The table below looks at the statistics for the VMware Specialist role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Specialist
Rank 594 582 555
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -27
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Specialist 6 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.032% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.034% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 11
Average daily rate
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£413 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
51861 49855 45545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.57% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32669 30609 26369
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1945 1977 2127
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

VMware Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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 historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 6 £413 +6.45% 4
South East -24 3 - - 1
Middlesex - 3 - -
West Midlands 0 1 £450 +38.46% 2
North West -20 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £450 - 2
Bristol - 1 £375 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
South West - 1 £375 -

VMware Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited VMware Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with VMware Specialist in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (66.67%) vSphere
4 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco
5 8 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) HP
7 6 (33.33%) Linux
7 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (27.78%) ITIL
8 5 (27.78%) Citrix
8 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (22.22%) IBM
9 4 (22.22%) MCSE
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
10 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (16.67%) Puppet
10 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (16.67%) Oracle
10 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 3 (16.67%) Web Services
10 3 (16.67%) SLA
10 3 (16.67%) SAN

VMware Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited VMware Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with VMware Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (11.11%) Eucalyptus
1 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) IaaS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (5.56%) PaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
1 3 (16.67%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (5.56%) CentOS
5 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.11%) Workflow
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 2 (11.11%) Open Source
2 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) Server Building
3 1 (5.56%) Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
3 1 (5.56%) Change Control
3 1 (5.56%) Validation
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) ITSM
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (22.22%) MCSE
4 2 (11.11%) MCP
4 2 (11.11%) MCITP
4 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) VCDX
4 2 (11.11%) VCAP
5 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (66.67%) vSphere
3 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (11.11%) NFS
5 1 (5.56%) vCloud
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCOM
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
1 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) OVSD
2 1 (5.56%) MOM
2 1 (5.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) HP
5 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
6 4 (22.22%) IBM
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) EMC
8 2 (11.11%) NetApp
8 2 (11.11%) SAP
8 2 (11.11%) CA
9 1 (5.56%) CommVault
9 1 (5.56%) Dell
9 1 (5.56%) Sophos
9 1 (5.56%) F5