The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 70 70
Rank change year-on-year +9 0  
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 2 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.30% 1.29% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 1.40% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 7
Median daily rate £300 £350 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.35% +45.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £304
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £313
% change year-on-year - +12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 628 930 934
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 93.87% 92.26% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 503 513
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 41 23
Median hourly rate £15.00 £50.28 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.16% +139.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region featuring VMware Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Skype
5 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
5 1 (20.00%) Server Building
5 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (20.00%) MobileIron
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (20.00%) WSUS
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Android
5 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (20.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (20.00%) Law
5 1 (20.00%) Legal

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) Skype
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Law
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £299 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago