The table below looks at the statistics for the VMware Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Engineer
Rank 427 409 438
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +29
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 203 193 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.38% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.40% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 141 117
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £319
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +88.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £35.10 £19.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £40.00 £91.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +88.23%
VMware Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48697 48044 46983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32114 29627 29164
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1932 1948
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

VMware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

VMware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

VMware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

VMware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

VMware Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

VMware Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

VMware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

VMware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

VMware Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

VMware Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

VMware Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -36 78 £390 +7.58% 14
South East +9 65 £306 -9.92% 6
South West +15 17 £325 -13.33% 3
East of England +11 14 £328 +19.09% 2
Yorkshire +3 12 £363 +31.81% 7
North West -1 8 £368 +67.04% 3
East Midlands +4 4 £338 +141.07% 3
North East - 4 £330 -
West Midlands -14 2 £400 +14.28% 4
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UK

VMware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 332 (100.00%) VMware
2 219 (65.96%) Windows
3 194 (58.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 156 (46.99%) Windows Server
5 151 (45.48%) Active Directory
6 109 (32.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 94 (28.31%) Linux
8 87 (26.20%) vSphere
9 84 (25.30%) Microsoft
10 81 (24.40%) SAN
11 79 (23.80%) Windows Server 2008
12 78 (23.49%) Cisco
13 66 (19.88%) DNS
13 66 (19.88%) Data Centre
14 63 (18.98%) Citrix
15 56 (16.87%) MS Exchange
16 55 (16.57%) Finance
16 55 (16.57%) PowerShell
17 52 (15.66%) NetApp
18 50 (15.06%) Migration
19 48 (14.46%) SQL
20 43 (12.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 42 (12.65%) HP
22 41 (12.35%) Windows Server 2003
22 41 (12.35%) Security Cleared
22 41 (12.35%) Hyper-V
23 40 (12.05%) VMware ESXi
23 40 (12.05%) DHCP
24 39 (11.75%) ITIL
24 39 (11.75%) Firewall

VMware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 56 (16.87%) MS Exchange
2 27 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (7.23%) OpenStack
4 22 (6.63%) SharePoint
5 21 (6.33%) Apache
6 17 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (5.12%) Tomcat
7 13 (3.92%) JBoss
7 13 (3.92%) nginx
7 13 (3.92%) Skype for Business
8 12 (3.61%) IIS
8 12 (3.61%) WebLogic
9 11 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.51%) WordPress
11 3 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.30%) Confluence
12 1 (0.30%) Node.js
12 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.41%) MS Office
3 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.60%) MS Project
5 1 (0.30%) HipChat
5 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.04%) Office 365
2 27 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.51%) IaaS
5 3 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.60%) PaaS
6 2 (0.60%) SaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.30%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 81 (24.40%) SAN
2 66 (19.88%) DNS
3 40 (12.05%) DHCP
4 39 (11.75%) Firewall
5 28 (8.43%) LAN
5 28 (8.43%) WAN
6 25 (7.53%) NAS
7 19 (5.72%) LDAP
8 17 (5.12%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (4.82%) SMTP
10 15 (4.52%) SSL
10 15 (4.52%) TCP/IP
11 13 (3.92%) HTTP
11 13 (3.92%) NetScaler
11 13 (3.92%) VLAN
12 12 (3.61%) VPN
13 8 (2.41%) Ethernet
13 8 (2.41%) Internet
14 7 (2.11%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (2.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.94%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.72%) MySQL
3 8 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.60%) Informix
6 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.30%) Big Data
7 1 (0.30%) DTS
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.51%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.51%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.90%) Subversion
3 2 (0.60%) JIRA
4 1 (0.30%) git-flow
4 1 (0.30%) Maven
4 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (16.57%) Finance
2 22 (6.63%) Banking
3 15 (4.52%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.11%) Legal
4 7 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.81%) Advertising
5 6 (1.81%) Electronics
5 6 (1.81%) Games
5 6 (1.81%) Local Government
5 6 (1.81%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.81%) Marketing
6 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.60%) Front Office
6 2 (0.60%) Retail
7 1 (0.30%) Law
7 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.82%) Web Services
2 15 (4.52%) LAMP
3 12 (3.61%) LEMP Stack
3 12 (3.61%) MCollective
4 10 (3.01%) .NET
5 8 (2.41%) HTML
6 5 (1.51%) Middleware
6 5 (1.51%) WPF
7 2 (0.60%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.30%) MAPI
8 1 (0.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 66 (19.88%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.02%) Clustering
3 14 (4.22%) Replication
4 10 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.71%) EMC VNX
6 8 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (2.11%) FlexPod
8 6 (1.81%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.81%) EMC VMAX
8 6 (1.81%) VCE vBlock
9 4 (1.20%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.20%) Statistics
10 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.90%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.60%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.60%) NHS
11 2 (0.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 219 (65.96%) Windows
2 156 (46.99%) Windows Server
3 109 (32.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 94 (28.31%) Linux
5 79 (23.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (12.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (7.23%) Windows 7
8 23 (6.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (5.42%) CentOS
9 18 (5.42%) Unix
10 13 (3.92%) Data ONTAP
11 9 (2.71%) Solaris
12 7 (2.11%) Windows 10
12 7 (2.11%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.81%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.90%) AIX
14 3 (0.90%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.90%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.60%) SUSE
15 2 (0.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (15.06%) Migration
2 39 (11.75%) ITIL
3 31 (9.34%) Configuration Management
4 28 (8.43%) High Availability
5 26 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (6.93%) Change Management
7 22 (6.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (6.63%) Project Management
8 16 (4.82%) Incident Management
9 15 (4.52%) DevOps
9 15 (4.52%) Server Building
10 13 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
10 13 (3.92%) Open Source
11 11 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (2.71%) PRINCE
13 8 (2.41%) Application Packaging
13 8 (2.41%) Data Management
13 8 (2.41%) Data Protection
13 8 (2.41%) Time Management
14 7 (2.11%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (16.57%) PowerShell
2 48 (14.46%) SQL
3 33 (9.94%) Python
4 22 (6.63%) Perl
5 16 (4.82%) Ruby
6 15 (4.52%) Bash Shell
7 13 (3.92%) C#
8 9 (2.71%) Java
9 2 (0.60%) PHP
9 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.60%) VB
10 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (12.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 41 (12.35%) Security Cleared
3 33 (9.94%) SC Cleared
4 21 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (5.42%) Degree
6 16 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (4.52%) MCSE
8 13 (3.92%) CCNA
9 12 (3.61%) MCSA
10 11 (3.31%) VCP5
11 7 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (2.11%) CCNP
12 4 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.20%) VCP6
13 3 (0.90%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.90%) MCITP
14 2 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.11%) SLA
2 5 (1.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.90%) QA
4 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 194 (58.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 151 (45.48%) Active Directory
3 87 (26.20%) vSphere
4 41 (12.35%) Hyper-V
5 40 (12.05%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (7.23%) VMware ESX
6 24 (7.23%) XenApp
7 16 (4.82%) XenDesktop
8 14 (4.22%) VMware Server
9 13 (3.92%) vCloud
10 12 (3.61%) NFS
10 12 (3.61%) qmail
10 12 (3.61%) Squid
11 7 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (1.20%) KVM
13 3 (0.90%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.90%) Docker
13 3 (0.90%) UAG
13 3 (0.90%) Xen
13 3 (0.90%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (11.14%) SCCM
2 35 (10.54%) Puppet
3 21 (6.33%) SCOM
4 16 (4.82%) Nagios
5 15 (4.52%) NetBackup
6 14 (4.22%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (4.22%) ZABBIX
7 13 (3.92%) vRealize
8 12 (3.61%) Cacti
8 12 (3.61%) collectd
8 12 (3.61%) Ganglia
8 12 (3.61%) Graphite
8 12 (3.61%) logstash
9 10 (3.01%) EdgeSight
10 8 (2.41%) Backup Exec
10 8 (2.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 8 (2.41%) HP SIM
11 7 (2.11%) WSUS
12 6 (1.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 332 (100.00%) VMware
2 84 (25.30%) Microsoft
3 78 (23.49%) Cisco
4 63 (18.98%) Citrix
5 52 (15.66%) NetApp
6 42 (12.65%) HP
7 34 (10.24%) Red Hat
8 31 (9.34%) EMC
9 18 (5.42%) Dell
10 13 (3.92%) CA
10 13 (3.92%) Oracle
11 12 (3.61%) AppSense
11 12 (3.61%) Splunk
12 11 (3.31%) F5
13 10 (3.01%) IBM
13 10 (3.01%) Symantec
14 9 (2.71%) Veritas
15 7 (2.11%) SolarWinds
16 6 (1.81%) BMC
16 6 (1.81%) Juniper
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