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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Engineer
Rank 552 572 521
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -51
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 42 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.051% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.055% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 20
Average daily rate
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£373 £400 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £260 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £436 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £365 £313
% change year-on-year
-34.24% +16.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
51450 50956 44853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.28% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31225 31058 25652
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2017 2017 2210
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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 +12 39 £373 -6.87% 11
London +8 21 £443 +9.66% 4
South East -4 6 £240 -4.00% 3
West Midlands - 4 £375 -
Reading - 4 £240 -
Berkshire - 4 £240 -
City of London +17 3 £398 -7.28% 1
South West +6 3 £283 - 2
Leicestershire +10 2 £140 -
East Midlands +3 2 £140 -63.15% 1
Croydon -1 2 £500 +11.11%
Hull - 2 £180 -
Worcestershire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £180 - 1
Worcester - 2 - -
East Yorkshire - 2 £180 -
Buckinghamshire 0 1 - -
Milton Keynes -4 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 £190 - 1
Swindon - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £140 -
Birmingham - 1 £350 -
Bristol - 1 £375 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £400 -
Devon - 1 £190 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £400 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 - - 1

VMware Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 116 (100.00%) VMware
2 81 (69.83%) Windows
3 59 (50.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (38.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (29.31%) vSphere
6 33 (28.45%) Active Directory
7 30 (25.86%) Cisco
8 27 (23.28%) HP
8 27 (23.28%) SAN
8 27 (23.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 25 (21.55%) Citrix
9 25 (21.55%) ITIL
9 25 (21.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (18.97%) Microsoft
11 21 (18.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (18.10%) Security Cleared
12 20 (17.24%) Migration
12 20 (17.24%) EMC
13 18 (15.52%) NetApp
13 18 (15.52%) VMware ESX
14 17 (14.66%) Dell
15 16 (13.79%) DNS
15 16 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
16 15 (12.93%) SC Cleared
16 15 (12.93%) Linux
17 14 (12.07%) DHCP
17 14 (12.07%) MS Exchange
18 13 (11.21%) SQL
18 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
19 12 (10.34%) VMware Server

VMware Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 14 (12.07%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.03%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (4.31%) Lync
5 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.45%) IIS
6 3 (2.59%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.86%) WorkSite
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) MS Office
2 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.31%) Office 365
3 2 (1.72%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.86%) PaaS
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (0.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (23.28%) SAN
2 16 (13.79%) DNS
3 14 (12.07%) DHCP
4 11 (9.48%) NAS
5 9 (7.76%) Firewall
6 6 (5.17%) VLAN
6 6 (5.17%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.31%) LAN
7 5 (4.31%) IPsec
8 4 (3.45%) iSCSI
8 4 (3.45%) WAN
9 3 (2.59%) Internet
9 3 (2.59%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.72%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.86%) ADSL
11 1 (0.86%) IPv4
11 1 (0.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (1.72%) Back Office
2 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.86%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) Web Services
2 2 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.31%) Blackberry
1 5 (4.31%) PDA
1 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.45%) Private Cloud
2 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
2 4 (3.45%) Clustering
3 3 (2.59%) Replication
3 3 (2.59%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.59%) EqualLogic
4 2 (1.72%) CLARiiON
4 2 (1.72%) Handset
4 2 (1.72%) Celerra
5 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.86%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 81 (69.83%) Windows
2 45 (38.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (21.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (18.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (12.93%) Linux
6 6 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.45%) VMS
8 3 (2.59%) UNIX
8 3 (2.59%) SUSE
8 3 (2.59%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.86%) Solaris
9 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.55%) ITIL
2 20 (17.24%) Migration
3 12 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (6.90%) Project Management
5 7 (6.03%) High Availability
6 6 (5.17%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.31%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.31%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.59%) Change Management
9 3 (2.59%) Business Continuity
9 3 (2.59%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (1.72%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.72%) Low Latency
10 2 (1.72%) ITIL V3
10 2 (1.72%) ITSM
10 2 (1.72%) Asset Management
10 2 (1.72%) Load Balancing
11 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2
11 1 (0.86%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.21%) SQL
2 9 (7.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.72%) Perl
3 2 (1.72%) VBScript
3 2 (1.72%) C#
3 2 (1.72%) Python
4 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (23.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 21 (18.10%) Security Cleared
3 15 (12.93%) SC Cleared
4 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.03%) MCITP
6 6 (5.17%) DV Cleared
6 6 (5.17%) MCSE
7 4 (3.45%) RHCT
7 4 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.45%) CCNA
7 4 (3.45%) MCP
8 2 (1.72%) VCAP
8 2 (1.72%) VCP5
8 2 (1.72%) CCNP
8 2 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.86%) MCSA
9 1 (0.86%) MCT
9 1 (0.86%) Degree
9 1 (0.86%) VCDX
System Software
1 59 (50.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (29.31%) vSphere
3 33 (28.45%) Active Directory
4 18 (15.52%) VMware ESX
5 16 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (10.34%) VMware Server
7 9 (7.76%) XenApp
8 7 (6.03%) vCloud
9 6 (5.17%) XenDesktop
9 6 (5.17%) Hyper-V
10 3 (2.59%) XenServer
11 2 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.86%) Firmware
12 1 (0.86%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) SCOM
2 6 (5.17%) SCCM
3 3 (2.59%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.72%) EdgeSight
4 2 (1.72%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.72%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.72%) Nagios
5 1 (0.86%) OpenView
5 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.86%) MOM
5 1 (0.86%) WSUS
5 1 (0.86%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.86%) Puppet
5 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 116 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (25.86%) Cisco
3 27 (23.28%) HP
4 25 (21.55%) Citrix
5 22 (18.97%) Microsoft
6 20 (17.24%) EMC
7 18 (15.52%) NetApp
8 17 (14.66%) Dell
9 10 (8.62%) Red Hat
10 9 (7.76%) Veeam
11 8 (6.90%) FalconStor
12 7 (6.03%) 3PAR
13 6 (5.17%) IBM
14 4 (3.45%) Mercator
14 4 (3.45%) CheckPoint
14 4 (3.45%) Veritas
15 3 (2.59%) CommVault
15 3 (2.59%) ServiceNow
16 2 (1.72%) F5
16 2 (1.72%) Nimsoft
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