The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Server skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Server over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Server
Rank 578 549 547
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 34 37 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.070% 0.099%
As % of the System Software category 0.62% 0.74% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 40
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£275 £283 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.65% -23.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £174 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £275 £324
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -15.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.25 £22.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.96% -33.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.85 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £27.65 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £29.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-43.96% -17.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5498 5016 4776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.54% 9.51% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3068 2659 2298
Average daily rate £338 £338 £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 670 566 590
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £32.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

VMware Server
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VMware Server Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VMware Server
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Server within the UK.

VMware Server Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VMware Server
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Server within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

VMware Server Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VMware Server
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Server within the UK.

VMware Server Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VMware Server
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Server within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
England -8 32 £323 +7.50% 10
London +19 19 £385 +28.33% 3
City of London +26 6 £400 +39.13% 2
West Midlands - 6 £240 - 1
South East -1 5 £375 +3.44% 1
Berkshire +6 2 £375 -11.76%
Yorkshire 0 1 £180 -0.68%
Surrey -6 1 - -
South West -45 1 £265 +6.00%
West Yorkshire - 1 £180 -
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Hayes - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - - 3
Milton Keynes - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Staines - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
York - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Bedford - - - -

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 97 (100.00%) VMware
2 77 (79.38%) Windows
3 61 (62.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (55.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 51 (52.58%) SAN
6 47 (48.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 43 (44.33%) Active Directory
8 30 (30.93%) Citrix
9 28 (28.87%) Microsoft
9 28 (28.87%) MS Exchange
10 27 (27.84%) Windows XP
11 21 (21.65%) Linux
11 21 (21.65%) Ubuntu
11 21 (21.65%) CentOS
12 20 (20.62%) XenApp
13 19 (19.59%) NAS
14 18 (18.56%) Splunk
14 18 (18.56%) DNS
14 18 (18.56%) Cisco
14 18 (18.56%) HP
15 17 (17.53%) Python
16 15 (15.46%) Service Management
16 15 (15.46%) Workflow
16 15 (15.46%) Exchange Server 2010
17 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (14.43%) VLAN
17 14 (14.43%) Finance
17 14 (14.43%) MS Office
17 14 (14.43%) DHCP
17 14 (14.43%) NetApp

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 28 (28.87%) MS Exchange
2 15 (15.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.15%) SAS
5 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (14.43%) MS Office
2 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) SaaS
1 2 (2.06%) IaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (52.58%) SAN
2 19 (19.59%) NAS
3 18 (18.56%) DNS
4 14 (14.43%) VLAN
4 14 (14.43%) DHCP
5 12 (12.37%) WAN
6 9 (9.28%) TCP/IP
6 9 (9.28%) iSCSI
7 7 (7.22%) LAN
7 7 (7.22%) Firewall
8 6 (6.19%) Internet
9 5 (5.15%) VoIP
9 5 (5.15%) WLAN
10 3 (3.09%) VPN
10 3 (3.09%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.06%) IP Telephony
11 2 (2.06%) Kerberos
11 2 (2.06%) SNMP
11 2 (2.06%) LDAP
12 1 (1.03%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (14.43%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Legal
3 3 (3.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.03%) Law
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (17.53%) Support Engineer
2 14 (14.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (12.37%) VMware Engineer
4 11 (11.34%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (11.34%) Analyst
5 10 (10.31%) Server Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) Server Administrator
6 9 (9.28%) Storage Administrator
6 9 (9.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) Support Analyst
7 8 (8.25%) Administrator
8 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Windows Administrator
9 5 (5.15%) HP Storage Administrator
9 5 (5.15%) SAN Administrator
10 4 (4.12%) IT Support
10 4 (4.12%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.31%) Blackberry
3 8 (8.25%) PDA
4 7 (7.22%) Thin Client
4 7 (7.22%) Fat Client
5 6 (6.19%) Replication
6 5 (5.15%) Clustering
7 2 (2.06%) NHS
8 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.03%) e-Health
8 1 (1.03%) FMCG
8 1 (1.03%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 77 (79.38%) Windows
2 61 (62.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (55.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (27.84%) Windows XP
5 21 (21.65%) Linux
5 21 (21.65%) Ubuntu
5 21 (21.65%) CentOS
6 9 (9.28%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.15%) UNIX
9 1 (1.03%) AIX
9 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.46%) Service Management
1 15 (15.46%) Workflow
2 13 (13.40%) Incident Management
3 7 (7.22%) Migration
4 5 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.15%) WAN Optimisation
4 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (5.15%) Time Management
4 5 (5.15%) Network Design
5 4 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.12%) Risk Management
5 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.09%) ITIL
6 3 (3.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.09%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.06%) Performance Management
7 2 (2.06%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.06%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.06%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.03%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.53%) Python
2 7 (7.22%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.15%) VBScript
4 4 (4.12%) SQL
5 3 (3.09%) VBA
6 2 (2.06%) Perl
7 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.34%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (8.25%) CCA
4 8 (8.25%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (7.22%) MCSE
6 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (3.09%) CCEA
7 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.09%) CCNA
7 3 (3.09%) MCP
7 3 (3.09%) MCITP
8 2 (2.06%) VTSP
9 1 (1.03%) MCSA
9 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (48.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (44.33%) Active Directory
3 20 (20.62%) XenApp
4 13 (13.40%) XenServer
5 12 (12.37%) XenDesktop
5 12 (12.37%) vSphere
6 7 (7.22%) Hyper-V
7 5 (5.15%) VMware ESX
7 5 (5.15%) DFS Replication
8 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.06%) KVM
8 2 (2.06%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (2.06%) NFS
9 1 (1.03%) vCloud
9 1 (1.03%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 13 (13.40%) SCCM
2 9 (9.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (5.15%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.09%) WSUS
5 2 (2.06%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.06%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.06%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 97 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (30.93%) Citrix
3 28 (28.87%) Microsoft
4 18 (18.56%) Splunk
4 18 (18.56%) Cisco
4 18 (18.56%) HP
5 14 (14.43%) NetApp
6 10 (10.31%) Veeam
6 10 (10.31%) 3PAR
7 9 (9.28%) EMC
7 9 (9.28%) IBM
8 8 (8.25%) Dell
9 6 (6.19%) SolarWinds
10 5 (5.15%) Juniper
10 5 (5.15%) Symantec
10 5 (5.15%) Mitel
10 5 (5.15%) Riverbed
10 5 (5.15%) WatchGuard
11 3 (3.09%) Oracle
11 3 (3.09%) Wyse
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