Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 152 115
Rank change year-on-year +24 -37 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 130 98 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.91% 1.39% 2.04%
As % of the System Software category 10.59% 11.11% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 70 106
City of London median daily rate £344 £406 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.28% -6.18% +6.33%
10th Percentile £135 £172 £313
90th Percentile £538 £539 £588
Central London median daily rate £375 £400 £435
% change year-on-year -6.25% -8.05% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £15.20 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
Central London median hourly rate £15.80 £25.50 -
% change year-on-year -38.04% - -

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 1,228 882 646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.05% 12.48% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 692 501
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £160 £225 £219
90th Percentile £650 £662 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £485 £450
% change year-on-year +8.25% +7.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 21
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £15.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.63% -39.42% +52.94%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.33 £15.00
90th Percentile £25.50 £26.98 £100.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £15.75 £21.75
% change year-on-year +20.63% -27.59% +27.94%

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 January 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 18 January 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
Moorgate - 6 £525 -
VMware Infrastructure
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 130 (100.00%) VMware
2 97 (74.62%) Windows
3 79 (60.77%) Microsoft
4 62 (47.69%) Active Directory
5 51 (39.23%) Windows 7
6 47 (36.15%) Citrix
6 47 (36.15%) ITIL
7 46 (35.38%) Windows Server
8 45 (34.62%) Finance
9 35 (26.92%) Windows 8
10 31 (23.85%) SCCM
10 31 (23.85%) Microsoft Office
10 31 (23.85%) Cisco
11 29 (22.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (22.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 27 (20.77%) SQL
13 26 (20.00%) PowerShell
13 26 (20.00%) Wyse
14 23 (17.69%) DNS
15 22 (16.92%) vCenter Server
15 22 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
16 21 (16.15%) Office 365
17 20 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
17 20 (15.38%) Open Source
17 20 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (14.62%) VMware ESXi
18 19 (14.62%) Service Management
19 18 (13.85%) Linux
19 18 (13.85%) ITIL V3
19 18 (13.85%) vSphere

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 11 (8.46%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.38%) IIS
3 4 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.31%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.31%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.54%) Apache
5 2 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.54%) Jetty
5 2 (1.54%) Mongrel
5 2 (1.54%) nginx
5 2 (1.54%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.54%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.77%) CMS
6 1 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 31 (23.85%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (5.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (16.15%) Office 365
3 20 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (4.62%) IaaS
6 3 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.54%) Google App Engine
7 2 (1.54%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.54%) PaaS
7 2 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.69%) DNS
2 15 (11.54%) DHCP
3 13 (10.00%) SAN
3 13 (10.00%) VPN
4 12 (9.23%) Internet
5 11 (8.46%) TCP/IP
6 8 (6.15%) Firewall
6 8 (6.15%) Skype
7 7 (5.38%) PuTTY
7 7 (5.38%) WAN
7 7 (5.38%) Wireshark
8 6 (4.62%) LAN
9 5 (3.85%) MPLS
10 4 (3.08%) VLAN
10 4 (3.08%) VSAN
10 4 (3.08%) Wireless
11 3 (2.31%) FTP
11 3 (2.31%) IPsec
11 3 (2.31%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.54%) MySQL
3 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.77%) MS Access
4 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.77%) Redis
4 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.77%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.38%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.62%) DbUnit
3 6 (4.62%) jMock
3 6 (4.62%) JUnit
3 6 (4.62%) Maven
3 6 (4.62%) Mockito
3 6 (4.62%) SonarQube
4 2 (1.54%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.77%) MSI
5 1 (0.77%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 45 (34.62%) Finance
2 9 (6.92%) Banking
3 7 (5.38%) Billing
4 4 (3.08%) Law
5 3 (2.31%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.77%) International Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Legal
6 1 (0.77%) Retail
6 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (23.08%) Analyst
2 24 (18.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (17.69%) Service Analyst
3 23 (17.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (13.08%) Support Engineer
5 15 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
6 14 (10.77%) Desktop Engineer
7 12 (9.23%) ITIL Service Analyst
7 12 (9.23%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (8.46%) Desktop Support
9 9 (6.92%) Server Engineer
9 9 (6.92%) VMware Engineer
10 8 (6.15%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (6.15%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (6.15%) Citrix Engineer
10 8 (6.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 7 (5.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 7 (5.38%) IT Support
11 7 (5.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.62%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.92%) Web Services
2 7 (5.38%) J2EE
2 7 (5.38%) SOAP
3 6 (4.62%) Apache Camel
3 6 (4.62%) PowerMock
3 6 (4.62%) RESTful
3 6 (4.62%) Spring
3 6 (4.62%) Spring Boot
4 2 (1.54%) JSON
4 2 (1.54%) Servlets
5 1 (0.77%) .NET
5 1 (0.77%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.77%) Kafka
5 1 (0.77%) LDAP
5 1 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.77%) REST
5 1 (0.77%) XML
5 1 (0.77%) XML-RPC
5 1 (0.77%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.08%) Data Centre
3 12 (9.23%) iPhone
4 11 (8.46%) User Experience
4 11 (8.46%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (6.15%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.08%) Clustering
8 4 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (2.31%) Fintech
9 3 (2.31%) Replication
9 3 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.54%) EMC VNX
10 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.54%) PKI
11 1 (0.77%) BYOD
11 1 (0.77%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 97 (74.62%) Windows
2 51 (39.23%) Windows 7
3 46 (35.38%) Windows Server
4 35 (26.92%) Windows 8
5 29 (22.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (13.85%) Linux
7 17 (13.08%) Windows 10
8 15 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (6.92%) Mac OS
10 5 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.31%) CentOS
13 2 (1.54%) Unix
14 1 (0.77%) Android
14 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.77%) Debian
14 1 (0.77%) Solaris
14 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (36.15%) ITIL
2 29 (22.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 20 (15.38%) Open Source
4 19 (14.62%) Service Management
5 18 (13.85%) ITIL V3
5 18 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (7.69%) Customer-Centricity
7 10 (7.69%) Migration
7 10 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.38%) Proactive Monitoring
10 6 (4.62%) BDD
10 6 (4.62%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.62%) Kanban
10 6 (4.62%) Problem Management
10 6 (4.62%) Scrum
10 6 (4.62%) TDD
10 6 (4.62%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.77%) SQL
2 26 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.15%) Java
3 8 (6.15%) VBA
4 3 (2.31%) C
5 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.54%) Perl
5 2 (1.54%) Python
6 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.77%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.77%) Go
6 1 (0.77%) PHP
6 1 (0.77%) R
6 1 (0.77%) Ruby
6 1 (0.77%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (6.15%) MCSE
4 6 (4.62%) Degree
5 5 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.31%) VCAP
6 3 (2.31%) VCDX
7 2 (1.54%) CCNA
7 2 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.54%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.77%) CCA
8 1 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.77%) HNC
8 1 (0.77%) MCP
8 1 (0.77%) MCSA
8 1 (0.77%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) FedRAMP
2 1 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.77%) GDPR
2 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 62 (47.69%) Active Directory
2 19 (14.62%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (13.85%) vSphere
4 14 (10.77%) Virtual Desktop
5 11 (8.46%) Hyper-V
6 10 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (7.69%) XenDesktop
7 7 (5.38%) BitLocker
7 7 (5.38%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (3.85%) XenApp
9 3 (2.31%) VMware NSX
10 2 (1.54%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.54%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.54%) Xen
11 1 (0.77%) Docker
11 1 (0.77%) Firmware
11 1 (0.77%) KVM
11 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.77%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (23.85%) SCCM
2 22 (16.92%) vCenter Server
3 7 (5.38%) AirWatch
4 6 (4.62%) vRealize
5 5 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (3.85%) Tivoli
5 5 (3.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 5 (3.85%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 4 (3.08%) SCOM
7 3 (2.31%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (2.31%) Netcool
7 3 (2.31%) Puppet
8 2 (1.54%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.54%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 2 (1.54%) vMotion
9 1 (0.77%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 130 (100.00%) VMware
2 79 (60.77%) Microsoft
3 47 (36.15%) Citrix
4 31 (23.85%) Cisco
5 26 (20.00%) Wyse
6 16 (12.31%) Dell
7 15 (11.54%) HP
8 13 (10.00%) EMC
9 12 (9.23%) Ivanti
10 10 (7.69%) McAfee
10 10 (7.69%) Splunk
11 9 (6.92%) Red Hat
11 9 (6.92%) SolarWinds
12 8 (6.15%) ServiceNow
13 7 (5.38%) Avaya
13 7 (5.38%) Charles River
13 7 (5.38%) Hitachi
13 7 (5.38%) iManage
13 7 (5.38%) Polycom
14 6 (4.62%) IBM