The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had VMware Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Architect
Rank 575 620 598
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -22
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Architect 45 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.067% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.071% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 24
Median daily rate £500 £525 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £360 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £690 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46798 52479 53703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30588 33428 33908
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2035 2195
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

VMware Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured VMware Architect in the job title.

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

VMware Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
England +16 45 £500 -4.76% 2
London -10 18 £525 -17.64% 2
South East +34 14 £425 -8.10%
East of England +16 6 £375 -
Hampshire +27 5 £498 -5.23%
Surrey - 5 £425 -
Berkshire - 4 £500 -
West Midlands -12 3 - -
Portsmouth - 3 £493 -
City of London -2 2 £440 -23.47%
Hertfordshire -2 2 - -
East Midlands -4 2 £500 +11.11%
Birmingham - 2 - -
Luton - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Derby - 2 £500 -
Chelmsford - 2 £375 -
Derbyshire - 2 £500 -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £375 -
Solihull -3 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £575 -
South West - 1 £450 -
Leeds - 1 £575 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £575 -
Southampton - 1 - -

VMware Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, VMware Architect 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 featuring VMware Architect in the job title.

1 86 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (50.00%) Windows
3 39 (45.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (31.40%) Active Directory
5 26 (30.23%) Windows Server
6 21 (24.42%) Data Centre
6 21 (24.42%) Cisco
7 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
7 20 (23.26%) Linux
7 20 (23.26%) Citrix
7 20 (23.26%) vSphere
8 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (18.60%) MCSE
10 14 (16.28%) Hyper-V
10 14 (16.28%) WAN
10 14 (16.28%) MPLS
11 13 (15.12%) Finance
11 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
12 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
12 12 (13.95%) Migration
12 12 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (12.79%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (12.79%) ITIL
13 11 (12.79%) NetScaler
14 10 (11.63%) PCI DSS
14 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP
14 10 (11.63%) HP
14 10 (11.63%) Red Hat

VMware Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (3.49%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.16%) JBoss
3 1 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.33%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.14%) IaaS
3 5 (5.81%) Office 365
4 3 (3.49%) PaaS
4 3 (3.49%) SaaS
5 2 (2.33%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.28%) MPLS
1 14 (16.28%) WAN
2 11 (12.79%) NetScaler
3 10 (11.63%) TCP/IP
4 8 (9.30%) Firewall
5 7 (8.14%) VLAN
6 6 (6.98%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (6.98%) iSCSI
6 6 (6.98%) LAN
6 6 (6.98%) VPN
7 5 (5.81%) Network Security
8 4 (4.65%) SAN
8 4 (4.65%) Wireless
9 3 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.49%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (3.49%) DHCP
9 3 (3.49%) DNS
9 3 (3.49%) EIGRP
9 3 (3.49%) HSRP
10 2 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (15.12%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) ELK Stack
1 1 (1.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.42%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.49%) CESG
2 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.49%) FlexPod
2 3 (3.49%) Private Cloud
2 3 (3.49%) Public Cloud
2 3 (3.49%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (2.33%) HP Storage
3 2 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.16%) IVR
4 1 (1.16%) NHS
4 1 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (50.00%) Windows
2 26 (30.23%) Windows Server
3 20 (23.26%) Linux
4 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (9.30%) Unix
6 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (8.14%) Solaris
8 3 (3.49%) AIX
9 2 (2.33%) Fedora
9 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.95%) Migration
1 12 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (12.79%) ITIL
3 10 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (6.98%) Converged Infrastructure
5 4 (4.65%) High Availability
5 4 (4.65%) Project Management
5 4 (4.65%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.65%) TOGAF
6 3 (3.49%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.49%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (3.49%) Network Design
6 3 (3.49%) Project Planning
6 3 (3.49%) Service Management
6 3 (3.49%) Test Strategy
7 2 (2.33%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.33%) Project Governance
7 2 (2.33%) Server Building
7 2 (2.33%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.30%) SQL
2 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) MCSE
1 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
2 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
3 11 (12.79%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (10.47%) CCIE
5 5 (5.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.65%) Degree
6 4 (4.65%) MCITP
7 3 (3.49%) CCA
7 3 (3.49%) CCDE
7 3 (3.49%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (3.49%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (3.49%) MCSA
7 3 (3.49%) VCAP
8 1 (1.16%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (45.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (31.40%) Active Directory
3 20 (23.26%) vSphere
4 14 (16.28%) Hyper-V
5 9 (10.47%) XenApp
6 5 (5.81%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.49%) vCloud
8 3 (3.49%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.33%) Docker
9 2 (2.33%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.16%) KVM
10 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.16%) NFS
10 1 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) SCCM
2 8 (9.30%) vRealize
3 3 (3.49%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.49%) Puppet
4 2 (2.33%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.16%) Ansible
5 1 (1.16%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.16%) Nagios
5 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.16%) RANCID
5 1 (1.16%) SCOM
5 1 (1.16%) Simpana
5 1 (1.16%) Terraform
5 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.16%) vMotion
Vendors
1 86 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (24.42%) Cisco
3 20 (23.26%) Citrix
3 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.63%) HP
4 10 (11.63%) Red Hat
5 9 (10.47%) 3PAR
6 7 (8.14%) Oracle
7 4 (4.65%) EMC
7 4 (4.65%) Intel
7 4 (4.65%) NetApp
8 3 (3.49%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.49%) Meru Networks
9 2 (2.33%) Bloomberg
9 2 (2.33%) CommVault
9 2 (2.33%) Dell
9 2 (2.33%) Reuters
9 2 (2.33%) Veritas
10 1 (1.16%) IBM
10 1 (1.16%) Sun