The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Server over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Server
Rank 401 420 390
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -30
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 19 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.056% 0.062%
As % of the System Software category 0.84% 0.66% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 12
Average daily rate
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£385 £300 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -21.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £275 £324
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -15.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £29.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-43.96% -17.73%
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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 London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2271 2135 1991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.27% 8.49% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1446 1319 1146
Average daily rate £388 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 151 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

VMware Server
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Server across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Server Jobs Demand Trend in London

VMware Server
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Server across the London region.

VMware Server Daily Rate Trend in London

VMware Server
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Server across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

VMware Server Daily Rate Histogram in London

VMware Server
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Server across the London region.

VMware Server Hourly Rate Trend in London

VMware Server
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Server within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
City of London +26 6 £400 +39.13% 2
Hayes - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
VMware Server
England

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VMware Server 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 Server.

1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (89.29%) Windows
3 23 (82.14%) Active Directory
3 23 (82.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (50.00%) SAN
5 14 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 13 (46.43%) HP
7 10 (35.71%) Citrix
7 10 (35.71%) Finance
7 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (32.14%) vSphere
8 9 (32.14%) XenApp
8 9 (32.14%) 3PAR
8 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (32.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 9 (32.14%) IBM
9 7 (25.00%) MCSE
9 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (25.00%) Thin Client
9 7 (25.00%) Fat Client
10 6 (21.43%) Replication
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 5 (17.86%) Cisco
11 5 (17.86%) WAN
11 5 (17.86%) Tivoli
11 5 (17.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (17.86%) VLAN
11 5 (17.86%) Clustering

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing VMware Server 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 Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (17.86%) WAN
2 5 (17.86%) VLAN
2 5 (17.86%) NAS
3 4 (14.29%) VoIP
3 4 (14.29%) WLAN
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.57%) SNMP
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Storage Administrator
1 9 (32.14%) Server Administrator
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) SAN Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) HP Storage Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Server Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Server Support
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Support
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 7 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 6 (21.43%) Replication
4 5 (17.86%) Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.57%) FMCG
5 1 (3.57%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
1 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
3 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.57%) People Management
3 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.14%) VBScript
2 2 (7.14%) VBA
2 2 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) MCSE
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) MCP
2 3 (10.71%) MCITP
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) CCA
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.57%) MCSA
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.57%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (82.14%) Active Directory
1 23 (82.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (32.14%) vSphere
2 9 (32.14%) XenApp
3 4 (14.29%) DFS Replication
4 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
4 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.57%) NFS
6 1 (3.57%) KVM
6 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Tivoli
3 2 (7.14%) SCCM
3 2 (7.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (46.43%) HP
3 10 (35.71%) Citrix
4 9 (32.14%) 3PAR
4 9 (32.14%) IBM
5 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.86%) Cisco
6 5 (17.86%) Veeam
7 4 (14.29%) Riverbed
7 4 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 4 (14.29%) Mitel
7 4 (14.29%) NetApp
8 2 (7.14%) Reuters
8 2 (7.14%) Bloomberg
8 2 (7.14%) EMC
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle
9 1 (3.57%) Hitachi