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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Server
Rank 586 578 554
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -24
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 39 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.067% 0.072%
As % of the System Software category 0.68% 0.70% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 20
Average daily rate
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£319 £323 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £171 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £404 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £233 £256
% change year-on-year
+39.78% -9.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -56.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -56.89%

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
5766 5455 5145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.71% 9.64% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3271 3058 2659
Average daily rate £363 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 602 634 593
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.04 £31.50 £32.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 September 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 29 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 1 September 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 37 £319 -13.85% 8
West Yorkshire -13 15 £300 +100.00% 1
Yorkshire -18 15 £300 +100.00% 1
London -9 10 £255 -36.25% 4
Bradford - 8 £350 -
Leeds -21 7 £300 +100.00%
South East -24 7 £388 +3.33% 1
Hampshire +2 2 £363 -
Scotland -6 2 £328 +45.55%
Berkshire -7 2 £400 +6.66%
East of England - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £328 -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Paddington - 2 £450 -
West Midlands 0 1 £390 +62.50%
Surrey -8 1 £375 -
Bromley - 1 £255 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £390 -
North East - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £400 -
Andover - 1 £413 -
Oxford - 1 £325 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £325 - 1

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 104 (100.00%) VMware
2 70 (67.31%) Windows
3 62 (59.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (52.88%) Active Directory
5 49 (47.12%) Microsoft
6 39 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (33.65%) SAN
7 35 (33.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (32.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (29.81%) ITIL
10 24 (23.08%) Cisco
11 22 (21.15%) SQL
12 21 (20.19%) SQL Server
13 19 (18.27%) Linux
14 17 (16.35%) MS Exchange
14 17 (16.35%) DNS
14 17 (16.35%) Citrix
15 16 (15.38%) MS Excel
15 16 (15.38%) Finance
16 15 (14.42%) Clustering
17 14 (13.46%) Service Management
17 14 (13.46%) EMC
18 13 (12.50%) NHS
18 13 (12.50%) Workflow
18 13 (12.50%) Ubuntu
18 13 (12.50%) CentOS
19 12 (11.54%) Migration
19 12 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
19 12 (11.54%) NetApp
19 12 (11.54%) HP

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 17 (16.35%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.58%) IIS
3 10 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.77%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.81%) Lync
5 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.96%) Apache
8 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 16 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.69%) Office 365
2 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.88%) IaaS
4 1 (0.96%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (33.65%) SAN
2 17 (16.35%) DNS
3 11 (10.58%) DHCP
4 9 (8.65%) NAS
5 7 (6.73%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (6.73%) WAN
6 6 (5.77%) Unified Communications
7 5 (4.81%) Firewall
7 5 (4.81%) Ethernet
7 5 (4.81%) ATM
7 5 (4.81%) LAN
8 4 (3.85%) VoIP
8 4 (3.85%) VLAN
9 3 (2.88%) Internet
9 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.88%) VPN
10 2 (1.92%) SMTP
10 2 (1.92%) SSL
10 2 (1.92%) WLAN
10 2 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) PVCS
General
1 16 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (1.92%) Law
3 2 (1.92%) Legal
4 1 (0.96%) Local Government
4 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (21.15%) Server Engineer
2 18 (17.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (9.62%) Administrator
4 9 (8.65%) Support Engineer
5 8 (7.69%) Analyst
5 8 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
6 7 (6.73%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.77%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Consultant
8 5 (4.81%) Server Administrator
8 5 (4.81%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Windows Administrator
9 4 (3.85%) Storage Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Server Support
9 4 (3.85%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) .NET
1 1 (0.96%) XML
1 1 (0.96%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) Clustering
2 13 (12.50%) NHS
3 10 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.62%) Data Centre
4 8 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.85%) Replication
6 3 (2.88%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.88%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.92%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.96%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.96%) Celerra
8 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.96%) EPoS
8 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 70 (67.31%) Windows
2 39 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (33.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (32.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (18.27%) Linux
6 13 (12.50%) Ubuntu
6 13 (12.50%) CentOS
7 6 (5.77%) UNIX
8 5 (4.81%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.81%) SUSE
9 4 (3.85%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.88%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.92%) Debian
11 2 (1.92%) AIX
12 1 (0.96%) Solaris
12 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.81%) ITIL
2 14 (13.46%) Service Management
3 13 (12.50%) Workflow
4 12 (11.54%) Migration
4 12 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (11.54%) Server Building
5 11 (10.58%) PRINCE2
5 11 (10.58%) Project Management
6 10 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.73%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (5.77%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.77%) Change Management
9 5 (4.81%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.81%) Performance Management
9 5 (4.81%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (2.88%) Time Management
10 3 (2.88%) CRM
11 2 (1.92%) Risk Management
11 2 (1.92%) Infrastructure Management
11 2 (1.92%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.15%) SQL
2 8 (7.69%) Python
3 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.92%) Perl
5 1 (0.96%) Korn
5 1 (0.96%) VBScript
5 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.81%) MCSE
4 3 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.88%) Degree
5 2 (1.92%) MCITP
6 1 (0.96%) MCTS
6 1 (0.96%) RHCE
6 1 (0.96%) CCA
6 1 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) SLA
1 3 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (59.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (52.88%) Active Directory
3 9 (8.65%) VMware ESX
3 9 (8.65%) vSphere
3 9 (8.65%) XenApp
4 8 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 7 (6.73%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.88%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.92%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.92%) NFS
7 2 (1.92%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.92%) Samba
8 1 (0.96%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.96%) Postfix
8 1 (0.96%) Xen
8 1 (0.96%) vCloud
8 1 (0.96%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) SCCM
2 5 (4.81%) WSUS
3 4 (3.85%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.88%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.92%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.96%) SCOM
6 1 (0.96%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.96%) Puppet
6 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 104 (100.00%) VMware
2 49 (47.12%) Microsoft
3 24 (23.08%) Cisco
4 17 (16.35%) Citrix
5 14 (13.46%) EMC
6 12 (11.54%) HP
6 12 (11.54%) NetApp
7 11 (10.58%) Splunk
8 9 (8.65%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.81%) IBM
9 5 (4.81%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.88%) Isilon
10 3 (2.88%) McAfee
10 3 (2.88%) Oracle
11 2 (1.92%) Dell
11 2 (1.92%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.92%) Symantec
11 2 (1.92%) Mitel
11 2 (1.92%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.92%) M86 Security