The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had VMware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Engineer
UK
Rank 469 462 415
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -47
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 127 156 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.31% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.32% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 97 138
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £255 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £435 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +300.00%

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
42939 48575 49622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27981 31258 30651
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1563 1629 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

VMware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VMware Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VMware Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

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

VMware Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VMware Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

VMware Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VMware Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

VMware Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VMware Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

VMware Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

VMware Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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 +17 121 £369 +5.35% 18
London +23 61 £375 -2.28% 5
South East -10 27 £380 +11.76% 5
City of London +7 13 £369 -10.06% 2
Berkshire 0 10 £331 -1.85% 2
East of England -2 10 £288 +8.49% 3
South West +1 8 £313 -8.08%
Yorkshire +14 6 £550 +44.73% 2
West Yorkshire +11 6 £550 +44.26% 2
Leeds +9 6 £550 +44.73% 1
Hampshire -2 6 £425 +21.42%
Buckinghamshire +8 5 £300 - 1
Cambridgeshire +6 5 £338 +27.35%
Swindon -2 5 £350 +2.94%
Wiltshire -10 5 £350 +2.94%
Cambridge +10 4 £300 -
Scotland +20 3 £425 +13.33%
Surrey +15 3 £400 +17.64% 1
North West +10 3 £165 -56.00% 2
Slough +8 3 £380 +7.80%
West Midlands +5 3 £350 +16.66% 1
Bracknell 0 3 - -
New Malden -3 3 - -
Marlow - 3 £300 -
Ipswich - 3 £253 -
Suffolk - 3 £270 -
Edinburgh +22 2 £438 -
Manchester +11 2 £165 -52.85% 2
Milton Keynes +2 2 - -
Kent +1 2 £295 -9.23%

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, VMware Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 290 (100.00%) VMware
2 191 (65.86%) Windows
3 145 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 116 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 116 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 71 (24.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 69 (23.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 68 (23.45%) vSphere
8 67 (23.10%) Citrix
9 63 (21.72%) Microsoft
10 61 (21.03%) Cisco
11 58 (20.00%) PowerShell
12 53 (18.28%) SAN
13 51 (17.59%) HP
13 51 (17.59%) Linux
14 46 (15.86%) DNS
15 40 (13.79%) Data Centre
15 40 (13.79%) Security Cleared
16 38 (13.10%) MS Exchange
16 38 (13.10%) SC Cleared
17 36 (12.41%) EMC
17 36 (12.41%) VMware ESX
18 35 (12.07%) Migration
19 34 (11.72%) Finance
19 34 (11.72%) Windows Server 2003
20 31 (10.69%) VMware ESXi
21 30 (10.34%) Firewall
22 29 (10.00%) SQL
23 28 (9.66%) vRealize
24 26 (8.97%) Hyper-V

VMware Engineer 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 38 (13.10%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (3.79%) IIS
5 9 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.76%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.07%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.72%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.03%) Confluence
10 1 (0.34%) Apache
10 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.34%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.41%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.59%) Office 365
2 19 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.41%) IaaS
5 5 (1.72%) PaaS
6 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.69%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.34%) SaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (18.28%) SAN
2 46 (15.86%) DNS
3 30 (10.34%) Firewall
4 22 (7.59%) WAN
5 21 (7.24%) LAN
6 18 (6.21%) VLAN
7 16 (5.52%) DHCP
8 15 (5.17%) LDAP
9 12 (4.14%) NAS
10 9 (3.10%) VoIP
10 9 (3.10%) VPN
11 8 (2.76%) TCP/IP
12 7 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (2.41%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (2.41%) Internet
13 6 (2.07%) MPLS
13 6 (2.07%) SMTP
14 5 (1.72%) Skype
14 5 (1.72%) VSAN
15 4 (1.38%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.03%) MySQL
5 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.69%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.34%) Big Data
6 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.38%) Jenkins
1 4 (1.38%) JIRA
2 3 (1.03%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.69%) MSI
4 1 (0.34%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.34%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.34%) Subversion
4 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (11.72%) Finance
2 12 (4.14%) Retail
3 9 (3.10%) Banking
4 6 (2.07%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.72%) Local Government
6 4 (1.38%) Legal
7 3 (1.03%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.03%) Law
7 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.07%) RabbitMQ
1 6 (2.07%) REST
2 4 (1.38%) MSMQ
3 2 (0.69%) .NET
3 2 (0.69%) HTML
3 2 (0.69%) JSON
3 2 (0.69%) LAMP
3 2 (0.69%) SOAP
3 2 (0.69%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.69%) Web Services
4 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.34%) J2EE
4 1 (0.34%) Java EE
4 1 (0.34%) Middleware
4 1 (0.34%) RESTful
4 1 (0.34%) WAP
4 1 (0.34%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.90%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 15 (5.17%) EMC VNX
4 8 (2.76%) EMC VMAX
4 8 (2.76%) Private Cloud
5 7 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.07%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.72%) Clustering
8 4 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.38%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.38%) HP Storage
8 4 (1.38%) Replication
8 4 (1.38%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.69%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.69%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.69%) User Experience
9 2 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 191 (65.86%) Windows
2 116 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 71 (24.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 69 (23.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (17.59%) Linux
6 34 (11.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (8.97%) Unix
8 21 (7.24%) Windows 7
9 14 (4.83%) Solaris
10 8 (2.76%) SUSE
10 8 (2.76%) Windows 10
11 6 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.72%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.38%) Android
14 3 (1.03%) CentOS
15 2 (0.69%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.69%) VMS
15 2 (0.69%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.34%) Debian
16 1 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (12.07%) Migration
2 25 (8.62%) ITIL
3 22 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (7.24%) DevOps
5 15 (5.17%) High Availability
6 14 (4.83%) Change Management
6 14 (4.83%) Configuration Management
6 14 (4.83%) Incident Management
7 11 (3.79%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (3.45%) Server Building
9 9 (3.10%) Converged Infrastructure
10 6 (2.07%) Application Discovery
10 6 (2.07%) Application Packaging
10 6 (2.07%) Data Centre Operations
10 6 (2.07%) Load Balancing
10 6 (2.07%) Scrum
11 5 (1.72%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (1.72%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 5 (1.72%) Service Delivery
11 5 (1.72%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 58 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 29 (10.00%) SQL
3 11 (3.79%) Java
3 11 (3.79%) VBScript
4 9 (3.10%) C
5 8 (2.76%) Python
6 7 (2.41%) Bash Shell
6 7 (2.41%) VB
7 5 (1.72%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.69%) Perl
8 2 (0.69%) Ruby
9 1 (0.34%) C#
Qualifications
1 40 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 38 (13.10%) SC Cleared
3 23 (7.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (3.79%) CCNA
6 11 (3.79%) MCSE
7 8 (2.76%) Degree
8 4 (1.38%) MCITP
9 3 (1.03%) CCNP
9 3 (1.03%) MCP
9 3 (1.03%) MCSA
10 2 (0.69%) CCA
10 2 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.34%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.34%) MCTS
11 1 (0.34%) NCIE
11 1 (0.34%) VCAP
11 1 (0.34%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.07%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.03%) SLA
3 2 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 145 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 116 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 68 (23.45%) vSphere
4 36 (12.41%) VMware ESX
5 31 (10.69%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (8.97%) Hyper-V
7 24 (8.28%) XenApp
8 9 (3.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (3.10%) vCloud
8 9 (3.10%) XenDesktop
9 8 (2.76%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (2.07%) VMware Server
12 5 (1.72%) Docker
13 4 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (1.03%) KVM
14 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (1.03%) XenServer
15 2 (0.69%) Firmware
15 2 (0.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 28 (9.66%) vRealize
2 22 (7.59%) SCCM
3 12 (4.14%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (4.14%) Puppet
4 9 (3.10%) AirWatch
4 9 (3.10%) Ansible
4 9 (3.10%) WSUS
5 7 (2.41%) PowerCLI
6 6 (2.07%) NetBackup
6 6 (2.07%) SCOM
6 6 (2.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (1.72%) vMotion
8 4 (1.38%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (1.38%) HP SIM
8 4 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.69%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 290 (100.00%) VMware
2 67 (23.10%) Citrix
3 63 (21.72%) Microsoft
4 61 (21.03%) Cisco
5 51 (17.59%) HP
6 36 (12.41%) EMC
7 12 (4.14%) NetApp
8 11 (3.79%) 3PAR
9 10 (3.45%) Dell
10 9 (3.10%) Red Hat
10 9 (3.10%) Symantec
11 8 (2.76%) Avaya
12 5 (1.72%) Brocade
13 4 (1.38%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.38%) Intel Security
13 4 (1.38%) MobileIron
14 3 (1.03%) CommVault
14 3 (1.03%) Oracle
14 3 (1.03%) SolarWinds
15 2 (0.69%) Sun
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