The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for VMware Workstation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Workstation over the 3 months to 26 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 Workstation
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 164 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.030% 0.030% -
As % of the System Software category 0.29% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £215 £225
% change year-on-year +144.18% -4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.22 £49.46 £20.19
% change year-on-year -71.25% +145.03%  

VMware Workstation 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 347 365 562
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.46% 10.98% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 303 418
Median daily rate £450 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 33
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 £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

VMware Workstation
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Workstation in the City of London

VMware Workstation
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 Workstation in the City of London.

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

VMware Workstation
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 Workstation in the City of London.

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for VMware Workstation.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

VMware Workstation
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) VMware