Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 218 211
Rank change year-on-year -34 -7 +64
Contract jobs citing vCenter Server 12 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.34% 0.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.12% 3.01% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 30
City of London median daily rate £119 £428 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -72.22% -0.58% -4.44%
10th Percentile £116 £291 £313
90th Percentile £478 £504 £501
Central London median daily rate £120 £428 £425
% change year-on-year -71.93% +0.59% -5.56%
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 1,068 765 829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.28% 11.27% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 613 664
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
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 11
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.68 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.57% -7.06% +48.33%
10th Percentile £13.91 £15.40 £18.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £25.95 £28.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year -1.58% -14.61% +30.88%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (75.00%) ITIL
5 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
5 8 (66.67%) ITIL V3
5 8 (66.67%) Wyse
5 8 (66.67%) Citrix
5 8 (66.67%) Windows 8
6 7 (58.33%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (58.33%) Finance
7 6 (50.00%) Open Source
7 6 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (50.00%) Customer-Centricity
7 6 (50.00%) User Experience
7 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
9 4 (33.33%) Cisco
10 3 (25.00%) DNS
10 3 (25.00%) HP
10 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
11 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
11 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
11 2 (16.67%) iPhone
11 2 (16.67%) SCOM
11 2 (16.67%) vSphere
11 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
11 2 (16.67%) EMC

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 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Mimecast
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (8.33%) Skype
3 1 (8.33%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
1 9 (75.00%) Service Analyst
1 9 (75.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix Support
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) iPhone
2 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (8.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (8.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 7 (58.33%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (50.00%) Customer-Centricity
4 6 (50.00%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) High Availability
6 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (8.33%) Server Building
6 1 (8.33%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) C
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (8.33%) NFS
5 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (8.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Perfmon
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (8.33%) vRealize
2 1 (8.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Citrix
3 8 (66.67%) Wyse
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) 3PAR
6 2 (16.67%) EMC
6 2 (16.67%) NetApp
6 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
7 1 (8.33%) Brocade