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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 74 63
Rank change year-on-year -3 -11  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 60 60 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.59% 2.35% 2.72%
As % of the System Software category 17.19% 16.39% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 47
Median daily rate £413 £450 £296
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +52.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £350 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £575 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £336
% change year-on-year -3.22% +15.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 14
Median hourly rate £16.40 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.59 £27.00 £32.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.67 £47.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -51.40% -5.33%  

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 349 366 457
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 15.04% 14.34% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 199 243
Median daily rate £338 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £161 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 75 80
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -29.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

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 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Hertfordshire +19 30 £550 +29.41% 12
Bedfordshire -8 11 £413 +17.85% 4
Essex -15 11 £400 -5.88% 4
Cambridgeshire -10 8 £209 -53.61% 7
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 129 (100.00%) VMware
2 81 (62.79%) Windows
3 48 (37.21%) Microsoft
4 42 (32.56%) Data Centre
5 41 (31.78%) Active Directory
6 39 (30.23%) Linux
6 39 (30.23%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (25.58%) Windows Server
8 26 (20.16%) Windows 7
9 25 (19.38%) SQL
9 25 (19.38%) ITIL
10 24 (18.60%) DNS
11 23 (17.83%) Cisco
11 23 (17.83%) Citrix
11 23 (17.83%) SAN
11 23 (17.83%) PowerShell
12 22 (17.05%) Unix
12 22 (17.05%) Firewall
13 21 (16.28%) Python
14 20 (15.50%) Finance
14 20 (15.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (14.73%) SQL Server
15 19 (14.73%) IIS
16 17 (13.18%) Perl
16 17 (13.18%) SharePoint
16 17 (13.18%) Windows Server 2003
17 15 (11.63%) BizTalk Server
17 15 (11.63%) HP
17 15 (11.63%) LAN
17 15 (11.63%) TCP/IP

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 19 (14.73%) IIS
2 17 (13.18%) SharePoint
3 15 (11.63%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (10.08%) MS Exchange
5 11 (8.53%) Apache
6 10 (7.75%) JBoss
6 10 (7.75%) Skype for Business
7 7 (5.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (3.88%) Tomcat
9 4 (3.10%) Jetty
9 4 (3.10%) Mongrel
9 4 (3.10%) nginx
9 4 (3.10%) WebSphere
10 3 (2.33%) IBM Notes
10 3 (2.33%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.78%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.78%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.75%) Office 365
3 7 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.10%) Google App Engine
5 4 (3.10%) OneDrive
6 3 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.55%) SaaS
7 2 (1.55%) Yammer
8 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.78%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.78%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.78%) IaaS
8 1 (0.78%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.60%) DNS
2 23 (17.83%) SAN
3 22 (17.05%) Firewall
4 15 (11.63%) LAN
4 15 (11.63%) TCP/IP
5 14 (10.85%) HTTP
6 13 (10.08%) Internet
7 12 (9.30%) WAN
8 11 (8.53%) DHCP
9 10 (7.75%) Skype
9 10 (7.75%) SSL
10 9 (6.98%) Network Security
11 8 (6.20%) NetScaler
12 7 (5.43%) NAS
13 5 (3.88%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (3.88%) Wireless
14 4 (3.10%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
15 3 (2.33%) iSCSI
15 3 (2.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.43%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.98%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.43%) Subversion
3 6 (4.65%) IDA Disassembler
3 6 (4.65%) Maven
3 6 (4.65%) Metasploit
3 6 (4.65%) OllyDbg
4 3 (2.33%) Travis CI
General
1 20 (15.50%) Finance
2 10 (7.75%) Law
3 4 (3.10%) French Language
4 3 (2.33%) Banking
4 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.55%) Legal
5 2 (1.55%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Automotive
6 1 (0.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (19.38%) Analyst
2 15 (11.63%) Architect
2 15 (11.63%) Security Analyst
3 14 (10.85%) Incident Analyst
3 14 (10.85%) VMware Engineer
4 12 (9.30%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 11 (8.53%) Consultant
5 11 (8.53%) Security Incident Analyst
6 10 (7.75%) Operations Engineer
6 10 (7.75%) SOC Analyst
6 10 (7.75%) Support Engineer
7 9 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) Technical Architect
8 8 (6.20%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (4.65%) Security Consultant
10 6 (4.65%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) Technical Support
11 5 (3.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.08%) Middleware
2 10 (7.75%) J2EE
3 6 (4.65%) .NET
4 3 (2.33%) Java EE
4 3 (2.33%) Java SE
4 3 (2.33%) Servlets
5 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.78%) JSON
5 1 (0.78%) SAML
5 1 (0.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (32.56%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.20%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.65%) Clustering
3 6 (4.65%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (4.65%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (3.88%) EMC VNX
5 4 (3.10%) CESG
5 4 (3.10%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 4 (3.10%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.33%) NHS
6 3 (2.33%) Replication
7 2 (1.55%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.55%) PDA
7 2 (1.55%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.55%) Social Media
7 2 (1.55%) User Experience
8 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 81 (62.79%) Windows
2 39 (30.23%) Linux
3 33 (25.58%) Windows Server
4 26 (20.16%) Windows 7
5 22 (17.05%) Unix
6 20 (15.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (13.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (10.08%) VMS
8 13 (10.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.88%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.33%) Kali Linux
12 2 (1.55%) CentOS
12 2 (1.55%) Solaris
12 2 (1.55%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.55%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.55%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.55%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.78%) Debian
13 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.38%) ITIL
2 14 (10.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (10.85%) Test Automation
3 13 (10.08%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (9.30%) Configuration Management
4 12 (9.30%) DevOps
4 12 (9.30%) Programme Delivery
5 11 (8.53%) CRM
5 11 (8.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (8.53%) High Availability
6 10 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (7.75%) Ethical Hacking
6 10 (7.75%) Forensic Analysis
6 10 (7.75%) Mentoring
6 10 (7.75%) Migration
6 10 (7.75%) Network Packet Analysis
6 10 (7.75%) Scrum
6 10 (7.75%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (6.98%) Information Security
7 9 (6.98%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.38%) SQL
2 23 (17.83%) PowerShell
3 21 (16.28%) Python
4 17 (13.18%) Perl
5 8 (6.20%) Java
6 4 (3.10%) VBScript
7 3 (2.33%) Assembly Language
7 3 (2.33%) C
8 1 (0.78%) AWK
8 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.78%) C#
8 1 (0.78%) sed
8 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (11.63%) Degree
2 9 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.88%) CCNP
5 5 (3.88%) MCP
5 5 (3.88%) MCSA
5 5 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.10%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (3.10%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (3.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (3.10%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.33%) MCSE
8 2 (1.55%) CCA
8 2 (1.55%) CCIE
8 2 (1.55%) CCIE Security
8 2 (1.55%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.55%) HP APS
8 2 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.55%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) GDPR
1 4 (3.10%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.55%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.55%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.55%) SLA
4 1 (0.78%) GAMP
4 1 (0.78%) GMP
4 1 (0.78%) GxP
System Software
1 41 (31.78%) Active Directory
2 39 (30.23%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (10.85%) Virtual Desktop
4 13 (10.08%) VirtualBox
5 12 (9.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (8.53%) Hyper-V
7 8 (6.20%) XenApp
8 7 (5.43%) Docker
9 6 (4.65%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (4.65%) vSphere
10 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (3.88%) Xen
10 5 (3.88%) XenDesktop
11 4 (3.10%) BitLocker
12 2 (1.55%) NFS
12 2 (1.55%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.78%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.78%) Firmware
13 1 (0.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (10.85%) SCCM
2 9 (6.98%) vCenter Server
3 7 (5.43%) Ansible
3 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (4.65%) EnCase
4 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (3.88%) Puppet
6 4 (3.10%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (3.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (2.33%) EMC VPLEX
8 2 (1.55%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.55%) DameWare
8 2 (1.55%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.55%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.78%) WMI
Vendors
1 129 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (37.21%) Microsoft
3 23 (17.83%) Cisco
3 23 (17.83%) Citrix
4 15 (11.63%) HP
5 13 (10.08%) Avaya
6 11 (8.53%) Oracle
7 9 (6.98%) EMC
7 9 (6.98%) Epicor
8 8 (6.20%) Symantec
9 7 (5.43%) Dell
9 7 (5.43%) WSO2
10 6 (4.65%) Google
11 4 (3.10%) Altiris
11 4 (3.10%) Apple
11 4 (3.10%) AppSense
11 4 (3.10%) LANDesk
11 4 (3.10%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.33%) NetApp
12 3 (2.33%) Veeam
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