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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 37 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware 1010 696 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.78% 3.23% 3.39%
As % of the Vendors category 10.53% 7.16% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 468 398
Average daily rate
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£400 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £539 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 32
Average hourly rate £19.75 £19.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% -44.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.68 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.25 £22.50 £44.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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
9588 9719 8783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.39% 45.09% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6391 6290 5561
Average daily rate £425 £425 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 219 277
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.61 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.09% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £33.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +21 226 £375 -3.22% 89
Croydon 0 11 £450 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -3 6 £200 -42.85% 1
Enfield - 6 - - 2
Bromley +7 4 £215 +152.94%
Westminster - 4 £550 -
Brentford -7 2 £534 -1.38%
Twickenham - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +3 1 - -
Uxbridge -1 1 £275 -21.42% 2
Isleworth - 1 - - 1
Ealing - 1 £225 -
Harrow - 1 - - 1
Hayes - - - - 2
Greenford - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Morden - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Rainham - - - - 1
Romford - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Southall - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Wembley - - - - 3
Docklands, London - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1254 (63.98%) Windows
2 1053 (53.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 782 (39.90%) Active Directory
4 611 (31.17%) Microsoft
5 587 (29.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 576 (29.39%) Linux
7 553 (28.21%) Citrix
8 472 (24.08%) SAN
9 456 (23.27%) Cisco
10 403 (20.56%) MS Exchange
11 364 (18.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 339 (17.30%) DNS
13 334 (17.04%) Finance
14 322 (16.43%) vSphere
15 316 (16.12%) HP
16 301 (15.36%) Firewall
17 294 (15.00%) ITIL
18 274 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
19 265 (13.52%) SQL Server
20 255 (13.01%) NetApp
21 248 (12.65%) Puppet
22 241 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2010
23 238 (12.14%) SQL
24 237 (12.09%) XenApp
25 229 (11.68%) DevOps
26 212 (10.82%) UNIX
27 210 (10.71%) VMware ESX
28 209 (10.66%) Migration
29 208 (10.61%) EMC
30 207 (10.56%) Hyper-V

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 403 (20.56%) MS Exchange
2 241 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 152 (7.76%) SharePoint
4 123 (6.28%) IIS
5 120 (6.12%) Apache
6 116 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 95 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 88 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
9 79 (4.03%) Tomcat
10 78 (3.98%) OpenStack
11 75 (3.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 66 (3.37%) Node.js
13 63 (3.21%) Lync
14 40 (2.04%) JBoss
15 39 (1.99%) WebSphere
16 34 (1.73%) WebLogic
17 29 (1.48%) Cloud Foundry
17 29 (1.48%) nginx
18 18 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
19 14 (0.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 185 (9.44%) MS Excel
2 106 (5.41%) MS Office
3 36 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (1.07%) MS Project
6 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.051%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.051%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 20 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.10%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.10%) RMDS
3 2 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.10%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.051%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.051%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.051%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 91 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (3.42%) Office 365
3 60 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (1.07%) IaaS
5 21 (1.07%) SaaS
6 19 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.82%) Heroku
8 14 (0.71%) PaaS
9 13 (0.66%) Engine Yard
