Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 72 103
Rank change year-on-year +2 +31 -35
Contract jobs citing VMware 131 238 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.81% 3.48% 2.45%
As % of the Vendors category 7.06% 8.94% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 191 130
City of London median daily rate £413 £420 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% -0.59% +1.20%
10th Percentile £240 £145 £211
90th Percentile £588 £538 £613
Central London median daily rate £410 £418 £400
% change year-on-year -1.80% +4.38% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
City of London median hourly rate - £16.30 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.88% -41.82%
Central London median hourly rate - £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year - -6.98% -21.82%

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 1,856 2,661 2,676
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.78% 38.89% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,364 1,973 2,047
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £278
90th Percentile £650 £659 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 51 60
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +1.91% -3.42%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £33.75 £31.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.25
% change year-on-year +6.95% -7.65% +6.58%

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020. 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 +38 2 £263 -
VMware
Central London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 86 (65.65%) Windows
2 70 (53.44%) Microsoft
2 70 (53.44%) Active Directory
2 70 (53.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (38.93%) Citrix
4 45 (34.35%) Finance
5 43 (32.82%) Office 365
6 42 (32.06%) Windows Server
7 40 (30.53%) PowerShell
8 35 (26.72%) ITIL
9 33 (25.19%) Azure
9 33 (25.19%) Windows 10
10 30 (22.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 28 (21.37%) VMware ESXi
11 28 (21.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (20.61%) Cisco
13 26 (19.85%) XenApp
14 25 (19.08%) XenDesktop
15 24 (18.32%) Windows Server 2012
16 23 (17.56%) Firewall
17 22 (16.79%) Migration
17 22 (16.79%) DNS
17 22 (16.79%) SCCM
18 21 (16.03%) Windows 7
19 20 (15.27%) vSphere
20 19 (14.50%) SAN
21 17 (12.98%) Microsoft Certification
22 16 (12.21%) MS Exchange
22 16 (12.21%) DHCP
23 15 (11.45%) LAN

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 16 (12.21%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.87%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.34%) Skype for Business
4 6 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.76%) nginx
7 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.76%) Houdini
2 1 (0.76%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (32.82%) Office 365
2 33 (25.19%) Azure
3 15 (11.45%) AWS
4 14 (10.69%) IaaS
5 12 (9.16%) PaaS
6 5 (3.82%) SaaS
7 4 (3.05%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (3.05%) OneDrive
8 3 (2.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.53%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.76%) Azure Stack
10 1 (0.76%) GCP
10 1 (0.76%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.56%) Firewall
2 22 (16.79%) DNS
3 19 (14.50%) SAN
4 16 (12.21%) DHCP
5 15 (11.45%) LAN
5 15 (11.45%) NetScaler
5 15 (11.45%) WAN
6 13 (9.92%) VPN
7 10 (7.63%) TCP/IP
8 8 (6.11%) MPLS
9 7 (5.34%) Network Security
10 4 (3.05%) NAS
10 4 (3.05%) Skype
10 4 (3.05%) VoIP
10 4 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.29%) BGP
11 3 (2.29%) VLAN
12 2 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.53%) EIGRP
12 2 (1.53%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (2.29%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.76%) MySQL
3 1 (0.76%) Redis
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) MSI
2 4 (3.05%) InstallShield
2 4 (3.05%) WinDbg
3 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.76%) CF BOSH
4 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (34.35%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Banking
3 6 (4.58%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.05%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.53%) Back Office
6 2 (1.53%) Law
6 2 (1.53%) Publishing
7 1 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.76%) French Language
7 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (17.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (12.98%) Support Engineer
3 14 (10.69%) Citrix Engineer
4 12 (9.16%) Architect
5 8 (6.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (6.11%) Desktop Support
6 7 (5.34%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (5.34%) Network Engineer
6 7 (5.34%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (4.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (4.58%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (4.58%) Server Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Citrix Specialist
8 5 (3.82%) Consultant
8 5 (3.82%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (3.05%) Citrix Server Engineer
9 4 (3.05%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.29%) .NET
2 2 (1.53%) SAML
3 1 (0.76%) LDAP
3 1 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.76%) Web Services
3 1 (0.76%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.16%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.58%) User Experience
2 6 (4.58%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.82%) iPad
3 5 (3.82%) iPhone
3 5 (3.82%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (3.05%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.29%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.53%) CMDB
6 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.53%) NHS
6 2 (1.53%) PKI
7 1 (0.76%) Clustering
7 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.76%) Handset
7 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.76%) Replication
7 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 86 (65.65%) Windows
2 42 (32.06%) Windows Server
3 33 (25.19%) Windows 10
4 28 (21.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (18.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (16.03%) Windows 7
7 13 (9.92%) Linux
8 5 (3.82%) Android
8 5 (3.82%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.29%) CentOS
9 3 (2.29%) Unix
10 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.72%) ITIL
2 30 (22.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 22 (16.79%) Migration
4 10 (7.63%) Project Management
5 9 (6.87%) ITSM
5 9 (6.87%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (6.87%) Service Management
6 8 (6.11%) ITIL V3
7 7 (5.34%) Change Management
7 7 (5.34%) DevOps
7 7 (5.34%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (4.58%) Load Balancing
9 5 (3.82%) Asset Management
9 5 (3.82%) CRM
9 5 (3.82%) Project Delivery
9 5 (3.82%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.82%) SIEM
10 4 (3.05%) E-Discovery
10 4 (3.05%) High Availability
10 4 (3.05%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.53%) PowerShell
2 11 (8.40%) VBScript
3 10 (7.63%) SQL
4 6 (4.58%) Python
5 3 (2.29%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.29%) C++
5 3 (2.29%) VB
6 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (12.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (10.69%) Security Cleared
3 13 (9.92%) MCSE
3 13 (9.92%) SC Cleared
4 10 (7.63%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (6.87%) Degree
6 7 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.58%) MCSA
8 4 (3.05%) BC Cleared
8 4 (3.05%) CCNA
8 4 (3.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (2.29%) CCENT
9 3 (2.29%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.29%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.53%) CCIE
10 2 (1.53%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 2 (1.53%) CCNP
10 2 (1.53%) MCP
10 2 (1.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) SLA
2 4 (3.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.53%) NIST
4 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 70 (53.44%) Active Directory
1 70 (53.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (21.37%) VMware ESXi
3 26 (19.85%) XenApp
4 25 (19.08%) XenDesktop
5 20 (15.27%) vSphere
6 14 (10.69%) Hyper-V
7 10 (7.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (6.87%) VMware NSX
9 6 (4.58%) Xen
10 5 (3.82%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (3.05%) DFS Replication
12 3 (2.29%) Docker
12 3 (2.29%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (2.29%) VMware Server
12 3 (2.29%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (1.53%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.76%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 1 (0.76%) Firmware
14 1 (0.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (16.79%) SCCM
2 9 (6.87%) SCOM
3 8 (6.11%) vCenter Server
3 8 (6.11%) XenMobile
4 7 (5.34%) Backup Exec
4 7 (5.34%) vRealize
4 7 (5.34%) WSUS
5 5 (3.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (3.05%) Ansible
6 4 (3.05%) DatAdvantage
6 4 (3.05%) Jamf Pro
6 4 (3.05%) Perfmon
7 3 (2.29%) Kubernetes
7 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (2.29%) Puppet
7 3 (2.29%) Terraform
8 2 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.53%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.53%) NetVault Backup
8 2 (1.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 70 (53.44%) Microsoft
2 51 (38.93%) Citrix
3 27 (20.61%) Cisco
4 14 (10.69%) Symantec
5 12 (9.16%) HP
6 10 (7.63%) McAfee
7 8 (6.11%) Ivanti
8 6 (4.58%) Polycom
9 5 (3.82%) Palo Alto
10 4 (3.05%) Altiris
10 4 (3.05%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.05%) Dell
10 4 (3.05%) EMC
10 4 (3.05%) Lumension
10 4 (3.05%) NetApp
10 4 (3.05%) Varonis
11 3 (2.29%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.29%) Apple
11 3 (2.29%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.29%) Veeam