Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 2021 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
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 70 76 71
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 +26
Contract jobs citing VMware 57 132 235
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.74% 2.68% 3.44%
As % of the Vendors category 8.01% 6.91% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 103 197
Median daily rate £488 £413 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -1.79% -1.18%
10th Percentile £361 £215 £145
90th Percentile £600 £588 £538
Central London median daily rate £488 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +21.88% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £15.80
Central London median hourly rate - - £19.25

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 712 1,911 2,555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.25% 38.76% 37.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 1,458 1,890
Median daily rate £500 £488 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.09% -1.04%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £225
90th Percentile £650 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 33 53
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.95% +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.11 £13.00
90th Percentile £23.43 £26.75 £25.50
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year - +6.95% +3.89%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VMware as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for VMware in the City of London

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for VMware in the City of London

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for VMware in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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 39 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 31 (54.39%) Windows
4 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
5 25 (43.86%) Azure
6 22 (38.60%) Finance
6 22 (38.60%) Windows Server
7 21 (36.84%) Linux
8 18 (31.58%) AWS
8 18 (31.58%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (28.07%) Cisco
10 15 (26.32%) Citrix
10 15 (26.32%) Banking
10 15 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 14 (24.56%) vSphere
12 13 (22.81%) DNS
12 13 (22.81%) Firewall
13 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
13 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2016
13 12 (21.05%) Terraform
13 12 (21.05%) Data Centre
14 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (19.30%) SCCM
14 11 (19.30%) VPN
14 11 (19.30%) Red Hat
14 11 (19.30%) LAN
14 11 (19.30%) WAN
15 10 (17.54%) IBM
15 10 (17.54%) Migration
15 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2019

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 5 (8.77%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.26%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.51%) Apache
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) JBoss
5 1 (1.75%) Liferay
5 1 (1.75%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (43.86%) Azure
2 18 (31.58%) AWS
3 8 (14.04%) Office 365
4 7 (12.28%) IaaS
5 6 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (10.53%) PaaS
5 6 (10.53%) SaaS
6 5 (8.77%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (8.77%) GCP
7 3 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (5.26%) Datadog
7 3 (5.26%) GitHub
8 2 (3.51%) Mimecast
8 2 (3.51%) Power Automate
9 1 (1.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) DNS
1 13 (22.81%) Firewall
2 11 (19.30%) LAN
2 11 (19.30%) VPN
2 11 (19.30%) WAN
3 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 8 (14.04%) DHCP
4 8 (14.04%) SAN
4 8 (14.04%) Wireless
5 4 (7.02%) Kerberos
5 4 (7.02%) Skype
6 3 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (5.26%) Network Security
6 3 (5.26%) Unified Communications
6 3 (5.26%) VoIP
6 3 (5.26%) VSAN
6 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) DB2
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Maven
General
1 22 (38.60%) Finance
2 15 (26.32%) Banking
3 8 (14.04%) Investment Banking
4 6 (10.53%) Retail
5 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.26%) Legal
6 2 (3.51%) Back Office
6 2 (3.51%) Law
6 2 (3.51%) Public Sector
6 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.75%) International Banking
7 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (14.04%) Architect
2 7 (12.28%) Administrator
2 7 (12.28%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (10.53%) Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Citrix Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) VMware Architect
5 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) WebSphere Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) LDAP
1 5 (8.77%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (3.51%) YAML
3 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.75%) Django
3 1 (1.75%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.75%) J2EE
3 1 (1.75%) LAMP
3 1 (1.75%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.75%) Node.js
3 1 (1.75%) REST
3 1 (1.75%) Spring
3 1 (1.75%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.75%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.53%) Clustering
3 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.77%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.51%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 2 (3.51%) Equities
5 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.51%) Replication
5 2 (3.51%) Robotics
6 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.75%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.75%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.75%) User Experience
6 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (54.39%) Windows
2 22 (38.60%) Windows Server
3 21 (36.84%) Linux
4 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2016
5 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2019
7 9 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (12.28%) Unix
10 4 (7.02%) Windows 10
10 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
11 2 (3.51%) Solaris
11 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.75%) CentOS
12 1 (1.75%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (17.54%) Migration
3 7 (12.28%) DevOps
3 7 (12.28%) ITIL
4 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 6 (10.53%) High Availability
4 6 (10.53%) Project Delivery
4 6 (10.53%) Security Hardening
4 6 (10.53%) TOGAF
5 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.77%) ITSM
5 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.02%) Change Management
6 4 (7.02%) Content Management
6 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
6 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.02%) SIEM
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Leadership
6 4 (7.02%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 8 (14.04%) Python
3 3 (5.26%) Go
3 3 (5.26%) SQL
3 3 (5.26%) VB
3 3 (5.26%) VBScript
4 2 (3.51%) Java
4 2 (3.51%) R
5 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) Perl
5 1 (1.75%) PHP
5 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (7.02%) MCSE
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (7.02%) RHCA
1 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
1 4 (7.02%) TOGAF Certification
2 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (3.51%) CCNP
3 2 (3.51%) CCSP
3 2 (3.51%) CISM
3 2 (3.51%) CISSP
3 2 (3.51%) CREST Certified
3 2 (3.51%) GCFA
3 2 (3.51%) GCIA
3 2 (3.51%) GCIH
4 1 (1.75%) CCIE
4 1 (1.75%) CCNA
4 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) COBIT
1 2 (3.51%) GDPR
1 2 (3.51%) NIST
1 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) SEPA
System Software
1 39 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
3 18 (31.58%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (24.56%) vSphere
5 7 (12.28%) Docker
5 7 (12.28%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.26%) VMware NSX
7 2 (3.51%) VMFS
7 2 (3.51%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (3.51%) XenApp
8 1 (1.75%) NFS
8 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (21.05%) Terraform
2 11 (19.30%) SCCM
3 7 (12.28%) Ansible
3 7 (12.28%) Kubernetes
3 7 (12.28%) Puppet
4 6 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (8.77%) vCenter Server
6 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (7.02%) PowerCLI
7 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (5.26%) Nagios
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (3.51%) CSIRT
8 2 (3.51%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (3.51%) Packer
8 2 (3.51%) Salt
8 2 (3.51%) SCOM
8 2 (3.51%) vRealize
9 1 (1.75%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.07%) Cisco
3 15 (26.32%) Citrix
4 11 (19.30%) Red Hat
5 10 (17.54%) IBM
6 8 (14.04%) Dell
6 8 (14.04%) SolarWinds
7 7 (12.28%) HP
8 6 (10.53%) Oracle
9 4 (7.02%) F5
9 4 (7.02%) Juniper
9 4 (7.02%) Palo Alto
10 3 (5.26%) EMC
10 3 (5.26%) SaltStack
10 3 (5.26%) Veeam
11 2 (3.51%) ExtraHop
11 2 (3.51%) iManage
11 2 (3.51%) Splunk
11 2 (3.51%) Symantec
12 1 (1.75%) Okta