The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 April 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)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 33 41
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 11 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.85% 2.53% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 24.44% 16.28% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Median daily rate £291 £290 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.43% -22.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.88 £42.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -50.29% +33.33%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 45 43 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 15.73% 15.52% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 25
Median daily rate £300 £240 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -14.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £76 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £304 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £362 £348
% change year-on-year -0.41% +3.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 9
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.72% -1.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £9.98 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £15.00 £27.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Leicestershire

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Leicestershire

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hinckley +2 5 £283 -2.58%
Leicester -7 3 £240 -26.15%
VMware Infrastructure
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) WAN
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix
5 5 (41.67%) SAN
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) Wireless
7 3 (25.00%) IIS
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) DHCP
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) Sophos
7 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (25.00%) Veeam
7 3 (25.00%) VLAN
7 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (25.00%) vSphere
7 3 (25.00%) EqualLogic
7 3 (25.00%) Network Management

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
1 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) VLAN
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) ADSL
4 2 (16.67%) BGP
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) OSPF
4 2 (16.67%) SNMP
4 2 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (16.67%) TACACS
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Local Government
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Support
4 2 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) SAN Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) SAN Storage Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) VMS
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Network Management
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design
3 2 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Server
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
3 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) EqualLogic
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Sophos
4 3 (25.00%) Veeam
5 2 (16.67%) Meraki
5 2 (16.67%) NetApp
5 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (8.33%) Altiris
6 1 (8.33%) Dell