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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Engineer
Rank 469 397 467
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +70
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 150 207 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.41% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.43% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 132 78
Average daily rate £350 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 7
Average hourly rate £47.83 £12.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+282.64% -32.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.92 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £27.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £12.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+300.00% -32.43%

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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -34 144 £350 - 56
London -57 50 £375 +7.14% 18
South East +12 46 £350 +3.70% 9
Berkshire +17 24 £338 +40.62% 1
South West +10 15 £340 +91.01% 9
Reading -3 15 £340 +58.13%
Hampshire +4 13 £350 -15.15%
Wiltshire +10 12 £340 -15.00% 2
Yorkshire -2 11 £381 +111.80% 6
Swindon +7 10 £340 -15.00% 1
West Yorkshire +3 8 £381 - 2
Leeds -10 7 £380 - 2
East of England -4 5 - - 4
North East -20 5 £425 +54.54%
North West -22 5 £250 -31.03% 2
City of London +32 4 £410 +2.50% 4
Slough +13 4 £353 +8.46% 1
Nottinghamshire -8 4 - -
East Midlands -8 4 - - 6
Nottingham -9 4 - -
Bracknell - 4 £254 -
New Malden - 4 - -
Cambridgeshire +10 3 - - 2
Cambridge -3 3 - -
West Midlands -20 3 £300 +33.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 2 £325 +62.50% 1
Milton Keynes +7 2 £325 +62.50% 1
Coventry -1 2 £300 +57.89% 1
Kent -4 2 £325 - 3
Cheshire -6 2 £250 -16.66%

VMware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 303 (100.00%) VMware
2 206 (67.99%) Windows
3 179 (59.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 144 (47.52%) Active Directory
5 141 (46.53%) Windows Server
6 95 (31.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 89 (29.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 84 (27.72%) Linux
9 82 (27.06%) Microsoft
10 73 (24.09%) DNS
11 72 (23.76%) Citrix
12 71 (23.43%) SAN
13 67 (22.11%) Cisco
14 66 (21.78%) Finance
15 62 (20.46%) vSphere
16 58 (19.14%) Data Centre
17 55 (18.15%) DHCP
18 52 (17.16%) MS Exchange
19 45 (14.85%) HP
20 44 (14.52%) Migration
21 43 (14.19%) ITIL
22 41 (13.53%) PowerShell
22 41 (13.53%) SCCM
23 40 (13.20%) Windows Server 2003
23 40 (13.20%) VMware ESX
24 37 (12.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 36 (11.88%) Firewall
25 36 (11.88%) XenApp
26 35 (11.55%) Puppet
27 34 (11.22%) VMware ESXi

VMware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 52 (17.16%) MS Exchange
2 25 (8.25%) IIS
3 23 (7.59%) OpenStack
4 20 (6.60%) Apache
5 19 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (6.27%) Tomcat
6 18 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (4.95%) JBoss
8 14 (4.62%) nginx
9 12 (3.96%) WebLogic
10 10 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (2.97%) SharePoint
12 5 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (1.65%) Lync
13 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.33%) Jetty
14 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.96%) MS Office
3 3 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
1 30 (9.90%) Office 365
2 12 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.66%) IaaS
4 2 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.33%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (24.09%) DNS
2 71 (23.43%) SAN
3 55 (18.15%) DHCP
4 36 (11.88%) Firewall
5 25 (8.25%) LAN
6 24 (7.92%) NAS
7 22 (7.26%) SSL
8 21 (6.93%) WAN
9 19 (6.27%) SMTP
9 19 (6.27%) VPN
10 17 (5.61%) LDAP
11 16 (5.28%) TCP/IP
12 15 (4.95%) VLAN
13 13 (4.29%) HTTP
14 10 (3.30%) Network Security
15 8 (2.64%) DMZ
16 7 (2.31%) Ethernet
16 7 (2.31%) Fibre Channel
16 7 (2.31%) iSCSI
16 7 (2.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.60%) MySQL
3 6 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.66%) Informix
6 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.33%) Big Data
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (3.96%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.31%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (0.99%) Subversion
4 2 (0.66%) Maven
5 1 (0.33%) git-flow
5 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (21.78%) Finance
2 12 (3.96%) Banking
3 9 (2.97%) Financial Institution
3 9 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.64%) Advertising
5 6 (1.98%) Local Government
5 6 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.65%) Electronics
6 5 (1.65%) Marketing
7 3 (0.99%) Back Office
7 3 (0.99%) Games
7 3 (0.99%) Retail
8 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.66%) Front Office
8 2 (0.66%) Legal
8 2 (0.66%) Publishing
9 1 (0.33%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.61%) Web Services
2 14 (4.62%) LAMP
3 13 (4.29%) MCollective
4 12 (3.96%) LEMP Stack
5 8 (2.64%) Middleware
6 5 (1.65%) WPF
7 2 (0.66%) .NET
7 2 (0.66%) HTML
8 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.33%) Flash
8 1 (0.33%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.33%) Servlets
8 1 (0.33%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (19.14%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.62%) Clustering
3 10 (3.30%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (2.64%) Replication
5 7 (2.31%) VCE vBlock
6 6 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.98%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.98%) EMC VNX
6 6 (1.98%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.32%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.32%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (1.32%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.32%) NHS
8 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.66%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.66%) Fintech
8 2 (0.66%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.66%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 206 (67.99%) Windows
2 141 (46.53%) Windows Server
3 95 (31.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 89 (29.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 84 (27.72%) Linux
6 40 (13.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (9.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (5.94%) Windows 7
9 15 (4.95%) Unix
10 12 (3.96%) CentOS
11 6 (1.98%) AIX
11 6 (1.98%) Solaris
11 6 (1.98%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.65%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.32%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.32%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.66%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (14.52%) Migration
2 43 (14.19%) ITIL
3 31 (10.23%) High Availability
4 27 (8.91%) Configuration Management
5 20 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (5.28%) Project Management
7 15 (4.95%) DevOps
8 13 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (3.96%) Change Management
10 11 (3.63%) Service Management
11 10 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (2.97%) Data Protection
12 9 (2.97%) PRINCE
12 9 (2.97%) Server Building
13 8 (2.64%) ITSM
13 8 (2.64%) Network Monitoring
13 8 (2.64%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (2.64%) Software Engineering
14 7 (2.31%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (2.31%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (13.53%) PowerShell
2 31 (10.23%) Python
3 28 (9.24%) SQL
4 22 (7.26%) Perl
5 13 (4.29%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.64%) C#
7 7 (2.31%) Java
7 7 (2.31%) Ruby
7 7 (2.31%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.65%) C
9 3 (0.99%) Korn
9 3 (0.99%) PHP
9 3 (0.99%) VB
10 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (12.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 29 (9.57%) Security Cleared
3 26 (8.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (7.59%) SC Cleared
5 19 (6.27%) MCSE
6 16 (5.28%) Degree
7 14 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (3.96%) CCNA
8 12 (3.96%) MCSA
9 10 (3.30%) MCITP
10 7 (2.31%) VCP5
11 6 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (1.65%) CCNP
12 5 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.32%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.99%) AWS Certification
14 3 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (0.99%) MCP
14 3 (0.99%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.98%) SLA
2 2 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 179 (59.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 144 (47.52%) Active Directory
3 62 (20.46%) vSphere
4 40 (13.20%) VMware ESX
5 36 (11.88%) XenApp
6 34 (11.22%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (10.89%) Hyper-V
8 18 (5.94%) XenDesktop
9 13 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (3.96%) qmail
10 12 (3.96%) Squid
11 11 (3.63%) VMware Server
12 8 (2.64%) vCloud
13 6 (1.98%) Xen
14 5 (1.65%) KVM
15 4 (1.32%) Docker
15 4 (1.32%) NFS
15 4 (1.32%) XenServer
16 3 (0.99%) ISA Server
17 2 (0.66%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 41 (13.53%) SCCM
2 35 (11.55%) Puppet
3 16 (5.28%) SCOM
4 14 (4.62%) Nagios
4 14 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (4.62%) ZABBIX
5 12 (3.96%) Cacti
5 12 (3.96%) collectd
5 12 (3.96%) Ganglia
5 12 (3.96%) Graphite
5 12 (3.96%) logstash
5 12 (3.96%) NetBackup
6 11 (3.63%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.98%) vMotion
8 5 (1.65%) HP Data Protector
8 5 (1.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (1.65%) WSUS
8 5 (1.65%) XenMobile
9 3 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.99%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 303 (100.00%) VMware
2 82 (27.06%) Microsoft
3 72 (23.76%) Citrix
4 67 (22.11%) Cisco
5 45 (14.85%) HP
6 34 (11.22%) Red Hat
7 30 (9.90%) NetApp
8 25 (8.25%) EMC
9 20 (6.60%) Dell
10 14 (4.62%) Oracle
11 13 (4.29%) Splunk
12 12 (3.96%) Juniper
13 10 (3.30%) IBM
13 10 (3.30%) Symantec
14 9 (2.97%) SolarWinds
15 8 (2.64%) 3PAR
15 8 (2.64%) AppSense
16 7 (2.31%) BMC
17 6 (1.98%) CA
17 6 (1.98%) CheckPoint
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