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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Architect
Rank 606 619 594
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Architect 41 40 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.070% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.073% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 30
Median daily rate £484 £464 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% +12.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £385 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £48.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.50 -

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
51191 54614 52615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33346 34728 31784
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2049 2054
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 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 30 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 30 August 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 +6 41 £484 +4.36% 5
London -24 11 £500 +3.78% 2
South East +17 10 £513 +2.50% 2
East of England +25 9 £375 -
Hampshire +7 6 £480 -20.00% 1
West Midlands -29 5 £488 -4.59%
Bedfordshire - 5 - -
Luton - 5 - -
Chelmsford - 4 £375 -
Portsmouth - 4 £435 -
Essex - 4 £375 -
South West - 3 £450 -
City of London +23 2 £450 -18.18%
North West +9 2 £400 -3.03%
Berkshire +4 2 £575 +53.33%
Staffordshire - 2 £510 -
Bristol - 2 £454 -
Stafford - 2 £510 -
Newbury - 2 £575 -
Cheshire +9 1 - -
Manchester -8 1 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Surrey - 1 £550 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £500 -
Shropshire - 1 £463 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £480 -
Staines - 1 £550 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £500 -
Telford - 1 £463 -

VMware Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 90 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (41.11%) Windows
4 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 26 (28.89%) Active Directory
6 25 (27.78%) Linux
7 22 (24.44%) Cisco
8 21 (23.33%) Data Centre
9 20 (22.22%) Windows Server
10 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (18.89%) Hyper-V
11 17 (18.89%) Citrix
12 16 (17.78%) Firewall
12 16 (17.78%) Security Cleared
13 15 (16.67%) SC Cleared
13 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (15.56%) vSphere
15 13 (14.44%) ITIL
15 13 (14.44%) TCP/IP
16 12 (13.33%) XenApp
16 12 (13.33%) WAN
16 12 (13.33%) Unix
16 12 (13.33%) EMC
17 11 (12.22%) HP
17 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (12.22%) MCSE
17 11 (12.22%) Finance
17 11 (12.22%) Migration
17 11 (12.22%) SCCM
17 11 (12.22%) Cisco Nexus

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 8 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.33%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.22%) IIS
3 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.11%) JBoss
4 1 (1.11%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (10.00%) SaaS
2 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.56%) IaaS
4 3 (3.33%) Office 365
4 3 (3.33%) PaaS
5 2 (2.22%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.78%) Firewall
2 13 (14.44%) TCP/IP
3 12 (13.33%) WAN
4 11 (12.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (11.11%) SAN
6 9 (10.00%) NetScaler
7 8 (8.89%) VLAN
8 7 (7.78%) iSCSI
9 6 (6.67%) LAN
9 6 (6.67%) MPLS
9 6 (6.67%) VPN
10 3 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (3.33%) Skype
11 2 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.22%) DHCP
11 2 (2.22%) DNS
11 2 (2.22%) HSRP
11 2 (2.22%) Internet
11 2 (2.22%) IPv4
11 2 (2.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.11%) Big Data
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (12.22%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Games
3 3 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.22%) Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Automotive
5 1 (1.11%) Publishing
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) SAML
2 1 (1.11%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.44%) Private Cloud
2 4 (4.44%) VCE vBlock
3 3 (3.33%) CESG
3 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.22%) BYOD
4 2 (2.22%) CMDB
4 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.22%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.22%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.11%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.11%) IVR
5 1 (1.11%) PKI
5 1 (1.11%) Replication
5 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (41.11%) Windows
2 25 (27.78%) Linux
3 20 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (13.33%) Unix
7 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.67%) Solaris
9 5 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (4.44%) AIX
11 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
12 2 (2.22%) Fedora
12 2 (2.22%) Windows 10
13 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.44%) ITIL
2 11 (12.22%) Migration
3 10 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.67%) Project Planning
7 5 (5.56%) Converged Infrastructure
8 4 (4.44%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.44%) Network Design
8 4 (4.44%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (3.33%) High Availability
9 3 (3.33%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.22%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (2.22%) Data Migration
10 2 (2.22%) MODAF
10 2 (2.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.44%) SQL
3 2 (2.22%) Python
3 2 (2.22%) Ruby
4 1 (1.11%) C
4 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.22%) MCSE
3 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (5.56%) CCNP
7 4 (4.44%) CCIE
7 4 (4.44%) Degree
7 4 (4.44%) MCSA
7 4 (4.44%) VCAP
8 3 (3.33%) CCA
8 3 (3.33%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (3.33%) MCITP
9 2 (2.22%) CCDA
9 2 (2.22%) CCDE
9 2 (2.22%) CCDP
9 2 (2.22%) CCNA
9 2 (2.22%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.22%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 48 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (28.89%) Active Directory
3 17 (18.89%) Hyper-V
4 14 (15.56%) vSphere
5 12 (13.33%) XenApp
6 7 (7.78%) VMware ESX
6 7 (7.78%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.11%) KVM
9 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.11%) NFS
9 1 (1.11%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.11%) vCloud
9 1 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) SCCM
2 3 (3.33%) vRealize
3 2 (2.22%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.22%) Puppet
3 2 (2.22%) SCOM
3 2 (2.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.11%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.11%) Ansible
4 1 (1.11%) Nagios
4 1 (1.11%) RANCID
4 1 (1.11%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.11%) Simpana
4 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 90 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (24.44%) Cisco
4 17 (18.89%) Citrix
5 12 (13.33%) EMC
6 11 (12.22%) HP
7 8 (8.89%) Red Hat
8 7 (7.78%) 3PAR
8 7 (7.78%) Juniper
9 4 (4.44%) Oracle
10 3 (3.33%) NetApp
11 2 (2.22%) Bloomberg
11 2 (2.22%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.22%) CommVault
11 2 (2.22%) Dell
11 2 (2.22%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.22%) Meru Networks
11 2 (2.22%) Reuters
11 2 (2.22%) Symantec
12 1 (1.11%) Zerto
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