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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Server
Rank 563 542 521
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -21
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 45 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.052% 0.044%
As % of the System Software category 0.84% 0.51% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 12
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£275 £363 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £615 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £340 £425
% change year-on-year
-22.79% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -

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
5370 5246 4580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.71% 10.15% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2963 2677 2142
Average daily rate £358 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 665 638 773
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.80 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% -12.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.23 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 -9 45 £275 -24.13% 2
London +28 15 £375 - 1
City of London +16 8 £290 -51.66%
Yorkshire -9 7 £275 -26.66%
South East -40 6 £318 -3.78%
West Yorkshire - 6 £275 -
West Midlands -1 4 £225 -
Worcestershire - 3 £225 -
Surrey - 2 - -
Berkshire -3 1 £260 -21.21%
Bracknell -7 1 £260 -23.52%
Hampshire -19 1 - -
North West - 1 £260 - 1
Halifax - 1 £275 -
Hayes - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Luton - - - -
Malvern - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Reading - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Wembley - - - -

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 78 (100.00%) VMware
2 67 (85.90%) Windows
3 53 (67.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (65.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (64.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (58.97%) Active Directory
7 44 (56.41%) SAN
8 32 (41.03%) MS Exchange
9 24 (30.77%) Microsoft
10 23 (29.49%) NAS
11 22 (28.21%) Citrix
12 19 (24.36%) VLAN
13 18 (23.08%) DNS
14 17 (21.79%) DHCP
14 17 (21.79%) XenApp
14 17 (21.79%) Exchange Server 2010
15 16 (20.51%) HP
16 15 (19.23%) MS Office
16 15 (19.23%) Security Cleared
17 14 (17.95%) Blackberry
18 13 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
18 13 (16.67%) SCCM
18 13 (16.67%) SC Cleared
18 13 (16.67%) vSphere
19 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (15.38%) NetApp
19 12 (15.38%) Linux
20 11 (14.10%) WAN
21 10 (12.82%) Hyper-V
21 10 (12.82%) DFS Replication

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 32 (41.03%) MS Exchange
2 17 (21.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.28%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (19.23%) MS Office
2 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
1 1 (1.28%) IaaS
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (56.41%) SAN
2 23 (29.49%) NAS
3 19 (24.36%) VLAN
4 18 (23.08%) DNS
5 17 (21.79%) DHCP
6 11 (14.10%) WAN
7 10 (12.82%) WLAN
8 8 (10.26%) VoIP
9 7 (8.97%) LDAP
9 7 (8.97%) Kerberos
9 7 (8.97%) SNMP
9 7 (8.97%) Firewall
10 6 (7.69%) LAN
11 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
12 4 (5.13%) iSCSI
13 3 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (2.56%) VPN
14 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (2.56%) Junos
14 2 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (12.82%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Law
2 3 (3.85%) Legal
2 3 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 15 (19.23%) Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 12 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (14.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (12.82%) VMware Engineer
6 10 (12.82%) Server Administrator
7 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (11.54%) Storage Administrator
8 7 (8.97%) Support Analyst
9 6 (7.69%) Server Analyst
9 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 6 (7.69%) Administrator
10 5 (6.41%) Build Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) HP Storage Administrator
10 5 (6.41%) Windows Administrator
10 5 (6.41%) SAN Administrator
11 4 (5.13%) Consultant
11 4 (5.13%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) Flash
1 1 (1.28%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Blackberry
2 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.54%) Clustering
4 8 (10.26%) Thin Client
4 8 (10.26%) Fat Client
4 8 (10.26%) PDA
5 6 (7.69%) Replication
6 2 (2.56%) iPhone
7 1 (1.28%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 67 (85.90%) Windows
2 51 (65.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 50 (64.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (15.38%) Linux
5 9 (11.54%) Windows XP
6 7 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.41%) Android
8 5 (6.41%) Ubuntu
9 4 (5.13%) CentOS
10 2 (2.56%) UNIX
11 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (1.28%) Solaris
11 1 (1.28%) Debian
11 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Management
1 7 (8.97%) Service Management
2 5 (6.41%) WAN Optimisation
2 5 (6.41%) Workflow
3 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
4 3 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (3.85%) ITIL
4 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.85%) Change Management
4 3 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.56%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.56%) Time Management
5 2 (2.56%) ITIL V3
5 2 (2.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.28%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (1.28%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.28%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.28%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
1 7 (8.97%) SQL
2 5 (6.41%) VBScript
2 5 (6.41%) VBA
3 4 (5.13%) Perl
3 4 (5.13%) Python
4 2 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.41%) MCSE
3 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.56%) VTSP
5 1 (1.28%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.28%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) MCP
5 1 (1.28%) HND
5 1 (1.28%) MCSA
5 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.28%) CCA
5 1 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (67.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (58.97%) Active Directory
3 17 (21.79%) XenApp
4 13 (16.67%) vSphere
5 10 (12.82%) Hyper-V
5 10 (12.82%) DFS Replication
5 10 (12.82%) XenServer
6 9 (11.54%) VMware ESX
7 8 (10.26%) XenDesktop
8 7 (8.97%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (2.56%) NFS
10 2 (2.56%) KVM
11 1 (1.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (16.67%) SCCM
2 9 (11.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (6.41%) Tivoli
4 4 (5.13%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.56%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 78 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 22 (28.21%) Citrix
4 16 (20.51%) HP
5 12 (15.38%) NetApp
6 10 (12.82%) 3PAR
6 10 (12.82%) Cisco
7 9 (11.54%) IBM
8 8 (10.26%) Dell
8 8 (10.26%) Veeam
9 7 (8.97%) SolarWinds
9 7 (8.97%) Mitel
10 5 (6.41%) Riverbed
11 4 (5.13%) Juniper
11 4 (5.13%) Reuters
11 4 (5.13%) Bloomberg
11 4 (5.13%) Oracle
11 4 (5.13%) Splunk
12 3 (3.85%) Symantec
12 3 (3.85%) Red Hat