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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Server
Rank 562 541 504
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -37
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 37 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.056% 0.078%
As % of the System Software category 0.72% 0.61% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 14
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £248 £338 £425
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £110.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+528.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £110.00 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+388.88% -

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
5111 4785 4314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.53% 9.22% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2806 2381 2081
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 609 564 652
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £35.00 £34.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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 27 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 27 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 -1 34 £300 +1.69% 14
London +5 11 £475 +79.24% 3
City of London - 11 £475 -
South West -1 8 £185 -17.77% 1
West Yorkshire -3 6 £220 -2.22% 7
Yorkshire -14 6 £220 -45.00% 7
South East - 5 £419 - 1
Devon +3 4 £182 +6.76%
East Midlands -5 3 £313 -
Leeds - 3 £220 - 6
Nottinghamshire -9 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £350 - 1
Northampton - 1 £325 -
Bradford - 1 £275 - 1
Brighton - 1 £350 -
Bristol - 1 £300 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £325 -
West Midlands - 1 £300 - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Bury - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Chester - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Halifax - - - -

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 85 (100.00%) VMware
2 64 (75.29%) Windows
3 59 (69.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (49.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (43.53%) SAN
6 37 (43.53%) Active Directory
7 30 (35.29%) Microsoft
8 27 (31.76%) MS Exchange
9 24 (28.24%) DNS
10 22 (25.88%) DHCP
11 21 (24.71%) Cisco
12 20 (23.53%) NAS
13 19 (22.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (22.35%) Citrix
14 18 (21.18%) Linux
14 18 (21.18%) ITIL
15 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
16 15 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
17 14 (16.47%) Clustering
18 13 (15.29%) XenApp
18 13 (15.29%) Hyper-V
19 12 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2007
19 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
20 11 (12.94%) HP
20 11 (12.94%) WAN
20 11 (12.94%) Blackberry
20 11 (12.94%) Disaster Recovery
20 11 (12.94%) VLAN
20 11 (12.94%) vSphere

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 27 (31.76%) MS Exchange
2 15 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (8.24%) SharePoint
5 7 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (5.88%) Lync
7 2 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.35%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) IaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (43.53%) SAN
2 24 (28.24%) DNS
3 22 (25.88%) DHCP
4 20 (23.53%) NAS
5 11 (12.94%) VLAN
5 11 (12.94%) WAN
6 9 (10.59%) LAN
7 8 (9.41%) LDAP
7 8 (9.41%) WLAN
7 8 (9.41%) Kerberos
7 8 (9.41%) SNMP
8 6 (7.06%) Ethernet
9 5 (5.88%) VoIP
10 4 (4.71%) Firewall
11 3 (3.53%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (3.53%) Unified Communications
11 3 (3.53%) ATM
11 3 (3.53%) VPN
11 3 (3.53%) Intranet
11 3 (3.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (8.24%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Law
3 4 (4.71%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (22.35%) Server Engineer
2 13 (15.29%) VMware Engineer
3 12 (14.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (12.94%) Support Engineer
4 11 (12.94%) Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 9 (10.59%) Server Administrator
6 8 (9.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (9.41%) Administrator
6 8 (9.41%) Storage Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.88%) Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.88%) Server Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Windows Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) SAN Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) Flash
1 1 (1.18%) Middleware
1 1 (1.18%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Clustering
2 11 (12.94%) Blackberry
3 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.06%) Thin Client
4 6 (7.06%) Fat Client
5 4 (4.71%) Replication
6 3 (3.53%) PDA
7 2 (2.35%) iPhone
7 2 (2.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 64 (75.29%) Windows
2 42 (49.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 40 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (22.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (21.18%) Linux
6 7 (8.24%) Windows XP
6 7 (8.24%) Ubuntu
7 6 (7.06%) CentOS
8 5 (5.88%) UNIX
8 5 (5.88%) Android
9 4 (4.71%) Windows 7
10 3 (3.53%) SUSE
11 1 (1.18%) Debian
11 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.18%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) ITIL
2 11 (12.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (11.76%) Migration
4 9 (10.59%) Service Management
5 7 (8.24%) Workflow
6 6 (7.06%) Time Management
6 6 (7.06%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (7.06%) Change Management
7 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.71%) Performance Management
8 4 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.53%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.35%) Project Management
10 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.35%) CRM
10 2 (2.35%) Security Management
10 2 (2.35%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.76%) SQL
2 4 (4.71%) Python
2 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.53%) VBScript
4 2 (2.35%) Perl
4 2 (2.35%) VBA
5 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared
2 9 (10.59%) MCSE
2 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.53%) MCITP
5 2 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.35%) HND
6 1 (1.18%) MCP
6 1 (1.18%) MCSA
6 1 (1.18%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.53%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (69.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (43.53%) Active Directory
3 13 (15.29%) Hyper-V
3 13 (15.29%) XenApp
4 11 (12.94%) vSphere
5 9 (10.59%) VMware ESX
6 8 (9.41%) DFS Replication
7 7 (8.24%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (7.06%) XenDesktop
9 4 (4.71%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (4.71%) XenServer
10 2 (2.35%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.18%) UAG
11 1 (1.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) SCCM
2 6 (7.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (4.71%) Tivoli
3 4 (4.71%) HP SIM
4 3 (3.53%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.35%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.18%) Puppet
6 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 85 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 21 (24.71%) Cisco
4 19 (22.35%) Citrix
5 11 (12.94%) HP
6 10 (11.76%) NetApp
7 7 (8.24%) IBM
8 6 (7.06%) Symantec
8 6 (7.06%) 3PAR
8 6 (7.06%) FalconStor
8 6 (7.06%) Splunk
9 5 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 5 (5.88%) Dell
9 5 (5.88%) EMC
10 4 (4.71%) Mitel
11 3 (3.53%) Veeam
11 3 (3.53%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.35%) Isilon
12 2 (2.35%) RightFax
12 2 (2.35%) Riverbed
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