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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Engineer
Rank 523 499 514
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +15
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 47 43 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.092% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.100% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 27
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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 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £401 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
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
45677 43067 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.59% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28255 25820 27968
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1987 2538
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 £11.24 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £41.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
VMware Engineer
UK

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 25 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 25 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 +13 16 £450 +9.09% 3
North West +3 6 £300 - 1
West Midlands -14 6 - - 1
South East -13 5 £325 -5.45% 1
East of England -22 5 £300 -
Yorkshire +10 3 £388 +158.33%
North East -11 3 £250 -
East Midlands -5 1 £175 -28.57% 1
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VMware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 73 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (73.97%) Windows
3 47 (64.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (46.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (42.47%) Active Directory
6 28 (38.36%) Microsoft
7 25 (34.25%) SAN
7 25 (34.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (31.51%) DNS
9 21 (28.77%) HP
9 21 (28.77%) DHCP
10 20 (27.40%) Cisco
11 19 (26.03%) PowerShell
12 18 (24.66%) VMware ESX
12 18 (24.66%) vSphere
13 17 (23.29%) VMware ESXi
14 16 (21.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (21.92%) SCCM
15 15 (20.55%) SQL
15 15 (20.55%) Citrix
15 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (19.18%) Linux
16 14 (19.18%) SCOM
17 13 (17.81%) MS Exchange
17 13 (17.81%) NetApp
17 13 (17.81%) Capacity Management
18 12 (16.44%) ITIL
19 11 (15.07%) Clustering
20 10 (13.70%) Change Management
20 10 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2003

VMware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 13 (17.81%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (6.85%) IIS
6 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.11%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.74%) Apache
8 2 (2.74%) Lync
9 1 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) SaaS
2 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (34.25%) SAN
2 23 (31.51%) DNS
3 21 (28.77%) DHCP
4 10 (13.70%) NAS
5 8 (10.96%) VLAN
6 5 (6.85%) LAN
7 3 (4.11%) WAN
7 3 (4.11%) iSCSI
7 3 (4.11%) Firewall
8 2 (2.74%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.74%) MPLS
9 1 (1.37%) DMZ
9 1 (1.37%) Internet
9 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (9.59%) Banking
2 5 (6.85%) Front Office
2 5 (6.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) Middleware
2 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Clustering
2 5 (6.85%) PDA
2 5 (6.85%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.11%) Replication
4 2 (2.74%) NHS
5 1 (1.37%) Firmware
5 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (73.97%) Windows
2 34 (46.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (34.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (19.18%) Linux
6 6 (8.22%) UNIX
7 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.11%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) Capacity Management
2 12 (16.44%) ITIL
3 10 (13.70%) Change Management
4 8 (10.96%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.22%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (8.22%) Migration
6 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.48%) DevOps
7 1 (1.37%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.37%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.37%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.37%) Validation
7 1 (1.37%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.37%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.37%) SOA
7 1 (1.37%) Project Management
7 1 (1.37%) Service Management
7 1 (1.37%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.03%) PowerShell
2 15 (20.55%) SQL
3 9 (12.33%) C
4 7 (9.59%) Shell Script
5 6 (8.22%) VB
6 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.48%) MCITP
6 3 (4.11%) MCTS
6 3 (4.11%) MCSE
6 3 (4.11%) VCDX
6 3 (4.11%) VCAP
7 2 (2.74%) VCP4
7 2 (2.74%) CCNP
7 2 (2.74%) CCNA
7 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) VCP5
System Software
1 47 (64.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (42.47%) Active Directory
3 18 (24.66%) VMware ESX
3 18 (24.66%) vSphere
4 17 (23.29%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (12.33%) vCloud
6 8 (10.96%) VMware Server
6 8 (10.96%) XenDesktop
6 8 (10.96%) XenApp
7 5 (6.85%) XenServer
8 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.74%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (21.92%) SCCM
2 14 (19.18%) SCOM
3 10 (13.70%) HP SIM
4 5 (6.85%) WMI
4 5 (6.85%) BladeLogic
5 4 (5.48%) Puppet
6 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.74%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.74%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 73 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (38.36%) Microsoft
3 21 (28.77%) HP
4 20 (27.40%) Cisco
5 15 (20.55%) Citrix
6 13 (17.81%) NetApp
7 9 (12.33%) Dell
8 8 (10.96%) EMC
9 6 (8.22%) Red Hat
10 5 (6.85%) F5
11 4 (5.48%) Cyber-Ark
12 3 (4.11%) Veeam
12 3 (4.11%) Remedy
13 2 (2.74%) Juniper
13 2 (2.74%) BMC
13 2 (2.74%) IBM
13 2 (2.74%) JBoss
13 2 (2.74%) 3PAR
13 2 (2.74%) Brocade
13 2 (2.74%) Sophos
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