The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Server
Rank 544 522 527
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 60 43 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.084% 0.097%
As % of the System Software category 1.15% 0.86% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 35
Average daily rate
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£238 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-43.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £29.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.89% +9.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £29.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-56.89% -13.43%
System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5229 5008 4757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.56% 9.80% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2879 2536 2262
Average daily rate £325 £342 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 620 626 648
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £17.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +6.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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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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 +13 56 £238 -26.92% 10
Yorkshire - 24 £185 - 2
West Yorkshire - 18 £185 - 1
London +14 10 £323 +3.20% 4
South East -33 9 £375 +14.50%
Berkshire +6 7 £375 +22.44%
East of England -25 5 £300 -26.82%
West Midlands - 5 - - 2
Reading +9 4 £375 +47.05%
Bedfordshire -17 3 £325 -20.73%
Scotland -20 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 3 £388 - 1
Hampshire -17 2 - -
South West -33 2 - -
York - 2 £388 - 1
Luton - 2 £313 -
City of London +8 1 - -
Bedford -4 1 £425 +3.65%
North West -8 1 £425 +70.00%
Merseyside - 1 £425 -
Liverpool - 1 £425 -
Basingstoke - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Witney - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Cheltenham - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 92 (100.00%) VMware
2 70 (76.09%) Windows
3 51 (55.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (44.57%) SAN
5 40 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (40.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (33.70%) Active Directory
8 28 (30.43%) Citrix
8 28 (30.43%) Windows XP
9 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
10 21 (22.83%) MS Exchange
10 21 (22.83%) Linux
10 21 (22.83%) CentOS
10 21 (22.83%) Ubuntu
11 20 (21.74%) Cisco
12 18 (19.57%) Splunk
13 17 (18.48%) XenDesktop
13 17 (18.48%) Python
14 16 (17.39%) EMC
14 16 (17.39%) NAS
15 15 (16.30%) DNS
15 15 (16.30%) Workflow
15 15 (16.30%) Service Management
16 13 (14.13%) NetApp
16 13 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2010
16 13 (14.13%) XenServer
17 12 (13.04%) XenApp
17 12 (13.04%) PowerShell
17 12 (13.04%) WAN
17 12 (13.04%) DHCP

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 21 (22.83%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.43%) SAS
6 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.78%) MS Office
2 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.09%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) SaaS
1 2 (2.17%) IaaS
2 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (44.57%) SAN
2 16 (17.39%) NAS
3 15 (16.30%) DNS
4 12 (13.04%) WAN
4 12 (13.04%) DHCP
5 10 (10.87%) VLAN
6 9 (9.78%) iSCSI
7 8 (8.70%) LAN
7 8 (8.70%) TCP/IP
7 8 (8.70%) Internet
7 8 (8.70%) Firewall
8 5 (5.43%) VoIP
8 5 (5.43%) WLAN
8 5 (5.43%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (4.35%) VPN
10 3 (3.26%) Ethernet
10 3 (3.26%) IP Telephony
11 2 (2.17%) LDAP
11 2 (2.17%) Kerberos
11 2 (2.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (10.87%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Legal
2 4 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) Local Government
3 1 (1.09%) Law
3 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (15.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 13 (14.13%) Support Engineer
2 13 (14.13%) Server Engineer
3 12 (13.04%) Analyst
4 9 (9.78%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (7.61%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Citrix Specialist
6 6 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.35%) Server Support
8 4 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.35%) IT Support
8 4 (4.35%) Backup Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Linux Support
9 3 (3.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Administrator
9 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.09%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.43%) PDA
3 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.17%) NHS
4 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.09%) e-Health
4 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.09%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 70 (76.09%) Windows
2 51 (55.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (30.43%) Windows XP
5 21 (22.83%) Linux
5 21 (22.83%) Ubuntu
5 21 (22.83%) CentOS
6 10 (10.87%) Windows 7
7 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (7.61%) UNIX
9 5 (5.43%) Solaris
10 1 (1.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.30%) Service Management
1 15 (16.30%) Workflow
2 12 (13.04%) Incident Management
3 7 (7.61%) Time Management
3 7 (7.61%) Migration
4 6 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (5.43%) Network Design
5 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.43%) WAN Optimisation
5 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (5.43%) Server Monitoring
6 4 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.35%) ITIL
6 4 (4.35%) Risk Management
7 3 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.17%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.17%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.17%) Project Management
8 2 (2.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.48%) Python
2 12 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.52%) VBScript
4 2 (2.17%) SQL
5 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) CCA
1 10 (10.87%) Citrix Certification
1 10 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.52%) CCEA
4 6 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.52%) CCNA
5 4 (4.35%) MCSE
5 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.26%) MCP
6 3 (3.26%) MCITP
7 2 (2.17%) VTSP
8 1 (1.09%) Degree
8 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (40.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (33.70%) Active Directory
3 17 (18.48%) XenDesktop
4 13 (14.13%) XenServer
5 12 (13.04%) XenApp
6 8 (8.70%) Hyper-V
7 6 (6.52%) vSphere
8 5 (5.43%) DFS Replication
9 4 (4.35%) VMware ESX
10 2 (2.17%) NFS
10 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (2.17%) KVM
11 1 (1.09%) vCloud
11 1 (1.09%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) SCCM
2 5 (5.43%) SCOM
2 5 (5.43%) WSUS
3 2 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.17%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 92 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (30.43%) Citrix
3 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
4 20 (21.74%) Cisco
5 18 (19.57%) Splunk
6 16 (17.39%) EMC
7 13 (14.13%) NetApp
8 7 (7.61%) Symantec
8 7 (7.61%) HP
9 6 (6.52%) AppSense
9 6 (6.52%) Wyse
10 5 (5.43%) WatchGuard
10 5 (5.43%) Veeam
10 5 (5.43%) Riverbed
10 5 (5.43%) SolarWinds
10 5 (5.43%) Mitel
10 5 (5.43%) Juniper
10 5 (5.43%) Dell
11 4 (4.35%) FalconStor
12 3 (3.26%) Oracle
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