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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Server
Rank 511 521 512
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 58 34 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.073% 0.081%
As % of the System Software category 1.23% 0.74% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 22 31
Average daily rate
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£265 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £186 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-42.92% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £29.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.89% +61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-56.89% +5.45%
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4711 4622 4452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.69% 9.95% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2610 2366 2152
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 583 596 623
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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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 23 July 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
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 23 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire - 25 £185 - 1
London +3 9 £323 +3.20% 2
South East -13 9 £375 +14.50%
East of England -15 5 £300 -26.82%
West Midlands - 5 - - 1
South West -28 4 £438 +24.11%
North West -6 1 £425 +70.00% 2
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VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 86 (100.00%) VMware
2 66 (76.74%) Windows
3 49 (56.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (44.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (41.86%) SAN
6 32 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 28 (32.56%) Windows XP
8 27 (31.40%) Citrix
9 25 (29.07%) Active Directory
10 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
11 21 (24.42%) Linux
11 21 (24.42%) Ubuntu
11 21 (24.42%) CentOS
12 20 (23.26%) MS Exchange
13 18 (20.93%) Splunk
14 17 (19.77%) XenDesktop
14 17 (19.77%) Python
15 16 (18.60%) Cisco
16 15 (17.44%) Workflow
16 15 (17.44%) Service Management
16 15 (17.44%) NAS
17 14 (16.28%) DNS
18 13 (15.12%) EMC
18 13 (15.12%) XenServer
19 12 (13.95%) PowerShell
19 12 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
19 12 (13.95%) NetApp
19 12 (13.95%) Incident Management
20 11 (12.79%) Finance
20 11 (12.79%) WAN

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 20 (23.26%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.81%) SAS
6 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.16%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Office
2 1 (1.16%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) SaaS
1 2 (2.33%) IaaS
2 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (41.86%) SAN
2 15 (17.44%) NAS
3 14 (16.28%) DNS
4 11 (12.79%) WAN
4 11 (12.79%) DHCP
5 9 (10.47%) VLAN
5 9 (10.47%) iSCSI
6 8 (9.30%) Internet
6 8 (9.30%) LAN
6 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
6 8 (9.30%) Firewall
7 4 (4.65%) VPN
7 4 (4.65%) VoIP
7 4 (4.65%) WLAN
8 2 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.16%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.16%) SNMP
9 1 (1.16%) 3G
9 1 (1.16%) LDAP
9 1 (1.16%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (12.79%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Local Government
4 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (13.95%) Support Engineer
1 12 (13.95%) 2nd Line Support
1 12 (13.95%) Server Engineer
2 9 (10.47%) Analyst
3 8 (9.30%) VMware Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (8.14%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Citrix Specialist
5 6 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Server Support
7 4 (4.65%) IT Support
7 4 (4.65%) Backup Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Linux Support
8 3 (3.49%) Technical Support
8 3 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.81%) PDA
3 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.16%) e-Health
4 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.16%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 66 (76.74%) Windows
2 49 (56.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (44.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (32.56%) Windows XP
5 21 (24.42%) Ubuntu
5 21 (24.42%) CentOS
5 21 (24.42%) Linux
6 11 (12.79%) Windows 7
7 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (8.14%) UNIX
9 5 (5.81%) Solaris
10 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.44%) Service Management
1 15 (17.44%) Workflow
2 12 (13.95%) Incident Management
3 8 (9.30%) Migration
4 7 (8.14%) Time Management
5 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (5.81%) Network Design
5 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.81%) Server Monitoring
6 4 (4.65%) WAN Optimisation
6 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.65%) Risk Management
7 3 (3.49%) ITIL
7 3 (3.49%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.33%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.33%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.16%) Change Management
9 1 (1.16%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.77%) Python
2 12 (13.95%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.98%) VBScript
4 1 (1.16%) Java
4 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) CCA
1 10 (11.63%) Citrix Certification
1 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.98%) CCEA
4 6 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.98%) CCNA
5 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.49%) MCP
6 3 (3.49%) MCSE
6 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.49%) MCITP
7 2 (2.33%) VTSP
8 1 (1.16%) Degree
8 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) SLA
1 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (29.07%) Active Directory
3 17 (19.77%) XenDesktop
4 13 (15.12%) XenServer
5 11 (12.79%) XenApp
6 8 (9.30%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.65%) VMware ESX
7 4 (4.65%) DFS Replication
8 2 (2.33%) vSphere
8 2 (2.33%) NFS
8 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.33%) KVM
9 1 (1.16%) vCloud
9 1 (1.16%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) SCCM
2 5 (5.81%) SCOM
3 3 (3.49%) WSUS
4 2 (2.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 86 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (31.40%) Citrix
3 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
4 18 (20.93%) Splunk
5 16 (18.60%) Cisco
6 13 (15.12%) EMC
7 12 (13.95%) NetApp
8 6 (6.98%) Wyse
8 6 (6.98%) HP
8 6 (6.98%) AppSense
9 5 (5.81%) WatchGuard
9 5 (5.81%) Veeam
9 5 (5.81%) Dell
9 5 (5.81%) Symantec
9 5 (5.81%) Juniper
10 4 (4.65%) Riverbed
10 4 (4.65%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.65%) Mitel
10 4 (4.65%) FalconStor
11 2 (2.33%) Isilon
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