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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Server
Rank 542 512 526
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +14
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 45 56 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.11% 0.064%
As % of the System Software category 0.87% 1.16% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 18
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£338 £218 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.99% -33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £171 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £185 £325
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -43.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -56.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -56.89%
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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
5168 4832 4647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.01% 9.79% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3029 2698 2390
Average daily rate £355 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £173 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 582 598
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.57%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +9 19 £338 -8.78% 2
Yorkshire -33 15 £300 +62.16%
South East -31 5 £363 -3.33% 1
West Midlands +3 2 £366 - 1
East of England -9 2 - -
North West -25 2 £350 -17.64%
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VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 99 (100.00%) VMware
2 67 (67.68%) Windows
3 58 (58.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (50.51%) Active Directory
5 45 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 41 (41.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (35.35%) SAN
9 31 (31.31%) ITIL
10 24 (24.24%) Cisco
11 21 (21.21%) Citrix
11 21 (21.21%) MS Exchange
12 20 (20.20%) SQL Server
13 18 (18.18%) SQL
13 18 (18.18%) Linux
14 16 (16.16%) DNS
14 16 (16.16%) Clustering
14 16 (16.16%) Finance
15 15 (15.15%) Service Management
15 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
16 14 (14.14%) HP
16 14 (14.14%) NHS
16 14 (14.14%) Workflow
16 14 (14.14%) Ubuntu
16 14 (14.14%) Server Building
16 14 (14.14%) CentOS
17 13 (13.13%) XenApp
17 13 (13.13%) Disaster Recovery
17 13 (13.13%) NetApp

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 21 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (6.06%) IIS
4 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (5.05%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.05%) Lync
5 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.02%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.01%) Apache
7 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.09%) Office 365
2 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (35.35%) SAN
2 16 (16.16%) DNS
3 12 (12.12%) DHCP
4 10 (10.10%) NAS
5 8 (8.08%) WAN
6 6 (6.06%) LAN
6 6 (6.06%) Ethernet
6 6 (6.06%) Unified Communications
7 5 (5.05%) Firewall
7 5 (5.05%) ATM
8 4 (4.04%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.04%) VoIP
8 4 (4.04%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (4.04%) VLAN
9 3 (3.03%) VPN
9 3 (3.03%) Internet
10 2 (2.02%) Intranet
10 2 (2.02%) SSL
10 2 (2.02%) WLAN
11 1 (1.01%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.01%) MySQL
General
1 16 (16.16%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Banking
3 2 (2.02%) Law
3 2 (2.02%) Legal
4 1 (1.01%) Local Government
4 1 (1.01%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (23.23%) Server Engineer
2 16 (16.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (11.11%) Administrator
4 10 (10.10%) Windows Server Engineer
5 9 (9.09%) Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (8.08%) Server Administrator
7 7 (7.07%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Windows Administrator
8 5 (5.05%) IT Support
9 4 (4.04%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) SAN Administrator
9 4 (4.04%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.04%) Storage Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Server Support
9 4 (4.04%) Consultant
9 4 (4.04%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.01%) .NET
1 1 (1.01%) XML
1 1 (1.01%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Clustering
2 14 (14.14%) NHS
3 11 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.05%) Visualisation
5 4 (4.04%) Thin Client
5 4 (4.04%) Fat Client
5 4 (4.04%) Replication
6 2 (2.02%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.01%) Celerra
7 1 (1.01%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 67 (67.68%) Windows
2 41 (41.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (18.18%) Linux
5 14 (14.14%) CentOS
5 14 (14.14%) Ubuntu
6 5 (5.05%) SUSE
6 5 (5.05%) UNIX
6 5 (5.05%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.03%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.02%) Debian
9 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.31%) ITIL
2 15 (15.15%) Service Management
3 14 (14.14%) Workflow
3 14 (14.14%) Server Building
4 13 (13.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (11.11%) Migration
6 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (10.10%) Project Management
7 8 (8.08%) PRINCE2
8 7 (7.07%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (6.06%) Change Management
9 6 (6.06%) Incident Management
10 5 (5.05%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.05%) Performance Management
11 4 (4.04%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (4.04%) Time Management
12 3 (3.03%) Validation
12 3 (3.03%) CRM
13 2 (2.02%) Risk Management
13 2 (2.02%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.18%) SQL
2 8 (8.08%) Python
3 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.10%) MCSE
3 4 (4.04%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.04%) MCITP
3 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.02%) Degree
6 1 (1.01%) MCTS
6 1 (1.01%) CCA
6 1 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (58.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (50.51%) Active Directory
3 13 (13.13%) XenApp
4 11 (11.11%) vSphere
5 10 (10.10%) Hyper-V
6 8 (8.08%) VMware ESX
6 8 (8.08%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.03%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.02%) DFS Replication
8 2 (2.02%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.01%) Samba
9 1 (1.01%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.01%) NFS
9 1 (1.01%) Postfix
9 1 (1.01%) XenServer
9 1 (1.01%) vCloud
9 1 (1.01%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (4.04%) SCCM
2 4 (4.04%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.04%) HP SIM
3 3 (3.03%) WSUS
4 1 (1.01%) Puppet
4 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.01%) SCOM
4 1 (1.01%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.01%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 99 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 24 (24.24%) Cisco
4 21 (21.21%) Citrix
5 14 (14.14%) HP
6 13 (13.13%) NetApp
7 12 (12.12%) Splunk
8 11 (11.11%) EMC
9 7 (7.07%) IBM
9 7 (7.07%) 3PAR
10 6 (6.06%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.03%) Isilon
12 2 (2.02%) RightFax
12 2 (2.02%) M86 Security
12 2 (2.02%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.02%) Dell
12 2 (2.02%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.02%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.02%) Mitel
12 2 (2.02%) Blue Coat