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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Workstation
Rank 551 558 507
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -51
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 25 8 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.016% 0.067%
As % of the System Software category 0.50% 0.17% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £225 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -33.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £385 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Average hourly rate £20.53 £30.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.56% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.91 £42.00 £44.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.53 £30.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-31.56% +48.14%

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
4999 4712 4267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.53% 9.37% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2782 2306 2021
Average daily rate £385 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 559 540 709
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 27 February 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 23 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 27 February 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 0 25 £450 +100.00% 3
London +2 19 £500 +122.22% 2
City of London - 6 £500 - 1
South East -30 1 £350 - 1
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Derby - - - -
Loughborough - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Reading - - - -
Telford - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - -

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (86.05%) Windows
3 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
3 26 (60.47%) Active Directory
3 26 (60.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (58.14%) Windows 7
5 18 (41.86%) ITIL
6 17 (39.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (34.88%) SCCM
8 15 (34.88%) MS Excel
9 14 (32.56%) SharePoint
9 14 (32.56%) MCSE
9 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (30.23%) HP
10 13 (30.23%) MS Exchange
11 12 (27.91%) Citrix
11 12 (27.91%) SAN
12 11 (25.58%) MS Office
13 10 (23.26%) SQL
13 10 (23.26%) NetApp
13 10 (23.26%) Service Delivery
13 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
14 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
15 8 (18.60%) Reuters
15 8 (18.60%) Bloomberg
15 8 (18.60%) VMware ESX
15 8 (18.60%) Thin Client
15 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
15 8 (18.60%) Fat Client

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (32.56%) SharePoint
2 13 (30.23%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.65%) Apache
5 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.33%) IIS
6 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (34.88%) MS Excel
2 11 (25.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.65%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Office 365
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) SAN
2 6 (13.95%) DNS
3 5 (11.63%) Firewall
3 5 (11.63%) NAS
4 4 (9.30%) LAN
4 4 (9.30%) DHCP
5 3 (6.98%) WAN
5 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.65%) SSL
6 2 (4.65%) FTP
6 2 (4.65%) Junos
6 2 (4.65%) SSH
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.33%) Network Security
7 1 (2.33%) VLAN
7 1 (2.33%) PuTTY
7 1 (2.33%) HTTP
7 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.33%) SNMP
7 1 (2.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.33%) JMeter
2 1 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) Maven
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) RSpec
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Support Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) IT Support
3 5 (11.63%) Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Support Technician
4 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support
4 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support Technician
4 4 (9.30%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Senior IT Support
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Desktop Technician
5 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Tester
6 2 (4.65%) Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.65%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Thin Client
1 8 (18.60%) Fat Client
2 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.98%) Replication
4 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.33%) CMDB
6 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.33%) Open Source
6 1 (2.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 37 (86.05%) Windows
2 25 (58.14%) Windows 7
3 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
6 6 (13.95%) Linux
6 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.65%) UNIX
8 2 (4.65%) Android
9 1 (2.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) Service Delivery
3 7 (16.28%) Migration
4 6 (13.95%) Change Management
4 6 (13.95%) Service Management
5 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.30%) ITSM
6 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
6 4 (9.30%) Investment Management
6 4 (9.30%) Validation
6 4 (9.30%) Requirements Engineering
6 4 (9.30%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Time Management
7 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
1 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.95%) VBScript
3 4 (9.30%) Perl
3 4 (9.30%) VBA
4 2 (4.65%) VB
4 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) C
5 1 (2.33%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (32.56%) MCSE
3 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
4 7 (16.28%) Degree
4 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
5 5 (11.63%) MCP
6 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared
6 4 (9.30%) MCITP
7 3 (6.98%) RHCSA
7 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (6.98%) MCSA
7 3 (6.98%) CCNA
8 2 (4.65%) HNC
9 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 26 (60.47%) Active Directory
1 26 (60.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (18.60%) VMware ESX
3 6 (13.95%) VMware Server
3 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.95%) vSphere
4 4 (9.30%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.33%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.33%) vCloud
6 1 (2.33%) UAG
6 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.33%) Samba
6 1 (2.33%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) SCCM
2 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (9.30%) SCVMM
3 3 (6.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.98%) Nagios
3 3 (6.98%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.65%) SCOM
4 2 (4.65%) WSUS
5 1 (2.33%) MOM
5 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.33%) Puppet
5 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.23%) HP
4 12 (27.91%) Citrix
5 10 (23.26%) NetApp
6 8 (18.60%) Reuters
6 8 (18.60%) Bloomberg
7 7 (16.28%) EMC
8 6 (13.95%) Remedy
8 6 (13.95%) Apple
9 5 (11.63%) AppSense
9 5 (11.63%) Cisco
10 4 (9.30%) Polycom
11 3 (6.98%) Altiris
11 3 (6.98%) Veritas
11 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
11 3 (6.98%) Juniper
12 2 (4.65%) IBM
12 2 (4.65%) Dell
12 2 (4.65%) 3PAR