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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Engineer
Rank 527 515 513
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 65 55 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 38 32
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£363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £272 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £310 £323
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £22.47 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.47 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -35.80%

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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -21 58 £363 +3.57% 9
London +21 31 £370 -3.26% 6
South East -24 12 £263 -20.45%
City of London +5 6 £431 -1.42%
Scotland -4 6 £338 -
Berkshire -1 5 £244 -26.13%
West Midlands -3 4 £225 -18.18% 1
Yorkshire -12 4 £295 +7.27%
West Yorkshire -13 4 £295 -21.33%
East of England -13 3 £550 +37.50%
Leeds - 3 £295 -
South West -29 2 £178 -35.27% 1
East Midlands - 2 £425 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £425 -
Devon - 2 £178 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £425 -
Reading +16 1 £188 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
North West - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Halesowen - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -

VMware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 105 (100.00%) VMware
2 73 (69.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (66.67%) Windows
4 39 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (36.19%) Active Directory
6 29 (27.62%) Citrix
7 28 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 28 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 27 (25.71%) VMware ESX
9 26 (24.76%) Cisco
10 25 (23.81%) HP
11 22 (20.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (20.95%) vSphere
11 22 (20.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (20.00%) SAN
12 21 (20.00%) MS Exchange
13 20 (19.05%) Dell
14 19 (18.10%) NetApp
14 19 (18.10%) Security Cleared
15 17 (16.19%) DNS
16 16 (15.24%) ITIL
17 15 (14.29%) DHCP
17 15 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (14.29%) SC Cleared
18 13 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2003
18 13 (12.38%) Migration
18 13 (12.38%) XenApp
19 12 (11.43%) NAS
19 12 (11.43%) SCCM
19 12 (11.43%) PowerShell

VMware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.76%) IIS
6 3 (2.86%) Lync
7 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.95%) WorkSite
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) MS Office
2 5 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) SaaS
1 4 (3.81%) Office 365
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.90%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.00%) SAN
2 17 (16.19%) DNS
3 15 (14.29%) DHCP
4 12 (11.43%) NAS
5 9 (8.57%) VLAN
6 6 (5.71%) Firewall
7 4 (3.81%) IPsec
7 4 (3.81%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.86%) LAN
9 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.90%) DMZ
9 2 (1.90%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.95%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (4.76%) Finance
1 5 (4.76%) Banking
2 3 (2.86%) Front Office
3 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.95%) Legal
3 1 (0.95%) Military
3 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) Middleware
2 2 (1.90%) Web Services
3 1 (0.95%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) Blackberry
1 8 (7.62%) PDA
2 4 (3.81%) Clustering
2 4 (3.81%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.86%) Replication
3 3 (2.86%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.90%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) PKI
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 70 (66.67%) Windows
2 39 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (20.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (20.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (10.48%) Linux
5 5 (4.76%) UNIX
6 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.95%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.24%) ITIL
2 13 (12.38%) Migration
3 6 (5.71%) Project Management
3 6 (5.71%) Problem Management
3 6 (5.71%) High Availability
4 5 (4.76%) Capacity Management
4 5 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 5 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (4.76%) Change Management
4 5 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (3.81%) Time Management
5 4 (3.81%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (3.81%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (2.86%) Asset Management
7 2 (1.90%) ITIL V3
7 2 (1.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (1.90%) Mentoring
8 1 (0.95%) DevOps
8 1 (0.95%) Data Management
8 1 (0.95%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.67%) SQL
3 4 (3.81%) VB
4 3 (2.86%) C
4 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.90%) Perl
5 2 (1.90%) VBScript
6 1 (0.95%) Python
6 1 (0.95%) PHP
6 1 (0.95%) C#
6 1 (0.95%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (18.10%) Security Cleared
3 15 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 15 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.71%) MCSE
4 6 (5.71%) MCITP
4 6 (5.71%) VCDX
5 4 (3.81%) MCP
5 4 (3.81%) RHCT
6 3 (2.86%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.95%) Degree
7 1 (0.95%) VCAP
7 1 (0.95%) VCP5
7 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.95%) MCSA
7 1 (0.95%) CCNA
7 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (69.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (36.19%) Active Directory
3 27 (25.71%) VMware ESX
4 22 (20.95%) vSphere
5 13 (12.38%) XenApp
6 12 (11.43%) VMware Server
6 12 (11.43%) XenDesktop
7 11 (10.48%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (7.62%) XenServer
9 7 (6.67%) Hyper-V
10 4 (3.81%) vCloud
11 2 (1.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.95%) NFS
12 1 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.95%) Firmware
12 1 (0.95%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.95%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 12 (11.43%) SCCM
2 4 (3.81%) SCOM
2 4 (3.81%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (2.86%) WMI
3 3 (2.86%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.90%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.90%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.90%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.95%) OpenView
5 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.95%) Nagios
5 1 (0.95%) Puppet
5 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 105 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (27.62%) Citrix
3 28 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 26 (24.76%) Cisco
5 25 (23.81%) HP
6 20 (19.05%) Dell
7 19 (18.10%) NetApp
8 12 (11.43%) EMC
9 8 (7.62%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.76%) IBM
11 4 (3.81%) Mercator
11 4 (3.81%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.81%) Veeam
12 3 (2.86%) CommVault
13 2 (1.90%) Veritas
13 2 (1.90%) Sun
13 2 (1.90%) Cyber-Ark
13 2 (1.90%) FalconStor
13 2 (1.90%) CheckPoint
14 1 (0.95%) AppSense