Period
to 29 September 2020

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 29 September 2020 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
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 109 106 79
Rank change year-on-year -3 -27 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware 319 924 1,432
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.37% 2.44% 3.15%
As % of the Vendors category 5.76% 6.09% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 626 1,041
Median daily rate £450 £436 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% -3.06% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £241 £224
90th Percentile £588 £616 £625
England median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 28 22
Median hourly rate £45.50 £42.31 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.55% +78.13% -50.34%
10th Percentile £35.00 £20.25 £14.80
90th Percentile £97.50 £50.90 £45.87
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year - +29.63% +37.33%

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 5,538 15,163 18,129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 41.17% 40.12% 39.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,554 10,208 12,287
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £300 £283 £269
90th Percentile £720 £675 £663
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 269 294
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +5.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.44 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.10 £56.15 £47.63
Median hourly rate £34.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +70.00% +14.29% -

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 29 September 2020.

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 29 September 2020.

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 29 September 2020. 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 +31 54 £463 +10.45% 37
West London +48 18 £475 +23.38% 15
South London +16 18 £425 -10.53% 8
East London +48 4 £160 -57.33% 2
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2020, 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.

1 224 (70.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 181 (56.74%) Windows
3 126 (39.50%) Active Directory
4 122 (38.24%) Microsoft
5 108 (33.86%) Windows Server
6 96 (30.09%) Azure
7 85 (26.65%) Linux
8 68 (21.32%) Citrix
8 68 (21.32%) Office 365
9 65 (20.38%) DNS
10 64 (20.06%) VMware ESXi
11 62 (19.44%) Finance
12 61 (19.12%) Cisco
13 60 (18.81%) PowerShell
13 60 (18.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 59 (18.50%) Windows Server 2012
14 59 (18.50%) Windows 10
15 57 (17.87%) Windows Server 2016
16 53 (16.61%) Migration
17 50 (15.67%) DHCP
17 50 (15.67%) Security Cleared
17 50 (15.67%) AWS
18 49 (15.36%) Windows Server 2008
19 48 (15.05%) SAN
19 48 (15.05%) Ansible
19 48 (15.05%) DevOps
20 47 (14.73%) Firewall
21 42 (13.17%) Red Hat
22 41 (12.85%) HP
22 41 (12.85%) SC Cleared

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 23 (7.21%) IIS
2 22 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 21 (6.58%) OpenStack
4 18 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (5.33%) SharePoint
6 13 (4.08%) Tomcat
7 11 (3.45%) Apache
8 7 (2.19%) JBoss
8 7 (2.19%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.88%) ArcGIS
9 6 (1.88%) Confluence
10 5 (1.57%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.25%) nginx
12 3 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.63%) CMS
13 2 (0.63%) Jetty
13 2 (0.63%) Mongrel
14 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.31%) Camunda
Applications
1 14 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.88%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.88%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.31%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.31%) ReMetrica
1 1 (0.31%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 96 (30.09%) Azure
2 68 (21.32%) Office 365
3 50 (15.67%) AWS
4 26 (8.15%) GCP
5 21 (6.58%) Azure Active Directory
6 19 (5.96%) IaaS
7 17 (5.33%) SaaS
8 16 (5.02%) PaaS
9 13 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (4.08%) GitHub
10 9 (2.82%) OneDrive
11 7 (2.19%) Mimecast
12 6 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (1.57%) OpenShift
14 4 (1.25%) Serverless
15 2 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.63%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 2 (0.63%) Datadog
15 2 (0.63%) Power Automate
15 2 (0.63%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 65 (20.38%) DNS
2 50 (15.67%) DHCP
3 48 (15.05%) SAN
4 47 (14.73%) Firewall
5 31 (9.72%) TCP/IP
6 21 (6.58%) LAN
7 19 (5.96%) VLAN
8 18 (5.64%) VPN
8 18 (5.64%) WAN
9 14 (4.39%) HTTP
9 14 (4.39%) NetScaler
10 12 (3.76%) Skype
11 11 (3.45%) Kerberos
12 10 (3.13%) Network Security
12 10 (3.13%) SNMP
12 10 (3.13%) VoIP
13 9 (2.82%) FTP
14 8 (2.51%) BGP
14 8 (2.51%) OSPF
14 8 (2.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.82%) MongoDB
3 6 (1.88%) MySQL
3 6 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.57%) Big Data
4 5 (1.57%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.94%) GIS
6 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.63%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.63%) Power BI
7 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (10.03%) Jenkins
2 20 (6.27%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.08%) JIRA
4 11 (3.45%) TeamCity
5 8 (2.51%) Maven
6 7 (2.19%) GitLab
6 7 (2.19%) Subversion
7 6 (1.88%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.25%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.94%) DbUnit
9 3 (0.94%) jMock
9 3 (0.94%) JUnit
9 3 (0.94%) Mockito
10 2 (0.63%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.63%) Hudson
10 2 (0.63%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.31%) Gradle
11 1 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
General
1 62 (19.44%) Finance
2 22 (6.90%) Banking
3 12 (3.76%) Public Sector
4 6 (1.88%) Investment Banking
4 6 (1.88%) Retail
4 6 (1.88%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.25%) Advertising
6 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.94%) International Banking
7 2 (0.63%) Automotive
7 2 (0.63%) Billing
7 2 (0.63%) Front Office
7 2 (0.63%) Housing Association
7 2 (0.63%) Law
7 2 (0.63%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Games
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (14.73%) Architect
2 43 (13.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (10.34%) VMware Engineer
4 28 (8.78%) Consultant
5 19 (5.96%) Analyst
6 17 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 17 (5.33%) Windows Engineer
7 14 (4.39%) Infrastructure Architect
8 13 (4.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 13 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (3.45%) Administrator
9 11 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (3.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 10 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (3.13%) Support Engineer
10 10 (3.13%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 10 (3.13%) VMware Architect
11 9 (2.82%) Azure Engineer
11 9 (2.82%) Citrix Engineer
11 9 (2.82%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.96%) LDAP
2 8 (2.51%) .NET
3 7 (2.19%) REST
4 6 (1.88%) J2EE
4 6 (1.88%) Web Services
5 5 (1.57%) 802.1X
5 5 (1.57%) Middleware
5 5 (1.57%) RESTful
5 5 (1.57%) XML
6 4 (1.25%) Apache Camel
6 4 (1.25%) JDBC
6 4 (1.25%) JSON
6 4 (1.25%) ODBC
6 4 (1.25%) Spring
6 4 (1.25%) YAML
7 3 (0.94%) Hibernate
7 3 (0.94%) HTML
7 3 (0.94%) Kafka
7 3 (0.94%) LAMP
7 3 (0.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.03%) Data Centre
2 27 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.27%) Clustering
4 13 (4.08%) Replication
5 11 (3.45%) NHS
6 9 (2.82%) Public Cloud
6 9 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.51%) Private Cloud
8 7 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.88%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.57%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.25%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.25%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.25%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.25%) User Experience
12 3 (0.94%) Blog
12 3 (0.94%) CMDB
12 3 (0.94%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 181 (56.74%) Windows
2 108 (33.86%) Windows Server
3 85 (26.65%) Linux
4 59 (18.50%) Windows 10
4 59 (18.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 57 (17.87%) Windows Server 2016
6 49 (15.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
9 26 (8.15%) Unix
9 26 (8.15%) Windows 7
10 23 (7.21%) CentOS
11 15 (4.70%) Ubuntu
12 9 (2.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 6 (1.88%) Debian
13 6 (1.88%) Solaris
13 6 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.25%) Windows NT
14 4 (1.25%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (18.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 53 (16.61%) Migration
3 48 (15.05%) DevOps
4 34 (10.66%) ITIL
5 27 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (8.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (7.52%) Configuration Management
8 23 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (6.90%) High Availability
10 20 (6.27%) Capacity Management
10 20 (6.27%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (5.96%) Change Management
12 15 (4.70%) Patch Management
12 15 (4.70%) Root Cause Analysis
13 14 (4.39%) Incident Management
13 14 (4.39%) Infrastructure as Code
14 13 (4.08%) Continuous Deployment
15 12 (3.76%) Load Balancing
16 11 (3.45%) Asset Management
16 11 (3.45%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 60 (18.81%) PowerShell
2 37 (11.60%) Python
3 24 (7.52%) SQL
4 16 (5.02%) Perl
5 13 (4.08%) Bash Shell
5 13 (4.08%) C
6 12 (3.76%) Java
7 11 (3.45%) VB
8 8 (2.51%) VBScript
9 7 (2.19%) C#
9 7 (2.19%) Go
9 7 (2.19%) Korn
9 7 (2.19%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.19%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.25%) Ruby
11 3 (0.94%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.63%) PHP
12 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.31%) AWK
13 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (15.67%) Security Cleared
2 41 (12.85%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (5.02%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (4.70%) DV Cleared
5 15 (4.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (3.76%) MCSE
7 10 (3.13%) Degree
8 8 (2.51%) VCAP
9 7 (2.19%) CCNA
9 7 (2.19%) CCNP
9 7 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.57%) CCIE
10 5 (1.57%) CISSP
10 5 (1.57%) MCSA
11 4 (1.25%) RHCE
11 4 (1.25%) VCDX
12 3 (0.94%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (0.94%) CISM
12 3 (0.94%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.88%) NIST
2 3 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.94%) QA
3 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (0.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) COBIT
4 1 (0.31%) GDPR
4 1 (0.31%) GMP
4 1 (0.31%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.31%) NCSC
4 1 (0.31%) PMO
4 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 224 (70.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 126 (39.50%) Active Directory
3 64 (20.06%) VMware ESXi
4 40 (12.54%) vSphere
5 35 (10.97%) Docker
6 29 (9.09%) VMware NSX
7 27 (8.46%) Hyper-V
8 25 (7.84%) XenApp
9 21 (6.58%) XenDesktop
10 15 (4.70%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (4.39%) Virtual Desktop
12 9 (2.82%) Xen
13 6 (1.88%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 6 (1.88%) KVM
13 6 (1.88%) NFS
14 5 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (1.57%) vCloud
14 5 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
16 3 (0.94%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 48 (15.05%) Ansible
2 36 (11.29%) Puppet
3 35 (10.97%) Kubernetes
4 32 (10.03%) SCCM
5 31 (9.72%) Terraform
6 22 (6.90%) Microsoft Intune
6 22 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (4.39%) Microsoft Clustering
7 14 (4.39%) SCOM
8 13 (4.08%) vCenter Server
9 9 (2.82%) vMotion
10 8 (2.51%) Nagios
10 8 (2.51%) WSUS
11 6 (1.88%) NetBackup
12 5 (1.57%) Backup Exec
12 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (1.57%) PowerCLI
12 5 (1.57%) Red Hat Satellite
12 5 (1.57%) vRealize
13 4 (1.25%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 122 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 68 (21.32%) Citrix
3 61 (19.12%) Cisco
4 42 (13.17%) Red Hat
5 41 (12.85%) HP
6 38 (11.91%) Oracle
7 33 (10.34%) Dell
8 28 (8.78%) NetApp
9 27 (8.46%) EMC
10 17 (5.33%) SolarWinds
11 14 (4.39%) 3PAR
12 13 (4.08%) Ivanti
13 12 (3.76%) F5
13 12 (3.76%) Sophos
14 10 (3.13%) IBM
15 9 (2.82%) CheckPoint
15 9 (2.82%) Fortinet
15 9 (2.82%) McAfee
15 9 (2.82%) Sybase
16 8 (2.51%) Google