The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Workstation skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Workstation over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Workstation
UK
Rank 584 605 591
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 11 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.044% 0.048%
As % of the System Software category 0.21% 0.43% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 9
Median daily rate £475 £295 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.01% -34.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £382 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
+69.49% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £20.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.50 £20.53
% change year-on-year
- -9.88%

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
5178 5358 5287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.41% 10.30% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3270 3192 2906
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 478 592
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.00 £32.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -2.76%

VMware Workstation
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing VMware Workstation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware Workstation Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VMware Workstation
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Workstation within the UK.

VMware Workstation Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VMware Workstation
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Workstation within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

VMware Workstation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VMware Workstation
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Workstation within the UK.

VMware Workstation Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VMware Workstation
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Workstation within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 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 +25 11 £475 +61.01% 5
South East +19 7 £500 +63.93% 1
Hampshire +7 4 £314 -18.96%
London +4 3 £328 +24.76% 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £525 - 1
Basingstoke - 3 £314 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £525 -
North West - 1 - - 1
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Workstation 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 Workstation.

1 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (88.24%) Windows
2 30 (88.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
4 18 (52.94%) HP
5 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 15 (44.12%) SC Cleared
7 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
7 13 (38.24%) SQL
7 13 (38.24%) Linux
7 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
8 10 (29.41%) Windows Server
8 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
9 9 (26.47%) DNS
9 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
10 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (23.53%) Virtual Environments
10 8 (23.53%) Dell
10 8 (23.53%) Web Services
10 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
11 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
11 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
11 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
11 7 (20.59%) C#
11 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
11 7 (20.59%) Citrix
11 7 (20.59%) Validation
11 7 (20.59%) VMware Server
11 7 (20.59%) vSphere
11 7 (20.59%) Windows 10

VMware Workstation
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 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (17.65%) IIS
3 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.82%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) DNS
2 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
3 6 (17.65%) BIG-IP
3 6 (17.65%) DHCP
3 6 (17.65%) LDAP
3 6 (17.65%) Structured Cabling
4 5 (14.71%) NAS
4 5 (14.71%) PCoIP
5 4 (11.76%) SNMP
6 3 (8.82%) LAN
6 3 (8.82%) SAN
6 3 (8.82%) VoIP
6 3 (8.82%) WAN
7 2 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.94%) Network Security
8 1 (2.94%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (2.94%) VPN
8 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.94%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
2 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.82%) HP UFT
3 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.82%) MSI
3 3 (8.82%) NMock
3 3 (8.82%) Selenium
3 3 (8.82%) SilkTest
3 3 (8.82%) WiX
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
1 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Support Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Administrator
2 5 (14.71%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Development Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Development Support Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Messaging Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Communications Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Web Services
2 5 (14.71%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
2 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.82%) Middleware
3 3 (8.82%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.76%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) IVR
3 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 30 (88.24%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Linux
3 10 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
5 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
6 7 (20.59%) Windows 10
7 6 (17.65%) Unix
8 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (8.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Virtual Environments
2 7 (20.59%) Validation
3 6 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (17.65%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (14.71%) Change Management
4 5 (14.71%) ITIL
4 5 (14.71%) Service Management
5 4 (11.76%) ITIL V3
5 4 (11.76%) ITSM
6 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.82%) Change Control
6 3 (8.82%) DevOps
6 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 3 (8.82%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (8.82%) SIEM
6 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) C#
3 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
3 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (44.12%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) ISEB
3 3 (8.82%) MCP
3 3 (8.82%) MCSE
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) GxP
System Software
1 30 (88.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 13 (38.24%) Hyper-V
4 7 (20.59%) VMware Server
4 7 (20.59%) vSphere
5 6 (17.65%) NFS
5 6 (17.65%) Samba
6 4 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (11.76%) XenApp
7 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) WSUS
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.94%) OVSD
3 1 (2.94%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (52.94%) HP
3 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
4 8 (23.53%) Dell
5 7 (20.59%) Citrix
6 6 (17.65%) NETGEAR
7 3 (8.82%) F5
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle
7 3 (8.82%) ServiceNow
7 3 (8.82%) Sun
7 3 (8.82%) Veritas
8 1 (2.94%) Acronis
8 1 (2.94%) NetApp
8 1 (2.94%) Remedy
8 1 (2.94%) Symantec
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