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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Workstation
Rank 565 561 532
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -29
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 20 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.030% 0.024%
As % of the System Software category 0.39% 0.31% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 5
Average daily rate
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£225 £278 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +0.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £198 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -28.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 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
5187 4838 4635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.05% 9.79% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3033 2702 2372
Average daily rate £353 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 582 600
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.38 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £27.90 £32.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 3 August 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 +5 10 £225 -
South East -21 4 - - 2
North West - 4 - -
London -17 1 - - 5
East of England - 1 - -
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VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 22 (62.86%) Windows 7
6 20 (57.14%) MS Excel
7 19 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (42.86%) SQL
9 13 (37.14%) Windows XP
9 13 (37.14%) ITIL
9 13 (37.14%) McAfee
10 12 (34.29%) VBScript
10 12 (34.29%) VB
11 11 (31.43%) T-SQL
11 11 (31.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 8 (22.86%) SCCM
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%) DNS
13 7 (20.00%) DHCP
13 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (20.00%) Release Management
14 6 (17.14%) Fat Client
14 6 (17.14%) Thin Client
14 6 (17.14%) Terminal Services

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) WAN
2 7 (20.00%) LAN
2 7 (20.00%) DHCP
2 7 (20.00%) DNS
2 7 (20.00%) SAN
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) 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 10 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (20.00%) Administrator
3 7 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Desktop 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%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.71%) C# .NET 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%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) Windows 7
3 13 (37.14%) Windows XP
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.57%) Linux
7 2 (5.71%) Solaris
8 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (5.71%) Web Development
3 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
3 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
3 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
3 2 (5.71%) SDLC
3 2 (5.71%) API Integration
4 1 (2.86%) Office Automation
4 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.86%) Software Distribution
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.86%) Software Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) Security Hardening
4 1 (2.86%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (2.86%) Change Control
4 1 (2.86%) Test Strategy
4 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) VBScript
2 12 (34.29%) VB
3 11 (31.43%) 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 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) MCSE
7 1 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 26 (74.29%) Active Directory
2 19 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.14%) Terminal Services
4 4 (11.43%) vSphere
5 2 (5.71%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (22.86%) SCCM
3 2 (5.71%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.86%) WSUS
4 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.86%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 13 (37.14%) 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%) 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
7 1 (2.86%) MobileIron