Period
to 21 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for vMotion skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vMotion over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

VMware vSphere vMotion
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 738 840 844
Rank change year-on-year +102 +4 +14
Contract jobs citing vMotion 31 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.041% 0.029% 0.026%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.28% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 11
England median daily rate £413 £416 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.90% +5.11% +10.77%
10th Percentile £300 £131 £300
90th Percentile £625 £453 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £416 £396
% change year-on-year -3.90% +5.11% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
England median hourly rate - £11.75 £16.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -29.34% -
UK median hourly rate - £11.75 £16.63
% change year-on-year - -29.34% -

vMotion is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11,028 13,903 11,223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.53% 14.61% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,516 9,482 7,651
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £268 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 376 266
England median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +2.94% -24.44%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.25 £10.81
90th Percentile £50.95 £47.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +17.14% - -22.22%

vMotion
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing vMotion as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for vMotion in England

vMotion
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vMotion in England

vMotion
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vMotion in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for vMotion in England

vMotion
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing vMotion in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for vMotion in England

vMotion
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vMotion within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 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 +97 12 £409 -0.91% 1
South East - 9 £381 -
North of England +35 8 £300 -25.00%
North West +23 8 £300 +118.18%
East of England +23 1 £600 +42.86%
vMotion
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing vMotion 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 England region with a requirement for vMotion.

1 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (93.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (90.32%) vSphere
4 24 (77.42%) VMware ESXi
4 24 (77.42%) vCenter Server
5 19 (61.29%) vRealize
6 18 (58.06%) Migration
6 18 (58.06%) VMware NSX
6 18 (58.06%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (54.84%) VSAN
7 17 (54.84%) NFS
7 17 (54.84%) High Availability
7 17 (54.84%) VMFS
8 15 (48.39%) iSCSI
8 15 (48.39%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (35.48%) Windows
9 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
9 11 (35.48%) Firewall
10 10 (32.26%) SAN
11 9 (29.03%) Load Balancing
11 9 (29.03%) DHCP
12 8 (25.81%) VPN
12 8 (25.81%) HP
12 8 (25.81%) Data Security
12 8 (25.81%) AWS
13 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
13 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
13 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
14 6 (19.35%) ITIL
14 6 (19.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

vMotion
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) AWS
2 5 (16.13%) IaaS
3 2 (6.45%) Azure
3 2 (6.45%) Office 365
4 1 (3.23%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) VSAN
2 15 (48.39%) iSCSI
3 11 (35.48%) Firewall
4 10 (32.26%) SAN
5 9 (29.03%) DHCP
6 8 (25.81%) VPN
7 4 (12.90%) NetScaler
8 3 (9.68%) DNS
9 2 (6.45%) NAS
10 1 (3.23%) FCoE
10 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (3.23%) LAN
10 1 (3.23%) Network Security
10 1 (3.23%) PBX
10 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
10 1 (3.23%) VLAN
10 1 (3.23%) VoIP
10 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) VMware Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Administrator
2 8 (25.81%) VMWare Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Architect
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.23%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) IT Support
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (16.13%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.45%) Replication
3 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (3.23%) EMC VNXe
4 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.23%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) Linux
6 2 (6.45%) CentOS
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.23%) VMS
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Migration
2 17 (54.84%) High Availability
3 9 (29.03%) Load Balancing
4 8 (25.81%) Data Security
5 6 (19.35%) ITIL
6 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL V2
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Time Management
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.23%) Converged Infrastructure
8 1 (3.23%) Network Design
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
8 1 (3.23%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.90%) VBScript
3 2 (6.45%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.90%) MCSE
4 3 (9.68%) CCNA
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) Degree
5 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) MCITP
6 1 (3.23%) MCP
6 1 (3.23%) MCSA
6 1 (3.23%) MCTS
6 1 (3.23%) RHCE
6 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) VCAP
6 1 (3.23%) VCP5
6 1 (3.23%) VCP6
System Software
1 29 (93.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (90.32%) vSphere
3 24 (77.42%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (58.06%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (58.06%) VMware NSX
5 17 (54.84%) NFS
5 17 (54.84%) VMFS
6 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
7 4 (12.90%) XenApp
8 3 (9.68%) vCloud
8 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
9 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (77.42%) vCenter Server
2 19 (61.29%) vRealize
3 5 (16.13%) SCCM
3 5 (16.13%) SCOM
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (6.45%) SCOrch
5 2 (6.45%) WSUS
6 1 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (3.23%) Terraform
6 1 (3.23%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) HP
4 6 (19.35%) Citrix
5 5 (16.13%) Cisco
6 4 (12.90%) 3PAR
7 3 (9.68%) NetApp
8 2 (6.45%) Atlassian
8 2 (6.45%) EMC
8 2 (6.45%) FireEye
8 2 (6.45%) McAfee
8 2 (6.45%) Palo Alto
8 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.45%) Veeam
9 1 (3.23%) Apple
9 1 (3.23%) Avaya
9 1 (3.23%) Dell
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle
9 1 (3.23%) Red Hat