The table below looks at the statistics for the VMware Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Engineer
Rank 140 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.063% 0.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £305 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -21.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.00
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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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2955 2050 2911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.36% 92.80% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1907 1263 1706
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 157 234
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

VMware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

VMware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VMware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

VMware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VMware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

VMware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VMware Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) VCP5
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

VMware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (33.33%) VCP5
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec