The median contractor rate for a VMware Consultant was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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 Consultant
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 616 601
Rank change year-on-year +42 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Consultant 13 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.068% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.072% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 21
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £354 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -12.00% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £56.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

VMware Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured VMware Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Consultant in the UK

VMware Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Consultant.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Consultant in the UK

VMware Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Consultant over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Consultant in the UK

VMware Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Consultant in the UK

VMware Consultant
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
England +24 13 £425 - 3
London +1 7 £500 +17.64%
South East +39 5 £360 +22.24% 1
Berkshire +20 4 £360 +60.00%
Maidenhead - 4 £360 -
City of London +3 2 £500 +5.26%
Leeds +18 1 £525 -
Yorkshire +14 1 £525 -
West Yorkshire +13 1 £525 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £458 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £458 -

VMware Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, VMware Consultant 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 featuring VMware Consultant in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (37.50%) Windows
4 8 (25.00%) vSphere
5 7 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (21.88%) Cisco
5 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
6 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
6 6 (18.75%) VSAN
6 6 (18.75%) vCenter Server
6 6 (18.75%) Linux
6 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
6 6 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (15.63%) LAN
7 5 (15.63%) WAN
7 5 (15.63%) DHCP
7 5 (15.63%) DNS
7 5 (15.63%) SAN
7 5 (15.63%) Migration
7 5 (15.63%) vRealize
7 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (12.50%) AirWatch
8 4 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 4 (12.50%) Replication
8 4 (12.50%) NetBackup
8 4 (12.50%) Internet
8 4 (12.50%) Symantec
8 4 (12.50%) MPLS
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft

VMware Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) IaaS
2 3 (9.38%) PaaS
3 2 (6.25%) Office 365
3 2 (6.25%) OpenShift
4 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) VSAN
2 5 (15.63%) DHCP
2 5 (15.63%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) LAN
2 5 (15.63%) SAN
2 5 (15.63%) WAN
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (12.50%) Internet
3 4 (12.50%) MPLS
3 4 (12.50%) SMTP
3 4 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (6.25%) NetScaler
4 2 (6.25%) VXLAN
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Billing
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Flash
1 2 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.75%) Linux
4 4 (12.50%) Android
4 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) AIX
5 2 (6.25%) Unix
6 1 (3.13%) CentOS
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 5 (15.63%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) Service Management
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) Presales
4 2 (6.25%) Scrum
4 2 (6.25%) Use Case
4 2 (6.25%) Workflow
5 1 (3.13%) DevOps
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (3.13%) Security Hardening
5 1 (3.13%) Server Building
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (3.13%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.50%) VB
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (9.38%) VCP6
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) VCAP
4 1 (3.13%) CCIE
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (25.00%) vSphere
3 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
3 7 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.25%) vCloud
4 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.13%) Firmware
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) vCenter Server
2 5 (15.63%) vRealize
3 4 (12.50%) AirWatch
3 4 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 4 (12.50%) WSUS
4 3 (9.38%) Ansible
4 3 (9.38%) Puppet
4 3 (9.38%) SCOM
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (6.25%) SCCM
5 2 (6.25%) vMotion
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
6 1 (3.13%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) MobileIron
3 4 (12.50%) Symantec
4 3 (9.38%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.25%) Dell
5 2 (6.25%) Veeam
6 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.13%) CommVault
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) SAP