The table below looks at the statistics for the VMware Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Engineer
Rank 146 183 190
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +7
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 4 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 11
Average daily rate £410 £406 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £490 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £12.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -32.43%
VMware Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3003 4864 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.42% 94.98% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2367 3726 4072
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 82 91
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

VMware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

VMware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VMware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Engineer across the City of London region.

VMware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VMware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Engineer across the City of London region.

VMware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VMware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited VMware Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with VMware Engineer in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (72.22%) Windows
3 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (38.89%) Citrix
5 7 (38.89%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (27.78%) NAS
7 5 (27.78%) SCCM
7 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
8 4 (22.22%) vSphere
8 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
8 4 (22.22%) SAN
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
9 3 (16.67%) IIS
9 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
9 3 (16.67%) AppSense
9 3 (16.67%) Banking
9 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
10 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
10 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (11.11%) Clustering
10 2 (11.11%) Korn
10 2 (11.11%) XenApp

VMware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited VMware Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with VMware Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) NAS
2 4 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) CentOS
7 1 (5.56%) Solaris
7 1 (5.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.56%) DevOps
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (5.56%) Server Building
2 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.11%) Korn
2 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) VB
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 4 (22.22%) vSphere
4 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (11.11%) XenApp
6 1 (5.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) vMotion
2 1 (5.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) AppSense
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) CA
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp