Period
to 14 May 2021

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 14 May 2021 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
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 88 124 155
Rank change year-on-year +36 +31 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 74 58 125
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 2.45% 1.39% 1.47%
As % of the System Software category 15.55% 9.49% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 48 91
10th Percentile £360 £240 £175
25th Percentile £376 £344 £294
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £435 £450 £400
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50% -0.12%
75th Percentile £508 £488 £491
90th Percentile £600 £532 £538
London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £17.30
London median hourly rate £48.50 £47.83 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.40% +27.55% -9.64%

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 476 611 1,617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.78% 14.65% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 476 1,221
10th Percentile £354 £189 £210
25th Percentile £444 £381 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £623 £600 £588
90th Percentile £688 £650 £675
London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.25 £18.75
Median % change year-on-year +31.15% -18.67% -6.25%
London median hourly rate £48.50 £19.00 £20.33
% change year-on-year +155.26% -6.52% +1.63%

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 14 May 2021.

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 14 May 2021. 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 +20 71 £443 -1.67% 28
Southwark -1 1 £385 +71.11%
VMware Infrastructure
London

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, 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 74 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (48.65%) Windows
3 34 (45.95%) Microsoft
4 30 (40.54%) Active Directory
5 29 (39.19%) Azure
6 25 (33.78%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (32.43%) PowerShell
8 21 (28.38%) Banking
8 21 (28.38%) Citrix
9 20 (27.03%) DNS
9 20 (27.03%) Finance
9 20 (27.03%) Windows Server
10 19 (25.68%) Linux
11 18 (24.32%) AWS
11 18 (24.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 17 (22.97%) Cisco
13 16 (21.62%) Microsoft 365
14 15 (20.27%) Data Centre
14 15 (20.27%) WAN
15 14 (18.92%) LAN
15 14 (18.92%) IBM
15 14 (18.92%) EMC
15 14 (18.92%) Firewall
16 13 (17.57%) DHCP
16 13 (17.57%) Python
16 13 (17.57%) Java
16 13 (17.57%) vSphere
17 12 (16.22%) SCCM
17 12 (16.22%) vRealize Orchestrator
18 11 (14.86%) GCP

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 10 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.81%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.46%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.76%) Mule
5 4 (5.41%) Confluence
6 2 (2.70%) IBM Domino
6 2 (2.70%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.35%) Apache
7 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.35%) IIS
7 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 29 (39.19%) Azure
2 18 (24.32%) AWS
3 16 (21.62%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (14.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (14.86%) GCP
5 7 (9.46%) IaaS
6 5 (6.76%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (6.76%) PaaS
7 4 (5.41%) GitHub
7 4 (5.41%) Mimecast
8 2 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.70%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.70%) OneDrive
8 2 (2.70%) SaaS
9 1 (1.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (1.35%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (1.35%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (1.35%) SoftLayer
9 1 (1.35%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.03%) DNS
2 15 (20.27%) WAN
3 14 (18.92%) Firewall
3 14 (18.92%) LAN
4 13 (17.57%) DHCP
5 10 (13.51%) VPN
5 10 (13.51%) Wireless
6 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.76%) SAN
8 4 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (5.41%) Cisco Firepower
8 4 (5.41%) DMZ
8 4 (5.41%) Kerberos
8 4 (5.41%) Skype
8 4 (5.41%) WebEx
9 3 (4.05%) Network Security
9 3 (4.05%) VSAN
10 2 (2.70%) FTP
10 2 (2.70%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) DB2
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2019
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.41%) JIRA
1 4 (5.41%) Subversion
1 4 (5.41%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.05%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.70%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.35%) Hudson
4 1 (1.35%) JUnit
4 1 (1.35%) PyUnit
4 1 (1.35%) Serena SBM
4 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (28.38%) Banking
2 20 (27.03%) Finance
3 9 (12.16%) Social Skills
4 6 (8.11%) Legal
5 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.41%) Law
6 3 (4.05%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.70%) Back Office
7 2 (2.70%) International Banking
7 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.70%) Retail
8 1 (1.35%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (1.35%) Marketing
8 1 (1.35%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (13.51%) Administrator
1 10 (13.51%) Architect
1 10 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (10.81%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Analyst
3 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (9.46%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (8.11%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Citrix Architect
5 5 (6.76%) VMware Architect
5 5 (6.76%) WebSphere Architect
6 4 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Data Centre Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Data Network Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Developer
6 4 (5.41%) LAN Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (5.41%) LDAP
3 2 (2.70%) LAMP
3 2 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.46%) Replication
3 4 (5.41%) Clustering
4 3 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.70%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (2.70%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.35%) CMDB
6 1 (1.35%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.35%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Social Network
6 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.65%) Windows
2 20 (27.03%) Windows Server
3 19 (25.68%) Linux
4 10 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.76%) Unix
7 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (2.70%) Solaris
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (14.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (14.86%) Migration
3 10 (13.51%) ITIL
4 8 (10.81%) Load Balancing
5 7 (9.46%) DevOps
5 7 (9.46%) High Availability
5 7 (9.46%) TOGAF
6 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.11%) Change Management
6 6 (8.11%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.76%) Information Security
7 5 (6.76%) Network Virtualisation
7 5 (6.76%) Project Delivery
7 5 (6.76%) Security Hardening
7 5 (6.76%) Technical Leadership
8 4 (5.41%) Architecture Roadmap
8 4 (5.41%) Network Management
8 4 (5.41%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.43%) PowerShell
2 13 (17.57%) Java
2 13 (17.57%) Python
3 6 (8.11%) Ruby
4 5 (6.76%) Bash Shell
4 5 (6.76%) Go
5 4 (5.41%) VBScript
6 3 (4.05%) Perl
6 3 (4.05%) SQL
6 3 (4.05%) VB
7 2 (2.70%) AWK
7 2 (2.70%) sed
7 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.35%) C
8 1 (1.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.76%) CCNA
2 5 (6.76%) RHCA
2 5 (6.76%) TOGAF Certification
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.70%) Degree
5 2 (2.70%) MCSA
5 2 (2.70%) MCSE
6 1 (1.35%) CCIE
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.35%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.70%) COBIT
2 2 (2.70%) GDPR
2 2 (2.70%) NIST
2 2 (2.70%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.70%) SEPA
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (40.54%) Active Directory
2 25 (33.78%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (17.57%) vSphere
4 9 (12.16%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.41%) NFS
5 4 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (5.41%) VMware NSX
5 4 (5.41%) XenApp
6 2 (2.70%) Docker
6 2 (2.70%) Veritas File System
6 2 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.70%) VirtualBox
6 2 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.35%) vCloud
7 1 (1.35%) VMFS
7 1 (1.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (16.22%) SCCM
1 12 (16.22%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 9 (12.16%) vCenter Server
3 8 (10.81%) vRealize
4 7 (9.46%) Ansible
4 7 (9.46%) Terraform
5 4 (5.41%) Control-M
5 4 (5.41%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (5.41%) PowerCLI
5 4 (5.41%) QRadar
5 4 (5.41%) SCOM
5 4 (5.41%) Tivoli
5 4 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (4.05%) AirWatch
6 3 (4.05%) Netcool
6 3 (4.05%) Puppet
7 2 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.70%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (45.95%) Microsoft
3 21 (28.38%) Citrix
4 17 (22.97%) Cisco
5 14 (18.92%) EMC
5 14 (18.92%) IBM
6 11 (14.86%) Red Hat
7 10 (13.51%) Dell
7 10 (13.51%) HP
8 7 (9.46%) NetApp
9 6 (8.11%) Fortinet
9 6 (8.11%) Google
10 5 (6.76%) BMC
10 5 (6.76%) CyberArk
10 5 (6.76%) Juniper
10 5 (6.76%) Qualys
11 4 (5.41%) CheckPoint
11 4 (5.41%) F5
11 4 (5.41%) Splunk
11 4 (5.41%) Symantec