The first table below looks at the demand for the VMware Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Architect
Rank 567 564 587
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +23
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Architect 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.004% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£550 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%

VMware Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VMware Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VMware Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Architect within the UK.

VMware Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VMware Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Architect within the UK.

VMware Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VMware Architect
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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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
England -5 4 £550 +22.22% 1
London +16 2 £550 +22.22% 1
South East - 1 - -
Basingstoke - - - -
East of England - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

VMware Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited VMware Architect 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 Architect in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) NAS
4 2 (25.00%) vCloud
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) VCP4
5 1 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (12.50%) PaaS
5 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
5 1 (12.50%) NCDA
5 1 (12.50%) NCIE
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (12.50%) VCAP
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Clustering
5 1 (12.50%) VCP5
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) IaaS
5 1 (12.50%) XenApp

VMware Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited VMware Architect 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Workflow
1 1 (12.50%) Validation
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
1 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (12.50%) VCP4
2 1 (12.50%) NCDA
2 1 (12.50%) NCIE
2 1 (12.50%) VCAP
2 1 (12.50%) VCP5
2 1 (12.50%) MCTS
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) vCloud
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
3 1 (12.50%) Hitachi
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) JBoss