Period
to 18 December 2018

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 6 months to 18 December 2018 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.

VMware
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 96 66
Rank change year-on-year +17 -30 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware 226 192 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.18% 2.67% 3.62%
As % of the Vendors category 8.35% 6.94% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 142 187
City of London median daily rate £413 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £141 £263 £282
90th Percentile £550 £613 £580
Central London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
City of London median hourly rate £15.20 £16.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -41.82% +2.33%
10th Percentile £14.80 £15.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £23.95 £16.50 £40.00
Central London median hourly rate £15.20 £16.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% -41.82% +20.28%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,705 2,765 2,798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.11% 38.42% 43.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,022 2,090 2,085
City of London median daily rate £475 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% +2.86%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £287
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £481 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.32% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 57 44
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% +10.79%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.85 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.35 £18.45
% change year-on-year +1.91% -0.54% +5.43%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in the City of London

VMware
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 within the City of London region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. 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 - 7 £525 -
VMware
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 165 (73.01%) Windows
2 135 (59.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 108 (47.79%) Active Directory
5 90 (39.82%) Windows Server
6 83 (36.73%) Citrix
7 77 (34.07%) Finance
8 65 (28.76%) SCCM
9 62 (27.43%) Windows 7
10 61 (26.99%) ITIL
11 56 (24.78%) Cisco
12 52 (23.01%) Office 365
13 49 (21.68%) Microsoft Azure
14 47 (20.80%) PowerShell
15 45 (19.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 44 (19.47%) Windows Server 2008
17 39 (17.26%) SQL
17 39 (17.26%) Data Centre
18 38 (16.81%) Microsoft Office
19 37 (16.37%) Migration
19 37 (16.37%) Amazon AWS
20 35 (15.49%) Windows 8
21 33 (14.60%) HP
22 31 (13.72%) Wyse
22 31 (13.72%) vSphere
23 30 (13.27%) Linux
23 30 (13.27%) Windows 10
24 29 (12.83%) Problem-Solving
25 28 (12.39%) VMware ESXi
26 27 (11.95%) XenDesktop

VMware
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 25 (11.06%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.64%) IIS
3 9 (3.98%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.54%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.77%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.33%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.33%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.88%) Apache
7 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.88%) CMS
7 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.88%) Jetty
7 2 (0.88%) Mongrel
7 2 (0.88%) nginx
8 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.44%) JBoss
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 38 (16.81%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 52 (23.01%) Office 365
2 49 (21.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (16.37%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (4.87%) IaaS
5 10 (4.42%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (3.54%) PaaS
6 8 (3.54%) SaaS
7 4 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.88%) GitHub
8 2 (0.88%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.88%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.95%) DNS
2 24 (10.62%) Firewall
3 22 (9.73%) SAN
4 18 (7.96%) VPN
5 16 (7.08%) DHCP
6 14 (6.19%) Internet
7 13 (5.75%) TCP/IP
8 12 (5.31%) Skype
8 12 (5.31%) WAN
9 11 (4.87%) LAN
9 11 (4.87%) VSAN
10 9 (3.98%) VLAN
11 8 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (3.54%) Unified Communications
12 7 (3.10%) PuTTY
12 7 (3.10%) Wireshark
13 4 (1.77%) VoIP
14 3 (1.33%) MPLS
14 3 (1.33%) OSPF
14 3 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (0.88%) MySQL
3 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.44%) Big Data
4 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.44%) DataStage
4 1 (0.44%) DB2
4 1 (0.44%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.44%) InfluxDB
4 1 (0.44%) MS Access
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.44%) Power BI
4 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.44%) Redis
4 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (5.31%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.10%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.65%) DbUnit
3 6 (2.65%) jMock
3 6 (2.65%) JUnit
3 6 (2.65%) Maven
3 6 (2.65%) Mockito
3 6 (2.65%) SonarQube
4 3 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.88%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.88%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.88%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.88%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.44%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.44%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.44%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 77 (34.07%) Finance
2 14 (6.19%) Banking
3 12 (5.31%) Legal
4 8 (3.54%) Financial Institution
4 8 (3.54%) Law
5 7 (3.10%) Billing
6 4 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.33%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.88%) Retail
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) French Language
9 1 (0.44%) International Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (17.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (15.04%) Analyst
3 25 (11.06%) Service Analyst
3 25 (11.06%) Service Desk Analyst
4 22 (9.73%) Support Engineer
5 19 (8.41%) Consultant
6 18 (7.96%) VMware Engineer
7 17 (7.52%) Wintel Engineer
8 16 (7.08%) Windows Engineer
9 13 (5.75%) Architect
9 13 (5.75%) Citrix Engineer
9 13 (5.75%) Desktop Engineer
9 13 (5.75%) IT Engineer
9 13 (5.75%) ITIL Service Analyst
9 13 (5.75%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
10 12 (5.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 12 (5.31%) Server Engineer
11 10 (4.42%) Desktop Support
11 10 (4.42%) Network Engineer
11 10 (4.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.19%) Web Services
2 7 (3.10%) J2EE
2 7 (3.10%) SOAP
3 6 (2.65%) Apache Camel
3 6 (2.65%) PowerMock
3 6 (2.65%) RESTful
3 6 (2.65%) Spring
3 6 (2.65%) Spring Boot
4 4 (1.77%) Middleware
5 3 (1.33%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.88%) LAMP
6 2 (0.88%) Servlets
6 2 (0.88%) XMPP
7 1 (0.44%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.44%) Kafka
7 1 (0.44%) Node.js
7 1 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.44%) REST
7 1 (0.44%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.26%) Data Centre
2 25 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.75%) iPhone
3 13 (5.75%) User Experience
4 12 (5.31%) Blackberry
4 12 (5.31%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.65%) Hedge funds
5 6 (2.65%) Tandem
6 5 (2.21%) Clustering
6 5 (2.21%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.21%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.33%) PKI
8 3 (1.33%) Replication
9 2 (0.88%) Fintech
9 2 (0.88%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 165 (73.01%) Windows
2 90 (39.82%) Windows Server
3 62 (27.43%) Windows 7
4 44 (19.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (15.49%) Windows 8
6 30 (13.27%) Linux
6 30 (13.27%) Windows 10
7 26 (11.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (5.31%) Unix
9 9 (3.98%) Mac OS
10 6 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (2.21%) CentOS
11 5 (2.21%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.33%) Android
12 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.33%) Solaris
13 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.44%) Debian
14 1 (0.44%) HPUX
14 1 (0.44%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (26.99%) ITIL
2 45 (19.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 37 (16.37%) Migration
4 29 (12.83%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (9.73%) Service Management
6 21 (9.29%) ITIL V3
7 20 (8.85%) Open Source
8 17 (7.52%) Root Cause Analysis
9 16 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (6.64%) Change Control
11 12 (5.31%) Information Security
12 10 (4.42%) Configuration Management
12 10 (4.42%) Customer-Centricity
12 10 (4.42%) Storage Management
13 8 (3.54%) Infrastructure Management
13 8 (3.54%) Mobile Device Management
13 8 (3.54%) Service Delivery
14 7 (3.10%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (3.10%) Incident Management
14 7 (3.10%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (20.80%) PowerShell
2 39 (17.26%) SQL
3 10 (4.42%) VBA
4 9 (3.98%) Java
5 5 (2.21%) C
6 4 (1.77%) VBScript
7 3 (1.33%) Python
8 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.88%) Perl
8 2 (0.88%) Ruby
9 1 (0.44%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.44%) Go
9 1 (0.44%) PHP
9 1 (0.44%) VB
9 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (7.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (3.98%) CCNA
3 9 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (3.98%) MCSE
3 9 (3.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (3.54%) Degree
5 5 (2.21%) VCAP
6 4 (1.77%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.77%) VCDX
7 2 (0.88%) CCNP
7 2 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.88%) MCSA
8 1 (0.44%) CISA
8 1 (0.44%) CISSP
8 1 (0.44%) HNC
8 1 (0.44%) MCP
8 1 (0.44%) MCTS
8 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.21%) QA
2 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.88%) FedRAMP
3 2 (0.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.44%) FISMA
4 1 (0.44%) GDPR
4 1 (0.44%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.44%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 135 (59.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 108 (47.79%) Active Directory
3 31 (13.72%) vSphere
4 28 (12.39%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (11.95%) XenDesktop
6 21 (9.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 18 (7.96%) XenApp
8 14 (6.19%) Virtual Desktop
9 12 (5.31%) Hyper-V
10 8 (3.54%) BitLocker
11 7 (3.10%) VMware NSX
12 5 (2.21%) XenServer
13 4 (1.77%) Docker
13 4 (1.77%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (1.77%) Xen
14 3 (1.33%) DFS Replication
14 3 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (1.33%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.88%) Firmware
16 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 65 (28.76%) SCCM
2 23 (10.18%) vCenter Server
3 10 (4.42%) AirWatch
4 8 (3.54%) Backup Exec
4 8 (3.54%) SCOM
5 7 (3.10%) Terraform
6 6 (2.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (2.65%) vRealize
6 6 (2.65%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 5 (2.21%) Puppet
8 4 (1.77%) HP SIM
8 4 (1.77%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.77%) Nagios
8 4 (1.77%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 4 (1.77%) WSUS
9 3 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (1.33%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.33%) Netcool
9 3 (1.33%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 113 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 83 (36.73%) Citrix
3 56 (24.78%) Cisco
4 33 (14.60%) HP
5 31 (13.72%) Wyse
6 23 (10.18%) Dell
7 15 (6.64%) Splunk
8 13 (5.75%) NetApp
9 12 (5.31%) Ivanti
9 12 (5.31%) SolarWinds
10 10 (4.42%) EMC
10 10 (4.42%) iManage
11 9 (3.98%) McAfee
11 9 (3.98%) ServiceNow
12 7 (3.10%) Avaya
12 7 (3.10%) Charles River
12 7 (3.10%) Polycom
12 7 (3.10%) Red Hat
12 7 (3.10%) Veritas
13 6 (2.65%) Apple