Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 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.

VMware vCenter Server
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 231 243 224
Rank change year-on-year +12 -19 +6
Contract jobs citing vCenter Server 21 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.72% 1.29% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 12
City of London median daily rate £140 £463 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -69.73% +15.19% -13.19%
10th Percentile £116 £404 £363
90th Percentile £155 £500 £435
Central London median daily rate £140 £463 £401
% change year-on-year -69.73% +15.41% -13.35%
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 1,219 855 703
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.85% 11.99% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 691 555
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.69% +10.17%
10th Percentile £287 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £673 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 8 14
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -40.00% +34.97%
10th Percentile £14.06 £11.81 £13.60
90th Percentile £25.50 £39.50 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -15.00% -20.00% +52.78%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vCenter Server in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 January 2019, 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
1 21 (100.00%) Citrix
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
1 21 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (95.24%) ITIL
2 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 20 (95.24%) Windows 7
3 19 (90.48%) Windows 8
3 19 (90.48%) Wyse
4 15 (71.43%) ITIL V3
5 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 11 (52.38%) Finance
7 10 (47.62%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (47.62%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (47.62%) Service Management
7 10 (47.62%) iPhone
7 10 (47.62%) Cisco
7 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Office
7 10 (47.62%) Internet
8 9 (42.86%) User Experience
8 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (42.86%) Open Source
8 9 (42.86%) Customer-Centricity
8 9 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
10 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
11 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform

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:

Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) VSAN
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Analyst
1 19 (90.48%) Service Analyst
1 19 (90.48%) Service Desk Analyst
2 11 (52.38%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 11 (52.38%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (38.10%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (38.10%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Support
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) iPhone
1 10 (47.62%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (42.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Windows 7
3 19 (90.48%) Windows 8
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) ITIL
2 15 (71.43%) ITIL V3
3 10 (47.62%) Service Management
4 9 (42.86%) Customer-Centricity
4 9 (42.86%) Open Source
4 9 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 21 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 10 (47.62%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) PowerCLI
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
1 1 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Citrix
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
3 19 (90.48%) Wyse
4 10 (47.62%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Google
5 1 (4.76%) HP