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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Engineer
Rank 579 554 506
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -48
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 28 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.053% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.058% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 24
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£375 £400 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £440 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
-24.61% +16.07%
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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 24 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 22 May 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 -26 26 £375 -6.25% 7
London -6 16 £425 +4.87% 5
City of London +9 3 £398 -5.35%
South West +11 2 £375 -
West Midlands -8 2 £375 -
East Midlands -11 2 £140 -63.15%
South East -15 2 - - 2
Leicestershire - 2 £140 -
East of England +5 1 £140 -53.33%
Croydon -8 1 £500 +11.11%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £140 -
Leicester - 1 £140 -
Birmingham - 1 £350 -
Bristol - 1 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Worcester - 1 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £140 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £400 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

VMware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 94 (100.00%) VMware
2 65 (69.15%) Windows
3 42 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (35.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (28.72%) vSphere
5 27 (28.72%) Active Directory
6 22 (23.40%) Citrix
6 22 (23.40%) SAN
7 21 (22.34%) Cisco
7 21 (22.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 20 (21.28%) Microsoft
8 20 (21.28%) ITIL
8 20 (21.28%) HP
9 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (19.15%) Security Cleared
10 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (17.02%) DNS
11 15 (15.96%) Migration
12 14 (14.89%) DHCP
13 13 (13.83%) Linux
13 13 (13.83%) Dell
13 13 (13.83%) EMC
14 12 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (12.77%) VMware Server
14 12 (12.77%) SQL
14 12 (12.77%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (12.77%) SC Cleared
15 11 (11.70%) NetApp
15 11 (11.70%) VMware ESX
16 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification

VMware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.26%) Lync
4 4 (4.26%) IIS
5 3 (3.19%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.19%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.26%) Office 365
3 2 (2.13%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.06%) PaaS
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.06%) IaaS
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.40%) SAN
2 16 (17.02%) DNS
3 14 (14.89%) DHCP
4 9 (9.57%) NAS
5 6 (6.38%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.38%) VLAN
5 6 (6.38%) Firewall
6 4 (4.26%) WAN
6 4 (4.26%) IPsec
7 3 (3.19%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (3.19%) LAN
7 3 (3.19%) Internet
8 2 (2.13%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.06%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.06%) Network Security
9 1 (1.06%) IPv4
9 1 (1.06%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (8.51%) Finance
2 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.13%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) Web Services
2 2 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) PDA
1 5 (5.32%) Blackberry
1 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.19%) Private Cloud
2 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (2.13%) Celerra
3 2 (2.13%) Replication
3 2 (2.13%) CLARiiON
3 2 (2.13%) Clustering
3 2 (2.13%) Handset
4 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.06%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.06%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 65 (69.15%) Windows
2 33 (35.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (13.83%) Linux
6 6 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.26%) VMS
8 3 (3.19%) SUSE
9 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.06%) UNIX
10 1 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.28%) ITIL
2 15 (15.96%) Migration
3 12 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (7.45%) Project Management
5 5 (5.32%) Problem Management
5 5 (5.32%) Incident Management
5 5 (5.32%) High Availability
6 4 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (4.26%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.19%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.19%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (2.13%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.13%) Low Latency
8 2 (2.13%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.13%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.13%) Change Management
8 2 (2.13%) ITSM
9 1 (1.06%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.06%) Validation
9 1 (1.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.77%) SQL
2 8 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.13%) VBScript
3 2 (2.13%) C#
4 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.06%) Perl
4 1 (1.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (22.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 18 (19.15%) Security Cleared
3 12 (12.77%) SC Cleared
4 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.38%) DV Cleared
5 6 (6.38%) MCITP
6 4 (4.26%) MCSE
7 3 (3.19%) RHCT
7 3 (3.19%) CCNA
7 3 (3.19%) MCP
7 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.13%) VCAP
8 2 (2.13%) CCNP
9 1 (1.06%) Degree
9 1 (1.06%) MCT
9 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.06%) VCDX
9 1 (1.06%) VCP5
System Software
1 42 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (28.72%) vSphere
2 27 (28.72%) Active Directory
3 12 (12.77%) VMware Server
3 12 (12.77%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (11.70%) VMware ESX
5 7 (7.45%) XenApp
5 7 (7.45%) vCloud
6 5 (5.32%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.32%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.19%) XenServer
8 2 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.06%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) SCOM
2 5 (5.32%) SCCM
3 3 (3.19%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.13%) EdgeSight
4 2 (2.13%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.13%) Nagios
4 2 (2.13%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.06%) WSUS
5 1 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.06%) MOM
5 1 (1.06%) OpenView
5 1 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.06%) Puppet
5 1 (1.06%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 94 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (23.40%) Citrix
3 21 (22.34%) Cisco
4 20 (21.28%) Microsoft
4 20 (21.28%) HP
5 13 (13.83%) Dell
5 13 (13.83%) EMC
6 11 (11.70%) NetApp
7 9 (9.57%) Red Hat
7 9 (9.57%) Veeam
8 8 (8.51%) FalconStor
9 6 (6.38%) 3PAR
10 5 (5.32%) IBM
11 4 (4.26%) CheckPoint
12 3 (3.19%) Mercator
13 2 (2.13%) F5
13 2 (2.13%) Nimsoft
13 2 (2.13%) ServiceNow
13 2 (2.13%) Veritas
13 2 (2.13%) CA