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 June 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.

VMware Server
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 168 204
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.029% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category - 0.26% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Median daily rate - £355 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £450 £288
% change year-on-year -27.77% +56.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.46 £19.82
% change year-on-year - +149.60%  

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 346 379 569
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.50% 11.13% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 310 425
Median daily rate £450 £463 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +19.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 34
Median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -16.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £138.25 £22.00 £28.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Server in the City of London.

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (50.00%) Statistics
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) CCA
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification

VMware Server
Co-occurring 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 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Support
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Migration Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Server Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) HP