Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 624 606 601
Rank change year-on-year -18 -5 -1
Contract jobs citing vMotion 17 1 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.036% 0.002% 0.043%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.30% 0.019% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 8
London median daily rate £413 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -11.11% +16.13%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £323
90th Percentile £569 £425 £488
England median daily rate £388 £381 £360
% change year-on-year +1.64% +5.90% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
London median hourly rate - - £43.00
England median hourly rate £16.63 - £43.00

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 5709 5306 4096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.11% 11.95% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4243 3565 2841
London median daily rate £518 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.15% +8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
England median daily rate £475 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 59 70
London median hourly rate £25.50 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% - -2.70%
10th Percentile £11.92 £13.00 £12.91
90th Percentile £165.00 £47.94 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.14 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -14.33% - -

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017. 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 -13 6 £425 +6.25%
South London - 4 - -
vMotion
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing vMotion also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for vMotion.

1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) Linux
4 8 (47.06%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
6 6 (35.29%) VPN
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco
6 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 6 (35.29%) Firewall
6 6 (35.29%) Citrix
7 5 (29.41%) Juniper
7 5 (29.41%) SAN
7 5 (29.41%) SSL
7 5 (29.41%) HP
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) IIS
7 5 (29.41%) Barracuda Networks
7 5 (29.41%) WatchGuard
7 5 (29.41%) SCCM
7 5 (29.41%) SCOM
7 5 (29.41%) iSCSI
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
7 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
7 5 (29.41%) IaaS
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012

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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) IIS
3 4 (23.53%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) OpenShift
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
1 6 (35.29%) VPN
2 5 (29.41%) iSCSI
2 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 5 (29.41%) SSL
3 4 (23.53%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (11.76%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2014
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Firewall Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior SCCM Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
3 4 (23.53%) Cloud Native
4 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (17.65%) Replication
5 1 (5.88%) CLARiiON
5 1 (5.88%) Clustering
5 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.88%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (5.88%) EMC VNX
5 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (5.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
5 3 (17.65%) Unix
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.88%) Solaris
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (17.65%) SDLC
2 3 (17.65%) Time Management
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Proactive Management
4 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) C
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) CCNP
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCITP
4 1 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.88%) NCDA
4 1 (5.88%) RHCE
4 1 (5.88%) RHCT
4 1 (5.88%) VCP6
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) Docker
4 4 (23.53%) NFS
4 4 (23.53%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
5 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
5 3 (17.65%) KVM
5 3 (17.65%) XenApp
6 2 (11.76%) vSphere
7 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
1 5 (29.41%) SCOM
1 5 (29.41%) SCOrch
1 5 (29.41%) SCSM
1 5 (29.41%) vCenter Server
2 4 (23.53%) Kubernetes
3 3 (17.65%) vRealize
4 2 (11.76%) Ansible
4 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) Barracuda Networks
3 5 (29.41%) HP
3 5 (29.41%) Juniper
3 5 (29.41%) WatchGuard
4 4 (23.53%) NetApp
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.76%) F5
6 2 (11.76%) SAP
7 1 (5.88%) Dell
7 1 (5.88%) EMC
7 1 (5.88%) IBM
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (5.88%) Symantec
7 1 (5.88%) Veeam