10 12 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.41%) Google App Engine
11 8 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (0.36%) GitHub
13 6 (0.31%) Google Apps
14 4 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
15 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.10%) SoftLayer
16 1 (0.051%) ElastiCache
16 1 (0.051%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 472 (24.08%) SAN
2 339 (17.30%) DNS
3 301 (15.36%) Firewall
4 197 (10.05%) DHCP
5 179 (9.13%) WAN
6 174 (8.88%) TCP/IP
7 150 (7.65%) LAN
8 135 (6.89%) NAS
9 126 (6.43%) VPN
10 96 (4.90%) NetScaler
11 90 (4.59%) VLAN
12 73 (3.72%) Internet
13 62 (3.16%) iSCSI
14 61 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
15 60 (3.06%) Network Security
16 54 (2.76%) MPLS
17 53 (2.70%) BGP
18 51 (2.60%) VoIP
19 47 (2.40%) SSL
20 43 (2.19%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (13.52%) SQL Server
2 82 (4.18%) MongoDB
3 79 (4.03%) MySQL
4 63 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 48 (2.45%) Redis
6 45 (2.30%) NoSQL
7 39 (1.99%) Relational Database
7 39 (1.99%) Oracle Database
8 32 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 25 (1.28%) RDBMS
11 23 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (1.12%) MariaDB
13 19 (0.97%) Hadoop
13 19 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
13 19 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
14 15 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (0.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 148 (7.55%) Jenkins
2 104 (5.31%) Git (software)
3 55 (2.81%) Subversion
4 43 (2.19%) Maven
5 37 (1.89%) JIRA
6 35 (1.79%) Hudson
7 31 (1.58%) TeamCity
8 29 (1.48%) MSI
9 27 (1.38%) Artifactory
10 21 (1.07%) Cucumber
11 18 (0.92%) IntelliJ
12 16 (0.82%) Capybara
13 13 (0.66%) Mercurial
14 11 (0.56%) Selenium
15 9 (0.46%) JMeter
16 7 (0.36%) Gerrit
17 6 (0.31%) Visual Studio
17 6 (0.31%) Gradle
18 5 (0.26%) Eclipse
18 5 (0.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 334 (17.04%) Finance
2 139 (7.09%) Banking
3 92 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 44 (2.24%) Investment Banking
5 40 (2.04%) Legal
6 39 (1.99%) Retail
7 37 (1.89%) Law
8 33 (1.68%) Publishing
9 27 (1.38%) Marketing
10 25 (1.28%) Advertising
11 21 (1.07%) French Language
11 21 (1.07%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 16 (0.82%) Back Office
13 10 (0.51%) Games
14 7 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.20%) German Language
15 4 (0.20%) Local Government
16 3 (0.15%) Front Office
17 2 (0.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 229 (11.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 218 (11.12%) Analyst
3 172 (8.78%) Architect
3 172 (8.78%) Consultant
4 140 (7.14%) Administrator
5 113 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
6 105 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
7 101 (5.15%) Support Engineer
8 100 (5.10%) Systems Administrator
9 84 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
10 76 (3.88%) Support Analyst
11 69 (3.52%) Server Engineer
12 66 (3.37%) Network Engineer
13 65 (3.32%) Infrastructure Architect
14 59 (3.01%) Wintel Engineer
15 57 (2.91%) Desktop Support
16 56 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 53 (2.70%) VMware Engineer
18 51 (2.60%) Project Manager
19 50 (2.55%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (4.18%) Web Services
2 48 (2.45%) Middleware
3 43 (2.19%) .NET
4 35 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
5 32 (1.63%) HTML
6 27 (1.38%) MCollective
6 27 (1.38%) CSS
7 26 (1.33%) Application Packaging
8 23 (1.17%) HTML5
9 19 (0.97%) CSS3
9 19 (0.97%) XML
10 18 (0.92%) WebSphere MQ
10 18 (0.92%) LAMP
11 15 (0.77%) Sass
11 15 (0.77%) Sinatra
11 15 (0.77%) SOAP
12 12 (0.61%) J2EE
13 11 (0.56%) REST
14 10 (0.51%) jQuery
14 10 (0.51%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 124 (6.33%) Replication
1 124 (6.33%) Clustering
2 97 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (4.29%) Blackberry
4 62 (3.16%) Open Source
5 53 (2.70%) Thin Client
5 53 (2.70%) Fat Client
6 35 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 33 (1.68%) Computer Science
8 22 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
9 19 (0.97%) Hedge funds
10 17 (0.87%) Wiki
10 17 (0.87%) NHS
11 16 (0.82%) Device Driver
11 16 (0.82%) CMDB
12 13 (0.66%) CLARiiON
13 11 (0.56%) EqualLogic
14 10 (0.51%) PKI
14 10 (0.51%) Spread Betting
14 10 (0.51%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 1254 (63.98%) Windows
2 587 (29.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 576 (29.39%) Linux
4 364 (18.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 274 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 212 (10.82%) UNIX
7 188 (9.59%) Windows 7
8 125 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 109 (5.56%) Windows XP
10 84 (4.29%) CentOS
11 69 (3.52%) Solaris
12 66 (3.37%) Ubuntu
13 43 (2.19%) Windows 8
14 39 (1.99%) AIX
15 37 (1.89%) SUSE
16 22 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
17 19 (0.97%) HPUX
18 18 (0.92%) Mac OS X
19 13 (0.66%) Windows Vista
20 11 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (15.00%) ITIL
2 229 (11.68%) DevOps
3 209 (10.66%) Migration
4 185 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
5 148 (7.55%) Configuration Management
6 110 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 101 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
8 80 (4.08%) Load Balancing
9 78 (3.98%) Project Management
10 71 (3.62%) Change Management
11 69 (3.52%) Scrum
12 65 (3.32%) Capacity Planning
13 63 (3.21%) Service Delivery
14 60 (3.06%) Service Management
15 51 (2.60%) Performance Tuning
16 48 (2.45%) PRINCE2
17 47 (2.40%) Performance Monitoring
17 47 (2.40%) Release Management
18 45 (2.30%) Problem Management
19 43 (2.19%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 238 (12.14%) SQL
2 200 (10.20%) PowerShell
3 160 (8.16%) Python
4 157 (8.01%) Ruby
5 141 (7.19%) Java
6 124 (6.33%) Perl
7 95 (4.85%) Bash Shell
8 85 (4.34%) Shell Script
9 61 (3.11%) VBScript
10 37 (1.89%) C#
11 35 (1.79%) PHP
12 34 (1.73%) JavaScript
13 32 (1.63%) C
14 23 (1.17%) Korn
15 22 (1.12%) VB
15 22 (1.12%) Scala
15 22 (1.12%) Golang
16 10 (0.51%) T-SQL
17 7 (0.36%) Groovy
17 7 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 176 (8.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 151 (7.70%) Cisco Certification
3 126 (6.43%) Security Cleared
4 114 (5.82%) MCSE
5 108 (5.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 99 (5.05%) CCNA
7 86 (4.39%) SC Cleared
8 74 (3.78%) CCNP
9 69 (3.52%) MCITP
10 65 (3.32%) Degree
11 39 (1.99%) MCP
12 35 (1.79%) MCSA
13 32 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
14 28 (1.43%) DV Cleared
15 24 (1.22%) MCTS
16 23 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
17 22 (1.12%) CCA
18 20 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 19 (0.97%) CCIE
20 18 (0.92%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (3.83%) SLA
2 38 (1.94%) QA
3 11 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.051%) COBIT
System Software
1 1053 (53.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 782 (39.90%) Active Directory
3 322 (16.43%) vSphere
4 237 (12.09%) XenApp
5 210 (10.71%) VMware ESX
6 207 (10.56%) Hyper-V
7 125 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
8 120 (6.12%) XenDesktop
9 79 (4.03%) vCloud
10 64 (3.27%) NFS
11 62 (3.16%) Xen
12 55 (2.81%) XenServer
13 46 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
14 31 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
15 29 (1.48%) VMware Workstation
16 27 (1.38%) VMware Server
17 26 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 26 (1.33%) KVM
18 25 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 16 (0.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 248 (12.65%) Puppet
2 185 (9.44%) SCCM
3 120 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
4 119 (6.07%) Nagios
5 85 (4.34%) SCOM
5 85 (4.34%) Ansible
6 55 (2.81%) Backup Exec
7 37 (1.89%) NetBackup
7 37 (1.89%) HP SIM
8 36 (1.84%) ZABBIX
9 34 (1.73%) EdgeSight
10 30 (1.53%) Salt
10 30 (1.53%) Cobbler
11 28 (1.43%) SCVMM
12 27 (1.38%) Tivoli
12 27 (1.38%) WSUS
13 26 (1.33%) Icinga
13 26 (1.33%) Vagrant
14 24 (1.22%) collectd
15 23 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 611 (31.17%) Microsoft
2 553 (28.21%) Citrix
3 456 (23.27%) Cisco
4 316 (16.12%) HP
5 255 (13.01%) NetApp
6 208 (10.61%) EMC
7 189 (9.64%) Red Hat
8 165 (8.42%) Oracle
9 142 (7.24%) IBM
10 95 (4.85%) F5
11 93 (4.74%) Dell
12 77 (3.93%) Symantec
13 74 (3.78%) CheckPoint
14 58 (2.96%) Veeam
15 51 (2.60%) BMC
16 50 (2.55%) AppSense
17 48 (2.45%) 3PAR
18 47 (2.40%) Juniper
19 41 (2.09%) New Relic
20 38 (1.94%) Veritas
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £140 to £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £485 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Dagenham, Essex
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £12 - £14 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £270 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £350 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £0.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £400 - 425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austen Smythe Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Market rate depending on experience, initial 3 months
Posted: 20 days ago