Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 751 788 770
Rank change year-on-year +37 -18 +97
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 59 71 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.071% 0.075% 0.056%
As % of the System Software category 0.45% 0.52% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 26
England median daily rate £413 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £351 £162 £219
90th Percentile £469 £475 £538
UK median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 6
England median hourly rate - £21.50 £14.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +51.25% -45.33%
UK median hourly rate - £21.50 £14.22
% change year-on-year - +51.25% -45.33%

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 13,013 13,547 10,532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.65% 14.39% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,716 8,824 6,801
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £181 £185 £175
90th Percentile £638 £625 £594
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 538 806 598
England median hourly rate £16.54 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.24% +3.13% +1.59%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.09 £10.34
90th Percentile £47.83 £45.19 £45.55
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.36 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.93% +2.23% -3.03%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +66 36 £413 -0.60% 3
South East +17 17 £406 +1.56% 2
East Midlands +25 2 £450 +46.34%
Midlands +18 2 £450 +28.57% 1
South West -22 2 £325 +44.44% 3
East of England - 2 - -
VMware Workstation
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 59 (100.00%) VMware
2 53 (89.83%) Windows
3 51 (86.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (79.66%) Citrix
5 38 (64.41%) Active Directory
5 38 (64.41%) SCCM
6 36 (61.02%) PowerShell
7 35 (59.32%) Microsoft
8 31 (52.54%) Windows 10
9 30 (50.85%) vSphere
10 29 (49.15%) Windows 7
11 25 (42.37%) Office 365
12 20 (33.90%) Finance
13 19 (32.20%) Security Cleared
14 17 (28.81%) DNS
14 17 (28.81%) ITIL
15 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Office
15 16 (27.12%) XenApp
15 16 (27.12%) Application Packaging
16 15 (25.42%) DV Cleared
17 14 (23.73%) VPN
18 13 (22.03%) DHCP
19 12 (20.34%) MSI
19 12 (20.34%) AdminStudio
19 12 (20.34%) Microsoft App-V
19 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
19 12 (20.34%) VMware ESXi
19 12 (20.34%) BitLocker
20 11 (18.64%) Skype
20 11 (18.64%) Skype for Business

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 (18.64%) Skype for Business
2 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.17%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.08%) IIS
5 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 25 (42.37%) Office 365
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.78%) Slack
4 3 (5.08%) OpenDNS
5 2 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.39%) IaaS
5 2 (3.39%) PaaS
5 2 (3.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.81%) DNS
2 14 (23.73%) VPN
3 13 (22.03%) DHCP
4 11 (18.64%) Skype
5 8 (13.56%) SSL
6 7 (11.86%) NetScaler
7 6 (10.17%) Firewall
8 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
9 4 (6.78%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (5.08%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (5.08%) LAN
10 3 (5.08%) Modbus
10 3 (5.08%) Profibus
10 3 (5.08%) VLAN
10 3 (5.08%) VSAN
11 2 (3.39%) HTTP
11 2 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (3.39%) SSH
11 2 (3.39%) Telnet
11 2 (3.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.39%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) AdminStudio
1 12 (20.34%) MSI
2 10 (16.95%) InstallShield
3 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 20 (33.90%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Publishing
3 4 (6.78%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Law
4 2 (3.39%) Legal
4 2 (3.39%) Marketing
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Advertising
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Analyst
2 17 (28.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (20.34%) Applications Packager
3 12 (20.34%) Support Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Support
5 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) IT Support
5 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) VMware Specialist
6 5 (8.47%) Financial Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Support Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Cloud Specialist
7 4 (6.78%) SCCM Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Technology Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) XML
2 3 (5.08%) JSON
2 3 (5.08%) JSP
2 3 (5.08%) Node.js
2 3 (5.08%) Servlets
3 2 (3.39%) HTML
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.69%) PostGIS
4 1 (1.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (8.47%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.08%) SCADA
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) e-Health
4 2 (3.39%) LIMS
4 2 (3.39%) NHS
4 2 (3.39%) PACS
4 2 (3.39%) Replication
4 2 (3.39%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) CMDB
5 1 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.69%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (89.83%) Windows
2 31 (52.54%) Windows 10
3 29 (49.15%) Windows 7
4 10 (16.95%) Linux
4 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (13.56%) Windows Server
6 5 (8.47%) Unix
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.08%) Android
8 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
8 3 (5.08%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.39%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (3.39%) VMS
9 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) ITIL
2 16 (27.12%) Application Packaging
3 11 (18.64%) Change Management
4 9 (15.25%) ITIL V3
4 9 (15.25%) Migration
4 9 (15.25%) Project Management
4 9 (15.25%) Service Management
4 9 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (13.56%) ITSM
6 7 (11.86%) Software Deployment
7 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (10.17%) Investment Management
7 6 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.47%) Data Protection
8 5 (8.47%) Information Security
8 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery Management
9 4 (6.78%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (6.78%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (61.02%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.47%) Java
3 4 (6.78%) SQL
4 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.08%) Python
4 3 (5.08%) VBScript
5 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (32.20%) Security Cleared
2 15 (25.42%) DV Cleared
3 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
4 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (11.86%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (11.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (6.78%) MCP
7 2 (3.39%) CCNA
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.39%) MCDBA
7 2 (3.39%) MCSE
8 1 (1.69%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.69%) CCIE
8 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.69%) Degree
8 1 (1.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) HL7
System Software
1 51 (86.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (64.41%) Active Directory
3 30 (50.85%) vSphere
4 16 (27.12%) XenApp
5 12 (20.34%) BitLocker
5 12 (20.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (20.34%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (18.64%) Hyper-V
7 10 (16.95%) XenDesktop
8 7 (11.86%) vCloud
8 7 (11.86%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (6.78%) VMware NSX
10 3 (5.08%) Firmware
10 3 (5.08%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (3.39%) ISA Server
11 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (3.39%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 38 (64.41%) SCCM
2 5 (8.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (5.08%) vCenter Server
4 2 (3.39%) Automic
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (3.39%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.39%) SCOM
4 2 (3.39%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (1.69%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.69%) ThinApp
5 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (79.66%) Citrix
3 35 (59.32%) Microsoft
4 11 (18.64%) Ivanti
5 9 (15.25%) HP
5 9 (15.25%) NetApp
6 8 (13.56%) Cisco
7 6 (10.17%) Symantec
8 5 (8.47%) Bloomberg
8 5 (8.47%) Dell
8 5 (8.47%) Palo Alto
8 5 (8.47%) Reuters
9 4 (6.78%) Veeam
10 3 (5.08%) Oracle
10 3 (5.08%) Sophos
11 2 (3.39%) iManage
11 2 (3.39%) Sony
12 1 (1.69%) Apple
12 1 (1.69%) ESET
12 1 (1.69%) Zscaler