Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 119 106
Rank change year-on-year -60 -13 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 722 981 1029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.55% 2.20% 2.19%
As % of the System Software category 12.60% 18.02% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 706 749
London median daily rate £425 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £263
90th Percentile £588 £600 £600
England median daily rate £385 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 38
London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +51.84% +46.51%
10th Percentile £14.31 £16.55 £14.68
90th Percentile £52.25 £50.00 £50.65
England median hourly rate £20.00 £28.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% -12.50% +39.13%

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 5730 5444 4517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.28% 12.21% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4111 3759 3052
London median daily rate £485 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £185 £193 £173
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 142 215
London median hourly rate £21.25 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.79% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.10 £12.03 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.60 £50.00 £38.50
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -26 133 £401 -5.71% 35
South London -16 64 £400 -15.79% 1
West London -24 24 £340 -18.07% 18
North London -7 13 £500 +81.82%
East London -12 10 £140 -60.00% 12
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 722 (100.00%) VMware
2 423 (58.59%) Windows
3 286 (39.61%) Active Directory
4 253 (35.04%) Microsoft
5 235 (32.55%) Windows Server
6 231 (31.99%) Linux
7 175 (24.24%) Cisco
8 152 (21.05%) PowerShell
9 147 (20.36%) Citrix
9 147 (20.36%) SAN
10 145 (20.08%) Firewall
11 143 (19.81%) Finance
12 141 (19.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 131 (18.14%) Amazon AWS
13 131 (18.14%) DNS
14 124 (17.17%) vSphere
15 117 (16.20%) Hyper-V
16 116 (16.07%) Windows Server 2008
17 115 (15.93%) Puppet
18 114 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
18 114 (15.79%) DevOps
19 109 (15.10%) Security Cleared
20 108 (14.96%) Office 365
21 107 (14.82%) Microsoft Azure
22 101 (13.99%) HP
23 98 (13.57%) WAN
24 97 (13.43%) LAN
24 97 (13.43%) Data Centre
25 95 (13.16%) TCP/IP
26 94 (13.02%) ITIL

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 84 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 48 (6.65%) IIS
3 31 (4.29%) SharePoint
4 28 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (3.60%) Apache
6 25 (3.46%) OpenStack
7 24 (3.32%) Skype for Business
7 24 (3.32%) Tomcat
8 19 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (2.49%) nginx
10 10 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (1.39%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.25%) CMS
12 8 (1.11%) Jetty
13 7 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (0.97%) Mongrel
14 6 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.69%) Confluence
16 4 (0.55%) Drupal
16 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 47 (6.51%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.66%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 11 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.83%) Temenos T24
3 4 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.55%) Eikon
4 2 (0.28%) Magento
4 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) RMDS
5 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 131 (18.14%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (14.96%) Office 365
3 107 (14.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 49 (6.79%) IaaS
5 32 (4.43%) PaaS
6 13 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.52%) Mimecast
8 10 (1.39%) SaaS
9 9 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (1.11%) Google App Engine
11 7 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (0.97%) IBM Cloud
12 6 (0.83%) Slack
13 4 (0.55%) Akamai
13 4 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.55%) G Suite
13 4 (0.55%) GitHub
14 3 (0.42%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 147 (20.36%) SAN
2 145 (20.08%) Firewall
3 131 (18.14%) DNS
4 98 (13.57%) WAN
5 97 (13.43%) LAN
6 95 (13.16%) TCP/IP
7 87 (12.05%) DHCP
8 52 (7.20%) VPN
9 39 (5.40%) NAS
10 37 (5.12%) SSL
11 33 (4.57%) HTTP
12 30 (4.16%) VSAN
13 27 (3.74%) LDAP
14 25 (3.46%) Wireless
15 24 (3.32%) Skype
16 22 (3.05%) NetScaler
17 21 (2.91%) VLAN
18 20 (2.77%) MPLS
19 19 (2.63%) Network Security
20 18 (2.49%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.88%) MySQL
3 23 (3.19%) MongoDB
3 23 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (2.35%) Big Data
4 17 (2.35%) Hadoop
5 11 (1.52%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.69%) DB2
9 4 (0.55%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.42%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.28%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (0.28%) HBase
Development Applications
1 51 (7.06%) Jenkins
2 43 (5.96%) Git (software)
3 28 (3.88%) Maven
4 11 (1.52%) Ant
5 9 (1.25%) Subversion
6 8 (1.11%) JIRA
7 7 (0.97%) TeamCity
7 7 (0.97%) Travis CI
8 6 (0.83%) Artifactory
8 6 (0.83%) CruiseControl
8 6 (0.83%) Hudson
9 5 (0.69%) Build Forge
9 5 (0.69%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.55%) git-flow
10 4 (0.55%) MSI
11 3 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.42%) AutoIt
11 3 (0.42%) JUnit
11 3 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 143 (19.81%) Finance
2 63 (8.73%) Banking
3 29 (4.02%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.35%) Investment Banking
4 17 (2.35%) Legal
5 13 (1.80%) Publishing
6 12 (1.66%) Retail
7 8 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.97%) Back Office
8 7 (0.97%) French Language
8 7 (0.97%) Law
8 7 (0.97%) Marketing
9 6 (0.83%) Advertising
9 6 (0.83%) Games
10 5 (0.69%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.55%) Electronics
11 4 (0.55%) Front Office
11 4 (0.55%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.42%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 108 (14.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 81 (11.22%) Architect
3 70 (9.70%) VMware Engineer
4 68 (9.42%) Administrator
5 64 (8.86%) Analyst
6 48 (6.65%) Systems Administrator
7 47 (6.51%) DevOps Engineer
8 45 (6.23%) Consultant
9 38 (5.26%) Support Engineer
10 33 (4.57%) Windows Engineer
11 32 (4.43%) Support Analyst
12 31 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
12 31 (4.29%) Linux Engineer
12 31 (4.29%) Technical Architect
13 30 (4.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 30 (4.16%) Linux Administrator
14 29 (4.02%) 3rd Line Support
14 29 (4.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 25 (3.46%) Desktop Support
16 22 (3.05%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.74%) .NET
2 15 (2.08%) Web Services
3 14 (1.94%) MCollective
4 12 (1.66%) Middleware
5 11 (1.52%) J2EE
6 10 (1.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 9 (1.25%) XML
8 8 (1.11%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (1.11%) Servlets
9 7 (0.97%) REST
10 6 (0.83%) 802.1X
10 6 (0.83%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.83%) LAMP
11 5 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (0.69%) SOAP
11 5 (0.69%) X-Windows
12 4 (0.55%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.55%) Sensu
12 4 (0.55%) Spring
12 4 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 97 (13.43%) Data Centre
2 34 (4.71%) PKI
3 33 (4.57%) Management Information System
4 31 (4.29%) Replication
5 29 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (3.88%) Private Cloud
7 25 (3.46%) Blackberry
8 23 (3.19%) Public Cloud
9 21 (2.91%) Computer Science
10 19 (2.63%) Clustering
11 14 (1.94%) Cloud Native
11 14 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (1.66%) EMC VNX
13 11 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
14 9 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (1.11%) SWIFT
16 7 (0.97%) Spread Betting
17 6 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
17 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Licensing
18 5 (0.69%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 423 (58.59%) Windows
2 235 (32.55%) Windows Server
3 231 (31.99%) Linux
4 141 (19.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 116 (16.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 93 (12.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 75 (10.39%) Windows 7
8 63 (8.73%) Unix
9 62 (8.59%) CentOS
10 55 (7.62%) Ubuntu
11 53 (7.34%) Windows 10
12 48 (6.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (2.77%) Solaris
14 14 (1.94%) AIX
15 13 (1.80%) SUSE
16 11 (1.52%) Windows 8
17 10 (1.39%) Mac OS
17 10 (1.39%) Mac OS X
18 8 (1.11%) Android
19 7 (0.97%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (15.79%) DevOps
2 94 (13.02%) ITIL
3 90 (12.47%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (12.19%) Migration
5 75 (10.39%) Configuration Management
6 47 (6.51%) Open Source
7 43 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (5.26%) Network Virtualisation
9 37 (5.12%) Continuous Delivery
10 36 (4.99%) Disaster Recovery
11 31 (4.29%) Scrum
11 31 (4.29%) Virtual Environments
12 30 (4.16%) Information Security
13 29 (4.02%) Kalman Filter
14 28 (3.88%) Change Management
14 28 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
15 26 (3.60%) Incident Management
16 25 (3.46%) High Availability
16 25 (3.46%) Network Design
16 25 (3.46%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 152 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 92 (12.74%) SQL
3 78 (10.80%) Python
4 56 (7.76%) Bash Shell
5 44 (6.09%) Java
6 33 (4.57%) Ruby
7 29 (4.02%) C
7 29 (4.02%) Perl
7 29 (4.02%) VBScript
8 13 (1.80%) C++
9 12 (1.66%) JavaScript
10 8 (1.11%) C#
10 8 (1.11%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.97%) Go
12 6 (0.83%) Jython
12 6 (0.83%) Korn
13 5 (0.69%) PHP
14 4 (0.55%) Groovy
15 3 (0.42%) VB
15 3 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 109 (15.10%) Security Cleared
2 78 (10.80%) SC Cleared
3 67 (9.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 46 (6.37%) MCSE
4 46 (6.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 35 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (4.43%) Degree
7 27 (3.74%) CCNA
8 22 (3.05%) MCP
9 21 (2.91%) DV Cleared
10 20 (2.77%) MCSA
11 19 (2.63%) MCITP
12 15 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
14 13 (1.80%) CCNP
15 10 (1.39%) CISSP
15 10 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
15 10 (1.39%) VCP6
16 9 (1.25%) RHCE
17 8 (1.11%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.74%) SLA
2 15 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.11%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.97%) RMADS
6 6 (0.83%) GDPR
6 6 (0.83%) PMO
7 5 (0.69%) QA
8 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.28%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 286 (39.61%) Active Directory
2 124 (17.17%) vSphere
3 117 (16.20%) Hyper-V
4 114 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
5 65 (9.00%) XenApp
6 55 (7.62%) Virtual Machines
7 47 (6.51%) vCloud
8 39 (5.40%) Docker
9 37 (5.12%) XenDesktop
10 33 (4.57%) KVM
11 28 (3.88%) Virtual Servers
12 26 (3.60%) Microsoft App-V
13 25 (3.46%) VMware NSX
14 17 (2.35%) Xen
15 16 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
16 15 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
17 13 (1.80%) NFS
18 11 (1.52%) XenServer
19 10 (1.39%) BitLocker
19 10 (1.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 115 (15.93%) Puppet
2 93 (12.88%) SCCM
3 82 (11.36%) Ansible
4 56 (7.76%) vCenter Server
5 54 (7.48%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (4.57%) SCOM
6 33 (4.57%) vRealize
7 25 (3.46%) PowerCLI
8 16 (2.22%) Backup Exec
8 16 (2.22%) Terraform
9 15 (2.08%) NetBackup
9 15 (2.08%) ZABBIX
10 13 (1.80%) Salt
11 12 (1.66%) yum
12 10 (1.39%) Nagios
12 10 (1.39%) WSUS
13 8 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
13 8 (1.11%) Red Hat Satellite
13 8 (1.11%) vMotion
14 7 (0.97%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 722 (100.00%) VMware
2 253 (35.04%) Microsoft
3 175 (24.24%) Cisco
4 147 (20.36%) Citrix
5 101 (13.99%) HP
6 57 (7.89%) NetApp
7 56 (7.76%) Red Hat
8 54 (7.48%) EMC
9 43 (5.96%) Oracle
10 42 (5.82%) Dell
11 37 (5.12%) CheckPoint
12 33 (4.57%) IBM
13 28 (3.88%) 3PAR
14 27 (3.74%) Veeam
15 26 (3.60%) Juniper
16 22 (3.05%) CommVault
16 22 (3.05%) SolarWinds
17 18 (2.49%) Bloomberg
18 17 (2.35%) Brocade
18 17 (2.35%) Google