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 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Workstation
Rank 571 571 563
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 17 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.023% 0.012%
As % of the System Software category 0.32% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
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£225 £175 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £173 £275
% change year-on-year
+44.92% -37.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 -
% change year-on-year
-5.13% -
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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
5322 5021 4843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.90% 9.81% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3082 2826 2540
Average daily rate £365 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 611 579
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.84 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -6.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.85 £31.50 £33.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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
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 2 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
South West +4 9 - - 1
South East -19 5 - - 2
East of England +5 1 - -
London -10 1 £225 -32.83% 2
North West - 1 - -
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VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (97.14%) Windows
3 26 (74.29%) Active Directory
4 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
5 21 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (60.00%) Windows 7
6 18 (51.43%) MS Excel
7 15 (42.86%) SQL
8 12 (34.29%) Windows XP
8 12 (34.29%) ITIL
8 12 (34.29%) McAfee
9 11 (31.43%) VBScript
9 11 (31.43%) VB
10 10 (28.57%) T-SQL
10 10 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 9 (25.71%) SCCM
12 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (22.86%) DNS
12 8 (22.86%) DHCP
12 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (22.86%) WAN
13 7 (20.00%) LAN
13 7 (20.00%) MCP
13 7 (20.00%) MS Office
13 7 (20.00%) Citrix
13 7 (20.00%) SAN
13 7 (20.00%) Release Management
14 6 (17.14%) Fat Client
14 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (17.14%) Citrix Certification

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (51.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) WAN
1 8 (22.86%) DHCP
1 8 (22.86%) DNS
2 7 (20.00%) SAN
2 7 (20.00%) LAN
3 6 (17.14%) VPN
4 5 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (5.71%) NAS
5 2 (5.71%) PCoIP
5 2 (5.71%) Internet
5 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.86%) VoIP
6 1 (2.86%) SMTP
6 1 (2.86%) Wireless
6 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) StarTeam
2 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Support Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (20.00%) Administrator
4 6 (17.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Desktop Administrator
5 5 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
6 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Support
8 2 (5.71%) Developer
8 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Support Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Deployment Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) IT Support
9 1 (2.86%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
1 3 (8.57%) Middleware
2 2 (5.71%) Ajax
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) WCF
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
2 2 (5.71%) SOAP
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Thin Client
1 6 (17.14%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.71%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (34.29%) Windows XP
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.57%) Linux
8 2 (5.71%) UNIX
8 2 (5.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
3 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
3 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
3 2 (5.71%) Web Development
3 2 (5.71%) Security Hardening
3 2 (5.71%) SDLC
3 2 (5.71%) API Integration
4 1 (2.86%) Office Automation
4 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.86%) Software Distribution
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.86%) Software Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) Change Management
4 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 11 (31.43%) VBScript
2 11 (31.43%) VB
3 10 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.71%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) PHP
5 1 (2.86%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (20.00%) MCP
3 6 (17.14%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (17.14%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) MCSE
6 1 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 26 (74.29%) Active Directory
2 21 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.14%) Terminal Services
4 4 (11.43%) vSphere
5 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.71%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.86%) XenApp
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (25.71%) SCCM
3 2 (5.71%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.71%) WSUS
4 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.86%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.86%) vMotion
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (34.29%) McAfee
4 7 (20.00%) Citrix
5 4 (11.43%) HP
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco
5 4 (11.43%) Symantec
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle
6 2 (5.71%) Becrypt
6 2 (5.71%) IBM
6 2 (5.71%) NetApp
6 2 (5.71%) Lotus
7 1 (2.86%) Borland
7 1 (2.86%) Avaya
7 1 (2.86%) Websense
7 1 (2.86%) Toshiba
7 1 (2.86%) OpenText
7 1 (2.86%) Fujitsu
7 1 (2.86%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.86%) Veeam