Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a VMware Specialist was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Specialist
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 615 589 588
Rank change year-on-year -26 -1 +5
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Specialist 19 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.040% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.042% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 13
London median daily rate £425 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% -0.62%
10th Percentile £355 £363 £366
90th Percentile £535 £450 £528
England median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £43.28 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

VMware Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured VMware Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Specialist in London

VMware Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Specialist in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Specialist in London

VMware Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Specialist in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Specialist in London

VMware Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Specialist in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Specialist in London

VMware Specialist
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 Specialist within the London region over the 6 months to 19 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 -6 1 £425 -
VMware Specialist
England

VMware Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, VMware Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring VMware Specialist in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 14 (73.68%) SAN
4 13 (68.42%) vSphere
5 12 (63.16%) Windows
5 12 (63.16%) vCenter Server
6 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
7 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (52.63%) Finance
7 10 (52.63%) Migration
7 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
8 9 (47.37%) Banking
8 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
8 9 (47.37%) Task Automation
8 9 (47.37%) Server Virtualisation
8 9 (47.37%) VSAN
9 8 (42.11%) Virtual Environments
10 5 (26.32%) Information Security
10 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
10 5 (26.32%) Veeam
10 5 (26.32%) Change Management
10 5 (26.32%) NetApp
10 5 (26.32%) Cisco
10 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
11 4 (21.05%) Adobe
11 4 (21.05%) CCNP
11 4 (21.05%) Linux
11 4 (21.05%) CRM
11 4 (21.05%) LAN

VMware Specialist Skill Set
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 4 (21.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (21.05%) Drupal
1 4 (21.05%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) SAN
2 9 (47.37%) VSAN
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) MPLS
3 4 (21.05%) OSPF
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 4 (21.05%) WLAN
4 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) CentOS
4 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Migration
2 9 (47.37%) Server Virtualisation
2 9 (47.37%) Task Automation
3 8 (42.11%) Virtual Environments
4 5 (26.32%) Change Management
4 5 (26.32%) Information Security
5 4 (21.05%) CRM
5 4 (21.05%) Open Source
5 4 (21.05%) OWASP
5 4 (21.05%) SDLC
5 4 (21.05%) SIEM
5 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.26%) Coaching
6 1 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Server Building
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCNP
1 4 (21.05%) CCSE
1 4 (21.05%) CISA
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (21.05%) CISMP
1 4 (21.05%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) GDPR
2 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 13 (68.42%) vSphere
4 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.53%) vCloud
5 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (5.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) vCenter Server
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 4 (21.05%) SCOM
3 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
3 2 (10.53%) vRealize
4 1 (5.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) NetApp
2 5 (26.32%) Veeam
3 4 (21.05%) Adobe
3 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) CommVault
3 4 (21.05%) EMC
3 4 (21.05%) EqualLogic
3 4 (21.05%) Extreme Networks
3 4 (21.05%) Juniper
3 4 (21.05%) McAfee
3 4 (21.05%) Palo Alto
3 4 (21.05%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (21.05%) Sitecore
3 4 (21.05%) SolarWinds
3 4 (21.05%) Splunk
3 4 (21.05%) Trustwave