Period
to 22 November 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 November 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 78 91
Rank change year-on-year -16 +13 -25
Contract jobs citing VMware 148 235 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.56% 3.33% 2.80%
As % of the Vendors category 6.25% 8.69% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 195 150
City of London median daily rate £418 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% -6.67% +6.19%
10th Percentile £213 £143 £281
90th Percentile £556 £583 £613
Central London median daily rate £413 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -1.79% -1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
City of London median hourly rate - £14.80 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.50% -41.82%
Central London median hourly rate - £14.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year - -7.50% -41.82%

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 2,368 2,703 2,754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.94% 38.29% 38.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,821 2,035 2,073
City of London median daily rate £500 £488 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £273
90th Percentile £650 £654 £675
Central London median daily rate £495 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +1.54% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 71 58
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% +3.89% -5.26%
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.30 £25.50 £30.75
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +9.63% - +1.36%

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 November 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
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 November 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 £275 -
VMware
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 102 (68.92%) Windows
2 82 (55.41%) Active Directory
3 81 (54.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 79 (53.38%) Microsoft
5 67 (45.27%) Windows Server
6 55 (37.16%) Office 365
7 54 (36.49%) Citrix
7 54 (36.49%) Finance
8 49 (33.11%) Azure
9 43 (29.05%) PowerShell
10 35 (23.65%) Windows 10
10 35 (23.65%) ITIL
11 34 (22.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 32 (21.62%) VMware ESXi
13 31 (20.95%) SCCM
14 30 (20.27%) Cisco
15 29 (19.59%) Firewall
16 28 (18.92%) DNS
16 28 (18.92%) SAN
17 27 (18.24%) vSphere
18 25 (16.89%) Windows Server 2008
18 25 (16.89%) Windows Server 2012
19 24 (16.22%) Hyper-V
19 24 (16.22%) Linux
20 22 (14.86%) Migration
20 22 (14.86%) XenApp
21 21 (14.19%) Microsoft Certification
21 21 (14.19%) DHCP
22 20 (13.51%) Windows 7
23 19 (12.84%) AWS

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 (10.14%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.78%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.43%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.70%) IIS
5 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.68%) Confluence
7 1 (0.68%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) Houdini
2 1 (0.68%) Maya
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.68%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 55 (37.16%) Office 365
2 49 (33.11%) Azure
3 19 (12.84%) AWS
4 11 (7.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (4.05%) PaaS
6 5 (3.38%) IaaS
7 3 (2.03%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 3 (2.03%) GitHub
7 3 (2.03%) Mimecast
8 2 (1.35%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.35%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.35%) SaaS
9 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.68%) GCP
9 1 (0.68%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 29 (19.59%) Firewall
2 28 (18.92%) DNS
2 28 (18.92%) SAN
3 21 (14.19%) DHCP
4 17 (11.49%) WAN
5 16 (10.81%) LAN
6 12 (8.11%) VPN
7 11 (7.43%) TCP/IP
8 9 (6.08%) NetScaler
9 7 (4.73%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (4.73%) Skype
9 7 (4.73%) VoIP
10 6 (4.05%) NAS
10 6 (4.05%) PBX
11 5 (3.38%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (3.38%) Wireless
12 4 (2.70%) BGP
12 4 (2.70%) EIGRP
12 4 (2.70%) MPLS
12 4 (2.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.35%) DB2
3 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 5 (3.38%) MSI
2 4 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.70%) InstallShield
2 4 (2.70%) WinDbg
3 3 (2.03%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.35%) Hudson
5 1 (0.68%) JIRA
5 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (36.49%) Finance
2 11 (7.43%) Banking
3 5 (3.38%) Investment Banking
3 5 (3.38%) Law
3 5 (3.38%) Publishing
4 4 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.70%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.68%) French Language
5 1 (0.68%) Front Office
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (15.54%) Support Engineer
3 13 (8.78%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (7.43%) Architect
4 11 (7.43%) Server Engineer
5 9 (6.08%) IT Engineer
5 9 (6.08%) Network Engineer
6 8 (5.41%) Desktop Support
7 7 (4.73%) Administrator
7 7 (4.73%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (4.73%) IT Support
7 7 (4.73%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (4.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (4.05%) Citrix Engineer
8 6 (4.05%) Exchange Engineer
9 5 (3.38%) Analyst
9 5 (3.38%) Consultant
9 5 (3.38%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.03%) LDAP
2 2 (1.35%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.35%) RESTful
2 2 (1.35%) SAML
2 2 (1.35%) Swagger
2 2 (1.35%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) .NET
3 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (0.68%) COM
3 1 (0.68%) Middleware
3 1 (0.68%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.08%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.41%) Public Cloud
3 7 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.73%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.70%) iPad
4 4 (2.70%) iPhone
4 4 (2.70%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (2.03%) Clustering
5 3 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.03%) Replication
5 3 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.03%) User Experience
6 2 (1.35%) Blog
6 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 102 (68.92%) Windows
2 67 (45.27%) Windows Server
3 35 (23.65%) Windows 10
4 25 (16.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (16.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (16.22%) Linux
6 20 (13.51%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.73%) Unix
8 6 (4.05%) Mac OS
8 6 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.70%) Android
9 4 (2.70%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.35%) Solaris
10 2 (1.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.68%) CentOS
11 1 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.68%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.65%) ITIL
2 34 (22.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 22 (14.86%) Migration
4 14 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (6.76%) Asset Management
5 10 (6.76%) Project Management
5 10 (6.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (6.08%) Service Management
7 8 (5.41%) DevOps
7 8 (5.41%) ITSM
8 7 (4.73%) Change Management
8 7 (4.73%) Configuration Management
8 7 (4.73%) CRM
8 7 (4.73%) ITIL V3
9 6 (4.05%) Architecture Roadmap
9 6 (4.05%) IT Strategy
9 6 (4.05%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.38%) Application Packaging
10 5 (3.38%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 4 (2.70%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 43 (29.05%) PowerShell
2 17 (11.49%) SQL
3 9 (6.08%) Python
4 7 (4.73%) VBScript
5 6 (4.05%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.70%) VB
7 3 (2.03%) Perl
8 2 (1.35%) Java
8 2 (1.35%) Ruby
9 1 (0.68%) C
9 1 (0.68%) C#
9 1 (0.68%) Go
9 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (14.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (11.49%) MCSE
3 9 (6.08%) Degree
4 8 (5.41%) MCSA
5 7 (4.73%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.73%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (2.70%) BC Cleared
7 4 (2.70%) CCNP
7 4 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.35%) MCITP
8 2 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.68%) CCA
9 1 (0.68%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (0.68%) CISSP
9 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.68%) Server+ Certification
9 1 (0.68%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.78%) SLA
2 4 (2.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 82 (55.41%) Active Directory
2 81 (54.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (21.62%) VMware ESXi
4 27 (18.24%) vSphere
5 24 (16.22%) Hyper-V
6 22 (14.86%) XenApp
7 19 (12.84%) XenDesktop
8 10 (6.76%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (4.73%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (4.05%) Xen
11 5 (3.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 5 (3.38%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (3.38%) VMware NSX
12 4 (2.70%) DFS Replication
12 4 (2.70%) Docker
12 4 (2.70%) VMware Server
12 4 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (2.03%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (2.03%) Cronacle
13 3 (2.03%) KVM
Systems Management
1 31 (20.95%) SCCM
2 10 (6.76%) Ansible
3 9 (6.08%) WSUS
4 8 (5.41%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (4.73%) Backup Exec
5 7 (4.73%) Puppet
6 6 (4.05%) vCenter Server
7 5 (3.38%) SCOM
7 5 (3.38%) XenMobile
8 4 (2.70%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (2.70%) Perfmon
8 4 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (2.70%) vRealize
9 3 (2.03%) DatAdvantage
9 3 (2.03%) PingFederate
9 3 (2.03%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (1.35%) FortiGate
10 2 (1.35%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 79 (53.38%) Microsoft
2 54 (36.49%) Citrix
3 30 (20.27%) Cisco
4 18 (12.16%) HP
5 10 (6.76%) NetApp
5 10 (6.76%) Symantec
6 9 (6.08%) Palo Alto
7 8 (5.41%) EMC
8 7 (4.73%) 3PAR
8 7 (4.73%) Dell
8 7 (4.73%) Ivanti
9 6 (4.05%) CheckPoint
9 6 (4.05%) Veritas
10 5 (3.38%) Apple
10 5 (3.38%) F5
10 5 (3.38%) McAfee
10 5 (3.38%) Polycom
11 4 (2.70%) Brocade
11 4 (2.70%) Lumension
11 4 (2.70%) Meraki