Period
to 22 July 2019

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 22 July 2019 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
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 559 621 584
Rank change year-on-year +62 -37 +28
Contract jobs citing vMotion 26 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.064% 0.037% 0.024%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.40% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 4
London median daily rate £406 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +3.13% +16.36%
10th Percentile £352 £350 £358
90th Percentile £488 £525 £520
England median daily rate £406 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.56% - +11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
London median hourly rate £43.20 - -
England median hourly rate £43.20 - £45.00

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 6,420 6,421 4,972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.76% 13.92% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,614 4,720 3,557
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £488 £470
% change year-on-year +2.56% +3.72% +10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 89 41
London median hourly rate £24.50 £24.92 £24.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.69% +2.30% +21.80%
10th Percentile £12.91 £13.66 £14.10
90th Percentile £51.42 £56.75 £47.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.40 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.09% +10.86% -20.45%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing vMotion in London over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 July 2019. 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 +16 6 £381 -7.58%
West London +21 2 £425 -15.00%
East London - 1 £263 - 1
vMotion
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (88.46%) Windows
3 19 (73.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
5 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
5 16 (61.54%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (50.00%) SAN
7 12 (46.15%) Clustering
7 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Clustering
7 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
8 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (38.46%) Migration
9 10 (38.46%) NetApp
10 9 (34.62%) HP
10 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
11 8 (30.77%) EMC
11 8 (30.77%) Cisco
12 7 (26.92%) WSUS
12 7 (26.92%) SolarWinds
12 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 6 (23.08%) Availability Management
13 6 (23.08%) Capacity Management
13 6 (23.08%) Office 365
13 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 6 (23.08%) Backup Exec
13 6 (23.08%) Oracle
14 5 (19.23%) DNS
14 5 (19.23%) vSphere
14 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS

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 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (15.38%) IIS
1 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
2 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 5 (19.23%) iSCSI
3 2 (7.69%) DHCP
3 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (7.69%) Network Security
3 2 (7.69%) SSL
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) VLAN
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) VSAN
3 2 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) MPLS
4 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Storage Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Administrator
8 1 (3.85%) Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Citrix Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Fat Client
3 2 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.85%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (15.38%) AIX
5 4 (15.38%) Linux
5 4 (15.38%) Solaris
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Migration
2 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (23.08%) Availability Management
3 6 (23.08%) Capacity Management
3 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 5 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 4 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Server Building
6 3 (11.54%) Change Management
6 3 (11.54%) High Availability
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
7 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Data Security
7 2 (7.69%) ERP
7 2 (7.69%) Patch Management
7 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.85%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) Python
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
System Software
1 19 (73.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 16 (61.54%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (19.23%) vSphere
4 4 (15.38%) DFS Replication
4 4 (15.38%) NFS
5 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (7.69%) VMFS
5 2 (7.69%) VMware NSX
6 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.85%) vCloud
6 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (26.92%) WSUS
3 6 (23.08%) Backup Exec
4 2 (7.69%) vCenter Server
4 2 (7.69%) vRealize
5 1 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) NetApp
4 9 (34.62%) HP
5 8 (30.77%) Cisco
5 8 (30.77%) EMC
6 7 (26.92%) SolarWinds
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle
8 4 (15.38%) 3PAR
8 4 (15.38%) Brocade
8 4 (15.38%) Citrix
9 3 (11.54%) Veeam
10 2 (7.69%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (3.85%) Apple
11 1 (3.85%) Dell
11 1 (3.85%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (3.85%) Meraki
11 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto