The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Server skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Server over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Server
Rank 586 624 607
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -17
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 28 25 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.045% 0.073%
As % of the System Software category 0.44% 0.45% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 26
Median daily rate £300 £350 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £250 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £331 £260
% change year-on-year
-16.22% +27.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Median hourly rate £49.46 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.85% +71.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £31.56 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+56.74% +97.21%

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
6317 5562 5728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.75% 10.11% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3924 3239 3158
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 617 716
Median hourly rate £16.29 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.78
% change year-on-year
- -4.64%

VMware Server
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing VMware Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Server within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 24 £400 +14.28% 6
Yorkshire +26 7 £225 -47.05%
West Yorkshire +24 7 £225 -47.05%
Leeds +23 7 £225 -55.00%
London +7 7 £460 +31.42%
South East +19 6 £280 -23.28% 2
Hampshire - 6 £280 -
Portsmouth - 5 - -
City of London - 4 £443 -
Glasgow - 4 £288 - 1
Scotland - 4 £288 - 1
Bedfordshire +3 2 £413 -
East of England +3 2 £413 - 1
Northampton - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Westminster - 1 £650 -

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for VMware Server.

1 70 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (67.14%) Windows
3 45 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 44 (62.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 38 (54.29%) SAN
6 36 (51.43%) Linux
7 27 (38.57%) Citrix
8 26 (37.14%) SCCM
9 24 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (31.43%) Windows Server
10 22 (31.43%) Microsoft
10 22 (31.43%) MS Exchange
11 20 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (28.57%) XenApp
12 19 (27.14%) VLAN
13 18 (25.71%) HP
14 15 (21.43%) Security Cleared
14 15 (21.43%) Server Virtualisation
15 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (18.57%) Nagios
15 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
15 13 (18.57%) Splunk
15 13 (18.57%) Grafana
16 12 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
16 12 (17.14%) SCOM
16 12 (17.14%) XenDesktop
16 12 (17.14%) vSphere
16 12 (17.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 11 (15.71%) CentOS
18 10 (14.29%) ITIL

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (31.43%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (7.14%) IIS
5 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Office
2 5 (7.14%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.71%) Office 365
3 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (54.29%) SAN
2 19 (27.14%) VLAN
3 9 (12.86%) LAN
3 9 (12.86%) NetScaler
3 9 (12.86%) WAN
4 8 (11.43%) LDAP
5 7 (10.00%) DHCP
5 7 (10.00%) DNS
5 7 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
5 7 (10.00%) WLAN
6 6 (8.57%) PCoIP
6 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
7 5 (7.14%) Kerberos
7 5 (7.14%) NAS
8 3 (4.29%) Firewall
9 1 (1.43%) Internet
9 1 (1.43%) Network Security
9 1 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MSI
General
1 5 (7.14%) Back Office
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
2 4 (5.71%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (21.43%) VMware Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (17.14%) Analyst
4 11 (15.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (15.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (15.71%) Administrator
5 9 (12.86%) Support Analyst
5 9 (12.86%) Support Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (12.86%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Citrix Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Citrix Support
8 5 (7.14%) Citrix Support Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Support Technician
8 5 (7.14%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Blackberry
1 9 (12.86%) NHS
2 8 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 7 (10.00%) Replication
4 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (7.14%) PDA
4 5 (7.14%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.29%) Clustering
6 2 (2.86%) RIA
7 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.43%) iPad
7 1 (1.43%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 47 (67.14%) Windows
2 36 (51.43%) Linux
3 24 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (31.43%) Windows Server
5 20 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (15.71%) CentOS
8 10 (14.29%) Ubuntu
9 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
10 3 (4.29%) Unix
10 3 (4.29%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) Server Virtualisation
2 10 (14.29%) ITIL
3 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 7 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (8.57%) Patch Management
4 6 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 4 (5.71%) Workflow
7 3 (4.29%) Server Building
8 2 (2.86%) DevOps
8 2 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.86%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.43%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.43%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (1.43%) ERP
9 1 (1.43%) Migration
9 1 (1.43%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (1.43%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.57%) SQL
3 4 (5.71%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.71%) Ruby
4 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (12.86%) Degree
4 8 (11.43%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (5.71%) MCSE
5 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.29%) CCNA
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.86%) CCA
7 2 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 45 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 44 (62.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (28.57%) XenApp
4 12 (17.14%) vSphere
4 12 (17.14%) XenDesktop
5 9 (12.86%) DFS Replication
6 8 (11.43%) VMware ESX
6 8 (11.43%) VMware Workstation
7 7 (10.00%) NFS
7 7 (10.00%) Samba
8 5 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (7.14%) XenServer
9 4 (5.71%) Xen
10 3 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (2.86%) Docker
11 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
11 2 (2.86%) vCloud
11 2 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (2.86%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 26 (37.14%) SCCM
2 13 (18.57%) Grafana
2 13 (18.57%) Nagios
3 12 (17.14%) SCOM
4 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 7 (10.00%) SCVMM
5 5 (7.14%) WSUS
6 2 (2.86%) Puppet
6 2 (2.86%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (38.57%) Citrix
3 22 (31.43%) Microsoft
4 18 (25.71%) HP
5 13 (18.57%) Splunk
6 9 (12.86%) Dell
7 8 (11.43%) SolarWinds
8 7 (10.00%) NetApp
8 7 (10.00%) NETGEAR
9 4 (5.71%) IronPort
10 3 (4.29%) AppSense
11 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.43%) Avaya
12 1 (1.43%) Cisco
12 1 (1.43%) Dell Compellent
12 1 (1.43%) EMC
12 1 (1.43%) JD Edwards
12 1 (1.43%) SAP
12 1 (1.43%) Sophos
12 1 (1.43%) Veeam