The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Workstation 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 Workstation over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Workstation
Rank 145 145 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.15% -
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 1.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.53 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.88% -
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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
331 303 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.01% 9.37% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 143 97
Average daily rate £335 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £160 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 47 39
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +29.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £21.50
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 West

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

VMware Workstation Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VMware Workstation
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 Workstation across the South West region.

VMware Workstation Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VMware Workstation
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 Workstation across the South West region.

VMware Workstation Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VMware Workstation
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 8 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
Bristol - 1 - -
VMware Workstation
England

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) SaaS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Google Apps
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (25.00%) NAS

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) Server Support
1 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (25.00%) ProCurve
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec