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 24 September 2016 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Server
Rank 616 632 606
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -26
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 31 34 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.059% 0.057%
As % of the System Software category 0.49% 0.58% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 18
Median daily rate £245 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £254 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £416 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £350 £260
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £46.96 £32.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.49% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.56 £32.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £32.50 £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.96 £32.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+44.49% +100.00%

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
6335 5860 5857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.98% 10.09% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4007 3315 3244
Median daily rate £413 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 628 707
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.14 £41.15 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 24 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Server within the UK over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

VMware Server Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

VMware Server
Top 24 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 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 30 £245 -30.00% 13
Yorkshire +7 10 £225 -35.71% 1
Leeds +10 9 £238 -20.83%
West Yorkshire +8 9 £238 -32.14%
London -2 7 £288 -23.33% 6
West Midlands - 5 £240 - 3
Worcester - 5 £240 -
Worcestershire - 5 £240 -
South East +16 4 - - 1
Hampshire +14 4 - -
Portsmouth - 4 - -
Bristol - 2 £513 - 1
South West - 2 £513 - 1
North West +10 1 £375 - 1
Manchester -6 1 £375 -
East Midlands - 1 £390 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Newport - 1 - -
Corby - 1 £390 -
Kettering - 1 £390 -
City of London - 1 £188 - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £375 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £390 -
Wales - 1 - -

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 81 (100.00%) VMware
2 50 (61.73%) SAN
3 49 (60.49%) Windows
4 46 (56.79%) Active Directory
5 44 (54.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 40 (49.38%) Linux
7 30 (37.04%) SCCM
8 29 (35.80%) MS Exchange
8 29 (35.80%) Microsoft
9 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (28.40%) Citrix
11 22 (27.16%) VLAN
11 22 (27.16%) Windows Server
12 19 (23.46%) Server Virtualisation
12 19 (23.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (22.22%) CentOS
14 17 (20.99%) DHCP
14 17 (20.99%) DNS
14 17 (20.99%) Ubuntu
14 17 (20.99%) Data Centre
15 16 (19.75%) Degree
15 16 (19.75%) HP
16 15 (18.52%) PowerShell
17 14 (17.28%) XenApp
17 14 (17.28%) Blackberry
18 13 (16.05%) NHS
18 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
18 13 (16.05%) SCOM
19 12 (14.81%) XenDesktop
19 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003

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 29 (35.80%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (8.64%) IIS
4 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
5 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (6.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (6.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Office
2 5 (6.17%) InfoPath
3 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.47%) Office 365
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.23%) IaaS
3 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (61.73%) SAN
2 22 (27.16%) VLAN
3 17 (20.99%) DHCP
3 17 (20.99%) DNS
4 9 (11.11%) LAN
4 9 (11.11%) WAN
5 7 (8.64%) NetScaler
5 7 (8.64%) WLAN
6 6 (7.41%) LDAP
6 6 (7.41%) NAS
7 5 (6.17%) Kerberos
7 5 (6.17%) PCoIP
7 5 (6.17%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (3.70%) Firewall
10 2 (2.47%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.47%) Wireless
11 1 (1.23%) Internet
11 1 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MSI
1 1 (1.23%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (12.35%) Banking
2 6 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.17%) Finance
4 3 (3.70%) Back Office
5 1 (1.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (25.93%) VMware Engineer
2 18 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (18.52%) Windows Engineer
4 13 (16.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (12.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (12.35%) Active Directory Engineer
6 9 (11.11%) PowerShell Engineer
6 9 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
6 9 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 8 (9.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (9.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (9.88%) Storage Specialist
8 7 (8.64%) Administrator
8 7 (8.64%) Analyst
8 7 (8.64%) Hardware Specialist
8 7 (8.64%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (7.41%) Citrix Engineer
9 6 (7.41%) Consultant
9 6 (7.41%) Support Analyst
9 6 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Data Centre
2 14 (17.28%) Blackberry
3 13 (16.05%) NHS
4 7 (8.64%) Replication
5 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (6.17%) PDA
5 5 (6.17%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.47%) Clustering
6 2 (2.47%) HP Storage
6 2 (2.47%) iPad
6 2 (2.47%) iPhone
6 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.23%) PKI
7 1 (1.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 49 (60.49%) Windows
2 40 (49.38%) Linux
3 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (27.16%) Windows Server
5 19 (23.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (22.22%) CentOS
7 17 (20.99%) Ubuntu
8 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (6.17%) Windows 7
10 3 (3.70%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.47%) Solaris
11 2 (2.47%) Unix
12 1 (1.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) Server Virtualisation
2 9 (11.11%) ITIL
2 9 (11.11%) Workflow
3 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (7.41%) Migration
4 6 (7.41%) Patch Management
5 5 (6.17%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.17%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (4.94%) Data Migration
6 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.70%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.47%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.47%) Change Control
8 2 (2.47%) ERP
8 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.47%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.47%) Project Management
8 2 (2.47%) Server Building
8 2 (2.47%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 10 (12.35%) SQL
3 9 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 9 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (19.75%) Degree
2 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
3 8 (9.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (3.70%) CCNA
6 3 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.70%) MCSE
6 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.23%) HNC
7 1 (1.23%) HND
7 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 46 (56.79%) Active Directory
2 44 (54.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (17.28%) XenApp
4 12 (14.81%) XenDesktop
5 10 (12.35%) vSphere
6 9 (11.11%) DFS Replication
6 9 (11.11%) VMware ESX
7 5 (6.17%) NFS
7 5 (6.17%) Samba
7 5 (6.17%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (6.17%) XenServer
8 4 (4.94%) Xen
9 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.23%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.23%) UAG
10 1 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 30 (37.04%) SCCM
2 13 (16.05%) SCOM
3 11 (13.58%) Grafana
3 11 (13.58%) Nagios
4 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 7 (8.64%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (35.80%) Microsoft
3 23 (28.40%) Citrix
4 16 (19.75%) HP
5 10 (12.35%) Splunk
6 9 (11.11%) IronPort
7 8 (9.88%) SolarWinds
8 7 (8.64%) Cisco
8 7 (8.64%) Dell
8 7 (8.64%) NetApp
9 5 (6.17%) NETGEAR
10 2 (2.47%) JD Edwards
10 2 (2.47%) Oracle
11 1 (1.23%) AppSense
11 1 (1.23%) Avaya
11 1 (1.23%) EMC
11 1 (1.23%) Intel
11 1 (1.23%) SAP
11 1 (1.23%) Sophos
11 1 (1.23%) Veeam
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