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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Engineer
Rank 485 468 465
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 179 196 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.36% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 141 125
Median daily rate £333 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.90% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £32.00 £25.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% +15.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £16.05 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £43.70 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +30.00%

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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 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 -7 161 £325 -12.16% 40
London -24 74 £358 -4.66% 10
South East +8 30 £275 -21.42% 9
Berkshire +10 21 £275 +0.91% 1
Yorkshire 0 18 £388 -3.12% 5
Newbury - 18 £275 -
West Yorkshire +7 16 £350 -12.50% 3
Leeds +3 16 £350 -12.50% 2
West Midlands -14 16 £240 -39.24% 3
Scotland +6 10 £425 +21.42%
Edinburgh +2 8 £425 +13.33%
City of London +49 7 £354 -16.76% 1
East of England +13 6 £325 +3.17% 5
South West +9 6 £350 +14.75% 3
Worcester +5 6 £240 -40.00%
Worcestershire +2 6 £240 -40.00%
North West -5 6 £400 +24.03% 4
Hampshire -7 4 £240 -39.04% 1
Manchester -12 4 £400 +39.13% 2
Birmingham - 4 £300 - 2
Shropshire - 4 £275 -
Telford - 4 £275 -
Harrow - 4 £394 -
East Midlands +2 3 £325 - 1
Wiltshire -5 3 £350 +14.75%
North East -38 3 - -
Chelmsford - 3 £325 -
Swindon - 3 £350 -
Essex - 3 £325 -
Wales +19 2 £350 -2.77% 1

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 394 (100.00%) VMware
2 252 (63.96%) Windows
3 222 (56.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 178 (45.18%) Active Directory
5 174 (44.16%) Windows Server
6 115 (29.19%) Microsoft
7 107 (27.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 106 (26.90%) Linux
9 105 (26.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 101 (25.63%) Citrix
11 99 (25.13%) vSphere
12 91 (23.10%) DNS
13 88 (22.34%) SAN
14 77 (19.54%) Cisco
15 76 (19.29%) SQL
15 76 (19.29%) Data Centre
16 73 (18.53%) PowerShell
17 67 (17.01%) MS Exchange
18 65 (16.50%) NetApp
19 58 (14.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 53 (13.45%) SQL Server
21 52 (13.20%) Migration
21 52 (13.20%) Hyper-V
22 50 (12.69%) HP
23 48 (12.18%) ITIL
23 48 (12.18%) DHCP
23 48 (12.18%) Firewall
23 48 (12.18%) VMware ESXi
24 47 (11.93%) XenApp
24 47 (11.93%) SCCM

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 67 (17.01%) MS Exchange
2 25 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 24 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (4.06%) Apache
5 15 (3.81%) OpenStack
6 10 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.28%) IIS
7 9 (2.28%) Skype for Business
8 8 (2.03%) Confluence
8 8 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.27%) WordPress
10 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.02%) nginx
11 2 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.25%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.25%) JBoss
12 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.28%) MS Office
3 4 (1.02%) MS Project
4 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) HipChat
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.85%) Office 365
2 20 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.02%) IaaS
6 3 (0.76%) PaaS
7 2 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.51%) SaaS
8 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 91 (23.10%) DNS
2 88 (22.34%) SAN
3 48 (12.18%) DHCP
3 48 (12.18%) Firewall
4 43 (10.91%) LAN
5 40 (10.15%) WAN
6 27 (6.85%) VLAN
7 26 (6.60%) NetScaler
8 23 (5.84%) LDAP
9 20 (5.08%) TCP/IP
10 17 (4.31%) NAS
11 13 (3.30%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (2.79%) iSCSI
13 10 (2.54%) Network Security
14 8 (2.03%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (1.78%) MPLS
15 7 (1.78%) Wireless
16 6 (1.52%) Internet
16 6 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.28%) MySQL
2 9 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.76%) SAP HANA
4 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.25%) Big Data
6 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.25%) DTS
6 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.25%) Power BI
6 1 (0.25%) QlikView
6 1 (0.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (2.03%) JIRA
2 5 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.76%) Subversion
5 2 (0.51%) Ant
5 2 (0.51%) GitLab
5 2 (0.51%) Maven
6 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
General
1 46 (11.68%) Finance
2 27 (6.85%) Banking
3 16 (4.06%) Legal
4 10 (2.54%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.52%) Games
6 5 (1.27%) Advertising
7 4 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.76%) Back Office
8 3 (0.76%) Retail
9 2 (0.51%) German Language
9 2 (0.51%) Law
9 2 (0.51%) Local Government
9 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Marketing
10 1 (0.25%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.79%) HTML
2 9 (2.28%) LAMP
3 8 (2.03%) .NET
4 5 (1.27%) Web Services
5 4 (1.02%) Middleware
6 3 (0.76%) HTML5
6 3 (0.76%) J2EE
6 3 (0.76%) Java EE
6 3 (0.76%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (0.76%) RESTful
6 3 (0.76%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.51%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (0.51%) Node.js
8 1 (0.25%) MAPI
8 1 (0.25%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.25%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 76 (19.29%) Data Centre
2 25 (6.35%) Clustering
3 15 (3.81%) Blackberry
3 15 (3.81%) Replication
4 14 (3.55%) EMC VNX
5 10 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.78%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.78%) FlexPod
7 5 (1.27%) VCE vBlock
8 4 (1.02%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.02%) EMC VMAX
8 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.02%) PDA
8 4 (1.02%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.76%) EMC VNXe
9 3 (0.76%) Online Games
9 3 (0.76%) Statistics
10 2 (0.51%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.51%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.51%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 252 (63.96%) Windows
2 174 (44.16%) Windows Server
3 107 (27.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 106 (26.90%) Linux
5 105 (26.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (11.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (7.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (7.11%) Solaris
9 27 (6.85%) Windows 7
10 20 (5.08%) CentOS
11 13 (3.30%) Data ONTAP
12 12 (3.05%) Unix
13 10 (2.54%) Windows 10
14 9 (2.28%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.02%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.02%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.76%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.76%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
18 1 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (13.20%) Migration
2 48 (12.18%) ITIL
3 40 (10.15%) Change Management
4 30 (7.61%) Incident Management
5 29 (7.36%) Performance Monitoring
6 28 (7.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (6.85%) DevOps
8 23 (5.84%) Project Management
9 20 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (4.57%) Open Source
11 17 (4.31%) Application Packaging
12 14 (3.55%) Virtual Environments
13 13 (3.30%) Configuration Management
13 13 (3.30%) Server Building
14 12 (3.05%) Server Virtualisation
14 12 (3.05%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (2.54%) Capacity Planning
15 10 (2.54%) High Availability
16 9 (2.28%) Data Management
16 9 (2.28%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 76 (19.29%) SQL
2 73 (18.53%) PowerShell
3 31 (7.87%) Java
4 23 (5.84%) Bash Shell
5 16 (4.06%) Python
5 16 (4.06%) Ruby
6 10 (2.54%) C#
7 8 (2.03%) Perl
8 7 (1.78%) VBScript
9 6 (1.52%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.02%) PHP
10 4 (1.02%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.51%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 58 (14.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 41 (10.41%) Security Cleared
3 30 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (7.36%) SC Cleared
5 27 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (5.08%) CCNA
6 20 (5.08%) MCSE
7 15 (3.81%) MCSA
8 10 (2.54%) CCNP
8 10 (2.54%) Degree
9 7 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (1.78%) VCP5
10 4 (1.02%) DBS Check
10 4 (1.02%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.02%) VCP6
11 3 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.76%) MCITP
11 3 (0.76%) VCAP
12 2 (0.51%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.27%) SLA
2 4 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.76%) QA
4 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 222 (56.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 178 (45.18%) Active Directory
3 99 (25.13%) vSphere
4 52 (13.20%) Hyper-V
5 48 (12.18%) VMware ESXi
6 47 (11.93%) XenApp
7 43 (10.91%) VMware ESX
8 32 (8.12%) XenDesktop
9 24 (6.09%) VMware Server
10 15 (3.81%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (3.55%) NFS
11 14 (3.55%) vCloud
12 7 (1.78%) XenServer
13 5 (1.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (1.27%) Docker
13 5 (1.27%) UAG
14 4 (1.02%) DFS Replication
14 4 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 47 (11.93%) SCCM
2 29 (7.36%) Puppet
3 28 (7.11%) SCOM
4 18 (4.57%) vRealize
5 16 (4.06%) Microsoft Clustering
5 16 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (3.30%) WSUS
7 10 (2.54%) Backup Exec
7 10 (2.54%) EdgeSight
8 9 (2.28%) Ansible
8 9 (2.28%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 8 (2.03%) HP SIM
9 8 (2.03%) Nagios
10 6 (1.52%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.02%) IBM BigFix
11 4 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (1.02%) Terraform
11 4 (1.02%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 4 (1.02%) Zenoss
12 3 (0.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 394 (100.00%) VMware
2 115 (29.19%) Microsoft
3 101 (25.63%) Citrix
4 77 (19.54%) Cisco
5 65 (16.50%) NetApp
6 50 (12.69%) HP
7 44 (11.17%) Red Hat
8 43 (10.91%) EMC
9 17 (4.31%) Symantec
10 14 (3.55%) Dell
11 11 (2.79%) AppSense
11 11 (2.79%) F5
11 11 (2.79%) Oracle
12 9 (2.28%) CA
12 9 (2.28%) IronPort
12 9 (2.28%) Juniper
13 8 (2.03%) Veritas
14 7 (1.78%) IBM
15 6 (1.52%) Apple
15 6 (1.52%) CommVault
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