Period
to 9 August 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 9 August 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
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 173 153
Rank change year-on-year +73 -20 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 51 113 156
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.91% 1.34% 1.71%
As % of the System Software category 12.09% 7.37% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 81 120
Median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £205 £182
90th Percentile £575 £538 £576
London median daily rate £430 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -4.44% - +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £16.95 £14.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.53% -
London median hourly rate £47.17 £34.51 £25.00
% change year-on-year +36.67% +38.04% -50.00%

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 422 1,534 1,494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.81% 18.25% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 1,204 1,174
Median daily rate £500 £525 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +3.96% +8.02%
10th Percentile £255 £225 £194
90th Percentile £638 £670 £670
London median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 46
Median hourly rate £15.25 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.38% +5.00% +6.13%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.26 £13.31
90th Percentile £35.65 £45.16 £25.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% +5.00% -

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 9 August 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 9 August 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 +70 46 £450 -5.26% 17
Southwark +48 1 £175 -
VMware Infrastructure
London

For the 6 months to 9 August 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 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (68.63%) Windows
3 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
4 26 (50.98%) Active Directory
5 22 (43.14%) Windows Server
6 21 (41.18%) Azure
7 20 (39.22%) Finance
8 16 (31.37%) Citrix
9 15 (29.41%) PowerShell
10 14 (27.45%) SAN
11 13 (25.49%) Linux
11 13 (25.49%) AWS
11 13 (25.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 12 (23.53%) Windows 10
12 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (23.53%) Banking
12 12 (23.53%) Oracle
12 12 (23.53%) DNS
13 11 (21.57%) Cisco
14 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
14 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
14 9 (17.65%) EMC
14 9 (17.65%) Unix
14 9 (17.65%) Migration
14 9 (17.65%) SCCM
14 9 (17.65%) Office 365
14 9 (17.65%) DevOps
15 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
15 8 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (15.69%) SQL Server

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 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.96%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) JBoss
3 1 (1.96%) Liferay
3 1 (1.96%) nginx
3 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (41.18%) Azure
2 13 (25.49%) AWS
3 9 (17.65%) Office 365
4 7 (13.73%) SaaS
5 5 (9.80%) IaaS
5 5 (9.80%) PaaS
6 4 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (7.84%) GCP
7 3 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (5.88%) GitHub
8 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (3.92%) Amazon S3
8 2 (3.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (1.96%) Datadog
9 1 (1.96%) Mimecast
9 1 (1.96%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) SAN
2 12 (23.53%) DNS
3 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 8 (15.69%) DHCP
5 4 (7.84%) Kerberos
5 4 (7.84%) NAS
5 4 (7.84%) Network Security
5 4 (7.84%) VLAN
6 3 (5.88%) Firewall
6 3 (5.88%) LAN
6 3 (5.88%) NetScaler
6 3 (5.88%) WAN
7 2 (3.92%) HTTP
7 2 (3.92%) Internet
7 2 (3.92%) MPLS
7 2 (3.92%) SMTP
7 2 (3.92%) SNMP
7 2 (3.92%) VPN
8 1 (1.96%) BGP
8 1 (1.96%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.92%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.96%) MySQL
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Subversion
2 2 (3.92%) JIRA
2 2 (3.92%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.96%) Serena SBM
3 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (39.22%) Finance
2 12 (23.53%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.88%) International Banking
4 3 (5.88%) Law
5 2 (3.92%) Retail
6 1 (1.96%) Advertising
6 1 (1.96%) Back Office
6 1 (1.96%) Housing Association
6 1 (1.96%) Local Government
6 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) DBA
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Sybase DBA
6 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Office 365 Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) PowerShell Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) LDAP
2 3 (5.88%) JDBC
2 3 (5.88%) ODBC
3 1 (1.96%) LAMP
3 1 (1.96%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Clustering
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.88%) Replication
4 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.92%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.96%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (68.63%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) Windows Server
3 13 (25.49%) Linux
4 12 (23.53%) Windows 10
4 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (17.65%) Unix
6 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
8 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (3.92%) HPUX
9 2 (3.92%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.96%) CentOS
10 1 (1.96%) Debian
10 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (17.65%) DevOps
2 9 (17.65%) Migration
3 8 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 6 (11.76%) ITIL
5 5 (9.80%) High Availability
6 4 (7.84%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.84%) Network Management
6 4 (7.84%) Patch Management
6 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.88%) Database Security
7 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.88%) Security Hardening
7 3 (5.88%) SIEM
7 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 8 (15.69%) SQL
3 5 (9.80%) Perl
4 4 (7.84%) Korn
4 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.84%) VBScript
5 3 (5.88%) VB
6 2 (3.92%) AWK
6 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.92%) C
6 2 (3.92%) Python
6 2 (3.92%) sed
7 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.92%) CCNA
2 2 (3.92%) MCSE
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) CCNP
3 1 (1.96%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.96%) PMP
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) GDPR
1 1 (1.96%) QA
1 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (50.98%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.73%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (9.80%) Docker
3 5 (9.80%) XenApp
4 4 (7.84%) vSphere
5 3 (5.88%) VMware NSX
5 3 (5.88%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.92%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) SCCM
2 6 (11.76%) Ansible
2 6 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (11.76%) Puppet
3 5 (9.80%) SCOM
4 4 (7.84%) Kubernetes
4 4 (7.84%) Nagios
4 4 (7.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Terraform
6 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
6 2 (3.92%) vRealize
7 1 (1.96%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (1.96%) Icinga
7 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.96%) Netcool
7 1 (1.96%) vMotion
7 1 (1.96%) WSUS
7 1 (1.96%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
3 16 (31.37%) Citrix
4 12 (23.53%) Oracle
5 11 (21.57%) Cisco
6 9 (17.65%) EMC
6 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
7 6 (11.76%) IBM
8 5 (9.80%) HP
9 4 (7.84%) Ivanti
9 4 (7.84%) Sybase
10 3 (5.88%) Dell
10 3 (5.88%) NetApp
10 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.88%) Splunk
11 2 (3.92%) Brocade
11 2 (3.92%) Hitachi
11 2 (3.92%) Juniper
11 2 (3.92%) SaltStack
11 2 (3.92%) Veeam