Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 92 93 163
Rank change year-on-year +1 +70 -20
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 74 45 79
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.16% 1.91% 1.20%
As % of the System Software category 15.10% 12.33% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 53
10th Percentile £375 £310 £207
25th Percentile £413 £375 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +11.76%
75th Percentile £550 £488 £525
90th Percentile £650 £534 £538
Central London median daily rate £469 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.95
Central London median hourly rate - - £16.95

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 490 365 1,184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.30% 15.47% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 296 921
10th Percentile £375 £255 £213
25th Percentile £450 £417 £415
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £594
90th Percentile £713 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 23
Median hourly rate £23.00 £13.08 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +75.91% -37.74% +9.09%
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.26 £21.00
% change year-on-year +50.86% -36.87% +5.00%

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 29 July 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

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 29 July 2021. 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 - 1 £385 -
VMware Infrastructure
Central London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 74 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (52.70%) Azure
3 35 (47.30%) Active Directory
4 33 (44.59%) Windows
5 28 (37.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 24 (32.43%) Microsoft 365
7 23 (31.08%) AWS
7 23 (31.08%) Banking
7 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
7 23 (31.08%) DNS
7 23 (31.08%) Citrix
8 20 (27.03%) Migration
9 19 (25.68%) Finance
10 15 (20.27%) Firewall
10 15 (20.27%) DHCP
10 15 (20.27%) Windows Server
11 14 (18.92%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (18.92%) PowerShell
11 14 (18.92%) Python
11 14 (18.92%) NetApp
11 14 (18.92%) EMC
12 13 (17.57%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 12 (16.22%) GCP
13 12 (16.22%) IaaS
13 12 (16.22%) ITIL
13 12 (16.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 11 (14.86%) Java
14 11 (14.86%) Risk Management
14 11 (14.86%) Information Security
14 11 (14.86%) Cybersecurity

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%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.76%) Confluence
3 5 (6.76%) Mule
4 2 (2.70%) IBM Domino
4 2 (2.70%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 39 (52.70%) Azure
2 24 (32.43%) Microsoft 365
3 23 (31.08%) AWS
4 12 (16.22%) GCP
4 12 (16.22%) IaaS
5 9 (12.16%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (12.16%) PaaS
6 7 (9.46%) Mimecast
7 6 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (6.76%) GitHub
9 4 (5.41%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 3 (4.05%) SaaS
11 2 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (2.70%) Amazon S3
11 2 (2.70%) Azure Storage
11 2 (2.70%) OneDrive
12 1 (1.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (1.35%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (1.35%) Snowflake
12 1 (1.35%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.08%) DNS
2 15 (20.27%) DHCP
2 15 (20.27%) Firewall
3 8 (10.81%) SAN
3 8 (10.81%) WAN
4 7 (9.46%) LAN
4 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.76%) Kerberos
6 4 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (5.41%) Cisco Firepower
6 4 (5.41%) DMZ
6 4 (5.41%) MPLS
6 4 (5.41%) WebEx
7 2 (2.70%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.70%) Network Security
7 2 (2.70%) Skype
7 2 (2.70%) SMTP
7 2 (2.70%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.70%) VPN
7 2 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (1.35%) DB2
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.35%) MySQL
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2017
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2019
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) JIRA
1 5 (6.76%) Subversion
1 5 (6.76%) TeamCity
2 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.70%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.35%) Hudson
4 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.35%) JUnit
4 1 (1.35%) PyUnit
4 1 (1.35%) Serena SBM
4 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (31.08%) Banking
2 19 (25.68%) Finance
3 11 (14.86%) Social Skills
4 5 (6.76%) Law
4 5 (6.76%) Legal
5 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.70%) International Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 2 (2.70%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.35%) Billing
6 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (20.27%) Azure Engineer
2 15 (20.27%) VMware Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (13.51%) Storage Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Administrator
5 7 (9.46%) Security Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) SAN Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) SAN Storage Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Security Technical Consultant
7 5 (6.76%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) LDAP
2 3 (4.05%) REST
3 2 (2.70%) LAMP
3 2 (2.70%) Web Services
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Replication
2 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.76%) Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) CMDB
4 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.35%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.35%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (1.35%) PKI
4 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) Social Network
4 1 (1.35%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (44.59%) Windows
2 15 (20.27%) Windows Server
3 10 (13.51%) Linux
4 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.05%) Unix
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.70%) Solaris
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (27.03%) Migration
3 12 (16.22%) ITIL
4 11 (14.86%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (14.86%) Information Security
4 11 (14.86%) Risk Management
5 10 (13.51%) DevOps
6 9 (12.16%) Change Control
7 8 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (10.81%) Project Delivery
8 6 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.11%) High Availability
8 6 (8.11%) Storage Management
9 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.76%) Identity Management
9 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (6.76%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (6.76%) Patch Management
9 5 (6.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 4 (5.41%) Regtech
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) PowerShell
1 14 (18.92%) Python
2 11 (14.86%) Java
3 7 (9.46%) Bash Shell
3 7 (9.46%) Ruby
4 5 (6.76%) Go
5 4 (5.41%) Perl
6 3 (4.05%) SQL
7 2 (2.70%) AWK
7 2 (2.70%) sed
7 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.70%) VBScript
8 1 (1.35%) C
8 1 (1.35%) C#
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.35%) VB
8 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (9.46%) CCNA
3 4 (5.41%) MCSE
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.35%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.35%) CCIE
5 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.35%) Degree
5 1 (1.35%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.41%) COBIT
2 4 (5.41%) NIST
3 2 (2.70%) QA
4 1 (1.35%) GDPR
4 1 (1.35%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (1.35%) NCSC
4 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.35%) SEPA
4 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (47.30%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.92%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.76%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (6.76%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (6.76%) XenApp
5 4 (5.41%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.05%) Firmware
6 3 (4.05%) NFS
6 3 (4.05%) VMware NSX
7 2 (2.70%) Docker
7 2 (2.70%) Veritas File System
7 2 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.70%) VirtualBox
7 2 (2.70%) vSphere
8 1 (1.35%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.35%) vCloud
8 1 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (17.57%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 10 (13.51%) SCCM
2 10 (13.51%) vRealize
3 8 (10.81%) Ansible
4 5 (6.76%) Control-M
4 5 (6.76%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (6.76%) PowerCLI
4 5 (6.76%) QRadar
4 5 (6.76%) Tivoli
4 5 (6.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (5.41%) Netcool
5 4 (5.41%) Nexpose
6 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (4.05%) Puppet
6 3 (4.05%) Terraform
6 3 (4.05%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (31.08%) Citrix
2 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
3 14 (18.92%) EMC
3 14 (18.92%) NetApp
4 10 (13.51%) HP
5 7 (9.46%) IBM
6 6 (8.11%) 3PAR
6 6 (8.11%) Cisco
6 6 (8.11%) Google
7 5 (6.76%) BMC
7 5 (6.76%) CyberArk
7 5 (6.76%) Dell
7 5 (6.76%) Nimble Storage
7 5 (6.76%) Qualys
7 5 (6.76%) ServiceNow
7 5 (6.76%) Splunk
8 4 (5.41%) CrowdStrike
8 4 (5.41%) Okta
8 4 (5.41%) Red Hat