The table below looks at the statistics for the VMware Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Engineer
Rank 563 517 511
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -6
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 49 61 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 34
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £228 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £21.33 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.33 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -39.05%

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
51627 47265 47439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.78% 92.65% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32694 28640 26630
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2053 2601
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

VMware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 27 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 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 -16 45 £363 +5.07% 10
London -6 30 £366 +6.15% 4
South East -23 9 £300 -9.09% 2
City of London +15 4 £425 +34.92% 1
West Yorkshire -6 4 £295 -21.33%
Yorkshire -9 4 £295 -21.33% 1
Scotland -4 3 £338 - 2
Leeds - 3 £295 -
Berkshire +3 2 £300 -9.09% 2
East Midlands +6 1 £425 - 1
West Midlands -15 1 £225 -43.75% 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Nottingham - 1 £425 -
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
York - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bath - - - -
Bristol - - - -

VMware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited VMware Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 96 (100.00%) VMware
2 68 (70.83%) Windows
2 68 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (39.58%) Active Directory
5 30 (31.25%) VMware ESX
6 27 (28.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 26 (27.08%) Microsoft
8 25 (26.04%) Citrix
9 24 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 24 (25.00%) Cisco
10 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (22.92%) SAN
11 22 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (21.88%) NetApp
13 20 (20.83%) HP
13 20 (20.83%) vSphere
14 18 (18.75%) Dell
15 16 (16.67%) DNS
15 16 (16.67%) Security Cleared
16 15 (15.63%) PowerShell
16 15 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2003
17 14 (14.58%) DHCP
17 14 (14.58%) SC Cleared
17 14 (14.58%) VMware ESXi
18 13 (13.54%) SCCM
18 13 (13.54%) XenApp
18 13 (13.54%) Linux
18 13 (13.54%) ITIL
19 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification

VMware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited VMware Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.29%) IIS
5 6 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.04%) Lync
7 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.04%) WorkSite
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) MS Office
2 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) SaaS
2 2 (2.08%) Office 365
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.92%) SAN
2 16 (16.67%) DNS
3 14 (14.58%) DHCP
4 12 (12.50%) NAS
5 9 (9.38%) VLAN
6 6 (6.25%) Firewall
7 5 (5.21%) LAN
8 4 (4.17%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.08%) DMZ
9 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.08%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.04%) IPsec
10 1 (1.04%) LDAP
10 1 (1.04%) VPN
10 1 (1.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (8.33%) Banking
2 5 (5.21%) Front Office
3 4 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.04%) Military
4 1 (1.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.25%) Middleware
2 2 (2.08%) Web Services
3 1 (1.04%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 8 (8.33%) PDA
2 4 (4.17%) Clustering
2 4 (4.17%) Replication
2 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.13%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.08%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) PKI
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 68 (70.83%) Windows
2 39 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (23.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (13.54%) Linux
6 8 (8.33%) UNIX
7 5 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.21%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.54%) ITIL
2 9 (9.38%) Migration
3 7 (7.29%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (7.29%) Capacity Management
3 7 (7.29%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.17%) Time Management
7 3 (3.13%) High Availability
7 3 (3.13%) Change Management
7 3 (3.13%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.08%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.08%) Project Management
8 2 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.04%) DevOps
9 1 (1.04%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.04%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.04%) Integration Testing
9 1 (1.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.63%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.25%) VB
2 6 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 4 (4.17%) SQL
3 4 (4.17%) C
4 2 (2.08%) Perl
4 2 (2.08%) VBScript
5 1 (1.04%) PHP
5 1 (1.04%) C#
5 1 (1.04%) C++
5 1 (1.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (28.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 14 (14.58%) SC Cleared
4 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.25%) VCDX
6 4 (4.17%) MCSE
7 3 (3.13%) MCITP
8 2 (2.08%) MCP
8 2 (2.08%) RHCT
9 1 (1.04%) VCP5
9 1 (1.04%) VCAP
9 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.04%) Degree
9 1 (1.04%) MCSA
9 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.04%) CCNA
9 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (39.58%) Active Directory
3 30 (31.25%) VMware ESX
4 20 (20.83%) vSphere
5 14 (14.58%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (13.54%) XenApp
7 12 (12.50%) XenDesktop
8 10 (10.42%) VMware Server
9 8 (8.33%) XenServer
10 6 (6.25%) Hyper-V
11 4 (4.17%) vCloud
12 2 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (1.04%) VMFS
13 1 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (1.04%) NFS
13 1 (1.04%) Firmware
13 1 (1.04%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) SCCM
2 5 (5.21%) WMI
2 5 (5.21%) BladeLogic
3 4 (4.17%) SCOM
4 2 (2.08%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.08%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.08%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.04%) Puppet
5 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.04%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.04%) Nagios
5 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 96 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (27.08%) Microsoft
3 25 (26.04%) Citrix
4 24 (25.00%) Cisco
5 21 (21.88%) NetApp
6 20 (20.83%) HP
7 18 (18.75%) Dell
8 11 (11.46%) EMC
9 9 (9.38%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.17%) Cyber-Ark
11 3 (3.13%) IBM
11 3 (3.13%) Mercator
11 3 (3.13%) CommVault
11 3 (3.13%) Sun
12 2 (2.08%) BMC
12 2 (2.08%) Veritas
12 2 (2.08%) Symantec
13 1 (1.04%) 3PAR
13 1 (1.04%) MobileIron
13 1 (1.04%) ServiceNow
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