Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 157 114 228
Rank change year-on-year -43 +114 +14
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 20 4 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.51% 0.22% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.24% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 4
10th Percentile £413 £378 £241
25th Percentile £415 £400 £287
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £469 £438 £388
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90% -7.74%
75th Percentile £538 £500 £494
90th Percentile £549 £545 £528
Central London median daily rate £469 £425 £338
% change year-on-year +10.29% +25.93% -19.64%

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 3,617 1,646 5,571
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.84% 91.75% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,741 1,247 4,433
10th Percentile £350 £306 £313
25th Percentile £458 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £513
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% - +2.50%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £748 £678 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 25 68
10th Percentile £13.88 £15.50 £11.93
25th Percentile £21.00 £20.00 £13.44
Median hourly rate £28.50 £35.50 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year -19.72% +82.05% +4.28%
75th Percentile £37.75 £46.00 £24.25
90th Percentile £62.15 £47.75 £49.18
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 £29.89 £20.50
% change year-on-year +7.06% +45.80% +9.63%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram 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 25 October 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 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (85.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (60.00%) Azure
5 10 (50.00%) HP
6 9 (45.00%) Windows
6 9 (45.00%) Migration
7 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (40.00%) SAN
7 8 (40.00%) Nimble Storage
7 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (35.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 7 (35.00%) 3PAR
8 7 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (35.00%) AWS
8 7 (35.00%) PowerCLI
9 6 (30.00%) Law
9 6 (30.00%) EMC
9 6 (30.00%) NetApp
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
10 5 (25.00%) DevOps
10 5 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
10 5 (25.00%) Citrix
10 5 (25.00%) CommVault
10 5 (25.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 4 (20.00%) vCenter Server
11 4 (20.00%) Replication
11 4 (20.00%) Clustering
11 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

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 3 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Mule
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Azure
2 7 (35.00%) AWS
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (20.00%) IaaS
5 3 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (15.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 3 (15.00%) Azure Storage
5 3 (15.00%) SaaS
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (5.00%) GCP
6 1 (5.00%) GitHub
6 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (10.00%) DHCP
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
4 1 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) GitLab
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (30.00%) Law
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Clustering
1 4 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) CentOS
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) VMS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (45.00%) Migration
3 7 (35.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 5 (25.00%) DevOps
4 5 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Break/Fix
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (15.00%) Observability
6 3 (15.00%) Project Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
8 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.00%) Data Security
8 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.00%) High Availability
8 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (5.00%) Release Management
8 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Go
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) Python
1 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CCNA
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) MCSE
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (20.00%) Firmware
4 4 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (10.00%) vSphere
7 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) PowerCLI
2 5 (25.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 4 (20.00%) Puppet
3 4 (20.00%) vCenter Server
3 4 (20.00%) vRealize
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (10.00%) Terraform
6 1 (5.00%) Ansible
6 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
6 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
6 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) HP
3 8 (40.00%) Nimble Storage
4 7 (35.00%) 3PAR
5 6 (30.00%) EMC
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) NetApp
6 5 (25.00%) Citrix
6 5 (25.00%) CommVault
7 4 (20.00%) Veeam
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco
9 1 (5.00%) Dell
9 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
9 1 (5.00%) Google
9 1 (5.00%) LogicMonitor
9 1 (5.00%) SaltStack
9 1 (5.00%) Symantec
9 1 (5.00%) Trend Micro
9 1 (5.00%) Veritas
9 1 (5.00%) Zscaler