Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 208 160 193
Rank change year-on-year -48 +33 -71
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 498 830 632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.30% 1.83% 1.43%
As % of the System Software category 8.52% 12.05% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 596 422
London median daily rate £435 £450 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +3.15% +2.65%
10th Percentile £231 £212 £219
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
England median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 18
London median hourly rate £38.31 £25.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.24% -47.73% +122.47%
10th Percentile £21.00 £14.80 £13.58
90th Percentile £54.73 £45.54 £54.00
England median hourly rate £42.27 £27.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +56.54% +38.46% -30.36%

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 5,848 6,890 5,082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.29% 15.15% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,273 5,038 3,572
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £188
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 144 142
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -9.41% +30.45%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.00 £12.88
90th Percentile £53.80 £47.69 £52.45
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year - -1.51% +4.70%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -33 93 £413 -2.94% 62
South London +5 36 £475 -9.52% 9
West London -19 24 £385 +27.91% 42
East London +2 2 £495 +4.21% 11
North London -2 2 £375 +87.50% 10
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 498 (100.00%) VMware
2 316 (63.45%) Windows
3 235 (47.19%) Microsoft
4 216 (43.37%) Active Directory
5 179 (35.94%) Citrix
6 157 (31.53%) Windows Server
7 137 (27.51%) PowerShell
7 137 (27.51%) Linux
8 132 (26.51%) Office 365
9 123 (24.70%) Azure
10 115 (23.09%) Cisco
10 115 (23.09%) Finance
11 105 (21.08%) vSphere
11 105 (21.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 104 (20.88%) SCCM
13 101 (20.28%) DNS
14 92 (18.47%) AWS
15 91 (18.27%) Windows 10
16 90 (18.07%) VMware ESXi
17 88 (17.67%) ITIL
18 81 (16.27%) Hyper-V
19 76 (15.26%) Windows Server 2012
20 74 (14.86%) Firewall
20 74 (14.86%) DHCP
20 74 (14.86%) HP
21 67 (13.45%) Python
22 65 (13.05%) Windows Server 2008
22 65 (13.05%) Data Centre
23 64 (12.85%) Migration
24 63 (12.65%) 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 44 (8.84%) MS Exchange
2 34 (6.83%) IIS
3 33 (6.63%) Skype for Business
4 26 (5.22%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (2.61%) Confluence
7 12 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.21%) OpenStack
9 8 (1.61%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.00%) nginx
11 4 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.60%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.40%) Anypoint
13 2 (0.40%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.40%) Jetty
13 2 (0.40%) Mattermost
13 2 (0.40%) Mongrel
13 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (7.43%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.40%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 132 (26.51%) Office 365
2 123 (24.70%) Azure
3 92 (18.47%) AWS
4 24 (4.82%) GitHub
5 23 (4.62%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (4.02%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (3.01%) GCP
8 14 (2.81%) PaaS
9 13 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (2.61%) SaaS
10 9 (1.81%) IaaS
11 8 (1.61%) Mimecast
12 6 (1.20%) OneDrive
13 5 (1.00%) Google App Engine
13 5 (1.00%) Slack
14 4 (0.80%) Sumo Logic
15 3 (0.60%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 3 (0.60%) G Suite
15 3 (0.60%) Power Platform
15 3 (0.60%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 101 (20.28%) DNS
2 74 (14.86%) DHCP
2 74 (14.86%) Firewall
3 63 (12.65%) SAN
4 42 (8.43%) VPN
5 40 (8.03%) TCP/IP
6 38 (7.63%) NetScaler
7 34 (6.83%) Skype
8 31 (6.22%) Network Security
9 30 (6.02%) WAN
10 26 (5.22%) NAS
11 25 (5.02%) LAN
12 23 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
13 22 (4.42%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (3.82%) VSAN
15 18 (3.61%) SSL
15 18 (3.61%) VoIP
16 16 (3.21%) HTTP
17 15 (3.01%) Wireless
18 14 (2.81%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.62%) MySQL
3 20 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (1.41%) Big Data
5 6 (1.20%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.20%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.20%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.00%) Data Lake
7 4 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.80%) DB2
7 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (0.60%) Aerospike
8 3 (0.60%) InfluxDB
8 3 (0.60%) Power BI
8 3 (0.60%) Redis
9 2 (0.40%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.40%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 47 (9.44%) Git (software)
2 36 (7.23%) Jenkins
3 23 (4.62%) JIRA
4 15 (3.01%) Maven
5 13 (2.61%) DbUnit
5 13 (2.61%) jMock
5 13 (2.61%) JUnit
5 13 (2.61%) Mockito
5 13 (2.61%) SonarQube
5 13 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (2.21%) Visual Studio Team System
7 10 (2.01%) Hudson
7 10 (2.01%) MSI
8 8 (1.61%) Visual Studio
9 7 (1.41%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.20%) Subversion
11 5 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.00%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.60%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 115 (23.09%) Finance
2 58 (11.65%) Banking
3 18 (3.61%) Investment Banking
3 18 (3.61%) Publishing
4 13 (2.61%) Public Sector
5 10 (2.01%) Retail
5 10 (2.01%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.60%) Advertising
7 3 (0.60%) Front Office
7 3 (0.60%) Law
8 2 (0.40%) Back Office
8 2 (0.40%) International Banking
8 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.40%) Marketing
9 1 (0.20%) German Language
9 1 (0.20%) Legal
9 1 (0.20%) Local Government
9 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 57 (11.45%) Analyst
3 39 (7.83%) Architect
3 39 (7.83%) VMware Engineer
4 36 (7.23%) Windows Engineer
5 32 (6.43%) Server Engineer
6 30 (6.02%) DevOps Engineer
7 27 (5.42%) Support Analyst
8 26 (5.22%) Support Engineer
9 24 (4.82%) Consultant
10 23 (4.62%) Developer
10 23 (4.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 22 (4.42%) Azure Engineer
12 21 (4.22%) Citrix Engineer
13 19 (3.82%) Administrator
13 19 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support
14 18 (3.61%) Desktop Engineer
14 18 (3.61%) Desktop Support
14 18 (3.61%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.42%) RESTful
2 24 (4.82%) Web Services
3 21 (4.22%) LDAP
4 15 (3.01%) J2EE
5 14 (2.81%) SOAP
6 13 (2.61%) Apache Camel
6 13 (2.61%) PowerMock
7 11 (2.21%) XML
8 9 (1.81%) React
8 9 (1.81%) Spring
8 9 (1.81%) Swagger
9 7 (1.41%) REST
9 7 (1.41%) SAML
10 6 (1.20%) JSON
10 6 (1.20%) Node.js
10 6 (1.20%) Spring Boot
11 5 (1.00%) Akka
11 5 (1.00%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.00%) Apache Flex
11 5 (1.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.05%) Data Centre
2 33 (6.63%) Public Cloud
3 28 (5.62%) Clustering
4 26 (5.22%) Replication
5 20 (4.02%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (3.01%) Video Conferencing
9 12 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (2.01%) HACMP
11 8 (1.61%) PKI
11 8 (1.61%) Private Cloud
12 7 (1.41%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (1.20%) Blog
13 6 (1.20%) Cloud Native
13 6 (1.20%) Fat Client
13 6 (1.20%) Thin Client
14 5 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 316 (63.45%) Windows
2 157 (31.53%) Windows Server
3 137 (27.51%) Linux
4 91 (18.27%) Windows 10
5 76 (15.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 65 (13.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 60 (12.05%) Windows 7
8 35 (7.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (5.42%) Unix
10 24 (4.82%) CentOS
11 21 (4.22%) Ubuntu
12 20 (4.02%) Solaris
13 11 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (2.01%) Mac OS
15 9 (1.81%) Android
16 8 (1.61%) Mac OS X
16 8 (1.61%) VMS
17 7 (1.41%) Apple iOS
17 7 (1.41%) Debian
18 4 (0.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (21.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 88 (17.67%) ITIL
3 64 (12.85%) Migration
4 58 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (11.65%) DevOps
5 41 (8.23%) Configuration Management
6 33 (6.63%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (4.62%) Project Management
8 23 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
8 23 (4.62%) Scrum
8 23 (4.62%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 22 (4.42%) Service Delivery
10 21 (4.22%) E-Commerce
10 21 (4.22%) Network Design
11 20 (4.02%) Infrastructure as Code
12 19 (3.82%) Open Source
12 19 (3.82%) Project Delivery
13 18 (3.61%) Application Virtualisation
14 17 (3.41%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 137 (27.51%) PowerShell
2 67 (13.45%) Python
3 61 (12.25%) SQL
4 44 (8.84%) Bash Shell
4 44 (8.84%) Java
5 32 (6.43%) Perl
6 13 (2.61%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.01%) Ruby
8 9 (1.81%) Go
8 9 (1.81%) VBScript
9 7 (1.41%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.41%) VB
10 6 (1.20%) C#
10 6 (1.20%) Scala
11 5 (1.00%) R
12 4 (0.80%) C
13 3 (0.60%) Clojure
13 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.40%) C++
14 2 (0.40%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 34 (6.83%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (5.02%) CCNP
3 25 (5.02%) Degree
4 24 (4.82%) Security Cleared
5 22 (4.42%) CCNA
6 20 (4.02%) Citrix Certification
7 18 (3.61%) MCSE
7 18 (3.61%) SC Cleared
8 16 (3.21%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.41%) CCIE
11 11 (2.21%) MCSA
12 9 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (1.61%) CCA
14 4 (0.80%) MCP
15 3 (0.60%) A+ Certification
15 3 (0.60%) CCDP
15 3 (0.60%) DV Cleared
15 3 (0.60%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.21%) SLA
2 4 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (0.60%) GDPR
3 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 216 (43.37%) Active Directory
2 105 (21.08%) vSphere
3 90 (18.07%) VMware ESXi
4 81 (16.27%) Hyper-V
5 62 (12.45%) XenDesktop
6 57 (11.45%) XenApp
7 52 (10.44%) Docker
8 37 (7.43%) Virtual Desktop
9 30 (6.02%) Microsoft App-V
10 26 (5.22%) KVM
10 26 (5.22%) VMware Workstation
11 23 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
12 21 (4.22%) VMware NSX
13 17 (3.41%) BitLocker
14 13 (2.61%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 11 (2.21%) Virtual Servers
16 9 (1.81%) Xen
17 8 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 7 (1.41%) Terminal Services
18 7 (1.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 104 (20.88%) SCCM
2 63 (12.65%) Ansible
3 52 (10.44%) Puppet
4 36 (7.23%) vCenter Server
5 30 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (5.42%) Kubernetes
7 23 (4.62%) WSUS
8 21 (4.22%) Terraform
9 19 (3.82%) Microsoft Clustering
9 19 (3.82%) Single Sign-On
10 18 (3.61%) vMotion
10 18 (3.61%) vRealize
11 14 (2.81%) Microsoft Intune
12 12 (2.41%) SCOM
12 12 (2.41%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 11 (2.21%) Backup Exec
14 8 (1.61%) AirWatch
14 8 (1.61%) Salt
15 7 (1.41%) XenMobile
16 6 (1.20%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 498 (100.00%) VMware
2 235 (47.19%) Microsoft
3 179 (35.94%) Citrix
4 115 (23.09%) Cisco
5 74 (14.86%) HP
6 55 (11.04%) EMC
7 46 (9.24%) Dell
8 41 (8.23%) NetApp
9 40 (8.03%) Red Hat
10 25 (5.02%) Ivanti
10 25 (5.02%) Oracle
11 23 (4.62%) 3PAR
11 23 (4.62%) Meraki
12 22 (4.42%) Veritas
13 20 (4.02%) Juniper
14 19 (3.82%) Apple
15 18 (3.61%) F5
16 16 (3.21%) CheckPoint
16 16 (3.21%) SolarWinds
17 15 (3.01%) Google