Period
to 29 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a VMware Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 575 794 847
Rank change year-on-year +219 +53 -36
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Consultant 30 52 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.057% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.061% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 44 28
Median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +1.41%
10th Percentile £313 £383 £393
90th Percentile £615 £618 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 43,508 85,901 95,720
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.60% 94.53% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,362 56,507 62,750
Median daily rate £466 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% +5.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £266
90th Percentile £650 £650 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,806 2,766 3,004
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £18.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +4.47% -4.18%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £10.89
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.83
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% -2.78%

VMware Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured VMware Consultant in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Consultant in the UK

VMware Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware Consultant.

Daily rate trend for VMware Consultant in the UK

VMware Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware Consultant over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware Consultant in the UK

VMware Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware Consultant.

Hourly rate trend for VMware Consultant in the UK

VMware Consultant
Top 13 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 6 months to 29 May 2020. 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
England +230 27 £450 -10.00% 1
UK excluding London +163 22 £450 -10.00% 1
North of England +101 9 £350 -26.32%
North West +66 7 £325 -31.58%
South West +51 6 £600 +14.29%
London +171 4 - -
South East +117 3 £450 -18.18%
East of England +48 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
Scotland +35 1 £550 +7.32%
Work from Home +11 1 £450 +38.46%
West Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

VMware Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, VMware Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring VMware Consultant in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (63.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
4 13 (43.33%) vSphere
4 13 (43.33%) vRealize
5 11 (36.67%) VMware NSX
6 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 8 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (26.67%) Migration
6 8 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (23.33%) Windows
7 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
7 7 (23.33%) VSAN
8 6 (20.00%) vCenter Server
8 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (13.33%) Public Sector
9 4 (13.33%) UAG
9 4 (13.33%) Local Government
9 4 (13.33%) Validation
10 3 (10.00%) NetBackup
10 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
10 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
10 3 (10.00%) Veeam
10 3 (10.00%) AirWatch
11 2 (6.67%) Network Virtualisation
11 2 (6.67%) VCP6
11 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
11 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
11 2 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) VSAN
2 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (6.67%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (3.33%) DMZ
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
General
1 4 (13.33%) Local Government
1 4 (13.33%) Public Sector
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) VMS
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) Validation
3 2 (6.67%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (6.67%) Security Architecture
3 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 2 (6.67%) Workflow
3 2 (6.67%) Workflow Management
4 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (3.33%) Data Mapping
4 1 (3.33%) High Availability
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Automation
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.33%) Requirements Gathering
4 1 (3.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) CCNP
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.67%) VCP6
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.33%) VCAP
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (43.33%) vSphere
3 11 (36.67%) VMware NSX
4 8 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (13.33%) UAG
6 2 (6.67%) vCloud
6 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
7 1 (3.33%) NFS
7 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) vRealize
2 6 (20.00%) vCenter Server
3 3 (10.00%) AirWatch
3 3 (10.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (10.00%) Veeam
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Dell
3 1 (3.33%) F5
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat