Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 23 September 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 816 824 802
Rank change year-on-year +8 -22 -18
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 39 27 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.042% 0.030% 0.080%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 0.25% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 52
England median daily rate £325 £300 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.13% -12.96%
10th Percentile £250 £232 £201
90th Percentile £435 £368 £486
UK median daily rate £325 £300 £294
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.13% -12.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
England median hourly rate - - £49.46
UK median hourly rate - - £49.46

VMware Server is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 13,687 10,983 12,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.81% 12.20% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,922 7,110 7,732
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +16.20%
10th Percentile £185 £164 £181
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 809 621 806
England median hourly rate £16.10 £16.81 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.20% +5.03% -
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.31 £47.50 £37.75
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £16.29
% change year-on-year -4.79% +3.16% +1.81%

VMware Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VMware Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Server in England

VMware Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Server in England

VMware Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Server in England over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Server in England

VMware Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Server in England

VMware Server
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Server within the England region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West -8 13 £325 +8.33% 1
London - 12 £375 - 5
South East -19 7 £425 +61.90% 1
Midlands -11 5 £325 -
West Midlands - 5 £325 -
Yorkshire -17 1 £513 +57.69% 1
North of England -23 1 £513 +57.69% 1
East of England - 1 £350 -
VMware Server
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for VMware Server.

1 39 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (89.74%) Windows
3 32 (82.05%) Active Directory
4 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 22 (56.41%) MS Exchange
6 21 (53.85%) Citrix
6 21 (53.85%) Service Management
6 21 (53.85%) Windows Server
7 18 (46.15%) ITIL
8 16 (41.03%) vSphere
9 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (38.46%) Data Centre
10 14 (35.90%) ITIL V3
11 13 (33.33%) WSUS
11 13 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (30.77%) NetApp
12 12 (30.77%) Clustering
12 12 (30.77%) XenApp
12 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (30.77%) Windows 10
13 11 (28.21%) Security Patching
13 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Clustering
13 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (28.21%) Patch Management
13 11 (28.21%) Capacity Planning
13 11 (28.21%) CommVault
13 11 (28.21%) SLA
14 10 (25.64%) VPN
14 10 (25.64%) DNS

VMware Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 22 (56.41%) MS Exchange
2 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) DNS
1 10 (25.64%) VPN
2 9 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (23.08%) DHCP
2 9 (23.08%) Structured Cabling
2 9 (23.08%) WAN
3 8 (20.51%) LAN
4 5 (12.82%) SAN
5 3 (7.69%) NAS
5 3 (7.69%) Network Security
6 2 (5.13%) VoIP
6 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.56%) Firewall
7 1 (2.56%) HTTP
7 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Data Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Data Centre Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Support Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (12.82%) IT Support
4 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Senior IT Support
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Technician
6 3 (7.69%) Server Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Server Technician
7 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.13%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
1 1 (2.56%) HTML5
1 1 (2.56%) Kafka
1 1 (2.56%) LDAP
1 1 (2.56%) REST
1 1 (2.56%) SOAP
1 1 (2.56%) Spring
1 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 12 (30.77%) Clustering
3 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (23.08%) Blackberry
5 3 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (7.69%) PKI
6 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
6 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 35 (89.74%) Windows
2 21 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 12 (30.77%) Windows 10
3 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (25.64%) Android
4 10 (25.64%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.13%) Linux
8 1 (2.56%) AIX
8 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Service Management
2 18 (46.15%) ITIL
3 14 (35.90%) ITIL V3
4 13 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (28.21%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (28.21%) Patch Management
5 11 (28.21%) Security Patching
6 9 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (23.08%) Proactive Monitoring
6 9 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (15.38%) Investment Management
8 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
8 4 (10.26%) Migration
9 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (7.69%) Server Building
9 3 (7.69%) Server Hardening
9 3 (7.69%) Server Patching
10 2 (5.13%) Application Virtualisation
10 2 (5.13%) Availability Management
10 2 (5.13%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) MCSA
2 3 (7.69%) MCSE
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (82.05%) Active Directory
2 16 (41.03%) vSphere
3 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (30.77%) XenApp
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.56%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (33.33%) WSUS
2 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (23.08%) Backup Exec
4 8 (20.51%) SCCM
5 6 (15.38%) SCOM
6 3 (7.69%) SCVMM
7 2 (5.13%) SCSM
8 1 (2.56%) AirWatch
8 1 (2.56%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 21 (53.85%) Citrix
4 12 (30.77%) NetApp
5 11 (28.21%) CommVault
6 10 (25.64%) Sophos
7 9 (23.08%) Cisco
7 9 (23.08%) Ivanti
7 9 (23.08%) McAfee
7 9 (23.08%) Shavlik
7 9 (23.08%) Veeam
8 3 (7.69%) Qualys
9 2 (5.13%) Oracle
9 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
9 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.56%) arcserve
10 1 (2.56%) Avaya
10 1 (2.56%) Dell
10 1 (2.56%) Gemalto
10 1 (2.56%) HP