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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Workstation
Rank 601 602 586
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 24 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.025% 0.011%
As % of the System Software category 0.42% 0.26% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
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£238 £175 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £173 £275
% change year-on-year
+44.92% -37.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 -
% change year-on-year
-5.13% -

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
5766 5455 5145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.71% 9.64% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3271 3058 2659
Average daily rate £363 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 602 634 593
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.04 £31.50 £32.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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
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 22 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 1 September 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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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 -6 18 £225 +28.57% 5
South West +1 10 £225 - 1
Swindon +1 7 - -
Wiltshire 0 7 - -
South East -23 5 - - 2
Berkshire - 4 - -
Dorset - 2 - -
Newbury - 2 - -
Bournemouth - 2 - -
East of England +6 1 - -
City of London +4 1 £225 -32.83%
Hertfordshire 0 1 - -
Hampshire -1 1 - -
London -3 1 £225 -32.83% 2
North West - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £225 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Hook - 1 - -
Royston - 1 - -

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 40 (97.56%) Windows
3 32 (78.05%) Active Directory
4 31 (75.61%) Microsoft
5 27 (65.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (51.22%) Windows 7
7 19 (46.34%) MS Excel
8 17 (41.46%) SQL
9 15 (36.59%) SCCM
10 12 (29.27%) ITIL
10 12 (29.27%) Windows XP
10 12 (29.27%) McAfee
11 11 (26.83%) Citrix
11 11 (26.83%) SAN
11 11 (26.83%) VBScript
11 11 (26.83%) VB
12 10 (24.39%) T-SQL
12 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (24.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (19.51%) WAN
14 8 (19.51%) DHCP
14 8 (19.51%) DNS
14 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
14 8 (19.51%) Symantec
15 7 (17.07%) Release Management
15 7 (17.07%) LAN
15 7 (17.07%) SharePoint

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.88%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (4.88%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (46.34%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.07%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) SAN
2 8 (19.51%) WAN
2 8 (19.51%) DHCP
2 8 (19.51%) DNS
3 7 (17.07%) LAN
4 6 (14.63%) VPN
5 5 (12.20%) Firewall
6 2 (4.88%) Internet
6 2 (4.88%) NAS
6 2 (4.88%) PCoIP
6 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.44%) VoIP
7 1 (2.44%) SMTP
7 1 (2.44%) Wireless
7 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Subversion
2 1 (2.44%) StarTeam
2 1 (2.44%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (4.88%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Support Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (17.07%) Administrator
3 7 (17.07%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Server Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Desktop Administrator
5 5 (12.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Desktop Support
5 5 (12.20%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Architect
8 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Server Support
8 2 (4.88%) Systems Support
8 2 (4.88%) Developer
8 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
1 3 (7.32%) Middleware
2 2 (4.88%) Ajax
2 2 (4.88%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) WCF
2 2 (4.88%) CSS
2 2 (4.88%) SOAP
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Thin Client
1 6 (14.63%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.88%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (97.56%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Windows 7
3 12 (29.27%) Windows XP
4 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (7.32%) Linux
8 2 (4.88%) UNIX
8 2 (4.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Release Management
3 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
4 2 (4.88%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.88%) Web Development
4 2 (4.88%) Security Hardening
4 2 (4.88%) SDLC
4 2 (4.88%) API Integration
5 1 (2.44%) Office Automation
5 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.44%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.44%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.44%) Software Delivery
5 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.44%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 11 (26.83%) VBScript
2 11 (26.83%) VB
3 10 (24.39%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.88%) C#
4 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.88%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.07%) MCP
3 6 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (14.63%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) MCSE
6 1 (2.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 32 (78.05%) Active Directory
2 27 (65.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (14.63%) Terminal Services
4 5 (12.20%) XenApp
5 4 (9.76%) XenServer
5 4 (9.76%) vSphere
6 3 (7.32%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.88%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (36.59%) SCCM
2 10 (24.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (14.63%) NetBackup
4 4 (9.76%) WSUS
5 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
5 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.44%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.44%) vMotion
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 31 (75.61%) Microsoft
3 12 (29.27%) McAfee
4 11 (26.83%) Citrix
5 8 (19.51%) Symantec
6 6 (14.63%) IBM
6 6 (14.63%) NetApp
6 6 (14.63%) HP
7 4 (9.76%) Oracle
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco
8 3 (7.32%) Remedy
9 2 (4.88%) Becrypt
9 2 (4.88%) Lotus
10 1 (2.44%) Borland
10 1 (2.44%) Avaya
10 1 (2.44%) Websense
10 1 (2.44%) Toshiba
10 1 (2.44%) OpenText
10 1 (2.44%) Fujitsu
10 1 (2.44%) LANDesk