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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Engineer
Rank 580 508 552
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +44
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 35 61 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.12% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.13% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 18
Average daily rate
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£369 £350 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £184 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £428 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £18.17 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.17 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.34%

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
52098 48552 51706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.77% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32589 29303 29138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2082 2105 2549
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.78 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -48 35 £369 +5.35% 10
London +13 22 £388 +10.71% 6
South East -15 7 £375 -3.53% 3
West Midlands -17 3 £240 -40.00%
City of London +8 2 £388 +23.01% 2
West Yorkshire -3 2 £285 -24.00%
Yorkshire -3 2 £285 -24.00%
Berkshire +12 1 - - 1
East of England -27 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 £295 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £225 -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Essex - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
York - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Bath - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Halesowen - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

VMware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 82 (100.00%) VMware
2 61 (74.39%) Windows
3 55 (67.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (45.12%) Active Directory
5 30 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
7 23 (28.05%) SAN
7 23 (28.05%) VMware ESX
7 23 (28.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (26.83%) Citrix
9 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (24.39%) DNS
11 19 (23.17%) Cisco
12 18 (21.95%) HP
12 18 (21.95%) MS Exchange
12 18 (21.95%) DHCP
13 17 (20.73%) NetApp
13 17 (20.73%) vSphere
14 16 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (19.51%) Linux
15 15 (18.29%) Dell
15 15 (18.29%) PowerShell
16 14 (17.07%) NAS
16 14 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2003
17 13 (15.85%) SCCM
17 13 (15.85%) Security Cleared
18 12 (14.63%) VMware Server
18 12 (14.63%) VMware ESXi
19 11 (13.41%) XenApp
19 11 (13.41%) XenDesktop

VMware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 18 (21.95%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (8.54%) IIS
5 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.88%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Office
2 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) SaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) IaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.05%) SAN
2 20 (24.39%) DNS
3 18 (21.95%) DHCP
4 14 (17.07%) NAS
5 11 (13.41%) VLAN
6 5 (6.10%) Firewall
6 5 (6.10%) LAN
7 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.88%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.66%) DMZ
9 2 (2.44%) WAN
9 2 (2.44%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.22%) LDAP
10 1 (1.22%) VPN
10 1 (1.22%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (9.76%) Banking
2 5 (6.10%) Front Office
2 5 (6.10%) Finance
3 1 (1.22%) Military
3 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) Middleware
2 2 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (1.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Blackberry
1 8 (9.76%) PDA
2 4 (4.88%) Clustering
2 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.66%) Replication
4 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.22%) PKI
4 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 61 (74.39%) Windows
2 30 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (25.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (19.51%) Linux
5 6 (7.32%) UNIX
6 5 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.88%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.76%) ITIL
1 8 (9.76%) Capacity Management
2 7 (8.54%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (8.54%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.10%) Migration
5 4 (4.88%) Time Management
6 3 (3.66%) DevOps
6 3 (3.66%) Change Management
7 2 (2.44%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.44%) Validation
8 1 (1.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.22%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.22%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.22%) Service Management
8 1 (1.22%) Workflow
8 1 (1.22%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.22%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.29%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.32%) SQL
2 6 (7.32%) VB
2 6 (7.32%) Shell Script
3 5 (6.10%) C
4 2 (2.44%) VBScript
5 1 (1.22%) C#
5 1 (1.22%) C++
5 1 (1.22%) Perl
5 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (28.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (15.85%) Security Cleared
3 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared
4 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.76%) VCDX
5 4 (4.88%) VCAP
6 2 (2.44%) MCSE
7 1 (1.22%) VCP4
7 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) MCITP
7 1 (1.22%) Degree
7 1 (1.22%) CCNP
7 1 (1.22%) CCNA
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (67.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (45.12%) Active Directory
3 23 (28.05%) VMware ESX
4 17 (20.73%) vSphere
5 12 (14.63%) VMware Server
5 12 (14.63%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (13.41%) XenApp
6 11 (13.41%) XenDesktop
7 8 (9.76%) XenServer
8 7 (8.54%) Hyper-V
9 6 (7.32%) vCloud
10 2 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.22%) VMFS
11 1 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.22%) NFS
11 1 (1.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (15.85%) SCCM
2 5 (6.10%) HP SIM
2 5 (6.10%) WMI
2 5 (6.10%) BladeLogic
3 4 (4.88%) SCOM
3 4 (4.88%) Puppet
3 4 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.44%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.44%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.22%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.22%) Nagios
5 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 82 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
3 22 (26.83%) Citrix
4 19 (23.17%) Cisco
5 18 (21.95%) HP
6 17 (20.73%) NetApp
7 15 (18.29%) Dell
8 7 (8.54%) Red Hat
9 5 (6.10%) EMC
10 4 (4.88%) Cyber-Ark
11 2 (2.44%) Symantec
11 2 (2.44%) BMC
11 2 (2.44%) Sun
12 1 (1.22%) MobileIron
12 1 (1.22%) Veeam
12 1 (1.22%) Splunk
12 1 (1.22%) AppSense
12 1 (1.22%) 3Com
12 1 (1.22%) Brocade
12 1 (1.22%) Juniper
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