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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Server
Rank 534 529 508
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 44 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.057% 0.060%
As % of the System Software category 0.90% 0.59% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 12
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£275 £303 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -24.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £174 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £623 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £250 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -41.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -

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
4895 4726 4233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.65% 9.70% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2689 2440 1966
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £168 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 563 550 754
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 January 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
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 23 January 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 -10 42 £275 -9.09% 15
London +4 12 £375 -21.05% 9
Yorkshire -6 6 £250 +11.11% 3
City of London +13 5 £375 -37.50% 4
West Midlands +4 5 £225 - 1
West Yorkshire +2 5 £250 +11.11% 3
Worcestershire - 3 £225 -
Leeds - 3 £225 - 2
South East -30 2 - - 1
Scotland - 2 £350 -
Glasgow - 2 £350 -
Halifax - 2 £275 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Hayes - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Chester - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Luton - - - -
Malvern - - - -

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 79 (100.00%) VMware
2 66 (83.54%) Windows
3 51 (64.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (59.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (53.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (51.90%) Active Directory
6 41 (51.90%) SAN
7 27 (34.18%) MS Exchange
8 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
9 22 (27.85%) DNS
10 21 (26.58%) DHCP
11 20 (25.32%) NAS
12 19 (24.05%) Citrix
13 15 (18.99%) VLAN
13 15 (18.99%) XenApp
13 15 (18.99%) Security Cleared
14 14 (17.72%) HP
15 13 (16.46%) Cisco
15 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
15 13 (16.46%) MS Office
15 13 (16.46%) Exchange Server 2010
15 13 (16.46%) SC Cleared
16 12 (15.19%) vSphere
16 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (15.19%) Linux
16 12 (15.19%) Blackberry
17 11 (13.92%) SCCM
17 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2007
18 10 (12.66%) Hyper-V
18 10 (12.66%) 3PAR

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 27 (34.18%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
6 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.53%) Lync
7 2 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (16.46%) MS Office
2 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) IaaS
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (51.90%) SAN
2 22 (27.85%) DNS
3 21 (26.58%) DHCP
4 20 (25.32%) NAS
5 15 (18.99%) VLAN
6 8 (10.13%) Kerberos
6 8 (10.13%) SNMP
6 8 (10.13%) WLAN
6 8 (10.13%) WAN
6 8 (10.13%) LDAP
7 6 (7.59%) Firewall
7 6 (7.59%) LAN
8 5 (6.33%) VoIP
9 3 (3.80%) VPN
9 3 (3.80%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.53%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.53%) Junos
10 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.27%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (10.13%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Law
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) Server Engineer
2 17 (21.52%) Support Engineer
3 14 (17.72%) VMware Engineer
4 12 (15.19%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (13.92%) Analyst
5 11 (13.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (13.92%) Server Administrator
5 11 (13.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (12.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (11.39%) Storage Administrator
8 7 (8.86%) Administrator
8 7 (8.86%) Storage Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) SAN Administrator
9 5 (6.33%) Windows Administrator
9 5 (6.33%) Server Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) HP Storage Administrator
9 5 (6.33%) Build Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Windows Server Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 4 (5.06%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) Middleware
1 1 (1.27%) Flash
1 1 (1.27%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (15.19%) Blackberry
2 9 (11.39%) Thin Client
2 9 (11.39%) Clustering
2 9 (11.39%) Fat Client
3 6 (7.59%) PDA
3 6 (7.59%) Replication
4 2 (2.53%) iPhone
5 1 (1.27%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 66 (83.54%) Windows
2 47 (59.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 42 (53.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (15.19%) Linux
5 8 (10.13%) Windows XP
6 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.59%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.33%) Android
9 4 (5.06%) Ubuntu
9 4 (5.06%) UNIX
10 3 (3.80%) CentOS
11 1 (1.27%) Solaris
11 1 (1.27%) Debian
11 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.27%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.13%) ITIL
2 6 (7.59%) Incident Management
2 6 (7.59%) Service Management
2 6 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (6.33%) Time Management
3 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (5.06%) Workflow
5 3 (3.80%) Change Management
5 3 (3.80%) Migration
6 2 (2.53%) Performance Management
6 2 (2.53%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.53%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.53%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (2.53%) Security Management
7 1 (1.27%) CAD
7 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.13%) SQL
2 7 (8.86%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.33%) VBScript
3 5 (6.33%) VBA
4 4 (5.06%) Perl
5 3 (3.80%) Python
6 2 (2.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.33%) MCSE
4 3 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.53%) HND
6 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.27%) CCA
6 1 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.27%) MCP
6 1 (1.27%) MCSA
6 1 (1.27%) MCITP
6 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.80%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (64.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (51.90%) Active Directory
3 15 (18.99%) XenApp
4 12 (15.19%) vSphere
5 10 (12.66%) Hyper-V
6 8 (10.13%) DFS Replication
7 7 (8.86%) VMware ESX
8 6 (7.59%) XenServer
8 6 (7.59%) XenDesktop
8 6 (7.59%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (7.59%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.27%) UAG
9 1 (1.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (13.92%) SCCM
2 9 (11.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (6.33%) Tivoli
4 4 (5.06%) SCVMM
5 3 (3.80%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 79 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (29.11%) Microsoft
3 19 (24.05%) Citrix
4 14 (17.72%) HP
5 13 (16.46%) Cisco
6 10 (12.66%) 3PAR
6 10 (12.66%) IBM
6 10 (12.66%) NetApp
7 8 (10.13%) Veeam
8 6 (7.59%) Symantec
8 6 (7.59%) Dell
9 5 (6.33%) FalconStor
10 4 (5.06%) SolarWinds
10 4 (5.06%) Mitel
10 4 (5.06%) Juniper
10 4 (5.06%) Reuters
10 4 (5.06%) Bloomberg
11 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.80%) EMC
11 3 (3.80%) Splunk