The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 28 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)
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 16 26
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 0 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich - 8.38% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category - 48.48% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 0
Median daily rate - £575 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £338
% change year-on-year -1.31% +12.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -54.14% -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 Ipswich with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 14 33 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 15.22% 17.28% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 65 14
Median daily rate £225 £525 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +121.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £79 £138 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £588 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £18.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Ipswich

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Ipswich

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) NAS
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) Middleware
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) IIS
4 5 (62.50%) LAN
4 5 (62.50%) WAN
4 5 (62.50%) Clustering
4 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
4 5 (62.50%) Network Optimisation
4 5 (62.50%) Secure Coding
4 5 (62.50%) High Availability
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (50.00%) French Language
6 2 (25.00%) Benchmarking
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (25.00%) SIEM
6 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (12.50%) Office 365

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 5 (62.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) CloudStack
2 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) NAS
1 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) French Language
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (62.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) High Availability
1 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
1 5 (62.50%) Network Optimisation
1 5 (62.50%) Secure Coding
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Benchmarking
2 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) SIEM
2 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) KVM
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) BT
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds