Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 89 68 92
Rank change year-on-year -21 +24 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware 103 56 147
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.57% 2.82% 2.56%
As % of the Vendors category 7.83% 8.01% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 44 116
10th Percentile £363 £352 £213
25th Percentile £412 £396 £316
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £481 £416
Median % change year-on-year +6.49% +15.62% -0.89%
75th Percentile £552 £552 £494
90th Percentile £623 £600 £581
Central London median daily rate £500 £473 £401
% change year-on-year +5.82% +17.76% -4.46%

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 1,315 699 2,311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.80% 35.25% 40.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,004 507 1,806
10th Percentile £350 £301 £260
25th Percentile £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £545 £510 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.86% +2.00% +2.56%
75th Percentile £638 £597 £587
90th Percentile £725 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £538 £500 £495
% change year-on-year +7.50% +1.01% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 40
10th Percentile £13.44 £12.75 £12.04
25th Percentile £13.88 £14.40 £15.88
Median hourly rate £14.25 £21.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -32.14% +2.44% +9.63%
75th Percentile £23.00 £22.88 £23.07
90th Percentile £29.75 £23.43 £27.03
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £20.00 £20.92
% change year-on-year -28.75% -4.37% +11.84%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 71 (68.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (52.43%) Active Directory
3 52 (50.49%) Windows
3 52 (50.49%) Azure
4 47 (45.63%) Microsoft
5 40 (38.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 38 (36.89%) Windows Server
6 38 (36.89%) Microsoft 365
7 36 (34.95%) DNS
7 36 (34.95%) Migration
8 33 (32.04%) Finance
9 30 (29.13%) Citrix
10 25 (24.27%) DHCP
10 25 (24.27%) Social Skills
11 22 (21.36%) SCCM
12 21 (20.39%) Cisco
12 21 (20.39%) DevOps
13 19 (18.45%) PowerShell
14 18 (17.48%) Banking
14 18 (17.48%) ITIL
14 18 (17.48%) Data Centre
15 17 (16.50%) Cybersecurity
15 17 (16.50%) Hyper-V
16 16 (15.53%) Ansible
17 15 (14.56%) AWS
18 14 (13.59%) Risk Management
18 14 (13.59%) Linux
18 14 (13.59%) SAN
18 14 (13.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 14 (13.59%) IaaS

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 10 (9.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.85%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.88%) Confluence
3 4 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.88%) IIS
4 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.94%) nginx
5 2 (1.94%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 52 (50.49%) Azure
2 38 (36.89%) Microsoft 365
3 15 (14.56%) AWS
4 14 (13.59%) IaaS
5 10 (9.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (6.80%) Mimecast
6 7 (6.80%) PaaS
7 6 (5.83%) GitHub
7 6 (5.83%) SaaS
8 3 (2.91%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 3 (2.91%) Azure Storage
8 3 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.94%) GCP
10 1 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 36 (34.95%) DNS
2 25 (24.27%) DHCP
3 14 (13.59%) SAN
4 13 (12.62%) Firewall
5 10 (9.71%) NetScaler
5 10 (9.71%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.83%) iSCSI
7 5 (4.85%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (4.85%) Kerberos
7 5 (4.85%) VPN
7 5 (4.85%) WAN
8 4 (3.88%) LAN
8 4 (3.88%) MPLS
9 3 (2.91%) SSL
10 2 (1.94%) FCoE
10 2 (1.94%) IPv4
10 2 (1.94%) NAS
10 2 (1.94%) Network Security
10 2 (1.94%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (1.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.83%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.83%) MySQL
2 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.94%) Big Data
3 2 (1.94%) Couchbase
3 2 (1.94%) DB2
3 2 (1.94%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.85%) Subversion
3 4 (3.88%) JIRA
3 4 (3.88%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.91%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.97%) GitLab
6 1 (0.97%) Gradle
6 1 (0.97%) Serena SBM
General
1 33 (32.04%) Finance
2 25 (24.27%) Social Skills
3 18 (17.48%) Banking
4 8 (7.77%) Law
5 4 (3.88%) Documentation Skills
6 3 (2.91%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.91%) International Banking
6 3 (2.91%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.94%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (1.94%) Legal
8 1 (0.97%) Back Office
8 1 (0.97%) Front Office
8 1 (0.97%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.97%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.97%) Social Housing
8 1 (0.97%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (26.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (20.39%) VMware Engineer
3 15 (14.56%) Consultant
4 14 (13.59%) Azure Engineer
5 12 (11.65%) Security Consultant
5 12 (11.65%) Security Engineer
5 12 (11.65%) Security Technical Consultant
5 12 (11.65%) Storage Engineer
5 12 (11.65%) Technical Consultant
5 12 (11.65%) Technical Engineer
5 12 (11.65%) Technical Security Consultant
5 12 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (10.68%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (8.74%) Architect
7 9 (8.74%) Server Engineer
8 8 (7.77%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Analyst
9 7 (6.80%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) HP Storage Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.85%) LDAP
2 3 (2.91%) REST
3 2 (1.94%) gRPC
3 2 (1.94%) JWT
3 2 (1.94%) Kafka
3 2 (1.94%) OAuth
3 2 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.94%) Web Services
4 1 (0.97%) .NET
4 1 (0.97%) Flash
4 1 (0.97%) JSF
4 1 (0.97%) Middleware
4 1 (0.97%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.48%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.65%) Replication
3 9 (8.74%) Clustering
4 4 (3.88%) PKI
5 3 (2.91%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.91%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.94%) CMDB
7 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.97%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.97%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.97%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.97%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.97%) User Experience
7 1 (0.97%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 52 (50.49%) Windows
2 38 (36.89%) Windows Server
3 14 (13.59%) Linux
4 11 (10.68%) Windows 10
5 10 (9.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (6.80%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (3.88%) CentOS
9 4 (3.88%) Unix
10 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (1.94%) AIX
11 2 (1.94%) Debian
11 2 (1.94%) Solaris
11 2 (1.94%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.97%) HPUX
12 1 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.97%) OS/400
12 1 (0.97%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 36 (34.95%) Migration
3 21 (20.39%) DevOps
4 18 (17.48%) ITIL
5 17 (16.50%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (13.59%) Change Control
6 14 (13.59%) Risk Management
7 13 (12.62%) Information Security
8 12 (11.65%) Project Delivery
9 11 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (9.71%) Service Delivery
11 9 (8.74%) Cost Optimisation
12 8 (7.77%) Project Management
12 8 (7.77%) Security Hardening
13 7 (6.80%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (6.80%) Patch Management
13 7 (6.80%) Server Management
13 7 (6.80%) Task Automation
13 7 (6.80%) Virtual Infrastructure
14 6 (5.83%) Observability
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.45%) PowerShell
2 10 (9.71%) Python
3 5 (4.85%) SQL
4 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.91%) C
4 3 (2.91%) Perl
4 3 (2.91%) VBA
5 1 (0.97%) C#
5 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.97%) PHP
5 1 (0.97%) Ruby
5 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (3.88%) CCNP
3 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.91%) CCNA
4 3 (2.91%) MCSE
4 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.94%) APMP
5 2 (1.94%) Degree
5 2 (1.94%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.97%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.97%) CCIE
6 1 (0.97%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.97%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.80%) SLA
3 2 (1.94%) GDPR
3 2 (1.94%) PMO
4 1 (0.97%) COBIT
4 1 (0.97%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.97%) NCSC
4 1 (0.97%) NIST
4 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.97%) QA
4 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (68.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (52.43%) Active Directory
3 17 (16.50%) Hyper-V
4 14 (13.59%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (12.62%) vSphere
6 8 (7.77%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (5.83%) VMware NSX
8 5 (4.85%) Firmware
9 4 (3.88%) Docker
9 4 (3.88%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.94%) NFS
10 2 (1.94%) vCloud
11 1 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.97%) VMFS
11 1 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.97%) XenApp
11 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (21.36%) SCCM
2 16 (15.53%) Ansible
3 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (9.71%) Terraform
5 8 (7.77%) Kubernetes
6 7 (6.80%) PowerCLI
6 7 (6.80%) Puppet
6 7 (6.80%) vCenter Server
7 6 (5.83%) vRealize
8 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (4.85%) SCOM
9 4 (3.88%) Control-M
9 4 (3.88%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (3.88%) Netcool
9 4 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (3.88%) QRadar
9 4 (3.88%) Tivoli
9 4 (3.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (3.88%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 3 (2.91%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 47 (45.63%) Microsoft
2 30 (29.13%) Citrix
3 21 (20.39%) Cisco
4 13 (12.62%) HP
5 12 (11.65%) Nimble Storage
6 11 (10.68%) NetApp
7 10 (9.71%) IBM
8 9 (8.74%) EMC
9 8 (7.77%) 3PAR
9 8 (7.77%) ServiceNow
10 7 (6.80%) CommVault
10 7 (6.80%) CyberArk
10 7 (6.80%) Red Hat
11 6 (5.83%) Dell
11 6 (5.83%) Oracle
11 6 (5.83%) Veeam
12 5 (4.85%) Splunk
13 4 (3.88%) Okta
13 4 (3.88%) Qualys
13 4 (3.88%) Zerto