Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 87 75
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 121 137 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.36% 2.64% 2.67%
As % of the System Software category 14.56% 18.03% 19.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 69 82
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +14.81%
10th Percentile £156 £169 £200
90th Percentile £563 £540 £523
England median daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 7
East of England median hourly rate £21.75 £16.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.94% -50.77% -13.33%
10th Percentile £14.47 £13.30 £9.70
90th Percentile £37.60 £17.82 £35.00
England median hourly rate £29.50 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +47.50% -28.57% -12.50%

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 831 760 674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.18% 14.67% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 350 367
East of England median daily rate £389 £365 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% +5.80% -1.43%
10th Percentile £135 £130 £160
90th Percentile £575 £550 £495
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.79% +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 79 95
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.81% +1.85% -8.33%
10th Percentile £12.57 £10.95 £10.75
90th Percentile £43.68 £46.25 £30.48
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.73 £15.50
% change year-on-year -4.33% +7.90% -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 14 November 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 14 November 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 14 November 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
Cambridgeshire +28 38 £375 +66.67% 23
Hertfordshire -37 28 £350 -22.22% 24
Suffolk 0 20 £420 -14.29% 4
Essex -15 16 £538 +48.28% 10
Bedfordshire -6 11 £325 -18.75% 5
Norfolk +15 8 £153 +1.32% 5
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 121 (100.00%) VMware
2 69 (57.02%) Windows
3 62 (51.24%) Microsoft
4 48 (39.67%) Windows Server
5 47 (38.84%) Active Directory
5 47 (38.84%) Linux
6 40 (33.06%) DNS
7 39 (32.23%) Firewall
8 33 (27.27%) PowerShell
8 33 (27.27%) Hyper-V
9 31 (25.62%) Citrix
10 29 (23.97%) Amazon AWS
11 28 (23.14%) Puppet
12 27 (22.31%) DHCP
13 26 (21.49%) Office 365
13 26 (21.49%) DevOps
14 24 (19.83%) vSphere
14 24 (19.83%) Cisco
14 24 (19.83%) Apache
15 22 (18.18%) TCP/IP
15 22 (18.18%) Data Centre
16 21 (17.36%) WAN
16 21 (17.36%) LAN
16 21 (17.36%) IIS
16 21 (17.36%) nginx
17 20 (16.53%) SAN
17 20 (16.53%) Bash Shell
17 20 (16.53%) Windows Server 2012
17 20 (16.53%) Jenkins
18 19 (15.70%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 24 (19.83%) Apache
2 21 (17.36%) IIS
2 21 (17.36%) nginx
3 19 (15.70%) MS Exchange
4 12 (9.92%) OpenStack
5 11 (9.09%) Jetty
5 11 (9.09%) Mongrel
5 11 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 11 (9.09%) WebSphere
6 8 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (4.96%) Skype for Business
8 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.48%) IBM Connections
10 2 (1.65%) ColdFusion
10 2 (1.65%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.83%) Confluence
11 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.83%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.65%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.97%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (21.49%) Office 365
3 19 (15.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (10.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (9.92%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (9.09%) Google App Engine
7 5 (4.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (4.13%) G Suite
8 3 (2.48%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.65%) IaaS
9 2 (1.65%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.83%) GitHub
10 1 (0.83%) SaaS
10 1 (0.83%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 40 (33.06%) DNS
2 39 (32.23%) Firewall
3 27 (22.31%) DHCP
4 22 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 21 (17.36%) LAN
5 21 (17.36%) WAN
6 20 (16.53%) SAN
7 17 (14.05%) IPsec
8 13 (10.74%) HTTP
8 13 (10.74%) VoIP
9 12 (9.92%) SSL
9 12 (9.92%) VPN
10 11 (9.09%) FTP
11 10 (8.26%) Wireless
12 9 (7.44%) Network Security
12 9 (7.44%) Unicast
13 7 (5.79%) Ethernet
14 6 (4.96%) NAS
15 5 (4.13%) Skype
15 5 (4.13%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.26%) Hadoop
2 10 (8.26%) MongoDB
2 10 (8.26%) MySQL
3 9 (7.44%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.65%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (16.53%) Jenkins
2 10 (8.26%) Vagrant
3 9 (7.44%) Travis CI
4 2 (1.65%) JIRA
5 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.83%) GitLab
5 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (9.92%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.96%) Retail
3 4 (3.31%) Publishing
4 3 (2.48%) Finance
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (14.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (9.09%) Analyst
2 11 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (7.44%) Administrator
3 9 (7.44%) VMware Engineer
4 8 (6.61%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (6.61%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (5.79%) Senior DevOps
5 7 (5.79%) Support Analyst
6 6 (4.96%) Architect
6 6 (4.96%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (4.96%) Test Leader
6 6 (4.96%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 6 (4.96%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (4.13%) Consultant
7 5 (4.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (4.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.92%) .NET
2 11 (9.09%) Servlets
3 10 (8.26%) J2EE
4 9 (7.44%) LAMP
4 9 (7.44%) LAPP Stack
4 9 (7.44%) LEMP Stack
5 8 (6.61%) Middleware
6 3 (2.48%) Web Services
7 2 (1.65%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.83%) LDAP
8 1 (0.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 15 (12.40%) PKI
3 14 (11.57%) Clustering
4 9 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.48%) Derivative
5 3 (2.48%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.65%) User Experience
7 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Handset
7 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Replication
7 1 (0.83%) RIA
7 1 (0.83%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 69 (57.02%) Windows
2 48 (39.67%) Windows Server
3 47 (38.84%) Linux
4 20 (16.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (14.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (7.44%) CentOS
8 9 (7.44%) Windows 10
9 7 (5.79%) Data ONTAP
9 7 (5.79%) Windows 7
10 4 (3.31%) Unix
11 3 (2.48%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.65%) VMS
12 2 (1.65%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.49%) DevOps
2 19 (15.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 16 (13.22%) Configuration Management
4 13 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (9.92%) Migration
5 12 (9.92%) Open Source
6 11 (9.09%) High Availability
7 10 (8.26%) ITIL
7 10 (8.26%) Load Balancing
8 8 (6.61%) Service Management
9 6 (4.96%) Network Management
9 6 (4.96%) Project Management
9 6 (4.96%) SDLC
9 6 (4.96%) Test Planning
9 6 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (4.13%) ITSM
10 5 (4.13%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (4.13%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 20 (16.53%) Bash Shell
3 16 (13.22%) SQL
4 14 (11.57%) Java
4 14 (11.57%) Python
5 13 (10.74%) Perl
6 12 (9.92%) Ruby
7 10 (8.26%) JavaScript
8 9 (7.44%) C
9 7 (5.79%) VBScript
10 6 (4.96%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.48%) C#
11 3 (2.48%) VB
12 1 (0.83%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 16 (13.22%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.79%) DV Cleared
2 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.96%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.13%) MCSE
5 4 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.48%) CCIE
6 3 (2.48%) Degree
6 3 (2.48%) MCSA
6 3 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.65%) CCDE
7 2 (1.65%) CCIE Data Center
7 2 (1.65%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (1.65%) CCNA
7 2 (1.65%) VCAP
7 2 (1.65%) VCP5
8 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.83%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) PMO
2 2 (1.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (38.84%) Active Directory
2 33 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 24 (19.83%) vSphere
4 17 (14.05%) Xen
5 11 (9.09%) Docker
5 11 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (7.44%) XenApp
7 8 (6.61%) XenDesktop
8 6 (4.96%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (3.31%) VMware NSX
10 3 (2.48%) BitLocker
10 3 (2.48%) KVM
10 3 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.65%) vCloud
11 2 (1.65%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.83%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.83%) Squid
12 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (23.14%) Puppet
2 16 (13.22%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (13.22%) SCCM
3 15 (12.40%) Ansible
4 9 (7.44%) Kubernetes
4 9 (7.44%) Nagios
4 9 (7.44%) Salt
4 9 (7.44%) Terraform
4 9 (7.44%) vMotion
4 9 (7.44%) ZABBIX
5 8 (6.61%) FortiGate
5 8 (6.61%) vCenter Server
6 6 (4.96%) WSUS
7 5 (4.13%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (2.48%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (1.65%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (1.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (1.65%) vRealize
Vendors
1 121 (100.00%) VMware
2 62 (51.24%) Microsoft
3 31 (25.62%) Citrix
4 24 (19.83%) Cisco
5 19 (15.70%) Red Hat
6 18 (14.88%) NetApp
7 15 (12.40%) Google
8 9 (7.44%) CheckPoint
8 9 (7.44%) Dell
9 8 (6.61%) Juniper
10 6 (4.96%) McAfee
11 4 (3.31%) F5
11 4 (3.31%) HP
11 4 (3.31%) Symantec
12 3 (2.48%) IBM
13 2 (1.65%) Apple
13 2 (1.65%) Atlassian
13 2 (1.65%) Brocade
13 2 (1.65%) Riverbed
13 2 (1.65%) Sophos