The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware Engineer
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 96 92
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.25% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.25% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £420 £338 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.44% +141.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -5.35% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +32.72% -31.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1523 1573 1684
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 95.61% 96.38% 96.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 949 933 953
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 56 93
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.82 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

VMware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured VMware Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Engineer in the East Midlands

VMware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Engineer in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Engineer in the East Midlands

VMware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Engineer in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Engineer in the East Midlands

VMware Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Engineer in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Engineer in the East Midlands

VMware Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Northamptonshire -1 2 £420 +46.08%
Derbyshire - 2 - -
VMware Engineer
England

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, VMware Engineer 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 across the East Midlands region featuring VMware Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Rackspace
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Siemens
5 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Server
5 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Server Building
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Server
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Rackspace
4 2 (22.22%) Siemens
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco