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 27 June 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.

VMware
London / Croydon
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 24 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -19  
Contract jobs citing VMware 24 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 11.82% 7.82% 17.73%
As % of the Vendors category 31.17% 22.35% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 20
Median daily rate £463 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.83% +12.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £393 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £358 £330
% change year-on-year +3.49% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £28.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -39.47% +29.54%  

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 77 85 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 37.93% 34.98% 60.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 52 61
Median daily rate £450 £433 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.92% +23.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 31 (70.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (68.18%) Linux
3 29 (65.91%) Security Cleared
3 29 (65.91%) SC Cleared
4 28 (63.64%) Firewall
5 27 (61.36%) Puppet
6 26 (59.09%) CentOS
6 26 (59.09%) DNS
7 22 (50.00%) Windows
7 22 (50.00%) Bash Shell
8 21 (47.73%) Windows Server
9 19 (43.18%) Ubuntu
10 18 (40.91%) yum
11 17 (38.64%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (38.64%) LDAP
12 16 (36.36%) Red Hat
12 16 (36.36%) KVM
13 15 (34.09%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (31.82%) Jenkins
15 13 (29.55%) DevOps
15 13 (29.55%) Virtual Machines
15 13 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (27.27%) Java
16 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
17 11 (25.00%) Ansible
17 11 (25.00%) Scrum
18 10 (22.73%) Configuration Management

VMware
Co-occurring 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 9 (20.45%) Apache
2 8 (18.18%) Confluence
3 7 (15.91%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (13.64%) CMS
5 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.55%) IIS
6 2 (4.55%) JBoss
7 1 (2.27%) Jetty
7 1 (2.27%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.09%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (20.45%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (18.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 8 (18.18%) Amazon ELB
3 8 (18.18%) Amazon S3
3 8 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (63.64%) Firewall
2 26 (59.09%) DNS
3 17 (38.64%) LDAP
4 9 (20.45%) OpenLDAP
5 7 (15.91%) HTTP
5 7 (15.91%) OpenVPN
5 7 (15.91%) SSH
6 6 (13.64%) MPLS
7 4 (9.09%) LAN
7 4 (9.09%) WAN
8 3 (6.82%) VPN
9 2 (4.55%) SNMP
10 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
10 1 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (15.91%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.55%) Big Data
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Jenkins
2 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 10 (22.73%) JIRA
3 10 (22.73%) Maven
4 9 (20.45%) Bitbucket
4 9 (20.45%) JUnit
4 9 (20.45%) SonarQube
5 8 (18.18%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (15.91%) Ant
6 7 (15.91%) Liquibase
7 2 (4.55%) DbUnit
7 2 (4.55%) jMock
7 2 (4.55%) Mockito
7 2 (4.55%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Administrator
1 17 (38.64%) Linux Administrator
1 17 (38.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 17 (38.64%) Systems Administrator
2 12 (27.27%) VMWare Administrator
3 11 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Avaya Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) AWS DevOps
4 6 (13.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) Senior VMWare Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (18.18%) REST
3 7 (15.91%) MCollective
4 5 (11.36%) Web Services
5 3 (6.82%) Spring
6 2 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (4.55%) Apache Camel
6 2 (4.55%) Apache CXF
6 2 (4.55%) J2EE
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (4.55%) PowerMock
6 2 (4.55%) RESTful
6 2 (4.55%) SOAP
7 1 (2.27%) Akka
7 1 (2.27%) boto
7 1 (2.27%) Node.js
7 1 (2.27%) Play Framework
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.27%) spray
7 1 (2.27%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.91%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (13.64%) IVR
3 6 (13.64%) Spread Betting
4 2 (4.55%) Clustering
4 2 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (68.18%) Linux
2 26 (59.09%) CentOS
3 22 (50.00%) Windows
4 21 (47.73%) Windows Server
5 19 (43.18%) Ubuntu
6 13 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.27%) Unix
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) DevOps
3 11 (25.00%) Scrum
4 10 (22.73%) Configuration Management
4 10 (22.73%) Load Balancing
5 9 (20.45%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (18.18%) Coaching
6 8 (18.18%) Service Management
7 7 (15.91%) Server Building
7 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (13.64%) CRM
9 5 (11.36%) Open Source
10 2 (4.55%) BDD
10 2 (4.55%) High Availability
10 2 (4.55%) Kanban
10 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.55%) Project Management
10 2 (4.55%) TDD
10 2 (4.55%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 12 (27.27%) Java
3 7 (15.91%) Groovy
4 4 (9.09%) C
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) Ruby
5 1 (2.27%) Scala
5 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (65.91%) SC Cleared
1 29 (65.91%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (70.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (38.64%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (36.36%) KVM
4 13 (29.55%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (22.73%) Docker
6 9 (20.45%) vCloud
7 7 (15.91%) Postfix
7 7 (15.91%) Squid
8 4 (9.09%) iptables
9 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
9 3 (6.82%) vSphere
10 2 (4.55%) HDFS
11 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (2.27%) Xen
11 1 (2.27%) XenApp
11 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (61.36%) Puppet
2 18 (40.91%) yum
3 11 (25.00%) Ansible
4 10 (22.73%) Kubernetes
4 10 (22.73%) Terraform
4 10 (22.73%) ZABBIX
5 9 (20.45%) Rsyslog
6 7 (15.91%) Docker Swarm
6 7 (15.91%) Kibana
6 7 (15.91%) logstash
6 7 (15.91%) Rancher
6 7 (15.91%) Sysdig
7 2 (4.55%) Consul
7 2 (4.55%) Packer
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
8 1 (2.27%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 7 (15.91%) Sonatype
3 6 (13.64%) Avaya
3 6 (13.64%) F5
3 6 (13.64%) Fortinet
3 6 (13.64%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (6.82%) Atlassian
4 3 (6.82%) Citrix
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle
5 2 (4.55%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.55%) CA
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.27%) AlienVault
6 1 (2.27%) AppSense
6 1 (2.27%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) Juniper
6 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto