Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 150 123
Rank change year-on-year +31 -27 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 142 107 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.05% 1.51% 2.09%
As % of the System Software category 11.84% 12.75% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 78 121
City of London median daily rate £420 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +0.59% -0.59%
10th Percentile £132 £236 £266
90th Percentile £560 £599 £575
Central London median daily rate £420 £401 £425
% change year-on-year +4.80% -5.71% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £14.80 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.50% - -
Central London median hourly rate £14.80 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year -7.50% - -

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 1,199 839 717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.28% 11.85% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 682 561
City of London median daily rate £500 £489 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +8.61% +5.88%
10th Percentile £163 £213 £200
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 22 24
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.24% -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £14.06 £10.60 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £27.33 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.24% -10.53% +5.61%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018. 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
Moorgate - 6 £525 -
VMware Infrastructure
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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.

1 142 (100.00%) VMware
2 99 (69.72%) Windows
3 74 (52.11%) Microsoft
4 65 (45.77%) Active Directory
5 49 (34.51%) ITIL
5 49 (34.51%) Finance
6 47 (33.10%) Citrix
7 46 (32.39%) Windows 7
8 45 (31.69%) Windows Server
9 38 (26.76%) Cisco
10 34 (23.94%) SCCM
11 30 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (19.72%) Windows 8
13 27 (19.01%) PowerShell
13 27 (19.01%) Microsoft Azure
13 27 (19.01%) Amazon AWS
13 27 (19.01%) vSphere
13 27 (19.01%) Microsoft Office
14 25 (17.61%) VMware ESXi
15 24 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (16.20%) Wyse
17 22 (15.49%) SQL
18 21 (14.79%) Linux
19 20 (14.08%) HP
19 20 (14.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 19 (13.38%) Problem-Solving
21 18 (12.68%) vCenter Server
21 18 (12.68%) Service Management
21 18 (12.68%) DNS
21 18 (12.68%) Data Centre

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 10 (7.04%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.52%) IIS
4 4 (2.82%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.11%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.41%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.70%) CMS
7 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (19.01%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (1.41%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 27 (19.01%) Amazon AWS
1 27 (19.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (10.56%) Office 365
3 6 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (3.52%) IaaS
5 3 (2.11%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.41%) PaaS
6 2 (1.41%) SaaS
7 1 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.68%) DNS
2 16 (11.27%) VPN
3 14 (9.86%) SAN
4 12 (8.45%) DHCP
5 11 (7.75%) Firewall
6 10 (7.04%) Internet
6 10 (7.04%) WAN
7 9 (6.34%) LAN
7 9 (6.34%) Skype
8 7 (4.93%) PuTTY
8 7 (4.93%) TCP/IP
8 7 (4.93%) Wireshark
9 5 (3.52%) VLAN
10 4 (2.82%) Extranet
10 4 (2.82%) NAS
10 4 (2.82%) VoIP
10 4 (2.82%) VSAN
11 3 (2.11%) MPLS
11 3 (2.11%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.11%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (1.41%) MySQL
3 2 (1.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.70%) Big Data
4 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.70%) DataStage
4 1 (0.70%) DB2
4 1 (0.70%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.70%) InfluxDB
4 1 (0.70%) MS Access
4 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.70%) Redis
4 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (7.75%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.93%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.23%) DbUnit
3 6 (4.23%) jMock
3 6 (4.23%) JUnit
3 6 (4.23%) Maven
3 6 (4.23%) Mockito
3 6 (4.23%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.41%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.70%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.70%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (34.51%) Finance
2 15 (10.56%) Banking
3 7 (4.93%) Billing
4 4 (2.82%) Law
5 3 (2.11%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.11%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.41%) International Banking
6 2 (1.41%) Legal
6 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.70%) French Language
7 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (21.13%) Analyst
2 22 (15.49%) Service Analyst
3 20 (14.08%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (11.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (9.86%) Desktop Support
5 14 (9.86%) Support Engineer
6 12 (8.45%) ITIL Service Analyst
6 12 (8.45%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (7.75%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) VMware Engineer
9 8 (5.63%) IT Support
9 8 (5.63%) Windows Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) Consultant
10 7 (4.93%) IT Analyst
10 7 (4.93%) Server Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) Support Analyst
11 6 (4.23%) Architect
11 6 (4.23%) Developer
11 6 (4.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 6 (4.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.86%) Web Services
2 7 (4.93%) SOAP
3 6 (4.23%) Apache Camel
3 6 (4.23%) J2EE
3 6 (4.23%) PowerMock
3 6 (4.23%) RESTful
3 6 (4.23%) Spring
3 6 (4.23%) Spring Boot
4 5 (3.52%) Middleware
5 2 (1.41%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.41%) REST
5 2 (1.41%) XMPP
6 1 (0.70%) JSON
6 1 (0.70%) Kafka
6 1 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.70%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.70%) XML
6 1 (0.70%) XML-RPC
6 1 (0.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (12.68%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.75%) Blackberry
4 10 (7.04%) User Experience
5 9 (6.34%) iPhone
6 8 (5.63%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.82%) Clustering
10 3 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (2.11%) PKI
10 3 (2.11%) Replication
10 3 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (1.41%) EMC VNX
11 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (1.41%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.41%) Fintech
11 2 (1.41%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.41%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.41%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 99 (69.72%) Windows
2 46 (32.39%) Windows 7
3 45 (31.69%) Windows Server
4 30 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (19.72%) Windows 8
6 21 (14.79%) Linux
7 18 (12.68%) Windows 10
8 17 (11.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (7.04%) Mac OS
10 6 (4.23%) Unix
11 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.11%) CentOS
13 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.41%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.70%) Android
14 1 (0.70%) Debian
14 1 (0.70%) HPUX
14 1 (0.70%) Solaris
14 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.51%) ITIL
2 20 (14.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (13.38%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (12.68%) Service Management
5 17 (11.97%) Open Source
6 16 (11.27%) ITIL V3
7 12 (8.45%) Migration
7 12 (8.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.34%) Customer-Centricity
9 8 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (4.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.93%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 6 (4.23%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 6 (4.23%) E-Commerce
11 6 (4.23%) Proactive Monitoring
11 6 (4.23%) Project Management
11 6 (4.23%) Scrum
11 6 (4.23%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.01%) PowerShell
2 22 (15.49%) SQL
3 10 (7.04%) VBA
4 7 (4.93%) C
4 7 (4.93%) Java
5 3 (2.11%) Python
6 2 (1.41%) AppleScript
6 2 (1.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.41%) Perl
6 2 (1.41%) Ruby
6 2 (1.41%) VBScript
7 1 (0.70%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.70%) PHP
7 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (7.75%) MCSE
3 7 (4.93%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (4.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.52%) Degree
5 5 (3.52%) VCAP
6 4 (2.82%) CCNA
7 3 (2.11%) MCSA
7 3 (2.11%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.11%) VCDX
8 2 (1.41%) CISSP
8 2 (1.41%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.70%) CISA
9 1 (0.70%) CISM
9 1 (0.70%) MCTS
9 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.70%) PMP
9 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) FedRAMP
1 2 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.70%) FISMA
2 1 (0.70%) GDPR
2 1 (0.70%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (0.70%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.70%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 65 (45.77%) Active Directory
2 27 (19.01%) vSphere
3 25 (17.61%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (11.97%) XenDesktop
5 15 (10.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (9.15%) Virtual Desktop
7 12 (8.45%) XenApp
8 11 (7.75%) Hyper-V
9 7 (4.93%) BitLocker
10 6 (4.23%) VMware NSX
11 4 (2.82%) VirtualBox
11 4 (2.82%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (2.11%) DFS Replication
12 3 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (1.41%) Docker
13 2 (1.41%) Xen
14 1 (0.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.70%) vCloud
14 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 34 (23.94%) SCCM
2 18 (12.68%) vCenter Server
3 9 (6.34%) AirWatch
3 9 (6.34%) SCOM
4 6 (4.23%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (4.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (3.52%) SCOrch
5 5 (3.52%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 4 (2.82%) Ansible
6 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (2.82%) Netcool
6 4 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.82%) PowerCLI
6 4 (2.82%) Puppet
7 3 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (2.11%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.11%) SafeCom
7 3 (2.11%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (2.11%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 142 (100.00%) VMware
2 74 (52.11%) Microsoft
3 47 (33.10%) Citrix
4 38 (26.76%) Cisco
5 23 (16.20%) Wyse
6 20 (14.08%) HP
7 15 (10.56%) Dell
8 13 (9.15%) Ivanti
9 12 (8.45%) EMC
9 12 (8.45%) McAfee
10 10 (7.04%) ServiceNow
10 10 (7.04%) SolarWinds
11 9 (6.34%) Splunk
12 7 (4.93%) Avaya
12 7 (4.93%) Charles River
12 7 (4.93%) Hitachi
12 7 (4.93%) iManage
12 7 (4.93%) Polycom
13 6 (4.23%) Altiris
13 6 (4.23%) Apple