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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Specialist
Rank 607 625 596
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -29
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Specialist 36 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.029% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.030% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 20
Median daily rate £423 £391 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.05% +4.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £428 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 30 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 26 June 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 +30 36 £423 +3.80% 3
London +33 18 £420 -
South East +11 7 £420 - 1
South West +2 3 £425 +13.33%
Bristol +10 2 £425 +13.33%
North West -13 2 £400 -
West Midlands -19 2 £450 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
Berkshire - 2 £300 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £460 -
Westminster - 2 £450 -
Reading - 2 £300 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £460 -
Cambridgeshire +19 1 £375 -11.76%
East of England +15 1 £375 -11.76%
East Midlands -1 1 £500 +75.43% 1
Northamptonshire -4 1 £500 +22.85%
Northampton -6 1 £500 +22.85%
Redhill - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Humberside - 1 £450 -
Hampshire - 1 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £425 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £500 -
Solihull - 1 £450 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £322 -

VMware Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 97 (100.00%) VMware
2 57 (58.76%) Windows
3 54 (55.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (36.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (31.96%) Active Directory
6 29 (29.90%) Linux
6 29 (29.90%) Windows Server
7 25 (25.77%) Citrix
8 24 (24.74%) Cisco
8 24 (24.74%) SQL
8 24 (24.74%) Data Centre
9 23 (23.71%) vSphere
9 23 (23.71%) IBM
10 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
10 21 (21.65%) NetApp
10 21 (21.65%) SCOM
10 21 (21.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (20.62%) SAN
12 19 (19.59%) NAS
13 17 (17.53%) Incident Management
13 17 (17.53%) Tivoli
13 17 (17.53%) DNS
14 15 (15.46%) DB2
14 15 (15.46%) Change Management
14 15 (15.46%) AS400
14 15 (15.46%) iSeries
15 14 (14.43%) DHCP
16 13 (13.40%) VMware ESX
16 13 (13.40%) VMware ESXi
17 12 (12.37%) Finance

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 8 (8.25%) MS Exchange
1 8 (8.25%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.22%) Skype for Business
3 5 (5.15%) Apache
3 5 (5.15%) IIS
3 5 (5.15%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.12%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.03%) JBoss
6 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) MS Office
2 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.03%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (20.62%) SAN
2 19 (19.59%) NAS
3 17 (17.53%) DNS
4 14 (14.43%) DHCP
5 4 (4.12%) Skype
5 4 (4.12%) WAN
6 3 (3.09%) Firewall
7 2 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.06%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.06%) LDAP
7 2 (2.06%) SSL
7 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.03%) HTTP
8 1 (1.03%) Internet
8 1 (1.03%) IPv4
8 1 (1.03%) IPv6
8 1 (1.03%) LAN
8 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.46%) DB2
2 10 (10.31%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.06%) MySQL
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 1 (1.03%) Electronics
2 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.03%) Marketing
2 1 (1.03%) Retail
2 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.74%) Data Centre
2 15 (15.46%) AS400
2 15 (15.46%) iSeries
3 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.12%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (4.12%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.06%) Clustering
4 2 (2.06%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.06%) IBM XIV
4 2 (2.06%) NHS
4 2 (2.06%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.03%) Replication
5 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 57 (58.76%) Windows
2 35 (36.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (29.90%) Linux
3 29 (29.90%) Windows Server
4 21 (21.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.09%) AIX
7 3 (3.09%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (3.09%) Solaris
8 2 (2.06%) Unix
8 2 (2.06%) VMS
8 2 (2.06%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.03%) CentOS
9 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.53%) Incident Management
2 15 (15.46%) Change Management
3 11 (11.34%) ITIL
4 7 (7.22%) Migration
4 7 (7.22%) Planning and Forecasting
5 6 (6.19%) Capacity Management
5 6 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (6.19%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.15%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.15%) Data Migration
6 5 (5.15%) Patch Management
6 5 (5.15%) Process Improvement
6 5 (5.15%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.15%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (5.15%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (4.12%) Performance Management
7 4 (4.12%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.12%) Test Automation
8 3 (3.09%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.74%) SQL
2 7 (7.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.06%) Perl
4 1 (1.03%) Java
4 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (11.34%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.12%) MCSE
5 2 (2.06%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.06%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.06%) Sun Certification
5 2 (2.06%) VCAP
5 2 (2.06%) VCP5
5 2 (2.06%) VCP6
5 2 (2.06%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.03%) Degree
6 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (55.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (31.96%) Active Directory
3 23 (23.71%) vSphere
4 13 (13.40%) VMware ESX
4 13 (13.40%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (6.19%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.19%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (6.19%) XenApp
6 5 (5.15%) Firmware
7 3 (3.09%) VMware Server
7 3 (3.09%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.06%) KVM
8 2 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.06%) NFS
8 2 (2.06%) vCloud
8 2 (2.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (2.06%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.03%) Docker
9 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (21.65%) SCOM
2 17 (17.53%) Tivoli
3 7 (7.22%) SCCM
4 5 (5.15%) vRealize
5 3 (3.09%) AirWatch
5 3 (3.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.06%) Nagios
6 2 (2.06%) Puppet
6 2 (2.06%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.06%) vMotion
7 1 (1.03%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.03%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.03%) Grafana
7 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.03%) Opsview
7 1 (1.03%) OVSD
7 1 (1.03%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 97 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (25.77%) Citrix
3 24 (24.74%) Cisco
4 23 (23.71%) IBM
5 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
5 21 (21.65%) NetApp
6 8 (8.25%) EMC
7 5 (5.15%) Dell
7 5 (5.15%) HP
7 5 (5.15%) Oracle
7 5 (5.15%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.12%) F5
9 3 (3.09%) CommVault
10 2 (2.06%) AppSense
10 2 (2.06%) Sun
10 2 (2.06%) Veritas
11 1 (1.03%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.03%) Google
11 1 (1.03%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (1.03%) Splunk
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