Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 July 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 562 520 492
Rank change year-on-year -42 -28 +39
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 256 362 379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.36% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.38% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 274 279
England median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +4.09%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £213
90th Percentile £575 £488 £488
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
England median hourly rate £23.00 £31.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.98% -21.25% +87.13%
10th Percentile £12.19 £20.75 £24.55
90th Percentile £73.75 £52.75 £43.90
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £31.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -26.98% -21.25% +87.13%

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 83655 96517 97376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.12% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 54581 63605 61357
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £259 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £428 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2671 2814 3811
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.38
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £44.25
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

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 July 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Engineer in England over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 July 2017. 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 -19 127 £450 +20.00% 12
South East -1 63 £380 +38.18% 5
East of England -2 23 £290 -10.77%
North of England +37 21 £350 -6.67% 3
South West +1 17 £356 +6.34% 3
Yorkshire +15 15 £350 -10.26% 2
Midlands +7 10 £300 -7.69% 1
East Midlands -14 7 £375 +15.38%
North West +29 4 £320 -14.67% 1
West Midlands +17 3 £300 +11.11% 1
North East +53 2 £278 -15.91%
VMware Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 England region featuring VMware Engineer in the job title.

1 256 (100.00%) VMware
2 150 (58.59%) Windows
3 133 (51.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 99 (38.67%) Active Directory
5 90 (35.16%) Windows Server
6 72 (28.13%) PowerShell
7 65 (25.39%) Linux
8 59 (23.05%) Cisco
9 55 (21.48%) Microsoft
10 51 (19.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 50 (19.53%) vSphere
12 46 (17.97%) Finance
13 45 (17.58%) VMware ESXi
14 44 (17.19%) Data Centre
15 40 (15.63%) Citrix
15 40 (15.63%) SAN
16 38 (14.84%) Security Cleared
17 37 (14.45%) Windows Server 2008
18 35 (13.67%) DNS
18 35 (13.67%) vCenter Server
19 34 (13.28%) Banking
20 33 (12.89%) Migration
21 32 (12.50%) SC Cleared
22 28 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 28 (10.94%) vCloud
22 28 (10.94%) DevOps
23 26 (10.16%) TCP/IP
24 25 (9.77%) EMC
24 25 (9.77%) Ansible
25 24 (9.38%) Firewall

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 18 (7.03%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (2.73%) IIS
5 6 (2.34%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.95%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.78%) Apache
7 2 (0.78%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.78%) Documentum
7 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.39%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.39%) JBoss
8 1 (0.39%) nginx
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.78%) 3ds Max
2 2 (0.78%) AutoCAD
2 2 (0.78%) CINEMA 4D
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.78%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.30%) Office 365
4 4 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.17%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.39%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.39%) IaaS
7 1 (0.39%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.39%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (15.63%) SAN
2 35 (13.67%) DNS
3 26 (10.16%) TCP/IP
4 24 (9.38%) Firewall
5 23 (8.98%) DHCP
6 17 (6.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (6.64%) LAN
7 14 (5.47%) HTTP
8 13 (5.08%) SSL
9 11 (4.30%) VSAN
10 9 (3.52%) WAN
11 8 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (2.34%) Skype
12 6 (2.34%) SMTP
13 5 (1.95%) LDAP
14 4 (1.56%) BGP
14 4 (1.56%) OSPF
14 4 (1.56%) VPN
15 3 (1.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.47%) MongoDB
2 12 (4.69%) MySQL
2 12 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (2.73%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.78%) Big Data
5 2 (0.78%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.34%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.78%) Ant
3 2 (0.78%) CircleCI
3 2 (0.78%) MSI
3 2 (0.78%) Subversion
3 2 (0.78%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.39%) JIRA
4 1 (0.39%) Maven
4 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (17.97%) Finance
2 34 (13.28%) Banking
3 18 (7.03%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.52%) Electronics
5 9 (3.52%) Manufacturing
5 9 (3.52%) Marketing
6 3 (1.17%) Back Office
6 3 (1.17%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.17%) Law
7 2 (0.78%) Retail
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Local Government
8 1 (0.39%) Military
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.17%) .NET
1 3 (1.17%) REST
2 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.78%) Middleware
3 1 (0.39%) J2EE
3 1 (0.39%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.19%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.08%) Clustering
3 10 (3.91%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 8 (3.13%) EMC VNX
5 7 (2.73%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.56%) EMC VMAX
6 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.56%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.17%) PKI
7 3 (1.17%) Replication
8 2 (0.78%) BYOD
8 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.78%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.78%) NHS
8 2 (0.78%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.78%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.39%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.39%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 150 (58.59%) Windows
2 90 (35.16%) Windows Server
3 65 (25.39%) Linux
4 51 (19.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (14.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (10.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (8.98%) Unix
8 17 (6.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (5.86%) CentOS
10 14 (5.47%) Ubuntu
11 12 (4.69%) Windows 7
12 6 (2.34%) Windows 10
13 5 (1.95%) Android
14 3 (1.17%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (1.17%) Solaris
15 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.39%) CatOS
16 1 (0.39%) HPUX
16 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (12.89%) Migration
2 28 (10.94%) DevOps
3 21 (8.20%) ITIL
4 20 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (5.86%) Virtual Environments
7 14 (5.47%) Configuration Management
8 13 (5.08%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 11 (4.30%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (4.30%) Server Building
10 10 (3.91%) Converged Infrastructure
11 9 (3.52%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (3.52%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (3.52%) Incident Management
11 9 (3.52%) Programme Management
12 7 (2.73%) Investment Management
12 7 (2.73%) Project Management
12 7 (2.73%) Service Delivery
13 6 (2.34%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 6 (2.34%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 72 (28.13%) PowerShell
2 20 (7.81%) Python
3 12 (4.69%) SQL
4 8 (3.13%) VB
5 7 (2.73%) C
6 6 (2.34%) Ruby
7 5 (1.95%) C#
7 5 (1.95%) Go
7 5 (1.95%) Java
8 4 (1.56%) Perl
8 4 (1.56%) VBScript
9 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.39%) C++
10 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (14.84%) Security Cleared
2 32 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 23 (8.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.34%) MCP
6 6 (2.34%) MCSE
7 5 (1.95%) CCIE
7 5 (1.95%) CCNA
7 5 (1.95%) CCNP
8 4 (1.56%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.78%) Degree
9 2 (0.78%) VCAP
10 1 (0.39%) CCDP
10 1 (0.39%) MCDST
10 1 (0.39%) MCITP
10 1 (0.39%) MCSA
10 1 (0.39%) MCSD
10 1 (0.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.17%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 133 (51.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (38.67%) Active Directory
3 50 (19.53%) vSphere
4 45 (17.58%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (10.94%) vCloud
6 19 (7.42%) Hyper-V
7 18 (7.03%) XenApp
8 17 (6.64%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (4.69%) XenDesktop
10 7 (2.73%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.56%) SRDF
12 3 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.78%) Docker
13 2 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.39%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.39%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.39%) UAG
14 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (13.67%) vCenter Server
2 25 (9.77%) Ansible
3 22 (8.59%) vRealize
4 17 (6.64%) PowerCLI
4 17 (6.64%) SCCM
5 14 (5.47%) Puppet
6 11 (4.30%) Microsoft Clustering
7 10 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (3.91%) WSUS
8 8 (3.13%) AirWatch
9 6 (2.34%) NetBackup
9 6 (2.34%) Terraform
9 6 (2.34%) vMotion
10 5 (1.95%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.95%) Salt
11 3 (1.17%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (1.17%) EMC VPLEX
11 3 (1.17%) Nagios
12 2 (0.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 256 (100.00%) VMware
2 59 (23.05%) Cisco
3 55 (21.48%) Microsoft
4 40 (15.63%) Citrix
5 25 (9.77%) EMC
6 20 (7.81%) HP
6 20 (7.81%) Red Hat
7 14 (5.47%) SaltStack
8 12 (4.69%) Dell
9 10 (3.91%) NetApp
9 10 (3.91%) Symantec
10 9 (3.52%) SAP
11 7 (2.73%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.73%) F5
12 6 (2.34%) MobileIron
13 5 (1.95%) IBM
13 5 (1.95%) McAfee
13 5 (1.95%) Oracle
13 5 (1.95%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.95%) SolarWinds
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