The table below looks at the statistics for the VMware Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Consultant
Rank 594 555 566
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +11
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Consultant 18 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.036% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.039% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £280 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £572 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £346
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -13.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
51314 48841 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31055 29011 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 2118 2640
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

VMware Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VMware Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VMware Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

VMware Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VMware Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

VMware Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VMware Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

VMware Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VMware Consultant
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -14 18 £400 - 4
London +4 7 £425 -2.85% 1
City of London +20 2 £425 -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
East of England - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Daventry - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 1

VMware Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited VMware Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (58.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (32.26%) Windows
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco
3 10 (32.26%) HP
4 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
5 7 (22.58%) vSphere
6 6 (19.35%) SAN
7 5 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
7 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
7 5 (16.13%) vCloud
8 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
8 4 (12.90%) 3PAR
8 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
9 3 (9.68%) Perl
9 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
9 3 (9.68%) SOA
9 3 (9.68%) VMS
9 3 (9.68%) Operations Management
9 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (9.68%) NetApp
9 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (9.68%) VCAP
9 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (9.68%) Replication
10 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
10 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007

VMware Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited VMware Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) SAN
2 2 (6.45%) LAN
2 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.23%) NAS
3 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) DMZ
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) MPLS
3 1 (3.23%) BGP
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) VLAN
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
1 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.23%) Celerra
2 1 (3.23%) FMCG
2 1 (3.23%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) VMS
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) UNIX
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.68%) SOA
1 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (9.68%) Operations Management
2 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
2 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (6.45%) Change Management
2 2 (6.45%) Use Case
2 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
2 2 (6.45%) Change Control
2 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.23%) Low Latency
3 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.23%) Release Management
3 1 (3.23%) Migration
3 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.68%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) VCAP
3 2 (6.45%) VCDX
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) MCTS
4 1 (3.23%) MCITP
4 1 (3.23%) MCSE
4 1 (3.23%) CCIE
4 1 (3.23%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) CCNA
4 1 (3.23%) CCA
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.23%) VCP4
4 1 (3.23%) NCDA
4 1 (3.23%) NCIE
4 1 (3.23%) VCP5
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (22.58%) vSphere
3 5 (16.13%) vCloud
4 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
5 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.45%) XenApp
7 1 (3.23%) XenServer
7 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (32.26%) Cisco
2 10 (32.26%) HP
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.90%) 3PAR
5 3 (9.68%) NetApp
6 2 (6.45%) Mercator
6 2 (6.45%) Hitachi
6 2 (6.45%) Veeam
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix
6 2 (6.45%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) CommVault
7 1 (3.23%) AppSense
7 1 (3.23%) Symantec
7 1 (3.23%) McAfee
7 1 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) EMC