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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 51 40
Rank change year-on-year -39 -11  
Contract jobs citing VMware 584 814 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.82% 3.76% 4.40%
As % of the Vendors category 6.82% 9.10% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 607 708
Median daily rate £444 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £251 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £358 £330
% change year-on-year +4.89% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 59
Median hourly rate £47.00 £19.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +147.36% -16.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £15.40 £14.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £19.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £28.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year -40.35% +25.27%  

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 8558 8945 10313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.38% 41.35% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5794 6177 6805
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £607 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 112 257
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.94% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 23 June 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 -26 86 £430 -9.47% 47
Croydon +1 24 £463 +17.83% 1
Hammersmith - 9 £555 -
New Malden - 8 - - 3
Uxbridge -1 6 £450 +11.52% 1
West End of London - 6 £435 - 3
Docklands, London 0 3 £481 +4.61%
Osterley 0 3 £500 -1.96%
Kingston Upon Thames -6 3 £375 - 2
Hounslow 0 2 £375 -9.63% 2
Chessington - 2 £438 -
Feltham - 2 £425 -
Hayes +3 1 £500 +5.26%
Twickenham +3 1 £363 - 1
Bromley - 1 £325 -
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 655 (53.60%) Windows
2 637 (52.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 442 (36.17%) Active Directory
4 440 (36.01%) Linux
5 363 (29.71%) Windows Server
6 352 (28.81%) Microsoft
7 275 (22.50%) Citrix
8 262 (21.44%) Cisco
9 253 (20.70%) Firewall
10 245 (20.05%) DevOps
11 234 (19.15%) DNS
12 223 (18.25%) Amazon AWS
13 218 (17.84%) Puppet
14 214 (17.51%) Data Centre
15 213 (17.43%) Finance
16 212 (17.35%) Windows Server 2012
17 209 (17.10%) PowerShell
18 198 (16.20%) SAN
19 180 (14.73%) Windows Server 2008
20 169 (13.83%) ITIL
20 169 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
20 169 (13.83%) Security Cleared
21 167 (13.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 166 (13.58%) Ansible
23 164 (13.42%) Migration
24 163 (13.34%) Office 365
25 162 (13.26%) Python
26 159 (13.01%) SCCM
27 157 (12.85%) Hyper-V
28 155 (12.68%) Unix

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
1 129 (10.56%) MS Exchange
2 78 (6.38%) Apache
3 64 (5.24%) SharePoint
4 59 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 58 (4.75%) IIS
6 50 (4.09%) Tomcat
7 46 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 40 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
9 39 (3.19%) OpenStack
10 32 (2.62%) Skype for Business
11 22 (1.80%) Confluence
12 21 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
13 20 (1.64%) WebSphere
14 15 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 15 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
14 15 (1.23%) nginx
15 11 (0.90%) CMS
15 11 (0.90%) SAS
16 10 (0.82%) JBoss
16 10 (0.82%) Jetty
Applications
1 49 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (1.80%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.33%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.16%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.16%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
6 2 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.16%) SketchUp
7 1 (0.082%) HipChat
7 1 (0.082%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 9 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.082%) Maximo
3 1 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.082%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 223 (18.25%) Amazon AWS
2 163 (13.34%) Office 365
3 152 (12.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (3.52%) IaaS
5 42 (3.44%) PaaS
6 40 (3.27%) SaaS
7 32 (2.62%) GitHub
8 25 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
8 25 (2.05%) Amazon S3
9 24 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
10 21 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
11 20 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 19 (1.55%) Amazon ELB
13 16 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
14 15 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 12 (0.98%) Mimecast
16 10 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
16 10 (0.82%) IBM Cloud
17 6 (0.49%) SoftLayer
18 5 (0.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 253 (20.70%) Firewall
2 234 (19.15%) DNS
3 198 (16.20%) SAN
4 129 (10.56%) WAN
5 125 (10.23%) DHCP
6 114 (9.33%) LAN
6 114 (9.33%) TCP/IP
7 93 (7.61%) VPN
8 67 (5.48%) LDAP
9 60 (4.91%) Cisco ASA
10 59 (4.83%) NAS
11 51 (4.17%) HTTP
12 46 (3.76%) MPLS
13 40 (3.27%) NetScaler
14 38 (3.11%) Network Security
15 37 (3.03%) SSL
16 36 (2.95%) Internet
17 35 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
17 35 (2.86%) Wireless
18 32 (2.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 60 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 32 (2.62%) MySQL
5 30 (2.45%) MongoDB
6 29 (2.37%) Big Data
7 28 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (1.80%) Oracle Database
9 18 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (0.90%) NoSQL
14 8 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.65%) Relational Database
15 7 (0.57%) DB2
15 7 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
16 5 (0.41%) HBase
16 5 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
17 3 (0.25%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 113 (9.25%) Git (software)
2 105 (8.59%) Jenkins
3 43 (3.52%) Vagrant
4 35 (2.86%) JIRA
5 31 (2.54%) Maven
6 23 (1.88%) Bitbucket
7 20 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
8 17 (1.39%) JUnit
9 14 (1.15%) TeamCity
10 13 (1.06%) SonarQube
11 12 (0.98%) Ant
12 11 (0.90%) Liquibase
13 7 (0.57%) GitLab
13 7 (0.57%) Subversion
14 6 (0.49%) Selenium
15 5 (0.41%) JMeter
15 5 (0.41%) LoadRunner
15 5 (0.41%) MSI
15 5 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
15 5 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 213 (17.43%) Finance
2 109 (8.92%) Banking
3 30 (2.45%) Investment Banking
4 28 (2.29%) Retail
5 27 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 23 (1.88%) Law
7 22 (1.80%) Legal
8 12 (0.98%) Back Office
9 10 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 10 (0.82%) Games
9 10 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.65%) Billing
11 7 (0.57%) Marketing
12 6 (0.49%) Publishing
13 4 (0.33%) Electronics
13 4 (0.33%) Military
14 3 (0.25%) Advertising
14 3 (0.25%) International Banking
15 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 178 (14.57%) Architect
2 161 (13.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 138 (11.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 113 (9.25%) Administrator
4 113 (9.25%) VMware Engineer
5 112 (9.17%) Analyst
6 82 (6.71%) Systems Administrator
7 78 (6.38%) Consultant
8 74 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
9 66 (5.40%) Windows Engineer
10 59 (4.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 59 (4.83%) Infrastructure Architect
10 59 (4.83%) Support Engineer
10 59 (4.83%) Systems Engineer
11 51 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
11 51 (4.17%) Network Engineer
12 47 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
12 47 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 37 (3.03%) Server Engineer
13 37 (3.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (4.99%) Elastic Stack
2 44 (3.60%) Web Services
3 29 (2.37%) Sensu
4 25 (2.05%) Middleware
5 24 (1.96%) .NET
6 22 (1.80%) REST
7 19 (1.55%) MCollective
7 19 (1.55%) SOAP
8 17 (1.39%) LAMP
8 17 (1.39%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 17 (1.39%) SAML
9 15 (1.23%) Node.js
9 15 (1.23%) RESTful
10 11 (0.90%) JSON
11 9 (0.74%) 802.1X
11 9 (0.74%) Software Packaging
12 8 (0.65%) Kafka
12 8 (0.65%) OpenID
12 8 (0.65%) Spring
12 8 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 214 (17.51%) Data Centre
2 58 (4.75%) Clustering
3 47 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (3.03%) Private Cloud
5 36 (2.95%) Computer Science
5 36 (2.95%) PKI
6 32 (2.62%) Linux Command Line
7 29 (2.37%) Replication
8 25 (2.05%) Management Information System
9 21 (1.72%) Blackberry
10 18 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
11 14 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 13 (1.06%) EMC VNX
12 13 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
13 12 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
14 11 (0.90%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
16 9 (0.74%) IVR
16 9 (0.74%) Thin Client
16 9 (0.74%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 655 (53.60%) Windows
2 440 (36.01%) Linux
3 363 (29.71%) Windows Server
4 212 (17.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 180 (14.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 167 (13.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 155 (12.68%) Unix
8 124 (10.15%) CentOS
9 92 (7.53%) Windows 7
10 90 (7.36%) Windows 10
11 88 (7.20%) Ubuntu
12 65 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 45 (3.68%) SUSE
14 38 (3.11%) Solaris
15 36 (2.95%) AIX
16 20 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
16 20 (1.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 18 (1.47%) Mac OS X
18 17 (1.39%) Windows 8
19 12 (0.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (20.05%) DevOps
2 169 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (13.83%) ITIL
3 164 (13.42%) Migration
4 135 (11.05%) Configuration Management
5 90 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
6 79 (6.46%) Service Management
7 60 (4.91%) Project Management
8 57 (4.66%) Load Balancing
9 56 (4.58%) Open Source
10 55 (4.50%) Continuous Delivery
11 50 (4.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 50 (4.09%) Scrum
12 49 (4.01%) Change Management
12 49 (4.01%) High Availability
13 43 (3.52%) ITIL V3
13 43 (3.52%) Performance Tuning
14 39 (3.19%) Virtual Environments
15 37 (3.03%) Problem Management
16 36 (2.95%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 209 (17.10%) PowerShell
2 162 (13.26%) Python
3 151 (12.36%) Bash Shell
4 129 (10.56%) SQL
5 99 (8.10%) Java
6 96 (7.86%) Perl
6 96 (7.86%) Ruby
7 33 (2.70%) Shell Script
8 28 (2.29%) Groovy
9 27 (2.21%) C
10 18 (1.47%) Korn
11 17 (1.39%) Go
12 15 (1.23%) JavaScript
13 14 (1.15%) VBScript
14 13 (1.06%) C#
15 12 (0.98%) PHP
16 8 (0.65%) tcsh
17 5 (0.41%) VB
18 4 (0.33%) Scala
19 3 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 169 (13.83%) Security Cleared
2 124 (10.15%) SC Cleared
3 91 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 85 (6.96%) Cisco Certification
5 82 (6.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 55 (4.50%) MCSE
7 47 (3.85%) CCNP
7 47 (3.85%) Degree
8 43 (3.52%) CCNA
9 41 (3.36%) DV Cleared
10 20 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
11 18 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
12 17 (1.39%) MCITP
12 17 (1.39%) MCP
13 16 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (1.31%) MCSA
14 15 (1.23%) VCP6
15 14 (1.15%) CCIE
16 10 (0.82%) VCAP
17 8 (0.65%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.78%) SLA
2 19 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 14 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.82%) QA
6 8 (0.65%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.41%) GPG13
8 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.16%) COBIT
11 1 (0.082%) BS25999
11 1 (0.082%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.082%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.082%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 637 (52.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 442 (36.17%) Active Directory
3 157 (12.85%) Hyper-V
4 150 (12.27%) vSphere
5 140 (11.46%) VMware ESXi
6 129 (10.56%) Docker
7 92 (7.53%) XenApp
8 77 (6.30%) vCloud
9 69 (5.65%) Virtual Machines
10 63 (5.16%) XenDesktop
11 38 (3.11%) KVM
12 35 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
13 29 (2.37%) Virtual Servers
14 21 (1.72%) Xen
15 19 (1.55%) Virtual Desktop
16 18 (1.47%) NFS
16 18 (1.47%) XenServer
17 15 (1.23%) DFS Replication
18 14 (1.15%) Squid
19 13 (1.06%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 218 (17.84%) Puppet
2 166 (13.58%) Ansible
3 159 (13.01%) SCCM
4 73 (5.97%) vCenter Server
5 67 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
6 65 (5.32%) Terraform
7 51 (4.17%) SCOM
8 47 (3.85%) Kubernetes
9 42 (3.44%) Nagios
10 40 (3.27%) vRealize
11 39 (3.19%) ZABBIX
12 36 (2.95%) NetBackup
13 31 (2.54%) Kibana
14 30 (2.45%) logstash
15 26 (2.13%) Graphite
15 26 (2.13%) yum
16 22 (1.80%) Docker Swarm
17 20 (1.64%) PowerCLI
18 19 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
19 18 (1.47%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 352 (28.81%) Microsoft
2 275 (22.50%) Citrix
3 262 (21.44%) Cisco
4 140 (11.46%) Red Hat
5 139 (11.37%) HP
6 126 (10.31%) Oracle
7 87 (7.12%) EMC
8 71 (5.81%) IBM
9 66 (5.40%) NetApp
10 57 (4.66%) Dell
11 42 (3.44%) CheckPoint
11 42 (3.44%) Symantec
12 41 (3.36%) Palo Alto
13 40 (3.27%) Juniper
14 38 (3.11%) F5
15 37 (3.03%) Fortinet
15 37 (3.03%) ServiceNow
16 28 (2.29%) SolarWinds
17 27 (2.21%) AppSense
17 27 (2.21%) Atlassian
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