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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Architect
Rank 620 599 578
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -21
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Architect 41 50 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.088% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.092% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 36
Median daily rate £465 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £553 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +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
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 July 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 29 July 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 -11 41 £465 -7.00% 7
South East +16 12 £480 +9.71% 1
London -14 10 £500 -6.97% 2
East of England +23 9 £363 -34.09%
Hampshire - 6 £480 - 1
Bedfordshire - 5 - -
Luton - 5 - -
Portsmouth - 4 £435 -
Chelmsford - 4 £363 -
Essex - 4 £363 -
Berkshire +6 3 £575 +53.33%
North West -2 3 £425 +3.03% 1
South West -6 3 £450 -
West Midlands -22 3 £454 -11.20% 1
Bristol +6 2 £454 +65.00%
Cheshire 0 2 £450 +9.09%
Newbury - 2 £575 -
City of London +42 1 £550 +2.32% 1
Manchester -3 1 £400 - 1
Farnborough - 1 £480 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Surrey - 1 £550 -
West Sussex - 1 £433 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £450 -
Stafford - 1 £420 -
Staines - 1 £550 -
Crawley - 1 £433 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £500 - 1

VMware Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 91 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (51.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (38.46%) Windows
4 26 (28.57%) Linux
4 26 (28.57%) Cisco
5 24 (26.37%) Microsoft
5 24 (26.37%) Active Directory
5 24 (26.37%) Data Centre
6 19 (20.88%) Citrix
7 18 (19.78%) Windows Server
8 17 (18.68%) Firewall
9 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (16.48%) Security Cleared
10 15 (16.48%) Hyper-V
10 15 (16.48%) EMC
11 14 (15.38%) SC Cleared
11 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (14.29%) Unix
13 12 (13.19%) ITIL
13 12 (13.19%) Migration
13 12 (13.19%) SaaS
14 11 (12.09%) vSphere
14 11 (12.09%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (12.09%) WAN
14 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
15 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (10.99%) SAN
15 10 (10.99%) MCSE
15 10 (10.99%) XenApp
16 9 (9.89%) HP

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 (8.79%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.40%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.30%) JBoss
3 3 (3.30%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.20%) IIS
4 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.10%) Captiva
5 1 (1.10%) Documentum
5 1 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.19%) SaaS
2 8 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.79%) IaaS
2 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.40%) Office 365
3 4 (4.40%) PaaS
4 3 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.20%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.68%) Firewall
2 11 (12.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
2 11 (12.09%) WAN
3 10 (10.99%) SAN
4 8 (8.79%) MPLS
4 8 (8.79%) NetScaler
5 6 (6.59%) iSCSI
5 6 (6.59%) LAN
5 6 (6.59%) VPN
6 5 (5.49%) VLAN
7 3 (3.30%) Skype
7 3 (3.30%) Wireless
8 2 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.20%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.20%) DHCP
8 2 (2.20%) DNS
8 2 (2.20%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.20%) HSRP
8 2 (2.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.10%) Big Data
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) JIRA
1 1 (1.10%) Subversion
1 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (9.89%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Games
3 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Retail
5 1 (1.10%) Automotive
5 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) SAML
2 1 (1.10%) ELK Stack
2 1 (1.10%) Middleware
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.37%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.59%) VCE vBlock
3 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.30%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (3.30%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.30%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.20%) BYOD
4 2 (2.20%) CESG
4 2 (2.20%) CMDB
4 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.20%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.20%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.10%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) PKI
5 1 (1.10%) Replication
5 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.46%) Windows
2 26 (28.57%) Linux
3 18 (19.78%) Windows Server
4 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (14.29%) Unix
7 9 (9.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.49%) Solaris
9 4 (4.40%) AIX
10 2 (2.20%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.10%) CentOS
11 1 (1.10%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.19%) ITIL
1 12 (13.19%) Migration
2 8 (8.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (8.79%) TOGAF
3 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (5.49%) Converged Infrastructure
4 5 (5.49%) Presales
4 5 (5.49%) Project Planning
5 4 (4.40%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (4.40%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.30%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (3.30%) ITIL V3
6 3 (3.30%) PLM
6 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.30%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.20%) High Availability
7 2 (2.20%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (2.20%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.79%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.40%) SQL
3 3 (3.30%) Python
3 3 (3.30%) Ruby
4 1 (1.10%) C
4 1 (1.10%) Java
4 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (16.48%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.99%) MCSE
3 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (8.79%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (5.49%) CCNP
6 5 (5.49%) VCAP
7 4 (4.40%) CCIE
7 4 (4.40%) Degree
8 3 (3.30%) EMC Certification
8 3 (3.30%) MCITP
8 3 (3.30%) MCSA
9 2 (2.20%) CCA
9 2 (2.20%) CCDA
9 2 (2.20%) CCDE
9 2 (2.20%) CCDP
9 2 (2.20%) CCNA
9 2 (2.20%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.20%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 47 (51.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (26.37%) Active Directory
3 15 (16.48%) Hyper-V
4 11 (12.09%) vSphere
5 10 (10.99%) XenApp
6 8 (8.79%) VMware ESX
7 5 (5.49%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.10%) KVM
9 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.10%) NFS
9 1 (1.10%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.10%) vCloud
9 1 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) SCCM
2 2 (2.20%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.20%) Puppet
2 2 (2.20%) SCOM
2 2 (2.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.20%) vRealize
3 1 (1.10%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.10%) Ansible
3 1 (1.10%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.10%) Control-M
3 1 (1.10%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (1.10%) Nagios
3 1 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.10%) RANCID
3 1 (1.10%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.10%) Simpana
3 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 91 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (28.57%) Cisco
3 24 (26.37%) Microsoft
4 19 (20.88%) Citrix
5 15 (16.48%) EMC
6 9 (9.89%) HP
7 7 (7.69%) 3PAR
7 7 (7.69%) Juniper
7 7 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.59%) Oracle
9 4 (4.40%) NetApp
10 3 (3.30%) Symantec
11 2 (2.20%) Blue Coat
11 2 (2.20%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.20%) CommVault
11 2 (2.20%) Dell
11 2 (2.20%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.20%) Meru Networks
12 1 (1.10%) Bloomberg
12 1 (1.10%) Reuters
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