The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Server over the 3 months to 24 April 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 England 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Server
Rank 536 481 533
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +52
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 28 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.081% 0.061%
As % of the System Software category 0.59% 0.87% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 17
Average daily rate £303 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.79% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £215 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £385 £288
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +33.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.25 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 - £13.50
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4718 4024 4369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.49% 9.36% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2455 1978 2144
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 561 594 549
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware Server
UK

VMware Server
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

VMware Server Jobs Demand Trend in England

VMware Server
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Server across the England region.

VMware Server Daily Rate Trend in England

VMware Server
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Server across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

VMware Server Daily Rate Histogram in England

VMware Server
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Server across the England region.

VMware Server Hourly Rate Trend in England

VMware Server
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Server across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

VMware Server Hourly Rate Histogram in England

VMware Server
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Server within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -13 7 £275 -25.67% 2
South East -3 5 £225 -39.18%
North West -18 5 £288 -
East Midlands -12 2 - -
Yorkshire -14 2 £400 -20.00%
East of England -25 2 £400 -20.00%
West Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 56 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (71.43%) Windows
3 28 (50.00%) Citrix
4 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 14 (25.00%) EMC
7 14 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 13 (23.21%) Cisco
9 12 (21.43%) UNIX
10 11 (19.64%) Linux
10 11 (19.64%) Migration
11 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (17.86%) Internet
11 10 (17.86%) Solaris
11 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (16.07%) XenDesktop
13 8 (14.29%) VMware ESX
13 8 (14.29%) Firewall
13 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
14 7 (12.50%) Windows 7
14 7 (12.50%) Finance
14 7 (12.50%) Windows XP
14 7 (12.50%) DNS
14 7 (12.50%) CCA
14 7 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (10.71%) HP
15 6 (10.71%) SAN
15 6 (10.71%) LAN

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 14 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (8.93%) IBM Notes
3 5 (8.93%) SAS
4 3 (5.36%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) Internet
2 8 (14.29%) Firewall
3 7 (12.50%) DNS
4 6 (10.71%) LAN
4 6 (10.71%) SAN
5 5 (8.93%) VPN
5 5 (8.93%) iSCSI
6 4 (7.14%) WAN
6 4 (7.14%) SMTP
6 4 (7.14%) SNMP
7 3 (5.36%) DHCP
8 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.57%) 3G
9 1 (1.79%) NAS
9 1 (1.79%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.79%) IPsec
9 1 (1.79%) VLAN
9 1 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Law
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
2 1 (1.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) Server Engineer
2 5 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (7.14%) Administrator
3 4 (7.14%) Architect
3 4 (7.14%) Server Support
4 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Developer
4 3 (5.36%) Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (5.36%) Citrix Specialist
4 3 (5.36%) Backup Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Citrix Server Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (3.57%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (3.57%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.57%) NHS
2 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.79%) FMCG
3 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.79%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) CMDB
3 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (71.43%) Windows
2 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (21.43%) UNIX
4 11 (19.64%) Linux
5 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (17.86%) Solaris
6 7 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 7 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.79%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Migration
2 6 (10.71%) Network Design
3 5 (8.93%) Server Monitoring
4 4 (7.14%) Time Management
5 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.79%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.79%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.79%) ITIL
7 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.79%) SOA
7 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.79%) Project Management
7 1 (1.79%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.79%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.93%) Bash Shell
2 5 (8.93%) VB
2 5 (8.93%) Korn
2 5 (8.93%) Perl
3 3 (5.36%) Java
3 3 (5.36%) VBScript
4 2 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) CCA
1 7 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (8.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) CCNA
4 3 (5.36%) MCP
4 3 (5.36%) MCSE
4 3 (5.36%) MCITP
4 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) CCEA
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 9 (16.07%) XenDesktop
4 8 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 6 (10.71%) XenApp
6 5 (8.93%) Xen
7 4 (7.14%) Samba
7 4 (7.14%) NFS
8 3 (5.36%) XenServer
8 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
9 2 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) SCOM
2 3 (5.36%) SCCM
3 2 (3.57%) WSUS
4 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (50.00%) Citrix
3 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 14 (25.00%) EMC
5 13 (23.21%) Cisco
6 6 (10.71%) HP
7 5 (8.93%) Oracle
7 5 (8.93%) Juniper
7 5 (8.93%) Lotus
7 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
7 5 (8.93%) WatchGuard
7 5 (8.93%) Symantec
7 5 (8.93%) Veeam
8 4 (7.14%) Wyse
8 4 (7.14%) IBM
9 3 (5.36%) Egenera
9 3 (5.36%) AppSense
9 3 (5.36%) FalconStor
10 2 (3.57%) Fujitsu
10 2 (3.57%) NetApp