Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 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.

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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 85 94
Rank change year-on-year -11 +9 -41
Contract jobs citing VMware 205 271 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.56% 2.96% 2.71%
As % of the Vendors category 6.57% 7.89% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 222 167
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.30% +1.16%
10th Percentile £232 £207 £217
90th Percentile £550 £600 £600
London median daily rate £428 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Central London median hourly rate £43.20 £14.80 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.89% - -
London median hourly rate £42.11 £23.75 £47.83
% change year-on-year +77.31% -50.34% +73.93%

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 3,122 3,436 3,117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 38.92% 37.57% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,367 2,457 2,276
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £283 £238 £269
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 84 65
Central London median hourly rate £20.83 £19.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.21% +6.94% +1.41%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.31 £11.90
90th Percentile £53.75 £28.65 £31.20
London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.83%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Central London

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Central London

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Central London over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Central London

VMware
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 in Central London.

Contractor 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 19 September 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 -12 153 £425 - 75
West End of London +13 6 £375 +7.14%
Camden +9 4 £363 +262.50% 1
City of Westminster - 4 £450 -
Southwark - 2 £345 -
Lambeth - 1 - -
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £263 -
VMware
London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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.

1 147 (71.71%) Windows
2 109 (53.17%) Active Directory
3 103 (50.24%) Microsoft
4 96 (46.83%) Windows Server
5 94 (45.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 70 (34.15%) Office 365
7 67 (32.68%) Citrix
7 67 (32.68%) Finance
8 61 (29.76%) Azure
9 50 (24.39%) SCCM
10 49 (23.90%) PowerShell
10 49 (23.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 47 (22.93%) DNS
12 44 (21.46%) Linux
13 38 (18.54%) SAN
13 38 (18.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 38 (18.54%) Windows 10
14 37 (18.05%) VMware ESXi
15 36 (17.56%) Cisco
15 36 (17.56%) ITIL
16 32 (15.61%) DHCP
16 32 (15.61%) Hyper-V
17 31 (15.12%) XenApp
18 29 (14.15%) AWS
19 28 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
20 27 (13.17%) vSphere
20 27 (13.17%) Migration
21 25 (12.20%) Firewall
21 25 (12.20%) MS Exchange
22 24 (11.71%) Banking

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 25 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 19 (9.27%) SharePoint
3 18 (8.78%) Skype for Business
4 15 (7.32%) IIS
5 7 (3.41%) Confluence
5 7 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.44%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.95%) Apache
7 4 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.49%) Jetty
9 1 (0.49%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.49%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.49%) nginx
9 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (11.22%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.49%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 70 (34.15%) Office 365
2 61 (29.76%) Azure
3 29 (14.15%) AWS
4 17 (8.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.95%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.46%) GitHub
6 3 (1.46%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.46%) PaaS
6 3 (1.46%) Slack
7 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.98%) GCP
7 2 (0.98%) IaaS
7 2 (0.98%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.49%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.49%) G Suite
8 1 (0.49%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) Smartsheet
8 1 (0.49%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 47 (22.93%) DNS
2 38 (18.54%) SAN
3 32 (15.61%) DHCP
4 25 (12.20%) Firewall
5 17 (8.29%) Skype
6 16 (7.80%) WAN
7 15 (7.32%) LAN
8 14 (6.83%) TCP/IP
9 13 (6.34%) VPN
10 10 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (4.88%) NAS
10 10 (4.88%) NetScaler
11 8 (3.90%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (3.41%) VoIP
13 5 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (2.44%) Kerberos
13 5 (2.44%) PBX
13 5 (2.44%) Wireless
14 4 (1.95%) iSCSI
14 4 (1.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.41%) MySQL
2 7 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (1.95%) DB2
5 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.98%) Big Data
6 2 (0.98%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.98%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.98%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.98%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (3.90%) JIRA
2 6 (2.93%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.95%) Hudson
4 3 (1.46%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.46%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.46%) MSI
5 1 (0.49%) Ant
5 1 (0.49%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.49%) Maven
5 1 (0.49%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.49%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.49%) Subversion
5 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.49%) WinDbg
General
1 67 (32.68%) Finance
2 24 (11.71%) Banking
3 10 (4.88%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.93%) Law
4 6 (2.93%) Publishing
5 5 (2.44%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.95%) Retail
7 3 (1.46%) Local Government
8 2 (0.98%) International Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Advertising
9 1 (0.49%) Back Office
9 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.49%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 37 (18.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (15.61%) Support Engineer
3 19 (9.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 18 (8.78%) Architect
5 17 (8.29%) Windows Engineer
6 14 (6.83%) Server Engineer
7 13 (6.34%) IT Engineer
8 12 (5.85%) Analyst
8 12 (5.85%) Consultant
9 11 (5.37%) Desktop Engineer
10 10 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (4.88%) IT Support
10 10 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (4.39%) IT Support Engineer
11 9 (4.39%) Linux Engineer
12 8 (3.90%) Network Engineer
13 7 (3.41%) Administrator
13 7 (3.41%) Citrix Engineer
13 7 (3.41%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.39%) LDAP
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (0.98%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.98%) RESTful
2 2 (0.98%) Swagger
2 2 (0.98%) Web Services
3 1 (0.49%) .NET
3 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (0.49%) COM
3 1 (0.49%) Django
3 1 (0.49%) JRuby
3 1 (0.49%) JSON
3 1 (0.49%) Middleware
3 1 (0.49%) REST
3 1 (0.49%) SAML
3 1 (0.49%) Servlets
3 1 (0.49%) XML
3 1 (0.49%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.83%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.88%) Public Cloud
2 10 (4.88%) Replication
3 8 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (2.93%) Clustering
4 6 (2.93%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.95%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.98%) Blog
8 2 (0.98%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.98%) HACMP
8 2 (0.98%) User Experience
9 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.49%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.49%) iPad
9 1 (0.49%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 147 (71.71%) Windows
2 96 (46.83%) Windows Server
3 44 (21.46%) Linux
4 38 (18.54%) Windows 10
4 38 (18.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (10.73%) Windows 7
7 15 (7.32%) Unix
8 14 (6.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (4.39%) Solaris
10 8 (3.90%) Ubuntu
11 6 (2.93%) Android
11 6 (2.93%) Mac OS X
12 5 (2.44%) CentOS
12 5 (2.44%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.95%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.98%) AIX
14 2 (0.98%) Debian
14 2 (0.98%) SUSE
14 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 36 (17.56%) ITIL
3 27 (13.17%) Migration
4 13 (6.34%) Configuration Management
5 12 (5.85%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (5.85%) Project Management
6 10 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (4.39%) Asset Management
7 9 (4.39%) DevOps
8 8 (3.90%) Architecture Roadmap
8 8 (3.90%) Information Security
8 8 (3.90%) IT Strategy
8 8 (3.90%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (3.90%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.41%) Data Management
9 7 (3.41%) Incident Management
9 7 (3.41%) Storage Management
10 6 (2.93%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 49 (23.90%) PowerShell
2 20 (9.76%) SQL
3 13 (6.34%) Python
4 10 (4.88%) Bash Shell
5 7 (3.41%) Perl
6 5 (2.44%) Java
7 4 (1.95%) Ruby
8 3 (1.46%) Go
8 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.46%) VB
8 3 (1.46%) VBScript
9 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.49%) C
10 1 (0.49%) C#
10 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (10.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (7.32%) MCSE
3 7 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.41%) Degree
4 6 (2.93%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.44%) CCNP
5 5 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.95%) MCSA
7 3 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.46%) MCP
7 3 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.98%) MCITP
9 1 (0.49%) CCA
9 1 (0.49%) CCNA
9 1 (0.49%) CISSP
9 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.39%) SLA
2 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 109 (53.17%) Active Directory
2 94 (45.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (18.05%) VMware ESXi
4 32 (15.61%) Hyper-V
5 31 (15.12%) XenApp
6 27 (13.17%) vSphere
7 23 (11.22%) XenDesktop
8 15 (7.32%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (3.90%) Docker
9 8 (3.90%) KVM
10 7 (3.41%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (2.93%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (2.93%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (2.93%) VMware NSX
12 5 (2.44%) vCloud
12 5 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 4 (1.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (1.95%) Xen
14 3 (1.46%) Cronacle
14 3 (1.46%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 50 (24.39%) SCCM
2 14 (6.83%) Ansible
3 10 (4.88%) WSUS
4 9 (4.39%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (4.39%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (3.90%) Puppet
6 7 (3.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (2.93%) AirWatch
7 6 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (2.93%) vMotion
8 4 (1.95%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.95%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.95%) PingFederate
8 4 (1.95%) vCenter Server
9 3 (1.46%) DatAdvantage
9 3 (1.46%) FortiGate
9 3 (1.46%) Salt
9 3 (1.46%) SCOM
9 3 (1.46%) vRealize
10 2 (0.98%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 103 (50.24%) Microsoft
2 67 (32.68%) Citrix
3 36 (17.56%) Cisco
4 20 (9.76%) HP
5 17 (8.29%) EMC
6 16 (7.80%) NetApp
6 16 (7.80%) Red Hat
7 15 (7.32%) Meraki
8 14 (6.83%) Symantec
9 11 (5.37%) 3PAR
9 11 (5.37%) Dell
10 10 (4.88%) Ivanti
11 9 (4.39%) Apple
11 9 (4.39%) Oracle
11 9 (4.39%) Palo Alto
11 9 (4.39%) Veritas
12 8 (3.90%) Bloomberg
12 8 (3.90%) Reuters
13 6 (2.93%) Brocade
13 6 (2.93%) Veeam