The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Workstation 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 Workstation over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Workstation
Rank 595 578 550
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -28
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 17 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.017% 0.046%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.17% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 12
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£210 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.31% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £290 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £366 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £325 £185
% change year-on-year
-53.84% +75.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+187.03% -

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
5595 5152 4728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.64% 9.84% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3144 2660 2286
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 686 645 628
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

VMware Workstation
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Workstation within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Workstation within the UK over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

VMware Workstation Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

VMware Workstation
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 Workstation within the UK over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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 -28 16 £224 -33.20% 14
London +14 8 £224 -33.20% 6
South East -21 6 £400 +6.66% 3
Hampshire -21 3 - - 1
Berkshire +5 2 £400 -
East of England - 2 £110 -
Surrey -5 1 £135 -64.00%
Hertfordshire - 1 £110 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £110 -
City of London - 1 £210 -
North West - - - -
South West - - - - 4
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Pontefract - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Havant - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing VMware Workstation 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 Workstation.

1 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (90.91%) Windows
3 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 21 (63.64%) Active Directory
5 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (48.48%) Windows 7
7 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 11 (33.33%) Windows XP
10 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (24.24%) Linux
12 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
12 7 (21.21%) MS Office
12 7 (21.21%) VB
12 7 (21.21%) Citrix
13 6 (18.18%) HP
13 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (18.18%) VBScript
13 6 (18.18%) SQL
13 6 (18.18%) Altiris
14 5 (15.15%) Degree
14 5 (15.15%) CCNA
14 5 (15.15%) Migration
14 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
14 5 (15.15%) ITIL
14 5 (15.15%) DHCP
14 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (15.15%) DNS
14 5 (15.15%) Cisco

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing VMware Workstation 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 Workstation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.09%) Apache
3 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) Moodle
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (21.21%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.03%) Google Apps
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) DHCP
1 5 (15.15%) DNS
2 3 (9.09%) SSL
2 3 (9.09%) SAN
2 3 (9.09%) LAN
2 3 (9.09%) VoIP
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) VPN
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 2 (6.06%) FTP
3 2 (6.06%) SSH
3 2 (6.06%) NAS
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
4 1 (3.03%) LDAP
4 1 (3.03%) Junos
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.03%) PuTTY
4 1 (3.03%) VLAN
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MSI
2 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) JMeter
2 2 (6.06%) Subversion
2 2 (6.06%) Maven
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) RSpec
3 1 (3.03%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (3.03%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (9.09%) Analyst
2 3 (9.09%) Support Technician
2 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
2 3 (9.09%) IT Support
3 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Linux Support
3 2 (6.06%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Technician
3 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Consultant
3 2 (6.06%) Server Support
3 2 (6.06%) Architect
3 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
3 2 (6.06%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Replication
2 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.06%) Open Source
2 2 (6.06%) iPad
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.03%) iPhone
3 1 (3.03%) CMDB
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows 7
3 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (24.24%) Linux
8 3 (9.09%) UNIX
8 3 (9.09%) Windows Vista
8 3 (9.09%) CentOS
8 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
9 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
10 1 (3.03%) AIX
10 1 (3.03%) Solaris
10 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) ITIL
1 5 (15.15%) Migration
2 3 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (6.06%) Regression Testing
3 2 (6.06%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (6.06%) DevOps
3 2 (6.06%) Coaching
3 2 (6.06%) Validation
3 2 (6.06%) Scrum
3 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
3 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.06%) Load Testing
3 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
3 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
3 2 (6.06%) Time Management
3 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) VB
2 6 (18.18%) VBScript
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.06%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) Perl
4 2 (6.06%) VBA
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) CCNA
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.12%) MCSE
4 3 (9.09%) MCSA
5 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (6.06%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 21 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.12%) vSphere
5 3 (9.09%) XenApp
5 3 (9.09%) VMware Server
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.06%) VirtualBox
6 2 (6.06%) vCloud
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.03%) Samba
7 1 (3.03%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) SCCM
2 4 (12.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (9.09%) Nagios
3 3 (9.09%) NetBackup
4 2 (6.06%) ARCserve
4 2 (6.06%) SCVMM
4 2 (6.06%) Puppet
4 2 (6.06%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.21%) Citrix
4 6 (18.18%) HP
4 6 (18.18%) Altiris
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco
6 4 (12.12%) Dell
6 4 (12.12%) EMC
6 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
6 4 (12.12%) McAfee
7 3 (9.09%) Symantec
7 3 (9.09%) Computacenter
7 3 (9.09%) CA
7 3 (9.09%) NetApp
8 2 (6.06%) Veritas
8 2 (6.06%) Apple
8 2 (6.06%) Reuters
8 2 (6.06%) Bloomberg
8 2 (6.06%) Tripwire
8 2 (6.06%) Remedy
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