Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 152 145 150
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 -31
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 99 166 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.36% 1.78% 1.54%
As % of the System Software category 8.50% 10.17% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 138 99
Central London median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £219 £133 £196
90th Percentile £531 £541 £595
London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Central London median hourly rate - £14.80 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.50% -
London median hourly rate £42.11 £23.13 £47.83
% change year-on-year +82.06% -51.64% -

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 1,165 1,632 1,062
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.03% 17.49% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 922 1,265 837
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +8.81% +7.22%
10th Percentile £206 £159 £200
90th Percentile £650 £663 £650
London median daily rate £500 £525 £488
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 42 30
Central London median hourly rate £19.75 £19.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.60% +13.24% -10.53%
10th Percentile £12.76 £14.08 £10.48
90th Percentile £28.75 £25.50 £27.71
London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £20.96
% change year-on-year -1.30% -8.14% +27.00%

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 5 December 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
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 5 December 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 -5 82 £418 +0.97% 45
West End of London +26 4 £260 -30.67%
City of Westminster +4 4 £425 +9.68%
Camden +11 3 £435 +335.00%
Southwark - 2 £263 -
Lambeth - 1 £95 -
VMware Infrastructure
London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 99 (100.00%) VMware
2 71 (71.72%) Windows
3 61 (61.62%) Microsoft
4 59 (59.60%) Active Directory
5 39 (39.39%) Citrix
6 37 (37.37%) Windows Server
7 35 (35.35%) Office 365
8 32 (32.32%) Windows 10
9 31 (31.31%) Finance
10 28 (28.28%) ITIL
10 28 (28.28%) PowerShell
10 28 (28.28%) Azure
11 26 (26.26%) Windows 7
12 25 (25.25%) Hyper-V
12 25 (25.25%) SCCM
13 23 (23.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 21 (21.21%) Cisco
15 19 (19.19%) WAN
15 19 (19.19%) LAN
16 18 (18.18%) XenApp
17 17 (17.17%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (16.16%) Linux
18 16 (16.16%) DNS
18 16 (16.16%) Windows Server 2012
19 15 (15.15%) vSphere
19 15 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
19 15 (15.15%) Firewall
19 15 (15.15%) XenDesktop
20 14 (14.14%) SAN
20 14 (14.14%) SharePoint

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 14 (14.14%) SharePoint
2 13 (13.13%) MS Exchange
3 11 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.05%) IIS
5 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.01%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.01%) Houdini
2 1 (1.01%) Maya
Business Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.01%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 35 (35.35%) Office 365
2 28 (28.28%) Azure
3 9 (9.09%) AWS
4 6 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (6.06%) PaaS
5 5 (5.05%) IaaS
5 5 (5.05%) Mimecast
6 4 (4.04%) SaaS
7 3 (3.03%) GitHub
8 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.02%) OneDrive
9 1 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (1.01%) G Suite
9 1 (1.01%) GCP
9 1 (1.01%) Slack
9 1 (1.01%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.19%) LAN
1 19 (19.19%) WAN
2 16 (16.16%) DNS
3 15 (15.15%) Firewall
4 14 (14.14%) SAN
5 12 (12.12%) VoIP
5 12 (12.12%) VPN
6 10 (10.10%) DHCP
7 9 (9.09%) NetScaler
8 8 (8.08%) NAS
8 8 (8.08%) TCP/IP
9 7 (7.07%) Skype
9 7 (7.07%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (6.06%) Unified Communications
11 5 (5.05%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (4.04%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (4.04%) MPLS
12 4 (4.04%) Wireless
13 3 (3.03%) BGP
13 3 (3.03%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.02%) DB2
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.05%) MSI
2 4 (4.04%) InstallShield
2 4 (4.04%) WinDbg
3 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.02%) Hudson
5 1 (1.01%) JIRA
5 1 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (31.31%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Banking
3 5 (5.05%) Publishing
4 4 (4.04%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.04%) Public Sector
5 3 (3.03%) Law
6 2 (2.02%) International Banking
6 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.01%) Advertising
7 1 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.01%) French Language
7 1 (1.01%) Front Office
7 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 11 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 9 (9.09%) Analyst
3 7 (7.07%) Desktop Support
3 7 (7.07%) Server Engineer
3 7 (7.07%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (6.06%) Network Engineer
5 5 (5.05%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (4.04%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (4.04%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) Server Specialist
6 4 (4.04%) VMware Specialist
6 4 (4.04%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (3.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (3.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (3.03%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.02%) RESTful
1 2 (2.02%) Swagger
2 1 (1.01%) COM
2 1 (1.01%) JSON
2 1 (1.01%) Middleware
2 1 (1.01%) REST
2 1 (1.01%) Web Services
2 1 (1.01%) XML
2 1 (1.01%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 7 (7.07%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.04%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.04%) iPad
4 4 (4.04%) iPhone
4 4 (4.04%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.03%) User Experience
6 2 (2.02%) Blog
6 2 (2.02%) Clustering
6 2 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.02%) Replication
7 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.01%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.01%) PKI
7 1 (1.01%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 71 (71.72%) Windows
2 37 (37.37%) Windows Server
3 32 (32.32%) Windows 10
4 26 (26.26%) Windows 7
5 17 (17.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (16.16%) Linux
6 16 (16.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.07%) Android
8 6 (6.06%) Mac OS
9 4 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.03%) Mac OS X
10 3 (3.03%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.03%) Unix
11 2 (2.02%) Solaris
11 2 (2.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.01%) CentOS
12 1 (1.01%) Debian
12 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.28%) ITIL
2 23 (23.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (10.10%) Migration
5 8 (8.08%) CRM
5 8 (8.08%) Project Management
6 7 (7.07%) Asset Management
6 7 (7.07%) DevOps
7 6 (6.06%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.06%) ITSM
7 6 (6.06%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.06%) Time Management
8 5 (5.05%) Application Packaging
8 5 (5.05%) Change Management
8 5 (5.05%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 4 (4.04%) Application Virtualisation
9 4 (4.04%) Data Management
9 4 (4.04%) E-Discovery
9 4 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.04%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.28%) PowerShell
2 13 (13.13%) SQL
3 9 (9.09%) Python
4 5 (5.05%) Bash Shell
4 5 (5.05%) VBScript
5 3 (3.03%) Perl
6 2 (2.02%) Ruby
6 2 (2.02%) VB
7 1 (1.01%) Java
7 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) MCSE
1 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (6.06%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (4.04%) BC Cleared
3 4 (4.04%) CCNP
3 4 (4.04%) Degree
3 4 (4.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.02%) MCP
6 1 (1.01%) CCA
6 1 (1.01%) CCIE
6 1 (1.01%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (1.01%) MCSA
6 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.11%) SLA
2 4 (4.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 59 (59.60%) Active Directory
2 25 (25.25%) Hyper-V
3 18 (18.18%) XenApp
4 15 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (15.15%) vSphere
4 15 (15.15%) XenDesktop
5 14 (14.14%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (6.06%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (6.06%) Xen
7 4 (4.04%) DFS Replication
7 4 (4.04%) VMware Server
8 3 (3.03%) KVM
8 3 (3.03%) VMware NSX
9 2 (2.02%) Docker
9 2 (2.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (2.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (1.01%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (1.01%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (25.25%) SCCM
2 9 (9.09%) WSUS
3 8 (8.08%) Ansible
4 6 (6.06%) Puppet
4 6 (6.06%) SCOM
5 5 (5.05%) Jamf Pro
5 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (5.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (5.05%) XenMobile
6 4 (4.04%) Perfmon
7 3 (3.03%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (3.03%) vCenter Server
8 2 (2.02%) AirWatch
8 2 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (2.02%) Kubernetes
8 2 (2.02%) NetVault Backup
8 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.02%) SCSM
8 2 (2.02%) Terraform
8 2 (2.02%) vRealize
Vendors
1 99 (100.00%) VMware
2 61 (61.62%) Microsoft
3 39 (39.39%) Citrix
4 21 (21.21%) Cisco
5 13 (13.13%) HP
6 9 (9.09%) Ivanti
7 7 (7.07%) McAfee
7 7 (7.07%) Symantec
8 6 (6.06%) Apple
9 5 (5.05%) Dell
9 5 (5.05%) Dell Compellent
9 5 (5.05%) Meraki
9 5 (5.05%) NetApp
9 5 (5.05%) Polycom
10 4 (4.04%) 3PAR
10 4 (4.04%) EMC
10 4 (4.04%) F5
10 4 (4.04%) Lumension
10 4 (4.04%) Oracle
11 3 (3.03%) Veritas