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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
England / London
Rank 71 52 41
Rank change year-on-year -19 -11  
Contract jobs citing VMware 641 837 941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.33% 3.78% 4.44%
As % of the Vendors category 7.88% 9.20% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 577 671
Median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 26
Median hourly rate £42.25 £30.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.83% +46.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.95 £19.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.44% -  

VMware is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8132 9100 9456
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.25% 41.10% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5450 6064 6121
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 131 205
Median hourly rate £22.34 £21.34 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +14.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing VMware as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 109 £425 +3.03% 53
Croydon +19 20 £468 +10.00% 1
New Malden -2 14 - - 1
Feltham - 4 £438 - 1
West End of London +4 3 £294 -22.69% 5
Bromley +12 2 £325 -
Uxbridge +6 2 - - 1
Wembley +4 2 £200 -24.52%
Westminster +4 2 £425 -
Hammersmith +2 2 £525 +10.52%
Ilford +2 2 - -
Twickenham -6 2 £290 -17.14%
Canary Wharf -4 1 £400 -20.00%
Kingston Upon Thames -9 1 £375 +15.38% 3
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
Hackney - 1 £325 -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 806 (52.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 791 (51.56%) Windows
3 582 (37.94%) Linux
4 472 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 424 (27.64%) Windows Server
6 395 (25.75%) Microsoft
7 345 (22.49%) Cisco
8 344 (22.43%) DevOps
9 338 (22.03%) Puppet
10 330 (21.51%) Firewall
11 324 (21.12%) Amazon AWS
12 316 (20.60%) Citrix
13 296 (19.30%) DNS
14 275 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
15 271 (17.67%) Finance
16 257 (16.75%) Windows Server 2012
17 249 (16.23%) Security Cleared
18 247 (16.10%) Windows Server 2008
18 247 (16.10%) SAN
19 235 (15.32%) Ansible
20 230 (14.99%) PowerShell
21 221 (14.41%) ITIL
22 209 (13.62%) Jenkins
23 204 (13.30%) Data Centre
24 202 (13.17%) Red Hat
25 198 (12.91%) SC Cleared
26 197 (12.84%) Bash Shell
27 193 (12.58%) Microsoft Azure
28 192 (12.52%) Hyper-V
29 186 (12.13%) Oracle

VMware
Top Related 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
1 170 (11.08%) Apache
2 142 (9.26%) MS Exchange
3 91 (5.93%) IIS
4 87 (5.67%) Tomcat
5 73 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 64 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 58 (3.78%) nginx
8 55 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
9 46 (3.00%) Confluence
10 45 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2013
11 40 (2.61%) OpenStack
12 35 (2.28%) Skype for Business
12 35 (2.28%) WebSphere
13 28 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
14 20 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 18 (1.17%) Jetty
16 17 (1.11%) JBoss
17 14 (0.91%) Mule ESB
17 14 (0.91%) WildFly
18 10 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 122 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 54 (3.52%) MS Office
3 23 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.24%) HipChat
5 4 (0.26%) MS Project
6 3 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.065%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.065%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
1 7 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
1 7 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 3 (0.20%) RMDS
4 3 (0.20%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 324 (21.12%) Amazon AWS
2 193 (12.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 134 (8.74%) Office 365
4 58 (3.78%) IaaS
5 42 (2.74%) PaaS
6 38 (2.48%) SaaS
7 32 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
7 32 (2.09%) GitHub
8 27 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 22 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
9 22 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
10 19 (1.24%) Amazon S3
11 15 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
12 14 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 14 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 12 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
14 7 (0.46%) Mimecast
15 6 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.39%) G Suite
15 6 (0.39%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 330 (21.51%) Firewall
2 296 (19.30%) DNS
3 247 (16.10%) SAN
4 159 (10.37%) WAN
5 153 (9.97%) LAN
6 150 (9.78%) TCP/IP
7 147 (9.58%) VPN
8 131 (8.54%) DHCP
9 91 (5.93%) LDAP
10 71 (4.63%) Cisco ASA
11 69 (4.50%) NAS
12 61 (3.98%) Internet
13 54 (3.52%) HTTP
14 53 (3.46%) MPLS
15 50 (3.26%) SNMP
16 47 (3.06%) VLAN
16 47 (3.06%) VoIP
17 46 (3.00%) SSH
18 43 (2.80%) SSL
19 42 (2.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (11.41%) SQL Server
2 129 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
3 75 (4.89%) Hadoop
3 75 (4.89%) MySQL
4 56 (3.65%) Oracle Database
5 44 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 37 (2.41%) Big Data
7 35 (2.28%) MongoDB
8 27 (1.76%) Redis
9 26 (1.69%) NoSQL
9 26 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (1.17%) Relational Database
11 16 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (0.65%) DB2
14 8 (0.52%) HBase
14 8 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
15 5 (0.33%) MariaDB
15 5 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 209 (13.62%) Jenkins
2 168 (10.95%) Git (software)
3 69 (4.50%) JIRA
4 57 (3.72%) Vagrant
5 45 (2.93%) Sonatype Nexus
6 44 (2.87%) Maven
7 30 (1.96%) GitLab
8 29 (1.89%) SonarQube
9 28 (1.83%) JUnit
10 27 (1.76%) Bitbucket
11 26 (1.69%) Ant
11 26 (1.69%) Liquibase
12 25 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 21 (1.37%) Gerrit
14 19 (1.24%) JIRA Agile
15 15 (0.98%) TeamCity
16 14 (0.91%) Mercurial
16 14 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
17 11 (0.72%) Subversion
18 10 (0.65%) Artifactory
General
1 271 (17.67%) Finance
2 97 (6.32%) Banking
3 44 (2.87%) Retail
4 29 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 28 (1.83%) Law
6 26 (1.69%) Legal
7 21 (1.37%) Games
8 17 (1.11%) Back Office
8 17 (1.11%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.11%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.85%) Marketing
10 11 (0.72%) Advertising
11 10 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.65%) Publishing
12 7 (0.46%) Electronics
13 5 (0.33%) Billing
14 4 (0.26%) Military
15 2 (0.13%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.065%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 232 (15.12%) Architect
2 203 (13.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 201 (13.10%) DevOps Engineer
4 142 (9.26%) Administrator
5 124 (8.08%) VMware Engineer
6 113 (7.37%) Analyst
7 104 (6.78%) Consultant
8 101 (6.58%) Infrastructure Architect
9 98 (6.39%) Systems Administrator
10 77 (5.02%) Support Engineer
11 74 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
12 73 (4.76%) Network Engineer
13 72 (4.69%) Windows Engineer
14 67 (4.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 62 (4.04%) Linux Administrator
16 59 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
17 53 (3.46%) Cloud Architect
18 49 (3.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 46 (3.00%) AWS Engineer
19 46 (3.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (5.48%) Elastic Stack
2 54 (3.52%) LAMP
3 53 (3.46%) Web Services
4 38 (2.48%) Middleware
5 36 (2.35%) .NET
6 35 (2.28%) LAPP Stack
7 33 (2.15%) MCollective
7 33 (2.15%) Software Packaging
8 32 (2.09%) RabbitMQ
9 30 (1.96%) Node.js
10 25 (1.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 25 (1.63%) REST
11 20 (1.30%) SAML
12 19 (1.24%) LEMP Stack
13 14 (0.91%) XML
14 13 (0.85%) Sensu
15 12 (0.78%) 802.1X
15 12 (0.78%) JSON
15 12 (0.78%) SOAP
16 11 (0.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 204 (13.30%) Data Centre
2 71 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (3.78%) Clustering
4 48 (3.13%) PKI
5 45 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 36 (2.35%) Replication
7 35 (2.28%) Computer Science
8 34 (2.22%) Private Cloud
9 32 (2.09%) Public Cloud
10 27 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
11 26 (1.69%) Blackberry
12 22 (1.43%) EMC VNX
13 21 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
14 18 (1.17%) EMC VMAX
15 16 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
15 16 (1.04%) VxBlock/Vblock
16 15 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
16 15 (0.98%) NHS
17 13 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 11 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 791 (51.56%) Windows
2 582 (37.94%) Linux
3 424 (27.64%) Windows Server
4 257 (16.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 247 (16.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 184 (11.99%) Unix
7 179 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 129 (8.41%) CentOS
9 128 (8.34%) Windows 7
10 97 (6.32%) Windows 10
11 91 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 58 (3.78%) Ubuntu
13 53 (3.46%) Solaris
14 39 (2.54%) SUSE
15 35 (2.28%) AIX
16 30 (1.96%) Mac OS X
17 26 (1.69%) Windows 8
18 22 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
19 19 (1.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 14 (0.91%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (22.43%) DevOps
2 275 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
3 221 (14.41%) ITIL
4 181 (11.80%) Configuration Management
5 173 (11.28%) Migration
6 171 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
7 105 (6.84%) Service Management
8 104 (6.78%) Continuous Delivery
9 93 (6.06%) Scrum
10 83 (5.41%) Load Balancing
11 71 (4.63%) High Availability
12 69 (4.50%) Project Management
13 65 (4.24%) Open Source
14 56 (3.65%) Change Management
15 53 (3.46%) Performance Tuning
15 53 (3.46%) Problem Management
16 52 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
17 50 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
18 47 (3.06%) Identity Management
19 46 (3.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 230 (14.99%) PowerShell
2 197 (12.84%) Bash Shell
3 177 (11.54%) Python
4 165 (10.76%) SQL
5 140 (9.13%) Perl
6 114 (7.43%) Java
7 89 (5.80%) Ruby
8 52 (3.39%) Shell Script
9 36 (2.35%) C
10 29 (1.89%) C#
11 25 (1.63%) PHP
12 24 (1.56%) JavaScript
12 24 (1.56%) VBScript
13 19 (1.24%) Korn
13 19 (1.24%) VB
14 14 (0.91%) Scala
15 10 (0.65%) tcsh
16 9 (0.59%) Go
17 5 (0.33%) Bourne shell
17 5 (0.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 249 (16.23%) Security Cleared
2 198 (12.91%) SC Cleared
3 106 (6.91%) Cisco Certification
4 90 (5.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 64 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 63 (4.11%) CCNP
6 63 (4.11%) DV Cleared
6 63 (4.11%) MCSE
7 59 (3.85%) CCNA
8 49 (3.19%) Degree
9 24 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
10 18 (1.17%) MCP
11 17 (1.11%) CCIE
12 16 (1.04%) RHCE
13 15 (0.98%) MCSA
14 11 (0.72%) JNCIA
15 10 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
15 10 (0.65%) MCITP
16 8 (0.52%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.28%) SLA
2 31 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 21 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.98%) QA
5 13 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
6 10 (0.65%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.20%) GPG13
9 2 (0.13%) BS25999
9 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.065%) BS7799
10 1 (0.065%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.065%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.065%) GCP
10 1 (0.065%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.065%) RMADS
System Software
1 806 (52.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 472 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 192 (12.52%) Hyper-V
4 165 (10.76%) vSphere
5 162 (10.56%) Docker
6 121 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
7 119 (7.76%) VMware ESX
8 101 (6.58%) vCloud
9 90 (5.87%) XenApp
10 68 (4.43%) Virtual Machines
11 46 (3.00%) NFS
12 43 (2.80%) XenDesktop
13 39 (2.54%) KVM
14 36 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
15 30 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
16 29 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
16 29 (1.89%) Xen
17 28 (1.83%) Postfix
17 28 (1.83%) Squid
18 20 (1.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 338 (22.03%) Puppet
2 235 (15.32%) Ansible
3 131 (8.54%) SCCM
4 94 (6.13%) Opscode Chef
5 88 (5.74%) ZABBIX
6 74 (4.82%) Nagios
7 70 (4.56%) Terraform
8 68 (4.43%) Kubernetes
9 66 (4.30%) logstash
10 62 (4.04%) Kibana
11 50 (3.26%) HAProxy
12 41 (2.67%) SCOM
13 40 (2.61%) Docker Swarm
13 40 (2.61%) vRealize
14 34 (2.22%) Packer
15 33 (2.15%) NetBackup
16 32 (2.09%) Consul
17 28 (1.83%) yum
18 27 (1.76%) Microsoft Clustering
18 27 (1.76%) Rancher
Vendors
1 395 (25.75%) Microsoft
2 345 (22.49%) Cisco
3 316 (20.60%) Citrix
4 202 (13.17%) Red Hat
5 186 (12.13%) Oracle
6 181 (11.80%) HP
7 133 (8.67%) EMC
8 94 (6.13%) IBM
9 90 (5.87%) NetApp
10 64 (4.17%) Dell
11 51 (3.32%) CheckPoint
12 48 (3.13%) Atlassian
13 46 (3.00%) 3PAR
13 46 (3.00%) F5
13 46 (3.00%) Palo Alto
14 44 (2.87%) Symantec
15 42 (2.74%) Juniper
16 38 (2.48%) AppDynamics
17 35 (2.28%) Avaya
18 31 (2.02%) Veeam
South East London
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Rate: Salary: £34,476 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Modis International
Rate: £320.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lennon Wright
Rate: + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £475.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Rate: £420 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bankside Recruitment (Talent Analytix)
Rate: up to £650 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
PS Computer Services
Rate: Up to £560pd
Posted: 20 days ago