Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 182 115
Rank change year-on-year +30 -67 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 839 717 1,008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.81% 1.53% 2.22%
As % of the System Software category 11.59% 12.50% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 467 724
London median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £210 £220 £263
90th Percentile £598 £600 £599
England median daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 18
London median hourly rate £24.07 £47.83 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.69% - +51.84%
10th Percentile £14.80 £14.31 £16.55
90th Percentile £46.85 £52.25 £50.00
England median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +62.50% -28.57% -12.50%

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 7,240 5,734 5,532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.64% 12.23% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,306 4,108 3,820
London median daily rate £510 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% +5.56% +12.22%
10th Percentile £200 £185 £195
90th Percentile £656 £638 £613
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 146 145
London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.71 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.03% +25.48% -
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.31 £51.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £15.63
% change year-on-year -4.48% +7.20% -2.34%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 +20 177 £420 +1.82% 59
West London +37 68 £375 +10.29% 47
South London -24 56 £525 +31.25% 14
East London -26 8 £475 +227.59% 21
North London -14 4 £263 -47.50% 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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.

1 839 (100.00%) VMware
2 513 (61.14%) Windows
3 328 (39.09%) Microsoft
4 321 (38.26%) Active Directory
5 282 (33.61%) Windows Server
6 246 (29.32%) Linux
7 216 (25.74%) Amazon AWS
8 196 (23.36%) Citrix
9 193 (23.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 177 (21.10%) vSphere
11 174 (20.74%) Cisco
12 173 (20.62%) ITIL
13 170 (20.26%) Finance
14 167 (19.90%) PowerShell
15 162 (19.31%) Hyper-V
16 149 (17.76%) Windows Server 2008
17 144 (17.16%) Windows Server 2012
18 139 (16.57%) SCCM
19 135 (16.09%) Office 365
20 127 (15.14%) Firewall
21 120 (14.30%) Data Centre
22 117 (13.95%) VMware ESXi
22 117 (13.95%) MS Exchange
22 117 (13.95%) DNS
23 114 (13.59%) Windows 7
23 114 (13.59%) Windows 10
24 113 (13.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 111 (13.23%) Ansible
26 107 (12.75%) DevOps
27 105 (12.51%) 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
1 117 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 59 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (5.96%) IIS
4 42 (5.01%) Apache
5 37 (4.41%) OpenStack
6 31 (3.69%) Tomcat
7 25 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 24 (2.86%) WebSphere
9 21 (2.50%) SharePoint
10 20 (2.38%) Skype for Business
11 17 (2.03%) nginx
12 16 (1.91%) JBoss
13 15 (1.79%) Jetty
14 14 (1.67%) Mongrel
15 10 (1.19%) WebLogic
16 9 (1.07%) Confluence
17 8 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
18 5 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
19 3 (0.36%) Drupal
19 3 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 81 (9.65%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.24%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.24%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 2 (0.24%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.12%) Eikon
3 1 (0.12%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 216 (25.74%) Amazon AWS
2 193 (23.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 135 (16.09%) Office 365
4 48 (5.72%) IaaS
5 43 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
6 41 (4.89%) Amazon EC2
6 41 (4.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 34 (4.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 27 (3.22%) Azure Active Directory
9 18 (2.15%) PaaS
10 13 (1.55%) SaaS
11 11 (1.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 11 (1.31%) Sumo Logic
12 10 (1.19%) Datadog
12 10 (1.19%) Mimecast
13 9 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.48%) G Suite
15 3 (0.36%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.36%) GitHub
15 3 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 127 (15.14%) Firewall
2 117 (13.95%) DNS
3 105 (12.51%) SAN
4 84 (10.01%) DHCP
5 79 (9.42%) VPN
6 78 (9.30%) WAN
7 71 (8.46%) LAN
8 41 (4.89%) TCP/IP
9 39 (4.65%) Internet
10 34 (4.05%) VLAN
11 31 (3.69%) HTTP
12 29 (3.46%) Skype
13 27 (3.22%) NAS
14 25 (2.98%) SSH
14 25 (2.98%) SSL
14 25 (2.98%) VoIP
15 23 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (2.50%) VSAN
17 20 (2.38%) Network Security
18 19 (2.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (11.80%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (1.79%) MySQL
5 15 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (0.95%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.83%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.60%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.36%) Big Data
11 3 (0.36%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 101 (12.04%) Jenkins
2 78 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 49 (5.84%) Maven
4 40 (4.77%) SonarQube
5 36 (4.29%) DbUnit
5 36 (4.29%) jMock
5 36 (4.29%) JUnit
5 36 (4.29%) Mockito
6 26 (3.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 23 (2.74%) Travis CI
7 23 (2.74%) Vagrant
8 14 (1.67%) TeamCity
9 13 (1.55%) Ant
9 13 (1.55%) CruiseControl
9 13 (1.55%) Gradle
9 13 (1.55%) MSBuild
10 11 (1.31%) AdminStudio
11 10 (1.19%) JIRA
12 9 (1.07%) MSI
13 6 (0.72%) GitLab
General
1 170 (20.26%) Finance
2 71 (8.46%) Banking
3 34 (4.05%) Law
4 25 (2.98%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.26%) Retail
6 18 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.31%) Publishing
8 10 (1.19%) Legal
9 8 (0.95%) Billing
10 7 (0.83%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.60%) Advertising
12 4 (0.48%) Local Government
12 4 (0.48%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.36%) Back Office
13 3 (0.36%) Games
13 3 (0.36%) International Banking
13 3 (0.36%) Marketing
14 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 107 (12.75%) Architect
2 91 (10.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 78 (9.30%) VMware Engineer
4 77 (9.18%) Analyst
5 63 (7.51%) DevOps Engineer
6 57 (6.79%) Consultant
7 56 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 53 (6.32%) Windows Engineer
9 46 (5.48%) Developer
10 45 (5.36%) Desktop Support
11 44 (5.24%) Server Engineer
12 43 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 39 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
14 37 (4.41%) Administrator
15 36 (4.29%) Java Developer
16 34 (4.05%) Citrix Engineer
16 34 (4.05%) Infrastructure Architect
17 32 (3.81%) Desktop Engineer
17 32 (3.81%) Network Engineer
18 30 (3.58%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (7.75%) Web Services
2 53 (6.32%) J2EE
3 43 (5.13%) RESTful
4 42 (5.01%) Middleware
5 38 (4.53%) SOAP
6 36 (4.29%) Apache Camel
6 36 (4.29%) PowerMock
7 31 (3.69%) Spring
8 27 (3.22%) Spring Boot
9 22 (2.62%) .NET
10 17 (2.03%) Elastic Stack
10 17 (2.03%) LDAP
11 14 (1.67%) JSON
11 14 (1.67%) Servlets
12 13 (1.55%) JRuby
13 12 (1.43%) REST
14 8 (0.95%) AngularJS
15 7 (0.83%) JSP
15 7 (0.83%) LAMP
15 7 (0.83%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 120 (14.30%) Data Centre
2 78 (9.30%) Clustering
3 52 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.10%) Computer Science
5 25 (2.98%) Public Cloud
6 24 (2.86%) PKI
7 23 (2.74%) Replication
8 20 (2.38%) Private Cloud
8 20 (2.38%) User Experience
9 19 (2.26%) Management Information System
10 18 (2.15%) Blackberry
10 18 (2.15%) CLARiiON
11 17 (2.03%) Fat Client
11 17 (2.03%) iPhone
11 17 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
11 17 (2.03%) Thin Client
12 13 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
12 13 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
13 11 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 513 (61.14%) Windows
2 282 (33.61%) Windows Server
3 246 (29.32%) Linux
4 149 (17.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 144 (17.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 114 (13.59%) Windows 10
6 114 (13.59%) Windows 7
7 90 (10.73%) Unix
8 52 (6.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 40 (4.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (4.53%) CentOS
11 36 (4.29%) Windows 8
12 33 (3.93%) Solaris
13 32 (3.81%) Ubuntu
14 20 (2.38%) Mac OS
15 17 (2.03%) Android
16 16 (1.91%) Debian
17 15 (1.79%) Fedora
18 14 (1.67%) Apple iOS
19 9 (1.07%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (20.62%) ITIL
2 113 (13.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 107 (12.75%) DevOps
4 104 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (12.28%) Migration
6 98 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
7 84 (10.01%) Problem-Solving
8 76 (9.06%) Configuration Management
9 70 (8.34%) Open Source
10 50 (5.96%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 49 (5.84%) Scrum
12 46 (5.48%) E-Commerce
12 46 (5.48%) Server Management
13 45 (5.36%) Virtual Environments
14 42 (5.01%) TDD
15 40 (4.77%) Server Virtualisation
16 39 (4.65%) Kanban
17 38 (4.53%) BDD
17 38 (4.53%) Service Management
18 37 (4.41%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 167 (19.90%) PowerShell
2 103 (12.28%) SQL
3 93 (11.08%) Python
4 88 (10.49%) Java
5 63 (7.51%) Bash Shell
6 56 (6.67%) Perl
7 35 (4.17%) Go
8 28 (3.34%) VBScript
9 27 (3.22%) JavaScript
10 25 (2.98%) Ruby
11 19 (2.26%) C
12 16 (1.91%) C#
13 10 (1.19%) VBA
14 9 (1.07%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.83%) AWK
15 7 (0.83%) VB
16 6 (0.72%) AppleScript
17 4 (0.48%) Scala
18 3 (0.36%) Bourne shell
18 3 (0.36%) C++
Qualifications
1 91 (10.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (10.49%) Security Cleared
3 70 (8.34%) SC Cleared
4 61 (7.27%) MCSE
5 45 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (5.36%) Degree
5 45 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 30 (3.58%) CCNA
7 26 (3.10%) MCITP
8 21 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
9 19 (2.26%) MCSA
10 17 (2.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 16 (1.91%) Novell Certification
12 12 (1.43%) DV Cleared
12 12 (1.43%) VCAP
13 11 (1.31%) CCNP
13 11 (1.31%) MCP
14 9 (1.07%) RHCE
15 8 (0.95%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.91%) SLA
2 9 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.95%) QA
4 7 (0.83%) FedRAMP
4 7 (0.83%) GDPR
5 4 (0.48%) Government Security Classifications
5 4 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.24%) FISMA
7 2 (0.24%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) OASIS TOSCA
8 1 (0.12%) PMO
8 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 321 (38.26%) Active Directory
2 177 (21.10%) vSphere
3 162 (19.31%) Hyper-V
4 117 (13.95%) VMware ESXi
5 76 (9.06%) XenDesktop
6 62 (7.39%) Docker
7 58 (6.91%) XenApp
8 39 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 39 (4.65%) NFS
9 34 (4.05%) VMware NSX
10 33 (3.93%) Virtual Desktop
11 31 (3.69%) Virtual Machines
12 30 (3.58%) VirtualBox
13 29 (3.46%) Xen
14 28 (3.34%) Virtual Servers
15 23 (2.74%) VMware Workstation
16 16 (1.91%) vCloud
17 15 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 13 (1.55%) BitLocker
19 12 (1.43%) KVM
Systems Management
1 139 (16.57%) SCCM
2 111 (13.23%) Ansible
3 93 (11.08%) Puppet
4 77 (9.18%) Opscode Chef
5 51 (6.08%) Terraform
6 49 (5.84%) vCenter Server
7 45 (5.36%) Kubernetes
8 40 (4.77%) SCOM
9 36 (4.29%) Packer
10 35 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
11 28 (3.34%) Salt
12 26 (3.10%) AirWatch
13 25 (2.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 22 (2.62%) Microsoft Intune
15 21 (2.50%) Nagios
16 19 (2.26%) Docker Swarm
16 19 (2.26%) NetBackup
17 18 (2.15%) WSUS
18 17 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
19 16 (1.91%) Kibana
Vendors
1 839 (100.00%) VMware
2 328 (39.09%) Microsoft
3 196 (23.36%) Citrix
4 174 (20.74%) Cisco
5 83 (9.89%) HP
6 68 (8.10%) Red Hat
7 60 (7.15%) EMC
8 56 (6.67%) Splunk
9 49 (5.84%) NetApp
10 48 (5.72%) Oracle
11 45 (5.36%) Ivanti
12 38 (4.53%) Google
13 36 (4.29%) Dell
14 35 (4.17%) SolarWinds
15 34 (4.05%) McAfee
16 30 (3.58%) Symantec
16 30 (3.58%) Wyse
17 29 (3.46%) IBM
18 26 (3.10%) ServiceNow
19 25 (2.98%) Veeam