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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Engineer
Rank 583 550 508
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -42
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 30 42 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.079% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.086% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 30
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£375 £380 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +28.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 28 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 3 July 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 -44 29 £375 -1.31% 3
London -16 12 £375 -15.73% 3
South East -10 7 £425 +30.76%
Hampshire +5 4 £425 -
East of England 0 3 £239 -20.41%
West Midlands -2 3 £400 -
Bedfordshire +9 2 £338 +12.50%
Worcestershire +5 2 £400 -
Worcester +4 2 £400 -
Berkshire +13 1 £325 +4.00%
City of London -7 1 £475 -
South West -8 1 £375 +25.00%
North West -17 1 £420 +40.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 1 £295 -1.66%
Tyne and Wear -21 1 £295 -1.66%
North East -23 1 £295 +18.00%
Midlands - 1 £295 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £140 -
Lancashire - 1 £420 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £325 -
Birmingham - 1 £350 -
Blackpool - 1 £420 -
Bristol - 1 £375 -
Edinburgh - 1 £388 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £140 -
Scotland - 1 £388 -

VMware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 84 (100.00%) VMware
2 60 (71.43%) Windows
3 37 (44.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (32.14%) vSphere
6 22 (26.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 22 (26.19%) Active Directory
7 20 (23.81%) SAN
7 20 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (21.43%) Citrix
8 18 (21.43%) Cisco
9 17 (20.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (19.05%) DNS
10 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
11 15 (17.86%) ITIL
12 14 (16.67%) DHCP
13 13 (15.48%) Linux
13 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (15.48%) Data Centre
14 12 (14.29%) HP
14 12 (14.29%) EMC
14 12 (14.29%) NetApp
14 12 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 12 (14.29%) SC Cleared
14 12 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (13.10%) Migration
15 11 (13.10%) PowerShell
16 10 (11.90%) Firewall
16 10 (11.90%) SQL
16 10 (11.90%) vCloud

VMware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (5.95%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.76%) IIS
2 4 (4.76%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.38%) Lync
5 1 (1.19%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) Office 365
3 1 (1.19%) IaaS
3 1 (1.19%) PaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.81%) SAN
2 16 (19.05%) DNS
3 14 (16.67%) DHCP
4 10 (11.90%) Firewall
5 6 (7.14%) NAS
5 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.95%) WAN
7 4 (4.76%) LAN
8 3 (3.57%) Internet
8 3 (3.57%) VLAN
8 3 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (2.38%) Network Security
9 2 (2.38%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.19%) IPsec
10 1 (1.19%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.19%) SSL
10 1 (1.19%) IPv4
10 1 (1.19%) ADSL
10 1 (1.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Back Office
2 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) Web Services
1 2 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) EqualLogic
3 2 (2.38%) HP Storage
3 2 (2.38%) NHS
3 2 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.38%) Handset
3 2 (2.38%) Replication
3 2 (2.38%) CLARiiON
3 2 (2.38%) Clustering
3 2 (2.38%) PDA
3 2 (2.38%) Celerra
4 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.19%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 60 (71.43%) Windows
2 28 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (20.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (15.48%) Linux
5 7 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.57%) SUSE
7 3 (3.57%) VMS
8 2 (2.38%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.19%) UNIX
9 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.86%) ITIL
2 12 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (13.10%) Migration
4 5 (5.95%) Incident Management
4 5 (5.95%) Server Building
5 4 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.38%) Low Latency
7 2 (2.38%) Change Control
7 2 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.38%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.38%) ITSM
7 2 (2.38%) Validation
7 2 (2.38%) Project Management
7 2 (2.38%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.19%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.19%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.10%) PowerShell
2 10 (11.90%) SQL
3 2 (2.38%) VBScript
3 2 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.19%) Perl
4 1 (1.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (26.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 12 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.95%) CCNA
4 5 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.95%) VCP5
5 4 (4.76%) VCP4
5 4 (4.76%) CCNP
6 3 (3.57%) MCITP
6 3 (3.57%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.38%) CCIE
7 2 (2.38%) MCSE
7 2 (2.38%) VCAP
8 1 (1.19%) MCT
8 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.19%) VCDX
8 1 (1.19%) Degree
8 1 (1.19%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (44.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (32.14%) vSphere
3 22 (26.19%) Active Directory
4 20 (23.81%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (11.90%) vCloud
6 8 (9.52%) Hyper-V
6 8 (9.52%) VMware ESX
7 6 (7.14%) VMware Server
7 6 (7.14%) XenApp
8 2 (2.38%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) SCOM
2 3 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.38%) Nessus
3 2 (2.38%) Nagios
3 2 (2.38%) HP SIM
3 2 (2.38%) Puppet
3 2 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.38%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.38%) SCCM
3 2 (2.38%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.19%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.19%) MOM
4 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 84 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (21.43%) Cisco
2 18 (21.43%) Citrix
3 12 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.29%) HP
3 12 (14.29%) NetApp
3 12 (14.29%) EMC
4 8 (9.52%) Dell
5 7 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 6 (7.14%) Veeam
6 6 (7.14%) FalconStor
7 5 (5.95%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.38%) Symantec
8 2 (2.38%) Veritas
8 2 (2.38%) IBM
8 2 (2.38%) CA
8 2 (2.38%) F5
8 2 (2.38%) Nimsoft
8 2 (2.38%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.38%) ServiceNow