Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 820 785 783
Rank change year-on-year -35 -2 -38
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 33 30 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.036% 0.073%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 0.32% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 38
England median daily rate £338 £313 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.08% -18.30% +19.53%
10th Percentile £177 £213 £206
90th Percentile £519 £400 £491
UK median daily rate £338 £320 £375
% change year-on-year +5.55% -14.67% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
England median hourly rate £20.00 - £47.50
10th Percentile £17.50 - £23.60
90th Percentile £22.50 - £49.46
UK median hourly rate £20.00 - £47.50

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 12,492 9,518 11,198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.72% 11.35% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,101 6,119 6,997
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £185 £175 £175
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 736 599 853
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +1.59% -1.56%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.00 £43.75 £40.25
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 19 June 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 19 June 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
South East -17 8 £347 +54.33% 1
North of England -25 7 £469 +33.93% 1
London -58 7 £340 +4.62% 3
South West +2 6 £280 -6.67%
Yorkshire -17 6 £513 +46.43%
Midlands -5 5 £183 -39.17% 1
East Midlands -1 3 £183 -39.17% 1
West Midlands - 2 £301 -
North West - 1 £250 - 1
VMware Server
UK

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (66.67%) Windows
3 21 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 9 (27.27%) SCCM
8 8 (24.24%) SCOM
8 8 (24.24%) Linux
9 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
9 7 (21.21%) SAN
9 7 (21.21%) SCVMM
9 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
9 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (21.21%) PKI
10 6 (18.18%) WSUS
10 6 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (18.18%) Spring
10 6 (18.18%) Scrum
10 6 (18.18%) SolarWinds
10 6 (18.18%) RDBMS
10 6 (18.18%) Cisco
10 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
10 6 (18.18%) SOA
10 6 (18.18%) HTTP
10 6 (18.18%) Apache
10 6 (18.18%) Oracle
10 6 (18.18%) HTML
10 6 (18.18%) Java

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 (18.18%) Apache
1 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) SAN
2 6 (18.18%) HTTP
3 4 (12.12%) DNS
3 4 (12.12%) VPN
3 4 (12.12%) WAN
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (9.09%) DHCP
4 3 (9.09%) LAN
4 3 (9.09%) NAS
4 3 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (6.06%) Internet
5 2 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.03%) Firewall
6 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.03%) VLAN
6 1 (3.03%) VoIP
6 1 (3.03%) VSAN
6 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) NoSQL
1 6 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
2 2 (6.06%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (18.18%) Architect
3 6 (18.18%) Java Architect
3 6 (18.18%) Java Solutions Architect
3 6 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Server Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Server Support
4 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) IT Support
6 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Senior IT Support
6 3 (9.09%) Server Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Server Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
1 6 (18.18%) HTML
1 6 (18.18%) HTML5
1 6 (18.18%) REST
1 6 (18.18%) SOAP
1 6 (18.18%) Spring
1 6 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) PKI
2 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.03%) iPhone
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 8 (24.24%) Linux
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (12.12%) Android
6 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
7 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.03%) AIX
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
2 6 (18.18%) Open Source
2 6 (18.18%) Scrum
2 6 (18.18%) SOA
3 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (15.15%) Server Patching
4 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (12.12%) Patch Management
5 3 (9.09%) Investment Management
5 3 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Server Building
5 3 (9.09%) Server Hardening
5 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 19 (57.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (9.09%) vSphere
5 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (6.06%) XenApp
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.03%) Firmware
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) SCCM
2 8 (24.24%) SCOM
3 7 (21.21%) SCVMM
4 6 (18.18%) SCSM
4 6 (18.18%) WSUS
5 3 (9.09%) Backup Exec
6 2 (6.06%) CA Wily
6 2 (6.06%) OpenView
7 1 (3.03%) EdgeSight
7 1 (3.03%) HP SIM
7 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (3.03%) SmoothWall
7 1 (3.03%) ThinApp
7 1 (3.03%) vCenter Server
7 1 (3.03%) vMotion
7 1 (3.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 6 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 5 (15.15%) Citrix
5 4 (12.12%) Ivanti
5 4 (12.12%) McAfee
5 4 (12.12%) Sophos
6 3 (9.09%) HP
6 3 (9.09%) NetApp
6 3 (9.09%) Qualys
6 3 (9.09%) Shavlik
6 3 (9.09%) Veeam
7 2 (6.06%) Nimsoft
8 1 (3.03%) Altiris
8 1 (3.03%) Avaya
8 1 (3.03%) Lotus
8 1 (3.03%) Pegasus
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat