The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Workstation
Rank 581 477 557
Rank change year-on-year
-104 +80
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 9 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.060% 0.036%
As % of the System Software category 0.19% 0.64% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 12
Average daily rate £238 £340 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.14% +2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £214 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £368 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
-15.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £30.92 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.13 -
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4826 4033 4364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.40% 9.36% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2493 1988 2160
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 583 600 543
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.72 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware Workstation
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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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -23 3 £284 +0.44% 2
London -30 3 £325 -4.41% 6
North West - 2 - -
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VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (85.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (40.00%) DNS
6 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (40.00%) Windows XP
6 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (35.00%) DHCP
7 7 (35.00%) MS Office
8 6 (30.00%) MCSE
8 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (30.00%) HP
8 6 (30.00%) Citrix
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (30.00%) vSphere
9 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 5 (25.00%) MCSA
9 5 (25.00%) Windows Vista
10 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
10 4 (20.00%) Migration
10 4 (20.00%) ITIL
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle
10 4 (20.00%) SQL Server

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) IIS
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (10.00%) Apache
4 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Office
2 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) DNS
1 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (35.00%) DHCP
3 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (15.00%) VoIP
4 3 (15.00%) LDAP
5 2 (10.00%) VLAN
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) HTTP
5 2 (10.00%) Kerberos
5 2 (10.00%) SNMP
5 2 (10.00%) SSL
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) VPN
6 1 (5.00%) Firewall
6 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MSI
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) iPhone
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (40.00%) Windows XP
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Vista
6 3 (15.00%) Linux
7 2 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (5.00%) UNIX
8 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (15.00%) Validation
2 3 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Document Management
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) ERP
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) VBScript
2 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (10.00%) AppleScript
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) MCSE
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (25.00%) MCSA
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) MCP
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.00%) MCITP
6 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (30.00%) vSphere
4 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (15.00%) XenApp
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (10.00%) Samba
6 2 (10.00%) MetaFrame
7 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) WSUS
1 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) HP
3 6 (30.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (15.00%) Apple
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) Dell
6 2 (10.00%) EMC
6 2 (10.00%) NetApp
6 2 (10.00%) Sun
7 1 (5.00%) Lotus
7 1 (5.00%) Reuters
7 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
7 1 (5.00%) Symantec
7 1 (5.00%) Sophos
7 1 (5.00%) Altiris
7 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard
7 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL