Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for VMware Workstation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Workstation over the 6 months to 18 January 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 Workstation
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 783 811 816
Rank change year-on-year +28 +5 -34
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 55 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.060% 0.035% 0.023%
As % of the System Software category 0.46% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 13
England median daily rate £350 £280 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +17.89% -18.10%
10th Percentile £114 £194 £188
90th Percentile £538 £438 £431
UK median daily rate £350 £275 £238
% change year-on-year +27.27% +15.79% -18.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
England median hourly rate £20.00 £49.46 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.56% +127.40% -24.43%
10th Percentile £14.80 £41.96 £18.25
90th Percentile £21.00 £49.46 £23.75
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £49.46 £21.75
% change year-on-year -59.56% +127.40% -24.43%

VMware Workstation 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 11,969 11,026 9,977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.96% 12.21% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,868 6,975 5,834
England median daily rate £440 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +8.55% +8.57%
10th Percentile £163 £170 £156
90th Percentile £625 £588 £563
UK median daily rate £425 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 738 1,079
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.15 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.17% +4.19% -
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.12
90th Percentile £46.78 £43.75 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £16.41 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +2.53% +3.23% -

VMware Workstation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VMware Workstation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Workstation in England

VMware Workstation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Workstation in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Workstation in England

VMware Workstation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Workstation in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Workstation in England

VMware Workstation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Workstation in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Workstation in England

VMware Workstation
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 Workstation within the England region over the 6 months to 18 January 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 -15 21 £475 +72.73% 6
South East -19 20 £388 +103.95% 1
Midlands - 10 £118 - 3
East Midlands - 5 £118 -
West Midlands - 5 - - 3
North of England +29 3 £115 -60.41%
North West +14 3 £115 -72.94%
East of England - 1 - - 3
VMware Workstation
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Workstation 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 Workstation.

1 55 (100.00%) VMware
2 49 (89.09%) Windows
3 42 (76.36%) Active Directory
4 37 (67.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
6 24 (43.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (41.82%) SCCM
8 21 (38.18%) Citrix
9 20 (36.36%) Windows 7
9 20 (36.36%) Office 365
10 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Office
11 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
11 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (27.27%) DNS
12 15 (27.27%) Cisco
12 15 (27.27%) HP
13 14 (25.45%) Hyper-V
13 14 (25.45%) Software Deployment
14 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
14 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
14 13 (23.64%) ITIL
15 12 (21.82%) DHCP
15 12 (21.82%) PKI
16 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
16 11 (20.00%) LAN
16 11 (20.00%) SQL
16 11 (20.00%) Service Delivery
17 10 (18.18%) Finance
17 10 (18.18%) Thin Client

VMware Workstation
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 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (10.91%) Skype for Business
4 5 (9.09%) IIS
5 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (36.36%) Office 365
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.64%) IaaS
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.27%) DNS
2 12 (21.82%) DHCP
3 11 (20.00%) LAN
4 10 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
5 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
6 5 (9.09%) WAN
7 4 (7.27%) Skype
8 3 (5.45%) BIG-IP
8 3 (5.45%) VoIP
8 3 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.64%) VLAN
9 2 (3.64%) Wireless
10 1 (1.82%) DMZ
10 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.82%) Firewall
10 1 (1.82%) Internet
10 1 (1.82%) LDAP
10 1 (1.82%) PCoIP
10 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
1 1 (1.82%) MSI
1 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Publishing
3 2 (3.64%) Front Office
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 8 (14.55%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (14.55%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (14.55%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 5 (9.09%) Architect
4 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Support Specialist
5 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 4 (7.27%) Server Support
5 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Communications Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (5.45%) IT Support
6 3 (5.45%) Messaging Specialist
7 2 (3.64%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Technology Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) Akka
3 1 (1.82%) JSON
3 1 (1.82%) Middleware
3 1 (1.82%) Node.js
3 1 (1.82%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.82%) REST
3 1 (1.82%) spray
3 1 (1.82%) Spring
3 1 (1.82%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.82%) Symfony
3 1 (1.82%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) PKI
2 10 (18.18%) Fat Client
2 10 (18.18%) Thin Client
3 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (14.55%) Blackberry
4 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
5 5 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.64%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.82%) Replication
8 1 (1.82%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.82%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.82%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 49 (89.09%) Windows
2 24 (43.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (16.36%) Linux
5 9 (16.36%) Windows 10
5 9 (16.36%) Windows Server
6 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.64%) Android
7 2 (3.64%) Unix
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Software Deployment
2 13 (23.64%) ITIL
3 11 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 9 (16.36%) ITIL V3
4 9 (16.36%) ITSM
4 9 (16.36%) Service Management
4 9 (16.36%) Virtual Environments
5 8 (14.55%) CRM
6 7 (12.73%) Migration
7 6 (10.91%) Asset Management
7 6 (10.91%) Change Management
7 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
7 6 (10.91%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
8 5 (9.09%) Line Management
8 5 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (7.27%) DevOps
9 4 (7.27%) Integration Testing
10 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
11 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (3.64%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
2 8 (14.55%) VBScript
3 1 (1.82%) Java
3 1 (1.82%) PHP
3 1 (1.82%) Scala
3 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
3 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.09%) MCP
4 5 (9.09%) MCSA
4 5 (9.09%) MCSE
5 4 (7.27%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.45%) MCITP
7 2 (3.64%) CCA
7 2 (3.64%) CCNA
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.64%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.64%) Degree
7 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.82%) CCNP
8 1 (1.82%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (76.36%) Active Directory
2 37 (67.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (25.45%) Hyper-V
4 9 (16.36%) vSphere
5 7 (12.73%) BitLocker
5 7 (12.73%) XenDesktop
6 6 (10.91%) XenApp
7 5 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (9.09%) Terminal Services
7 5 (9.09%) VMware Server
8 2 (3.64%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (41.82%) SCCM
2 10 (18.18%) SCOM
2 10 (18.18%) WSUS
3 6 (10.91%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (9.09%) SafeCom
4 5 (9.09%) SCSM
4 5 (9.09%) SCVMM
5 3 (5.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.82%) OVSD
6 1 (1.82%) Puppet
6 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.82%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (50.91%) Microsoft
3 21 (38.18%) Citrix
4 15 (27.27%) Cisco
4 15 (27.27%) HP
5 10 (18.18%) SolarWinds
6 9 (16.36%) Symantec
7 8 (14.55%) Apple
8 7 (12.73%) NetApp
8 7 (12.73%) ServiceNow
9 6 (10.91%) IBM
10 5 (9.09%) McAfee
10 5 (9.09%) Sophos
10 5 (9.09%) Wyse
11 3 (5.45%) F5
12 2 (3.64%) CommVault
12 2 (3.64%) MobileIron
13 1 (1.82%) Bloomberg
13 1 (1.82%) Dell
13 1 (1.82%) Intel