Period
to 1 August 2021

The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £469 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 149 130 235
Rank change year-on-year -19 +105 +2
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 18 5 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.21% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.23% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 4
10th Percentile £413 " £275
25th Percentile £419 £350 £371
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £469 £450 £451
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% -0.28% +12.81%
75th Percentile £538 £475 £494
90th Percentile " £535 £528
Central London median daily rate £469 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +10.29% +6.25% -1.84%

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 3,196 2,174 6,154
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.53% 93.18% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,344 1,620 4,840
10th Percentile £361 £313 £325
25th Percentile £450 £414 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £520
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% -1.44% +4.00%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £725 £676 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 37 72
10th Percentile £12.38 £12.65 £11.25
25th Percentile £14.25 £18.50 £12.76
Median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £19.75
Median % change year-on-year -30.56% +82.28% +5.61%
75th Percentile £35.00 £43.70 £28.69
90th Percentile £43.00 £54.10 £46.64
Central London median hourly rate £25.00 £34.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year -27.72% +72.94% +6.95%

VMware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured VMware Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware Engineer in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for VMware Engineer in the City of London

VMware Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware Engineer in the City of London.

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 1 August 2021, VMware Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring VMware Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (72.22%) Azure
4 12 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (55.56%) AWS
6 9 (50.00%) EMC
6 9 (50.00%) NetApp
7 8 (44.44%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 8 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (44.44%) HP
8 7 (38.89%) CCNA
8 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (38.89%) Migration
9 6 (33.33%) SAN
9 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 6 (33.33%) Banking
10 5 (27.78%) Ruby
10 5 (27.78%) Google
10 5 (27.78%) Mule
10 5 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (27.78%) Java
10 5 (27.78%) Windows
10 5 (27.78%) Python
10 5 (27.78%) Law
10 5 (27.78%) GCP
10 5 (27.78%) 3PAR
10 5 (27.78%) Go
10 5 (27.78%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 5 (27.78%) PowerCLI
10 5 (27.78%) Nimble Storage

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 5 (27.78%) Mule
2 3 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (72.22%) Azure
2 10 (55.56%) AWS
3 5 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (27.78%) GCP
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (16.67%) SaaS
6 2 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (11.11%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (11.11%) Azure Storage
6 2 (11.11%) IaaS
7 1 (5.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.56%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (27.78%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) CentOS
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Migration
3 5 (27.78%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Break/Fix
5 3 (16.67%) DevOps
5 3 (16.67%) Observability
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) Project Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (5.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Go
1 5 (27.78%) Java
1 5 (27.78%) Python
1 5 (27.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CCNA
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.56%) AWS Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (16.67%) Firmware
4 3 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 5 (27.78%) PowerCLI
3 3 (16.67%) Puppet
3 3 (16.67%) vCenter Server
3 3 (16.67%) vRealize
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) EMC
2 9 (50.00%) NetApp
3 8 (44.44%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) 3PAR
4 5 (27.78%) Google
4 5 (27.78%) Nimble Storage
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) Citrix
6 3 (16.67%) CommVault
6 3 (16.67%) Veeam
7 1 (5.56%) Centrify
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco
7 1 (5.56%) Dell
7 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
7 1 (5.56%) Symantec
7 1 (5.56%) Trend Micro
7 1 (5.56%) Veritas
7 1 (5.56%) Zscaler