The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 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 54 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 786 746 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.25% 3.45% 3.17%
As % of the Vendors category 7.27% 7.47% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 483 529
Average daily rate £375 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 40
Average hourly rate £20.25 £23.88 £21.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.18% +12.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £15.17 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £31.25 £30.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.13 £22.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-3.97% -8.33%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10818 9989 12150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.67% 46.20% 43.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7040 6321 7349
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 248 305
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.40 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
VMware
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 228 £375 -6.54% 96
Croydon +5 21 £438 -
Kingston Upon Thames 0 12 £308 -18.54% 2
Brentford +2 4 £504 +32.56% 2
Canary Wharf +20 3 £355 -16.07%
Uxbridge -1 3 £325 -13.33% 1
Hammersmith +1 2 £236 -
Wembley +1 1 £300 -
Greenwich 0 1 - -
Docklands, London -2 1 £440 +18.12%
Twickenham - 1 £350 - 3
Mayfair - 1 £325 -
Enfield - 1 £300 - 1
Feltham - - - -
Harrow - - - - 3
Hayes - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 1
Ilford - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Barnet - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Ruislip - - - - 2
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Hackney - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1012 (66.36%) Windows
2 880 (57.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 630 (41.31%) Active Directory
4 528 (34.62%) Citrix
5 520 (34.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 509 (33.38%) Microsoft
7 404 (26.49%) Linux
8 365 (23.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 357 (23.41%) MS Exchange
10 352 (23.08%) SAN
11 351 (23.02%) HP
12 336 (22.03%) Cisco
13 291 (19.08%) ITIL
14 290 (19.02%) Finance
15 279 (18.30%) SQL
16 278 (18.23%) DNS
17 261 (17.11%) VMware ESX
18 257 (16.85%) SQL Server
19 242 (15.87%) vSphere
20 228 (14.95%) XenApp
21 224 (14.69%) UNIX
22 211 (13.84%) EMC
23 210 (13.77%) Windows 7
24 208 (13.64%) Oracle
25 200 (13.11%) PowerShell
26 199 (13.05%) Exchange Server 2010
27 198 (12.98%) Firewall
28 189 (12.39%) DHCP
29 179 (11.74%) SCCM
30 176 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 357 (23.41%) MS Exchange
2 199 (13.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 128 (8.39%) SharePoint
4 124 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 112 (7.34%) IIS
6 92 (6.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 88 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 84 (5.51%) Apache
9 59 (3.87%) Tomcat
10 47 (3.08%) Lync
11 35 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 27 (1.77%) WebLogic
13 25 (1.64%) WebSphere
14 24 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
15 18 (1.18%) nginx
16 14 (0.92%) IBM Notes
17 13 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
18 12 (0.79%) Confluence
18 12 (0.79%) OpenStack
19 11 (0.72%) Documentum
Applications
1 174 (11.41%) MS Excel
2 87 (5.70%) MS Office
3 10 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.59%) MS Project
4 9 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.46%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.13%) SPSS
7 2 (0.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 26 (1.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.66%) RMDS
3 9 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.39%) Agresso
5 5 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.066%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.066%) Magento
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.066%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
2 32 (2.10%) Office 365
3 20 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (0.72%) SaaS
5 11 (0.72%) IaaS
6 7 (0.46%) PaaS
7 5 (0.33%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.066%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 352 (23.08%) SAN
2 278 (18.23%) DNS
3 198 (12.98%) Firewall
4 189 (12.39%) DHCP
5 149 (9.77%) TCP/IP
6 113 (7.41%) NAS
7 111 (7.28%) WAN
8 103 (6.75%) LAN
9 70 (4.59%) VPN
10 54 (3.54%) VoIP
11 44 (2.89%) SMTP
11 44 (2.89%) NetScaler
12 43 (2.82%) VLAN
13 37 (2.43%) Internet
14 36 (2.36%) Wireless
14 36 (2.36%) iSCSI
15 33 (2.16%) Network Security
16 31 (2.03%) HTTP
16 31 (2.03%) LDAP
17 28 (1.84%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 78 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 55 (3.61%) MySQL
5 50 (3.28%) Oracle Database
6 30 (1.97%) Relational Database
7 24 (1.57%) MongoDB
8 21 (1.38%) Oracle Exadata
9 18 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
10 17 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
10 17 (1.11%) RDBMS
11 16 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
14 11 (0.72%) Big Data
15 7 (0.46%) EDRMS
15 7 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 43 (2.82%) Git (software)
1 43 (2.82%) Jenkins
2 31 (2.03%) JIRA
3 28 (1.84%) Subversion
4 19 (1.25%) Hudson
5 16 (1.05%) Cucumber
6 15 (0.98%) Ant
7 14 (0.92%) Maven
7 14 (0.92%) Capybara
8 13 (0.85%) MSI
9 12 (0.79%) Mercurial
10 11 (0.72%) JBehave
10 11 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (0.72%) Eclipse
11 10 (0.66%) IntelliJ
11 10 (0.66%) TeamCity
12 9 (0.59%) LoadRunner
13 8 (0.52%) AnthillPro
13 8 (0.52%) Gerrit
14 7 (0.46%) RubyMine
General
1 290 (19.02%) Finance
2 113 (7.41%) Banking
3 40 (2.62%) Telecoms
4 37 (2.43%) Law
5 32 (2.10%) Retail
6 29 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 28 (1.84%) Legal
8 24 (1.57%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.18%) Back Office
10 14 (0.92%) Publishing
11 11 (0.72%) Marketing
12 10 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.52%) Advertising
14 7 (0.46%) Front Office
15 4 (0.26%) Games
16 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.20%) Local Government
16 3 (0.20%) Electronics
16 3 (0.20%) French Language
17 2 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 220 (14.43%) Architect
2 166 (10.89%) Analyst
3 164 (10.75%) Administrator
4 159 (10.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 121 (7.93%) Consultant
6 111 (7.28%) Infrastructure Architect
7 87 (5.70%) Support Engineer
8 83 (5.44%) Systems Administrator
9 69 (4.52%) Support Analyst
10 68 (4.46%) Wintel Engineer
11 62 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
12 59 (3.87%) Project Manager
13 58 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support
14 57 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
15 56 (3.67%) Server Engineer
16 52 (3.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 50 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
18 42 (2.75%) UNIX Administrator
19 36 (2.36%) VMware Engineer
20 35 (2.30%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (3.93%) Middleware
2 50 (3.28%) .NET
3 39 (2.56%) Web Services
4 34 (2.23%) J2EE
5 23 (1.51%) Oracle Fusion
6 20 (1.31%) HTML
7 19 (1.25%) XML
8 16 (1.05%) Application Packaging
9 13 (0.85%) LAMP
10 12 (0.79%) SOAP
10 12 (0.79%) REST
11 11 (0.72%) CSS
11 11 (0.72%) JSON
12 6 (0.39%) HTML5
13 5 (0.33%) Sinatra
13 5 (0.33%) CSS3
13 5 (0.33%) Sass
13 5 (0.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 4 (0.26%) Ruby on Rails
14 4 (0.26%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 157 (10.30%) Clustering
2 110 (7.21%) Blackberry
3 62 (4.07%) Replication
4 45 (2.95%) CLARiiON
5 39 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 39 (2.56%) Thin Client
5 39 (2.56%) Fat Client
6 27 (1.77%) Open Source
7 26 (1.70%) EqualLogic
8 25 (1.64%) NHS
9 22 (1.44%) Computer Science
10 21 (1.38%) Symmetrix DMX
11 19 (1.25%) PKI
12 16 (1.05%) iPhone
12 16 (1.05%) Hedge funds
13 12 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
13 12 (0.79%) Wiki
13 12 (0.79%) Data Integration
14 11 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.66%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 1012 (66.36%) Windows
2 520 (34.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 404 (26.49%) Linux
4 365 (23.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 224 (14.69%) UNIX
6 210 (13.77%) Windows 7
7 161 (10.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 153 (10.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 110 (7.21%) Windows XP
10 103 (6.75%) Solaris
11 43 (2.82%) Windows 8
12 37 (2.43%) SUSE
13 34 (2.23%) AIX
13 34 (2.23%) Windows 2000 Server
13 34 (2.23%) CentOS
14 30 (1.97%) Windows 2000
15 19 (1.25%) Ubuntu
16 18 (1.18%) VMS
17 17 (1.11%) HPUX
18 16 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (19.08%) ITIL
2 169 (11.08%) Migration
3 135 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 104 (6.82%) Change Management
5 82 (5.38%) Load Balancing
6 70 (4.59%) Project Management
7 60 (3.93%) Service Management
8 54 (3.54%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (3.48%) PRINCE2
10 52 (3.41%) TOGAF
11 48 (3.15%) Asset Management
12 44 (2.89%) Capacity Planning
13 42 (2.75%) Configuration Management
14 41 (2.69%) Business Continuity
15 37 (2.43%) Service Delivery
15 37 (2.43%) Problem Management
16 36 (2.36%) Stakeholder Management
16 36 (2.36%) Performance Tuning
17 35 (2.30%) Capacity Management
18 34 (2.23%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 279 (18.30%) SQL
2 200 (13.11%) PowerShell
3 96 (6.30%) Java
4 85 (5.57%) Perl
5 64 (4.20%) VB
6 56 (3.67%) Python
7 51 (3.34%) Shell Script
8 49 (3.21%) Ruby
9 44 (2.89%) Bash Shell
10 43 (2.82%) VBScript
11 31 (2.03%) C
12 19 (1.25%) PHP
12 19 (1.25%) PL/SQL
13 17 (1.11%) C#
14 14 (0.92%) T-SQL
15 13 (0.85%) Korn
16 9 (0.59%) JavaScript
17 5 (0.33%) AWK
17 5 (0.33%) sed
18 4 (0.26%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 176 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 140 (9.18%) MCSE
3 82 (5.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 76 (4.98%) MCITP
5 64 (4.20%) Security Cleared
6 63 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
7 56 (3.67%) Degree
8 54 (3.54%) MCP
9 47 (3.08%) CCNA
9 47 (3.08%) SC Cleared
10 41 (2.69%) Citrix Certification
11 35 (2.30%) CCA
12 34 (2.23%) MCSA
13 31 (2.03%) CCNP
14 21 (1.38%) MCTS
15 19 (1.25%) DV Cleared
16 17 (1.11%) CCEA
17 16 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
17 16 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 13 (0.85%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (4.59%) SLA
2 31 (2.03%) QA
3 8 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 880 (57.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 630 (41.31%) Active Directory
3 261 (17.11%) VMware ESX
4 242 (15.87%) vSphere
5 228 (14.95%) XenApp
6 143 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
7 134 (8.79%) Hyper-V
8 132 (8.66%) XenDesktop
9 44 (2.89%) NFS
9 44 (2.89%) Microsoft App-V
10 40 (2.62%) vCloud
11 39 (2.56%) XenServer
12 33 (2.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 33 (2.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 32 (2.10%) Xen
14 30 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
15 26 (1.70%) ISA Server
16 20 (1.31%) KVM
17 18 (1.18%) VMware Server
18 17 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 179 (11.74%) SCCM
2 93 (6.10%) SCOM
3 68 (4.46%) Puppet
4 46 (3.02%) NetBackup
5 39 (2.56%) Backup Exec
6 35 (2.30%) Nagios
7 34 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
8 33 (2.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 29 (1.90%) EMC NetWorker
10 24 (1.57%) MAILsweeper
11 22 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 20 (1.31%) HP SIM
13 19 (1.25%) BladeLogic
13 19 (1.25%) WSUS
14 14 (0.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 14 (0.92%) Data Guard
14 14 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
15 13 (0.85%) SCVMM
16 11 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 11 (0.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 528 (34.62%) Citrix
2 509 (33.38%) Microsoft
3 351 (23.02%) HP
4 336 (22.03%) Cisco
5 211 (13.84%) EMC
6 208 (13.64%) Oracle
7 166 (10.89%) Red Hat
8 164 (10.75%) NetApp
9 95 (6.23%) IBM
10 85 (5.57%) Symantec
11 67 (4.39%) Dell
11 67 (4.39%) Veritas
12 60 (3.93%) Sun
13 46 (3.02%) Juniper
13 46 (3.02%) BMC
14 40 (2.62%) AppSense
15 39 (2.56%) Websense
15 39 (2.56%) F5
16 37 (2.43%) McAfee
17 35 (2.30%) Altiris
Brentford, Middlesex
Experis IT
Rate: £450 - £545 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension and Other Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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
London
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum + negoitiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Keystream Technology
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £500 per annum candidate and experience dependant
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Acumin
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Orderwork
Rate: Competitive day rates
Posted: 3 days ago