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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Server
Rank 495 506 511
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 54 33 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.072% 0.078%
As % of the System Software category 1.16% 0.72% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 22 25
Average daily rate
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£238 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £313 £319
% change year-on-year
-40.80% -1.96%
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
4641 4565 4405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.74% 10.02% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2554 2303 2120
Average daily rate £325 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
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 £313 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 588 611 622
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £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 11 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 11 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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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 -
London -1 9 £275 -26.66% 4
South East -21 7 £475 +45.03% 1
East of England - 5 £300 - 1
South West -25 4 £438 +56.25%
West Midlands -11 3 - -
North West -8 1 £425 +70.00% 1
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VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 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 87 (100.00%) VMware
2 68 (78.16%) Windows
3 51 (58.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (44.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (37.93%) SAN
6 30 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 28 (32.18%) Citrix
7 28 (32.18%) Windows XP
8 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
8 23 (26.44%) Active Directory
9 21 (24.14%) Linux
9 21 (24.14%) Ubuntu
9 21 (24.14%) CentOS
10 18 (20.69%) Splunk
10 18 (20.69%) MS Exchange
11 17 (19.54%) Python
12 16 (18.39%) Cisco
12 16 (18.39%) XenDesktop
13 15 (17.24%) Service Management
13 15 (17.24%) Workflow
14 13 (14.94%) EMC
14 13 (14.94%) Windows 7
15 12 (13.79%) NAS
15 12 (13.79%) PowerShell
15 12 (13.79%) Migration
15 12 (13.79%) Incident Management
16 11 (12.64%) DNS
16 11 (12.64%) Exchange Server 2010
17 10 (11.49%) XenApp
17 10 (11.49%) CCA

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 18 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.75%) SAS
5 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.45%) IBM Notes
6 3 (3.45%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) MS Office
2 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) SaaS
1 2 (2.30%) IaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (37.93%) SAN
2 12 (13.79%) NAS
3 11 (12.64%) DNS
4 9 (10.34%) Firewall
4 9 (10.34%) WAN
4 9 (10.34%) DHCP
5 8 (9.20%) Internet
6 7 (8.05%) LAN
6 7 (8.05%) iSCSI
7 6 (6.90%) TCP/IP
7 6 (6.90%) VLAN
8 3 (3.45%) VPN
8 3 (3.45%) VoIP
8 3 (3.45%) WLAN
9 1 (1.15%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.15%) SNMP
9 1 (1.15%) 3G
9 1 (1.15%) LDAP
9 1 (1.15%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (11.49%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Local Government
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (14.94%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (13.79%) Server Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) Analyst
5 6 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Citrix Specialist
5 6 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (5.75%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.75%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Server Support
7 4 (4.60%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) IT Support
7 4 (4.60%) Backup Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Linux Support
8 3 (3.45%) Administrator
8 3 (3.45%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.90%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.45%) PDA
3 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.30%) NHS
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.15%) e-Health
4 1 (1.15%) CMDB
4 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.15%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 68 (78.16%) Windows
2 51 (58.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (44.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (32.18%) Windows XP
5 21 (24.14%) Ubuntu
5 21 (24.14%) Linux
5 21 (24.14%) CentOS
6 13 (14.94%) Windows 7
7 9 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (8.05%) UNIX
9 5 (5.75%) Solaris
10 3 (3.45%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.24%) Service Management
1 15 (17.24%) Workflow
2 12 (13.79%) Migration
2 12 (13.79%) Incident Management
3 7 (8.05%) Time Management
4 5 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.75%) Network Design
4 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (5.75%) Server Monitoring
5 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.60%) Risk Management
6 3 (3.45%) ITIL
6 3 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.45%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.30%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.15%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.15%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.15%) Project Management
8 1 (1.15%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.54%) Python
2 12 (13.79%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.90%) VBScript
4 1 (1.15%) Java
4 1 (1.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) CCA
1 10 (11.49%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.90%) CCEA
4 6 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.90%) CCNA
5 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.45%) MCP
6 3 (3.45%) MCSE
6 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.45%) MCITP
7 1 (1.15%) Degree
7 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) SLA
1 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (26.44%) Active Directory
3 16 (18.39%) XenDesktop
4 10 (11.49%) XenApp
5 9 (10.34%) XenServer
6 6 (6.90%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.60%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.45%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.15%) vSphere
9 1 (1.15%) VMFS
9 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) SCCM
2 5 (5.75%) SCOM
3 3 (3.45%) WSUS
4 2 (2.30%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 87 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (32.18%) Citrix
3 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
4 18 (20.69%) Splunk
5 16 (18.39%) Cisco
6 13 (14.94%) EMC
7 10 (11.49%) NetApp
8 6 (6.90%) AppSense
8 6 (6.90%) Wyse
9 5 (5.75%) WatchGuard
9 5 (5.75%) Veeam
9 5 (5.75%) Symantec
9 5 (5.75%) Juniper
9 5 (5.75%) HP
10 4 (4.60%) FalconStor
11 3 (3.45%) Riverbed
11 3 (3.45%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.45%) Dell
11 3 (3.45%) IBM
11 3 (3.45%) Lotus
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