The table below looks at the statistics for the VMware Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Specialist
Rank 406 401 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Specialist 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.030% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.032% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
VMware Specialist
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
21729 21904 22439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.22% 92.87% 92.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15292 15039 15272
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 £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 356 405 473
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

VMware Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VMware Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

VMware Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VMware Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

VMware Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

VMware Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in London

VMware Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited VMware Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Dell
5 2 (33.33%) EMC
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) MCITP
5 2 (33.33%) SCOM
5 2 (33.33%) vSphere
6 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
6 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
6 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (16.67%) High Availability
6 1 (16.67%) vCloud
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Trend Micro

VMware Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited VMware Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EqualLogic
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (16.67%) vCloud
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) CommVault
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Trend Micro
4 1 (16.67%) 3PAR