Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 37 53
Rank change year-on-year -8 +16 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 17 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.31% 2.80% 1.94%
As % of the System Software category 29.82% 23.33% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 10
Kent median daily rate £320 £325 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% -25.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £210 £174 £324
90th Percentile £338 £390 £500
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Kent median hourly rate - £21.00 -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £43.28 £32.00
% change year-on-year -42.24% +35.25% +47.13%

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 57 60 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.09% 12.00% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 41 41
Kent median daily rate £325 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £145 £135 £120
90th Percentile £500 £638 £500
South East median daily rate £394 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.07% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +136.84% +18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £42.75 £11.80 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.25 £21.95 £17.00
South East median hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.67% -14.29% +12.90%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 - 5 £320 -
Dartford - 1 £200 -
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (88.24%) Windows
3 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
3 14 (82.35%) Windows Server
4 10 (58.82%) Data Protection
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (52.94%) Security Patching
5 9 (52.94%) Symantec
5 9 (52.94%) NetBackup
5 9 (52.94%) Banking
6 7 (41.18%) Online Banking
7 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
8 5 (29.41%) ITIL
9 3 (17.65%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) vCloud
10 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (11.76%) Unix
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
10 2 (11.76%) Bankmaster
11 1 (5.88%) Capita
11 1 (5.88%) SCCM
11 1 (5.88%) PlateSpin
11 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
11 1 (5.88%) Citrix
11 1 (5.88%) DHCP
11 1 (5.88%) DNS
11 1 (5.88%) Migration
11 1 (5.88%) Clustering
11 1 (5.88%) vCenter Server

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Bankmaster
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
General
1 9 (52.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Administrator
1 8 (47.06%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) Active Directory Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) NetBackup Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Virtualisation Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Computer Operator
6 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Online Banking
2 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Data Protection
2 9 (52.94%) Security Patching
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) vCloud
3 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Symantec
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Capita
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) PlateSpin