Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 46 45
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 12 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.34% 3.94% 2.13%
As % of the System Software category 23.08% 28.38% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 7
Kent median daily rate £338 £293 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -10.00% -27.78%
10th Percentile £271 £184 £313
90th Percentile £388 £338 £366
South East median daily rate £413 £376 £400
% change year-on-year +9.71% -6.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £21.00
South East median hourly rate £54.13 £25.00 £43.28
% change year-on-year +116.52% -42.24% +1.84%

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 74 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 14.48% 13.88% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 49 40
Kent median daily rate £306 £338 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.26% -1.46% -14.38%
10th Percentile £115 £142 £167
90th Percentile £541 £458 £626
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Kent median hourly rate £20.10 £12.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.76% -34.21% +40.74%
10th Percentile £15.19 £10.45 £13.30
90th Percentile £42.25 £40.75 £21.95
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.19% +12.50% -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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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
Maidstone +17 2 £283 -6.61% 1
Sevenoaks - 2 - -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (91.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (33.33%) VPN
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) DHCP
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix
7 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
7 3 (25.00%) Service Management
7 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (25.00%) WAN
7 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
7 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) DFS Replication
7 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (25.00%) vCloud
7 3 (25.00%) Office 365
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) PlateSpin

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 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) DHCP
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) NAS
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) VLAN
4 2 (16.67%) WLAN
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
2 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Automation Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (16.67%) Security Patching
4 2 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) MCP
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (25.00%) DFS Replication
3 3 (25.00%) vCloud
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) vCenter Server
2 2 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) PlateSpin
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL
5 2 (16.67%) Veeam
6 1 (8.33%) Remedy
6 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow