The median contractor rate for a VMware Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Architect
England / London
Rank 394 408 402
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Architect 14 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.073% 0.055% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.057% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
Median daily rate £500 £565 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.50% +13.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £565 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £535 £463 £650
% change year-on-year +15.67% -28.84%  
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18077 20886 19765
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.05% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12856 14960 13636
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 281 362
Median hourly rate £22.75 £15.75 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -17.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.50 £55.00
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Architect in London

VMware Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Architect in London

VMware Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Architect in London over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Architect in London

VMware Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 22 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
City of London 0 1 - - 1
VMware Architect
England

VMware Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region featuring VMware Architect in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (32.35%) Windows
4 9 (26.47%) vSphere
4 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
5 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
6 7 (20.59%) Finance
6 7 (20.59%) Migration
7 6 (17.65%) Linux
7 6 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (14.71%) Cisco
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 4 (11.76%) NetApp
9 4 (11.76%) EMC
9 4 (11.76%) Citrix
9 4 (11.76%) Degree
9 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
9 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (11.76%) Office 365
9 4 (11.76%) IaaS
10 3 (8.82%) FlexPod
10 3 (8.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 3 (8.82%) SDLC
10 3 (8.82%) Public Cloud
10 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
10 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
10 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
10 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V

VMware Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) IaaS
2 4 (11.76%) Office 365
3 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) FlexPod
3 3 (8.82%) Public Cloud
3 3 (8.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) NHS
4 2 (5.88%) Replication
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 6 (17.65%) Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Unix
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Migration
2 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
2 3 (8.82%) Project Management
2 3 (8.82%) SDLC
3 2 (5.88%) Project Governance
3 2 (5.88%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.94%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (2.94%) Data Architecture
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (2.94%) Information Architecture
4 1 (2.94%) Information Security
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.94%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
3 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 17 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (26.47%) vSphere
3 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.94%) KVM
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.94%) vCloud
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
1 2 (5.88%) vMotion
1 2 (5.88%) vRealize
2 1 (2.94%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) Citrix
3 4 (11.76%) EMC
3 4 (11.76%) NetApp
4 2 (5.88%) 3PAR
4 2 (5.88%) IBM
4 2 (5.88%) Zerto
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow