The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Workstation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Workstation over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Workstation
Rank 73 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% - -
As % of the System Software category 2.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £295 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.53 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-9.88% -5.60%
VMware Workstation
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
126 136 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.79% 15.53% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 70 56
Average daily rate £338 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £139 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 16
Average hourly rate £55.55 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.87% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £13.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.39 £55.65 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

VMware Workstation
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

VMware Workstation Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VMware Workstation
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

VMware Workstation Daily Rate Trend in Reading

VMware Workstation
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

VMware Workstation Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 2 (50.00%) AWK
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) HNC
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) XenServer
3 2 (50.00%) sed
3 2 (50.00%) RHCSA
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Support
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) AWK
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) sed
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) HNC
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Dell