The median contractor rate for a VMware Architect was £414 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 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 Architect
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 269 267
Rank change year-on-year +42 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Architect 11 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.091% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.096% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 1
Median daily rate £414 £485 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% -3.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £473 £450
% change year-on-year -10.05% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £48.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7222 8372 8994
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.55% 95.03% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4233 4992 5132
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 381 432
Median hourly rate £17.77 £19.61 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +21.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

VMware Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured VMware Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Hampshire +14 8 £425 -17.07% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Berkshire +18 1 £335 -34.63%
VMware Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) Firewall
6 5 (38.46%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) Python
6 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
6 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
7 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (30.77%) vSphere
7 4 (30.77%) vCenter Server
7 4 (30.77%) IBM
7 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (23.08%) VLAN
8 3 (23.08%) Release Management
8 3 (23.08%) DAB
8 3 (23.08%) OSPF
8 3 (23.08%) BGP
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco
8 3 (23.08%) VPN
8 3 (23.08%) CCNP
8 3 (23.08%) CCDP
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (23.08%) Network Management
8 3 (23.08%) vRealize
8 3 (23.08%) Minimum Viable Product
8 3 (23.08%) VSAN
9 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (15.38%) Puppet

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 1 (7.69%) IBM Domino
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) BGP
2 3 (23.08%) DAB
2 3 (23.08%) OSPF
2 3 (23.08%) VLAN
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
2 3 (23.08%) VSAN
3 1 (7.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.69%) IBM BigInsights
1 1 (7.69%) Neo4j
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) AIX
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) SUSE
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Network Management
2 3 (23.08%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) API Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
1 5 (38.46%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) CCDP
3 3 (23.08%) CCNP
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (30.77%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Docker
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) vCenter Server
2 3 (23.08%) vRealize
3 2 (15.38%) Puppet
4 1 (7.69%) Ansible
4 1 (7.69%) CFEngine
4 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.69%) SCCM
4 1 (7.69%) SCOM
4 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
4 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
4 1 (7.69%) Unicenter
4 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
5 1 (7.69%) CA
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Infoblox
5 1 (7.69%) Lotus
5 1 (7.69%) Lumension
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Nimsoft
5 1 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) Sun
5 1 (7.69%) SunGard
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec