Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
London > Central London
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 159 145
Rank change year-on-year -2 -14 -41
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 117 149 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.38% 1.63% 1.56%
As % of the System Software category 7.29% 10.48% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 111 90
Central London median daily rate £425 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% -0.59% -
10th Percentile £200 £215 £231
90th Percentile £538 £575 £577
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Central London median hourly rate £27.40 £28.25 £22.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.01% +26.48% +17.55%
10th Percentile £16.71 £16.29 £21.67
90th Percentile £41.25 £37.50 £23.00
London median hourly rate £34.51 £35.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -1.40% -16.67% +110.00%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,604 1,422 827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 18.98% 15.59% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,229 1,122 656
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £213 £213 £178
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
London median daily rate £525 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 45 19
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +29.77%
10th Percentile £12.76 £11.88 £12.88
90th Percentile £41.52 £25.00 £187.50
London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.33
% change year-on-year +5.00% -6.21% +42.17%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Central London

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Central London

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Central London

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Central London

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Central London

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Central London region over the 6 months to 26 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -21 83 £475 +11.76% 4
City of Westminster -8 10 £475 +26.67%
West End of London +7 6 £300 +7.14%
Southwark -28 6 - -
Camden - 3 £300 -
VMware Infrastructure
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 117 (100.00%) VMware
2 85 (72.65%) Windows
3 73 (62.39%) Microsoft
4 64 (54.70%) Active Directory
5 48 (41.03%) Windows Server
6 42 (35.90%) Finance
7 39 (33.33%) DNS
7 39 (33.33%) Office 365
8 35 (29.91%) DHCP
9 34 (29.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 32 (27.35%) PowerShell
11 31 (26.50%) Linux
12 30 (25.64%) Windows 10
13 28 (23.93%) Microsoft Azure
13 28 (23.93%) SCCM
14 27 (23.08%) Citrix
15 25 (21.37%) Hyper-V
16 20 (17.09%) VMware ESXi
16 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2012
16 20 (17.09%) Microsoft Office
17 19 (16.24%) Cisco
17 19 (16.24%) SAN
18 18 (15.38%) HP
18 18 (15.38%) Skype for Business
18 18 (15.38%) Windows 7
19 17 (14.53%) vSphere
19 17 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
19 17 (14.53%) TCP/IP
19 17 (14.53%) ITIL
19 17 (14.53%) Ivanti

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 16 (13.68%) IIS
2 16 (13.68%) MS Exchange
3 10 (8.55%) SharePoint
4 9 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.13%) Apache
5 6 (5.13%) nginx
5 6 (5.13%) OpenStack
5 6 (5.13%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.27%) Confluence
7 4 (3.42%) Jetty
7 4 (3.42%) Mongrel
7 4 (3.42%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (17.09%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.85%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 39 (33.33%) Office 365
2 28 (23.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (7.69%) IaaS
5 7 (5.98%) PaaS
6 5 (4.27%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (4.27%) SaaS
7 4 (3.42%) Google App Engine
7 4 (3.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.56%) GitHub
8 3 (2.56%) Slack
9 2 (1.71%) Apigee
9 2 (1.71%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.85%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.85%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.85%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (33.33%) DNS
2 35 (29.91%) DHCP
3 19 (16.24%) SAN
4 17 (14.53%) TCP/IP
5 16 (13.68%) Skype
6 14 (11.97%) Firewall
7 9 (7.69%) VPN
7 9 (7.69%) WAN
8 8 (6.84%) LAN
8 8 (6.84%) NAS
9 7 (5.98%) VoIP
10 6 (5.13%) MPLS
11 5 (4.27%) iSCSI
11 5 (4.27%) VLAN
11 5 (4.27%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (3.42%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (3.42%) HTTP
12 4 (3.42%) IPsec
12 4 (3.42%) NetScaler
12 4 (3.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.27%) MySQL
4 3 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.56%) MariaDB
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.71%) Big Data
5 2 (1.71%) Blockchain
5 2 (1.71%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.71%) DB2
5 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.27%) JIRA
3 4 (3.42%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.56%) Ant
4 3 (2.56%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.56%) Hudson
4 3 (2.56%) Travis CI
5 2 (1.71%) MSI
6 1 (0.85%) CF BOSH
6 1 (0.85%) Maven
6 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.85%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.85%) Subversion
6 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (35.90%) Finance
2 11 (9.40%) Banking
3 9 (7.69%) Law
4 5 (4.27%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.42%) Legal
6 3 (2.56%) Publishing
7 2 (1.71%) Retail
8 1 (0.85%) Advertising
8 1 (0.85%) Back Office
8 1 (0.85%) International Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (21.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (12.82%) Support Engineer
3 14 (11.97%) Analyst
3 14 (11.97%) Desktop Engineer
3 14 (11.97%) Desktop Support
4 12 (10.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (10.26%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) Server Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Architect
6 8 (6.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Technical Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Windows Server Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.42%) Service Analyst
10 4 (3.42%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.84%) LDAP
2 5 (4.27%) Web Services
3 4 (3.42%) Servlets
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.71%) .NET
5 2 (1.71%) J2EE
5 2 (1.71%) Middleware
5 2 (1.71%) RESTful
5 2 (1.71%) Spring
5 2 (1.71%) Swagger
6 1 (0.85%) JRuby
6 1 (0.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.40%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.55%) Replication
3 8 (6.84%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (5.98%) Clustering
4 7 (5.98%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (5.13%) User Experience
6 5 (4.27%) Public Cloud
7 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.42%) iPad
7 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.42%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.56%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.56%) iPhone
8 3 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.71%) Blog
9 2 (1.71%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.71%) HACMP
9 2 (1.71%) PKI
9 2 (1.71%) Tandem
9 2 (1.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 85 (72.65%) Windows
2 48 (41.03%) Windows Server
3 31 (26.50%) Linux
4 30 (25.64%) Windows 10
5 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 17 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (6.84%) Solaris
9 8 (6.84%) Windows 8
10 6 (5.13%) Android
11 5 (4.27%) Mac OS X
12 4 (3.42%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (3.42%) SUSE
12 4 (3.42%) Unix
12 4 (3.42%) Windows XP
13 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
13 3 (2.56%) Mac OS
13 3 (2.56%) Ubuntu
13 3 (2.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (14.53%) ITIL
3 13 (11.11%) Migration
4 11 (9.40%) DevOps
5 10 (8.55%) Configuration Management
6 9 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
6 9 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (6.84%) Server Virtualisation
8 6 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.13%) Application Packaging
8 6 (5.13%) High Availability
8 6 (5.13%) Information Security
8 6 (5.13%) Open Source
8 6 (5.13%) Project Management
8 6 (5.13%) Storage Management
9 5 (4.27%) Data Management
9 5 (4.27%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.27%) Information Security Management
9 5 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.27%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (27.35%) PowerShell
2 16 (13.68%) SQL
3 8 (6.84%) Python
4 7 (5.98%) Java
4 7 (5.98%) Perl
5 6 (5.13%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.27%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.56%) Ruby
8 2 (1.71%) C
9 1 (0.85%) AWK
9 1 (0.85%) Go
9 1 (0.85%) sed
9 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.69%) MCSE
3 5 (4.27%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.42%) AWS Certification
4 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.71%) CCNP
5 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.71%) Degree
5 2 (1.71%) MCP
5 2 (1.71%) MCSA
5 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) CCA
6 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 64 (54.70%) Active Directory
2 25 (21.37%) Hyper-V
3 20 (17.09%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (14.53%) vSphere
5 11 (9.40%) VMware Workstation
5 11 (9.40%) XenDesktop
6 10 (8.55%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (6.84%) KVM
7 8 (6.84%) XenApp
8 7 (5.98%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (3.42%) Docker
9 4 (3.42%) RHEV
9 4 (3.42%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (3.42%) Xen
10 3 (2.56%) NFS
10 3 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.71%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 28 (23.93%) SCCM
2 11 (9.40%) Puppet
3 9 (7.69%) Ansible
4 7 (5.98%) vCenter Server
5 6 (5.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (3.42%) AirWatch
6 4 (3.42%) Kubernetes
6 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (3.42%) SCOM
6 4 (3.42%) vMotion
7 3 (2.56%) Data Guard
7 3 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (2.56%) SCVMM
7 3 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (2.56%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (2.56%) vRealize
7 3 (2.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 117 (100.00%) VMware
2 73 (62.39%) Microsoft
3 27 (23.08%) Citrix
4 19 (16.24%) Cisco
5 18 (15.38%) HP
6 17 (14.53%) Ivanti
7 16 (13.68%) Red Hat
8 15 (12.82%) Dell
8 15 (12.82%) NetApp
9 12 (10.26%) EMC
10 11 (9.40%) Symantec
11 8 (6.84%) Veritas
12 7 (5.98%) 3PAR
12 7 (5.98%) McAfee
12 7 (5.98%) Splunk
13 6 (5.13%) Oracle
14 5 (4.27%) Hitachi
14 5 (4.27%) IBM
14 5 (4.27%) Sony
15 4 (3.42%) Wyse