The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Engineer
Rank 523 499 515
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 51 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.097% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 28
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£325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £216 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £401 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £289 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.50
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45632 43161 48999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.45% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28179 25919 27988
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1967 2541
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
VMware Engineer
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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 July 2014.

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
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 July 2014. 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
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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 +26 19 £450 +12.50% 3
West Midlands -15 7 - - 1
North West +8 6 £300 - 1
East of England -15 5 £300 -
South East -19 5 £325 -6.47% 1
Yorkshire +8 3 £388 +158.33%
North East -12 3 £250 -
East Midlands -3 1 £175 -28.57% 1
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VMware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 78 (100.00%) VMware
2 57 (73.08%) Windows
3 51 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (44.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (43.59%) Active Directory
6 29 (37.18%) Microsoft
7 26 (33.33%) SAN
8 25 (32.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (30.77%) DNS
10 22 (28.21%) HP
10 22 (28.21%) DHCP
11 20 (25.64%) Cisco
11 20 (25.64%) VMware ESX
12 19 (24.36%) PowerShell
12 19 (24.36%) vSphere
13 18 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
14 17 (21.79%) SCCM
15 16 (20.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (20.51%) Citrix
15 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (19.23%) SQL
17 14 (17.95%) Linux
17 14 (17.95%) MS Exchange
17 14 (17.95%) SCOM
18 13 (16.67%) NetApp
18 13 (16.67%) Capacity Management
19 12 (15.38%) ITIL
20 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2003
20 11 (14.10%) Clustering
20 11 (14.10%) NAS

VMware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 14 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.41%) IIS
6 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (3.85%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.56%) Lync
8 2 (2.56%) Apache
9 1 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Office
1 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (33.33%) SAN
2 24 (30.77%) DNS
3 22 (28.21%) DHCP
4 11 (14.10%) NAS
5 9 (11.54%) VLAN
6 5 (6.41%) LAN
7 3 (3.85%) Firewall
7 3 (3.85%) WAN
7 3 (3.85%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.56%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.56%) MPLS
8 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.28%) VPN
9 1 (1.28%) DMZ
9 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (8.97%) Finance
1 7 (8.97%) Banking
2 5 (6.41%) Front Office
3 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Clustering
2 6 (7.69%) PDA
2 6 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.13%) Replication
4 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) NHS
5 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.28%) Firmware
5 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (73.08%) Windows
2 35 (44.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (32.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (17.95%) Linux
6 6 (7.69%) UNIX
7 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 12 (15.38%) ITIL
3 10 (12.82%) Change Management
4 8 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.69%) Migration
6 4 (5.13%) DevOps
7 2 (2.56%) Time Management
8 1 (1.28%) Validation
8 1 (1.28%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.28%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.28%) SOA
8 1 (1.28%) Project Management
8 1 (1.28%) Service Management
8 1 (1.28%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.28%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.28%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.36%) PowerShell
2 15 (19.23%) SQL
3 9 (11.54%) C
4 7 (8.97%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.69%) VB
6 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.13%) MCITP
5 3 (3.85%) MCTS
5 3 (3.85%) VCDX
5 3 (3.85%) MCSE
5 3 (3.85%) VCAP
6 2 (2.56%) VCP4
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.56%) CCNP
6 2 (2.56%) CCNA
7 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) VCP5
System Software
1 51 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (43.59%) Active Directory
3 20 (25.64%) VMware ESX
4 19 (24.36%) vSphere
5 18 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (11.54%) VMware Server
6 9 (11.54%) XenDesktop
6 9 (11.54%) XenApp
6 9 (11.54%) vCloud
7 6 (7.69%) XenServer
8 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.56%) Terminal Services
9 2 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 17 (21.79%) SCCM
2 14 (17.95%) SCOM
3 10 (12.82%) HP SIM
4 5 (6.41%) WMI
4 5 (6.41%) BladeLogic
5 4 (5.13%) Puppet
6 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.56%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.56%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 78 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (37.18%) Microsoft
3 22 (28.21%) HP
4 20 (25.64%) Cisco
5 16 (20.51%) Citrix
6 13 (16.67%) NetApp
7 10 (12.82%) Dell
8 8 (10.26%) EMC
9 6 (7.69%) Red Hat
10 5 (6.41%) F5
11 4 (5.13%) Cyber-Ark
12 3 (3.85%) Veeam
12 3 (3.85%) Remedy
13 2 (2.56%) 3PAR
13 2 (2.56%) Symantec
13 2 (2.56%) Juniper
13 2 (2.56%) BMC
13 2 (2.56%) JBoss
13 2 (2.56%) IBM
13 2 (2.56%) Brocade
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