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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Workstation
Rank 599 574 571
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 20 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.053% 0.016%
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 0.54% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 3
Average daily rate £295 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.06 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% -7.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.06 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-7.77% -7.77%

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
5055 5023 4726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.83% 9.91% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2987 2742 2372
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 489 582 544
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 -7 20 £295 -15.71% 7
South East +10 9 £305 -12.85% 3
London -18 9 £263 -41.66% 3
City of London +35 4 £263 -44.73% 1
Berkshire - 4 £285 -
Hampshire - 4 £388 -
Reading - 3 £295 -
Hook - 3 £388 -
South West 0 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £140 -
Staines - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £215 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £215 -

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (87.88%) Windows
3 27 (81.82%) Active Directory
4 24 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
6 16 (48.48%) Citrix
6 16 (48.48%) Windows Server
7 12 (36.36%) SharePoint
7 12 (36.36%) SCCM
8 11 (33.33%) SAN
9 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (30.30%) DNS
9 10 (30.30%) MS Office
9 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
10 9 (27.27%) Symantec
10 9 (27.27%) HP
10 9 (27.27%) McAfee
11 8 (24.24%) ITIL
11 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
11 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (24.24%) VMware ESX
11 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (21.21%) XenApp
12 7 (21.21%) Unix
12 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
12 7 (21.21%) Dell
12 7 (21.21%) IBM
13 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
13 6 (18.18%) DHCP
13 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 12 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 5 (15.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (15.15%) Lync
4 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Office
2 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) SaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) SAN
2 10 (30.30%) DNS
3 6 (18.18%) DHCP
4 5 (15.15%) Skype
4 5 (15.15%) WebEx
5 4 (12.12%) Internet
6 3 (9.09%) LAN
6 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.06%) BIG-IP
7 2 (6.06%) iSCSI
7 2 (6.06%) NAS
7 2 (6.06%) SNMP
7 2 (6.06%) VoIP
7 2 (6.06%) WAN
8 1 (3.03%) VLAN
8 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Analyst
1 6 (18.18%) Server Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Support
5 2 (6.06%) Server Support
5 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
1 5 (15.15%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.06%) IVR
3 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows Server
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (21.21%) Unix
6 5 (15.15%) Linux
7 4 (12.12%) Solaris
8 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
9 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
10 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
10 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
10 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
3 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
4 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) Change Control
5 3 (9.09%) Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Server Building
5 3 (9.09%) Time Management
6 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.06%) SIEM
6 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.03%) Change Management
7 1 (3.03%) ITSM
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.03%) Requirements Management
7 1 (3.03%) Service Management
7 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) AWK
3 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.06%) Perl
3 2 (6.06%) Python
3 2 (6.06%) sed
3 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.03%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) MCSE
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) HNC
3 2 (6.06%) RHCSA
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 27 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 24 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (24.24%) VMware ESX
4 7 (21.21%) XenApp
5 6 (18.18%) XenServer
6 5 (15.15%) Xen
7 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
8 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (3.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) SCCM
2 6 (18.18%) WSUS
3 4 (12.12%) Backup Exec
3 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
4 2 (6.06%) Puppet
5 1 (3.03%) vMotion
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
3 16 (48.48%) Citrix
4 9 (27.27%) HP
4 9 (27.27%) McAfee
4 9 (27.27%) Symantec
5 7 (21.21%) Dell
5 7 (21.21%) IBM
6 5 (15.15%) Bloomberg
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco
6 5 (15.15%) Polycom
6 5 (15.15%) Remedy
6 5 (15.15%) Reuters
7 4 (12.12%) NetApp
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle
8 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.06%) Sun
9 1 (3.03%) Apple
9 1 (3.03%) BMC
9 1 (3.03%) Siebel
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