The table below looks at the statistics for the VMware Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Engineer
Rank 65 62 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 15 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.52% 0.70% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 0.73% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 1
Average daily rate £340 £215 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.13% -33.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £12.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -32.43%
VMware Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
927 817 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.92% 95.22% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 435 440
Average daily rate £400 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 22 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

VMware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

VMware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VMware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

VMware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

VMware Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

VMware Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

VMware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

VMware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

VMware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (66.67%) High Availability
2 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) DNS
3 12 (57.14%) SSL
3 12 (57.14%) HTTP
3 12 (57.14%) Web Services
3 12 (57.14%) SMTP
3 12 (57.14%) JBoss
3 12 (57.14%) Apache
3 12 (57.14%) Tomcat
3 12 (57.14%) Python
3 12 (57.14%) LDAP
3 12 (57.14%) Perl
3 12 (57.14%) MySQL
3 12 (57.14%) WebLogic
3 12 (57.14%) LAMP
3 12 (57.14%) Nagios
3 12 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 12 (57.14%) Squid
3 12 (57.14%) ZABBIX
3 12 (57.14%) Cacti
3 12 (57.14%) Ganglia
3 12 (57.14%) qmail
3 12 (57.14%) Splunk
3 12 (57.14%) MCollective
3 12 (57.14%) collectd
3 12 (57.14%) logstash
3 12 (57.14%) Graphite
3 12 (57.14%) Puppet

VMware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (57.14%) Apache
1 12 (57.14%) JBoss
1 12 (57.14%) nginx
1 12 (57.14%) OpenStack
1 12 (57.14%) Tomcat
1 12 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) DNS
2 12 (57.14%) HTTP
2 12 (57.14%) LDAP
2 12 (57.14%) SMTP
2 12 (57.14%) SSL
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) LAMP
1 12 (57.14%) LEMP Stack
1 12 (57.14%) MCollective
1 12 (57.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) High Availability
2 12 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 5 (23.81%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Perl
1 12 (57.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CCEA
3 1 (4.76%) CCEE
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) qmail
1 12 (57.14%) Squid
2 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) Cacti
1 12 (57.14%) collectd
1 12 (57.14%) Ganglia
1 12 (57.14%) Graphite
1 12 (57.14%) logstash
1 12 (57.14%) Nagios
1 12 (57.14%) Puppet
1 12 (57.14%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.76%) vMotion
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (57.14%) Splunk
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) Kaspersky
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec