The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
London / City of London
Rank 94 83 84
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 62 67 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.13% 2.24% 2.13%
As % of the System Software category 20.46% 22.41% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 51 80
Median daily rate £438 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% +40.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
303 299 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.41% 9.98% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 230 312
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 32
Median hourly rate £23.88 £12.50 £17.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.00% -29.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.84 £11.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £26.40 £22.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.27% -

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the City of London region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the City of London region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 127 (100.00%) VMware
2 86 (67.72%) Windows
3 54 (42.52%) Linux
4 52 (40.94%) Active Directory
5 43 (33.86%) Finance
6 41 (32.28%) Windows Server
7 39 (30.71%) Microsoft
8 36 (28.35%) PowerShell
9 35 (27.56%) HP
10 30 (23.62%) Cisco
10 30 (23.62%) Data Centre
11 29 (22.83%) DNS
11 29 (22.83%) Citrix
12 28 (22.05%) DevOps
12 28 (22.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (20.47%) Hyper-V
14 25 (19.69%) Firewall
15 24 (18.90%) Puppet
16 22 (17.32%) SAN
17 21 (16.54%) Windows Server 2008
18 20 (15.75%) Unix
18 20 (15.75%) ITIL
19 19 (14.96%) SQL Server
20 18 (14.17%) Python
21 17 (13.39%) Banking
21 17 (13.39%) Apache
21 17 (13.39%) Bash Shell
22 16 (12.60%) Amazon AWS
22 16 (12.60%) Security Cleared
22 16 (12.60%) Oracle

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 17 (13.39%) Apache
2 15 (11.81%) IIS
3 12 (9.45%) Tomcat
4 10 (7.87%) MS Exchange
5 6 (4.72%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.94%) OpenStack
7 4 (3.15%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.36%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.57%) Confluence
9 2 (1.57%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (1.57%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.79%) Jetty
10 1 (0.79%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.79%) nginx
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.79%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.79%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.60%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.30%) IaaS
4 7 (5.51%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.15%) GitHub
5 4 (3.15%) PaaS
6 3 (2.36%) Office 365
7 2 (1.57%) SaaS
8 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.79%) G Suite
8 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 29 (22.83%) DNS
2 25 (19.69%) Firewall
3 22 (17.32%) SAN
4 16 (12.60%) DHCP
5 11 (8.66%) LAN
6 10 (7.87%) SSL
6 10 (7.87%) WAN
7 9 (7.09%) Internet
8 8 (6.30%) SSH
9 6 (4.72%) TCP/IP
10 5 (3.94%) DMZ
10 5 (3.94%) HTTP
10 5 (3.94%) LDAP
10 5 (3.94%) NetScaler
10 5 (3.94%) VSAN
11 4 (3.15%) NAS
11 4 (3.15%) VLAN
11 4 (3.15%) VPN
12 2 (1.57%) SNMP
12 2 (1.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.30%) MySQL
3 3 (2.36%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.57%) Big Data
4 2 (1.57%) Ingres
5 1 (0.79%) DB2
5 1 (0.79%) HBase
5 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (11.02%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.51%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.15%) JIRA
4 2 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.79%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.79%) GitLab
5 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.79%) Subversion
5 1 (0.79%) Toad
5 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (33.86%) Finance
2 17 (13.39%) Banking
3 4 (3.15%) Legal
4 3 (2.36%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.57%) Games
5 2 (1.57%) Retail
5 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) French Language
6 1 (0.79%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (15.75%) Architect
2 18 (14.17%) Administrator
3 15 (11.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (10.24%) VMware Engineer
5 12 (9.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (9.45%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (8.66%) Analyst
7 10 (7.87%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (7.87%) Windows Engineer
8 9 (7.09%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (6.30%) Consultant
10 6 (4.72%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (4.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.72%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 5 (3.94%) Applications Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Desktop Support
11 5 (3.94%) Infrastructure Support
11 5 (3.94%) Senior Linux Administrator
11 5 (3.94%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.94%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.24%) Middleware
2 7 (5.51%) LAMP
3 3 (2.36%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (1.57%) .NET
4 2 (1.57%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.57%) REST
4 2 (1.57%) Web Services
5 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.79%) Express
5 1 (0.79%) HTML
5 1 (0.79%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.79%) Java EE
5 1 (0.79%) JSON
5 1 (0.79%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.79%) Node.js
5 1 (0.79%) OpenID
5 1 (0.79%) SAML
5 1 (0.79%) SOAP
5 1 (0.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.62%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.30%) Clustering
4 7 (5.51%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.94%) EMC VNX
5 5 (3.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (3.15%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.15%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.15%) Replication
7 3 (2.36%) HP Storage
7 3 (2.36%) Online Banking
7 3 (2.36%) PKI
8 2 (1.57%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.57%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.57%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.57%) NHS
8 2 (1.57%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.57%) STB
8 2 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 86 (67.72%) Windows
2 54 (42.52%) Linux
3 41 (32.28%) Windows Server
4 28 (22.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (16.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (15.75%) Unix
7 14 (11.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (9.45%) Windows 7
9 11 (8.66%) CentOS
10 9 (7.09%) Windows 10
11 7 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (4.72%) Solaris
13 5 (3.94%) AIX
14 3 (2.36%) Ubuntu
15 2 (1.57%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.79%) Android
16 1 (0.79%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X Server
16 1 (0.79%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.05%) DevOps
2 20 (15.75%) ITIL
3 16 (12.60%) Migration
4 12 (9.45%) High Availability
4 12 (9.45%) Load Balancing
5 11 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (7.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (7.09%) Performance Management
7 8 (6.30%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.51%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (5.51%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (5.51%) Service Management
9 6 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (4.72%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.94%) Data Centre Operations
10 5 (3.94%) Low Latency
10 5 (3.94%) Project Management
10 5 (3.94%) Scrum
10 5 (3.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 36 (28.35%) PowerShell
2 18 (14.17%) Python
3 17 (13.39%) Bash Shell
4 14 (11.02%) SQL
5 12 (9.45%) Perl
6 7 (5.51%) Java
6 7 (5.51%) PHP
7 5 (3.94%) AWK
7 5 (3.94%) C
7 5 (3.94%) sed
8 4 (3.15%) Ruby
9 3 (2.36%) C#
10 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.79%) Korn
11 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (12.60%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.66%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.51%) Degree
3 7 (5.51%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.36%) CCNA
4 3 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.57%) CISSP
5 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.57%) RHCE
6 1 (0.79%) ISEB
6 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.79%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.79%) MCP
6 1 (0.79%) MCSA
6 1 (0.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.15%) QA
3 3 (2.36%) SLA
4 1 (0.79%) COBIT
4 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (40.94%) Active Directory
2 26 (20.47%) Hyper-V
3 16 (12.60%) VMware ESX
4 12 (9.45%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (7.87%) XenApp
6 9 (7.09%) vSphere
7 7 (5.51%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (4.72%) DFS Replication
9 5 (3.94%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (3.15%) KVM
10 4 (3.15%) Xen
11 3 (2.36%) Docker
11 3 (2.36%) XenServer
12 2 (1.57%) NFS
12 2 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (1.57%) vCloud
12 2 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (1.57%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (18.90%) Puppet
2 10 (7.87%) SCCM
3 9 (7.09%) Ansible
3 9 (7.09%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (6.30%) Nagios
5 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (3.15%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (3.15%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.15%) SELinux
7 3 (2.36%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.57%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.57%) DameWare
8 2 (1.57%) Nessus
8 2 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.57%) SCOM
8 2 (1.57%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.57%) vRealize
8 2 (1.57%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.79%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 127 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (30.71%) Microsoft
3 35 (27.56%) HP
4 30 (23.62%) Cisco
5 29 (22.83%) Citrix
6 16 (12.60%) Oracle
7 14 (11.02%) IBM
8 13 (10.24%) Red Hat
9 11 (8.66%) 3PAR
9 11 (8.66%) CheckPoint
10 10 (7.87%) EMC
11 8 (6.30%) Dell
11 8 (6.30%) Symantec
12 7 (5.51%) Bloomberg
12 7 (5.51%) Fortinet
13 5 (3.94%) NetApp
13 5 (3.94%) Reuters
14 4 (3.15%) CommVault
15 3 (2.36%) Apple
15 3 (2.36%) Avaya
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