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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Server
Rank 612 579 588
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 35 57 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.10% 0.061%
As % of the System Software category 0.55% 1.01% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 41 19
Median daily rate £273 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £190 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £260 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -32.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £47.50 £64.91 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.81% +237.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £64.91 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-26.81% +89.51%

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
6413 5616 5403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.54% 10.06% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3951 3105 2800
Median daily rate £388 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £187 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 671 627
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.37 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.08 £38.13 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +0.76%

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 4 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Server within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

VMware Server Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

VMware Server
Top 30 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 4 May 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 -42 32 £288 -4.16% 4
London -12 13 £338 -16.92% 2
West Yorkshire -3 5 - - 2
Yorkshire -12 5 - - 2
East of England +11 4 £300 +81.81%
East Midlands +10 3 £250 -20.00%
Cambridgeshire +7 3 £275 +66.66%
Cambridge +3 3 £275 +66.66%
Leeds -10 3 - - 2
South East -11 3 £200 -42.85%
Northamptonshire +9 2 £250 -23.07%
South West -3 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £300 -
City of London +30 1 £300 -36.84%
Berkshire +7 1 - -
Hertfordshire +7 1 £325 -
Northampton +5 1 - -
East Sussex +1 1 £200 -42.85%
Nottinghamshire -2 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £350 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Halifax - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 60 (100.00%) VMware
2 50 (83.33%) Windows
3 40 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 28 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
7 24 (40.00%) Windows Server
8 23 (38.33%) Data Centre
9 20 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (30.00%) SAN
11 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
12 16 (26.67%) Citrix
13 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (25.00%) ITIL
14 11 (18.33%) Cisco
15 9 (15.00%) Server Virtualisation
15 9 (15.00%) SCCM
15 9 (15.00%) Migration
15 9 (15.00%) SharePoint
15 9 (15.00%) Linux
15 9 (15.00%) Project Management
16 8 (13.33%) DNS
16 8 (13.33%) DHCP
16 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
16 8 (13.33%) XenApp
16 8 (13.33%) Windows 7
17 7 (11.67%) Hyper-V
17 7 (11.67%) NAS
17 7 (11.67%) PowerShell
17 7 (11.67%) Office 365

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 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.00%) IBM Notes
4 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.33%) IIS
6 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.00%) SAN
2 8 (13.33%) DHCP
2 8 (13.33%) DNS
3 7 (11.67%) NAS
4 6 (10.00%) Firewall
4 6 (10.00%) VLAN
5 3 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (5.00%) WAN
6 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.33%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.33%) LAN
7 1 (1.67%) FCoE
7 1 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.67%) MPLS
7 1 (1.67%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.67%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) Big Data
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (8.33%) Banking
1 5 (8.33%) Billing
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) German Language
3 1 (1.67%) Local Government
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) VMware Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Server Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Consultant
5 6 (10.00%) PowerShell Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Server Support
7 4 (6.67%) Service Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Services Delivery Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.00%) Clustering
4 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.33%) Blackberry
5 4 (6.67%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.33%) EMC VNX
6 2 (3.33%) HP Storage
6 2 (3.33%) iPad
6 2 (3.33%) iPhone
6 2 (3.33%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.67%) FMCG
7 1 (1.67%) NHS
7 1 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 50 (83.33%) Windows
2 28 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 20 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (15.00%) Linux
7 8 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.00%) Solaris
8 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.33%) Unix
9 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.67%) AIX
10 1 (1.67%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) Migration
2 9 (15.00%) Project Management
2 9 (15.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 6 (10.00%) Server Building
4 5 (8.33%) Change Control
4 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.33%) Workflow
5 4 (6.67%) Critical Success Factor
5 4 (6.67%) Time Management
6 3 (5.00%) Change Management
6 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (3.33%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.33%) ERP
7 2 (3.33%) Patch Management
7 2 (3.33%) Resource Management
7 2 (3.33%) Security Patching
7 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (8.33%) Ruby
2 5 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) BC Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) CCNA
2 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.67%) MCSA
4 1 (1.67%) MCSE
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) SLA
2 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 40 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (13.33%) XenApp
4 7 (11.67%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.67%) vSphere
6 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.67%) KVM
7 1 (1.67%) NFS
7 1 (1.67%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.33%) SCOM
3 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (26.67%) Citrix
4 11 (18.33%) Cisco
5 7 (11.67%) HP
6 6 (10.00%) Lotus
7 5 (8.33%) Dell
7 5 (8.33%) IronPort
7 5 (8.33%) Oracle
8 3 (5.00%) EMC
8 3 (5.00%) NetApp
8 3 (5.00%) Wyse
9 2 (3.33%) Intel Security
9 2 (3.33%) JD Edwards
9 2 (3.33%) Juniper
9 2 (3.33%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.67%) Avaya
10 1 (1.67%) IBM
10 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.67%) Veritas