Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 109 74
Rank change year-on-year +13 -35 +24
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 141 92 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.24% 1.64% 2.54%
As % of the System Software category 15.81% 13.18% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 55 98
South West median daily rate £400 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -1.52% +1.54%
10th Percentile £256 £185 £193
90th Percentile £541 £500 £579
England median daily rate £425 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 7
South West median hourly rate £47.00 £34.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.24% +54.55% -42.48%
England median hourly rate £33.50 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +67.50% -28.57% -12.50%

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 892 698 727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.16% 12.45% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 417 436
South West median daily rate £413 £350 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +3.32% +4.23%
10th Percentile £200 £157 £125
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £451 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +6.00% +3.66% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 60 78
South West median hourly rate £27.25 £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.39% +28.57% -28.21%
10th Percentile £10.99 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £44.05 £43.23
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 20 November 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
Wiltshire +23 65 £495 +52.31% 9
Bristol -6 43 £375 -3.85% 27
Devon -2 10 £375 +3.45% 5
Gloucestershire -11 10 £488 +156.58% 10
Dorset +1 4 £418 +145.59% 7
Somerset -9 3 £325 +36.84% 6
Cornwall -3 1 £250 -28.57% 6
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 141 (100.00%) VMware
2 91 (64.54%) Windows
3 81 (57.45%) Windows Server
4 76 (53.90%) Security Cleared
5 75 (53.19%) Cisco
6 60 (42.55%) Active Directory
7 57 (40.43%) Microsoft
8 51 (36.17%) vCenter Server
9 48 (34.04%) Cisco Certification
10 47 (33.33%) SC Cleared
11 42 (29.79%) PowerShell
12 40 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (28.37%) Linux
13 39 (27.66%) Data Centre
14 36 (25.53%) Firewall
15 33 (23.40%) CCNA
15 33 (23.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 33 (23.40%) Windows Server 2012
16 31 (21.99%) VMware ESXi
17 30 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 28 (19.86%) Windows 10
18 28 (19.86%) Atlassian
18 28 (19.86%) Microsoft Certification
19 27 (19.15%) MCSE
19 27 (19.15%) DV Cleared
20 26 (18.44%) SCCM
21 25 (17.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
21 25 (17.73%) MCSA
21 25 (17.73%) Citrix
22 22 (15.60%) CCNP

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 22 (15.60%) Confluence
2 13 (9.22%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.38%) Apache
3 9 (6.38%) Skype for Business
4 7 (4.96%) IIS
5 6 (4.26%) JBoss
6 5 (3.55%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.55%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.84%) nginx
7 4 (2.84%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (7.09%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.71%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.42%) Temenos T24
1 2 (1.42%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (9.93%) Office 365
3 13 (9.22%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.84%) PaaS
6 3 (2.13%) SaaS
7 2 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.42%) IaaS
8 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (25.53%) Firewall
2 20 (14.18%) DNS
3 17 (12.06%) SAN
4 14 (9.93%) DHCP
5 13 (9.22%) LAN
6 12 (8.51%) BGP
6 12 (8.51%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (8.51%) NetScaler
7 11 (7.80%) WAN
8 10 (7.09%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (6.38%) Skype
10 8 (5.67%) OSPF
11 7 (4.96%) NAS
11 7 (4.96%) Network Security
11 7 (4.96%) SSL
11 7 (4.96%) VLAN
11 7 (4.96%) VPN
11 7 (4.96%) VSAN
12 5 (3.55%) Multicast
12 5 (3.55%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.84%) MySQL
3 2 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.71%) Big Data
4 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (17.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 22 (15.60%) JIRA
3 8 (5.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.84%) Ant
4 4 (2.84%) Selenium
4 4 (2.84%) Travis CI
4 4 (2.84%) Vagrant
5 3 (2.13%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.71%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.71%) jMock
6 1 (0.71%) JUnit
6 1 (0.71%) Maven
6 1 (0.71%) Mockito
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.71%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (11.35%) Finance
2 10 (7.09%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.13%) Banking
5 2 (1.42%) Electronics
5 2 (1.42%) Marketing
5 2 (1.42%) Military
5 2 (1.42%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Publishing
6 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (19.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (15.60%) Architect
3 13 (9.22%) Automation Engineer
3 13 (9.22%) Integration Engineer
3 13 (9.22%) PowerShell Engineer
4 11 (7.80%) Support Engineer
5 9 (6.38%) Network Architect
5 9 (6.38%) Network Design Architect
5 9 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (5.67%) Consultant
7 7 (4.96%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.26%) Administrator
8 6 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.26%) Systems Support
8 6 (4.26%) Systems Support Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Citrix Consultant
9 5 (3.55%) Citrix Specialist
9 5 (3.55%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.09%) REST
2 4 (2.84%) JSP
2 4 (2.84%) Struts
3 3 (2.13%) Spine.js
3 3 (2.13%) Web Services
4 2 (1.42%) LAMP
4 2 (1.42%) LDAP
4 2 (1.42%) Material Design
5 1 (0.71%) .NET
5 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.71%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.71%) HTML
5 1 (0.71%) J2EE
5 1 (0.71%) PowerMock
5 1 (0.71%) RESTful
5 1 (0.71%) SOAP
5 1 (0.71%) Velocity
5 1 (0.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.66%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.93%) Computer Science
3 13 (9.22%) Fat Client
3 13 (9.22%) Thin Client
4 11 (7.80%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (7.09%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (6.38%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.96%) PKI
8 5 (3.55%) Replication
9 3 (2.13%) EMC VNX
9 3 (2.13%) NHS
9 3 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.42%) Clustering
10 2 (1.42%) LPAR
10 2 (1.42%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.42%) RIA
11 1 (0.71%) CESG
11 1 (0.71%) EMC VMAX
11 1 (0.71%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 91 (64.54%) Windows
2 81 (57.45%) Windows Server
3 40 (28.37%) Linux
4 33 (23.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (19.86%) Windows 10
6 20 (14.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (12.06%) Windows 7
8 13 (9.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (6.38%) Unix
10 7 (4.96%) CentOS
11 5 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (2.84%) SUSE
13 3 (2.13%) Solaris
13 3 (2.13%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.42%) AIX
14 2 (1.42%) MVS
14 2 (1.42%) VMS
14 2 (1.42%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 22 (15.60%) ITIL
4 20 (14.18%) NsoIT
5 17 (12.06%) Configuration Management
6 15 (10.64%) Infrastructure Management
6 15 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (9.22%) Load Balancing
7 13 (9.22%) Network Virtualisation
8 12 (8.51%) DevOps
8 12 (8.51%) Reverse Engineering
8 12 (8.51%) Service Management
9 11 (7.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (7.09%) Programme Management
10 10 (7.09%) Service Delivery
10 10 (7.09%) Virtual Environments
11 9 (6.38%) Software Engineering
12 8 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (5.67%) Data Protection
12 8 (5.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (29.79%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.09%) C
3 8 (5.67%) Python
4 5 (3.55%) Java
5 4 (2.84%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.84%) Perl
5 4 (2.84%) SQL
6 2 (1.42%) PHP
6 2 (1.42%) VBScript
7 1 (0.71%) C#
7 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (53.90%) Security Cleared
2 48 (34.04%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 33 (23.40%) CCNA
4 33 (23.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 28 (19.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (19.15%) DV Cleared
6 27 (19.15%) MCSE
7 25 (17.73%) MCSA
8 22 (15.60%) CCNP
9 15 (10.64%) OCA
9 15 (10.64%) Oracle Certification
10 9 (6.38%) CCIE
11 7 (4.96%) Degree
12 4 (2.84%) CCNP Voice
13 3 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (2.13%) TOGAF Certification
14 2 (1.42%) Chartered Engineer
14 2 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (1.42%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) JSP 440
1 2 (1.42%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) PMO
2 1 (0.71%) RMADS
System Software
1 60 (42.55%) Active Directory
2 31 (21.99%) VMware ESXi
3 20 (14.18%) Hyper-V
4 18 (12.77%) vSphere
5 12 (8.51%) Virtual Desktop
5 12 (8.51%) XenApp
5 12 (8.51%) XenDesktop
6 9 (6.38%) VMware NSX
7 8 (5.67%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (5.67%) XenServer
8 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (3.55%) Firmware
11 3 (2.13%) VMware Server
11 3 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (1.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 2 (1.42%) VirtualBox
12 2 (1.42%) Xen
13 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 51 (36.17%) vCenter Server
2 26 (18.44%) SCCM
3 12 (8.51%) PowerCLI
4 11 (7.80%) SCOM
4 11 (7.80%) WSUS
5 10 (7.09%) Puppet
6 9 (6.38%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (4.96%) Ansible
7 7 (4.96%) vRealize
8 5 (3.55%) Nagios
8 5 (3.55%) Terraform
9 4 (2.84%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (2.84%) Opsview
9 4 (2.84%) Packer
9 4 (2.84%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (2.13%) NetBackup
10 3 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (2.13%) Tivoli
11 2 (1.42%) SCDPM
11 2 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 141 (100.00%) VMware
2 75 (53.19%) Cisco
3 57 (40.43%) Microsoft
4 28 (19.86%) Atlassian
5 25 (17.73%) Citrix
6 22 (15.60%) Oracle
7 16 (11.35%) Red Hat
8 13 (9.22%) HP
9 11 (7.80%) McAfee
10 10 (7.09%) Juniper
11 8 (5.67%) CA
12 7 (4.96%) Splunk
12 7 (4.96%) Veeam
12 7 (4.96%) Wyse
13 6 (4.26%) Google
13 6 (4.26%) Ivanti
14 4 (2.84%) Fortinet
14 4 (2.84%) jetNEXUS
14 4 (2.84%) MKS
14 4 (2.84%) SolarWinds