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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Server over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Server
Rank 185 202 205
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.050% 0.031%
As % of the System Software category 1.95% 0.64% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
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£475 £270 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.92% -30.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £138 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £278 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 £410
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -45.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £64.91 £34.25 -
% change year-on-year
+89.51% -
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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
513 466 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.32% 7.81% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 330 334
Average daily rate £388 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £187 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 43
Average hourly rate £22.83 £20.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.40 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.64 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Server across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

VMware Server Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 June 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (65.00%) SAN
6 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (50.00%) Cisco
7 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 10 (50.00%) Clustering
8 9 (45.00%) MCSE
8 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (40.00%) ITIL
10 7 (35.00%) Citrix
10 7 (35.00%) IBM
10 7 (35.00%) XenApp
10 7 (35.00%) vSphere
11 6 (30.00%) 3PAR
11 6 (30.00%) NAS
11 6 (30.00%) Server Building
11 6 (30.00%) HP
11 6 (30.00%) Ethernet
11 6 (30.00%) DNS
11 6 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (25.00%) Finance
12 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (20.00%) HP SIM

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.00%) Lync
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) SAN
2 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 6 (30.00%) NAS
2 6 (30.00%) Ethernet
3 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) DHCP
3 4 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (15.00%) LDAP
4 3 (15.00%) WLAN
4 3 (15.00%) VLAN
4 3 (15.00%) Kerberos
4 3 (15.00%) SNMP
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Server Administrator
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) SAN Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Storage Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Clustering
2 4 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (20.00%) Replication
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Server Building
3 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.00%) Validation
4 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.00%) Line Management
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) MCSE
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (15.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (35.00%) XenApp
3 7 (35.00%) vSphere
4 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (15.00%) DFS Replication
6 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (5.00%) UAG
7 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (20.00%) HP SIM
3 2 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (5.00%) Puppet
4 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco
4 7 (35.00%) IBM
4 7 (35.00%) Citrix
5 6 (30.00%) 3PAR
5 6 (30.00%) HP
6 4 (20.00%) NetApp
7 2 (10.00%) EMC
8 1 (5.00%) Symantec
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle