Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £468 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 502 472 459
Rank change year-on-year -30 -13 -32
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 133 147 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.34% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 106 117
London median daily rate £468 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.67% - -
10th Percentile £313 £258 £263
90th Percentile £660 £505 £480
England median daily rate £425 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +30.77% -13.33% +9.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
London median hourly rate - £32.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.08% +122.37%
England median hourly rate £17.50 £32.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -45.31% -25.58% +72.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44677 42926 44295
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.98% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32353 30510 31225
London median daily rate £498 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 563 683
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.77
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

VMware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured VMware Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Engineer in London

VMware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Engineer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Engineer in London

VMware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Engineer in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Engineer in London

VMware Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Engineer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Engineer in London

VMware Engineer
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 VMware Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 23 November 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 +1 26 £456 +15.87% 2
West London -3 11 £331 -17.19% 3
VMware Engineer
England

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, VMware Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring VMware Engineer in the job title.

1 133 (100.00%) VMware
2 68 (51.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (36.84%) Linux
4 46 (34.59%) Windows
5 36 (27.07%) PowerShell
6 34 (25.56%) Ansible
7 32 (24.06%) Finance
7 32 (24.06%) Microsoft
8 31 (23.31%) vCloud
8 31 (23.31%) DevOps
9 29 (21.80%) Active Directory
10 28 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
11 27 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (19.55%) Windows Server
13 24 (18.05%) vCenter Server
14 23 (17.29%) Continuous Delivery
15 22 (16.54%) Citrix
15 22 (16.54%) TCP/IP
15 22 (16.54%) MongoDB
16 21 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
16 21 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 21 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
16 21 (15.79%) SaltStack
17 20 (15.04%) vSphere
18 19 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
18 19 (14.29%) Ubuntu
19 18 (13.53%) Banking
19 18 (13.53%) vRealize
19 18 (13.53%) Data Centre
20 17 (12.78%) MySQL

VMware Engineer Skill Set
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 7 (5.26%) nginx
2 5 (3.76%) OpenStack
3 4 (3.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (3.01%) Drupal
3 4 (3.01%) WordPress
4 2 (1.50%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.75%) IIS
5 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (9.02%) Office 365
4 3 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.26%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.75%) IaaS
5 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.54%) TCP/IP
2 17 (12.78%) HTTP
2 17 (12.78%) SSL
3 12 (9.02%) SAN
3 12 (9.02%) VSAN
4 10 (7.52%) DNS
5 9 (6.77%) Firewall
5 9 (6.77%) WAN
6 8 (6.02%) LAN
7 5 (3.76%) MPLS
7 5 (3.76%) OSPF
8 4 (3.01%) HTTPS
8 4 (3.01%) WLAN
9 3 (2.26%) ATM
9 3 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (2.26%) DHCP
9 3 (2.26%) NetScaler
9 3 (2.26%) Wireless
10 2 (1.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (1.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.54%) MongoDB
2 21 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (12.78%) MySQL
4 4 (3.01%) Big Data
5 3 (2.26%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.50%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.02%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.01%) Ant
3 4 (3.01%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.50%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (24.06%) Finance
2 18 (13.53%) Banking
3 7 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.51%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.01%) Electronics
5 4 (3.01%) Games
5 4 (3.01%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.01%) Marketing
5 4 (3.01%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.75%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.76%) .NET
2 4 (3.01%) REST
3 1 (0.75%) LAMP
3 1 (0.75%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.53%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 6 (4.51%) Private Cloud
4 5 (3.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.01%) Online Games
5 4 (3.01%) PKI
6 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.75%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 49 (36.84%) Linux
2 46 (34.59%) Windows
3 26 (19.55%) Windows Server
4 21 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (14.29%) Ubuntu
6 12 (9.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (6.77%) Unix
7 9 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (4.51%) CentOS
9 2 (1.50%) Solaris
9 2 (1.50%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.50%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.31%) DevOps
2 27 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (17.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (8.27%) Configuration Management
5 10 (7.52%) Virtual Environments
6 9 (6.77%) Migration
7 8 (6.02%) Open Source
8 7 (5.26%) Change Management
8 7 (5.26%) Investment Management
8 7 (5.26%) Runbook
9 6 (4.51%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (4.51%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 5 (3.76%) Converged Infrastructure
10 5 (3.76%) CRM
10 5 (3.76%) E-Commerce
10 5 (3.76%) High Availability
10 5 (3.76%) SDLC
11 4 (3.01%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 4 (3.01%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.07%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.77%) Python
3 12 (9.02%) SQL
4 8 (6.02%) Go
4 8 (6.02%) Java
5 5 (3.76%) Ruby
6 3 (2.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.50%) Perl
8 1 (0.75%) C
8 1 (0.75%) C#
8 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (11.28%) SC Cleared
1 15 (11.28%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (3.76%) CCNP
3 5 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.76%) VCP6
4 4 (3.01%) CCSE
4 4 (3.01%) CISA
4 4 (3.01%) CISMP
4 4 (3.01%) CISSP
5 2 (1.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.50%) MCSA
5 2 (1.50%) MCSE
5 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.50%) VCAP
6 1 (0.75%) Degree
6 1 (0.75%) MCDST
6 1 (0.75%) MCP
6 1 (0.75%) VCDX
6 1 (0.75%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) GDPR
2 1 (0.75%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (51.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (23.31%) vCloud
3 29 (21.80%) Active Directory
4 21 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (15.04%) vSphere
6 9 (6.77%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (6.02%) Hyper-V
7 8 (6.02%) XenApp
8 4 (3.01%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (3.01%) VMware NSX
9 3 (2.26%) Docker
10 1 (0.75%) KVM
10 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (25.56%) Ansible
2 24 (18.05%) vCenter Server
3 18 (13.53%) vRealize
4 11 (8.27%) PowerCLI
4 11 (8.27%) Puppet
5 8 (6.02%) SCCM
5 8 (6.02%) Terraform
6 5 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.76%) Salt
6 5 (3.76%) SCOM
7 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (2.26%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.50%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.75%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.75%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.75%) vMotion
Vendors
1 133 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (24.06%) Microsoft
3 22 (16.54%) Citrix
4 21 (15.79%) SaltStack
5 15 (11.28%) Cisco
6 12 (9.02%) NetApp
7 11 (8.27%) HP
8 7 (5.26%) EMC
8 7 (5.26%) Mercator
8 7 (5.26%) Palo Alto
9 6 (4.51%) Dell
9 6 (4.51%) Juniper
9 6 (4.51%) Oracle
10 5 (3.76%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.76%) F5
10 5 (3.76%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.76%) Splunk
10 5 (3.76%) Veeam
11 4 (3.01%) EqualLogic
11 4 (3.01%) SolarWinds