Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 786 779 844
Rank change year-on-year -7 +65 -22
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 67 48 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.070% 0.055% 0.035%
As % of the System Software category 0.50% 0.48% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 14
England median daily rate £395 £375 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +21.46% +17.62%
10th Percentile £186 £219 £140
90th Percentile £475 £546 £404
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £309
% change year-on-year - +21.46% +17.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
England median hourly rate £20.25 £14.22 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.46% -45.33% +29.21%
10th Percentile £13.65 £13.51 £13.20
90th Percentile £28.25 £27.93 £49.46
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £14.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year +42.46% -45.33% +29.21%

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 13,341 10,087 12,043
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.04% 11.50% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,700 6,465 7,585
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.20%
10th Percentile £185 £170 £180
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 790 613 861
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +4.92% -4.69%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £43.75 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year - +1.59% -1.56%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -40 27 £428 +22.14% 2
South East -28 16 £350 -30.00% 5
Midlands -5 13 £350 +9.80% 1
West Midlands -20 10 £350 +9.80% 1
East of England - 5 £450 - 2
North West -10 3 - - 1
North of England -18 3 - - 2
South West - 3 £226 - 2
East Midlands +3 2 £308 -41.43%
VMware Workstation
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 67 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (80.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (76.12%) Windows
4 45 (67.16%) Active Directory
5 44 (65.67%) Microsoft
6 32 (47.76%) SCCM
7 31 (46.27%) Windows 7
8 30 (44.78%) Windows 10
9 25 (37.31%) PowerShell
10 24 (35.82%) Citrix
11 23 (34.33%) Windows Server
12 20 (29.85%) MS Exchange
12 20 (29.85%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (28.36%) Office 365
13 19 (28.36%) XenDesktop
13 19 (28.36%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (26.87%) Microsoft App-V
15 17 (25.37%) Hyper-V
15 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (23.88%) Linux
17 15 (22.39%) VBScript
17 15 (22.39%) SC Cleared
17 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
18 14 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (20.90%) ITIL
19 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Office
19 13 (19.40%) Software Deployment
20 12 (17.91%) VMware ESXi
20 12 (17.91%) Publishing
20 12 (17.91%) Asset Management

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 20 (29.85%) MS Exchange
2 14 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.49%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.49%) Autodesk Inventor
Cloud Services
1 19 (28.36%) Office 365
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) DHCP
1 9 (13.43%) DNS
2 7 (10.45%) Internet
2 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.45%) VoIP
3 4 (5.97%) VPN
4 3 (4.48%) IPsec
4 3 (4.48%) LAN
4 3 (4.48%) NetScaler
4 3 (4.48%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (4.48%) WebEx
5 2 (2.99%) Firewall
5 2 (2.99%) Network Security
5 2 (2.99%) SAN
5 2 (2.99%) WAN
6 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.49%) HTTP
6 1 (1.49%) SMTP
6 1 (1.49%) SSL
6 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.49%) GIS
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) MSI
2 9 (13.43%) AdminStudio
3 4 (5.97%) JIRA
3 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.99%) InstallShield
General
1 12 (17.91%) Publishing
2 10 (14.93%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Law
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Analyst
2 13 (19.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Support Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (11.94%) Applications Packager
4 8 (11.94%) Architect
5 6 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Active Directory Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Active Directory Support
5 6 (8.96%) Active Directory Support Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Exchange Support
5 6 (8.96%) Windows Support Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.46%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Citrix Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Citrix Support
6 5 (7.46%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) Web Services
2 3 (4.48%) XMPP
3 1 (1.49%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.96%) iPad
3 6 (8.96%) iPhone
3 6 (8.96%) PKI
4 5 (7.46%) Client/Server
4 5 (7.46%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (5.97%) Fat Client
5 4 (5.97%) Thin Client
6 3 (4.48%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 51 (76.12%) Windows
2 31 (46.27%) Windows 7
3 30 (44.78%) Windows 10
4 23 (34.33%) Windows Server
5 20 (29.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (23.88%) Linux
8 9 (13.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (10.45%) Unix
11 6 (8.96%) Apple iOS
12 4 (5.97%) CentOS
13 3 (4.48%) HPUX
13 3 (4.48%) Mac OS
13 3 (4.48%) Solaris
13 3 (4.48%) Windows 8
14 1 (1.49%) AIX
14 1 (1.49%) SUSE
14 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) ITIL
2 13 (19.40%) Software Deployment
3 12 (17.91%) Asset Management
3 12 (17.91%) Service Delivery
4 11 (16.42%) Migration
5 10 (14.93%) Integration Testing
6 9 (13.43%) Application Virtualisation
6 9 (13.43%) Configuration Management
6 9 (13.43%) Line Management
7 8 (11.94%) Application Packaging
7 8 (11.94%) Runbook
8 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.96%) Coaching
8 6 (8.96%) Investment Management
8 6 (8.96%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (7.46%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (7.46%) Change Control
9 5 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.46%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.31%) PowerShell
2 15 (22.39%) VBScript
3 9 (13.43%) SQL
4 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (28.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (22.39%) SC Cleared
2 15 (22.39%) Security Cleared
3 11 (16.42%) MCSE
4 5 (7.46%) MCP
5 4 (5.97%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.49%) Degree
7 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 54 (80.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (67.16%) Active Directory
3 19 (28.36%) XenDesktop
4 18 (26.87%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (25.37%) Hyper-V
6 12 (17.91%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (13.43%) XenApp
8 8 (11.94%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (8.96%) BitLocker
9 6 (8.96%) vSphere
10 5 (7.46%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (5.97%) Terminal Services
12 3 (4.48%) Xen
13 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (47.76%) SCCM
2 8 (11.94%) Puppet
3 4 (5.97%) HP ALM
3 4 (5.97%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.97%) SafeCom
3 4 (5.97%) WSUS
4 3 (4.48%) AirWatch
4 3 (4.48%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (4.48%) SCOM
4 3 (4.48%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.49%) FlexNet
5 1 (1.49%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.49%) WMI
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (65.67%) Microsoft
3 24 (35.82%) Citrix
4 10 (14.93%) Cisco
4 10 (14.93%) NetApp
5 9 (13.43%) Apple
5 9 (13.43%) HP
5 9 (13.43%) Red Hat
6 8 (11.94%) IBM
7 7 (10.45%) McAfee
8 4 (5.97%) Avaya
8 4 (5.97%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.97%) Wyse
9 3 (4.48%) Ivanti
10 2 (2.99%) Mitel
10 2 (2.99%) Symantec
10 2 (2.99%) Veritas
11 1 (1.49%) Adobe
11 1 (1.49%) Oracle
11 1 (1.49%) Sophos