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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Server
UK
Rank 594 600 574
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 14 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.054% 0.070%
As % of the System Software category 0.27% 0.52% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 28
Median daily rate £338 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £395 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £275 £225
% change year-on-year
+20.90% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £31.56 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.53 -

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
5163 5356 5328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.37% 10.30% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3266 3199 2931
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 480 598
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.00 £32.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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
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 11 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +20 13 £350 +16.66% 8
London +28 10 £363 +20.83% 3
City of London -2 4 £325 +8.33%
Yorkshire +20 2 £363 -3.33% 2
West Yorkshire +21 1 £375 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £300 -
South West - 1 £300 -
Cirencester - 1 £300 -
Leeds - 1 £375 -
Edinburgh - 1 £315 -
Scotland - 1 £315 -

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 45 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (62.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (60.00%) Windows
4 24 (53.33%) Active Directory
5 21 (46.67%) Linux
6 19 (42.22%) SAN
7 17 (37.78%) Citrix
8 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
8 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
9 13 (28.89%) HP
10 11 (24.44%) vSphere
11 10 (22.22%) XenApp
11 10 (22.22%) Server Virtualisation
12 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (17.78%) ITIL
13 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
14 7 (15.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (15.56%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (13.33%) Migration
15 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (13.33%) Samba
15 6 (13.33%) Unix
15 6 (13.33%) MCSE
15 6 (13.33%) LDAP
15 6 (13.33%) NFS
15 6 (13.33%) LAN
15 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
15 6 (13.33%) Nagios
15 6 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
15 6 (13.33%) NETGEAR

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 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) SAN
2 6 (13.33%) LAN
2 6 (13.33%) LDAP
2 6 (13.33%) Structured Cabling
3 5 (11.11%) Firewall
3 5 (11.11%) PCoIP
3 5 (11.11%) WAN
4 4 (8.89%) NetScaler
5 3 (6.67%) DHCP
5 3 (6.67%) DNS
5 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.67%) VLAN
6 2 (4.44%) Internet
7 1 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Back Office
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Administrator
1 9 (20.00%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (17.78%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Server Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) VMWare Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Server Support
7 2 (4.44%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.11%) NHS
3 4 (8.89%) Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) RIA
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 21 (46.67%) Linux
3 14 (31.11%) Windows Server
4 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.33%) Unix
5 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.11%) CentOS
6 5 (11.11%) Ubuntu
7 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.22%) SUSE
9 1 (2.22%) VMS
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Server Virtualisation
2 8 (17.78%) ITIL
3 6 (13.33%) Migration
3 6 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.67%) Data Centre Operations
6 3 (6.67%) IT Asset Management
6 3 (6.67%) Statistics
7 2 (4.44%) DevOps
7 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.44%) Project Management
7 2 (4.44%) Server Building
8 1 (2.22%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.22%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.22%) Web Operations
8 1 (2.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (13.33%) MCSE
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (11.11%) Degree
5 4 (8.89%) CCA
5 4 (8.89%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (62.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 11 (24.44%) vSphere
4 10 (22.22%) XenApp
5 7 (15.56%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (13.33%) NFS
6 6 (13.33%) Samba
7 5 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
9 3 (6.67%) XenDesktop
10 2 (4.44%) Docker
10 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (4.44%) vCloud
10 2 (4.44%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (4.44%) VMware GSX
11 1 (2.22%) BitLocker
11 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Grafana
1 6 (13.33%) Nagios
2 5 (11.11%) WSUS
3 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.67%) SCCM
4 2 (4.44%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.44%) Puppet
4 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (4.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (37.78%) Citrix
3 13 (28.89%) HP
4 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.33%) NETGEAR
4 6 (13.33%) Splunk
5 4 (8.89%) Dell
6 3 (6.67%) EMC
7 2 (4.44%) AppSense
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco
7 2 (4.44%) F5
7 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.44%) Sophos
8 1 (2.22%) Brocade
8 1 (2.22%) IronPort