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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Specialist
UK
Rank 570 574 600
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +26
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Specialist 25 54 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.10% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.11% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 12
Median daily rate £450 £384 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.26% -4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
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
42991 49435 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28051 31832 30735
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1560 1650 1930
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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
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 20 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +10 25 £450 +16.12% 3
South East +5 9 £450 +20.00%
London +4 7 £413 +3.12%
Hampshire +5 6 £460 +18.70%
North West +25 4 £410 -18.00% 1
Winchester -2 4 £438 +9.37%
Yorkshire - 3 £525 - 2
Lancashire +10 2 £420 +12.00%
West Yorkshire - 2 £525 - 2
Hook - 2 £470 -
West Midlands - 2 £450 -
Middlesex - 2 - -
Surrey -1 1 £450 +20.00%
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Preston - 1 £420 -
Warwick - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £525 - 1
Liverpool - 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 - - 1

VMware Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 59 (100.00%) VMware
2 50 (84.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (55.93%) Windows
4 32 (54.24%) vSphere
5 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
6 24 (40.68%) Active Directory
7 23 (38.98%) Windows Server
8 22 (37.29%) Security Cleared
9 21 (35.59%) Linux
10 20 (33.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 18 (30.51%) SAN
12 17 (28.81%) PowerShell
12 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (27.12%) Data Centre
13 16 (27.12%) vRealize
13 16 (27.12%) Red Hat
14 15 (25.42%) SC Cleared
15 14 (23.73%) EMC
15 14 (23.73%) ITIL
16 12 (20.34%) SCCM
16 12 (20.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (20.34%) VMware ESXi
17 11 (18.64%) vCloud
17 11 (18.64%) NAS
18 10 (16.95%) Hyper-V
18 10 (16.95%) EMC VNX
18 10 (16.95%) VxBlock/Vblock
18 10 (16.95%) SCOM
19 9 (15.25%) DV Cleared

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 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.17%) IIS
3 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.69%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) IaaS
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.47%) Office 365
3 3 (5.08%) Amazon S3
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.39%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) SAN
2 11 (18.64%) NAS
3 9 (15.25%) DHCP
3 9 (15.25%) DNS
4 6 (10.17%) iSCSI
5 4 (6.78%) Firewall
5 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.08%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (5.08%) Internet
6 3 (5.08%) SNMP
6 3 (5.08%) VSAN
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.39%) LAN
7 2 (3.39%) OSPF
7 2 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (3.39%) WAN
8 1 (1.69%) BGP
8 1 (1.69%) IPsec
8 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MSI
2 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
2 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Data Centre
2 10 (16.95%) EMC VNX
2 10 (16.95%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 9 (15.25%) EMC VMAX
4 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.17%) PKI
4 6 (10.17%) Replication
5 4 (6.78%) Clustering
6 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.39%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.93%) Windows
2 23 (38.98%) Windows Server
3 21 (35.59%) Linux
4 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (20.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (13.56%) CentOS
8 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.08%) AIX
9 3 (5.08%) Unix
10 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000
10 2 (3.39%) Windows NT
10 2 (3.39%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.69%) CatOS
11 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) ITIL
2 9 (15.25%) Converged Infrastructure
3 8 (13.56%) Capacity Management
4 7 (11.86%) Configuration Management
4 7 (11.86%) Incident Management
4 7 (11.86%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (10.17%) ITIL V2
5 6 (10.17%) Migration
5 6 (10.17%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.78%) DevOps
8 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.08%) Network Management
8 3 (5.08%) Operations Management
8 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.08%) Security Hardening
8 3 (5.08%) Service Management
9 2 (3.39%) Information Security
9 2 (3.39%) Release Management
9 2 (3.39%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.47%) SQL
3 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.39%) Python
3 2 (3.39%) VBScript
4 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (37.29%) Security Cleared
2 20 (33.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 15 (25.42%) SC Cleared
4 9 (15.25%) DV Cleared
5 7 (11.86%) MCSE
5 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.08%) MCITP
7 2 (3.39%) MCP
7 2 (3.39%) MCSA
8 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.69%) CCA
8 1 (1.69%) CCNA
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.69%) RHCE
8 1 (1.69%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.69%) ISO22301
System Software
1 50 (84.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (54.24%) vSphere
3 24 (40.68%) Active Directory
4 12 (20.34%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (18.64%) vCloud
6 10 (16.95%) Hyper-V
7 8 (13.56%) VMware ESX
8 7 (11.86%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (10.17%) Docker
10 3 (5.08%) NFS
11 2 (3.39%) UAG
12 1 (1.69%) SRDF
12 1 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (1.69%) VMware GSX
12 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (27.12%) vRealize
2 12 (20.34%) SCCM
3 10 (16.95%) SCOM
4 9 (15.25%) Puppet
4 9 (15.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 8 (13.56%) PowerCLI
6 6 (10.17%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (5.08%) Ansible
7 3 (5.08%) Nagios
7 3 (5.08%) RANCID
7 3 (5.08%) vMotion
7 3 (5.08%) WSUS
8 2 (3.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (3.39%) Packer
8 2 (3.39%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.69%) SCOrch
9 1 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (49.15%) Microsoft
3 16 (27.12%) Red Hat
4 14 (23.73%) EMC
5 8 (13.56%) Cisco
6 7 (11.86%) Veeam
7 6 (10.17%) NetApp
8 4 (6.78%) Citrix
8 4 (6.78%) Dell
8 4 (6.78%) HP
9 3 (5.08%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.08%) Arista
9 3 (5.08%) Juniper
9 3 (5.08%) SAP
9 3 (5.08%) Zerto
10 2 (3.39%) Intel Security
10 2 (3.39%) Lumension
10 2 (3.39%) Oracle
10 2 (3.39%) SolidFire
11 1 (1.69%) IBM
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