The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 June 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
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 355 340 344
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 69 78 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.38% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 65 76
Median daily rate £450 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £32.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year -45.31% -27.68%  

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 19705 20363 22100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.93% 95.26% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14056 14779 15421
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 225 369
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -9.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

VMware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Engineer in London

VMware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Engineer in London

VMware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Engineer in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Engineer in London

VMware Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Engineer in London

VMware Engineer
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 Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 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 -8 8 £463 +27.58% 2
Chessington - 2 £438 -
Uxbridge -4 1 - -
VMware Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 London region featuring VMware Engineer in the job title.

1 113 (100.00%) VMware
2 69 (61.06%) Windows
3 67 (59.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (39.82%) Windows Server
5 42 (37.17%) Active Directory
6 41 (36.28%) PowerShell
7 31 (27.43%) Citrix
8 29 (25.66%) Microsoft
9 28 (24.78%) Banking
10 26 (23.01%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (22.12%) Finance
12 20 (17.70%) Linux
13 19 (16.81%) VMware ESXi
13 19 (16.81%) Hyper-V
14 18 (15.93%) Data Centre
15 17 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (15.04%) SAN
16 16 (14.16%) Cisco
16 16 (14.16%) XenApp
16 16 (14.16%) vSphere
16 16 (14.16%) vCloud
17 15 (13.27%) EMC
17 15 (13.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 15 (13.27%) vRealize
18 14 (12.39%) Investment Banking
19 13 (11.50%) Migration
19 13 (11.50%) HP
19 13 (11.50%) ITIL
19 13 (11.50%) vCenter Server
20 12 (10.62%) PowerCLI

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 6 (5.31%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.77%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.88%) GroupWise
4 1 (0.88%) IIS
4 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) 3ds Max
1 2 (1.77%) AutoCAD
1 2 (1.77%) CINEMA 4D
1 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.77%) SketchUp
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.65%) Office 365
4 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.04%) SAN
2 10 (8.85%) Firewall
3 8 (7.08%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.19%) VSAN
4 7 (6.19%) WAN
5 6 (5.31%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (5.31%) LAN
6 5 (4.42%) DHCP
6 5 (4.42%) DNS
6 5 (4.42%) HTTP
6 5 (4.42%) SSL
7 4 (3.54%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (3.54%) VoIP
8 2 (1.77%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.77%) Internet
8 2 (1.77%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.77%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.77%) PCoIP
8 2 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.42%) MongoDB
1 5 (4.42%) MySQL
1 5 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.77%) Blockchain
2 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) MSI
General
1 28 (24.78%) Banking
2 25 (22.12%) Finance
3 14 (12.39%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.65%) Law
5 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) .NET
1 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.93%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.85%) Clustering
3 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.42%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.65%) EMC VNX
4 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.65%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.77%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.77%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.88%) CMDB
6 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.88%) Fintech
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 69 (61.06%) Windows
2 45 (39.82%) Windows Server
3 26 (23.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (17.70%) Linux
5 17 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (10.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (7.08%) Unix
8 6 (5.31%) Ubuntu
9 5 (4.42%) Windows 10
9 5 (4.42%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.65%) CentOS
11 2 (1.77%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.50%) ITIL
1 13 (11.50%) Migration
2 9 (7.96%) Configuration Management
3 7 (6.19%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (5.31%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (5.31%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (5.31%) Converged Infrastructure
4 6 (5.31%) High Availability
5 5 (4.42%) Change Management
5 5 (4.42%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (4.42%) Investment Management
5 5 (4.42%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 4 (3.54%) Incident Management
6 4 (3.54%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (3.54%) Project Management
6 4 (3.54%) Server Building
6 4 (3.54%) Service Management
7 3 (2.65%) DevOps
7 3 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.28%) PowerShell
2 9 (7.96%) Python
3 4 (3.54%) C#
4 3 (2.65%) SQL
4 3 (2.65%) VBScript
5 2 (1.77%) Perl
5 2 (1.77%) VB
5 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (13.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.19%) MCSE
4 5 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.42%) MCP
4 5 (4.42%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.54%) Degree
6 3 (2.65%) CCA
6 3 (2.65%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.77%) CCNA
7 2 (1.77%) CCNP
7 2 (1.77%) MCITP
7 2 (1.77%) MCTS
7 2 (1.77%) VCAP
8 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.88%) MCDST
8 1 (0.88%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (59.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (37.17%) Active Directory
3 19 (16.81%) Hyper-V
3 19 (16.81%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (14.16%) vCloud
4 16 (14.16%) vSphere
4 16 (14.16%) XenApp
5 11 (9.73%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.42%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (3.54%) SRDF
8 2 (1.77%) KVM
8 2 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.77%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.88%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.88%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (13.27%) vRealize
2 13 (11.50%) vCenter Server
3 12 (10.62%) PowerCLI
4 10 (8.85%) SCCM
5 9 (7.96%) Ansible
6 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (6.19%) vMotion
7 4 (3.54%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.77%) EMC VPLEX
9 2 (1.77%) Salt
9 2 (1.77%) SCOM
9 2 (1.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.77%) Terraform
10 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.88%) Puppet
10 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 113 (100.00%) VMware
2 31 (27.43%) Citrix
3 29 (25.66%) Microsoft
4 16 (14.16%) Cisco
5 15 (13.27%) EMC
6 13 (11.50%) HP
7 8 (7.08%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.31%) Dell
9 5 (4.42%) SaltStack
9 5 (4.42%) Symantec
10 4 (3.54%) AppSense
10 4 (3.54%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.54%) NetApp
10 4 (3.54%) ServiceNow
10 4 (3.54%) Veritas
11 3 (2.65%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.65%) Splunk
12 2 (1.77%) Aruba
12 2 (1.77%) Lumension
12 2 (1.77%) Meraki
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago