Period
to 15 May 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 15 May 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
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 111 84 90
Rank change year-on-year -27 +6 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware 558 575 1,185
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.34% 2.80% 2.93%
As % of the Vendors category 6.12% 7.22% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 410 781
10th Percentile £300 £214 £213
25th Percentile £381 £325 £340
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £460 £425 £438
Median % change year-on-year +8.24% -2.86% +2.94%
75th Percentile £530 £505 £538
90th Percentile £600 £588 £600
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 37
10th Percentile £42.56 £30.49 £17.38
25th Percentile £45.50 £41.03 £20.00
Median hourly rate £50.00 £47.83 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year +4.54% +36.66% +4.48%
75th Percentile £73.75 " £46.37
90th Percentile £76.40 £48.26 £47.25
England median hourly rate £50.00 £33.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year +51.52% +13.79% +16.00%

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 9,119 7,962 16,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.19% 38.75% 39.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,077 5,397 10,813
10th Percentile £328 £263 £300
25th Percentile £413 £393 £403
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £613 £600 £600
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £465
% change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 128 237
10th Percentile £13.83 £12.50 £12.76
25th Percentile £18.25 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate £26.65 £24.06 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +10.76% +14.57% -2.33%
75th Percentile £51.00 £34.87 £34.25
90th Percentile £66.80 £48.19 £47.09
England median hourly rate £21.00 £18.60 £18.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% +0.54% +5.71%

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 15 May 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 15 May 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 15 May 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 +8 97 £435 +2.35% 58
South London +22 19 £343 -8.63% 7
West London +19 18 £500 +25.00% 36
East London +3 12 £400 +15.94% 8
North London +4 1 £263 -47.50% 4
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 15 May 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.

1 359 (64.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 321 (57.53%) Windows
3 217 (38.89%) Azure
4 213 (38.17%) Active Directory
5 203 (36.38%) Microsoft
6 186 (33.33%) Linux
7 167 (29.93%) Windows Server
8 153 (27.42%) AWS
9 145 (25.99%) PowerShell
10 131 (23.48%) Finance
11 122 (21.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 115 (20.61%) Microsoft 365
13 113 (20.25%) Citrix
13 113 (20.25%) DNS
14 112 (20.07%) Cisco
15 110 (19.71%) Ansible
16 102 (18.28%) VMware ESXi
17 97 (17.38%) vSphere
18 94 (16.85%) Firewall
19 93 (16.67%) ITIL
20 87 (15.59%) Migration
21 83 (14.87%) DevOps
22 81 (14.52%) Security Cleared
23 80 (14.34%) Data Centre
23 80 (14.34%) Red Hat
24 78 (13.98%) DHCP
24 78 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
25 76 (13.62%) Puppet
26 75 (13.44%) Hyper-V
26 75 (13.44%) Windows Server 2016

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 42 (7.53%) MS Exchange
2 33 (5.91%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.58%) WebSphere
4 18 (3.23%) Confluence
5 17 (3.05%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.87%) IIS
7 15 (2.69%) Apache
8 11 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (1.79%) Skype for Business
10 8 (1.43%) ArcGIS
11 7 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (1.25%) nginx
11 7 (1.25%) OpenStack
12 6 (1.08%) Jetty
12 6 (1.08%) Mongrel
13 5 (0.90%) Mule
13 5 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
15 2 (0.36%) Joomla!
15 2 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.51%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.43%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.36%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 217 (38.89%) Azure
2 153 (27.42%) AWS
3 115 (20.61%) Microsoft 365
4 62 (11.11%) GCP
5 57 (10.22%) IaaS
6 46 (8.24%) PaaS
7 34 (6.09%) GitHub
8 32 (5.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 26 (4.66%) SaaS
10 23 (4.12%) Mimecast
11 15 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (1.97%) OneDrive
14 7 (1.25%) IBM Cloud
14 7 (1.25%) OpenShift
15 6 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 6 (1.08%) Google App Engine
16 5 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
16 5 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
16 5 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 113 (20.25%) DNS
2 94 (16.85%) Firewall
3 78 (13.98%) DHCP
4 74 (13.26%) WAN
5 61 (10.93%) SAN
6 60 (10.75%) LAN
7 51 (9.14%) TCP/IP
8 42 (7.53%) VPN
9 24 (4.30%) Wireless
10 23 (4.12%) NAS
11 21 (3.76%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (3.76%) Network Security
11 21 (3.76%) VLAN
12 20 (3.58%) VSAN
13 17 (3.05%) MPLS
14 16 (2.87%) Fibre Channel
14 16 (2.87%) HTTP
14 16 (2.87%) iSCSI
14 16 (2.87%) SD-WAN
15 14 (2.51%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.97%) MySQL
3 10 (1.79%) DB2
3 10 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (1.61%) Big Data
4 9 (1.61%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.25%) GIS
6 7 (1.25%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.90%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.72%) HBase
8 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 35 (6.27%) Git (software)
2 29 (5.20%) Jenkins
3 19 (3.41%) JIRA
4 8 (1.43%) Subversion
5 7 (1.25%) Bitbucket
5 7 (1.25%) GitLab
5 7 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (1.25%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.08%) Travis CI
7 5 (0.90%) Hudson
7 5 (0.90%) SonarQube
8 4 (0.72%) Artifactory
8 4 (0.72%) Serena SBM
9 3 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.54%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.54%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.36%) ER Studio
10 2 (0.36%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.36%) JUnit
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
General
1 131 (23.48%) Finance
2 71 (12.72%) Social Skills
3 61 (10.93%) Banking
4 27 (4.84%) Public Sector
5 22 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.87%) Influencing Skills
8 13 (2.33%) Marketing
9 12 (2.15%) Legal
10 10 (1.79%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.79%) Presentation Skills
11 9 (1.61%) Law
11 9 (1.61%) Organisational Skills
12 8 (1.43%) Documentation Skills
12 8 (1.43%) Electronics
13 6 (1.08%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.90%) International Banking
15 4 (0.72%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.72%) Retail
16 3 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 108 (19.35%) Architect
2 89 (15.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 58 (10.39%) VMware Engineer
4 40 (7.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 37 (6.63%) DevOps Engineer
6 31 (5.56%) Consultant
6 31 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
7 28 (5.02%) Analyst
7 28 (5.02%) Cloud Engineer
8 26 (4.66%) Administrator
9 25 (4.48%) Technical Architect
10 23 (4.12%) Azure Engineer
10 23 (4.12%) Cloud Architect
11 21 (3.76%) Network Engineer
11 21 (3.76%) Support Engineer
12 19 (3.41%) Citrix Engineer
12 19 (3.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 19 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
12 19 (3.41%) VMware Architect
13 17 (3.05%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.23%) YAML
2 16 (2.87%) JSON
2 16 (2.87%) Middleware
3 14 (2.51%) LDAP
4 11 (1.97%) .NET
5 9 (1.61%) REST
5 9 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (1.25%) Node.js
7 6 (1.08%) J2EE
7 6 (1.08%) Kafka
7 6 (1.08%) Servlets
8 5 (0.90%) CSS
8 5 (0.90%) CSS3
8 5 (0.90%) gRPC
8 5 (0.90%) HTML
8 5 (0.90%) HTML5
8 5 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (0.90%) React
8 5 (0.90%) Swagger
8 5 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 80 (14.34%) Data Centre
2 36 (6.45%) Public Cloud
3 35 (6.27%) Clustering
4 33 (5.91%) Private Cloud
5 22 (3.94%) Replication
6 20 (3.58%) Hybrid Cloud
7 16 (2.87%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.33%) Cloud Native
9 12 (2.15%) EMC VNX
10 8 (1.43%) NHS
11 6 (1.08%) Fat Client
11 6 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (1.08%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.90%) CESG
12 5 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
12 5 (0.90%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.90%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.72%) CMDB
13 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 321 (57.53%) Windows
2 186 (33.33%) Linux
3 167 (29.93%) Windows Server
4 78 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 75 (13.44%) Windows Server 2016
6 69 (12.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 67 (12.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 48 (8.60%) Windows 10
9 45 (8.06%) Windows Server 2019
10 34 (6.09%) Unix
11 25 (4.48%) Windows 7
12 21 (3.76%) Solaris
13 12 (2.15%) CentOS
14 10 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (1.61%) Ubuntu
16 7 (1.25%) AIX
16 7 (1.25%) Android
16 7 (1.25%) Apple iOS
16 7 (1.25%) VMS
17 6 (1.08%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (21.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 93 (16.67%) ITIL
3 87 (15.59%) Migration
4 83 (14.87%) DevOps
5 59 (10.57%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (9.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 43 (7.71%) Configuration Management
8 34 (6.09%) High Availability
9 33 (5.91%) Project Delivery
9 33 (5.91%) Service Management
10 31 (5.56%) Change Management
11 30 (5.38%) Problem-Solving
12 28 (5.02%) Project Management
13 25 (4.48%) Storage Management
14 24 (4.30%) Network Architecture
15 21 (3.76%) Incident Management
15 21 (3.76%) Infrastructure as Code
15 21 (3.76%) Load Balancing
15 21 (3.76%) Problem Management
16 20 (3.58%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 145 (25.99%) PowerShell
2 63 (11.29%) Python
3 60 (10.75%) SQL
4 35 (6.27%) Java
5 26 (4.66%) Bash Shell
6 13 (2.33%) C
6 13 (2.33%) Go
6 13 (2.33%) Ruby
7 12 (2.15%) VB
8 11 (1.97%) Perl
9 8 (1.43%) JavaScript
9 8 (1.43%) VBScript
10 7 (1.25%) C#
11 6 (1.08%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.90%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.36%) AWK
13 2 (0.36%) Groovy
13 2 (0.36%) PHP
13 2 (0.36%) sed
13 2 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 61 (10.93%) SC Cleared
3 33 (5.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 31 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (5.38%) Degree
6 27 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (3.58%) DV Cleared
8 15 (2.69%) CCNA
9 14 (2.51%) VCAP
10 13 (2.33%) MCSE
10 13 (2.33%) RHCA
10 13 (2.33%) VCP6
11 12 (2.15%) VCDX
12 11 (1.97%) MCSA
13 10 (1.79%) TOGAF Certification
14 8 (1.43%) AWS Certification
14 8 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (1.25%) MCITP
15 7 (1.25%) MCP
16 6 (1.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.48%) SLA
2 15 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.33%) GDPR
4 8 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.25%) NIST
5 7 (1.25%) QA
6 4 (0.72%) COBIT
6 4 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.36%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.36%) NCSC
7 2 (0.36%) SEPA
8 1 (0.18%) FISMA
8 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 359 (64.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 213 (38.17%) Active Directory
3 102 (18.28%) VMware ESXi
4 97 (17.38%) vSphere
5 75 (13.44%) Hyper-V
6 40 (7.17%) VMware NSX
7 36 (6.45%) Docker
8 27 (4.84%) XenApp
9 22 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (3.41%) Virtual Desktop
11 16 (2.87%) XenDesktop
12 15 (2.69%) NFS
12 15 (2.69%) Xen
13 12 (2.15%) KVM
14 10 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (1.43%) vCloud
16 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (1.08%) VMware Server
16 6 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
17 5 (0.90%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 110 (19.71%) Ansible
2 76 (13.62%) Puppet
3 68 (12.19%) SCCM
3 68 (12.19%) Terraform
4 48 (8.60%) Opscode Chef
5 41 (7.35%) Kubernetes
5 41 (7.35%) vRealize
6 37 (6.63%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 28 (5.02%) SCOM
8 22 (3.94%) Microsoft Intune
9 19 (3.41%) vCenter Server
10 15 (2.69%) PowerCLI
10 15 (2.69%) Salt
11 14 (2.51%) Tivoli
12 13 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
13 8 (1.43%) AirWatch
13 8 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
13 8 (1.43%) NetBackup
13 8 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 7 (1.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 203 (36.38%) Microsoft
2 113 (20.25%) Citrix
3 112 (20.07%) Cisco
4 80 (14.34%) Red Hat
5 51 (9.14%) EMC
6 48 (8.60%) Dell
7 47 (8.42%) HP
7 47 (8.42%) IBM
8 45 (8.06%) Oracle
9 38 (6.81%) Google
10 30 (5.38%) SolarWinds
11 28 (5.02%) NetApp
12 27 (4.84%) F5
13 23 (4.12%) Symantec
14 19 (3.41%) Juniper
15 18 (3.23%) Fortinet
15 18 (3.23%) SaltStack
16 17 (3.05%) BMC
17 16 (2.87%) CheckPoint
18 15 (2.69%) SAP