Period
to 16 June 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 16 June 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
16 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 147 138 226
Rank change year-on-year -9 +88 +19
Contract jobs citing vCenter Server 8 3 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.04% 0.64% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
10th Percentile £397 " £145
25th Percentile £421 £563 £285
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £625 £450
Median % change year-on-year -28.00% +38.89% -5.26%
75th Percentile £470 £688 £491
90th Percentile £479 " £542
Central London median daily rate £443 £625 £450
% change year-on-year -29.20% +38.89% -4.00%

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 393 466 1,150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.19% 16.37% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 354 920
10th Percentile £375 £380 £338
25th Percentile £463 £458 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £550
75th Percentile £638 £625 £613
90th Percentile £703 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £538 £550
% change year-on-year +2.33% -2.27% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 21
Median hourly rate £23.00 £13.08 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +75.91% -37.74% +7.69%
Central London median hourly rate £19.59 £13.26 £21.00
% change year-on-year +47.78% -36.87% +5.00%

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 16 June 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) SCCM
4 5 (62.50%) Azure
4 5 (62.50%) vSphere
4 5 (62.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 5 (62.50%) DNS
5 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (37.50%) Terraform
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (37.50%) Social Skills
6 3 (37.50%) PowerCLI
6 3 (37.50%) VSAN
6 3 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (37.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (37.50%) ITIL
6 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (37.50%) HP

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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Azure
1 5 (62.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (25.00%) OneDrive
4 1 (12.50%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) VSAN
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Financial Institution
2 3 (37.50%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) ITSM
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
1 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Architecture Roadmap
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) vSphere
4 4 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 3 (37.50%) PowerCLI
2 3 (37.50%) Terraform
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) Forcepoint
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) Trend Micro
3 2 (25.00%) Veritas
3 2 (25.00%) Zscaler