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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Server
Rank 204 197 222
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.034% 0.056%
As % of the System Software category 0.74% 0.37% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£500 £400 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +128.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £185 £313
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -40.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -56.89%
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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
543 544 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.27% 9.37% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 387 383
Average daily rate £413 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 37 53
Average hourly rate £21.88 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.24% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.50 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £25.40 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (62.50%) SAN
5 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 10 (62.50%) Cisco
5 10 (62.50%) Clustering
6 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (56.25%) MCSE
7 8 (50.00%) ITIL
8 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
8 7 (43.75%) Citrix
8 7 (43.75%) XenApp
8 7 (43.75%) vSphere
9 6 (37.50%) 3PAR
9 6 (37.50%) Server Building
9 6 (37.50%) IBM
9 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
9 6 (37.50%) HP
9 6 (37.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (31.25%) Finance
11 4 (25.00%) Replication
11 4 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (25.00%) Thin Client
11 4 (25.00%) Tivoli

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) SAN
2 6 (37.50%) Ethernet
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) NAS
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (6.25%) HTTP
6 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.25%) DHCP
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Server Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Server Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) SAN Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Support
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Operations Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (25.00%) Replication
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Server Building
3 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
4 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) MCSE
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (18.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 7 (43.75%) XenApp
3 7 (43.75%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.25%) XenServer
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (25.00%) HP SIM
3 2 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (6.25%) Puppet
4 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Citrix
4 6 (37.50%) 3PAR
4 6 (37.50%) HP
4 6 (37.50%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle