The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Workstation 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 Workstation 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 Workstation
Rank 247 224 241
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +17
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 3 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.16% 0.066%
As % of the System Software category 0.27% 1.35% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate £284 £283 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.44% -16.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
-15.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.13 -
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 Workstation
England

VMware Workstation
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

VMware Workstation Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VMware Workstation
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 Workstation across the South East region.

VMware Workstation Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VMware Workstation
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

VMware Workstation Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VMware Workstation
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 Workstation across the South East region.

VMware Workstation Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VMware Workstation
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 Workstation 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
Hampshire +5 2 £440 +18.91%
Surrey - 1 £128 - 1
West Sussex - - - -
VMware Workstation
England

VMware Workstation
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 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (44.44%) MCSE
5 4 (44.44%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) MCSA
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
6 3 (33.33%) Validation
6 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (33.33%) vSphere
7 2 (22.22%) SaaS
7 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis

VMware Workstation
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 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VLAN
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) LDAP
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) Kerberos
1 2 (22.22%) SNMP
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MSI
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Officer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Validation
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Document Management
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MCSE
3 3 (33.33%) MCSA
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) MCP
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) Samba
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) WSUS
1 2 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Sun
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Apple
5 1 (11.11%) F5