Period
to 16 April 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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 414 414 564
Rank change year-on-year 0 +150 -9
Contract jobs citing vCenter Server 26 53 57
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.68% 1.43% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 38
10th Percentile £294 £306 £142
25th Percentile £381 £402 £162
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £446 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year -6.11% - -
75th Percentile £500 £506 £538
90th Percentile £525 £571 £624
England median daily rate £425 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £47.83 £44.38
Median % change year-on-year - +7.77% -5.81%
England median hourly rate - £44.76 £46.75
% change year-on-year - -4.27% +10.00%

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 3,820 3,707 6,812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.39% 15.42% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,857 2,736 4,957
10th Percentile £400 £320 £360
25th Percentile £461 £445 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £546 £550
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% -0.73% +4.76%
75th Percentile £625 £620 £625
90th Percentile £700 £688 £688
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 39 77
10th Percentile £12.67 £12.42 £15.50
25th Percentile £15.03 £12.44 £17.66
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% -11.72%
75th Percentile £51.75 £26.75 £36.67
90th Percentile £68.00 £47.83 £49.12
England median hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +30.00% -4.11% +4.29%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 +52 6 £446 -17.02% 3
vCenter Server
England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) VMware
3 17 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (65.38%) PowerShell
4 15 (57.69%) Windows Server
5 14 (53.85%) vSphere
6 13 (50.00%) Azure
7 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
7 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2016
8 11 (42.31%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 11 (42.31%) vRealize
8 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
8 11 (42.31%) Finance
9 10 (38.46%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (34.62%) SCCM
10 9 (34.62%) HP
11 8 (30.77%) VSAN
12 7 (26.92%) Terraform
12 7 (26.92%) VMware NSX
12 7 (26.92%) Dell
12 7 (26.92%) DNS
12 7 (26.92%) ITIL
12 7 (26.92%) vCloud
12 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
13 6 (23.08%) AWS
13 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
13 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (23.08%) Migration
13 6 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
1 2 (7.69%) SAS
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) Azure
2 6 (23.08%) AWS
3 5 (19.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (15.38%) IaaS
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (15.38%) SaaS
5 2 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) VSAN
2 7 (26.92%) DNS
3 4 (15.38%) DHCP
3 4 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) HTTP
4 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security
4 2 (7.69%) Skype
5 1 (3.85%) AMQP
5 1 (3.85%) SSL
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Public Sector
4 3 (11.54%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.85%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Server Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) VMware Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Python Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Python Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Architect
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Perl Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) REST
2 2 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) JSP
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) Struts
3 1 (3.85%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Clustering
1 5 (19.23%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (11.54%) Private Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (7.69%) EMC VNX
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2016
4 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (23.08%) Linux
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (15.38%) VMS
7 3 (11.54%) Unix
8 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
4 4 (15.38%) Use Case
4 4 (15.38%) Workshop Facilitation
5 3 (11.54%) Change Management
5 3 (11.54%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Automation
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) ITSM
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE
5 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 3 (11.54%) Workflow
6 2 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) Java
3 3 (11.54%) C
4 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
1 6 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) MCSA
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (15.38%) VCAP
4 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (7.69%) CCNA
5 2 (7.69%) CCNP
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.69%) MCITP
5 2 (7.69%) VCP6
6 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (53.85%) vSphere
3 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 10 (38.46%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
5 7 (26.92%) vCloud
5 7 (26.92%) VMware NSX
6 4 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (11.54%) Docker
8 2 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) vRealize
1 11 (42.31%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 9 (34.62%) SCCM
3 7 (26.92%) Terraform
4 5 (19.23%) Ansible
5 4 (15.38%) Kubernetes
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (11.54%) PowerCLI
6 3 (11.54%) Puppet
7 2 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (7.69%) SCOM
7 2 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (7.69%) vMotion
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) VMware
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) HP
4 7 (26.92%) Dell
5 3 (11.54%) Foundry
6 2 (7.69%) Altiris
6 2 (7.69%) Citrix
6 2 (7.69%) EMC
6 2 (7.69%) IBM
6 2 (7.69%) Ivanti
6 2 (7.69%) Qualys
6 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
6 2 (7.69%) Shavlik
6 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.69%) Symantec
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle
7 1 (3.85%) SAP
7 1 (3.85%) Sophos
7 1 (3.85%) Wyse