Period
to 11 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 317 294 327
Rank change year-on-year -23 +33 -14
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 60 76 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.36% 0.47% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.50% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 67 49
South East median daily rate £405 £315 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -13.10% +7.41%
10th Percentile £250 £270 £213
90th Percentile £469 £438 £443
England median daily rate £425 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +25.00% -9.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
South East median hourly rate £13.03 £47.79 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.75% +29.16% +23.33%
England median hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% -30.23% +72.00%

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 15825 15243 18387
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.43% 93.81% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9409 9063 10860
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £231
90th Percentile £575 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 622 779 938
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +6.23% +11.78%
10th Percentile £10.78 £10.25 £10.09
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.46 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.08% +9.09%

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 11 December 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
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 11 December 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
Hampshire +23 28 £425 +6.25% 1
Thames Valley -34 28 £300 +9.09% 1
Berkshire -25 16 £300 +9.09%
Buckinghamshire -31 9 - - 1
Oxfordshire +3 3 £313 -18.03%
West Sussex 0 2 £410 +10.81% 1
Surrey -24 2 £413 +42.86%
VMware Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 60 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (61.67%) Windows
3 23 (38.33%) Windows Server
4 22 (36.67%) Active Directory
5 21 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (30.00%) vSphere
7 17 (28.33%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (26.67%) Cisco
9 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 14 (23.33%) Data Centre
11 13 (21.67%) DNS
12 12 (20.00%) Linux
12 12 (20.00%) ITIL
13 11 (18.33%) Citrix
13 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
14 10 (16.67%) DHCP
14 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (16.67%) Migration
14 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
15 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
15 8 (13.33%) SAN
15 8 (13.33%) XenApp
15 8 (13.33%) vRealize
16 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
16 7 (11.67%) OpenStack
16 7 (11.67%) PowerShell
17 6 (10.00%) Banking
17 6 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 (11.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.00%) HP Helion
4 2 (3.33%) Office 365
5 1 (1.67%) IaaS
5 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) DNS
2 10 (16.67%) DHCP
3 8 (13.33%) SAN
4 3 (5.00%) Firewall
4 3 (5.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (5.00%) LAN
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.33%) WAN
6 1 (1.67%) DMZ
6 1 (1.67%) Extranet
6 1 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.67%) Intranet
6 1 (1.67%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.67%) LDAP
6 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.67%) PBX
6 1 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.67%) VoIP
6 1 (1.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) GitLab
1 1 (1.67%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
1 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.00%) BYOD
2 3 (5.00%) FlexPod
2 3 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (5.00%) Replication
2 3 (5.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (3.33%) Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (61.67%) Windows
2 23 (38.33%) Windows Server
3 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (20.00%) Linux
6 10 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.67%) Unix
7 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.67%) Android
9 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) ITIL
2 10 (16.67%) Migration
3 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 6 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 4 (6.67%) Change Management
6 4 (6.67%) Patch Management
6 4 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 4 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.00%) Project Management
8 2 (3.33%) Change Control
8 2 (3.33%) DevOps
8 2 (3.33%) Fault Analysis
8 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.33%) Service Management
9 1 (1.67%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (1.67%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.00%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) VBScript
3 1 (1.67%) Java
3 1 (1.67%) Python
3 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.00%) MCSE
4 3 (5.00%) VCP6
5 2 (3.33%) CCNA
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.67%) CCNP
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.67%) Degree
6 1 (1.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 21 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (30.00%) vSphere
4 17 (28.33%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (13.33%) XenApp
6 5 (8.33%) NFS
7 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
8 3 (5.00%) vCloud
8 3 (5.00%) VMware NSX
9 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.67%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) vRealize
2 4 (6.67%) PowerCLI
3 3 (5.00%) AirWatch
3 3 (5.00%) SCCM
3 3 (5.00%) vCenter Server
4 2 (3.33%) Ansible
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (3.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.67%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.67%) Rundeck
5 1 (1.67%) SCOM
5 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (26.67%) Cisco
3 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (18.33%) Citrix
5 6 (10.00%) HP
6 5 (8.33%) NetApp
7 3 (5.00%) F5
8 2 (3.33%) EMC
9 1 (1.67%) BMC
9 1 (1.67%) Brocade
9 1 (1.67%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.67%) Intel
9 1 (1.67%) McAfee
9 1 (1.67%) Mercator
9 1 (1.67%) Remedy
9 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds