Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 56 54
Rank change year-on-year -31 -2 -12
Contract jobs citing VMware 1,302 1,627 1,651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.81% 3.97% 3.71%
As % of the Vendors category 7.01% 9.24% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 1,076 1,185
London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £375 £400 £389
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.89% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 51 42
London median hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.97% +7.83% +36.90%
10th Percentile £15.50 £21.00 £15.80
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £49.78
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.88
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.71% +8.52%

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 18,567 17,608 18,018
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.10% 42.94% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,704 11,769 11,937
London median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £255
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 277 311
London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.88% +7.89% +8.26%
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.06 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +6.28%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018. 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 -34 221 £400 -5.88% 99
South London -37 81 £450 -3.23% 14
West London -52 58 £381 -22.98% 74
East London -5 24 £405 +20.00% 30
North London -4 9 £424 +20.90% 6
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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.

1 787 (60.45%) Windows
2 721 (55.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 514 (39.48%) Active Directory
4 423 (32.49%) Microsoft
5 417 (32.03%) Linux
6 398 (30.57%) Windows Server
7 295 (22.66%) Cisco
8 294 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 286 (21.97%) Citrix
10 257 (19.74%) Amazon AWS
11 256 (19.66%) Finance
12 241 (18.51%) PowerShell
13 229 (17.59%) Office 365
14 221 (16.97%) Windows Server 2008
15 213 (16.36%) VMware ESXi
16 206 (15.82%) vSphere
16 206 (15.82%) Microsoft Azure
17 204 (15.67%) Firewall
18 197 (15.13%) DNS
19 190 (14.59%) SAN
20 186 (14.29%) Hyper-V
21 181 (13.90%) ITIL
22 180 (13.82%) SCCM
23 178 (13.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 173 (13.29%) DevOps
25 170 (13.06%) HP
26 155 (11.90%) Data Centre
27 151 (11.60%) Security Cleared
28 146 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
29 144 (11.06%) Ansible

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
1 126 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 70 (5.38%) IIS
3 65 (4.99%) SharePoint
4 61 (4.69%) Tomcat
5 57 (4.38%) Apache
6 53 (4.07%) Elasticsearch
7 36 (2.76%) Skype for Business
8 35 (2.69%) nginx
9 33 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
10 32 (2.46%) OpenStack
11 27 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
12 23 (1.77%) Confluence
13 18 (1.38%) JBoss
14 10 (0.77%) Jetty
14 10 (0.77%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 7 (0.54%) Mule ESB
16 6 (0.46%) WildFly
17 5 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
17 5 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 98 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.077%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.077%) HipChat
6 1 (0.077%) Revit
Business Applications
1 16 (1.23%) RMDS
2 11 (0.84%) Temenos T24
3 10 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.31%) Eikon
6 3 (0.23%) Bankmaster
6 3 (0.23%) Magento
6 3 (0.23%) Relativity
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.077%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.077%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 257 (19.74%) Amazon AWS
2 229 (17.59%) Office 365
3 206 (15.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 52 (3.99%) IaaS
5 34 (2.61%) PaaS
6 26 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
8 18 (1.38%) Mimecast
9 15 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 11 (0.84%) SaaS
12 9 (0.69%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.69%) GitHub
13 8 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
13 8 (0.61%) OneDrive
14 7 (0.54%) OpenShift
15 6 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
16 5 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 204 (15.67%) Firewall
2 197 (15.13%) DNS
3 190 (14.59%) SAN
4 138 (10.60%) DHCP
5 130 (9.98%) WAN
6 126 (9.68%) LAN
7 122 (9.37%) TCP/IP
8 89 (6.84%) VPN
9 57 (4.38%) SSL
10 47 (3.61%) NAS
11 43 (3.30%) VoIP
12 36 (2.76%) Skype
13 34 (2.61%) HTTP
14 31 (2.38%) NetScaler
15 30 (2.30%) iSCSI
16 29 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
16 29 (2.23%) MPLS
17 28 (2.15%) Internet
18 27 (2.07%) Wireless
19 25 (1.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
3 45 (3.46%) MongoDB
3 45 (3.46%) MySQL
4 31 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 24 (1.84%) Big Data
6 20 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (1.15%) Relational Database
8 14 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
8 14 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (1.00%) Oracle Database
10 12 (0.92%) NoSQL
11 11 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
13 9 (0.69%) Redis
13 9 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
16 6 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 92 (7.07%) Jenkins
2 82 (6.30%) Git (software)
3 39 (3.00%) Maven
4 33 (2.53%) JIRA
5 24 (1.84%) Ant
6 20 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
7 19 (1.46%) Vagrant
8 18 (1.38%) JUnit
9 16 (1.23%) SonarQube
10 14 (1.08%) Subversion
11 12 (0.92%) DbUnit
11 12 (0.92%) jMock
11 12 (0.92%) Mockito
11 12 (0.92%) TeamCity
12 11 (0.84%) Gerrit
12 11 (0.84%) Hudson
13 9 (0.69%) Artifactory
13 9 (0.69%) Bitbucket
13 9 (0.69%) MSI
14 8 (0.61%) CruiseControl
General
1 256 (19.66%) Finance
2 96 (7.37%) Banking
3 41 (3.15%) Telecoms
4 31 (2.38%) Retail
5 26 (2.00%) Legal
6 23 (1.77%) Publishing
7 18 (1.38%) Law
8 17 (1.31%) Advertising
9 16 (1.23%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.00%) Back Office
11 9 (0.69%) French Language
12 7 (0.54%) Marketing
13 6 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.46%) Games
13 6 (0.46%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.38%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.23%) Front Office
15 3 (0.23%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.15%) International Banking
16 2 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 194 (14.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 140 (10.75%) Analyst
3 120 (9.22%) Architect
4 109 (8.37%) DevOps Engineer
5 89 (6.84%) Windows Engineer
6 78 (5.99%) VMware Engineer
7 75 (5.76%) Administrator
8 74 (5.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 70 (5.38%) Linux Engineer
10 68 (5.22%) Consultant
11 65 (4.99%) Support Engineer
12 54 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
13 53 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support
14 48 (3.69%) Support Analyst
15 47 (3.61%) Desktop Support
16 43 (3.30%) Security Engineer
17 42 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
18 41 (3.15%) Infrastructure Manager
19 39 (3.00%) AWS Engineer
20 35 (2.69%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (4.61%) Web Services
2 41 (3.15%) LDAP
3 36 (2.76%) Elastic Stack
4 26 (2.00%) .NET
5 23 (1.77%) REST
6 19 (1.46%) J2EE
6 19 (1.46%) LEMP Stack
7 17 (1.31%) XML
8 15 (1.15%) LAMP
8 15 (1.15%) SOAP
9 14 (1.08%) LAPP Stack
10 13 (1.00%) Apache Camel
10 13 (1.00%) RabbitMQ
10 13 (1.00%) RESTful
11 12 (0.92%) Middleware
11 12 (0.92%) PowerMock
12 11 (0.84%) Spring
13 10 (0.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 10 (0.77%) MCollective
13 10 (0.77%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 155 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 64 (4.92%) Clustering
3 57 (4.38%) Replication
4 47 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 46 (3.53%) PKI
6 25 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 23 (1.77%) Private Cloud
8 21 (1.61%) Blackberry
9 17 (1.31%) Public Cloud
10 16 (1.23%) EMC VNX
10 16 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
11 15 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
12 13 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.00%) iPhone
13 9 (0.69%) SWIFT
14 8 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (0.54%) Cloud Native
15 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 787 (60.45%) Windows
2 417 (32.03%) Linux
3 398 (30.57%) Windows Server
4 294 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 221 (16.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 178 (13.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 129 (9.91%) Windows 7
8 123 (9.45%) Windows 10
9 98 (7.53%) CentOS
10 86 (6.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 81 (6.22%) Unix
12 53 (4.07%) Ubuntu
13 22 (1.69%) Solaris
14 16 (1.23%) Windows 8
15 15 (1.15%) AIX
16 13 (1.00%) Windows 2000
17 11 (0.84%) Apple iOS
18 10 (0.77%) Data ONTAP
19 9 (0.69%) Debian
19 9 (0.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (13.90%) ITIL
2 173 (13.29%) DevOps
3 146 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (10.98%) Migration
5 106 (8.14%) Configuration Management
6 73 (5.61%) Open Source
7 71 (5.45%) Scrum
8 66 (5.07%) Change Management
9 65 (4.99%) Disaster Recovery
10 64 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
11 59 (4.53%) High Availability
12 57 (4.38%) Information Security
13 56 (4.30%) Continuous Delivery
14 51 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
15 50 (3.84%) Patch Management
16 46 (3.53%) SIEM
17 44 (3.38%) Incident Management
18 43 (3.30%) Kalman Filter
18 43 (3.30%) Project Management
19 41 (3.15%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 241 (18.51%) PowerShell
2 143 (10.98%) SQL
3 123 (9.45%) Python
4 99 (7.60%) Bash Shell
5 94 (7.22%) Java
6 46 (3.53%) Perl
7 39 (3.00%) C
7 39 (3.00%) Ruby
8 37 (2.84%) VBScript
9 36 (2.76%) Shell Script
10 23 (1.77%) JavaScript
11 17 (1.31%) PHP
12 16 (1.23%) T-SQL
13 15 (1.15%) C#
14 14 (1.08%) C++
15 13 (1.00%) Groovy
16 12 (0.92%) Go
17 8 (0.61%) Jython
18 6 (0.46%) VB
19 3 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 151 (11.60%) Security Cleared
2 111 (8.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 108 (8.29%) SC Cleared
4 83 (6.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 71 (5.45%) MCSE
6 64 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (2.84%) Degree
8 36 (2.76%) CCNP
8 36 (2.76%) DV Cleared
9 31 (2.38%) CCNA
10 28 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
10 28 (2.15%) MCSA
11 26 (2.00%) MCP
12 23 (1.77%) MCITP
13 18 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
14 15 (1.15%) RHCE
15 12 (0.92%) VCP6
16 11 (0.84%) CISSP
16 11 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
17 9 (0.69%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.30%) SLA
2 22 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.38%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.15%) GDPR
5 13 (1.00%) RMADS
6 8 (0.61%) PMO
6 8 (0.61%) QA
7 6 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.23%) GCP
8 3 (0.23%) GMP
9 2 (0.15%) AS 2805
9 2 (0.15%) COBIT
9 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.15%) Government Security Classifications
9 2 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.15%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.15%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.077%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.077%) PMBOK
System Software
1 721 (55.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 514 (39.48%) Active Directory
3 213 (16.36%) VMware ESXi
4 206 (15.82%) vSphere
5 186 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 105 (8.06%) XenApp
7 73 (5.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 71 (5.45%) Docker
9 58 (4.45%) Virtual Machines
10 57 (4.38%) XenDesktop
11 53 (4.07%) VMware NSX
12 51 (3.92%) vCloud
13 31 (2.38%) BitLocker
14 25 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
15 24 (1.84%) KVM
15 24 (1.84%) NFS
16 20 (1.54%) Samba
16 20 (1.54%) Xen
17 19 (1.46%) Virtual Desktop
18 16 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 180 (13.82%) SCCM
2 144 (11.06%) Ansible
3 134 (10.29%) Puppet
4 90 (6.91%) Opscode Chef
5 60 (4.61%) vCenter Server
6 49 (3.76%) Terraform
7 44 (3.38%) SCOM
8 37 (2.84%) vRealize
9 35 (2.69%) WSUS
10 34 (2.61%) Kubernetes
11 32 (2.46%) Nagios
12 31 (2.38%) ZABBIX
13 26 (2.00%) Salt
13 26 (2.00%) WMI
14 23 (1.77%) PowerCLI
15 19 (1.46%) Backup Exec
15 19 (1.46%) NetBackup
16 18 (1.38%) Nessus
17 16 (1.23%) BladeLogic
17 16 (1.23%) logstash
Vendors
1 423 (32.49%) Microsoft
2 295 (22.66%) Cisco
3 286 (21.97%) Citrix
4 170 (13.06%) HP
5 129 (9.91%) Red Hat
6 105 (8.06%) NetApp
7 88 (6.76%) Dell
8 70 (5.38%) EMC
9 58 (4.45%) IBM
9 58 (4.45%) Juniper
10 55 (4.22%) F5
10 55 (4.22%) SolarWinds
11 52 (3.99%) Oracle
12 50 (3.84%) Splunk
13 49 (3.76%) CheckPoint
14 47 (3.61%) Bloomberg
15 46 (3.53%) Veeam
16 45 (3.46%) Ivanti
17 35 (2.69%) 3PAR
18 34 (2.61%) Palo Alto