Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a VMware Architect was £411 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 November 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 Architect
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 355 356 377
Rank change year-on-year +1 +21 -19
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Architect 16 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.095% 0.14% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.15% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 6
South East median daily rate £411 £480 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.43% -6.34% +13.89%
10th Percentile £300 £413 £388
90th Percentile £511 £580 £580
England median daily rate £513 £498 £525
% change year-on-year +3.02% -5.24% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £48.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15916 15709 18180
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 93.96% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9454 9351 10674
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 650 777 914
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.25 £10.29
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.03 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

VMware Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured VMware Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Architect in the South East

VMware Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Architect in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Architect in the South East

VMware Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Architect in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Architect in the South East

VMware Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Architect within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -11 10 £300 -44.19%
Berkshire +6 7 £300 -47.83%
Hampshire +6 6 £432 -13.27% 1
Buckinghamshire -22 4 £300 -29.41%
VMware Architect
England

VMware Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, VMware Architect 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 South East region featuring VMware Architect in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) Python
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) vSphere
4 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) vCenter Server
5 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) Release Management
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) Minimum Viable Product
6 4 (25.00%) VSAN
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
7 3 (18.75%) Presales
7 3 (18.75%) vRealize
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
7 3 (18.75%) SharePoint

VMware Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (18.75%) IIS
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Domino
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
1 4 (25.00%) VSAN
2 3 (18.75%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) NAS
3 2 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Minimum Viable Product
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) CMDB
4 1 (6.25%) EMC VNX
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Exalogic
4 1 (6.25%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Unix
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) AIX
6 1 (6.25%) CentOS
6 1 (6.25%) Solaris
6 1 (6.25%) SUSE
6 1 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Release Management
3 3 (18.75%) Presales
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) API Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design
5 1 (6.25%) Network Management
5 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
2 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 6 (37.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) MCITP
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) RHCE
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) vSphere
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
5 2 (12.50%) vCloud
5 2 (12.50%) VMware NSX
6 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) vCenter Server
2 3 (18.75%) vRealize
3 2 (12.50%) Ansible
4 1 (6.25%) CFEngine
4 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (6.25%) Puppet
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM
4 1 (6.25%) SCOM
4 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
4 1 (6.25%) SCVMM
4 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) EMC
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
5 1 (6.25%) Brocade
5 1 (6.25%) CA
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) Infoblox
5 1 (6.25%) Lotus
5 1 (6.25%) Lumension
5 1 (6.25%) Nimsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Sun
5 1 (6.25%) SunGard
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec