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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Server
Rank 578 555 533
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -22
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 50 60 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.11% 0.084%
As % of the System Software category 0.89% 1.14% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 39 26
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£338 £238 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.10% -26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £172 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £185 £325
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -43.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -56.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -56.89%

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
5636 5282 5052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.88% 9.66% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3232 2904 2557
Average daily rate £350 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 558 626 636
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.13 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.72%

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 30 July 2015.

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 27 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 30 July 2015. 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
England -37 48 £338 +42.10% 8
London +12 22 £338 +4.65% 3
West Yorkshire -27 15 £300 +62.16%
Yorkshire -37 15 £300 +62.16% 1
Leeds -38 7 £300 +64.38%
Bradford - 6 £380 -
South East -17 5 £363 -3.33%
City of London -4 4 £500 - 2
Bedfordshire +9 2 - -
Berkshire +1 2 £400 +6.66%
Scotland -1 2 £328 -
East of England -1 2 - -
West Midlands -2 2 £366 - 1
North West -18 2 £350 -17.64% 1
Coventry - 2 £366 -
Edinburgh - 2 £328 -
Halifax - 2 £400 -
Manchester - 2 £350 - 1
Paddington - 2 £450 -
Hampshire -2 1 £313 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £325 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £400 -
Oxford - 1 £325 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £255 -
Hackney - 1 £450 -

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 105 (100.00%) VMware
2 71 (67.62%) Windows
3 64 (60.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (50.48%) Active Directory
5 47 (44.76%) Microsoft
6 45 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (36.19%) SAN
7 38 (36.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (35.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (31.43%) ITIL
10 27 (25.71%) Cisco
11 22 (20.95%) SQL Server
12 21 (20.00%) MS Exchange
12 21 (20.00%) Citrix
13 18 (17.14%) DNS
13 18 (17.14%) SQL
13 18 (17.14%) Linux
14 17 (16.19%) MS Excel
15 16 (15.24%) Finance
15 16 (15.24%) Clustering
16 15 (14.29%) Service Management
16 15 (14.29%) Server Building
17 14 (13.33%) Workflow
17 14 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
17 14 (13.33%) HP
17 14 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
17 14 (13.33%) EMC
17 14 (13.33%) NHS
17 14 (13.33%) Ubuntu
17 14 (13.33%) CentOS

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 21 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (5.71%) IIS
4 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.76%) Lync
5 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.90%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.95%) Apache
7 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 17 (16.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.57%) Office 365
2 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (36.19%) SAN
2 18 (17.14%) DNS
3 12 (11.43%) DHCP
4 10 (9.52%) NAS
5 8 (7.62%) Ethernet
5 8 (7.62%) WAN
6 6 (5.71%) LAN
6 6 (5.71%) Unified Communications
7 5 (4.76%) Firewall
7 5 (4.76%) ATM
8 4 (3.81%) VoIP
8 4 (3.81%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.81%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (3.81%) VLAN
9 3 (2.86%) VPN
9 3 (2.86%) Internet
10 2 (1.90%) Intranet
10 2 (1.90%) SSL
10 2 (1.90%) WLAN
10 2 (1.90%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.95%) MySQL
General
1 16 (15.24%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Law
3 2 (1.90%) Legal
4 1 (0.95%) Local Government
4 1 (0.95%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (21.90%) Server Engineer
2 16 (15.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (10.48%) Administrator
4 10 (9.52%) Windows Server Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Analyst
5 9 (8.57%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (7.62%) Server Administrator
7 6 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
8 5 (4.76%) IT Support
9 4 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) SAN Administrator
9 4 (3.81%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.81%) Storage Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) .NET
1 1 (0.95%) XML
1 1 (0.95%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) Clustering
2 14 (13.33%) NHS
3 11 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.48%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.76%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.81%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.81%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.81%) Replication
6 2 (1.90%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.95%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.95%) Celerra
7 1 (0.95%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 71 (67.62%) Windows
2 45 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (36.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (35.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (17.14%) Linux
6 14 (13.33%) Ubuntu
6 14 (13.33%) CentOS
7 6 (5.71%) UNIX
8 5 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.76%) SUSE
9 4 (3.81%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.86%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.90%) Debian
11 2 (1.90%) AIX
12 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.43%) ITIL
2 15 (14.29%) Service Management
2 15 (14.29%) Server Building
3 14 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (13.33%) Workflow
4 12 (11.43%) Migration
5 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (9.52%) Project Management
6 8 (7.62%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (5.71%) Change Management
8 6 (5.71%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.76%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.76%) Performance Management
10 4 (3.81%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (3.81%) Time Management
11 3 (2.86%) Validation
11 3 (2.86%) CRM
12 2 (1.90%) Risk Management
12 2 (1.90%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.14%) SQL
2 8 (7.62%) Python
3 5 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.52%) MCSE
3 6 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.81%) MCITP
6 3 (2.86%) Degree
6 3 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.95%) CCA
7 1 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.95%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.86%) SLA
3 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (60.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (50.48%) Active Directory
3 13 (12.38%) XenApp
3 13 (12.38%) vSphere
4 10 (9.52%) Hyper-V
5 9 (8.57%) VMware ESX
6 8 (7.62%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.86%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.90%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.90%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.95%) Samba
9 1 (0.95%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.95%) NFS
9 1 (0.95%) Postfix
9 1 (0.95%) XenServer
9 1 (0.95%) vCloud
9 1 (0.95%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (5.71%) SCCM
2 5 (4.76%) WSUS
3 4 (3.81%) HP SIM
3 4 (3.81%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.86%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.95%) SCOM
6 1 (0.95%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.95%) Puppet
6 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 105 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (44.76%) Microsoft
3 27 (25.71%) Cisco
4 21 (20.00%) Citrix
5 14 (13.33%) EMC
5 14 (13.33%) HP
6 13 (12.38%) NetApp
7 12 (11.43%) Splunk
8 7 (6.67%) 3PAR
8 7 (6.67%) IBM
9 6 (5.71%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.86%) Symantec
10 3 (2.86%) McAfee
10 3 (2.86%) Isilon
11 2 (1.90%) IronPort
11 2 (1.90%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.90%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.90%) RightFax
11 2 (1.90%) M86 Security
11 2 (1.90%) CheckPoint