The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Workstation
Rank 566 555 545
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 14 14 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.027% 0.073%
As % of the System Software category 0.27% 0.28% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 21
Average daily rate
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£278 £275 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £275 £200
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.06 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 - £16.50
System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5148 5015 4769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.56% 9.84% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2824 2536 2263
Average daily rate £325 £345 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £191 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 617 652
Average hourly rate £15.81 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.52% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.29 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%

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 23 July 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
Top 16 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 23 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 14 £278 +0.90% 3
South East -4 6 £173 -
London +4 4 £400 +14.28% 2
City of London +31 3 £400 +17.64%
South West -31 3 - -
Berkshire +1 2 - -
Hampshire -15 2 £173 -
Southampton - 2 £173 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Poole - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Surrey - - - -

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (92.00%) Windows
3 19 (76.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
7 7 (28.00%) Citrix
8 6 (24.00%) MSI
8 6 (24.00%) DNS
8 6 (24.00%) MS Office
8 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (24.00%) Migration
9 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
9 5 (20.00%) vSphere
9 5 (20.00%) VBScript
9 5 (20.00%) VB
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (16.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (16.00%) Cisco
10 4 (16.00%) HP
10 4 (16.00%) VoIP
10 4 (16.00%) DHCP
10 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (16.00%) XenApp
10 4 (16.00%) Windows Vista
11 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
11 3 (12.00%) SCCM

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (12.00%) IIS
1 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Moodle
2 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (24.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) DHCP
2 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.00%) VoIP
3 3 (12.00%) WAN
3 3 (12.00%) LAN
3 3 (12.00%) SAN
4 2 (8.00%) VPN
4 2 (8.00%) Firewall
4 2 (8.00%) NAS
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MSI
2 1 (4.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (4.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Military
3 1 (4.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Technician
3 2 (8.00%) Server Support
3 2 (8.00%) Support Technician
3 2 (8.00%) Applications Packager
3 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (8.00%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (8.00%) Desktop Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Wintel Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) XML
1 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (4.00%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.00%) Replication
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Vista
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
7 2 (8.00%) Solaris
8 1 (4.00%) Linux
8 1 (4.00%) AIX
8 1 (4.00%) Android
8 1 (4.00%) UNIX
8 1 (4.00%) CentOS
8 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.00%) Validation
3 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) VBScript
1 5 (20.00%) VB
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) Korn
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) MCSA
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 19 (76.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 5 (20.00%) vSphere
4 4 (16.00%) XenApp
5 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (4.00%) Sendmail
7 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (4.00%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (12.00%) SCCM
3 2 (8.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) ARCserve
4 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) Citrix
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco
4 4 (16.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle
5 3 (12.00%) Altiris
5 3 (12.00%) Computacenter
5 3 (12.00%) McAfee
6 2 (8.00%) Symantec
6 2 (8.00%) Veeam
6 2 (8.00%) NetApp
6 2 (8.00%) Apple
6 2 (8.00%) Dell
6 2 (8.00%) EMC
7 1 (4.00%) CA
7 1 (4.00%) CommVault
7 1 (4.00%) Reuters
7 1 (4.00%) Bloomberg
7 1 (4.00%) Lotus
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