The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 47 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware 959 838 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.16% 3.46% 3.16%
As % of the Vendors category 9.35% 7.53% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 559 429
Average daily rate
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£375 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.91% -5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 32
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.75 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.34% -32.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.80 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
VMware
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10261 11129 9889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 45.89% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7014 7313 6197
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 230 300
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £31.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in London

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VMware Daily Rate Trend in London

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in London

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in London

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in London

VMware
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +12 221 £350 -10.71% 89
Kingston Upon Thames -5 6 £291 -18.24%
Croydon -9 5 £400 -11.11% 2
Bromley +2 4 £393 +361.76%
Westminster - 4 £550 -
Hammersmith - 3 £510 -
Twickenham - 2 - -
Enfield - 2 - - 1
Hayes - 2 - - 3
Greenwich +2 1 - -
Harrow -5 1 - - 1
Ilford - 1 £150 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £225 - 1
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Barnet - - - - 1
Greenford - - - -
Chessington - - - - 2
Morden - - - -
New Malden - - - - 3
Romford - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 2
South Croydon - - - -
Southall - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1238 (64.41%) Windows
2 1035 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 799 (41.57%) Active Directory
4 620 (32.26%) Microsoft
5 573 (29.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 567 (29.50%) Citrix
7 559 (29.08%) Linux
8 435 (22.63%) SAN
9 430 (22.37%) Cisco
10 415 (21.59%) MS Exchange
11 369 (19.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 343 (17.85%) Finance
13 336 (17.48%) DNS
14 319 (16.60%) vSphere
15 312 (16.23%) HP
16 284 (14.78%) ITIL
17 275 (14.31%) Firewall
18 271 (14.10%) SQL Server
19 255 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2010
20 254 (13.22%) SQL
21 250 (13.01%) Windows Server 2012
22 247 (12.85%) NetApp
23 240 (12.49%) XenApp
24 239 (12.43%) Puppet
25 222 (11.55%) UNIX
26 218 (11.34%) VMware ESX
27 214 (11.13%) DevOps
28 209 (10.87%) PowerShell
29 205 (10.67%) Hyper-V
30 204 (10.61%) Migration

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 415 (21.59%) MS Exchange
2 255 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 158 (8.22%) SharePoint
4 136 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 124 (6.45%) IIS
6 107 (5.57%) Apache
7 103 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 90 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 76 (3.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 73 (3.80%) Tomcat
11 62 (3.23%) Lync
12 61 (3.17%) WebSphere
13 58 (3.02%) WebLogic
14 56 (2.91%) OpenStack
15 52 (2.71%) JBoss
16 50 (2.60%) Node.js
17 26 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
18 25 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
19 19 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
20 17 (0.88%) nginx
Applications
1 190 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 128 (6.66%) MS Office
3 32 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.99%) MS Project
5 17 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.052%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.052%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.052%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 16 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.16%) RMDS
5 2 (0.10%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.10%) ReMetrica
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.10%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.052%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.052%) Summit
6 1 (0.052%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.052%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 95 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (3.38%) Office 365
4 44 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (1.46%) SaaS
6 18 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (0.88%) PaaS
8 16 (0.83%) IaaS
9 15 (0.78%) Heroku
10 12 (0.62%) Engine Yard
11 11 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.42%) Google App Engine
13 7 (0.36%) GitHub
14 5 (0.26%) IBM SmartCloud
14 5 (0.26%) Google Apps
15 2 (0.10%) SoftLayer
15 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
16 1 (0.052%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 435 (22.63%) SAN
2 336 (17.48%) DNS
3 275 (14.31%) Firewall
4 190 (9.89%) DHCP
5 166 (8.64%) WAN
6 163 (8.48%) TCP/IP
7 133 (6.92%) LAN
8 124 (6.45%) VPN
9 121 (6.30%) NAS
10 89 (4.63%) VLAN
11 84 (4.37%) NetScaler
12 64 (3.33%) Internet
13 60 (3.12%) MPLS
13 60 (3.12%) iSCSI
14 58 (3.02%) VoIP
15 51 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
16 47 (2.45%) Network Security
16 47 (2.45%) SSL
17 42 (2.19%) HTTP
17 42 (2.19%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 76 (3.95%) MySQL
3 71 (3.69%) MongoDB
4 70 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 39 (2.03%) Relational Database
6 38 (1.98%) Oracle Database
7 35 (1.82%) Redis
8 34 (1.77%) Oracle Exadata
9 33 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 27 (1.40%) NoSQL
11 23 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
11 23 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 22 (1.14%) RDBMS
13 20 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
14 19 (0.99%) MariaDB
15 15 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
15 15 (0.78%) Hadoop
16 14 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (0.73%) DB2
17 11 (0.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 131 (6.82%) Jenkins
2 85 (4.42%) Git (software)
3 45 (2.34%) Subversion
4 42 (2.19%) JIRA
5 41 (2.13%) Maven
6 31 (1.61%) Hudson
7 29 (1.51%) MSI
8 23 (1.20%) TeamCity
9 21 (1.09%) Artifactory
10 18 (0.94%) Cucumber
11 15 (0.78%) IntelliJ
12 13 (0.68%) Capybara
13 12 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (0.52%) Selenium
15 8 (0.42%) JMeter
16 6 (0.31%) LoadRunner
16 6 (0.31%) Eclipse
17 5 (0.26%) Visual Studio
17 5 (0.26%) Gerrit
17 5 (0.26%) Mercurial
General
1 343 (17.85%) Finance
2 148 (7.70%) Banking
3 85 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 41 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 41 (2.13%) Legal
5 40 (2.08%) Retail
6 37 (1.93%) Law
7 31 (1.61%) Financial Institution
8 29 (1.51%) Marketing
9 26 (1.35%) Publishing
10 24 (1.25%) Advertising
11 16 (0.83%) Games
12 15 (0.78%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.73%) French Language
14 10 (0.52%) Back Office
15 9 (0.47%) Front Office
16 7 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.21%) Local Government
17 4 (0.21%) German Language
17 4 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 223 (11.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 203 (10.56%) Analyst
3 180 (9.37%) Architect
4 146 (7.60%) Consultant
5 145 (7.54%) Administrator
6 113 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 106 (5.52%) Support Engineer
8 94 (4.89%) DevOps Engineer
9 93 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
10 89 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support
11 76 (3.95%) Infrastructure Architect
12 74 (3.85%) Support Analyst
13 63 (3.28%) Server Engineer
14 60 (3.12%) Project Manager
15 57 (2.97%) Wintel Engineer
15 57 (2.97%) Desktop Support
15 57 (2.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 55 (2.86%) Network Engineer
17 53 (2.76%) Linux Engineer
18 52 (2.71%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (4.06%) Web Services
2 55 (2.86%) Middleware
3 44 (2.29%) .NET
4 31 (1.61%) RabbitMQ
4 31 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
4 31 (1.61%) HTML
5 24 (1.25%) Application Packaging
5 24 (1.25%) CSS
6 23 (1.20%) MCollective
7 20 (1.04%) LAMP
8 18 (0.94%) HTML5
9 16 (0.83%) SOAP
10 15 (0.78%) CSS3
11 14 (0.73%) XML
12 12 (0.62%) Sass
12 12 (0.62%) Regular Expression
12 12 (0.62%) Sinatra
13 10 (0.52%) J2EE
14 9 (0.47%) REST
15 8 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 140 (7.28%) Clustering
2 110 (5.72%) Replication
3 101 (5.25%) Blackberry
4 93 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 60 (3.12%) Open Source
6 45 (2.34%) Fat Client
6 45 (2.34%) Thin Client
7 35 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 35 (1.82%) Management Information System
8 24 (1.25%) Hedge funds
9 20 (1.04%) NHS
10 19 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
11 13 (0.68%) Wiki
11 13 (0.68%) PKI
12 12 (0.62%) FlexPod
12 12 (0.62%) CMDB
12 12 (0.62%) Device Driver
13 11 (0.57%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.57%) EqualLogic
13 11 (0.57%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1238 (64.41%) Windows
2 573 (29.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 559 (29.08%) Linux
4 369 (19.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 250 (13.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 222 (11.55%) UNIX
7 189 (9.83%) Windows 7
8 123 (6.40%) Windows XP
9 115 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 73 (3.80%) CentOS
11 59 (3.07%) Solaris
12 58 (3.02%) Ubuntu
13 43 (2.24%) AIX
14 42 (2.19%) Windows 8
15 41 (2.13%) SUSE
16 33 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
17 20 (1.04%) Mac OS X
18 18 (0.94%) HPUX
19 16 (0.83%) Windows Vista
20 14 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (14.78%) ITIL
2 214 (11.13%) DevOps
3 204 (10.61%) Migration
4 170 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
5 131 (6.82%) Configuration Management
6 100 (5.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 81 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
8 80 (4.16%) Project Management
9 73 (3.80%) Change Management
10 67 (3.49%) Load Balancing
11 65 (3.38%) Service Management
12 63 (3.28%) Scrum
13 61 (3.17%) Service Delivery
14 48 (2.50%) High Availability
15 46 (2.39%) Capacity Planning
16 45 (2.34%) Release Management
17 44 (2.29%) PRINCE2
18 43 (2.24%) Stakeholder Management
18 43 (2.24%) Performance Tuning
19 41 (2.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 254 (13.22%) SQL
2 209 (10.87%) PowerShell
3 153 (7.96%) Python
4 144 (7.49%) Ruby
5 124 (6.45%) Java
6 112 (5.83%) Perl
7 91 (4.73%) Bash Shell
8 86 (4.47%) Shell Script
9 58 (3.02%) VBScript
10 34 (1.77%) VB
11 32 (1.66%) PHP
12 27 (1.40%) JavaScript
13 25 (1.30%) C
14 23 (1.20%) C#
15 21 (1.09%) Scala
16 20 (1.04%) Golang
17 18 (0.94%) Korn
17 18 (0.94%) T-SQL
18 11 (0.57%) VBA
19 5 (0.26%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 179 (9.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 120 (6.24%) Security Cleared
3 115 (5.98%) MCSE
3 115 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
4 88 (4.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 87 (4.53%) CCNA
6 71 (3.69%) SC Cleared
7 64 (3.33%) MCITP
8 56 (2.91%) Degree
9 45 (2.34%) CCNP
10 37 (1.93%) MCSA
11 33 (1.72%) MCP
12 32 (1.66%) Citrix Certification
13 25 (1.30%) DV Cleared
14 23 (1.20%) MCTS
15 20 (1.04%) CCA
16 19 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
17 16 (0.83%) CCEA
17 16 (0.83%) CISSP
18 15 (0.78%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (3.80%) SLA
2 30 (1.56%) QA
3 15 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.052%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.052%) COBIT
7 1 (0.052%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1035 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 799 (41.57%) Active Directory
3 319 (16.60%) vSphere
4 240 (12.49%) XenApp
5 218 (11.34%) VMware ESX
6 205 (10.67%) Hyper-V
7 114 (5.93%) VMware ESXi
8 109 (5.67%) XenDesktop
9 77 (4.01%) vCloud
10 61 (3.17%) Xen
11 60 (3.12%) NFS
12 58 (3.02%) XenServer
13 45 (2.34%) Oracle RAC
14 41 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
15 36 (1.87%) VMware Server
16 31 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 26 (1.35%) KVM
18 20 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 18 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
20 16 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 239 (12.43%) Puppet
2 182 (9.47%) SCCM
3 102 (5.31%) Nagios
3 102 (5.31%) Opscode Chef
4 89 (4.63%) SCOM
5 76 (3.95%) Ansible
6 60 (3.12%) Backup Exec
7 36 (1.87%) NetBackup
7 36 (1.87%) Tivoli
8 35 (1.82%) HP SIM
9 31 (1.61%) WSUS
9 31 (1.61%) SELinux
10 29 (1.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 27 (1.40%) ZABBIX
11 27 (1.40%) Cobbler
12 25 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
12 25 (1.30%) EdgeSight
13 23 (1.20%) SCVMM
14 20 (1.04%) Icinga
14 20 (1.04%) collectd
Vendors
1 620 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 567 (29.50%) Citrix
3 430 (22.37%) Cisco
4 312 (16.23%) HP
5 247 (12.85%) NetApp
6 189 (9.83%) EMC
7 188 (9.78%) Oracle
8 171 (8.90%) IBM
9 169 (8.79%) Red Hat
10 91 (4.73%) Symantec
11 89 (4.63%) Dell
12 65 (3.38%) F5
13 60 (3.12%) CheckPoint
14 52 (2.71%) Veeam
15 51 (2.65%) Juniper
16 50 (2.60%) BMC
17 41 (2.13%) SolarWinds
18 36 (1.87%) McAfee
19 35 (1.82%) Altiris
19 35 (1.82%) Remedy
West London
H&R Talent
Rate: From £150 to £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 550-650pd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Wilson HCG
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Interact Consulting
Rate: 400-475 a day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day £250 a day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £125 - £140 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
InterAct Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago