Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 91 62
Rank change year-on-year +5 -29 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware 1,242 1,241 1,486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.94% 2.69% 3.68%
As % of the Vendors category 7.28% 6.77% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 896 1,015
London median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - -
10th Percentile £210 £230 £250
90th Percentile £600 £599 £575
England median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 37 43
London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.48% -23.86% +53.04%
10th Percentile £16.67 £16.55 £18.55
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% +11.11% -10.00%

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 17,059 18,341 17,113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.41% 39.73% 42.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,443 12,429 11,480
London median daily rate £500 £485 £457
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +6.24% +1.44%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £276
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 354 231
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.63 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +2.98% +5.22%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.00 £12.19
90th Percentile £50.42 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% - -6.67%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +24 286 £403 -3.01% 37
South London +24 99 £525 +13.51% 1
West London +3 51 £525 +15.38% 16
East London -38 16 £375 -11.76% 3
North London -5 10 £208 -36.15%
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 725 (58.37%) Windows
2 715 (57.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 554 (44.61%) Active Directory
4 485 (39.05%) Microsoft
5 398 (32.05%) Windows Server
6 328 (26.41%) Linux
7 301 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 298 (23.99%) Office 365
9 294 (23.67%) Citrix
9 294 (23.67%) Finance
10 286 (23.03%) Amazon AWS
11 250 (20.13%) PowerShell
12 248 (19.97%) Cisco
13 245 (19.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 235 (18.92%) DNS
15 214 (17.23%) SCCM
16 188 (15.14%) Migration
17 184 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
18 177 (14.25%) DHCP
19 168 (13.53%) Firewall
20 167 (13.45%) Windows 10
21 162 (13.04%) ITIL
22 161 (12.96%) DevOps
23 156 (12.56%) SAN
24 153 (12.32%) vSphere
25 152 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
26 150 (12.08%) VMware ESXi
26 150 (12.08%) MS Exchange
27 149 (12.00%) SQL
28 139 (11.19%) 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
1 150 (12.08%) MS Exchange
2 76 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 71 (5.72%) IIS
4 59 (4.75%) Apache
5 56 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 55 (4.43%) Skype for Business
6 55 (4.43%) Tomcat
7 47 (3.78%) OpenStack
8 42 (3.38%) nginx
9 34 (2.74%) WebSphere
10 29 (2.33%) Jetty
10 29 (2.33%) Mongrel
11 23 (1.85%) Confluence
11 23 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
12 17 (1.37%) JBoss
13 15 (1.21%) WebLogic
14 13 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 10 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
16 9 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
17 6 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 86 (6.92%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.24%) Shockwave
6 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.081%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.32%) Relativity
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.081%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.081%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 301 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 298 (23.99%) Office 365
3 286 (23.03%) Amazon AWS
4 78 (6.28%) Amazon EC2
5 67 (5.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 49 (3.95%) IaaS
7 46 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
8 42 (3.38%) PaaS
9 33 (2.66%) Google App Engine
10 22 (1.77%) SaaS
11 18 (1.45%) OpenShift
12 16 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
13 14 (1.13%) Mimecast
14 9 (0.72%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.72%) Apigee
15 7 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 6 (0.48%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 5 (0.40%) Datadog
18 4 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 235 (18.92%) DNS
2 177 (14.25%) DHCP
3 168 (13.53%) Firewall
4 156 (12.56%) SAN
5 132 (10.63%) WAN
6 121 (9.74%) TCP/IP
7 117 (9.42%) LAN
8 98 (7.89%) VPN
9 57 (4.59%) SSL
10 51 (4.11%) Skype
11 48 (3.86%) HTTP
12 43 (3.46%) IPsec
13 38 (3.06%) FTP
13 38 (3.06%) Network Security
13 38 (3.06%) VLAN
14 37 (2.98%) VoIP
15 34 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
16 32 (2.58%) VSAN
17 30 (2.42%) NetScaler
18 27 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.74%) MySQL
3 24 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 19 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
5 18 (1.45%) Oracle Database
6 17 (1.37%) Big Data
7 16 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (0.97%) Hadoop
10 10 (0.81%) MongoDB
11 8 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (0.48%) Relational Database
13 6 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.32%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 121 (9.74%) Jenkins
2 80 (6.44%) Git (software)
3 49 (3.95%) JUnit
3 49 (3.95%) Maven
3 49 (3.95%) SonarQube
4 45 (3.62%) DbUnit
4 45 (3.62%) jMock
4 45 (3.62%) Mockito
5 33 (2.66%) Travis CI
6 30 (2.42%) JIRA
7 12 (0.97%) TeamCity
8 11 (0.89%) Ant
9 9 (0.72%) Artifactory
9 9 (0.72%) Bitbucket
9 9 (0.72%) WebLogic Workshop
10 8 (0.64%) MSI
11 6 (0.48%) GitLab
11 6 (0.48%) GoCD
11 6 (0.48%) Vagrant
12 5 (0.40%) Gatling
General
1 294 (23.67%) Finance
2 120 (9.66%) Banking
3 48 (3.86%) Law
4 34 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 31 (2.50%) Financial Institution
6 26 (2.09%) Investment Banking
7 24 (1.93%) Retail
8 22 (1.77%) Legal
9 7 (0.56%) Publishing
10 6 (0.48%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.40%) Billing
11 5 (0.40%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.32%) Advertising
12 4 (0.32%) Marketing
12 4 (0.32%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.16%) Back Office
13 2 (0.16%) Electronics
13 2 (0.16%) Front Office
13 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.081%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 191 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 144 (11.59%) Architect
3 123 (9.90%) Analyst
4 108 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
5 93 (7.49%) VMware Engineer
6 91 (7.33%) Support Engineer
7 81 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 70 (5.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 63 (5.07%) Developer
10 62 (4.99%) Consultant
11 60 (4.83%) 3rd Line Support
12 58 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
13 55 (4.43%) Server Engineer
14 52 (4.19%) Desktop Support
14 52 (4.19%) Infrastructure Architect
14 52 (4.19%) Support Analyst
15 50 (4.03%) Desktop Engineer
16 49 (3.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 48 (3.86%) Administrator
18 43 (3.46%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (6.04%) Web Services
2 74 (5.96%) J2EE
3 47 (3.78%) Spring
4 46 (3.70%) Apache Camel
4 46 (3.70%) RESTful
4 46 (3.70%) SOAP
5 45 (3.62%) PowerMock
6 36 (2.90%) .NET
7 33 (2.66%) Spring Boot
8 31 (2.50%) LDAP
9 30 (2.42%) Servlets
10 18 (1.45%) Middleware
11 15 (1.21%) XML
12 10 (0.81%) REST
13 9 (0.72%) Elastic Stack
13 9 (0.72%) HTML
13 9 (0.72%) Software Packaging
14 8 (0.64%) YAML
15 7 (0.56%) CSS
16 6 (0.48%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 139 (11.19%) Data Centre
2 57 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (3.46%) Management Information System
4 39 (3.14%) Clustering
5 34 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
5 34 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
6 30 (2.42%) Public Cloud
7 28 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
8 27 (2.17%) Replication
9 22 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
10 21 (1.69%) Blackberry
10 21 (1.69%) Private Cloud
11 19 (1.53%) iPhone
12 18 (1.45%) EMC VNX
12 18 (1.45%) PKI
13 16 (1.29%) Fat Client
13 16 (1.29%) Thin Client
14 14 (1.13%) User Experience
15 13 (1.05%) Hedge funds
16 11 (0.89%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 725 (58.37%) Windows
2 398 (32.05%) Windows Server
3 328 (26.41%) Linux
4 184 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 167 (13.45%) Windows 10
6 152 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 104 (8.37%) Windows 7
8 103 (8.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 96 (7.73%) Unix
10 38 (3.06%) Ubuntu
11 30 (2.42%) CentOS
11 30 (2.42%) Windows 8
12 25 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (1.93%) Solaris
14 20 (1.61%) Android
15 13 (1.05%) Apple iOS
16 11 (0.89%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.72%) Windows XP
18 7 (0.56%) Debian
19 6 (0.48%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (19.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 188 (15.14%) Migration
3 162 (13.04%) ITIL
4 161 (12.96%) DevOps
5 117 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
6 116 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
7 114 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
8 89 (7.17%) Open Source
9 86 (6.92%) Configuration Management
10 71 (5.72%) Scrum
11 58 (4.67%) TDD
12 57 (4.59%) E-Commerce
12 57 (4.59%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 52 (4.19%) Kanban
14 50 (4.03%) Information Security
15 47 (3.78%) Service Management
16 45 (3.62%) BDD
16 45 (3.62%) Server Virtualisation
17 41 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
18 39 (3.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 250 (20.13%) PowerShell
2 149 (12.00%) SQL
3 138 (11.11%) Java
4 93 (7.49%) Python
5 83 (6.68%) Bash Shell
6 52 (4.19%) Perl
7 29 (2.33%) Ruby
8 25 (2.01%) JavaScript
9 20 (1.61%) Go
10 19 (1.53%) Shell Script
11 13 (1.05%) VBScript
12 12 (0.97%) AWK
12 12 (0.97%) C
13 11 (0.89%) PHP
14 9 (0.72%) VB
15 8 (0.64%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.40%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.32%) Groovy
17 4 (0.32%) Scala
17 4 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 110 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 90 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 87 (7.00%) SC Cleared
4 57 (4.59%) MCSE
5 53 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (2.98%) Degree
6 37 (2.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 36 (2.90%) CCNA
8 28 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
9 23 (1.85%) CCNP
9 23 (1.85%) MCSA
10 13 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
10 13 (1.05%) MCITP
11 12 (0.97%) CCA
12 10 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (0.81%) MCP
13 9 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
13 9 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (0.64%) CCIE
14 8 (0.64%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.09%) SLA
2 19 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.21%) QA
4 11 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.81%) GDPR
6 6 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.16%) GAMP
9 2 (0.16%) PMO
10 1 (0.081%) HL7
10 1 (0.081%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 715 (57.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 554 (44.61%) Active Directory
3 153 (12.32%) vSphere
4 150 (12.08%) VMware ESXi
5 135 (10.87%) Hyper-V
6 106 (8.53%) XenApp
7 98 (7.89%) XenDesktop
8 92 (7.41%) Docker
9 50 (4.03%) Xen
10 48 (3.86%) VMware NSX
11 35 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
12 33 (2.66%) KVM
13 32 (2.58%) VMware Workstation
14 28 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
15 27 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
16 22 (1.77%) vCloud
17 20 (1.61%) NFS
17 20 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
18 19 (1.53%) BitLocker
19 17 (1.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 214 (17.23%) SCCM
2 126 (10.14%) Puppet
3 114 (9.18%) Ansible
4 83 (6.68%) Kubernetes
5 63 (5.07%) Terraform
6 54 (4.35%) vCenter Server
7 43 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
8 33 (2.66%) vRealize
9 31 (2.50%) Single Sign-On
10 30 (2.42%) NetBackup
11 29 (2.33%) AirWatch
12 27 (2.17%) WSUS
13 25 (2.01%) Backup Exec
13 25 (2.01%) Failover Clustering
13 25 (2.01%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 21 (1.69%) vMotion
15 19 (1.53%) Microsoft Intune
16 17 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
17 16 (1.29%) SCOM
18 15 (1.21%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 485 (39.05%) Microsoft
2 294 (23.67%) Citrix
3 248 (19.97%) Cisco
4 118 (9.50%) Dell
5 108 (8.70%) HP
6 97 (7.81%) EMC
7 95 (7.65%) Red Hat
8 90 (7.25%) NetApp
9 83 (6.68%) Oracle
10 62 (4.99%) Google
11 49 (3.95%) Ivanti
12 42 (3.38%) Splunk
13 36 (2.90%) Symantec
14 35 (2.82%) Juniper
14 35 (2.82%) Veeam
15 34 (2.74%) F5
16 32 (2.58%) Veritas
17 29 (2.33%) 3PAR
18 25 (2.01%) McAfee
18 25 (2.01%) SolarWinds