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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Workstation
Rank 232 225 233
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 6 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.059% 0.061%
As % of the System Software category 0.59% 0.45% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£173 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £275 £200
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.13 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 - £16.50
System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1013 1115 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.04% 13.17% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 556 345
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 153 143
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.55 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £32.35 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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
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 25 July 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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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 +1 2 - - 1
Hampshire -15 2 £173 -
Surrey - - - -
VMware Workstation
England

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Vista
6 3 (33.33%) MS Office
6 3 (33.33%) vSphere
6 3 (33.33%) VoIP
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco
7 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (22.22%) ARCserve
7 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 2 (22.22%) MSI
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (22.22%) CCNA
7 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 2 (22.22%) HP
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (22.22%) XenApp
7 2 (22.22%) Veeam

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MSI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
1 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Server Support
1 2 (22.22%) Support Technician
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Technician
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Vista
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 2000
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) CentOS
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Validation
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
1 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (11.11%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (22.22%) ARCserve
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Veeam
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Apple