Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 826 787 808
Rank change year-on-year -39 +21 -48
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 25 79 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.026% 0.081% 0.058%
As % of the System Software category 0.21% 0.65% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 54 37
England median daily rate £300 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.57% +9.29% +27.27%
10th Percentile £243 £213 £224
90th Percentile £385 £488 £439
UK median daily rate £300 £300 £350
% change year-on-year - -14.29% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
England median hourly rate £13.00 £49.46 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.72% +67.50% +107.21%
10th Percentile £11.50 £37.92 £26.25
90th Percentile £14.50 £49.46 £33.61
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £49.46 £29.53
% change year-on-year -73.72% +67.50% +107.21%

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 12120 12087 10622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.77% 12.34% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7940 7649 6146
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £161 £175 £160
90th Percentile £613 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £368
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 810 1158
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.94% -0.78% +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.21
90th Percentile £47.25 £39.41 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 East +12 14 £275 +14.58%
North of England +45 6 £331 -13.40% 1
Yorkshire -2 4 £331 +3.52%
South West +7 3 £145 -71.71%
North West +12 2 - - 1
London -51 2 £413 +3.13% 2
VMware Server
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 England region with a requirement for VMware Server.

1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (64.00%) Windows
4 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (32.00%) SCCM
7 8 (32.00%) DevOps
7 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
8 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (28.00%) Fat Client
8 7 (28.00%) Thin Client
9 6 (24.00%) SCOM
9 6 (24.00%) SCVMM
9 6 (24.00%) PKI
9 6 (24.00%) SCSM
9 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
10 5 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
10 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 5 (20.00%) Migration
10 5 (20.00%) DNS
11 4 (16.00%) SLA
11 4 (16.00%) SQL
11 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
11 4 (16.00%) IIS
11 4 (16.00%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (16.00%) Virtual Environments
11 4 (16.00%) Virtual Machines

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 4 (16.00%) IIS
2 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (16.00%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (12.00%) DHCP
3 3 (12.00%) Kerberos
3 3 (12.00%) SAN
4 2 (8.00%) VLAN
4 2 (8.00%) VoIP
4 2 (8.00%) Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) Firewall
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security
5 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Server Support
2 4 (16.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Leader
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) ICT Technician
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior ICT Technician
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Technician
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Fat Client
1 7 (28.00%) Thin Client
2 6 (24.00%) PKI
3 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) DevOps
2 5 (20.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (16.00%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Hardware Maintenance
4 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.00%) Change Control
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.00%) Patch Management
6 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCSM
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (8.00%) vSphere
5 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) SCCM
2 6 (24.00%) SCOM
2 6 (24.00%) SCSM
2 6 (24.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (8.00%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) NetApp
4 2 (8.00%) Veeam
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco