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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 43 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 929 790 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.17% 3.34% 3.49%
As % of the Vendors category 9.38% 7.53% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 570 491
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 37
Average hourly rate £21.47 £21.25 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.04% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £17.00 £15.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.63 £40.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.13 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.24% -6.11%
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
9907 10496 10021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.48% 44.40% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6406 6830 6313
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 206 262
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.75 £43.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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 +8 241 £400 +6.66% 85
Croydon -1 27 £363 -17.14% 8
Bromley - 6 £275 -
Chessington - 6 - - 1
Hounslow - 6 £413 -
Docklands, London +3 4 £450 +2.27%
Enfield -3 4 - - 1
Feltham - 3 £438 -
Uxbridge +2 2 £275 -15.38%
Twickenham -6 2 - -
Harrow - 2 £110 -
Ilford - 2 - -
Brentford -8 1 £375 -21.87%
Hillingdon - 1 £135 -
New Malden - 1 - -
Dagenham - 1 - -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1281 (66.37%) Windows
2 1034 (53.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 755 (39.12%) Active Directory
4 602 (31.19%) Microsoft
5 557 (28.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 541 (28.03%) Citrix
7 521 (26.99%) Linux
8 490 (25.39%) Cisco
9 479 (24.82%) SAN
10 371 (19.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 357 (18.50%) MS Exchange
12 329 (17.05%) ITIL
13 323 (16.74%) Finance
14 315 (16.32%) DNS
15 313 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 309 (16.01%) Firewall
17 305 (15.80%) vSphere
18 292 (15.13%) HP
19 258 (13.37%) NetApp
20 242 (12.54%) SQL
21 238 (12.33%) Puppet
22 231 (11.97%) SQL Server
23 223 (11.55%) Hyper-V
24 213 (11.04%) Migration
24 213 (11.04%) DevOps
25 212 (10.98%) XenApp
26 209 (10.83%) EMC
27 202 (10.47%) Windows 7
28 200 (10.36%) PowerShell
28 200 (10.36%) WAN

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 357 (18.50%) MS Exchange
2 186 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 128 (6.63%) SharePoint
4 121 (6.27%) IIS
5 106 (5.49%) OpenStack
6 95 (4.92%) Apache
7 94 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 80 (4.15%) Tomcat
9 76 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2007
10 67 (3.47%) Lync
11 62 (3.21%) Node.js
12 61 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 47 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
14 40 (2.07%) nginx
15 38 (1.97%) WebSphere
16 31 (1.61%) JBoss
17 23 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
18 21 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
19 16 (0.83%) WebLogic
20 14 (0.73%) Confluence
Applications
1 189 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 96 (4.97%) MS Office
3 38 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 23 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (1.04%) MS Project
6 4 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.052%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.052%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.052%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 25 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.52%) RMDS
3 9 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.10%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.10%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.10%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.10%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.052%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.052%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.052%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 168 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (3.32%) Office 365
4 32 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (1.50%) IaaS
6 20 (1.04%) Heroku
6 20 (1.04%) PaaS
7 19 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
7 19 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (0.93%) SaaS
9 17 (0.88%) Engine Yard
10 10 (0.52%) Mimecast
11 9 (0.47%) Google App Engine
12 8 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.21%) GitHub
13 4 (0.21%) Google Apps
14 3 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
15 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
16 1 (0.052%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 1 (0.052%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 479 (24.82%) SAN
2 315 (16.32%) DNS
3 309 (16.01%) Firewall
4 200 (10.36%) WAN
5 196 (10.16%) DHCP
6 195 (10.10%) LAN
7 178 (9.22%) TCP/IP
8 156 (8.08%) NAS
9 127 (6.58%) VPN
10 91 (4.72%) NetScaler
11 84 (4.35%) VLAN
12 70 (3.63%) Internet
13 64 (3.32%) MPLS
14 61 (3.16%) iSCSI
15 57 (2.95%) Network Security
15 57 (2.95%) Cisco ASA
16 51 (2.64%) SSL
17 46 (2.38%) LDAP
18 45 (2.33%) VoIP
18 45 (2.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (11.97%) SQL Server
2 85 (4.40%) MongoDB
3 80 (4.15%) MySQL
4 58 (3.01%) NoSQL
5 48 (2.49%) Redis
6 46 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 37 (1.92%) Relational Database
8 36 (1.87%) Oracle Database
8 36 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
9 32 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
10 27 (1.40%) RDBMS
11 25 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (1.19%) Hadoop
13 20 (1.04%) MariaDB
14 14 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (0.62%) Big Data
17 9 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 8 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 145 (7.51%) Jenkins
2 94 (4.87%) Git (software)
3 61 (3.16%) Subversion
4 39 (2.02%) JIRA
5 35 (1.81%) Maven
6 30 (1.55%) Artifactory
7 24 (1.24%) Hudson
8 21 (1.09%) TeamCity
9 17 (0.88%) MSI
9 17 (0.88%) Mercurial
10 15 (0.78%) Gerrit
11 14 (0.73%) SonarQube
12 11 (0.57%) Visual Studio
13 10 (0.52%) Selenium
14 8 (0.41%) Ant
14 8 (0.41%) Gradle
15 7 (0.36%) JMeter
15 7 (0.36%) Cucumber
16 6 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (0.31%) IntelliJ
General
1 323 (16.74%) Finance
2 118 (6.11%) Banking
3 68 (3.52%) Telecoms
4 46 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 35 (1.81%) Retail
6 27 (1.40%) Law
7 25 (1.30%) Legal
8 20 (1.04%) Financial Institution
9 19 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 18 (0.93%) Publishing
11 17 (0.88%) Back Office
11 17 (0.88%) French Language
11 17 (0.88%) Marketing
12 9 (0.47%) Games
13 7 (0.36%) Advertising
14 5 (0.26%) Electronics
14 5 (0.26%) Private Banking
15 4 (0.21%) Front Office
16 3 (0.16%) German Language
16 3 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 226 (11.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 179 (9.27%) Analyst
3 177 (9.17%) Architect
4 169 (8.76%) Consultant
5 147 (7.62%) Administrator
6 120 (6.22%) DevOps Engineer
7 111 (5.75%) Systems Administrator
8 110 (5.70%) Support Engineer
9 96 (4.97%) Systems Engineer
10 87 (4.51%) Server Engineer
11 80 (4.15%) Infrastructure Architect
11 80 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support
12 66 (3.42%) Network Engineer
13 60 (3.11%) Wintel Engineer
14 59 (3.06%) Support Analyst
15 58 (3.01%) Project Manager
16 55 (2.85%) VMware Engineer
17 54 (2.80%) Desktop Support
18 47 (2.44%) Linux Engineer
19 46 (2.38%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (4.40%) Web Services
2 59 (3.06%) .NET
3 53 (2.75%) Middleware
4 36 (1.87%) RabbitMQ
5 31 (1.61%) LAMP
6 30 (1.55%) XML
7 28 (1.45%) MCollective
8 27 (1.40%) HTML
8 27 (1.40%) J2EE
9 17 (0.88%) CSS
10 16 (0.83%) HTML5
10 16 (0.83%) Application Packaging
11 15 (0.78%) REST
12 14 (0.73%) jQuery
13 12 (0.62%) SOAP
14 11 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
15 10 (0.52%) Ruby on Rails
15 10 (0.52%) Play Framework
16 9 (0.47%) XSLT
16 9 (0.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 120 (6.22%) Clustering
2 101 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (4.15%) Replication
4 58 (3.01%) Blackberry
5 53 (2.75%) Thin Client
5 53 (2.75%) Fat Client
6 48 (2.49%) Open Source
7 37 (1.92%) Management Information System
8 29 (1.50%) Private Cloud
9 27 (1.40%) Symmetrix DMX
10 24 (1.24%) NHS
11 23 (1.19%) PKI
11 23 (1.19%) Computer Science
12 22 (1.14%) Symmetrix
13 21 (1.09%) FlexPod
13 21 (1.09%) CLARiiON
13 21 (1.09%) Device Driver
14 20 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
14 20 (1.04%) Hedge funds
15 18 (0.93%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1281 (66.37%) Windows
2 557 (28.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 521 (26.99%) Linux
4 371 (19.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 313 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 202 (10.47%) Windows 7
7 161 (8.34%) UNIX
8 123 (6.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 92 (4.77%) CentOS
10 88 (4.56%) Ubuntu
11 87 (4.51%) Solaris
12 59 (3.06%) Windows XP
13 54 (2.80%) Windows 8
14 29 (1.50%) HPUX
15 24 (1.24%) Mac OS X
16 18 (0.93%) AIX
17 17 (0.88%) SUSE
18 15 (0.78%) Mac OS X Server
19 14 (0.73%) Debian
20 11 (0.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (17.05%) ITIL
2 213 (11.04%) Migration
2 213 (11.04%) DevOps
3 155 (8.03%) Configuration Management
3 155 (8.03%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 103 (5.34%) Project Management
6 94 (4.87%) Continuous Integration
7 88 (4.56%) Load Balancing
8 78 (4.04%) Capacity Planning
9 65 (3.37%) Service Management
10 58 (3.01%) PRINCE2
10 58 (3.01%) Change Management
10 58 (3.01%) Scrum
11 54 (2.80%) Service Delivery
12 49 (2.54%) ITSM
13 48 (2.49%) Release Management
13 48 (2.49%) Performance Tuning
13 48 (2.49%) Performance Monitoring
14 45 (2.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 242 (12.54%) SQL
2 200 (10.36%) PowerShell
3 182 (9.43%) Python
4 145 (7.51%) Ruby
5 142 (7.36%) Perl
6 138 (7.15%) Java
7 98 (5.08%) Bash Shell
8 76 (3.94%) Shell Script
9 62 (3.21%) VBScript
10 49 (2.54%) PHP
11 40 (2.07%) C#
12 38 (1.97%) C
13 29 (1.50%) JavaScript
14 28 (1.45%) Korn
15 19 (0.98%) Go
15 19 (0.98%) Scala
16 13 (0.67%) VB
17 11 (0.57%) C++
18 8 (0.41%) Groovy
19 6 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 189 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 152 (7.88%) Cisco Certification
3 150 (7.77%) Security Cleared
4 137 (7.10%) MCSE
5 117 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 99 (5.13%) SC Cleared
7 93 (4.82%) CCNA
8 84 (4.35%) MCITP
9 83 (4.30%) CCNP
10 48 (2.49%) MCSA
11 42 (2.18%) Degree
12 39 (2.02%) MCP
13 35 (1.81%) DV Cleared
14 33 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
15 25 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
16 23 (1.19%) CCA
17 22 (1.14%) MCTS
18 19 (0.98%) CCIE
19 18 (0.93%) CCSE
19 18 (0.93%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (4.04%) SLA
2 49 (2.54%) QA
3 13 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.10%) COBIT
8 1 (0.052%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1034 (53.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 755 (39.12%) Active Directory
3 305 (15.80%) vSphere
4 223 (11.55%) Hyper-V
5 212 (10.98%) XenApp
6 161 (8.34%) VMware ESX
7 140 (7.25%) VMware ESXi
8 116 (6.01%) XenDesktop
9 92 (4.77%) vCloud
10 55 (2.85%) Microsoft App-V
11 54 (2.80%) Xen
11 54 (2.80%) NFS
12 47 (2.44%) XenServer
13 37 (1.92%) KVM
14 33 (1.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 27 (1.40%) SRDF
15 27 (1.40%) VMware Workstation
16 24 (1.24%) VMware Server
17 21 (1.09%) Terminal Services
18 20 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 238 (12.33%) Puppet
2 175 (9.07%) SCCM
3 110 (5.70%) Opscode Chef
4 97 (5.03%) Nagios
5 92 (4.77%) SCOM
6 84 (4.35%) Ansible
7 52 (2.69%) ZABBIX
8 39 (2.02%) Salt
9 36 (1.87%) Cobbler
9 36 (1.87%) NetBackup
10 32 (1.66%) HP SIM
11 29 (1.50%) EdgeSight
11 29 (1.50%) WSUS
12 28 (1.45%) Backup Exec
13 27 (1.40%) Vagrant
13 27 (1.40%) SCVMM
14 25 (1.30%) collectd
15 20 (1.04%) Icinga
16 17 (0.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
17 16 (0.83%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 602 (31.19%) Microsoft
2 541 (28.03%) Citrix
3 490 (25.39%) Cisco
4 292 (15.13%) HP
5 258 (13.37%) NetApp
6 209 (10.83%) EMC
7 179 (9.27%) Red Hat
8 169 (8.76%) Oracle
9 133 (6.89%) IBM
10 105 (5.44%) Dell
11 91 (4.72%) F5
12 78 (4.04%) CheckPoint
13 56 (2.90%) Symantec
14 54 (2.80%) Juniper
15 52 (2.69%) 3PAR
16 50 (2.59%) AppSense
17 47 (2.44%) Brocade
18 41 (2.12%) Veeam
19 40 (2.07%) Veritas
20 37 (1.92%) CommVault
Central London / West End
Harrington Starr
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
PCR
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
The Lifeways Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £340 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago