Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 97 68
Rank change year-on-year +19 -29 -19
Contract jobs citing VMware 231 174 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.30% 2.54% 3.62%
As % of the Vendors category 8.65% 6.59% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 132 196
City of London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £167 £281 £264
90th Percentile £600 £625 £600
Central London median daily rate £425 £444 £425
% change year-on-year -4.23% +4.41% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 5
City of London median hourly rate £14.80 - £27.50
Central London median hourly rate £14.80 - £27.50

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 2,669 2,641 2,826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.12% 38.50% 42.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,987 1,981 2,152
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £227 £275 £275
90th Percentile £663 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 49 41
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +10.79%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.90 £47.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.73 £18.35 £17.75
% change year-on-year +2.10% +3.35% +1.43%

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 October 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

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 October 2018. 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
Moorgate - 6 £525 -
VMware
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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.

1 156 (67.53%) Windows
2 153 (66.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (42.42%) Microsoft
3 98 (42.42%) Active Directory
4 86 (37.23%) Windows Server
5 76 (32.90%) Citrix
6 75 (32.47%) Finance
7 60 (25.97%) SCCM
8 58 (25.11%) ITIL
9 52 (22.51%) Cisco
9 52 (22.51%) Windows 7
10 50 (21.65%) Microsoft Azure
11 46 (19.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 44 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
13 41 (17.75%) Office 365
14 40 (17.32%) PowerShell
15 39 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
16 37 (16.02%) vSphere
17 35 (15.15%) XenDesktop
18 34 (14.72%) Windows Server 2012
19 33 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 32 (13.85%) Data Centre
20 32 (13.85%) Linux
20 32 (13.85%) Migration
21 31 (13.42%) Windows 10
22 30 (12.99%) Microsoft App-V
22 30 (12.99%) Banking
23 29 (12.55%) SAN
24 28 (12.12%) Firewall
24 28 (12.12%) Problem-Solving

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 18 (7.79%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (3.46%) IIS
3 8 (3.46%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.16%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.30%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.87%) Apache
6 2 (0.87%) CMS
7 1 (0.43%) Drupal
7 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.43%) nginx
7 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (10.39%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (0.87%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.43%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 50 (21.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (17.75%) Office 365
3 39 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.46%) IaaS
4 8 (3.46%) SaaS
5 7 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (2.16%) PaaS
8 4 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.30%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.87%) GitHub
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.43%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.55%) SAN
2 28 (12.12%) Firewall
3 26 (11.26%) DNS
4 20 (8.66%) DHCP
4 20 (8.66%) VPN
5 16 (6.93%) WAN
6 14 (6.06%) LAN
7 12 (5.19%) Skype
7 12 (5.19%) VLAN
8 9 (3.90%) TCP/IP
8 9 (3.90%) Unified Communications
9 7 (3.03%) Internet
9 7 (3.03%) VSAN
10 6 (2.60%) NAS
11 5 (2.16%) BGP
11 5 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (2.16%) NetScaler
11 5 (2.16%) OSPF
11 5 (2.16%) Wireshark
12 4 (1.73%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.87%) MySQL
4 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.87%) Power BI
4 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.43%) DataStage
5 1 (0.43%) DB2
5 1 (0.43%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.43%) InfluxDB
5 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.43%) Redis
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.43%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.16%) DbUnit
3 5 (2.16%) jMock
3 5 (2.16%) JUnit
3 5 (2.16%) Maven
3 5 (2.16%) Mockito
3 5 (2.16%) SonarQube
4 3 (1.30%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.43%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.43%) JIRA
5 1 (0.43%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.43%) Mocha
5 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.43%) Protractor
5 1 (0.43%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.43%) Travis CI
General
1 75 (32.47%) Finance
2 30 (12.99%) Banking
3 5 (2.16%) Law
4 4 (1.73%) Billing
4 4 (1.73%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.73%) International Banking
4 4 (1.73%) Legal
4 4 (1.73%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.87%) Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) French Language
7 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (12.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (10.82%) Analyst
2 25 (10.82%) Support Engineer
3 22 (9.52%) Consultant
4 19 (8.23%) Service Analyst
4 19 (8.23%) VMware Engineer
5 17 (7.36%) Service Desk Analyst
6 16 (6.93%) Citrix Engineer
6 16 (6.93%) Desktop Support
7 15 (6.49%) Architect
7 15 (6.49%) Windows Engineer
8 12 (5.19%) ITIL Service Analyst
8 12 (5.19%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (4.76%) Server Engineer
10 10 (4.33%) Desktop Engineer
10 10 (4.33%) Network Engineer
11 9 (3.90%) Citrix Support
11 9 (3.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 9 (3.90%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.36%) Web Services
2 8 (3.46%) Middleware
3 6 (2.60%) SOAP
4 5 (2.16%) Apache Camel
4 5 (2.16%) J2EE
4 5 (2.16%) PowerMock
4 5 (2.16%) RESTful
4 5 (2.16%) Spring
4 5 (2.16%) Spring Boot
5 3 (1.30%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.30%) REST
5 3 (1.30%) XMPP
5 3 (1.30%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.87%) JSON
6 2 (0.87%) LAMP
6 2 (0.87%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.87%) SailPoint
6 2 (0.87%) XML
7 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.43%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.85%) Data Centre
2 27 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.19%) Blackberry
3 12 (5.19%) User Experience
4 7 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 7 (3.03%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.60%) iPhone
5 6 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.73%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.73%) Replication
8 3 (1.30%) Clustering
8 3 (1.30%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.30%) PKI
8 3 (1.30%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.30%) RSA SecurID
8 3 (1.30%) Tandem
9 2 (0.87%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 156 (67.53%) Windows
2 86 (37.23%) Windows Server
3 52 (22.51%) Windows 7
4 46 (19.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (14.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (13.85%) Linux
7 31 (13.42%) Windows 10
8 24 (10.39%) Windows 8
9 14 (6.06%) Unix
10 11 (4.76%) Mac OS
11 7 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.73%) CentOS
12 4 (1.73%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.30%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.30%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.30%) Solaris
14 2 (0.87%) Android
15 1 (0.43%) Debian
15 1 (0.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (25.11%) ITIL
2 33 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 32 (13.85%) Migration
4 28 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (7.36%) Open Source
6 13 (5.63%) ITIL V3
6 13 (5.63%) Service Management
6 13 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (5.19%) Storage Management
8 11 (4.76%) DevOps
8 11 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (4.33%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (4.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (4.33%) Service Delivery
10 9 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (3.90%) Application Packaging
10 9 (3.90%) Configuration Management
10 9 (3.90%) Customer-Centricity
10 9 (3.90%) Incident Management
11 8 (3.46%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.32%) PowerShell
2 26 (11.26%) SQL
3 15 (6.49%) C
4 7 (3.03%) VBA
5 6 (2.60%) Java
6 5 (2.16%) Python
6 5 (2.16%) VBScript
7 4 (1.73%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.73%) Perl
7 4 (1.73%) Ruby
8 3 (1.30%) AppleScript
8 3 (1.30%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.87%) PHP
9 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.43%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.43%) C#
10 1 (0.43%) Go
10 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (7.36%) MCSE
3 14 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (3.90%) CCNA
4 9 (3.90%) Degree
4 9 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (2.60%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.60%) VCAP
6 4 (1.73%) CCNP
6 4 (1.73%) MCSA
6 4 (1.73%) VCDX
7 3 (1.30%) CISSP
8 2 (0.87%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.87%) CCSA
8 2 (0.87%) CISM
8 2 (0.87%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.87%) MCITP
8 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.60%) QA
2 4 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.87%) FedRAMP
3 2 (0.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.43%) FISMA
4 1 (0.43%) GDPR
4 1 (0.43%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.43%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) Solvency II
System Software
1 153 (66.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 98 (42.42%) Active Directory
3 44 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
4 37 (16.02%) vSphere
5 35 (15.15%) XenDesktop
6 30 (12.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 23 (9.96%) XenApp
8 18 (7.79%) Hyper-V
9 15 (6.49%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (2.60%) BitLocker
10 6 (2.60%) VMware NSX
11 5 (2.16%) Docker
11 5 (2.16%) VirtualBox
11 5 (2.16%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (1.30%) DFS Replication
12 3 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (1.30%) Xen
12 3 (1.30%) XenServer
13 2 (0.87%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.87%) KVM
Systems Management
1 60 (25.97%) SCCM
2 16 (6.93%) SCOM
2 16 (6.93%) vCenter Server
3 9 (3.90%) SCOrch
4 8 (3.46%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (3.03%) AirWatch
5 7 (3.03%) Puppet
5 7 (3.03%) XenMobile
6 6 (2.60%) Ansible
6 6 (2.60%) Netcool
6 6 (2.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (2.60%) Tivoli
7 5 (2.16%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (2.16%) WSUS
8 4 (1.73%) Nagios
8 4 (1.73%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.73%) PowerCLI
8 4 (1.73%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.30%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 98 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 76 (32.90%) Citrix
3 52 (22.51%) Cisco
4 26 (11.26%) HP
5 25 (10.82%) Wyse
6 23 (9.96%) Dell
7 22 (9.52%) Ivanti
8 20 (8.66%) EMC
8 20 (8.66%) Splunk
9 19 (8.23%) McAfee
10 17 (7.36%) NetApp
11 14 (6.06%) ServiceNow
12 12 (5.19%) Hitachi
13 10 (4.33%) SolarWinds
14 7 (3.03%) Apple
14 7 (3.03%) IBM
14 7 (3.03%) Oracle
14 7 (3.03%) Red Hat
15 6 (2.60%) Altiris
15 6 (2.60%) Nimble Storage