Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 734 800 809
Rank change year-on-year +66 +9 +41
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 35 68 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.071% 0.063%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.46% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 44 31
England median daily rate £393 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +14.29% +22.81%
10th Percentile £259 £158 £113
90th Percentile £455 £493 £538
UK median daily rate £373 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.88% +14.29% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 10
England median hourly rate £26.00 £26.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.89% +34.18% -60.07%
10th Percentile £25.00 £17.35 £13.41
90th Percentile £27.00 £28.25 £26.11
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £26.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year -1.89% +34.18% -60.07%

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 11,750 14,630 12,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.48% 15.37% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,794 9,630 7,939
England median daily rate £450 £455 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.10% +7.06% +3.66%
10th Percentile £168 £188 £161
90th Percentile £638 £635 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 791 662
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.40
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £47.25
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
South East +44 21 £400 -3.38% 4
London +74 11 £385 -3.75% 10
North of England +41 3 £280 -6.67% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £280 -
North West +20 1 £150 -50.00% 2
VMware Workstation
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (71.43%) Windows
4 24 (68.57%) Citrix
4 24 (68.57%) Security Cleared
5 19 (54.29%) DV Cleared
5 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
6 16 (45.71%) ITIL
6 16 (45.71%) Hyper-V
7 15 (42.86%) SCCM
8 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
8 14 (40.00%) vSphere
9 13 (37.14%) Ivanti
9 13 (37.14%) PowerShell
10 12 (34.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (34.29%) MSI
10 12 (34.29%) ITSM
10 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (34.29%) Windows 10
11 11 (31.43%) Service Management
11 11 (31.43%) InstallShield
11 11 (31.43%) AdminStudio
11 11 (31.43%) Windows 7
12 10 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
12 10 (28.57%) Change Management
12 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
12 10 (28.57%) Linux
12 10 (28.57%) ITIL V3
13 9 (25.71%) Office 365
13 9 (25.71%) SQL

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 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) Documentum
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Office 365
2 4 (11.43%) Azure
3 3 (8.57%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (8.57%) IaaS
4 2 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.86%) PaaS
5 1 (2.86%) SaaS
5 1 (2.86%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) DHCP
1 4 (11.43%) DNS
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
1 4 (11.43%) SAN
1 4 (11.43%) VoIP
2 3 (8.57%) VSAN
3 2 (5.71%) LAN
3 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
3 2 (5.71%) Skype
3 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
3 2 (5.71%) WAN
3 2 (5.71%) Wireless
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.86%) Modbus
4 1 (2.86%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MSI
2 11 (31.43%) AdminStudio
2 11 (31.43%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Publishing
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Applications Packager
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Specialist
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Cloud Specialist
3 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared Application Packager
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) CRM Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.86%) C Developer
6 1 (2.86%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
1 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
1 3 (8.57%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) JSON
2 1 (2.86%) JSP
2 1 (2.86%) Node.js
2 1 (2.86%) Servlets
2 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) SCADA
2 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Windows 10
2 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (31.43%) Windows 7
4 10 (28.57%) Linux
5 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (11.43%) Unix
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
8 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) ITIL
2 12 (34.29%) ITSM
3 11 (31.43%) Service Management
4 10 (28.57%) Change Management
4 10 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 9 (25.71%) Application Packaging
5 9 (25.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Migration
6 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
7 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (8.57%) CRM
9 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 3 (8.57%) Personalization
9 3 (8.57%) Virtual Environments
10 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
10 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (5.71%) Project Management
10 2 (5.71%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) PowerShell
2 9 (25.71%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) C#
3 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) VB
4 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (68.57%) Security Cleared
2 19 (54.29%) DV Cleared
3 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.86%) MCP
7 1 (2.86%) MCSE
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
3 16 (45.71%) Hyper-V
4 14 (40.00%) vSphere
5 12 (34.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (22.86%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (20.00%) vCloud
8 4 (11.43%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (11.43%) VMware NSX
8 4 (11.43%) XenApp
8 4 (11.43%) XenDesktop
9 1 (2.86%) Firmware
9 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (42.86%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) ThinApp
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.86%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.86%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (68.57%) Citrix
3 13 (37.14%) Ivanti
4 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.71%) NetApp
6 5 (14.29%) Cisco
6 5 (14.29%) ServiceNow
7 4 (11.43%) HP
8 3 (8.57%) Veeam
9 2 (5.71%) Apple
9 2 (5.71%) Meraki
10 1 (2.86%) Bloomberg
10 1 (2.86%) Dell
10 1 (2.86%) Reuters
10 1 (2.86%) Symantec