Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 790 829 828
Rank change year-on-year +39 -1 -8
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 52 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.036% 0.032%
As % of the System Software category 0.44% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 13
England median daily rate £338 £285 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +20.00% -0.52%
10th Percentile £135 £202 £214
90th Percentile £483 £438 £431
UK median daily rate £338 £280 £238
% change year-on-year +20.54% +17.89% -0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 7
England median hourly rate £19.75 £49.46 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.07% +159.91% -5.13%
10th Percentile £13.41 £23.63 £18.05
90th Percentile £26.11 £49.46 £20.55
UK median hourly rate £19.75 £49.46 £19.03
% change year-on-year -60.07% +159.91% -5.13%

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 11873 12018 10824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.73% 12.34% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7769 7607 6268
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £163 £175 £160
90th Percentile £613 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £368
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 652 811 1173
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.06
90th Percentile £47.25 £39.38 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +15 22 £385 +94.68%
London -18 17 £331 -11.67% 3
Midlands - 10 £113 -
West Midlands - 10 £113 -
North of England +48 3 £115 -60.41% 2
North West +24 3 £115 -72.94% 1
VMware Workstation
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Workstation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for VMware Workstation.

1 52 (100.00%) VMware
2 46 (88.46%) Windows
3 40 (76.92%) Active Directory
4 38 (73.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (57.69%) Microsoft
6 21 (40.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (38.46%) Hyper-V
7 20 (38.46%) SCCM
7 20 (38.46%) Cisco
8 18 (34.62%) MS Exchange
8 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (34.62%) Windows Server
9 16 (30.77%) Blackberry
10 15 (28.85%) Linux
10 15 (28.85%) NetApp
10 15 (28.85%) Symantec
11 14 (26.92%) Thin Client
11 14 (26.92%) DNS
11 14 (26.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 14 (26.92%) Service Delivery
11 14 (26.92%) Data Centre
11 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
11 14 (26.92%) Fat Client
12 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
12 13 (25.00%) Service Management
12 13 (25.00%) SQL
12 13 (25.00%) HP
13 12 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
13 12 (23.08%) ITIL
13 12 (23.08%) Finance

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 18 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 14 (26.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (9.62%) IIS
3 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.62%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Office 365
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.85%) IaaS
4 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) DNS
2 7 (13.46%) DHCP
2 7 (13.46%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.69%) Firewall
4 4 (7.69%) LAN
4 4 (7.69%) Skype
4 4 (7.69%) WAN
5 3 (5.77%) BIG-IP
5 3 (5.77%) VLAN
6 2 (3.85%) Internet
6 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.85%) Wireless
7 1 (1.92%) DMZ
7 1 (1.92%) LDAP
7 1 (1.92%) NAS
7 1 (1.92%) SAN
7 1 (1.92%) SSL
7 1 (1.92%) VoIP
7 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.85%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.92%) MSI
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Front Office
3 2 (3.85%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (13.46%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Administrator
3 5 (9.62%) Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Server Support
3 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Support Specialist
4 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 4 (7.69%) Architect
4 4 (7.69%) IT Support
5 3 (5.77%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (5.77%) Communications Specialist
5 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Messaging Specialist
5 3 (5.77%) Server Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) Server Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (3.85%) Akka
2 2 (3.85%) Node.js
2 2 (3.85%) Play Framework
2 2 (3.85%) REST
2 2 (3.85%) spray
2 2 (3.85%) Spring
2 2 (3.85%) Spring Boot
2 2 (3.85%) Symfony
2 2 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) JSON
3 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Blackberry
2 14 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 14 (26.92%) Fat Client
2 14 (26.92%) Thin Client
3 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (13.46%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.69%) PKI
4 4 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.85%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.92%) Replication
6 1 (1.92%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.92%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 46 (88.46%) Windows
2 21 (40.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (28.85%) Linux
5 12 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 7 (13.46%) Unix
6 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (7.69%) Windows 10
7 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.85%) Android
8 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Service Delivery
2 13 (25.00%) Service Management
3 12 (23.08%) ITIL
4 11 (21.15%) Software Deployment
5 10 (19.23%) Configuration Management
5 10 (19.23%) Mobile Device Management
6 9 (17.31%) ITIL V3
6 9 (17.31%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (15.38%) Change Management
7 8 (15.38%) ITSM
8 6 (11.54%) Asset Management
8 6 (11.54%) Integration Testing
8 6 (11.54%) Line Management
8 6 (11.54%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 4 (7.69%) BCP
9 4 (7.69%) Break/Fix
9 4 (7.69%) DevOps
10 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.77%) CRM
10 3 (5.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.85%) Java
3 2 (3.85%) PHP
3 2 (3.85%) Scala
4 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.92%) VBA
4 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (11.54%) MCSE
5 5 (9.62%) DV Cleared
5 5 (9.62%) MCP
6 3 (5.77%) MCSA
7 2 (3.85%) CCNA
7 2 (3.85%) CCNP
7 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.92%) GSAE
8 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) GxP
System Software
1 40 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 38 (73.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (38.46%) Hyper-V
4 10 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (19.23%) Terminal Services
5 5 (9.62%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (7.69%) VMware Server
6 4 (7.69%) vSphere
7 2 (3.85%) Docker
7 2 (3.85%) XenApp
8 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (38.46%) SCCM
2 12 (23.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (19.23%) SafeCom
3 10 (19.23%) WSUS
4 7 (13.46%) SCOM
5 4 (7.69%) SCSM
5 4 (7.69%) SCVMM
5 4 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (5.77%) Backup Exec
6 3 (5.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (3.85%) Kubernetes
7 2 (3.85%) OpenView
7 2 (3.85%) OVSD
7 2 (3.85%) Puppet
8 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.92%) Nagios
8 1 (1.92%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 20 (38.46%) Cisco
4 15 (28.85%) NetApp
4 15 (28.85%) Symantec
5 13 (25.00%) HP
6 10 (19.23%) IBM
6 10 (19.23%) McAfee
6 10 (19.23%) Wyse
7 8 (15.38%) Citrix
8 7 (13.46%) ServiceNow
8 7 (13.46%) SolarWinds
9 5 (9.62%) Bloomberg
10 4 (7.69%) FactSet
10 4 (7.69%) Meraki
11 3 (5.77%) Acronis
11 3 (5.77%) F5
11 3 (5.77%) Veeam
12 2 (3.85%) CommVault
13 1 (1.92%) Remedy