The median contractor rate for a VMware Architect was £508 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Architect
England / South East
Rank 243 254 262
Rank change year-on-year +11 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Architect 2 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.026% 0.087% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.092% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Median daily rate £508 £546 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.09% +0.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £417 £459
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £565 £629
UK excluding London median daily rate £535 £450 £650
% change year-on-year +18.88% -30.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 7288 8686 9157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.05% 94.92% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4122 5321 4899
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 373 440
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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
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 23 March 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 +6 1 £465 -
Buckinghamshire -10 1 £550 +37.50%
VMware Architect
England

VMware Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (33.33%) IaaS
6 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (25.00%) vSphere
6 3 (25.00%) Puppet
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Service Management
6 3 (25.00%) MCSE
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco
6 3 (25.00%) Migration
7 2 (16.67%) Middleware
7 2 (16.67%) MPLS
7 2 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (16.67%) Network Security
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 2 (16.67%) IBM
7 2 (16.67%) C
7 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) CCIE
7 2 (16.67%) Active Directory

VMware Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) IaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) PaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) MPLS
1 2 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) SMTP
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) IBM BigInsights
1 1 (8.33%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
1 3 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCIE
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) MCSD
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Docker
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) KVM
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) PowerCLI
2 1 (8.33%) Terraform
2 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (8.33%) vMotion
2 1 (8.33%) vRealize
2 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) BMC
5 1 (8.33%) Intel
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) Veritas