Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 179 121
Rank change year-on-year +13 -58 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 780 725 923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.77% 1.56% 2.20%
As % of the System Software category 11.29% 12.35% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 479 663
London median daily rate £450 £402 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.08% -8.23% +2.94%
10th Percentile £188 £213 £263
90th Percentile £575 £576 £588
England median daily rate £425 £382 £400
% change year-on-year +11.26% -4.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 22
London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.83 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.82% - +60.77%
10th Percentile £15.68 £15.50 £17.15
90th Percentile £47.09 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% -5.66% -10.17%

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 6,907 5,870 5,149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.64% 12.63% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,069 4,268 3,551
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £205 £185 £200
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
England median daily rate £475 £440 £413
% change year-on-year +7.95% +6.67% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 141 148
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +16.13%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.81 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.09 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.15
% change year-on-year -3.03% +2.17% +4.19%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +7 156 £379 -5.31% 76
South London +1 63 £525 +31.25% 7
West London +10 44 £375 +8.70% 35
East London -28 11 £450 +221.43% 15
North London -11 6 £325 -33.33% 5
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 780 (100.00%) VMware
2 461 (59.10%) Windows
3 301 (38.59%) Microsoft
4 268 (34.36%) Active Directory
5 246 (31.54%) Linux
6 244 (31.28%) Windows Server
7 209 (26.79%) Citrix
8 199 (25.51%) Amazon AWS
9 171 (21.92%) PowerShell
10 163 (20.90%) Finance
11 161 (20.64%) Microsoft Azure
12 150 (19.23%) vSphere
13 138 (17.69%) Cisco
14 135 (17.31%) Hyper-V
14 135 (17.31%) Office 365
15 134 (17.18%) Jenkins
16 128 (16.41%) Windows Server 2008
17 127 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
18 125 (16.03%) DNS
18 125 (16.03%) ITIL
19 124 (15.90%) Java
20 121 (15.51%) DevOps
21 120 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 119 (15.26%) Windows 10
23 117 (15.00%) Puppet
23 117 (15.00%) Firewall
24 115 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
25 113 (14.49%) SCCM
26 112 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
27 109 (13.97%) Windows 7

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 92 (11.79%) MS Exchange
2 52 (6.67%) IIS
3 47 (6.03%) Apache
4 42 (5.38%) WebSphere
5 40 (5.13%) OpenStack
5 40 (5.13%) Tomcat
6 37 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 32 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 30 (3.85%) Jetty
8 30 (3.85%) Mongrel
8 30 (3.85%) nginx
9 17 (2.18%) SharePoint
10 16 (2.05%) Skype for Business
11 15 (1.92%) WebLogic
12 14 (1.79%) JBoss
13 13 (1.67%) Confluence
14 6 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
15 3 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 75 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.26%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.26%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) Eikon
4 1 (0.13%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 199 (25.51%) Amazon AWS
2 161 (20.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 135 (17.31%) Office 365
4 65 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
5 58 (7.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 42 (5.38%) IaaS
7 37 (4.74%) Cloud Computing
8 28 (3.59%) AWS CloudFormation
9 22 (2.82%) Google App Engine
10 15 (1.92%) PaaS
11 13 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
12 11 (1.41%) Sumo Logic
13 10 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (1.28%) SaaS
14 9 (1.15%) Datadog
15 8 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 6 (0.77%) Mimecast
17 3 (0.38%) Google Compute Engine
17 3 (0.38%) OpenShift
17 3 (0.38%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 125 (16.03%) DNS
2 117 (15.00%) Firewall
3 90 (11.54%) DHCP
4 84 (10.77%) SAN
5 78 (10.00%) WAN
6 73 (9.36%) TCP/IP
7 70 (8.97%) VPN
8 67 (8.59%) LAN
9 41 (5.26%) HTTP
9 41 (5.26%) SSL
10 37 (4.74%) VLAN
11 35 (4.49%) Internet
12 28 (3.59%) IPsec
13 27 (3.46%) Skype
14 25 (3.21%) FTP
14 25 (3.21%) VoIP
15 23 (2.95%) Network Security
16 22 (2.82%) VSAN
17 21 (2.69%) MPLS
17 21 (2.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 14 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (1.67%) MySQL
4 13 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (0.77%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.64%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.51%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.26%) Big Data
11 2 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.26%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.13%) DB2
12 1 (0.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 134 (17.18%) Jenkins
2 88 (11.28%) Git (software)
3 61 (7.82%) Maven
4 53 (6.79%) SonarQube
5 45 (5.77%) DbUnit
5 45 (5.77%) jMock
5 45 (5.77%) JUnit
5 45 (5.77%) Mockito
6 38 (4.87%) Travis CI
7 22 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 22 (2.82%) Vagrant
8 15 (1.92%) TeamCity
9 14 (1.79%) Ant
9 14 (1.79%) Gradle
9 14 (1.79%) JIRA
10 13 (1.67%) CruiseControl
10 13 (1.67%) MSBuild
11 10 (1.28%) GitLab
12 9 (1.15%) AdminStudio
12 9 (1.15%) MSI
General
1 163 (20.90%) Finance
2 67 (8.59%) Banking
3 33 (4.23%) Law
4 20 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.05%) Retail
5 16 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.28%) Publishing
7 9 (1.15%) Legal
8 8 (1.03%) Billing
9 7 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.64%) Local Government
11 4 (0.51%) Advertising
11 4 (0.51%) Marketing
11 4 (0.51%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) International Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (12.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 88 (11.28%) VMware Engineer
3 80 (10.26%) Architect
4 75 (9.62%) Windows Engineer
5 72 (9.23%) Analyst
6 70 (8.97%) DevOps Engineer
6 70 (8.97%) Support Engineer
7 57 (7.31%) Developer
8 54 (6.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 52 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
10 46 (5.90%) Citrix Engineer
11 45 (5.77%) Java Developer
11 45 (5.77%) Server Engineer
12 43 (5.51%) Consultant
13 42 (5.38%) Desktop Support
14 40 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
15 39 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 32 (4.10%) Administrator
16 32 (4.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
17 28 (3.59%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (8.72%) J2EE
1 68 (8.72%) Web Services
2 53 (6.79%) RESTful
3 47 (6.03%) SOAP
4 46 (5.90%) Apache Camel
5 45 (5.77%) PowerMock
6 41 (5.26%) Spring
7 38 (4.87%) Spring Boot
8 30 (3.85%) Servlets
9 26 (3.33%) .NET
10 18 (2.31%) Elastic Stack
11 15 (1.92%) LDAP
11 15 (1.92%) Middleware
12 13 (1.67%) JRuby
13 11 (1.41%) JSON
14 8 (1.03%) AngularJS
14 8 (1.03%) JSP
15 6 (0.77%) 802.1X
15 6 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
15 6 (0.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 97 (12.44%) Data Centre
2 50 (6.41%) Clustering
3 48 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
5 23 (2.95%) Management Information System
5 23 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (2.69%) iPhone
7 18 (2.31%) Replication
8 17 (2.18%) Public Cloud
8 17 (2.18%) Video Conferencing
9 15 (1.92%) User Experience
10 12 (1.54%) Blackberry
10 12 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (1.54%) PKI
11 11 (1.41%) Fat Client
11 11 (1.41%) Thin Client
12 9 (1.15%) Smartphone
13 7 (0.90%) iPad
14 6 (0.77%) Fintech
14 6 (0.77%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 461 (59.10%) Windows
2 246 (31.54%) Linux
3 244 (31.28%) Windows Server
4 128 (16.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 127 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 119 (15.26%) Windows 10
7 109 (13.97%) Windows 7
8 69 (8.85%) Unix
9 53 (6.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 41 (5.26%) CentOS
11 39 (5.00%) Windows 8
12 37 (4.74%) Ubuntu
13 34 (4.36%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (2.18%) Android
15 16 (2.05%) Debian
15 16 (2.05%) Solaris
16 15 (1.92%) Fedora
16 15 (1.92%) Mac OS
17 11 (1.41%) Apple iOS
18 7 (0.90%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (16.03%) ITIL
2 121 (15.51%) DevOps
3 120 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 115 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
5 112 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
6 97 (12.44%) Open Source
7 93 (11.92%) Configuration Management
8 79 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
9 76 (9.74%) Migration
10 61 (7.82%) Scrum
10 61 (7.82%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 52 (6.67%) E-Commerce
11 52 (6.67%) TDD
12 50 (6.41%) Kanban
13 47 (6.03%) BDD
14 36 (4.62%) ITIL V3
14 36 (4.62%) Server Virtualisation
15 30 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
16 29 (3.72%) Service Management
17 26 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 171 (21.92%) PowerShell
2 124 (15.90%) Java
3 90 (11.54%) Python
4 77 (9.87%) Bash Shell
4 77 (9.87%) SQL
5 48 (6.15%) Perl
6 40 (5.13%) Go
7 30 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 29 (3.72%) Ruby
9 20 (2.56%) VBScript
10 14 (1.79%) C#
11 10 (1.28%) AWK
11 10 (1.28%) C
12 8 (1.03%) VBA
13 7 (0.90%) VB
14 6 (0.77%) sed
15 5 (0.64%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.51%) Scala
17 3 (0.38%) AppleScript
17 3 (0.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 76 (9.74%) Security Cleared
2 58 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (7.05%) SC Cleared
4 37 (4.74%) Degree
5 35 (4.49%) MCSE
5 35 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 29 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (2.31%) CCNA
9 17 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
10 14 (1.79%) MCSA
11 13 (1.67%) MCITP
12 11 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
12 11 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 10 (1.28%) VCAP
14 9 (1.15%) DV Cleared
14 9 (1.15%) MCP
14 9 (1.15%) RHCE
15 8 (1.03%) CCA
16 7 (0.90%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.28%) SLA
2 9 (1.15%) QA
3 7 (0.90%) FedRAMP
3 7 (0.90%) GDPR
3 7 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) COBIT
6 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.13%) OASIS TOSCA
6 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 268 (34.36%) Active Directory
2 150 (19.23%) vSphere
3 135 (17.31%) Hyper-V
4 104 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
5 83 (10.64%) XenDesktop
6 72 (9.23%) Docker
7 57 (7.31%) XenApp
8 46 (5.90%) Xen
9 34 (4.36%) Virtual Desktop
10 31 (3.97%) Microsoft App-V
10 31 (3.97%) NFS
11 29 (3.72%) Virtual Servers
12 27 (3.46%) Virtual Machines
12 27 (3.46%) VirtualBox
13 26 (3.33%) VMware NSX
14 21 (2.69%) KVM
14 21 (2.69%) VMware Workstation
15 13 (1.67%) vCloud
16 12 (1.54%) BitLocker
17 11 (1.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 117 (15.00%) Puppet
2 113 (14.49%) SCCM
3 104 (13.33%) Ansible
4 71 (9.10%) Opscode Chef
5 55 (7.05%) Terraform
6 53 (6.79%) vCenter Server
7 52 (6.67%) Kubernetes
8 36 (4.62%) Packer
9 25 (3.21%) Nagios
10 24 (3.08%) Salt
10 24 (3.08%) SCOM
11 23 (2.95%) Microsoft Clustering
12 21 (2.69%) vRealize
13 19 (2.44%) Docker Swarm
14 16 (2.05%) Kibana
15 15 (1.92%) Backup Exec
15 15 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
16 14 (1.79%) logstash
16 14 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
16 14 (1.79%) Mesos
Vendors
1 780 (100.00%) VMware
2 301 (38.59%) Microsoft
3 209 (26.79%) Citrix
4 138 (17.69%) Cisco
5 64 (8.21%) HP
6 58 (7.44%) Red Hat
7 49 (6.28%) NetApp
8 48 (6.15%) Splunk
9 47 (6.03%) Google
10 45 (5.77%) EMC
11 43 (5.51%) Dell
12 41 (5.26%) Ivanti
13 34 (4.36%) Oracle
14 32 (4.10%) Wyse
15 29 (3.72%) McAfee
15 29 (3.72%) Symantec
16 24 (3.08%) New Relic
17 21 (2.69%) Sun
18 18 (2.31%) Apple
18 18 (2.31%) SolarWinds