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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Server
Rank 595 591 556
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -35
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 56 55 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.096% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.85% 0.91% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 43 42
Median daily rate £372 £338 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +27.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £242 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £445 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £333 £186
% change year-on-year
-0.15% +79.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £49.46 £32.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.18% +160.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £32.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+52.18% +160.00%

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
6611 6031 5593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.24% 10.57% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4147 3432 3029
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £199 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 615 667
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

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 28 July 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 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 28 July 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 -13 55 £372 +10.29% 6
Yorkshire +8 24 £413 +37.50%
Leeds +7 19 £438 +45.83%
West Yorkshire +4 19 £438 +45.83%
London -2 16 £377 +11.77% 2
West Midlands -30 5 £240 -34.33% 1
South West +5 4 £513 -
Worcestershire - 4 £240 - 1
Worcester - 4 £240 - 1
South East +8 3 £200 -48.38% 2
Bristol - 3 £513 -
North West +4 2 £320 -8.57% 1
Hampshire +3 2 - - 1
Portsmouth - 2 - -
City of London +44 1 £355 -23.35%
Chester - 1 £190 -
Chesterfield - 1 £275 -
Sheffield - 1 £400 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Humberside - 1 £450 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £165 -
Newport - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £450 -
Swindon - 1 £450 -
Derbyshire - 1 £275 -
Cheshire - 1 £190 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £200 -
South Wales - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £275 -
Wales - 1 - -

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 92 (100.00%) VMware
2 59 (64.13%) Windows
3 55 (59.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (57.61%) SAN
5 50 (54.35%) Active Directory
6 37 (40.22%) Linux
7 35 (38.04%) Microsoft
7 35 (38.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (33.70%) MS Exchange
9 30 (32.61%) SCCM
10 29 (31.52%) Windows Server
11 28 (30.43%) Citrix
12 26 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (26.09%) Data Centre
14 21 (22.83%) VLAN
15 19 (20.65%) DHCP
15 19 (20.65%) DNS
16 17 (18.48%) XenApp
16 17 (18.48%) Server Virtualisation
17 16 (17.39%) PowerShell
17 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
18 15 (16.30%) ITIL
18 15 (16.30%) CentOS
19 14 (15.22%) Ubuntu
19 14 (15.22%) HP
20 13 (14.13%) Blackberry
20 13 (14.13%) SQL Server
20 13 (14.13%) Degree
20 13 (14.13%) SCOM
21 12 (13.04%) XenDesktop

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 31 (33.70%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.61%) IIS
5 5 (5.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (5.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.26%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (9.78%) MS Office
2 5 (5.43%) InfoPath
2 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Office 365
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.09%) IaaS
3 1 (1.09%) PaaS
3 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (57.61%) SAN
2 21 (22.83%) VLAN
3 19 (20.65%) DHCP
3 19 (20.65%) DNS
4 10 (10.87%) WAN
5 9 (9.78%) LAN
5 9 (9.78%) NAS
6 8 (8.70%) NetScaler
7 7 (7.61%) WLAN
8 5 (5.43%) Kerberos
8 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.35%) Firewall
10 3 (3.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (3.26%) LDAP
11 2 (2.17%) Ethernet
11 2 (2.17%) PCoIP
11 2 (2.17%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (2.17%) Wireless
12 1 (1.09%) Internet
12 1 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.09%) Big Data
4 1 (1.09%) MySQL
4 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MSI
1 1 (1.09%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (10.87%) Banking
2 4 (4.35%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.26%) Back Office
4 2 (2.17%) Billing
5 1 (1.09%) German Language
5 1 (1.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (26.09%) VMware Engineer
2 19 (20.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (15.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 14 (15.22%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (11.96%) Active Directory Engineer
5 10 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (10.87%) PowerShell Engineer
6 9 (9.78%) SCCM Engineer
6 9 (9.78%) Storage Specialist
6 9 (9.78%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (8.70%) Server Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) Consultant
8 7 (7.61%) Hardware Specialist
9 6 (6.52%) Analyst
10 5 (5.43%) Citrix Engineer
11 4 (4.35%) Administrator
11 4 (4.35%) Support Analyst
11 4 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 13 (14.13%) Blackberry
3 9 (9.78%) NHS
4 7 (7.61%) Replication
5 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (5.43%) Clustering
7 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
7 4 (4.35%) PDA
7 4 (4.35%) Virtual Team
8 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.26%) iPad
8 3 (3.26%) iPhone
9 2 (2.17%) EMC VNX
9 2 (2.17%) HP Storage
9 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.09%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 59 (64.13%) Windows
2 37 (40.22%) Linux
3 35 (38.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (31.52%) Windows Server
5 26 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (16.30%) CentOS
8 14 (15.22%) Ubuntu
9 8 (8.70%) Windows 7
10 4 (4.35%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.17%) Solaris
11 2 (2.17%) Unix
12 1 (1.09%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.09%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.48%) Server Virtualisation
2 15 (16.30%) ITIL
3 11 (11.96%) Migration
4 9 (9.78%) Workflow
5 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (7.61%) Project Management
6 6 (6.52%) Data Migration
7 5 (5.43%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.35%) Change Control
8 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (4.35%) Patch Management
8 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.26%) ERP
9 3 (3.26%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.17%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.17%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (2.17%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.87%) SQL
3 9 (9.78%) Bash Shell
3 9 (9.78%) Ruby
4 1 (1.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) Degree
2 10 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.35%) MCSE
6 3 (3.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (3.26%) CCNA
6 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.09%) HNC
7 1 (1.09%) HND
7 1 (1.09%) MCSA
7 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.17%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (59.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (54.35%) Active Directory
3 17 (18.48%) XenApp
4 12 (13.04%) XenDesktop
5 10 (10.87%) VMware ESX
6 9 (9.78%) DFS Replication
6 9 (9.78%) vSphere
7 4 (4.35%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.35%) Xen
7 4 (4.35%) XenServer
8 3 (3.26%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (2.17%) NFS
9 2 (2.17%) Samba
10 1 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.09%) KVM
10 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.09%) UAG
10 1 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (32.61%) SCCM
2 13 (14.13%) SCOM
3 8 (8.70%) Grafana
3 8 (8.70%) Nagios
4 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 7 (7.61%) SCVMM
5 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 92 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (38.04%) Microsoft
3 28 (30.43%) Citrix
4 14 (15.22%) HP
5 11 (11.96%) Cisco
6 9 (9.78%) Dell
6 9 (9.78%) IronPort
6 9 (9.78%) NetApp
7 7 (7.61%) SolarWinds
7 7 (7.61%) Splunk
8 4 (4.35%) EMC
8 4 (4.35%) Oracle
9 3 (3.26%) JD Edwards
9 3 (3.26%) Lotus
10 2 (2.17%) NETGEAR
11 1 (1.09%) Intel Security
11 1 (1.09%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.09%) Sophos
11 1 (1.09%) Veeam
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