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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Workstation
Rank 547 541 520
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 15 13 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.028% 0.079%
As % of the System Software category 0.31% 0.28% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 19
Average daily rate
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£278 £275 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £275 £200
% change year-on-year
-28.18% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.06 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 - £16.50
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4784 4626 4465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.70% 9.92% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2661 2363 2159
Average daily rate £325 £348 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 579 600 617
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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
South East -8 6 £173 - 1
London -2 4 £400 +14.28% 3
South West -35 4 - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - -
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VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (95.83%) Windows
3 17 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
6 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
7 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
8 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
9 7 (29.17%) Citrix
10 6 (25.00%) VBScript
10 6 (25.00%) VB
10 6 (25.00%) MSI
11 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (20.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (20.83%) MS Office
11 5 (20.83%) DNS
11 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
11 5 (20.83%) Migration
12 4 (16.67%) Windows Vista
12 4 (16.67%) XenApp
12 4 (16.67%) vSphere
12 4 (16.67%) Cisco
12 4 (16.67%) DHCP
12 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 4 (16.67%) HP
12 4 (16.67%) SQL
12 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
12 4 (16.67%) McAfee
13 3 (12.50%) Oracle

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.17%) Moodle
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) DHCP
2 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) LAN
3 3 (12.50%) VoIP
3 3 (12.50%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) VPN
4 2 (8.33%) SAN
4 2 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (8.33%) NAS
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MSI
2 1 (4.17%) AdminStudio
2 1 (4.17%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) French Language
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Technician
3 2 (8.33%) Server Support
3 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
3 2 (8.33%) Applications Packager
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (4.17%) Sales Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Wintel Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
1 1 (4.17%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) iPhone
2 1 (4.17%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 8 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Vista
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
8 1 (4.17%) UNIX
8 1 (4.17%) CentOS
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.17%) Android
8 1 (4.17%) AIX
8 1 (4.17%) Solaris
8 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Validation
3 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) VBScript
1 6 (25.00%) VB
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) CCNA
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.67%) XenApp
3 4 (16.67%) vSphere
4 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.17%) Sendmail
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (12.50%) SCCM
3 2 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (8.33%) ARCserve
4 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco
4 4 (16.67%) HP
4 4 (16.67%) McAfee
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle
5 3 (12.50%) Altiris
5 3 (12.50%) Computacenter
6 2 (8.33%) NetApp
6 2 (8.33%) Dell
6 2 (8.33%) EMC
6 2 (8.33%) Symantec
6 2 (8.33%) Veeam
7 1 (4.17%) Sophos
7 1 (4.17%) CA
7 1 (4.17%) CommVault
7 1 (4.17%) Lotus
7 1 (4.17%) Apple
7 1 (4.17%) Reuters