The first table below looks at the demand 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 49 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 228 218 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.53% 3.51% 3.45%
As % of the Vendors category 7.98% 7.85% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 142 169
Average daily rate £375 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% +0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 13
Average hourly rate £22.00 £24.38 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.74% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £19.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £34.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.13 £22.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-3.97% -8.33%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2858 2778 3308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.21% 44.73% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2009 1958 2224
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 75 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.26 £12.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
VMware
London

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware.

1 283 (66.90%) Windows
2 248 (58.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 175 (41.37%) Active Directory
4 165 (39.01%) Citrix
5 142 (33.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 133 (31.44%) Microsoft
7 117 (27.66%) Cisco
8 104 (24.59%) MS Exchange
9 102 (24.11%) Linux
10 99 (23.40%) Finance
11 94 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 92 (21.75%) SAN
13 88 (20.80%) HP
14 87 (20.57%) SQL
15 86 (20.33%) ITIL
16 77 (18.20%) SQL Server
17 72 (17.02%) Oracle
18 67 (15.84%) XenApp
19 66 (15.60%) VMware ESX
20 62 (14.66%) Exchange Server 2010
21 58 (13.71%) Firewall
21 58 (13.71%) UNIX
21 58 (13.71%) DNS
22 56 (13.24%) Windows 7
23 54 (12.77%) EMC
24 53 (12.53%) PowerShell
25 52 (12.29%) Clustering
25 52 (12.29%) NetApp
26 49 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
27 48 (11.35%) XenDesktop

