Period
to 22 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 69 56
Rank change year-on-year -15 -13 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware 204 195 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.94% 3.13% 3.84%
As % of the Vendors category 7.66% 8.02% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 161 209
City of London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £267 £250 £262
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year - -2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.34 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +17.55% -16.78%
10th Percentile £15.08 £21.67 £18.50
90th Percentile £30.65 £23.00 £19.50
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.34 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.74% +17.55% -16.78%

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 2,663 2,431 2,692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.39% 39.06% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,982 1,777 2,056
City of London median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +3.72% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 36 34
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.46 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.53% -16.67% +9.84%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.51 £11.25
90th Percentile £32.25 £27.65 £40.17
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +11.23%

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 June 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 22 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 136 (66.67%) Windows
2 118 (57.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (42.65%) Active Directory
4 81 (39.71%) Microsoft
5 68 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 65 (31.86%) Citrix
7 56 (27.45%) Finance
8 54 (26.47%) Linux
9 50 (24.51%) Microsoft Azure
10 49 (24.02%) VMware ESXi
11 41 (20.10%) Cisco
12 39 (19.12%) SCCM
13 38 (18.63%) vSphere
13 38 (18.63%) SAN
14 37 (18.14%) PowerShell
14 37 (18.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 35 (17.16%) ITIL
16 33 (16.18%) Office 365
16 33 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
17 31 (15.20%) Banking
18 29 (14.22%) Migration
18 29 (14.22%) Amazon AWS
19 28 (13.73%) XenDesktop
19 28 (13.73%) Windows 10
20 26 (12.75%) Microsoft App-V
20 26 (12.75%) EMC
20 26 (12.75%) DNS
21 24 (11.76%) HP
22 23 (11.27%) MS Exchange
22 23 (11.27%) Windows 7

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 23 (11.27%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.35%) IIS
3 9 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.92%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.92%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.45%) Apache
6 3 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.47%) Moodle
6 3 (1.47%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.47%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.98%) nginx
7 2 (0.98%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.49%) Drupal
8 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.49%) JBoss
8 1 (0.49%) Jetty
8 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (0.98%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 50 (24.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (16.18%) Office 365
3 29 (14.22%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.41%) IaaS
5 6 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.45%) PaaS
7 4 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.98%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.98%) SaaS
10 1 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.49%) Datadog
10 1 (0.49%) npm
10 1 (0.49%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) Sumo Logic
10 1 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (18.63%) SAN
2 26 (12.75%) DNS
3 21 (10.29%) DHCP
4 20 (9.80%) Firewall
5 16 (7.84%) VPN
6 14 (6.86%) WAN
7 13 (6.37%) LAN
8 11 (5.39%) NAS
9 8 (3.92%) Internet
9 8 (3.92%) NetScaler
10 7 (3.43%) TCP/IP
11 6 (2.94%) iSCSI
11 6 (2.94%) Skype
12 5 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (2.45%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (2.45%) HTTP
12 5 (2.45%) SSL
12 5 (2.45%) VSAN
13 4 (1.96%) MPLS
13 4 (1.96%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.43%) MySQL
3 5 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.98%) Power BI
6 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.49%) DB2
7 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.49%) HBase
7 1 (0.49%) IDOL
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (3.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.96%) AdminStudio
3 3 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.47%) MSI
4 2 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.98%) JIRA
4 2 (0.98%) Travis CI
4 2 (0.98%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.49%) Ant
5 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.49%) Gradle
5 1 (0.49%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.49%) Maven
5 1 (0.49%) Mocha
5 1 (0.49%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.49%) Protractor
5 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.49%) Subversion
5 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (27.45%) Finance
2 31 (15.20%) Banking
3 7 (3.43%) Law
4 5 (2.45%) Legal
4 5 (2.45%) Publishing
5 4 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.47%) Back Office
6 3 (1.47%) International Banking
7 2 (0.98%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) French Language
8 1 (0.49%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Retail
8 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (15.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (8.82%) VMware Engineer
3 14 (6.86%) Desktop Support
4 13 (6.37%) Support Engineer
5 12 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 12 (5.88%) Analyst
5 12 (5.88%) Architect
5 12 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
5 12 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
6 11 (5.39%) Administrator
7 10 (4.90%) Infrastructure Manager
8 9 (4.41%) Consultant
8 9 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.43%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (3.43%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (3.43%) Migration Engineer
9 7 (3.43%) Network Engineer
9 7 (3.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (2.94%) Citrix Specialist
10 6 (2.94%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.39%) Web Services
2 7 (3.43%) Middleware
3 6 (2.94%) LDAP
4 4 (1.96%) XML
5 3 (1.47%) .NET
5 3 (1.47%) REST
6 2 (0.98%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.98%) HTML
6 2 (0.98%) LAMP
6 2 (0.98%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.49%) Chai
7 1 (0.49%) COM
7 1 (0.49%) GraphQL
7 1 (0.49%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.49%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.49%) Servlets
7 1 (0.49%) SOAP
7 1 (0.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.80%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.94%) Private Cloud
4 5 (2.45%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.45%) Replication
5 4 (1.96%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.96%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.47%) EMC VNX
6 3 (1.47%) HP Superdome
6 3 (1.47%) VLE
7 2 (0.98%) Clustering
7 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.98%) iPhone
7 2 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.98%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 136 (66.67%) Windows
2 68 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 54 (26.47%) Linux
4 37 (18.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (13.73%) Windows 10
7 23 (11.27%) Windows 7
8 17 (8.33%) Unix
9 14 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (2.94%) Mac OS
11 6 (2.94%) Ubuntu
12 5 (2.45%) Mac OS X
12 5 (2.45%) Solaris
13 3 (1.47%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.98%) AIX
14 2 (0.98%) CentOS
14 2 (0.98%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.98%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.16%) ITIL
2 29 (14.22%) Migration
3 17 (8.33%) DevOps
3 17 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (6.37%) Configuration Management
6 11 (5.39%) Project Management
7 10 (4.90%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (4.90%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (4.41%) High Availability
9 8 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (3.92%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.43%) Application Virtualisation
10 7 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.43%) Incident Management
11 6 (2.94%) Capacity Management
11 6 (2.94%) Change Management
11 6 (2.94%) Load Balancing
12 5 (2.45%) Asset Management
12 5 (2.45%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (18.14%) PowerShell
2 18 (8.82%) SQL
3 12 (5.88%) Python
4 11 (5.39%) C
5 10 (4.90%) VBScript
6 7 (3.43%) Java
6 7 (3.43%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.45%) Perl
9 4 (1.96%) AppleScript
9 4 (1.96%) PHP
9 4 (1.96%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.47%) Ruby
11 2 (0.98%) C#
11 2 (0.98%) Go
11 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.98%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.49%) C++
12 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (5.39%) MCSE
4 9 (4.41%) CCNP
5 8 (3.92%) Degree
6 7 (3.43%) CCNA
6 7 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (3.43%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.96%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.47%) MCSA
10 2 (0.98%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.98%) CCSA
10 2 (0.98%) CISM
10 2 (0.98%) CISSP
10 2 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.98%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.98%) MCITP
10 2 (0.98%) VCP6
11 1 (0.49%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.45%) SLA
2 2 (0.98%) GCP
2 2 (0.98%) GDPR
2 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) Solvency II
System Software
1 118 (57.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (42.65%) Active Directory
3 49 (24.02%) VMware ESXi
4 38 (18.63%) vSphere
5 28 (13.73%) XenDesktop
6 26 (12.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 20 (9.80%) Hyper-V
8 19 (9.31%) XenApp
9 11 (5.39%) Virtual Desktop
10 10 (4.90%) VMware NSX
11 8 (3.92%) Docker
11 8 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (3.43%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (2.94%) NFS
13 6 (2.94%) vCloud
14 5 (2.45%) VirtualBox
15 4 (1.96%) BitLocker
15 4 (1.96%) KVM
16 3 (1.47%) Xen
16 3 (1.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 39 (19.12%) SCCM
2 16 (7.84%) Ansible
3 15 (7.35%) SCOM
4 13 (6.37%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (6.37%) vCenter Server
5 12 (5.88%) Puppet
6 8 (3.92%) vRealize
7 6 (2.94%) SCOrch
8 5 (2.45%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (2.45%) Tivoli
8 5 (2.45%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 4 (1.96%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.96%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.96%) PowerCLI
9 4 (1.96%) Terraform
9 4 (1.96%) WSUS
9 4 (1.96%) XenMobile
10 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (1.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 81 (39.71%) Microsoft
2 65 (31.86%) Citrix
3 41 (20.10%) Cisco
4 26 (12.75%) EMC
5 24 (11.76%) HP
6 19 (9.31%) Ivanti
7 16 (7.84%) NetApp
7 16 (7.84%) Red Hat
8 14 (6.86%) 3PAR
8 14 (6.86%) Dell
9 12 (5.88%) McAfee
9 12 (5.88%) Splunk
10 11 (5.39%) ServiceNow
11 10 (4.90%) Hitachi
11 10 (4.90%) SolarWinds
12 9 (4.41%) Oracle
13 8 (3.92%) CheckPoint
14 7 (3.43%) IBM
14 7 (3.43%) Veeam
15 6 (2.94%) Google