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 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Engineer
Rank 487 457 447
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -10
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 176 207 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.37% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 146 130
Median daily rate £325 £375 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +16.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Median hourly rate £31.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £17.45 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £44.65 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+52.38% -16.00%

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
51653 55417 52511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.81% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33657 35244 31733
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 1646 2081 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 2016.

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
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 24 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 -25 165 £325 -13.33% 39
London -22 68 £375 -3.22% 13
South East +18 42 £275 -21.42% 14
Berkshire +24 25 £275 -14.06% 4
Newbury - 20 £275 - 1
West Midlands -18 17 £240 -39.24%
Yorkshire -8 14 £325 -18.75% 2
West Yorkshire +5 13 £325 -18.75% 2
Leeds 0 13 £325 -18.75% 2
City of London +35 10 £375 - 3
North West +16 9 £420 +29.23% 6
Worcestershire +4 7 £240 -40.00%
Worcester +4 7 £240 -40.00%
South West +13 6 £225 -26.22% 2
Scotland +12 6 £425 +25.92%
Edinburgh +3 6 £425 +27.81%
Manchester -10 6 £420 +40.00% 2
East of England +2 5 £300 -11.11% 1
Hampshire -6 5 £240 -39.04% 4
Shropshire - 5 £275 -
Telford - 5 £275 -
Harrow - 5 £400 -
Oxfordshire -2 4 £338 +77.63%
Somerset - 4 £214 -
Cambridgeshire +20 3 £235 -37.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 3 £325 -7.14% 1
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Stockport - 3 £425 -
South Wales +21 2 £350 -3.44%
Wales +16 2 £350 -2.77%

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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.

1 381 (100.00%) VMware
2 234 (61.42%) Windows
3 206 (54.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 167 (43.83%) Windows Server
5 164 (43.04%) Active Directory
6 112 (29.40%) Microsoft
7 101 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 100 (26.25%) vSphere
8 100 (26.25%) DNS
9 99 (25.98%) Citrix
9 99 (25.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 95 (24.93%) Linux
11 90 (23.62%) SAN
12 80 (21.00%) Cisco
13 75 (19.69%) PowerShell
14 73 (19.16%) SQL
15 65 (17.06%) Data Centre
15 65 (17.06%) MS Exchange
15 65 (17.06%) NetApp
16 58 (15.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 56 (14.70%) HP
17 56 (14.70%) SQL Server
18 48 (12.60%) DHCP
19 47 (12.34%) Hyper-V
19 47 (12.34%) XenApp
20 46 (12.07%) SCCM
20 46 (12.07%) ITIL
21 44 (11.55%) Firewall
22 43 (11.29%) Finance
22 43 (11.29%) Migration

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 65 (17.06%) MS Exchange
2 24 (6.30%) SharePoint
3 23 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (3.94%) Apache
5 14 (3.67%) OpenStack
6 12 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (2.62%) Skype for Business
8 9 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (2.36%) IIS
9 8 (2.10%) Confluence
10 7 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.05%) nginx
12 3 (0.79%) WordPress
13 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.52%) IBM Domino
13 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.26%) JBoss
14 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.15%) MS Office
3 4 (1.05%) MS Project
4 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) HipChat
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.66%) Office 365
2 24 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.57%) IaaS
5 5 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.05%) PaaS
7 2 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.52%) GitHub
7 2 (0.52%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (26.25%) DNS
2 90 (23.62%) SAN
3 48 (12.60%) DHCP
4 44 (11.55%) Firewall
5 39 (10.24%) LAN
6 35 (9.19%) WAN
7 31 (8.14%) VLAN
8 27 (7.09%) LDAP
9 24 (6.30%) NetScaler
10 22 (5.77%) TCP/IP
11 19 (4.99%) NAS
12 13 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (3.15%) iSCSI
14 11 (2.89%) Cisco Nexus
15 10 (2.62%) MPLS
16 9 (2.36%) Network Security
16 9 (2.36%) Wireless
17 7 (1.84%) Cisco IOS
17 7 (1.84%) VPN
18 6 (1.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (14.70%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.36%) MySQL
4 7 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.79%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.26%) DTS
9 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.26%) Power BI
9 1 (0.26%) QlikView
9 1 (0.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (1.84%) JIRA
2 6 (1.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.79%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.52%) Ant
4 2 (0.52%) Bundler
4 2 (0.52%) GitLab
4 2 (0.52%) Maven
4 2 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 43 (11.29%) Finance
2 25 (6.56%) Banking
3 17 (4.46%) Legal
4 8 (2.10%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.31%) Games
6 4 (1.05%) Advertising
6 4 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.05%) Retail
7 3 (0.79%) Back Office
7 3 (0.79%) Law
8 2 (0.52%) German Language
8 2 (0.52%) Military
8 2 (0.52%) Publishing
8 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.62%) HTML
2 9 (2.36%) LAMP
3 6 (1.57%) .NET
3 6 (1.57%) Web Services
4 4 (1.05%) Middleware
5 3 (0.79%) HTML5
5 3 (0.79%) J2EE
5 3 (0.79%) Java EE
5 3 (0.79%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (0.79%) RESTful
5 3 (0.79%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.52%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.52%) Node.js
6 2 (0.52%) REST
7 1 (0.26%) JSON
7 1 (0.26%) MAPI
7 1 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.26%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 65 (17.06%) Data Centre
2 17 (4.46%) Clustering
3 16 (4.20%) Blackberry
4 15 (3.94%) EMC VNX
5 14 (3.67%) Replication
6 10 (2.62%) FlexPod
7 7 (1.84%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.84%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.31%) PDA
8 5 (1.31%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.05%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.05%) VCE vBlock
10 3 (0.79%) EMC VMAX
10 3 (0.79%) EMC VNXe
10 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.52%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 234 (61.42%) Windows
2 167 (43.83%) Windows Server
3 101 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 99 (25.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 95 (24.93%) Linux
6 43 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (8.40%) Solaris
8 30 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (6.56%) Windows 7
10 16 (4.20%) CentOS
11 14 (3.67%) Data ONTAP
12 11 (2.89%) Unix
13 10 (2.62%) Windows 10
14 9 (2.36%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.05%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.79%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.79%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.52%) Android
17 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
18 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (12.07%) ITIL
2 43 (11.29%) Migration
3 35 (9.19%) Change Management
4 33 (8.66%) Incident Management
5 32 (8.40%) Performance Monitoring
6 29 (7.61%) DevOps
7 23 (6.04%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (5.51%) Project Management
9 19 (4.99%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (4.72%) Open Source
11 15 (3.94%) Application Packaging
12 14 (3.67%) Virtual Environments
13 12 (3.15%) Server Building
13 12 (3.15%) Server Virtualisation
14 11 (2.89%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (2.36%) Configuration Management
15 9 (2.36%) High Availability
15 9 (2.36%) Workflow
16 8 (2.10%) Capacity Management
17 7 (1.84%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (19.69%) PowerShell
2 73 (19.16%) SQL
3 35 (9.19%) Java
4 25 (6.56%) Bash Shell
5 16 (4.20%) Ruby
6 14 (3.67%) Python
7 8 (2.10%) C#
7 8 (2.10%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.10%) Perl
8 7 (1.84%) VBScript
9 4 (1.05%) PHP
9 4 (1.05%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.52%) C-shell
10 2 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (15.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 34 (8.92%) Security Cleared
3 29 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (6.04%) SC Cleared
6 21 (5.51%) CCNA
7 18 (4.72%) MCSE
8 13 (3.41%) MCSA
9 10 (2.62%) Degree
10 8 (2.10%) CCNP
11 6 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (1.31%) DBS Check
12 5 (1.31%) VCP5
13 4 (1.05%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.79%) MCP
14 3 (0.79%) VCAP
14 3 (0.79%) VCP6
15 2 (0.52%) CCA
15 2 (0.52%) RHCA
15 2 (0.52%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.57%) SLA
2 4 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.05%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.79%) QA
4 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
System Software
1 206 (54.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 164 (43.04%) Active Directory
3 100 (26.25%) vSphere
4 47 (12.34%) Hyper-V
4 47 (12.34%) XenApp
5 43 (11.29%) VMware ESXi
6 42 (11.02%) VMware ESX
7 32 (8.40%) XenDesktop
8 22 (5.77%) VMware Server
9 15 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (3.67%) vCloud
11 12 (3.15%) NFS
12 8 (2.10%) Docker
13 7 (1.84%) XenServer
14 5 (1.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (1.31%) UAG
15 4 (1.05%) Firmware
15 4 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.79%) DFS Replication
16 3 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 46 (12.07%) SCCM
2 29 (7.61%) SCOM
3 28 (7.35%) Puppet
4 19 (4.99%) vRealize
5 16 (4.20%) WSUS
6 13 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (2.89%) Backup Exec
8 9 (2.36%) NetBackup
9 8 (2.10%) Ansible
9 8 (2.10%) EdgeSight
9 8 (2.10%) HP SIM
9 8 (2.10%) Microsoft Clustering
9 8 (2.10%) Nagios
10 7 (1.84%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 5 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (1.31%) Zenoss
12 4 (1.05%) IBM BigFix
12 4 (1.05%) Terraform
12 4 (1.05%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 3 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 381 (100.00%) VMware
2 112 (29.40%) Microsoft
3 99 (25.98%) Citrix
4 80 (21.00%) Cisco
5 65 (17.06%) NetApp
6 56 (14.70%) HP
7 41 (10.76%) Red Hat
8 39 (10.24%) EMC
9 21 (5.51%) Symantec
10 15 (3.94%) Dell
11 9 (2.36%) AppSense
11 9 (2.36%) IronPort
11 9 (2.36%) Oracle
12 8 (2.10%) CommVault
12 8 (2.10%) Juniper
13 7 (1.84%) Apple
13 7 (1.84%) CA
13 7 (1.84%) IBM
13 7 (1.84%) Veeam
14 6 (1.57%) ServiceNow
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