The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had VMware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Engineer
Rank 210 233 221
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 60 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.36% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 21 21
Median daily rate £313 £340 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £338 £319
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £36.50 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.65% +72.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £21.38
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +87.13%
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9170 9361 8882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.33% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5549 5142 4874
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 452 487
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.85 £50.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

VMware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured VMware Engineer in the job title.

VMware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VMware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

VMware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VMware Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

VMware Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VMware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

VMware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VMware Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +37 36 £288 +19.79% 1
Hampshire +1 10 £394 +14.96% 1
Oxfordshire +14 7 £200 -33.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £425 -
Surrey -6 2 £321 -11.98% 1
West Sussex -26 1 £195 -44.28%
Middlesex - 1 - -
VMware Engineer
England

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, VMware Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring VMware Engineer in the job title.

1 103 (100.00%) VMware
2 51 (49.51%) Windows
2 51 (49.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (41.75%) Linux
4 41 (39.81%) Active Directory
5 34 (33.01%) Windows Server
6 30 (29.13%) Cisco
7 27 (26.21%) vSphere
8 25 (24.27%) SQL
9 24 (23.30%) Data Centre
10 23 (22.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (22.33%) DNS
11 22 (21.36%) VMware ESXi
12 20 (19.42%) Microsoft
13 19 (18.45%) NetApp
13 19 (18.45%) Firewall
13 19 (18.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (17.48%) MS Exchange
14 18 (17.48%) OpenStack
15 17 (16.50%) LAN
16 16 (15.53%) Python
16 16 (15.53%) SAN
17 15 (14.56%) Citrix
17 15 (14.56%) WAN
17 15 (14.56%) LDAP
17 15 (14.56%) Change Management
17 15 (14.56%) Nagios
17 15 (14.56%) Puppet
18 14 (13.59%) Security Cleared
18 14 (13.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (17.48%) MS Exchange
1 18 (17.48%) OpenStack
2 13 (12.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (11.65%) Apache
3 12 (11.65%) JBoss
3 12 (11.65%) nginx
3 12 (11.65%) Tomcat
3 12 (11.65%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.83%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.85%) WordPress
6 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.97%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
2 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.97%) IaaS
2 1 (0.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.33%) DNS
2 19 (18.45%) Firewall
3 17 (16.50%) LAN
4 16 (15.53%) SAN
5 15 (14.56%) LDAP
5 15 (14.56%) WAN
6 13 (12.62%) SMTP
6 13 (12.62%) SSL
7 12 (11.65%) HTTP
8 11 (10.68%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (5.83%) DHCP
9 6 (5.83%) NAS
10 5 (4.85%) Intranet
10 5 (4.85%) Network Security
10 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
11 3 (2.91%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (2.91%) VLAN
12 2 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.94%) FCoE
12 2 (1.94%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) MySQL
1 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.97%) Big Data
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.97%) git-flow
1 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (6.80%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Local Government
3 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.94%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.94%) Electronics
4 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Advertising
5 1 (0.97%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.65%) LAMP
1 12 (11.65%) LEMP Stack
1 12 (11.65%) MCollective
1 12 (11.65%) Web Services
2 1 (0.97%) MAPI
2 1 (0.97%) Middleware
2 1 (0.97%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.30%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.80%) Replication
3 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.85%) FlexPod
4 4 (3.88%) Clustering
4 4 (3.88%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (3.88%) EMC VNX
4 4 (3.88%) Statistics
4 4 (3.88%) VCE vBlock
5 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.94%) PKI
6 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.97%) e-Health
6 1 (0.97%) Handset
6 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (49.51%) Windows
2 43 (41.75%) Linux
3 34 (33.01%) Windows Server
4 23 (22.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (18.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (10.68%) CentOS
6 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (6.80%) Data ONTAP
9 6 (5.83%) Unix
10 4 (3.88%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.91%) Solaris
12 2 (1.94%) AIX
12 2 (1.94%) SUSE
12 2 (1.94%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.56%) Change Management
2 13 (12.62%) Configuration Management
2 13 (12.62%) High Availability
3 8 (7.77%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (7.77%) Incident Management
4 7 (6.80%) Data Management
4 7 (6.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (4.85%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (3.88%) Data Centre Operations
6 4 (3.88%) Line Management
6 4 (3.88%) Mentoring
6 4 (3.88%) Network Design
6 4 (3.88%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (2.91%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.91%) ITSM
7 3 (2.91%) Migration
7 3 (2.91%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.91%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (2.91%) Software Architecture
7 3 (2.91%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.27%) SQL
2 16 (15.53%) Python
3 12 (11.65%) Perl
4 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.91%) Java
5 3 (2.91%) Ruby
6 1 (0.97%) C#
6 1 (0.97%) VB
6 1 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (13.59%) Security Cleared
1 14 (13.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (11.65%) Degree
3 11 (10.68%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.85%) CCNP
4 5 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.88%) CCNA
5 4 (3.88%) VCP5
6 3 (2.91%) MCSE
6 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.94%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.94%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.94%) MCSA
7 2 (1.94%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.94%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.97%) CCEE
8 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.97%) NCDA
8 1 (0.97%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) SLA
2 2 (1.94%) QA
3 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (49.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (39.81%) Active Directory
3 27 (26.21%) vSphere
4 22 (21.36%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (11.65%) qmail
5 12 (11.65%) Squid
6 8 (7.77%) VMware ESX
7 7 (6.80%) NFS
8 6 (5.83%) XenDesktop
9 5 (4.85%) vCloud
9 5 (4.85%) XenApp
10 2 (1.94%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.94%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.94%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.97%) KVM
11 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.97%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 15 (14.56%) Nagios
1 15 (14.56%) Puppet
2 12 (11.65%) Cacti
2 12 (11.65%) collectd
2 12 (11.65%) Ganglia
2 12 (11.65%) Graphite
2 12 (11.65%) logstash
2 12 (11.65%) ZABBIX
3 11 (10.68%) vRealize
4 6 (5.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (3.88%) SCCM
6 3 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.91%) WSUS
7 2 (1.94%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.94%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.94%) SCOM
7 2 (1.94%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (1.94%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.97%) cPanel
8 1 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 103 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (29.13%) Cisco
3 20 (19.42%) Microsoft
4 19 (18.45%) NetApp
5 15 (14.56%) Citrix
6 14 (13.59%) Red Hat
7 12 (11.65%) Splunk
8 11 (10.68%) EMC
9 9 (8.74%) F5
9 9 (8.74%) Oracle
10 6 (5.83%) HP
10 6 (5.83%) IBM
11 5 (4.85%) Juniper
12 4 (3.88%) CA
13 3 (2.91%) BMC
13 3 (2.91%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.91%) Symantec
13 3 (2.91%) Veritas
14 2 (1.94%) Apple
14 2 (1.94%) CommVault