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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Specialist
Rank 581 602 580
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Specialist 43 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.027% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.029% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 4
Average daily rate £400 £400 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £417 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £245
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +63.26%
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
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 9 February 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 16 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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 42 £400 - 4
South East +18 24 £375 -6.25% 1
Surrey - 15 £375 -
Redhill - 14 - -
London +13 13 £400 -2.43% 1
Hampshire - 8 £388 -
Winchester - 7 £400 -
North West -6 5 £500 +100.00% 2
Cheshire - 3 £500 - 2
Manchester -15 2 - -
West Sussex - 1 £300 -
Cobham - 1 £375 -
Westminster - 1 £450 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 £350 -

VMware Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (70.31%) Windows
3 35 (54.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (51.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (40.63%) Windows Server
6 25 (39.06%) SQL
7 24 (37.50%) Data Centre
8 23 (35.94%) Citrix
9 21 (32.81%) vSphere
10 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
11 19 (29.69%) Linux
11 19 (29.69%) Cisco
11 19 (29.69%) IBM
12 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (25.00%) Incident Management
13 16 (25.00%) SAN
14 14 (21.88%) Tivoli
14 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
14 14 (21.88%) DB2
14 14 (21.88%) Change Management
14 14 (21.88%) AS400
14 14 (21.88%) iSeries
15 13 (20.31%) NAS
15 13 (20.31%) Finance
16 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
16 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
16 12 (18.75%) DNS
17 10 (15.63%) EMC
17 10 (15.63%) NetApp
17 10 (15.63%) DHCP

VMware Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (12.50%) IIS
2 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.69%) Apache
4 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.56%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) SAN
2 13 (20.31%) NAS
3 12 (18.75%) DNS
4 10 (15.63%) DHCP
5 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.81%) Firewall
7 3 (4.69%) LAN
7 3 (4.69%) WAN
8 2 (3.13%) SSL
9 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.56%) FabricPath
9 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.56%) HTTP
9 1 (1.56%) IPv4
9 1 (1.56%) IPv6
9 1 (1.56%) LDAP
9 1 (1.56%) OSPF
9 1 (1.56%) SNMP
9 1 (1.56%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) DB2
2 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.56%) Informix
5 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 14 (21.88%) AS400
2 14 (21.88%) iSeries
3 7 (10.94%) EMC VMAX
3 7 (10.94%) EMC VNX
4 6 (9.38%) VCE vBlock
5 3 (4.69%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.13%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.56%) Clustering
7 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (70.31%) Windows
2 35 (54.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (40.63%) Windows Server
4 19 (29.69%) Linux
5 18 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.13%) Solaris
8 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 14 (21.88%) Change Management
3 7 (10.94%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (10.94%) Problem Management
4 6 (9.38%) Converged Infrastructure
4 6 (9.38%) Patch Management
5 5 (7.81%) DevOps
5 5 (7.81%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.25%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.69%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.13%) Service Management
9 1 (1.56%) Application Packaging
9 1 (1.56%) IT Governance
9 1 (1.56%) Migration
9 1 (1.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) SQL
2 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.69%) C#
3 3 (4.69%) VBScript
4 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) MCSE
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.56%) CCNA
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (51.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (32.81%) vSphere
3 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 9 (14.06%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (10.94%) VMware ESX
6 5 (7.81%) Hyper-V
7 4 (6.25%) vCloud
8 3 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (4.69%) XenApp
8 3 (4.69%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.56%) Docker
9 1 (1.56%) Firmware
9 1 (1.56%) NFS
9 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (21.88%) Tivoli
2 9 (14.06%) SCCM
3 6 (9.38%) SCOM
3 6 (9.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (6.25%) Puppet
5 3 (4.69%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (3.13%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (3.13%) SCVMM
6 2 (3.13%) vMotion
6 2 (3.13%) vRealize
7 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.56%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (35.94%) Citrix
3 19 (29.69%) Cisco
3 19 (29.69%) IBM
4 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
5 10 (15.63%) EMC
5 10 (15.63%) NetApp
6 7 (10.94%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.81%) HP
8 3 (4.69%) 3PAR
8 3 (4.69%) AppSense
8 3 (4.69%) Sun
9 2 (3.13%) CA
9 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.56%) Altiris
10 1 (1.56%) ComArch
10 1 (1.56%) Google
10 1 (1.56%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (1.56%) Splunk
10 1 (1.56%) Veeam
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