The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 29 June 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 East > West Sussex
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 65 32
Rank change year-on-year +17 -33  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 12 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.40% 1.77% 5.50%
As % of the System Software category 12.77% 13.40% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 11
West Sussex median daily rate £371 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +10.00%  
10th Percentile £309 £350 £213
90th Percentile £505 £465 £444
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - £43.00 -
South East median hourly rate £19.66 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -54.27% +7.50%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 94 97 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 18.84% 13.20% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 123 72
West Sussex median daily rate £375 £413 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +39.83%  
10th Percentile £150 £182 £213
90th Percentile £500 £475 £419
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 13
West Sussex median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -25.00%  
10th Percentile £13.73 £16.75 £10.15
90th Percentile £25.00 £44.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -26.08% +13.94%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in West Sussex

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in West Sussex

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in West Sussex over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in West Sussex

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in West Sussex

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Crawley +1 6 £366 -11.21%
East Grinstead - 2 £510 -
Gatwick +3 1 £500 +11.11% 1
VMware Infrastructure
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (75.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) Linux
4 9 (45.00%) Migration
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) ITIL
6 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (25.00%) vCenter Server
7 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (25.00%) vSphere
7 5 (25.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
7 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (20.00%) SCCM
8 4 (20.00%) Citrix
8 4 (20.00%) Project Management
8 4 (20.00%) WAN
8 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (15.00%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (15.00%) WSUS
9 3 (15.00%) Change Control
9 3 (15.00%) Unix

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Primavera
1 1 (5.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) IPv4
2 3 (15.00%) IPv6
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) MPLS
4 1 (5.00%) NAS
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.00%) Back Office
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Online Betting
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Migration Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Unix Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Wintel Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) LAMP
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.00%) BYOD
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) iSeries
4 1 (5.00%) PMI
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Unix
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.00%) CentOS
5 2 (10.00%) Debian
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.00%) Solaris
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Migration
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Change Control
4 3 (15.00%) ITSM
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Build Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Data Management
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Physics
6 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) PMBOK
1 1 (5.00%) PMO
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (25.00%) vSphere
2 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (15.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (10.00%) iptables
4 2 (10.00%) KVM
4 2 (10.00%) LXC
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (5.00%) XenApp
5 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) vCenter Server
2 4 (20.00%) SCCM
3 3 (15.00%) WSUS
4 2 (10.00%) Ansible
4 2 (10.00%) SELinux
5 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (10.00%) Brocade
5 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (10.00%) Symantec
6 1 (5.00%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) MobileIron
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) Sun