The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Server over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Server
Rank 204 219 215
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.028% 0.077%
As % of the System Software category 0.19% 0.33% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £175 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -54.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-43.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-56.89% +5.45%
System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
539 598 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.14% 8.42% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 374 341
Average daily rate £330 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 51 58
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.97 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £48.40 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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VMware Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Server across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VMware Server 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 Server.

1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (25.00%) DFS Replication
4 1 (25.00%) Mitel
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Internet

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VMware Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) WLAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (25.00%) SNMP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Server Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Services Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) DFS Replication
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Mitel
2 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp