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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Specialist
Rank 617 631 604
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Specialist 33 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.040% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.042% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 19
Median daily rate £438 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £309 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £369 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.03% +13.46%
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
51788 54568 52505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.82% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 33741 34681 31721
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £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 1632 2045 2054
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.60 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +0.60%

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 23 August 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 27 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 23 August 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 +16 33 £438 +10.06% 2
South East +1 13 £458 +35.55% 2
London -5 13 £400 -
Berkshire - 5 £383 -
Hampshire -1 3 £475 +40.74%
Reading - 3 £300 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £475 -
Portsmouth - 2 £475 -
Slough - 2 £465 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £475 -
Surrey - 2 £450 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
South West - 2 £365 -
North West +8 1 £425 -
Derbyshire -2 1 £450 +57.89%
East Midlands -9 1 £450 +30.05%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £375 -
Cheshire - 1 £425 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 -
Derby - 1 £450 -
Staines - 1 £400 - 2
Leeds - 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Humberside - 1 £450 -
East of England - 1 £375 -
Bristol - 1 £230 -
Somerset - 1 £500 -

VMware Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 83 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (54.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (53.01%) Windows
4 28 (33.73%) Active Directory
5 26 (31.33%) Linux
6 25 (30.12%) vSphere
7 24 (28.92%) Windows Server
8 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
8 23 (27.71%) SCOM
9 22 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (22.89%) NetApp
11 17 (20.48%) Data Centre
12 16 (19.28%) NAS
12 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (19.28%) Cisco
13 14 (16.87%) SAN
13 14 (16.87%) DNS
13 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
14 13 (15.66%) SQL
14 13 (15.66%) Citrix
15 12 (14.46%) DHCP
16 11 (13.25%) IBM
16 11 (13.25%) Migration
17 10 (12.05%) VMware ESX
17 10 (12.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 10 (12.05%) MS Office
18 9 (10.84%) SharePoint
18 9 (10.84%) MS Exchange
18 9 (10.84%) EMC
18 9 (10.84%) Red Hat

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 (10.84%) MS Exchange
1 9 (10.84%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.64%) Skype for Business
3 7 (8.43%) Apache
4 4 (4.82%) IIS
4 4 (4.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) MS Office
2 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.28%) NAS
2 14 (16.87%) DNS
2 14 (16.87%) SAN
3 12 (14.46%) DHCP
4 6 (7.23%) iSCSI
5 5 (6.02%) Skype
6 4 (4.82%) SSL
7 3 (3.61%) Firewall
7 3 (3.61%) WAN
8 2 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.41%) LDAP
9 1 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.20%) IPv4
9 1 (1.20%) IPv6
9 1 (1.20%) LAN
9 1 (1.20%) Network Security
9 1 (1.20%) SNMP
9 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) DB2
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.20%) Electronics
2 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.20%) Marketing
2 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) COM
1 1 (1.20%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.23%) AS400
2 6 (7.23%) iSeries
3 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.41%) Clustering
3 2 (2.41%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (2.41%) EMC VNX
3 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.41%) IBM XIV
3 2 (2.41%) NHS
3 2 (2.41%) Replication
4 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.20%) PKI
4 1 (1.20%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (53.01%) Windows
2 26 (31.33%) Linux
3 24 (28.92%) Windows Server
4 22 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (19.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (10.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (6.02%) Data ONTAP
9 4 (4.82%) AIX
10 2 (2.41%) Solaris
10 2 (2.41%) Unix
10 2 (2.41%) VMS
10 2 (2.41%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.20%) CentOS
11 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.25%) Migration
2 9 (10.84%) Incident Management
3 8 (9.64%) ITIL
4 6 (7.23%) Change Management
4 6 (7.23%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (6.02%) Data Migration
5 5 (6.02%) Planning and Forecasting
6 4 (4.82%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.82%) Project Management
6 4 (4.82%) Software Engineering
6 4 (4.82%) Test Automation
7 3 (3.61%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.61%) Patch Management
8 2 (2.41%) Converged Infrastructure
8 2 (2.41%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.41%) Presales
8 2 (2.41%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (2.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.66%) SQL
2 8 (9.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.41%) Perl
4 1 (1.20%) Java
4 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.61%) MCSE
6 2 (2.41%) Sun Certification
6 2 (2.41%) VCAP
6 2 (2.41%) VCP5
6 2 (2.41%) VCP6
6 2 (2.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.20%) Degree
7 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.20%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.20%) ISO22301
1 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.20%) QA
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (54.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (33.73%) Active Directory
3 25 (30.12%) vSphere
4 10 (12.05%) VMware ESX
5 7 (8.43%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (8.43%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (6.02%) Hyper-V
6 5 (6.02%) NFS
7 4 (4.82%) vCloud
8 3 (3.61%) XenApp
9 2 (2.41%) KVM
9 2 (2.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (2.41%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.20%) Firmware
10 1 (1.20%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (1.20%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (27.71%) SCOM
2 8 (9.64%) SCCM
2 8 (9.64%) Tivoli
3 7 (8.43%) vRealize
4 5 (6.02%) Puppet
5 4 (4.82%) AirWatch
6 2 (2.41%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.41%) Nagios
6 2 (2.41%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.41%) WSUS
7 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.20%) Grafana
7 1 (1.20%) MOM
7 1 (1.20%) OVSD
7 1 (1.20%) RANCID
7 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 83 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (27.71%) Microsoft
3 19 (22.89%) NetApp
4 16 (19.28%) Cisco
5 13 (15.66%) Citrix
6 11 (13.25%) IBM
7 9 (10.84%) EMC
7 9 (10.84%) Red Hat
8 6 (7.23%) Dell
8 6 (7.23%) HP
9 5 (6.02%) Oracle
10 4 (4.82%) F5
11 3 (3.61%) CommVault
11 3 (3.61%) Veritas
12 2 (2.41%) SAP
13 1 (1.20%) Arqiva
13 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.20%) Juniper
13 1 (1.20%) Veeam
13 1 (1.20%) Zerto
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Staines
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £325.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago