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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Workstation
Rank 591 570 522
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -48
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 16 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.023% 0.057%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.24% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
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£423 £238 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.89% -15.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £128 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £420 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £139 £278
% change year-on-year
+184.68% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Average hourly rate £20.19 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 - £47.50

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
5332 5007 4441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.84% 9.51% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2998 2669 2133
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 619 619
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.12 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £33.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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 13 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 22 May 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 -21 16 £423 +30.00% 7
South West - 6 £225 -
Swindon - 5 - -
Wiltshire - 5 - -
London -8 4 £600 +65.51% 5
North West -18 4 - -
Merseyside - 4 - -
Liverpool - 3 - -
Hampshire -2 2 £423 -3.97%
South East -16 2 £423 +48.89% 1
Hook - 1 £395 -
Somerset - 1 £225 -
Wirral - 1 - -

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 35 (85.37%) Windows
3 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
4 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
5 23 (56.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (56.10%) Windows 7
6 18 (43.90%) MS Excel
7 17 (41.46%) ITIL
7 17 (41.46%) SCCM
8 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (34.15%) SQL
10 13 (31.71%) Citrix
11 12 (29.27%) SAN
12 11 (26.83%) MCSE
12 11 (26.83%) Service Delivery
13 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
14 9 (21.95%) NetApp
14 9 (21.95%) SharePoint
14 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
15 8 (19.51%) Fat Client
15 8 (19.51%) VMware ESX
15 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
15 8 (19.51%) MCP
15 8 (19.51%) MS Office
15 8 (19.51%) Thin Client
15 8 (19.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 7 (17.07%) Windows XP
16 7 (17.07%) McAfee
16 7 (17.07%) T-SQL

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (21.95%) SharePoint
2 8 (19.51%) MS Exchange
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.44%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 18 (43.90%) MS Excel
2 8 (19.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.88%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) SAN
2 7 (17.07%) DNS
2 7 (17.07%) Firewall
3 5 (12.20%) LAN
3 5 (12.20%) WAN
3 5 (12.20%) DHCP
3 5 (12.20%) NAS
4 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.88%) VPN
4 2 (4.88%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Support Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Desktop Support
3 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (12.20%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Desktop Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) IT Support
4 4 (9.76%) Senior IT Support
4 4 (9.76%) Desktop Technician
4 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Senior Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support Technician
4 4 (9.76%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Support Technician
5 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Application Packaging
2 3 (7.32%) Middleware
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Fat Client
1 8 (19.51%) Thin Client
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Replication
3 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (85.37%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Windows 7
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.07%) Windows XP
5 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) ITIL
2 11 (26.83%) Service Delivery
3 7 (17.07%) Migration
4 5 (12.20%) Asset Management
4 5 (12.20%) Investment Management
4 5 (12.20%) Release Management
5 4 (9.76%) Test Strategy
5 4 (9.76%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (9.76%) Requirements Engineering
5 4 (9.76%) Validation
5 4 (9.76%) ITSM
5 4 (9.76%) Service Management
5 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.32%) Change Management
7 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.88%) Performance Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (4.88%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.44%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
2 7 (17.07%) VBScript
2 7 (17.07%) VB
3 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (26.83%) MCSE
3 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
4 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
4 8 (19.51%) MCP
5 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
5 4 (9.76%) MCITP
5 4 (9.76%) Degree
5 4 (9.76%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.44%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
2 23 (56.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (19.51%) VMware ESX
4 5 (12.20%) vSphere
5 4 (9.76%) XenDesktop
5 4 (9.76%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (2.44%) UAG
7 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.44%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 17 (41.46%) SCCM
2 8 (19.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (4.88%) SCOM
5 1 (2.44%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.44%) MOM
5 1 (2.44%) WSUS
5 1 (2.44%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
3 13 (31.71%) Citrix
4 9 (21.95%) NetApp
5 7 (17.07%) McAfee
6 5 (12.20%) HP
6 5 (12.20%) EMC
6 5 (12.20%) AppSense
7 4 (9.76%) Polycom
7 4 (9.76%) Reuters
7 4 (9.76%) Bloomberg
7 4 (9.76%) Remedy
7 4 (9.76%) Apple
8 3 (7.32%) Cisco
9 2 (4.88%) IBM
9 2 (4.88%) Juniper
10 1 (2.44%) Becrypt
10 1 (2.44%) CommVault
10 1 (2.44%) Veritas
10 1 (2.44%) Lotus