Period
to 24 October 2021

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 24 October 2021 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
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 700 479 730
Rank change year-on-year -221 +251 +75
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 42 19 45
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.062% 0.069% 0.058%
As % of the System Software category 0.44% 0.48% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 30
10th Percentile £230 £346 £297
25th Percentile £371 £363 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £681 £450 £400
Median % change year-on-year +51.39% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £756 £475 £424
90th Percentile £775 " £445
UK median daily rate £663 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +47.22% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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 9,582 3,926 12,014
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.25% 14.36% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,883 2,662 8,209
10th Percentile £200 £225 £170
25th Percentile £381 £363 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £463
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £687 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 351 149 541
10th Percentile £12.06 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.25 £12.70 £13.07
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -
75th Percentile £26.38 £35.75 £22.50
90th Percentile £63.50 £49.20 £47.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +3.13%

VMware Workstation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VMware Workstation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Workstation in England

VMware Workstation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware Workstation in England.

Daily rate trend for VMware Workstation in England

VMware Workstation
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware Workstation in England over the 6 months to 24 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for VMware Workstation in England

VMware Workstation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware Workstation in England.

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 24 October 2021. 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 -189 26 £700 +69.70% 8
South East - 13 £368 - 4
Yorkshire -56 2 - - 1
North of England -71 2 - - 3
VMware Workstation
UK

For the 6 months to 24 October 2021, 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 42 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (66.67%) Windows
3 27 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
5 21 (50.00%) VPN
6 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
7 17 (40.48%) WAN
7 17 (40.48%) LAN
7 17 (40.48%) Microsoft 365
8 16 (38.10%) IaaS
8 16 (38.10%) PaaS
8 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Office
9 14 (33.33%) SQL
9 14 (33.33%) DHCP
9 14 (33.33%) DNS
9 14 (33.33%) Firewall
9 14 (33.33%) Telecoms
10 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
10 13 (30.95%) SaaS
10 13 (30.95%) Docker
10 13 (30.95%) Social Skills
11 12 (28.57%) Kubernetes
11 12 (28.57%) Private Cloud
11 12 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
11 12 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
11 12 (28.57%) Windows 10
11 12 (28.57%) OpenStack
11 12 (28.57%) OAuth2
11 12 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (28.57%) vCloud

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 12 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.76%) Apache
3 2 (4.76%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) Documentum
4 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft 365
2 16 (38.10%) IaaS
2 16 (38.10%) PaaS
3 13 (30.95%) SaaS
4 8 (19.05%) Azure
5 6 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (7.14%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (50.00%) VPN
2 17 (40.48%) LAN
2 17 (40.48%) WAN
3 14 (33.33%) DHCP
3 14 (33.33%) DNS
3 14 (33.33%) Firewall
4 12 (28.57%) IKE
4 12 (28.57%) IPsec
4 12 (28.57%) SSL
5 8 (19.05%) SAN
6 7 (16.67%) Junos
7 3 (7.14%) Internet
7 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.76%) Extranet
8 2 (4.76%) FTP
8 2 (4.76%) Network Security
8 2 (4.76%) VLAN
9 1 (2.38%) SNMP
9 1 (2.38%) SSH
9 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) MariaDB
2 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
2 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 13 (30.95%) Social Skills
3 11 (26.19%) Games
4 3 (7.14%) Finance
5 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.76%) Dutch Language
5 2 (4.76%) German Language
5 2 (4.76%) Polish Language
6 1 (2.38%) Back Office
6 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.38%) Law
6 1 (2.38%) Legal
6 1 (2.38%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Architect
1 11 (26.19%) Design Engineer
1 11 (26.19%) Lead Architect
1 11 (26.19%) Lead Security Architect
1 11 (26.19%) Security Architect
1 11 (26.19%) Security Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Service Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 2 (4.76%) Android Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) IT Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) OAuth
1 12 (28.57%) OAuth2
2 1 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.38%) JSON
2 1 (2.38%) LDAP
2 1 (2.38%) REST
2 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) PKI
1 12 (28.57%) Private Cloud
2 7 (16.67%) iPad
2 7 (16.67%) iPhone
2 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (11.90%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 10 (23.81%) Android
3 10 (23.81%) Apple iOS
4 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 9 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (16.67%) Linux
6 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.76%) Unix
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.38%) VMS
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
1 12 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
1 12 (28.57%) Password Management
1 12 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
2 11 (26.19%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (19.05%) ITIL
4 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (9.52%) Change Control
6 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.14%) Application Packaging
6 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 3 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (7.14%) Patch Management
6 3 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
6 3 (7.14%) Storage Management
7 2 (4.76%) ITSM
7 2 (4.76%) Migration
7 2 (4.76%) Task Automation
7 2 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) C++
3 1 (2.38%) Lua
3 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.14%) MCSE
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.76%) ACSP
3 2 (4.76%) CCNA
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.76%) MCSA
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) HND
System Software
1 27 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
3 13 (30.95%) Docker
4 12 (28.57%) vCloud
5 9 (21.43%) vSphere
6 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 3 (7.14%) VirtualBox
8 2 (4.76%) XenApp
9 1 (2.38%) Snort
9 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 5 (11.90%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (11.90%) SCCM
3 4 (9.52%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (7.14%) AirWatch
4 3 (7.14%) MobiControl
5 1 (2.38%) Kibana
5 1 (2.38%) logstash
5 1 (2.38%) SCOM
5 1 (2.38%) SCSM
5 1 (2.38%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (59.52%) Microsoft
3 12 (28.57%) CA
4 10 (23.81%) Adobe
5 9 (21.43%) Apple
5 9 (21.43%) Oracle
6 8 (19.05%) Dell
7 7 (16.67%) Juniper
7 7 (16.67%) Kaspersky
7 7 (16.67%) Veeam
8 5 (11.90%) Citrix
9 4 (9.52%) SOTI
10 3 (7.14%) McAfee
11 2 (4.76%) Avaya
11 2 (4.76%) IBM
11 2 (4.76%) Ivanti
11 2 (4.76%) Polycom
11 2 (4.76%) Sybase
12 1 (2.38%) Mitel
12 1 (2.38%) TippingPoint