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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Engineer
Rank 460 412 465
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +53
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 136 184 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.39% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.41% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 122 77
Average daily rate £350 £350 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £179 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 7
Average hourly rate £47.83 £12.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+282.64% -32.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.34 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £32.20 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £12.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -32.43%
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
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 12 February 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
South East +27 48 £345 +2.22% 10
London -52 42 £378 +7.85% 11
South West +10 15 £340 +83.78% 3
Yorkshire -15 10 £381 +111.80% 2
North West -21 6 £313 -13.79% 4
East of England -2 5 - - 5
East Midlands -15 4 - - 6
North East -16 3 £425 +54.54%
West Midlands -18 3 £300 +33.33% 2
VMware Engineer
UK

VMware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

1 282 (100.00%) VMware
2 194 (68.79%) Windows
3 161 (57.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 139 (49.29%) Windows Server
5 136 (48.23%) Active Directory
6 89 (31.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 81 (28.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 79 (28.01%) Linux
9 71 (25.18%) Microsoft
10 69 (24.47%) SAN
11 65 (23.05%) DNS
12 64 (22.70%) Citrix
13 60 (21.28%) Finance
13 60 (21.28%) Cisco
14 58 (20.57%) vSphere
15 52 (18.44%) Data Centre
16 51 (18.09%) MS Exchange
17 48 (17.02%) DHCP
18 40 (14.18%) HP
18 40 (14.18%) Windows Server 2003
19 39 (13.83%) Migration
20 36 (12.77%) PowerShell
20 36 (12.77%) SCCM
20 36 (12.77%) Firewall
20 36 (12.77%) ITIL
21 35 (12.41%) VMware ESX
22 34 (12.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 34 (12.06%) Red Hat
23 33 (11.70%) Puppet
24 31 (10.99%) XenApp

VMware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 51 (18.09%) MS Exchange
2 23 (8.16%) IIS
3 22 (7.80%) OpenStack
4 19 (6.74%) Apache
4 19 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (6.38%) Tomcat
6 15 (5.32%) JBoss
7 13 (4.61%) nginx
8 12 (4.26%) WebLogic
9 11 (3.90%) Skype for Business
10 10 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (2.84%) SharePoint
12 5 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.26%) MS Office
3 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.28%) Amazon AWS
1 29 (10.28%) Office 365
2 12 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.71%) IaaS
4 2 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (24.47%) SAN
2 65 (23.05%) DNS
3 48 (17.02%) DHCP
4 36 (12.77%) Firewall
5 24 (8.51%) LAN
5 24 (8.51%) NAS
6 21 (7.45%) SSL
7 20 (7.09%) WAN
8 19 (6.74%) SMTP
8 19 (6.74%) VPN
9 17 (6.03%) LDAP
10 15 (5.32%) VLAN
11 12 (4.26%) HTTP
11 12 (4.26%) TCP/IP
12 10 (3.55%) Network Security
13 8 (2.84%) DMZ
14 7 (2.48%) Ethernet
14 7 (2.48%) iSCSI
14 7 (2.48%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (2.48%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.09%) MySQL
3 5 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.71%) Informix
6 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.35%) Big Data
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (3.90%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.48%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (1.06%) Subversion
4 2 (0.71%) Maven
5 1 (0.35%) git-flow
5 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (21.28%) Finance
2 12 (4.26%) Banking
3 9 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.84%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.48%) Advertising
6 6 (2.13%) Local Government
6 6 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.77%) Electronics
7 5 (1.77%) Marketing
8 3 (1.06%) Back Office
8 3 (1.06%) Games
8 3 (1.06%) Retail
9 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.71%) Front Office
9 2 (0.71%) Legal
9 2 (0.71%) Publishing
10 1 (0.35%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.03%) Web Services
2 14 (4.96%) LAMP
3 13 (4.61%) MCollective
4 12 (4.26%) LEMP Stack
5 8 (2.84%) Middleware
6 5 (1.77%) WPF
7 2 (0.71%) .NET
7 2 (0.71%) HTML
8 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.35%) Flash
8 1 (0.35%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.35%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (18.44%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.32%) Clustering
3 9 (3.19%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (2.48%) Replication
4 7 (2.48%) VCE vBlock
5 6 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.13%) EMC VNX
6 5 (1.77%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.42%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.42%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (1.42%) NHS
8 3 (1.06%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.71%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.71%) Fintech
9 2 (0.71%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.71%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.71%) Statistics
10 1 (0.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 194 (68.79%) Windows
2 139 (49.29%) Windows Server
3 89 (31.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 81 (28.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (28.01%) Linux
6 40 (14.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (10.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (4.96%) Unix
9 12 (4.26%) CentOS
10 11 (3.90%) Windows 7
11 6 (2.13%) Solaris
11 6 (2.13%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.42%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.06%) AIX
13 3 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.06%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X Server
14 2 (0.71%) SUSE
14 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (13.83%) Migration
2 36 (12.77%) ITIL
3 30 (10.64%) High Availability
4 25 (8.87%) Configuration Management
5 19 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (5.67%) Project Management
7 14 (4.96%) Change Management
8 13 (4.61%) DevOps
8 13 (4.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (3.55%) Service Management
11 9 (3.19%) Data Protection
11 9 (3.19%) PRINCE
12 8 (2.84%) Problem Management
12 8 (2.84%) Server Building
13 7 (2.48%) ITSM
13 7 (2.48%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (2.48%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (2.48%) Software Engineering
14 6 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.77%) PowerShell
2 31 (10.99%) Python
3 29 (10.28%) SQL
4 22 (7.80%) Perl
5 13 (4.61%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.84%) C#
7 7 (2.48%) Java
7 7 (2.48%) Ruby
8 6 (2.13%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.06%) Korn
9 3 (1.06%) PHP
9 3 (1.06%) VB
10 2 (0.71%) C
11 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (12.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 28 (9.93%) Security Cleared
3 22 (7.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (7.80%) SC Cleared
4 16 (5.67%) MCSE
5 15 (5.32%) Degree
6 12 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (3.55%) CCNA
7 10 (3.55%) MCSA
8 7 (2.48%) MCITP
8 7 (2.48%) VCP5
9 5 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (1.77%) CCNP
9 5 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.42%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.06%) AWS Certification
11 3 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.06%) DBS Check
11 3 (1.06%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.13%) SLA
2 2 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 161 (57.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 136 (48.23%) Active Directory
3 58 (20.57%) vSphere
4 35 (12.41%) VMware ESX
5 31 (10.99%) VMware ESXi
5 31 (10.99%) XenApp
6 29 (10.28%) Hyper-V
7 14 (4.96%) XenDesktop
8 12 (4.26%) qmail
8 12 (4.26%) Squid
9 11 (3.90%) VMware Server
10 9 (3.19%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (2.84%) vCloud
12 5 (1.77%) KVM
12 5 (1.77%) Xen
13 4 (1.42%) Docker
13 4 (1.42%) NFS
13 4 (1.42%) XenServer
14 3 (1.06%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.71%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 36 (12.77%) SCCM
2 33 (11.70%) Puppet
3 14 (4.96%) Nagios
3 14 (4.96%) ZABBIX
4 13 (4.61%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (4.26%) Cacti
5 12 (4.26%) collectd
5 12 (4.26%) Ganglia
5 12 (4.26%) Graphite
5 12 (4.26%) logstash
5 12 (4.26%) NetBackup
5 12 (4.26%) SCOM
6 9 (3.19%) Backup Exec
6 9 (3.19%) vRealize
7 6 (2.13%) vMotion
8 5 (1.77%) HP Data Protector
8 5 (1.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (1.77%) WSUS
8 5 (1.77%) XenMobile
9 3 (1.06%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 282 (100.00%) VMware
2 71 (25.18%) Microsoft
3 64 (22.70%) Citrix
4 60 (21.28%) Cisco
5 40 (14.18%) HP
6 34 (12.06%) Red Hat
7 28 (9.93%) NetApp
8 24 (8.51%) EMC
9 18 (6.38%) Dell
10 14 (4.96%) Oracle
11 13 (4.61%) Splunk
12 12 (4.26%) Juniper
13 9 (3.19%) IBM
13 9 (3.19%) SolarWinds
14 8 (2.84%) 3PAR
14 8 (2.84%) AppSense
14 8 (2.84%) Symantec
15 7 (2.48%) F5
16 6 (2.13%) BMC
16 6 (2.13%) Brocade
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