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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Workstation
Rank 576 586 551
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -35
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 24 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.024% 0.033%
As % of the System Software category 0.43% 0.25% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
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£225 £255 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -7.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £128 £275
% change year-on-year
+76.47% -53.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.13 £14.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.86% +19.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.13 -
% change year-on-year
+17.86% -

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
5581 5173 4848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.95% 9.61% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3171 2836 2370
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 598 617
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.98 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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 30 June 2015.

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 19 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 30 June 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 23 £310 -7.46% 4
South West - 9 £225 -
Wiltshire - 7 - -
Swindon - 7 - -
South East -24 6 £423 +179.33% 2
North West -16 5 - -
Merseyside - 5 - -
Liverpool - 4 - -
Berkshire +1 3 - -
Hampshire -2 3 £423 +141.42%
London -14 2 - - 1
Newbury - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £225 -
Hook - 2 £395 -
Bracknell -1 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Royston - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Wirral - 1 - -

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (92.11%) Windows
3 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
3 27 (71.05%) Active Directory
4 24 (63.16%) Windows 7
5 23 (60.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (47.37%) MS Excel
7 15 (39.47%) ITIL
8 14 (36.84%) SQL
8 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (28.95%) SCCM
9 11 (28.95%) Citrix
9 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (28.95%) MCP
10 10 (26.32%) VBScript
10 10 (26.32%) VB
10 10 (26.32%) Windows XP
10 10 (26.32%) McAfee
10 10 (26.32%) SAN
11 9 (23.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
11 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (21.05%) Fat Client
12 8 (21.05%) MS Office
12 8 (21.05%) LAN
12 8 (21.05%) WAN
12 8 (21.05%) DHCP
12 8 (21.05%) DNS
12 8 (21.05%) Thin Client
12 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
1 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) SAN
2 8 (21.05%) DNS
2 8 (21.05%) LAN
2 8 (21.05%) WAN
2 8 (21.05%) DHCP
3 7 (18.42%) Firewall
4 5 (13.16%) NAS
4 5 (13.16%) VPN
5 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) PCoIP
6 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.63%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.63%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Administrator
3 7 (18.42%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (18.42%) Desktop Administrator
4 6 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Desktop Support
5 5 (13.16%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Architect
7 3 (7.89%) IT Support
7 3 (7.89%) Senior IT Support
7 3 (7.89%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Systems Support Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Systems Support
9 1 (2.63%) Support Technician
9 1 (2.63%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Middleware
2 2 (5.26%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.63%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Thin Client
1 8 (21.05%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Windows
2 24 (63.16%) Windows 7
3 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (26.32%) Windows XP
5 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.89%) Linux
8 2 (5.26%) Solaris
9 1 (2.63%) UNIX
9 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Release Management
3 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.89%) Capacity Management
5 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.26%) Investment Management
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
7 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.63%) Service Management
7 1 (2.63%) Change Management
7 1 (2.63%) ITSM
7 1 (2.63%) Validation
7 1 (2.63%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (2.63%) Time Management
7 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) VBScript
2 10 (26.32%) VB
3 9 (23.68%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (28.95%) MCP
3 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 7 (18.42%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (18.42%) MCSE
4 7 (18.42%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared
6 3 (7.89%) MCITP
7 1 (2.63%) Degree
7 1 (2.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 27 (71.05%) Active Directory
2 23 (60.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.42%) Terminal Services
4 5 (13.16%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.89%) vSphere
6 2 (5.26%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.63%) XenApp
7 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) SCCM
2 9 (23.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.26%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.26%) WSUS
4 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.95%) Citrix
4 10 (26.32%) McAfee
5 7 (18.42%) NetApp
6 4 (10.53%) HP
7 3 (7.89%) Cisco
7 3 (7.89%) Symantec
8 2 (5.26%) Remedy
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle
8 2 (5.26%) AppSense
8 2 (5.26%) IBM
8 2 (5.26%) EMC
8 2 (5.26%) Lotus
8 2 (5.26%) Becrypt
9 1 (2.63%) Borland
9 1 (2.63%) Apple
9 1 (2.63%) Reuters
9 1 (2.63%) Bloomberg
9 1 (2.63%) Fujitsu