The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £283 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 23 June 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 of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 120 140
Rank change year-on-year -4 +20  
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 12 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.52% 0.39% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.41% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 7
Median daily rate £283 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.28% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £327 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £415 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +3.84% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.17 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.95% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.17 £32.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -49.46% -20.00%  

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 of England. 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 of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2179 2452 2910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.76% 96.19% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1399 1733
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 194 258
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

VMware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Engineer in the East of England

VMware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Engineer in the East of England

VMware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Engineer in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Engineer in the East of England

VMware Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Engineer in the East of England

VMware Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Cambridgeshire +8 8 £202 -
Hertfordshire -4 2 £298 -27.87% 1
Essex -13 2 £488 +44.44% 1
VMware Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 of England region featuring VMware Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (81.82%) Windows
3 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (59.09%) SAN
5 9 (40.91%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
6 8 (36.36%) vCenter Server
7 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
8 5 (22.73%) Cisco
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 4 (18.18%) HP
9 4 (18.18%) DNS
9 4 (18.18%) Unix
9 4 (18.18%) Citrix
9 4 (18.18%) Linux
9 4 (18.18%) Finance
9 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
10 3 (13.64%) EMC VNX
10 3 (13.64%) vSphere
10 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (13.64%) Firewall
10 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (13.64%) EMC
11 2 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (9.09%) HTTP
11 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.55%) Mimecast
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) Firewall
4 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (9.09%) HTTP
4 2 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.55%) DHCP
5 1 (4.55%) SSL
5 1 (4.55%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) Maven
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) EMC VNX
3 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 2 (9.09%) NHS
3 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.55%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Unix
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) CentOS
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.09%) Change Control
2 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
2 2 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) API Design
3 1 (4.55%) Break/Fix
3 1 (4.55%) Coaching
3 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) DevOps
3 1 (4.55%) High Availability
3 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.55%) Microservices
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.55%) SDLC
3 1 (4.55%) Security Hardening
3 1 (4.55%) Software Distribution
3 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Python
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCP
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) RHCE
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
1 14 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (40.91%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (13.64%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) Docker
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) vCloud
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) vCenter Server
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.55%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) EMC
5 2 (9.09%) Dell
5 2 (9.09%) NetApp
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) Avaya
6 1 (4.55%) Epicor
6 1 (4.55%) McAfee
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) WSO2
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