The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had VMware Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Specialist
UK
Rank 567 584 586
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Specialist 30 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.075% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.079% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 11
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £425 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

VMware Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured VMware Specialist in the job title.

VMware Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VMware Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Specialist within the UK.

VMware Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VMware Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

VMware Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VMware Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Specialist within the UK.

VMware Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VMware Specialist
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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 +22 28 £425 +6.25% 4
South East +12 18 £450 +20.00%
Hampshire +12 11 £450 +16.12%
Winchester +2 8 £438 +9.37%
London +4 5 £400 - 2
Surrey +8 4 £345 -
Scotland +26 2 £340 +0.74%
North West +24 2 £420 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £500 -
Portsmouth - 2 £470 -
Erskine - 2 £340 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £340 -
Cobham - 1 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Liverpool - 1 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 £420 -
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
Preston - 1 £420 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -

VMware Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, VMware Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 53 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (83.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (56.60%) vSphere
4 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
5 25 (47.17%) Windows
6 21 (39.62%) Security Cleared
7 19 (35.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 19 (35.85%) Linux
8 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
8 18 (33.96%) Windows Server
9 17 (32.08%) vRealize
9 17 (32.08%) SAN
10 16 (30.19%) Red Hat
11 15 (28.30%) SC Cleared
12 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
13 13 (24.53%) EMC
14 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (22.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (20.75%) NAS
15 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
15 11 (20.75%) ITIL
15 11 (20.75%) VMware ESXi
15 11 (20.75%) vCloud
15 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (16.98%) EMC VNX
16 9 (16.98%) EMC VMAX
16 9 (16.98%) VCE vBlock
16 9 (16.98%) Converged Infrastructure
16 9 (16.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V

VMware Specialist 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 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.66%) IIS
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) IaaS
2 4 (7.55%) Office 365
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.66%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.89%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.08%) SAN
2 11 (20.75%) NAS
3 7 (13.21%) DHCP
3 7 (13.21%) DNS
4 6 (11.32%) iSCSI
5 3 (5.66%) LAN
5 3 (5.66%) VSAN
5 3 (5.66%) WAN
6 2 (3.77%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.77%) Firewall
6 2 (3.77%) SNMP
7 1 (1.89%) BGP
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.89%) Extranet
7 1 (1.89%) Internet
7 1 (1.89%) Intranet
7 1 (1.89%) OSPF
7 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MSI
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) ELK Stack
2 1 (1.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.98%) EMC VMAX
2 9 (16.98%) EMC VNX
2 9 (16.98%) VCE vBlock
3 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.32%) Replication
4 4 (7.55%) PKI
5 2 (3.77%) Clustering
5 2 (3.77%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) Windows
2 19 (35.85%) Linux
3 18 (33.96%) Windows Server
4 12 (22.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (15.09%) CentOS
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.66%) AIX
8 3 (5.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) ITIL
2 9 (16.98%) Converged Infrastructure
2 9 (16.98%) Incident Management
3 8 (15.09%) Capacity Management
3 8 (15.09%) Migration
3 8 (15.09%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (11.32%) ITIL V2
4 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.55%) Security Hardening
7 3 (5.66%) DevOps
7 3 (5.66%) Service Management
8 2 (3.77%) Application Packaging
8 2 (3.77%) Operations Management
8 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.77%) Release Management
8 2 (3.77%) Validation
8 2 (3.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (39.62%) Security Cleared
2 19 (35.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 15 (28.30%) SC Cleared
4 7 (13.21%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) MCSE
5 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.77%) SAP Certification
7 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) CCA
7 1 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.89%) MCITP
7 1 (1.89%) MCP
7 1 (1.89%) MCSA
7 1 (1.89%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.77%) ISO22301
2 1 (1.89%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (83.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (56.60%) vSphere
3 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
4 11 (20.75%) vCloud
4 11 (20.75%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
6 7 (13.21%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (11.32%) Docker
7 6 (11.32%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.77%) NFS
9 1 (1.89%) Firmware
9 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.89%) SRDF
9 1 (1.89%) UAG
9 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.89%) VMware GSX
9 1 (1.89%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (32.08%) vRealize
2 9 (16.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (15.09%) SCCM
3 8 (15.09%) SCOM
4 7 (13.21%) PowerCLI
4 7 (13.21%) Puppet
5 6 (11.32%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (5.66%) Ansible
6 3 (5.66%) vMotion
7 2 (3.77%) Nagios
7 2 (3.77%) Packer
7 2 (3.77%) RANCID
7 2 (3.77%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 2 (3.77%) WSUS
8 1 (1.89%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.89%) MOM
8 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
3 16 (30.19%) Red Hat
4 13 (24.53%) EMC
5 5 (9.43%) Cisco
5 5 (9.43%) Citrix
5 5 (9.43%) HP
5 5 (9.43%) NetApp
5 5 (9.43%) Veeam
6 3 (5.66%) Dell
7 2 (3.77%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.77%) IBM
7 2 (3.77%) Juniper
7 2 (3.77%) SAP
7 2 (3.77%) SolidFire
7 2 (3.77%) Zerto
8 1 (1.89%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle
8 1 (1.89%) Veritas
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