Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 97 86
Rank change year-on-year +29 -11 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware 55 203 275
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 2.71% 2.55% 3.02%
As % of the Vendors category 6.95% 6.56% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 164 228
Median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% - -1.73%
10th Percentile £350 £243 £202
90th Percentile £576 £550 £598
London median daily rate £450 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £43.20 £14.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +191.89% -
London median hourly rate £45.50 £42.31 £25.00
% change year-on-year +7.55% +69.22% -47.73%

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 791 3,095 3,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 39.02% 38.87% 37.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 2,347 2,450
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £313 £283 £238
90th Percentile £655 £650 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 67 86
Median hourly rate £22.25 £21.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.95% +9.09% +6.94%
10th Percentile £13.43 £11.25 £13.31
90th Percentile £78.75 £53.75 £27.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% +5.00% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +30 46 £473 +11.18% 22
VMware
London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 38 (69.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (67.27%) Windows
3 28 (50.91%) Windows Server
4 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
4 27 (49.09%) Active Directory
5 21 (38.18%) Finance
6 18 (32.73%) Azure
7 16 (29.09%) Oracle
8 15 (27.27%) PowerShell
9 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (25.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 13 (23.64%) AWS
10 13 (23.64%) Banking
11 12 (21.82%) DNS
12 11 (20.00%) Citrix
12 11 (20.00%) SAN
12 11 (20.00%) Linux
12 11 (20.00%) Migration
12 11 (20.00%) Office 365
13 10 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (18.18%) SaaS
13 10 (18.18%) SCCM
13 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
13 10 (18.18%) EMC
13 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2016
14 9 (16.36%) Data Centre
14 9 (16.36%) Windows 10
14 9 (16.36%) HP
14 9 (16.36%) Cisco
14 9 (16.36%) Red Hat

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 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.82%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) JBoss
3 1 (1.82%) Liferay
3 1 (1.82%) nginx
3 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.73%) Azure
2 13 (23.64%) AWS
3 11 (20.00%) Office 365
4 10 (18.18%) SaaS
5 8 (14.55%) IaaS
5 8 (14.55%) PaaS
6 7 (12.73%) GCP
7 5 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (7.27%) GitHub
9 3 (5.45%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
10 1 (1.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (1.82%) Datadog
10 1 (1.82%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) DNS
2 11 (20.00%) SAN
3 8 (14.55%) DHCP
4 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.91%) Kerberos
6 3 (5.45%) VLAN
7 2 (3.64%) Firewall
7 2 (3.64%) LAN
7 2 (3.64%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.64%) Skype
7 2 (3.64%) SMTP
7 2 (3.64%) WAN
8 1 (1.82%) BGP
8 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.82%) HTTP
8 1 (1.82%) NX-OS
8 1 (1.82%) OSPF
8 1 (1.82%) SNMP
8 1 (1.82%) VPN
8 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Subversion
2 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.64%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.82%) Serena SBM
3 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (38.18%) Finance
2 13 (23.64%) Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Investment Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Retail
4 3 (5.45%) International Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Automotive
5 2 (3.64%) Law
5 2 (3.64%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.64%) Publishing
6 1 (1.82%) Advertising
6 1 (1.82%) Back Office
6 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.82%) Housing Association
6 1 (1.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (12.73%) Consultant
3 6 (10.91%) Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Administrator
4 4 (7.27%) DBA
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (7.27%) Sybase DBA
4 4 (7.27%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Architect
5 3 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) SQL DBA
5 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (3.64%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) LDAP
2 3 (5.45%) JDBC
2 3 (5.45%) ODBC
3 1 (1.82%) LAMP
3 1 (1.82%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.09%) Clustering
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Replication
4 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.45%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.45%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.82%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.82%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.82%) iSeries
6 1 (1.82%) User Experience
6 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (67.27%) Windows
2 28 (50.91%) Windows Server
3 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (20.00%) Linux
5 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (16.36%) Unix
6 9 (16.36%) Windows 10
7 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2019
8 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.64%) HPUX
11 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.82%) CentOS
11 1 (1.82%) Debian
11 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (20.00%) Migration
3 9 (16.36%) DevOps
3 9 (16.36%) High Availability
4 7 (12.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (12.73%) ITIL
5 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.09%) Security Hardening
6 4 (7.27%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (7.27%) Patch Management
6 4 (7.27%) Tech Ops
7 3 (5.45%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.45%) Database Security
7 3 (5.45%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.45%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (5.45%) Security Management
7 3 (5.45%) Server Management
7 3 (5.45%) SIEM
7 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 8 (14.55%) SQL
3 5 (9.09%) Perl
4 4 (7.27%) Korn
4 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.45%) VBScript
6 2 (3.64%) Python
6 2 (3.64%) VB
7 1 (1.82%) AWK
7 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) MCSE
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.64%) CCNA
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.82%) CCNP
4 1 (1.82%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) GDPR
1 1 (1.82%) QA
1 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (69.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (49.09%) Active Directory
3 10 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (10.91%) Docker
5 4 (7.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (7.27%) vSphere
5 4 (7.27%) XenApp
6 3 (5.45%) VMware NSX
7 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.82%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) SCCM
2 7 (12.73%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (12.73%) Puppet
3 6 (10.91%) Ansible
3 6 (10.91%) Kubernetes
4 5 (9.09%) SCOM
5 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (7.27%) Nagios
5 4 (7.27%) Terraform
6 3 (5.45%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (3.64%) WSUS
8 1 (1.82%) Control-M
8 1 (1.82%) Icinga
8 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.82%) Nessus
8 1 (1.82%) Netcool
8 1 (1.82%) QRadar
8 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.09%) Oracle
3 11 (20.00%) Citrix
4 10 (18.18%) EMC
5 9 (16.36%) Cisco
5 9 (16.36%) HP
5 9 (16.36%) Red Hat
6 6 (10.91%) Dell
7 5 (9.09%) Hitachi
7 5 (9.09%) IBM
7 5 (9.09%) NetApp
8 4 (7.27%) Ivanti
8 4 (7.27%) Sybase
9 3 (5.45%) SaltStack
9 3 (5.45%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.45%) Splunk
10 2 (3.64%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.64%) Bloomberg
10 2 (3.64%) Symantec
11 1 (1.82%) McAfee