Period
to 17 January 2022

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 January 2022 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 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 109 114 93
Rank change year-on-year +5 -21 -7
Contract jobs citing VMware 918 403 814
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.48% 2.37% 2.69%
As % of the Vendors category 6.79% 6.07% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 272 564
10th Percentile £300 £281 £215
25th Percentile £406 £363 £316
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £510 £450 £413
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% +9.09% -4.07%
75th Percentile £588 £538 £528
90th Percentile £675 £588 £625
England median daily rate £470 £429 £400
% change year-on-year +9.68% +7.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 16
10th Percentile " £38.45 £18.51
25th Percentile £24.50 £43.25 £30.37
Median hourly rate £26.25 £44.50 £47.25
Median % change year-on-year -41.01% -5.82% +89.63%
75th Percentile £45.89 £47.00 £50.00
90th Percentile £46.08 £63.05 £51.50
England median hourly rate £41.35 £44.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +34.85% +22.22%

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 13,519 6,634 12,045
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.50% 38.93% 39.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,348 4,496 8,346
10th Percentile £343 £300 £258
25th Percentile £450 £400 £380
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £660 £588 £594
90th Percentile £750 £683 £675
England median daily rate £513 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +10.81% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 69 219
10th Percentile £14.56 £12.76 £12.44
25th Percentile £19.88 £22.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate £26.50 £26.65 £20.83
Median % change year-on-year -0.56% +27.94% +10.33%
75th Percentile £49.25 £51.50 £29.96
90th Percentile £59.38 £66.80 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.52 £23.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -15.13% +22.99% +7.32%

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 17 January 2022.

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 17 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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 -6 111 £525 +12.00% 83
South London -3 20 £405 +16.45% 9
West London -29 18 £550 +33.33% 31
East London -2 9 £350 -32.53% 30
North London - 9 £400 - 3
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, 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.

1 574 (62.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 492 (53.59%) Windows
3 399 (43.46%) Active Directory
4 314 (34.20%) Microsoft
5 301 (32.79%) Azure
6 272 (29.63%) Windows Server
7 225 (24.51%) Linux
8 217 (23.64%) Cisco
9 211 (22.98%) Finance
10 192 (20.92%) PowerShell
11 191 (20.81%) DNS
12 190 (20.70%) Firewall
13 186 (20.26%) Microsoft 365
14 184 (20.04%) AWS
14 184 (20.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 182 (19.83%) Citrix
16 163 (17.76%) Social Skills
17 161 (17.54%) DevOps
18 159 (17.32%) Migration
19 158 (17.21%) ITIL
20 157 (17.10%) Ansible
21 129 (14.05%) Data Centre
22 119 (12.96%) Security Cleared
22 119 (12.96%) SQL
23 118 (12.85%) Red Hat
24 116 (12.64%) Hyper-V
24 116 (12.64%) vSphere
25 115 (12.53%) SCCM
26 110 (11.98%) Terraform
27 109 (11.87%) DHCP

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 45 (4.90%) OpenStack
2 42 (4.58%) MS Exchange
3 34 (3.70%) IIS
4 27 (2.94%) nginx
5 26 (2.83%) Confluence
5 26 (2.83%) SharePoint
6 18 (1.96%) Apache
7 12 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.09%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.87%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.76%) Traefik
11 6 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.65%) Skype for Business
12 5 (0.54%) ArcGIS
12 5 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.44%) Mattermost
14 3 (0.33%) CMS
14 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 47 (5.12%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.54%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.22%) Eikon
1 2 (0.22%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
1 2 (0.22%) RMDS
2 1 (0.11%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.11%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 301 (32.79%) Azure
2 186 (20.26%) Microsoft 365
3 184 (20.04%) AWS
4 81 (8.82%) IaaS
4 81 (8.82%) PaaS
5 80 (8.71%) GCP
6 56 (6.10%) SaaS
7 49 (5.34%) Azure Active Directory
8 30 (3.27%) Nutanix
9 23 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (2.40%) Mimecast
11 21 (2.29%) GitHub
12 19 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
13 18 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 18 (1.96%) OpenShift
14 15 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
15 14 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 12 (1.31%) Azure Monitor
17 10 (1.09%) Amazon S3
18 7 (0.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 191 (20.81%) DNS
2 190 (20.70%) Firewall
3 109 (11.87%) DHCP
4 97 (10.57%) WAN
5 84 (9.15%) VPN
6 77 (8.39%) TCP/IP
7 71 (7.73%) SAN
8 52 (5.66%) LAN
9 48 (5.23%) SSL
10 44 (4.79%) SD-WAN
11 43 (4.68%) NetScaler
12 40 (4.36%) Network Security
13 30 (3.27%) VLAN
14 29 (3.16%) Software-Defined Networking
15 28 (3.05%) IPsec
16 27 (2.94%) Wireless
17 20 (2.18%) IKE
17 20 (2.18%) iSCSI
17 20 (2.18%) VSAN
18 19 (2.07%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (9.04%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.49%) MySQL
3 21 (2.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 20 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (2.07%) MongoDB
6 18 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
7 17 (1.85%) SQL Server 2019
8 16 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (1.63%) Couchbase
10 14 (1.53%) Hadoop
11 12 (1.31%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.09%) DB2
13 9 (0.98%) Oracle Database
13 9 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (0.76%) MariaDB
16 6 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
16 6 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 49 (5.34%) Jenkins
2 38 (4.14%) Git (software)
3 36 (3.92%) JIRA
4 26 (2.83%) GitLab
5 21 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 14 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 12 (1.31%) Subversion
8 10 (1.09%) Bitbucket
8 10 (1.09%) TeamCity
9 7 (0.76%) GoCD
10 5 (0.54%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.44%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.44%) Gradle
11 4 (0.44%) Selenium
12 3 (0.33%) Artifactory
12 3 (0.33%) InstallShield
12 3 (0.33%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.33%) MSI
12 3 (0.33%) Serena SBM
General
1 211 (22.98%) Finance
2 163 (17.76%) Social Skills
3 71 (7.73%) Banking
4 41 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (4.14%) Telecoms
6 36 (3.92%) Public Sector
7 29 (3.16%) Games
8 23 (2.51%) Retail
9 15 (1.63%) Documentation Skills
9 15 (1.63%) Presentation Skills
10 14 (1.53%) Influencing Skills
11 13 (1.42%) Legal
11 13 (1.42%) Organisational Skills
12 10 (1.09%) Local Government
13 9 (0.98%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.87%) Law
15 5 (0.54%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.44%) Marketing
17 3 (0.33%) Automotive
17 3 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 152 (16.56%) Architect
2 141 (15.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 77 (8.39%) Support Engineer
3 77 (8.39%) VMware Engineer
4 66 (7.19%) Windows Engineer
5 56 (6.10%) Analyst
5 56 (6.10%) Security Engineer
6 55 (5.99%) Consultant
7 50 (5.45%) Server Engineer
8 49 (5.34%) Infrastructure Architect
9 43 (4.68%) Administrator
10 41 (4.47%) DevOps Engineer
11 40 (4.36%) Security Architect
12 39 (4.25%) Network Engineer
12 39 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
13 37 (4.03%) Cloud Engineer
14 33 (3.59%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
14 33 (3.59%) Windows Server Engineer
15 29 (3.16%) Azure Engineer
15 29 (3.16%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (4.25%) OAuth
2 24 (2.61%) OAuth2
3 23 (2.51%) LDAP
4 22 (2.40%) Kafka
5 20 (2.18%) YAML
6 15 (1.63%) REST
7 14 (1.53%) .NET
7 14 (1.53%) gRPC
7 14 (1.53%) JWT
7 14 (1.53%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (1.09%) Elastic Stack
8 10 (1.09%) Node.js
9 7 (0.76%) cloud-init
9 7 (0.76%) Django
9 7 (0.76%) Flask
9 7 (0.76%) JSON
9 7 (0.76%) Middleware
9 7 (0.76%) Web Services
9 7 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (0.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 129 (14.05%) Data Centre
2 60 (6.54%) Clustering
3 57 (6.21%) Public Cloud
4 56 (6.10%) Private Cloud
5 49 (5.34%) PKI
6 47 (5.12%) Replication
7 22 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
8 20 (2.18%) Data Protection Act
9 19 (2.07%) Management Information System
9 19 (2.07%) NHS
10 17 (1.85%) Virtual Team
11 16 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.74%) Hedge funds
12 14 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
13 13 (1.42%) Mobile App
14 8 (0.87%) BYOD
14 8 (0.87%) iPhone
15 7 (0.76%) Cloud Native
15 7 (0.76%) CMDB
15 7 (0.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 492 (53.59%) Windows
2 272 (29.63%) Windows Server
3 225 (24.51%) Linux
4 103 (11.22%) Windows 10
5 89 (9.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 65 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 61 (6.64%) Windows Server 2016
9 46 (5.01%) Windows Server 2019
10 39 (4.25%) Unix
10 39 (4.25%) Windows 7
11 33 (3.59%) CentOS
12 26 (2.83%) Ubuntu
13 15 (1.63%) Mac OS
14 14 (1.53%) Apple iOS
14 14 (1.53%) Debian
15 11 (1.20%) Android
16 8 (0.87%) HPUX
16 8 (0.87%) Solaris
16 8 (0.87%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (20.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 161 (17.54%) DevOps
3 159 (17.32%) Migration
4 158 (17.21%) ITIL
5 93 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (9.37%) Change Management
7 83 (9.04%) Problem-Solving
8 77 (8.39%) Cybersecurity
8 77 (8.39%) Project Delivery
9 55 (5.99%) Configuration Management
9 55 (5.99%) Load Balancing
10 47 (5.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 47 (5.12%) Infrastructure as Code
11 46 (5.01%) Project Management
12 42 (4.58%) Data Protection
12 42 (4.58%) Vulnerability Management
13 40 (4.36%) Key Management
14 34 (3.70%) Information Security
14 34 (3.70%) ITSM
15 30 (3.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 192 (20.92%) PowerShell
2 119 (12.96%) SQL
3 94 (10.24%) Python
4 63 (6.86%) Bash
5 35 (3.81%) C
6 25 (2.72%) Java
7 23 (2.51%) Go
8 22 (2.40%) Shell Script
9 21 (2.29%) C#
10 20 (2.18%) Ruby
11 17 (1.85%) Perl
12 16 (1.74%) JavaScript
13 14 (1.53%) VBScript
14 13 (1.42%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.09%) PHP
16 9 (0.98%) VB
17 6 (0.65%) VBA
18 4 (0.44%) Groovy
18 4 (0.44%) VB.NET
19 3 (0.33%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 119 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 93 (10.13%) SC Cleared
3 58 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (5.23%) DV Cleared
6 40 (4.36%) MCSE
7 34 (3.70%) Degree
8 32 (3.49%) CCNA
9 26 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 24 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
11 23 (2.51%) CISSP
12 20 (2.18%) CCNP
12 20 (2.18%) CESG Certified Professional
13 16 (1.74%) MCSA
14 14 (1.53%) JNCIA
14 14 (1.53%) TOGAF Certification
15 13 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
16 11 (1.20%) CCIE
16 11 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 9 (0.98%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.23%) SLA
2 37 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (2.94%) NCSC
4 17 (1.85%) GDPR
5 10 (1.09%) QA
6 8 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.76%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.65%) ISO 22301
8 6 (0.65%) NIST
9 5 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.44%) GRC
10 4 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.22%) DICOM
12 2 (0.22%) GxP
12 2 (0.22%) PMO
13 1 (0.11%) COBIT
13 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 574 (62.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 399 (43.46%) Active Directory
3 116 (12.64%) Hyper-V
3 116 (12.64%) vSphere
4 107 (11.66%) VMware ESXi
5 80 (8.71%) Docker
5 80 (8.71%) VMware NSX
6 48 (5.23%) vCloud
7 45 (4.90%) Virtual Servers
8 32 (3.49%) XenApp
9 30 (3.27%) VMware Workstation
10 28 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
11 23 (2.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 22 (2.40%) NFS
12 22 (2.40%) XenDesktop
13 15 (1.63%) Virtual Desktop
14 14 (1.53%) Firmware
15 11 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (0.76%) DFS Replication
17 6 (0.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 157 (17.10%) Ansible
2 115 (12.53%) SCCM
3 110 (11.98%) Terraform
4 95 (10.35%) Kubernetes
5 54 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
6 47 (5.12%) Puppet
7 41 (4.47%) vRealize
8 40 (4.36%) Microsoft Clustering
9 39 (4.25%) vCenter Server
9 39 (4.25%) ZABBIX
10 37 (4.03%) Prometheus
11 35 (3.81%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 27 (2.94%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 25 (2.72%) Consul
14 24 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
15 22 (2.40%) HAProxy
16 21 (2.29%) Single Sign-On
16 21 (2.29%) VxRail
17 19 (2.07%) Cisco CUCM
17 19 (2.07%) Grafana
Vendors
1 314 (34.20%) Microsoft
2 217 (23.64%) Cisco
3 182 (19.83%) Citrix
4 118 (12.85%) Red Hat
5 71 (7.73%) Oracle
6 69 (7.52%) Dell
7 66 (7.19%) HP
8 50 (5.45%) CheckPoint
9 46 (5.01%) ServiceNow
10 45 (4.90%) IBM
11 43 (4.68%) NetApp
12 41 (4.47%) Juniper
13 39 (4.25%) CA
14 37 (4.03%) Palo Alto
15 36 (3.92%) SolarWinds
15 36 (3.92%) Splunk
16 33 (3.59%) Veeam
17 27 (2.94%) Google
18 26 (2.83%) CyberArk
18 26 (2.83%) EMC