Period
to 10 August 2020

The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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
UK > England
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 424 624 641
Rank change year-on-year +200 +17 -83
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 91 193 228
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 140 164
Median daily rate £400 £413 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +2.17% +0.94%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £286
90th Percentile £538 £489 £560
UK median daily rate £404 £413 £404
% change year-on-year -2.12% +2.17% +0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £39.25 £42.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.13% +141.51%
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £39.25 £42.27
% change year-on-year +40.13% -7.13% +141.51%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 28,974 78,885 89,522
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.31% 94.32% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,347 52,418 59,250
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £263 £269 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,161 2,598 2,850
Median hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.00% +6.95% +1.08%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate £26.50 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +35.90% +8.33% -3.74%

VMware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured VMware Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Engineer in England

VMware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware Engineer in England.

Daily rate trend for VMware Engineer in England

VMware Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware Engineer in England over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware Engineer in England

VMware Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware Engineer in England.

Hourly rate trend for VMware Engineer in England

VMware Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 10 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +199 44 £400 -5.88% 6
South East +140 21 £363 -12.12% 5
South West +81 10 £400 -5.88% 3
North of England +93 8 £363 -7.05% 1
Midlands +82 6 £450 +21.62% 1
North West +71 4 £325 -16.67% 1
Yorkshire +69 4 £450 +20.00%
West Midlands +63 4 £463 +25.00% 1
East of England +74 2 £358 +1.42%
East Midlands +56 2 £350 -7.28%
VMware Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, VMware Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring VMware Engineer in the job title.

1 91 (100.00%) VMware
2 63 (69.23%) Windows
3 62 (68.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (51.65%) Active Directory
5 39 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 35 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 29 (31.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (29.67%) vSphere
9 26 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 26 (28.57%) Windows Server 2016
10 24 (26.37%) Microsoft
11 21 (23.08%) PowerShell
12 19 (20.88%) VMware ESXi
12 19 (20.88%) Finance
13 17 (18.68%) Migration
14 16 (17.58%) Azure
14 16 (17.58%) Data Centre
15 15 (16.48%) Security Cleared
15 15 (16.48%) Banking
15 15 (16.48%) Citrix
15 15 (16.48%) SAN
16 14 (15.38%) Cisco
16 14 (15.38%) Office 365
17 13 (14.29%) vRealize
18 12 (13.19%) SC Cleared
18 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
18 12 (13.19%) Linux
19 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Certification
19 11 (12.09%) AWS
19 11 (12.09%) SIEM

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 7 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.20%) Confluence
4 2 (2.20%) IIS
4 2 (2.20%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.10%) CMS
5 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.10%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.10%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.10%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.58%) Azure
2 14 (15.38%) Office 365
3 11 (12.09%) AWS
4 6 (6.59%) IaaS
5 5 (5.49%) GCP
5 5 (5.49%) PaaS
6 4 (4.40%) SaaS
7 3 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.20%) GitHub
8 2 (2.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.48%) SAN
2 10 (10.99%) DNS
3 8 (8.79%) DHCP
3 8 (8.79%) Firewall
4 6 (6.59%) iSCSI
4 6 (6.59%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (5.49%) LAN
6 4 (4.40%) VSAN
6 4 (4.40%) WAN
7 3 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.30%) NetScaler
7 3 (3.30%) Network Security
7 3 (3.30%) VPN
8 2 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.20%) Kerberos
8 2 (2.20%) NAS
8 2 (2.20%) Skype
8 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.10%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (1.10%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) JIRA
1 2 (2.20%) Subversion
2 1 (1.10%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.10%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.10%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.10%) Maven
2 1 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (20.88%) Finance
2 15 (16.48%) Banking
3 2 (2.20%) Law
4 1 (1.10%) Local Government
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.10%) Publishing
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) LDAP
2 1 (1.10%) Flash
2 1 (1.10%) JSON
2 1 (1.10%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.40%) Clustering
3 3 (3.30%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.30%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.20%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.20%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.20%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.20%) Replication
4 2 (2.20%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.20%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (1.10%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.10%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.10%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.10%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.10%) NHS
5 1 (1.10%) PKI
5 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (69.23%) Windows
2 39 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 29 (31.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (28.57%) Windows Server 2016
5 12 (13.19%) Linux
5 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.69%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2019
8 5 (5.49%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.20%) AIX
10 2 (2.20%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.20%) Solaris
10 2 (2.20%) Unix
10 2 (2.20%) VMS
11 1 (1.10%) Android
11 1 (1.10%) Debian
11 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (18.68%) Migration
3 11 (12.09%) SIEM
4 10 (10.99%) ITIL
5 9 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (7.69%) DevOps
6 7 (7.69%) Project Delivery
7 5 (5.49%) Change Control
7 5 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (5.49%) Tech Ops
7 5 (5.49%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 4 (4.40%) Business Continuity
8 4 (4.40%) Capacity Management
8 4 (4.40%) Change Management
8 4 (4.40%) Decision-Making
8 4 (4.40%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (4.40%) Patch Management
8 4 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.30%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.20%) Python
2 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.10%) SQL
3 1 (1.10%) VB
3 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (16.48%) Security Cleared
3 12 (13.19%) SC Cleared
4 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (8.79%) MCSE
6 5 (5.49%) VCP6
7 4 (4.40%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.20%) CCNA
8 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.20%) MCSA
9 1 (1.10%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.10%) Degree
9 1 (1.10%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (68.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (51.65%) Active Directory
3 27 (29.67%) vSphere
4 19 (20.88%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (6.59%) Hyper-V
6 6 (6.59%) vCloud
6 6 (6.59%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (6.59%) VMware NSX
7 5 (5.49%) NFS
8 4 (4.40%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 4 (4.40%) XenApp
9 2 (2.20%) Docker
9 2 (2.20%) UAG
10 1 (1.10%) Firmware
10 1 (1.10%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.10%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (14.29%) vRealize
2 11 (12.09%) vCenter Server
3 6 (6.59%) Ansible
4 5 (5.49%) Terraform
5 4 (4.40%) AirWatch
5 4 (4.40%) SCCM
5 4 (4.40%) vMotion
6 3 (3.30%) Kubernetes
6 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (3.30%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (3.30%) Puppet
7 2 (2.20%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (2.20%) SCOM
7 2 (2.20%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.20%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 2 (2.20%) WSUS
8 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.10%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 91 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (26.37%) Microsoft
3 15 (16.48%) Citrix
4 14 (15.38%) Cisco
5 9 (9.89%) HP
6 8 (8.79%) Dell
6 8 (8.79%) NetApp
7 5 (5.49%) EMC
7 5 (5.49%) Symantec
8 3 (3.30%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (3.30%) Bloomberg
8 3 (3.30%) IronPort
8 3 (3.30%) MobileIron
8 3 (3.30%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.30%) Reuters
9 2 (2.20%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.20%) Oracle
9 2 (2.20%) SaltStack
9 2 (2.20%) Veeam