The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 23 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
London / City of London
Rank 56 50 39
Rank change year-on-year -6 -11  
Contract jobs citing VMware 110 130 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.67% 3.95% 4.63%
As % of the Vendors category 9.26% 9.80% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 104 185
Median daily rate £425 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +4.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £264 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £21.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% -10.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.27% -2.22%  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1188 1326 2137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 39.67% 40.33% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 1001 1548
Median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 45
Median hourly rate £14.15 £19.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.55% -7.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £10.80 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £43.66 £25.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in the City of London

VMware
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 in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in the City of London

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in the City of London

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in the City of London

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 122 (57.01%) Windows
2 114 (53.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (35.05%) Active Directory
4 71 (33.18%) Finance
5 70 (32.71%) Linux
6 69 (32.24%) Windows Server
7 64 (29.91%) Citrix
8 54 (25.23%) Microsoft
9 45 (21.03%) Cisco
9 45 (21.03%) PowerShell
10 42 (19.63%) Firewall
11 41 (19.16%) DevOps
11 41 (19.16%) Data Centre
12 40 (18.69%) SAN
12 40 (18.69%) Amazon AWS
13 39 (18.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 37 (17.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 37 (17.29%) Puppet
15 34 (15.89%) HP
15 34 (15.89%) DNS
16 30 (14.02%) Unix
16 30 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
17 29 (13.55%) Hyper-V
18 28 (13.08%) SQL Server
18 28 (13.08%) Migration
19 27 (12.62%) ITIL
20 26 (12.15%) Ansible
21 25 (11.68%) DHCP
22 24 (11.21%) Git (software)
22 24 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure

VMware
Top Related 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 19 (8.88%) MS Exchange
2 17 (7.94%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.14%) IIS
5 8 (3.74%) Apache
6 7 (3.27%) OpenStack
7 6 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.34%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.40%) JBoss
9 3 (1.40%) nginx
9 3 (1.40%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.93%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.93%) Confluence
10 2 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.47%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.47%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (18.69%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (7.48%) Office 365
4 13 (6.07%) GitHub
5 10 (4.67%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (4.21%) IaaS
7 5 (2.34%) SaaS
8 4 (1.87%) PaaS
9 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.93%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.47%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 42 (19.63%) Firewall
2 40 (18.69%) SAN
3 34 (15.89%) DNS
4 25 (11.68%) DHCP
5 20 (9.35%) LAN
5 20 (9.35%) WAN
6 15 (7.01%) Internet
7 14 (6.54%) VPN
8 13 (6.07%) LDAP
9 11 (5.14%) TCP/IP
10 9 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (4.21%) NAS
10 9 (4.21%) SSL
11 6 (2.80%) MPLS
12 5 (2.34%) SMTP
13 4 (1.87%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.87%) FTP
13 4 (1.87%) HTTP
13 4 (1.87%) IPsec
13 4 (1.87%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.14%) MySQL
3 6 (2.80%) Big Data
3 6 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.34%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.40%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.93%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.93%) Redis
6 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.47%) Ingres
7 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (11.21%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.07%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.80%) Vagrant
4 5 (2.34%) JIRA
5 4 (1.87%) MSI
6 2 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.93%) Subversion
6 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.47%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.47%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.47%) GoCD
7 1 (0.47%) JUnit
7 1 (0.47%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.47%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.47%) Toad
7 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (33.18%) Finance
2 21 (9.81%) Banking
3 5 (2.34%) Investment Banking
3 5 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.40%) Back Office
4 3 (1.40%) Electronics
4 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.40%) Marketing
5 2 (0.93%) Games
5 2 (0.93%) Law
5 2 (0.93%) Legal
5 2 (0.93%) Retail
6 1 (0.47%) Front Office
6 1 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (13.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (12.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (10.75%) Consultant
4 21 (9.81%) Architect
5 20 (9.35%) VMware Engineer
6 17 (7.94%) Analyst
7 16 (7.48%) Administrator
7 16 (7.48%) Windows Engineer
8 12 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
9 11 (5.14%) Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (4.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 10 (4.67%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (4.67%) Server Engineer
11 9 (4.21%) Wintel Engineer
12 8 (3.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 8 (3.74%) Network Engineer
13 7 (3.27%) Citrix Engineer
13 7 (3.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 7 (3.27%) Support Engineer
14 6 (2.80%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.61%) LAMP
2 9 (4.21%) Web Services
3 7 (3.27%) REST
4 6 (2.80%) Spring
5 5 (2.34%) Akka
5 5 (2.34%) OpenID
5 5 (2.34%) Play Framework
5 5 (2.34%) SAML
5 5 (2.34%) spray
5 5 (2.34%) Symfony
6 4 (1.87%) Node.js
6 4 (1.87%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (1.40%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (1.40%) Middleware
8 2 (0.93%) Kafka
8 2 (0.93%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (0.93%) SOAP
9 1 (0.47%) .NET
9 1 (0.47%) J2EE
9 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.16%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.67%) Clustering
3 9 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.74%) Replication
5 7 (3.27%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.34%) EMC VMAX
6 5 (2.34%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.87%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.87%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.40%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.40%) HP Storage
8 3 (1.40%) PKI
8 3 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.93%) AS400
9 2 (0.93%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.93%) iSeries
9 2 (0.93%) NHS
9 2 (0.93%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.93%) STB
Operating Systems
1 122 (57.01%) Windows
2 70 (32.71%) Linux
3 69 (32.24%) Windows Server
4 39 (18.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (17.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (14.02%) Unix
7 19 (8.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (8.88%) Windows 7
8 14 (6.54%) CentOS
9 13 (6.07%) Windows 10
10 7 (3.27%) Solaris
11 5 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.87%) AIX
12 4 (1.87%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.87%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.93%) Android
13 2 (0.93%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.16%) DevOps
2 30 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (13.08%) Migration
4 27 (12.62%) ITIL
5 19 (8.88%) High Availability
6 17 (7.94%) E-Commerce
7 15 (7.01%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (5.14%) Configuration Management
10 10 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (4.67%) Performance Management
11 9 (4.21%) Problem Management
12 8 (3.74%) Asset Management
12 8 (3.74%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (3.74%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (3.74%) Server Building
13 7 (3.27%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (3.27%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (3.27%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 45 (21.03%) PowerShell
2 22 (10.28%) Bash Shell
3 21 (9.81%) Python
4 17 (7.94%) SQL
5 16 (7.48%) Java
6 15 (7.01%) Perl
7 9 (4.21%) PHP
7 9 (4.21%) Ruby
8 7 (3.27%) C
8 7 (3.27%) Scala
9 6 (2.80%) VBScript
10 5 (2.34%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.87%) Korn
12 2 (0.93%) AWK
12 2 (0.93%) R
12 2 (0.93%) sed
12 2 (0.93%) VB
13 1 (0.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (9.35%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (5.61%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.21%) DV Cleared
3 9 (4.21%) MCSE
4 8 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (2.34%) Degree
5 5 (2.34%) MCSA
6 4 (1.87%) CCNA
6 4 (1.87%) CCNP
6 4 (1.87%) RHCE
7 2 (0.93%) CCA
7 2 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.93%) MCP
7 2 (0.93%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.47%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.47%) CCSE
8 1 (0.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.87%) QA
2 3 (1.40%) SLA
3 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.47%) GPG13
4 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 114 (53.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (35.05%) Active Directory
3 29 (13.55%) Hyper-V
4 22 (10.28%) vSphere
5 21 (9.81%) Docker
5 21 (9.81%) XenApp
6 18 (8.41%) XenDesktop
7 15 (7.01%) VMware ESX
8 13 (6.07%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (5.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (4.21%) Virtual Desktop
11 8 (3.74%) vCloud
12 7 (3.27%) VMware Server
13 5 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (1.87%) BitLocker
15 3 (1.40%) NFS
15 3 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (1.40%) Terminal Services
15 3 (1.40%) XenServer
16 2 (0.93%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 37 (17.29%) Puppet
2 26 (12.15%) Ansible
3 22 (10.28%) SCCM
4 10 (4.67%) Docker Swarm
4 10 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (4.21%) NetBackup
6 7 (3.27%) Backup Exec
6 7 (3.27%) Kubernetes
7 6 (2.80%) Nagios
7 6 (2.80%) SCOM
8 4 (1.87%) Cobbler
8 4 (1.87%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (1.87%) HAProxy
8 4 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.87%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (1.87%) SELinux
8 4 (1.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (1.87%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 3 (1.40%) Rundeck
9 3 (1.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 64 (29.91%) Citrix
2 54 (25.23%) Microsoft
3 45 (21.03%) Cisco
4 34 (15.89%) HP
5 18 (8.41%) EMC
6 17 (7.94%) Red Hat
7 16 (7.48%) Oracle
8 13 (6.07%) NetApp
8 13 (6.07%) Symantec
9 12 (5.61%) 3PAR
9 12 (5.61%) Dell
10 11 (5.14%) IBM
11 10 (4.67%) Bloomberg
12 9 (4.21%) CheckPoint
13 8 (3.74%) ServiceNow
14 7 (3.27%) Altiris
14 7 (3.27%) CommVault
14 7 (3.27%) Reuters
15 6 (2.80%) AppSense
15 6 (2.80%) F5
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