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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Architect
Rank 607 630 595
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -35
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Architect 46 33 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.057% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.060% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 28
Median daily rate £450 £457 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +4.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £398 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £610 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%
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
50498 55077 54105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33021 35180 33066
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1705 2088 2149
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 28 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 29 September 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 +25 46 £450 -1.47% 6
London -6 14 £500 +7.87% 3
South East +26 12 £435 -13.00% 3
East of England +19 11 £375 -
Hampshire +10 6 £490 -12.88%
Bedfordshire - 5 - -
Luton - 5 - -
Surrey - 5 £425 - 3
City of London +12 4 £445 -15.23% 3
West Midlands -32 4 £481 -
Chelmsford - 4 £375 -
Essex - 4 £375 -
North West +8 3 £425 +3.03%
Hertfordshire +3 2 - -
Manchester -2 2 £425 +13.33%
Portsmouth - 2 £435 -
Stafford - 2 £510 -
Staffordshire - 2 £510 -
South West - 2 £435 -
Buckinghamshire +15 1 £425 +6.25%
Cheshire +11 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £420 -
Shropshire - 1 £463 -
Staines - 1 £550 - 2
Telford - 1 £463 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £480 -

VMware Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 92 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (46.74%) Windows
3 40 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (31.52%) Active Directory
5 26 (28.26%) Linux
5 26 (28.26%) Cisco
6 25 (27.17%) Windows Server
7 24 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 20 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (20.65%) Data Centre
10 18 (19.57%) Hyper-V
10 18 (19.57%) Citrix
11 17 (18.48%) vSphere
12 15 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (16.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (16.30%) MCSE
12 15 (16.30%) Finance
13 14 (15.22%) TCP/IP
13 14 (15.22%) ITIL
13 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
14 13 (14.13%) SC Cleared
14 13 (14.13%) HP
14 13 (14.13%) Firewall
15 11 (11.96%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (11.96%) XenApp
15 11 (11.96%) PCI DSS
15 11 (11.96%) EMC
15 11 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
16 10 (10.87%) Unix

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 5 (5.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.17%) IIS
3 2 (2.17%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.09%) JBoss
4 1 (1.09%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (3.26%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.61%) SaaS
4 6 (6.52%) IaaS
5 4 (4.35%) Office 365
6 3 (3.26%) PaaS
7 2 (2.17%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.09%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.22%) TCP/IP
2 13 (14.13%) Firewall
3 11 (11.96%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (10.87%) MPLS
4 10 (10.87%) NetScaler
4 10 (10.87%) SAN
4 10 (10.87%) WAN
5 9 (9.78%) VLAN
6 8 (8.70%) iSCSI
7 6 (6.52%) VPN
8 4 (4.35%) LAN
9 3 (3.26%) Network Security
9 3 (3.26%) Wireless
10 2 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.17%) DHCP
10 2 (2.17%) DNS
10 2 (2.17%) HSRP
10 2 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (2.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (16.30%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Games
3 3 (3.26%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Publishing
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) SAML
2 1 (1.09%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.65%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.35%) Private Cloud
3 3 (3.26%) CESG
3 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.26%) HP Storage
3 3 (3.26%) VCE vBlock
4 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.17%) PKI
4 2 (2.17%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.09%) IVR
5 1 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (46.74%) Windows
2 26 (28.26%) Linux
3 25 (27.17%) Windows Server
4 20 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (10.87%) Unix
6 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (6.52%) Solaris
8 4 (4.35%) AIX
9 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.17%) Fedora
11 1 (1.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.22%) ITIL
2 10 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (10.87%) Migration
2 10 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (8.70%) TOGAF
4 5 (5.43%) Converged Infrastructure
4 5 (5.43%) Project Planning
5 4 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 4 (4.35%) High Availability
5 4 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.26%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (3.26%) Network Design
7 2 (2.17%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.17%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.17%) Scrum
7 2 (2.17%) Service Management
7 2 (2.17%) Software Deployment
7 2 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.70%) SQL
2 5 (5.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.09%) C
3 1 (1.09%) Python
3 1 (1.09%) Ruby
3 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (16.30%) MCSE
1 15 (16.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
3 13 (14.13%) SC Cleared
4 11 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (7.61%) CCIE
6 5 (5.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.35%) Degree
7 4 (4.35%) MCSA
8 3 (3.26%) CCA
8 3 (3.26%) CCNP
8 3 (3.26%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (3.26%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (3.26%) MCITP
8 3 (3.26%) VCAP
9 2 (2.17%) CCDE
10 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.09%) CCDA
10 1 (1.09%) CCNA
10 1 (1.09%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 40 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (31.52%) Active Directory
3 18 (19.57%) Hyper-V
4 17 (18.48%) vSphere
5 11 (11.96%) XenApp
6 7 (7.61%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.26%) vCloud
7 3 (3.26%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.17%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.09%) KVM
9 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.09%) NFS
9 1 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) SCCM
2 6 (6.52%) vRealize
3 3 (3.26%) Puppet
4 2 (2.17%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.09%) Ansible
5 1 (1.09%) Nagios
5 1 (1.09%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.09%) RANCID
5 1 (1.09%) SCOM
5 1 (1.09%) Simpana
5 1 (1.09%) Terraform
5 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 92 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (28.26%) Cisco
3 24 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 18 (19.57%) Citrix
5 13 (14.13%) HP
6 11 (11.96%) EMC
7 8 (8.70%) 3PAR
7 8 (8.70%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.52%) Oracle
9 5 (5.43%) Juniper
10 3 (3.26%) Bloomberg
10 3 (3.26%) CommVault
10 3 (3.26%) Dell
10 3 (3.26%) Intel
10 3 (3.26%) NetApp
10 3 (3.26%) Reuters
11 2 (2.17%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.17%) Meru Networks
11 2 (2.17%) Symantec
12 1 (1.09%) Zerto
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