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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Specialist
Rank 622 632 610
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Specialist 39 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.030% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.031% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 19
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £285 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £369 £335
% change year-on-year
+22.03% +10.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.28 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.28 - -

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
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
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 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 2016.

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 28 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 29 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 +22 39 £425 +6.25% 4
London +19 21 £420 +5.00% 1
South East +16 11 £458 +35.55% 2
Berkshire - 5 £383 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £475 -
Reading - 3 £300 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £475 -
Westminster - 2 £450 -
Slough - 2 £465 - 1
Portsmouth - 2 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £475 -
Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
Cambridgeshire +17 1 £375 -11.76%
East of England +17 1 £375 -11.76%
Derbyshire +6 1 £450 +57.89%
North West -1 1 £400 -
East Midlands -3 1 £450 +57.89%
West Midlands -24 1 - -
South West - 1 £500 -
Somerset - 1 £500 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 -
Harrow - 1 £322 -
Warwick - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Humberside - 1 £450 -
Derby - 1 £450 -

VMware Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 96 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (53.13%) Windows
4 32 (33.33%) Linux
5 30 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 27 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (28.13%) Windows Server
7 26 (27.08%) vSphere
8 23 (23.96%) Microsoft
8 23 (23.96%) SCOM
9 21 (21.88%) Data Centre
9 21 (21.88%) Cisco
10 19 (19.79%) NetApp
11 18 (18.75%) Citrix
11 18 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (16.67%) NAS
12 16 (16.67%) SAN
12 16 (16.67%) SQL
13 15 (15.63%) IBM
13 15 (15.63%) DNS
14 13 (13.54%) ITIL
14 13 (13.54%) DHCP
15 12 (12.50%) Incident Management
15 12 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (12.50%) Security Cleared
16 11 (11.46%) VMware ESX
16 11 (11.46%) Finance
16 11 (11.46%) Tivoli
17 10 (10.42%) EMC
17 10 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 9 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.33%) Apache
2 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.29%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.17%) IIS
4 4 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.04%) JBoss
6 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (9.38%) MS Office
2 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.04%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.67%) NAS
1 16 (16.67%) SAN
2 15 (15.63%) DNS
3 13 (13.54%) DHCP
4 5 (5.21%) iSCSI
5 4 (4.17%) Skype
5 4 (4.17%) SSL
6 3 (3.13%) WAN
7 2 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.08%) Firewall
7 2 (2.08%) LDAP
8 1 (1.04%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.04%) Internet
8 1 (1.04%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.04%) Network Security
8 1 (1.04%) Wireless
8 1 (1.04%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) DB2
2 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (11.46%) Finance
2 1 (1.04%) Electronics
2 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.04%) Marketing
2 1 (1.04%) Retail
2 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.38%) AS400
2 9 (9.38%) iSeries
3 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.13%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.08%) Clustering
5 2 (2.08%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (2.08%) IBM XIV
5 2 (2.08%) NHS
5 2 (2.08%) Replication
6 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.04%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.04%) PKI
6 1 (1.04%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 51 (53.13%) Windows
2 32 (33.33%) Linux
3 27 (28.13%) Windows Server
3 27 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.21%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (4.17%) AIX
9 3 (3.13%) Solaris
10 2 (2.08%) Unix
10 2 (2.08%) VMS
10 2 (2.08%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.04%) CentOS
11 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.54%) ITIL
2 12 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 9 (9.38%) Change Management
3 9 (9.38%) Migration
4 8 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.25%) Capacity Management
6 5 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.21%) Data Migration
6 5 (5.21%) Planning and Forecasting
6 5 (5.21%) Process Improvement
6 5 (5.21%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.21%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (5.21%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (4.17%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.17%) Project Management
7 4 (4.17%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.17%) Test Automation
8 3 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.13%) Patch Management
9 2 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.67%) SQL
2 8 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.08%) Perl
4 1 (1.04%) Java
4 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.13%) MCSE
6 2 (2.08%) Sun Certification
6 2 (2.08%) VCAP
6 2 (2.08%) VCP5
6 2 (2.08%) VCP6
6 2 (2.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.04%) Degree
7 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 26 (27.08%) vSphere
4 12 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (11.46%) VMware ESX
6 7 (7.29%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (5.21%) Firmware
7 5 (5.21%) Hyper-V
7 5 (5.21%) NFS
8 4 (4.17%) vCloud
8 4 (4.17%) XenApp
9 3 (3.13%) VMware Server
10 2 (2.08%) KVM
10 2 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.04%) Docker
11 1 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.04%) Xen
11 1 (1.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (23.96%) SCOM
2 11 (11.46%) Tivoli
3 8 (8.33%) SCCM
3 8 (8.33%) vRealize
4 6 (6.25%) Puppet
5 3 (3.13%) AirWatch
5 3 (3.13%) Nagios
6 2 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.08%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.08%) WSUS
7 1 (1.04%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.04%) Grafana
7 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.04%) Opsview
7 1 (1.04%) OVSD
7 1 (1.04%) RANCID
7 1 (1.04%) vMotion
Vendors
1 96 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (23.96%) Microsoft
3 21 (21.88%) Cisco
4 19 (19.79%) NetApp
5 18 (18.75%) Citrix
6 15 (15.63%) IBM
7 10 (10.42%) EMC
8 9 (9.38%) Red Hat
9 6 (6.25%) Dell
10 5 (5.21%) HP
10 5 (5.21%) Oracle
11 4 (4.17%) F5
12 3 (3.13%) CommVault
13 2 (2.08%) Sun
13 2 (2.08%) Veritas
14 1 (1.04%) Arqiva
14 1 (1.04%) Juniper
14 1 (1.04%) SAP
14 1 (1.04%) Splunk
14 1 (1.04%) Zerto
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