The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Engineer
England / London
Rank 357 357 308
Rank change year-on-year 0 -49  
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 45 62 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.28% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.30% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 43 76
Median daily rate £388 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £47.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.53% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £53.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year -57.20% +330.00%  

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 18217 20900 19829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.03% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12944 14975 13682
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 £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 282 362
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 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 +11 10 £350 -14.63% 1
New Malden -9 2 - -
Twickenham -7 1 £425 +21.42%
VMware Engineer
England

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring VMware Engineer in the job title.

1 126 (100.00%) VMware
2 90 (71.43%) Windows
3 68 (53.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (43.65%) Active Directory
5 52 (41.27%) Windows Server
6 36 (28.57%) Citrix
7 35 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (26.19%) PowerShell
9 31 (24.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (23.81%) Microsoft
11 26 (20.63%) Linux
11 26 (20.63%) Finance
12 24 (19.05%) Migration
12 24 (19.05%) HP
13 23 (18.25%) Cisco
14 22 (17.46%) Data Centre
15 21 (16.67%) SAN
16 20 (15.87%) MS Exchange
17 19 (15.08%) XenApp
18 18 (14.29%) vSphere
18 18 (14.29%) VMware ESX
19 17 (13.49%) Firewall
20 16 (12.70%) ITIL
20 16 (12.70%) Hyper-V
21 12 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
21 12 (9.52%) Office 365
22 11 (8.73%) Banking
22 11 (8.73%) EMC
22 11 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2010
22 11 (8.73%) Microsoft Azure

VMware Engineer 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 20 (15.87%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.59%) Confluence
5 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.59%) IIS
5 2 (1.59%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.52%) Office 365
2 11 (8.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.38%) IaaS
5 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.67%) SAN
2 17 (13.49%) Firewall
3 8 (6.35%) DNS
3 8 (6.35%) VLAN
4 6 (4.76%) DHCP
4 6 (4.76%) VoIP
4 6 (4.76%) WAN
5 5 (3.97%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (3.97%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (3.17%) iSCSI
6 4 (3.17%) PCoIP
6 4 (3.17%) VPN
7 3 (2.38%) LAN
7 3 (2.38%) LDAP
8 2 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.59%) Internet
8 2 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.59%) MySQL
2 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.79%) Big Data
3 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.59%) JIRA
1 2 (1.59%) MSI
2 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (20.63%) Finance
2 11 (8.73%) Banking
3 5 (3.97%) Retail
4 4 (3.17%) Law
5 3 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (3.17%) MSMQ
3 2 (1.59%) .NET
3 2 (1.59%) Web Services
4 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.79%) HTML
4 1 (0.79%) LAMP
4 1 (0.79%) REST
4 1 (0.79%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.46%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.97%) Clustering
4 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 3 (2.38%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.59%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.59%) NHS
6 2 (1.59%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.59%) STB
7 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.79%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.79%) EPoS
7 1 (0.79%) Fintech
7 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 90 (71.43%) Windows
2 52 (41.27%) Windows Server
3 35 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (24.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (20.63%) Linux
6 9 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 8 (6.35%) Unix
8 7 (5.56%) Windows 10
9 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.17%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.59%) CentOS
12 1 (0.79%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.05%) Migration
2 16 (12.70%) ITIL
3 10 (7.94%) DevOps
4 8 (6.35%) Configuration Management
4 8 (6.35%) High Availability
5 7 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (3.97%) Load Balancing
6 5 (3.97%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (3.97%) Server Building
7 4 (3.17%) SDLC
8 3 (2.38%) Application Discovery
8 3 (2.38%) Application Packaging
8 3 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (2.38%) Service Management
8 3 (2.38%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 2 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (1.59%) ITSM
9 2 (1.59%) Project Management
9 2 (1.59%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.19%) PowerShell
2 9 (7.14%) Python
3 5 (3.97%) VBScript
4 4 (3.17%) VB
5 3 (2.38%) C#
5 3 (2.38%) SQL
6 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.56%) MCSE
3 7 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.97%) Degree
6 4 (3.17%) CCNA
6 4 (3.17%) MCITP
6 4 (3.17%) MCP
7 3 (2.38%) CCA
7 3 (2.38%) CCNP
7 3 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.59%) MCTS
9 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.79%) MCSA
9 1 (0.79%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (53.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (43.65%) Active Directory
3 19 (15.08%) XenApp
4 18 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 18 (14.29%) vSphere
5 16 (12.70%) Hyper-V
6 12 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (5.56%) XenDesktop
8 5 (3.97%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (3.17%) VMware Server
10 3 (2.38%) KVM
10 3 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.59%) vCloud
11 2 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.79%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.79%) Firmware
12 1 (0.79%) GPFS
12 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (7.14%) SCCM
2 8 (6.35%) Ansible
2 8 (6.35%) vRealize
3 7 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.76%) vMotion
5 5 (3.97%) Puppet
6 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (3.17%) PowerCLI
7 2 (1.59%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (1.59%) Nagios
7 2 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.79%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.79%) Foglight
8 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.79%) SCOM
8 1 (0.79%) SELinux
8 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 126 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (28.57%) Citrix
3 30 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 24 (19.05%) HP
5 23 (18.25%) Cisco
6 11 (8.73%) EMC
7 8 (6.35%) 3PAR
8 5 (3.97%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.97%) Symantec
9 4 (3.17%) Dell
10 3 (2.38%) Avaya
10 3 (2.38%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.38%) CommVault
10 3 (2.38%) NetApp
10 3 (2.38%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.59%) Aruba
11 2 (1.59%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.59%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.59%) Lumension
11 2 (1.59%) Splunk
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