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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Engineer
Rank 131 141 116
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 15 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.28% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.29% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 10
Average daily rate £340 £182 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.32% +3.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £178 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £408 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £12.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -32.43%
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 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
2868 3101 2350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.38% 95.89% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1943 1975 1414
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 177 161
Average hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

VMware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

VMware Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Wiltshire +8 12 £340 -15.00% 2
Bristol +2 2 £325 -23.52% 1
Somerset - 1 - - 2
VMware Engineer
England

VMware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (74.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (70.37%) Windows
4 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 11 (40.74%) vSphere
7 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (33.33%) NetBackup
9 8 (29.63%) Finance
9 8 (29.63%) Data Protection
10 7 (25.93%) Migration
10 7 (25.93%) SAN
10 7 (25.93%) ITIL
10 7 (25.93%) Ethernet
10 7 (25.93%) Office 365
10 7 (25.93%) Skype for Business
10 7 (25.93%) Skype
11 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
11 6 (22.22%) PRINCE
11 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
13 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
13 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
13 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
13 4 (14.81%) Cisco
13 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
14 3 (11.11%) Linux
14 3 (11.11%) Replication

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (25.93%) Skype for Business
3 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Ethernet
1 7 (25.93%) SAN
1 7 (25.93%) Skype
2 3 (11.11%) Network Security
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) NAS
4 1 (3.70%) SSL
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (11.11%) Linux
7 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.70%) CentOS
8 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.70%) Unix
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Data Protection
2 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Migration
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) PRINCE
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security
4 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) Coaching
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) MCSA
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 11 (40.74%) vSphere
4 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Kaspersky
5 1 (3.70%) NetApp
5 1 (3.70%) Sophos