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 104 (24.59%) MS Exchange
2 62 (14.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2007
4 41 (9.69%) SharePoint
5 34 (8.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 31 (7.33%) IIS
7 28 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (3.31%) WebLogic
8 14 (3.31%) Apache
9 13 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (2.84%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (2.84%) WebSphere
11 10 (2.36%) Tomcat
12 9 (2.13%) Lync
12 9 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (1.89%) IBM Notes
14 7 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.71%) nginx
15 3 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (0.71%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 33 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.20%) MS Office
3 3 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.89%) RMDS
2 7 (1.65%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.24%) Magento
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.24%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.24%) Agresso
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.42%) Office 365
4 3 (0.71%) SaaS
4 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (21.75%) SAN
2 58 (13.71%) DNS
2 58 (13.71%) Firewall
3 40 (9.46%) TCP/IP
4 35 (8.27%) DHCP
5 32 (7.57%) WAN
6 24 (5.67%) NAS
7 22 (5.20%) LAN
8 18 (4.26%) VPN
9 16 (3.78%) SMTP
10 13 (3.07%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (2.84%) iSCSI
11 12 (2.84%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (2.60%) Internet
13 10 (2.36%) HTTP
13 10 (2.36%) NetScaler
14 9 (2.13%) VoIP
14 9 (2.13%) IP Telephony
15 8 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
16 7 (1.65%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (18.20%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.20%) Oracle Database
3 17 (4.02%) MySQL
4 16 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (2.36%) Oracle Exadata
5 10 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (1.89%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.65%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.95%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.71%) EDRMS
11 3 (0.71%) DTS
12 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (3.31%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.60%) JIRA
3 10 (2.36%) TeamCity
4 9 (2.13%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.89%) Mercurial
5 8 (1.89%) AnthillPro
5 8 (1.89%) Gerrit
5 8 (1.89%) Ant
5 8 (1.89%) Subversion
5 8 (1.89%) Maven
6 4 (0.95%) Apache Ivy
6 4 (0.95%) MSI
6 4 (0.95%) FishEye
7 2 (0.47%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.24%) JMeter
8 1 (0.24%) AppScan
8 1 (0.24%) JUnit
8 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.24%) ClearQuest
General
1 99 (23.40%) Finance
2 47 (11.11%) Banking
3 14 (3.31%) Financial Institution
4 12 (2.84%) Law
5 6 (1.42%) Back Office
5 6 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.18%) Legal
6 5 (1.18%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.95%) Retail
8 3 (0.71%) Publishing
8 3 (0.71%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
9 1 (0.24%) Local Government
9 1 (0.24%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 70 (16.55%) Architect
2 62 (14.66%) Analyst
3 42 (9.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 40 (9.46%) Administrator
5 36 (8.51%) Infrastructure Architect
6 24 (5.67%) Support Engineer
7 20 (4.73%) Service Desk Analyst
8 19 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
8 19 (4.49%) Service Analyst
8 19 (4.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 19 (4.49%) Consultant
8 19 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (4.02%) Support Analyst
9 17 (4.02%) Developer
9 17 (4.02%) Systems Engineer
10 16 (3.78%) Systems Administrator
11 14 (3.31%) Project Manager
11 14 (3.31%) 2nd Line Support
12 12 (2.84%) Technical Architect
13 11 (2.60%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.91%) .NET
2 21 (4.96%) Middleware
3 12 (2.84%) J2EE
4 10 (2.36%) HTML
5 7 (1.65%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (1.18%) Web Services
6 5 (1.18%) XML
7 2 (0.47%) CSS
7 2 (0.47%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 2 (0.47%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.47%) JRules
8 1 (0.24%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.24%) MapReduce
8 1 (0.24%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.24%) wxWidgets
8 1 (0.24%) LAMP
8 1 (0.24%) Xerces
8 1 (0.24%) Xalan
8 1 (0.24%) SOAP
8 1 (0.24%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.29%) Clustering
2 35 (8.27%) Blackberry
3 12 (2.84%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.84%) Replication
3 12 (2.84%) CLARiiON
4 11 (2.60%) EqualLogic
5 8 (1.89%) iPhone
6 7 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.95%) Fat Client
7 4 (0.95%) Thin Client
7 4 (0.95%) Symmetrix
7 4 (0.95%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.95%) Symmetrix DMX
8 3 (0.71%) Open Source
8 3 (0.71%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.71%) FlexPod
8 3 (0.71%) GIS
9 2 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.47%) PKI
9 2 (0.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 283 (66.90%) Windows
2 142 (33.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 102 (24.11%) Linux
4 94 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 58 (13.71%) UNIX
6 56 (13.24%) Windows 7
7 39 (9.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 38 (8.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (7.33%) Windows XP
10 30 (7.09%) Solaris
11 11 (2.60%) SUSE
12 10 (2.36%) Windows 2000 Server
12 10 (2.36%) CentOS
12 10 (2.36%) Oracle Linux
13 8 (1.89%) Android
13 8 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (1.65%) Debian
15 6 (1.42%) Fedora
15 6 (1.42%) AIX
16 5 (1.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (20.33%) ITIL
2 38 (8.98%) Migration
3 26 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 25 (5.91%) Change Management
5 24 (5.67%) Service Management
6 20 (4.73%) Load Balancing
7 15 (3.55%) SOA
8 12 (2.84%) TOGAF
8 12 (2.84%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (2.60%) Project Management
10 10 (2.36%) Risk Management
10 10 (2.36%) Asset Management
10 10 (2.36%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (2.36%) Requirements Management
11 9 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (2.13%) ETL
12 8 (1.89%) BCP
12 8 (1.89%) Information Security
12 8 (1.89%) Network Load Balancing
12 8 (1.89%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 87 (20.57%) SQL
2 53 (12.53%) PowerShell
3 25 (5.91%) Java
4 22 (5.20%) Bash Shell
5 20 (4.73%) Perl
6 18 (4.26%) VB
7 15 (3.55%) Python
8 14 (3.31%) VBScript
9 12 (2.84%) C
10 11 (2.60%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.60%) Shell Script
10 11 (2.60%) Ruby
11 5 (1.18%) sed
11 5 (1.18%) AWK
12 4 (0.95%) C#
12 4 (0.95%) PHP
13 3 (0.71%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.71%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.71%) LotusScript
13 3 (0.71%) Formula Language
Qualifications
1 49 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (9.46%) MCSE
3 18 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 17 (4.02%) MCP
5 16 (3.78%) MCSA
5 16 (3.78%) MCITP
6 15 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.60%) DV Cleared
8 9 (2.13%) SC Cleared
8 9 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (1.89%) CCA
9 8 (1.89%) Degree
10 6 (1.42%) CCNP
10 6 (1.42%) CCNA
11 4 (0.95%) OCP
11 4 (0.95%) OCA
11 4 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.71%) RHCE
12 3 (0.71%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.13%) SLA
2 7 (1.65%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.18%) QA
4 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) COBIT
5 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 248 (58.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 175 (41.37%) Active Directory
3 67 (15.84%) XenApp
4 66 (15.60%) VMware ESX
5 48 (11.35%) XenDesktop
6 45 (10.64%) vSphere
7 43 (10.17%) VMware ESXi
8 41 (9.69%) Hyper-V
9 18 (4.26%) vCloud
10 17 (4.02%) XenServer
11 14 (3.31%) Oracle RAC
12 13 (3.07%) Xen
13 11 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
14 10 (2.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 10 (2.36%) KVM
15 6 (1.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 6 (1.42%) VMware Server
15 6 (1.42%) NFS
15 6 (1.42%) ISA Server
16 4 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 39 (9.22%) SCCM
2 22 (5.20%) SCOM
3 17 (4.02%) Puppet
4 10 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.13%) NetBackup
6 7 (1.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (1.42%) MAILsweeper
8 5 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.95%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (0.95%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.95%) Nagios
10 3 (0.71%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.71%) MIMEsweeper
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.71%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.71%) WSUS
10 3 (0.71%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.71%) SCDPM
10 3 (0.71%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 165 (39.01%) Citrix
2 133 (31.44%) Microsoft
3 117 (27.66%) Cisco
4 88 (20.80%) HP
5 72 (17.02%) Oracle
6 54 (12.77%) EMC
7 52 (12.29%) NetApp
8 37 (8.75%) Red Hat
9 25 (5.91%) Dell
10 24 (5.67%) IBM
11 21 (4.96%) McAfee
12 19 (4.49%) Symantec
13 15 (3.55%) Reuters
14 13 (3.07%) Bloomberg
14 13 (3.07%) Veritas
15 12 (2.84%) CheckPoint
15 12 (2.84%) SonicWALL
16 10 (2.36%) Clearswift
17 9 (2.13%) F5
17 9 (2.13%) Remedy
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Advantage Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
IT HR
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum + negoitiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £270 - £290 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 27 days ago