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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Engineer
Rank 412 396 410
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 12 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.070% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.075% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 2
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£375 £445 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% +6.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £400 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.89%
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
21452 21293 21611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.92% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14988 14746 14660
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 £265 £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 361 385 467
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -7 1 £475 -
VMware Engineer
England

VMware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (63.16%) Windows
3 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
4 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (36.84%) vSphere
5 14 (36.84%) SAN
6 12 (31.58%) Citrix
6 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 9 (23.68%) Cisco
8 9 (23.68%) EMC
8 9 (23.68%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
9 8 (21.05%) HP
9 8 (21.05%) Dell
9 8 (21.05%) NetApp
9 8 (21.05%) Linux
9 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (18.42%) Firewall
10 7 (18.42%) Finance
10 7 (18.42%) ITIL
10 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
11 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
12 5 (13.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
12 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
12 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP

VMware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) IIS
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) SAN
2 7 (18.42%) Firewall
3 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.89%) DNS
4 3 (7.89%) Internet
4 3 (7.89%) VLAN
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (7.89%) DHCP
5 2 (5.26%) NAS
5 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
1 2 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) EqualLogic
3 2 (5.26%) HP Storage
3 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Handset
3 2 (5.26%) Replication
3 2 (5.26%) CLARiiON
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) PDA
3 2 (5.26%) Celerra
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.63%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (21.05%) Linux
5 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
8 3 (7.89%) SUSE
9 2 (5.26%) VMS
9 2 (5.26%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (18.42%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
3 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (10.53%) Server Building
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (7.89%) Migration
4 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.26%) Change Control
5 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.26%) ITSM
5 2 (5.26%) Validation
5 2 (5.26%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.63%) DevOps
6 1 (2.63%) Security Hardening
6 1 (2.63%) Patch Management
6 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.26%) C#
2 2 (5.26%) VBScript
3 1 (2.63%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) MCITP
4 2 (5.26%) CCNP
4 2 (5.26%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (36.84%) vSphere
4 9 (23.68%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 4 (10.53%) XenApp
6 3 (7.89%) vCloud
7 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
7 2 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.63%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCOM
2 3 (7.89%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.26%) Nessus
3 2 (5.26%) SCCM
3 2 (5.26%) SCVMM
3 2 (5.26%) HP SIM
3 2 (5.26%) Puppet
3 2 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (5.26%) Nagios
3 2 (5.26%) EdgeSight
4 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (31.58%) Citrix
3 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 9 (23.68%) Cisco
4 9 (23.68%) EMC
5 8 (21.05%) HP
5 8 (21.05%) Dell
5 8 (21.05%) NetApp
6 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
6 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.26%) Symantec
7 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
7 2 (5.26%) F5
7 2 (5.26%) Nimsoft
7 2 (5.26%) Veritas
7 2 (5.26%) CA
7 2 (5.26%) IBM
7 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
7 2 (5.26%) Veeam
8 1 (2.63%) Riverbed