Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 June 2018 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)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 90 61
Rank change year-on-year -2 -29 +19
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 107 112 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.14% 2.14% 3.20%
As % of the System Software category 14.01% 18.57% 24.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 79 133
South West median daily rate £375 £325 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -14.47% +1.33%
10th Percentile £263 £185 £237
90th Percentile £514 £577 £590
England median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 3
South West median hourly rate £40.03 £23.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.02% +4.55% +8.99%
10th Percentile £28.80 £18.30 £18.40
90th Percentile £56.80 £32.50 £39.00
England median hourly rate £27.00 £21.13 £36.50
% change year-on-year +27.80% -42.12% +14.06%

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 the South West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 764 603 760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.29% 11.52% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 365 447
South West median daily rate £400 £352 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -3.56% +12.31%
10th Percentile £158 £161 £147
90th Percentile £575 £549 £563
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 39 70
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +7.09% -4.73%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.48 £10.09
90th Percentile £46.00 £48.75 £40.48
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.59% -1.56%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in the South West

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in the South West

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the South West over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the South West

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in the South West

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the South West over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the South West

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -12 33 £390 +5.41% 14
Wiltshire +10 24 £413 +37.50% 12
Devon +7 16 £385 -29.87% 3
Dorset - 11 £331 - 7
Gloucestershire -6 6 £425 +109.88% 7
Somerset -6 5 £225 -35.71% 5
Cornwall - 3 - - 4
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 107 (100.00%) VMware
2 64 (59.81%) Windows
3 51 (47.66%) Windows Server
4 50 (46.73%) Active Directory
5 46 (42.99%) Linux
6 40 (37.38%) Microsoft
7 36 (33.64%) Security Cleared
8 30 (28.04%) Citrix
9 29 (27.10%) Cisco
9 29 (27.10%) Microsoft Azure
10 28 (26.17%) VMware ESXi
11 25 (23.36%) Hyper-V
12 24 (22.43%) SC Cleared
12 24 (22.43%) ITIL
13 23 (21.50%) SCCM
14 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (18.69%) Puppet
15 20 (18.69%) Firewall
16 19 (17.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 18 (16.82%) Amazon AWS
17 18 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (16.82%) Configuration Management
17 18 (16.82%) DNS
17 18 (16.82%) Office 365
18 16 (14.95%) Virtual Machines
18 16 (14.95%) Python
18 16 (14.95%) Windows Server 2003
19 15 (14.02%) VoIP
19 15 (14.02%) DevOps

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (9.35%) SharePoint
1 10 (9.35%) Tomcat
2 9 (8.41%) JBoss
2 9 (8.41%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.54%) IIS
3 7 (6.54%) Skype for Business
4 5 (4.67%) Apache
5 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.87%) Confluence
6 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.87%) nginx
6 2 (1.87%) SAS
7 1 (0.93%) Jetty
7 1 (0.93%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 29 (27.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (16.82%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (16.82%) Office 365
3 10 (9.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (8.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (6.54%) IaaS
6 2 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.93%) G Suite
7 1 (0.93%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.69%) Firewall
2 18 (16.82%) DNS
3 15 (14.02%) VoIP
4 14 (13.08%) LAN
5 13 (12.15%) WAN
6 12 (11.21%) DHCP
7 10 (9.35%) BGP
7 10 (9.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (8.41%) EIGRP
8 9 (8.41%) Skype
8 9 (8.41%) Wireshark
9 8 (7.48%) NX-OS
9 8 (7.48%) TCP/IP
10 7 (6.54%) SAN
11 5 (4.67%) NetScaler
11 5 (4.67%) VLAN
12 4 (3.74%) SSL
12 4 (3.74%) VPN
13 3 (2.80%) IPsec
13 3 (2.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.80%) MySQL
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Big Data
5 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Jenkins
2 10 (9.35%) Travis CI
3 9 (8.41%) Ant
3 9 (8.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (8.41%) Selenium
3 9 (8.41%) Vagrant
4 6 (5.61%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.87%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.87%) JIRA
6 1 (0.93%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 13 (12.15%) Finance
2 3 (2.80%) Billing
3 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Law
4 1 (0.93%) Publishing
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (13.08%) Administrator
1 14 (13.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (12.15%) Linux Administrator
2 13 (12.15%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (11.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 12 (11.21%) Support Engineer
4 11 (10.28%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (9.35%) Architect
6 9 (8.41%) Network Engineer
6 9 (8.41%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (7.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (7.48%) Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) Citrix Engineer
7 8 (7.48%) Server Engineer
7 8 (7.48%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (7.48%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.41%) JSP
1 9 (8.41%) Struts
2 3 (2.80%) CSS
2 3 (2.80%) Django
2 3 (2.80%) jQuery
2 3 (2.80%) Matplotlib
3 2 (1.87%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.93%) .NET
4 1 (0.93%) J2EE
4 1 (0.93%) Servlets
4 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.48%) Fat Client
2 8 (7.48%) Thin Client
3 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.67%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.74%) LPAR
5 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.87%) Clustering
6 2 (1.87%) PKI
6 2 (1.87%) Replication
6 2 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.93%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.93%) iPad
7 1 (0.93%) iPhone
7 1 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 64 (59.81%) Windows
2 51 (47.66%) Windows Server
3 46 (42.99%) Linux
4 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (19.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (17.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (14.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (12.15%) Windows 7
8 12 (11.21%) Windows 10
9 7 (6.54%) AIX
10 5 (4.67%) Solaris
10 5 (4.67%) Unix
11 4 (3.74%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.80%) CentOS
13 2 (1.87%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.87%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.93%) Scientific Linux
14 1 (0.93%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.43%) ITIL
2 18 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.82%) Configuration Management
3 15 (14.02%) DevOps
4 12 (11.21%) Service Management
5 11 (10.28%) Capacity Management
5 11 (10.28%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (9.35%) Incident Management
7 9 (8.41%) Scrum
7 9 (8.41%) Security Patching
8 8 (7.48%) Server Virtualisation
9 7 (6.54%) Change Management
9 7 (6.54%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (6.54%) Load Balancing
9 7 (6.54%) Migration
10 6 (5.61%) Workflow
11 5 (4.67%) ITIL V3
11 5 (4.67%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.95%) Python
2 14 (13.08%) PowerShell
3 12 (11.21%) Java
4 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.74%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.74%) SQL
5 2 (1.87%) Groovy
5 2 (1.87%) Ruby
6 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.93%) C
6 1 (0.93%) Perl
6 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (33.64%) Security Cleared
2 24 (22.43%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (9.35%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (8.41%) CCNP
6 6 (5.61%) DV Cleared
6 6 (5.61%) MCSA
7 5 (4.67%) MCSE
8 4 (3.74%) RHCE
9 3 (2.80%) MCITP
9 3 (2.80%) MCP
10 2 (1.87%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.87%) Degree
10 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.93%) CCNA
11 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) GxP
1 2 (1.87%) QA
1 2 (1.87%) RMADS
2 1 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 50 (46.73%) Active Directory
2 28 (26.17%) VMware ESXi
3 25 (23.36%) Hyper-V
4 16 (14.95%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (12.15%) XenApp
6 12 (11.21%) XenServer
7 9 (8.41%) XenDesktop
8 7 (6.54%) vSphere
9 5 (4.67%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (4.67%) VMware NSX
10 4 (3.74%) Docker
10 4 (3.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (1.87%) BitLocker
11 2 (1.87%) Firmware
11 2 (1.87%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.87%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (21.50%) SCCM
2 20 (18.69%) Puppet
3 13 (12.15%) Ansible
4 11 (10.28%) Terraform
5 9 (8.41%) Cisco Prime
5 9 (8.41%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (8.41%) Opsview
5 9 (8.41%) Packer
5 9 (8.41%) vCenter Server
6 6 (5.61%) SCOM
7 5 (4.67%) NetBackup
7 5 (4.67%) SCSM
7 5 (4.67%) Tivoli
7 5 (4.67%) WSUS
8 4 (3.74%) Backup Exec
8 4 (3.74%) Nagios
8 4 (3.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (2.80%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.87%) SCOrch
10 2 (1.87%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 107 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (37.38%) Microsoft
3 30 (28.04%) Citrix
4 29 (27.10%) Cisco
5 11 (10.28%) Google
5 11 (10.28%) HP
5 11 (10.28%) IBM
5 11 (10.28%) Red Hat
5 11 (10.28%) Veeam
6 7 (6.54%) Dell
6 7 (6.54%) MKS
7 5 (4.67%) McAfee
8 4 (3.74%) Avaya
8 4 (3.74%) Juniper
8 4 (3.74%) Remedy
8 4 (3.74%) Splunk
9 3 (2.80%) Apple
9 3 (2.80%) NetApp
9 3 (2.80%) Oracle
9 3 (2.80%) Veritas