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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Specialist
Rank 615 568 567
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -1
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Specialist 8 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.012% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.012% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 13
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£325 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £343 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £360 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 - £315
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
52582 48184 52592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.59% 92.68% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32352 29013 29451
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2039 2629
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 2 October 2014.

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 25 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 2 October 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
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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 -28 7 £325 -7.14% 5
London +9 4 £350 - 2
City of London +20 2 £320 -12.13% 1
South East -5 2 £280 -
North West - 1 £375 - 1
Paddington - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
South West - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
Swindon - - - -
York - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1

VMware Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (44.00%) Windows
4 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (32.00%) SAN
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (32.00%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (28.00%) vSphere
6 7 (28.00%) NetApp
6 7 (28.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (28.00%) EMC
6 7 (28.00%) Citrix
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (16.00%) vCloud
9 4 (16.00%) XenApp
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL
9 4 (16.00%) HP
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco
9 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
10 3 (12.00%) Change Management
10 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
10 3 (12.00%) IBM
10 3 (12.00%) DNS
10 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
10 3 (12.00%) IIS

VMware Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (8.00%) NAS
3 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) DMZ
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) SNMP
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) SSL
4 1 (4.00%) HTTP
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.00%) FCoE
General
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
1 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) e-Health
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Linux
5 2 (8.00%) UNIX
6 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Change Management
2 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) Validation
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.00%) DevOps
4 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.00%) Coaching
4 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.00%) MCSE
3 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 3 (12.00%) VCAP
4 2 (8.00%) VCP5
4 2 (8.00%) VCP4
4 2 (8.00%) MCTS
4 2 (8.00%) MCITP
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) NCDA
5 1 (4.00%) NCIE
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (32.00%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (28.00%) vSphere
5 4 (16.00%) vCloud
5 4 (16.00%) XenApp
6 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
7 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (8.00%) NFS
8 1 (4.00%) VMFS
8 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
1 3 (12.00%) SCOM
2 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (28.00%) NetApp
2 7 (28.00%) EMC
2 7 (28.00%) Citrix
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) IBM
6 2 (8.00%) MobileIron
6 2 (8.00%) Symantec
6 2 (8.00%) CommVault
7 1 (4.00%) Hitachi
7 1 (4.00%) BMC
7 1 (4.00%) CA
7 1 (4.00%) Remedy
7 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) Websense
7 1 (4.00%) Dell
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
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