Period
to 7 December 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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 86 86
Rank change year-on-year -14 0 -32
Contract jobs citing VMware 866 1,393 1,441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.53% 2.98% 3.03%
As % of the Vendors category 6.20% 7.42% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 1,003 959
London median daily rate £425 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £225 £224 £205
90th Percentile £622 £612 £588
England median daily rate £400 £403 £375
% change year-on-year -0.62% +7.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 21
London median hourly rate £42.11 £23.48 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.33% -50.90% +59.43%
10th Percentile £18.16 £14.80 £14.85
90th Percentile £50.60 £47.21 £52.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £29.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% +48.75% -20.00%

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 13,968 18,768 19,232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.84% 40.11% 40.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,530 12,746 13,111
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £278 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 310 301
London median hourly rate £20.67 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.76% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.70 £47.12 £47.83
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +2.94%

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 7 December 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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in London over the 6 months to 7 December 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 7 December 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 -6 188 £400 -4.76% 114
South London +21 55 £500 -4.76% 16
West London -17 34 £410 -0.61% 60
East London +24 15 £375 -16.67% 22
North London +12 8 £375 -3.23% 5
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 549 (63.39%) Windows
2 496 (57.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 364 (42.03%) Active Directory
4 337 (38.91%) Microsoft
5 324 (37.41%) Windows Server
6 223 (25.75%) Linux
6 223 (25.75%) Office 365
7 222 (25.64%) Azure
8 219 (25.29%) Citrix
9 216 (24.94%) Cisco
10 189 (21.82%) Finance
11 182 (21.02%) PowerShell
12 167 (19.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 160 (18.48%) AWS
14 159 (18.36%) vSphere
15 145 (16.74%) Firewall
16 142 (16.40%) DNS
17 141 (16.28%) VMware ESXi
18 135 (15.59%) Windows 10
19 134 (15.47%) Windows Server 2012
20 132 (15.24%) Hyper-V
21 131 (15.13%) Migration
22 128 (14.78%) SCCM
23 123 (14.20%) SQL
24 115 (13.28%) ITIL
25 110 (12.70%) DHCP
26 106 (12.24%) SAN
27 105 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
28 104 (12.01%) Ansible
29 100 (11.55%) Python

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 89 (10.28%) MS Exchange
2 55 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 36 (4.16%) IIS
4 29 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (3.12%) Skype for Business
6 18 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (1.96%) Confluence
8 16 (1.85%) OpenStack
9 10 (1.15%) Mattermost
10 9 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.81%) Apache
11 7 (0.81%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.46%) nginx
13 3 (0.35%) Anypoint
13 3 (0.35%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.23%) Commerce Server
14 2 (0.23%) Documentum
Applications
1 64 (7.39%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.12%) Houdini
5 1 (0.12%) Maya
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.12%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.12%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 223 (25.75%) Office 365
2 222 (25.64%) Azure
3 160 (18.48%) AWS
4 45 (5.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 32 (3.70%) IaaS
6 31 (3.58%) Amazon EC2
6 31 (3.58%) PaaS
7 28 (3.23%) GCP
7 28 (3.23%) GitHub
8 25 (2.89%) SaaS
9 22 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (1.85%) Mimecast
11 8 (0.92%) OpenShift
12 7 (0.81%) Power Platform
13 6 (0.69%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 4 (0.46%) G Suite
14 4 (0.46%) Google App Engine
14 4 (0.46%) OneDrive
14 4 (0.46%) Sumo Logic
15 3 (0.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 145 (16.74%) Firewall
2 142 (16.40%) DNS
3 110 (12.70%) DHCP
4 106 (12.24%) SAN
5 87 (10.05%) WAN
6 78 (9.01%) LAN
7 76 (8.78%) VPN
8 63 (7.27%) TCP/IP
9 44 (5.08%) Network Security
10 40 (4.62%) NetScaler
11 31 (3.58%) Cisco ASA
11 31 (3.58%) VoIP
12 28 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
12 28 (3.23%) VLAN
12 28 (3.23%) VSAN
13 27 (3.12%) NAS
14 26 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
15 24 (2.77%) Wireless
16 21 (2.42%) HTTP
16 21 (2.42%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (11.55%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.04%) MySQL
3 31 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (2.77%) Amazon RDS
5 17 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
7 10 (1.15%) Big Data
8 9 (1.04%) NoSQL
9 8 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.81%) Power BI
11 6 (0.69%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.46%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.35%) Aerospike
13 3 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.35%) DB2
13 3 (0.35%) InfluxDB
13 3 (0.35%) Redis
13 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 68 (7.85%) Git (software)
2 66 (7.62%) Jenkins
3 23 (2.66%) JIRA
4 22 (2.54%) SonarQube
5 20 (2.31%) Maven
6 19 (2.19%) DbUnit
6 19 (2.19%) jMock
6 19 (2.19%) JUnit
6 19 (2.19%) Mockito
7 18 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (1.62%) GitLab
9 11 (1.27%) Visual Studio
10 10 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (0.69%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.69%) MSI
13 5 (0.58%) Subversion
14 4 (0.46%) Hudson
14 4 (0.46%) InstallShield
14 4 (0.46%) WinDbg
General
1 189 (21.82%) Finance
2 63 (7.27%) Banking
3 19 (2.19%) Law
4 18 (2.08%) Financial Institution
4 18 (2.08%) Public Sector
5 15 (1.73%) Retail
6 13 (1.50%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.15%) Publishing
9 7 (0.81%) Legal
10 6 (0.69%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.46%) Advertising
12 3 (0.35%) Back Office
12 3 (0.35%) Local Government
13 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Front Office
13 2 (0.23%) Games
13 2 (0.23%) International Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 130 (15.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 80 (9.24%) Architect
3 75 (8.66%) Analyst
4 73 (8.43%) Support Engineer
5 55 (6.35%) VMware Engineer
6 52 (6.00%) Consultant
7 50 (5.77%) Developer
7 50 (5.77%) Windows Engineer
8 42 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
9 40 (4.62%) Network Engineer
10 39 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
11 35 (4.04%) Server Engineer
11 35 (4.04%) Support Analyst
12 34 (3.93%) Cloud Engineer
13 33 (3.81%) IT Engineer
14 32 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 29 (3.35%) Administrator
16 27 (3.12%) Infrastructure Support
17 25 (2.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 24 (2.77%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.62%) Web Services
2 33 (3.81%) RESTful
3 21 (2.42%) J2EE
3 21 (2.42%) SOAP
4 19 (2.19%) Apache Camel
4 19 (2.19%) Elastic Stack
4 19 (2.19%) PowerMock
5 17 (1.96%) Node.js
6 15 (1.73%) Spring
7 14 (1.62%) SAML
8 13 (1.50%) .NET
8 13 (1.50%) Apache Cordova
8 13 (1.50%) Flutter
8 13 (1.50%) SAPUI5
9 12 (1.39%) REST
10 11 (1.27%) Spring Boot
11 10 (1.15%) LDAP
12 9 (1.04%) React
12 9 (1.04%) XML
13 8 (0.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 94 (10.85%) Data Centre
2 48 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (5.43%) Public Cloud
4 25 (2.89%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.77%) Replication
6 23 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (2.31%) Mobile App
8 18 (2.08%) Clustering
8 18 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
9 16 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
10 13 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (1.39%) Private Cloud
12 11 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
13 10 (1.15%) Blackberry
14 9 (1.04%) Hedge funds
14 9 (1.04%) iPhone
14 9 (1.04%) PKI
15 8 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
15 8 (0.92%) iPad
15 8 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 549 (63.39%) Windows
2 324 (37.41%) Windows Server
3 223 (25.75%) Linux
4 135 (15.59%) Windows 10
5 134 (15.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 105 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 82 (9.47%) Windows 7
8 49 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 46 (5.31%) Ubuntu
10 40 (4.62%) Unix
11 34 (3.93%) CentOS
12 30 (3.46%) Android
13 27 (3.12%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (1.50%) Mac OS
15 9 (1.04%) Mac OS X
15 9 (1.04%) SUSE
16 8 (0.92%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.92%) Debian
17 7 (0.81%) VMS
18 6 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (19.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 131 (15.13%) Migration
3 115 (13.28%) ITIL
4 93 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (10.62%) DevOps
6 65 (7.51%) Problem-Solving
7 59 (6.81%) Configuration Management
8 45 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (4.39%) Kanban
10 37 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
11 34 (3.93%) Scrum
12 32 (3.70%) High Availability
13 31 (3.58%) Service Management
14 30 (3.46%) Virtual Infrastructure
15 29 (3.35%) Project Management
16 28 (3.23%) Change Management
16 28 (3.23%) E-Commerce
16 28 (3.23%) Service Delivery
16 28 (3.23%) TDD
17 27 (3.12%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 182 (21.02%) PowerShell
2 123 (14.20%) SQL
3 100 (11.55%) Python
4 48 (5.54%) Bash Shell
5 47 (5.43%) Java
6 17 (1.96%) JavaScript
7 16 (1.85%) Go
7 16 (1.85%) Perl
8 15 (1.73%) Ruby
8 15 (1.73%) VBScript
9 13 (1.50%) Apple Swift
9 13 (1.50%) C
9 13 (1.50%) Dart
9 13 (1.50%) VB
10 12 (1.39%) Objective-C
11 11 (1.27%) C++
12 10 (1.15%) C#
12 10 (1.15%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.69%) Scala
14 5 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 75 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
1 75 (8.66%) Security Cleared
2 74 (8.55%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (7.27%) SC Cleared
4 56 (6.47%) Degree
4 56 (6.47%) MCSE
5 48 (5.54%) CCNA
6 37 (4.27%) CCNP
7 35 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 33 (3.81%) Citrix Certification
9 28 (3.23%) DV Cleared
10 23 (2.66%) CCIE
10 23 (2.66%) MCSA
11 18 (2.08%) CCA
12 11 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.27%) MCP
13 10 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (1.04%) CCENT
14 9 (1.04%) MCITP
14 9 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.46%) SLA
2 7 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (0.81%) NIST
2 7 (0.81%) PCI DSS
2 7 (0.81%) QA
3 5 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.46%) GDPR
4 4 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
6 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 496 (57.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 364 (42.03%) Active Directory
3 159 (18.36%) vSphere
4 141 (16.28%) VMware ESXi
5 132 (15.24%) Hyper-V
6 77 (8.89%) XenApp
7 68 (7.85%) XenDesktop
8 67 (7.74%) Docker
9 55 (6.35%) VMware NSX
10 40 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
11 35 (4.04%) Virtual Desktop
12 22 (2.54%) Microsoft App-V
13 17 (1.96%) KVM
14 16 (1.85%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 12 (1.39%) NFS
15 12 (1.39%) vCloud
15 12 (1.39%) VMware Server
16 11 (1.27%) Xen
17 10 (1.15%) VMFS
18 9 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 128 (14.78%) SCCM
2 104 (12.01%) Ansible
3 69 (7.97%) Puppet
4 60 (6.93%) vCenter Server
5 40 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (4.27%) Kubernetes
7 35 (4.04%) vRealize
8 33 (3.81%) Microsoft Intune
8 33 (3.81%) Terraform
9 28 (3.23%) WSUS
10 24 (2.77%) Single Sign-On
11 23 (2.66%) SCOM
12 19 (2.19%) Backup Exec
13 18 (2.08%) AirWatch
13 18 (2.08%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 13 (1.50%) NetBackup
14 13 (1.50%) vMotion
15 12 (1.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 12 (1.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 10 (1.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 337 (38.91%) Microsoft
2 219 (25.29%) Citrix
3 216 (24.94%) Cisco
4 97 (11.20%) EMC
5 92 (10.62%) Dell
6 88 (10.16%) NetApp
7 73 (8.43%) HP
8 40 (4.62%) Red Hat
9 35 (4.04%) Ivanti
10 29 (3.35%) Palo Alto
11 26 (3.00%) Google
11 26 (3.00%) Juniper
12 25 (2.89%) Apple
12 25 (2.89%) Meraki
12 25 (2.89%) Oracle
13 23 (2.66%) SolarWinds
14 22 (2.54%) F5
15 21 (2.42%) CheckPoint
15 21 (2.42%) Veritas
16 20 (2.31%) SAP