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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Workstation
Rank 622 620 615
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 18 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.027% 0.020%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Average daily rate £269 £413 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.84% +73.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £263 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £563 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £183 £225 £150
% change year-on-year
-18.88% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £20.19 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £20.19 -
% change year-on-year
-55.41% -

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
6393 5567 5416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.44% 9.99% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3916 3066 2793
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 660 614
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.15 £33.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 15 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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 18 £269 -34.84% 13
London -2 13 £318 -47.08% 9
City of London - 3 £318 - 1
South East - 2 £273 - 3
North West -12 1 £115 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £140 -
High Wycombe - 1 £405 - 2
Halifax - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £225 -
Manchester - 1 £115 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £140 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £405 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £225 -

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (85.71%) Windows
3 26 (74.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 17 (48.57%) ITIL
5 17 (48.57%) Windows Server
6 15 (42.86%) MS Excel
7 14 (40.00%) SharePoint
7 14 (40.00%) PowerShell
8 12 (34.29%) MS Office
9 11 (31.43%) Citrix
9 11 (31.43%) VMware ESX
10 10 (28.57%) Remedy
10 10 (28.57%) Intel Security
10 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
11 8 (22.86%) Dell
11 8 (22.86%) SCCM
11 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
12 7 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
12 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
12 7 (20.00%) HP
12 7 (20.00%) SAN
12 7 (20.00%) BMC
12 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 7 (20.00%) Cisco
12 7 (20.00%) ITSM
12 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 14 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 12 (34.29%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) SAN
1 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.29%) DNS
2 5 (14.29%) Skype
2 5 (14.29%) WebEx
3 4 (11.43%) Internet
4 2 (5.71%) DHCP
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 2 (5.71%) NAS
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (2.86%) GLBP
5 1 (2.86%) HSRP
5 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.86%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.86%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (17.14%) Technical Leader
3 5 (14.29%) Administrator
3 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Server Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Build Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (14.29%) PKI
3 5 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (8.57%) Fat Client
4 3 (8.57%) Thin Client
5 2 (5.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Windows Server
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (11.43%) Linux
6 4 (11.43%) Unix
7 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.86%) Solaris
9 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) ITSM
3 7 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 5 (14.29%) Service Management
5 4 (11.43%) Power Management
6 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Server Building
6 3 (8.57%) Time Management
7 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.86%) Application Virtualisation
8 1 (2.86%) Data Centre Operations
8 1 (2.86%) Database Mirroring
8 1 (2.86%) Email Filtering
8 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.86%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
2 3 (8.57%) Python
3 2 (5.71%) AWK
3 2 (5.71%) C
3 2 (5.71%) Perl
3 2 (5.71%) sed
3 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) Korn
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
4 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.57%) CCNA
4 3 (8.57%) MCSE
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) HNC
5 2 (5.71%) RHCSA
6 1 (2.86%) CCNP
6 1 (2.86%) CCSP
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 26 (74.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (31.43%) VMware ESX
4 5 (14.29%) Xen
5 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.71%) XenServer
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.86%) NFS
6 1 (2.86%) Snort
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.86%) XenApp
6 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) SCCM
2 5 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 5 (14.29%) WSUS
3 2 (5.71%) Puppet
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.86%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.86%) SCOM
4 1 (2.86%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (31.43%) Citrix
4 10 (28.57%) Intel Security
4 10 (28.57%) Remedy
5 8 (22.86%) Dell
6 7 (20.00%) BMC
6 7 (20.00%) Cisco
6 7 (20.00%) HP
7 5 (14.29%) Bloomberg
7 5 (14.29%) Polycom
7 5 (14.29%) Reuters
7 5 (14.29%) Symantec
7 5 (14.29%) TOWER Software
8 4 (11.43%) IBM
9 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.86%) F5
10 1 (2.86%) Meraki
10 1 (2.86%) ProCurve
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