Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 38 36
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +21
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 18 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.08% 4.70% 2.82%
As % of the System Software category 34.62% 35.29% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 15
Kent median daily rate £330 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -1.54% -23.53%
10th Percentile £290 £236 £174
90th Percentile £388 £399 £390
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £21.00
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £43.28
% change year-on-year +8.00% -42.24% +9.57%

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 52 68 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.79% 13.31% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 57 39
Kent median daily rate £325 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £151 £165 £151
90th Percentile £439 £515 £645
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Kent median hourly rate £25.00 £45.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +168.66% -
10th Percentile £11.60 £42.75 £11.60
90th Percentile £56.25 £47.25 £22.03
South East median hourly rate £16.30 £17.43 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.47% +16.18% -14.29%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -
Maidstone +10 2 £283 -11.72% 2
Sevenoaks - 2 - -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
4 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (50.00%) Citrix
5 8 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (38.89%) Migration
6 7 (38.89%) DNS
7 6 (33.33%) Thin Client
7 6 (33.33%) ITIL
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) SCCM
7 6 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (33.33%) Office 365
7 6 (33.33%) Windows 10
7 6 (33.33%) Fat Client
7 6 (33.33%) XenApp
7 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
8 5 (27.78%) Back Office
8 5 (27.78%) SQL
8 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
8 5 (27.78%) LAN
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (22.22%) DHCP
9 4 (22.22%) VPN
9 4 (22.22%) Firewall
10 3 (16.67%) Skype
10 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013

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 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) LAN
3 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) VPN
4 3 (16.67%) Skype
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) NAS
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.11%) VLAN
5 2 (11.11%) WLAN
6 1 (5.56%) Wireless
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Back Office
3 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Desktop Support
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 6 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 3 (16.67%) Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) Replication
3 2 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
3 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Migration
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
4 3 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (11.11%) Security Patching
5 2 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 6 (33.33%) XenApp
2 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (16.67%) DFS Replication
3 3 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) IBM
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) Veritas
4 3 (16.67%) Wyse
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Polycom
5 2 (11.11%) SonicWALL
5 2 (11.11%) Veeam
6 1 (5.56%) Remedy
6 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow