Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 85 58
Rank change year-on-year 0 -27 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware 207 199 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.96% 3.03% 3.80%
As % of the Vendors category 7.76% 7.74% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 159 214
City of London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £262 £250 £286
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
City of London median hourly rate £14.80 - £19.00
Central London median hourly rate £14.80 - £19.00

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 2,666 2,570 2,827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.17% 39.19% 41.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,966 1,867 2,171
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £263 £267 £275
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 44 34
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.24% -10.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.51 £11.25
90th Percentile £29.10 £33.50 £34.18
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £18.73
% change year-on-year +13.24% -9.21% +7.00%

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 14 August 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
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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 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 - 1 £325 -
VMware
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 144 (69.57%) Windows
2 128 (61.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (43.00%) Active Directory
4 79 (38.16%) Microsoft
5 74 (35.75%) Windows Server
6 69 (33.33%) Citrix
7 55 (26.57%) Finance
8 52 (25.12%) Cisco
9 51 (24.64%) Microsoft Azure
10 46 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
10 46 (22.22%) SCCM
11 41 (19.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 41 (19.81%) ITIL
12 39 (18.84%) Linux
12 39 (18.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 37 (17.87%) PowerShell
14 36 (17.39%) SAN
15 35 (16.91%) Microsoft App-V
16 34 (16.43%) XenDesktop
16 34 (16.43%) Amazon AWS
17 33 (15.94%) Office 365
17 33 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
18 32 (15.46%) Windows 7
18 32 (15.46%) Windows 10
19 31 (14.98%) vSphere
20 30 (14.49%) Migration
21 27 (13.04%) Firewall
22 26 (12.56%) Banking
23 24 (11.59%) HP
23 24 (11.59%) EMC

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 15 (7.25%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.80%) IIS
3 9 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.38%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.93%) Apache
5 4 (1.93%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.93%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.45%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.97%) nginx
7 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.48%) CMS
8 1 (0.48%) Drupal
8 1 (0.48%) Jetty
8 1 (0.48%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.48%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (6.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (0.97%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.48%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 51 (24.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (16.43%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (15.94%) Office 365
4 8 (3.86%) IaaS
5 7 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (2.90%) SaaS
7 4 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.45%) PaaS
9 2 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.97%) GitHub
9 2 (0.97%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.48%) Datadog
10 1 (0.48%) npm
10 1 (0.48%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 36 (17.39%) SAN
2 27 (13.04%) Firewall
3 23 (11.11%) DNS
4 18 (8.70%) DHCP
4 18 (8.70%) VPN
5 16 (7.73%) WAN
6 15 (7.25%) LAN
7 12 (5.80%) NAS
8 8 (3.86%) Internet
8 8 (3.86%) Unified Communications
9 7 (3.38%) NetScaler
9 7 (3.38%) Skype
10 6 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (2.90%) TCP/IP
11 5 (2.42%) MPLS
11 5 (2.42%) Network Security
12 4 (1.93%) Extranet
12 4 (1.93%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.93%) VLAN
13 3 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.97%) DB2
3 2 (0.97%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.97%) MySQL
3 2 (0.97%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.97%) Power BI
3 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.48%) Big Data
4 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.48%) DataStage
4 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.48%) HBase
4 1 (0.48%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.48%) InfluxDB
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (4.83%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.90%) AdminStudio
3 3 (1.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.45%) MSI
4 2 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.97%) JIRA
4 2 (0.97%) Travis CI
4 2 (0.97%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.48%) Ant
5 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.48%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.48%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.48%) Maven
5 1 (0.48%) Mocha
5 1 (0.48%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.48%) Protractor
5 1 (0.48%) Subversion
5 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (26.57%) Finance
2 26 (12.56%) Banking
3 6 (2.90%) Law
4 4 (1.93%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.93%) Legal
5 3 (1.45%) International Banking
5 3 (1.45%) Publishing
5 3 (1.45%) Retail
6 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Back Office
7 1 (0.48%) French Language
7 1 (0.48%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (15.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (9.18%) Consultant
2 19 (9.18%) VMware Engineer
3 16 (7.73%) Support Engineer
4 15 (7.25%) Citrix Engineer
5 13 (6.28%) Analyst
5 13 (6.28%) Desktop Support
6 12 (5.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (5.80%) Windows Engineer
7 11 (5.31%) Architect
8 9 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
8 9 (4.35%) Service Analyst
9 8 (3.86%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (3.86%) Network Engineer
10 7 (3.38%) Administrator
10 7 (3.38%) Citrix Support
10 7 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 7 (3.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (3.38%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.83%) Web Services
2 9 (4.35%) Middleware
3 3 (1.45%) .NET
3 3 (1.45%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (1.45%) REST
3 3 (1.45%) XML
3 3 (1.45%) XMPP
4 2 (0.97%) HTML
4 2 (0.97%) LAMP
4 2 (0.97%) LDAP
4 2 (0.97%) SailPoint
4 2 (0.97%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (0.97%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.48%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.48%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.48%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.48%) GraphQL
5 1 (0.48%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.48%) Sensu
5 1 (0.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.59%) Data Centre
2 21 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.38%) Fat Client
4 7 (3.38%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.42%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.42%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.42%) User Experience
6 3 (1.45%) Clustering
6 3 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.45%) EMC VNX
6 3 (1.45%) iPhone
6 3 (1.45%) Replication
6 3 (1.45%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.97%) Fintech
7 2 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.97%) PKI
7 2 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 144 (69.57%) Windows
2 74 (35.75%) Windows Server
3 41 (19.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (18.84%) Linux
5 33 (15.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (15.46%) Windows 10
6 32 (15.46%) Windows 7
7 11 (5.31%) Unix
8 9 (4.35%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.86%) Mac OS
9 8 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.42%) Solaris
11 5 (2.42%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.93%) CentOS
12 4 (1.93%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.97%) AIX
13 2 (0.97%) DC/OS
13 2 (0.97%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.81%) ITIL
2 39 (18.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 30 (14.49%) Migration
4 18 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (8.21%) DevOps
6 15 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (5.31%) Storage Management
8 10 (4.83%) Configuration Management
9 9 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (4.35%) Application Virtualisation
9 9 (4.35%) Project Management
9 9 (4.35%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.86%) Application Packaging
10 8 (3.86%) Capacity Management
10 8 (3.86%) Incident Management
10 8 (3.86%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (3.86%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (3.86%) Server Management
11 7 (3.38%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (3.38%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 37 (17.87%) PowerShell
2 20 (9.66%) SQL
3 13 (6.28%) C
4 12 (5.80%) Python
5 10 (4.83%) VBScript
6 6 (2.90%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.42%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.93%) Java
8 4 (1.93%) Perl
8 4 (1.93%) Ruby
9 3 (1.45%) AppleScript
9 3 (1.45%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.97%) C#
10 2 (0.97%) Go
10 2 (0.97%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.97%) VBA
11 1 (0.48%) C++
11 1 (0.48%) PHP
11 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (8.21%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (7.25%) MCSE
4 9 (4.35%) CCNA
4 9 (4.35%) Degree
5 7 (3.38%) CCNP
5 7 (3.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (2.90%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.42%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.93%) MCSA
9 3 (1.45%) CISSP
9 3 (1.45%) VCP6
10 2 (0.97%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.97%) CCSA
10 2 (0.97%) CISM
10 2 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.97%) MCITP
10 2 (0.97%) VCAP
11 1 (0.48%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.45%) QA
1 3 (1.45%) SLA
2 2 (0.97%) FedRAMP
2 2 (0.97%) GDPR
2 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) FISMA
3 1 (0.48%) GCP
3 1 (0.48%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.48%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
System Software
1 128 (61.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 89 (43.00%) Active Directory
3 46 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 35 (16.91%) Microsoft App-V
5 34 (16.43%) XenDesktop
6 31 (14.98%) vSphere
7 22 (10.63%) XenApp
8 18 (8.70%) Hyper-V
9 11 (5.31%) VMware NSX
10 10 (4.83%) Virtual Desktop
11 8 (3.86%) Docker
11 8 (3.86%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (3.38%) VirtualBox
13 6 (2.90%) NFS
14 5 (2.42%) Xen
15 4 (1.93%) KVM
15 4 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
16 3 (1.45%) XenServer
17 2 (0.97%) DFS Replication
17 2 (0.97%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 46 (22.22%) SCCM
2 16 (7.73%) SCOM
3 13 (6.28%) Ansible
3 13 (6.28%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (5.31%) Puppet
5 10 (4.83%) vCenter Server
6 8 (3.86%) SCOrch
7 7 (3.38%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (2.90%) vRealize
8 6 (2.90%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 6 (2.90%) WSUS
8 6 (2.90%) XenMobile
9 5 (2.42%) Cisco CUCM
9 5 (2.42%) PowerCLI
9 5 (2.42%) Terraform
9 5 (2.42%) Tivoli
10 4 (1.93%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (1.93%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.93%) Netcool
10 4 (1.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 79 (38.16%) Microsoft
2 69 (33.33%) Citrix
3 52 (25.12%) Cisco
4 24 (11.59%) EMC
4 24 (11.59%) HP
5 20 (9.66%) Ivanti
6 19 (9.18%) NetApp
7 16 (7.73%) Dell
7 16 (7.73%) Wyse
8 15 (7.25%) McAfee
9 14 (6.76%) Splunk
10 10 (4.83%) Hitachi
10 10 (4.83%) ServiceNow
11 9 (4.35%) Red Hat
11 9 (4.35%) SolarWinds
12 8 (3.86%) 3PAR
12 8 (3.86%) Oracle
13 7 (3.38%) Google
13 7 (3.38%) IBM
14 6 (2.90%) Veeam