Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 135 150 151
Rank change year-on-year +15 +1 -21
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 66 154 145
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.26% 1.72% 1.58%
As % of the System Software category 8.91% 9.18% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 115 105
Median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £240 £169 £181
90th Percentile £541 £538 £550
London median daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Median hourly rate - £16.95 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.00% +26.48%
London median hourly rate £47.83 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +27.55% - -18.33%

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 741 1,677 1,308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 14.18% 18.76% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 1,244 1,025
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £192 £181 £206
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 44
Median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.41% -18.82%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £24.21 £29.25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Central London.

Daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in Central London

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Central London over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Central London

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Central London.

Hourly rate trend 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 4 April 2020. 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 +13 55 £450 +6.51% 38
Southwark +49 2 £225 -
West End of London +29 2 £260 -22.96%
City of Westminster +8 1 £425 -15.00%
Camden +7 1 £310 +3.33%
VMware Infrastructure
London

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 66 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (65.15%) Windows
2 43 (65.15%) Active Directory
3 42 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 22 (33.33%) Office 365
4 22 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 21 (31.82%) Azure
6 20 (30.30%) Citrix
6 20 (30.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 19 (28.79%) Windows Server
8 18 (27.27%) PowerShell
9 17 (25.76%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (25.76%) Finance
10 16 (24.24%) Windows 7
10 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (22.73%) SCCM
11 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (22.73%) WAN
11 15 (22.73%) LAN
12 14 (21.21%) Cisco
12 14 (21.21%) DNS
13 13 (19.70%) DHCP
14 12 (18.18%) SAN
14 12 (18.18%) XenApp
14 12 (18.18%) vSphere
15 11 (16.67%) XenDesktop
15 11 (16.67%) VPN
15 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2016
16 10 (15.15%) TCP/IP
16 10 (15.15%) AWS

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 8 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.06%) Skype for Business
4 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.52%) IIS
6 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.52%) Houdini
3 1 (1.52%) Maya
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (33.33%) Office 365
2 21 (31.82%) Azure
3 10 (15.15%) AWS
4 5 (7.58%) IaaS
4 5 (7.58%) OneDrive
4 5 (7.58%) PaaS
5 3 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.03%) Mimecast
6 2 (3.03%) SaaS
7 1 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.52%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.73%) LAN
1 15 (22.73%) WAN
2 14 (21.21%) DNS
3 13 (19.70%) DHCP
4 12 (18.18%) SAN
5 11 (16.67%) VPN
6 10 (15.15%) TCP/IP
7 8 (12.12%) Firewall
8 7 (10.61%) NAS
8 7 (10.61%) NetScaler
9 5 (7.58%) MPLS
10 4 (6.06%) Unified Communications
10 4 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (4.55%) Network Security
11 3 (4.55%) VLAN
11 3 (4.55%) VoIP
12 2 (3.03%) Internet
12 2 (3.03%) Skype
12 2 (3.03%) SSL
12 2 (3.03%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.52%) DbUnit
2 1 (1.52%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.52%) jMock
2 1 (1.52%) JUnit
2 1 (1.52%) Maven
2 1 (1.52%) Mockito
2 1 (1.52%) MSI
2 1 (1.52%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.52%) WinDbg
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Back Office
4 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.55%) Public Sector
4 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.03%) Law
6 1 (1.52%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.52%) French Language
6 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (10.61%) Analyst
2 7 (10.61%) Desktop Support
3 6 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.06%) Citrix Specialist
5 4 (6.06%) Consultant
5 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Administrator
6 3 (4.55%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) Apache Camel
1 1 (1.52%) J2EE
1 1 (1.52%) PowerMock
1 1 (1.52%) Spring
1 1 (1.52%) Spring Boot
1 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.58%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (6.06%) iPad
3 4 (6.06%) iPhone
3 4 (6.06%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.03%) CMDB
5 2 (3.03%) PKI
5 2 (3.03%) User Experience
6 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.52%) Clustering
6 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.52%) Handset
6 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (65.15%) Windows
2 22 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 19 (28.79%) Windows Server
4 16 (24.24%) Windows 7
4 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (10.61%) Linux
8 5 (7.58%) Android
9 4 (6.06%) Mac OS
10 3 (4.55%) Unix
11 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (13.64%) Migration
3 8 (12.12%) ITIL
4 6 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.58%) Change Management
5 5 (7.58%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.06%) Network Management
6 4 (6.06%) Project Management
7 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.55%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.55%) CRM
7 3 (4.55%) DevOps
7 3 (4.55%) High Availability
7 3 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.55%) ITSM
7 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.55%) Systems Engineering
7 3 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 9 (13.64%) SQL
3 3 (4.55%) VBScript
4 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.03%) C
4 2 (3.03%) Python
4 2 (3.03%) VB
5 1 (1.52%) AWK
5 1 (1.52%) Java
5 1 (1.52%) sed
5 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) BC Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.03%) CCNA
5 2 (3.03%) CCNP
5 2 (3.03%) Degree
5 2 (3.03%) MCSE
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.03%) PMP
6 1 (1.52%) CCIE
6 1 (1.52%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (1.52%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.52%) MCP
6 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
2 3 (4.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 43 (65.15%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.76%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (18.18%) vSphere
3 12 (18.18%) XenApp
4 11 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 10 (15.15%) Hyper-V
6 5 (7.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (7.58%) VMware NSX
7 3 (4.55%) Docker
7 3 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (3.03%) Xen
9 1 (1.52%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.52%) NFS
9 1 (1.52%) VirtualBox
9 1 (1.52%) VMFS
9 1 (1.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (22.73%) SCCM
2 7 (10.61%) SCOM
3 6 (9.09%) vRealize
3 6 (9.09%) XenMobile
4 5 (7.58%) Ansible
5 4 (6.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (6.06%) vCenter Server
6 3 (4.55%) WSUS
7 2 (3.03%) DatAdvantage
7 2 (3.03%) Kubernetes
7 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.03%) NetVault Backup
7 2 (3.03%) Puppet
7 2 (3.03%) Terraform
7 2 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (3.03%) vMotion
8 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 66 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 20 (30.30%) Citrix
4 14 (21.21%) Cisco
5 8 (12.12%) Symantec
6 6 (9.09%) McAfee
7 5 (7.58%) HP
8 4 (6.06%) Altiris
8 4 (6.06%) Polycom
8 4 (6.06%) Veeam
9 3 (4.55%) Dell
10 2 (3.03%) Aruba
10 2 (3.03%) Brocade
10 2 (3.03%) IBM
10 2 (3.03%) Juniper
10 2 (3.03%) Meraki
10 2 (3.03%) NetApp
10 2 (3.03%) Sophos
10 2 (3.03%) Varonis
11 1 (1.52%) 3PAR