The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 117 104 104
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 482 503 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.18% 2.13% 2.14%
As % of the System Software category 18.71% 21.86% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 336 315
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 30 15
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.83 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.67% +3.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £21.88
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +71.42%
VMware Infrastructure
England

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

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2576 2301 2151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.63% 9.75% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1814 1515 1319
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 126 158
Median hourly rate £14.04 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.02% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 London

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in London

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram in London

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in London

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London +12 78 £420 -1.17% 32
Croydon -16 7 £409 -17.21% 2
Harrow - 7 £500 -
Uxbridge +5 4 £404 -
Hounslow +2 3 £415 -
Westminster - 3 £450 -
Docklands, London +4 1 - -
Canary Wharf -3 1 £375 -6.25%
Mayfair - 1 £400 -
Ealing - 1 £350 -
Osterley - 1 £503 -
Barnet - 1 £400 -
Feltham - 1 £400 - 1
Ilford - 1 £250 -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 London region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 991 (100.00%) VMware
2 616 (62.16%) Windows
3 415 (41.88%) Active Directory
4 404 (40.77%) Linux
5 390 (39.35%) Microsoft
6 344 (34.71%) Windows Server
7 264 (26.64%) Citrix
8 225 (22.70%) ITIL
9 218 (22.00%) Cisco
10 213 (21.49%) SAN
11 206 (20.79%) Finance
11 206 (20.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 200 (20.18%) DNS
13 192 (19.37%) Puppet
13 192 (19.37%) Windows Server 2012
14 184 (18.57%) Firewall
14 184 (18.57%) Data Centre
15 179 (18.06%) Hyper-V
16 175 (17.66%) PowerShell
17 166 (16.75%) HP
17 166 (16.75%) Unix
18 164 (16.55%) Red Hat
18 164 (16.55%) DevOps
19 161 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
20 153 (15.44%) Migration
21 147 (14.83%) MS Exchange
21 147 (14.83%) Amazon AWS
22 145 (14.63%) vSphere
23 142 (14.33%) Configuration Management
24 136 (13.72%) SQL Server

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 147 (14.83%) MS Exchange
2 116 (11.71%) Apache
3 91 (9.18%) Tomcat
4 76 (7.67%) SharePoint
5 69 (6.96%) IIS
6 52 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 50 (5.05%) Skype for Business
8 44 (4.44%) OpenStack
9 36 (3.63%) WebSphere
10 32 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
11 26 (2.62%) JBoss
12 25 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 21 (2.12%) Confluence
14 18 (1.82%) nginx
15 17 (1.72%) WebLogic
16 16 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 11 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
17 11 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
18 10 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
18 10 (1.01%) Jetty
Applications
1 121 (12.21%) MS Excel
2 73 (7.37%) MS Office
3 20 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.91%) MS Project
5 3 (0.30%) HipChat
6 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.71%) Documaker
3 6 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.10%) BASE24
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.10%) Eikon
5 1 (0.10%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.10%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 147 (14.83%) Amazon AWS
2 112 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (9.18%) Office 365
4 39 (3.94%) IaaS
5 35 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
5 35 (3.53%) Google Apps
6 28 (2.83%) SaaS
7 21 (2.12%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (1.61%) PaaS
9 15 (1.51%) Trello
10 13 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (1.11%) OneDrive
12 10 (1.01%) Google App Engine
13 9 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.81%) Mimecast
14 8 (0.81%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.40%) Yammer
16 3 (0.30%) GitHub
16 3 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 213 (21.49%) SAN
2 200 (20.18%) DNS
3 184 (18.57%) Firewall
4 104 (10.49%) LAN
5 103 (10.39%) TCP/IP
6 96 (9.69%) WAN
7 94 (9.49%) DHCP
8 79 (7.97%) NAS
9 54 (5.45%) LDAP
10 51 (5.15%) VPN
11 50 (5.05%) iSCSI
12 46 (4.64%) VLAN
13 42 (4.24%) HTTP
14 40 (4.04%) NetScaler
15 36 (3.63%) Fibre Channel
15 36 (3.63%) Network Security
16 34 (3.43%) Skype
17 33 (3.33%) SSL
18 28 (2.83%) Internet
18 28 (2.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (13.72%) SQL Server
2 67 (6.76%) MySQL
3 40 (4.04%) Hadoop
4 31 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (2.72%) Oracle Database
7 24 (2.42%) Big Data
8 22 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (1.61%) MongoDB
10 13 (1.31%) HBase
10 13 (1.31%) SQL Server 2014
11 12 (1.21%) DB2
11 12 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.01%) NoSQL
14 9 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (0.91%) Relational Database
15 8 (0.81%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 91 (9.18%) Jenkins
2 72 (7.27%) Git (software)
3 31 (3.13%) JIRA
4 26 (2.62%) Subversion
5 25 (2.52%) Maven
6 20 (2.02%) Vagrant
7 19 (1.92%) TeamCity
8 13 (1.31%) Gradle
9 12 (1.21%) Hudson
10 10 (1.01%) Artifactory
10 10 (1.01%) JUnit
10 10 (1.01%) Travis CI
10 10 (1.01%) Visual Studio
11 9 (0.91%) GitLab
11 9 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (0.81%) Eclipse
12 8 (0.81%) Mockito
13 7 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (0.61%) Cucumber
General
1 206 (20.79%) Finance
2 96 (9.69%) Banking
3 42 (4.24%) Financial Institution
4 27 (2.72%) Back Office
5 23 (2.32%) Retail
5 23 (2.32%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.12%) Legal
7 17 (1.72%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.61%) Publishing
9 14 (1.41%) Games
10 11 (1.11%) Advertising
11 8 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.71%) French Language
12 7 (0.71%) Front Office
13 5 (0.50%) German Language
13 5 (0.50%) Law
13 5 (0.50%) Marketing
14 4 (0.40%) Electronics
15 2 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
15 2 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 165 (16.65%) Architect
2 113 (11.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 99 (9.99%) Administrator
4 91 (9.18%) VMware Engineer
5 72 (7.27%) Analyst
5 72 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
6 70 (7.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 64 (6.46%) Infrastructure Architect
7 64 (6.46%) Windows Engineer
8 61 (6.16%) Solutions Architect
9 58 (5.85%) Linux Engineer
10 56 (5.65%) Consultant
11 54 (5.45%) Server Engineer
12 44 (4.44%) Support Engineer
13 37 (3.73%) Systems Engineer
14 36 (3.63%) Linux Administrator
15 34 (3.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 32 (3.23%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
17 31 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
17 31 (3.13%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (5.65%) Middleware
1 56 (5.65%) Web Services
2 40 (4.04%) LAMP
3 37 (3.73%) HTML
3 37 (3.73%) XML
4 36 (3.63%) .NET
5 25 (2.52%) REST
6 17 (1.72%) J2EE
7 16 (1.61%) Node.js
8 15 (1.51%) CSS
9 11 (1.11%) JSON
9 11 (1.11%) Rendezvous
9 11 (1.11%) XSLT
10 10 (1.01%) SOAP
10 10 (1.01%) Spring
11 9 (0.91%) AngularJS
12 8 (0.81%) Java EE
12 8 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (0.81%) WebCenter
13 7 (0.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 184 (18.57%) Data Centre
2 67 (6.76%) Clustering
3 51 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (4.24%) Management Information System
5 35 (3.53%) Replication
6 29 (2.93%) Private Cloud
7 28 (2.83%) EMC VNX
7 28 (2.83%) Hybrid Cloud
8 25 (2.52%) Blackberry
8 25 (2.52%) Computer Science
9 23 (2.32%) PKI
10 22 (2.22%) Hedge funds
11 18 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
13 14 (1.41%) EMC VMAX
13 14 (1.41%) User Experience
14 13 (1.31%) EqualLogic
15 11 (1.11%) NHS
16 9 (0.91%) Fat Client
16 9 (0.91%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 616 (62.16%) Windows
2 404 (40.77%) Linux
3 344 (34.71%) Windows Server
4 206 (20.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 192 (19.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 166 (16.75%) Unix
7 120 (12.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 85 (8.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 81 (8.17%) Solaris
10 75 (7.57%) Windows 7
11 59 (5.95%) CentOS
12 38 (3.83%) AIX
13 36 (3.63%) Windows 10
14 34 (3.43%) Ubuntu
15 31 (3.13%) Mac OS X
15 31 (3.13%) Oracle Linux
16 30 (3.03%) Windows 8
17 20 (2.02%) Android
18 17 (1.72%) SUSE
19 16 (1.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (22.70%) ITIL
2 164 (16.55%) DevOps
3 161 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
4 153 (15.44%) Migration
5 142 (14.33%) Configuration Management
6 81 (8.17%) Project Management
7 79 (7.97%) Open Source
8 77 (7.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 55 (5.55%) High Availability
10 54 (5.45%) Service Management
11 53 (5.35%) Virtual Environments
12 52 (5.25%) Change Management
13 51 (5.15%) Load Balancing
14 47 (4.74%) Service Delivery
15 46 (4.64%) Performance Tuning
16 44 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
17 41 (4.14%) E-Commerce
17 41 (4.14%) PRINCE2
17 41 (4.14%) Server Virtualisation
18 40 (4.04%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 175 (17.66%) PowerShell
2 126 (12.71%) Java
3 123 (12.41%) SQL
4 110 (11.10%) Python
5 106 (10.70%) Bash Shell
5 106 (10.70%) Perl
6 72 (7.27%) Ruby
7 45 (4.54%) JavaScript
8 34 (3.43%) C#
8 34 (3.43%) PHP
9 23 (2.32%) Shell Script
10 17 (1.72%) Korn
11 13 (1.31%) C
12 11 (1.11%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.11%) VBScript
13 8 (0.81%) C++
14 7 (0.71%) Scala
15 6 (0.61%) TypeScript
15 6 (0.61%) VB
16 4 (0.40%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 87 (8.78%) Security Cleared
2 67 (6.76%) SC Cleared
3 65 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 59 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (4.84%) MCSE
6 45 (4.54%) Degree
7 44 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 42 (4.24%) CCNA
9 26 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
10 25 (2.52%) CCNP
11 16 (1.61%) DV Cleared
11 16 (1.61%) MCSA
12 12 (1.21%) MCP
12 12 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (1.11%) RHCE
14 7 (0.71%) CISSP
14 7 (0.71%) MCITP
15 6 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
15 6 (0.61%) MCTS
15 6 (0.61%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.33%) SLA
2 24 (2.42%) QA
3 19 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.11%) COBIT
6 4 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.40%) ISO22301
7 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.20%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.10%) Government Security Classifications
9 1 (0.10%) MiFID
System Software
1 415 (41.88%) Active Directory
2 179 (18.06%) Hyper-V
3 145 (14.63%) vSphere
4 114 (11.50%) VMware ESX
5 83 (8.38%) VMware ESXi
6 71 (7.16%) XenApp
7 61 (6.16%) Docker
7 61 (6.16%) Virtual Machines
8 58 (5.85%) KVM
9 51 (5.15%) XenDesktop
10 43 (4.34%) NFS
11 42 (4.24%) Xen
12 36 (3.63%) vCloud
13 28 (2.83%) Oracle RAC
14 26 (2.62%) Microsoft App-V
14 26 (2.62%) Virtual Servers
15 22 (2.22%) XenServer
16 21 (2.12%) SRDF
17 20 (2.02%) VMware Server
18 19 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 192 (19.37%) Puppet
2 124 (12.51%) SCCM
3 89 (8.98%) SCOM
4 82 (8.27%) Ansible
5 74 (7.47%) Nagios
6 66 (6.66%) Opscode Chef
7 33 (3.33%) WSUS
8 26 (2.62%) Backup Exec
9 24 (2.42%) Kubernetes
10 23 (2.32%) NetBackup
11 22 (2.22%) ZABBIX
12 20 (2.02%) Microsoft Clustering
12 20 (2.02%) vRealize
13 19 (1.92%) FreeIPA
14 18 (1.82%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 16 (1.61%) HP SIM
15 16 (1.61%) Zenoss
16 15 (1.51%) AirWatch
16 15 (1.51%) Icinga
16 15 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 991 (100.00%) VMware
2 390 (39.35%) Microsoft
3 264 (26.64%) Citrix
4 218 (22.00%) Cisco
5 166 (16.75%) HP
6 164 (16.55%) Red Hat
7 129 (13.02%) Oracle
8 120 (12.11%) EMC
9 116 (11.71%) NetApp
10 87 (8.78%) IBM
11 83 (8.38%) Dell
12 56 (5.65%) Google
13 54 (5.45%) Symantec
14 41 (4.14%) CheckPoint
15 29 (2.93%) F5
16 26 (2.62%) Juniper
17 25 (2.52%) Apple
18 24 (2.42%) 3PAR
19 21 (2.12%) Intel
20 20 (2.02%) Splunk
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