Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 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.

VMware vCenter Server
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 206 213
Rank change year-on-year -39 +7 +71
Contract jobs citing vCenter Server 11 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.42% 0.38%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.11% 3.79% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 23
City of London median daily rate £458 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £120 £304 £313
90th Percentile £500 £510 £505
Central London median daily rate £454 £443 £440
% change year-on-year +2.54% +0.57% +0.57%
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 993 712 804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.02% 11.05% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 585 639
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £325 £302 £307
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 8
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.67 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +0.82% +17.14%
10th Percentile £12.38 £15.40 £18.50
90th Percentile £31.15 £25.29 £24.54
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.67 £20.50
% change year-on-year -8.07% +0.82% +13.89%

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 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 2018, 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (54.55%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) EMC
5 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 3 (27.27%) vSphere
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 2 (18.18%) Wyse
6 2 (18.18%) SCOM
6 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) Replication
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) SAN

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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Mimecast
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) Skype
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Service Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
2 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (9.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
2 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Building
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) C
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
1 6 (54.55%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) NFS
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (9.09%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Perfmon
2 1 (9.09%) PowerCLI
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOrch
2 1 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (9.09%) vRealize
2 1 (9.09%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) 3PAR
4 3 (27.27%) EMC
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) NetApp
5 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 2 (18.18%) Wyse
6 1 (9.09%) Brocade
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle