Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 623 607 616
Rank change year-on-year -16 +9 -28
Contract jobs citing vMotion 16 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.035% 0.023% 0.018%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.24% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
London median daily rate £419 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% +16.36% -15.38%
10th Percentile £376 £360 £285
90th Percentile £525 £573 £414
England median daily rate £400 £400 £354
% change year-on-year - +13.07% -1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 6,539 5,187 5,301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.37% 12.17% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,831 3,723 3,705
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £310
90th Percentile £675 £638 £620
England median daily rate £490 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +3.16% +8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 40 31
London median hourly rate £22.95 £26.05 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.91% +37.12% -5.00%
10th Percentile £14.80 £12.45 £14.45
90th Percentile £54.85 £50.52 £43.75
England median hourly rate £19.25 £17.39 £21.54
% change year-on-year +10.70% -19.27% +5.07%

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 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 -14 5 £413 -15.04%
West London - 1 £500 -
vMotion
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
3 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (87.50%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (62.50%) NetApp
7 9 (56.25%) Finance
7 9 (56.25%) Replication
7 9 (56.25%) NFS
7 9 (56.25%) iSCSI
8 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (31.25%) Ansible
9 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (31.25%) Linux
9 5 (31.25%) Python
9 5 (31.25%) C
10 4 (25.00%) HP
10 4 (25.00%) Cisco
10 4 (25.00%) Firewall
10 4 (25.00%) AWK
10 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (25.00%) KVM
10 4 (25.00%) sed
10 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell

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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) iSCSI
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) VLAN
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Replication
2 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
5 2 (12.50%) Clustering
6 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
6 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (18.75%) Unix
7 1 (6.25%) Debian
7 1 (6.25%) Fedora
7 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (18.75%) SDLC
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Antivirus Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C
1 5 (31.25%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) AWK
2 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (25.00%) sed
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (18.75%) CCNP
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) VCP6
4 2 (12.50%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.25%) MCITP
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.25%) NCDA
5 1 (6.25%) RHCE
5 1 (6.25%) RHCT
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) VMware ESXi
1 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) NFS
4 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (25.00%) KVM
5 1 (6.25%) DFS Replication
5 1 (6.25%) Docker
5 1 (6.25%) vCloud
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Ansible
1 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (25.00%) vRealize
3 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
4 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (6.25%) PowerCLI
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (6.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) NetApp
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) Twitter
6 1 (6.25%) Veeam