The median contractor rate for a VMware Architect was £520 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Architect
UK / England
Rank 553 583 573
Rank change year-on-year +30 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Architect 24 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.060% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.063% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 10
Median daily rate £520 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £434
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £565 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £535 £450 £650
% change year-on-year +18.88% -30.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39124 46334 45141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.21% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25435 30385 27741
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1447 1806
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

VMware Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Architect in England

VMware Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Architect in England

VMware Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Architect in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Architect in England

VMware Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Architect in England

VMware Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 23 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
London +20 15 £500 -11.50% 6
North West +20 2 £400 -11.11% 1
South East +11 2 £508 -7.09%
East Midlands -2 2 £600 +47.23% 1
East of England -3 2 £520 -16.80%
West Midlands +12 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £600 - 2
VMware Architect
UK

VMware Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, VMware Architect 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 England region featuring VMware Architect in the job title.

1 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (54.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (35.94%) Windows
4 17 (26.56%) vSphere
4 17 (26.56%) Data Centre
5 14 (21.88%) Migration
6 13 (20.31%) Windows Server
7 12 (18.75%) Linux
7 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 11 (17.19%) Cisco
9 10 (15.63%) Citrix
9 10 (15.63%) Finance
9 10 (15.63%) IaaS
10 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
10 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
11 8 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (10.94%) Office 365
12 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
12 7 (10.94%) Project Management
13 6 (9.38%) Firewall
13 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
14 5 (7.81%) vRealize
14 5 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (7.81%) PaaS
14 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (7.81%) SCCM
14 5 (7.81%) Degree
14 5 (7.81%) Computer Science

VMware Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
1 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) IaaS
2 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (10.94%) Office 365
4 5 (7.81%) PaaS
5 3 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) Firewall
2 4 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (6.25%) MPLS
2 4 (6.25%) WAN
3 3 (4.69%) NetScaler
3 3 (4.69%) Network Security
4 2 (3.13%) LAN
4 2 (3.13%) SAN
4 2 (3.13%) VSAN
4 2 (3.13%) Wireless
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.56%) DHCP
5 1 (1.56%) DNS
5 1 (1.56%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.56%) HSRP
5 1 (1.56%) Internet
5 1 (1.56%) Skype
5 1 (1.56%) SMTP
5 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) DB2
2 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.56%) IBM BigInsights
2 1 (1.56%) Neo4j
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Electronics
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (1.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.25%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.69%) FlexPod
4 3 (4.69%) Replication
4 3 (4.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (3.13%) NHS
5 2 (3.13%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.56%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.56%) PKI
6 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.94%) Windows
2 13 (20.31%) Windows Server
3 12 (18.75%) Linux
4 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.13%) Unix
7 1 (1.56%) Solaris
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Migration
2 7 (10.94%) Project Management
3 5 (7.81%) ITIL
3 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.69%) SDLC
5 3 (4.69%) Service Management
5 3 (4.69%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (4.69%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.13%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (3.13%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.13%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.13%) Storage Virtualisation
6 2 (3.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.25%) SQL
3 2 (3.13%) C
4 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.81%) Degree
5 4 (6.25%) MCSE
5 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.69%) CCIE
6 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.13%) VCAP
8 1 (1.56%) CCDE
8 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.56%) MCITP
8 1 (1.56%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 35 (54.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (26.56%) vSphere
3 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
4 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.81%) VMware ESX
5 5 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.13%) Docker
7 2 (3.13%) KVM
7 2 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.56%) vCloud
8 1 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.56%) XenApp
8 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) SCCM
1 5 (7.81%) vRealize
2 4 (6.25%) vMotion
3 3 (4.69%) Puppet
4 2 (3.13%) Ansible
4 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.56%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.56%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.56%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.56%) SCOM
5 1 (1.56%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.56%) Terraform
5 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (17.19%) Cisco
4 10 (15.63%) Citrix
5 5 (7.81%) EMC
5 5 (7.81%) IBM
5 5 (7.81%) NetApp
5 5 (7.81%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.69%) 3PAR
6 3 (4.69%) Dell
6 3 (4.69%) HP
7 2 (3.13%) BMC
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle
7 2 (3.13%) Veritas
7 2 (3.13%) Zerto
8 1 (1.56%) Avaya
8 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.56%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.56%) Intel
8 1 (1.56%) SAP