The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for VMware Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Server over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Server
London / City of London
Rank 147 149 182
Rank change year-on-year +2 +33  
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 4 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.061% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 1.38% 0.66% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
Median daily rate £325 £300 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -36.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £300 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £220
% change year-on-year +20.00% +13.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year - -56.81%  

VMware Server is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 290 303 457
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 9.76% 9.27% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 237 336
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 23
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% +1.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £12.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.13 £19.00 £24.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

VMware Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing VMware Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Server in the City of London

VMware Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Server in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Server in the City of London

VMware Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Server in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Server in the City of London

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VMware Server.

1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) IT Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) Statistics
4 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 1 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation

VMware Server
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Storage Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCA
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft