The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Workstation skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Workstation over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Workstation
Rank 644 633 584
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -49
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 12 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.029% 0.027%
As % of the System Software category 0.18% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Median daily rate £315 £423 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.44% +77.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £276 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £555 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £395 £139
% change year-on-year
-43.03% +184.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £20.19 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +17.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £20.19 £17.13
% change year-on-year
-55.41% +17.86%

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
6625 5653 5319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.15% 10.24% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4059 3143 2844
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 670 653
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.24 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.85 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

VMware Workstation
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing VMware Workstation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 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 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Workstation within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 12 £315 -25.44% 8
London -6 8 £425 -29.16% 3
South East -1 1 £405 -4.14% 5
North West -7 1 £115 -
Croydon - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £405 -
Halifax - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £225 -
Manchester - 1 £115 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £405 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £225 -

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Workstation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for VMware Workstation.

1 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (81.82%) Windows
3 23 (69.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
5 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
6 16 (48.48%) Windows Server
7 15 (45.45%) ITIL
8 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
8 12 (36.36%) SharePoint
8 12 (36.36%) PowerShell
9 11 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 11 (33.33%) VMware ESX
10 10 (30.30%) MS Office
11 9 (27.27%) Remedy
11 9 (27.27%) Citrix
12 8 (24.24%) Intel Security
12 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
13 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
13 7 (21.21%) Requirements Management
13 7 (21.21%) Remedy ITSM
13 7 (21.21%) ITSM
13 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (21.21%) SAN
13 7 (21.21%) BMC
13 7 (21.21%) Dell
13 7 (21.21%) Cisco
13 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
14 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
14 6 (18.18%) Management Information System

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 10 (30.30%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) SAN
1 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
2 5 (15.15%) DNS
3 4 (12.12%) Internet
4 3 (9.09%) Skype
4 3 (9.09%) WebEx
5 2 (6.06%) DHCP
5 2 (6.06%) Firewall
5 2 (6.06%) NAS
6 1 (3.03%) Frame Relay
6 1 (3.03%) IPsec
6 1 (3.03%) IPv4
6 1 (3.03%) IPv6
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) SNMP
6 1 (3.03%) SSL
6 1 (3.03%) VoIP
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
1 1 (3.03%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Technical Leader
2 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (15.15%) Administrator
2 5 (15.15%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Build Engineer
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%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Wintel Support
5 2 (6.06%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.03%) Akka
1 1 (3.03%) Play Framework
1 1 (3.03%) REST
1 1 (3.03%) spray
1 1 (3.03%) Spring
1 1 (3.03%) Symfony
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 5 (15.15%) PKI
4 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
4 3 (9.09%) Fat Client
4 3 (9.09%) Thin Client
4 3 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (6.06%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (15.15%) Linux
6 4 (12.12%) Unix
7 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
9 1 (3.03%) Solaris
9 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) ITIL
2 11 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) ITSM
4 7 (21.21%) Requirements Management
5 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
5 5 (15.15%) Service Management
6 4 (12.12%) Power Management
7 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 3 (9.09%) Migration
7 3 (9.09%) Server Building
7 3 (9.09%) Time Management
8 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (3.03%) Database Mirroring
9 1 (3.03%) Functional Programming
9 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.03%) Network Design
9 1 (3.03%) Pair Programming
9 1 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 3 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (6.06%) AWK
3 2 (6.06%) C
3 2 (6.06%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) Perl
3 2 (6.06%) sed
3 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.03%) Korn
4 1 (3.03%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
4 1 (3.03%) Scala
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.09%) CCNA
4 3 (9.09%) MCSE
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) HNC
5 2 (6.06%) RHCSA
6 1 (3.03%) CCNP
6 1 (3.03%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
3 11 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 3 (9.09%) Xen
5 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.06%) XenServer
6 1 (3.03%) Docker
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.03%) NFS
6 1 (3.03%) Snort
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.03%) vSphere
6 1 (3.03%) XenApp
6 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Backup Exec
1 5 (15.15%) SCCM
2 4 (12.12%) WSUS
3 3 (9.09%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.03%) SCOM
4 1 (3.03%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
3 9 (27.27%) Citrix
3 9 (27.27%) Remedy
4 8 (24.24%) Intel Security
5 7 (21.21%) BMC
5 7 (21.21%) Cisco
5 7 (21.21%) Dell
6 5 (15.15%) HP
6 5 (15.15%) Symantec
6 5 (15.15%) TOWER Software
7 4 (12.12%) IBM
8 3 (9.09%) Bloomberg
8 3 (9.09%) Polycom
8 3 (9.09%) Reuters
9 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
9 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
10 1 (3.03%) F5
10 1 (3.03%) Lumension
10 1 (3.03%) Meraki
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