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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 25 May 2022 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
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 94 74 81
Rank change year-on-year -20 +7 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware 94 90 79
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.25% 3.16% 2.50%
As % of the Vendors category 6.02% 8.99% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 57 60
10th Percentile £393 £363 £241
25th Percentile £500 £380 £359
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £443 £450
Median % change year-on-year +18.64% -1.67% +4.05%
75th Percentile £573 £508 £500
90th Percentile £650 £600 £575
Central London median daily rate £525 £439 £433
% change year-on-year +19.66% +1.45% +1.76%

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 1,561 1,001 1,134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.37% 35.11% 35.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,182 665 790
10th Percentile £313 £339 £240
25th Percentile £463 £419 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £475
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
75th Percentile £663 £606 £575
90th Percentile £738 £700 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 23
10th Percentile £13.88 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £16.31 £11.50 £12.46
Median hourly rate £26.42 £14.00 £16.95
Median % change year-on-year +88.71% -17.40% -16.30%
75th Percentile £44.78 £25.18 £26.83
90th Percentile £59.28 £27.55 £41.64
Central London median hourly rate £26.50 £14.36 £18.70
% change year-on-year +84.57% -23.22% -6.50%

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

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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

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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 25 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for VMware in the City of London

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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 25 May 2022, 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 58 (61.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (58.51%) Windows
3 52 (55.32%) Microsoft
4 51 (54.26%) Active Directory
5 45 (47.87%) Azure
6 34 (36.17%) DNS
7 33 (35.11%) Finance
7 33 (35.11%) Migration
8 32 (34.04%) Windows Server
9 29 (30.85%) Microsoft 365
10 24 (25.53%) Citrix
11 22 (23.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 20 (21.28%) Social Skills
12 20 (21.28%) DHCP
12 20 (21.28%) Linux
13 19 (20.21%) ITIL
13 19 (20.21%) Firewall
14 18 (19.15%) Data Centre
15 17 (18.09%) PowerShell
16 16 (17.02%) SCCM
16 16 (17.02%) vSphere
16 16 (17.02%) VMware ESXi
16 16 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 15 (15.96%) Time Management
17 15 (15.96%) Patch Management
18 14 (14.89%) Hyper-V
19 13 (13.83%) AWS
19 13 (13.83%) Cisco
20 12 (12.77%) vCenter Server
20 12 (12.77%) Microsoft Intune

