Period
to 25 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for vCenter Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited vCenter Server over the 6 months to 25 January 2022 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 vCenter Server
England > London
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 535 371 458
Rank change year-on-year -164 +87 +112
Contract jobs citing vCenter Server 56 29 53
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.83% 0.95% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 26
10th Percentile £308 £345 £310
25th Percentile £375 £396 £340
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +16.13%
75th Percentile £589 £525 £513
90th Percentile £635 £575 £571
England median daily rate £450 £500 £434
% change year-on-year -10.00% +15.27% +8.44%

vCenter Server 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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 6,763 3,053 4,524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.01% 17.25% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,145 2,273 3,354
10th Percentile £425 £363 £300
25th Percentile £500 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £588 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +11.90% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £688 £600 £637
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 42
10th Percentile £18.43 £12.50 £12.44
25th Percentile £22.03 £12.76 £12.52
Median hourly rate £26.50 £22.50 £19.10
Median % change year-on-year +17.78% +17.80% -6.03%
75th Percentile £63.56 £31.90 £22.38
90th Percentile £79.88 £68.00 £30.58
England median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +37.14% -

vCenter Server
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing vCenter Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for vCenter Server in London

vCenter Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing vCenter Server in London.

Daily rate trend for vCenter Server in London

vCenter Server
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing vCenter Server in London over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for vCenter Server in London

vCenter Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing vCenter Server in London.

Hourly rate trend for vCenter Server in London

vCenter Server
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing vCenter Server within the London region over the 6 months to 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -44 10 £500 +7.12% 9
North London - 3 £750 -
East London - 1 £325 - 1
vCenter Server
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing vCenter Server 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 London region with a requirement for vCenter Server.

1 41 (73.21%) VMware
2 26 (46.43%) VMware ESXi
3 22 (39.29%) vSphere
4 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (28.57%) Windows
6 16 (28.57%) Firewall
7 14 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 12 (21.43%) PowerShell
8 12 (21.43%) Data Centre
9 11 (19.64%) DevOps
9 11 (19.64%) Ansible
9 11 (19.64%) SCCM
9 11 (19.64%) Azure
9 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (19.64%) DNS
9 11 (19.64%) Cisco
9 11 (19.64%) VMware NSX
9 11 (19.64%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (17.86%) CI/CD
10 10 (17.86%) Terraform
10 10 (17.86%) DHCP
10 10 (17.86%) Finance
11 9 (16.07%) ITSM
11 9 (16.07%) OpenShift
11 9 (16.07%) Kubernetes
11 9 (16.07%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (14.29%) vRealize
12 8 (14.29%) Social Skills
12 8 (14.29%) Microservices

vCenter Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (8.93%) Confluence
1 5 (8.93%) nginx
2 4 (7.14%) Apache
2 4 (7.14%) Mattermost
3 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.79%) SAS
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) assyst
1 1 (1.79%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.64%) Azure
2 9 (16.07%) OpenShift
3 8 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (8.93%) GitHub
5 4 (7.14%) Apigee
5 4 (7.14%) AWS
6 3 (5.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (5.36%) IaaS
7 2 (3.57%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 2 (3.57%) Azure Storage
7 2 (3.57%) Cloud Run
7 2 (3.57%) GCP
7 2 (3.57%) PaaS
8 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) Firewall
2 11 (19.64%) DNS
3 10 (17.86%) DHCP
4 4 (7.14%) SAN
4 4 (7.14%) VSAN
5 3 (5.36%) Internet
5 3 (5.36%) iSCSI
5 3 (5.36%) SNMP
5 3 (5.36%) VLAN
6 2 (3.57%) LAN
6 2 (3.57%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.57%) Network Security
6 2 (3.57%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (3.57%) WAN
7 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.79%) HTTP
7 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.79%) VPN
7 1 (1.79%) Wireless
7 1 (1.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.93%) JIRA
3 4 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 4 (7.14%) Selenium
4 3 (5.36%) GitLab
5 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Social Skills
3 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.93%) Banking
4 5 (8.93%) Retail
5 4 (7.14%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (3.57%) Automotive
6 2 (3.57%) Law
6 2 (3.57%) Public Sector
6 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.79%) Billing
7 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.79%) Front Office
7 1 (1.79%) Legal
7 1 (1.79%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) VMware Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Network Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Platform Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Service Manager
5 4 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) JSON
1 4 (7.14%) Node.js
1 4 (7.14%) YAML
2 1 (1.79%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.79%) Flash
2 1 (1.79%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.50%) CMDB
2 7 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) PKI
3 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.79%) Legacy Applications
4 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Windows
2 14 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.93%) Linux
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) CentOS
5 2 (3.57%) VMS
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.79%) Unix
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (19.64%) DevOps
1 11 (19.64%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (17.86%) CI/CD
3 9 (16.07%) ITSM
4 8 (14.29%) Microservices
5 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.50%) Time Management
6 6 (10.71%) Application Security
6 6 (10.71%) Decision-Making
6 6 (10.71%) Patch Management
7 5 (8.93%) Business Case
7 5 (8.93%) Change Management
7 5 (8.93%) ITIL
7 5 (8.93%) Line Management
7 5 (8.93%) Migration
7 5 (8.93%) Project Delivery
7 5 (8.93%) Technical Leadership
8 4 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.50%) Python
3 6 (10.71%) Bash
4 3 (5.36%) Go
5 2 (3.57%) C
5 2 (3.57%) SQL
6 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.79%) CCNA
4 1 (1.79%) CCNP
4 1 (1.79%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.79%) MCITP
4 1 (1.79%) MCSA
4 1 (1.79%) MCSE
4 1 (1.79%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) GDPR
2 1 (1.79%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 26 (46.43%) VMware ESXi
2 22 (39.29%) vSphere
3 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (19.64%) VMware NSX
6 9 (16.07%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (12.50%) Docker
8 6 (10.71%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (5.36%) Firmware
9 3 (5.36%) NFS
9 3 (5.36%) vCloud
10 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
10 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.79%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 1 (1.79%) UAG
11 1 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) Ansible
1 11 (19.64%) SCCM
2 10 (17.86%) Terraform
3 9 (16.07%) Kubernetes
4 8 (14.29%) vRealize
5 7 (12.50%) Control-M
6 5 (8.93%) PowerCLI
7 4 (7.14%) Puppet
7 4 (7.14%) ZABBIX
8 3 (5.36%) Grafana
8 3 (5.36%) Istio
8 3 (5.36%) NetBackup
8 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (5.36%) Prometheus
8 3 (5.36%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 3 (5.36%) VxRail
8 3 (5.36%) WSUS
9 2 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (3.57%) Knative
9 2 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 41 (73.21%) VMware
2 11 (19.64%) Cisco
3 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 7 (12.50%) Dell
5 6 (10.71%) Citrix
5 6 (10.71%) Veeam
6 5 (8.93%) IBM
7 4 (7.14%) Commvault
7 4 (7.14%) F5
7 4 (7.14%) Splunk
8 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.36%) HP
8 3 (5.36%) Nimble Storage
8 3 (5.36%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.36%) Symantec
9 2 (3.57%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.57%) Hitachi
9 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow