The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 London 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Server
Rank 386 373 415
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +42
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 7 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.037% 0.025%
As % of the System Software category 0.37% 0.47% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Average daily rate £275 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.67% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £320 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £401 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £385 £288
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +33.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 - £13.50
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1884 1698 2063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.06% 7.85% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1160 1038 1211
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 150 162
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £32.50 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware Server
England

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 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 3 £270 -30.54% 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Bromley - - - -
VMware Server
England

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) Citrix
5 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
7 5 (29.41%) HP
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
9 3 (17.65%) IBM
9 3 (17.65%) EMC
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (17.65%) Lotus
9 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
9 3 (17.65%) MS Office
9 3 (17.65%) MCP
9 3 (17.65%) IBM Notes
9 3 (17.65%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (17.65%) MCSE
9 3 (17.65%) XenApp
9 3 (17.65%) MCITP
9 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
9 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
10 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (11.76%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
10 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
10 2 (11.76%) Oracle Fusion

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) IBM Notes
2 3 (17.65%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Services Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) NHS
1 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) CMDB
1 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
4 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Migration
1 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
2 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
2 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.88%) SOA
2 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (17.65%) MCITP
1 3 (17.65%) MCP
1 3 (17.65%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 3 (17.65%) IBM
5 3 (17.65%) EMC
5 3 (17.65%) Lotus
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 1 (5.88%) Symantec
7 1 (5.88%) Sophos
7 1 (5.88%) Wyse
7 1 (5.88%) Intel
7 1 (5.88%) BMC
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.88%) Compaq
7 1 (5.88%) Dell