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 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Engineer
Rank 500 496 459
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -37
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 153 180 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 129 131
Median daily rate £330 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £265 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £375 £295
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +27.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -30.00%

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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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
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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 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 -17 149 £330 -12.00% 34
London -6 64 £400 +6.66% 7
South East +14 33 £325 -13.33% 15
Berkshire +16 19 £275 -35.14% 3
West Midlands - 16 £240 - 1
Newbury +18 15 £275 -35.14%
City of London +17 11 £401 +6.86% 2
North West +20 10 £400 +23.07% 2
East of England -1 9 £235 -34.03% 2
Manchester -6 8 £400 - 2
Yorkshire +6 7 £325 -18.75% 3
Shropshire - 7 £275 -
Telford - 7 £275 -
Leeds +7 6 £325 -18.75% 1
West Yorkshire +1 6 £325 -18.75% 3
South West +12 5 £225 -38.35% 3
Worcestershire - 5 £240 -
Worcester - 5 £240 -
Cambridgeshire +23 4 £235 -37.33% 1
Hampshire +8 4 £381 -1.74% 4
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £343 - 2
Edinburgh +16 3 £300 -9.77%
Scotland +5 3 £300 -14.28% 1
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Somerset - 3 £214 -
Harrow - 3 £400 -
Stockport - 3 £425 -
Surrey +9 2 £244 -50.00% 6
East Midlands -10 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire -11 2 £381 +100.65%

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 353 (100.00%) VMware
2 219 (62.04%) Windows
3 179 (50.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 165 (46.74%) Active Directory
4 165 (46.74%) Windows Server
5 107 (30.31%) DNS
6 106 (30.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 103 (29.18%) Microsoft
8 97 (27.48%) Citrix
9 94 (26.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 87 (24.65%) SAN
11 86 (24.36%) vSphere
12 79 (22.38%) Linux
13 77 (21.81%) Cisco
14 67 (18.98%) PowerShell
14 67 (18.98%) SQL
15 62 (17.56%) MS Exchange
16 59 (16.71%) HP
17 56 (15.86%) Data Centre
18 53 (15.01%) SQL Server
19 52 (14.73%) NetApp
20 51 (14.45%) Windows Server 2003
20 51 (14.45%) XenApp
21 49 (13.88%) SCCM
21 49 (13.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 48 (13.60%) DHCP
22 48 (13.60%) Hyper-V
23 47 (13.31%) ITIL
24 46 (13.03%) VMware ESX
25 42 (11.90%) Firewall

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 62 (17.56%) MS Exchange
2 19 (5.38%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (3.68%) Apache
4 13 (3.68%) OpenStack
5 10 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.55%) Confluence
6 9 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (2.55%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.98%) IIS
8 4 (1.13%) nginx
9 3 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.85%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.28%) JBoss
11 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.12%) MS Office
3 4 (1.13%) MS Project
3 4 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) HipChat
4 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 34 (9.63%) Office 365
2 23 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.70%) IaaS
5 4 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.13%) PaaS
6 2 (0.57%) GitHub
6 2 (0.57%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.57%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.57%) SaaS
7 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 107 (30.31%) DNS
2 87 (24.65%) SAN
3 48 (13.60%) DHCP
4 42 (11.90%) Firewall
5 41 (11.61%) LAN
6 37 (10.48%) VLAN
6 37 (10.48%) WAN
7 31 (8.78%) LDAP
8 19 (5.38%) NetScaler
9 18 (5.10%) TCP/IP
10 16 (4.53%) NAS
11 14 (3.97%) MPLS
12 13 (3.68%) iSCSI
13 10 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (2.55%) VPN
14 9 (2.55%) Wireless
15 8 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (2.27%) Network Security
16 7 (1.98%) Internet
17 5 (1.42%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (15.01%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.27%) MySQL
2 8 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.85%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.85%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.28%) Power BI
7 1 (0.28%) QlikView
7 1 (0.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (2.27%) JIRA
2 6 (1.70%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.42%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.85%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.57%) Ant
5 2 (0.57%) Bundler
5 2 (0.57%) GitLab
5 2 (0.57%) Maven
5 2 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 34 (9.63%) Finance
2 17 (4.82%) Banking
2 17 (4.82%) Legal
3 6 (1.70%) Retail
4 4 (1.13%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.85%) Back Office
5 3 (0.85%) Games
6 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.57%) German Language
6 2 (0.57%) Law
6 2 (0.57%) Military
6 2 (0.57%) Publishing
7 1 (0.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.27%) LAMP
2 5 (1.42%) Web Services
3 4 (1.13%) HTML
3 4 (1.13%) REST
4 3 (0.85%) HTML5
4 3 (0.85%) J2EE
4 3 (0.85%) Java EE
4 3 (0.85%) JSON
4 3 (0.85%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (0.85%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.28%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.28%) Middleware
5 1 (0.28%) Node.js
5 1 (0.28%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.28%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 56 (15.86%) Data Centre
2 17 (4.82%) EMC VNX
3 16 (4.53%) Blackberry
4 13 (3.68%) Clustering
5 12 (3.40%) Replication
6 6 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.70%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.70%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.70%) Private Cloud
6 6 (1.70%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.42%) FlexPod
7 5 (1.42%) PDA
8 4 (1.13%) HP Storage
9 3 (0.85%) EMC VNXe
9 3 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.85%) VCE vBlock
10 2 (0.57%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 219 (62.04%) Windows
2 165 (46.74%) Windows Server
3 106 (30.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 94 (26.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 79 (22.38%) Linux
6 51 (14.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (9.92%) Solaris
8 25 (7.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (6.23%) Windows 7
10 11 (3.12%) Unix
10 11 (3.12%) Windows 10
11 9 (2.55%) CentOS
12 8 (2.27%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.13%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (1.13%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.57%) Android
14 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.57%) VMS
14 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (13.31%) ITIL
2 38 (10.76%) Migration
3 35 (9.92%) Performance Monitoring
4 31 (8.78%) Change Management
4 31 (8.78%) Incident Management
5 30 (8.50%) DevOps
6 24 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (4.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (4.25%) High Availability
8 14 (3.97%) Virtual Environments
9 13 (3.68%) Project Management
10 11 (3.12%) Server Virtualisation
11 10 (2.83%) Application Packaging
11 10 (2.83%) Open Source
12 9 (2.55%) Service Delivery
12 9 (2.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (2.27%) Scrum
13 8 (2.27%) Server Building
13 8 (2.27%) Workflow
14 7 (1.98%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (18.98%) PowerShell
1 67 (18.98%) SQL
2 37 (10.48%) Java
3 23 (6.52%) Bash Shell
4 12 (3.40%) Ruby
5 9 (2.55%) Perl
5 9 (2.55%) VBScript
6 8 (2.27%) Python
7 6 (1.70%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.13%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.85%) PHP
10 2 (0.57%) C-shell
10 2 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (13.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 33 (9.35%) Security Cleared
3 32 (9.07%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (7.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (6.80%) CCNA
6 22 (6.23%) SC Cleared
7 19 (5.38%) MCSE
8 13 (3.68%) MCSA
9 8 (2.27%) Degree
10 5 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (1.42%) CCNP
11 4 (1.13%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.13%) MCP
11 4 (1.13%) VCP5
12 3 (0.85%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.85%) VCAP
12 3 (0.85%) VCP6
13 2 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.57%) RHCA
13 2 (0.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.13%) PCI DSS
1 4 (1.13%) SLA
2 3 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.85%) QA
3 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 179 (50.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 165 (46.74%) Active Directory
3 86 (24.36%) vSphere
4 51 (14.45%) XenApp
5 48 (13.60%) Hyper-V
6 46 (13.03%) VMware ESX
7 42 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (7.93%) XenDesktop
9 21 (5.95%) VMware Server
10 13 (3.68%) vCloud
10 13 (3.68%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (2.83%) Docker
12 9 (2.55%) NFS
13 8 (2.27%) XenServer
14 5 (1.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (1.42%) DFS Replication
14 5 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (1.42%) UAG
15 4 (1.13%) Firmware
16 3 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 49 (13.88%) SCCM
2 31 (8.78%) SCOM
3 24 (6.80%) Puppet
4 20 (5.67%) vRealize
5 16 (4.53%) WSUS
6 15 (4.25%) PowerCLI
7 13 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (3.40%) Backup Exec
9 8 (2.27%) Ansible
9 8 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
9 8 (2.27%) NetBackup
10 6 (1.70%) Nagios
11 5 (1.42%) HP SIM
11 5 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (1.42%) Terraform
12 4 (1.13%) IBM BigFix
12 4 (1.13%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 4 (1.13%) Zenoss
13 3 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 353 (100.00%) VMware
2 103 (29.18%) Microsoft
3 97 (27.48%) Citrix
4 77 (21.81%) Cisco
5 59 (16.71%) HP
6 52 (14.73%) NetApp
7 40 (11.33%) EMC
8 35 (9.92%) Red Hat
9 21 (5.95%) Symantec
10 16 (4.53%) Dell
11 9 (2.55%) 3PAR
12 8 (2.27%) IronPort
12 8 (2.27%) Veeam
13 7 (1.98%) CommVault
13 7 (1.98%) Juniper
14 6 (1.70%) IBM
14 6 (1.70%) Intel Security
14 6 (1.70%) Oracle
14 6 (1.70%) ServiceNow
15 5 (1.42%) Apple
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