Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 619 610 623
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13 -45
Contract jobs citing vMotion 7 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.022% 0.009%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.099% 0.18% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
London median daily rate £400 £450 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +30.91% -23.61%
England median daily rate £400 £400 £358
% change year-on-year - +11.89% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £11.75 - -

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 7,079 5,482 5,401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.35% 12.17% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,248 3,991 3,641
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £614
England median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 45 56
London median hourly rate £20.00 £27.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.93% +35.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.00 £14.23
90th Percentile £47.50 £165.00 £31.88
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -22.22% +7.14%

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 19 October 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 -29 2 £400 -17.61%
vMotion
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) NFS
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) NetApp
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Replication
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Availability Management
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (28.57%) SnapMirror
3 2 (28.57%) SnapVault
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008

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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Support
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Replication
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Data ONTAP
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Availability Management
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) AWK
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) NCDA
1 1 (14.29%) RHCE
1 1 (14.29%) RHCT
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) NFS
1 7 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SnapMirror
1 2 (28.57%) SnapVault
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) NetApp
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) IBM