Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 124 130 151
Rank change year-on-year +6 +21 -33
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 74 132 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.50% 1.93% 1.39%
As % of the System Software category 10.31% 10.64% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 109 71
City of London median daily rate £411 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.50% -12.50% -6.98%
10th Percentile £233 £135 £170
90th Percentile £550 £538 £548
Central London median daily rate £410 £383 £398
% change year-on-year +7.19% -3.77% -7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
City of London median hourly rate - £15.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.50% -
Central London median hourly rate - £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -54.29% -

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 718 1,241 903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.56% 18.14% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 960 713
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £193 £162 £225
90th Percentile £656 £650 £655
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £485
% change year-on-year -4.76% +8.25% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 27
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +22.58% -35.08%
10th Percentile £12.62 £12.56 £10.40
90th Percentile £32.90 £25.50 £26.45
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +5.26% +20.63% -27.59%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in the City of London

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the City of London

VMware Infrastructure
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 Infrastructure in the City of London.

Contractor 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 24 January 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 - 2 £263 -
VMware Infrastructure
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 74 (100.00%) VMware
2 50 (67.57%) Windows
3 43 (58.11%) Microsoft
4 40 (54.05%) Active Directory
5 27 (36.49%) Windows 10
6 26 (35.14%) Windows Server
7 24 (32.43%) Citrix
7 24 (32.43%) Finance
7 24 (32.43%) PowerShell
8 21 (28.38%) Office 365
9 19 (25.68%) Azure
9 19 (25.68%) ITIL
9 19 (25.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 18 (24.32%) Windows 7
11 17 (22.97%) VMware ESXi
12 16 (21.62%) XenApp
12 16 (21.62%) XenDesktop
12 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (21.62%) SCCM
13 14 (18.92%) vSphere
13 14 (18.92%) LAN
13 14 (18.92%) WAN
13 14 (18.92%) Cisco
14 13 (17.57%) DNS
15 12 (16.22%) Hyper-V
15 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (13.51%) HP
16 10 (13.51%) Linux
16 10 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
17 9 (12.16%) 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 9 (12.16%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.46%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.76%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.35%) Houdini
2 1 (1.35%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.38%) Office 365
2 19 (25.68%) Azure
3 9 (12.16%) AWS
4 5 (6.76%) IaaS
4 5 (6.76%) PaaS
5 3 (4.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (4.05%) SaaS
6 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.70%) Mimecast
6 2 (2.70%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (1.35%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) LAN
1 14 (18.92%) WAN
2 13 (17.57%) DNS
3 9 (12.16%) DHCP
3 9 (12.16%) VPN
4 8 (10.81%) Firewall
4 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
5 7 (9.46%) NetScaler
5 7 (9.46%) SAN
6 5 (6.76%) VoIP
7 4 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (4.05%) NAS
8 3 (4.05%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.70%) FTP
9 2 (2.70%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.70%) MPLS
9 2 (2.70%) Network Security
9 2 (2.70%) PBX
9 2 (2.70%) Skype
9 2 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MSI
2 4 (5.41%) InstallShield
2 4 (5.41%) WinDbg
3 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.70%) Hudson
5 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (32.43%) Finance
2 9 (12.16%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.41%) Public Sector
4 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.70%) Back Office
5 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Publishing
6 1 (1.35%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.35%) French Language
6 1 (1.35%) Front Office
6 1 (1.35%) Law
6 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (13.51%) Support Engineer
3 8 (10.81%) Desktop Support
4 6 (8.11%) Citrix Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Consultant
6 4 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.05%) Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) COM
1 1 (1.35%) Middleware
1 1 (1.35%) Web Services
1 1 (1.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.76%) iPad
2 5 (6.76%) iPhone
2 5 (6.76%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.41%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.05%) PKI
5 2 (2.70%) CMDB
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) User Experience
6 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.35%) Handset
6 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (67.57%) Windows
2 27 (36.49%) Windows 10
3 26 (35.14%) Windows Server
4 18 (24.32%) Windows 7
5 16 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (13.51%) Linux
8 6 (8.11%) Mac OS
9 5 (6.76%) Android
10 3 (4.05%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.35%) Debian
11 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.35%) Unix
11 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 19 (25.68%) ITIL
2 10 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (9.46%) ITSM
4 6 (8.11%) CRM
4 6 (8.11%) Migration
4 6 (8.11%) Project Management
4 6 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.76%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.41%) Application Packaging
6 4 (5.41%) Change Management
6 4 (5.41%) DevOps
6 4 (5.41%) E-Discovery
6 4 (5.41%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.41%) PRINCE
6 4 (5.41%) Service Management
7 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.05%) Security Patching
7 3 (4.05%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (4.05%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.43%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.16%) SQL
3 5 (6.76%) Python
3 5 (6.76%) VBScript
4 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.70%) Ruby
6 1 (1.35%) Java
6 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.46%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.76%) Degree
3 5 (6.76%) MCSE
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.41%) BC Cleared
4 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.70%) CCNP
6 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.35%) CCA
7 1 (1.35%) CCIE
7 1 (1.35%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (1.35%) CCNA
7 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) MCP
7 1 (1.35%) MCSA
7 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) SLA
2 4 (5.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 40 (54.05%) Active Directory
2 17 (22.97%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (21.62%) XenApp
3 16 (21.62%) XenDesktop
4 14 (18.92%) vSphere
5 12 (16.22%) Hyper-V
6 7 (9.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (8.11%) Xen
8 5 (6.76%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (5.41%) DFS Replication
9 4 (5.41%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (5.41%) VMware NSX
10 3 (4.05%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (2.70%) Docker
11 2 (2.70%) KVM
11 2 (2.70%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (1.35%) Firmware
12 1 (1.35%) NFS
12 1 (1.35%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 16 (21.62%) SCCM
2 7 (9.46%) SCOM
2 7 (9.46%) WSUS
2 7 (9.46%) XenMobile
3 5 (6.76%) Ansible
3 5 (6.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (6.76%) vCenter Server
4 4 (5.41%) Jamf Pro
4 4 (5.41%) Perfmon
4 4 (5.41%) vRealize
5 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (4.05%) Puppet
6 2 (2.70%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.70%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.70%) NetVault Backup
6 2 (2.70%) Terraform
7 1 (1.35%) Mesos
7 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.35%) SCSM
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (58.11%) Microsoft
3 24 (32.43%) Citrix
4 14 (18.92%) Cisco
5 10 (13.51%) HP
6 8 (10.81%) Symantec
7 7 (9.46%) Ivanti
7 7 (9.46%) McAfee
8 6 (8.11%) Polycom
9 5 (6.76%) Dell
10 4 (5.41%) Lumension
11 3 (4.05%) Apple
11 3 (4.05%) Dell Compellent
11 3 (4.05%) NetApp
11 3 (4.05%) ServiceNow
12 2 (2.70%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.70%) Altiris
12 2 (2.70%) EMC
12 2 (2.70%) Oracle
13 1 (1.35%) Google