The table below looks at the statistics for the VMware Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Engineer
Rank 377 392 360
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -32
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 26 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.070% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.075% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 13
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£419 £404 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £219 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £429 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £183 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-47.85% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
VMware Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20303 21377 19446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.64% 92.94% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14048 14670 13267
Average daily rate £448 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 403 401
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

VMware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VMware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

VMware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VMware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

VMware Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

VMware Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

VMware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

VMware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

VMware Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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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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
City of London +13 3 £398 -7.28%
Croydon - 3 £500 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
VMware Engineer
England

VMware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 57 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (70.18%) Windows
3 32 (56.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (45.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (38.60%) vSphere
6 20 (35.09%) HP
7 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (28.07%) Cisco
9 15 (26.32%) Dell
9 15 (26.32%) EMC
10 13 (22.81%) Citrix
10 13 (22.81%) ITIL
10 13 (22.81%) SAN
11 12 (21.05%) Linux
11 12 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
12 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (17.54%) Migration
14 9 (15.79%) Firewall
14 9 (15.79%) Red Hat
14 9 (15.79%) NetApp
15 8 (14.04%) VMware ESX
15 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
15 8 (14.04%) VMware ESXi
16 7 (12.28%) Hyper-V
16 7 (12.28%) MCITP
16 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (12.28%) High Availability
17 6 (10.53%) Project Management

VMware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) IIS
2 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.75%) Lync
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) SAN
2 9 (15.79%) Firewall
3 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.77%) iSCSI
4 3 (5.26%) NAS
4 3 (5.26%) DNS
4 3 (5.26%) VLAN
4 3 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (3.51%) DHCP
5 2 (3.51%) Internet
5 2 (3.51%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.75%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Military
2 1 (1.75%) Back Office
2 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Web Services
1 2 (3.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Private Cloud
1 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (5.26%) Visualisation
2 3 (5.26%) EqualLogic
3 2 (3.51%) Replication
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) PDA
4 1 (1.75%) Celerra
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.75%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 40 (70.18%) Windows
2 26 (45.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (21.05%) Linux
5 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.26%) SUSE
8 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.75%) VMS
8 1 (1.75%) Solaris
8 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) ITIL
2 10 (17.54%) Migration
3 7 (12.28%) High Availability
4 6 (10.53%) Project Management
4 6 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.51%) Low Latency
7 2 (3.51%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.51%) ITSM
7 2 (3.51%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.75%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.75%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (1.75%) Data Management
8 1 (1.75%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.75%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.26%) C#
2 3 (5.26%) VBScript
3 2 (3.51%) Python
3 2 (3.51%) Perl
4 1 (1.75%) PHP
4 1 (1.75%) SQL
4 1 (1.75%) C++
4 1 (1.75%) C
4 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (12.28%) MCITP
2 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.02%) RHCT
3 4 (7.02%) MCP
4 2 (3.51%) CCNA
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.75%) VCP5
5 1 (1.75%) CCNP
System Software
1 32 (56.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (38.60%) vSphere
3 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (14.04%) VMware ESX
4 8 (14.04%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (12.28%) Hyper-V
6 5 (8.77%) XenApp
7 3 (5.26%) XenDesktop
8 2 (3.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.75%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.75%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.75%) vCloud
9 1 (1.75%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) SCOM
2 2 (3.51%) SCVMM
2 2 (3.51%) Nagios
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) HP SIM
2 2 (3.51%) EdgeSight
3 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.75%) Puppet
3 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (35.09%) HP
3 16 (28.07%) Cisco
4 15 (26.32%) Dell
4 15 (26.32%) EMC
5 13 (22.81%) Citrix
6 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
7 9 (15.79%) NetApp
7 9 (15.79%) Red Hat
8 6 (10.53%) IBM
9 4 (7.02%) CheckPoint
9 4 (7.02%) Mercator
9 4 (7.02%) 3PAR
10 3 (5.26%) Veeam
11 2 (3.51%) Nimsoft
11 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.51%) Veritas
11 2 (3.51%) CA
11 2 (3.51%) CommVault
12 1 (1.75%) BMC