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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Engineer
Rank 512 524 509
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 71 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.060% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.065% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 19 17
Average daily rate
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£356 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.77% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £274 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £283 £323
% change year-on-year
-20.35% -12.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £26.24 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.24 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.04%

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +19 65 £363 +6.61% 10
London +17 33 £388 -1.27% 5
South East +4 12 £270 -32.50% 1
Berkshire +5 6 £240 -34.24% 1
Scotland -4 6 £350 -
City of London +12 5 £469 +7.14%
South West -15 5 £178 -35.27%
Devon - 5 £178 -
West Midlands +5 4 £225 -18.18% 2
East of England - 4 £526 -
East Midlands - 4 £283 - 1
Yorkshire -9 3 £180 -34.54% 1
Hampshire - 3 £470 -
Reading +7 2 £214 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £425 -
Leicestershire - 2 £140 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £425 -
West Yorkshire -7 1 £295 -
Coventry - 1 £190 - 1
Harrogate - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Manchester - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Peterborough - - - -
Stockport - - - -
York - - - -

VMware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 107 (100.00%) VMware
2 74 (69.16%) Windows
3 67 (62.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (40.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (32.71%) Active Directory
6 32 (29.91%) Cisco
7 29 (27.10%) HP
7 29 (27.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 27 (25.23%) vSphere
9 25 (23.36%) Citrix
10 24 (22.43%) ITIL
11 22 (20.56%) NetApp
12 21 (19.63%) SAN
13 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
13 20 (18.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (18.69%) VMware ESX
14 19 (17.76%) Dell
14 19 (17.76%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (16.82%) Security Cleared
15 18 (16.82%) EMC
16 16 (14.95%) DNS
16 16 (14.95%) MS Exchange
16 16 (14.95%) Migration
17 14 (13.08%) DHCP
17 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
18 13 (12.15%) VMware Server
18 13 (12.15%) VMware ESXi
19 12 (11.21%) SC Cleared
20 11 (10.28%) NAS
21 9 (8.41%) SCCM

VMware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (14.95%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.74%) IIS
4 4 (3.74%) Lync
5 2 (1.87%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.93%) WorkSite
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) MS Office
2 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Office 365
2 4 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.87%) SaaS
3 2 (1.87%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.63%) SAN
2 16 (14.95%) DNS
3 14 (13.08%) DHCP
4 11 (10.28%) NAS
5 9 (8.41%) Firewall
6 8 (7.48%) VLAN
7 5 (4.67%) iSCSI
7 5 (4.67%) IPsec
7 5 (4.67%) LAN
8 4 (3.74%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.87%) WAN
9 2 (1.87%) DMZ
9 2 (1.87%) Internet
9 2 (1.87%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.93%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.93%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (6.54%) Finance
2 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Legal
3 1 (0.93%) Military
3 1 (0.93%) Back Office
3 1 (0.93%) Banking
3 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.61%) Blackberry
1 6 (5.61%) PDA
2 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.80%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.80%) EqualLogic
3 3 (2.80%) Replication
3 3 (2.80%) Clustering
4 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Celerra
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.93%) Handset
5 1 (0.93%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 74 (69.16%) Windows
2 43 (40.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (18.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (17.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (8.41%) Linux
6 3 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.80%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.80%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.87%) UNIX
7 2 (1.87%) VMS
8 1 (0.93%) SUSE
8 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.43%) ITIL
2 16 (14.95%) Migration
3 7 (6.54%) Project Management
4 6 (5.61%) Configuration Management
4 6 (5.61%) Problem Management
4 6 (5.61%) High Availability
5 4 (3.74%) Change Management
5 4 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.80%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.80%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.80%) Asset Management
7 2 (1.87%) ITIL V3
7 2 (1.87%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (1.87%) Mentoring
7 2 (1.87%) Time Management
7 2 (1.87%) Load Balancing
8 1 (0.93%) Resource Management
8 1 (0.93%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (0.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (0.93%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.48%) SQL
1 8 (7.48%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.80%) VBScript
3 2 (1.87%) C#
3 2 (1.87%) Perl
4 1 (0.93%) Python
4 1 (0.93%) C
4 1 (0.93%) PHP
4 1 (0.93%) C++
4 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (27.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 18 (16.82%) Security Cleared
3 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (11.21%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.54%) MCITP
5 7 (6.54%) MCSE
6 6 (5.61%) VCDX
7 5 (4.67%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.74%) MCP
8 4 (3.74%) RHCT
9 2 (1.87%) CCNA
9 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.87%) VCAP
10 1 (0.93%) VCP5
10 1 (0.93%) Degree
10 1 (0.93%) CCNP
10 1 (0.93%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (62.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (32.71%) Active Directory
3 27 (25.23%) vSphere
4 20 (18.69%) VMware ESX
5 13 (12.15%) VMware Server
5 13 (12.15%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (7.48%) XenApp
7 7 (6.54%) XenDesktop
7 7 (6.54%) Hyper-V
8 5 (4.67%) vCloud
8 5 (4.67%) XenServer
9 1 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.93%) VMFS
9 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.93%) Firmware
9 1 (0.93%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.93%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (8.41%) SCCM
2 5 (4.67%) SCOM
3 3 (2.80%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.87%) Nagios
4 2 (1.87%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.93%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.93%) Puppet
5 1 (0.93%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.93%) OpenView
5 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 107 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (29.91%) Cisco
3 29 (27.10%) HP
4 25 (23.36%) Citrix
5 22 (20.56%) NetApp
6 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
7 19 (17.76%) Dell
8 18 (16.82%) EMC
9 7 (6.54%) 3PAR
9 7 (6.54%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.61%) IBM
10 6 (5.61%) Veeam
11 5 (4.67%) FalconStor
12 4 (3.74%) CheckPoint
12 4 (3.74%) Mercator
13 3 (2.80%) Veritas
13 3 (2.80%) CommVault
14 2 (1.87%) Sun
14 2 (1.87%) Splunk
14 2 (1.87%) ServiceNow
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