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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Engineer
Rank 395 401 374
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -27
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 13 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.062% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.066% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £405 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £391 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £447 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £313 £284
% change year-on-year
-21.60% +10.13%
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
20537 21067 20000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.17% 92.93% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14167 14838 13477
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 372 448
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +3 3 £398 -5.35%
Croydon -6 1 £500 +11.11%
VMware Engineer
England

VMware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (60.00%) Windows
3 18 (45.00%) vSphere
4 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
5 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (35.00%) HP
7 13 (32.50%) SAN
8 12 (30.00%) Citrix
9 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
9 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (25.00%) EMC
10 10 (25.00%) ITIL
10 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 9 (22.50%) Dell
11 9 (22.50%) Cisco
12 8 (20.00%) Linux
12 8 (20.00%) Finance
12 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (17.50%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
14 6 (15.00%) NetApp
14 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
15 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (12.50%) SCOM
15 5 (12.50%) MCITP
15 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP

VMware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 3 (7.50%) IIS
1 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) SAN
2 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (7.50%) VLAN
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (7.50%) Internet
4 2 (5.00%) NAS
4 2 (5.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.50%) DHCP
5 1 (2.50%) DNS
5 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
1 2 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (5.00%) Handset
2 2 (5.00%) Replication
2 2 (5.00%) CLARiiON
2 2 (5.00%) PDA
2 2 (5.00%) Celerra
3 1 (2.50%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.50%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (20.00%) Linux
5 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.50%) SUSE
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.00%) VMS
8 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.00%) Project Management
3 4 (10.00%) Migration
3 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (10.00%) High Availability
3 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.50%) Server Building
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.00%) ITSM
5 2 (5.00%) Low Latency
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.50%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.50%) Security Hardening
6 1 (2.50%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.50%) Change Control
6 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) C#
2 2 (5.00%) VBScript
3 1 (2.50%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) Perl
3 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (12.50%) MCITP
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) MCP
5 2 (5.00%) CCNP
5 2 (5.00%) CCNA
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.00%) RHCT
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 18 (45.00%) vSphere
2 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 17 (42.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.50%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (10.00%) XenApp
5 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.00%) vCloud
6 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.50%) KVM
7 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) SCOM
2 2 (5.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (5.00%) HP SIM
2 2 (5.00%) Nagios
2 2 (5.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) EdgeSight
3 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.50%) Puppet
3 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.50%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (35.00%) HP
3 12 (30.00%) Citrix
4 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
5 10 (25.00%) EMC
6 9 (22.50%) Dell
6 9 (22.50%) Cisco
7 7 (17.50%) Red Hat
8 6 (15.00%) NetApp
9 4 (10.00%) IBM
9 4 (10.00%) 3PAR
10 3 (7.50%) Veeam
10 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
11 2 (5.00%) Mercator
11 2 (5.00%) Veritas
11 2 (5.00%) CA
11 2 (5.00%) F5
11 2 (5.00%) Nimsoft
11 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
12 1 (2.50%) Splunk