Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 85 82
Rank change year-on-year -16 -3 -17
Contract jobs citing VMware 152 205 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.38% 2.93% 2.99%
As % of the Vendors category 6.15% 7.77% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 168 156
City of London median daily rate £441 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.76% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £213 £260 £250
90th Percentile £550 £604 £591
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £445
% change year-on-year - -4.49% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
City of London median hourly rate £43.20 £14.80 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.89% - -
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.80 -
% change year-on-year +35.14% - -

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 2,471 2,640 2,609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.75% 37.71% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,876 1,937 1,904
City of London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £270
90th Percentile £650 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 72 44
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.13 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.80% +12.50% -10.53%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.31 £12.51
90th Percentile £54.28 £25.50 £33.50
Central London median hourly rate £20.83 £19.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +8.21% +13.24% -5.42%

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 22 August 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 August 2019. 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 - 3 £345 -
VMware
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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.

1 107 (70.39%) Windows
2 81 (53.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 74 (48.68%) Active Directory
5 67 (44.08%) Windows Server
6 59 (38.82%) Finance
7 54 (35.53%) Office 365
8 50 (32.89%) Citrix
9 49 (32.24%) Azure
10 37 (24.34%) PowerShell
10 37 (24.34%) DNS
11 35 (23.03%) Linux
11 35 (23.03%) SCCM
12 33 (21.71%) Windows 10
13 31 (20.39%) Cisco
13 31 (20.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 29 (19.08%) VMware ESXi
15 28 (18.42%) vSphere
15 28 (18.42%) Hyper-V
16 26 (17.11%) DHCP
17 25 (16.45%) Windows Server 2012
18 24 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
19 20 (13.16%) Migration
19 20 (13.16%) ITIL
19 20 (13.16%) SAN
20 19 (12.50%) MS Exchange
20 19 (12.50%) XenApp
20 19 (12.50%) Skype for Business
21 18 (11.84%) XenDesktop
21 18 (11.84%) Skype

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 19 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 19 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 13 (8.55%) IIS
3 12 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.63%) Apache
5 4 (2.63%) Confluence
5 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.63%) nginx
5 4 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.97%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.32%) Jetty
7 2 (1.32%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.66%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.66%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (11.84%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.66%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 54 (35.53%) Office 365
2 49 (32.24%) Azure
3 16 (10.53%) AWS
4 11 (7.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.63%) PaaS
6 3 (1.97%) GCP
6 3 (1.97%) GitHub
6 3 (1.97%) IaaS
6 3 (1.97%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.97%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.97%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.97%) SaaS
6 3 (1.97%) Slack
7 2 (1.32%) Apigee
7 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.32%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (24.34%) DNS
2 26 (17.11%) DHCP
3 20 (13.16%) SAN
4 18 (11.84%) Firewall
4 18 (11.84%) Skype
5 16 (10.53%) TCP/IP
6 11 (7.24%) WAN
7 9 (5.92%) LAN
8 8 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (4.61%) VPN
10 6 (3.95%) NetScaler
10 6 (3.95%) VoIP
11 5 (3.29%) NAS
12 4 (2.63%) iSCSI
12 4 (2.63%) PBX
12 4 (2.63%) Unified Communications
12 4 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.97%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (1.97%) HTTP
13 3 (1.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.97%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (1.97%) MySQL
3 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.32%) DB2
4 2 (1.32%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.66%) Big Data
5 1 (0.66%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.63%) Hudson
2 4 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.63%) JIRA
3 3 (1.97%) Ant
4 1 (0.66%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.66%) CF BOSH
4 1 (0.66%) Maven
4 1 (0.66%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.66%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.66%) MSI
4 1 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.66%) Subversion
4 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.66%) Travis CI
General
1 59 (38.82%) Finance
2 17 (11.18%) Banking
3 9 (5.92%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.63%) Law
4 4 (2.63%) Publishing
5 2 (1.32%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.32%) Retail
6 1 (0.66%) Back Office
6 1 (0.66%) Front Office
6 1 (0.66%) Legal
6 1 (0.66%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (9.87%) Support Engineer
3 13 (8.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (7.89%) Architect
4 12 (7.89%) Windows Engineer
5 11 (7.24%) Consultant
5 11 (7.24%) Server Engineer
6 10 (6.58%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (4.61%) Administrator
7 7 (4.61%) Analyst
7 7 (4.61%) Desktop Support
7 7 (4.61%) IT Engineer
7 7 (4.61%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (4.61%) Network Engineer
7 7 (4.61%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (4.61%) Technical Specialist
8 6 (3.95%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (3.95%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 6 (3.95%) IT Support
9 5 (3.29%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.26%) LDAP
2 3 (1.97%) Middleware
3 2 (1.32%) .NET
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (1.32%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.32%) RESTful
3 2 (1.32%) Servlets
3 2 (1.32%) Spring
3 2 (1.32%) Swagger
3 2 (1.32%) Web Services
4 1 (0.66%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (0.66%) COM
4 1 (0.66%) Django
4 1 (0.66%) J2EE
4 1 (0.66%) JRuby
4 1 (0.66%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.55%) Public Cloud
2 8 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (4.61%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.61%) Replication
4 6 (3.95%) Clustering
5 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.63%) PKI
6 3 (1.97%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.97%) iPad
6 3 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.32%) Blog
7 2 (1.32%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.32%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.32%) HACMP
7 2 (1.32%) iPhone
7 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.32%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.32%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 107 (70.39%) Windows
2 67 (44.08%) Windows Server
3 35 (23.03%) Linux
4 33 (21.71%) Windows 10
5 25 (16.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (9.21%) Windows 7
8 13 (8.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (5.92%) Solaris
9 9 (5.92%) Unix
10 6 (3.95%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.63%) Android
11 4 (2.63%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.32%) AIX
12 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.32%) CentOS
12 2 (1.32%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (1.32%) Debian
12 2 (1.32%) SUSE
12 2 (1.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (13.16%) ITIL
2 20 (13.16%) Migration
3 11 (7.24%) Project Management
4 10 (6.58%) Mobile Device Management
4 10 (6.58%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (5.92%) Configuration Management
6 8 (5.26%) DevOps
6 8 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.61%) Asset Management
8 6 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (3.95%) Capacity Management
8 6 (3.95%) Project Delivery
8 6 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (3.29%) Architecture Roadmap
9 5 (3.29%) Data Management
9 5 (3.29%) IT Strategy
9 5 (3.29%) Service Delivery Management
9 5 (3.29%) Storage Management
9 5 (3.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 37 (24.34%) PowerShell
2 16 (10.53%) SQL
3 9 (5.92%) Python
4 8 (5.26%) Java
5 7 (4.61%) Bash Shell
5 7 (4.61%) Perl
6 4 (2.63%) Ruby
6 4 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.32%) Go
7 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.66%) C
8 1 (0.66%) C#
8 1 (0.66%) PHP
8 1 (0.66%) VB
8 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (7.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.61%) MCSE
3 5 (3.29%) CCNP
3 5 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.63%) MCSA
4 4 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.97%) Degree
5 3 (1.97%) MCITP
5 3 (1.97%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.66%) CISSP
7 1 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.66%) MCP
7 1 (0.66%) MCTS
7 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.66%) Server+ Certification
7 1 (0.66%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (53.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (48.68%) Active Directory
3 29 (19.08%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (18.42%) Hyper-V
4 28 (18.42%) vSphere
5 19 (12.50%) XenApp
6 18 (11.84%) XenDesktop
7 10 (6.58%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (4.61%) KVM
10 5 (3.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 4 (2.63%) Docker
11 4 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (1.97%) Cronacle
12 3 (1.97%) Veritas File System
12 3 (1.97%) Xen
13 2 (1.32%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 2 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 35 (23.03%) SCCM
2 15 (9.87%) Ansible
3 8 (5.26%) Puppet
4 7 (4.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (4.61%) WSUS
5 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (3.95%) vMotion
6 5 (3.29%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (3.29%) vCenter Server
7 4 (2.63%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.63%) PingFederate
8 3 (1.97%) AirWatch
8 3 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.97%) SCOM
8 3 (1.97%) SCSM
8 3 (1.97%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.97%) vRealize
9 2 (1.32%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 80 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 50 (32.89%) Citrix
3 31 (20.39%) Cisco
4 17 (11.18%) HP
5 15 (9.87%) Red Hat
6 13 (8.55%) Symantec
7 12 (7.89%) Dell
7 12 (7.89%) NetApp
8 10 (6.58%) 3PAR
8 10 (6.58%) Meraki
8 10 (6.58%) Veritas
9 9 (5.92%) EMC
10 8 (5.26%) Oracle
11 7 (4.61%) Palo Alto
12 6 (3.95%) Brocade
12 6 (3.95%) Ivanti
13 5 (3.29%) Avaya
13 5 (3.29%) Bloomberg
13 5 (3.29%) Reuters
13 5 (3.29%) Sophos