Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a VMware Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 819 846 829
Rank change year-on-year +27 -17 -47
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Consultant 65 53 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.050% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.053% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 21 44
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +14.29%
10th Percentile £345 £325 £303
90th Percentile £550 £475 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £425 £407
% change year-on-year -1.47% +4.42% +9.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
UK median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +38.46% +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +38.46% +18.18%

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 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

VMware Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 11 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 22 November 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
England +22 59 £450 +5.88% 5
London -7 40 £475 +11.76% 3
UK excluding London +16 22 £419 -1.47% 2
South East -2 11 £450 +5.88%
Scotland -4 4 £413 -3.06%
North of England +68 3 £406 -18.75%
East of England -12 3 £350 - 1
North West +13 2 £400 -20.00%
West Midlands +25 1 £450 - 1
Midlands +22 1 £450 - 1
Yorkshire +20 1 £413 -

VMware Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 65 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (49.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (27.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 18 (27.69%) VMware NSX
4 17 (26.15%) vRealize
5 15 (23.08%) Windows
6 14 (21.54%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (21.54%) vSphere
7 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
8 12 (18.46%) CCNP
8 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
9 11 (16.92%) Active Directory
9 11 (16.92%) Windows Server
10 10 (15.38%) vCloud
10 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (15.38%) DNS
10 10 (15.38%) Cisco
11 9 (13.85%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (12.31%) vCenter Server
12 8 (12.31%) Hyper-V
12 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (12.31%) PowerShell
12 8 (12.31%) Mercator
13 7 (10.77%) Migration
13 7 (10.77%) Virtual Machines
14 6 (9.23%) Public Cloud
14 6 (9.23%) Runbook
14 6 (9.23%) nginx

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 6 (9.23%) nginx
2 4 (6.15%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.62%) IIS
4 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.54%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.54%) JBoss
5 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (13.85%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.62%) Office 365
4 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) DNS
2 5 (7.69%) LAN
3 3 (4.62%) BGP
3 3 (4.62%) OSPF
3 3 (4.62%) SAN
3 3 (4.62%) VLAN
4 2 (3.08%) DHCP
4 2 (3.08%) FTP
4 2 (3.08%) HTTP
4 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.08%) WAN
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.54%) Internet
5 1 (1.54%) MPLS
5 1 (1.54%) Network Security
5 1 (1.54%) SMTP
5 1 (1.54%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.54%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.54%) MSI
General
1 3 (4.62%) Banking
1 3 (4.62%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Advertising
2 1 (1.54%) Games
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) Middleware
2 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Public Cloud
2 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.15%) FlexPod
4 2 (3.08%) Clustering
4 2 (3.08%) Fintech
4 2 (3.08%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.08%) Replication
5 1 (1.54%) Blog
5 1 (1.54%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Online Games
5 1 (1.54%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Windows
2 11 (16.92%) Windows Server
3 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.15%) Linux
6 3 (4.62%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.54%) AIX
8 1 (1.54%) Android
8 1 (1.54%) CentOS
8 1 (1.54%) Solaris
8 1 (1.54%) SUSE
8 1 (1.54%) Unix
8 1 (1.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.77%) Migration
2 6 (9.23%) Runbook
3 4 (6.15%) DevOps
3 4 (6.15%) ITIL
4 3 (4.62%) Presales
4 3 (4.62%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (3.08%) Change Control
5 2 (3.08%) ITSM
5 2 (3.08%) Low Latency
5 2 (3.08%) Release Management
5 2 (3.08%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (3.08%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (1.54%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.54%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.54%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.54%) High Availability
6 1 (1.54%) Network Management
6 1 (1.54%) Process Improvement
6 1 (1.54%) SIEM
6 1 (1.54%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.23%) SQL
3 3 (4.62%) VBScript
4 2 (3.08%) C#
5 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.54%) Java
5 1 (1.54%) Python
5 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (21.54%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (18.46%) CCNP
4 12 (18.46%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.62%) CCNA
6 2 (3.08%) CCIE
6 2 (3.08%) VCP6
7 1 (1.54%) MCSE
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.54%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (49.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (27.69%) VMware NSX
3 14 (21.54%) vSphere
4 11 (16.92%) Active Directory
5 10 (15.38%) vCloud
6 8 (12.31%) Hyper-V
7 7 (10.77%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (3.08%) Docker
10 1 (1.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (1.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (26.15%) vRealize
2 8 (12.31%) vCenter Server
3 4 (6.15%) SCCM
4 3 (4.62%) AirWatch
4 3 (4.62%) Ansible
4 3 (4.62%) Puppet
5 2 (3.08%) ThinApp
6 1 (1.54%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.54%) Packer
6 1 (1.54%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.54%) SCOM
6 1 (1.54%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.54%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.54%) Terraform
6 1 (1.54%) Unicenter
6 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.38%) Cisco
4 8 (12.31%) Mercator
5 5 (7.69%) NetApp
6 4 (6.15%) IBM
7 3 (4.62%) EMC
7 3 (4.62%) HP
8 2 (3.08%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.08%) Dell
9 1 (1.54%) CA
9 1 (1.54%) F5
9 1 (1.54%) Lotus
9 1 (1.54%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.54%) Nimsoft
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle
9 1 (1.54%) Progress
9 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.54%) Sun
9 1 (1.54%) SunGard