Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 776 766 796
Rank change year-on-year -10 +30 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 54 78 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.062% 0.084% 0.032%
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 0.64% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 51 12
England median daily rate £413 £415 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% -10.27% +81.37%
10th Percentile £200 £114 £315
90th Percentile £525 £538 £548
UK median daily rate £413 £381 £450
% change year-on-year +8.20% -15.28% +76.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
England median hourly rate - £17.25 -
UK median hourly rate £25.50 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year +47.83% - -

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 13,479 12,204 9,743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.51% 13.18% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,022 7,938 6,209
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £190 £180 £170
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 674 641
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.75 £10.13
90th Percentile £47.69 £46.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year +4.04% -0.88% +1.59%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 +21 33 £425 -2.30% 1
South East -13 8 £413 -3.00%
Midlands -5 6 £325 +176.60%
East of England +15 5 £420 -6.67%
West Midlands -6 4 £185 -40.80%
East Midlands +11 2 £450 +282.98%
North of England +1 1 - -
North West -4 1 - -
South West -34 1 £325 +96.97%
VMware Workstation
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Workstation 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 Workstation.

1 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (88.89%) Windows
3 41 (75.93%) Active Directory
4 39 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 30 (55.56%) SCCM
7 24 (44.44%) Citrix
8 23 (42.59%) DNS
8 23 (42.59%) PowerShell
9 21 (38.89%) Windows 7
10 18 (33.33%) DHCP
10 18 (33.33%) Finance
11 17 (31.48%) Windows 10
12 16 (29.63%) Office 365
13 15 (27.78%) Windows Server
14 14 (25.93%) XenApp
15 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Office
15 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
15 13 (24.07%) HP
16 12 (22.22%) ITIL
17 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange
17 11 (20.37%) Cisco
17 11 (20.37%) Service Delivery
17 11 (20.37%) vSphere
17 11 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
18 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
19 9 (16.67%) Unix
19 9 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
19 9 (16.67%) XenDesktop
20 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared

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 11 (20.37%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.81%) Skype for Business
3 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.70%) IIS
5 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.63%) Office 365
2 4 (7.41%) IaaS
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.56%) OpenDNS
4 2 (3.70%) Slack
5 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.85%) PaaS
5 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (42.59%) DNS
2 18 (33.33%) DHCP
3 8 (14.81%) LAN
3 8 (14.81%) Skype
3 8 (14.81%) VPN
3 8 (14.81%) WAN
4 6 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (9.26%) Firewall
6 4 (7.41%) SSL
6 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (5.56%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.70%) NAS
8 2 (3.70%) PABX
8 2 (3.70%) SAN
8 2 (3.70%) Telnet
8 2 (3.70%) VoIP
9 1 (1.85%) IPsec
9 1 (1.85%) VLAN
9 1 (1.85%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.70%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MSI
2 2 (3.70%) AdminStudio
2 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Investment Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Law
3 4 (7.41%) Legal
3 4 (7.41%) Publishing
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Back Office
6 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (24.07%) Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) IT Support
5 5 (9.26%) Architect
6 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) LDAP
2 2 (3.70%) Apache Camel
2 2 (3.70%) WebRTC
2 2 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) PostGIS
3 1 (1.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 6 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 5 (9.26%) User Experience
4 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.56%) Replication
4 3 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.70%) e-Health
5 2 (3.70%) LIMS
5 2 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.70%) NHS
5 2 (3.70%) PACS
5 2 (3.70%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.85%) CMDB
6 1 (1.85%) Fintech
6 1 (1.85%) FMCG
6 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 48 (88.89%) Windows
2 21 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 17 (31.48%) Windows 10
4 15 (27.78%) Windows Server
5 9 (16.67%) Unix
6 8 (14.81%) Linux
6 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.56%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (3.70%) Android
10 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.70%) Debian
10 2 (3.70%) Mac OS
10 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.85%) Solaris
11 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) ITIL
2 11 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (20.37%) Service Delivery
3 8 (14.81%) Project Management
4 6 (11.11%) Application Packaging
4 6 (11.11%) Change Management
4 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (11.11%) Software Deployment
5 5 (9.26%) Information Security
5 5 (9.26%) Migration
5 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery Management
6 4 (7.41%) Asset Management
6 4 (7.41%) Investment Management
6 4 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (7.41%) TDD
7 3 (5.56%) Change Control
7 3 (5.56%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.56%) ISMS
7 3 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (42.59%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (5.56%) Java
3 3 (5.56%) VBScript
4 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.11%) MCP
5 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (5.56%) MCSA
6 3 (5.56%) MCSE
7 2 (3.70%) Degree
7 2 (3.70%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) HL7
System Software
1 41 (75.93%) Active Directory
2 39 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (25.93%) XenApp
4 11 (20.37%) vSphere
5 9 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 7 (12.96%) BitLocker
7 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
8 5 (9.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (9.26%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (7.41%) Terminal Services
10 3 (5.56%) DFS Replication
11 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (55.56%) SCCM
2 8 (14.81%) SCOM
3 5 (9.26%) NetBackup
3 5 (9.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (5.56%) vCenter Server
4 3 (5.56%) WSUS
5 2 (3.70%) Automic
5 2 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (3.70%) SafeCom
6 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Puppet
6 1 (1.85%) vMotion
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 24 (44.44%) Citrix
4 13 (24.07%) HP
5 11 (20.37%) Cisco
6 8 (14.81%) NetApp
7 7 (12.96%) Bloomberg
7 7 (12.96%) Dell
7 7 (12.96%) Reuters
7 7 (12.96%) Symantec
8 6 (11.11%) SolarWinds
9 4 (7.41%) EMC
9 4 (7.41%) iManage
9 4 (7.41%) Ivanti
10 3 (5.56%) McAfee
10 3 (5.56%) Oracle
10 3 (5.56%) Palo Alto
10 3 (5.56%) Sony
10 3 (5.56%) Sophos
11 2 (3.70%) Infoblox