Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for Virtual Machines skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Machines over the 6 months to 13 December 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.

Virtual Machine (VM)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 47 -
Rank change year-on-year -17 - +54
Contract jobs citing Virtual Machines 6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.91% 1.70% -
As % of the System Software category 7.79% 16.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% - -
South East median daily rate £453 £360 £425
% change year-on-year +25.69% -15.29% +18.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +19.64% +12.00% -54.55%

Virtual Machines 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 East Sussex with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 77 56 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 11.63% 10.61% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 41 20
East Sussex median daily rate £388 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% -11.01% +38.31%
10th Percentile £245 £140 £189
90th Percentile £578 £613 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
East Sussex median hourly rate £11.78 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.28% +1.19% +129.23%
10th Percentile £11.17 £41.25 £24.33
90th Percentile £12.39 £43.75 £43.58
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.66 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.96% +11.07% -11.76%

Virtual Machines
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing Virtual Machines as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Machines in East Sussex

Virtual Machines
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Virtual Machines in East Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Machines in East Sussex

Virtual Machines
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Machines within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Brighton -12 6 £400 +14.29% 1
Virtual Machines
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Machines 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Virtual Machines.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) WiX
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) RTMP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) LAMP
2 2 (33.33%) Video\Live Streaming
2 2 (33.33%) Debian
2 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) RTSP

Virtual Machines
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) RTMP
1 2 (33.33%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) WiX
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
1 2 (33.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCIE
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) VMware