Period
to 1 October 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 71 96 85
Rank change year-on-year +25 -11 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware 47 153 213
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.61% 2.48% 3.07%
As % of the Vendors category 6.94% 6.34% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 123 183
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £350 £228 £206
90th Percentile £578 £550 £598
Central London median daily rate £473 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +14.55% -2.94% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £43.20 £14.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +191.89% -
Central London median hourly rate - £43.20 £14.80
% change year-on-year - +191.89% -

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 677 2,414 2,630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.63% 39.11% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 1,842 1,953
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £251
90th Percentile £650 £645 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 58 69
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.92 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.58% +10.08% +11.76%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £54.28 £25.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.83 £19.13
% change year-on-year +8.02% +8.92% +6.25%

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 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 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 36 (76.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (68.09%) Windows
3 26 (55.32%) Windows Server
4 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
5 22 (46.81%) Active Directory
6 20 (42.55%) Finance
7 18 (38.30%) Azure
8 16 (34.04%) Oracle
9 13 (27.66%) AWS
9 13 (27.66%) PowerShell
10 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (23.40%) Linux
10 11 (23.40%) Banking
10 11 (23.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 10 (21.28%) SaaS
12 9 (19.15%) Office 365
12 9 (19.15%) DevOps
12 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
12 9 (19.15%) Unix
12 9 (19.15%) EMC
12 9 (19.15%) Citrix
12 9 (19.15%) Red Hat
13 8 (17.02%) SAN
13 8 (17.02%) DNS
13 8 (17.02%) Cisco
13 8 (17.02%) Windows 10
13 8 (17.02%) IaaS
13 8 (17.02%) PaaS
13 8 (17.02%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2016

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 (10.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) JBoss
2 1 (2.13%) Liferay
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) nginx
2 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (38.30%) Azure
2 13 (27.66%) AWS
3 10 (21.28%) SaaS
4 9 (19.15%) Office 365
5 8 (17.02%) IaaS
5 8 (17.02%) PaaS
6 7 (14.89%) GCP
7 5 (10.64%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (8.51%) GitHub
9 3 (6.38%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
10 1 (2.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (2.13%) Datadog
10 1 (2.13%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) DNS
1 8 (17.02%) SAN
2 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.77%) Kerberos
4 4 (8.51%) DHCP
5 3 (6.38%) VLAN
6 2 (4.26%) Firewall
6 2 (4.26%) LAN
6 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.26%) Skype
6 2 (4.26%) SMTP
6 2 (4.26%) WAN
7 1 (2.13%) HTTP
7 1 (2.13%) NAS
7 1 (2.13%) Network Security
7 1 (2.13%) SNMP
7 1 (2.13%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (2.13%) VPN
7 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Subversion
2 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.13%) Serena SBM
3 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 11 (23.40%) Banking
3 6 (12.77%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.51%) Retail
5 3 (6.38%) International Banking
6 2 (4.26%) Law
6 2 (4.26%) Public Sector
7 1 (2.13%) Advertising
7 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.13%) Housing Association
7 1 (2.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (12.77%) Analyst
2 5 (10.64%) Administrator
2 5 (10.64%) Consultant
2 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) DBA
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (8.51%) Sybase DBA
3 4 (8.51%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Architect
4 3 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) SQL DBA
4 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) PowerShell Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) LDAP
2 3 (6.38%) JDBC
2 3 (6.38%) ODBC
3 1 (2.13%) LAMP
3 1 (2.13%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.64%) Clustering
3 4 (8.51%) Replication
4 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.38%) Private Cloud
4 3 (6.38%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.13%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.13%) iSeries
6 1 (2.13%) User Experience
6 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (68.09%) Windows
2 26 (55.32%) Windows Server
3 11 (23.40%) Linux
3 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (19.15%) Unix
5 8 (17.02%) Windows 10
5 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2019
7 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
10 2 (4.26%) HPUX
11 1 (2.13%) CentOS
11 1 (2.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (19.15%) DevOps
3 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (14.89%) High Availability
3 7 (14.89%) Migration
4 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
4 5 (10.64%) ITIL
4 5 (10.64%) Security Hardening
5 4 (8.51%) Converged Infrastructure
5 4 (8.51%) Patch Management
5 4 (8.51%) Tech Ops
6 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.38%) Data Management
6 3 (6.38%) Database Security
6 3 (6.38%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.38%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (6.38%) Security Management
6 3 (6.38%) Server Management
6 3 (6.38%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) PowerShell
2 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 5 (10.64%) Perl
4 4 (8.51%) Korn
4 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.38%) VBScript
6 2 (4.26%) Python
6 2 (4.26%) VB
7 1 (2.13%) AWK
7 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) sed
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) MCSE
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) CCNA
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) GDPR
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (76.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (46.81%) Active Directory
3 8 (17.02%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (12.77%) Docker
5 3 (6.38%) vSphere
6 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.26%) VMware NSX
6 2 (4.26%) XenApp
6 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (14.89%) Puppet
1 7 (14.89%) SCCM
2 6 (12.77%) Ansible
2 6 (12.77%) Kubernetes
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (8.51%) Nagios
3 4 (8.51%) Terraform
4 3 (6.38%) SCOM
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (4.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Control-M
6 1 (2.13%) Icinga
6 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.13%) Netcool
6 1 (2.13%) QRadar
6 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.13%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.04%) Oracle
3 9 (19.15%) Citrix
3 9 (19.15%) EMC
3 9 (19.15%) Red Hat
4 8 (17.02%) Cisco
5 6 (12.77%) HP
6 5 (10.64%) Dell
6 5 (10.64%) IBM
7 4 (8.51%) Ivanti
7 4 (8.51%) Sybase
8 3 (6.38%) Hitachi
8 3 (6.38%) NetApp
8 3 (6.38%) SaltStack
8 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.38%) Splunk
9 2 (4.26%) Bloomberg
9 2 (4.26%) Symantec
10 1 (2.13%) Forcepoint
10 1 (2.13%) McAfee