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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Engineer
UK
Rank 433 476 389
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -87
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 159 142 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.28% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.29% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 83 133
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 5
Median hourly rate £47.40 £47.83 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% +198.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £39.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +212.50%

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
42377 48205 48154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.76% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27593 30644 30320
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1752 1913
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +55 150 £350 - 24
London +49 78 £375 -3.22% 7
South East +15 33 £360 +2.85% 8
Hampshire +13 12 £400 +14.28% 2
Yorkshire +12 10 £375 -6.25% 4
South West +10 10 £300 -7.69% 1
Berkshire +4 10 £308 -12.14% 3
City of London -1 10 £388 -4.61% 4
Leeds +12 9 £375 -1.96% 2
West Yorkshire +11 9 £375 -4.15% 4
East of England +8 7 £294 +54.60% 1
Swindon +5 7 £313 -2.34% 1
Wiltshire -3 7 £313 -8.08% 1
Surrey +19 5 £400 - 2
Buckinghamshire +4 5 £300 -7.69% 1
East Midlands +3 5 £275 -6.77%
Scotland +28 4 £359 +14.80%
West Midlands -6 4 £350 +16.66%
Bracknell - 4 - -
Cambridgeshire 0 3 £338 -
Birmingham - 3 £350 -
Marlow - 3 £300 -
Edinburgh +24 2 £406 -
North West +22 2 £165 -60.94% 3
Milton Keynes +10 2 - -
Southampton +10 2 £260 -50.47%
Newbury +8 2 £275 -35.14%
Cambridge +4 2 £300 -
New Malden -7 2 - -
Derby - 2 £294 -

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 312 (100.00%) VMware
2 195 (62.50%) Windows
3 154 (49.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 131 (41.99%) Windows Server
5 127 (40.71%) Active Directory
6 82 (26.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 78 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 78 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 71 (22.76%) Cisco
8 71 (22.76%) Citrix
9 66 (21.15%) DNS
9 66 (21.15%) vSphere
10 62 (19.87%) SAN
11 57 (18.27%) HP
12 56 (17.95%) PowerShell
13 55 (17.63%) MS Exchange
13 55 (17.63%) Linux
14 45 (14.42%) Security Cleared
15 41 (13.14%) Data Centre
15 41 (13.14%) Windows Server 2003
16 40 (12.82%) SC Cleared
17 38 (12.18%) EMC
18 37 (11.86%) VMware ESX
19 35 (11.22%) Firewall
20 33 (10.58%) SQL Server
20 33 (10.58%) Finance
20 33 (10.58%) Migration
21 32 (10.26%) SQL
22 31 (9.94%) VMware ESXi
23 29 (9.29%) Office 365

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 55 (17.63%) MS Exchange
2 23 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (3.21%) IIS
6 8 (2.56%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.56%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.24%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.28%) Apache
10 3 (0.96%) Confluence
10 3 (0.96%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.29%) Office 365
2 21 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.56%) IaaS
5 6 (1.92%) PaaS
6 2 (0.64%) GitHub
7 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.32%) G Suite
7 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.32%) SaaS
7 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 66 (21.15%) DNS
2 62 (19.87%) SAN
3 35 (11.22%) Firewall
4 29 (9.29%) WAN
5 28 (8.97%) DHCP
6 27 (8.65%) LAN
7 25 (8.01%) VLAN
8 19 (6.09%) LDAP
9 18 (5.77%) NAS
10 14 (4.49%) TCP/IP
11 10 (3.21%) VoIP
11 10 (3.21%) VPN
12 9 (2.88%) MPLS
13 8 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (2.56%) SMTP
14 7 (2.24%) iSCSI
14 7 (2.24%) Skype
15 5 (1.60%) HTTP
15 5 (1.60%) Internet
15 5 (1.60%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.28%) MySQL
4 4 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.96%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.64%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.32%) Big Data
7 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.32%) Power BI
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (1.60%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.60%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.96%) JIRA
3 2 (0.64%) Bundler
3 2 (0.64%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.32%) GitLab
4 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 33 (10.58%) Finance
2 12 (3.85%) Retail
3 8 (2.56%) Banking
4 7 (2.24%) Legal
5 5 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.28%) Local Government
7 3 (0.96%) Law
8 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.64%) Military
8 2 (0.64%) Publishing
8 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.32%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.24%) REST
2 6 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (1.28%) MSMQ
4 3 (0.96%) JSON
4 3 (0.96%) LAMP
4 3 (0.96%) Web Services
5 2 (0.64%) .NET
5 2 (0.64%) HTML
5 2 (0.64%) SOAP
6 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.32%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.32%) Middleware
6 1 (0.32%) RESTful
6 1 (0.32%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.32%) WAP
6 1 (0.32%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.14%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.09%) VCE vBlock
3 16 (5.13%) EMC VNX
4 9 (2.88%) Private Cloud
5 8 (2.56%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.24%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.92%) EMC VMAX
7 6 (1.92%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.60%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.60%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.28%) Clustering
9 4 (1.28%) FlexPod
9 4 (1.28%) HP Storage
9 4 (1.28%) PDA
10 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.96%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.96%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.96%) Replication
11 2 (0.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 195 (62.50%) Windows
2 131 (41.99%) Windows Server
3 82 (26.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (17.63%) Linux
6 41 (13.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (6.41%) Unix
7 20 (6.41%) Windows 7
8 16 (5.13%) Solaris
9 10 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (2.88%) Windows 10
11 8 (2.56%) Windows 8
12 7 (2.24%) SUSE
13 6 (1.92%) Android
13 6 (1.92%) CentOS
14 2 (0.64%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.64%) VMS
14 2 (0.64%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.32%) Debian
15 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (10.58%) Migration
2 28 (8.97%) DevOps
2 28 (8.97%) ITIL
3 27 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (5.77%) Change Management
5 17 (5.45%) Incident Management
6 15 (4.81%) High Availability
6 15 (4.81%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 12 (3.85%) Server Building
8 7 (2.24%) Converged Infrastructure
8 7 (2.24%) Data Centre Operations
8 7 (2.24%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 7 (2.24%) Load Balancing
8 7 (2.24%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (2.24%) Service Delivery
9 6 (1.92%) Application Discovery
9 6 (1.92%) Application Packaging
9 6 (1.92%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 6 (1.92%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 56 (17.95%) PowerShell
2 32 (10.26%) SQL
3 14 (4.49%) Java
4 9 (2.88%) C
4 9 (2.88%) Python
4 9 (2.88%) VBScript
5 8 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 8 (2.56%) VB
6 6 (1.92%) Ruby
7 4 (1.28%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.96%) Perl
9 1 (0.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 45 (14.42%) Security Cleared
2 40 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 22 (7.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (4.49%) CCNA
6 11 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.88%) MCSE
8 8 (2.56%) Degree
9 5 (1.60%) MCP
10 4 (1.28%) CCNP
10 4 (1.28%) MCITP
10 4 (1.28%) MCSA
11 1 (0.32%) CCIE
11 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.32%) MCTS
11 1 (0.32%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.24%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.92%) SLA
3 3 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 154 (49.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 127 (40.71%) Active Directory
3 66 (21.15%) vSphere
4 37 (11.86%) VMware ESX
5 31 (9.94%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (8.97%) Hyper-V
7 27 (8.65%) XenApp
8 11 (3.53%) vCloud
9 10 (3.21%) XenDesktop
10 9 (2.88%) VMware Server
11 7 (2.24%) Docker
11 7 (2.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (2.24%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (2.24%) XenServer
12 6 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.96%) Firmware
14 3 (0.96%) KVM
14 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (9.29%) vRealize
2 27 (8.65%) SCCM
3 20 (6.41%) Puppet
4 14 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (3.53%) AirWatch
5 11 (3.53%) WSUS
6 10 (3.21%) NetBackup
6 10 (3.21%) PowerCLI
7 8 (2.56%) Ansible
7 8 (2.56%) SCOM
8 7 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.92%) HP SIM
10 5 (1.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (1.28%) Nagios
11 4 (1.28%) vMotion
12 3 (0.96%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (0.64%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 2 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 2 (0.64%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 312 (100.00%) VMware
2 78 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 71 (22.76%) Cisco
3 71 (22.76%) Citrix
4 57 (18.27%) HP
5 38 (12.18%) EMC
6 20 (6.41%) NetApp
7 15 (4.81%) Dell
8 14 (4.49%) Red Hat
9 12 (3.85%) 3PAR
9 12 (3.85%) Symantec
10 7 (2.24%) Avaya
11 6 (1.92%) MobileIron
12 5 (1.60%) CommVault
12 5 (1.60%) Veeam
13 4 (1.28%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.28%) Brocade
14 3 (0.96%) Intel Security
14 3 (0.96%) Oracle
14 3 (0.96%) Veritas
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