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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
South East / Kent
Rank 45 45 28
Rank change year-on-year 0 -17  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.35% 3.36% 4.30%
As % of the System Software category 2.94% 21.74% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 10
Median daily rate - £411 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -46.51% +43.33%  

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 Kent with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 34 69 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 11.97% 15.47% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 53 30
Median daily rate £338 £450 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +32.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £613 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Median hourly rate £29.92 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +130.15% -27.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Kent

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESX
2 6 (85.71%) Symantec
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (85.71%) AppSense
2 6 (85.71%) Wyse
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) CA
2 6 (85.71%) Thin Client
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) Incident Management
2 6 (85.71%) Fat Client
2 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 6 (85.71%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) XenDesktop
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) BitLocker
2 6 (85.71%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related 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 (42.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Server Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Server Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Deployment Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Finance Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Finance Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Floorwalker
4 1 (14.29%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Rollout Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Fat Client
1 6 (85.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Application Virtualisation
1 6 (85.71%) Incident Management
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) BitLocker
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (85.71%) VMware ESX
1 6 (85.71%) XenApp
1 6 (85.71%) XenDesktop
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
1 6 (85.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) AppSense
2 6 (85.71%) CA
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Symantec
2 6 (85.71%) Wyse
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco