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 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
UK / England
Rank 551 593 557
Rank change year-on-year +42 -36  
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 19 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.051% 0.063%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 0.48% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 23
Median daily rate £300 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £246 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £220
% change year-on-year +20.00% +13.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4591 5247 4935
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.20% 10.79% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2918 3216 2727
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £202 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £545 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 306 427 564
Median hourly rate £16.75 £16.50 £16.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.51% +2.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £30.00
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +15 10 £325 -13.33% 3
South West +4 3 £300 -
South East +15 2 £90 -55.00% 1
Yorkshire +14 2 £363 - 2
East Midlands -3 2 £300 +20.00% 1
VMware Server
UK

VMware Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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 England region with a requirement for VMware Server.

1 39 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (64.10%) Windows
3 22 (56.41%) Active Directory
3 22 (56.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (41.03%) Windows Server
5 15 (38.46%) Linux
5 15 (38.46%) SAN
6 13 (33.33%) Citrix
7 12 (30.77%) Data Centre
8 9 (23.08%) HP
8 9 (23.08%) WAN
9 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
9 8 (20.51%) Firewall
9 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (20.51%) vSphere
10 7 (17.95%) XenApp
10 7 (17.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (15.38%) Migration
11 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (15.38%) MCSE
11 6 (15.38%) ITIL
11 6 (15.38%) Unix
11 6 (15.38%) LAN
11 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
12 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
12 5 (12.82%) VLAN
13 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
13 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
13 4 (10.26%) Sophos

VMware Server
Top Related 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 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) SAN
2 9 (23.08%) WAN
3 8 (20.51%) Firewall
4 6 (15.38%) LAN
5 5 (12.82%) VLAN
6 3 (7.69%) LDAP
6 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
6 3 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.13%) DHCP
7 2 (5.13%) DNS
7 2 (5.13%) Internet
7 2 (5.13%) PCoIP
7 2 (5.13%) VPN
7 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.56%) BGP
8 1 (2.56%) MPLS
8 1 (2.56%) OSPF
8 1 (2.56%) VoIP
8 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.13%) Back Office
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Administrator
1 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Server Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (10.26%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) VMWare Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) SAN Storage Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) SCCM Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
1 2 (5.13%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Windows Server
3 15 (38.46%) Linux
4 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (15.38%) Unix
5 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.13%) CentOS
7 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) ITIL
1 6 (15.38%) Migration
1 6 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
2 3 (7.69%) Data Centre Operations
2 3 (7.69%) IT Asset Management
2 3 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (7.69%) Statistics
3 2 (5.13%) DevOps
3 2 (5.13%) Network Design
3 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.56%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.56%) Server Building
4 1 (2.56%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (2.56%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (15.38%) MCSE
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.26%) CCA
3 4 (10.26%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) CCNP
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (56.41%) Active Directory
1 22 (56.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (20.51%) vSphere
3 7 (17.95%) XenApp
4 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.69%) NFS
5 3 (7.69%) Samba
5 3 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (7.69%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.13%) Docker
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.13%) vCloud
6 2 (5.13%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.13%) VMware GSX
7 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Grafana
1 3 (7.69%) Nagios
1 3 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 3 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.13%) Puppet
2 2 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (5.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (33.33%) Citrix
3 9 (23.08%) HP
4 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.26%) Sophos
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco
6 3 (7.69%) Dell
6 3 (7.69%) EMC
6 3 (7.69%) NETGEAR
6 3 (7.69%) Splunk
7 2 (5.13%) AppSense
7 2 (5.13%) F5
7 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.56%) Brocade
8 1 (2.56%) Huawei
8 1 (2.56%) IronPort
8 1 (2.56%) Juniper
8 1 (2.56%) NetApp
8 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.56%) SonicWALL