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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Server
UK
Rank 574 601 553
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -48
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 18 24 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.048% 0.091%
As % of the System Software category 0.33% 0.47% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 31
Median daily rate £375 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £438 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £238
% change year-on-year
- +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £29.53 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +84.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.56 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +97.21%

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
5436 5086 5155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.15% 10.20% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3397 3038 2833
Median daily rate £400 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £178 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 492 600
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.54 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.27% -

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 16 January 2017.

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 15 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +9 15 £400 +30.61% 13
London -3 6 £400 +28.00% 3
Yorkshire +13 4 £300 -31.42% 4
West Yorkshire +12 4 £300 -31.42% 4
Leeds +5 4 £300 -40.00% 1
Glasgow - 3 £300 -
Scotland - 3 £300 -
East Midlands +9 2 - - 2
Bedfordshire +8 2 £413 -
East of England +2 2 £413 -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Northampton - 2 - -
Hampshire +17 1 £280 +12.00% 1
South East +13 1 £280 -23.28% 2
City of London -6 1 £460 +53.33% 1

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 52 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (65.38%) Windows
3 31 (59.62%) SAN
4 30 (57.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (55.77%) Active Directory
6 28 (53.85%) Linux
7 19 (36.54%) Windows Server
8 17 (32.69%) Citrix
9 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
9 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 13 (25.00%) Nagios
10 13 (25.00%) Grafana
10 13 (25.00%) Splunk
11 11 (21.15%) XenApp
11 11 (21.15%) HP
11 11 (21.15%) CentOS
12 10 (19.23%) Ubuntu
12 10 (19.23%) MS Exchange
13 9 (17.31%) vSphere
13 9 (17.31%) Data Centre
13 9 (17.31%) Server Virtualisation
13 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (17.31%) NHS
13 9 (17.31%) VLAN
13 9 (17.31%) Degree
13 9 (17.31%) SCCM
14 8 (15.38%) Dell
14 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (13.46%) Blackberry

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 10 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Office 365
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (59.62%) SAN
2 9 (17.31%) VLAN
3 7 (13.46%) DHCP
3 7 (13.46%) DNS
4 6 (11.54%) LDAP
4 6 (11.54%) Structured Cabling
5 5 (9.62%) LAN
5 5 (9.62%) PCoIP
6 4 (7.69%) Firewall
6 4 (7.69%) NAS
6 4 (7.69%) WAN
7 2 (3.85%) Internet
7 2 (3.85%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.92%) Network Security
8 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (9.62%) Back Office
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
2 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Administrator
1 10 (19.23%) Analyst
1 10 (19.23%) VMware Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (13.46%) Support Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Support Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Server Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Support Technician
7 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Citrix Support
7 4 (7.69%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Server Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) VMware Support Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Data Centre
1 9 (17.31%) NHS
2 7 (13.46%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.69%) PDA
3 4 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 3 (5.77%) Clustering
5 2 (3.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 34 (65.38%) Windows
2 28 (53.85%) Linux
3 19 (36.54%) Windows Server
4 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (21.15%) CentOS
6 10 (19.23%) Ubuntu
7 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (5.77%) Unix
10 1 (1.92%) SUSE
10 1 (1.92%) VMS
10 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Server Virtualisation
2 6 (11.54%) ITIL
2 6 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (9.62%) Patch Management
4 3 (5.77%) Workflow
5 2 (3.85%) DevOps
5 2 (3.85%) Migration
5 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.85%) Server Building
6 1 (1.92%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.92%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.92%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.92%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (1.92%) Security Architecture
6 1 (1.92%) Storage Virtualisation
6 1 (1.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (1.92%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
2 3 (5.77%) Ruby
3 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.31%) Degree
3 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (5.77%) MCSE
5 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.85%) CCA
6 2 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.92%) CCNA
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 30 (57.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (55.77%) Active Directory
3 11 (21.15%) XenApp
4 9 (17.31%) vSphere
5 7 (13.46%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (11.54%) NFS
6 6 (11.54%) Samba
7 5 (9.62%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (7.69%) XenDesktop
8 4 (7.69%) XenServer
9 2 (3.85%) Docker
9 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
9 2 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (3.85%) vCloud
9 2 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (3.85%) VMware GSX
10 1 (1.92%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (25.00%) Grafana
1 13 (25.00%) Nagios
2 9 (17.31%) SCCM
3 5 (9.62%) WSUS
4 2 (3.85%) Puppet
4 2 (3.85%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (32.69%) Citrix
3 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 13 (25.00%) Splunk
5 11 (21.15%) HP
6 8 (15.38%) Dell
7 6 (11.54%) NETGEAR
8 3 (5.77%) EMC
8 3 (5.77%) IronPort
9 2 (3.85%) AppSense
9 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.85%) Sophos
10 1 (1.92%) Brocade
10 1 (1.92%) Cisco
10 1 (1.92%) SAP
10 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
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