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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 46 45 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 -18  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.06% 1.87% 1.19%
As % of the System Software category 10.53% 19.05% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £463 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.84% +1.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.50
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 Sheffield with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 38 42 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 10.08% 9.84% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 4
Median daily rate £469 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.31% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +61.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Sheffield

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (27.27%) vSphere
4 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (27.27%) Middleware
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Intel
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) Solaris
4 3 (27.27%) DB2
4 3 (27.27%) Ansible
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (18.18%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Docker
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
5 2 (18.18%) AIX
5 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related 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 (18.18%) CICS
1 2 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) DataSynapse
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) GitHub
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365
3 1 (9.09%) PaaS
3 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) NAS
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) FCoE
2 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) Multicast
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) DB2
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) HBase
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) DbUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) jMock
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) Mockito
2 1 (9.09%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Field Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) PowerMock
3 1 (9.09%) Rendezvous
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Software Packaging
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) WAP
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
3 1 (9.09%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) SUSE
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) zOS
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Feasibility Study
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Python
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Go
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCDP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Docker
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) KVM
3 1 (9.09%) NFS
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (9.09%) SRDF
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
2 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Intel
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Meraki
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) Sybase
5 1 (9.09%) TIBCO