The median contractor rate for a VMware Engineer was £326 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 213 235
Rank change year-on-year -15 +22  
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 25 62 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.64% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.67% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 50 24
Median daily rate £326 £321 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.55% -5.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £428 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -24.65%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +32.72% -31.25%  

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 7609 9291 9661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 93.92% 95.42% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4324 5714 5277
Median daily rate £402 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 379 474
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £11.50 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

VMware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 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
Berkshire -5 10 £315 +22.33%
Kent - 4 £320 -
Hampshire +6 3 £403 +2.34%
Surrey +6 2 £75 -77.27%
Oxfordshire -15 2 £419 +109.37%
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
West Sussex +8 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £300 -29.41%
VMware Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (55.56%) Windows
4 19 (35.19%) Active Directory
4 19 (35.19%) Windows Server
5 17 (31.48%) Linux
6 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
8 12 (22.22%) vSphere
8 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 12 (22.22%) DNS
9 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
10 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
10 10 (18.52%) SAN
10 10 (18.52%) Cisco
10 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
10 10 (18.52%) EMC
11 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (16.67%) AirWatch
12 8 (14.81%) NAS
12 8 (14.81%) Citrix
12 8 (14.81%) LAN
12 8 (14.81%) DHCP
12 8 (14.81%) Unix
12 8 (14.81%) WSUS
12 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (12.96%) 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 10 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) DNS
2 10 (18.52%) SAN
3 8 (14.81%) DHCP
3 8 (14.81%) LAN
3 8 (14.81%) NAS
4 6 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (11.11%) Skype
4 6 (11.11%) SMTP
5 5 (9.26%) WAN
6 2 (3.70%) BGP
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (3.70%) Firewall
6 2 (3.70%) OSPF
6 2 (3.70%) PCoIP
7 1 (1.85%) 3G
7 1 (1.85%) DAB
7 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.85%) LTE
7 1 (1.85%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
1 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.41%) Local Government
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Law
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Publishing
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) LAMP
1 1 (1.85%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.26%) EMC VMAX
2 5 (9.26%) EMC VNX
2 5 (9.26%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (55.56%) Windows
2 19 (35.19%) Windows Server
3 17 (31.48%) Linux
4 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (14.81%) Unix
8 7 (12.96%) CentOS
9 6 (11.11%) Android
9 6 (11.11%) SUSE
10 4 (7.41%) Solaris
10 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
11 2 (3.70%) Debian
12 1 (1.85%) HPUX
12 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 6 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (9.26%) Converged Infrastructure
3 4 (7.41%) DevOps
3 4 (7.41%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 3 (5.56%) Data Centre Operations
4 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.56%) Migration
4 3 (5.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (5.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.85%) Change Management
5 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (1.85%) Data Management
5 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.85%) Physics
5 1 (1.85%) Project Management
5 1 (1.85%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (1.85%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.11%) VB
3 4 (7.41%) SQL
4 3 (5.56%) Python
4 3 (5.56%) VBScript
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) C#
5 1 (1.85%) C++
5 1 (1.85%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.70%) CCNP
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.70%) MCSE
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.85%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.85%) CCDP
5 1 (1.85%) CCNA
5 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (35.19%) Active Directory
3 12 (22.22%) vSphere
4 4 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (7.41%) VMware ESX
4 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.70%) vCloud
5 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.85%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.85%) Xen
6 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) AirWatch
2 8 (14.81%) WSUS
3 6 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 6 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (9.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.56%) Puppet
5 3 (5.56%) SCCM
6 2 (3.70%) Ansible
7 1 (1.85%) Nagios
7 1 (1.85%) vMotion
7 1 (1.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.52%) Cisco
3 10 (18.52%) EMC
4 8 (14.81%) Citrix
5 6 (11.11%) MobileIron
5 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 6 (11.11%) Symantec
6 5 (9.26%) HP
7 1 (1.85%) Dell
7 1 (1.85%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (1.85%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.85%) NetApp
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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