Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 500 369 551
Rank change year-on-year -131 +182 +1
Contract jobs citing vCenter Server 33 23 48
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.62% 0.86% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 35
10th Percentile £291 £301 £308
25th Percentile £406 £317 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £463 £475
Median % change year-on-year -2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
75th Percentile £531 £500 £525
90th Percentile £613 £523 £620
England median daily rate £423 £463 £438
% change year-on-year -8.65% +5.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £47.83 £44.56
Median % change year-on-year - +7.35% -1.35%
England median hourly rate - £47.83 £45.00
% change year-on-year - +6.29% -0.37%

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 5,286 2,662 6,411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.58% 16.77% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,839 1,932 4,663
10th Percentile £406 £375 £350
25th Percentile £475 £450 £451
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £550
Median % change year-on-year +0.05% -0.05% +4.76%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £625
90th Percentile £713 £700 £700
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 75
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.42 £12.76
25th Percentile £19.07 £12.73 £17.23
Median hourly rate £25.25 £19.39 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +30.22% -7.67% -6.56%
75th Percentile £46.33 £38.11 £44.28
90th Percentile £65.00 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £18.80
% change year-on-year +7.69% +3.72% -1.05%

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 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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
Central London -23 7 £435 -5.95% 3
West London - 2 £388 - 1
vCenter Server
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 25 (75.76%) VMware
2 24 (72.73%) VMware ESXi
3 21 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (54.55%) Windows
5 16 (48.48%) PowerShell
6 14 (42.42%) Ansible
7 13 (39.39%) vSphere
8 12 (36.36%) HP
8 12 (36.36%) Dell
8 12 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 11 (33.33%) Azure
10 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
11 9 (27.27%) Terraform
11 9 (27.27%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 9 (27.27%) Finance
12 7 (21.21%) SAN
12 7 (21.21%) DNS
12 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
12 7 (21.21%) Linux
12 7 (21.21%) Public Cloud
13 6 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (18.18%) vRealize
13 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
13 6 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (18.18%) VMware NSX
13 6 (18.18%) Java
13 6 (18.18%) DHCP
13 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (15.15%) Retail

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 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.06%) SAS
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 11 (33.33%) Azure
2 6 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (12.12%) AWS
4 4 (12.12%) GCP
5 3 (9.09%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 3 (9.09%) Azure Storage
5 3 (9.09%) Cloud Run
5 3 (9.09%) OpenShift
6 2 (6.06%) Akamai
6 2 (6.06%) IaaS
6 2 (6.06%) OneDrive
6 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) DNS
1 7 (21.21%) SAN
2 6 (18.18%) DHCP
3 5 (15.15%) Firewall
3 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.12%) NAS
4 4 (12.12%) VLAN
4 4 (12.12%) VSAN
5 3 (9.09%) iSCSI
5 3 (9.09%) NetScaler
6 2 (6.06%) HTTP
6 2 (6.06%) HTTPS
6 2 (6.06%) SNMP
7 1 (3.03%) BGP
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.03%) IPsec
7 1 (3.03%) OSPF
7 1 (3.03%) SSL
7 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) MSI
2 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Retail
3 3 (9.09%) Automotive
3 3 (9.09%) Social Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Law
5 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) VMware Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Server Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) HP Storage Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) SAN Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) SAN Storage Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Splunk Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Public Cloud
2 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 5 (15.15%) Clustering
4 2 (6.06%) PKI
4 2 (6.06%) Replication
4 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.03%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.21%) Linux
4 4 (12.12%) VMS
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (15.15%) Microservices
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) Architectural Design
4 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.09%) Change Management
4 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.09%) DevOps
4 3 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 2 (6.06%) Architecture Roadmap
5 2 (6.06%) Cost Optimisation
5 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (6.06%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) PowerShell
2 6 (18.18%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.09%) Go
4 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (12.12%) MCSA
4 2 (6.06%) CCNA
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.06%) MCITP
4 2 (6.06%) MCSE
4 2 (6.06%) VCP6
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 24 (72.73%) VMware ESXi
2 21 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (39.39%) vSphere
4 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (18.18%) VMware NSX
6 4 (12.12%) NFS
7 3 (9.09%) Docker
7 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
7 3 (9.09%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 2 (6.06%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) Ansible
2 9 (27.27%) Terraform
2 9 (27.27%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 6 (18.18%) vRealize
4 5 (15.15%) PowerCLI
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
5 4 (12.12%) SCCM
6 3 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (9.09%) Grafana
6 3 (9.09%) Istio
6 3 (9.09%) Knative
6 3 (9.09%) Kubernetes
6 3 (9.09%) Prometheus
7 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (6.06%) Puppet
7 2 (6.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (6.06%) vMotion
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) VMware
2 12 (36.36%) Dell
2 12 (36.36%) HP
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.15%) IBM
5 4 (12.12%) 3PAR
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco
5 4 (12.12%) EMC
5 4 (12.12%) Google
5 4 (12.12%) NetApp
5 4 (12.12%) Zscaler
6 3 (9.09%) Citrix
6 3 (9.09%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.06%) Forcepoint
7 2 (6.06%) SAP
7 2 (6.06%) Splunk
7 2 (6.06%) Symantec
7 2 (6.06%) Trend Micro
7 2 (6.06%) Veritas