Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 84 88
Rank change year-on-year -16 +4 -36
Contract jobs citing VMware 1,005 1,358 1,274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.51% 2.96% 2.98%
As % of the Vendors category 6.23% 7.52% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 980 875
London median daily rate £440 £441 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.23% +3.76% -
10th Percentile £237 £240 £239
90th Percentile £625 £600 £598
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 30 24
London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £47.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -47.27% +149.55%
10th Percentile £20.00 £14.80 £14.15
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £30.50 £27.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +12.96% +50.00% -28.00%

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 16,126 18,069 17,771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.30% 39.38% 41.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,805 12,225 11,957
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £275
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
England median daily rate £460 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.22% +2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 311 235
London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.23 £12.10
90th Percentile £57.13 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.31 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% +2.94% -2.37%

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 +5 227 £425 - 93
South London +4 56 £475 -13.64% 17
West London -13 43 £488 +15.04% 53
North London -2 6 £313 -3.85% 12
East London -19 6 £363 -23.68% 29
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 628 (62.49%) Windows
2 535 (53.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 468 (46.57%) Active Directory
4 410 (40.80%) Microsoft
5 357 (35.52%) Windows Server
6 284 (28.26%) Citrix
7 276 (27.46%) Microsoft Azure
8 266 (26.47%) Office 365
9 247 (24.58%) Linux
10 241 (23.98%) Finance
11 225 (22.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 221 (21.99%) PowerShell
13 216 (21.49%) Cisco
14 197 (19.60%) SCCM
15 187 (18.61%) DNS
16 180 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
17 159 (15.82%) VMware ESXi
18 158 (15.72%) Windows Server 2012
19 155 (15.42%) Migration
20 145 (14.43%) vSphere
21 142 (14.13%) Windows 10
22 139 (13.83%) DHCP
23 133 (13.23%) ITIL
24 131 (13.03%) Hyper-V
25 130 (12.94%) SQL
26 128 (12.74%) Firewall
27 123 (12.24%) SAN
28 117 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
29 116 (11.54%) Banking
30 115 (11.44%) Data Centre

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
1 108 (10.75%) MS Exchange
2 66 (6.57%) IIS
3 65 (6.47%) SharePoint
4 57 (5.67%) Skype for Business
5 35 (3.48%) OpenStack
6 30 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (2.99%) Tomcat
7 29 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 26 (2.59%) Apache
9 25 (2.49%) Confluence
10 21 (2.09%) nginx
11 9 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.70%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (0.60%) Jetty
13 6 (0.60%) Mongrel
14 5 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.40%) JBoss
16 3 (0.30%) CloudStack
17 2 (0.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 72 (7.16%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.20%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.100%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (0.40%) Relativity
2 3 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.100%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 276 (27.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 266 (26.47%) Office 365
3 180 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
4 62 (6.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 29 (2.89%) Amazon EC2
6 27 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (2.69%) SaaS
7 26 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
7 26 (2.59%) IaaS
7 26 (2.59%) PaaS
8 25 (2.49%) GitHub
9 24 (2.39%) OpenShift
10 12 (1.19%) Mimecast
11 11 (1.09%) Apigee
12 9 (0.90%) Google App Engine
13 8 (0.80%) OneDrive
14 6 (0.60%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 6 (0.60%) Slack
15 3 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
15 3 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 187 (18.61%) DNS
2 139 (13.83%) DHCP
3 128 (12.74%) Firewall
4 123 (12.24%) SAN
5 91 (9.05%) WAN
6 78 (7.76%) LAN
7 77 (7.66%) VPN
8 73 (7.26%) TCP/IP
9 55 (5.47%) Skype
10 43 (4.28%) NetScaler
11 35 (3.48%) NAS
12 32 (3.18%) Network Security
13 29 (2.89%) HTTP
14 27 (2.69%) VLAN
15 26 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (2.59%) SSL
16 24 (2.39%) Wireless
17 23 (2.29%) VSAN
17 23 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
18 22 (2.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.78%) MySQL
3 24 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
6 13 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (0.90%) MongoDB
8 8 (0.80%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.70%) Big Data
9 7 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.60%) DB2
10 6 (0.60%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.50%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.40%) InterSystems Cache
12 4 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 76 (7.56%) Jenkins
2 75 (7.46%) Git (software)
3 35 (3.48%) JIRA
4 26 (2.59%) Maven
5 25 (2.49%) JUnit
6 24 (2.39%) SonarQube
7 23 (2.29%) DbUnit
7 23 (2.29%) jMock
7 23 (2.29%) Mockito
8 12 (1.19%) Hudson
9 9 (0.90%) Ant
9 9 (0.90%) Bitbucket
9 9 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (0.90%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (0.80%) MSI
11 7 (0.70%) Subversion
12 6 (0.60%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.50%) Mercurial
13 5 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 241 (23.98%) Finance
2 116 (11.54%) Banking
3 25 (2.49%) Investment Banking
4 24 (2.39%) Law
5 21 (2.09%) Publishing
5 21 (2.09%) Retail
5 21 (2.09%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.79%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.80%) Legal
8 7 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.40%) Advertising
9 4 (0.40%) Front Office
10 3 (0.30%) Back Office
10 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.30%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.20%) International Banking
11 2 (0.20%) Marketing
12 1 (0.100%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.100%) German Language
12 1 (0.100%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 170 (16.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 99 (9.85%) Architect
3 96 (9.55%) Analyst
4 79 (7.86%) Windows Engineer
5 71 (7.06%) Support Engineer
6 62 (6.17%) VMware Engineer
7 58 (5.77%) Server Engineer
8 56 (5.57%) Consultant
9 50 (4.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 50 (4.98%) 3rd Line Support
10 48 (4.78%) DevOps Engineer
11 47 (4.68%) Support Analyst
12 43 (4.28%) Administrator
13 41 (4.08%) Developer
14 37 (3.68%) IT Engineer
15 36 (3.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 36 (3.58%) Systems Engineer
16 33 (3.28%) Desktop Engineer
16 33 (3.28%) Desktop Support
17 32 (3.18%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (4.78%) Web Services
2 38 (3.78%) RESTful
3 30 (2.99%) LDAP
4 29 (2.89%) J2EE
5 24 (2.39%) SOAP
6 23 (2.29%) Apache Camel
6 23 (2.29%) PowerMock
7 20 (1.99%) Spring
8 19 (1.89%) XML
9 16 (1.59%) Middleware
10 13 (1.29%) .NET
11 11 (1.09%) REST
12 10 (1.00%) Servlets
13 9 (0.90%) Swagger
14 8 (0.80%) React
14 8 (0.80%) Spring Boot
15 7 (0.70%) Akka
15 7 (0.70%) SAML
16 6 (0.60%) Hibernate
16 6 (0.60%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 115 (11.44%) Data Centre
2 41 (4.08%) Public Cloud
3 36 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (3.58%) Clustering
4 35 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 35 (3.48%) Replication
5 20 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
6 18 (1.79%) Blackberry
6 18 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (1.69%) Private Cloud
8 16 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.19%) PKI
11 11 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
11 11 (1.09%) HACMP
12 10 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
12 10 (1.00%) Smartphone
13 9 (0.90%) Fat Client
13 9 (0.90%) iPhone
13 9 (0.90%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 628 (62.49%) Windows
2 357 (35.52%) Windows Server
3 247 (24.58%) Linux
4 158 (15.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 142 (14.13%) Windows 10
6 117 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 90 (8.96%) Windows 7
8 74 (7.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 74 (7.36%) Unix
9 35 (3.48%) Solaris
10 33 (3.28%) Ubuntu
11 30 (2.99%) CentOS
12 22 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (1.79%) Android
14 12 (1.19%) Windows 8
15 11 (1.09%) Apple iOS
16 10 (1.00%) AIX
16 10 (1.00%) Mac OS
16 10 (1.00%) SUSE
17 9 (0.90%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (22.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 155 (15.42%) Migration
3 133 (13.23%) ITIL
4 102 (10.15%) DevOps
5 87 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (5.97%) Problem-Solving
7 57 (5.67%) Configuration Management
8 43 (4.28%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (4.18%) Information Security
10 37 (3.68%) E-Commerce
11 36 (3.58%) Project Management
12 35 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
12 35 (3.48%) Open Source
13 33 (3.28%) Scrum
13 33 (3.28%) TDD
14 32 (3.18%) Virtual Infrastructure
15 30 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
15 30 (2.99%) Service Management
16 29 (2.89%) Application Packaging
16 29 (2.89%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 221 (21.99%) PowerShell
2 130 (12.94%) SQL
3 89 (8.86%) Python
4 74 (7.36%) Java
5 57 (5.67%) Bash Shell
6 47 (4.68%) Perl
7 22 (2.19%) Ruby
8 21 (2.09%) Shell Script
9 19 (1.89%) JavaScript
10 14 (1.39%) Go
11 12 (1.19%) VBScript
12 11 (1.09%) VB
13 10 (1.00%) C
14 7 (0.70%) PHP
14 7 (0.70%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.70%) Scala
15 5 (0.50%) R
16 4 (0.40%) C++
16 4 (0.40%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.30%) AWK
Qualifications
1 68 (6.77%) Security Cleared
2 67 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 63 (6.27%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (5.07%) SC Cleared
5 44 (4.38%) CCNA
6 41 (4.08%) MCSE
7 36 (3.58%) CCNP
8 33 (3.28%) Degree
9 30 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 27 (2.69%) MCSA
11 22 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
13 12 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
13 12 (1.19%) DV Cleared
14 11 (1.09%) CCIE
14 11 (1.09%) MCITP
15 9 (0.90%) CCA
16 8 (0.80%) CISSP
16 8 (0.80%) JNCIA
16 8 (0.80%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.99%) SLA
2 11 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.70%) QA
4 4 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.40%) GDPR
5 2 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.20%) GAMP
5 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.100%) COBIT
6 1 (0.100%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.100%) NIST
6 1 (0.100%) PMO
System Software
1 535 (53.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 468 (46.57%) Active Directory
3 159 (15.82%) VMware ESXi
4 145 (14.43%) vSphere
5 131 (13.03%) Hyper-V
6 90 (8.96%) XenApp
7 80 (7.96%) Docker
8 75 (7.46%) XenDesktop
9 38 (3.78%) VMware NSX
10 37 (3.68%) Virtual Desktop
11 36 (3.58%) VMware Workstation
12 30 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
13 26 (2.59%) KVM
14 25 (2.49%) Microsoft App-V
15 20 (1.99%) vCloud
16 18 (1.79%) BitLocker
16 18 (1.79%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 14 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
17 14 (1.39%) Xen
18 10 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 197 (19.60%) SCCM
2 108 (10.75%) Ansible
3 72 (7.16%) Puppet
4 65 (6.47%) Kubernetes
5 42 (4.18%) vCenter Server
6 41 (4.08%) Terraform
7 37 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
8 34 (3.38%) Single Sign-On
9 32 (3.18%) WSUS
10 26 (2.59%) Microsoft Intune
11 25 (2.49%) NetBackup
12 24 (2.39%) SCOM
12 24 (2.39%) vMotion
13 23 (2.29%) vRealize
14 21 (2.09%) Microsoft Clustering
15 19 (1.89%) AirWatch
16 14 (1.39%) Backup Exec
17 11 (1.09%) Salt
17 11 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 10 (1.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 410 (40.80%) Microsoft
2 284 (28.26%) Citrix
3 216 (21.49%) Cisco
4 104 (10.35%) EMC
5 97 (9.65%) HP
6 87 (8.66%) Red Hat
7 85 (8.46%) Dell
8 84 (8.36%) NetApp
9 51 (5.07%) Oracle
10 37 (3.68%) Meraki
11 36 (3.58%) Juniper
12 35 (3.48%) Symantec
13 33 (3.28%) 3PAR
14 30 (2.99%) Veeam
14 30 (2.99%) Veritas
15 27 (2.69%) Google
16 25 (2.49%) Ivanti
17 23 (2.29%) Apple
17 23 (2.29%) Bloomberg
17 23 (2.29%) F5