Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 495 776 839
Rank change year-on-year +281 +63 -40
Contract jobs citing vMotion 20 40 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.064% 0.048% 0.029%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.42% 0.32% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 18
Median daily rate £450 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% +1.56% -
10th Percentile £293 £300 £131
90th Percentile £477 £576 £508
UK median daily rate £450 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +10.77% +1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £43.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.39% - -
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £43.20 -
% change year-on-year -51.39% - -

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 4,720 12,553 12,957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.20% 15.01% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,084 8,479 8,768
Median daily rate £500 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £288
90th Percentile £675 £675 £645
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 284 363
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £13.66 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.70 £50.53 £50.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +66.67% +9.09% +10.00%

vMotion
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for vMotion in England

vMotion
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing vMotion in England.

Daily rate trend for vMotion in England

vMotion
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing vMotion in England over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for vMotion in England

vMotion
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing vMotion in England.

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 10 August 2020. 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 +205 13 £450 +10.77%
South East +162 5 £225 -57.55% 4
South West - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - -
vMotion
UK

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 20 (100.00%) VMware
1 20 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (95.00%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (90.00%) Windows
4 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
5 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (60.00%) Incident Management
7 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (55.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (50.00%) Capacity Management
9 10 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 10 (50.00%) Availability Management
10 9 (45.00%) Windows 10
10 9 (45.00%) Office 365
10 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
11 8 (40.00%) VPN
11 8 (40.00%) Replication
11 8 (40.00%) Firewall
11 8 (40.00%) NetApp
11 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (40.00%) Azure
11 8 (40.00%) Mimecast
11 8 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (40.00%) OneDrive
12 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2016
13 6 (30.00%) iSCSI

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 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Office 365
2 8 (40.00%) Azure
2 8 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) Mimecast
2 8 (40.00%) OneDrive
3 3 (15.00%) AWS
3 3 (15.00%) OpenShift
4 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
1 8 (40.00%) VPN
2 6 (30.00%) iSCSI
2 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (30.00%) VLAN
3 5 (25.00%) DHCP
3 5 (25.00%) DNS
4 4 (20.00%) SAN
5 3 (15.00%) Network Security
6 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (5.00%) NAS
7 1 (5.00%) VSAN
7 1 (5.00%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Analyst
2 13 (65.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Replication
2 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (20.00%) Clustering
4 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.00%) FlexPod
5 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (45.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
8 1 (5.00%) VMS
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 11 (55.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (50.00%) Availability Management
3 10 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 10 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 7 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (20.00%) Change Management
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (15.00%) DevOps
6 3 (15.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (10.00%) Antivirus Management
7 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.00%) Deployment Automation
8 1 (5.00%) Security Hardening
8 1 (5.00%) Security Patching
8 1 (5.00%) Server Management
8 1 (5.00%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (20.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (15.00%) NCDA
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCITP
3 2 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) RHCE
3 2 (10.00%) RHCT
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 20 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (95.00%) VMware ESXi
3 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (25.00%) NFS
4 5 (25.00%) vSphere
5 4 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (15.00%) Docker
6 3 (15.00%) XenApp
7 2 (10.00%) Firmware
7 2 (10.00%) vCloud
8 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
8 1 (5.00%) Terminal Server
8 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
8 1 (5.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (25.00%) vCenter Server
3 4 (20.00%) Ansible
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
4 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (5.00%) SCCM
6 1 (5.00%) vRealize
6 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) NetApp
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) IBM
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) Symantec
6 2 (10.00%) Veeam
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco
7 1 (5.00%) ClickSoftware Technologies
7 1 (5.00%) Dell
7 1 (5.00%) EMC
7 1 (5.00%) Red Hat