The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 68 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 108 134 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.40% 3.86% 4.01%
As % of the Vendors category 8.05% 9.94% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 110 174
Median daily rate £425 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £273 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +13.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.43% +2.22%
VMware
London

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

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1342 1348 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.23% 38.87% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 988 1025 1857
Median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 71
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £22.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VMware
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 across the City of London region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

VMware
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 across the City of London region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 153 (59.77%) Windows
2 142 (55.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (40.23%) Active Directory
4 97 (37.89%) Finance
5 95 (37.11%) Linux
6 79 (30.86%) Microsoft
7 74 (28.91%) Windows Server
8 66 (25.78%) PowerShell
9 57 (22.27%) Puppet
10 55 (21.48%) Cisco
11 54 (21.09%) Firewall
12 51 (19.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 51 (19.92%) Windows Server 2012
13 49 (19.14%) Citrix
14 48 (18.75%) HP
15 47 (18.36%) DNS
16 46 (17.97%) SAN
17 41 (16.02%) Amazon AWS
17 41 (16.02%) DevOps
18 39 (15.23%) Security Cleared
18 39 (15.23%) Unix
18 39 (15.23%) ITIL
19 37 (14.45%) Migration
19 37 (14.45%) Data Centre
20 36 (14.06%) Configuration Management
21 35 (13.67%) Git (software)
22 34 (13.28%) Hyper-V
22 34 (13.28%) Java
22 34 (13.28%) SQL Server
23 32 (12.50%) SC Cleared

VMware
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 26 (10.16%) Apache
1 26 (10.16%) IIS
2 20 (7.81%) Tomcat
3 16 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 14 (5.47%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.73%) JBoss
6 7 (2.73%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.34%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.95%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.56%) Confluence
9 4 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.56%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.17%) Mule ESB
10 3 (1.17%) nginx
10 3 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.78%) CMS
11 2 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 15 (5.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.95%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) HipChat
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Documaker
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (16.02%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (11.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (8.20%) GitHub
4 11 (4.30%) Office 365
5 8 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (3.13%) IaaS
6 3 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.17%) PaaS
7 2 (0.78%) G Suite
7 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.78%) SaaS
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 54 (21.09%) Firewall
2 47 (18.36%) DNS
3 46 (17.97%) SAN
4 25 (9.77%) DHCP
5 18 (7.03%) LAN
5 18 (7.03%) WAN
6 17 (6.64%) SSL
7 14 (5.47%) TCP/IP
8 12 (4.69%) NAS
8 12 (4.69%) NetScaler
9 11 (4.30%) SSH
9 11 (4.30%) VPN
10 10 (3.91%) Internet
10 10 (3.91%) VLAN
11 9 (3.52%) HTTP
12 7 (2.73%) DMZ
13 6 (2.34%) iSCSI
14 5 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (1.95%) Network Security
14 5 (1.95%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.08%) MySQL
3 11 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (3.91%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.73%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.95%) Big Data
6 5 (1.95%) Redis
7 4 (1.56%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.17%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.78%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.78%) DB2
9 2 (0.78%) Ingres
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.39%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.39%) OLAP
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 35 (13.67%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.25%) Vagrant
3 15 (5.86%) Jenkins
4 13 (5.08%) JIRA
5 7 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (1.56%) SonarQube
7 3 (1.17%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.17%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.17%) Gerrit
7 3 (1.17%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.17%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.78%) Ant
8 2 (0.78%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.78%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (0.78%) JUnit
8 2 (0.78%) Liquibase
8 2 (0.78%) Maven
9 1 (0.39%) Travis CI
General
1 97 (37.89%) Finance
2 31 (12.11%) Banking
3 5 (1.95%) Financial Institution
3 5 (1.95%) Legal
4 4 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.17%) Games
5 3 (1.17%) Retail
6 2 (0.78%) Publishing
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Back Office
7 1 (0.39%) French Language
7 1 (0.39%) Law
7 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (14.84%) Administrator
2 34 (13.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (12.11%) Systems Administrator
4 28 (10.94%) Architect
5 24 (9.38%) Analyst
6 23 (8.98%) VMware Engineer
7 19 (7.42%) DevOps Engineer
7 19 (7.42%) Windows Engineer
8 18 (7.03%) Consultant
9 16 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
10 15 (5.86%) Developer
11 13 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
11 13 (5.08%) Server Engineer
12 12 (4.69%) Linux Administrator
13 11 (4.30%) Infrastructure Support
13 11 (4.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 11 (4.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 11 (4.30%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 10 (3.91%) Senior Developer
14 10 (3.91%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.59%) Middleware
2 20 (7.81%) Web Services
3 14 (5.47%) REST
4 13 (5.08%) Node.js
4 13 (5.08%) Play Framework
5 12 (4.69%) Akka
5 12 (4.69%) spray
5 12 (4.69%) Spring
5 12 (4.69%) Symfony
6 10 (3.91%) LAMP
7 7 (2.73%) .NET
8 6 (2.34%) HTML
8 6 (2.34%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (1.95%) LAPP Stack
10 4 (1.56%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.56%) Java EE
10 4 (1.56%) WebCenter
11 3 (1.17%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (1.17%) SOAP
11 3 (1.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.45%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.52%) Clustering
4 8 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.73%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.34%) EMC VNX
7 5 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.95%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.95%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.95%) Replication
8 4 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.17%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.17%) HP Storage
9 3 (1.17%) NHS
9 3 (1.17%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.17%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.78%) STB
10 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 153 (59.77%) Windows
2 95 (37.11%) Linux
3 74 (28.91%) Windows Server
4 51 (19.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (19.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (15.23%) Unix
6 27 (10.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (8.98%) Windows 7
8 20 (7.81%) CentOS
9 17 (6.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (4.69%) Solaris
11 10 (3.91%) Windows 10
12 9 (3.52%) AIX
13 7 (2.73%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (2.34%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.56%) Android
15 4 (1.56%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.56%) Windows 8
16 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (16.02%) DevOps
2 39 (15.23%) ITIL
3 37 (14.45%) Migration
4 36 (14.06%) Configuration Management
5 22 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (5.86%) Load Balancing
7 13 (5.08%) High Availability
7 13 (5.08%) Service Management
8 12 (4.69%) Asset Management
8 12 (4.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (4.69%) Pair Programming
8 12 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (3.91%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (3.91%) Change Management
9 10 (3.91%) Performance Management
9 10 (3.91%) Problem Management
9 10 (3.91%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (3.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 66 (25.78%) PowerShell
2 34 (13.28%) Java
3 26 (10.16%) Bash Shell
3 26 (10.16%) Python
4 25 (9.77%) SQL
5 23 (8.98%) PHP
6 19 (7.42%) Perl
7 15 (5.86%) Scala
8 13 (5.08%) Ruby
9 9 (3.52%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.13%) C#
11 5 (1.95%) AWK
11 5 (1.95%) C
11 5 (1.95%) sed
11 5 (1.95%) VBScript
12 4 (1.56%) C++
13 3 (1.17%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.78%) R
15 1 (0.39%) Go
15 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (15.23%) Security Cleared
2 32 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.30%) MCSE
5 10 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.52%) CCNA
6 9 (3.52%) Degree
6 9 (3.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (2.73%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.34%) MCP
9 5 (1.95%) MCITP
9 5 (1.95%) RHCE
10 4 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.56%) MCSA
11 3 (1.17%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.78%) MCTS
12 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.78%) PMP
12 2 (0.78%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.69%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.56%) SLA
3 2 (0.78%) QA
3 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 142 (55.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 103 (40.23%) Active Directory
3 34 (13.28%) Hyper-V
4 29 (11.33%) VMware ESX
5 27 (10.55%) vSphere
6 22 (8.59%) Docker
7 17 (6.64%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (6.64%) XenApp
8 15 (5.86%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (3.91%) XenDesktop
10 9 (3.52%) DFS Replication
11 8 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
12 7 (2.73%) NFS
13 6 (2.34%) KVM
13 6 (2.34%) Xen
14 5 (1.95%) vCloud
15 4 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (1.56%) VMware Server
15 4 (1.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 57 (22.27%) Puppet
2 28 (10.94%) SCCM
3 18 (7.03%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (6.64%) Ansible
5 16 (6.25%) SCOM
6 14 (5.47%) Kubernetes
7 10 (3.91%) Nagios
8 9 (3.52%) vRealize
9 8 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (2.34%) Casper Suite
10 6 (2.34%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.95%) NetBackup
11 5 (1.95%) WSUS
12 4 (1.56%) HAProxy
12 4 (1.56%) Kibana
12 4 (1.56%) logstash
12 4 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (1.56%) SELinux
13 3 (1.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 3 (1.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 79 (30.86%) Microsoft
2 55 (21.48%) Cisco
3 49 (19.14%) Citrix
4 48 (18.75%) HP
5 28 (10.94%) Oracle
6 27 (10.55%) Red Hat
7 19 (7.42%) EMC
8 18 (7.03%) IBM
9 16 (6.25%) 3PAR
10 15 (5.86%) CheckPoint
11 14 (5.47%) Dell
12 12 (4.69%) Bloomberg
13 11 (4.30%) NetApp
14 9 (3.52%) Apple
14 9 (3.52%) Fortinet
14 9 (3.52%) Symantec
15 8 (3.13%) Reuters
16 7 (2.73%) Juniper
16 7 (2.73%) ServiceNow
17 6 (2.34%) F5
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