Period
to 23 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 23 April 2021 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 Infrastructure (VI3)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 83 120 145
Rank change year-on-year +37 +25 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 63 48 104
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.49% 1.26% 1.55%
As % of the System Software category 15.14% 9.21% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 80
10th Percentile £360 £254 £168
25th Percentile £375 £363 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £441 £450 £388
Median % change year-on-year -2.11% +16.13% -7.63%
75th Percentile £507 £495 £488
90th Percentile £550 £538 £526
Central London median daily rate £435 £445 £385
% change year-on-year -2.25% +15.58% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £16.95
Central London median hourly rate - - £20.22

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software 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 system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 416 521 1,231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.42% 13.67% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 414 930
10th Percentile £327 £200 £175
25th Percentile £444 £395 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £600 £600 £588
90th Percentile £688 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 17
Median hourly rate £23.00 £13.26 £17.30
Median % change year-on-year +73.49% -23.37% -1.14%
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £18.73
% change year-on-year +17.65% -9.21% +7.00%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in the City of London

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in the City of London

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the City of London

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in the City of London

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the City of London region over the 6 months to 23 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge +2 1 £385 +40.00%
VMware Infrastructure
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 VMware Infrastructure.

1 63 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (50.79%) Windows
2 32 (50.79%) Microsoft
3 26 (41.27%) Azure
4 25 (39.68%) Active Directory
5 20 (31.75%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (30.16%) PowerShell
7 18 (28.57%) Citrix
7 18 (28.57%) Linux
8 17 (26.98%) DNS
8 17 (26.98%) Windows Server
9 16 (25.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 16 (25.40%) Banking
10 15 (23.81%) Cisco
10 15 (23.81%) Finance
11 14 (22.22%) WAN
11 14 (22.22%) AWS
11 14 (22.22%) vSphere
11 14 (22.22%) Data Centre
12 13 (20.63%) Microsoft 365
12 13 (20.63%) LAN
13 12 (19.05%) DHCP
13 12 (19.05%) IBM
13 12 (19.05%) Firewall
14 11 (17.46%) Migration
14 11 (17.46%) Python
14 11 (17.46%) Java
14 11 (17.46%) Azure Active Directory
15 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (14.29%) Hyper-V

VMware Infrastructure
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 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 7 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 6 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.35%) Mule
4 2 (3.17%) Confluence
5 1 (1.59%) Apache
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.59%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (41.27%) Azure
2 14 (22.22%) AWS
3 13 (20.63%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (17.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (12.70%) GCP
6 4 (6.35%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (6.35%) IaaS
7 3 (4.76%) Mimecast
7 3 (4.76%) PaaS
8 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (3.17%) Amazon S3
8 2 (3.17%) GitHub
9 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (1.59%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (1.59%) OneDrive
9 1 (1.59%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.59%) SoftLayer
9 1 (1.59%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.98%) DNS
2 14 (22.22%) WAN
3 13 (20.63%) LAN
4 12 (19.05%) DHCP
4 12 (19.05%) Firewall
5 9 (14.29%) VPN
5 9 (14.29%) Wireless
6 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.35%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (6.35%) Cisco Firepower
7 4 (6.35%) DMZ
7 4 (6.35%) SAN
7 4 (6.35%) WebEx
8 3 (4.76%) Skype
8 3 (4.76%) VSAN
9 2 (3.17%) FTP
9 2 (3.17%) iSCSI
9 2 (3.17%) Kerberos
9 2 (3.17%) Network Security
10 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) DB2
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.17%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2019
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.17%) JIRA
2 2 (3.17%) Subversion
2 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.17%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.59%) Hudson
3 1 (1.59%) JUnit
3 1 (1.59%) Maven
3 1 (1.59%) PyUnit
3 1 (1.59%) Serena SBM
3 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (25.40%) Banking
2 15 (23.81%) Finance
3 5 (7.94%) Legal
4 4 (6.35%) Law
5 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.17%) Back Office
6 2 (3.17%) International Banking
6 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.17%) Retail
7 1 (1.59%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (14.29%) Architect
1 9 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (11.11%) Administrator
2 7 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Citrix Architect
4 5 (7.94%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (7.94%) VMware Architect
4 5 (7.94%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) WebSphere Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Data Centre Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Data Network Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) LAN Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (3.17%) LAMP
2 2 (3.17%) LDAP
3 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.59%) Django
3 1 (1.59%) J2EE
3 1 (1.59%) Node.js
3 1 (1.59%) Spring
3 1 (1.59%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.59%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.94%) Replication
3 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) Clustering
4 3 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.17%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (3.17%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.59%) CMDB
6 1 (1.59%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.59%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) Social Network
6 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.79%) Windows
2 18 (28.57%) Linux
3 17 (26.98%) Windows Server
4 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (6.35%) Unix
9 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (17.46%) Migration
3 8 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (12.70%) Load Balancing
4 7 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 7 (11.11%) ITIL
5 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.52%) DevOps
5 6 (9.52%) TOGAF
6 5 (7.94%) Change Management
6 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.94%) High Availability
6 5 (7.94%) Project Delivery
6 5 (7.94%) Technical Leadership
7 4 (6.35%) Architecture Roadmap
7 4 (6.35%) ITSM
7 4 (6.35%) Network Management
7 4 (6.35%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.35%) Project Management
7 4 (6.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.16%) PowerShell
2 11 (17.46%) Java
2 11 (17.46%) Python
3 5 (7.94%) Go
3 5 (7.94%) Ruby
4 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.76%) VB
4 3 (4.76%) VBScript
5 2 (3.17%) AWK
5 2 (3.17%) sed
5 2 (3.17%) SQL
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) C#
6 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (7.94%) RHCA
1 5 (7.94%) TOGAF Certification
2 4 (6.35%) CCNA
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.17%) MCSA
4 2 (3.17%) MCSE
5 1 (1.59%) CCIE
5 1 (1.59%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.17%) GDPR
2 2 (3.17%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.17%) SEPA
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (39.68%) Active Directory
2 20 (31.75%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (22.22%) vSphere
4 9 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.35%) VMware NSX
6 3 (4.76%) Docker
6 3 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.17%) NFS
7 2 (3.17%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.17%) VirtualBox
7 2 (3.17%) VMFS
7 2 (3.17%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (3.17%) XenApp
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.59%) vCloud
8 1 (1.59%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) SCCM
1 9 (14.29%) vRealize
1 9 (14.29%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 6 (9.52%) Terraform
2 6 (9.52%) vCenter Server
3 4 (6.35%) Ansible
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (6.35%) PowerCLI
3 4 (6.35%) Puppet
3 4 (6.35%) SCOM
4 3 (4.76%) AirWatch
5 2 (3.17%) Control-M
5 2 (3.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.17%) QRadar
5 2 (3.17%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.59%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.59%) Netcool
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (50.79%) Microsoft
3 18 (28.57%) Citrix
4 15 (23.81%) Cisco
5 12 (19.05%) IBM
6 9 (14.29%) EMC
6 9 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 8 (12.70%) HP
8 7 (11.11%) Dell
9 6 (9.52%) Google
10 5 (7.94%) Fortinet
10 5 (7.94%) Juniper
10 5 (7.94%) NetApp
11 4 (6.35%) CheckPoint
11 4 (6.35%) Riverbed
12 3 (4.76%) BMC
12 3 (4.76%) F5
12 3 (4.76%) Qualys
12 3 (4.76%) Symantec
12 3 (4.76%) Veeam