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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Specialist
Rank 592 626 617
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -9
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Specialist 29 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.033% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.034% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 10
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £438 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
47057 52332 52807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.77% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30804 33337 33423
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1653 2041 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.41 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 26 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 8 December 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 +33 27 £425 +6.25% 2
South East +44 20 £425 +13.33% 1
Hampshire +30 9 £450 +16.12% 1
Winchester +6 6 £438 +9.37%
Surrey +11 4 £345 -
London -2 4 £375 -14.28% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £500 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £500 -
Scotland +14 2 £340 +4.61%
Erskine - 2 £340 -
Reading - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 £470 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 £340 -
West Yorkshire +20 1 £400 +3.22%
Leeds +14 1 £400 +6.66%
Yorkshire +13 1 £400 +3.22%
North West +9 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Staines - 1 £425 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Cobham - 1 £350 -

VMware Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 61 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (72.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (50.82%) vSphere
4 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
5 26 (42.62%) Windows
5 26 (42.62%) Linux
6 22 (36.07%) Security Cleared
7 21 (34.43%) Red Hat
8 19 (31.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (27.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (27.87%) EMC
9 17 (27.87%) Data Centre
9 17 (27.87%) Windows Server
10 16 (26.23%) vRealize
10 16 (26.23%) Active Directory
11 14 (22.95%) SAN
11 14 (22.95%) SC Cleared
12 12 (19.67%) PowerShell
12 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (19.67%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (19.67%) ITIL
13 11 (18.03%) Hyper-V
13 11 (18.03%) SCOM
13 11 (18.03%) vCloud
14 10 (16.39%) Virtual Environments
14 10 (16.39%) Incident Management
14 10 (16.39%) Migration
15 9 (14.75%) DV Cleared
15 9 (14.75%) NAS
15 9 (14.75%) Puppet

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 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (6.56%) Apache
3 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Office
2 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) IaaS
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.92%) Office 365
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.95%) SAN
2 9 (14.75%) NAS
3 7 (11.48%) iSCSI
4 4 (6.56%) DHCP
4 4 (6.56%) DNS
4 4 (6.56%) SSL
5 2 (3.28%) Firewall
5 2 (3.28%) LAN
5 2 (3.28%) WAN
6 1 (1.64%) BGP
6 1 (1.64%) Extranet
6 1 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.64%) Internet
6 1 (1.64%) Intranet
6 1 (1.64%) OSPF
6 1 (1.64%) Skype
6 1 (1.64%) SNMP
6 1 (1.64%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MSI
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) COM
1 1 (1.64%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.48%) EMC VMAX
2 7 (11.48%) EMC VNX
2 7 (11.48%) VCE vBlock
3 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.20%) Replication
4 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (42.62%) Linux
1 26 (42.62%) Windows
2 17 (27.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 17 (27.87%) Windows Server
3 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (13.11%) CentOS
6 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.20%) AIX
8 2 (3.28%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (3.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) ITIL
2 10 (16.39%) Incident Management
2 10 (16.39%) Migration
2 10 (16.39%) Virtual Environments
3 8 (13.11%) Capacity Management
4 7 (11.48%) Converged Infrastructure
5 6 (9.84%) ITIL V2
5 6 (9.84%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (6.56%) Security Hardening
7 4 (6.56%) Validation
8 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.92%) Presales
8 3 (4.92%) Release Management
8 3 (4.92%) Service Management
8 3 (4.92%) Workflow
9 2 (3.28%) Operations Management
9 2 (3.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (36.07%) Security Cleared
2 19 (31.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (22.95%) SC Cleared
4 9 (14.75%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) MCSE
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.28%) SAP Certification
6 1 (1.64%) CCA
6 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.28%) ISO22301
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (72.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (50.82%) vSphere
3 16 (26.23%) Active Directory
4 12 (19.67%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (18.03%) Hyper-V
5 11 (18.03%) vCloud
6 9 (14.75%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (9.84%) Docker
8 5 (8.20%) VMware ESX
9 3 (4.92%) NFS
10 1 (1.64%) Firmware
10 1 (1.64%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.64%) VMware GSX
10 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (26.23%) vRealize
2 11 (18.03%) SCOM
3 9 (14.75%) Puppet
4 8 (13.11%) SCCM
5 7 (11.48%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (11.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (9.84%) PowerCLI
7 4 (6.56%) WSUS
8 3 (4.92%) Ansible
8 3 (4.92%) vMotion
9 2 (3.28%) Packer
9 2 (3.28%) Trend Micro Deep Security
10 1 (1.64%) AirWatch
10 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
10 1 (1.64%) MOM
10 1 (1.64%) Nagios
10 1 (1.64%) RANCID
10 1 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
3 21 (34.43%) Red Hat
4 17 (27.87%) EMC
5 6 (9.84%) Cisco
5 6 (9.84%) Citrix
5 6 (9.84%) NetApp
6 5 (8.20%) HP
7 4 (6.56%) Veeam
8 2 (3.28%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.28%) Dell
8 2 (3.28%) IBM
8 2 (3.28%) SAP
8 2 (3.28%) SolidFire
9 1 (1.64%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.64%) Juniper
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle
9 1 (1.64%) Veritas
9 1 (1.64%) Zerto