Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 114 86 152
Rank change year-on-year -28 +66 -32
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 66 32 81
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.69% 1.78% 1.36%
As % of the System Software category 12.22% 12.70% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 26 61
10th Percentile £388 £356 £225
25th Percentile £425 £413 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £413
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +15.15% -2.94%
75th Percentile £550 £520 £488
90th Percentile £644 £581 £501
Central London median daily rate £481 £475 £413
% change year-on-year +1.32% +15.15% -2.94%

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 540 252 997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.79% 14.00% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 201 808
10th Percentile £294 £225 £240
25th Percentile £450 £388 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £663 £575 £600
90th Percentile £738 £625 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 22
Median hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year - +9.52% +9.09%
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +2.22% +7.14% +9.09%

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 27 October 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

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 66 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (60.61%) Active Directory
3 39 (59.09%) Azure
4 31 (46.97%) Windows
5 28 (42.42%) Microsoft 365
5 28 (42.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 27 (40.91%) Microsoft
7 25 (37.88%) DNS
7 25 (37.88%) Finance
8 21 (31.82%) Migration
8 21 (31.82%) Windows Server
9 20 (30.30%) Citrix
10 18 (27.27%) Banking
11 17 (25.76%) DHCP
11 17 (25.76%) Social Skills
12 15 (22.73%) ITIL
12 15 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 14 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (21.21%) SCCM
13 14 (21.21%) Risk Management
13 14 (21.21%) Firewall
13 14 (21.21%) Information Security
14 13 (19.70%) PowerShell
14 13 (19.70%) AWS
15 12 (18.18%) Hyper-V
15 12 (18.18%) IaaS
15 12 (18.18%) SAN
16 11 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
16 11 (16.67%) Change Control
17 10 (15.15%) NetApp

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 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.55%) Confluence
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.52%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.52%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 39 (59.09%) Azure
2 28 (42.42%) Microsoft 365
3 13 (19.70%) AWS
4 12 (18.18%) IaaS
5 8 (12.12%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (9.09%) Mimecast
7 5 (7.58%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 5 (7.58%) GitHub
7 5 (7.58%) PaaS
8 3 (4.55%) Azure Storage
8 3 (4.55%) GCP
8 3 (4.55%) SaaS
9 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (1.52%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (37.88%) DNS
2 17 (25.76%) DHCP
3 14 (21.21%) Firewall
4 12 (18.18%) SAN
5 6 (9.09%) NetScaler
5 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.06%) Kerberos
6 4 (6.06%) MPLS
6 4 (6.06%) VPN
7 3 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (4.55%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.03%) FCoE
8 2 (3.03%) IPv4
8 2 (3.03%) LAN
8 2 (3.03%) NAS
8 2 (3.03%) Network Security
8 2 (3.03%) Unified Communications
8 2 (3.03%) WAN
8 2 (3.03%) Wireless
9 1 (1.52%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.03%) Big Data
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.06%) Subversion
2 3 (4.55%) JIRA
2 3 (4.55%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.52%) Gradle
3 1 (1.52%) Serena SBM
3 1 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (37.88%) Finance
2 18 (27.27%) Banking
3 17 (25.76%) Social Skills
4 4 (6.06%) Law
4 4 (6.06%) Legal
5 3 (4.55%) International Banking
6 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.03%) Marketing
7 1 (1.52%) Back Office
7 1 (1.52%) Billing
7 1 (1.52%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.52%) Front Office
7 1 (1.52%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (22.73%) VMware Engineer
3 14 (21.21%) Storage Engineer
4 13 (19.70%) Azure Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) Consultant
5 10 (15.15%) Security Consultant
5 10 (15.15%) Security Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) Security Technical Consultant
5 10 (15.15%) Technical Consultant
5 10 (15.15%) Technical Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) Technical Security Consultant
6 8 (12.12%) Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) HP Storage Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) SAN Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) LDAP
2 2 (3.03%) REST
2 2 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) Flash
3 1 (1.52%) JSF
3 1 (1.52%) Middleware
3 1 (1.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Replication
2 6 (9.09%) Clustering
3 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.03%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.52%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.52%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) PKI
5 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.97%) Windows
2 21 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (9.09%) Linux
5 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (4.55%) Solaris
6 3 (4.55%) Unix
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (31.82%) Migration
3 15 (22.73%) ITIL
4 14 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (21.21%) Information Security
4 14 (21.21%) Risk Management
5 11 (16.67%) Change Control
6 10 (15.15%) DevOps
7 9 (13.64%) Project Delivery
8 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.61%) Cost Optimisation
9 7 (10.61%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 6 (9.09%) Patch Management
11 5 (7.58%) Break/Fix
11 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (7.58%) Performance Analysis
11 5 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
12 4 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (6.06%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) PowerShell
2 8 (12.12%) Python
3 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.55%) Perl
5 2 (3.03%) C
5 2 (3.03%) Ruby
5 2 (3.03%) SQL
6 1 (1.52%) Go
6 1 (1.52%) Java
6 1 (1.52%) PHP
6 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.52%) VBA
6 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.06%) CCNA
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) CCNP
3 3 (4.55%) Degree
3 3 (4.55%) MCSE
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.52%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.52%) CCIE
5 1 (1.52%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.52%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.06%) COBIT
2 4 (6.06%) NIST
3 2 (3.03%) GDPR
3 2 (3.03%) SLA
4 1 (1.52%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (1.52%) NCSC
4 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 11 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (12.12%) vSphere
5 5 (7.58%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (6.06%) Docker
6 4 (6.06%) Firmware
6 4 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (6.06%) XenApp
6 4 (6.06%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.03%) NFS
7 2 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (3.03%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.52%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.52%) Veritas File System
8 1 (1.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.52%) VMFS
8 1 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (21.21%) SCCM
2 10 (15.15%) Ansible
3 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (10.61%) PowerCLI
4 5 (7.58%) vCenter Server
4 5 (7.58%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 4 (6.06%) Kubernetes
5 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (6.06%) Nexpose
5 4 (6.06%) vRealize
6 3 (4.55%) Control-M
6 3 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (4.55%) Netcool
6 3 (4.55%) Puppet
6 3 (4.55%) QRadar
6 3 (4.55%) Terraform
6 3 (4.55%) Tivoli
6 3 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 66 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 20 (30.30%) Citrix
4 10 (15.15%) NetApp
4 10 (15.15%) Nimble Storage
5 9 (13.64%) Cisco
6 8 (12.12%) 3PAR
6 8 (12.12%) HP
7 6 (9.09%) EMC
8 5 (7.58%) CommVault
8 5 (7.58%) ServiceNow
9 4 (6.06%) CrowdStrike
9 4 (6.06%) IBM
9 4 (6.06%) Okta
9 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.06%) Splunk
9 4 (6.06%) Veeam
10 3 (4.55%) Dell
10 3 (4.55%) Qualys
10 3 (4.55%) SolarWinds