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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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 128 83 112
Rank change year-on-year -45 +29 +41
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 61 70 47
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.47% 2.46% 1.48%
As % of the System Software category 9.92% 15.73% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 42 38
10th Percentile £381 £363 £282
25th Percentile £438 £376 £380
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £444 £450
Median % change year-on-year +23.80% -1.28% +5.88%
75th Percentile £569 £525 £488
90th Percentile £650 £617 £509
Central London median daily rate £550 £435 £450
% change year-on-year +26.44% -3.33% +6.51%

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 615 445 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.83% 15.65% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 315 351
10th Percentile £266 £343 £200
25th Percentile £467 £444 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £673 £625 £600
90th Percentile £750 £691 £663
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
10th Percentile £24.45 - -
25th Percentile £24.75 - £12.42
Median hourly rate £26.50 - £13.08
Median % change year-on-year - - -36.22%
75th Percentile £31.38 - £18.70
90th Percentile £33.55 - £21.75
Central London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year +32.50% +28.00% -20.38%

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 May 2022.

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 61 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (63.93%) Microsoft
2 39 (63.93%) Active Directory
3 34 (55.74%) Windows
4 29 (47.54%) DNS
5 28 (45.90%) Azure
6 26 (42.62%) Windows Server
7 24 (39.34%) Finance
8 22 (36.07%) Migration
8 22 (36.07%) DHCP
9 20 (32.79%) Social Skills
10 17 (27.87%) Microsoft 365
10 17 (27.87%) PowerShell
11 15 (24.59%) SCCM
11 15 (24.59%) Hyper-V
11 15 (24.59%) vSphere
12 14 (22.95%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (22.95%) Linux
12 14 (22.95%) ITIL
12 14 (22.95%) Data Centre
13 13 (21.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 13 (21.31%) Banking
13 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Intune
13 13 (21.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 12 (19.67%) AWS
14 12 (19.67%) Information Security
14 12 (19.67%) Risk Management
15 11 (18.03%) Cisco
15 11 (18.03%) Citrix
15 11 (18.03%) Ansible

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 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.56%) Confluence
3 3 (4.92%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.28%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 28 (45.90%) Azure
2 17 (27.87%) Microsoft 365
3 12 (19.67%) AWS
4 6 (9.84%) GitHub
4 6 (9.84%) Nutanix
5 5 (8.20%) SaaS
6 4 (6.56%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (6.56%) IaaS
7 3 (4.92%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (4.92%) GCP
7 3 (4.92%) OpenShift
8 2 (3.28%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (3.28%) PaaS
9 1 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.64%) Route 53
9 1 (1.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 29 (47.54%) DNS
2 22 (36.07%) DHCP
3 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
4 8 (13.11%) Firewall
5 6 (9.84%) WAN
6 5 (8.20%) iSCSI
6 5 (8.20%) SAN
7 4 (6.56%) Kerberos
7 4 (6.56%) LAN
7 4 (6.56%) NAS
7 4 (6.56%) VSAN
8 3 (4.92%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (4.92%) IPv4
8 3 (4.92%) NetScaler
9 2 (3.28%) Internet
9 2 (3.28%) Skype
9 2 (3.28%) VPN
9 2 (3.28%) Wireless
10 1 (1.64%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (1.64%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.64%) Big Data
2 1 (1.64%) DB2
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Eclipse
2 4 (6.56%) JIRA
2 4 (6.56%) Subversion
2 4 (6.56%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.28%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.64%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.64%) MSI
5 1 (1.64%) Serena SBM
5 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 24 (39.34%) Finance
2 20 (32.79%) Social Skills
3 13 (21.31%) Banking
4 5 (8.20%) Influencing Skills
5 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.56%) Financial Institution
5 4 (6.56%) Legal
6 3 (4.92%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.92%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (3.28%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (3.28%) International Banking
7 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.64%) Front Office
8 1 (1.64%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.64%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (18.03%) Consultant
2 10 (16.39%) Security Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Security Consultant
3 9 (14.75%) Security Technical Consultant
3 9 (14.75%) Technical Consultant
3 9 (14.75%) Technical Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Technical Security Consultant
4 8 (13.11%) Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Architect
6 6 (9.84%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Server Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Security Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) VMware Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Windows Server Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) REST
2 4 (6.56%) LDAP
3 2 (3.28%) JSON
3 2 (3.28%) SOAP
4 1 (1.64%) .NET
4 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.64%) Angular 2
4 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.64%) COM
4 1 (1.64%) HTML
4 1 (1.64%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.48%) CMDB
2 7 (11.48%) Replication
3 4 (6.56%) Clustering
3 4 (6.56%) Private Cloud
3 4 (6.56%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.28%) Cloud Native
5 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.28%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.28%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.28%) PKI
6 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 34 (55.74%) Windows
2 26 (42.62%) Windows Server
3 14 (22.95%) Linux
4 6 (9.84%) Windows 10
5 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (3.28%) CentOS
7 2 (3.28%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.28%) Unix
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (1.64%) Solaris
8 1 (1.64%) SUSE
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) Migration
2 14 (22.95%) ITIL
3 13 (21.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 12 (19.67%) Information Security
4 12 (19.67%) Risk Management
5 10 (16.39%) Asset Management
5 10 (16.39%) Change Management
5 10 (16.39%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (14.75%) Change Control
6 9 (14.75%) Cost Optimisation
7 8 (13.11%) DevOps
7 8 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (13.11%) High Availability
7 8 (13.11%) Security Hardening
8 7 (11.48%) Project Management
8 7 (11.48%) Server Management
8 7 (11.48%) Service Management
8 7 (11.48%) Time Management
9 6 (9.84%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.87%) PowerShell
2 9 (14.75%) Python
3 5 (8.20%) SQL
4 4 (6.56%) Perl
5 3 (4.92%) Bash
5 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.92%) VBA
6 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.28%) VBScript
7 1 (1.64%) C
7 1 (1.64%) C#
7 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
1 5 (8.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (4.92%) CCNP
2 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.28%) CCIE
3 2 (3.28%) CCNA
3 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) MCP
4 1 (1.64%) MCSE
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.64%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.56%) GDPR
3 3 (4.92%) COBIT
3 3 (4.92%) NIST
4 2 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (63.93%) Active Directory
2 15 (24.59%) Hyper-V
2 15 (24.59%) vSphere
3 14 (22.95%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (8.20%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (8.20%) VMware NSX
5 4 (6.56%) Docker
6 3 (4.92%) NFS
7 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (3.28%) vCloud
7 2 (3.28%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.28%) XenApp
7 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.64%) Firmware
8 1 (1.64%) Veritas File System
8 1 (1.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (24.59%) SCCM
2 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (18.03%) Ansible
4 9 (14.75%) vCenter Server
5 5 (8.20%) Terraform
5 5 (8.20%) vRealize
6 4 (6.56%) Control-M
6 4 (6.56%) Kubernetes
6 4 (6.56%) QRadar
6 4 (6.56%) Tivoli
6 4 (6.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 3 (4.92%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (4.92%) Netcool
7 3 (4.92%) Nexpose
7 3 (4.92%) SCOM
8 2 (3.28%) AirWatch
8 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (3.28%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 2 (3.28%) VxRail
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (63.93%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.03%) Cisco
3 11 (18.03%) Citrix
4 9 (14.75%) Veeam
5 7 (11.48%) IBM
5 7 (11.48%) Oracle
5 7 (11.48%) ServiceNow
6 6 (9.84%) NetApp
7 5 (8.20%) EMC
7 5 (8.20%) Splunk
8 4 (6.56%) BMC
8 4 (6.56%) CyberArk
8 4 (6.56%) Qualys
8 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
8 4 (6.56%) Zerto
9 3 (4.92%) CrowdStrike
10 2 (3.28%) Apple
10 2 (3.28%) Juniper
10 2 (3.28%) Palo Alto