Period
to 28 February 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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 95 83 91
Rank change year-on-year -12 +8 -34
Contract jobs citing VMware 746 1,339 1,318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.66% 3.05% 2.80%
As % of the Vendors category 6.67% 7.60% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 920 916
London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £211 £207 £213
90th Percentile £604 £600 £588
England median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 39 31
London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.51 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.42% -7.97% +15.38%
10th Percentile £17.98 £15.92 £15.50
90th Percentile £49.13 £47.17 £47.83
England median hourly rate £33.00 £34.51 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.38% +43.79% -4.00%

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 11,184 17,620 18,819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.87% 40.18% 39.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,544 11,833 12,851
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £260 £293 £263
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 297 332
London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -6.98% +2.31%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.52 £54.88
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in London over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware in London

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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 28 February 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 -4 159 £410 -2.38% 98
South London -8 41 £488 -7.14% 13
East London +64 29 £345 -13.75% 33
West London 0 29 £400 -20.00% 63
North London +11 4 £265 -4.07% 6
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 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.

1 464 (62.20%) Windows
2 409 (54.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 291 (39.01%) Active Directory
4 287 (38.47%) Microsoft
5 255 (34.18%) Windows Server
6 201 (26.94%) Azure
7 194 (26.01%) Office 365
8 177 (23.73%) PowerShell
8 177 (23.73%) Citrix
9 172 (23.06%) Linux
10 159 (21.31%) Cisco
11 156 (20.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 153 (20.51%) Finance
13 130 (17.43%) Migration
14 123 (16.49%) vSphere
14 123 (16.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 120 (16.09%) AWS
16 118 (15.82%) Firewall
17 116 (15.55%) Windows 10
18 112 (15.01%) Data Centre
19 110 (14.75%) DNS
20 109 (14.61%) VMware ESXi
21 105 (14.08%) SAN
22 102 (13.67%) SCCM
23 96 (12.87%) ITIL
24 95 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
24 95 (12.73%) Hyper-V
25 88 (11.80%) SQL
26 87 (11.66%) DHCP
27 83 (11.13%) SQL Server

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 76 (10.19%) MS Exchange
2 55 (7.37%) SharePoint
3 27 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (3.22%) Skype for Business
5 19 (2.55%) IIS
6 13 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.34%) Mattermost
8 9 (1.21%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.07%) Confluence
9 8 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.94%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.54%) Apache
11 4 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.40%) Anypoint
12 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.27%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.27%) Documentum
13 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.13%) Commerce Server
14 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 50 (6.70%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.13%) Houdini
5 1 (0.13%) Maya
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.13%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 201 (26.94%) Azure
2 194 (26.01%) Office 365
3 120 (16.09%) AWS
4 45 (6.03%) IaaS
5 29 (3.89%) PaaS
6 26 (3.49%) Azure Active Directory
7 24 (3.22%) GCP
8 23 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
9 20 (2.68%) SaaS
10 18 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
10 18 (2.41%) Mimecast
11 12 (1.61%) GitHub
12 11 (1.47%) OneDrive
13 10 (1.34%) G Suite
14 8 (1.07%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 6 (0.80%) Power Platform
16 3 (0.40%) OpenShift
17 2 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 2 (0.27%) Serverless
17 2 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 118 (15.82%) Firewall
2 110 (14.75%) DNS
3 105 (14.08%) SAN
4 87 (11.66%) DHCP
5 78 (10.46%) WAN
6 72 (9.65%) LAN
7 66 (8.85%) VPN
8 45 (6.03%) TCP/IP
9 39 (5.23%) NetScaler
10 34 (4.56%) Network Security
11 30 (4.02%) VoIP
12 22 (2.95%) NAS
12 22 (2.95%) VLAN
13 21 (2.82%) MPLS
14 20 (2.68%) Wireless
15 18 (2.41%) iSCSI
15 18 (2.41%) VSAN
16 17 (2.28%) Skype
16 17 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
17 16 (2.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (11.13%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.35%) MySQL
3 22 (2.95%) Amazon RDS
4 19 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (1.34%) SQL Server 2016
7 9 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.80%) Big Data
9 6 (0.80%) Power BI
9 6 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.54%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.40%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (5.36%) Jenkins
2 39 (5.23%) Git (software)
3 16 (2.14%) GitLab
4 15 (2.01%) SonarQube
5 12 (1.61%) JIRA
6 11 (1.47%) DbUnit
6 11 (1.47%) jMock
6 11 (1.47%) JUnit
6 11 (1.47%) Maven
6 11 (1.47%) Mockito
7 10 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.94%) MSI
8 7 (0.94%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.54%) InstallShield
10 4 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.54%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.54%) WinDbg
11 2 (0.27%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.27%) CircleCI
General
1 153 (20.51%) Finance
2 49 (6.57%) Banking
3 23 (3.08%) Public Sector
4 19 (2.55%) Law
5 15 (2.01%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.34%) Retail
8 7 (0.94%) Back Office
8 7 (0.94%) Legal
8 7 (0.94%) Local Government
9 6 (0.80%) Advertising
9 6 (0.80%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.54%) Publishing
11 3 (0.40%) Games
12 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.27%) Police
12 2 (0.27%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.13%) French Language
13 1 (0.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 126 (16.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 82 (10.99%) Architect
3 61 (8.18%) VMware Engineer
4 60 (8.04%) Support Engineer
5 47 (6.30%) Analyst
6 42 (5.63%) Consultant
6 42 (5.63%) Network Engineer
7 34 (4.56%) Developer
8 33 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support
9 31 (4.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 29 (3.89%) Citrix Engineer
10 29 (3.89%) Windows Engineer
11 27 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support
11 27 (3.62%) Cloud Engineer
11 27 (3.62%) Infrastructure Support
11 27 (3.62%) Server Engineer
12 26 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
13 24 (3.22%) Support Analyst
14 23 (3.08%) Administrator
14 23 (3.08%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.68%) Web Services
2 17 (2.28%) .NET
3 16 (2.14%) Elastic Stack
4 15 (2.01%) Node.js
5 14 (1.88%) SOAP
6 13 (1.74%) Apache Cordova
6 13 (1.74%) Flutter
6 13 (1.74%) J2EE
6 13 (1.74%) RESTful
6 13 (1.74%) SAPUI5
7 11 (1.47%) Apache Camel
7 11 (1.47%) PowerMock
8 10 (1.34%) LDAP
8 10 (1.34%) Spring
9 9 (1.21%) Spring Boot
10 8 (1.07%) 802.1X
11 7 (0.94%) JSON
12 6 (0.80%) REST
12 6 (0.80%) SAML
13 4 (0.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 112 (15.01%) Data Centre
2 46 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (3.62%) Public Cloud
4 20 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.55%) Mobile App
6 18 (2.41%) Replication
7 16 (2.14%) Hedge funds
8 15 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (1.61%) CMDB
10 12 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
11 11 (1.47%) iPad
11 11 (1.47%) iPhone
11 11 (1.47%) User Experience
12 10 (1.34%) Clustering
13 9 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (1.07%) Blackberry
14 8 (1.07%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 464 (62.20%) Windows
2 255 (34.18%) Windows Server
3 172 (23.06%) Linux
4 123 (16.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 116 (15.55%) Windows 10
6 95 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 70 (9.38%) Windows 7
8 46 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 39 (5.23%) Android
10 30 (4.02%) Unix
11 27 (3.62%) CentOS
11 27 (3.62%) Ubuntu
12 17 (2.28%) Apple iOS
12 17 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (2.01%) Mac OS
14 11 (1.47%) Solaris
15 9 (1.21%) VMS
16 7 (0.94%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.67%) SUSE
18 3 (0.40%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (20.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 130 (17.43%) Migration
3 96 (12.87%) ITIL
4 75 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (8.58%) DevOps
6 60 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
7 44 (5.90%) Configuration Management
8 39 (5.23%) High Availability
9 38 (5.09%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (3.89%) Change Management
10 29 (3.89%) Kanban
10 29 (3.89%) SIEM
11 27 (3.62%) Project Management
12 26 (3.49%) Server Management
12 26 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (3.35%) Business Continuity
13 25 (3.35%) Virtual Environments
14 23 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
14 23 (3.08%) ITIL V3
14 23 (3.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 177 (23.73%) PowerShell
2 88 (11.80%) SQL
3 67 (8.98%) Python
4 36 (4.83%) Bash Shell
5 31 (4.16%) Java
6 23 (3.08%) VBScript
7 17 (2.28%) Shell Script
8 14 (1.88%) C
8 14 (1.88%) C++
9 13 (1.74%) Apple Swift
9 13 (1.74%) Dart
9 13 (1.74%) Perl
10 12 (1.61%) Objective-C
11 11 (1.47%) C#
12 10 (1.34%) VB
13 9 (1.21%) Go
13 9 (1.21%) Ruby
14 6 (0.80%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.54%) Groovy
15 4 (0.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 81 (10.86%) Security Cleared
2 74 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 66 (8.85%) SC Cleared
4 62 (8.31%) MCSE
5 56 (7.51%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (5.50%) Degree
6 41 (5.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 39 (5.23%) CCNA
8 34 (4.56%) Citrix Certification
9 27 (3.62%) DV Cleared
10 21 (2.82%) MCSA
11 17 (2.28%) CCA
11 17 (2.28%) CCNP
12 16 (2.14%) CCIE
13 14 (1.88%) Network+ Certification
14 12 (1.61%) CCENT
15 9 (1.21%) MCP
16 7 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
17 6 (0.80%) CISSP
18 5 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.22%) SLA
2 10 (1.34%) NIST
3 5 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.40%) GDPR
5 3 (0.40%) NCSC
5 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.27%) QA
7 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.13%) PMO
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 409 (54.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 291 (39.01%) Active Directory
3 123 (16.49%) vSphere
4 109 (14.61%) VMware ESXi
5 95 (12.73%) Hyper-V
6 74 (9.92%) XenApp
7 62 (8.31%) XenDesktop
8 60 (8.04%) VMware NSX
9 42 (5.63%) Docker
10 41 (5.50%) Virtual Machines
11 21 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
12 14 (1.88%) NFS
13 12 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
14 11 (1.47%) KVM
14 11 (1.47%) VMware Server
15 10 (1.34%) VMware Workstation
16 9 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
16 9 (1.21%) VMFS
16 9 (1.21%) Xen
17 7 (0.94%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 102 (13.67%) SCCM
2 79 (10.59%) Ansible
3 53 (7.10%) Puppet
4 51 (6.84%) vCenter Server
5 35 (4.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 35 (4.69%) vRealize
6 28 (3.75%) AirWatch
7 26 (3.49%) SCOM
8 25 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (3.35%) Terraform
9 24 (3.22%) WSUS
10 18 (2.41%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 16 (2.14%) Kubernetes
12 15 (2.01%) Backup Exec
13 14 (1.88%) Single Sign-On
14 12 (1.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 12 (1.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 11 (1.47%) vMotion
16 9 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
16 9 (1.21%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 287 (38.47%) Microsoft
2 177 (23.73%) Citrix
3 159 (21.31%) Cisco
4 67 (8.98%) Dell
5 60 (8.04%) EMC
6 58 (7.77%) NetApp
7 56 (7.51%) HP
8 30 (4.02%) Red Hat
9 27 (3.62%) Oracle
10 26 (3.49%) Ivanti
11 25 (3.35%) ServiceNow
12 24 (3.22%) Palo Alto
13 23 (3.08%) McAfee
14 20 (2.68%) Symantec
15 19 (2.55%) F5
15 19 (2.55%) SAP
16 18 (2.41%) Google
16 18 (2.41%) Juniper
16 18 (2.41%) Veeam
17 17 (2.28%) SolarWinds