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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Server
Rank 572 555 549
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 24 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.081% 0.062%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% 0.80% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 18
Average daily rate £300 £250 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £178 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £383 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £29.53 - £18.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.91 - £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 - £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.56 - £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
4630 4768 4458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.81% 10.13% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2791 2604 2276
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £180 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 572 526
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £31.15 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +25 9 £308 - 1
London -1 4 £300 -20.00% 3
West Midlands -13 4 £300 +33.33%
North East -19 2 £425 +54.54%
Yorkshire -24 2 £375 +50.00%
East Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 £245 - 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
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VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (85.71%) Windows
3 30 (61.22%) Active Directory
4 29 (59.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (48.98%) Windows Server
6 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (28.57%) Migration
10 12 (24.49%) SAN
11 11 (22.45%) SQL
12 10 (20.41%) Data Centre
12 10 (20.41%) ITIL
12 10 (20.41%) Cisco
13 9 (18.37%) DNS
13 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
13 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
13 9 (18.37%) IIS
13 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
14 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
14 8 (16.33%) Citrix
15 7 (14.29%) Linux
15 7 (14.29%) Finance
15 7 (14.29%) Project Management
16 6 (12.24%) VMware ESX
16 6 (12.24%) Clustering
16 6 (12.24%) DHCP
16 6 (12.24%) Office 365
16 6 (12.24%) Server Building

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (18.37%) IIS
2 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.08%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.04%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Office 365
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) SAN
2 9 (18.37%) DNS
3 6 (12.24%) DHCP
4 5 (10.20%) Firewall
5 4 (8.16%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (8.16%) NAS
5 4 (8.16%) WAN
6 3 (6.12%) LAN
7 2 (4.08%) iSCSI
7 2 (4.08%) SMTP
7 2 (4.08%) SNMP
7 2 (4.08%) VLAN
8 1 (2.04%) FCoE
8 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.04%) Intranet
8 1 (2.04%) Network Security
8 1 (2.04%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.04%) VoIP
8 1 (2.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) PVCS
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Billing
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Server Engineer
2 12 (24.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) VMware Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) IT Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Migration Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Server Migration Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Server Support
7 4 (8.16%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.24%) Clustering
3 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.16%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.08%) NHS
5 2 (4.08%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.04%) EMC VNX
6 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (2.04%) FMCG
6 1 (2.04%) iPad
6 1 (2.04%) iPhone
6 1 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (2.04%) PKI
6 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (85.71%) Windows
2 24 (48.98%) Windows Server
3 21 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (14.29%) Linux
7 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.16%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (6.12%) Solaris
9 2 (4.08%) Unix
9 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Migration
2 10 (20.41%) ITIL
3 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
4 7 (14.29%) Project Management
5 6 (12.24%) Server Building
6 4 (8.16%) Email Filtering
6 4 (8.16%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (8.16%) Web Filtering
7 3 (6.12%) Change Management
7 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.08%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (4.08%) Patch Management
8 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.08%) Security Management
8 2 (4.08%) Security Patching
9 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (2.04%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (2.04%) Process Improvement
9 1 (2.04%) Server Monitoring
9 1 (2.04%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.08%) Korn
3 2 (4.08%) Perl
3 2 (4.08%) VB
4 1 (2.04%) PHP
4 1 (2.04%) Python
4 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) BC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) CCNA
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.04%) RHCE
5 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 30 (61.22%) Active Directory
2 29 (59.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.24%) VMware ESX
4 5 (10.20%) XenApp
5 3 (6.12%) NFS
5 3 (6.12%) vSphere
6 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.08%) Samba
6 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.08%) Xen
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.04%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.04%) KVM
7 1 (2.04%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (6.12%) SCCM
1 3 (6.12%) SCOM
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (4.08%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.41%) Cisco
4 8 (16.33%) Citrix
5 5 (10.20%) HP
5 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.16%) EMC
6 4 (8.16%) Oracle
7 3 (6.12%) Intel Security
7 3 (6.12%) Wyse
8 2 (4.08%) Dell
8 2 (4.08%) Egenera
8 2 (4.08%) IBM
8 2 (4.08%) Juniper
8 2 (4.08%) LANDesk
8 2 (4.08%) Lotus
8 2 (4.08%) NetApp
8 2 (4.08%) Serena
8 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.04%) Veeam