The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 118 111 126
Rank change year-on-year -7 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 9 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.42% 0.49% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.51% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 3
Median daily rate £363 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.53% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £375 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year - +5.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £50.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -27.00% +300.00%  

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 2027 2371 2568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.48% 96.38% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1231 1381 1443
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 173 252
Median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.42% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 +7 4 £325 +20.37%
Suffolk - 2 £239 -
Norfolk 0 1 £363 +11.53%
Hertfordshire -1 1 £400 +10.34%
Essex -6 1 £400 +14.28% 1
VMware Engineer
England

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) EMC
5 4 (25.00%) Citrix
5 4 (25.00%) SAN
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) DNS
5 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (25.00%) vSphere
6 3 (18.75%) Converged Infrastructure
6 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (18.75%) EMC VNX
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco
6 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (12.50%) Firewall
7 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) SCCM
7 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (12.50%) CRM
7 2 (12.50%) SharePoint

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.25%) Mimecast
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
1 3 (18.75%) EMC VNX
2 2 (12.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (6.25%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) CRM
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) Security Hardening
3 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
3 1 (6.25%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) NCIE
2 1 (6.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) vSphere
4 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (6.25%) vCloud
6 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix
2 4 (25.00%) EMC
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Avaya
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) Epicor
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) NetApp
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) Intel Security
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds