Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 89 94
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware 486 1,148 1,251
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.59% 2.89% 2.74%
As % of the Vendors category 6.64% 7.16% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 769 905
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £213 £229 £232
90th Percentile £588 £603 £600
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 39
Median hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.43% +37.25% -40.00%
10th Percentile £33.64 £19.07 £19.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.51 £26.25
% change year-on-year +1.42% +31.47% +16.67%

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 7,324 16,040 18,084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.07% 40.39% 39.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,772 10,694 12,191
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £263
90th Percentile £710 £675 £650
England median daily rate £460 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -1.08% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 256 336
Median hourly rate £32.35 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.05% -4.55% +7.32%
10th Percentile £14.74 £12.75 £12.16
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.52 £54.38
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.10% +8.74% -

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 3 June 2020.

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 3 June 2020.

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 3 June 2020. 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 -7 87 £440 -0.23% 22
South London 0 29 £376 -28.33% 2
East London +61 22 £315 -16.00% 3
West London +27 19 £350 -30.00% 7
North London +13 3 £400 +142.42% 2
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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.

1 312 (64.20%) Windows
2 284 (58.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 203 (41.77%) Active Directory
4 187 (38.48%) Windows Server
5 185 (38.07%) Microsoft
6 143 (29.42%) Azure
7 132 (27.16%) Citrix
8 131 (26.95%) Office 365
9 120 (24.69%) PowerShell
10 116 (23.87%) Linux
11 115 (23.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 113 (23.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 97 (19.96%) Windows Server 2016
14 90 (18.52%) Migration
15 87 (17.90%) Cisco
15 87 (17.90%) SAN
16 86 (17.70%) Windows Server 2008
17 85 (17.49%) Finance
18 84 (17.28%) DNS
19 82 (16.87%) Windows 10
20 81 (16.67%) Data Centre
21 79 (16.26%) VMware ESXi
22 76 (15.64%) Firewall
23 71 (14.61%) vSphere
24 66 (13.58%) DHCP
24 66 (13.58%) ITIL
25 63 (12.96%) SCCM
26 60 (12.35%) SQL
27 59 (12.14%) AWS
28 57 (11.73%) XenApp

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 (9.26%) MS Exchange
2 29 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (5.76%) SharePoint
4 21 (4.32%) IIS
5 12 (2.47%) Skype for Business
5 12 (2.47%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (1.85%) OpenStack
7 8 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.23%) Apache
9 3 (0.62%) Confluence
9 3 (0.62%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.41%) CMS
10 2 (0.41%) JBoss
11 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.21%) Drupal
11 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.21%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.21%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (4.53%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.21%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.21%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 143 (29.42%) Azure
2 131 (26.95%) Office 365
3 59 (12.14%) AWS
4 27 (5.56%) IaaS
5 24 (4.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (4.12%) GCP
6 20 (4.12%) Mimecast
6 20 (4.12%) OneDrive
7 11 (2.26%) PaaS
8 10 (2.06%) SaaS
9 9 (1.85%) G Suite
10 8 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.23%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.62%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.41%) GitHub
14 1 (0.21%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 87 (17.90%) SAN
2 84 (17.28%) DNS
3 76 (15.64%) Firewall
4 66 (13.58%) DHCP
5 40 (8.23%) NetScaler
6 38 (7.82%) LAN
7 37 (7.61%) WAN
8 33 (6.79%) TCP/IP
9 28 (5.76%) VPN
10 23 (4.73%) Network Security
11 14 (2.88%) NAS
12 12 (2.47%) Skype
13 11 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (2.26%) Remote Desktop
14 10 (2.06%) MPLS
15 9 (1.85%) VLAN
15 9 (1.85%) VoIP
16 7 (1.44%) BGP
16 7 (1.44%) iSCSI
16 7 (1.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (2.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.44%) MySQL
7 6 (1.23%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (0.82%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.62%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.41%) Big Data
11 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (3.50%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.65%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.44%) SonarQube
4 6 (1.23%) DbUnit
4 6 (1.23%) jMock
4 6 (1.23%) JUnit
4 6 (1.23%) Maven
4 6 (1.23%) Mockito
5 5 (1.03%) JIRA
5 5 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.82%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.62%) Hudson
7 3 (0.62%) ScriptRunner
7 3 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.41%) GitLab
8 2 (0.41%) MSI
8 2 (0.41%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.21%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.21%) Serena SBM
9 1 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 85 (17.49%) Finance
2 36 (7.41%) Banking
3 15 (3.09%) Public Sector
4 13 (2.67%) Law
4 13 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.44%) Advertising
5 7 (1.44%) Back Office
6 5 (1.03%) Legal
6 5 (1.03%) Local Government
7 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.62%) Marketing
8 2 (0.41%) Games
8 2 (0.41%) Housing Association
8 2 (0.41%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.41%) Retail
9 1 (0.21%) French Language
9 1 (0.21%) German Language
9 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Police
9 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (19.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 51 (10.49%) VMware Engineer
3 42 (8.64%) Architect
4 33 (6.79%) Support Engineer
5 32 (6.58%) Analyst
6 31 (6.38%) Server Engineer
7 30 (6.17%) Citrix Engineer
8 27 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
9 26 (5.35%) Consultant
10 25 (5.14%) Windows Engineer
11 24 (4.94%) Network Engineer
12 22 (4.53%) Systems Engineer
13 21 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
14 20 (4.12%) Azure Engineer
15 19 (3.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 19 (3.91%) Administrator
16 18 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
17 17 (3.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 16 (3.29%) Cloud Engineer
18 16 (3.29%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.88%) .NET
2 9 (1.85%) LDAP
3 8 (1.65%) JSON
3 8 (1.65%) Web Services
4 7 (1.44%) J2EE
4 7 (1.44%) SOAP
4 7 (1.44%) XML
5 6 (1.23%) Apache Camel
5 6 (1.23%) PowerMock
5 6 (1.23%) REST
5 6 (1.23%) Spring
6 5 (1.03%) RESTful
7 4 (0.82%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (0.82%) JDBC
7 4 (0.82%) Middleware
7 4 (0.82%) ODBC
8 3 (0.62%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.62%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.62%) Node.js
8 3 (0.62%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 81 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 34 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.32%) Clustering
4 16 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.67%) Hedge funds
6 12 (2.47%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.85%) NHS
9 8 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (1.65%) Fat Client
9 8 (1.65%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.44%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.44%) CMDB
10 7 (1.44%) Replication
10 7 (1.44%) User Experience
11 6 (1.23%) iPad
11 6 (1.23%) iPhone
12 5 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.62%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 312 (64.20%) Windows
2 187 (38.48%) Windows Server
3 116 (23.87%) Linux
4 115 (23.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 97 (19.96%) Windows Server 2016
6 86 (17.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 82 (16.87%) Windows 10
8 46 (9.47%) Windows 7
9 41 (8.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 38 (7.82%) Unix
11 20 (4.12%) Windows Server 2019
12 19 (3.91%) Android
13 16 (3.29%) Apple iOS
14 14 (2.88%) CentOS
15 12 (2.47%) Solaris
15 12 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (2.26%) Ubuntu
17 10 (2.06%) Mac OS
18 6 (1.23%) Mac OS X
18 6 (1.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (23.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 90 (18.52%) Migration
3 66 (13.58%) ITIL
4 46 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (7.82%) DevOps
6 37 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (4.73%) High Availability
7 23 (4.73%) SIEM
8 22 (4.53%) Change Management
8 22 (4.53%) Information Security
9 20 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (4.12%) Problem Management
10 18 (3.70%) Business Continuity
10 18 (3.70%) Capacity Management
10 18 (3.70%) Configuration Management
10 18 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
11 17 (3.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (3.29%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (3.29%) Incident Management
12 16 (3.29%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 120 (24.69%) PowerShell
2 60 (12.35%) SQL
3 27 (5.56%) Perl
4 25 (5.14%) Python
5 16 (3.29%) Bash Shell
5 16 (3.29%) VBScript
6 15 (3.09%) C
7 14 (2.88%) Java
8 10 (2.06%) Shell Script
8 10 (2.06%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.65%) PHP
10 6 (1.23%) C++
10 6 (1.23%) VB
11 5 (1.03%) Korn
12 4 (0.82%) C#
13 3 (0.62%) Go
13 3 (0.62%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.62%) Ruby
14 2 (0.41%) AWK
14 2 (0.41%) sed
Qualifications
1 54 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 41 (8.44%) SC Cleared
3 40 (8.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (8.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 33 (6.79%) MCSE
5 31 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (5.14%) Citrix Certification
7 24 (4.94%) CCNA
8 13 (2.67%) Degree
9 12 (2.47%) CISSP
10 11 (2.26%) DV Cleared
11 10 (2.06%) CCNP
12 9 (1.85%) MCSA
13 7 (1.44%) CCA
13 7 (1.44%) CESG Certified Professional
14 6 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.23%) Network+ Certification
15 5 (1.03%) CCENT
15 5 (1.03%) CCIE
15 5 (1.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.91%) SLA
2 6 (1.23%) NIST
3 4 (0.82%) NCSC
4 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
5 1 (0.21%) GDPR
5 1 (0.21%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 284 (58.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 203 (41.77%) Active Directory
3 79 (16.26%) VMware ESXi
4 71 (14.61%) vSphere
5 57 (11.73%) XenApp
6 49 (10.08%) Hyper-V
7 39 (8.02%) VMware NSX
8 38 (7.82%) XenDesktop
9 19 (3.91%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 17 (3.50%) Virtual Machines
11 16 (3.29%) Docker
12 13 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (2.06%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (1.65%) NFS
15 7 (1.44%) KVM
15 7 (1.44%) Virtual Desktop
16 6 (1.23%) Squid
17 5 (1.03%) Firmware
17 5 (1.03%) VMware Server
18 4 (0.82%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 63 (12.96%) SCCM
2 49 (10.08%) Ansible
3 32 (6.58%) Microsoft Intune
4 31 (6.38%) vCenter Server
5 29 (5.97%) Puppet
6 27 (5.56%) SCOM
7 20 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (3.50%) AirWatch
8 17 (3.50%) Terraform
9 16 (3.29%) vRealize
10 11 (2.26%) vMotion
10 11 (2.26%) WSUS
11 9 (1.85%) Kubernetes
11 9 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
11 9 (1.85%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 8 (1.65%) Nagios
12 8 (1.65%) PowerCLI
13 7 (1.44%) Red Hat Satellite
14 6 (1.23%) Opsview
14 6 (1.23%) yum
Vendors
1 185 (38.07%) Microsoft
2 132 (27.16%) Citrix
3 87 (17.90%) Cisco
4 42 (8.64%) Dell
5 40 (8.23%) HP
6 35 (7.20%) NetApp
7 34 (7.00%) EMC
8 33 (6.79%) Red Hat
9 31 (6.38%) Oracle
10 19 (3.91%) Palo Alto
11 18 (3.70%) Nimble Storage
12 17 (3.50%) Juniper
13 16 (3.29%) IBM
14 15 (3.09%) Symantec
15 14 (2.88%) Veeam
16 13 (2.67%) CheckPoint
16 13 (2.67%) ServiceNow
17 12 (2.47%) F5
17 12 (2.47%) SolarWinds
17 12 (2.47%) Sybase