The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Engineer
Rank 560 505 555
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +50
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 27 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.082% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.088% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 23
Average daily rate £400 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £276 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.55% -1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 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 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -95 25 £400 +20.75% 8
London -24 18 £404 +0.87% 4
City of London -15 4 £429 -4.72%
South East -16 3 £250 -21.87% 3
Surrey -11 2 £250 -21.56%
South West -21 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £450 -
Epsom - 1 £250 -
Esher - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Andover - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Enfield - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Luton - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Newport - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -

VMware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 65 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (66.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (56.92%) Windows
4 27 (41.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (32.31%) HP
5 21 (32.31%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 18 (27.69%) SQL
8 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (24.62%) vSphere
9 14 (21.54%) Cisco
9 14 (21.54%) DNS
10 13 (20.00%) VMware ESX
10 13 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 12 (18.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (18.46%) Linux
11 12 (18.46%) SAN
11 12 (18.46%) SCOM
12 11 (16.92%) Change Management
12 11 (16.92%) DHCP
12 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
12 11 (16.92%) ITIL
13 10 (15.38%) Migration
13 10 (15.38%) Clustering
14 9 (13.85%) SCCM
14 9 (13.85%) EMC
14 9 (13.85%) NetApp
14 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (13.85%) vCloud
15 7 (10.77%) Citrix

VMware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (4.62%) Oracle Spatial
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (4.62%) Apache
1 3 (4.62%) WebLogic
1 3 (4.62%) IIS
2 2 (3.08%) Lync
2 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.54%) IaaS
1 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) DNS
2 12 (18.46%) SAN
3 11 (16.92%) DHCP
4 3 (4.62%) VLAN
4 3 (4.62%) Firewall
5 2 (3.08%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.08%) WAN
5 2 (3.08%) Internet
6 1 (1.54%) NAS
6 1 (1.54%) MPLS
6 1 (1.54%) LAN
6 1 (1.54%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Dutch Language
2 1 (1.54%) French Language
2 1 (1.54%) Local Government
2 1 (1.54%) Marketing
2 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Clustering
2 3 (4.62%) Replication
2 3 (4.62%) NHS
3 2 (3.08%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.08%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.54%) Open Source
4 1 (1.54%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 37 (56.92%) Windows
2 27 (41.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (18.46%) Linux
5 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (6.15%) UNIX
7 4 (6.15%) Solaris
8 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) Change Management
1 11 (16.92%) ITIL
2 10 (15.38%) Migration
3 5 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 4 (6.15%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (6.15%) High Availability
5 2 (3.08%) Project Management
5 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.08%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.54%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.54%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.54%) Network Design
6 1 (1.54%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.54%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.54%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.54%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.54%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) SQL
2 13 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.69%) C
4 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.54%) VBScript
5 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
2 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.15%) MCITP
4 3 (4.62%) MCTS
4 3 (4.62%) MCSE
5 2 (3.08%) VCP5
6 1 (1.54%) VCP4
6 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.54%) CCNP
6 1 (1.54%) CCNA
6 1 (1.54%) VCAP
System Software
1 43 (66.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (32.31%) VMware ESXi
3 20 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 16 (24.62%) vSphere
5 13 (20.00%) VMware ESX
6 9 (13.85%) vCloud
7 3 (4.62%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (4.62%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (3.08%) XenApp
9 1 (1.54%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) SCOM
2 9 (13.85%) SCCM
3 5 (7.69%) HP SIM
4 3 (4.62%) Data Guard
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (3.08%) Puppet
5 2 (3.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.54%) WSUS
6 1 (1.54%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (32.31%) HP
3 14 (21.54%) Cisco
4 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
5 9 (13.85%) EMC
5 9 (13.85%) NetApp
6 7 (10.77%) Citrix
7 6 (9.23%) Remedy
7 6 (9.23%) BMC
8 5 (7.69%) Oracle
8 5 (7.69%) F5
9 3 (4.62%) Dell
10 2 (3.08%) 3PAR
10 2 (3.08%) JBoss
10 2 (3.08%) IBM
10 2 (3.08%) Wyse
10 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.08%) Hitachi
10 2 (3.08%) Veeam
10 2 (3.08%) PlateSpin