Period
to 4 June 2020

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 4 June 2020 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 84 81 89
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware 70 181 192
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.37% 2.85% 2.80%
As % of the Vendors category 6.48% 7.49% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 143 154
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £255 £213 £263
90th Percentile £524 £538 £589
Central London median daily rate £425 £441 £424
% change year-on-year -3.63% +4.07% -0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £30.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.50% -1.50%
Central London median hourly rate - £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year - -28.57% +25.36%

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 1,081 2,418 2,645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.61% 38.13% 38.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 1,790 1,964
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £256 £281 £275
90th Percentile £650 £660 £650
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £480
% change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 60
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.65 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.42% +3.23% +25.16%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £11.81
90th Percentile £41.92 £47.30 £31.28
Median hourly rate £19.35 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.25% - +26.50%

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

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 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 2020, 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 46 (65.71%) Windows
2 42 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (52.86%) Microsoft
4 30 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 30 (42.86%) Citrix
5 24 (34.29%) PowerShell
5 24 (34.29%) Windows Server
6 20 (28.57%) Azure
6 20 (28.57%) Finance
7 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
9 14 (20.00%) Office 365
9 14 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (18.57%) XenApp
10 13 (18.57%) XenDesktop
10 13 (18.57%) Migration
10 13 (18.57%) Cisco
10 13 (18.57%) Windows 10
11 12 (17.14%) Data Centre
11 12 (17.14%) ITIL
11 12 (17.14%) vSphere
12 11 (15.71%) Linux
12 11 (15.71%) SAN
13 10 (14.29%) NetScaler
13 10 (14.29%) SCCM
14 9 (12.86%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (12.86%) DNS
14 9 (12.86%) SQL

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 5 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.29%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.43%) nginx
5 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.57%) Azure
2 14 (20.00%) Office 365
3 8 (11.43%) IaaS
4 7 (10.00%) AWS
5 5 (7.14%) PaaS
5 5 (7.14%) SaaS
6 4 (5.71%) OneDrive
7 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.86%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) SAN
2 10 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 9 (12.86%) DNS
4 8 (11.43%) DHCP
5 6 (8.57%) Firewall
5 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.71%) NAS
6 4 (5.71%) Skype
7 3 (4.29%) LAN
7 3 (4.29%) MPLS
7 3 (4.29%) Network Security
7 3 (4.29%) VPN
7 3 (4.29%) WAN
8 2 (2.86%) VLAN
8 2 (2.86%) VSAN
9 1 (1.43%) HSRP
9 1 (1.43%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.43%) Junos
9 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.43%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.29%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.29%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.43%) MySQL
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.43%) CF BOSH
General
1 20 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Back Office
3 3 (4.29%) Law
4 2 (2.86%) Advertising
4 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.86%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Housing Association
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Local Government
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (18.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 7 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Citrix Specialist
5 5 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Administrator
6 4 (5.71%) Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) DBA
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (5.71%) Sybase DBA
7 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) SQL DBA
7 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) JDBC
1 3 (4.29%) ODBC
2 1 (1.43%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) LDAP
2 1 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.43%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.71%) User Experience
3 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) CMDB
4 2 (2.86%) NHS
4 2 (2.86%) PKI
5 1 (1.43%) Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.43%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.43%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.43%) Handset
5 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) iPad
5 1 (1.43%) iPhone
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (65.71%) Windows
2 24 (34.29%) Windows Server
3 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 13 (18.57%) Windows 10
6 11 (15.71%) Linux
7 7 (10.00%) Unix
7 7 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (1.43%) Android
9 1 (1.43%) CentOS
9 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (18.57%) Migration
3 12 (17.14%) ITIL
4 7 (10.00%) DevOps
5 6 (8.57%) Problem Management
5 6 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (8.57%) Project Management
6 5 (7.14%) Project Delivery
6 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.71%) Identity Management
8 3 (4.29%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.29%) Data Management
8 3 (4.29%) High Availability
8 3 (4.29%) Network Management
8 3 (4.29%) Security Management
8 3 (4.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.29%) PowerShell
2 9 (12.86%) SQL
3 5 (7.14%) VBScript
4 4 (5.71%) Korn
4 4 (5.71%) Perl
4 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.86%) AWK
5 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.86%) sed
5 2 (2.86%) VB
6 1 (1.43%) C++
6 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.71%) CCNA
5 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.29%) MCSE
7 2 (2.86%) CCNP
7 2 (2.86%) Degree
7 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.86%) PMP
8 1 (1.43%) CCENT
8 1 (1.43%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.43%) MCP
8 1 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) NIST
System Software
1 42 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 14 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (18.57%) XenApp
4 13 (18.57%) XenDesktop
5 12 (17.14%) vSphere
6 4 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (4.29%) Docker
7 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.29%) VMware NSX
8 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.86%) VirtualBox
9 1 (1.43%) NFS
9 1 (1.43%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.43%) VMFS
9 1 (1.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) SCCM
2 7 (10.00%) SCOM
3 5 (7.14%) XenMobile
4 4 (5.71%) vRealize
5 3 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.29%) Puppet
5 3 (4.29%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.86%) Ansible
6 2 (2.86%) DatAdvantage
6 2 (2.86%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.86%) WSUS
7 1 (1.43%) Avamar
7 1 (1.43%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.43%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.43%) Terraform
7 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 37 (52.86%) Microsoft
2 30 (42.86%) Citrix
3 13 (18.57%) Cisco
4 7 (10.00%) EMC
5 6 (8.57%) McAfee
6 5 (7.14%) Dell
6 5 (7.14%) Symantec
7 4 (5.71%) Altiris
7 4 (5.71%) HP
7 4 (5.71%) Oracle
7 4 (5.71%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.71%) Sybase
8 3 (4.29%) F5
8 3 (4.29%) IBM
8 3 (4.29%) Ivanti
8 3 (4.29%) NetApp
8 3 (4.29%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (2.86%) Meraki
9 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.86%) Varonis