The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Specialist
Rank 572 536 563
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +27
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Specialist 15 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.017% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.018% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 18
Average daily rate £363 £311 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.46% -12.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £319
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 14 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -88 7 £375 +20.48% 1
London -25 3 £375 +20.48%
Yorkshire -20 1 £400 +45.45% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -

VMware Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (77.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (72.73%) Windows
4 15 (68.18%) vSphere
5 13 (59.09%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
7 8 (36.36%) EMC
7 8 (36.36%) CLARiiON
8 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
8 7 (31.82%) HP
8 7 (31.82%) ITIL
8 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (27.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 6 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (22.73%) Citrix
11 4 (18.18%) SAN
11 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
11 4 (18.18%) DHCP
11 4 (18.18%) DNS
11 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
11 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
12 3 (13.64%) vCloud
12 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (13.64%) Symantec
12 3 (13.64%) Clustering
12 3 (13.64%) Replication
12 3 (13.64%) SQL

VMware Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Lync
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SAN
1 4 (18.18%) DHCP
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) NAS
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
2 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) EDI
2 1 (4.55%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) CLARiiON
2 3 (13.64%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.55%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.55%) High Availability
4 1 (4.55%) BCP
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.55%) Logistics
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) VCP4
3 1 (4.55%) VCP5
3 1 (4.55%) MCTS
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
3 1 (4.55%) CCA
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (68.18%) vSphere
3 13 (59.09%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
5 6 (27.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
7 3 (13.64%) vCloud
8 2 (9.09%) XenApp
8 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
9 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
1 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.55%) WSUS
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (36.36%) EMC
3 7 (31.82%) HP
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) Citrix
6 3 (13.64%) Symantec
7 2 (9.09%) NetApp
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 2 (9.09%) IBM
7 2 (9.09%) Altiris
7 2 (9.09%) 3PAR
7 2 (9.09%) Vizioncore
8 1 (4.55%) F5
8 1 (4.55%) Remedy
8 1 (4.55%) Sophos
8 1 (4.55%) Websense
8 1 (4.55%) Dell
8 1 (4.55%) BMC
8 1 (4.55%) Mercator
8 1 (4.55%) SAP