Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 795 801 835
Rank change year-on-year +6 +34 +19
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 70 60 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.073% 0.064% 0.036%
As % of the System Software category 0.47% 0.50% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 15
England median daily rate £400 £350 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +22.81% +20.00%
10th Percentile £158 £114 £197
90th Percentile £490 £538 £438
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £280
% change year-on-year +14.29% +25.00% +17.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
England median hourly rate £26.50 £19.75 £49.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.18% -60.07% +156.74%
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £19.75 £49.46
% change year-on-year +34.18% -60.07% +156.74%

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 14,791 12,097 11,727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.52% 12.81% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,780 7,938 7,386
England median daily rate £470 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.43% +6.06% +10.00%
10th Percentile £185 £161 £175
90th Percentile £638 £619 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £402
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.85% +7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 778 633 782
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.62 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.84% +3.23%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.25 £42.95
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45% -

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 25 £400 -15.79% 6
South East -14 19 £414 +7.67% 5
Midlands -20 12 £258 +119.15% 1
West Midlands -15 11 £258 +128.89% 1
East of England - 9 £423 - 3
South West - 3 £256 -
North West -11 2 £300 +160.87% 2
North of England -16 2 £300 +160.87% 2
VMware Workstation
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 70 (100.00%) VMware
2 65 (92.86%) Windows
3 60 (85.71%) Active Directory
4 48 (68.57%) Microsoft
5 41 (58.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 35 (50.00%) Windows 7
7 29 (41.43%) SCCM
8 28 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (38.57%) VMware ESXi
10 26 (37.14%) Citrix
11 25 (35.71%) ITIL
12 24 (34.29%) PowerShell
13 21 (30.00%) DNS
14 20 (28.57%) Hyper-V
14 20 (28.57%) Windows Server
15 19 (27.14%) Windows 10
15 19 (27.14%) Security Cleared
15 19 (27.14%) Service Delivery
16 18 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
17 17 (24.29%) MS Exchange
17 17 (24.29%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (22.86%) Microsoft App-V
18 16 (22.86%) SC Cleared
18 16 (22.86%) SCOM
19 15 (21.43%) NetApp
20 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
21 13 (18.57%) Cisco
21 13 (18.57%) SQL
22 12 (17.14%) Linux
22 12 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010

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 17 (24.29%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.71%) IIS
4 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) IaaS
2 8 (11.43%) Office 365
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.00%) DNS
2 11 (15.71%) DHCP
3 7 (10.00%) Internet
4 6 (8.57%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.71%) VPN
6 3 (4.29%) VoIP
7 2 (2.86%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.86%) Network Security
7 2 (2.86%) WAN
7 2 (2.86%) WebEx
8 1 (1.43%) LAN
8 1 (1.43%) VLAN
8 1 (1.43%) WAAS
8 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) AdminStudio
2 8 (11.43%) MSI
3 1 (1.43%) InstallShield
General
1 9 (12.86%) Publishing
2 6 (8.57%) Finance
3 3 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (12.86%) Analyst
2 8 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (10.00%) Active Directory Specialist
3 7 (10.00%) Applications Packager
3 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Architect
4 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (8.57%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 5 (7.14%) Consultant
6 4 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (5.71%) Applications Support Specialist
6 4 (5.71%) Support Specialist
7 3 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.29%) Active Directory Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Citrix Support
7 3 (4.29%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) LDAP
2 2 (2.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (8.57%) Fat Client
3 6 (8.57%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.71%) iPad
4 4 (5.71%) iPhone
5 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.86%) FMCG
6 2 (2.86%) PKI
6 2 (2.86%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 65 (92.86%) Windows
2 35 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 28 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 19 (27.14%) Windows 10
6 18 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (17.14%) Linux
8 9 (12.86%) Unix
9 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (7.14%) Apple iOS
11 3 (4.29%) CentOS
11 3 (4.29%) HPUX
11 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (4.29%) Solaris
12 2 (2.86%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.43%) Android
13 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.71%) ITIL
2 19 (27.14%) Service Delivery
3 11 (15.71%) Configuration Management
3 11 (15.71%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 10 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 10 (14.29%) ITSM
4 10 (14.29%) Line Management
5 9 (12.86%) Application Virtualisation
5 9 (12.86%) Asset Management
6 8 (11.43%) Change Management
6 8 (11.43%) Migration
6 8 (11.43%) Software Deployment
7 7 (10.00%) Coaching
7 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (8.57%) Service Management
9 5 (7.14%) Change Control
9 5 (7.14%) Investment Management
9 5 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.29%) PowerShell
2 13 (18.57%) SQL
3 10 (14.29%) VBScript
4 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.43%) C
5 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (27.14%) Security Cleared
2 17 (24.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (22.86%) SC Cleared
4 10 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 10 (14.29%) MCSE
5 7 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 7 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (8.57%) MCP
7 4 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (5.71%) MCDBA
7 4 (5.71%) MCITP
8 3 (4.29%) Degree
8 3 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.43%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.43%) MCSA
10 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) GxP
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 41 (58.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (38.57%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 16 (22.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (15.71%) XenDesktop
7 10 (14.29%) DFS Replication
8 6 (8.57%) Terminal Services
9 5 (7.14%) XenApp
10 3 (4.29%) vSphere
11 2 (2.86%) BitLocker
11 2 (2.86%) Xen
12 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (41.43%) SCCM
2 16 (22.86%) SCOM
3 6 (8.57%) SafeCom
3 6 (8.57%) WSUS
4 4 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (5.71%) vCenter Server
5 3 (4.29%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.29%) Puppet
6 2 (2.86%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) VMware
2 48 (68.57%) Microsoft
3 26 (37.14%) Citrix
4 15 (21.43%) NetApp
5 13 (18.57%) Cisco
6 11 (15.71%) Apple
6 11 (15.71%) HP
7 7 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 6 (8.57%) Wyse
9 5 (7.14%) McAfee
10 3 (4.29%) F5
10 3 (4.29%) Ivanti
10 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.86%) Avaya
11 2 (2.86%) Dell
11 2 (2.86%) Thales
12 1 (1.43%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.43%) Fujitsu
12 1 (1.43%) Mitel
12 1 (1.43%) Trapeze