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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Engineer
Rank 547 521 555
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +34
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 52 52 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.099% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.11% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 27
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£350 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -21.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.00

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
52000 48616 53775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.66% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31509 28830 30178
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2090 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £39.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 21 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 21 August 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 -9 52 £350 +6.06% 3
London +12 21 £435 +15.93% 1
North West +5 6 £300 -
South East -6 6 £350 +2.18% 1
Berkshire +3 3 £325 -9.40%
Yorkshire - 3 £388 -
East of England -25 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £300 -
Manchester - 2 £300 -
City of London +22 1 - - 1
East Midlands +1 1 £175 -28.57%
Leicestershire 0 1 £175 -
Surrey - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Luton - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -

VMware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 80 (100.00%) VMware
2 57 (71.25%) Windows
3 53 (66.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 32 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (38.75%) Microsoft
6 24 (30.00%) SAN
7 22 (27.50%) DNS
7 22 (27.50%) VMware ESX
8 20 (25.00%) DHCP
8 20 (25.00%) vSphere
8 20 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (23.75%) HP
9 19 (23.75%) Citrix
10 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (22.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 17 (21.25%) Cisco
11 17 (21.25%) NetApp
12 16 (20.00%) MS Exchange
13 15 (18.75%) Linux
13 15 (18.75%) PowerShell
14 14 (17.50%) SCCM
14 14 (17.50%) NAS
14 14 (17.50%) VMware ESXi
15 13 (16.25%) Exchange Server 2003
16 12 (15.00%) VMware Server
16 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
17 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
17 11 (13.75%) Dell
17 11 (13.75%) VLAN

VMware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 16 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (8.75%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.50%) IIS
4 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.00%) OpenStack
5 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.50%) Apache
6 2 (2.50%) Lync
7 1 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Office
2 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.00%) SAN
2 22 (27.50%) DNS
3 20 (25.00%) DHCP
4 14 (17.50%) NAS
5 11 (13.75%) VLAN
6 4 (5.00%) LAN
7 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.75%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.75%) Firewall
8 2 (2.50%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.50%) WAN
9 1 (1.25%) VPN
9 1 (1.25%) DMZ
9 1 (1.25%) Internet
9 1 (1.25%) MPLS
9 1 (1.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (8.75%) Finance
1 7 (8.75%) Banking
2 5 (6.25%) Front Office
3 1 (1.25%) Marketing
3 1 (1.25%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.25%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) Middleware
2 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 8 (10.00%) PDA
2 7 (8.75%) Clustering
3 5 (6.25%) Replication
4 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.25%) Firmware
5 1 (1.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 57 (71.25%) Windows
2 32 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (18.75%) Linux
6 6 (7.50%) UNIX
7 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.75%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.25%) Capacity Management
2 8 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (8.75%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (8.75%) ITIL
4 6 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.25%) Change Management
5 5 (6.25%) Migration
5 5 (6.25%) DevOps
6 3 (3.75%) Time Management
7 2 (2.50%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.25%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.25%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.25%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.25%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.25%) Validation
8 1 (1.25%) SOA
8 1 (1.25%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 10 (12.50%) SQL
3 6 (7.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.25%) VB
4 5 (6.25%) C
5 1 (1.25%) Perl
5 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (22.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.50%) VCDX
6 4 (5.00%) VCAP
7 3 (3.75%) MCTS
7 3 (3.75%) MCITP
7 3 (3.75%) MCSE
8 1 (1.25%) CCNP
8 1 (1.25%) CCNA
8 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.25%) VCP5
8 1 (1.25%) VCP4
System Software
1 53 (66.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 22 (27.50%) VMware ESX
4 20 (25.00%) vSphere
5 14 (17.50%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (15.00%) VMware Server
7 11 (13.75%) XenDesktop
7 11 (13.75%) XenApp
8 10 (12.50%) vCloud
9 8 (10.00%) XenServer
10 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
11 2 (2.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (2.50%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.25%) NFS
12 1 (1.25%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 14 (17.50%) SCCM
2 9 (11.25%) SCOM
3 6 (7.50%) HP SIM
4 5 (6.25%) Puppet
4 5 (6.25%) WMI
4 5 (6.25%) BladeLogic
5 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.50%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.50%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 80 (100.00%) VMware
2 31 (38.75%) Microsoft
3 19 (23.75%) HP
3 19 (23.75%) Citrix
4 17 (21.25%) NetApp
4 17 (21.25%) Cisco
5 11 (13.75%) Dell
6 6 (7.50%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.25%) F5
8 4 (5.00%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (3.75%) Veeam
9 3 (3.75%) EMC
9 3 (3.75%) IBM
10 2 (2.50%) JBoss
10 2 (2.50%) Symantec
10 2 (2.50%) Remedy
10 2 (2.50%) Juniper
10 2 (2.50%) BMC
10 2 (2.50%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.50%) Sophos
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