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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Server
Rank 544 539 509
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -30
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 37 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.053% 0.055%
As % of the System Software category 0.74% 0.57% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 10
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.65% -21.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £173 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £400 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £223 £238 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.31% -26.92%
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
4996 4706 4331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.51% 9.29% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2788 2306 2069
Average daily rate £385 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £172 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.44% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 539 704
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -1.51%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +4 35 £275 +6.79% 17
London 0 14 £419 +58.01% 7
South West 0 10 £178 -20.88% 2
City of London - 10 £375 - 2
West Midlands - 4 £225 -
Yorkshire -18 3 £275 -31.25% 5
West Yorkshire -20 3 £275 +22.22% 2
South East -25 2 £350 +86.66% 1
Worcestershire - 2 £225 -
Halifax - 2 £275 -
East Midlands +5 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £220 - 2
East Sussex - 1 £350 - 1
Brighton - 1 £350 - 1
Bristol - - - - 2
Chester - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Barking - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Malvern - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Northampton - - - -
Reading - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 76 (100.00%) VMware
2 63 (82.89%) Windows
3 47 (61.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (56.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (53.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (48.68%) SAN
7 34 (44.74%) Active Directory
8 26 (34.21%) MS Exchange
9 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
10 22 (28.95%) DNS
11 20 (26.32%) DHCP
12 19 (25.00%) Cisco
12 19 (25.00%) NAS
13 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
14 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (17.11%) ITIL
15 13 (17.11%) Linux
16 12 (15.79%) Citrix
16 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
16 12 (15.79%) Hyper-V
16 12 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
17 11 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2007
17 11 (14.47%) VLAN
18 10 (13.16%) NetApp
18 10 (13.16%) MS Office
18 10 (13.16%) Clustering
18 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
19 9 (11.84%) XenApp
19 9 (11.84%) vSphere
19 9 (11.84%) SQL

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 26 (34.21%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
5 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.63%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Office
2 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) IaaS
2 1 (1.32%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (48.68%) SAN
2 22 (28.95%) DNS
3 20 (26.32%) DHCP
4 19 (25.00%) NAS
5 11 (14.47%) VLAN
6 9 (11.84%) WAN
7 8 (10.53%) WLAN
7 8 (10.53%) Kerberos
7 8 (10.53%) SNMP
7 8 (10.53%) LDAP
8 7 (9.21%) LAN
9 6 (7.89%) Firewall
10 5 (6.58%) VoIP
11 3 (3.95%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (3.95%) Ethernet
11 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
11 3 (3.95%) VPN
12 2 (2.63%) Junos
12 2 (2.63%) iSCSI
12 2 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (5.26%) Finance
1 4 (5.26%) Banking
2 3 (3.95%) Law
3 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Server Engineer
2 13 (17.11%) Support Engineer
3 12 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (15.79%) VMware Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (10.53%) Storage Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Windows Server Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Server Administrator
8 5 (6.58%) Build Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Server Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Storage Administrator
10 3 (3.95%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Backup Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Operations Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.95%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) Middleware
1 1 (1.32%) Flash
1 1 (1.32%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Clustering
2 9 (11.84%) Blackberry
3 6 (7.89%) Thin Client
3 6 (7.89%) Fat Client
3 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.95%) PDA
5 2 (2.63%) Replication
5 2 (2.63%) iPhone
6 1 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 63 (82.89%) Windows
2 43 (56.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (53.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (17.11%) Linux
6 8 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.58%) Android
8 5 (6.58%) UNIX
8 5 (6.58%) Ubuntu
9 4 (5.26%) CentOS
10 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (1.32%) Solaris
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.11%) ITIL
2 7 (9.21%) Service Management
2 7 (9.21%) Migration
2 7 (9.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (7.89%) Time Management
4 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (6.58%) Incident Management
4 5 (6.58%) Workflow
5 4 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.95%) Change Management
7 2 (2.63%) Project Management
7 2 (2.63%) Validation
7 2 (2.63%) Security Management
7 2 (2.63%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.63%) Performance Management
7 2 (2.63%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (1.32%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.32%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.32%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.84%) SQL
2 7 (9.21%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.58%) VBScript
3 5 (6.58%) VBA
4 4 (5.26%) Perl
5 3 (3.95%) Python
6 2 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.21%) MCSE
3 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.26%) VCP4
5 3 (3.95%) MCITP
6 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.63%) HND
7 1 (1.32%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.32%) MCP
7 1 (1.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (61.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (44.74%) Active Directory
3 12 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 9 (11.84%) XenApp
4 9 (11.84%) vSphere
5 8 (10.53%) DFS Replication
6 7 (9.21%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (9.21%) VMware ESX
7 6 (7.89%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (5.26%) XenServer
9 3 (3.95%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.32%) vCloud
10 1 (1.32%) UAG
10 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) SCCM
2 5 (6.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (5.26%) SCVMM
4 3 (3.95%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.63%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.63%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (1.32%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 76 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
3 19 (25.00%) Cisco
4 12 (15.79%) Citrix
5 10 (13.16%) NetApp
6 9 (11.84%) HP
7 7 (9.21%) Symantec
8 6 (7.89%) IBM
8 6 (7.89%) FalconStor
9 5 (6.58%) 3PAR
10 4 (5.26%) Mitel
10 4 (5.26%) Reuters
10 4 (5.26%) Bloomberg
10 4 (5.26%) EMC
10 4 (5.26%) Juniper
10 4 (5.26%) Splunk
10 4 (5.26%) Veeam
11 3 (3.95%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.95%) Dell
11 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
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