Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 88 156 134
Rank change year-on-year +68 -22 +22
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 46 84 127
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.06% 1.29% 1.83%
As % of the System Software category 13.49% 7.28% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 59 95
Median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £321 £211 £238
90th Percentile £558 £538 £603
Central London median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £16.95 £14.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.53% -
Central London median hourly rate - £16.95 £14.80
% change year-on-year - +14.53% -

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 341 1,154 1,104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.31% 17.76% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 907 882
Median daily rate £500 £515 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £258 £213 £200
90th Percentile £645 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £505
% change year-on-year -4.76% +3.96% +8.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 39
Median hourly rate £13.44 £21.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +9.09% -9.41%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.53 £13.30
90th Percentile £36.30 £46.00 £25.10
Median hourly rate £15.25 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -27.38% +5.00% +5.26%

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 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 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 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (69.57%) Windows
3 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 21 (45.65%) Windows Server
6 18 (39.13%) Finance
6 18 (39.13%) Azure
7 15 (32.61%) PowerShell
7 15 (32.61%) Citrix
8 14 (30.43%) SAN
9 13 (28.26%) Linux
10 12 (26.09%) Oracle
10 12 (26.09%) DNS
10 12 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 11 (23.91%) Cisco
11 11 (23.91%) AWS
11 11 (23.91%) Banking
11 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (19.57%) DevOps
12 9 (19.57%) SCCM
12 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
12 9 (19.57%) EMC
12 9 (19.57%) Red Hat
12 9 (19.57%) Unix
12 9 (19.57%) Windows 10
13 8 (17.39%) Data Centre
13 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
13 8 (17.39%) SQL
13 8 (17.39%) Migration
13 8 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery

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 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.17%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) JBoss
2 1 (2.17%) Liferay
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) nginx
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (39.13%) Azure
2 11 (23.91%) AWS
3 7 (15.22%) SaaS
4 6 (13.04%) Office 365
5 5 (10.87%) IaaS
5 5 (10.87%) PaaS
6 4 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (8.70%) GCP
7 3 (6.52%) GitHub
8 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (4.35%) Amazon S3
8 2 (4.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (2.17%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) SAN
2 12 (26.09%) DNS
3 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
4 7 (15.22%) DHCP
5 4 (8.70%) Kerberos
5 4 (8.70%) NAS
6 3 (6.52%) Firewall
6 3 (6.52%) NetScaler
6 3 (6.52%) Network Security
6 3 (6.52%) VLAN
7 2 (4.35%) HTTP
7 2 (4.35%) MPLS
7 2 (4.35%) SMTP
7 2 (4.35%) SNMP
8 1 (2.17%) BGP
8 1 (2.17%) LAN
8 1 (2.17%) OSPF
8 1 (2.17%) VPN
8 1 (2.17%) VRRP
8 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.17%) MySQL
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Subversion
2 2 (4.35%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) Serena SBM
3 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 11 (23.91%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.52%) International Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Law
5 2 (4.35%) Retail
6 1 (2.17%) Advertising
6 1 (2.17%) Back Office
6 1 (2.17%) Housing Association
6 1 (2.17%) Local Government
6 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Administrator
3 5 (10.87%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) DBA
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (8.70%) Sybase DBA
5 3 (6.52%) Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) LDAP
2 3 (6.52%) JDBC
2 3 (6.52%) ODBC
3 1 (2.17%) LAMP
3 1 (2.17%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.70%) Clustering
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.52%) Replication
4 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.35%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.17%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.17%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (69.57%) Windows
2 21 (45.65%) Windows Server
3 13 (28.26%) Linux
4 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (19.57%) Unix
5 9 (19.57%) Windows 10
6 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
11 2 (4.35%) HPUX
12 1 (2.17%) CentOS
12 1 (2.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (19.57%) DevOps
3 8 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (17.39%) Migration
4 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 6 (13.04%) ITIL
5 5 (10.87%) High Availability
6 4 (8.70%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
6 4 (8.70%) Patch Management
6 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.52%) Change Management
7 3 (6.52%) Data Management
7 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.52%) Project Management
7 3 (6.52%) Security Hardening
7 3 (6.52%) Security Management
7 3 (6.52%) Tech Ops
7 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) PowerShell
2 8 (17.39%) SQL
3 5 (10.87%) Perl
4 4 (8.70%) Korn
4 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.70%) VBScript
5 3 (6.52%) VB
6 2 (4.35%) AWK
6 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.35%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) sed
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.35%) CCNA
2 2 (4.35%) MCSE
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) CCNP
3 1 (2.17%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.17%) PMP
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) GDPR
1 1 (2.17%) QA
1 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) Docker
2 5 (10.87%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (10.87%) XenApp
3 4 (8.70%) vSphere
4 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.35%) VirtualBox
5 2 (4.35%) VMware NSX
6 1 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) SCCM
2 6 (13.04%) Ansible
2 6 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (13.04%) Puppet
3 5 (10.87%) SCOM
4 4 (8.70%) Kubernetes
4 4 (8.70%) Nagios
4 4 (8.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Terraform
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
6 2 (4.35%) vRealize
7 1 (2.17%) Control-M
7 1 (2.17%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (2.17%) Icinga
7 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (2.17%) Netcool
7 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 15 (32.61%) Citrix
4 12 (26.09%) Oracle
5 11 (23.91%) Cisco
6 9 (19.57%) EMC
6 9 (19.57%) Red Hat
7 6 (13.04%) IBM
8 5 (10.87%) HP
9 4 (8.70%) Ivanti
9 4 (8.70%) Sybase
10 3 (6.52%) Dell
10 3 (6.52%) NetApp
10 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
10 3 (6.52%) Splunk
11 2 (4.35%) Brocade
11 2 (4.35%) Hitachi
11 2 (4.35%) SaltStack
11 2 (4.35%) Veeam
12 1 (2.17%) Nimble Storage