Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 66 48
Rank change year-on-year -31 -18 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 176 215 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.49% 3.45% 3.87%
As % of the Vendors category 6.52% 7.99% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 168 224
City of London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £259 £313 £263
90th Percentile £613 £579 £575
Central London median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
City of London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £26.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.82% +2.33% +27.98%
10th Percentile £15.50 £26.25 £18.15
90th Percentile £16.50 £40.00 £38.58
Central London median hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £22.86
% change year-on-year -7.27% +20.28% +8.87%

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 2,700 2,691 2,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.21% 43.14% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,058 2,016 2,181
City of London median daily rate £486 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £287 £296 £250
90th Percentile £675 £631 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 41 41
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £21.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +20.83% +0.76%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £30.95 £55.00 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.85 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.79% +5.56% +2.13%

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 18 January 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 118 (67.05%) Windows
2 98 (55.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (43.18%) Microsoft
4 74 (42.05%) Windows Server
5 64 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 60 (34.09%) Citrix
7 57 (32.39%) Finance
8 55 (31.25%) Linux
9 50 (28.41%) PowerShell
10 45 (25.57%) Office 365
11 41 (23.30%) Cisco
12 40 (22.73%) Hyper-V
13 37 (21.02%) Microsoft Azure
14 34 (19.32%) SCCM
14 34 (19.32%) ITIL
15 31 (17.61%) vSphere
15 31 (17.61%) VMware ESXi
16 30 (17.05%) Windows Server 2012
17 29 (16.48%) XenApp
18 28 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
19 26 (14.77%) Unix
20 25 (14.20%) Windows Server 2008
21 24 (13.64%) Data Centre
22 22 (12.50%) SQL
22 22 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 21 (11.93%) Windows 7
23 21 (11.93%) HP
23 21 (11.93%) MS Exchange
23 21 (11.93%) Migration
24 20 (11.36%) Windows 10

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 21 (11.93%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.39%) Skype for Business
3 8 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.98%) IIS
5 6 (3.41%) Apache
6 5 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.84%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.70%) Confluence
8 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.14%) nginx
8 2 (1.14%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.57%) Drupal
9 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (5.68%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.57%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 45 (25.57%) Office 365
2 37 (21.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (6.25%) PaaS
5 10 (5.68%) IaaS
6 7 (3.98%) Mimecast
7 6 (3.41%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.70%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.70%) GitHub
9 2 (1.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (1.14%) npm
9 2 (1.14%) Route 53
9 2 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.57%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.57%) Force.com
10 1 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.57%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.80%) Firewall
1 19 (10.80%) SAN
2 14 (7.95%) NetScaler
3 12 (6.82%) Skype
3 12 (6.82%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.25%) DNS
5 10 (5.68%) VPN
6 9 (5.11%) DHCP
6 9 (5.11%) LAN
6 9 (5.11%) SSL
6 9 (5.11%) WAN
7 7 (3.98%) LDAP
8 6 (3.41%) HTTP
9 5 (2.84%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.84%) NAS
9 5 (2.84%) VSAN
10 4 (2.27%) MPLS
10 4 (2.27%) Network Security
10 4 (2.27%) SMTP
10 4 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.98%) MySQL
4 6 (3.41%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (2.84%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.27%) JIRA
2 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.14%) Maven
2 2 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.14%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.57%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.57%) Subversion
3 1 (0.57%) Zephyr
General
1 57 (32.39%) Finance
2 15 (8.52%) Banking
3 5 (2.84%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.70%) Advertising
4 3 (1.70%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.70%) Front Office
4 3 (1.70%) International Banking
4 3 (1.70%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.14%) Legal
5 2 (1.14%) Publishing
6 1 (0.57%) Back Office
6 1 (0.57%) French Language
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (16.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (13.64%) Analyst
3 16 (9.09%) Architect
4 15 (8.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 15 (8.52%) Support Analyst
5 13 (7.39%) Infrastructure Support
6 12 (6.82%) Administrator
6 12 (6.82%) Windows Engineer
7 11 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 11 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
8 10 (5.68%) Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (5.68%) Support Engineer
8 10 (5.68%) VMware Engineer
9 9 (5.11%) Security Engineer
10 8 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (3.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 7 (3.98%) Citrix Analyst
12 6 (3.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 6 (3.41%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.11%) Web Services
2 4 (2.27%) Middleware
3 3 (1.70%) .NET
4 2 (1.14%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.14%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (1.14%) Node.js
4 2 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (0.57%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.57%) LAMP
5 1 (0.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.39%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Licensing
5 6 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.84%) Clustering
7 4 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.70%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.70%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.14%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.14%) CMDB
9 2 (1.14%) iPhone
9 2 (1.14%) PKI
9 2 (1.14%) Replication
9 2 (1.14%) Robotics
9 2 (1.14%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 118 (67.05%) Windows
2 74 (42.05%) Windows Server
3 55 (31.25%) Linux
4 30 (17.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (14.77%) Unix
6 25 (14.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (11.93%) Windows 7
9 20 (11.36%) Windows 10
10 7 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (3.41%) Solaris
12 5 (2.84%) Ubuntu
13 4 (2.27%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.14%) AIX
14 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.14%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.57%) CentOS
15 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.32%) ITIL
2 21 (11.93%) Migration
3 20 (11.36%) DevOps
4 17 (9.66%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (7.39%) Change Control
6 11 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 11 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (5.68%) CRM
8 9 (5.11%) Information Security
8 9 (5.11%) ITIL V3
8 9 (5.11%) People Management
8 9 (5.11%) Problem Management
9 8 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (3.98%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (3.98%) High Availability
10 7 (3.98%) Software Licensing
11 6 (3.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 50 (28.41%) PowerShell
2 22 (12.50%) SQL
3 16 (9.09%) Python
4 13 (7.39%) Bash Shell
5 10 (5.68%) VBScript
6 9 (5.11%) Perl
6 9 (5.11%) Shell Script
7 8 (4.55%) VB
8 6 (3.41%) Java
8 6 (3.41%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.27%) Korn
10 2 (1.14%) C
11 1 (0.57%) C++
11 1 (0.57%) Ruby
11 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (9.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (8.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (7.95%) Degree
4 12 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (6.25%) MCSE
6 10 (5.68%) CCNA
7 9 (5.11%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (5.11%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (5.11%) MCP
8 6 (3.41%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.84%) MCSA
10 4 (2.27%) CISSP
10 4 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.70%) CCNP
11 3 (1.70%) CCSP
11 3 (1.70%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.70%) RHCE
12 2 (1.14%) ISEB
12 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.14%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.25%) SLA
2 3 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.14%) AS 2805
3 2 (1.14%) ISO 8583
3 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.14%) PMO
3 2 (1.14%) QA
4 1 (0.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 98 (55.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 40 (22.73%) Hyper-V
4 31 (17.61%) VMware ESXi
4 31 (17.61%) vSphere
5 29 (16.48%) XenApp
6 16 (9.09%) XenDesktop
7 15 (8.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (3.98%) VMware NSX
9 6 (3.41%) KVM
9 6 (3.41%) vCloud
10 5 (2.84%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (2.27%) Docker
12 3 (1.70%) BitLocker
12 3 (1.70%) NFS
12 3 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (1.14%) RHEV
13 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (19.32%) SCCM
2 16 (9.09%) Ansible
3 10 (5.68%) Backup Exec
3 10 (5.68%) NetBackup
3 10 (5.68%) vRealize
4 9 (5.11%) Puppet
4 9 (5.11%) vCenter Server
5 8 (4.55%) SCOM
6 5 (2.84%) PowerCLI
6 5 (2.84%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (2.84%) vMotion
7 4 (2.27%) AirWatch
7 4 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.70%) AppDNA
8 3 (1.70%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.70%) HP SIM
8 3 (1.70%) Nessus
8 3 (1.70%) QRadar
8 3 (1.70%) WSUS
9 2 (1.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 76 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 60 (34.09%) Citrix
3 41 (23.30%) Cisco
4 21 (11.93%) HP
5 15 (8.52%) Red Hat
6 14 (7.95%) CheckPoint
7 13 (7.39%) Veeam
8 11 (6.25%) EMC
9 9 (5.11%) Dell
10 8 (4.55%) 3PAR
10 8 (4.55%) NetApp
10 8 (4.55%) ServiceNow
11 7 (3.98%) Altiris
11 7 (3.98%) Ivanti
11 7 (3.98%) Sophos
12 6 (3.41%) Bloomberg
12 6 (3.41%) BMC
12 6 (3.41%) CommVault
12 6 (3.41%) Oracle
12 6 (3.41%) Veritas