The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
London / Croydon
Rank 10 27 5
Rank change year-on-year +17 -22  
Contract jobs citing VMware 20 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 11.36% 3.66% 18.97%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 16.13% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 20
Median daily rate £468 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £371 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £720 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.44% -  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 80 62 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 45.45% 22.71% 62.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 46 61
Median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £285 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £578 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Croydon

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in Croydon

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Croydon over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in Croydon

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for VMware.

1 48 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 47 (73.44%) SC Cleared
3 41 (64.06%) Puppet
4 38 (59.38%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (57.81%) Firewall
6 36 (56.25%) Linux
7 34 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 34 (53.13%) Amazon AWS
8 31 (48.44%) DevOps
8 31 (48.44%) DNS
9 30 (46.88%) Hadoop
10 27 (42.19%) Jenkins
10 27 (42.19%) Continuous Delivery
11 26 (40.63%) PostgreSQL
12 25 (39.06%) Oracle
13 24 (37.50%) Scrum
13 24 (37.50%) ZABBIX
13 24 (37.50%) JIRA
13 24 (37.50%) Ansible
14 23 (35.94%) Docker
14 23 (35.94%) vCloud
14 23 (35.94%) VPN
15 22 (34.38%) Kubernetes
16 21 (32.81%) Terraform
16 21 (32.81%) Apache
16 21 (32.81%) CentOS
17 20 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
17 20 (31.25%) Elastic Stack
17 20 (31.25%) Oracle Database
18 19 (29.69%) DV Cleared

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 21 (32.81%) Apache
2 14 (21.88%) Confluence
3 10 (15.63%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (12.50%) nginx
5 7 (10.94%) CMS
6 2 (3.13%) IIS
6 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.56%) Jetty
7 1 (1.56%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.56%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) HipChat
2 6 (9.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 34 (53.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (57.81%) Firewall
2 31 (48.44%) DNS
3 23 (35.94%) VPN
4 13 (20.31%) LAN
4 13 (20.31%) WAN
5 11 (17.19%) LDAP
5 11 (17.19%) Reverse Proxy
6 10 (15.63%) OpenLDAP
6 10 (15.63%) OpenVPN
6 10 (15.63%) SNMP
6 10 (15.63%) SSH
7 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 7 (10.94%) IPsec
9 6 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (9.38%) MPLS
10 3 (4.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (4.69%) SSL
11 1 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (46.88%) Hadoop
2 26 (40.63%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (31.25%) Oracle Database
3 20 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (17.19%) Big Data
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (42.19%) Jenkins
2 24 (37.50%) JIRA
3 15 (23.44%) Git (software)
4 13 (20.31%) Bitbucket
4 13 (20.31%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (17.19%) Maven
6 10 (15.63%) Ant
6 10 (15.63%) JUnit
6 10 (15.63%) Liquibase
6 10 (15.63%) SonarQube
7 9 (14.06%) JIRA Agile
8 3 (4.69%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.56%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.56%) GitLab
9 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (17.19%) Architect
3 10 (15.63%) Cloud Architect
4 9 (14.06%) Big Data Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Consultant
5 8 (12.50%) AWS Architect
5 8 (12.50%) Data Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) Administrator
6 7 (10.94%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (10.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (10.94%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (9.38%) Avaya Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) VMWare Administrator
8 5 (7.81%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Web Architect
9 4 (6.25%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 4 (6.25%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 4 (6.25%) Senior VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.25%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (18.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 12 (18.75%) Software Packaging
3 10 (15.63%) MCollective
4 5 (7.81%) Web Services
5 1 (1.56%) boto
5 1 (1.56%) LAMP
5 1 (1.56%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.56%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.56%) REST
5 1 (1.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) PKI
2 6 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (9.38%) IVR
3 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.25%) Spread Betting
4 2 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (56.25%) Linux
2 21 (32.81%) CentOS
3 14 (21.88%) Windows
4 12 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 10 (15.63%) Unix
6 9 (14.06%) Ubuntu
7 7 (10.94%) RancherOS
7 7 (10.94%) VyOS
8 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (59.38%) Continuous Integration
2 31 (48.44%) DevOps
3 27 (42.19%) Continuous Delivery
4 24 (37.50%) Scrum
5 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (23.44%) Configuration Management
7 14 (21.88%) Service Management
8 10 (15.63%) Build Automation
8 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (15.63%) User Stories
9 9 (14.06%) Identity Management
9 9 (14.06%) Workflow
10 7 (10.94%) Server Building
11 6 (9.38%) Coaching
11 6 (9.38%) CRM
11 6 (9.38%) Identity Access Management
11 6 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (9.38%) Security Operations
11 6 (9.38%) SIEM
11 6 (9.38%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) Bash Shell
2 9 (14.06%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.69%) Ruby
4 2 (3.13%) Java
4 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.13%) Python
4 2 (3.13%) VB
4 2 (3.13%) VBScript
5 1 (1.56%) Groovy
5 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 47 (73.44%) SC Cleared
3 19 (29.69%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (9.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.13%) SLA
3 1 (1.56%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) RMADS
System Software
1 34 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (35.94%) Docker
2 23 (35.94%) vCloud
3 11 (17.19%) HDFS
4 10 (15.63%) Postfix
4 10 (15.63%) Squid
4 10 (15.63%) VMware ESX
5 9 (14.06%) KVM
6 7 (10.94%) vSphere
7 4 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
9 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.56%) Xen
9 1 (1.56%) XenApp
9 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (64.06%) Puppet
2 24 (37.50%) Ansible
2 24 (37.50%) ZABBIX
3 22 (34.38%) Kubernetes
4 21 (32.81%) Terraform
5 18 (28.13%) yum
6 17 (26.56%) Consul
6 17 (26.56%) Packer
7 11 (17.19%) Kibana
7 11 (17.19%) logstash
7 11 (17.19%) Rsyslog
8 10 (15.63%) Docker Swarm
8 10 (15.63%) Rancher
9 8 (12.50%) HAProxy
10 6 (9.38%) Nessus
10 6 (9.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (4.69%) FortiGate
11 3 (4.69%) Forum Sentry
12 2 (3.13%) SCCM
13 1 (1.56%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 25 (39.06%) Oracle
2 17 (26.56%) AppDynamics
2 17 (26.56%) Atlassian
3 10 (15.63%) CA
3 10 (15.63%) Cisco
3 10 (15.63%) Hortonworks
3 10 (15.63%) Red Hat
3 10 (15.63%) Sonatype
4 9 (14.06%) AlienVault
5 7 (10.94%) Vyatta
6 6 (9.38%) Avaya
6 6 (9.38%) F5
6 6 (9.38%) Fortinet
6 6 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (6.25%) Citrix
8 3 (4.69%) Juniper
8 3 (4.69%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.13%) Dell
9 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.56%) Adobe