Period
to 20 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for vCenter Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vCenter Server over the 6 months to 20 January 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.

VMware vCenter Server
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 190 228 240
Rank change year-on-year +38 +12 -19
Contract jobs citing vCenter Server 7 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.33% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.93% 1.83% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 8
City of London median daily rate £413 £140 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +194.64% -68.63% +11.15%
10th Percentile £394 £116 £401
90th Percentile £494 £155 £486
Central London median daily rate £413 £140 £446
% change year-on-year +194.64% -68.63% +11.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

vCenter Server is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 755 1,201 846
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.29% 17.94% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 935 684
City of London median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +7.69%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £340
90th Percentile £675 £675 £674
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 7
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +10.00% -38.18%
10th Percentile £13.01 £14.06 £12.52
90th Percentile £31.50 £25.50 £43.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £22.00
% change year-on-year +4.28% -15.00% -20.00%

vCenter Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing vCenter Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for vCenter Server in the City of London

vCenter Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing vCenter Server in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for vCenter Server in the City of London

vCenter Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCenter Server in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for vCenter Server in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing vCenter Server 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 City of London region with a requirement for vCenter Server.

1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) vSphere
3 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) CCENT
5 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
5 2 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (28.57%) XenApp
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
5 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
5 2 (28.57%) SIEM
5 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared

vCenter Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Law
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CMDB
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) SIEM
1 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCENT
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) NIST
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) vSphere
2 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Netcool
1 1 (14.29%) vRealize
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
1 1 (14.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk