Period
to 22 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 671 571 535
Rank change year-on-year -100 -36 -65
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 177 246 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.30% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 184 229
England median daily rate £400 £361 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.73% +1.05% +2.14%
10th Percentile £254 £250 £251
90th Percentile £525 £500 £488
UK median daily rate £400 £360 £363
% change year-on-year +11.11% -0.69% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 21
England median hourly rate £16.00 £50.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.00% +4.54% +99.29%
10th Percentile £11.63 £20.03 £26.25
90th Percentile £21.10 £50.00 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £50.00 £47.83
% change year-on-year -68.00% +4.54% +99.29%

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 87,925 80,837 93,503
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 94.87% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,321 52,843 61,134
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,716 2,741 3,067
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.65 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.93 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.27% -2.92% +14.71%

VMware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Engineer in England

VMware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Engineer in England

VMware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Engineer in England over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Engineer in England

VMware Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor 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 22 April 2018. 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 -86 83 £405 +4.52% 9
South East -35 44 £425 +25.93% 8
North of England -13 23 £375 +1.35% 9
North West -5 12 £425 +54.55% 7
South West +8 11 £300 - 1
East of England -19 9 £225 -23.40% 3
Yorkshire -18 7 £350 -6.67% 2
Midlands -18 6 £288 -4.17% 5
North East +35 4 £309 +11.35%
West Midlands -6 4 £344 +14.58% 1
East Midlands -7 2 £280 -3.45% 4
VMware Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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.

1 177 (100.00%) VMware
2 99 (55.93%) Windows
3 97 (54.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (37.85%) Windows Server
5 63 (35.59%) Active Directory
6 62 (35.03%) vSphere
7 55 (31.07%) Microsoft
8 46 (25.99%) VMware ESXi
9 39 (22.03%) Linux
10 36 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (19.77%) Citrix
12 34 (19.21%) PowerShell
12 34 (19.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 33 (18.64%) Cisco
13 33 (18.64%) ITIL
14 32 (18.08%) HP
15 30 (16.95%) Data Centre
16 28 (15.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 25 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
18 24 (13.56%) XenApp
18 24 (13.56%) vCenter Server
19 21 (11.86%) Firewall
19 21 (11.86%) SAN
19 21 (11.86%) DNS
19 21 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
20 19 (10.73%) Microsoft Certification
21 18 (10.17%) Security Cleared
22 17 (9.60%) Finance
23 16 (9.04%) Hyper-V
23 16 (9.04%) vRealize

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 11 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (6.21%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.65%) IIS
3 9 (5.08%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.26%) K2 blackpearl
4 4 (2.26%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.13%) Apache
6 2 (1.13%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.56%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.56%) Jetty
7 1 (0.56%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.56%) nginx
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.21%) Office 365
4 9 (5.08%) IaaS
5 4 (2.26%) PaaS
6 3 (1.69%) SaaS
7 2 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.13%) Serverless
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.56%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.56%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.56%) Route 53
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.86%) DNS
1 21 (11.86%) Firewall
1 21 (11.86%) SAN
2 15 (8.47%) DHCP
3 10 (5.65%) VPN
4 9 (5.08%) VSAN
5 8 (4.52%) iSCSI
5 8 (4.52%) TCP/IP
6 7 (3.95%) LAN
6 7 (3.95%) NetScaler
6 7 (3.95%) Skype
6 7 (3.95%) VoIP
6 7 (3.95%) WAN
7 5 (2.82%) PBX
8 4 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.26%) HTTP
8 4 (2.26%) NAS
9 2 (1.13%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (1.13%) SMTP
9 2 (1.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.69%) Blockchain
3 2 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.56%) MySQL
4 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.69%) JIRA
3 2 (1.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.56%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (9.60%) Finance
2 12 (6.78%) Banking
3 9 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.95%) Retail
5 5 (2.82%) Games
6 3 (1.69%) Law
7 2 (1.13%) Local Government
7 2 (1.13%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.69%) LDAP
2 1 (0.56%) .NET
2 1 (0.56%) J2EE
2 1 (0.56%) OAuth
2 1 (0.56%) SAML
2 1 (0.56%) Servlets
2 1 (0.56%) Web Services
2 1 (0.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.95%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.95%) Clustering
2 7 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.39%) EMC VNX
3 6 (3.39%) PKI
3 6 (3.39%) Replication
4 4 (2.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.26%) Online Games
4 4 (2.26%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.26%) Virtual Team
4 4 (2.26%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 3 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.69%) FlexPod
5 3 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.69%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.56%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 99 (55.93%) Windows
2 67 (37.85%) Windows Server
3 39 (22.03%) Linux
4 36 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (19.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (6.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.95%) Unix
8 6 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.69%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.13%) CentOS
10 2 (1.13%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.13%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.56%) AIX
11 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.56%) Solaris
11 1 (0.56%) VMS
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.64%) ITIL
2 15 (8.47%) DevOps
3 13 (7.34%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (6.78%) Migration
5 11 (6.21%) Capacity Management
6 10 (5.65%) Server Virtualisation
7 9 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.08%) Change Management
7 9 (5.08%) High Availability
8 8 (4.52%) Incident Management
9 7 (3.95%) Data Centre Operations
9 7 (3.95%) Time Management
9 7 (3.95%) Virtual Environments
10 6 (3.39%) E-Commerce
10 6 (3.39%) Service Management
10 6 (3.39%) Workflow
11 5 (2.82%) Business Continuity
11 5 (2.82%) Configuration Management
11 5 (2.82%) Problem Management
11 5 (2.82%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.21%) PowerShell
2 13 (7.34%) SQL
3 9 (5.08%) Python
4 6 (3.39%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.82%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.13%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.13%) VBScript
7 1 (0.56%) Java
7 1 (0.56%) Perl
7 1 (0.56%) PHP
7 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (15.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (10.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (10.17%) Security Cleared
4 15 (8.47%) SC Cleared
5 14 (7.91%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (6.78%) VCP6
7 11 (6.21%) MCSE
8 8 (4.52%) CCNA
9 6 (3.39%) CCNP
9 6 (3.39%) Degree
9 6 (3.39%) MCP
10 5 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.82%) MCSA
11 4 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (2.26%) MCTS
12 3 (1.69%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.69%) MCITP
13 2 (1.13%) VCAP
13 2 (1.13%) VCP5
14 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.39%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 97 (54.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (35.59%) Active Directory
3 62 (35.03%) vSphere
4 46 (25.99%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (13.56%) XenApp
6 16 (9.04%) Hyper-V
7 14 (7.91%) VMware NSX
8 11 (6.21%) NFS
9 10 (5.65%) vCloud
10 8 (4.52%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (3.39%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (3.39%) XenDesktop
12 4 (2.26%) Docker
12 4 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (1.69%) KVM
13 3 (1.69%) VMware Server
14 2 (1.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.56%) Xen
15 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (13.56%) vCenter Server
2 16 (9.04%) vRealize
3 12 (6.78%) Puppet
4 11 (6.21%) Ansible
4 11 (6.21%) SCCM
5 9 (5.08%) WSUS
6 8 (4.52%) PowerCLI
7 7 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (3.95%) SCOM
8 6 (3.39%) vMotion
9 5 (2.82%) Terraform
9 5 (2.82%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 4 (2.26%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (1.69%) Nessus
11 3 (1.69%) NetBackup
11 3 (1.69%) SCOrch
12 2 (1.13%) AirWatch
12 2 (1.13%) EMC VPLEX
12 2 (1.13%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 177 (100.00%) VMware
2 55 (31.07%) Microsoft
3 35 (19.77%) Citrix
4 33 (18.64%) Cisco
5 32 (18.08%) HP
6 15 (8.47%) EMC
7 14 (7.91%) Dell
8 10 (5.65%) NetApp
8 10 (5.65%) Veeam
9 9 (5.08%) Ivanti
10 7 (3.95%) 3PAR
11 5 (2.82%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.82%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.26%) Atlassian
12 4 (2.26%) F5
12 4 (2.26%) IBM
12 4 (2.26%) Synology
13 3 (1.69%) Meraki
13 3 (1.69%) Palo Alto
13 3 (1.69%) Shavlik