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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Specialist
Rank 596 613 590
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Specialist 52 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.026% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.027% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 20
Median daily rate £425 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £285 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.56% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50931 51412 49753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.74% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33245 31720 30748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1466 2048 2093
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £40.15 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 May 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 28 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 May 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 51 £425 +25.92% 1
London +9 21 £420 +40.00%
South East +5 14 £425 - 1
North West - 7 £400 -
Buckinghamshire +21 6 £425 -
Milton Keynes +7 6 £425 -
Surrey - 5 - -
Redhill - 5 - -
West Midlands - 4 £450 -
Bristol -5 3 £425 +13.33%
South West -7 3 £425 +13.33%
Hampshire - 3 £388 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Solihull - 2 £450 -
Warrington - 2 - -
Warwick - 2 - -
Winchester - 2 £406 -
Westminster - 2 £450 -
East Midlands +6 1 £500 +75.43%
Northamptonshire +1 1 £500 -
Northampton 0 1 £500 -
Scotland -15 1 - -
Humberside - 1 £450 -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £322 -
Manchester - 1 - -

VMware Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 106 (100.00%) VMware
2 62 (58.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (56.60%) Windows
4 39 (36.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (31.13%) Data Centre
6 32 (30.19%) Linux
6 32 (30.19%) Active Directory
7 29 (27.36%) Citrix
7 29 (27.36%) SQL
7 29 (27.36%) Windows Server
8 28 (26.42%) Cisco
9 27 (25.47%) IBM
10 26 (24.53%) SAN
11 25 (23.58%) vSphere
12 24 (22.64%) NAS
13 22 (20.75%) Microsoft
13 22 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (19.81%) SCOM
14 21 (19.81%) NetApp
14 21 (19.81%) Tivoli
14 21 (19.81%) Incident Management
15 19 (17.92%) Change Management
15 19 (17.92%) AS400
15 19 (17.92%) DNS
15 19 (17.92%) DB2
15 19 (17.92%) iSeries
16 16 (15.09%) DHCP
17 15 (14.15%) VMware ESX
18 14 (13.21%) VMware ESXi
19 13 (12.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 (8.49%) MS Exchange
1 9 (8.49%) Skype for Business
2 8 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.66%) IIS
3 6 (5.66%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.72%) Apache
5 4 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.94%) JBoss
7 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) MS Office
2 6 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.89%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.94%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.53%) SAN
2 24 (22.64%) NAS
3 19 (17.92%) DNS
4 16 (15.09%) DHCP
5 4 (3.77%) Firewall
5 4 (3.77%) Skype
5 4 (3.77%) WAN
6 3 (2.83%) LDAP
6 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.89%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.94%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.94%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.94%) IPv4
8 1 (0.94%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.94%) SSL
8 1 (0.94%) Wireless
8 1 (0.94%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.92%) DB2
2 12 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.89%) MySQL
6 1 (0.94%) Informix
6 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Travis CI
2 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (10.38%) Finance
2 1 (0.94%) Electronics
2 1 (0.94%) Local Government
2 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.94%) Marketing
2 1 (0.94%) Retail
2 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (31.13%) Data Centre
2 19 (17.92%) AS400
2 19 (17.92%) iSeries
3 9 (8.49%) EMC VMAX
3 9 (8.49%) EMC VNX
4 7 (6.60%) VCE vBlock
5 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.89%) Clustering
6 2 (1.89%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.89%) IBM XIV
6 2 (1.89%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.94%) NHS
7 1 (0.94%) Replication
7 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 60 (56.60%) Windows
2 39 (36.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (30.19%) Linux
4 29 (27.36%) Windows Server
5 22 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.77%) Solaris
9 3 (2.83%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (1.89%) AIX
10 2 (1.89%) Unix
10 2 (1.89%) VMS
10 2 (1.89%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.94%) CentOS
11 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.81%) Incident Management
2 19 (17.92%) Change Management
3 11 (10.38%) ITIL
4 10 (9.43%) Problem Management
5 9 (8.49%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (8.49%) Patch Management
6 8 (7.55%) Converged Infrastructure
7 7 (6.60%) Migration
7 7 (6.60%) Performance Management
8 6 (5.66%) Capacity Management
9 5 (4.72%) Data Migration
9 5 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.72%) Process Improvement
9 5 (4.72%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.72%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.77%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.77%) Test Automation
11 3 (2.83%) DevOps
12 2 (1.89%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.36%) SQL
2 7 (6.60%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (12.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (10.38%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.77%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (3.77%) MCSE
6 2 (1.89%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.89%) VCAP
6 2 (1.89%) VCP5
6 2 (1.89%) VCP6
6 2 (1.89%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.94%) Degree
7 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 62 (58.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (30.19%) Active Directory
3 25 (23.58%) vSphere
4 15 (14.15%) VMware ESX
5 14 (13.21%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.72%) Firmware
6 5 (4.72%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.72%) XenApp
7 3 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.89%) KVM
8 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.89%) NFS
8 2 (1.89%) vCloud
8 2 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.89%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.89%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.94%) Docker
9 1 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (19.81%) SCOM
1 21 (19.81%) Tivoli
2 8 (7.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (6.60%) SCCM
4 5 (4.72%) vRealize
5 3 (2.83%) AirWatch
5 3 (2.83%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.89%) Nagios
6 2 (1.89%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.89%) vMotion
7 1 (0.94%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.94%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.94%) Grafana
7 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.94%) Opsview
7 1 (0.94%) OVSD
7 1 (0.94%) Puppet
7 1 (0.94%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 106 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (27.36%) Citrix
3 28 (26.42%) Cisco
4 27 (25.47%) IBM
5 22 (20.75%) Microsoft
6 21 (19.81%) NetApp
7 13 (12.26%) EMC
8 8 (7.55%) Red Hat
9 6 (5.66%) HP
9 6 (5.66%) Oracle
10 5 (4.72%) Dell
11 4 (3.77%) F5
12 3 (2.83%) AppSense
12 3 (2.83%) CommVault
12 3 (2.83%) Sun
13 2 (1.89%) Veritas
14 1 (0.94%) 3PAR
14 1 (0.94%) CA
14 1 (0.94%) Google
14 1 (0.94%) SAP
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