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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Server
Rank 598 573 569
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 49 60 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.73% 1.01% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 43
Median daily rate £413 £338 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +42.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £197 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £433 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £288 £186
% change year-on-year
+56.52% +54.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £49.46 £19.82 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+149.60% +18.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £19.82 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+149.60% +18.29%

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
6749 5949 5536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.58% 10.60% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4158 3361 3001
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 £188 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 618 636
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +12.90%

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 30 June 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 26 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 30 June 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 +2 49 £413 +22.22% 2
Yorkshire +8 20 £450 +63.63%
London +11 17 £377 +11.77%
Leeds +7 16 £450 +80.00%
West Yorkshire -10 16 £450 +63.63%
South West +9 4 £481 -
South East +4 4 £200 -38.46%
Hampshire +12 2 - -
North West -12 2 £320 -8.57% 1
Bristol - 2 £513 -
Wiltshire - 2 £450 -
East Sussex - 2 £200 -
Swindon - 2 £450 -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
City of London +50 1 £355 -23.35%
South Yorkshire +1 1 £400 -
West Midlands -21 1 £250 -31.60% 1
Derbyshire - 1 £275 -
Cheshire - 1 £190 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £275 -
Humberside - 1 £450 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £165 -
Chester - 1 £190 -
Chesterfield - 1 £275 -
Sheffield - 1 £400 -
Hull - 1 £165 -

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 78 (100.00%) VMware
2 52 (66.67%) Windows
3 46 (58.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (57.69%) Active Directory
5 39 (50.00%) SAN
6 32 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (37.18%) Microsoft
8 27 (34.62%) Linux
9 23 (29.49%) MS Exchange
9 23 (29.49%) Citrix
9 23 (29.49%) SCCM
9 23 (29.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (29.49%) Windows Server
10 22 (28.21%) Data Centre
11 18 (23.08%) Server Virtualisation
12 16 (20.51%) ITIL
13 15 (19.23%) DHCP
13 15 (19.23%) DNS
14 14 (17.95%) XenApp
14 14 (17.95%) SCOM
14 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (16.67%) HP
15 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 13 (16.67%) VLAN
15 13 (16.67%) PowerShell
16 12 (15.38%) Migration
17 11 (14.10%) VMware ESX
17 11 (14.10%) SQL
17 11 (14.10%) WAN
17 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010

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 23 (29.49%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 8 (10.26%) IIS
5 5 (6.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (6.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.85%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.41%) InfoPath
2 5 (6.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Office 365
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) IaaS
3 1 (1.28%) PaaS
3 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (50.00%) SAN
2 15 (19.23%) DHCP
2 15 (19.23%) DNS
3 13 (16.67%) VLAN
4 11 (14.10%) WAN
5 10 (12.82%) LAN
6 8 (10.26%) NetScaler
7 7 (8.97%) WLAN
8 5 (6.41%) Kerberos
8 5 (6.41%) NAS
9 4 (5.13%) Firewall
10 3 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (3.85%) LDAP
10 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
11 2 (2.56%) Ethernet
11 2 (2.56%) PCoIP
11 2 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (2.56%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (2.56%) Wireless
12 1 (1.28%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.28%) Big Data
4 1 (1.28%) MySQL
4 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MSI
1 1 (1.28%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (8.97%) Banking
2 4 (5.13%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.56%) Billing
4 2 (2.56%) Local Government
5 1 (1.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (19.23%) VMware Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) Server Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Storage Specialist
4 9 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Active Directory Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Consultant
6 7 (8.97%) Hardware Specialist
6 7 (8.97%) PowerShell Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (6.41%) Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (5.13%) IT Support
9 4 (5.13%) Server Support
10 3 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.21%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.97%) Replication
3 6 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (7.69%) NHS
4 5 (6.41%) Clustering
5 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.85%) iPad
6 3 (3.85%) iPhone
7 2 (2.56%) EMC VNX
7 2 (2.56%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.56%) PKI
8 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 52 (66.67%) Windows
2 32 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (34.62%) Linux
4 23 (29.49%) Windows Server
4 23 (29.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (11.54%) CentOS
6 9 (11.54%) Ubuntu
7 7 (8.97%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.85%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.56%) Solaris
9 2 (2.56%) Unix
10 1 (1.28%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.28%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) Server Virtualisation
2 16 (20.51%) ITIL
3 12 (15.38%) Migration
4 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Management
4 7 (8.97%) Project Management
5 6 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 6 (7.69%) Workflow
6 5 (6.41%) Load Balancing
6 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.13%) Change Control
7 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (5.13%) Server Building
8 3 (3.85%) ERP
8 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.56%) Critical Success Factor
9 2 (2.56%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.56%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (2.56%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.10%) SQL
3 6 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 6 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (10.26%) Degree
2 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.85%) BC Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) MCSE
5 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.56%) CCNA
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.28%) HNC
6 1 (1.28%) HND
6 1 (1.28%) MCSA
6 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.56%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (58.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (57.69%) Active Directory
3 14 (17.95%) XenApp
4 11 (14.10%) VMware ESX
5 8 (10.26%) DFS Replication
5 8 (10.26%) vSphere
5 8 (10.26%) XenDesktop
6 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
7 4 (5.13%) Xen
8 3 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (2.56%) NFS
9 2 (2.56%) Samba
10 1 (1.28%) KVM
10 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.28%) UAG
10 1 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (29.49%) SCCM
2 14 (17.95%) SCOM
3 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 7 (8.97%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.28%) Grafana
5 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.28%) Nagios
5 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 78 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (37.18%) Microsoft
3 23 (29.49%) Citrix
4 13 (16.67%) HP
5 10 (12.82%) Cisco
6 9 (11.54%) NetApp
7 7 (8.97%) SolarWinds
8 6 (7.69%) IronPort
9 5 (6.41%) Dell
10 4 (5.13%) EMC
10 4 (5.13%) Oracle
11 3 (3.85%) JD Edwards
11 3 (3.85%) Lotus
12 2 (2.56%) Avaya
12 2 (2.56%) NETGEAR
13 1 (1.28%) Dell Compellent
13 1 (1.28%) Intel
13 1 (1.28%) LANDesk
13 1 (1.28%) Nimble Storage
13 1 (1.28%) Veritas