Period
to 28 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a VMware Infrastructure Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 28 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 Infrastructure Engineer
UK
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 570 771 852
Rank change year-on-year +201 +81 -76
Contract jobs requiring a VMware Infrastructure Engineer 43 70 56
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.077% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.082% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 58 34
Median daily rate £375 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% -4.69% +16.36%
10th Percentile £298 £313 £325
90th Percentile £526 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £370 £406
% change year-on-year -12.16% -8.92% +29.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 -

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 43,849 85,788 95,631
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.61% 94.53% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,567 56,437 62,716
Median daily rate £466 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% +5.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £265
90th Percentile £650 £650 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,821 2,758 3,009
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £10.80
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 Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for VMware Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure Engineer over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware Infrastructure Engineer in the UK

VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

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 28 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 +222 43 £375 -1.64% 3
London +198 23 £410 -0.61% 1
UK excluding London +145 20 £325 -12.16% 2
South East +115 5 £450 +9.09% 1
North of England +96 5 £250 -40.83%
East of England +60 4 £333 -11.33%
Midlands +68 3 £375 +1.35% 1
North West +57 3 £250 -40.48%
West Midlands +52 3 £375 +1.35%
South West +47 3 £310 -7.46%
Yorkshire +62 2 £400 -5.88%
Work from Home - 2 £355 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 38 (88.37%) Windows
2 38 (88.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 28 (65.12%) Windows Server
4 27 (62.79%) Active Directory
5 19 (44.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2016
7 16 (37.21%) PowerShell
7 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
8 12 (27.91%) Citrix
9 11 (25.58%) Azure
10 10 (23.26%) Office 365
11 9 (20.93%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (20.93%) Cisco
11 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
11 9 (20.93%) DNS
11 9 (20.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (18.60%) SAN
12 8 (18.60%) DHCP
12 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
12 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (18.60%) Migration
13 7 (16.28%) SIEM
13 7 (16.28%) SQL
13 7 (16.28%) HP
13 7 (16.28%) Dell
13 7 (16.28%) Finance
13 7 (16.28%) Banking
14 6 (13.95%) Firewall

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 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Azure
2 10 (23.26%) Office 365
3 6 (13.95%) IaaS
4 5 (11.63%) PaaS
5 2 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.65%) OneDrive
6 1 (2.33%) AWS
6 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) DNS
2 8 (18.60%) DHCP
2 8 (18.60%) SAN
3 6 (13.95%) Firewall
4 5 (11.63%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (6.98%) NetScaler
6 2 (4.65%) LAN
6 2 (4.65%) VPN
6 2 (4.65%) WAN
7 1 (2.33%) Skype
7 1 (2.33%) VSAN
7 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
General
1 7 (16.28%) Banking
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
1 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.65%) PKI
2 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) FMCG
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (88.37%) Windows
2 28 (65.12%) Windows Server
3 17 (39.53%) Windows Server 2016
4 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (9.30%) Linux
7 3 (6.98%) Android
7 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (4.65%) VMS
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (88.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (18.60%) Migration
3 7 (16.28%) SIEM
4 5 (11.63%) ITIL
5 4 (9.30%) Project Delivery
6 3 (6.98%) Server Building
6 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.65%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineering
8 1 (2.33%) Commercial Awareness
8 1 (2.33%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.33%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (2.33%) Tech Ops
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Leadership
8 1 (2.33%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) PowerShell
2 7 (16.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.33%) MCSA
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) VCP5
2 1 (2.33%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (62.79%) Active Directory
2 19 (44.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.93%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (11.63%) vSphere
5 4 (9.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.98%) XenApp
7 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) AirWatch
2 5 (11.63%) SCCM
3 4 (9.30%) vCenter Server
4 3 (6.98%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (6.98%) SCOM
5 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.65%) vRealize
5 2 (4.65%) WSUS
6 1 (2.33%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (2.33%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
3 12 (27.91%) Citrix
4 9 (20.93%) Cisco
5 7 (16.28%) Dell
5 7 (16.28%) HP
6 3 (6.98%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (6.98%) Bloomberg
6 3 (6.98%) IBM
6 3 (6.98%) IronPort
6 3 (6.98%) MobileIron
6 3 (6.98%) NetApp
6 3 (6.98%) Palo Alto
6 3 (6.98%) Reuters
6 3 (6.98%) Symantec
6 3 (6.98%) Veeam
7 2 (4.65%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.65%) Dot Hill
7 2 (4.65%) Meraki
7 2 (4.65%) Twitter