The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £239 per day in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 3 months to 28 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.

VMware Engineer
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 - 26
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 1.63% - 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% - 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £239 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £331
% change year-on-year -3.57% +5.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Ipswich. 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
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 120 124 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 97.56% 100.00% 97.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 81 97
Median daily rate £450 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 13
Median hourly rate £12.10 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -26.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.34 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

VMware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich that featured VMware Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Engineer in Ipswich

VMware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Engineer in Ipswich

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Ipswich region featuring VMware Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Mimecast
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) DNS

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Mimecast
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds