The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Server
Rank 241 223 245
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 7 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.075% 0.10% 0.071%
As % of the System Software category 0.65% 0.83% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
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£375 £195 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -30.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £233 £256 £313
% change year-on-year
-9.26% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £29.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-56.89% -13.43%
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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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1073 1084 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.55% 12.39% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 538 384
Average daily rate £325 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 125 132
Average hourly rate £15.94 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £10.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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
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 29 August 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
Berkshire +9 4 £375 +108.33%
Hampshire -14 2 - -
Surrey -5 1 - - 1
Kent - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
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England

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) Citrix
4 6 (40.00%) LAN
4 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 6 (40.00%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) Migration
5 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (33.33%) iSCSI
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (26.67%) SAS
6 4 (26.67%) CCA
6 4 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Juniper
6 4 (26.67%) SAN
6 4 (26.67%) NetApp
6 4 (26.67%) Internet
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (26.67%) Network Design
6 4 (26.67%) WatchGuard
6 4 (26.67%) Veeam
6 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (20.00%) NAS
7 3 (20.00%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (26.67%) SAS
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) LAN
1 6 (40.00%) WAN
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (26.67%) SAN
3 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (20.00%) NAS
5 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Server Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Network Design
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Management
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (26.67%) CCA
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (6.67%) VTSP
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) NFS
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) XenServer
3 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.67%) KVM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) Citrix
4 4 (26.67%) Juniper
4 4 (26.67%) NetApp
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) WatchGuard
4 4 (26.67%) Veeam
5 3 (20.00%) EMC
6 2 (13.33%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle
7 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
7 1 (6.67%) Hitachi