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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 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 105 115 101
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 981 650 452
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.48% 2.35% 2.57%
As % of the Vendors category 6.44% 6.06% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 448 316
10th Percentile £325 £300 £213
25th Percentile £413 £400 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £425
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -5.56%
75th Percentile £625 £550 £500
90th Percentile £688 £630 £588
England median daily rate £483 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +10.92% +2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 6
10th Percentile £22.95 £35.73 £46.79
25th Percentile £40.12 £42.95 -
Median hourly rate £47.34 £48.00 £47.83
Median % change year-on-year -1.38% +0.36% +50.62%
75th Percentile £57.24 £57.25 -
90th Percentile £72.90 £76.60 £48.92
England median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +36.36% +38.95%

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 15,236 10,724 6,777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.46% 38.74% 38.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,932 7,203 4,659
10th Percentile £359 £340 £288
25th Percentile £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £551 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.90% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £685 £638 £610
90th Percentile £775 £713 £713
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 106 81
10th Percentile £16.15 £13.38 £12.63
25th Percentile £23.91 £16.25 £18.70
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.68 £26.50
Median % change year-on-year +41.84% -6.89% +26.19%
75th Percentile £49.25 £44.94 £43.70
90th Percentile £70.00 £65.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +10.26% +2.63% +2.70%

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 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -10 111 £525 +16.67% 52
West London +2 24 £388 -22.50% 15
South London -6 21 £330 -30.53% 10
East London -12 8 £338 -10.00% 17
North London +1 4 £700 +166.67% 2
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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.

1 604 (61.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 514 (52.40%) Windows
3 381 (38.84%) Azure
4 372 (37.92%) Microsoft
5 346 (35.27%) Active Directory
6 335 (34.15%) Linux
7 293 (29.87%) Windows Server
8 270 (27.52%) Finance
9 218 (22.22%) PowerShell
10 209 (21.30%) Firewall
11 206 (21.00%) Microsoft 365
12 203 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 202 (20.59%) Citrix
14 199 (20.29%) Cisco
14 199 (20.29%) AWS
15 194 (19.78%) Migration
16 190 (19.37%) Data Centre
17 185 (18.86%) Social Skills
18 179 (18.25%) DNS
19 167 (17.02%) vSphere
20 158 (16.11%) SQL
21 151 (15.39%) DevOps
22 146 (14.88%) ITIL
23 145 (14.78%) Ansible
24 144 (14.68%) Red Hat
25 136 (13.86%) VMware ESXi
26 131 (13.35%) Security Cleared
27 127 (12.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 126 (12.84%) SCCM
29 125 (12.74%) Kubernetes

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 55 (5.61%) MS Exchange
2 54 (5.50%) SharePoint
3 50 (5.10%) OpenStack
4 43 (4.38%) IIS
5 31 (3.16%) WebSphere
6 24 (2.45%) nginx
7 21 (2.14%) Confluence
8 12 (1.22%) Traefik
9 11 (1.12%) Apache
9 11 (1.12%) Mule
10 10 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (1.02%) Drupal
11 8 (0.82%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.41%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.41%) WordPress
14 3 (0.31%) Skype for Business
15 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.33%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.41%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.92%) Markit EDM
1 9 (0.92%) thinkFolio
2 5 (0.51%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
2 5 (0.51%) RMDS
3 2 (0.20%) Eikon
4 1 (0.10%) assyst
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Maximo
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 381 (38.84%) Azure
2 206 (21.00%) Microsoft 365
3 199 (20.29%) AWS
4 87 (8.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 80 (8.15%) SaaS
6 76 (7.75%) GCP
7 74 (7.54%) PaaS
8 70 (7.14%) IaaS
9 34 (3.47%) OpenShift
10 33 (3.36%) GitHub
11 27 (2.75%) Nutanix
12 24 (2.45%) Mimecast
13 22 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
14 21 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
14 21 (2.14%) Azure DevOps
15 18 (1.83%) Amazon S3
15 18 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
15 18 (1.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 17 (1.73%) Anthos
17 16 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 209 (21.30%) Firewall
2 179 (18.25%) DNS
3 102 (10.40%) DHCP
4 89 (9.07%) SAN
5 79 (8.05%) TCP/IP
6 77 (7.85%) VPN
7 73 (7.44%) WAN
8 62 (6.32%) LAN
9 40 (4.08%) VSAN
10 37 (3.77%) Wireless
11 34 (3.47%) SSL
12 33 (3.36%) Network Security
13 29 (2.96%) Internet
13 29 (2.96%) IPsec
14 27 (2.75%) NAS
14 27 (2.75%) VLAN
15 21 (2.14%) VoIP
16 19 (1.94%) MPLS
16 19 (1.94%) Software-Defined Networking
17 16 (1.63%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.36%) MySQL
3 32 (3.26%) DB2
4 24 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (1.53%) MongoDB
6 12 (1.22%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (1.02%) Couchbase
8 10 (1.02%) Hadoop
9 9 (0.92%) MariaDB
9 9 (0.92%) Power BI
10 8 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.61%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.61%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 54 (5.50%) Jenkins
2 39 (3.98%) GitLab
3 35 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 29 (2.96%) JIRA
5 16 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 12 (1.22%) Artifactory
7 12 (1.22%) TeamCity
8 11 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (1.02%) Subversion
10 6 (0.61%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.51%) Serena SBM
11 5 (0.51%) Visual Studio Code
12 4 (0.41%) SonarQube
13 3 (0.31%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.31%) RSpec
14 2 (0.20%) IntelliJ
14 2 (0.20%) Maven
14 2 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (0.20%) PyCharm
General
1 270 (27.52%) Finance
2 185 (18.86%) Social Skills
3 67 (6.83%) Banking
4 51 (5.20%) Public Sector
5 45 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (4.18%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.65%) Presentation Skills
8 22 (2.24%) Games
8 22 (2.24%) Influencing Skills
9 19 (1.94%) Organisational Skills
10 14 (1.43%) Legal
11 12 (1.22%) Financial Institution
11 12 (1.22%) Retail
12 10 (1.02%) Documentation Skills
13 9 (0.92%) Law
14 7 (0.71%) Advertising
15 6 (0.61%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.61%) Marketing
16 5 (0.51%) Electronics
17 4 (0.41%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 171 (17.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 157 (16.00%) Architect
3 89 (9.07%) Infrastructure Architect
4 81 (8.26%) VMware Engineer
5 64 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 63 (6.42%) Analyst
7 59 (6.01%) Support Engineer
8 53 (5.40%) Consultant
9 49 (4.99%) Security Engineer
10 44 (4.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 42 (4.28%) Network Engineer
12 41 (4.18%) Cloud Engineer
13 40 (4.08%) Project Manager
14 32 (3.26%) IT Engineer
15 29 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
16 28 (2.85%) Azure Engineer
16 28 (2.85%) Windows Engineer
17 27 (2.75%) Cloud Architect
17 27 (2.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 25 (2.55%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.75%) OAuth
2 20 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
3 18 (1.83%) Middleware
4 17 (1.73%) OAuth2
5 16 (1.63%) RESTful
6 15 (1.53%) .NET
7 14 (1.43%) Kafka
8 13 (1.33%) cloud-init
9 12 (1.22%) REST
10 11 (1.12%) LDAP
11 10 (1.02%) gRPC
11 10 (1.02%) JWT
11 10 (1.02%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (1.02%) YAML
12 9 (0.92%) JSON
12 9 (0.92%) Web Services
13 8 (0.82%) Elastic Stack
13 8 (0.82%) libvirt
14 7 (0.71%) XML
15 6 (0.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 190 (19.37%) Data Centre
2 76 (7.75%) Private Cloud
3 73 (7.44%) Clustering
4 67 (6.83%) PKI
5 53 (5.40%) Replication
6 45 (4.59%) Public Cloud
7 40 (4.08%) Management Information System
8 38 (3.87%) Hybrid Cloud
9 19 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
10 16 (1.63%) NHS
11 15 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
11 15 (1.53%) User Experience
12 14 (1.43%) CMDB
13 12 (1.22%) Cloud Native
14 11 (1.12%) Client/Server
14 11 (1.12%) Fat Client
14 11 (1.12%) Smartphone
14 11 (1.12%) Thin Client
15 10 (1.02%) Legacy Applications
16 9 (0.92%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 514 (52.40%) Windows
2 335 (34.15%) Linux
3 293 (29.87%) Windows Server
4 127 (12.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 97 (9.89%) Windows 10
6 96 (9.79%) Unix
7 64 (6.52%) Windows Server 2016
8 56 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 48 (4.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (3.77%) CentOS
11 35 (3.57%) Windows Server 2019
12 18 (1.83%) HPUX
12 18 (1.83%) Windows 7
13 17 (1.73%) Solaris
14 15 (1.53%) VMS
15 13 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
16 11 (1.12%) Android
16 11 (1.12%) Debian
16 11 (1.12%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.82%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 194 (19.78%) Migration
3 151 (15.39%) DevOps
4 146 (14.88%) ITIL
5 114 (11.62%) Agile
6 93 (9.48%) Project Management
7 82 (8.36%) Project Delivery
8 79 (8.05%) CI/CD
9 77 (7.85%) Change Management
10 74 (7.54%) Cybersecurity
11 70 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
12 62 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
13 61 (6.22%) Configuration Management
14 57 (5.81%) Load Balancing
15 55 (5.61%) Service Management
16 53 (5.40%) Infrastructure as Code
17 51 (5.20%) Microservices
18 49 (4.99%) Mobile Device Management
19 46 (4.69%) Information Security
20 43 (4.38%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 218 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 158 (16.11%) SQL
3 120 (12.23%) Python
4 57 (5.81%) Bash
5 43 (4.38%) Java
6 38 (3.87%) Go
7 24 (2.45%) Perl
7 24 (2.45%) Ruby
8 21 (2.14%) JavaScript
9 20 (2.04%) C
10 19 (1.94%) T-SQL
11 13 (1.33%) C#
12 11 (1.12%) VBScript
13 9 (0.92%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.82%) PHP
15 6 (0.61%) Scala
15 6 (0.61%) VB
16 4 (0.41%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.31%) C++
17 3 (0.31%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 131 (13.35%) Security Cleared
2 116 (11.82%) SC Cleared
3 54 (5.50%) DV Cleared
4 51 (5.20%) Degree
5 34 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 24 (2.45%) TOGAF Certification
9 17 (1.73%) CCNA
9 17 (1.73%) CCNP
10 16 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (1.43%) MCSA
11 14 (1.43%) MCSE
12 13 (1.33%) Master's Degree
12 13 (1.33%) RHCA
13 11 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
13 11 (1.12%) RHCE
14 9 (0.92%) CCIE
14 9 (0.92%) MCITP
15 6 (0.61%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.77%) SLA
2 28 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.63%) NCSC
4 15 (1.53%) GDPR
5 12 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 8 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (0.82%) QA
7 7 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.51%) COBIT
9 4 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (0.41%) GRC
9 4 (0.41%) ISO 22301
9 4 (0.41%) NIST
9 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.10%) DICOM
10 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.10%) HL7
10 1 (0.10%) OASIS TOSCA
10 1 (0.10%) PMO
System Software
1 604 (61.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 346 (35.27%) Active Directory
3 167 (17.02%) vSphere
4 136 (13.86%) VMware ESXi
5 108 (11.01%) Docker
6 75 (7.65%) Hyper-V
7 74 (7.54%) VMware NSX
8 63 (6.42%) Virtual Machines
9 60 (6.12%) XenApp
10 46 (4.69%) XenDesktop
11 40 (4.08%) vCloud
12 21 (2.14%) Firmware
12 21 (2.14%) VMware Workstation
13 20 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
14 18 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
15 16 (1.63%) Ceph
16 14 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
16 14 (1.43%) NFS
17 13 (1.33%) KVM
18 9 (0.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 145 (14.78%) Ansible
2 126 (12.84%) SCCM
3 125 (12.74%) Kubernetes
4 118 (12.03%) Terraform
5 73 (7.44%) Puppet
6 65 (6.63%) vCenter Server
7 58 (5.91%) Microsoft Intune
8 52 (5.30%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 46 (4.69%) vRealize
10 44 (4.49%) Microsoft Clustering
11 40 (4.08%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 37 (3.77%) Single Sign-On
13 36 (3.67%) Prometheus
14 32 (3.26%) Packer
15 31 (3.16%) SCOM
16 29 (2.96%) ZABBIX
17 26 (2.65%) Consul
18 22 (2.24%) HAProxy
19 21 (2.14%) Grafana
19 21 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 372 (37.92%) Microsoft
2 202 (20.59%) Citrix
3 199 (20.29%) Cisco
4 144 (14.68%) Red Hat
5 114 (11.62%) Oracle
6 75 (7.65%) IBM
7 72 (7.34%) Dell
8 71 (7.24%) HP
9 69 (7.03%) NetApp
10 52 (5.30%) ServiceNow
11 44 (4.49%) CheckPoint
12 42 (4.28%) Splunk
13 40 (4.08%) Google
14 37 (3.77%) F5
14 37 (3.77%) SolarWinds
15 33 (3.36%) Veeam
16 31 (3.16%) CA
16 31 (3.16%) Juniper
17 30 (3.06%) EMC
18 29 (2.96%) Palo Alto