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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Server
Rank 399 402 397
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 14 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.048% 0.022%
As % of the System Software category 0.68% 0.53% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 3
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£275 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-25.71% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - -
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
2050 2244 1836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.61% 9.02% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1328 1405 1081
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 134 183
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £24.90 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +28 7 £275 -54.16% 1
Hayes - - - -
VMware Server
England

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (93.33%) Windows
3 25 (83.33%) Active Directory
4 23 (76.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (63.33%) SAN
7 16 (53.33%) MS Exchange
8 14 (46.67%) HP
9 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (33.33%) NAS
10 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 10 (33.33%) WAN
11 9 (30.00%) IBM
11 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
11 9 (30.00%) Citrix
11 9 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 9 (30.00%) XenApp
11 9 (30.00%) vSphere
11 9 (30.00%) 3PAR
11 9 (30.00%) Finance
12 8 (26.67%) Mitel
12 8 (26.67%) Thin Client
12 8 (26.67%) Fat Client
12 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (26.67%) DFS Replication
12 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (26.67%) VoIP
13 7 (23.33%) Cisco

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 16 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) SAN
2 10 (33.33%) NAS
2 10 (33.33%) WAN
3 8 (26.67%) VoIP
4 7 (23.33%) VLAN
5 6 (20.00%) WLAN
6 5 (16.67%) DHCP
6 5 (16.67%) Kerberos
6 5 (16.67%) SNMP
6 5 (16.67%) DNS
6 5 (16.67%) LDAP
7 4 (13.33%) LAN
8 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (6.67%) Junos
9 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Legal
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Analyst
1 12 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Storage Administrator
2 9 (30.00%) Server Administrator
3 6 (20.00%) Server Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Administrator
4 5 (16.67%) HP Storage Administrator
4 5 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) SAN Administrator
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Server Support
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Support
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (26.67%) Thin Client
2 8 (26.67%) Fat Client
3 6 (20.00%) Replication
4 5 (16.67%) Blackberry
4 5 (16.67%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 28 (93.33%) Windows
2 23 (76.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.67%) Android
6 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (6.67%) Service Management
2 2 (6.67%) Change Management
2 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL
2 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.33%) Perl
2 4 (13.33%) VBScript
2 4 (13.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) MCSE
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CCA
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.33%) RHCSA
3 1 (3.33%) VTSP
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (6.67%) SLA
3 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (30.00%) XenApp
3 9 (30.00%) vSphere
4 8 (26.67%) DFS Replication
5 6 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 3 (10.00%) VMware ESX
8 1 (3.33%) NFS
8 1 (3.33%) KVM
8 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Tivoli
3 4 (13.33%) SCCM
3 4 (13.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (46.67%) HP
3 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (30.00%) IBM
4 9 (30.00%) Citrix
4 9 (30.00%) 3PAR
5 8 (26.67%) Mitel
6 7 (23.33%) Cisco
7 6 (20.00%) Riverbed
7 6 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 6 (20.00%) NetApp
8 5 (16.67%) Veeam
9 4 (13.33%) Reuters
9 4 (13.33%) Bloomberg
10 2 (6.67%) EMC
11 1 (3.33%) Oracle
11 1 (3.33%) Hitachi