Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 102 66
Rank change year-on-year +11 -36 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware 280 232 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 3.01% 2.68% 3.84%
As % of the Vendors category 7.86% 6.96% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 171 242
Central London median daily rate £420 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% - -
10th Percentile £145 £220 £289
90th Percentile £575 £613 £600
London median daily rate £448 £401 £425
% change year-on-year +11.74% -5.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Central London median hourly rate £15.20 £16.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -41.82% +25.14%
10th Percentile £14.80 £15.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £23.95 £16.50 £40.00
London median hourly rate £23.84 £47.83 £30.00
% change year-on-year -50.17% +59.43% +15.38%

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 3,562 3,331 3,348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 38.24% 38.41% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,596 2,477 2,442
Central London median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £225 £262 £275
90th Percentile £650 £675 £625
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 73 54
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -1.23% +4.14%
10th Percentile £13.16 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £27.13 £31.40 £55.00
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.95
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.42% -5.53%

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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 +21 229 £413 -8.33% 67
West End of London -21 9 £313 +13.64%
City of Westminster 0 4 £444 -35.45% 1
Camden - 2 £100 -
VMware
London

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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.

1 202 (72.14%) Windows
2 164 (58.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 132 (47.14%) Active Directory
4 128 (45.71%) Microsoft
5 105 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 89 (31.79%) Citrix
7 86 (30.71%) Finance
8 74 (26.43%) Cisco
9 73 (26.07%) SCCM
10 68 (24.29%) Windows 7
11 67 (23.93%) ITIL
12 64 (22.86%) Office 365
13 62 (22.14%) Microsoft Azure
14 60 (21.43%) PowerShell
15 59 (21.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 54 (19.29%) Windows Server 2008
17 52 (18.57%) Amazon AWS
18 45 (16.07%) SQL
18 45 (16.07%) Linux
19 44 (15.71%) Migration
20 41 (14.64%) Microsoft Office
20 41 (14.64%) Data Centre
21 40 (14.29%) Windows 10
21 40 (14.29%) DNS
22 37 (13.21%) vSphere
22 37 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
23 36 (12.86%) HP
23 36 (12.86%) Firewall
24 34 (12.14%) VMware ESXi
24 34 (12.14%) Windows 8

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 32 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.79%) IIS
3 11 (3.93%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.93%) Skype for Business
4 9 (3.21%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.50%) Apache
6 6 (2.14%) Jetty
6 6 (2.14%) nginx
6 6 (2.14%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.79%) Mongrel
8 4 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.43%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.71%) CMS
10 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.36%) Drupal
11 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 41 (14.64%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 64 (22.86%) Office 365
2 62 (22.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (18.57%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (3.93%) IaaS
6 10 (3.57%) PaaS
7 8 (2.86%) SaaS
8 7 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (1.79%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.71%) GitHub
10 2 (0.71%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.36%) Serverless
11 1 (0.36%) Slack
11 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (14.29%) DNS
2 36 (12.86%) Firewall
3 29 (10.36%) VPN
4 28 (10.00%) SAN
5 26 (9.29%) DHCP
6 21 (7.50%) WAN
7 20 (7.14%) LAN
8 17 (6.07%) TCP/IP
9 16 (5.71%) Internet
10 15 (5.36%) Skype
11 12 (4.29%) VLAN
12 11 (3.93%) VSAN
13 10 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (3.21%) VoIP
15 8 (2.86%) Unified Communications
16 7 (2.50%) PuTTY
16 7 (2.50%) Wireshark
17 6 (2.14%) HTTP
17 6 (2.14%) SSL
18 5 (1.79%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.79%) NoSQL
2 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.43%) MySQL
4 2 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.71%) Big Data
4 2 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.36%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.36%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.36%) Power BI
5 1 (0.36%) Redis
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.36%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (6.07%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.21%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.50%) Maven
4 6 (2.14%) DbUnit
4 6 (2.14%) jMock
4 6 (2.14%) JUnit
4 6 (2.14%) Mockito
4 6 (2.14%) SonarQube
5 4 (1.43%) Travis CI
6 3 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.07%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.71%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.71%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.71%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.71%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.36%) Ant
8 1 (0.36%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.36%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 86 (30.71%) Finance
2 16 (5.71%) Banking
3 12 (4.29%) Legal
4 9 (3.21%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.86%) Retail
6 7 (2.50%) Billing
6 7 (2.50%) Law
7 4 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.43%) Marketing
7 4 (1.43%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.71%) French Language
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) International Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (18.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (12.86%) Analyst
3 29 (10.36%) Support Engineer
4 28 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 23 (8.21%) Service Analyst
5 23 (8.21%) Service Desk Analyst
6 22 (7.86%) Consultant
7 20 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
8 18 (6.43%) Network Engineer
9 17 (6.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 17 (6.07%) Wintel Engineer
10 14 (5.00%) Architect
10 14 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
11 13 (4.64%) Citrix Engineer
11 13 (4.64%) IT Engineer
11 13 (4.64%) ITIL Service Analyst
11 13 (4.64%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
11 13 (4.64%) Server Engineer
12 12 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (4.29%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.36%) Web Services
2 9 (3.21%) J2EE
3 7 (2.50%) SOAP
4 6 (2.14%) Apache Camel
4 6 (2.14%) Middleware
4 6 (2.14%) PowerMock
4 6 (2.14%) RESTful
4 6 (2.14%) Spring
4 6 (2.14%) Spring Boot
5 5 (1.79%) Servlets
6 4 (1.43%) LAMP
7 3 (1.07%) .NET
7 3 (1.07%) OAuth
7 3 (1.07%) SAML
7 3 (1.07%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.71%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.71%) Node.js
8 2 (0.71%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.71%) REST
8 2 (0.71%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.64%) Data Centre
2 25 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.64%) User Experience
4 12 (4.29%) Blackberry
4 12 (4.29%) iPhone
4 12 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (2.50%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.14%) Clustering
7 6 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.14%) Tandem
8 5 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.79%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.79%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.43%) PKI
9 4 (1.43%) Replication
10 2 (0.71%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.71%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 202 (72.14%) Windows
2 105 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 68 (24.29%) Windows 7
4 54 (19.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (16.07%) Linux
6 40 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 37 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (12.14%) Windows 8
9 19 (6.79%) Unix
10 13 (4.64%) Mac OS
11 9 (3.21%) CentOS
12 8 (2.86%) Apple iOS
13 7 (2.50%) Android
13 7 (2.50%) Ubuntu
13 7 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (1.07%) Solaris
16 2 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.71%) Debian
16 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (23.93%) ITIL
2 59 (21.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 44 (15.71%) Migration
4 29 (10.36%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (7.86%) Open Source
5 22 (7.86%) Service Management
6 21 (7.50%) ITIL V3
7 17 (6.07%) Change Control
7 17 (6.07%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (5.71%) DevOps
9 14 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (4.64%) Configuration Management
10 13 (4.64%) Information Security
11 11 (3.93%) Storage Management
12 10 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (3.57%) Customer-Centricity
13 9 (3.21%) Application Packaging
13 9 (3.21%) Service Delivery
13 9 (3.21%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 60 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 45 (16.07%) SQL
3 16 (5.71%) Java
4 10 (3.57%) VBA
5 9 (3.21%) Python
6 6 (2.14%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.14%) C
6 6 (2.14%) VBScript
7 5 (1.79%) Ruby
8 4 (1.43%) Perl
9 2 (0.71%) Go
10 1 (0.36%) AWK
10 1 (0.36%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.36%) C++
10 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.36%) PHP
10 1 (0.36%) sed
10 1 (0.36%) VB
10 1 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (6.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (3.93%) Degree
4 11 (3.93%) MCSE
5 10 (3.57%) CCNA
6 9 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.79%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.79%) VCAP
8 4 (1.43%) CCNP
8 4 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.43%) VCDX
9 3 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.71%) CCIE
10 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.71%) MCSA
10 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.36%) MCTS
11 1 (0.36%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.79%) QA
2 3 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.71%) FedRAMP
3 2 (0.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.36%) FISMA
4 1 (0.36%) GDPR
4 1 (0.36%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.36%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 164 (58.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 132 (47.14%) Active Directory
3 37 (13.21%) vSphere
4 34 (12.14%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (9.64%) XenDesktop
6 22 (7.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 20 (7.14%) Hyper-V
8 18 (6.43%) XenApp
9 15 (5.36%) VMware NSX
10 14 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
11 10 (3.57%) BitLocker
12 9 (3.21%) Docker
13 8 (2.86%) Xen
14 5 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (1.79%) XenServer
15 4 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (1.43%) VirtualBox
16 3 (1.07%) DFS Replication
16 3 (1.07%) NFS
17 2 (0.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 73 (26.07%) SCCM
2 22 (7.86%) vCenter Server
3 12 (4.29%) AirWatch
4 11 (3.93%) SCOM
5 9 (3.21%) Backup Exec
5 9 (3.21%) Puppet
6 8 (2.86%) Terraform
6 8 (2.86%) WSUS
7 6 (2.14%) Kubernetes
7 6 (2.14%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (2.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (2.14%) vRealize
7 6 (2.14%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 5 (1.79%) Ansible
8 5 (1.79%) Nagios
8 5 (1.79%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.79%) PowerCLI
9 4 (1.43%) HP SIM
9 4 (1.43%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 128 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 89 (31.79%) Citrix
3 74 (26.43%) Cisco
4 36 (12.86%) HP
5 30 (10.71%) Wyse
6 24 (8.57%) Dell
7 19 (6.79%) NetApp
8 17 (6.07%) Splunk
9 14 (5.00%) EMC
10 13 (4.64%) SolarWinds
11 12 (4.29%) Ivanti
12 11 (3.93%) ServiceNow
13 10 (3.57%) Red Hat
14 9 (3.21%) iManage
14 9 (3.21%) McAfee
14 9 (3.21%) Veeam
15 8 (2.86%) Avaya
15 8 (2.86%) Google
16 7 (2.50%) Oracle
16 7 (2.50%) Veritas