The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Workstation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Workstation over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Workstation
Rank 122 132 136
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.076% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 0.34% 0.72% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £325 £185
% change year-on-year
-53.84% +75.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+177.77% -
VMware Workstation
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
293 278 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.70% 10.62% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 122 116
Average daily rate £378 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 35
Average hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

VMware Workstation
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Workstation across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Workstation Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VMware Workstation
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Workstation across the Berkshire region.

VMware Workstation Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

VMware Workstation
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VMware Workstation Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

VMware Workstation
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Workstation within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £400 -
Bracknell - - - -
VMware Workstation
South East

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMware Workstation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Workstation.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (33.33%) Isilon
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) HNC
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VMware Workstation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Workstation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Support
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) HNC
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Altiris
3 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (33.33%) Isilon