The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Server over the 3 months to 23 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 West 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Server
Rank 137 125 145
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.085% 0.056%
As % of the System Software category 1.39% 0.80% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £288
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +28.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 - £13.50
System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
360 251 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.97% 10.70% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 115 131
Average daily rate £366 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £177 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 39 36
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -27.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £47.50 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
VMware Server
England

VMware Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

VMware Server Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VMware Server
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Server across the South West region.

VMware Server Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VMware Server
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Server across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

VMware Server Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

VMware Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Server across the South West region.

VMware Server Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Time Management
4 4 (57.14%) UNIX
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Symantec
5 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (42.86%) FalconStor
6 2 (28.57%) SCCM
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 1 (14.29%) LAN
7 1 (14.29%) DHCP
7 1 (14.29%) VPN
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) Adobe
7 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 1 (14.29%) HP
7 1 (14.29%) SAN
7 1 (14.29%) Acrobat
7 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 1 (14.29%) Internet
7 1 (14.29%) 3G
7 1 (14.29%) Remedy
7 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
7 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Acrobat
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) 3G
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Time Management
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Symantec
3 3 (42.86%) FalconStor
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) 3PAR