The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Server over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Server
London / City of London
Rank 147 149 189
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +40
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.063% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.36% 0.68% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Median daily rate £325 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £300 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £250 £225
% change year-on-year
+33.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.53 -

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

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
294 293 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.91% 9.28% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 222 329
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 26
Median hourly rate £22.34 £12.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.12% -35.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.90 £22.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.45% +3.12%

VMware Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing VMware Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware Server Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VMware Server
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Server across the City of London region.

VMware Server Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VMware Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Server across the City of London region.

VMware Server Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VMware Server.

1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) IT Asset Management
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (25.00%) Statistics
5 1 (12.50%) WSUS
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (12.50%) BitLocker

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Server Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) VMS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Server Building
3 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCA
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (12.50%) BitLocker
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft