Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 74 73 99
Rank change year-on-year -1 +26 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware 104 68 160
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.03% 2.88% 2.44%
As % of the Vendors category 8.75% 7.56% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 57 118
10th Percentile £364 £249 £213
25th Percentile £406 £350 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £463
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -2.70% +8.82%
75th Percentile £550 £488 £520
90th Percentile £598 £533 £552
Central London median daily rate £475 £440 £441
% change year-on-year +7.95% -0.11% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £30.25
Central London median hourly rate - - £20.00

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 1,188 900 2,510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.67% 38.14% 38.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 628 1,920
10th Percentile £363 £296 £285
25th Percentile £442 £411 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £488 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% +2.56%
75th Percentile £626 £575 £588
90th Percentile £713 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 55
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.16 £12.46 £12.76
Median hourly rate £14.63 £20.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -26.88% - +3.23%
75th Percentile £24.11 £27.87 £22.84
90th Percentile £27.33 £46.13 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -31.82% +10.00% +1.27%

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 29 July 2021.

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

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 29 July 2021. 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 - 1 £385 -
VMware
Central London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 74 (71.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (51.92%) Azure
3 52 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 50 (48.08%) Windows
5 40 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 39 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 37 (35.58%) Microsoft 365
8 30 (28.85%) Citrix
9 29 (27.88%) AWS
10 28 (26.92%) Windows Server
11 26 (25.00%) Migration
11 26 (25.00%) Finance
11 26 (25.00%) DNS
12 24 (23.08%) Banking
13 20 (19.23%) EMC
13 20 (19.23%) Firewall
14 19 (18.27%) DHCP
15 18 (17.31%) ITIL
15 18 (17.31%) PowerShell
16 16 (15.38%) Linux
17 15 (14.42%) NetApp
17 15 (14.42%) SCCM
17 15 (14.42%) IaaS
17 15 (14.42%) VMware ESXi
18 14 (13.46%) DevOps
18 14 (13.46%) GCP
18 14 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 14 (13.46%) SAN
18 14 (13.46%) HP
18 14 (13.46%) Python

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 13 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.65%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.81%) Confluence
3 5 (4.81%) Mule
4 4 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.92%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.92%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.96%) IIS
6 1 (0.96%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 54 (51.92%) Azure
2 37 (35.58%) Microsoft 365
3 29 (27.88%) AWS
4 15 (14.42%) IaaS
5 14 (13.46%) GCP
6 11 (10.58%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (10.58%) PaaS
7 8 (7.69%) Mimecast
8 7 (6.73%) SaaS
9 6 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (4.81%) GitHub
11 4 (3.85%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 3 (2.88%) OneDrive
13 2 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (1.92%) Amazon S3
13 2 (1.92%) Azure Storage
14 1 (0.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.96%) Snowflake
14 1 (0.96%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 26 (25.00%) DNS
2 20 (19.23%) Firewall
3 19 (18.27%) DHCP
4 14 (13.46%) SAN
5 10 (9.62%) TCP/IP
6 8 (7.69%) LAN
6 8 (7.69%) WAN
7 5 (4.81%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (4.81%) Kerberos
8 4 (3.85%) Cisco Firepower
8 4 (3.85%) DMZ
8 4 (3.85%) MPLS
8 4 (3.85%) VLAN
8 4 (3.85%) VPN
8 4 (3.85%) WebEx
9 3 (2.88%) NAS
9 3 (2.88%) NetScaler
9 3 (2.88%) Network Security
9 3 (2.88%) VoIP
9 3 (2.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.81%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.81%) MySQL
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.92%) Big Data
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.96%) DB2
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2019
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.81%) JIRA
1 5 (4.81%) Subversion
1 5 (4.81%) TeamCity
2 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.92%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.96%) Hudson
4 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.96%) JUnit
4 1 (0.96%) PyUnit
4 1 (0.96%) Serena SBM
4 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (25.00%) Finance
2 24 (23.08%) Banking
3 12 (11.54%) Social Skills
4 9 (8.65%) Law
5 7 (6.73%) Legal
6 4 (3.85%) Marketing
7 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.92%) International Banking
8 2 (1.92%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.96%) Back Office
9 1 (0.96%) Billing
9 1 (0.96%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.96%) Retail
9 1 (0.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (28.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (17.31%) VMware Engineer
3 15 (14.42%) Azure Engineer
4 13 (12.50%) Architect
5 11 (10.58%) Windows Engineer
6 10 (9.62%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (9.62%) Storage Engineer
7 9 (8.65%) Analyst
7 9 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (8.65%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.69%) Administrator
8 8 (7.69%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
8 8 (7.69%) Security Engineer
9 7 (6.73%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (5.77%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Consultant
10 6 (5.77%) Network Engineer
10 6 (5.77%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) LDAP
2 3 (2.88%) REST
3 2 (1.92%) LAMP
3 2 (1.92%) Web Services
4 1 (0.96%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.50%) Replication
2 9 (8.65%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.77%) Clustering
4 1 (0.96%) CMDB
4 1 (0.96%) EMC VNX
4 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.96%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.96%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (0.96%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.96%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (0.96%) PKI
4 1 (0.96%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.96%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.96%) Social Network
4 1 (0.96%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.96%) Symmetrix
4 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (48.08%) Windows
2 28 (26.92%) Windows Server
3 16 (15.38%) Linux
4 9 (8.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.81%) Windows 10
6 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.85%) CentOS
8 3 (2.88%) Unix
8 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (1.92%) Solaris
9 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.96%) OS/400
10 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 26 (25.00%) Migration
3 18 (17.31%) ITIL
4 14 (13.46%) DevOps
5 11 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (10.58%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (10.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (10.58%) Information Security
5 11 (10.58%) Risk Management
6 10 (9.62%) Change Control
6 10 (9.62%) Project Delivery
7 7 (6.73%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.73%) Storage Management
8 6 (5.77%) High Availability
8 6 (5.77%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (4.81%) Patch Management
9 5 (4.81%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (4.81%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.31%) PowerShell
2 14 (13.46%) Python
3 11 (10.58%) Java
4 7 (6.73%) Bash Shell
4 7 (6.73%) Ruby
5 5 (4.81%) Go
6 4 (3.85%) Perl
6 4 (3.85%) SQL
7 2 (1.92%) AWK
7 2 (1.92%) sed
7 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.92%) VBScript
8 1 (0.96%) C
8 1 (0.96%) C#
8 1 (0.96%) PHP
8 1 (0.96%) VB
8 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (6.73%) CCNA
3 5 (4.81%) MCSE
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.92%) APMP
4 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.96%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.96%) CCIE
5 1 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.96%) Degree
5 1 (0.96%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.96%) MCITP
5 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.85%) COBIT
2 4 (3.85%) NIST
3 3 (2.88%) GDPR
4 2 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (1.92%) ISO 22301
4 2 (1.92%) QA
4 2 (1.92%) SLA
5 1 (0.96%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.96%) NCSC
5 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.96%) SEPA
System Software
1 74 (71.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (14.42%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (11.54%) Hyper-V
5 11 (10.58%) vSphere
6 8 (7.69%) XenApp
7 7 (6.73%) XenDesktop
8 5 (4.81%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (4.81%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (2.88%) Firmware
9 3 (2.88%) NFS
9 3 (2.88%) VMware NSX
10 2 (1.92%) Docker
10 2 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.92%) Veritas File System
10 2 (1.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.92%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.96%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.96%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (14.42%) SCCM
2 13 (12.50%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 10 (9.62%) vRealize
4 9 (8.65%) Ansible
5 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (6.73%) Puppet
5 7 (6.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (4.81%) AirWatch
6 5 (4.81%) Control-M
6 5 (4.81%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (4.81%) PowerCLI
6 5 (4.81%) QRadar
6 5 (4.81%) Tivoli
7 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (3.85%) Netcool
7 4 (3.85%) Nexpose
7 4 (3.85%) SCOM
7 4 (3.85%) vCenter Server
8 3 (2.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (2.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 30 (28.85%) Citrix
3 20 (19.23%) EMC
4 15 (14.42%) NetApp
5 14 (13.46%) HP
6 11 (10.58%) Cisco
7 10 (9.62%) IBM
8 7 (6.73%) Oracle
9 6 (5.77%) 3PAR
9 6 (5.77%) Dell
9 6 (5.77%) Google
9 6 (5.77%) ServiceNow
10 5 (4.81%) BMC
10 5 (4.81%) CyberArk
10 5 (4.81%) Nimble Storage
10 5 (4.81%) Qualys
10 5 (4.81%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.81%) Splunk
10 5 (4.81%) Symantec
11 4 (3.85%) CommVault