The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 28 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.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 28 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 5.29% 0.52% -
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £394 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -2.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -47.09% +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 Suffolk with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 27 19 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 15.88% 9.79% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 10
Median daily rate £251 £215 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.86% -12.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £112 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £265 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Suffolk

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Suffolk over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Suffolk

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Suffolk

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich - 8 £538 - 2
VMware Infrastructure
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (78.26%) Windows
3 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
4 14 (60.87%) Data Centre
5 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
6 11 (47.83%) SAN
7 10 (43.48%) High Availability
8 8 (34.78%) Citrix
8 8 (34.78%) Firewall
9 7 (30.43%) HP
9 7 (30.43%) LAN
9 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
10 6 (26.09%) Network Optimisation
10 6 (26.09%) NAS
10 6 (26.09%) EMC
11 5 (21.74%) Clustering
11 5 (21.74%) Middleware
11 5 (21.74%) Dell
11 5 (21.74%) Cisco
11 5 (21.74%) WAN
11 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
11 5 (21.74%) IIS
11 5 (21.74%) vSphere
11 5 (21.74%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
11 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (21.74%) Secure Coding
11 5 (21.74%) EMC VNX
11 5 (21.74%) Performance Monitoring

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 5 (21.74%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) CloudStack
2 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Mimecast
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) SAN
2 8 (34.78%) Firewall
3 7 (30.43%) LAN
4 6 (26.09%) NAS
5 5 (21.74%) WAN
6 4 (17.39%) IPv4
6 4 (17.39%) Network Security
7 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.70%) VLAN
8 2 (8.70%) Wireless
8 2 (8.70%) WLAN
9 1 (4.35%) DNS
9 1 (4.35%) MPLS
9 1 (4.35%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (17.39%) French Language
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) EMC Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) SAN Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Middleware
2 4 (17.39%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Data Centre
2 5 (21.74%) Clustering
2 5 (21.74%) EMC VNX
3 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) High Availability
2 6 (26.09%) Network Optimisation
3 5 (21.74%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (21.74%) Secure Coding
4 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
6 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
6 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) SIEM
6 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CCNA
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCNP
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCSA
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) vSphere
3 3 (13.04%) XenApp
4 2 (8.70%) KVM
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) Citrix
4 7 (30.43%) HP
5 6 (26.09%) EMC
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco
6 5 (21.74%) Dell
7 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.35%) BT
8 1 (4.35%) Intel Security
8 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds