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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 570 563
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7  
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 12 50 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.028% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.25% 0.82% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 30 49
Median daily rate £325 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £478 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £450 £288
% change year-on-year -27.77% +56.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £49.46 £19.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +149.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.46 £19.82
% change year-on-year - +149.60%  

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 4863 6089 5550
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.31% 12.32% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3133 3875 3184
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 430 595
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

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 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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
South West +8 6 £313 -35.06%
South East +7 3 £338 +68.75% 2
East Midlands -5 2 - -
Yorkshire +7 1 £325 -27.77%
VMware Server
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (74.19%) Windows
3 18 (58.06%) Windows Server
4 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
5 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (38.71%) Migration
6 12 (38.71%) SAN
7 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (29.03%) Firewall
8 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
9 8 (25.81%) Citrix
9 8 (25.81%) WAN
10 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
11 6 (19.35%) HP
11 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
11 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
12 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
12 5 (16.13%) Sophos
13 4 (12.90%) Finance
13 4 (12.90%) MCSE
13 4 (12.90%) ITIL
13 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
13 4 (12.90%) DNS
13 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
13 4 (12.90%) XenApp
13 4 (12.90%) Backup Exec

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 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) SAN
2 9 (29.03%) Firewall
3 8 (25.81%) WAN
4 4 (12.90%) DNS
5 3 (9.68%) DHCP
5 3 (9.68%) LAN
5 3 (9.68%) VLAN
5 3 (9.68%) VPN
5 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (6.45%) Internet
7 1 (3.23%) BGP
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (3.23%) LDAP
7 1 (3.23%) MPLS
7 1 (3.23%) Network Security
7 1 (3.23%) OSPF
7 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.23%) VoIP
7 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Server Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Support Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (29.03%) VMware Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Server Support
6 4 (12.90%) VMware Support Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Windows Server Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Windows Server Support
7 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Windows Server
3 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.68%) Linux
5 3 (9.68%) Unix
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Migration
2 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
3 3 (9.68%) Data Centre Operations
3 3 (9.68%) IT Asset Management
3 3 (9.68%) Patch Management
3 3 (9.68%) Statistics
4 2 (6.45%) Network Design
4 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.45%) Security Patching
5 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.23%) Hardware Maintenance
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) MCSE
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.45%) CCA
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.23%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.90%) XenApp
5 3 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (9.68%) vSphere
5 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Backup Exec
2 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.45%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (6.45%) WSUS
4 1 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (25.81%) Citrix
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (19.35%) HP
5 5 (16.13%) Sophos
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco
6 3 (9.68%) F5
7 2 (6.45%) McAfee
7 2 (6.45%) NetApp
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle
7 2 (6.45%) Rackspace
7 2 (6.45%) Veeam
8 1 (3.23%) Brocade
8 1 (3.23%) Dell
8 1 (3.23%) EMC
8 1 (3.23%) Huawei
8 1 (3.23%) IBM
8 1 (3.23%) Juniper
8 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL