Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 172 160
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12 -47
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 647 736 661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.60% 1.60% 1.67%
As % of the System Software category 10.12% 11.77% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 519 467
London median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £202 £231 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 21
London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.64% -1.19% +102.90%
10th Percentile £17.45 £21.00 £14.10
90th Percentile £47.60 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +29.63% +20.00% -41.56%

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 6,396 6,252 4,369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.78% 13.61% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,644 4,612 3,050
London median daily rate £525 £500 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.95% +4.47%
10th Percentile £213 £204 £200
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 161 113
London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +40.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.04 £12.88
90th Percentile £47.09 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £16.60 £16.22 £16.00
% change year-on-year +2.37% +1.34% +3.23%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +8 127 £423 +1.44% 9
South London +3 71 £525 +6.06% 1
West London +4 24 £500 +17.65% 3
North London -2 5 £239 -13.18%
East London -26 3 £363 -23.68% 3
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 647 (100.00%) VMware
2 375 (57.96%) Windows
3 321 (49.61%) Microsoft
4 286 (44.20%) Active Directory
5 175 (27.05%) Linux
6 172 (26.58%) Citrix
6 172 (26.58%) Windows Server
7 168 (25.97%) DNS
8 162 (25.04%) Amazon AWS
9 156 (24.11%) Office 365
10 150 (23.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 150 (23.18%) Finance
11 139 (21.48%) PowerShell
12 122 (18.86%) Cisco
13 119 (18.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 116 (17.93%) DHCP
14 116 (17.93%) SCCM
15 114 (17.62%) Windows 10
16 107 (16.54%) DevOps
17 105 (16.23%) Windows Server 2012
17 105 (16.23%) VMware ESXi
17 105 (16.23%) Java
18 103 (15.92%) vSphere
19 95 (14.68%) Firewall
20 94 (14.53%) Migration
21 92 (14.22%) Hyper-V
22 88 (13.60%) Windows Server 2008
23 86 (13.29%) Jenkins
23 86 (13.29%) Data Centre
23 86 (13.29%) SAN

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 70 (10.82%) MS Exchange
2 56 (8.66%) IIS
3 43 (6.65%) Tomcat
4 42 (6.49%) Skype for Business
5 37 (5.72%) Apache
6 32 (4.95%) nginx
7 28 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 28 (4.33%) Jetty
7 28 (4.33%) Mongrel
7 28 (4.33%) WebSphere
8 24 (3.71%) SharePoint
9 21 (3.25%) Confluence
10 20 (3.09%) OpenStack
11 16 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.62%) JBoss
14 3 (0.46%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.46%) CMS
14 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 54 (8.35%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.62%) Shockwave
6 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 162 (25.04%) Amazon AWS
2 156 (24.11%) Office 365
3 150 (23.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 65 (10.05%) Amazon EC2
5 47 (7.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 32 (4.95%) Google App Engine
7 21 (3.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 18 (2.78%) IaaS
8 18 (2.78%) PaaS
9 13 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.24%) SaaS
11 6 (0.93%) GitHub
12 5 (0.77%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.77%) Slack
13 4 (0.62%) Apigee
13 4 (0.62%) Azure Stack
13 4 (0.62%) OneDrive
13 4 (0.62%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.46%) Google Compute Engine
14 3 (0.46%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 168 (25.97%) DNS
2 116 (17.93%) DHCP
3 95 (14.68%) Firewall
4 86 (13.29%) SAN
5 83 (12.83%) TCP/IP
6 70 (10.82%) WAN
7 63 (9.74%) VPN
8 62 (9.58%) LAN
9 50 (7.73%) SSL
10 41 (6.34%) HTTP
11 37 (5.72%) IPsec
11 37 (5.72%) Skype
12 34 (5.26%) FTP
13 28 (4.33%) VoIP
14 26 (4.02%) Network Security
15 25 (3.86%) NetScaler
15 25 (3.86%) VLAN
16 22 (3.40%) VSAN
17 21 (3.25%) iSCSI
18 19 (2.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 16 (2.47%) Big Data
3 16 (2.47%) MySQL
4 13 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
5 9 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (1.08%) MongoDB
7 6 (0.93%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.62%) Data Lake
8 4 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.46%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (0.46%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.31%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 86 (13.29%) Jenkins
2 61 (9.43%) Git (software)
3 40 (6.18%) Maven
4 36 (5.56%) DbUnit
4 36 (5.56%) jMock
4 36 (5.56%) JUnit
4 36 (5.56%) Mockito
4 36 (5.56%) SonarQube
5 32 (4.95%) JIRA
6 27 (4.17%) Travis CI
7 12 (1.85%) Ant
8 8 (1.24%) Hudson
9 7 (1.08%) MSI
10 6 (0.93%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.77%) Artifactory
11 5 (0.77%) Gerrit
11 5 (0.77%) GitLab
11 5 (0.77%) GoCD
11 5 (0.77%) Subversion
12 4 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 150 (23.18%) Finance
2 70 (10.82%) Banking
3 20 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.78%) Law
5 14 (2.16%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.70%) Retail
7 10 (1.55%) Publishing
8 9 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.24%) Legal
10 6 (0.93%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.46%) Marketing
12 2 (0.31%) Front Office
12 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.15%) Advertising
13 1 (0.15%) Automotive
13 1 (0.15%) Back Office
13 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) International Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 85 (13.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 75 (11.59%) Architect
3 66 (10.20%) Analyst
4 61 (9.43%) Windows Engineer
5 53 (8.19%) DevOps Engineer
6 50 (7.73%) Support Engineer
6 50 (7.73%) VMware Engineer
7 43 (6.65%) Developer
8 36 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 35 (5.41%) Consultant
9 35 (5.41%) Desktop Support
9 35 (5.41%) Java Developer
9 35 (5.41%) Server Engineer
10 34 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
11 30 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support
11 30 (4.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 26 (4.02%) Support Analyst
13 22 (3.40%) Administrator
13 22 (3.40%) PowerShell Engineer
14 21 (3.25%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (9.74%) J2EE
2 51 (7.88%) Web Services
3 41 (6.34%) RESTful
4 37 (5.72%) Apache Camel
4 37 (5.72%) SOAP
5 36 (5.56%) PowerMock
5 36 (5.56%) Spring
6 31 (4.79%) Servlets
7 29 (4.48%) LDAP
8 28 (4.33%) .NET
9 26 (4.02%) Spring Boot
10 17 (2.63%) XML
11 10 (1.55%) Middleware
12 8 (1.24%) REST
13 5 (0.77%) JSON
13 5 (0.77%) Node.js
13 5 (0.77%) YAML
14 4 (0.62%) Flash
14 4 (0.62%) LAMP
14 4 (0.62%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 86 (13.29%) Data Centre
2 33 (5.10%) Clustering
3 29 (4.48%) Replication
4 26 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (3.55%) Management Information System
7 22 (3.40%) Video Conferencing
8 19 (2.94%) Public Cloud
9 18 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
10 14 (2.16%) iPhone
11 13 (2.01%) Fat Client
11 13 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
11 13 (2.01%) Thin Client
12 11 (1.70%) Blackberry
12 11 (1.70%) HACMP
13 10 (1.55%) User Experience
14 9 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (1.39%) Private Cloud
15 8 (1.24%) iPad
16 7 (1.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 375 (57.96%) Windows
2 175 (27.05%) Linux
3 172 (26.58%) Windows Server
4 114 (17.62%) Windows 10
5 105 (16.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 88 (13.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 67 (10.36%) Windows 7
8 60 (9.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 42 (6.49%) Unix
10 22 (3.40%) CentOS
10 22 (3.40%) Solaris
11 17 (2.63%) Ubuntu
11 17 (2.63%) Windows 8
12 12 (1.85%) Android
13 11 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (1.08%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.08%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.93%) Data ONTAP
15 6 (0.93%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.77%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (18.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 107 (16.54%) DevOps
3 94 (14.53%) Migration
4 84 (12.98%) ITIL
5 83 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
6 74 (11.44%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (11.44%) Open Source
7 61 (9.43%) Configuration Management
8 54 (8.35%) Scrum
9 49 (7.57%) Problem-Solving
10 43 (6.65%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 41 (6.34%) Kanban
11 41 (6.34%) TDD
12 40 (6.18%) E-Commerce
13 36 (5.56%) BDD
14 34 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
15 27 (4.17%) High Availability
15 27 (4.17%) Infrastructure as Code
15 27 (4.17%) Infrastructure Automation
16 26 (4.02%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 139 (21.48%) PowerShell
2 105 (16.23%) Java
3 68 (10.51%) SQL
4 64 (9.89%) Python
5 57 (8.81%) Bash Shell
6 43 (6.65%) Perl
7 16 (2.47%) Ruby
7 16 (2.47%) Shell Script
8 15 (2.32%) JavaScript
9 13 (2.01%) Go
10 9 (1.39%) AWK
10 9 (1.39%) VBScript
11 8 (1.24%) C
12 6 (0.93%) VB
13 5 (0.77%) Groovy
13 5 (0.77%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.62%) sed
15 3 (0.46%) PHP
16 2 (0.31%) C#
16 2 (0.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 68 (10.51%) Security Cleared
2 53 (8.19%) SC Cleared
3 49 (7.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (5.56%) MCSE
5 27 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (3.09%) Degree
7 17 (2.63%) CCNA
7 17 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (2.47%) CCNP
9 15 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (2.32%) MCSA
10 9 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
12 7 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (1.08%) MCITP
13 6 (0.93%) AWS Certification
13 6 (0.93%) CCA
13 6 (0.93%) CCIE
14 4 (0.62%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.62%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.47%) SLA
2 8 (1.24%) GDPR
2 8 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.24%) PCI DSS
2 8 (1.24%) QA
3 7 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.15%) GAMP
5 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 286 (44.20%) Active Directory
2 105 (16.23%) VMware ESXi
3 103 (15.92%) vSphere
4 92 (14.22%) Hyper-V
5 58 (8.96%) XenDesktop
6 52 (8.04%) XenApp
7 51 (7.88%) Docker
8 38 (5.87%) VMware Workstation
9 35 (5.41%) Xen
10 31 (4.79%) Virtual Machines
11 28 (4.33%) Virtual Desktop
12 26 (4.02%) VMware NSX
13 23 (3.55%) Microsoft App-V
14 22 (3.40%) KVM
15 21 (3.25%) Virtual Servers
16 19 (2.94%) BitLocker
17 18 (2.78%) vCloud
18 16 (2.47%) NFS
19 11 (1.70%) HDFS
19 11 (1.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 116 (17.93%) SCCM
2 85 (13.14%) Puppet
3 58 (8.96%) Ansible
4 40 (6.18%) Kubernetes
5 34 (5.26%) vCenter Server
6 31 (4.79%) Terraform
7 27 (4.17%) vMotion
8 25 (3.86%) Microsoft Clustering
9 24 (3.71%) vRealize
10 20 (3.09%) Failover Clustering
11 19 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
12 17 (2.63%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 15 (2.32%) Backup Exec
14 13 (2.01%) SCOM
15 12 (1.85%) HP SIM
15 12 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
16 11 (1.70%) NetBackup
17 10 (1.55%) Microsoft Intune
18 9 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
18 9 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 647 (100.00%) VMware
2 321 (49.61%) Microsoft
3 172 (26.58%) Citrix
4 122 (18.86%) Cisco
5 84 (12.98%) Dell
6 77 (11.90%) HP
7 61 (9.43%) Red Hat
8 60 (9.27%) EMC
8 60 (9.27%) NetApp
9 43 (6.65%) Oracle
10 39 (6.03%) Google
11 28 (4.33%) 3PAR
12 26 (4.02%) Juniper
13 24 (3.71%) Ivanti
14 23 (3.55%) Symantec
14 23 (3.55%) Veritas
15 18 (2.78%) Nimble Storage
16 16 (2.47%) McAfee
17 15 (2.32%) Palo Alto
18 14 (2.16%) F5