The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Workstation
Rank 272 249 232
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -17
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.050% 0.043% 0.023%
As % of the System Software category 0.43% 0.37% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
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- £173 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £173 £275
% change year-on-year
+44.92% -37.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 -
% change year-on-year
-5.13% -
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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
1174 1082 1089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.68% 11.65% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 554 540
Average daily rate £340 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 136 130
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.88 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £36.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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
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 1 September 2015. 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 - 4 - -
Hampshire -1 1 - -
VMware Workstation
England

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Symantec
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
5 2 (28.57%) NAS
5 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
5 2 (28.57%) Clustering
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Release Management
5 2 (28.57%) NetApp
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Solaris
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) PCoIP
6 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Security Hardening
6 1 (14.29%) Office Automation

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) NAS
2 2 (28.57%) PCoIP
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
1 1 (14.29%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) Solaris
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Release Management
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Security Hardening
2 1 (14.29%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) vMotion
2 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Lotus
4 1 (14.29%) Borland
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) Fujitsu
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco