The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Workstation 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 Workstation over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Workstation
Rank 397 413 403
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.021% 0.023%
As % of the System Software category 0.15% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£600 £400 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +15.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £139 £275
% change year-on-year
+184.68% -49.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.13 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.86% -45.63%
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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
2053 1965 1676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.08% 8.41% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 1244 994
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 152 148
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -3.12%

VMware Workstation
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VMware Workstation Jobs Demand Trend in London

VMware Workstation
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VMware Workstation Daily Rate Trend in London

VMware Workstation
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

VMware Workstation Hourly Rate Trend in London

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (72.73%) Windows
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (50.00%) SCCM
4 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (45.45%) MCSE
6 9 (40.91%) ITIL
6 9 (40.91%) NetApp
6 9 (40.91%) Citrix
7 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
7 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
8 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
8 7 (31.82%) SAN
8 7 (31.82%) Finance
8 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
8 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
9 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
9 6 (27.27%) VMware ESX
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (22.73%) vSphere
10 5 (22.73%) Office 365
10 5 (22.73%) Investment Management
10 5 (22.73%) Application Packaging
10 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (22.73%) AppSense
10 5 (22.73%) Migration

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.55%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) SAN
2 5 (22.73%) Firewall
3 4 (18.18%) NAS
4 2 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Support Technician
1 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support
1 4 (18.18%) Senior Support Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support Technician
1 4 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Senior IT Support
1 4 (18.18%) Desktop Technician
1 4 (18.18%) IT Support
2 3 (13.64%) Tester
3 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Designer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Thin Client
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (18.18%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 5 (22.73%) Investment Management
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Asset Management
4 4 (18.18%) ITSM
4 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 4 (18.18%) Validation
4 4 (18.18%) Service Management
4 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 4 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (18.18%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.55%) Security Hardening
6 1 (4.55%) Software Distribution
6 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.55%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (45.45%) MCSE
2 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) MCP
4 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) MCITP
4 4 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (27.27%) VMware ESX
3 5 (22.73%) vSphere
4 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
5 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) NetApp
3 9 (40.91%) Citrix
4 5 (22.73%) AppSense
4 5 (22.73%) EMC
5 4 (18.18%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) Apple
5 4 (18.18%) Reuters
5 4 (18.18%) Bloomberg
5 4 (18.18%) Remedy
5 4 (18.18%) Polycom
6 2 (9.09%) Juniper
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (4.55%) Lotus
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle