The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Server over the 3 months to 18 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 South East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Server
Rank 245 230 240
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 5 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.084% 0.075%
As % of the System Software category 0.46% 0.73% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate £225 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.18% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £218 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £394 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £385 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £13.50
System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1093 965 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.28% 11.53% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 453 361
Average daily rate £325 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 176 117
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £32.50
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 the South East

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

VMware Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VMware Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

VMware Server Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VMware Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Server across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VMware Server Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VMware Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

VMware Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VMware Server
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 18 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
Berkshire -9 1 £400 +122.22%
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 4
Kent - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
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VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) VMware ESX
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) EMC
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Korn
3 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
3 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) Solaris
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
3 5 (35.71%) VB
3 5 (35.71%) Perl
3 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 5 (35.71%) Internet
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 4 (28.57%) Samba
4 4 (28.57%) Network Design
4 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (28.57%) SAS
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) SMTP
4 4 (28.57%) NFS

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) SAS
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) Internet
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) SMTP
3 4 (28.57%) SNMP
3 4 (28.57%) iSCSI
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 3 (21.43%) SAN
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) NAS
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP
6 1 (7.14%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX Developer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Server Support
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Solaris
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
1 4 (28.57%) Network Design
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Korn
1 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
1 5 (35.71%) VB
1 5 (35.71%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (28.57%) CCA
1 4 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) VMware ESX
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Samba
2 4 (28.57%) NFS
2 4 (28.57%) Xen
3 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) EMC
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Juniper
4 4 (28.57%) Veeam
4 4 (28.57%) WatchGuard
5 3 (21.43%) Egenera
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) NetApp
6 2 (14.29%) Lotus
6 2 (14.29%) Fujitsu
7 1 (7.14%) Adobe
7 1 (7.14%) Dell
7 1 (7.14%) Remedy