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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Engineer
Rank 186 207 201
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.074% 0.062% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.067% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £429 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.78% -4.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
-47.14% +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
5068 5991 5862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.20% 92.48% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3821 4322 4320
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 84 121
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

VMware Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) vSphere
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) CCNP
6 2 (25.00%) CCNA
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (25.00%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) Back Office
6 2 (25.00%) PDA
6 2 (25.00%) Celerra
6 2 (25.00%) Handset
6 2 (25.00%) CLARiiON
6 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) EMC
7 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (25.00%) Handset
1 2 (25.00%) CLARiiON
1 2 (25.00%) PDA
1 2 (25.00%) Celerra
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) VCP5
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam