Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 99 64
Rank change year-on-year +20 -35 -13
Contract jobs citing VMware 287 237 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 3.23% 2.57% 3.69%
As % of the Vendors category 8.36% 6.75% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 181 222
Central London median daily rate £405 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.41% -2.35% -
10th Percentile £176 £200 £263
90th Percentile £538 £600 £575
London median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 1
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +0.74% +17.55%
10th Percentile £16.54 £15.50 £21.67
90th Percentile £41.25 £37.50 £23.00
London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +4.48% -23.86% +53.04%

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 3,431 3,509 2,980
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 38.59% 38.08% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,468 2,580 2,158
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £275
90th Percentile £651 £650 £638
London median daily rate £500 £484 £460
% change year-on-year +3.41% +5.11% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 91 42
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -25.02%
10th Percentile £12.30 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £37.50 £37.50 £36.75
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.63 £21.00
% change year-on-year -0.58% +2.98% +5.45%

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 20 April 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Central London over the 6 months to 20 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 April 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 +22 216 £420 -1.18% 36
West End of London -1 16 £315 +36.96%
City of Westminster -2 12 £500 -23.08%
Southwark -29 6 - -
Camden - 3 £350 -
VMware
London

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 209 (72.82%) Windows
2 158 (55.05%) Active Directory
3 154 (53.66%) Microsoft
4 144 (50.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 121 (42.16%) Windows Server
6 92 (32.06%) Finance
7 85 (29.62%) Office 365
8 80 (27.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 77 (26.83%) SCCM
10 76 (26.48%) Citrix
11 74 (25.78%) DNS
12 71 (24.74%) PowerShell
13 70 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
14 69 (24.04%) Linux
15 58 (20.21%) DHCP
16 56 (19.51%) Cisco
17 53 (18.47%) MS Exchange
18 52 (18.12%) SQL
19 48 (16.72%) Windows Server 2008
20 46 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
21 45 (15.68%) Windows 10
22 43 (14.98%) ITIL
23 41 (14.29%) SAN
24 39 (13.59%) SQL Server
24 39 (13.59%) Windows Server 2012
25 38 (13.24%) Windows 7
25 38 (13.24%) VMware ESXi
25 38 (13.24%) Microsoft Office
25 38 (13.24%) Migration
26 36 (12.54%) TCP/IP

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 53 (18.47%) MS Exchange
2 30 (10.45%) SharePoint
3 29 (10.10%) IIS
4 24 (8.36%) Skype for Business
5 14 (4.88%) Apache
6 13 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (3.83%) Tomcat
8 9 (3.14%) nginx
9 8 (2.79%) OpenStack
10 7 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (2.44%) Jetty
10 7 (2.44%) Mongrel
10 7 (2.44%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.74%) Confluence
12 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.35%) JBoss
13 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 38 (13.24%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 85 (29.62%) Office 365
2 70 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (5.57%) IaaS
5 13 (4.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (4.53%) PaaS
6 9 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.79%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (2.44%) Google App Engine
9 5 (1.74%) SaaS
10 4 (1.39%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.70%) Apigee
12 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.35%) Slack
12 1 (0.35%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 74 (25.78%) DNS
2 58 (20.21%) DHCP
3 41 (14.29%) SAN
4 36 (12.54%) TCP/IP
5 29 (10.10%) Firewall
6 21 (7.32%) Skype
6 21 (7.32%) WAN
7 20 (6.97%) LAN
7 20 (6.97%) VPN
8 11 (3.83%) Internet
9 10 (3.48%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (3.48%) SSL
10 9 (3.14%) NAS
10 9 (3.14%) VoIP
11 8 (2.79%) IPsec
11 8 (2.79%) VSAN
11 8 (2.79%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (2.44%) FTP
12 7 (2.44%) HTTP
12 7 (2.44%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (3.48%) MySQL
4 6 (2.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (2.09%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.70%) Big Data
6 2 (0.70%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.70%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) MS Access
7 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.48%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.44%) Travis CI
3 5 (1.74%) JIRA
4 4 (1.39%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.05%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.70%) Ant
6 2 (0.70%) DbUnit
6 2 (0.70%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.70%) Hudson
6 2 (0.70%) jMock
6 2 (0.70%) JUnit
6 2 (0.70%) Maven
6 2 (0.70%) Mockito
6 2 (0.70%) MSI
6 2 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.70%) SonarQube
6 2 (0.70%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.35%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 92 (32.06%) Finance
2 30 (10.45%) Banking
3 17 (5.92%) Law
4 14 (4.88%) Legal
5 9 (3.14%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.44%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.09%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.74%) Retail
9 4 (1.39%) Billing
10 2 (0.70%) Back Office
11 1 (0.35%) Advertising
11 1 (0.35%) Electronics
11 1 (0.35%) International Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.35%) Marketing
11 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.35%) Publishing
11 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (23.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (11.85%) Analyst
3 24 (8.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 24 (8.36%) Support Engineer
3 24 (8.36%) Windows Engineer
4 22 (7.67%) Desktop Support
5 21 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
6 20 (6.97%) Architect
7 18 (6.27%) IT Engineer
8 17 (5.92%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
9 14 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
10 13 (4.53%) Administrator
10 13 (4.53%) Service Analyst
10 13 (4.53%) VMware Engineer
10 13 (4.53%) Wintel Engineer
11 12 (4.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 12 (4.18%) Server Engineer
11 12 (4.18%) Service Desk Analyst
11 12 (4.18%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.48%) Web Services
2 9 (3.14%) LDAP
3 7 (2.44%) J2EE
3 7 (2.44%) Servlets
4 5 (1.74%) .NET
5 4 (1.39%) Spring
6 3 (1.05%) Node.js
7 2 (0.70%) Apache Camel
7 2 (0.70%) CSS
7 2 (0.70%) HTML
7 2 (0.70%) Middleware
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (0.70%) PowerMock
7 2 (0.70%) React
7 2 (0.70%) RESTful
7 2 (0.70%) SOAP
7 2 (0.70%) Spring Boot
7 2 (0.70%) YAML
8 1 (0.35%) JSON
8 1 (0.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.06%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.18%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (3.83%) Clustering
4 11 (3.83%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.48%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (3.48%) iPhone
5 10 (3.48%) User Experience
6 9 (3.14%) Blackberry
6 9 (3.14%) Private Cloud
6 9 (3.14%) Replication
7 7 (2.44%) Hedge funds
7 7 (2.44%) PKI
8 6 (2.09%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.74%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.74%) Tandem
9 5 (1.74%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.39%) iPad
10 4 (1.39%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 209 (72.82%) Windows
2 121 (42.16%) Windows Server
3 69 (24.04%) Linux
4 48 (16.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (15.68%) Windows 10
6 39 (13.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (13.24%) Windows 7
8 23 (8.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (7.67%) Windows 8
10 16 (5.57%) Unix
11 10 (3.48%) Mac OS
12 9 (3.14%) Android
13 8 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (2.44%) Apple iOS
14 7 (2.44%) Solaris
15 4 (1.39%) Data ONTAP
15 4 (1.39%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.39%) Windows XP
16 3 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (1.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (27.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 43 (14.98%) ITIL
3 38 (13.24%) Migration
4 26 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (8.01%) Information Security
6 19 (6.62%) Storage Management
7 17 (5.92%) Configuration Management
8 16 (5.57%) Mobile Device Management
8 16 (5.57%) Security Management
8 16 (5.57%) Service Management
9 15 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (5.23%) Information Security Management
9 15 (5.23%) ISMS
10 13 (4.53%) Change Control
10 13 (4.53%) DevOps
10 13 (4.53%) Project Management
10 13 (4.53%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (4.18%) ITIL V3
11 12 (4.18%) Open Source
11 12 (4.18%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 71 (24.74%) PowerShell
2 52 (18.12%) SQL
3 17 (5.92%) Java
4 10 (3.48%) Python
5 9 (3.14%) Bash Shell
5 9 (3.14%) Perl
6 5 (1.74%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.39%) C
7 4 (1.39%) PHP
7 4 (1.39%) VBA
7 4 (1.39%) VBScript
8 3 (1.05%) Ruby
8 3 (1.05%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.05%) VB
9 2 (0.70%) Korn
9 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.35%) AWK
10 1 (0.35%) Go
10 1 (0.35%) R
10 1 (0.35%) sed
Qualifications
1 31 (10.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (5.57%) MCSE
3 10 (3.48%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.14%) Degree
5 8 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.79%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (2.09%) CCA
7 6 (2.09%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (1.74%) CCNA
9 4 (1.39%) AWS Certification
9 4 (1.39%) MCP
10 3 (1.05%) CCEA
10 3 (1.05%) CCNP
10 3 (1.05%) MCSA
10 3 (1.05%) VCP5
11 2 (0.70%) MCTS
12 1 (0.35%) MCITP
12 1 (0.35%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.79%) SLA
2 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.35%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 158 (55.05%) Active Directory
2 144 (50.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (13.24%) VMware ESXi
4 33 (11.50%) Hyper-V
5 25 (8.71%) vSphere
5 25 (8.71%) XenApp
6 23 (8.01%) XenDesktop
7 11 (3.83%) Docker
8 10 (3.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (3.48%) VMware NSX
9 9 (3.14%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (2.79%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (2.44%) Xen
12 6 (2.09%) BitLocker
12 6 (2.09%) XenServer
13 5 (1.74%) KVM
13 5 (1.74%) Shibboleth
13 5 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
15 3 (1.05%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 77 (26.83%) SCCM
2 16 (5.57%) AirWatch
2 16 (5.57%) Puppet
3 14 (4.88%) vCenter Server
4 10 (3.48%) Ansible
4 10 (3.48%) WSUS
5 9 (3.14%) Kubernetes
5 9 (3.14%) vRealize
5 9 (3.14%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 8 (2.79%) SCOM
6 8 (2.79%) Single Sign-On
6 8 (2.79%) Terraform
7 7 (2.44%) Backup Exec
7 7 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (2.09%) Failover Clustering
8 6 (2.09%) HP SIM
9 5 (1.74%) Jamf Pro
9 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (1.74%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.74%) vMotion
Vendors
1 154 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 76 (26.48%) Citrix
3 56 (19.51%) Cisco
4 34 (11.85%) HP
5 27 (9.41%) Dell
6 24 (8.36%) Red Hat
7 18 (6.27%) EMC
7 18 (6.27%) NetApp
8 16 (5.57%) Symantec
9 15 (5.23%) iManage
9 15 (5.23%) Ivanti
10 13 (4.53%) SolarWinds
10 13 (4.53%) Splunk
10 13 (4.53%) Veritas
10 13 (4.53%) Wyse
11 10 (3.48%) Sony
12 9 (3.14%) Meraki
13 8 (2.79%) Avaya
13 8 (2.79%) Google
13 8 (2.79%) Oracle