Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 127 152
Rank change year-on-year 0 +25 -30
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 53 120 108
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.29% 1.76% 1.52%
As % of the System Software category 9.45% 9.59% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 93 73
Median daily rate £450 £420 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +0.84% -2.00%
10th Percentile £240 £150 £183
90th Percentile £539 £538 £546
Central London median daily rate £438 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +12.90% -3.13% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £16.30 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.07% -16.05%
Central London median hourly rate - £16.95 £28.25
% change year-on-year - -40.00% +26.48%

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 561 1,251 980
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.63% 18.32% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 942 770
Median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £205 £178 £232
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 36
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.43% -3.77% -19.77%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.56 £10.88
90th Percentile £35.00 £22.10 £24.38
Median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £17.25
% change year-on-year - +8.41% -20.69%

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 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 2020. 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 +44 1 £275 -
VMware Infrastructure
Central London

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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 53 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (64.15%) Windows
2 34 (64.15%) Microsoft
3 33 (62.26%) Active Directory
4 16 (30.19%) Citrix
4 16 (30.19%) PowerShell
4 16 (30.19%) Azure
4 16 (30.19%) Windows 10
5 15 (28.30%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (28.30%) Windows Server
5 15 (28.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 14 (26.42%) Office 365
6 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (26.42%) Finance
7 13 (24.53%) SCCM
8 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
8 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (22.64%) DNS
9 11 (20.75%) Cisco
9 11 (20.75%) vSphere
10 10 (18.87%) LAN
10 10 (18.87%) WAN
10 10 (18.87%) DHCP
10 10 (18.87%) SAN
10 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2016
11 9 (16.98%) XenApp
11 9 (16.98%) XenDesktop
12 8 (15.09%) Migration
12 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
12 8 (15.09%) SQL

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 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.66%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.89%) Houdini
3 1 (1.89%) Maya
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.19%) Azure
2 14 (26.42%) Office 365
3 5 (9.43%) AWS
4 4 (7.55%) IaaS
4 4 (7.55%) OneDrive
4 4 (7.55%) PaaS
5 2 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.89%) GCP
6 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) DNS
2 10 (18.87%) DHCP
2 10 (18.87%) LAN
2 10 (18.87%) SAN
2 10 (18.87%) WAN
3 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
4 7 (13.21%) Firewall
4 7 (13.21%) VPN
5 5 (9.43%) NAS
5 5 (9.43%) NetScaler
6 4 (7.55%) MPLS
7 3 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.77%) Network Security
8 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications
8 2 (3.77%) VLAN
8 2 (3.77%) VSAN
9 1 (1.89%) HSRP
9 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.89%) Junos
9 1 (1.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.89%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.89%) MSI
1 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.89%) WinDbg
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Back Office
3 3 (5.66%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.66%) Public Sector
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Law
5 1 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.89%) French Language
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (9.43%) Azure Engineer
2 5 (9.43%) Desktop Support
3 4 (7.55%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) Analyst
3 4 (7.55%) Citrix Specialist
3 4 (7.55%) Consultant
3 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Administrator
4 3 (5.66%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.66%) iPad
2 3 (5.66%) iPhone
2 3 (5.66%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (5.66%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.66%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) CMDB
3 2 (3.77%) PKI
3 2 (3.77%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.89%) Handset
4 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (64.15%) Windows
2 16 (30.19%) Windows 10
3 15 (28.30%) Windows Server
4 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (22.64%) Windows 7
5 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (13.21%) Linux
8 3 (5.66%) Android
8 3 (5.66%) Unix
9 2 (3.77%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (15.09%) ITIL
2 8 (15.09%) Migration
3 5 (9.43%) Change Management
4 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.66%) Asset Management
5 3 (5.66%) Business Continuity
5 3 (5.66%) CRM
5 3 (5.66%) DevOps
5 3 (5.66%) High Availability
5 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.66%) ITSM
5 3 (5.66%) Network Management
5 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.66%) Project Management
5 3 (5.66%) Systems Engineering
5 3 (5.66%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (3.77%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) PowerShell
2 8 (15.09%) SQL
3 3 (5.66%) VBScript
4 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.77%) Python
4 2 (3.77%) VB
5 1 (1.89%) AWK
5 1 (1.89%) sed
5 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.66%) BC Cleared
4 3 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.77%) CCNA
5 2 (3.77%) CCNP
5 2 (3.77%) Degree
5 2 (3.77%) MCSE
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.77%) PMP
6 1 (1.89%) CCIE
6 1 (1.89%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (1.89%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.89%) MCP
6 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
2 3 (5.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 33 (62.26%) Active Directory
2 15 (28.30%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (20.75%) vSphere
4 9 (16.98%) XenApp
4 9 (16.98%) XenDesktop
5 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
6 5 (9.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (7.55%) VMware NSX
8 3 (5.66%) Docker
8 3 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (3.77%) Xen
10 1 (1.89%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.89%) NFS
10 1 (1.89%) VirtualBox
10 1 (1.89%) VMFS
10 1 (1.89%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) SCCM
2 7 (13.21%) SCOM
3 6 (11.32%) vRealize
3 6 (11.32%) XenMobile
4 5 (9.43%) Ansible
5 4 (7.55%) vCenter Server
6 3 (5.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (5.66%) WSUS
7 2 (3.77%) DatAdvantage
7 2 (3.77%) Kubernetes
7 2 (3.77%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.77%) NetVault Backup
7 2 (3.77%) Puppet
7 2 (3.77%) Terraform
7 2 (3.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.89%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (64.15%) Microsoft
3 16 (30.19%) Citrix
4 11 (20.75%) Cisco
5 7 (13.21%) Symantec
6 5 (9.43%) HP
6 5 (9.43%) McAfee
7 4 (7.55%) Altiris
8 3 (5.66%) Dell
8 3 (5.66%) Polycom
8 3 (5.66%) Veeam
9 2 (3.77%) Aruba
9 2 (3.77%) Brocade
9 2 (3.77%) IBM
9 2 (3.77%) Varonis
10 1 (1.89%) Adobe
10 1 (1.89%) Autodesk
10 1 (1.89%) EMC
10 1 (1.89%) Google
10 1 (1.89%) Juniper