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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Server
Rank 563 553 542
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 37 35 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.068% 0.062%
As % of the System Software category 0.69% 0.70% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 15
Average daily rate
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£319 £370 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.85% +48.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £168 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £405 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £233 £256
% change year-on-year
+39.78% -9.26%
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
5337 5025 4772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.91% 9.82% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3089 2827 2499
Average daily rate £365 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 607 573
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.01% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £31.50 £33.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 -18 15 £300 +100.00%
London -9 10 £255 -36.25% 3
South East -24 7 £388 +3.33% 1
East of England - 2 - -
West Midlands 0 1 £390 +62.50%
North East - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 2
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VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 98 (100.00%) VMware
2 66 (67.35%) Windows
3 56 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (53.06%) Active Directory
5 47 (47.96%) Microsoft
6 35 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (34.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (32.65%) SAN
8 32 (32.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (29.59%) ITIL
10 22 (22.45%) SQL
11 21 (21.43%) Cisco
12 19 (19.39%) SQL Server
12 19 (19.39%) Linux
13 17 (17.35%) MS Exchange
13 17 (17.35%) Citrix
14 16 (16.33%) Finance
15 15 (15.31%) Clustering
15 15 (15.31%) DNS
16 14 (14.29%) MS Excel
16 14 (14.29%) Service Management
17 13 (13.27%) Workflow
17 13 (13.27%) NHS
17 13 (13.27%) CentOS
17 13 (13.27%) Ubuntu
18 12 (12.24%) NetApp
18 12 (12.24%) HP
19 11 (11.22%) EMC
19 11 (11.22%) DHCP
19 11 (11.22%) PRINCE2

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 17 (17.35%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.22%) IIS
3 10 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.10%) Lync
5 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.04%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.02%) Apache
8 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 14 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Office 365
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.06%) IaaS
4 1 (1.02%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (32.65%) SAN
2 15 (15.31%) DNS
3 11 (11.22%) DHCP
4 9 (9.18%) NAS
5 7 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (7.14%) WAN
6 6 (6.12%) Unified Communications
7 5 (5.10%) Firewall
7 5 (5.10%) ATM
7 5 (5.10%) LAN
8 4 (4.08%) VoIP
8 4 (4.08%) VLAN
9 3 (3.06%) Internet
9 3 (3.06%) Ethernet
9 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.06%) VPN
10 2 (2.04%) SMTP
10 2 (2.04%) SSL
10 2 (2.04%) WLAN
10 2 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) PVCS
General
1 16 (16.33%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Banking
3 2 (2.04%) Law
3 2 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.02%) Local Government
4 1 (1.02%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (22.45%) Server Engineer
2 18 (18.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.20%) Administrator
4 8 (8.16%) Analyst
4 8 (8.16%) Windows Server Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.10%) Server Administrator
8 4 (4.08%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (4.08%) Storage Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Server Support
8 4 (4.08%) Consultant
8 4 (4.08%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.08%) IT Support
8 4 (4.08%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) NAS Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) NetApp Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) .NET
1 1 (1.02%) XML
1 1 (1.02%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Clustering
2 13 (13.27%) NHS
3 10 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.20%) Data Centre
4 8 (8.16%) Visualisation
5 4 (4.08%) Replication
6 3 (3.06%) Fat Client
6 3 (3.06%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.02%) Celerra
8 1 (1.02%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.02%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 66 (67.35%) Windows
2 35 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (34.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (32.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (19.39%) Linux
6 13 (13.27%) Ubuntu
6 13 (13.27%) CentOS
7 5 (5.10%) SUSE
7 5 (5.10%) UNIX
7 5 (5.10%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.06%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.06%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (2.04%) Debian
10 1 (1.02%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.02%) Solaris
10 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.59%) ITIL
2 14 (14.29%) Service Management
3 13 (13.27%) Workflow
4 11 (11.22%) Migration
4 11 (11.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (11.22%) PRINCE2
4 11 (11.22%) Project Management
4 11 (11.22%) Server Building
5 10 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (6.12%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.12%) Change Management
8 5 (5.10%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.10%) Performance Management
8 5 (5.10%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.06%) Time Management
9 3 (3.06%) CRM
10 2 (2.04%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.04%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (2.04%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.45%) SQL
2 8 (8.16%) Python
3 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.04%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.04%) Perl
5 1 (1.02%) Korn
5 1 (1.02%) VBScript
5 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.10%) MCSE
3 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.04%) MCITP
4 2 (2.04%) Degree
5 1 (1.02%) MCTS
5 1 (1.02%) RHCE
5 1 (1.02%) CCA
5 1 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (53.06%) Active Directory
3 9 (9.18%) XenApp
4 8 (8.16%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.16%) VMware ESX
5 7 (7.14%) vSphere
5 7 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.06%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.04%) DFS Replication
7 2 (2.04%) NFS
7 2 (2.04%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.04%) Samba
8 1 (1.02%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.02%) Xen
8 1 (1.02%) Postfix
8 1 (1.02%) vCloud
8 1 (1.02%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) Tivoli
1 4 (4.08%) SCCM
2 3 (3.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (3.06%) HP SIM
2 3 (3.06%) WSUS
3 1 (1.02%) Puppet
3 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.02%) SCOM
3 1 (1.02%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 98 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (47.96%) Microsoft
3 21 (21.43%) Cisco
4 17 (17.35%) Citrix
5 12 (12.24%) NetApp
5 12 (12.24%) HP
6 11 (11.22%) EMC
6 11 (11.22%) Splunk
7 9 (9.18%) Red Hat
8 5 (5.10%) IBM
8 5 (5.10%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.06%) Isilon
9 3 (3.06%) Oracle
10 2 (2.04%) Mitel
10 2 (2.04%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.04%) IronPort
10 2 (2.04%) Dell
10 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.04%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.04%) SolarWinds