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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Workstation
Rank 623 634 628
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 16 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.039% 0.025%
As % of the System Software category 0.25% 0.38% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 8
Median daily rate £375 £238 £198
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% +20.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £225 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £250 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £238 £173
% change year-on-year
+78.94% +37.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Median hourly rate £37.73 £19.03 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.26% -5.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.73 £19.03 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+98.26% -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
6308 6068 5758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.83% 10.41% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4007 3421 3197
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 613 656
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 August 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
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 28 August 2016.

VMware Workstation Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

VMware Workstation
Top 16 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 August 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 0 16 £375 +66.66% 2
London - 6 £375 - 1
South East +7 5 £205 -
Berkshire +12 3 £205 -
North West +10 3 £425 -
Merseyside +10 3 £425 -
Liverpool +8 3 £425 -
Hampshire +14 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Bracknell -2 1 - -
Newbury -4 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £275 -
Maidenhead - 1 £205 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (75.00%) Windows
4 12 (42.86%) Linux
4 12 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
6 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
7 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
8 8 (28.57%) ITIL
8 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 7 (25.00%) Java
9 7 (25.00%) SQL
9 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
10 6 (21.43%) DHCP
10 6 (21.43%) DNS
11 5 (17.86%) Pair Programming
11 5 (17.86%) Citrix
11 5 (17.86%) WAN
11 5 (17.86%) LAN
11 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
11 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
11 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
11 5 (17.86%) Open Source
11 5 (17.86%) Puppet
11 5 (17.86%) Vagrant
12 4 (14.29%) Data Centre

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 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
2 6 (21.43%) DHCP
2 6 (21.43%) DNS
3 5 (17.86%) LAN
3 5 (17.86%) WAN
4 4 (14.29%) SNMP
4 4 (14.29%) VoIP
5 3 (10.71%) BIG-IP
5 3 (10.71%) Firewall
5 3 (10.71%) SAN
6 2 (7.14%) LDAP
6 2 (7.14%) PCoIP
6 2 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (7.14%) VPN
7 1 (3.57%) BGP
7 1 (3.57%) Internet
7 1 (3.57%) MPLS
7 1 (3.57%) OSPF
7 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (3.57%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.57%) DTS
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
1 5 (17.86%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.57%) MSI
2 1 (3.57%) NMock
2 1 (3.57%) StarTeam
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) WiX
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Agile Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SOA Developer
6 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) Akka
2 3 (10.71%) Node.js
2 3 (10.71%) Play Framework
2 3 (10.71%) REST
2 3 (10.71%) spray
2 3 (10.71%) Spring
2 3 (10.71%) Symfony
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
4 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) IVR
2 3 (10.71%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Linux
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
4 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.71%) Solaris
5 3 (10.71%) Unix
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 8 (28.57%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) Open Source
3 5 (17.86%) Pair Programming
4 4 (14.29%) Change Control
4 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.29%) ITSM
4 4 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 3 (10.71%) Functional Programming
5 3 (10.71%) Network Design
5 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) Service Management
5 3 (10.71%) SIEM
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Java
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.71%) PHP
4 2 (7.14%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) Scala
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) Korn
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.14%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) CCNP
5 1 (3.57%) CCSP
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.29%) XenApp
3 4 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 3 (10.71%) Docker
4 3 (10.71%) VMware Server
4 3 (10.71%) vSphere
5 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.14%) NFS
5 2 (7.14%) Samba
5 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.57%) Snort
6 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Puppet
2 3 (10.71%) Kubernetes
3 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 2 (7.14%) SCCM
3 2 (7.14%) SCOM
4 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.57%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) BMC
4 4 (14.29%) HP
4 4 (14.29%) Remedy
5 3 (10.71%) Sun
5 3 (10.71%) TOWER Software
6 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco
6 2 (7.14%) Dell
6 2 (7.14%) NETGEAR
6 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.57%) F5
7 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.57%) Lumension
7 1 (3.57%) Meraki
7 1 (3.57%) Sophos
7 1 (3.57%) Veeam