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 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 237 262 240
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -22
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.010% 0.035%
As % of the System Software category 0.91% 0.084% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate £305 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.53 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-9.88% -5.60%
VMware Workstation
England

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
988 1189 1034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.54% 12.46% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 591 465
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 121 140
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 £285 -
Hampshire - 4 £388 -
Surrey - 1 - -
VMware Workstation
England

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) VMware ESX
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (54.55%) SAN
5 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (45.45%) Unix
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco
7 4 (36.36%) ITIL
7 4 (36.36%) Internet
7 4 (36.36%) Symantec
7 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
7 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
7 4 (36.36%) Backup Exec
7 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
7 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
7 4 (36.36%) WSUS
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
8 3 (27.27%) Time Management
8 3 (27.27%) Linux
9 2 (18.18%) MCSE
9 2 (18.18%) Python
9 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
9 2 (18.18%) HNC
9 2 (18.18%) IIS
9 2 (18.18%) MS Office
9 2 (18.18%) Perl
9 2 (18.18%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 1 (9.09%) NAS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Support
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Wintel Support
3 2 (18.18%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Fat Client
1 2 (18.18%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (45.45%) Unix
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Solaris
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Security Hardening
4 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) AWK
1 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) Python
1 2 (18.18%) sed
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) HNC
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) RHCSA
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) VMware ESX
3 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) XenServer
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (9.09%) NFS
5 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Backup Exec
1 4 (36.36%) WSUS
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
3 4 (36.36%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) Remedy
5 1 (9.09%) Altiris
5 1 (9.09%) Apple
5 1 (9.09%) Becrypt
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Fujitsu
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Siebel