Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 232 229
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 +31
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 19 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 15
City of London median daily rate £420 £481 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.73% +24.19% -6.06%
10th Percentile £355 £320 £267
90th Percentile £481 £625 £433
Central London median daily rate £416 £464 £400
% change year-on-year -10.24% +15.94% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 6,703 6,569 6,341
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 94.79% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,302 5,168 5,053
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £307
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £464
% change year-on-year - +7.87% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 87 77
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.75 £48.40
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.40 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.66% +5.11% -2.72%

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 2018, 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 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (57.89%) Citrix
3 9 (47.37%) HP
3 9 (47.37%) Dell
4 8 (42.11%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) vSphere
5 7 (36.84%) Migration
5 7 (36.84%) XenDesktop
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) Banking
6 6 (31.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (31.58%) VLAN
6 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
6 6 (31.58%) VSAN
7 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (26.32%) VCAP
8 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (21.05%) VCDX
8 4 (21.05%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.79%) NetApp
9 3 (15.79%) Netcool
9 3 (15.79%) Change Management
9 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
9 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (15.79%) SCCM
9 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) VLAN
1 6 (31.58%) VSAN
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Power BI
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) HP Storage
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Coaching
6 1 (5.26%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (5.26%) High Availability
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.26%) Security Patching
6 1 (5.26%) Server Building
6 1 (5.26%) Server Patching
6 1 (5.26%) Storage Management
6 1 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (26.32%) VCAP
3 4 (21.05%) VCDX
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (42.11%) vSphere
3 7 (36.84%) XenDesktop
4 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
4 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Netcool
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) SnapMirror
3 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) Citrix
3 9 (47.37%) Dell
3 9 (47.37%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) NetApp
4 3 (15.79%) Splunk
5 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) Forcepoint
6 1 (5.26%) Ivanti
6 1 (5.26%) LogicMonitor
6 1 (5.26%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec