The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Workstation
Rank 397 405 390
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 4 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.008% 0.080%
As % of the System Software category 0.19% 0.10% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £275 £200
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 - £16.50
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2075 1910 2100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.80% 7.88% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1136 1161
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 160 205
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.97 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +4.41%
VMware Workstation
England

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
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 Workstation within the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 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 3 £400 +17.64%
Wembley - - - -
VMware Workstation
England

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) MSI
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Altiris
5 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) Dell
5 2 (28.57%) EMC
5 2 (28.57%) VBScript
5 2 (28.57%) VB
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) NetApp
5 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 2 (28.57%) NAS
5 2 (28.57%) XenApp

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MSI
2 1 (14.29%) AdminStudio
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (14.29%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Packager
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Sales Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) MSI Packager
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
1 2 (28.57%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Altiris
4 2 (28.57%) Dell
4 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 2 (28.57%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Sophos
5 1 (14.29%) Lotus
5 1 (14.29%) CA
5 1 (14.29%) CommVault
5 1 (14.29%) Reuters
5 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) LANDesk