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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 36 39 35
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 24 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.84% 3.30% 3.74%
As % of the System Software category 30.77% 16.48% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 13
Median daily rate £413 £494 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.45% +51.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -46.51% +43.33%  

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 Essex with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 78 91 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 18.98% 20.04% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 37 38
Median daily rate £403 £265 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.88% +0.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £433 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 28 10
Median hourly rate £33.75 £16.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.54% -10.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £19.00 £32.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Southend-on-Sea -21 4 £562 +28.51%
Basildon - 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 £300 -
Colchester - 2 £413 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (87.88%) Linux
3 22 (66.67%) Windows
4 17 (51.52%) VMware ESX
4 17 (51.52%) Unix
4 17 (51.52%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (45.45%) Vulnerability Management
5 15 (45.45%) Forensic Analysis
6 13 (39.39%) Digital Forensics
7 12 (36.36%) Ethical Hacking
7 12 (36.36%) Degree
8 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (27.27%) Network Packet Analysis
9 9 (27.27%) DevOps
10 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
10 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
10 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
10 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
10 8 (24.24%) J2EE
10 8 (24.24%) Apache
10 8 (24.24%) HTTP
10 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
10 8 (24.24%) SSL
11 7 (21.21%) JBoss
11 7 (21.21%) Kanban
11 7 (21.21%) Scrum
11 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (21.21%) TDD
11 7 (21.21%) Open Source
11 7 (21.21%) Docker

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related 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 8 (24.24%) Apache
2 7 (21.21%) JBoss
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
5 3 (9.09%) IIS
5 3 (9.09%) Jetty
5 3 (9.09%) Mongrel
5 3 (9.09%) nginx
5 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (9.09%) Google App Engine
1 3 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) HTTP
1 8 (24.24%) SSL
1 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
2 5 (15.15%) DHCP
2 5 (15.15%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) FTP
3 3 (9.09%) IPsec
4 2 (6.06%) Network Security
5 1 (3.03%) BGP
5 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) NetScreen
5 1 (3.03%) OSPF
5 1 (3.03%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.18%) Subversion
3 5 (15.15%) Maven
4 3 (9.09%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Analyst
2 17 (51.52%) Security Analyst
3 15 (45.45%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) Incident Analyst
4 8 (24.24%) SOC Analyst
5 7 (21.21%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Lead DevOps
7 3 (9.09%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco Specialist
9 1 (3.03%) Consultant
9 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Migration Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Security Specialist
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) J2EE
2 6 (18.18%) Middleware
3 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 3 (9.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.03%) LPAR
2 1 (3.03%) RIA
2 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Linux
2 22 (66.67%) Windows
3 17 (51.52%) Unix
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) AIX
6 1 (3.03%) CentOS
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (45.45%) Forensic Analysis
2 15 (45.45%) Vulnerability Management
3 13 (39.39%) Digital Forensics
4 12 (36.36%) Ethical Hacking
5 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (27.27%) DevOps
6 9 (27.27%) Network Packet Analysis
7 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
7 8 (24.24%) Mentoring
8 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (21.21%) Kanban
8 7 (21.21%) Open Source
8 7 (21.21%) Scrum
8 7 (21.21%) TDD
9 6 (18.18%) Microservices
9 6 (18.18%) SOA
10 5 (15.15%) API Design
10 5 (15.15%) Coaching
11 4 (12.12%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Python
2 4 (12.12%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) C
4 1 (3.03%) Go
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) CCNP
2 1 (3.03%) CCSE
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) VMware ESX
2 7 (21.21%) Docker
3 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) Xen
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Ansible
2 3 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) WSO2
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) Google
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.03%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (3.03%) F5
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Imperva
6 1 (3.03%) Infoblox
6 1 (3.03%) Novell
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
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