The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 25 June 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 Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 36 32
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 4 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.72% 2.97% 1.43%
As % of the System Software category 22.22% 22.00% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 4
Median daily rate £325 £525 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.09% +138.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year - +11.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -50.71% -6.66%  

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 Sheffield with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 18 50 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 7.73% 13.51% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 40 19
Median daily rate £388 £530 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.88% +112.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £375 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £625 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Median hourly rate £11.75 £8.50 £10.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.23% -22.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £12.90 £12.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Sheffield

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Law
5 2 (25.00%) vCloud
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) vCenter Server
6 1 (12.50%) Go
6 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
6 1 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 1 (12.50%) Terraform

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) DataSynapse
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) FCoE
1 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) Multicast
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) HBase
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) DbUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) GitLab
2 1 (12.50%) jMock
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Mockito
2 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) PowerMock
2 1 (12.50%) Rendezvous
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (12.50%) SUSE
5 1 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Go
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) Scala
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) vCloud
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) KVM
3 1 (12.50%) NFS
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (12.50%) SRDF
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Terraform
2 1 (12.50%) vMotion
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Intel
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Sybase
4 1 (12.50%) TIBCO