The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Workstation 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 Workstation over the 3 months to 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Workstation
Rank 189 219 220
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.052% 0.014% 0.077%
As % of the System Software category 0.55% 0.16% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £275 £200
% change year-on-year
-28.18% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 - £16.50
System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
547 613 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.49% 8.65% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 378 352
Average daily rate £325 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 55
Average hourly rate £17.98 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.79% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.98 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £33.60 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
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VMware Workstation
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Workstation across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Workstation Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VMware Workstation
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 Workstation across the City of London region.

VMware Workstation Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VMware Workstation
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 Workstation across the City of London region.

VMware Workstation Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VMware Workstation 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 Workstation.

1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) MSI
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Replication
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (25.00%) Sophos
4 1 (25.00%) Lotus
4 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (25.00%) Reuters
4 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing VMware Workstation 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 Workstation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Packager
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) MSI Packager
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus
3 1 (25.00%) Reuters
3 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) CommVault
3 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (25.00%) Altiris