Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 69 84 78
Rank change year-on-year +15 -6 +22
Contract jobs citing VMware 74 96 222
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.06% 2.37% 3.27%
As % of the Vendors category 8.90% 6.33% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 70 174
10th Percentile £360 £228 £177
25th Percentile £387 £272 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £466 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +9.71% - -
75th Percentile £550 £522 £499
90th Percentile £600 £593 £538
Central London median daily rate £470 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +10.59% +3.03% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £16.60
Central London median hourly rate - - £20.00

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 831 1,516 2,616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.37% 37.35% 38.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 1,091 1,954
10th Percentile £340 £231 £260
25th Percentile £419 £376 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +3.63%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £588
90th Percentile £688 £656 £660
Central London median daily rate £518 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +8.95% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 28 43
10th Percentile £13.42 £12.42 £11.95
25th Percentile £14.56 £12.70 £15.05
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year +22.99% -1.58% -
75th Percentile £26.73 £26.63 £24.08
90th Percentile £27.48 £36.47 £33.70
Central London median hourly rate £23.23 £18.70 £19.25
% change year-on-year +24.20% -2.86% -3.75%

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 59 (79.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (48.65%) Windows
2 36 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 34 (45.95%) Active Directory
4 30 (40.54%) Azure
5 24 (32.43%) Linux
6 22 (29.73%) Windows Server
7 21 (28.38%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (28.38%) Finance
8 20 (27.03%) Banking
8 20 (27.03%) Cisco
8 20 (27.03%) AWS
9 19 (25.68%) DNS
10 18 (24.32%) Citrix
10 18 (24.32%) PowerShell
11 17 (22.97%) vSphere
12 16 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 16 (21.62%) Firewall
13 15 (20.27%) IBM
13 15 (20.27%) WAN
13 15 (20.27%) LAN
13 15 (20.27%) Python
14 14 (18.92%) DHCP
14 14 (18.92%) Migration
14 14 (18.92%) Microsoft 365
14 14 (18.92%) Data Centre
15 13 (17.57%) VPN
16 12 (16.22%) Java
17 11 (14.86%) Wireless
17 11 (14.86%) Red Hat

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 7 (9.46%) MS Exchange
1 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
1 7 (9.46%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.41%) Mule
3 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.70%) Confluence
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.35%) Apache
5 1 (1.35%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (40.54%) Azure
2 20 (27.03%) AWS
3 14 (18.92%) Microsoft 365
4 10 (13.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (10.81%) GCP
6 6 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (5.41%) IaaS
8 3 (4.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (4.05%) PaaS
9 2 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (2.70%) Amazon S3
9 2 (2.70%) Datadog
9 2 (2.70%) GitHub
9 2 (2.70%) Mimecast
10 1 (1.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (1.35%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (1.35%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.35%) SoftLayer
10 1 (1.35%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.68%) DNS
2 16 (21.62%) Firewall
3 15 (20.27%) LAN
3 15 (20.27%) WAN
4 14 (18.92%) DHCP
5 13 (17.57%) VPN
6 11 (14.86%) Wireless
7 8 (10.81%) TCP/IP
8 5 (6.76%) SAN
8 5 (6.76%) VoIP
9 4 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (5.41%) Network Security
10 3 (4.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (4.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (4.05%) Skype
10 3 (4.05%) Unified Communications
10 3 (4.05%) VLAN
10 3 (4.05%) VSAN
11 2 (2.70%) Multicast
11 2 (2.70%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) DB2
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2019
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.70%) JIRA
2 2 (2.70%) Subversion
2 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.70%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.35%) Hudson
3 1 (1.35%) JUnit
3 1 (1.35%) Maven
3 1 (1.35%) PyUnit
3 1 (1.35%) Serena SBM
3 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (28.38%) Finance
2 20 (27.03%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Legal
4 4 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Law
5 3 (4.05%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.70%) Back Office
6 2 (2.70%) International Banking
6 2 (2.70%) Retail
6 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.35%) Marketing
7 1 (1.35%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (16.22%) Architect
2 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Architect
2 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.81%) Administrator
4 7 (9.46%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (9.46%) VMware Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Citrix Architect
6 5 (6.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) VMware Architect
6 5 (6.76%) WebSphere Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.41%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Cloud Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Security Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (2.70%) LAMP
2 2 (2.70%) LDAP
2 2 (2.70%) YAML
3 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.35%) Django
3 1 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.35%) J2EE
3 1 (1.35%) Node.js
3 1 (1.35%) REST
3 1 (1.35%) Spring
3 1 (1.35%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.35%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.11%) Replication
3 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.41%) Clustering
4 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 2 (2.70%) Equities
6 2 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.70%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (2.70%) Robotics
6 2 (2.70%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.35%) CMDB
7 1 (1.35%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.35%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.35%) Oculus Rift
7 1 (1.35%) Social Network
7 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.65%) Windows
2 24 (32.43%) Linux
3 22 (29.73%) Windows Server
4 10 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (9.46%) Unix
5 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (5.41%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.70%) Solaris
9 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (18.92%) Migration
3 9 (12.16%) DevOps
3 9 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (12.16%) ITIL
4 8 (10.81%) Load Balancing
5 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.46%) Configuration Management
5 7 (9.46%) TOGAF
6 5 (6.76%) Architecture Roadmap
6 5 (6.76%) Change Management
6 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (6.76%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (6.76%) High Availability
6 5 (6.76%) Information Security
6 5 (6.76%) Project Delivery
6 5 (6.76%) Technical Leadership
7 4 (5.41%) Network Management
7 4 (5.41%) Network Virtualisation
7 4 (5.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) PowerShell
2 15 (20.27%) Python
3 12 (16.22%) Java
4 7 (9.46%) Go
5 5 (6.76%) Ruby
6 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.05%) SQL
6 3 (4.05%) VB
6 3 (4.05%) VBScript
7 2 (2.70%) AWK
7 2 (2.70%) R
7 2 (2.70%) sed
8 1 (1.35%) C#
8 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.35%) Perl
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.76%) CCNA
3 5 (6.76%) RHCA
3 5 (6.76%) TOGAF Certification
4 4 (5.41%) MCSE
5 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (2.70%) CCIE
6 2 (2.70%) CCNP
6 2 (2.70%) CCSP
6 2 (2.70%) CISM
6 2 (2.70%) CISSP
6 2 (2.70%) CREST Certified
6 2 (2.70%) GCFA
6 2 (2.70%) GCIA
6 2 (2.70%) GCIH
6 2 (2.70%) MCSA
7 1 (1.35%) MCITP
7 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.70%) COBIT
2 2 (2.70%) GDPR
2 2 (2.70%) NIST
2 2 (2.70%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.70%) SEPA
3 1 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.35%) ISO 22301
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (79.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (45.95%) Active Directory
3 21 (28.38%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (22.97%) vSphere
5 9 (12.16%) Hyper-V
6 6 (8.11%) VMware NSX
7 4 (5.41%) Docker
8 3 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (4.05%) XenApp
9 2 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.70%) VirtualBox
9 2 (2.70%) VMFS
9 2 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.35%) NFS
10 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.35%) vCloud
10 1 (1.35%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) Terraform
2 9 (12.16%) SCCM
2 9 (12.16%) vRealize
2 9 (12.16%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 6 (8.11%) vCenter Server
4 5 (6.76%) Ansible
4 5 (6.76%) Puppet
5 4 (5.41%) AirWatch
5 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (5.41%) PowerCLI
5 4 (5.41%) SCOM
6 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (2.70%) Control-M
7 2 (2.70%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (2.70%) Nagios
7 2 (2.70%) Salt
7 2 (2.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.03%) Cisco
3 18 (24.32%) Citrix
4 15 (20.27%) IBM
5 11 (14.86%) Red Hat
6 8 (10.81%) EMC
6 8 (10.81%) HP
7 7 (9.46%) Dell
8 6 (8.11%) Google
9 5 (6.76%) F5
9 5 (6.76%) Juniper
9 5 (6.76%) NetApp
9 5 (6.76%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.05%) BMC
10 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
10 3 (4.05%) CyberArk
10 3 (4.05%) Fortinet
10 3 (4.05%) Palo Alto
10 3 (4.05%) Qualys
10 3 (4.05%) Veeam