Period
to 5 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 5 December 2019 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 Infrastructure (VI3)
England > London
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 185 164 182
Rank change year-on-year -21 +18 -63
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 500 810 746
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.43% 1.73% 1.57%
As % of the System Software category 9.82% 11.19% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 582 475
London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £230 £209 £210
90th Percentile £617 £597 £588
England median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 21
London median hourly rate £42.11 £23.13 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.06% -51.64% -
10th Percentile £20.05 £14.80 £14.85
90th Percentile £54.15 £47.09 £52.50
England median hourly rate £41.06 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +17.30% +75.00% -25.23%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software 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 system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5,092 7,241 5,883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.59% 15.50% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,697 5,315 4,239
London median daily rate £500 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £186 £200 £185
90th Percentile £665 £659 £638
England median daily rate £450 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 146 142
London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £20.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.30% -8.14% +27.00%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.75 £12.05
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.23 £57.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +3.13%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in London

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in London

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in London over the 6 months to 5 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in London

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure in London

VMware Infrastructure
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in London over the 6 months to 5 December 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure in London

VMware Infrastructure
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 Infrastructure within the London region over the 6 months to 5 December 2019. 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 -7 99 £413 -1.79% 66
South London +30 40 £500 -4.76% 12
West London -9 28 £410 +9.33% 39
East London +36 7 £495 +10.00% 17
North London +13 5 £375 +15.38% 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 VMware Infrastructure.

1 500 (100.00%) VMware
2 322 (64.40%) Windows
3 220 (44.00%) Microsoft
4 209 (41.80%) Active Directory
5 179 (35.80%) Windows Server
6 139 (27.80%) Citrix
7 137 (27.40%) Cisco
7 137 (27.40%) Linux
7 137 (27.40%) Azure
8 125 (25.00%) AWS
9 122 (24.40%) Office 365
10 121 (24.20%) PowerShell
11 115 (23.00%) vSphere
12 105 (21.00%) Finance
13 101 (20.20%) Hyper-V
14 98 (19.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 94 (18.80%) Firewall
16 93 (18.60%) DNS
17 87 (17.40%) SCCM
18 86 (17.20%) VMware ESXi
19 85 (17.00%) SQL
20 84 (16.80%) Windows 10
21 78 (15.60%) Ansible
22 77 (15.40%) ITIL
23 76 (15.20%) Python
24 75 (15.00%) DHCP
25 73 (14.60%) Migration
25 73 (14.60%) Data Centre
26 71 (14.20%) SAN
27 70 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012

VMware Infrastructure
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 52 (10.40%) MS Exchange
2 43 (8.60%) SharePoint
3 26 (5.20%) IIS
4 24 (4.80%) Skype for Business
5 14 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (2.20%) OpenStack
8 8 (1.60%) Confluence
9 7 (1.40%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.80%) nginx
11 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.60%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.40%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.40%) Apache
12 2 (0.40%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.40%) Commerce Server
12 2 (0.40%) Documentum
12 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 43 (8.60%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.20%) Houdini
4 1 (0.20%) Maya
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.20%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.20%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 137 (27.40%) Azure
2 125 (25.00%) AWS
3 122 (24.40%) Office 365
4 31 (6.20%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (5.00%) GitHub
6 22 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (4.20%) PaaS
8 20 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 19 (3.80%) SaaS
10 17 (3.40%) GCP
11 16 (3.20%) IaaS
12 10 (2.00%) Mimecast
13 7 (1.40%) Power Platform
14 4 (0.80%) G Suite
14 4 (0.80%) Google App Engine
14 4 (0.80%) Sumo Logic
15 3 (0.60%) Heroku
15 3 (0.60%) OneDrive
16 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 94 (18.80%) Firewall
2 93 (18.60%) DNS
3 75 (15.00%) DHCP
4 71 (14.20%) SAN
5 58 (11.60%) WAN
6 57 (11.40%) VPN
7 50 (10.00%) LAN
8 40 (8.00%) TCP/IP
9 37 (7.40%) NetScaler
10 29 (5.80%) Cisco ASA
10 29 (5.80%) Network Security
11 28 (5.60%) VoIP
12 24 (4.80%) Cisco Nexus
13 22 (4.40%) NAS
14 21 (4.20%) VLAN
15 20 (4.00%) VSAN
15 20 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
15 20 (4.00%) Wireless
16 18 (3.60%) iSCSI
16 18 (3.60%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (13.20%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (4.80%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (3.00%) MySQL
5 8 (1.60%) Big Data
5 8 (1.60%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.40%) Power BI
7 6 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.20%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.60%) Aerospike
10 3 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.60%) InfluxDB
10 3 (0.60%) Redis
10 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.40%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 64 (12.80%) Git (software)
2 49 (9.80%) Jenkins
3 22 (4.40%) SonarQube
4 20 (4.00%) Maven
5 19 (3.80%) DbUnit
5 19 (3.80%) jMock
5 19 (3.80%) JUnit
5 19 (3.80%) Mockito
6 17 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (2.80%) GitLab
8 12 (2.40%) Visual Studio
9 11 (2.20%) JIRA
9 11 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (1.40%) MSI
11 6 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (1.00%) Subversion
13 4 (0.80%) Hudson
13 4 (0.80%) InstallShield
13 4 (0.80%) WinDbg
14 3 (0.60%) Cucumber
General
1 105 (21.00%) Finance
2 33 (6.60%) Banking
3 11 (2.20%) Financial Institution
3 11 (2.20%) Public Sector
4 10 (2.00%) Publishing
5 9 (1.80%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.60%) Law
7 6 (1.20%) Retail
8 4 (0.80%) Legal
9 3 (0.60%) Back Office
9 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.40%) Advertising
10 2 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.40%) International Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (14.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (8.60%) Analyst
3 39 (7.80%) Architect
4 36 (7.20%) VMware Engineer
5 34 (6.80%) Consultant
5 34 (6.80%) Support Engineer
6 30 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 30 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
7 28 (5.60%) Network Engineer
8 27 (5.40%) Developer
9 24 (4.80%) Cloud Engineer
10 23 (4.60%) Server Engineer
11 20 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
11 20 (4.00%) Java Developer
12 19 (3.80%) Citrix Engineer
12 19 (3.80%) Support Analyst
13 18 (3.60%) Desktop Support
14 16 (3.20%) Azure DevOps
14 16 (3.20%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 16 (3.20%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.80%) Web Services
2 31 (6.20%) RESTful
3 21 (4.20%) J2EE
4 20 (4.00%) SOAP
5 19 (3.80%) Apache Camel
5 19 (3.80%) PowerMock
6 18 (3.60%) Elastic Stack
7 13 (2.60%) Spring
8 10 (2.00%) Spring Boot
9 9 (1.80%) React
10 7 (1.40%) 802.1X
10 7 (1.40%) REST
10 7 (1.40%) SAML
11 6 (1.20%) AngularJS
11 6 (1.20%) XML
12 5 (1.00%) Akka
12 5 (1.00%) Apache Flex
12 5 (1.00%) Middleware
12 5 (1.00%) Play Framework
12 5 (1.00%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 73 (14.60%) Data Centre
2 43 (8.60%) Public Cloud
3 26 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (4.00%) Replication
6 18 (3.60%) Management Information System
7 16 (3.20%) Video Conferencing
8 14 (2.80%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (2.60%) Clustering
10 11 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (2.20%) Private Cloud
11 9 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (1.60%) PKI
13 7 (1.40%) Blackberry
13 7 (1.40%) iPad
13 7 (1.40%) iPhone
13 7 (1.40%) User Experience
14 6 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (1.20%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 322 (64.40%) Windows
2 179 (35.80%) Windows Server
3 137 (27.40%) Linux
4 84 (16.80%) Windows 10
5 70 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (12.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 60 (12.00%) Windows 7
8 37 (7.40%) Ubuntu
9 32 (6.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (4.00%) CentOS
11 18 (3.60%) Unix
12 14 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (2.40%) Android
14 11 (2.20%) Mac OS
15 9 (1.80%) Mac OS X
16 6 (1.20%) Debian
17 5 (1.00%) Solaris
18 4 (0.80%) SUSE
18 4 (0.80%) VMS
19 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (19.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 77 (15.40%) ITIL
3 73 (14.60%) Migration
4 60 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (10.20%) DevOps
6 45 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
7 43 (8.60%) Configuration Management
8 38 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (6.20%) Scrum
10 30 (6.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 27 (5.40%) E-Commerce
12 24 (4.80%) TDD
13 23 (4.60%) BDD
13 23 (4.60%) High Availability
13 23 (4.60%) Open Source
13 23 (4.60%) Root Cause Analysis
13 23 (4.60%) Server Virtualisation
13 23 (4.60%) Service Delivery
14 22 (4.40%) Kanban
15 20 (4.00%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (24.20%) PowerShell
2 85 (17.00%) SQL
3 76 (15.20%) Python
4 41 (8.20%) Bash Shell
5 34 (6.80%) Java
6 13 (2.60%) VBScript
7 11 (2.20%) JavaScript
8 10 (2.00%) Perl
9 9 (1.80%) Go
9 9 (1.80%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.80%) VB
10 8 (1.60%) Ruby
11 6 (1.20%) C
11 6 (1.20%) Scala
12 5 (1.00%) C#
12 5 (1.00%) R
13 3 (0.60%) C++
13 3 (0.60%) Clojure
13 3 (0.60%) Groovy
14 1 (0.20%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 49 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (9.00%) Security Cleared
3 37 (7.40%) SC Cleared
4 33 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (6.40%) CCNP
5 32 (6.40%) Degree
6 28 (5.60%) Citrix Certification
7 27 (5.40%) CCNA
7 27 (5.40%) MCSE
8 22 (4.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 20 (4.00%) CCIE
10 17 (3.40%) DV Cleared
11 16 (3.20%) CCA
12 12 (2.40%) MCSA
13 9 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (1.20%) MCP
15 5 (1.00%) CCIE Security
16 4 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.40%) SLA
2 6 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.80%) GDPR
4 4 (0.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
6 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 209 (41.80%) Active Directory
2 115 (23.00%) vSphere
3 101 (20.20%) Hyper-V
4 86 (17.20%) VMware ESXi
5 55 (11.00%) Docker
6 51 (10.20%) XenApp
7 50 (10.00%) XenDesktop
8 39 (7.80%) Virtual Machines
9 35 (7.00%) Virtual Desktop
10 31 (6.20%) VMware NSX
11 20 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (3.00%) KVM
13 13 (2.60%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 12 (2.40%) NFS
15 11 (2.20%) Xen
16 10 (2.00%) VMFS
17 9 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
17 9 (1.80%) VMware Server
18 8 (1.60%) VirtualBox
19 7 (1.40%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 87 (17.40%) SCCM
2 78 (15.60%) Ansible
3 63 (12.60%) Puppet
4 43 (8.60%) vCenter Server
5 36 (7.20%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (5.20%) Kubernetes
7 25 (5.00%) WSUS
8 24 (4.80%) Terraform
9 22 (4.40%) vRealize
10 15 (3.00%) SCOM
11 13 (2.60%) vMotion
12 12 (2.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 12 (2.40%) Microsoft Intune
12 12 (2.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 11 (2.20%) Backup Exec
13 11 (2.20%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 10 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
14 10 (2.00%) XenMobile
15 9 (1.80%) NetBackup
15 9 (1.80%) Salt
Vendors
1 500 (100.00%) VMware
2 220 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 139 (27.80%) Citrix
4 137 (27.40%) Cisco
5 66 (13.20%) HP
6 48 (9.60%) Dell
7 42 (8.40%) EMC
7 42 (8.40%) NetApp
8 30 (6.00%) Ivanti
9 22 (4.40%) Google
9 22 (4.40%) Meraki
10 20 (4.00%) Oracle
11 18 (3.60%) Juniper
11 18 (3.60%) Red Hat
12 17 (3.40%) Apple
12 17 (3.40%) SolarWinds
12 17 (3.40%) Veritas
13 15 (3.00%) McAfee
14 14 (2.80%) CheckPoint
14 14 (2.80%) F5