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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Engineer
Rank 451 449 458
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 193 186 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 138 120
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +73.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £20.00 £17.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.80 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £44.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-27.68% +77.00%

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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -10 173 £350 - 33
London -9 77 £375 +3.44% 10
South East +18 37 £275 -16.66% 8
Berkshire +15 23 £275 -15.38% 2
Yorkshire +3 17 £425 +13.33% 1
South West +18 16 £325 -13.33% 2
West Yorkshire -1 15 £413 +10.00% 1
Leeds -2 15 £413 +6.45% 1
Scotland -2 13 £400 +3.22% 1
Newbury - 13 £275 -
City of London +32 11 £366 -2.33% 3
East of England +17 9 £340 +2.25% 2
Edinburgh -1 9 £425 +9.67% 1
Hampshire +4 7 £285 -18.86% 3
West Midlands -23 6 £358 +2.14% 3
Bristol +12 5 £325 -13.33%
East Midlands +5 5 £338 +141.07% 1
North East -50 4 £235 -
Tyne and Wear -53 4 £235 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -59 4 £235 -
Reading - 4 £385 -
Swindon - 4 £338 -
Wiltshire - 4 £338 -
Cambridgeshire +19 3 - - 1
Cambridge +12 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire +11 3 £263 -
Northamptonshire +2 3 £325 - 1
Birmingham -6 3 £300 -14.28% 2
North West -19 3 £300 -6.25% 6
Renfrewshire - 3 £320 -

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 381 (100.00%) VMware
2 244 (64.04%) Windows
3 220 (57.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 179 (46.98%) Active Directory
5 172 (45.14%) Windows Server
6 111 (29.13%) Microsoft
7 107 (28.08%) Linux
7 107 (28.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 104 (27.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 100 (26.25%) vSphere
10 90 (23.62%) Citrix
11 87 (22.83%) DNS
12 84 (22.05%) SAN
13 82 (21.52%) Cisco
14 71 (18.64%) PowerShell
15 69 (18.11%) Data Centre
16 68 (17.85%) SQL
17 66 (17.32%) NetApp
18 62 (16.27%) MS Exchange
19 57 (14.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 53 (13.91%) HP
21 52 (13.65%) Migration
21 52 (13.65%) Hyper-V
22 50 (13.12%) Firewall
23 49 (12.86%) VMware ESXi
24 48 (12.60%) SQL Server
24 48 (12.60%) ITIL
25 47 (12.34%) DHCP
26 44 (11.55%) Finance
26 44 (11.55%) XenApp

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 (16.27%) MS Exchange
2 29 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (6.56%) SharePoint
4 22 (5.77%) Apache
4 22 (5.77%) OpenStack
5 12 (3.15%) nginx
6 11 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (2.36%) Skype for Business
8 9 (2.36%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.10%) IIS
10 7 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (1.84%) JBoss
10 7 (1.84%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.31%) WordPress
12 4 (1.05%) Confluence
13 2 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.84%) MS Office
3 4 (1.05%) MS Project
4 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.56%) Office 365
2 23 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.05%) IaaS
6 2 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.52%) PaaS
6 2 (0.52%) SaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 87 (22.83%) DNS
2 84 (22.05%) SAN
3 50 (13.12%) Firewall
4 47 (12.34%) DHCP
5 37 (9.71%) LAN
5 37 (9.71%) WAN
6 27 (7.09%) NetScaler
7 22 (5.77%) LDAP
8 21 (5.51%) TCP/IP
8 21 (5.51%) VLAN
9 16 (4.20%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (3.67%) NAS
11 11 (2.89%) iSCSI
11 11 (2.89%) Network Security
12 10 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (2.62%) SSL
13 9 (2.36%) SMTP
14 8 (2.10%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (2.10%) HTTP
15 7 (1.84%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (12.60%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.72%) MySQL
3 12 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.79%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.52%) Informix
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.26%) Big Data
9 1 (0.26%) DTS
9 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.26%) Redis
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.31%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.05%) JIRA
3 2 (0.52%) Ant
3 2 (0.52%) Maven
3 2 (0.52%) Subversion
4 1 (0.26%) git-flow
4 1 (0.26%) GitLab
4 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.26%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (11.55%) Finance
2 21 (5.51%) Banking
3 15 (3.94%) Legal
4 12 (3.15%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.57%) Advertising
5 6 (1.57%) Games
6 3 (0.79%) Back Office
6 3 (0.79%) Local Government
6 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.52%) German Language
7 2 (0.52%) Law
7 2 (0.52%) Retail
7 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
8 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.94%) LAMP
2 12 (3.15%) Web Services
3 11 (2.89%) HTML
4 10 (2.62%) LEMP Stack
5 9 (2.36%) .NET
6 7 (1.84%) MCollective
7 5 (1.31%) Middleware
8 3 (0.79%) HTML5
8 3 (0.79%) J2EE
8 3 (0.79%) Java EE
8 3 (0.79%) RESTful
8 3 (0.79%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.52%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (0.52%) Node.js
9 2 (0.52%) WPF
10 1 (0.26%) MAPI
10 1 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.26%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 69 (18.11%) Data Centre
2 28 (7.35%) Clustering
3 15 (3.94%) Replication
4 11 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.62%) EMC VNX
6 8 (2.10%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.10%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (1.84%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.84%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.84%) FlexPod
8 4 (1.05%) EMC VMAX
8 4 (1.05%) Statistics
8 4 (1.05%) VCE vBlock
9 3 (0.79%) EMC VNXe
9 3 (0.79%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.79%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.52%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.52%) Online Games
10 2 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 244 (64.04%) Windows
2 172 (45.14%) Windows Server
3 107 (28.08%) Linux
3 107 (28.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 104 (27.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (7.87%) Windows 7
7 28 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (5.51%) Solaris
9 19 (4.99%) CentOS
10 17 (4.46%) Unix
11 13 (3.41%) Data ONTAP
12 9 (2.36%) Windows 10
13 8 (2.10%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.05%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.05%) Windows Phone
14 4 (1.05%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.79%) AIX
15 3 (0.79%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (13.65%) Migration
2 48 (12.60%) ITIL
3 35 (9.19%) Change Management
4 28 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (7.09%) Project Management
6 25 (6.56%) Incident Management
7 24 (6.30%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (5.51%) DevOps
9 20 (5.25%) Configuration Management
9 20 (5.25%) High Availability
9 20 (5.25%) Performance Monitoring
10 18 (4.72%) Open Source
11 17 (4.46%) Application Packaging
12 14 (3.67%) Virtual Environments
13 12 (3.15%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (3.15%) Server Building
14 11 (2.89%) Server Virtualisation
14 11 (2.89%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (2.62%) Data Management
16 8 (2.10%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 71 (18.64%) PowerShell
2 68 (17.85%) SQL
3 26 (6.82%) Java
4 25 (6.56%) Python
5 23 (6.04%) Bash Shell
6 17 (4.46%) Perl
7 14 (3.67%) Ruby
8 12 (3.15%) C#
9 7 (1.84%) VBScript
10 6 (1.57%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.31%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.79%) PHP
13 2 (0.52%) C-shell
14 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (14.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 39 (10.24%) Security Cleared
3 30 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (7.61%) SC Cleared
5 23 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (5.25%) MCSE
7 17 (4.46%) CCNA
7 17 (4.46%) MCSA
8 16 (4.20%) Degree
9 11 (2.89%) VCP5
10 9 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (2.36%) CCNP
11 6 (1.57%) VCP6
12 4 (1.05%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.05%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.79%) MCITP
13 3 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.79%) VCAP
14 2 (0.52%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.84%) SLA
2 4 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.79%) QA
4 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 220 (57.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 179 (46.98%) Active Directory
3 100 (26.25%) vSphere
4 52 (13.65%) Hyper-V
5 49 (12.86%) VMware ESXi
6 44 (11.55%) XenApp
7 43 (11.29%) VMware ESX
8 29 (7.61%) XenDesktop
9 15 (3.94%) VMware Server
10 14 (3.67%) NFS
10 14 (3.67%) vCloud
11 10 (2.62%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (1.84%) qmail
12 7 (1.84%) Squid
13 6 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (1.31%) Docker
14 5 (1.31%) UAG
14 5 (1.31%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (10.76%) SCCM
2 30 (7.87%) Puppet
3 28 (7.35%) SCOM
4 17 (4.46%) Microsoft Clustering
4 17 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (4.46%) vRealize
5 14 (3.67%) WSUS
6 13 (3.41%) Nagios
7 12 (3.15%) Backup Exec
8 10 (2.62%) EdgeSight
9 8 (2.10%) Ansible
9 8 (2.10%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 8 (2.10%) HP SIM
9 8 (2.10%) logstash
10 7 (1.84%) Cacti
10 7 (1.84%) collectd
10 7 (1.84%) Ganglia
10 7 (1.84%) Graphite
10 7 (1.84%) ZABBIX
11 6 (1.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 381 (100.00%) VMware
2 111 (29.13%) Microsoft
3 90 (23.62%) Citrix
4 82 (21.52%) Cisco
5 66 (17.32%) NetApp
6 53 (13.91%) HP
7 43 (11.29%) Red Hat
8 37 (9.71%) EMC
9 18 (4.72%) Symantec
10 13 (3.41%) AppSense
10 13 (3.41%) Dell
11 12 (3.15%) CA
12 11 (2.89%) F5
13 10 (2.62%) IBM
13 10 (2.62%) Oracle
14 9 (2.36%) Juniper
14 9 (2.36%) Veritas
15 7 (1.84%) Splunk
16 6 (1.57%) IronPort
16 6 (1.57%) ServiceNow
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The Collinson Group
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago