Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 218 240
Rank change year-on-year -14 +22 +29
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 18 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.35% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 19
City of London median daily rate £450 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% - +3.33%
10th Percentile £320 £284 £300
90th Percentile £625 £430 £488
Central London median daily rate £458 £389 £400
% change year-on-year +17.68% -2.81% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £41.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £41.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6750 6222 7962
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.46% 95.24% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5358 4921 6286
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 70 110
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.47 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.69% -4.27% +7.35%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.24
90th Percentile £30.75 £50.62 £38.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.08 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.96% -5.10% +9.09%

VMware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured VMware Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Engineer in the City of London

VMware Engineer
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 VMware Engineer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Engineer in the City of London

VMware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Engineer in the City of London

VMware Engineer
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 VMware Engineer in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Engineer in the City of London

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, VMware Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring VMware Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Ansible
3 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 6 (33.33%) DevOps
4 5 (27.78%) SaltStack
4 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
4 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
4 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (27.78%) vCloud
4 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (27.78%) MySQL
4 5 (27.78%) HTTP
4 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
4 5 (27.78%) SSL
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (16.67%) VSAN
6 3 (16.67%) vCenter Server
6 3 (16.67%) VMware NSX
6 3 (16.67%) Migration
6 3 (16.67%) Unix
6 3 (16.67%) ATM

VMware Engineer Skill Set
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 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) HTTP
1 5 (27.78%) SSL
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) ATM
2 3 (16.67%) VSAN
3 2 (11.11%) BIG-IP
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
1 5 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) Unix
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) DevOps
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) CCA
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) NCSA
2 1 (5.56%) VCP5
2 1 (5.56%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) vCloud
3 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 3 (16.67%) VMware NSX
5 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (11.11%) vSphere
5 2 (11.11%) XenApp
6 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.56%) KVM
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Ansible
2 3 (16.67%) vCenter Server
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) vMotion
3 1 (5.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) SaltStack
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) F5
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle