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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Server
Rank 541 535 512
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -23
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 48 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.051% 0.049%
As % of the System Software category 0.96% 0.49% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 12
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£275 £356 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.80% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £623 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £330 £425
% change year-on-year
-21.21% -22.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
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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
5000 4864 4223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.91% 10.30% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2786 2559 1989
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 599 738
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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
London +22 17 £375 - 3
Yorkshire -3 7 £275 -26.66% 1
South East -22 6 £318 +4.95% 1
West Midlands -12 4 £225 - 1
North West - 1 £260 - 2
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
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VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 80 (100.00%) VMware
2 69 (86.25%) Windows
3 56 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (65.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 51 (63.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (58.75%) Active Directory
7 45 (56.25%) SAN
8 33 (41.25%) MS Exchange
9 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 25 (31.25%) NAS
10 21 (26.25%) Citrix
10 21 (26.25%) DNS
11 20 (25.00%) VLAN
12 19 (23.75%) DHCP
13 18 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (21.25%) XenApp
15 16 (20.00%) HP
16 15 (18.75%) MS Office
16 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
17 14 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2007
17 14 (17.50%) NetApp
17 14 (17.50%) Blackberry
18 13 (16.25%) SCCM
18 13 (16.25%) SC Cleared
18 13 (16.25%) vSphere
19 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (15.00%) Linux
20 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
20 11 (13.75%) WLAN
20 11 (13.75%) WAN

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 33 (41.25%) MS Exchange
2 18 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (8.75%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (18.75%) MS Office
2 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) IaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (56.25%) SAN
2 25 (31.25%) NAS
3 21 (26.25%) DNS
4 20 (25.00%) VLAN
5 19 (23.75%) DHCP
6 11 (13.75%) WLAN
6 11 (13.75%) WAN
7 8 (10.00%) LDAP
7 8 (10.00%) Kerberos
7 8 (10.00%) SNMP
7 8 (10.00%) VoIP
8 7 (8.75%) Firewall
9 6 (7.50%) LAN
10 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
11 4 (5.00%) iSCSI
12 3 (3.75%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (2.50%) VPN
13 2 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (2.50%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (11.25%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Law
3 3 (3.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Support Engineer
2 15 (18.75%) Analyst
3 14 (17.50%) Server Engineer
4 13 (16.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (16.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 12 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (13.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (13.75%) VMware Engineer
7 9 (11.25%) Storage Administrator
7 9 (11.25%) Server Administrator
8 7 (8.75%) Support Analyst
9 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 6 (7.50%) Server Analyst
10 5 (6.25%) Build Engineer
10 5 (6.25%) HP Storage Administrator
10 5 (6.25%) Administrator
10 5 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
10 5 (6.25%) SAN Administrator
11 4 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
11 4 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) Flash
1 1 (1.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Blackberry
2 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.25%) Clustering
4 8 (10.00%) Thin Client
4 8 (10.00%) PDA
4 8 (10.00%) Fat Client
5 6 (7.50%) Replication
6 2 (2.50%) iPhone
7 1 (1.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 69 (86.25%) Windows
2 52 (65.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 51 (63.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (15.00%) Linux
5 9 (11.25%) Windows XP
6 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.50%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.25%) Android
8 5 (6.25%) Ubuntu
9 4 (5.00%) CentOS
10 2 (2.50%) UNIX
11 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.25%) Solaris
11 1 (1.25%) Debian
11 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Management
1 7 (8.75%) Service Management
2 5 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
2 5 (6.25%) Workflow
3 4 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (5.00%) ITIL
3 4 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (3.75%) Time Management
4 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.75%) Change Management
5 2 (2.50%) Performance Management
5 2 (2.50%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.50%) ITIL V3
5 2 (2.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.25%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (1.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.25%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) PowerShell
1 7 (8.75%) SQL
2 5 (6.25%) VBScript
2 5 (6.25%) VBA
3 4 (5.00%) Perl
3 4 (5.00%) Python
4 2 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.25%) MCSE
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.50%) VTSP
5 1 (1.25%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.25%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) MCP
5 1 (1.25%) HND
5 1 (1.25%) MCSA
5 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.25%) CCA
5 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.75%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (58.75%) Active Directory
3 17 (21.25%) XenApp
4 13 (16.25%) vSphere
5 11 (13.75%) Hyper-V
5 11 (13.75%) DFS Replication
6 10 (12.50%) XenServer
7 9 (11.25%) VMware ESX
8 8 (10.00%) XenDesktop
9 7 (8.75%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (7.50%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (2.50%) NFS
11 2 (2.50%) KVM
12 1 (1.25%) UAG
12 1 (1.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (16.25%) SCCM
2 9 (11.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (6.25%) Tivoli
4 4 (5.00%) SCVMM
5 3 (3.75%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 80 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 21 (26.25%) Citrix
4 16 (20.00%) HP
5 14 (17.50%) NetApp
6 11 (13.75%) Cisco
7 10 (12.50%) 3PAR
7 10 (12.50%) IBM
8 8 (10.00%) Dell
8 8 (10.00%) Veeam
9 7 (8.75%) SolarWinds
9 7 (8.75%) Mitel
10 5 (6.25%) Riverbed
11 4 (5.00%) Reuters
11 4 (5.00%) Bloomberg
11 4 (5.00%) Symantec
11 4 (5.00%) Juniper
11 4 (5.00%) Splunk
12 3 (3.75%) Oracle
12 3 (3.75%) EMC
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