The median contractor rate for a VMware Specialist was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Specialist
England / London
Rank 400 423 410
Rank change year-on-year +23 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Specialist 6 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.031% 0.077% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.081% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
Median daily rate £413 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £356 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £470 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £394 £345
% change year-on-year +19.36% +14.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18466 21022 19969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 95.00% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 15064 13780
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 284 366
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -11.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

VMware Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured VMware Specialist in the job title.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Specialist in London

VMware Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 7 (63.64%) vSphere
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 5 (45.45%) PowerCLI
7 4 (36.36%) Puppet
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (36.36%) DNS
7 4 (36.36%) SAN
7 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
7 4 (36.36%) IIS
7 4 (36.36%) DHCP
7 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
7 4 (36.36%) PKI
7 4 (36.36%) SCCM
7 4 (36.36%) Migration
8 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
8 3 (27.27%) Clustering
8 3 (27.27%) Finance
8 3 (27.27%) Operations Management
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (27.27%) SQL
8 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
8 3 (27.27%) Cisco
8 3 (27.27%) EMC
8 3 (27.27%) Veeam

VMware Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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 (36.36%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (18.18%) AWS OpsWorks
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DHCP
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
2 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (18.18%) SNMP
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) PKI
2 3 (27.27%) Clustering
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (18.18%) Replication
3 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
4 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) CentOS
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Unix
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Operations Management
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
3 2 (18.18%) Network Management
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCITP
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
1 2 (18.18%) MCSA
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) RHCE
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (63.64%) vSphere
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
5 2 (18.18%) NFS
5 2 (18.18%) UAG
5 2 (18.18%) vCloud
6 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) PowerCLI
2 4 (36.36%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) SCCM
3 3 (27.27%) vRealize
4 2 (18.18%) Nagios
4 2 (18.18%) RANCID
4 2 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) EMC
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) Veeam
4 2 (18.18%) 3PAR
4 2 (18.18%) Arista
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) Zerto
5 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp