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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 86 84
Rank change year-on-year -11 -2  
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 54 80 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.74% 2.35% 2.36%
As % of the System Software category 16.31% 24.02% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 62 97
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £295 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £573 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -47.67% +43.33%  

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 331 333 485
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.67% 9.78% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 258 355
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £298 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -5.40% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 23
Median hourly rate £22.04 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.01% +1.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £12.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £19.65 £24.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 115 (100.00%) VMware
2 71 (61.74%) Windows
3 44 (38.26%) Active Directory
4 39 (33.91%) Windows Server
5 38 (33.04%) Citrix
5 38 (33.04%) Finance
6 37 (32.17%) Linux
7 35 (30.43%) PowerShell
8 32 (27.83%) Microsoft
9 27 (23.48%) DNS
9 27 (23.48%) Hyper-V
9 27 (23.48%) Data Centre
10 25 (21.74%) Cisco
11 24 (20.87%) HP
12 23 (20.00%) DevOps
13 22 (19.13%) SAN
14 20 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (16.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (16.52%) DHCP
15 19 (16.52%) Firewall
16 16 (13.91%) ITIL
16 16 (13.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 16 (13.91%) Bash Shell
17 15 (13.04%) Puppet
17 15 (13.04%) High Availability
17 15 (13.04%) Unix
18 14 (12.17%) Migration
18 14 (12.17%) vSphere
18 14 (12.17%) Git (software)
18 14 (12.17%) XenApp

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 7 (6.09%) IIS
1 7 (6.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.22%) OpenStack
2 6 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.48%) Apache
4 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.61%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.74%) Confluence
6 1 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.87%) JBoss
6 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.87%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.09%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (6.09%) IaaS
4 4 (3.48%) GitHub
4 4 (3.48%) Office 365
4 4 (3.48%) PaaS
5 3 (2.61%) SaaS
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.87%) G Suite
6 1 (0.87%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.48%) DNS
2 22 (19.13%) SAN
3 19 (16.52%) DHCP
3 19 (16.52%) Firewall
4 11 (9.57%) LAN
5 10 (8.70%) WAN
6 9 (7.83%) VPN
7 7 (6.09%) LDAP
7 7 (6.09%) SSL
8 6 (5.22%) Internet
9 5 (4.35%) NAS
9 5 (4.35%) TCP/IP
10 4 (3.48%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (3.48%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (3.48%) IPsec
10 4 (3.48%) SSH
10 4 (3.48%) Unified Communications
10 4 (3.48%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.61%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.09%) MySQL
3 4 (3.48%) Big Data
4 3 (2.61%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.87%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.87%) Ingres
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (12.17%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.96%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.61%) JIRA
3 3 (2.61%) MSI
4 1 (0.87%) JUnit
4 1 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.87%) Toad
4 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (33.04%) Finance
2 10 (8.70%) Banking
3 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.74%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.74%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.87%) Back Office
5 1 (0.87%) Electronics
5 1 (0.87%) Law
5 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (13.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (13.04%) VMware Engineer
3 13 (11.30%) Architect
4 12 (10.43%) Administrator
4 12 (10.43%) Consultant
5 10 (8.70%) Analyst
5 10 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (6.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 6 (5.22%) Citrix Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.83%) LAMP
2 2 (1.74%) Middleware
2 2 (1.74%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (1.74%) REST
3 1 (0.87%) .NET
3 1 (0.87%) Express
3 1 (0.87%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.87%) JSON
3 1 (0.87%) Node.js
3 1 (0.87%) OpenID
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.87%) SAML
3 1 (0.87%) SOAP
3 1 (0.87%) Spring
3 1 (0.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.48%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.96%) Replication
3 5 (4.35%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.48%) Clustering
4 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.48%) PKI
5 3 (2.61%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.61%) HP Storage
5 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.74%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.74%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.74%) NHS
6 2 (1.74%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.74%) STB
6 2 (1.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 71 (61.74%) Windows
2 39 (33.91%) Windows Server
3 37 (32.17%) Linux
4 20 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (16.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (13.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (13.04%) Unix
8 12 (10.43%) Windows 7
9 9 (7.83%) Windows 10
10 8 (6.96%) CentOS
11 6 (5.22%) Solaris
12 3 (2.61%) AIX
13 2 (1.74%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.87%) Android
14 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.00%) DevOps
2 16 (13.91%) ITIL
3 15 (13.04%) High Availability
4 14 (12.17%) Migration
5 13 (11.30%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.70%) Performance Management
7 9 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (6.96%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (6.09%) Asset Management
9 7 (6.09%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (6.09%) Server Virtualisation
10 6 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.22%) Project Management
10 6 (5.22%) Scrum
11 5 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (4.35%) Load Balancing
11 5 (4.35%) Problem Management
11 5 (4.35%) Release Management
11 5 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 16 (13.91%) Bash Shell
3 13 (11.30%) Python
4 11 (9.57%) Perl
5 9 (7.83%) SQL
6 6 (5.22%) C
6 6 (5.22%) Ruby
7 5 (4.35%) Java
7 5 (4.35%) VBScript
8 3 (2.61%) PHP
9 2 (1.74%) AWK
9 2 (1.74%) Korn
9 2 (1.74%) sed
9 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.87%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.96%) DV Cleared
3 6 (5.22%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.48%) CCNP
5 4 (3.48%) Degree
5 4 (3.48%) MCSE
6 2 (1.74%) CCNA
6 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.87%) CCA
7 1 (0.87%) CCSE
7 1 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.87%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.87%) MCP
7 1 (0.87%) MCSA
7 1 (0.87%) RHCE
7 1 (0.87%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (38.26%) Active Directory
2 27 (23.48%) Hyper-V
3 14 (12.17%) vSphere
3 14 (12.17%) XenApp
4 11 (9.57%) XenDesktop
5 10 (8.70%) VMware ESX
6 9 (7.83%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (6.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (6.09%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.48%) BitLocker
8 4 (3.48%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (2.61%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (2.61%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.61%) vCloud
9 3 (2.61%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.87%) Firmware
11 1 (0.87%) GPFS
11 1 (0.87%) NFS
11 1 (0.87%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (13.04%) Puppet
2 14 (12.17%) SCCM
3 11 (9.57%) Ansible
4 8 (6.96%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (5.22%) Nagios
5 6 (5.22%) SCOM
6 5 (4.35%) NetBackup
7 4 (3.48%) Cobbler
7 4 (3.48%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 4 (3.48%) SELinux
8 3 (2.61%) Backup Exec
8 3 (2.61%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (2.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.74%) DameWare
9 2 (1.74%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.74%) OpenIDM
9 2 (1.74%) Salt
9 2 (1.74%) vRealize
10 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 115 (100.00%) VMware
2 38 (33.04%) Citrix
3 32 (27.83%) Microsoft
4 25 (21.74%) Cisco
5 24 (20.87%) HP
6 11 (9.57%) Dell
7 10 (8.70%) EMC
7 10 (8.70%) NetApp
7 10 (8.70%) Oracle
8 8 (6.96%) 3PAR
8 8 (6.96%) Symantec
9 7 (6.09%) CheckPoint
9 7 (6.09%) IBM
9 7 (6.09%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.22%) Altiris
10 6 (5.22%) Veeam
11 5 (4.35%) Bloomberg
11 5 (4.35%) F5
11 5 (4.35%) Reuters
12 4 (3.48%) AppSense
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