The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 28 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 61 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 -  
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.54% 0.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £175 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.42% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 711 650 798
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.47% 96.73% 97.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 350 441
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 21
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £15.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

VMware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Engineer in Milton Keynes

VMware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Engineer in Milton Keynes

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

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

1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) IPv4
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Dell Compellent
3 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp