Period
to 23 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 820 787 804
Rank change year-on-year -33 +17 -49
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 27 39 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.029% 0.044% 0.048%
As % of the System Software category 0.23% 0.36% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 24
England median daily rate £280 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.04% - +22.73%
10th Percentile £179 £213 £224
90th Percentile £414 £433 £436
UK median daily rate £280 £300 £319
% change year-on-year -6.67% -5.88% +15.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
England median hourly rate £16.50 £49.46 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.64% +67.50% +64.04%
10th Percentile £12.10 £41.96 £26.25
90th Percentile £21.70 £49.46 £41.01
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £49.46 £29.53
% change year-on-year -66.64% +67.50% +64.04%

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 11,970 10,734 10,074
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.85% 12.07% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,893 6,741 5,994
England median daily rate £450 £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +7.74% +7.64%
10th Percentile £163 £165 £160
90th Percentile £625 £588 £563
UK median daily rate £450 £403 £375
% change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 635 754 1,057
England median hourly rate £16.22 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.34% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.07 £43.28 £40.25
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.67% -3.23%

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 February 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 February 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
North of England +32 8 £350 +55.56% 6
South East -3 8 £285 +1.70% 1
Yorkshire -5 6 £350 +55.56% 6
London -53 6 £280 -30.00% 8
Midlands +5 3 £183 -
East Midlands +2 3 £183 -
South West - 3 £280 -
North West - 2 - -
VMware Server
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
3 17 (62.96%) Windows
4 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 8 (29.63%) SCCM
7 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
8 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
8 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
9 6 (22.22%) SCOM
9 6 (22.22%) SCVMM
9 6 (22.22%) PKI
9 6 (22.22%) SolarWinds
9 6 (22.22%) SCSM
9 6 (22.22%) DevOps
10 5 (18.52%) Server Virtualisation
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
11 4 (14.81%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (14.81%) SQL
11 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
11 4 (14.81%) IIS
12 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
12 3 (11.11%) Cisco
12 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
12 3 (11.11%) DHCP
12 3 (11.11%) Kerberos

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 (14.81%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (11.11%) DHCP
2 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) Kerberos
3 2 (7.41%) HTTP
3 2 (7.41%) VLAN
3 2 (7.41%) VoIP
3 2 (7.41%) Wireless
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Server Support
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Java Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior ICT Technician
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Technician
4 2 (7.41%) Server Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) HTML5
1 2 (7.41%) REST
1 2 (7.41%) SOAP
1 2 (7.41%) Spring
1 2 (7.41%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) PKI
2 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 3 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Linux
5 1 (3.70%) Android
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) DevOps
2 5 (18.52%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.41%) Open Source
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) Server Patching
4 2 (7.41%) SOA
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (3.70%) Process Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCSM
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) SCCM
2 6 (22.22%) SCOM
2 6 (22.22%) SCSM
2 6 (22.22%) SCVMM
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.70%) CA Wily
4 1 (3.70%) OpenView
4 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) SolarWinds
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) NetApp
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 2 (7.41%) Veeam
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) Lotus
6 1 (3.70%) Nimsoft
6 1 (3.70%) Pegasus