Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 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
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 111 158
Rank change year-on-year -40 +47 -44
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 82 152 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.37% 2.17% 1.25%
As % of the System Software category 8.04% 12.46% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 125 63
City of London median daily rate £413 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% -6.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £227 £138 £228
90th Percentile £493 £583 £587
Central London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
City of London median hourly rate - £14.80 -
Central London median hourly rate - £14.80 -

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 1,020 1,220 747
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.07% 17.43% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 984 601
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £213 £166 £198
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £523 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +4.50% +5.26% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 39 23
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +13.24% -10.53%
10th Percentile £13.33 £13.31 £12.96
90th Percentile £46.42 £25.50 £29.20
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.69
% change year-on-year +5.00% +7.01% -1.63%

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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 - 2 £250 -
VMware Infrastructure
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 82 (100.00%) VMware
2 59 (71.95%) Windows
3 52 (63.41%) Microsoft
4 46 (56.10%) Active Directory
5 39 (47.56%) Citrix
6 35 (42.68%) Finance
6 35 (42.68%) Windows Server
7 30 (36.59%) PowerShell
8 29 (35.37%) Office 365
9 28 (34.15%) Windows 10
10 24 (29.27%) Azure
10 24 (29.27%) ITIL
11 23 (28.05%) SCCM
12 22 (26.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 20 (24.39%) Hyper-V
14 19 (23.17%) XenApp
15 18 (21.95%) VMware ESXi
16 17 (20.73%) HP
16 17 (20.73%) DNS
17 16 (19.51%) Windows 7
18 15 (18.29%) XenDesktop
18 15 (18.29%) vSphere
18 15 (18.29%) Skype for Business
19 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
19 14 (17.07%) Cisco
19 14 (17.07%) Linux
20 13 (15.85%) SAN
21 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
21 12 (14.63%) Skype
21 12 (14.63%) Virtual Desktop

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 15 (18.29%) Skype for Business
2 10 (12.20%) MS Exchange
3 9 (10.98%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.66%) IIS
5 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.22%) Apache
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.22%) Jetty
6 1 (1.22%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.22%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.22%) nginx
6 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.22%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 29 (35.37%) Office 365
2 24 (29.27%) Azure
3 7 (8.54%) AWS
4 4 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (4.88%) Mimecast
5 3 (3.66%) GitHub
5 3 (3.66%) OneDrive
5 3 (3.66%) PaaS
5 3 (3.66%) Slack
6 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.44%) IaaS
6 2 (2.44%) SaaS
7 1 (1.22%) GCP
7 1 (1.22%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.22%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.73%) DNS
2 13 (15.85%) SAN
3 12 (14.63%) Skype
4 11 (13.41%) DHCP
5 10 (12.20%) Firewall
5 10 (12.20%) WAN
6 9 (10.98%) TCP/IP
6 9 (10.98%) VPN
7 8 (9.76%) LAN
8 7 (8.54%) NetScaler
8 7 (8.54%) VoIP
9 5 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (4.88%) iSCSI
10 4 (4.88%) NAS
11 3 (3.66%) BGP
11 3 (3.66%) EIGRP
11 3 (3.66%) Network Security
11 3 (3.66%) Unified Communications
12 2 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) DB2
2 2 (2.44%) MariaDB
2 2 (2.44%) MySQL
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.22%) Big Data
3 1 (1.22%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MSI
2 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.88%) InstallShield
2 4 (4.88%) WinDbg
3 3 (3.66%) Hudson
3 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.22%) Ant
4 1 (1.22%) Maven
4 1 (1.22%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.22%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.22%) Subversion
4 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (42.68%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Banking
3 6 (7.32%) Publishing
4 4 (4.88%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.66%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.66%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.44%) Law
7 1 (1.22%) Front Office
7 1 (1.22%) Retail
7 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (10.98%) Support Engineer
3 8 (9.76%) Server Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Desktop Support
6 5 (6.10%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (6.10%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) DBA
8 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Server Specialist
8 3 (3.66%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 2 (2.44%) RESTful
1 2 (2.44%) Swagger
2 1 (1.22%) COM
2 1 (1.22%) JRuby
2 1 (1.22%) LDAP
2 1 (1.22%) Middleware
2 1 (1.22%) Servlets
2 1 (1.22%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Data Centre
1 8 (9.76%) Public Cloud
1 8 (9.76%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.10%) Replication
3 4 (4.88%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.88%) Clustering
4 3 (3.66%) iPad
4 3 (3.66%) iPhone
4 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.66%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.44%) Blog
5 2 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.22%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.22%) PKI
6 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (71.95%) Windows
2 35 (42.68%) Windows Server
3 28 (34.15%) Windows 10
4 16 (19.51%) Windows 7
5 14 (17.07%) Linux
5 14 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (8.54%) Mac OS
8 5 (6.10%) Android
8 5 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.88%) Solaris
9 4 (4.88%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.44%) CentOS
10 2 (2.44%) Debian
10 2 (2.44%) SUSE
10 2 (2.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.22%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.27%) ITIL
2 22 (26.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (13.41%) Project Management
4 10 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (9.76%) Migration
5 8 (9.76%) Service Delivery
6 7 (8.54%) Application Packaging
6 7 (8.54%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.54%) CRM
6 7 (8.54%) DevOps
7 5 (6.10%) Asset Management
7 5 (6.10%) Capacity Management
7 5 (6.10%) Data Management
7 5 (6.10%) ITSM
7 5 (6.10%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 4 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.88%) Change Management
8 4 (4.88%) E-Discovery
8 4 (4.88%) PRINCE
8 4 (4.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.59%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.98%) SQL
3 8 (9.76%) Python
4 5 (6.10%) Bash Shell
4 5 (6.10%) VBScript
5 3 (3.66%) Perl
5 3 (3.66%) Ruby
6 2 (2.44%) Java
6 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.44%) VB
7 1 (1.22%) Go
7 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.88%) CCNP
2 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (4.88%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (4.88%) MCSE
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.66%) BC Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.22%) CCA
4 1 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.22%) MCSA
4 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 20 (24.39%) Hyper-V
3 19 (23.17%) XenApp
4 18 (21.95%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (18.29%) vSphere
5 15 (18.29%) XenDesktop
6 12 (14.63%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (8.54%) VMware Workstation
7 7 (8.54%) Xen
8 6 (7.32%) KVM
8 6 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (6.10%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (4.88%) DFS Replication
11 3 (3.66%) VMware Server
12 2 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (2.44%) RHEV
12 2 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (1.22%) VirtualBox
13 1 (1.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (28.05%) SCCM
2 10 (12.20%) WSUS
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (7.32%) Puppet
4 5 (6.10%) Ansible
4 5 (6.10%) SCOM
4 5 (6.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (6.10%) XenMobile
5 4 (4.88%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (4.88%) Perfmon
5 4 (4.88%) vCenter Server
6 3 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.44%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.44%) Data Guard
7 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (2.44%) Salt
7 2 (2.44%) vMotion
8 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.22%) Netcool
Vendors
1 82 (100.00%) VMware
2 52 (63.41%) Microsoft
3 39 (47.56%) Citrix
4 17 (20.73%) HP
5 14 (17.07%) Cisco
6 9 (10.98%) Ivanti
7 8 (9.76%) NetApp
8 7 (8.54%) Dell
8 7 (8.54%) Symantec
9 6 (7.32%) 3PAR
9 6 (7.32%) Oracle
10 5 (6.10%) McAfee
11 4 (4.88%) Brocade
11 4 (4.88%) Dell Compellent
11 4 (4.88%) EMC
11 4 (4.88%) F5
11 4 (4.88%) Lumension
11 4 (4.88%) Polycom
12 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.66%) Veritas