Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 831 837 805
Rank change year-on-year +6 -32 +14
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 41 25 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.043% 0.026% 0.068%
As % of the System Software category 0.27% 0.21% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 43
England median daily rate £325 £288 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% - -9.80%
10th Percentile £250 £243 £213
90th Percentile £465 £373 £475
UK median daily rate £325 £288 £288
% change year-on-year +13.04% - -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
England median hourly rate - £13.00 £49.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -73.72% +67.50%
UK median hourly rate - £13.00 £49.46
% change year-on-year - -73.72% +67.50%

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 14,938 12,154 11,759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.49% 12.79% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,847 7,969 7,451
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £184 £160 £175
90th Percentile £638 £614 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.18% +6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 793 641 782
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.25 £42.48
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +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 11 December 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 11 December 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
London +30 17 £375 -9.09% 1
South West -28 11 £325 +124.14% 1
South East -18 6 £358 +33.02%
Midlands - 6 £325 - 3
West Midlands - 4 £325 - 2
East Midlands - 2 £513 - 1
East of England - 1 £350 - 3
VMware Server
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (87.80%) Windows
3 31 (75.61%) Microsoft
3 31 (75.61%) Active Directory
4 22 (53.66%) Citrix
4 22 (53.66%) MS Exchange
4 22 (53.66%) Service Management
5 20 (48.78%) Windows Server
6 18 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (41.46%) ITIL
8 15 (36.59%) vSphere
8 15 (36.59%) Data Centre
9 14 (34.15%) ITIL V3
10 13 (31.71%) WSUS
10 13 (31.71%) LAN
10 13 (31.71%) WAN
10 13 (31.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (31.71%) Windows 10
10 13 (31.71%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (29.27%) Patch Management
11 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Clustering
11 12 (29.27%) Clustering
11 12 (29.27%) SLA
11 12 (29.27%) Windows 7
12 11 (26.83%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (26.83%) Android
12 11 (26.83%) XenApp
12 11 (26.83%) DNS
12 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Excel

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 (53.66%) MS Exchange
2 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.44%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) LAN
1 13 (31.71%) WAN
2 11 (26.83%) DNS
3 10 (24.39%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (24.39%) DHCP
3 10 (24.39%) Structured Cabling
3 10 (24.39%) VPN
4 3 (7.32%) MPLS
4 3 (7.32%) Network Security
5 2 (4.88%) SAN
6 1 (2.44%) NAS
6 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.44%) VoIP
6 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) MS Access
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Analyst
2 11 (26.83%) Data Analyst
2 11 (26.83%) Data Centre Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Support Analyst
4 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Support
5 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) IT Support
7 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) IT Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Senior Technician
8 3 (7.32%) Server Technician
9 2 (4.88%) Asset Management Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Wintel Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Data Centre
2 13 (31.71%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (29.27%) Clustering
4 10 (24.39%) Blackberry
5 3 (7.32%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.32%) PKI
6 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
7 1 (2.44%) iPad
7 1 (2.44%) iPhone
7 1 (2.44%) Replication
7 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (87.80%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Windows Server
3 13 (31.71%) Windows 10
4 12 (29.27%) Windows 7
5 11 (26.83%) Android
6 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.44%) Linux
8 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Service Management
2 17 (41.46%) ITIL
3 14 (34.15%) ITIL V3
4 13 (31.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (29.27%) Patch Management
6 11 (26.83%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (26.83%) Proactive Monitoring
6 11 (26.83%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (26.83%) Security Patching
7 10 (24.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (17.07%) Investment Management
9 6 (14.63%) Asset Management
9 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (9.76%) Migration
10 4 (9.76%) Server Virtualisation
11 3 (7.32%) ERP
11 3 (7.32%) Time Management
12 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
12 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
12 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) MCSA
2 3 (7.32%) MCSE
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (75.61%) Active Directory
2 18 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (36.59%) vSphere
4 11 (26.83%) XenApp
5 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (7.32%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) WSUS
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Clustering
3 10 (24.39%) Backup Exec
4 6 (14.63%) SCCM
5 5 (12.20%) SCOM
6 2 (4.88%) SCSM
6 2 (4.88%) SCVMM
7 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
7 1 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) VMware
2 31 (75.61%) Microsoft
3 22 (53.66%) Citrix
4 11 (26.83%) CommVault
4 11 (26.83%) NetApp
5 10 (24.39%) Cisco
5 10 (24.39%) Ivanti
5 10 (24.39%) McAfee
5 10 (24.39%) Shavlik
5 10 (24.39%) Sophos
5 10 (24.39%) Veeam
6 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.88%) IBM
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle
8 1 (2.44%) Avaya
8 1 (2.44%) Dell
8 1 (2.44%) HP
8 1 (2.44%) JD Edwards
8 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.44%) Sybase