Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 50 51
Rank change year-on-year -34 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 1421 1908 1863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.02% 4.23% 3.97%
As % of the Vendors category 7.45% 9.86% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 1263 1322
London median daily rate £419 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £265 £234
90th Percentile £588 £594 £575
England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 39 62
London median hourly rate £47.83 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.43% +33.33% +2.27%
10th Percentile £14.85 £17.05 £14.80
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.00 £25.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.79% +12.22% +4.65%

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 19066 19354 19623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.48% 42.91% 41.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12961 12877 12998
London median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 285 393
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +1.80%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.19
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -24 238 £425 - 59
South London -30 88 £400 -15.79% 6
West London -35 62 £350 -28.57% 23
East London -22 18 £213 -34.62% 14
North London -10 14 £488 +77.27% 1
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for VMware.

1 835 (58.76%) Windows
2 739 (52.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 501 (35.26%) Active Directory
4 498 (35.05%) Linux
5 476 (33.50%) Windows Server
6 432 (30.40%) Microsoft
7 313 (22.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 308 (21.67%) Cisco
9 291 (20.48%) Citrix
10 290 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
11 287 (20.20%) Finance
12 276 (19.42%) PowerShell
13 249 (17.52%) Firewall
14 245 (17.24%) SAN
15 238 (16.75%) DevOps
16 232 (16.33%) Office 365
17 223 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
18 209 (14.71%) vSphere
19 208 (14.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 207 (14.57%) DNS
21 206 (14.50%) Security Cleared
22 205 (14.43%) Microsoft Azure
23 202 (14.22%) Data Centre
24 200 (14.07%) VMware ESXi
25 192 (13.51%) Puppet
26 179 (12.60%) Hyper-V
27 178 (12.53%) SCCM
27 178 (12.53%) Agile Software Development
28 177 (12.46%) Migration
29 174 (12.24%) Ansible

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
1 154 (10.84%) MS Exchange
2 73 (5.14%) IIS
3 71 (5.00%) Apache
4 69 (4.86%) Tomcat
5 59 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 55 (3.87%) SharePoint
7 47 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
8 42 (2.96%) Skype for Business
9 41 (2.89%) OpenStack
10 38 (2.67%) nginx
11 37 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
12 35 (2.46%) Confluence
13 14 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (0.77%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 9 (0.63%) CMS
16 8 (0.56%) JBoss
16 8 (0.56%) Jetty
16 8 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (0.49%) Mongrel
Applications
1 81 (5.70%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.84%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.070%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.070%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.070%) HipChat
5 1 (0.070%) Revit
Business Applications
1 15 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.42%) Temenos T24
3 5 (0.35%) Eikon
4 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.28%) RMDS
5 3 (0.21%) Bankmaster
6 2 (0.14%) Magento
6 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.070%) Relativity
7 1 (0.070%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.070%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.070%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 290 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
2 232 (16.33%) Office 365
3 205 (14.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 67 (4.71%) IaaS
5 39 (2.74%) PaaS
6 33 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
7 29 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
8 18 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (1.27%) GitHub
9 14 (0.99%) Amazon S3
9 14 (0.99%) Mimecast
9 14 (0.99%) SaaS
10 13 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 12 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
14 8 (0.56%) Google App Engine
14 8 (0.56%) Slack
15 7 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 249 (17.52%) Firewall
2 245 (17.24%) SAN
3 207 (14.57%) DNS
4 168 (11.82%) TCP/IP
5 156 (10.98%) WAN
6 143 (10.06%) LAN
7 135 (9.50%) DHCP
8 80 (5.63%) VPN
9 74 (5.21%) SSL
10 69 (4.86%) NAS
11 62 (4.36%) HTTP
12 42 (2.96%) LDAP
13 38 (2.67%) Skype
13 38 (2.67%) Wireless
14 34 (2.39%) VoIP
15 32 (2.25%) VLAN
16 31 (2.18%) VSAN
17 30 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
17 30 (2.11%) NetScaler
18 28 (1.97%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 68 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
3 54 (3.80%) MongoDB
4 40 (2.81%) MySQL
5 31 (2.18%) Hadoop
6 30 (2.11%) Big Data
7 24 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (1.06%) Relational Database
10 14 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
11 13 (0.91%) Oracle Database
12 12 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
13 11 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
14 10 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
16 8 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 7 (0.49%) NoSQL
17 7 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 109 (7.67%) Jenkins
2 105 (7.39%) Git (software)
3 45 (3.17%) Maven
4 38 (2.67%) JIRA
5 31 (2.18%) Vagrant
6 30 (2.11%) Ant
7 28 (1.97%) Sonatype Nexus
8 15 (1.06%) Artifactory
9 14 (0.99%) Bitbucket
10 13 (0.91%) JUnit
10 13 (0.91%) SonarQube
10 13 (0.91%) TeamCity
11 12 (0.84%) Subversion
12 11 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (0.63%) Liquibase
14 8 (0.56%) Grunt
14 8 (0.56%) Jasmine
15 7 (0.49%) Travis CI
16 6 (0.42%) Hudson
16 6 (0.42%) Sublime Text
General
1 287 (20.20%) Finance
2 145 (10.20%) Banking
3 54 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 30 (2.11%) Legal
5 29 (2.04%) Investment Banking
6 22 (1.55%) Retail
7 20 (1.41%) Advertising
8 19 (1.34%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.27%) Publishing
10 17 (1.20%) Law
11 15 (1.06%) Marketing
12 13 (0.91%) Electronics
13 11 (0.77%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.70%) Back Office
15 8 (0.56%) Front Office
16 7 (0.49%) French Language
17 6 (0.42%) Games
17 6 (0.42%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.28%) International Banking
19 3 (0.21%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 225 (15.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 136 (9.57%) Analyst
3 134 (9.43%) VMware Engineer
4 132 (9.29%) Architect
5 131 (9.22%) DevOps Engineer
6 123 (8.66%) Administrator
7 110 (7.74%) Windows Engineer
8 95 (6.69%) Systems Administrator
9 83 (5.84%) Support Engineer
10 80 (5.63%) Consultant
11 74 (5.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 70 (4.93%) Linux Engineer
13 61 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
14 58 (4.08%) Support Analyst
15 57 (4.01%) 3rd Line Support
16 47 (3.31%) Linux Administrator
17 46 (3.24%) Cloud Engineer
18 45 (3.17%) Server Engineer
19 44 (3.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 44 (3.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (3.52%) Web Services
2 37 (2.60%) Elastic Stack
3 34 (2.39%) .NET
4 33 (2.32%) REST
5 23 (1.62%) MCollective
6 20 (1.41%) Middleware
7 19 (1.34%) LAPP Stack
7 19 (1.34%) Node.js
8 16 (1.13%) Sensu
8 16 (1.13%) SOAP
9 15 (1.06%) J2EE
10 14 (0.99%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (0.91%) RESTful
12 11 (0.77%) CSS
12 11 (0.77%) HTML
13 10 (0.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 10 (0.70%) XML
14 9 (0.63%) HTML5
14 9 (0.63%) LAMP
14 9 (0.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 202 (14.22%) Data Centre
2 70 (4.93%) PKI
3 67 (4.71%) Clustering
4 51 (3.59%) Replication
5 46 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 35 (2.46%) Private Cloud
8 32 (2.25%) Blackberry
9 27 (1.90%) Computer Science
10 26 (1.83%) Public Cloud
11 23 (1.62%) EMC VNX
12 22 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
13 19 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
14 18 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
15 16 (1.13%) Cloud Native
16 15 (1.06%) Fat Client
16 15 (1.06%) Thin Client
17 12 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
18 11 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
19 10 (0.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 835 (58.76%) Windows
2 498 (35.05%) Linux
3 476 (33.50%) Windows Server
4 313 (22.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 223 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 208 (14.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 132 (9.29%) Windows 7
8 116 (8.16%) CentOS
9 113 (7.95%) Windows 10
10 112 (7.88%) Unix
11 108 (7.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 78 (5.49%) Ubuntu
13 30 (2.11%) Solaris
14 23 (1.62%) Windows 8
15 19 (1.34%) AIX
15 19 (1.34%) SUSE
16 14 (0.99%) Android
17 12 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
18 10 (0.70%) Mac OS
19 9 (0.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (16.75%) DevOps
2 178 (12.53%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (12.46%) Migration
4 167 (11.75%) ITIL
5 148 (10.42%) Configuration Management
6 92 (6.47%) Open Source
7 79 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (4.93%) Continuous Delivery
8 70 (4.93%) Scrum
9 66 (4.64%) High Availability
10 62 (4.36%) Disaster Recovery
11 42 (2.96%) Root Cause Analysis
12 40 (2.81%) Change Management
13 39 (2.74%) Information Security
14 38 (2.67%) Load Balancing
14 38 (2.67%) Network Virtualisation
15 36 (2.53%) Patch Management
16 35 (2.46%) Service Management
17 34 (2.39%) Problem Management
17 34 (2.39%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 276 (19.42%) PowerShell
2 151 (10.63%) SQL
3 147 (10.34%) Python
4 127 (8.94%) Java
5 123 (8.66%) Bash Shell
6 65 (4.57%) Ruby
7 46 (3.24%) Perl
8 39 (2.74%) VBScript
9 36 (2.53%) Go
10 34 (2.39%) C
11 28 (1.97%) JavaScript
12 27 (1.90%) Shell Script
13 21 (1.48%) Groovy
14 18 (1.27%) PHP
15 13 (0.91%) C++
16 11 (0.77%) C#
17 10 (0.70%) VB
18 9 (0.63%) T-SQL
19 8 (0.56%) Korn
20 6 (0.42%) Jython
Qualifications
1 206 (14.50%) Security Cleared
2 154 (10.84%) SC Cleared
3 101 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 98 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 70 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
6 67 (4.71%) MCSE
7 47 (3.31%) DV Cleared
8 39 (2.74%) CCNA
9 38 (2.67%) Degree
10 33 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
11 32 (2.25%) CCNP
12 27 (1.90%) MCSA
13 24 (1.69%) MCITP
13 24 (1.69%) MCP
14 21 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
15 19 (1.34%) RHCE
16 16 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
17 14 (0.99%) CISSP
18 11 (0.77%) CCA
18 11 (0.77%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.96%) SLA
2 16 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.77%) GDPR
6 7 (0.49%) PMO
6 7 (0.49%) QA
6 7 (0.49%) RMADS
7 5 (0.35%) AS 2805
7 5 (0.35%) ISO 8583
8 3 (0.21%) GMP
8 3 (0.21%) Government Security Classifications
8 3 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.14%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.070%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.070%) SEPA
System Software
1 739 (52.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 501 (35.26%) Active Directory
3 209 (14.71%) vSphere
4 200 (14.07%) VMware ESXi
5 179 (12.60%) Hyper-V
6 105 (7.39%) XenApp
7 92 (6.47%) Docker
8 74 (5.21%) vCloud
9 70 (4.93%) Virtual Machines
10 62 (4.36%) XenDesktop
11 55 (3.87%) Microsoft App-V
12 49 (3.45%) VMware NSX
13 36 (2.53%) KVM
14 29 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
15 25 (1.76%) VMware Workstation
16 24 (1.69%) NFS
17 19 (1.34%) BitLocker
17 19 (1.34%) DFS Replication
18 18 (1.27%) Samba
19 17 (1.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 192 (13.51%) Puppet
2 178 (12.53%) SCCM
3 174 (12.24%) Ansible
4 109 (7.67%) Opscode Chef
5 81 (5.70%) vCenter Server
6 55 (3.87%) SCOM
7 51 (3.59%) Terraform
8 50 (3.52%) vRealize
9 41 (2.89%) Kubernetes
10 35 (2.46%) Salt
11 32 (2.25%) PowerCLI
12 31 (2.18%) ZABBIX
13 29 (2.04%) NetBackup
14 25 (1.76%) Kibana
14 25 (1.76%) Nagios
15 23 (1.62%) WMI
16 19 (1.34%) logstash
16 19 (1.34%) Microsoft Intune
16 19 (1.34%) WSUS
17 18 (1.27%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 432 (30.40%) Microsoft
2 308 (21.67%) Cisco
3 291 (20.48%) Citrix
4 171 (12.03%) HP
5 141 (9.92%) Red Hat
6 106 (7.46%) NetApp
7 92 (6.47%) EMC
8 83 (5.84%) Dell
9 75 (5.28%) Juniper
9 75 (5.28%) Oracle
10 62 (4.36%) F5
11 59 (4.15%) CheckPoint
12 46 (3.24%) SolarWinds
13 45 (3.17%) Palo Alto
14 44 (3.10%) IBM
15 43 (3.03%) Splunk
16 37 (2.60%) 3PAR
16 37 (2.60%) SaltStack
16 37 (2.60%) Veeam
17 34 (2.39%) Bloomberg