Period
to 24 July 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 24 July 2021 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

VMware
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 105 106 102
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware 740 406 1,057
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.49% 2.50% 2.60%
As % of the Vendors category 6.38% 6.37% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 283 689
10th Percentile £300 £230 £231
25th Percentile £400 £325 £358
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £485 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +14.12% -5.56% +2.56%
75th Percentile £558 £500 £538
90th Percentile £648 £556 £625
England median daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 35
10th Percentile £35.73 £40.50 £20.00
25th Percentile £42.95 £46.27 £21.00
Median hourly rate £48.00 £47.83 £34.51
Median % change year-on-year +0.36% +38.60% +38.04%
75th Percentile £57.25 " £46.69
90th Percentile £76.60 " £47.70
England median hourly rate £46.00 £37.59 £25.50
% change year-on-year +22.37% +47.41% +2.00%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 11,603 6,376 16,159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.97% 39.28% 39.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,785 4,387 10,900
10th Percentile £343 £300 £300
25th Percentile £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +1.78%
75th Percentile £638 £613 £588
90th Percentile £725 £713 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 77 255
10th Percentile £13.48 £12.58 £11.86
25th Percentile £16.25 £18.50 £15.30
Median hourly rate £24.35 £26.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -8.11% +32.50% -5.33%
75th Percentile £45.81 £43.70 £30.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £48.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.28% +6.86%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing VMware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in London

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware in London.

Daily rate trend for VMware in London

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware in London over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for VMware in London

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware in London.

Hourly rate trend for VMware in London

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing VMware in London over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for VMware in London

VMware
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 24 July 2021. 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 -9 109 £463 +5.11% 60
West London +9 19 £513 +28.13% 15
South London +13 14 £475 +11.76% 12
East London +11 12 £375 -15.49% 21
North London +6 2 £263 -47.50%
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 485 (65.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 406 (54.86%) Windows
3 315 (42.57%) Azure
4 303 (40.95%) Active Directory
5 246 (33.24%) Microsoft
6 235 (31.76%) Linux
7 218 (29.46%) AWS
8 193 (26.08%) PowerShell
9 191 (25.81%) Windows Server
10 168 (22.70%) Ansible
11 166 (22.43%) Microsoft 365
12 159 (21.49%) Finance
13 156 (21.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 149 (20.14%) Citrix
15 143 (19.32%) DNS
16 141 (19.05%) Cisco
17 139 (18.78%) DevOps
18 129 (17.43%) ITIL
19 112 (15.14%) DHCP
20 111 (15.00%) Social Skills
21 109 (14.73%) Python
21 109 (14.73%) Puppet
22 107 (14.46%) VMware ESXi
22 107 (14.46%) Hyper-V
23 106 (14.32%) Migration
24 105 (14.19%) Firewall
25 97 (13.11%) GCP
26 95 (12.84%) Terraform
26 95 (12.84%) Security Cleared
26 95 (12.84%) Agile Software Development

VMware
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 46 (6.22%) SharePoint
2 33 (4.46%) MS Exchange
3 30 (4.05%) Confluence
4 26 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 21 (2.84%) IIS
6 20 (2.70%) WebSphere
7 16 (2.16%) Apache
8 15 (2.03%) OpenStack
9 11 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (1.08%) nginx
11 7 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.81%) Jetty
12 6 (0.81%) Mongrel
13 5 (0.68%) ArcGIS
13 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.68%) Mule
14 4 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.41%) Skype for Business
16 2 (0.27%) CMS
Applications
1 39 (5.27%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.03%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.54%) Elite 3E
1 4 (0.54%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 315 (42.57%) Azure
2 218 (29.46%) AWS
3 166 (22.43%) Microsoft 365
4 97 (13.11%) GCP
5 90 (12.16%) IaaS
6 71 (9.59%) PaaS
7 61 (8.24%) Azure Active Directory
8 55 (7.43%) GitHub
9 33 (4.46%) SaaS
10 25 (3.38%) Mimecast
11 22 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
12 19 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
13 15 (2.03%) Amazon ELB
14 14 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
14 14 (1.89%) OneDrive
14 14 (1.89%) OpenShift
14 14 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 13 (1.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 13 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
16 12 (1.62%) AWS Direct Connect
Communications & Networking
1 143 (19.32%) DNS
2 112 (15.14%) DHCP
3 105 (14.19%) Firewall
4 94 (12.70%) SAN
5 84 (11.35%) WAN
6 63 (8.51%) TCP/IP
7 56 (7.57%) LAN
8 40 (5.41%) NAS
9 37 (5.00%) VPN
10 29 (3.92%) SD-WAN
11 28 (3.78%) Network Security
12 26 (3.51%) iSCSI
13 24 (3.24%) Fibre Channel
14 23 (3.11%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (2.70%) VLAN
16 19 (2.57%) Internet
16 19 (2.57%) SSL
17 18 (2.43%) MPLS
17 18 (2.43%) Multicast
17 18 (2.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.57%) Big Data
3 18 (2.43%) MySQL
4 16 (2.16%) MongoDB
4 16 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
5 15 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
7 11 (1.49%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.22%) Hadoop
8 9 (1.22%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2019
10 6 (0.81%) HBase
10 6 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.68%) GIS
12 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 62 (8.38%) Git (software)
2 51 (6.89%) Jenkins
3 36 (4.86%) JIRA
4 19 (2.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 12 (1.62%) Subversion
6 11 (1.49%) GitLab
6 11 (1.49%) TeamCity
7 9 (1.22%) Bitbucket
7 9 (1.22%) Travis CI
8 7 (0.95%) Gradle
9 6 (0.81%) fastlane
9 6 (0.81%) Flyway
9 6 (0.81%) Serena SBM
10 4 (0.54%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.41%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.41%) CircleCI
11 3 (0.41%) Hudson
11 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.27%) ER Studio
General
1 159 (21.49%) Finance
2 111 (15.00%) Social Skills
3 68 (9.19%) Banking
4 25 (3.38%) Public Sector
5 22 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (2.57%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.89%) Retail
8 12 (1.62%) Law
8 12 (1.62%) Marketing
9 11 (1.49%) Influencing Skills
9 11 (1.49%) Legal
9 11 (1.49%) Organisational Skills
10 10 (1.35%) Presentation Skills
11 8 (1.08%) Documentation Skills
12 6 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.81%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.68%) Electronics
13 5 (0.68%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.54%) Billing
14 4 (0.54%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 133 (17.97%) Architect
2 124 (16.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 59 (7.97%) VMware Engineer
4 50 (6.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 45 (6.08%) Analyst
5 45 (6.08%) Technical Architect
6 44 (5.95%) Consultant
7 39 (5.27%) Infrastructure Architect
8 38 (5.14%) Windows Engineer
9 37 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
9 37 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
10 30 (4.05%) Administrator
11 29 (3.92%) Network Engineer
12 28 (3.78%) Support Engineer
13 26 (3.51%) Project Manager
13 26 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
14 24 (3.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 22 (2.97%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
15 22 (2.97%) Cloud Architect
16 21 (2.84%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.19%) YAML
2 26 (3.51%) JSON
3 23 (3.11%) LDAP
4 19 (2.57%) Web Services
5 17 (2.30%) Middleware
6 12 (1.62%) Node.js
7 9 (1.22%) REST
8 8 (1.08%) .NET
8 8 (1.08%) Kafka
8 8 (1.08%) Spring Boot
9 7 (0.95%) J2EE
10 6 (0.81%) Servlets
11 5 (0.68%) JMS
11 5 (0.68%) LAMP
11 5 (0.68%) Spring
12 4 (0.54%) HTML
12 4 (0.54%) Java EE
12 4 (0.54%) RxJava
12 4 (0.54%) Spring Cloud
12 4 (0.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 83 (11.22%) Data Centre
2 44 (5.95%) Clustering
3 38 (5.14%) Public Cloud
4 36 (4.86%) Replication
5 20 (2.70%) Private Cloud
6 16 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
6 16 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.89%) Cloud Native
7 14 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
8 13 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (1.35%) Fat Client
9 10 (1.35%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.35%) Thin Client
10 9 (1.22%) NHS
11 8 (1.08%) EMC VNX
11 8 (1.08%) PKI
11 8 (1.08%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.81%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.68%) CESG
14 4 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 406 (54.86%) Windows
2 235 (31.76%) Linux
3 191 (25.81%) Windows Server
4 81 (10.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 77 (10.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (9.59%) Windows Server 2016
7 54 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (7.16%) Windows Server 2019
9 45 (6.08%) Unix
9 45 (6.08%) Windows 10
10 32 (4.32%) Solaris
11 22 (2.97%) CentOS
12 17 (2.30%) Windows 7
13 11 (1.49%) Ubuntu
13 11 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (1.35%) AIX
15 9 (1.22%) VMS
16 8 (1.08%) HPUX
17 7 (0.95%) SUSE
18 5 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (21.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 139 (18.78%) DevOps
3 129 (17.43%) ITIL
4 106 (14.32%) Migration
5 95 (12.84%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (7.30%) Configuration Management
7 52 (7.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 47 (6.35%) Service Management
9 46 (6.22%) Problem-Solving
10 44 (5.95%) Change Management
11 43 (5.81%) Project Delivery
12 41 (5.54%) High Availability
13 39 (5.27%) Cybersecurity
14 38 (5.14%) Network Architecture
15 37 (5.00%) Storage Management
16 35 (4.73%) Project Management
17 34 (4.59%) Infrastructure as Code
18 31 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
19 28 (3.78%) Information Security
19 28 (3.78%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 193 (26.08%) PowerShell
2 109 (14.73%) Python
3 80 (10.81%) SQL
4 57 (7.70%) Java
5 52 (7.03%) Bash Shell
6 20 (2.70%) Ruby
7 18 (2.43%) Perl
8 16 (2.16%) C
9 15 (2.03%) Go
10 12 (1.62%) JavaScript
11 9 (1.22%) PHP
11 9 (1.22%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.08%) VB
13 7 (0.95%) Groovy
14 6 (0.81%) C#
15 4 (0.54%) Java 11
15 4 (0.54%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.41%) VBScript
17 2 (0.27%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 95 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 79 (10.68%) SC Cleared
3 38 (5.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 31 (4.19%) Degree
7 23 (3.11%) DV Cleared
8 19 (2.57%) MCSE
9 18 (2.43%) CCNA
10 15 (2.03%) MCSA
11 10 (1.35%) MCP
11 10 (1.35%) VCP6
12 9 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.08%) AWS Certification
13 8 (1.08%) CCIE
13 8 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (1.08%) PMI Certification
13 8 (1.08%) PMP
13 8 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (1.08%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (3.51%) SLA
3 18 (2.43%) GDPR
4 10 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.08%) NIST
5 8 (1.08%) QA
6 6 (0.81%) COBIT
7 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.54%) NCSC
8 3 (0.41%) ISO 22301
8 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.27%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.14%) FISMA
10 1 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 485 (65.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 303 (40.95%) Active Directory
3 107 (14.46%) Hyper-V
3 107 (14.46%) VMware ESXi
4 93 (12.57%) vSphere
5 48 (6.49%) Docker
6 40 (5.41%) XenApp
7 34 (4.59%) VMware NSX
8 31 (4.19%) XenDesktop
9 28 (3.78%) NFS
10 25 (3.38%) Virtual Desktop
11 22 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
12 18 (2.43%) Xen
13 17 (2.30%) KVM
13 17 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
14 11 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
14 11 (1.49%) SRDF
15 10 (1.35%) vCloud
16 9 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 9 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 168 (22.70%) Ansible
2 109 (14.73%) Puppet
3 95 (12.84%) Terraform
4 87 (11.76%) SCCM
5 65 (8.78%) Opscode Chef
6 53 (7.16%) vRealize
7 49 (6.62%) Kubernetes
8 46 (6.22%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 37 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
10 29 (3.92%) SCOM
11 27 (3.65%) vCenter Server
12 18 (2.43%) Tivoli
13 17 (2.30%) PowerCLI
14 16 (2.16%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 16 (2.16%) Microsoft Clustering
15 15 (2.03%) Salt
15 15 (2.03%) Single Sign-On
16 14 (1.89%) Control-M
17 13 (1.76%) EMC NetWorker
17 13 (1.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 246 (33.24%) Microsoft
2 149 (20.14%) Citrix
3 141 (19.05%) Cisco
4 91 (12.30%) Red Hat
5 81 (10.95%) HP
6 67 (9.05%) EMC
7 64 (8.65%) Oracle
8 61 (8.24%) Google
9 53 (7.16%) Dell
10 49 (6.62%) IBM
11 48 (6.49%) NetApp
12 36 (4.86%) SolarWinds
13 25 (3.38%) F5
14 23 (3.11%) 3PAR
14 23 (3.11%) CheckPoint
14 23 (3.11%) ServiceNow
15 22 (2.97%) Juniper
16 21 (2.84%) BMC
16 21 (2.84%) Splunk
17 20 (2.70%) Symantec