Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 632 633 611
Rank change year-on-year +1 -22 -5
Contract jobs citing vMotion 6 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.013% 0.036% 0.002%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.081% 0.29% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
London median daily rate £406 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +3.13% -11.11%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £375
90th Percentile £511 £569 £425
England median daily rate £400 £388 £381
% change year-on-year +3.23% +1.64% +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £11.75 £16.63 -
% change year-on-year -29.34% - -

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 7,379 5,909 5,494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.72% 12.54% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,496 4,375 3,696
London median daily rate £538 £513 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.88% +5.94% +7.50%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 58 59
London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.21% +43.06% -10.00%
10th Percentile £13.31 £11.94 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.96 £165.00 £47.94
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.26 £20.73
% change year-on-year +1.42% -16.76% +3.65%

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Replication
2 5 (83.33%) iSCSI
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) NetApp
2 5 (83.33%) NFS
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 4 (66.67%) Availability Management
3 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) Capacity Management
4 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (50.00%) sed
4 3 (50.00%) AWK
5 2 (33.33%) VLAN
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) HP

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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) iSCSI
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Architect
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Replication
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Availability Management
1 4 (66.67%) Capacity Management
1 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 4 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) AWK
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) sed
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) NCDA
1 1 (16.67%) RHCE
1 1 (16.67%) RHCT
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) NFS
2 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (33.33%) SnapMirror
1 2 (33.33%) SnapVault
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) CA
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Veeam