Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 20 June 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 41 54
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 10 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.15% 3.95% 2.84%
As % of the System Software category 13.33% 25.61% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 21
Kent median daily rate £325 £338 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -17.68% -6.29%
10th Percentile £274 £310 £313
90th Percentile £403 £438 £450
South East median daily rate £422 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.50% +5.26% -3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £26.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +1.89% -38.37% +22.86%

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 Kent with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 75 82 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 16.09% 15.41% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 55 100
Kent median daily rate £350 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -25.00% -
10th Percentile £196 £147 £283
90th Percentile £445 £533 £753
South East median daily rate £414 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.50% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 3
Kent median hourly rate £42.50 £26.22 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.09% +101.69% -18.75%
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year +3.03% +1.54% -4.41%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Kent

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Kent

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Kent over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Kent

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Kent

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 20 June 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
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £330 -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) XenApp
3 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) SCCM
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (50.00%) Migration
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (30.00%) Skype
6 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (30.00%) Office 365
6 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
6 3 (30.00%) Capita
6 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) Back Office
6 3 (30.00%) Wyse
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
1 3 (30.00%) Skype
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (30.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Server Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (30.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (30.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Hardening
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 6 (60.00%) XenApp
2 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (10.00%) vCloud
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (10.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) Capita
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Wyse
4 2 (20.00%) Polycom
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) PlateSpin
5 1 (10.00%) Veritas