Period
to 10 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a VMware Infrastructure Engineer was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

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 Infrastructure Engineer
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 720 783 836
Rank change year-on-year +63 +53 -68
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Infrastructure Engineer 65 102 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.097% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.10% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 73 44
UK median daily rate £370 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% -1.32% +16.92%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £241
90th Percentile £475 £475 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £300
% change year-on-year +2.78% +20.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £50.00 £13.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +283.88% -60.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £13.03
% change year-on-year - +283.88% -72.75%

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 75,636 99,608 97,318
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.98% 94.81% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 49,401 65,932 64,451
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £250 £270 £258
90th Percentile £644 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,932 3,077 2,852
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -3.74% +3.89%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.79
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.74
% change year-on-year +2.86% -1.35% +1.37%

VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure Engineer over the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

VMware Infrastructure Engineer
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 Infrastructure Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 10 December 2019. 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 +96 62 £370 -1.33% 15
UK excluding London +64 47 £370 +2.78% 16
London +95 18 £400 -4.76%
North of England +26 11 £350 +21.74% 4
South West +13 10 £425 - 2
Yorkshire +38 9 £363 +26.09% 1
East of England +47 8 £335 +11.67% 2
Midlands +38 8 £370 +2.78% 1
West Midlands +37 8 £370 +2.78% 1
South East +38 7 £438 +16.36% 6
Scotland +38 3 £325 -19.00% 1
North East - 2 £350 -

VMware Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, VMware Infrastructure Engineer 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 Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 65 (100.00%) VMware
1 65 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 49 (75.38%) Windows
3 41 (63.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 35 (53.85%) Active Directory
6 24 (36.92%) Microsoft
7 23 (35.38%) vSphere
8 20 (30.77%) SAN
9 19 (29.23%) Linux
10 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (23.08%) PowerShell
11 15 (23.08%) MS Exchange
12 14 (21.54%) SCCM
12 14 (21.54%) VMware ESXi
13 13 (20.00%) Office 365
14 12 (18.46%) Data Centre
14 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (16.92%) Azure
15 11 (16.92%) Retail
16 10 (15.38%) DHCP
16 10 (15.38%) DNS
16 10 (15.38%) HP
16 10 (15.38%) SQL
16 10 (15.38%) Clustering
17 9 (13.85%) ITIL
17 9 (13.85%) Cisco
17 9 (13.85%) EMC
17 9 (13.85%) VSAN
18 8 (12.31%) vRealize

VMware Infrastructure Engineer 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 15 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.62%) IBM Domino
4 2 (3.08%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.54%) Confluence
5 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.00%) Office 365
2 11 (16.92%) Azure
3 6 (9.23%) AWS
4 5 (7.69%) IaaS
5 3 (4.62%) PaaS
6 2 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.08%) SaaS
7 1 (1.54%) GCP
7 1 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.77%) SAN
2 10 (15.38%) DHCP
2 10 (15.38%) DNS
3 9 (13.85%) VSAN
4 7 (10.77%) NAS
5 6 (9.23%) Firewall
6 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.08%) LAN
7 2 (3.08%) VPN
7 2 (3.08%) WAN
8 1 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.54%) Network Security
8 1 (1.54%) PCoIP
8 1 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.54%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (16.92%) Retail
2 5 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) FFmpeg
1 1 (1.54%) JSON
1 1 (1.54%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Data Centre
2 10 (15.38%) Clustering
3 5 (7.69%) EMC VMAX
3 5 (7.69%) EMC VNX
3 5 (7.69%) FMCG
4 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.08%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 49 (75.38%) Windows
2 39 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 19 (29.23%) Linux
4 16 (24.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (10.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.15%) SUSE
7 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.08%) CentOS
8 2 (3.08%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.54%) Fedora
9 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.54%) Unix
9 1 (1.54%) VMS
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (13.85%) ITIL
3 8 (12.31%) Migration
4 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.69%) DevOps
5 4 (6.15%) Performance Testing
5 4 (6.15%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (4.62%) Change Management
6 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.08%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.08%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.08%) Coaching
7 2 (3.08%) Data Management
7 2 (3.08%) Proactive Maintenance
7 2 (3.08%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.08%) Project Delivery
7 2 (3.08%) Software Deployment
7 2 (3.08%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (1.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.54%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 10 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.08%) Python
4 1 (1.54%) Perl
4 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
1 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (6.15%) MCP
4 2 (3.08%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.54%) MCSA
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (63.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 23 (35.38%) vSphere
4 14 (21.54%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (12.31%) Hyper-V
6 7 (10.77%) vCloud
7 4 (6.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (4.62%) Docker
8 3 (4.62%) XenApp
9 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (3.08%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.54%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.54%) VirtualBox
10 1 (1.54%) VMware NSX
10 1 (1.54%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (21.54%) SCCM
2 8 (12.31%) vRealize
3 7 (10.77%) vCenter Server
4 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (6.15%) Ansible
5 4 (6.15%) EMC VPLEX
5 4 (6.15%) Kubernetes
6 3 (4.62%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.62%) Puppet
6 3 (4.62%) SCOM
7 2 (3.08%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (3.08%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (1.54%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.54%) PowerCLI
8 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.54%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (36.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.38%) HP
4 9 (13.85%) Cisco
4 9 (13.85%) EMC
5 6 (9.23%) NetApp
6 5 (7.69%) Brocade
6 5 (7.69%) Citrix
6 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.15%) Veeam
8 3 (4.62%) Dell
8 3 (4.62%) Lotus
8 3 (4.62%) Veritas
9 2 (3.08%) McAfee
9 2 (3.08%) Twitter
10 1 (1.54%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.54%) Aruba
10 1 (1.54%) Cloudera
10 1 (1.54%) Dell KACE
10 1 (1.54%) Hortonworks