Period
to 17 September 2021

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 17 September 2021 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 173 120 229
Rank change year-on-year -53 +109 +20
Contract jobs citing vCenter Server 7 1 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.056% 0.064%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.39% 0.33% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
10th Percentile £408 " £412
25th Percentile £413 " £420
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £443 - £450
75th Percentile £474 " £478
90th Percentile £484 " £484
Central London median daily rate £435 £300 £450
% change year-on-year +45.00% -33.33% +233.33%

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 504 301 1,100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.88% 16.76% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 233 905
10th Percentile £381 £400 £325
25th Percentile £475 £460 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £644 £603 £625
90th Percentile £700 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £563 £528 £550
% change year-on-year +6.64% -4.09% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 24
10th Percentile £30.13 " £12.76
25th Percentile £40.81 £12.76 £14.00
Median hourly rate £60.75 £13.44 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +352.01% -36.00% +12.30%
75th Percentile £82.81 £14.12 £27.15
90th Percentile £94.78 " £46.23
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 £15.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +50.82% -27.38% +12.30%

vCenter Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing vCenter Server as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing vCenter Server in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for vCenter Server in the City of London

vCenter Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing vCenter Server in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for vCenter Server in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 3 (42.86%) Project Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Azure Storage
4 3 (42.86%) Law
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) Azure
4 3 (42.86%) 3PAR
4 3 (42.86%) IaaS
4 3 (42.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (42.86%) PowerCLI
4 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Azure
1 3 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) Azure ExpressRoute
1 3 (42.86%) Azure Storage
1 3 (42.86%) IaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (28.57%) OneDrive
3 1 (14.29%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) NAS
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Storage Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) HP Storage Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) SAN Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CMDB
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Project Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) PowerCLI
2 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 2 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) 3PAR
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) Nimble Storage
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Forcepoint
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) Trend Micro
3 2 (28.57%) Veritas
3 2 (28.57%) Zscaler
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds