MCSE
4 6 (6.19%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.19%) MCP
4 6 (6.19%) MCSA
4 6 (6.19%) MCTS
4 6 (6.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (5.15%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.06%) CCNP
8 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.03%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (44.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) GDPR
2 2 (2.06%) QA
System Software
1 64 (65.98%) Active Directory
2 40 (41.24%) Hyper-V
3 33 (34.02%) vSphere
4 15 (15.46%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 15 (15.46%) XenApp
4 15 (15.46%) XenDesktop
5 14 (14.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (13.40%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (8.25%) Docker
8 6 (6.19%) VMware NSX
9 5 (5.15%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (2.06%) NFS
10 2 (2.06%) vCloud
11 1 (1.03%) RHEV
11 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 60 (61.86%) SCCM
2 20 (20.62%) Microsoft Intune
2 20 (20.62%) SCVMM
3 16 (16.49%) Ansible
4 15 (15.46%) NetBackup
5 9 (9.28%) Kubernetes
6 7 (7.22%) Grafana
6 7 (7.22%) Kibana
6 7 (7.22%) Prometheus
7 6 (6.19%) Terraform
8 4 (4.12%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (2.06%) vCenter Server
9 2 (2.06%) vRealize
9 2 (2.06%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 1 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 97 (100.00%) VMware
2 68 (70.10%) Microsoft
3 18 (18.56%) Citrix
4 15 (15.46%) HP
4 15 (15.46%) Ivanti
5 14 (14.43%) Shavlik
6 13 (13.40%) Cisco
7 7 (7.22%) McAfee
8 6 (6.19%) Atlassian
9 5 (5.15%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.12%) Palo Alto
11 3 (3.09%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.09%) Dell
11 3 (3.09%) F5
11 3 (3.09%) Google
11 3 (3.09%) NetApp
11 3 (3.09%) Oracle
12 2 (2.06%) Commvault
12 2 (2.06%) EMC
12 2 (2.06%) Ericsson