Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 69 46
Rank change year-on-year -17 -23 -1
Contract jobs citing VMware 193 236 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.75% 3.55% 3.90%
As % of the Vendors category 7.21% 8.34% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 190 283
City of London median daily rate £450 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% -1.76% +17.24%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £263
90th Percentile £613 £576 £588
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +14.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
City of London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.82% -11.29% +63.16%
10th Percentile £15.50 £26.25 £15.75
90th Percentile £16.50 £40.00 £39.10
Central London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -41.82% +15.79% +23.38%

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 2677 2831 3869
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.10% 42.56% 42.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2009 2120 2895
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £629
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 46 74
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% -2.04%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.19
90th Percentile £30.75 £55.00 £27.57
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.73 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +7.00% -1.49%

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 19 November 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 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 19 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 +2 1 £250 -33.33%
VMware
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 121 (62.69%) Windows
2 107 (55.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (41.45%) Windows Server
4 76 (39.38%) Microsoft
5 64 (33.16%) Linux
5 64 (33.16%) Active Directory
6 55 (28.50%) PowerShell
7 53 (27.46%) Finance
8 51 (26.42%) Citrix
9 46 (23.83%) Cisco
9 46 (23.83%) Microsoft Azure
10 39 (20.21%) Hyper-V
10 39 (20.21%) Office 365
11 34 (17.62%) Unix
11 34 (17.62%) ITIL
11 34 (17.62%) Data Centre
12 33 (17.10%) Amazon AWS
13 31 (16.06%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (15.54%) DevOps
15 29 (15.03%) vSphere
15 29 (15.03%) SCCM
16 28 (14.51%) Migration
17 27 (13.99%) Firewall
17 27 (13.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 24 (12.44%) Python
18 24 (12.44%) Ansible
19 23 (11.92%) VMware ESXi
19 23 (11.92%) XenApp
19 23 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
20 22 (11.40%) TCP/IP

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 15 (7.77%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.63%) Skype for Business
3 6 (3.11%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.59%) Apache
4 5 (2.59%) Confluence
5 3 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.55%) IIS
5 3 (1.55%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.04%) nginx
6 2 (1.04%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.52%) CICS
7 1 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (3.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.52%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.07%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 46 (23.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (20.21%) Office 365
3 33 (17.10%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (5.18%) IaaS
4 10 (5.18%) PaaS
5 7 (3.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (3.11%) Mimecast
7 5 (2.59%) GitHub
8 4 (2.07%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (1.55%) SaaS
10 2 (1.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (1.04%) npm
10 2 (1.04%) Route 53
10 2 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.52%) G Suite
11 1 (0.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.99%) Firewall
2 22 (11.40%) TCP/IP
3 21 (10.88%) SAN
4 19 (9.84%) DNS
5 17 (8.81%) WAN
6 15 (7.77%) LAN
7 13 (6.74%) NAS
7 13 (6.74%) VPN
8 12 (6.22%) DHCP
8 12 (6.22%) NetScaler
8 12 (6.22%) SSL
9 8 (4.15%) HTTP
10 7 (3.63%) Skype
10 7 (3.63%) SMTP
10 7 (3.63%) VLAN
10 7 (3.63%) VSAN
10 7 (3.63%) Wireless
11 6 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (3.11%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (3.11%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (4.15%) MySQL
4 7 (3.63%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.07%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.52%) DB2
7 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.59%) JIRA
2 4 (2.07%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.55%) Bitbucket
3 3 (1.55%) Subversion
4 2 (1.04%) Maven
4 2 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.04%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.52%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.52%) MSI
5 1 (0.52%) PVCS
General
1 53 (27.46%) Finance
2 19 (9.84%) Banking
3 10 (5.18%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.63%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.07%) Front Office
5 4 (2.07%) International Banking
6 3 (1.55%) Advertising
6 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.55%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.04%) French Language
7 2 (1.04%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (17.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (13.47%) Analyst
3 22 (11.40%) VMware Engineer
4 20 (10.36%) Architect
5 18 (9.33%) Support Analyst
6 17 (8.81%) Administrator
7 14 (7.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 14 (7.25%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (6.74%) Infrastructure Support
8 13 (6.74%) Support Engineer
9 12 (6.22%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (5.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 10 (5.18%) Infrastructure Manager
12 9 (4.66%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (4.66%) Windows Engineer
13 8 (4.15%) Network Engineer
14 7 (3.63%) Infrastructure Architect
14 7 (3.63%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 7 (3.63%) Security Engineer
14 7 (3.63%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.63%) Web Services
2 5 (2.59%) Middleware
3 3 (1.55%) .NET
4 2 (1.04%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.04%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (1.04%) Node.js
4 2 (1.04%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.52%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (0.52%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.52%) REST
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.62%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.74%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.66%) Private Cloud
4 8 (4.15%) Clustering
5 7 (3.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.11%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.11%) Microsoft Licensing
7 5 (2.59%) Replication
8 4 (2.07%) Robotics
9 3 (1.55%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.55%) PKI
10 2 (1.04%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.04%) CMDB
10 2 (1.04%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.52%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 121 (62.69%) Windows
2 80 (41.45%) Windows Server
3 64 (33.16%) Linux
4 34 (17.62%) Unix
5 31 (16.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (13.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (10.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (5.70%) Windows 10
8 11 (5.70%) Windows 7
9 7 (3.63%) Solaris
9 7 (3.63%) Ubuntu
10 5 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.55%) AIX
11 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.55%) CentOS
12 2 (1.04%) SUSE
12 2 (1.04%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.04%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.52%) VMS
13 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.62%) ITIL
2 30 (15.54%) DevOps
3 28 (14.51%) Migration
4 23 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (6.22%) High Availability
6 11 (5.70%) Configuration Management
6 11 (5.70%) Incident Management
7 10 (5.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (5.18%) Problem Management
7 10 (5.18%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (4.66%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (4.15%) Change Control
9 8 (4.15%) CRM
9 8 (4.15%) ITIL V3
9 8 (4.15%) People Management
10 6 (3.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.11%) ITSM
10 6 (3.11%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (3.11%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.11%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 55 (28.50%) PowerShell
2 24 (12.44%) Python
3 21 (10.88%) SQL
4 12 (6.22%) Bash Shell
4 12 (6.22%) Perl
5 10 (5.18%) Java
6 7 (3.63%) Shell Script
6 7 (3.63%) VB
6 7 (3.63%) VBScript
7 6 (3.11%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.59%) Korn
9 4 (2.07%) Ruby
10 3 (1.55%) Go
11 2 (1.04%) C
12 1 (0.52%) C++
12 1 (0.52%) Groovy
12 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (7.25%) Degree
1 14 (7.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (5.70%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.66%) MCSE
4 8 (4.15%) CCNA
4 8 (4.15%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (3.63%) MCP
5 7 (3.63%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.07%) CCNP
6 4 (2.07%) MCSA
6 4 (2.07%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.55%) CISSP
7 3 (1.55%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.55%) RHCE
7 3 (1.55%) VCP6
8 2 (1.04%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) AS 2805
2 2 (1.04%) ISO 8583
2 2 (1.04%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.04%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) GDPR
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) PMO
System Software
1 107 (55.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (33.16%) Active Directory
3 39 (20.21%) Hyper-V
4 29 (15.03%) vSphere
5 23 (11.92%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (11.92%) XenApp
6 16 (8.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (7.25%) XenDesktop
8 10 (5.18%) VMware NSX
9 8 (4.15%) vCloud
10 6 (3.11%) DFS Replication
10 6 (3.11%) KVM
11 5 (2.59%) Docker
12 3 (1.55%) NFS
12 3 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (1.04%) RHEV
13 2 (1.04%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (1.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (15.03%) SCCM
2 24 (12.44%) Ansible
3 16 (8.29%) vCenter Server
4 11 (5.70%) NetBackup
4 11 (5.70%) Puppet
4 11 (5.70%) vRealize
5 10 (5.18%) Backup Exec
6 7 (3.63%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (3.63%) SCOM
7 5 (2.59%) vMotion
8 4 (2.07%) AirWatch
8 4 (2.07%) PowerCLI
8 4 (2.07%) Salt
9 3 (1.55%) AppDNA
9 3 (1.55%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (1.55%) Nagios
9 3 (1.55%) Terraform
9 3 (1.55%) WSUS
10 2 (1.04%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 76 (39.38%) Microsoft
2 51 (26.42%) Citrix
3 46 (23.83%) Cisco
4 21 (10.88%) HP
5 17 (8.81%) CheckPoint
6 14 (7.25%) EMC
6 14 (7.25%) Veeam
7 12 (6.22%) Red Hat
8 11 (5.70%) NetApp
9 8 (4.15%) AppSense
9 8 (4.15%) Dell
9 8 (4.15%) ServiceNow
10 7 (3.63%) 3PAR
10 7 (3.63%) Bloomberg
10 7 (3.63%) Oracle
10 7 (3.63%) SaltStack
10 7 (3.63%) Sophos
10 7 (3.63%) Veritas
11 6 (3.11%) CommVault
11 6 (3.11%) Reuters