The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had VMware Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Engineer
Rank 441 443 458
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 212 200 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.38% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 143 129
Median daily rate £364 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £338 £319
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +87.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £35.10 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £40.00 £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £21.38
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +87.13%

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
52745 52880 52258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.86% 94.75% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34373 32080 31881
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 2113 2153
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

VMware Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured VMware Engineer in the job title.

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 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

VMware Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

VMware Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 200 £361 +3.21% 28
London -51 80 £380 +4.82% 6
South East +23 60 £313 -8.08% 4
Berkshire +37 36 £288 +19.79% 1
South West +6 17 £325 -13.33% 3
East of England +11 14 £328 +19.09% 2
City of London +21 13 £410 +17.14% 2
Yorkshire +6 12 £363 +31.81% 7
Hampshire +1 10 £394 +14.96% 1
West Yorkshire +13 9 £413 +50.00% 5
Reading +1 8 £420 +75.00%
Leeds 0 8 £413 +10.00% 5
North West -1 8 £368 +67.04%
Bracknell - 8 £255 -
Oxfordshire +14 7 £200 -33.33% 1
Scotland -12 7 £437 -
Oxford - 6 £200 -
Bristol +8 5 £325 -23.52% 1
Wiltshire +1 5 £366 +7.72% 1
Lancashire - 5 £375 -
Slough - 5 £365 -
Twickenham - 5 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £270 - 2
Edinburgh - 5 £550 -
East Midlands +5 4 £338 +141.07% 3
North East - 4 £330 -
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £425 -
Hertfordshire +12 3 £400 -
Essex +9 3 £350 +12.00%
Swindon +5 3 £341 -5.86%

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, VMware Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring VMware Engineer in the job title.

1 354 (100.00%) VMware
2 234 (66.10%) Windows
3 213 (60.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 162 (45.76%) Windows Server
5 161 (45.48%) Active Directory
6 113 (31.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 101 (28.53%) Linux
8 93 (26.27%) vSphere
9 92 (25.99%) Microsoft
10 88 (24.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 83 (23.45%) SAN
12 80 (22.60%) Cisco
13 71 (20.06%) DNS
14 69 (19.49%) Citrix
15 68 (19.21%) Data Centre
16 64 (18.08%) PowerShell
17 59 (16.67%) MS Exchange
18 56 (15.82%) Finance
19 53 (14.97%) NetApp
20 52 (14.69%) Migration
21 50 (14.12%) SQL
22 47 (13.28%) HP
23 45 (12.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 45 (12.71%) Security Cleared
24 43 (12.15%) Hyper-V
24 43 (12.15%) Windows Server 2003
24 43 (12.15%) DHCP
25 42 (11.86%) ITIL
26 41 (11.58%) Firewall
26 41 (11.58%) Puppet

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 59 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 29 (8.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (7.63%) OpenStack
4 26 (7.34%) Apache
5 23 (6.50%) SharePoint
6 18 (5.08%) Tomcat
7 17 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (4.24%) nginx
9 14 (3.95%) Skype for Business
10 13 (3.67%) IIS
10 13 (3.67%) JBoss
11 12 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (3.39%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (1.41%) WordPress
14 3 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
15 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
16 1 (0.28%) Confluence
16 1 (0.28%) Jetty
16 1 (0.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (4.80%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.26%) MS Office
3 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.56%) MS Project
5 1 (0.28%) HipChat
5 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.28%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.76%) Office 365
2 28 (7.91%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.41%) IaaS
5 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.56%) PaaS
6 2 (0.56%) SaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.28%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 83 (23.45%) SAN
2 71 (20.06%) DNS
3 43 (12.15%) DHCP
4 41 (11.58%) Firewall
5 30 (8.47%) LAN
5 30 (8.47%) WAN
6 25 (7.06%) NAS
7 19 (5.37%) LDAP
7 19 (5.37%) TCP/IP
8 17 (4.80%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (4.52%) NetScaler
9 16 (4.52%) SMTP
9 16 (4.52%) SSL
10 14 (3.95%) HTTP
10 14 (3.95%) VLAN
11 12 (3.39%) VPN
12 8 (2.26%) Ethernet
12 8 (2.26%) Internet
13 7 (1.98%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (1.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.30%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.65%) MySQL
3 9 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.56%) Informix
7 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.28%) Big Data
8 1 (0.28%) DTS
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.85%) Subversion
4 2 (0.56%) JIRA
5 1 (0.28%) git-flow
5 1 (0.28%) Maven
5 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.28%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (15.82%) Finance
2 22 (6.21%) Banking
3 15 (4.24%) Financial Institution
4 7 (1.98%) Games
4 7 (1.98%) Legal
4 7 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.69%) Advertising
5 6 (1.69%) Electronics
5 6 (1.69%) Local Government
5 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.69%) Marketing
6 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.56%) Front Office
6 2 (0.56%) Retail
7 1 (0.28%) German Language
7 1 (0.28%) Law
7 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.80%) LAMP
2 16 (4.52%) Web Services
3 13 (3.67%) LEMP Stack
4 12 (3.39%) MCollective
5 10 (2.82%) .NET
6 9 (2.54%) HTML
7 5 (1.41%) Middleware
7 5 (1.41%) WPF
8 3 (0.85%) RESTful
9 2 (0.56%) LAPP Stack
10 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.28%) HTML5
10 1 (0.28%) MAPI
10 1 (0.28%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.28%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 68 (19.21%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.50%) Clustering
3 14 (3.95%) Replication
4 10 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.54%) EMC VNX
6 8 (2.26%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.98%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.98%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (1.98%) FlexPod
8 6 (1.69%) EMC VMAX
8 6 (1.69%) VCE vBlock
9 4 (1.13%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.13%) Statistics
10 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.85%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.56%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 234 (66.10%) Windows
2 162 (45.76%) Windows Server
3 113 (31.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 101 (28.53%) Linux
5 88 (24.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (12.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (7.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (7.63%) Windows 7
8 20 (5.65%) CentOS
9 19 (5.37%) Unix
10 13 (3.67%) Data ONTAP
11 11 (3.11%) Solaris
12 8 (2.26%) Windows 10
12 8 (2.26%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.98%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.13%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.85%) AIX
15 3 (0.85%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.85%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (14.69%) Migration
2 42 (11.86%) ITIL
3 33 (9.32%) Configuration Management
4 28 (7.91%) High Availability
5 27 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (6.50%) Change Management
7 22 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (6.21%) Project Management
8 17 (4.80%) DevOps
9 16 (4.52%) Incident Management
10 15 (4.24%) Open Source
10 15 (4.24%) Server Building
11 13 (3.67%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (3.11%) Application Packaging
12 11 (3.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (2.54%) PRINCE
14 8 (2.26%) Data Management
14 8 (2.26%) E-Commerce
14 8 (2.26%) ITSM
14 8 (2.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 64 (18.08%) PowerShell
2 50 (14.12%) SQL
3 36 (10.17%) Python
4 22 (6.21%) Perl
5 16 (4.52%) Bash Shell
5 16 (4.52%) Ruby
6 15 (4.24%) C#
7 10 (2.82%) Java
8 3 (0.85%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.85%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.85%) VBScript
9 2 (0.56%) PHP
9 2 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (12.71%) Security Cleared
1 45 (12.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 37 (10.45%) SC Cleared
3 24 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (5.37%) Degree
5 17 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (4.24%) MCSE
7 14 (3.95%) CCNA
8 13 (3.67%) MCSA
9 11 (3.11%) VCP5
10 8 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (1.98%) CCNP
12 4 (1.13%) MCITP
12 4 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.13%) VCP6
13 3 (0.85%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.85%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.98%) SLA
2 5 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.85%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 213 (60.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 161 (45.48%) Active Directory
3 93 (26.27%) vSphere
4 43 (12.15%) Hyper-V
5 41 (11.58%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (8.47%) VMware ESX
7 29 (8.19%) XenApp
8 18 (5.08%) XenDesktop
9 14 (3.95%) VMware Server
10 13 (3.67%) vCloud
11 12 (3.39%) NFS
11 12 (3.39%) qmail
11 12 (3.39%) Squid
12 8 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (1.13%) KVM
13 4 (1.13%) Xen
14 3 (0.85%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.85%) Docker
14 3 (0.85%) UAG
14 3 (0.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 41 (11.58%) Puppet
2 39 (11.02%) SCCM
3 22 (6.21%) SCOM
4 17 (4.80%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (4.80%) vRealize
5 16 (4.52%) Nagios
6 15 (4.24%) NetBackup
7 14 (3.95%) ZABBIX
8 12 (3.39%) Cacti
8 12 (3.39%) collectd
8 12 (3.39%) Ganglia
8 12 (3.39%) Graphite
8 12 (3.39%) logstash
9 10 (2.82%) EdgeSight
10 9 (2.54%) Backup Exec
10 9 (2.54%) WSUS
11 8 (2.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 8 (2.26%) HP SIM
12 6 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 4 (1.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 354 (100.00%) VMware
2 92 (25.99%) Microsoft
3 80 (22.60%) Cisco
4 69 (19.49%) Citrix
5 53 (14.97%) NetApp
6 47 (13.28%) HP
7 38 (10.73%) Red Hat
8 32 (9.04%) EMC
9 18 (5.08%) Dell
10 14 (3.95%) CA
11 13 (3.67%) AppSense
11 13 (3.67%) Oracle
12 12 (3.39%) Splunk
12 12 (3.39%) Symantec
13 11 (3.11%) F5
13 11 (3.11%) IBM
14 9 (2.54%) Veritas
15 7 (1.98%) BMC
15 7 (1.98%) Juniper
15 7 (1.98%) SAP
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