Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 789 803 831
Rank change year-on-year +14 +28 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 66 50 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.070% 0.054% 0.038%
As % of the System Software category 0.46% 0.44% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 18
England median daily rate £400 £350 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +20.48% +16.20%
10th Percentile £157 £219 £190
90th Percentile £475 £518 £438
UK median daily rate £400 £344 £291
% change year-on-year +16.36% +18.33% +16.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 10
England median hourly rate £24.00 £19.75 £49.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.52% -60.07% +153.64%
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £19.75 £49.46
% change year-on-year +21.52% -60.07% +153.64%

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 14,390 11,447 12,048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.22% 12.42% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,457 7,446 7,651
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +13.01%
10th Percentile £185 £163 £180
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 817 628 809
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.79% +8.42% -3.13%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.50 £37.30
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.70 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.19% +4.38% -

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 23 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Workstation in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 October 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 +5 30 £400 +20.75% 6
South East -15 16 £407 +8.40% 1
Midlands -12 10 £350 +9.80%
West Midlands -24 9 £350 +9.80%
East of England - 6 £425 - 1
South West - 3 £256 - 3
North West -11 1 £300 - 3
North of England -11 1 £300 - 3
VMware Workstation
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 66 (100.00%) VMware
2 62 (93.94%) Windows
3 55 (83.33%) Active Directory
4 49 (74.24%) Microsoft
5 43 (65.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 36 (54.55%) Windows 7
7 29 (43.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (43.94%) SCCM
8 24 (36.36%) Windows Server
8 24 (36.36%) Citrix
9 23 (34.85%) ITIL
9 23 (34.85%) Windows 10
10 22 (33.33%) DNS
10 22 (33.33%) MS Exchange
11 21 (31.82%) PowerShell
11 21 (31.82%) VMware ESXi
11 21 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (27.27%) Hyper-V
13 16 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
13 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (24.24%) Apple
13 16 (24.24%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (24.24%) Service Delivery
14 15 (22.73%) DHCP
14 15 (22.73%) Security Cleared
15 14 (21.21%) Office 365
15 14 (21.21%) XenDesktop
16 13 (19.70%) Linux
16 13 (19.70%) SC 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 22 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 16 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.58%) IIS
5 4 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.52%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.21%) Office 365
2 8 (12.12%) IaaS
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (33.33%) DNS
2 15 (22.73%) DHCP
3 9 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 8 (12.12%) VoIP
5 7 (10.61%) Internet
6 5 (7.58%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (6.06%) VPN
8 3 (4.55%) NetScaler
8 3 (4.55%) WebEx
9 2 (3.03%) Network Security
9 2 (3.03%) WAN
10 1 (1.52%) LAN
10 1 (1.52%) SAN
10 1 (1.52%) VLAN
10 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) GIS
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) AdminStudio
2 7 (10.61%) MSI
3 1 (1.52%) InstallShield
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Publishing
3 2 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Analyst
2 12 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 11 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 8 (12.12%) Applications Packager
6 7 (10.61%) Active Directory Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Active Directory Support
6 7 (10.61%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Exchange Support
6 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Windows Support Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Active Directory Specialist
8 5 (7.58%) Applications Support
8 5 (7.58%) Architect
8 5 (7.58%) Citrix Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Citrix Support
8 5 (7.58%) Citrix Support Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (6.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 4 (6.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) LDAP
2 3 (4.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.64%) iPad
2 9 (13.64%) iPhone
3 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 6 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (9.09%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.55%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) FMCG
6 1 (1.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 62 (93.94%) Windows
2 36 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 29 (43.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 23 (34.85%) Windows 10
6 21 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (19.70%) Linux
8 10 (15.15%) Apple iOS
8 10 (15.15%) Unix
9 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (4.55%) CentOS
10 3 (4.55%) HPUX
10 3 (4.55%) Mac OS
10 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (4.55%) Solaris
11 1 (1.52%) AIX
11 1 (1.52%) Android
11 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) ITIL
2 16 (24.24%) Service Delivery
3 11 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 10 (15.15%) Application Virtualisation
4 10 (15.15%) Asset Management
4 10 (15.15%) Integration Testing
4 10 (15.15%) Line Management
5 9 (13.64%) ITSM
6 8 (12.12%) Coaching
6 8 (12.12%) ITIL V3
6 8 (12.12%) Migration
6 8 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (10.61%) Change Management
7 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (10.61%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (10.61%) Software Deployment
8 6 (9.09%) Application Packaging
8 6 (9.09%) Investment Management
9 5 (7.58%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 5 (7.58%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 12 (18.18%) SQL
3 10 (15.15%) VBScript
4 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (22.73%) Security Cleared
3 13 (19.70%) SC Cleared
4 9 (13.64%) MCSE
5 8 (12.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (7.58%) MCP
6 5 (7.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared
7 4 (6.06%) MCDBA
7 4 (6.06%) MCITP
8 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (3.03%) Degree
9 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.52%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) GxP
System Software
1 55 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 43 (65.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (31.82%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (27.27%) Hyper-V
5 16 (24.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (21.21%) XenDesktop
7 7 (10.61%) DFS Replication
8 6 (9.09%) Terminal Services
9 5 (7.58%) XenApp
10 3 (4.55%) Xen
11 2 (3.03%) vSphere
12 1 (1.52%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 29 (43.94%) SCCM
2 12 (18.18%) SCOM
3 6 (9.09%) SafeCom
3 6 (9.09%) WSUS
4 4 (6.06%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.55%) AirWatch
5 3 (4.55%) Puppet
6 2 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (3.03%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.52%) FlexNet
7 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.52%) WMI
Vendors
1 66 (100.00%) VMware
2 49 (74.24%) Microsoft
3 24 (36.36%) Citrix
4 16 (24.24%) Apple
5 12 (18.18%) Cisco
5 12 (18.18%) NetApp
6 10 (15.15%) HP
7 6 (9.09%) Avaya
7 6 (9.09%) Wyse
8 5 (7.58%) SolarWinds
9 4 (6.06%) McAfee
9 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.55%) F5
10 3 (4.55%) IBM
10 3 (4.55%) Ivanti
11 2 (3.03%) Fujitsu
11 2 (3.03%) Mitel
11 2 (3.03%) Thales
12 1 (1.52%) 3Com
12 1 (1.52%) Dell