Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 327 276 309
Rank change year-on-year -51 +33 -3
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 46 70 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.45% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.48% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 58 52
South East median daily rate £388 £331 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.98% -5.36% -6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £213
90th Percentile £460 £441 £460
England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
South East median hourly rate - £48.90 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.21% +66.67%
England median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year -30.77% -28.57% +114.12%

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 15,519 14,500 17,250
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.12% 93.75% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,293 8,571 10,198
South East median daily rate £423 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.75% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £231
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 563 740 892
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +18.75%
10th Percentile £10.76 £10.31 £10.14
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.05 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.48% -0.61% +12.12%

VMware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Engineer in the South East

VMware Engineer
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 Engineer in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Engineer in the South East

VMware Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Engineer in the South East

VMware Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Engineer in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Engineer in the South East

VMware Engineer
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 Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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 -32 25 £300 -1.64% 6
Berkshire -32 15 £300 +9.09% 5
Hampshire -2 14 £425 +6.25% 3
Buckinghamshire -29 7 - -
Oxfordshire -5 3 £313 -18.03% 1
Surrey -30 3 £400 +26.98% 2
West Sussex -5 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - - 1
VMware Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 South East region featuring VMware Engineer in the job title.

1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (69.57%) Windows
3 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
4 20 (43.48%) Windows Server
5 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (34.78%) vSphere
6 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
7 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (28.26%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (23.91%) Cisco
11 10 (21.74%) Citrix
11 10 (21.74%) ITIL
12 9 (19.57%) DNS
12 9 (19.57%) DHCP
13 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (17.39%) Data Centre
14 7 (15.22%) vRealize
14 7 (15.22%) OpenStack
14 7 (15.22%) HP
14 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
14 7 (15.22%) XenApp
15 6 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
15 6 (13.04%) SAN
15 6 (13.04%) NetApp
16 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
16 5 (10.87%) Migration
16 5 (10.87%) NFS

VMware Engineer 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 7 (15.22%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.52%) HP Helion
4 2 (4.35%) Office 365
5 1 (2.17%) IaaS
5 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) DHCP
1 9 (19.57%) DNS
2 6 (13.04%) SAN
3 3 (6.52%) Firewall
3 3 (6.52%) iSCSI
4 2 (4.35%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.17%) LDAP
5 1 (2.17%) Network Security
5 1 (2.17%) PBX
5 1 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) GitLab
1 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (10.87%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
1 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.70%) Replication
3 3 (6.52%) FlexPod
3 3 (6.52%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (6.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) BYOD
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (69.57%) Windows
2 20 (43.48%) Windows Server
3 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (10.87%) Linux
7 3 (6.52%) Unix
8 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.17%) Android
9 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) ITIL
2 5 (10.87%) Migration
2 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (8.70%) Capacity Management
3 4 (8.70%) Change Management
3 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
3 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.52%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (4.35%) Change Control
5 2 (4.35%) DevOps
5 2 (4.35%) Patch Management
5 2 (4.35%) Project Management
5 2 (4.35%) Service Management
6 1 (2.17%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Server Building
6 1 (2.17%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (2.17%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) VBScript
3 1 (2.17%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (10.87%) MCSE
4 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.52%) VCP6
6 2 (4.35%) MCITP
6 2 (4.35%) MCP
6 2 (4.35%) MCSA
7 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.17%) CCNA
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.17%) Degree
7 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.78%) vSphere
3 13 (28.26%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (15.22%) XenApp
5 5 (10.87%) NFS
6 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
7 3 (6.52%) vCloud
8 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.17%) VMware NSX
8 1 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) vRealize
2 4 (8.70%) vCenter Server
3 3 (6.52%) PowerCLI
3 3 (6.52%) SCCM
4 2 (4.35%) Ansible
4 2 (4.35%) Nessus
4 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.17%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.17%) Rundeck
5 1 (2.17%) SCOM
5 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
3 11 (23.91%) Cisco
4 10 (21.74%) Citrix
5 7 (15.22%) HP
6 6 (13.04%) NetApp
7 2 (4.35%) F5
7 2 (4.35%) Ivanti
7 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.17%) BMC
8 1 (2.17%) Brocade
8 1 (2.17%) Dell
8 1 (2.17%) EMC
8 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.17%) Lotus
8 1 (2.17%) McAfee
8 1 (2.17%) Mercator
8 1 (2.17%) Remedy
8 1 (2.17%) Veeam