The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Workstation 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 Workstation over the 3 months to 1 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Workstation
Rank 566 563 515
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -48
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 14 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.018% 0.062%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 0.19% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 9
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£450 £238 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -28.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £134 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £406 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £150 £280
% change year-on-year
+125.00% -46.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.19 - £30.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 - £44.13
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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
4998 4739 4162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.87% 9.55% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2813 2482 2055
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £174 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 601 589 607
Average hourly rate £16.85 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.83 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%

VMware Workstation
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Workstation across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Workstation Jobs Demand Trend in England

VMware Workstation
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Workstation across the England region.

VMware Workstation Daily Rate Trend in England

VMware Workstation
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Workstation across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

VMware Workstation Daily Rate Histogram in England

VMware Workstation
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Workstation across the England region.

VMware Workstation Hourly Rate Trend in England

VMware Workstation
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 Workstation within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
South West - 7 £225 - 1
London -2 3 £600 +84.61% 1
North West -20 3 - -
South East -11 1 £450 +58.59% 1
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VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VMware Workstation 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 Workstation.

1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (85.37%) Windows
3 28 (68.29%) Microsoft
4 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
5 25 (60.98%) Windows 7
6 23 (56.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (46.34%) MS Excel
8 18 (43.90%) ITIL
8 18 (43.90%) SCCM
9 14 (34.15%) SQL
9 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (31.71%) Citrix
11 12 (29.27%) SAN
12 11 (26.83%) SharePoint
12 11 (26.83%) Service Delivery
13 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
13 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (24.39%) MCSE
13 10 (24.39%) MS Office
13 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
14 9 (21.95%) NetApp
14 9 (21.95%) Thin Client
14 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (21.95%) VBScript
14 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
14 9 (21.95%) Fat Client
15 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
15 8 (19.51%) MCP
15 8 (19.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 7 (17.07%) McAfee

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VMware Workstation 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 Workstation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (26.83%) SharePoint
2 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.44%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 19 (46.34%) MS Excel
2 10 (24.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.88%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) SAN
2 6 (14.63%) Firewall
2 6 (14.63%) DNS
3 5 (12.20%) LAN
3 5 (12.20%) WAN
3 5 (12.20%) NAS
4 4 (9.76%) DHCP
5 2 (4.88%) VPN
6 1 (2.44%) Junos
6 1 (2.44%) PCoIP
6 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Support Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Desktop Support
3 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (12.20%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Desktop Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support Technician
4 4 (9.76%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) IT Support
4 4 (9.76%) Senior IT Support
4 4 (9.76%) Desktop Technician
4 4 (9.76%) Support Technician
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Thin Client
1 9 (21.95%) Fat Client
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Replication
3 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (85.37%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Windows 7
3 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
5 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) ITIL
2 11 (26.83%) Service Delivery
3 7 (17.07%) Migration
4 5 (12.20%) Release Management
4 5 (12.20%) Investment Management
4 5 (12.20%) Service Management
4 5 (12.20%) Asset Management
5 4 (9.76%) Test Strategy
5 4 (9.76%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.76%) Change Management
5 4 (9.76%) ITSM
5 4 (9.76%) Validation
5 4 (9.76%) Requirements Engineering
5 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.88%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) VBScript
3 7 (17.07%) VB
3 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
4 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.88%) Perl
5 2 (4.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) MCSE
3 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
3 8 (19.51%) MCP
4 4 (9.76%) MCITP
4 4 (9.76%) Degree
4 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.44%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
2 23 (56.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.07%) VMware ESX
4 5 (12.20%) vSphere
5 4 (9.76%) XenDesktop
5 4 (9.76%) Terminal Services
6 3 (7.32%) VMware Server
7 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (2.44%) UAG
8 1 (2.44%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 18 (43.90%) SCCM
2 8 (19.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (4.88%) SCOM
4 2 (4.88%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.44%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.44%) MOM
5 1 (2.44%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.44%) WSUS
5 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (68.29%) Microsoft
3 13 (31.71%) Citrix
4 9 (21.95%) NetApp
5 7 (17.07%) McAfee
5 7 (17.07%) HP
6 6 (14.63%) Reuters
6 6 (14.63%) Bloomberg
7 5 (12.20%) EMC
7 5 (12.20%) AppSense
8 4 (9.76%) Polycom
8 4 (9.76%) Cisco
8 4 (9.76%) Remedy
8 4 (9.76%) Apple
9 2 (4.88%) IBM
9 2 (4.88%) Juniper
10 1 (2.44%) Becrypt
10 1 (2.44%) Intel
10 1 (2.44%) Veritas
10 1 (2.44%) Lotus