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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Engineer
Rank 449 460 446
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 212 168 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.33% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 122 127
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £31.50 £36.50 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +72.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £33.70 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £39.30 £30.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £36.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.69% +71.76%

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
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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
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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 +8 194 £360 +2.85% 40
London -23 81 £380 +8.57% 13
South East +15 51 £328 +9.16% 7
Berkshire +24 32 £300 - 2
South West +2 17 £325 -9.09% 1
Yorkshire +14 16 £450 +63.63% 7
West Yorkshire +4 14 £425 +54.54% 6
East of England +13 13 £330 +4.76% 2
Leeds +8 13 £425 +13.33% 6
Scotland - 12 £400 -
City of London +24 10 £363 +3.57% 1
Hampshire +2 10 £394 +14.13% 1
Reading - 8 £425 -
Edinburgh - 8 £500 -
Wiltshire -2 6 £350 +2.94%
West Midlands -14 6 £358 +2.14% 3
Newbury - 6 £275 -
East Midlands +12 5 £338 +141.07% 3
Cambridgeshire +12 5 £275 -12.35% 1
Bristol +3 5 £325 -13.33%
Swindon -1 5 £350 -3.44%
Slough - 5 £359 - 1
Oxfordshire +9 4 £200 -33.33% 2
Cambridge +3 4 £275 -12.35% 1
North East -40 4 £235 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £235 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £235 -
Bracknell - 4 £255 -
Birmingham +6 3 £300 -14.28%
Hertfordshire +5 3 £413 +194.64% 1

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 369 (100.00%) VMware
2 233 (63.14%) Windows
3 221 (59.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 173 (46.88%) Active Directory
5 165 (44.72%) Windows Server
6 110 (29.81%) Microsoft
7 107 (29.00%) Linux
8 100 (27.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 94 (25.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 88 (23.85%) vSphere
11 86 (23.31%) DNS
12 79 (21.41%) Cisco
12 79 (21.41%) Citrix
13 76 (20.60%) SAN
14 70 (18.97%) PowerShell
14 70 (18.97%) Data Centre
15 60 (16.26%) NetApp
15 60 (16.26%) SQL
16 56 (15.18%) MS Exchange
17 52 (14.09%) HP
18 50 (13.55%) SQL Server
19 49 (13.28%) ITIL
19 49 (13.28%) DHCP
20 48 (13.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 46 (12.47%) VMware ESXi
22 45 (12.20%) Security Cleared
22 45 (12.20%) Migration
23 44 (11.92%) Firewall
24 43 (11.65%) Red Hat
24 43 (11.65%) Hyper-V

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 56 (15.18%) MS Exchange
2 27 (7.32%) Apache
2 27 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 27 (7.32%) OpenStack
2 27 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.61%) nginx
3 17 (4.61%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.25%) JBoss
4 12 (3.25%) WebLogic
5 11 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (2.98%) IIS
6 10 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (2.17%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.36%) WordPress
9 2 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.54%) Confluence
9 2 (0.54%) Node.js
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (4.34%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.63%) MS Office
3 4 (1.08%) MS Project
4 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) HipChat
5 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.86%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (5.96%) Office 365
3 14 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.36%) IaaS
5 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.54%) PaaS
6 2 (0.54%) SaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 86 (23.31%) DNS
2 76 (20.60%) SAN
3 49 (13.28%) DHCP
4 44 (11.92%) Firewall
5 32 (8.67%) WAN
6 30 (8.13%) LAN
7 23 (6.23%) NetScaler
8 19 (5.15%) LDAP
8 19 (5.15%) NAS
9 18 (4.88%) TCP/IP
10 17 (4.61%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (4.34%) SSL
11 16 (4.34%) VLAN
12 14 (3.79%) HTTP
12 14 (3.79%) SMTP
13 10 (2.71%) Network Security
14 8 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (1.90%) iSCSI
15 7 (1.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (13.55%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.96%) MySQL
3 12 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.81%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.54%) Informix
8 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.27%) Big Data
9 1 (0.27%) DTS
9 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.27%) Redis
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.81%) JIRA
4 2 (0.54%) Maven
5 1 (0.27%) Ant
5 1 (0.27%) git-flow
5 1 (0.27%) Subversion
5 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.27%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (11.11%) Finance
2 19 (5.15%) Banking
3 13 (3.52%) Financial Institution
4 10 (2.71%) Legal
5 7 (1.90%) Games
6 6 (1.63%) Advertising
7 4 (1.08%) Local Government
8 3 (0.81%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.54%) Electronics
9 2 (0.54%) Law
9 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.54%) Marketing
9 2 (0.54%) Retail
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.15%) LAMP
2 16 (4.34%) Web Services
3 15 (4.07%) LEMP Stack
4 12 (3.25%) MCollective
5 11 (2.98%) HTML
6 10 (2.71%) .NET
7 5 (1.36%) WPF
8 4 (1.08%) Middleware
9 3 (0.81%) HTML5
9 3 (0.81%) RESTful
9 3 (0.81%) SAP Basis
10 2 (0.54%) LAPP Stack
11 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.27%) J2EE
11 1 (0.27%) Java EE
11 1 (0.27%) MAPI
11 1 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.27%) Sensu
11 1 (0.27%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 70 (18.97%) Data Centre
2 26 (7.05%) Clustering
3 14 (3.79%) Replication
4 10 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.71%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.44%) EMC VNX
6 7 (1.90%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (1.90%) FlexPod
7 6 (1.63%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.36%) EMC VMAX
8 5 (1.36%) VCE vBlock
9 4 (1.08%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.08%) Statistics
10 2 (0.54%) EMC VNXe
10 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.54%) NHS
10 2 (0.54%) Online Games
10 2 (0.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 233 (63.14%) Windows
2 165 (44.72%) Windows Server
3 107 (29.00%) Linux
4 100 (27.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 94 (25.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (7.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (6.50%) Windows 7
9 19 (5.15%) CentOS
9 19 (5.15%) Unix
10 13 (3.52%) Data ONTAP
10 13 (3.52%) Solaris
11 8 (2.17%) Windows 10
12 7 (1.90%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.08%) Windows Phone
13 4 (1.08%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.81%) AIX
14 3 (0.81%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.81%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.81%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (13.28%) ITIL
2 45 (12.20%) Migration
3 30 (8.13%) Configuration Management
4 28 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (7.32%) Change Management
5 27 (7.32%) Project Management
6 26 (7.05%) High Availability
7 23 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (5.69%) DevOps
9 20 (5.42%) Incident Management
10 17 (4.61%) Open Source
11 15 (4.07%) Application Packaging
12 14 (3.79%) Server Building
13 12 (3.25%) Capacity Planning
13 12 (3.25%) Performance Monitoring
14 11 (2.98%) Server Virtualisation
15 10 (2.71%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (2.17%) Data Management
16 8 (2.17%) ITSM
16 8 (2.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 70 (18.97%) PowerShell
2 60 (16.26%) SQL
3 33 (8.94%) Python
4 23 (6.23%) Bash Shell
5 22 (5.96%) Perl
6 17 (4.61%) Java
7 15 (4.07%) C#
8 14 (3.79%) Ruby
9 6 (1.63%) VBScript
10 5 (1.36%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.36%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.54%) PHP
11 2 (0.54%) VB
12 1 (0.27%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 48 (13.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 45 (12.20%) Security Cleared
3 36 (9.76%) SC Cleared
4 29 (7.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (5.42%) Degree
7 18 (4.88%) MCSE
8 16 (4.34%) CCNA
8 16 (4.34%) MCSA
9 11 (2.98%) VCP5
10 9 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (2.44%) CCNP
11 5 (1.36%) VCP6
12 4 (1.08%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.08%) MCITP
12 4 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.81%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.54%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.90%) SLA
2 4 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.81%) QA
4 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 221 (59.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 173 (46.88%) Active Directory
3 88 (23.85%) vSphere
4 46 (12.47%) VMware ESXi
5 43 (11.65%) Hyper-V
6 37 (10.03%) XenApp
7 35 (9.49%) VMware ESX
8 22 (5.96%) XenDesktop
9 15 (4.07%) VMware Server
10 13 (3.52%) vCloud
11 12 (3.25%) NFS
11 12 (3.25%) qmail
11 12 (3.25%) Squid
12 7 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (1.36%) UAG
14 4 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (1.08%) Docker
15 3 (0.81%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.81%) KVM
15 3 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (10.57%) SCCM
2 38 (10.30%) Puppet
3 27 (7.32%) SCOM
4 17 (4.61%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (4.61%) vRealize
5 16 (4.34%) Nagios
6 13 (3.52%) WSUS
7 12 (3.25%) Cacti
7 12 (3.25%) collectd
7 12 (3.25%) Ganglia
7 12 (3.25%) Graphite
7 12 (3.25%) logstash
7 12 (3.25%) ZABBIX
8 11 (2.98%) Backup Exec
9 10 (2.71%) EdgeSight
10 8 (2.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 8 (2.17%) HP SIM
11 7 (1.90%) NetBackup
12 6 (1.63%) Ansible
13 5 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 369 (100.00%) VMware
2 110 (29.81%) Microsoft
3 79 (21.41%) Cisco
3 79 (21.41%) Citrix
4 60 (16.26%) NetApp
5 52 (14.09%) HP
6 43 (11.65%) Red Hat
7 30 (8.13%) EMC
8 16 (4.34%) Dell
8 16 (4.34%) Symantec
9 15 (4.07%) AppSense
10 14 (3.79%) CA
11 12 (3.25%) F5
11 12 (3.25%) IBM
11 12 (3.25%) Splunk
12 10 (2.71%) Oracle
13 9 (2.44%) Juniper
13 9 (2.44%) Veritas
14 7 (1.90%) CommVault
15 6 (1.63%) IronPort
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