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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 10 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.19%) Confluence
3 3 (3.19%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.13%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.06%) Apache
5 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 45 (47.87%) Azure
2 29 (30.85%) Microsoft 365
3 13 (13.83%) AWS
4 8 (8.51%) Mimecast
5 7 (7.45%) Nutanix
5 7 (7.45%) SaaS
6 6 (6.38%) IaaS
7 5 (5.32%) GitHub
8 4 (4.26%) GCP
9 3 (3.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (3.19%) OpenShift
9 3 (3.19%) PaaS
10 2 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (1.06%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (1.06%) Route 53
11 1 (1.06%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 34 (36.17%) DNS
2 20 (21.28%) DHCP
3 19 (20.21%) Firewall
4 10 (10.64%) MPLS
4 10 (10.64%) VSAN
5 8 (8.51%) WAN
6 7 (7.45%) TCP/IP
7 6 (6.38%) SAN
8 4 (4.26%) iSCSI
8 4 (4.26%) LAN
8 4 (4.26%) NAS
8 4 (4.26%) NetScaler
8 4 (4.26%) VPN
9 3 (3.19%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (3.19%) IPv4
9 3 (3.19%) Kerberos
9 3 (3.19%) SD-WAN
10 2 (2.13%) Internet
10 2 (2.13%) Skype
10 2 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.06%) Big Data
2 1 (1.06%) DB2
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.19%) JIRA
2 3 (3.19%) Subversion
2 3 (3.19%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.13%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.06%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.06%) MSI
4 1 (1.06%) Serena SBM
4 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 33 (35.11%) Finance
2 20 (21.28%) Social Skills
3 11 (11.70%) Banking
4 5 (5.32%) Influencing Skills
5 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.26%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.26%) Legal
6 3 (3.19%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.19%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (2.13%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (2.13%) International Banking
7 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.06%) Front Office
8 1 (1.06%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.06%) Social Housing
8 1 (1.06%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (20.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (15.96%) Architect
3 11 (11.70%) Consultant
3 11 (11.70%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (10.64%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (9.57%) Analyst
5 9 (9.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (9.57%) Security Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) Azure Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) Security Consultant
6 8 (8.51%) Security Technical Consultant
6 8 (8.51%) Technical Consultant
6 8 (8.51%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) Technical Security Consultant
6 8 (8.51%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) REST
2 3 (3.19%) LDAP
3 2 (2.13%) JSON
3 2 (2.13%) SOAP
4 1 (1.06%) .NET
4 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.06%) Angular 2
4 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.06%) COM
4 1 (1.06%) HTML
4 1 (1.06%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.64%) Replication
3 7 (7.45%) CMDB
4 5 (5.32%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.19%) Clustering
5 3 (3.19%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.13%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.13%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.06%) Legacy Systems
7 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) PKI
7 1 (1.06%) User Experience
7 1 (1.06%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 55 (58.51%) Windows
2 32 (34.04%) Windows Server
3 20 (21.28%) Linux
4 8 (8.51%) Windows 10
5 6 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.32%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (4.26%) CentOS
7 4 (4.26%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (4.26%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.19%) Solaris
8 3 (3.19%) Unix
9 2 (2.13%) HPUX
9 2 (2.13%) Scientific Linux
9 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.06%) AIX
10 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.06%) SUSE
10 1 (1.06%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.11%) Migration
2 22 (23.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (20.21%) ITIL
4 15 (15.96%) Patch Management
4 15 (15.96%) Time Management
5 12 (12.77%) Project Delivery
6 11 (11.70%) Change Management
6 11 (11.70%) Information Security
6 11 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (11.70%) Risk Management
7 10 (10.64%) Agile
7 10 (10.64%) Asset Management
7 10 (10.64%) Mobile Device Management
8 9 (9.57%) Change Control
8 9 (9.57%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (8.51%) Cost Optimisation
9 8 (8.51%) Data Loss Prevention
9 8 (8.51%) Email Migration
9 8 (8.51%) Identity Management
9 8 (8.51%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.09%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.57%) Python
3 5 (5.32%) SQL
4 4 (4.26%) Bash
4 4 (4.26%) Perl
5 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.13%) VBA
6 2 (2.13%) VBScript
7 1 (1.06%) C
7 1 (1.06%) C#
7 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Degree
1 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.32%) TOGAF Certification
2 5 (5.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.19%) CCNP
3 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.13%) CCIE
4 2 (2.13%) CCNA
4 2 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) MCP
5 1 (1.06%) MCSE
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.06%) PMP
5 1 (1.06%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.26%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (4.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 4 (4.26%) GDPR
2 4 (4.26%) ISO 22301
3 3 (3.19%) COBIT
3 3 (3.19%) NIST
4 2 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 58 (61.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (54.26%) Active Directory
3 16 (17.02%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (17.02%) vSphere
4 14 (14.89%) Hyper-V
5 7 (7.45%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (5.32%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (5.32%) VMware NSX
7 4 (4.26%) Docker
8 3 (3.19%) Firmware
8 3 (3.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (3.19%) XenApp
8 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.13%) NFS
9 2 (2.13%) vCloud
9 2 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.06%) Veritas File System
10 1 (1.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 16 (17.02%) SCCM
2 12 (12.77%) Ansible
2 12 (12.77%) Microsoft Intune
2 12 (12.77%) vCenter Server
3 6 (6.38%) vRealize
4 4 (4.26%) Kubernetes
4 4 (4.26%) Puppet
4 4 (4.26%) Terraform
5 3 (3.19%) Control-M
5 3 (3.19%) Nexpose
5 3 (3.19%) QRadar
5 3 (3.19%) SCOM
5 3 (3.19%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (2.13%) AirWatch
6 2 (2.13%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.13%) Netcool
6 2 (2.13%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 2 (2.13%) VxRail
Vendors
1 52 (55.32%) Microsoft
2 24 (25.53%) Citrix
3 13 (13.83%) Cisco
4 9 (9.57%) Oracle
4 9 (9.57%) Veeam
5 8 (8.51%) Okta
6 6 (6.38%) ServiceNow
7 5 (5.32%) IBM
7 5 (5.32%) NetApp
7 5 (5.32%) Palo Alto
7 5 (5.32%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.26%) EMC
8 4 (4.26%) Splunk
9 3 (3.19%) BMC
9 3 (3.19%) CrowdStrike
9 3 (3.19%) CyberArk
9 3 (3.19%) Ivanti
9 3 (3.19%) Juniper
9 3 (3.19%) Qualys
9 3 (3.19%) Zerto