Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 75 53
Rank change year-on-year -17 -22 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware 1,262 1,290 1,630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.75% 3.25% 3.76%
As % of the Vendors category 6.92% 7.69% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 898 1,156
London median daily rate £428 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% - +8.97%
10th Percentile £230 £250 £263
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 39 26
London median hourly rate £33.50 £42.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.18% +47.83% +25.93%
10th Percentile £20.15 £18.50 £16.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% -13.46% +13.89%

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 18,245 16,768 17,932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.70% 42.18% 41.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,370 11,267 12,046
London median daily rate £488 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £285 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 227 269
London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +1.60%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.08 £11.20
90th Percentile £56.25 £50.00 £46.90
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in London

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware in London

VMware
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in London over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware in London

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware in London

VMware
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in London over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor 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 26 May 2018. 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 -29 239 £425 - 104
South London -24 102 £500 +11.11% 20
West London -33 74 £450 -5.26% 45
East London +5 34 £475 -5.00% 30
North London -1 5 £275 -38.89% 7
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, 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.

1 767 (60.78%) Windows
2 736 (58.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 519 (41.13%) Active Directory
4 436 (34.55%) Microsoft
5 411 (32.57%) Windows Server
6 373 (29.56%) Linux
7 301 (23.85%) Cisco
8 280 (22.19%) Citrix
9 270 (21.39%) Finance
10 261 (20.68%) Amazon AWS
11 254 (20.13%) Microsoft Azure
12 246 (19.49%) Windows Server 2012
13 236 (18.70%) Windows Server 2008
14 231 (18.30%) PowerShell
15 221 (17.51%) VMware ESXi
16 215 (17.04%) Office 365
17 212 (16.80%) DNS
18 206 (16.32%) ITIL
19 199 (15.77%) Firewall
20 195 (15.45%) vSphere
21 194 (15.37%) SAN
22 190 (15.06%) Security Cleared
23 185 (14.66%) SCCM
24 165 (13.07%) Hyper-V
25 164 (13.00%) Ansible
26 161 (12.76%) Data Centre
27 159 (12.60%) DevOps
28 158 (12.52%) DHCP
29 155 (12.28%) Migration
30 144 (11.41%) Windows 10

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
1 142 (11.25%) MS Exchange
2 67 (5.31%) IIS
3 62 (4.91%) Apache
4 58 (4.60%) Tomcat
5 53 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 49 (3.88%) SharePoint
7 40 (3.17%) Skype for Business
8 37 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2013
9 33 (2.61%) OpenStack
10 32 (2.54%) nginx
11 21 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
12 19 (1.51%) JBoss
13 18 (1.43%) Confluence
14 16 (1.27%) WebSphere
15 15 (1.19%) Jetty
16 11 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
17 9 (0.71%) WildFly
18 8 (0.63%) Mule ESB
19 7 (0.55%) IBM Notes
19 7 (0.55%) Mongrel
Applications
1 106 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.079%) Autodesk Inventor
6 1 (0.079%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 13 (1.03%) RMDS
2 5 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.40%) Temenos T24
3 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.16%) Relativity
5 1 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.079%) Magento
5 1 (0.079%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.079%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 261 (20.68%) Amazon AWS
2 254 (20.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 215 (17.04%) Office 365
4 45 (3.57%) IaaS
5 44 (3.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 35 (2.77%) Google Cloud Platform
7 29 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 27 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
8 27 (2.14%) PaaS
9 20 (1.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 20 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (1.27%) Serverless
11 15 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
12 14 (1.11%) Mimecast
13 13 (1.03%) Datadog
13 13 (1.03%) SaaS
14 10 (0.79%) OpenShift
15 9 (0.71%) Amazon S3
15 9 (0.71%) OneDrive
15 9 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 212 (16.80%) DNS
2 199 (15.77%) Firewall
3 194 (15.37%) SAN
4 158 (12.52%) DHCP
5 123 (9.75%) VPN
6 120 (9.51%) WAN
7 110 (8.72%) LAN
8 84 (6.66%) TCP/IP
9 62 (4.91%) NAS
10 51 (4.04%) MPLS
10 51 (4.04%) VoIP
11 46 (3.65%) iSCSI
12 45 (3.57%) SSL
13 43 (3.41%) NetScaler
14 39 (3.09%) HTTP
15 38 (3.01%) Cisco ASA
15 38 (3.01%) Skype
16 35 (2.77%) Internet
17 29 (2.30%) VLAN
18 26 (2.06%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (9.27%) SQL Server
2 50 (3.96%) MySQL
2 50 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (2.61%) MongoDB
4 23 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
5 20 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (1.35%) Hadoop
6 17 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (1.11%) NoSQL
8 13 (1.03%) Oracle Database
9 12 (0.95%) Big Data
10 11 (0.87%) Blockchain
10 11 (0.87%) DB2
10 11 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.55%) Relational Database
15 6 (0.48%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 109 (8.64%) Jenkins
2 76 (6.02%) Git (software)
3 39 (3.09%) JIRA
4 36 (2.85%) Vagrant
5 30 (2.38%) Maven
6 22 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (1.74%) JUnit
7 21 (1.66%) SonarQube
8 18 (1.43%) MSI
8 18 (1.43%) Travis CI
9 15 (1.19%) DbUnit
9 15 (1.19%) jMock
9 15 (1.19%) Mockito
10 14 (1.11%) Mercurial
10 14 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
11 13 (1.03%) Ant
11 13 (1.03%) Gerrit
12 12 (0.95%) AdminStudio
12 12 (0.95%) Subversion
13 11 (0.87%) TeamCity
General
1 270 (21.39%) Finance
2 104 (8.24%) Banking
3 31 (2.46%) Retail
4 26 (2.06%) Law
5 25 (1.98%) Legal
6 21 (1.66%) Publishing
7 20 (1.58%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.35%) Investment Banking
9 15 (1.19%) Back Office
10 8 (0.63%) Advertising
10 8 (0.63%) Marketing
11 6 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.48%) Front Office
11 6 (0.48%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.40%) Games
13 3 (0.24%) French Language
13 3 (0.24%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.16%) International Banking
14 2 (0.16%) Local Government
14 2 (0.16%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 170 (13.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 143 (11.33%) Analyst
3 101 (8.00%) Architect
4 99 (7.84%) VMware Engineer
5 88 (6.97%) DevOps Engineer
6 81 (6.42%) Support Engineer
7 72 (5.71%) Consultant
8 67 (5.31%) Network Engineer
9 65 (5.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 64 (5.07%) Linux Engineer
11 61 (4.83%) Windows Engineer
12 60 (4.75%) Administrator
13 49 (3.88%) Desktop Support
14 46 (3.65%) Support Analyst
15 45 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
15 45 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
16 42 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
17 39 (3.09%) 2nd Line Support
17 39 (3.09%) AWS Engineer
18 38 (3.01%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (5.39%) Web Services
2 41 (3.25%) Elastic Stack
3 37 (2.93%) LDAP
4 31 (2.46%) XML
5 28 (2.22%) .NET
6 26 (2.06%) REST
7 25 (1.98%) Middleware
8 20 (1.58%) J2EE
8 20 (1.58%) LEMP Stack
8 20 (1.58%) SOAP
9 18 (1.43%) LAMP
10 15 (1.19%) Apache Camel
10 15 (1.19%) PowerMock
10 15 (1.19%) RESTful
11 13 (1.03%) Spring
12 11 (0.87%) YAML
13 10 (0.79%) LAPP Stack
14 9 (0.71%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (0.71%) X-Windows
15 8 (0.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 161 (12.76%) Data Centre
2 82 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (5.39%) Clustering
4 57 (4.52%) Replication
5 47 (3.72%) Private Cloud
6 33 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
7 32 (2.54%) PKI
8 25 (1.98%) Management Information System
9 24 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
10 21 (1.66%) iPhone
11 17 (1.35%) Computer Science
12 16 (1.27%) Blackberry
13 14 (1.11%) Fat Client
13 14 (1.11%) Public Cloud
13 14 (1.11%) Thin Client
13 14 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
14 13 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
14 13 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
15 12 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (0.87%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 767 (60.78%) Windows
2 411 (32.57%) Windows Server
3 373 (29.56%) Linux
4 246 (19.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 236 (18.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 144 (11.41%) Windows 10
7 138 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 130 (10.30%) Windows 7
9 94 (7.45%) CentOS
10 85 (6.74%) Unix
11 69 (5.47%) Ubuntu
12 57 (4.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 31 (2.46%) Solaris
14 23 (1.82%) AIX
15 21 (1.66%) Windows 8
16 20 (1.58%) Apple iOS
17 18 (1.43%) DC/OS
18 15 (1.19%) Android
19 14 (1.11%) Windows 2000
20 12 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (16.32%) ITIL
2 159 (12.60%) DevOps
3 155 (12.28%) Migration
4 140 (11.09%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (7.84%) Configuration Management
6 93 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
7 85 (6.74%) Problem-Solving
8 63 (4.99%) Change Management
8 63 (4.99%) Continuous Delivery
9 60 (4.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 58 (4.60%) Project Management
11 51 (4.04%) Load Balancing
11 51 (4.04%) Scrum
11 51 (4.04%) Virtual Environments
12 50 (3.96%) Service Management
13 46 (3.65%) Deployment Automation
14 43 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
15 42 (3.33%) High Availability
15 42 (3.33%) Problem Management
15 42 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 231 (18.30%) PowerShell
2 141 (11.17%) SQL
3 128 (10.14%) Python
4 80 (6.34%) Java
5 76 (6.02%) Bash Shell
6 63 (4.99%) Perl
7 39 (3.09%) VBScript
8 35 (2.77%) C
8 35 (2.77%) Ruby
9 32 (2.54%) Shell Script
10 28 (2.22%) JavaScript
11 14 (1.11%) PHP
12 12 (0.95%) T-SQL
13 10 (0.79%) C#
13 10 (0.79%) Go
14 8 (0.63%) Groovy
14 8 (0.63%) VB
15 6 (0.48%) C++
16 4 (0.32%) AWK
16 4 (0.32%) sed
Qualifications
1 190 (15.06%) Security Cleared
2 128 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 95 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 77 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
5 61 (4.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 58 (4.60%) MCSE
7 53 (4.20%) CCNP
8 45 (3.57%) DV Cleared
9 44 (3.49%) Degree
10 42 (3.33%) CCNA
11 33 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (1.66%) MCITP
13 20 (1.58%) MCSA
14 13 (1.03%) MCP
15 11 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
16 10 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 9 (0.71%) VCAP
17 9 (0.71%) VCP6
18 8 (0.63%) CCIE
18 8 (0.63%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.99%) SLA
2 17 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.79%) QA
5 9 (0.71%) GCP
6 7 (0.55%) GDPR
6 7 (0.55%) RMADS
7 6 (0.48%) PMO
8 5 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.24%) COBIT
9 3 (0.24%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.079%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.079%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.079%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.079%) SAS 70
System Software
1 736 (58.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 519 (41.13%) Active Directory
3 221 (17.51%) VMware ESXi
4 195 (15.45%) vSphere
5 165 (13.07%) Hyper-V
6 104 (8.24%) XenApp
7 86 (6.81%) Docker
8 80 (6.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 78 (6.18%) XenDesktop
10 74 (5.86%) Virtual Machines
11 67 (5.31%) VMware NSX
12 44 (3.49%) NFS
13 37 (2.93%) Virtual Desktop
14 30 (2.38%) vCloud
14 30 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
15 29 (2.30%) VirtualBox
16 25 (1.98%) Xen
17 22 (1.74%) KVM
18 18 (1.43%) BitLocker
19 14 (1.11%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 185 (14.66%) SCCM
2 164 (13.00%) Ansible
3 141 (11.17%) Puppet
4 101 (8.00%) vCenter Server
5 100 (7.92%) Opscode Chef
6 64 (5.07%) Terraform
7 41 (3.25%) SCOM
8 39 (3.09%) Kubernetes
9 38 (3.01%) vRealize
10 37 (2.93%) WSUS
11 33 (2.61%) AirWatch
11 33 (2.61%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 31 (2.46%) Nagios
12 31 (2.46%) ZABBIX
13 29 (2.30%) PowerCLI
14 26 (2.06%) Docker Swarm
15 23 (1.82%) Salt
16 22 (1.74%) Packer
16 22 (1.74%) vMotion
17 21 (1.66%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 436 (34.55%) Microsoft
2 301 (23.85%) Cisco
3 280 (22.19%) Citrix
4 134 (10.62%) HP
5 124 (9.83%) NetApp
6 122 (9.67%) Red Hat
7 116 (9.19%) EMC
8 93 (7.37%) Dell
9 88 (6.97%) Splunk
10 68 (5.39%) Ivanti
11 64 (5.07%) F5
12 53 (4.20%) Oracle
13 51 (4.04%) Juniper
14 48 (3.80%) Veeam
15 46 (3.65%) IBM
16 45 (3.57%) CheckPoint
17 37 (2.93%) SolarWinds
18 36 (2.85%) Google
19 35 (2.77%) SaltStack
20 31 (2.46%) Palo Alto