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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 46 50 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware 964 904 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.06% 3.78% 3.37%
As % of the Vendors category 9.45% 8.30% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 615 534
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 28
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.25 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.86% +7.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £16.70 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.95 £32.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.63 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -8.94%
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
10206 10898 11475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.03% 45.52% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6721 6830 7368
Average daily rate £425 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 233 261
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £33.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +2 205 £425 +17.24% 62
Croydon +8 35 £456 +22.48% 4
Docklands, London 0 8 £450 +63.63%
New Malden 0 6 - - 1
Hounslow +2 4 £490 +15.29% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -1 4 £339 +23.18%
Uxbridge +7 3 £170 -
Mayfair - 3 £320 -
Bromley -3 2 £249 -
Twickenham -5 2 £300 -17.24% 3
Feltham -10 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £400 -
Paddington - 2 £450 -
Chessington -2 1 - -
Hammersmith -3 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 - - 1
Teddington - 1 £250 -
Wembley - 1 £295 -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1299 (66.82%) Windows
2 1015 (52.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 778 (40.02%) Active Directory
4 628 (32.30%) Microsoft
5 562 (28.91%) Citrix
6 528 (27.16%) Linux
7 513 (26.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 479 (24.64%) SAN
9 409 (21.04%) Cisco
10 403 (20.73%) Finance
11 398 (20.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 369 (18.98%) ITIL
13 331 (17.03%) MS Exchange
14 306 (15.74%) SQL
14 306 (15.74%) vSphere
15 305 (15.69%) DNS
16 287 (14.76%) HP
17 277 (14.25%) Data Centre
18 273 (14.04%) PowerShell
19 260 (13.37%) XenApp
20 253 (13.01%) Windows Server 2003
21 236 (12.14%) Firewall
22 227 (11.68%) SQL Server
23 223 (11.47%) LAN
24 221 (11.37%) NetApp
25 220 (11.32%) WAN
26 205 (10.55%) DHCP
27 200 (10.29%) MS Excel
28 199 (10.24%) Windows 7
29 198 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 331 (17.03%) MS Exchange
2 164 (8.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 155 (7.97%) IIS
4 132 (6.79%) SharePoint
5 111 (5.71%) Tomcat
6 100 (5.14%) Apache
7 83 (4.27%) OpenStack
8 73 (3.76%) Lync
9 70 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
10 66 (3.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 63 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
12 62 (3.19%) JBoss
13 51 (2.62%) Node.js
14 46 (2.37%) nginx
15 37 (1.90%) WebSphere
16 29 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
16 29 (1.49%) Jetty
17 26 (1.34%) Mule ESB
18 25 (1.29%) Confluence
19 21 (1.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 200 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 128 (6.58%) MS Office
3 36 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 25 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.31%) MS Project
7 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.10%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.051%) InDesign
8 1 (0.051%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.051%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 17 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.46%) RMDS
3 9 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.21%) IntelliMatch
5 4 (0.21%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 4 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.21%) Kondor+
5 4 (0.21%) Misys Midas
6 3 (0.15%) JDE OneWorld
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.10%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.10%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.10%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.051%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 190 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (5.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 95 (4.89%) Office 365
4 45 (2.31%) IaaS
5 35 (1.80%) SaaS
6 33 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
7 31 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
8 29 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
9 25 (1.29%) PaaS
10 14 (0.72%) GitHub
11 10 (0.51%) OpenShift
12 8 (0.41%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.21%) Yammer
13 4 (0.21%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.15%) Mimecast
14 3 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
14 3 (0.15%) SoftLayer
14 3 (0.15%) Google Apps
15 1 (0.051%) Amazon S3
15 1 (0.051%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 479 (24.64%) SAN
2 305 (15.69%) DNS
3 236 (12.14%) Firewall
4 223 (11.47%) LAN
5 220 (11.32%) WAN
6 205 (10.55%) DHCP
7 167 (8.59%) NAS
8 158 (8.13%) TCP/IP
9 124 (6.38%) VPN
10 85 (4.37%) VLAN
11 72 (3.70%) MPLS
12 70 (3.60%) NetScaler
13 57 (2.93%) LDAP
14 52 (2.67%) Network Security
15 50 (2.57%) HTTP
16 45 (2.31%) iSCSI
17 43 (2.21%) VoIP
18 42 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
19 41 (2.11%) Wireless
19 41 (2.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 81 (4.17%) MySQL
3 69 (3.55%) MongoDB
4 50 (2.57%) Oracle Database
5 48 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
6 39 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 34 (1.75%) Redis
8 32 (1.65%) NoSQL
9 27 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 26 (1.34%) Relational Database
11 20 (1.03%) Hadoop
12 18 (0.93%) Big Data
13 17 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
17 11 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
18 9 (0.46%) InterSystems Cache
18 9 (0.46%) RDBMS
18 9 (0.46%) Riak
Development Applications
1 143 (7.36%) Jenkins
2 96 (4.94%) Git (software)
3 63 (3.24%) JIRA
4 54 (2.78%) Maven
5 39 (2.01%) JMeter
5 39 (2.01%) Gerrit
5 39 (2.01%) Artifactory
6 36 (1.85%) Subversion
7 33 (1.70%) SonarQube
8 25 (1.29%) Gradle
9 22 (1.13%) Selenium
9 22 (1.13%) JUnit
10 19 (0.98%) Hudson
11 18 (0.93%) Mercurial
12 15 (0.77%) Eclipse
13 13 (0.67%) LoadRunner
14 12 (0.62%) IntelliJ
14 12 (0.62%) Mockito
15 11 (0.57%) TeamCity
16 10 (0.51%) Mocha
General
1 403 (20.73%) Finance
2 125 (6.43%) Banking
3 40 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 36 (1.85%) Retail
5 29 (1.49%) Law
5 29 (1.49%) Investment Banking
6 25 (1.29%) Financial Institution
6 25 (1.29%) Advertising
7 22 (1.13%) Legal
8 19 (0.98%) Back Office
9 16 (0.82%) Publishing
9 16 (0.82%) Marketing
10 14 (0.72%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.67%) Local Government
12 10 (0.51%) Military
13 6 (0.31%) French Language
14 5 (0.26%) German Language
15 4 (0.21%) Front Office
16 3 (0.15%) Electronics
16 3 (0.15%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 245 (12.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 219 (11.27%) Architect
3 176 (9.05%) Administrator
4 170 (8.74%) Analyst
5 132 (6.79%) Systems Administrator
6 121 (6.22%) Consultant
7 115 (5.92%) Support Engineer
8 111 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
9 97 (4.99%) Server Engineer
10 96 (4.94%) Infrastructure Architect
11 92 (4.73%) Systems Engineer
12 79 (4.06%) DevOps Engineer
13 75 (3.86%) Support Analyst
14 69 (3.55%) Wintel Engineer
15 55 (2.83%) Project Manager
16 51 (2.62%) 2nd Line Support
17 49 (2.52%) Solutions Architect
17 49 (2.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 48 (2.47%) Technical Architect
18 48 (2.47%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (4.58%) Web Services
2 60 (3.09%) .NET
3 59 (3.03%) Middleware
4 40 (2.06%) J2EE
5 37 (1.90%) LAMP
6 34 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
7 33 (1.70%) XML
8 30 (1.54%) HTML
9 26 (1.34%) REST
10 24 (1.23%) Spring
11 19 (0.98%) JSON
11 19 (0.98%) AngularJS
11 19 (0.98%) jQuery
12 15 (0.77%) Application Packaging
13 14 (0.72%) SOAP
13 14 (0.72%) CSS
13 14 (0.72%) HTML5
13 14 (0.72%) RESTEasy
14 12 (0.62%) Drools
14 12 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 277 (14.25%) Data Centre
2 104 (5.35%) Clustering
3 94 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (3.19%) Blackberry
5 50 (2.57%) Replication
6 42 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 38 (1.95%) PKI
8 34 (1.75%) Thin Client
8 34 (1.75%) Fat Client
9 31 (1.59%) EMC VNX
10 26 (1.34%) FlexPod
11 25 (1.29%) EqualLogic
12 24 (1.23%) NHS
13 22 (1.13%) Public Cloud
13 22 (1.13%) EMC VMAX
14 20 (1.03%) Private Cloud
14 20 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
15 19 (0.98%) iPad
16 18 (0.93%) CMDB
16 18 (0.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1299 (66.82%) Windows
2 528 (27.16%) Linux
3 513 (26.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 398 (20.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 253 (13.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 199 (10.24%) Windows 7
7 175 (9.00%) UNIX
8 152 (7.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 85 (4.37%) Solaris
10 77 (3.96%) CentOS
11 73 (3.76%) Ubuntu
12 63 (3.24%) Windows 8
13 50 (2.57%) Windows XP
14 34 (1.75%) Android
15 26 (1.34%) SUSE
16 22 (1.13%) Data ONTAP
17 21 (1.08%) AIX
18 14 (0.72%) VMS
19 13 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
19 13 (0.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (18.98%) ITIL
2 190 (9.77%) Migration
3 166 (8.54%) DevOps
4 150 (7.72%) Agile Software Development
5 120 (6.17%) Project Management
6 117 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 106 (5.45%) Configuration Management
8 100 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
9 97 (4.99%) Service Management
10 83 (4.27%) Service Delivery
11 65 (3.34%) Open Source
12 63 (3.24%) Scrum
13 59 (3.03%) Change Management
14 52 (2.67%) PRINCE2
14 52 (2.67%) Server Building
15 48 (2.47%) Performance Tuning
15 48 (2.47%) Business Continuity
15 48 (2.47%) Load Balancing
16 47 (2.42%) Stakeholder Management
16 47 (2.42%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 306 (15.74%) SQL
2 273 (14.04%) PowerShell
3 160 (8.23%) Python
4 144 (7.41%) Java
5 126 (6.48%) Perl
6 121 (6.22%) Bash Shell
7 85 (4.37%) Ruby
8 55 (2.83%) VBScript
9 45 (2.31%) PHP
10 39 (2.01%) JavaScript
11 37 (1.90%) Shell Script
12 35 (1.80%) C#
13 34 (1.75%) VB
14 29 (1.49%) C
15 20 (1.03%) C++
16 19 (0.98%) Korn
17 13 (0.67%) Groovy
18 11 (0.57%) Scala
19 8 (0.41%) Go
19 8 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 198 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 161 (8.28%) MCSE
3 148 (7.61%) Security Cleared
4 132 (6.79%) Cisco Certification
5 119 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 97 (4.99%) CCNA
7 90 (4.63%) SC Cleared
8 61 (3.14%) MCSA
9 52 (2.67%) CCNP
10 46 (2.37%) Degree
11 45 (2.31%) MCITP
12 44 (2.26%) Citrix Certification
13 38 (1.95%) MCP
14 27 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
15 21 (1.08%) DV Cleared
16 19 (0.98%) CCEE
16 19 (0.98%) CCA
17 18 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 17 (0.87%) CISSP
18 17 (0.87%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.63%) SLA
2 26 (1.34%) QA
3 24 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.10%) BS7799
8 1 (0.051%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.051%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1015 (52.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 778 (40.02%) Active Directory
3 306 (15.74%) vSphere
4 260 (13.37%) XenApp
5 188 (9.67%) VMware ESX
6 165 (8.49%) Hyper-V
7 158 (8.13%) VMware ESXi
8 115 (5.92%) vCloud
9 98 (5.04%) XenDesktop
10 63 (3.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 58 (2.98%) Docker
12 52 (2.67%) NFS
13 41 (2.11%) KVM
14 35 (1.80%) Xen
15 33 (1.70%) VMware Server
16 25 (1.29%) XenServer
17 20 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 19 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
18 19 (0.98%) Terminal Services
19 17 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 195 (10.03%) Puppet
2 178 (9.16%) SCCM
3 96 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
4 78 (4.01%) SCOM
5 75 (3.86%) Ansible
6 58 (2.98%) Nagios
7 54 (2.78%) NetBackup
8 46 (2.37%) ZABBIX
9 41 (2.11%) Salt
10 35 (1.80%) HAProxy
11 33 (1.70%) Rundeck
12 31 (1.59%) Kibana
13 30 (1.54%) WSUS
14 29 (1.49%) logstash
15 27 (1.39%) Tivoli
16 24 (1.23%) Vagrant
17 19 (0.98%) BladeLogic
17 19 (0.98%) vMotion
18 18 (0.93%) Backup Exec
18 18 (0.93%) OpenView
Vendors
1 628 (32.30%) Microsoft
2 562 (28.91%) Citrix
3 409 (21.04%) Cisco
4 287 (14.76%) HP
5 221 (11.37%) NetApp
6 196 (10.08%) Red Hat
7 184 (9.47%) Oracle
8 146 (7.51%) IBM
9 139 (7.15%) EMC
10 105 (5.40%) Dell
11 73 (3.76%) Juniper
12 65 (3.34%) CheckPoint
13 57 (2.93%) Symantec
14 53 (2.73%) AppSense
15 51 (2.62%) BMC
16 41 (2.11%) Brocade
17 38 (1.95%) SolarWinds
18 37 (1.90%) Google
18 37 (1.90%) 3PAR
18 37 (1.90%) F5
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
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Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: Up to £600 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
ICP Search
Rate: From £500 to £580 per day
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Croydon, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £21 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
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London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
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Austin Fraser
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Client Server
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Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per annum
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