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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Engineer
Rank 454 491 436
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -55
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 168 155 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.30% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 97 140
Median daily rate £335 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.29% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £454 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £345 £311
% change year-on-year
-9.42% +10.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 7
Median hourly rate £33.00 £41.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.48% +53.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.85 £27.50 £20.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.50 £35.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.40 £37.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.33% +37.03%

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
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +17 156 £345 -5.47% 40
London +20 79 £381 +1.66% 15
South East +39 39 £325 -7.14% 12
Berkshire +8 17 £275 -21.42% 3
Hampshire +28 13 £400 +14.28% 2
South West -2 12 £300 -6.97% 3
City of London -6 12 £388 -8.82% 5
Newbury +14 7 £275 -35.14%
Scotland +9 7 £325 -7.14%
Swindon +2 7 £313 -2.34%
East of England 0 7 £270 -1.81% 2
Wiltshire -3 7 £313 -2.34%
West Midlands -8 7 £325 +8.33% 1
Yorkshire +20 6 £360 -10.00% 2
Birmingham - 6 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire +24 5 £360 -10.00% 2
Leeds +21 5 £360 -11.92% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 4 £315 -6.66% 2
Surrey +19 4 £315 -30.00% 4
Southampton - 4 £350 -
Reading 0 3 £325 -5.45% 1
East Midlands -3 3 £275 -6.77% 1
Bracknell - 3 - - 1
Milton Keynes +18 2 - - 1
Edinburgh +18 2 £381 -17.83%
Norfolk +11 2 £280 +47.36%
North West +6 2 £238 -43.78% 3
Glasgow +5 2 £263 -25.00%
Bristol +1 2 £275 -25.67% 1
Suffolk - 2 £235 -

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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.

1 343 (100.00%) VMware
2 219 (63.85%) Windows
3 165 (48.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 148 (43.15%) Windows Server
5 143 (41.69%) Active Directory
6 93 (27.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 90 (26.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 87 (25.36%) Citrix
9 86 (25.07%) Microsoft
10 82 (23.91%) DNS
11 79 (23.03%) Cisco
12 77 (22.45%) vSphere
13 72 (20.99%) SAN
14 70 (20.41%) Linux
15 62 (18.08%) MS Exchange
16 57 (16.62%) HP
17 53 (15.45%) PowerShell
18 46 (13.41%) EMC
19 45 (13.12%) Security Cleared
20 44 (12.83%) VMware ESX
21 43 (12.54%) SQL
21 43 (12.54%) Data Centre
22 42 (12.24%) XenApp
23 41 (11.95%) Windows Server 2003
24 40 (11.66%) SC Cleared
25 37 (10.79%) SCCM
25 37 (10.79%) Office 365
25 37 (10.79%) Firewall
25 37 (10.79%) Finance
25 37 (10.79%) SQL Server

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 62 (18.08%) MS Exchange
2 26 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (2.92%) IIS
5 8 (2.33%) Confluence
5 8 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (2.33%) OpenStack
6 7 (2.04%) Apache
6 7 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.04%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.87%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.29%) JBoss
9 1 (0.29%) nginx
9 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.08%) MS Office
3 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 37 (10.79%) Office 365
2 27 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.33%) IaaS
5 6 (1.75%) PaaS
6 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.58%) G Suite
6 2 (0.58%) GitHub
7 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.29%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (23.91%) DNS
2 72 (20.99%) SAN
3 37 (10.79%) Firewall
4 34 (9.91%) LAN
5 33 (9.62%) VLAN
6 32 (9.33%) DHCP
6 32 (9.33%) WAN
7 30 (8.75%) LDAP
8 19 (5.54%) NAS
9 16 (4.66%) TCP/IP
10 11 (3.21%) MPLS
10 11 (3.21%) VPN
11 9 (2.62%) iSCSI
12 8 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (2.33%) NetScaler
13 7 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (2.04%) VoIP
14 6 (1.75%) Internet
14 6 (1.75%) Skype
15 5 (1.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (1.75%) MySQL
4 5 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.87%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.58%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.58%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.29%) Big Data
7 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.29%) Power BI
7 1 (0.29%) QlikView
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (2.04%) JIRA
2 6 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.46%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.87%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.58%) Bundler
5 2 (0.58%) GitLab
5 2 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 37 (10.79%) Finance
2 17 (4.96%) Banking
3 11 (3.21%) Retail
4 9 (2.62%) Legal
5 5 (1.46%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.87%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.87%) Law
6 3 (0.87%) Local Government
7 2 (0.58%) Games
7 2 (0.58%) Military
7 2 (0.58%) Publishing
7 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.29%) Back Office
8 1 (0.29%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (1.46%) REST
3 4 (1.17%) LAMP
3 4 (1.17%) MSMQ
4 3 (0.87%) JSON
4 3 (0.87%) Web Services
5 2 (0.58%) .NET
5 2 (0.58%) HTML
5 2 (0.58%) J2EE
5 2 (0.58%) Java EE
5 2 (0.58%) Middleware
6 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.29%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.29%) RESTful
6 1 (0.29%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.29%) WAP
6 1 (0.29%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.54%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.54%) EMC VNX
3 16 (4.66%) VCE vBlock
4 12 (3.50%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.04%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.75%) Clustering
6 6 (1.75%) EMC VMAX
6 6 (1.75%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.46%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.46%) PDA
7 5 (1.46%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.17%) FlexPod
8 4 (1.17%) HP Storage
9 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.87%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.87%) NHS
9 3 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.87%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 219 (63.85%) Windows
2 148 (43.15%) Windows Server
3 93 (27.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 90 (26.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (20.41%) Linux
6 41 (11.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (8.16%) Solaris
8 18 (5.25%) Windows 7
9 17 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (4.66%) Unix
11 9 (2.62%) Windows 10
12 7 (2.04%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.75%) CentOS
14 5 (1.46%) SUSE
15 4 (1.17%) Android
16 2 (0.58%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.58%) VMS
16 2 (0.58%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (9.91%) Migration
2 32 (9.33%) DevOps
3 30 (8.75%) Change Management
4 29 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (8.45%) Incident Management
4 29 (8.45%) ITIL
5 28 (8.16%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (3.79%) Server Building
7 12 (3.50%) High Availability
8 8 (2.33%) Scrum
9 7 (2.04%) Application Packaging
9 7 (2.04%) Configuration Management
9 7 (2.04%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 7 (2.04%) Service Delivery
9 7 (2.04%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (1.75%) Application Discovery
10 6 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (1.75%) Load Balancing
10 6 (1.75%) Patch Management
10 6 (1.75%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 53 (15.45%) PowerShell
2 43 (12.54%) SQL
3 28 (8.16%) Java
4 9 (2.62%) Bash Shell
4 9 (2.62%) C
4 9 (2.62%) Ruby
5 8 (2.33%) VBScript
6 7 (2.04%) Python
7 5 (1.46%) VB
8 4 (1.17%) Perl
9 3 (0.87%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.58%) PHP
11 1 (0.29%) C#
11 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (13.12%) Security Cleared
2 40 (11.66%) SC Cleared
3 34 (9.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 24 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (4.66%) CCNA
6 14 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (3.50%) MCSE
8 5 (1.46%) Degree
8 5 (1.46%) MCP
8 5 (1.46%) MCSA
9 4 (1.17%) CCNP
10 3 (0.87%) MCITP
11 2 (0.58%) CCA
11 2 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.58%) VCAP
11 2 (0.58%) VCP6
12 1 (0.29%) CCAA
12 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.29%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.75%) PCI DSS
1 6 (1.75%) SLA
2 2 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 165 (48.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 143 (41.69%) Active Directory
3 77 (22.45%) vSphere
4 44 (12.83%) VMware ESX
5 42 (12.24%) XenApp
6 34 (9.91%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (9.04%) Hyper-V
8 19 (5.54%) XenDesktop
9 15 (4.37%) VMware Server
10 10 (2.92%) vCloud
11 9 (2.62%) Docker
11 9 (2.62%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (2.62%) XenServer
12 8 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
14 6 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (1.46%) DFS Replication
16 4 (1.17%) Firmware
16 4 (1.17%) Xen
17 3 (0.87%) NFS
Systems Management
1 37 (10.79%) SCCM
2 26 (7.58%) vRealize
3 24 (7.00%) Puppet
4 14 (4.08%) PowerCLI
5 13 (3.79%) SCOM
6 12 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (2.92%) WSUS
8 8 (2.33%) Ansible
9 7 (2.04%) AirWatch
9 7 (2.04%) Nagios
9 7 (2.04%) NetBackup
10 6 (1.75%) HP SIM
10 6 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (1.46%) Backup Exec
11 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (1.46%) Terraform
12 4 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (1.17%) Zenoss
13 3 (0.87%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 2 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 343 (100.00%) VMware
2 87 (25.36%) Citrix
3 86 (25.07%) Microsoft
4 79 (23.03%) Cisco
5 57 (16.62%) HP
6 46 (13.41%) EMC
7 31 (9.04%) NetApp
8 21 (6.12%) Red Hat
9 14 (4.08%) Dell
10 13 (3.79%) Symantec
11 12 (3.50%) 3PAR
12 8 (2.33%) Veeam
13 7 (2.04%) Oracle
14 6 (1.75%) Avaya
15 5 (1.46%) CommVault
16 4 (1.17%) Atlassian
16 4 (1.17%) CheckPoint
16 4 (1.17%) IronPort
16 4 (1.17%) MobileIron
16 4 (1.17%) Veritas
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