Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 July 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 Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 293 296 327
Rank change year-on-year +3 +31 -9
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 67 95 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 0.51% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.54% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 77 48
South East median daily rate £380 £275 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.18% -20.86% +11.20%
10th Percentile £292 £200 £235
90th Percentile £492 £438 £450
England median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
South East median hourly rate £31.51 £31.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.04% -13.70% +72.78%
10th Percentile £16.01 £26.85 £32.35
90th Percentile £46.38 £33.75 £39.45
England median hourly rate £20.25 £31.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -35.71% -21.25% +87.13%

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 15169 17705 18730
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.45% 95.02% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8751 10711 10558
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £243 £231 £226
90th Percentile £550 £545 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 724 759 901
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.32% +2.91%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.48 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +2.94%

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 24 July 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 July 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 -40 29 £331 +20.45% 4
Hampshire +37 22 £402 +8.88%
Berkshire -7 22 £320 +16.36% 2
Kent +17 5 £338 -3.57%
Surrey +9 5 £353 +5.22% 1
West Sussex +12 4 £410 +110.26%
Buckinghamshire -16 4 £300 -29.41%
Oxfordshire -11 3 £400 +100.00% 2
East Sussex - 3 - -
VMware Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 South East region featuring VMware Engineer in the job title.

1 67 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (64.18%) Windows
3 31 (46.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (37.31%) Active Directory
5 23 (34.33%) Linux
5 23 (34.33%) Windows Server
6 18 (26.87%) DNS
7 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (23.88%) Cisco
9 15 (22.39%) vSphere
10 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
10 14 (20.90%) PowerShell
10 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (20.90%) Data Centre
11 13 (19.40%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
12 12 (17.91%) DHCP
13 11 (16.42%) Migration
13 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
14 10 (14.93%) Citrix
14 10 (14.93%) SAN
15 9 (13.43%) WSUS
16 8 (11.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (11.94%) LAN
16 8 (11.94%) Unix
16 8 (11.94%) AirWatch
16 8 (11.94%) CentOS
17 7 (10.45%) Opscode Chef
17 7 (10.45%) DevOps

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 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (7.46%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.99%) Documentum
4 1 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.49%) HP Helion
3 1 (1.49%) IaaS
3 1 (1.49%) Office 365
3 1 (1.49%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.87%) DNS
2 12 (17.91%) DHCP
3 10 (14.93%) SAN
4 8 (11.94%) LAN
5 5 (7.46%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (7.46%) Skype
5 5 (7.46%) SMTP
6 4 (5.97%) Firewall
6 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.48%) BGP
7 3 (4.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (4.48%) OSPF
8 2 (2.99%) NAS
8 2 (2.99%) VLAN
8 2 (2.99%) WAN
9 1 (1.49%) DAB
9 1 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.49%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.49%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
1 1 (1.49%) Subversion
1 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.48%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Banking
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Local Government
3 1 (1.49%) Military
3 1 (1.49%) Publishing
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.97%) Clustering
3 3 (4.48%) BYOD
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.99%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (1.49%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (64.18%) Windows
2 23 (34.33%) Linux
2 23 (34.33%) Windows Server
3 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (20.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (11.94%) CentOS
6 8 (11.94%) Unix
7 6 (8.96%) Android
8 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.48%) Solaris
10 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.49%) Debian
11 1 (1.49%) HPUX
11 1 (1.49%) SUSE
11 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) Migration
2 7 (10.45%) DevOps
3 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 5 (7.46%) ITIL
3 5 (7.46%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
3 5 (7.46%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (5.97%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (5.97%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 3 (4.48%) Data Management
5 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.48%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.99%) Patch Management
6 2 (2.99%) Server Building
7 1 (1.49%) Change Management
7 1 (1.49%) Project Management
7 1 (1.49%) Service Management
7 1 (1.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.90%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.45%) Python
2 7 (10.45%) SQL
3 6 (8.96%) VB
4 3 (4.48%) Ruby
5 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.49%) C
5 1 (1.49%) C#
5 1 (1.49%) C++
5 1 (1.49%) Perl
5 1 (1.49%) PHP
5 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (7.46%) CCNP
4 5 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.97%) CCNA
6 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.99%) MCSE
8 1 (1.49%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.49%) CCDP
8 1 (1.49%) Degree
8 1 (1.49%) MCSD
8 1 (1.49%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (46.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (37.31%) Active Directory
3 15 (22.39%) vSphere
4 13 (19.40%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.97%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (4.48%) vCloud
6 3 (4.48%) XenApp
6 3 (4.48%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.99%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.49%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.49%) Xen
8 1 (1.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) WSUS
2 8 (11.94%) AirWatch
3 7 (10.45%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (8.96%) Puppet
5 5 (7.46%) NetBackup
5 5 (7.46%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (5.97%) SCCM
7 3 (4.48%) Ansible
7 3 (4.48%) Nagios
7 3 (4.48%) vRealize
8 2 (2.99%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (2.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (2.99%) PowerCLI
8 2 (2.99%) vMotion
9 1 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.49%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (23.88%) Cisco
3 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
4 10 (14.93%) Citrix
5 6 (8.96%) Red Hat
6 5 (7.46%) EMC
6 5 (7.46%) MobileIron
6 5 (7.46%) Symantec
7 3 (4.48%) HP
8 2 (2.99%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.99%) Lumension
8 2 (2.99%) McAfee
8 2 (2.99%) Sophos
9 1 (1.49%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (1.49%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.49%) F5
9 1 (1.49%) Oracle
9 1 (1.49%) Remedy
9 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds
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