Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 96 61
Rank change year-on-year +17 -35 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware 212 183 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.16% 2.61% 3.62%
As % of the Vendors category 8.13% 6.91% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 139 186
City of London median daily rate £416 £425 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +0.89% +2.12%
10th Percentile £203 £209 £263
90th Percentile £525 £596 £569
Central London median daily rate £405 £415 £425
% change year-on-year -2.41% -2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
City of London median hourly rate £16.95 £21.50 £22.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.16% -3.74% +17.55%
10th Percentile £16.18 £15.50 £21.67
90th Percentile £22.38 £30.65 £23.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.34
% change year-on-year -11.11% +0.74% +17.55%

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 2,607 2,650 2,518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.83% 37.78% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,932 1,989 1,845
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £263 £278 £288
90th Percentile £660 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 66 35
City of London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.85 £16.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.43% +16.72% -26.78%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £12.60
90th Percentile £37.50 £31.00 £34.50
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -25.02%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 - 4 - -
VMware
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 154 (72.64%) Windows
2 116 (54.72%) Active Directory
3 114 (53.77%) Microsoft
4 104 (49.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 93 (43.87%) Windows Server
6 86 (40.57%) Finance
7 66 (31.13%) Citrix
8 65 (30.66%) Office 365
9 62 (29.25%) SCCM
9 62 (29.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 58 (27.36%) PowerShell
11 56 (26.42%) DNS
12 51 (24.06%) Microsoft Azure
13 48 (22.64%) Linux
14 41 (19.34%) MS Exchange
15 40 (18.87%) Cisco
16 39 (18.40%) ITIL
17 38 (17.92%) DHCP
18 35 (16.51%) SQL
19 33 (15.57%) Microsoft Office
19 33 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
19 33 (15.57%) Windows 10
20 32 (15.09%) Windows 7
21 30 (14.15%) SAN
22 26 (12.26%) HP
22 26 (12.26%) TCP/IP
22 26 (12.26%) Migration
22 26 (12.26%) VMware ESXi
22 26 (12.26%) Windows Server 2012
23 25 (11.79%) Amazon 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 41 (19.34%) MS Exchange
2 23 (10.85%) Skype for Business
3 22 (10.38%) IIS
3 22 (10.38%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.77%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.83%) Apache
6 6 (2.83%) nginx
7 5 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.89%) Jetty
8 4 (1.89%) Mongrel
8 4 (1.89%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.42%) Confluence
10 2 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.47%) JBoss
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 33 (15.57%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 65 (30.66%) Office 365
2 51 (24.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (11.79%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (5.66%) IaaS
5 9 (4.25%) PaaS
6 8 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.89%) Google App Engine
7 4 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.89%) Mimecast
8 3 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.42%) SaaS
9 2 (0.94%) Apigee
10 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.47%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.47%) Slack
10 1 (0.47%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 56 (26.42%) DNS
2 38 (17.92%) DHCP
3 30 (14.15%) SAN
4 26 (12.26%) TCP/IP
5 18 (8.49%) Skype
6 17 (8.02%) Firewall
6 17 (8.02%) LAN
6 17 (8.02%) WAN
7 9 (4.25%) VPN
8 8 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (3.30%) Internet
9 7 (3.30%) VSAN
10 6 (2.83%) NAS
10 6 (2.83%) NetScaler
11 5 (2.36%) Network Security
12 4 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (1.89%) HTTP
12 4 (1.89%) SSL
12 4 (1.89%) Unified Communications
12 4 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.89%) MySQL
4 3 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.94%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.47%) MS Access
6 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.42%) Ant
2 3 (1.42%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.42%) JIRA
2 3 (1.42%) TeamCity
2 3 (1.42%) Travis CI
3 2 (0.94%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.94%) MSI
3 2 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.47%) CF BOSH
4 1 (0.47%) Hudson
4 1 (0.47%) Maven
4 1 (0.47%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.47%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.47%) Subversion
4 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.47%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 86 (40.57%) Finance
2 24 (11.32%) Banking
3 13 (6.13%) Legal
4 9 (4.25%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.25%) Law
5 7 (3.30%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.94%) Back Office
6 2 (0.94%) Billing
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) International Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (24.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (12.74%) Analyst
3 22 (10.38%) Windows Engineer
4 18 (8.49%) Desktop Engineer
5 17 (8.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 17 (8.02%) Desktop Support
6 13 (6.13%) Support Engineer
6 13 (6.13%) Wintel Engineer
7 12 (5.66%) Service Analyst
8 11 (5.19%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (5.19%) Architect
8 11 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (5.19%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (4.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 10 (4.72%) IT Engineer
9 10 (4.72%) Server Engineer
9 10 (4.72%) Support Analyst
10 9 (4.25%) Administrator
10 9 (4.25%) VMware Engineer
11 8 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.25%) LDAP
2 4 (1.89%) Servlets
3 3 (1.42%) Web Services
4 2 (0.94%) .NET
4 2 (0.94%) J2EE
4 2 (0.94%) Middleware
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (0.94%) Spring
4 2 (0.94%) YAML
5 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.47%) JRuby
5 1 (0.47%) JSON
5 1 (0.47%) LAMP
5 1 (0.47%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.49%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.19%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (4.72%) Clustering
4 10 (4.72%) User Experience
5 9 (4.25%) Blackberry
5 9 (4.25%) iPhone
6 7 (3.30%) Hedge funds
6 7 (3.30%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (2.83%) PKI
8 5 (2.36%) Fat Client
8 5 (2.36%) Replication
8 5 (2.36%) Tandem
8 5 (2.36%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.89%) iPad
9 4 (1.89%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.89%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.94%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 154 (72.64%) Windows
2 93 (43.87%) Windows Server
3 48 (22.64%) Linux
4 33 (15.57%) Windows 10
4 33 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (15.09%) Windows 7
6 26 (12.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (9.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (8.02%) Windows 8
9 13 (6.13%) Unix
10 7 (3.30%) Android
10 7 (3.30%) Mac OS
10 7 (3.30%) Solaris
11 5 (2.36%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.42%) CentOS
12 3 (1.42%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (1.42%) SUSE
12 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (29.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 39 (18.40%) ITIL
3 26 (12.26%) Migration
4 20 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (7.08%) Service Management
6 14 (6.60%) Mobile Device Management
7 13 (6.13%) Information Security
7 13 (6.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (6.13%) Storage Management
8 12 (5.66%) Change Control
9 11 (5.19%) Configuration Management
9 11 (5.19%) Systems Engineering
10 10 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (4.72%) ITIL V3
11 9 (4.25%) DevOps
11 9 (4.25%) High Availability
11 9 (4.25%) Project Management
12 8 (3.77%) Task Automation
13 7 (3.30%) Change Management
13 7 (3.30%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 58 (27.36%) PowerShell
2 35 (16.51%) SQL
3 11 (5.19%) Java
4 9 (4.25%) Bash Shell
4 9 (4.25%) Perl
5 8 (3.77%) Python
6 4 (1.89%) VBScript
7 3 (1.42%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.42%) PHP
7 3 (1.42%) Ruby
7 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.42%) VB
8 2 (0.94%) Go
8 2 (0.94%) Korn
8 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.94%) VBA
9 1 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (4.72%) Degree
3 9 (4.25%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.30%) MCSE
5 5 (2.36%) CCNA
5 5 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.89%) CCNP
6 4 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.42%) CCA
8 2 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.94%) MCP
8 2 (0.94%) MCSA
8 2 (0.94%) MCTS
8 2 (0.94%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.47%) MCITP
9 1 (0.47%) RHCA
9 1 (0.47%) RHCE
9 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.42%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 22301
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 116 (54.72%) Active Directory
2 104 (49.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (12.26%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (9.91%) XenDesktop
5 20 (9.43%) Hyper-V
5 20 (9.43%) vSphere
6 19 (8.96%) XenApp
7 9 (4.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (4.25%) VMware Workstation
8 7 (3.30%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (2.83%) KVM
9 6 (2.83%) XenServer
10 5 (2.36%) Docker
10 5 (2.36%) VMware NSX
11 4 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.89%) Xen
12 3 (1.42%) BitLocker
12 3 (1.42%) RHEV
13 2 (0.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 62 (29.25%) SCCM
2 13 (6.13%) vCenter Server
3 10 (4.72%) Ansible
3 10 (4.72%) Puppet
4 9 (4.25%) vRealize
4 9 (4.25%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 8 (3.77%) AirWatch
6 7 (3.30%) Backup Exec
6 7 (3.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (3.30%) Terraform
7 6 (2.83%) HP SIM
7 6 (2.83%) SCOM
8 5 (2.36%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (2.36%) Jamf Pro
8 5 (2.36%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.89%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 4 (1.89%) vMotion
10 3 (1.42%) SCSM
Vendors
1 114 (53.77%) Microsoft
2 66 (31.13%) Citrix
3 40 (18.87%) Cisco
4 26 (12.26%) HP
5 24 (11.32%) Dell
6 22 (10.38%) Red Hat
7 16 (7.55%) EMC
7 16 (7.55%) Symantec
8 14 (6.60%) Ivanti
9 13 (6.13%) Veritas
10 12 (5.66%) iManage
11 11 (5.19%) NetApp
11 11 (5.19%) Splunk
11 11 (5.19%) Wyse
12 10 (4.72%) SolarWinds
13 7 (3.30%) McAfee
13 7 (3.30%) Meraki
13 7 (3.30%) Oracle
14 6 (2.83%) Bloomberg
14 6 (2.83%) Reuters