Period
to 2 April 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 2 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
London > Central London
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 92 79 97
Rank change year-on-year -13 +18 -32
Contract jobs citing VMware 125 292 245
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 2.37% 3.28% 2.66%
As % of the Vendors category 6.19% 8.47% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 215 185
Median daily rate £421 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +2.41% -2.35%
10th Percentile £238 £174 £205
90th Percentile £578 £538 £598
London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 7
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.11% +0.74%
London median hourly rate £39.51 £34.51 £35.00
% change year-on-year +14.49% -1.40% -16.67%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Central London.

All Vendors
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,021 3,448 3,498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 38.39% 38.74% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,422 2,493 2,599
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £240 £258 £256
90th Percentile £663 £650 £656
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 60 89
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.13 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.58% -11.05% +30.03%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +19.05% -2.33% +4.88%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Central London

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Daily rate trend for VMware in Central London

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware in Central London over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware in Central London

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Hourly rate trend for VMware in Central London

VMware
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 within the Central London region over the 6 months to 2 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 -8 102 £425 - 63
West End of London +21 3 £260 -23.53% 1
Southwark +48 2 £225 -
Camden +9 2 £293 -2.50%
City of Westminster +8 1 £425 -15.00% 1
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £300 -
VMware
London

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 80 (64.00%) Windows
2 66 (52.80%) Microsoft
2 66 (52.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (50.40%) Active Directory
4 42 (33.60%) Citrix
5 41 (32.80%) Azure
6 37 (29.60%) Windows Server
7 35 (28.00%) Office 365
8 33 (26.40%) PowerShell
8 33 (26.40%) Finance
9 31 (24.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 26 (20.80%) VMware ESXi
10 26 (20.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (20.00%) Windows 10
12 23 (18.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (18.40%) Cisco
13 21 (16.80%) ITIL
13 21 (16.80%) vSphere
14 20 (16.00%) Migration
15 19 (15.20%) XenApp
15 19 (15.20%) SCCM
15 19 (15.20%) Windows Server 2016
16 18 (14.40%) XenDesktop
16 18 (14.40%) SAN
17 17 (13.60%) DNS
17 17 (13.60%) Windows 7
18 16 (12.80%) MS Exchange
18 16 (12.80%) LAN
18 16 (12.80%) WAN
18 16 (12.80%) DHCP

VMware
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 16 (12.80%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (5.60%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.60%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.60%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.80%) IIS
5 1 (0.80%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.80%) Houdini
3 1 (0.80%) Maya
3 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (32.80%) Azure
2 35 (28.00%) Office 365
3 14 (11.20%) AWS
4 13 (10.40%) IaaS
5 11 (8.80%) PaaS
6 5 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (4.00%) OneDrive
6 5 (4.00%) SaaS
7 2 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.60%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.60%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.80%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.80%) Azure Stack
8 1 (0.80%) GCP
8 1 (0.80%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.40%) SAN
2 17 (13.60%) DNS
3 16 (12.80%) DHCP
3 16 (12.80%) Firewall
3 16 (12.80%) LAN
3 16 (12.80%) WAN
4 13 (10.40%) NetScaler
5 12 (9.60%) VPN
6 10 (8.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (5.60%) MPLS
7 7 (5.60%) NAS
7 7 (5.60%) Network Security
8 5 (4.00%) Skype
9 4 (3.20%) Unified Communications
9 4 (3.20%) VLAN
9 4 (3.20%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.40%) Internet
10 3 (2.40%) VoIP
10 3 (2.40%) VSAN
11 2 (1.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.80%) MySQL
5 1 (0.80%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.80%) CF BOSH
2 1 (0.80%) DbUnit
2 1 (0.80%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.80%) jMock
2 1 (0.80%) JUnit
2 1 (0.80%) Maven
2 1 (0.80%) Mockito
2 1 (0.80%) MSI
2 1 (0.80%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.80%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.80%) WinDbg
General
1 33 (26.40%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Banking
3 5 (4.00%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.20%) Back Office
5 3 (2.40%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.60%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.60%) Law
7 1 (0.80%) Advertising
7 1 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.80%) French Language
7 1 (0.80%) Marketing
7 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (18.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (9.60%) Citrix Engineer
2 12 (9.60%) Support Engineer
3 11 (8.80%) Analyst
3 11 (8.80%) Architect
4 9 (7.20%) Azure Engineer
4 9 (7.20%) Desktop Support
5 8 (6.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (5.60%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (5.60%) Server Engineer
7 6 (4.80%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (4.80%) Active Directory Engineer
7 6 (4.80%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (4.80%) Network Engineer
7 6 (4.80%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (4.80%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Consultant
8 5 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.40%) .NET
2 2 (1.60%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (1.60%) Flutter
2 2 (1.60%) Node.js
2 2 (1.60%) SAPUI5
3 1 (0.80%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.80%) J2EE
3 1 (0.80%) LDAP
3 1 (0.80%) PowerMock
3 1 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.80%) SAML
3 1 (0.80%) Spring
3 1 (0.80%) Spring Boot
3 1 (0.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.00%) User Experience
3 5 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.20%) iPad
4 4 (3.20%) iPhone
4 4 (3.20%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (2.40%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.40%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.40%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.60%) CMDB
6 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.60%) NHS
6 2 (1.60%) PKI
7 1 (0.80%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.80%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.80%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 80 (64.00%) Windows
2 37 (29.60%) Windows Server
3 26 (20.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 23 (18.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (15.20%) Windows Server 2016
7 17 (13.60%) Windows 7
8 14 (11.20%) Linux
9 7 (5.60%) Android
10 4 (3.20%) Mac OS
10 4 (3.20%) Unix
11 3 (2.40%) CentOS
11 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (1.60%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (16.80%) ITIL
3 20 (16.00%) Migration
4 10 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (8.00%) DevOps
5 9 (7.20%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (5.60%) Change Management
6 7 (5.60%) Project Management
7 6 (4.80%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.00%) Change Control
8 5 (4.00%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.00%) Performance Management
8 5 (4.00%) Project Delivery
8 5 (4.00%) SIEM
8 5 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (3.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.20%) Kanban
9 4 (3.20%) Storage Management
9 4 (3.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.40%) PowerShell
2 14 (11.20%) SQL
3 7 (5.60%) VBScript
4 3 (2.40%) C++
4 3 (2.40%) Python
5 2 (1.60%) Apple Swift
5 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.60%) C
5 2 (1.60%) Dart
5 2 (1.60%) Objective-C
5 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.60%) VB
6 1 (0.80%) AWK
6 1 (0.80%) Java
6 1 (0.80%) sed
Qualifications
1 15 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.40%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.00%) CCNA
5 5 (4.00%) MCSE
6 4 (3.20%) Degree
6 4 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.40%) BC Cleared
7 3 (2.40%) CCENT
7 3 (2.40%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.40%) MCSA
7 3 (2.40%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.60%) CCNP
8 2 (1.60%) MCP
8 2 (1.60%) PMP
9 1 (0.80%) CCIE
9 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) SLA
2 3 (2.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.60%) NIST
4 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 66 (52.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (50.40%) Active Directory
3 26 (20.80%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (16.80%) vSphere
5 19 (15.20%) XenApp
6 18 (14.40%) XenDesktop
7 13 (10.40%) Hyper-V
8 8 (6.40%) VMware NSX
9 5 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (3.20%) Docker
10 4 (3.20%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.60%) Terminal Server
12 2 (1.60%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.60%) Xen
13 1 (0.80%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.80%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.80%) NFS
13 1 (0.80%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.80%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 19 (15.20%) SCCM
2 9 (7.20%) SCOM
3 8 (6.40%) vCenter Server
4 7 (5.60%) vRealize
5 6 (4.80%) XenMobile
6 5 (4.00%) Ansible
7 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (3.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (3.20%) Terraform
7 4 (3.20%) WSUS
8 3 (2.40%) Backup Exec
8 3 (2.40%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.40%) Puppet
9 2 (1.60%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.60%) DatAdvantage
9 2 (1.60%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.60%) NetVault Backup
9 2 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 66 (52.80%) Microsoft
2 42 (33.60%) Citrix
3 23 (18.40%) Cisco
4 9 (7.20%) Symantec
5 8 (6.40%) HP
5 8 (6.40%) McAfee
6 6 (4.80%) Dell
7 5 (4.00%) NetApp
7 5 (4.00%) ServiceNow
8 4 (3.20%) Altiris
8 4 (3.20%) EMC
8 4 (3.20%) Ivanti
8 4 (3.20%) Meraki
8 4 (3.20%) Palo Alto
8 4 (3.20%) Polycom
8 4 (3.20%) Veeam
9 3 (2.40%) Brocade
9 3 (2.40%) F5
9 3 (2.40%) IBM
9 3 (2.40%) Nimble Storage