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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Workstation
Rank 605 579 541
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -38
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 17 5 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.009% 0.088%
As % of the System Software category 0.31% 0.099% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 28
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£173 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £327 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £275 £200
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.06 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 - £16.50

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
5450 5071 4861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.51% 9.59% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3033 2678 2361
Average daily rate £338 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 665 549 582
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.65 £32.25 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 15 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Workstation within the UK over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

VMware Workstation Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

VMware Workstation
Top 27 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 15 September 2014. 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 +12 15 £173 -37.27% 7
South East -14 5 £170 - 1
Hampshire -12 4 £173 -
South West -29 4 - - 1
London +6 3 £425 +25.00% 5
Southampton - 2 £173 -
East of England - 2 £110 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £110 -
Surrey - 1 £135 -
Watford - 1 £110 -
Wembley - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Bournemouth - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Poole - - - -
Reading - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Sidcup - - - -

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (90.63%) Windows
3 23 (71.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
5 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
6 14 (43.75%) MS Excel
7 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
8 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
10 8 (25.00%) MS Office
11 7 (21.88%) VB
12 6 (18.75%) Citrix
12 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (18.75%) Degree
12 6 (18.75%) VMware ESX
12 6 (18.75%) Migration
12 6 (18.75%) vSphere
12 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
13 5 (15.63%) Cisco
13 5 (15.63%) MSI
13 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (15.63%) VBScript
13 5 (15.63%) Linux
13 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
13 5 (15.63%) VoIP
14 4 (12.50%) LAN
14 4 (12.50%) DHCP
14 4 (12.50%) DNS
14 4 (12.50%) MCSA

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) Moodle
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.13%) Google Apps
3 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) VoIP
2 4 (12.50%) LAN
2 4 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) DHCP
3 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.38%) Firewall
3 3 (9.38%) WAN
4 2 (6.25%) SSL
4 2 (6.25%) SAN
4 2 (6.25%) VPN
4 2 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.13%) PuTTY
5 1 (3.13%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) Telnet
5 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MSI
2 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) JMeter
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
2 2 (6.25%) Maven
2 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) RSpec
3 1 (3.13%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (3.13%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) French Language
3 1 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (12.50%) Administrator
2 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (9.38%) Support Technician
2 3 (9.38%) Desktop Administrator
3 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support Technician
3 2 (6.25%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (6.25%) IT Support
3 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) Server Support
3 2 (6.25%) Architect
3 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 2 (6.25%) Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) iPhone
2 2 (6.25%) Open Source
2 2 (6.25%) Replication
2 2 (6.25%) iPad
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.13%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (28.13%) Windows XP
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (15.63%) Linux
7 4 (12.50%) Windows Vista
8 3 (9.38%) CentOS
8 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
9 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
10 1 (3.13%) AIX
10 1 (3.13%) Solaris
10 1 (3.13%) Android
10 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.25%) DevOps
3 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
3 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.25%) Scrum
3 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.25%) Load Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.25%) Change Management
3 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (3.13%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.13%) Workflow
4 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) VB
2 5 (15.63%) VBScript
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (12.50%) MCSA
4 3 (9.38%) CCNA
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.38%) MCSE
4 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (71.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (18.75%) VMware ESX
3 6 (18.75%) vSphere
4 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
5 4 (12.50%) XenApp
6 2 (6.25%) VirtualBox
6 2 (6.25%) vCloud
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.13%) Sendmail
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (9.38%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) Puppet
3 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
3 2 (6.25%) ARCserve
4 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Nagios
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.75%) Citrix
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco
5 4 (12.50%) Altiris
5 4 (12.50%) Apple
5 4 (12.50%) McAfee
6 3 (9.38%) Symantec
6 3 (9.38%) Computacenter
6 3 (9.38%) HP
6 3 (9.38%) Dell
6 3 (9.38%) EMC
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle
7 2 (6.25%) Tripwire
7 2 (6.25%) CA
7 2 (6.25%) NetApp
7 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.25%) LANDesk
7 2 (6.25%) Veeam
8 1 (3.13%) WatchGuard
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