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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Server
Rank 396 405 390
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 12 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.034% 0.036%
As % of the System Software category 0.62% 0.42% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 4
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£475 £270 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.92% -27.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £169 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
-25.71% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £110.00 £34.25 -
% change year-on-year
+221.16% -
VMware Server
England

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
1923 1914 1752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.63% 8.10% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1294 1171 1064
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 143 154
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.32 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -8.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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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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 11 £475 +75.92% 1
VMware Server
England

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (91.67%) Windows
3 20 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
4 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (62.50%) SAN
7 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
8 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
9 10 (41.67%) Cisco
9 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (37.50%) Clustering
11 8 (33.33%) HP
11 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (33.33%) MCSE
11 8 (33.33%) ITIL
11 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
12 7 (29.17%) Citrix
12 7 (29.17%) IBM
12 7 (29.17%) vSphere
12 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
12 7 (29.17%) NAS
12 7 (29.17%) XenApp
12 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (25.00%) VLAN
13 6 (25.00%) 3PAR
13 6 (25.00%) Ethernet
13 6 (25.00%) DNS
13 6 (25.00%) NetApp

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) Lync
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) SAN
2 7 (29.17%) NAS
3 6 (25.00%) VLAN
3 6 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 6 (25.00%) DNS
3 6 (25.00%) LAN
3 6 (25.00%) WLAN
3 6 (25.00%) WAN
4 4 (16.67%) Kerberos
4 4 (16.67%) SNMP
4 4 (16.67%) DHCP
4 4 (16.67%) LDAP
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (8.33%) Junos
6 1 (4.17%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (12.50%) Law
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Server Administrator
1 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) SAN Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Administrator
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Clustering
2 5 (20.83%) Thin Client
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Fat Client
3 4 (16.67%) Replication
4 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.33%) Android
6 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.33%) Validation
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) VBScript
2 2 (8.33%) VBA
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (33.33%) MCSE
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
3 7 (29.17%) vSphere
3 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
3 7 (29.17%) XenApp
4 4 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (16.67%) DFS Replication
5 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.17%) UAG
6 1 (4.17%) vCloud
6 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (16.67%) HP SIM
2 4 (16.67%) Tivoli
3 3 (12.50%) SCCM
4 2 (8.33%) SCVMM
5 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.17%) Puppet
5 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) Cisco
4 8 (33.33%) HP
5 7 (29.17%) Citrix
5 7 (29.17%) IBM
6 6 (25.00%) 3PAR
6 6 (25.00%) NetApp
7 2 (8.33%) Reuters
7 2 (8.33%) Bloomberg
8 1 (4.17%) Symantec
8 1 (4.17%) EMC
8 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds