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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Workstation
Rank 577 568 534
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -34
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 18 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.027% 0.046%
As % of the System Software category 0.34% 0.27% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 7
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£290 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £357 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -66.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+196.29% -66.25%

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
5362 5261 4582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.72% 10.19% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2967 2698 2141
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 659 631 773
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 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
Top 28 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 19 December 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 -26 18 £290 -10.76% 10
London +24 13 £290 +5.45% 9
City of London - 4 £500 - 3
South East -23 3 £400 +14.28%
Berkshire +1 2 £400 -
South West -21 2 £250 -9.09%
Hampshire -18 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cwmbran - - - - 1
Derby - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Havant - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 37 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (89.19%) Windows
3 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
4 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
4 21 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (54.05%) Windows 7
6 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
7 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (35.14%) Windows XP
9 12 (32.43%) ITIL
10 11 (29.73%) MS Office
11 10 (27.03%) SQL
11 10 (27.03%) HP
12 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
12 9 (24.32%) SCCM
13 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
13 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
13 8 (21.62%) VBScript
13 8 (21.62%) Citrix
14 7 (18.92%) Linux
14 7 (18.92%) MCSE
14 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
14 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (16.22%) VMware Server
15 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
15 6 (16.22%) Reuters
15 6 (16.22%) Bloomberg
15 6 (16.22%) Change Management

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.11%) Apache
3 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
2 11 (29.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (5.41%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) Office 365
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) DHCP
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
1 5 (13.51%) SAN
2 4 (10.81%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) WAN
3 3 (8.11%) SSL
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (5.41%) Junos
4 2 (5.41%) VPN
4 2 (5.41%) FTP
4 2 (5.41%) SSH
5 1 (2.70%) Wireless
5 1 (2.70%) 3G
5 1 (2.70%) HTTP
5 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.70%) SNMP
5 1 (2.70%) VoIP
5 1 (2.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Subversion
1 2 (5.41%) RSpec
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.41%) JMeter
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
1 2 (5.41%) Maven
2 1 (2.70%) MSI
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Support Technician
2 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) IT Support
3 4 (10.81%) Desktop Technician
3 4 (10.81%) Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Desktop Support
3 4 (10.81%) Desktop Support Technician
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
1 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Thin Client
1 5 (13.51%) Fat Client
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Open Source
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) Replication
5 1 (2.70%) iPad
5 1 (2.70%) CMDB
5 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows 7
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (35.14%) Windows XP
5 7 (18.92%) Linux
5 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
7 3 (8.11%) Windows Vista
7 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.41%) CentOS
8 2 (5.41%) Android
8 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
8 2 (5.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Change Management
3 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.51%) Migration
4 4 (10.81%) Service Management
5 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Load Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Investment Management
5 2 (5.41%) Time Management
5 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
5 2 (5.41%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (5.41%) DevOps
5 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.41%) ITSM
5 2 (5.41%) Validation
5 2 (5.41%) Scrum
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
2 8 (21.62%) VBScript
3 5 (13.51%) VB
4 4 (10.81%) Perl
4 4 (10.81%) VBA
4 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.41%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.92%) MCSE
3 6 (16.22%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) MCSA
4 3 (8.11%) CCNA
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.11%) RHCSA
4 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) HNC
5 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.70%) MCITP
6 1 (2.70%) MCP
6 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
1 21 (56.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.22%) VMware Server
4 4 (10.81%) vSphere
5 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (5.41%) vCloud
6 2 (5.41%) VirtualBox
6 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.70%) Samba
7 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) SCCM
2 4 (10.81%) SCVMM
2 4 (10.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (8.11%) NetBackup
3 3 (8.11%) Nagios
4 2 (5.41%) Puppet
4 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (5.41%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.03%) HP
4 8 (21.62%) Citrix
5 6 (16.22%) Reuters
5 6 (16.22%) Bloomberg
6 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
6 4 (10.81%) Apple
6 4 (10.81%) NetApp
6 4 (10.81%) Remedy
6 4 (10.81%) McAfee
6 4 (10.81%) EMC
6 4 (10.81%) Altiris
7 3 (8.11%) Computacenter
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco
8 2 (5.41%) Polycom
8 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.41%) Isilon
8 2 (5.41%) Veritas
8 2 (5.41%) CA
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