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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Server
Rank 190 205 197
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 10 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.044% 0.049%
As % of the System Software category 2.04% 0.52% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
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£310 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £330 £425
% change year-on-year
-21.21% -22.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
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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
490 582 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.68% 8.56% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 388 315
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 62
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £24.20 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
3 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (75.00%) SAN
5 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
6 8 (50.00%) DNS
6 8 (50.00%) NAS
6 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (43.75%) DFS Replication
7 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (43.75%) DHCP
7 7 (43.75%) Kerberos
7 7 (43.75%) SNMP
7 7 (43.75%) LDAP
8 6 (37.50%) HP
8 6 (37.50%) VLAN
8 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (31.25%) Fat Client
9 5 (31.25%) Replication
9 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
9 5 (31.25%) IBM
9 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
9 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
9 5 (31.25%) WLAN
9 5 (31.25%) NetApp
9 5 (31.25%) Thin Client
9 5 (31.25%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
5 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) SAN
2 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 8 (50.00%) NAS
3 7 (43.75%) DHCP
3 7 (43.75%) Kerberos
3 7 (43.75%) SNMP
3 7 (43.75%) LDAP
4 6 (37.50%) VLAN
5 5 (31.25%) WLAN
6 4 (25.00%) VoIP
7 3 (18.75%) WAN
8 1 (6.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Storage Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Server Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) HP Storage Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Server Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) SAN Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Fat Client
2 5 (31.25%) Replication
2 5 (31.25%) Thin Client
3 4 (25.00%) Clustering
4 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (6.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) VBScript
2 2 (12.50%) VBA
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) RHCSA
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (6.25%) CCA
1 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
3 7 (43.75%) DFS Replication
4 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
5 4 (25.00%) vSphere
5 4 (25.00%) XenApp
6 2 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (6.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) SCVMM
3 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) IBM
3 5 (31.25%) NetApp
4 4 (25.00%) Mitel
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 4 (25.00%) Veeam
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco
6 2 (12.50%) Reuters
6 2 (12.50%) Bloomberg
6 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
6 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.25%) Symantec
7 1 (6.25%) EMC