Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 121 115
Rank change year-on-year -23 -6 -17
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 107 140 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.51% 2.09% 1.90%
As % of the System Software category 12.78% 19.53% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 121 144
City of London median daily rate £425 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% -0.59% +16.84%
10th Percentile £236 £266 £300
90th Percentile £599 £575 £575
Central London median daily rate £401 £425 £419
% change year-on-year -5.71% +1.49% +11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
City of London median hourly rate £16.00 - £32.50
10th Percentile £15.50 - £19.75
90th Percentile £16.50 - £39.63
Central London median hourly rate £16.00 - £31.00

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 837 717 910
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.82% 10.69% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 561 686
City of London median daily rate £489 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.61% +5.88% +13.79%
10th Percentile £212 £200 £210
90th Percentile £651 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 36
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.60 £11.25 £13.19
90th Percentile £27.33 £55.00 £33.00
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.99
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.61% +14.22%

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 November 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

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 November 2017. 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 +3 1 £250 -33.33%
VMware Infrastructure
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 107 (100.00%) VMware
2 76 (71.03%) Windows
3 50 (46.73%) Microsoft
3 50 (46.73%) Windows Server
4 46 (42.99%) Active Directory
5 36 (33.64%) Hyper-V
6 35 (32.71%) Cisco
7 34 (31.78%) PowerShell
8 33 (30.84%) Citrix
9 27 (25.23%) Finance
10 25 (23.36%) Microsoft Azure
11 22 (20.56%) vSphere
11 22 (20.56%) Office 365
12 21 (19.63%) Migration
12 21 (19.63%) Linux
13 20 (18.69%) ITIL
14 19 (17.76%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (16.82%) HP
15 18 (16.82%) XenApp
15 18 (16.82%) SCCM
16 16 (14.95%) SQL
16 16 (14.95%) SAN
16 16 (14.95%) VMware ESXi
17 15 (14.02%) Windows Server 2008
18 14 (13.08%) Firewall
18 14 (13.08%) MS Exchange
18 14 (13.08%) DNS
18 14 (13.08%) Data Centre
19 13 (12.15%) WAN
19 13 (12.15%) SQL Server

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 14 (13.08%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.54%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.80%) IIS
5 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.93%) CICS
6 1 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (23.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (20.56%) Office 365
3 10 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (7.48%) PaaS
5 7 (6.54%) IaaS
6 6 (5.61%) Mimecast
7 4 (3.74%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.87%) SaaS
9 1 (0.93%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.95%) SAN
2 14 (13.08%) DNS
2 14 (13.08%) Firewall
3 13 (12.15%) WAN
4 12 (11.21%) DHCP
4 12 (11.21%) LAN
5 11 (10.28%) TCP/IP
6 10 (9.35%) NAS
7 9 (8.41%) NetScaler
7 9 (8.41%) VPN
8 7 (6.54%) Skype
8 7 (6.54%) SMTP
8 7 (6.54%) VSAN
9 5 (4.67%) MPLS
9 5 (4.67%) Network Security
10 4 (3.74%) SNMP
10 4 (3.74%) VLAN
10 4 (3.74%) Wireless
11 2 (1.87%) Internet
11 2 (1.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.74%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.87%) MySQL
3 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) DB2
4 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 27 (25.23%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Banking
3 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.80%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.87%) French Language
5 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (21.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (12.15%) Architect
3 10 (9.35%) Analyst
3 10 (9.35%) Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (8.41%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.41%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (6.54%) Administrator
6 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (5.61%) Security Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Consultant
7 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Support
7 5 (4.67%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Desktop Support
8 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.74%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.74%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) Middleware
2 1 (0.93%) .NET
2 1 (0.93%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (0.93%) REST
2 1 (0.93%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.08%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.35%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.61%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Licensing
3 6 (5.61%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.74%) Replication
5 3 (2.80%) Clustering
5 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.87%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.87%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.93%) BYOD
7 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.93%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) PKI
7 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 76 (71.03%) Windows
2 50 (46.73%) Windows Server
3 21 (19.63%) Linux
4 19 (17.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (14.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (9.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (9.35%) Unix
7 7 (6.54%) Windows 10
7 7 (6.54%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.74%) Solaris
10 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.80%) CentOS
11 2 (1.87%) SUSE
11 2 (1.87%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.87%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.93%) Android
12 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.63%) Migration
2 20 (18.69%) ITIL
3 12 (11.21%) DevOps
4 10 (9.35%) Incident Management
4 10 (9.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (8.41%) Problem Management
6 8 (7.48%) People Management
7 7 (6.54%) CRM
8 6 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.61%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (5.61%) Change Control
8 6 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (5.61%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (5.61%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.61%) Software Licensing
9 5 (4.67%) Budget Control
9 5 (4.67%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.67%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.67%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.74%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.78%) PowerShell
2 16 (14.95%) SQL
3 11 (10.28%) Python
4 5 (4.67%) Perl
5 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.80%) Korn
6 2 (1.87%) C
7 1 (0.93%) C++
7 1 (0.93%) Java
7 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby
7 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (11.21%) Degree
2 11 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (8.41%) MCSE
4 8 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (6.54%) CCNA
5 7 (6.54%) MCP
6 4 (3.74%) MCSA
7 3 (2.80%) CISSP
7 3 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.80%) VCP6
8 2 (1.87%) CCNP
8 2 (1.87%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.87%) ISEB
8 2 (1.87%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.87%) MCITP
9 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 46 (42.99%) Active Directory
2 36 (33.64%) Hyper-V
3 22 (20.56%) vSphere
4 18 (16.82%) XenApp
5 16 (14.95%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (12.15%) XenDesktop
7 10 (9.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (5.61%) VMware NSX
9 4 (3.74%) KVM
10 3 (2.80%) DFS Replication
11 2 (1.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.87%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.87%) vCloud
11 2 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.87%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.87%) Xen
11 2 (1.87%) XenServer
12 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.93%) NFS
12 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (16.82%) SCCM
2 11 (10.28%) vCenter Server
2 11 (10.28%) vRealize
3 10 (9.35%) Backup Exec
4 9 (8.41%) NetBackup
5 7 (6.54%) Ansible
6 6 (5.61%) Puppet
7 5 (4.67%) SCOM
8 4 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (3.74%) PowerCLI
8 4 (3.74%) vMotion
9 3 (2.80%) AirWatch
9 3 (2.80%) AppDNA
9 3 (2.80%) WSUS
10 2 (1.87%) IBM BigFix
10 2 (1.87%) Nagios
10 2 (1.87%) Salt
10 2 (1.87%) SCOrch
10 2 (1.87%) TADDM
10 2 (1.87%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 107 (100.00%) VMware
2 50 (46.73%) Microsoft
3 35 (32.71%) Cisco
4 33 (30.84%) Citrix
5 18 (16.82%) HP
6 13 (12.15%) Veeam
7 12 (11.21%) CheckPoint
7 12 (11.21%) EMC
8 9 (8.41%) NetApp
9 7 (6.54%) 3PAR
9 7 (6.54%) Sophos
10 6 (5.61%) CommVault
10 6 (5.61%) ServiceNow
11 5 (4.67%) AppSense
12 4 (3.74%) Altiris
12 4 (3.74%) Dell
12 4 (3.74%) IBM
12 4 (3.74%) McAfee
12 4 (3.74%) MobileIron
12 4 (3.74%) Palo Alto