Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 18 November 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)
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 62 55
Rank change year-on-year -15 -7 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 18 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.29% 1.94% 2.64%
As % of the System Software category 15.13% 9.50% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 10
Essex median daily rate £363 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.85% -12.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £176 £225 £259
90th Percentile £528 £437 £441
East of England median daily rate £400 £388 £338
% change year-on-year +3.23% +14.81% +22.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Essex median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.29% -4.76% +145.00%
10th Percentile £15.00 £32.38 £27.95
90th Percentile £17.00 £35.00 £50.63
East of England median hourly rate £16.32 £21.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -23.22% -43.33% +67.60%

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 Essex with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 119 179 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 15.14% 20.41% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 93 62
Essex median daily rate £359 £275 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.45% -25.42% +22.92%
10th Percentile £131 £163 £121
90th Percentile £553 £448 £534
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +22.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 56 65
Essex median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% - -
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.75 £15.35
90th Percentile £35.45 £33.08 £40.11
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -2.94% -2.86%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Essex

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Essex

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Essex over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Essex

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Essex

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Witham - 3 £350 -
Chelmsford +6 2 £200 -23.08%
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £642 -
Thurrock - 1 £138 -
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
4 10 (55.56%) Data Centre
5 8 (44.44%) Windows
5 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 6 (33.33%) Cisco
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 5 (27.78%) SCCM
8 4 (22.22%) HP
8 4 (22.22%) Citrix
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (22.22%) Server Building
9 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
9 3 (16.67%) DevOps
9 3 (16.67%) Open Source
9 3 (16.67%) vSphere
9 3 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (16.67%) Linux
9 3 (16.67%) SSL
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (16.67%) Change Management
9 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 3 (16.67%) Degree
10 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
10 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (11.11%) Brocade

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Jetty
2 1 (5.56%) Mongrel
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) Google App Engine
1 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (16.67%) SSL
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) HTTP
2 2 (11.11%) IPsec
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) WLAN
3 1 (5.56%) FTP
3 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) SMTP
3 1 (5.56%) SNMP
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) VRRP
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre Manager
1 4 (22.22%) Data Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) IT Security Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Security Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.56%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) PDA
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Server Building
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) IT Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 2 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (11.11%) SIEM
4 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) CISSP
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCP
4 1 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.56%) DFS Replication
4 1 (5.56%) Docker
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.56%) NFS
4 1 (5.56%) Terminal Server
4 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) Xen
4 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) ZENworks
3 1 (5.56%) Ansible
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (5.56%) DameWare
3 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.56%) PowerCLI
3 1 (5.56%) Puppet
3 1 (5.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) 3PAR
5 2 (11.11%) Brocade
5 2 (11.11%) CommVault
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Clearswift
6 1 (5.56%) F5
6 1 (5.56%) Google
6 1 (5.56%) Huawei
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper
6 1 (5.56%) McAfee
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) WSO2