Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 February 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 600 589 579
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10 -7
Contract jobs citing vMotion 18 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.038% 0.027% 0.037%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.30% 0.23% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
London median daily rate £375 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £343 £400 £265
90th Percentile £411 £400 £459
England median daily rate £375 £413 £390
% change year-on-year -9.09% +5.77% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £42.25
England median hourly rate £16.63 £45.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year -63.04% +6.51% +209.52%

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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 5,914 4,859 4,116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.60% 11.76% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,445 3,341 2,896
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £285
90th Percentile £650 £625 £605
England median daily rate £495 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 68 62
London median hourly rate £24.92 £22.42 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.16% -0.37% +23.29%
10th Percentile £11.81 £14.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £67.50 £47.00 £52.38
England median hourly rate £17.32 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -13.41% - +1.81%

vMotion
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for vMotion in London

vMotion
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for vMotion in London

vMotion
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for vMotion in London

vMotion
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 vMotion within the London region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. 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 -22 6 £400 - 1
South London - 4 - -
West London - 1 £325 -
vMotion
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for vMotion.

1 14 (77.78%) Windows
1 14 (77.78%) VMware
2 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (72.22%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (61.11%) Linux
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 10 (55.56%) iSCSI
4 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (50.00%) Replication
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (50.00%) XenApp
5 9 (50.00%) NetApp
5 9 (50.00%) NFS
6 8 (44.44%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco
8 5 (27.78%) HP
8 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
8 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
8 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
8 5 (27.78%) Docker
8 5 (27.78%) vCenter Server
9 4 (22.22%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
9 4 (22.22%) Cloud Native
9 4 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (22.22%) OpenStack
9 4 (22.22%) IaaS
10 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software

vMotion
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 (22.22%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) IaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) iSCSI
2 4 (22.22%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
1 9 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (50.00%) Replication
3 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
4 4 (22.22%) Cloud Native
5 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (5.56%) Clustering
6 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Unix
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
1 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (16.67%) SDLC
2 2 (11.11%) Network Design
2 2 (11.11%) Proactive Management
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C
1 3 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCITP
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.56%) NCDA
4 1 (5.56%) RHCE
4 1 (5.56%) RHCT
4 1 (5.56%) VCP6
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) VMware ESXi
1 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 9 (50.00%) NFS
3 9 (50.00%) XenApp
4 5 (27.78%) Docker
5 4 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 3 (16.67%) KVM
7 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) vCenter Server
2 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
3 3 (16.67%) vRealize
4 2 (11.11%) Ansible
4 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) NetApp
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco
5 5 (27.78%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.11%) F5
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix
7 1 (5.56%) IBM
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle
7 1 (5.56%) Symantec
7 1 (5.56%) Veeam