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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Workstation
Rank 117 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% - -
As % of the System Software category 1.80% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £285 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.53 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-9.88% -5.60%
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
222 298 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.74% 10.99% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 142 131
Average daily rate £350 £398 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 42
Average hourly rate £55.55 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+236.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £39.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Workstation across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

VMware Workstation Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 3 £295 -
Maidenhead - 1 £140 -
VMware Workstation
South East

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (33.33%) sed
5 2 (33.33%) RHCSA
5 2 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
5 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (33.33%) AWK
5 2 (33.33%) XenServer
5 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (33.33%) Puppet
5 2 (33.33%) Time Management
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (33.33%) HNC
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) Solaris
5 2 (33.33%) DNS

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Support
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Security Hardening
4 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) AWK
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) sed
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) HNC
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) RHCSA
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (33.33%) XenServer
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (16.67%) NFS
5 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
4 1 (16.67%) Becrypt
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu
4 1 (16.67%) HP