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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Workstation
Rank 571 556 557
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 20 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.056% 0.018%
As % of the System Software category 0.43% 0.55% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 2
Average daily rate £295 £450 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.53 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.59% -5.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.53 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-9.88% -5.60%
VMware Workstation
UK

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
4652 4746 4396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.84% 10.19% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2814 2593 2250
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 570 517
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.91 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £30.12 £32.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 East +20 9 £305 -12.85% 2
London -5 9 £263 -47.50% 3
South West -3 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £215 -
VMware Workstation
UK

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (86.21%) Windows
3 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
4 20 (68.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
6 12 (41.38%) Citrix
6 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
7 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (34.48%) DNS
7 10 (34.48%) MS Office
7 10 (34.48%) PowerShell
8 9 (31.03%) HP
8 9 (31.03%) Intel Security
9 8 (27.59%) ITIL
9 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
9 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
9 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (27.59%) SCCM
9 8 (27.59%) VMware ESX
10 7 (24.14%) Unix
10 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
10 7 (24.14%) Dell
10 7 (24.14%) SAN
11 6 (20.69%) DHCP
11 6 (20.69%) WSUS
11 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
11 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
12 5 (17.24%) Polycom
12 5 (17.24%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (17.24%) Xen

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (17.24%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Office
2 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) DNS
2 7 (24.14%) SAN
3 6 (20.69%) DHCP
4 5 (17.24%) Skype
4 5 (17.24%) WebEx
5 4 (13.79%) Internet
6 3 (10.34%) LAN
6 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.90%) BIG-IP
7 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
7 2 (6.90%) NAS
7 2 (6.90%) SNMP
7 2 (6.90%) VoIP
7 2 (6.90%) WAN
8 1 (3.45%) VLAN
8 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (13.79%) Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Support
5 2 (6.90%) Server Support
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
1 5 (17.24%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.90%) IVR
3 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows Server
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (24.14%) Unix
6 5 (17.24%) Linux
7 4 (13.79%) Solaris
7 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
9 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
10 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
10 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
10 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Change Control
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Server Building
4 3 (10.34%) Time Management
5 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.90%) SIEM
5 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) ITSM
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.45%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Service Management
6 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) AWK
3 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
3 2 (6.90%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) sed
3 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.45%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) MCSE
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.90%) CCNA
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) HNC
3 2 (6.90%) RHCSA
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.45%) MCP
4 1 (3.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 20 (68.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (27.59%) VMware ESX
4 5 (17.24%) Xen
5 3 (10.34%) XenApp
6 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.90%) XenServer
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (3.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) SCCM
2 6 (20.69%) WSUS
3 4 (13.79%) Backup Exec
4 2 (6.90%) Puppet
5 1 (3.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 12 (41.38%) Citrix
4 9 (31.03%) HP
4 9 (31.03%) Intel Security
5 7 (24.14%) Dell
6 5 (17.24%) Bloomberg
6 5 (17.24%) Cisco
6 5 (17.24%) Polycom
6 5 (17.24%) Remedy
6 5 (17.24%) Reuters
6 5 (17.24%) Symantec
7 3 (10.34%) IBM
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle
8 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.90%) Sun
9 1 (3.45%) Altiris
9 1 (3.45%) Apple
9 1 (3.45%) Google
9 1 (3.45%) TOWER Software