Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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 Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 50 48
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 10 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.47% 2.63% 2.62%
As % of the System Software category 18.18% 19.53% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 10
Sheffield median daily rate £381 £525 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.38% +25.00% -4.00%
10th Percentile £332 £375 £274
90th Percentile £426 £550 £438
South Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £513 £375
% change year-on-year -31.71% +36.67% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £22.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year - -19.64% -

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 Sheffield with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 55 128 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 8.10% 13.46% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 105 48
Sheffield median daily rate £500 £458 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.29% +16.56% +24.60%
10th Percentile £100 £275 £120
90th Percentile £638 £575 £525
South Yorkshire median daily rate £431 £456 £350
% change year-on-year -5.48% +30.36% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 16
Sheffield median hourly rate £13.38 £9.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.61% -28.00% -10.55%
10th Percentile £9.41 £8.60 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.30 £9.80 £17.38
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -10.55%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

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 21 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Investment Management
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) XenApp
6 2 (20.00%) XenServer
6 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (20.00%) FCoE
6 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (20.00%) vCloud
6 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
6 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (20.00%) FCoE
2 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (20.00%) SMTP
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) iSeries
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) AIX
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (20.00%) Task Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) Korn
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (20.00%) NFS
2 2 (20.00%) Terminal Server
2 2 (20.00%) vCloud
2 2 (20.00%) VMware NSX
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (20.00%) XenServer
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) EdgeSight
1 2 (20.00%) PowerCLI
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
1 2 (20.00%) vRealize
2 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (10.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) AppSense
3 2 (20.00%) Brocade
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Google
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp