The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Server
Rank 519 511 487
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -24
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 38 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.064% 0.069%
As % of the System Software category 0.83% 0.66% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 12
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£275 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £173 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £250 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -41.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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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 England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4567 4213 3891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.83% 9.58% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2506 2206 1804
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £168 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 502 716
Average hourly rate £16.41 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.31 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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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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
London -4 11 £375 +7.14% 3
Yorkshire -4 6 £250 +11.11% 2
West Midlands +6 5 £225 - 1
South East -11 1 - -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
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VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 72 (100.00%) VMware
2 61 (84.72%) Windows
3 45 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (59.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (51.39%) SAN
7 36 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 25 (34.72%) MS Exchange
9 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
10 20 (27.78%) DNS
11 19 (26.39%) DHCP
11 19 (26.39%) NAS
12 15 (20.83%) Citrix
13 14 (19.44%) VLAN
14 13 (18.06%) Cisco
15 12 (16.67%) HP
15 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 12 (16.67%) MS Office
15 12 (16.67%) Linux
15 12 (16.67%) XenApp
15 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
15 12 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2007
16 11 (15.28%) Blackberry
17 10 (13.89%) NetApp
17 10 (13.89%) SCCM
17 10 (13.89%) SC Cleared
17 10 (13.89%) vSphere
17 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (12.50%) Hyper-V

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 25 (34.72%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
6 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (16.67%) MS Office
2 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) IaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (51.39%) SAN
2 20 (27.78%) DNS
3 19 (26.39%) DHCP
3 19 (26.39%) NAS
4 14 (19.44%) VLAN
5 8 (11.11%) Kerberos
5 8 (11.11%) SNMP
5 8 (11.11%) WLAN
5 8 (11.11%) LDAP
6 7 (9.72%) WAN
7 6 (8.33%) Firewall
8 5 (6.94%) VoIP
8 5 (6.94%) LAN
9 3 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
10 2 (2.78%) VPN
10 2 (2.78%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.78%) Junos
11 1 (1.39%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Law
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Server Engineer
2 16 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 12 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (13.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (13.89%) Analyst
5 10 (13.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (11.11%) Server Administrator
8 7 (9.72%) Storage Engineer
8 7 (9.72%) Storage Administrator
9 5 (6.94%) Build Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Administrator
9 5 (6.94%) Server Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) SAN Administrator
10 4 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
10 4 (5.56%) HP Storage Administrator
11 3 (4.17%) Backup Engineer
11 3 (4.17%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) Flash
1 1 (1.39%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Blackberry
2 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.11%) Clustering
4 7 (9.72%) Fat Client
4 7 (9.72%) Thin Client
5 5 (6.94%) Replication
5 5 (6.94%) PDA
6 2 (2.78%) iPhone
7 1 (1.39%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 61 (84.72%) Windows
2 43 (59.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (16.67%) Linux
5 8 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.94%) Android
9 4 (5.56%) Ubuntu
9 4 (5.56%) UNIX
10 3 (4.17%) CentOS
11 1 (1.39%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (1.39%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.39%) Solaris
11 1 (1.39%) Debian
11 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.11%) ITIL
2 6 (8.33%) Service Management
2 6 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (6.94%) Time Management
3 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (6.94%) Incident Management
4 4 (5.56%) Workflow
4 4 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (4.17%) Change Management
5 3 (4.17%) Migration
6 2 (2.78%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.78%) Security Management
6 2 (2.78%) Performance Management
6 2 (2.78%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (2.78%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.39%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (1.39%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.39%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.39%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) PowerShell
1 7 (9.72%) SQL
2 5 (6.94%) VBScript
2 5 (6.94%) VBA
3 4 (5.56%) Perl
4 3 (4.17%) Python
5 2 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) MCSE
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.78%) HND
6 1 (1.39%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.39%) CCA
6 1 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.39%) MCP
6 1 (1.39%) MCSA
6 1 (1.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (16.67%) XenApp
4 10 (13.89%) vSphere
5 9 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 8 (11.11%) DFS Replication
7 6 (8.33%) VMware ESX
7 6 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (6.94%) XenServer
8 5 (6.94%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.39%) UAG
9 1 (1.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) SCCM
2 7 (9.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (5.56%) Tivoli
3 4 (5.56%) SCVMM
4 3 (4.17%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 72 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.83%) Citrix
4 13 (18.06%) Cisco
5 12 (16.67%) HP
6 10 (13.89%) NetApp
7 8 (11.11%) IBM
7 8 (11.11%) 3PAR
8 7 (9.72%) Veeam
9 6 (8.33%) Symantec
10 5 (6.94%) FalconStor
10 5 (6.94%) Dell
11 4 (5.56%) Mitel
11 4 (5.56%) Juniper
11 4 (5.56%) Reuters
11 4 (5.56%) Bloomberg
11 4 (5.56%) SolarWinds
12 3 (4.17%) Splunk
12 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
12 3 (4.17%) EMC