The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 27 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 69 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 -  
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.03% 0.46% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £315 £385 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% -  
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 Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 531 822 777
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 91.24% 93.73% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 481 384
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 49
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £32.50 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

VMware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Engineer in Reading

VMware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region featuring VMware Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) VB
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) Android
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) WSUS
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (62.50%) LAN
4 5 (62.50%) SMTP
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) Symantec
4 5 (62.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (62.50%) MobileIron
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (62.50%) Skype
4 5 (62.50%) AirWatch
4 5 (62.50%) Skype for Business
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
1 5 (62.50%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DHCP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) Skype
2 5 (62.50%) SMTP
3 1 (12.50%) 3G
3 1 (12.50%) LTE
3 1 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Android
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 5 (62.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (75.00%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) VCP6
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) AirWatch
1 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
1 5 (62.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (62.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) MobileIron
2 5 (62.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix