The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Server
Rank 555 559 510
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -49
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 57 35 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.065% 0.090%
As % of the System Software category 1.05% 0.69% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 21
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-30.96% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £64.91 £19.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+237.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £64.91 £34.25 -
% change year-on-year
+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
5406 5108 4379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.68% 9.50% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3008 2656 2108
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £164 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 606 609
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.06 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.34%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Server within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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 +4 53 £300 -15.78% 12
London +3 17 £388 +40.90% 5
Yorkshire 0 15 £225 -41.93% 1
West Yorkshire - 14 £225 - 1
City of London +28 12 £475 +75.92% 1
South East -6 8 £350 +55.55% 2
Leeds - 7 £220 - 1
South West +10 5 £300 -29.41%
Bradford - 5 £275 -
Bournemouth +5 4 - -
Scotland +3 4 £158 -55.00%
Dorset +1 4 - -
East Midlands -11 3 £313 - 1
Manchester -17 3 £363 +11.53% 1
North West -19 3 £363 +26.08% 1
Hampshire - 3 - - 1
Basingstoke - 3 - - 1
East of England +5 2 £165 -52.85%
Glasgow -1 2 £158 -55.00%
Edinburgh -13 2 £158 -
Crawley - 2 £260 -
West Sussex - 2 £260 -
Cambridgeshire +4 1 £165 -
Cambridge -2 1 £165 -
Berkshire -4 1 £488 +21.87% 1
Newbury -6 1 £488 +21.87%
Brighton -7 1 £350 +55.55%
South Yorkshire -10 1 £400 +77.77%
Nottinghamshire -11 1 - -
East Sussex -13 1 £350 +72.83%

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 96 (100.00%) VMware
2 67 (69.79%) Windows
3 65 (67.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (47.92%) Active Directory
5 42 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 41 (42.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (42.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (39.58%) SAN
8 27 (28.13%) ITIL
9 25 (26.04%) MS Exchange
9 25 (26.04%) DNS
10 22 (22.92%) Cisco
10 22 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (21.88%) Linux
12 20 (20.83%) DHCP
12 20 (20.83%) Citrix
13 19 (19.79%) SQL Server
14 18 (18.75%) NAS
15 16 (16.67%) Hyper-V
16 15 (15.63%) MS Excel
16 15 (15.63%) NetApp
16 15 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
17 14 (14.58%) SQL
17 14 (14.58%) XenApp
18 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
18 13 (13.54%) Clustering
19 12 (12.50%) HP
20 11 (11.46%) SCCM
20 11 (11.46%) VLAN
20 11 (11.46%) vSphere

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 25 (26.04%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.21%) Lync
5 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.08%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.04%) IIS
7 1 (1.04%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Office 365
1 5 (5.21%) IaaS
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (39.58%) SAN
2 25 (26.04%) DNS
3 20 (20.83%) DHCP
4 18 (18.75%) NAS
5 11 (11.46%) VLAN
6 8 (8.33%) Ethernet
6 8 (8.33%) LAN
6 8 (8.33%) WAN
7 6 (6.25%) WLAN
8 4 (4.17%) LDAP
8 4 (4.17%) Kerberos
8 4 (4.17%) SNMP
8 4 (4.17%) VPN
8 4 (4.17%) Internet
8 4 (4.17%) Firewall
8 4 (4.17%) Unified Communications
9 3 (3.13%) Intranet
9 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.13%) ATM
10 2 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.04%) MySQL
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (9.38%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Banking
3 5 (5.21%) Law
4 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (20.83%) Server Engineer
2 14 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (13.54%) Support Engineer
4 12 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
5 11 (11.46%) Storage Engineer
6 10 (10.42%) Administrator
7 9 (9.38%) Server Administrator
8 8 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (8.33%) Analyst
9 7 (7.29%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (7.29%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (7.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) Consultant
11 4 (4.17%) Support Analyst
11 4 (4.17%) Windows Administrator
11 4 (4.17%) IT Support
11 4 (4.17%) SAN Administrator
11 4 (4.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 4 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) Flash
1 1 (1.04%) Middleware
1 1 (1.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) Clustering
2 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 6 (6.25%) NHS
3 6 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 6 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.17%) Replication
5 3 (3.13%) PDA
6 1 (1.04%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) Celerra
6 1 (1.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 67 (69.79%) Windows
2 41 (42.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 41 (42.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (21.88%) Linux
5 10 (10.42%) Ubuntu
6 9 (9.38%) CentOS
6 9 (9.38%) Windows XP
7 6 (6.25%) UNIX
8 5 (5.21%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.13%) SUSE
9 3 (3.13%) Debian
10 2 (2.08%) AIX
10 2 (2.08%) Android
11 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.04%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.04%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.13%) ITIL
2 15 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (11.46%) Service Management
3 11 (11.46%) Migration
4 10 (10.42%) Workflow
4 10 (10.42%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (9.38%) Time Management
6 7 (7.29%) Performance Management
7 6 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.21%) Change Management
9 4 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.13%) ITIL V3
10 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (3.13%) Configuration Management
11 2 (2.08%) Project Management
11 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2
11 2 (2.08%) CRM
11 2 (2.08%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.08%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.58%) SQL
2 7 (7.29%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.17%) Python
4 3 (3.13%) VBScript
4 3 (3.13%) Perl
5 2 (2.08%) VBA
6 1 (1.04%) VB
6 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.33%) MCSE
4 4 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.08%) MCITP
5 2 (2.08%) HND
5 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.04%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) SLA
1 4 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (67.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (47.92%) Active Directory
3 16 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 14 (14.58%) XenApp
5 11 (11.46%) vSphere
6 8 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (8.33%) VMware ESX
7 6 (6.25%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.17%) DFS Replication
8 4 (4.17%) XenServer
9 3 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (2.08%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.04%) Samba
11 1 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.04%) Postfix
11 1 (1.04%) UAG
11 1 (1.04%) vCloud
11 1 (1.04%) iptables
11 1 (1.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (11.46%) SCCM
2 6 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (4.17%) Tivoli
3 4 (4.17%) HP SIM
4 3 (3.13%) WSUS
4 3 (3.13%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.13%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.04%) Puppet
6 1 (1.04%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 96 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 22 (22.92%) Cisco
4 20 (20.83%) Citrix
5 15 (15.63%) NetApp
6 12 (12.50%) HP
7 11 (11.46%) EMC
8 8 (8.33%) Symantec
9 7 (7.29%) IBM
9 7 (7.29%) 3PAR
9 7 (7.29%) Splunk
10 6 (6.25%) FalconStor
10 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
11 5 (5.21%) Dell
11 5 (5.21%) Isilon
12 3 (3.13%) McAfee
13 2 (2.08%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.08%) Reuters
13 2 (2.08%) Bloomberg
13 2 (2.08%) Blue Coat
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