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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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 741 607 614
Rank change year-on-year -134 +7 +163
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 29 14 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.041% 0.030% 0.028%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 11
10th Percentile £405 £291 £213
25th Percentile £540 £300 £239
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £388 £280
Median % change year-on-year +67.74% +38.39% -32.12%
75th Percentile £675 £419 £397
90th Percentile £725 £470 £454
UK median daily rate £606 £400 £280
% change year-on-year +51.56% +42.86% -32.12%

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 9,624 6,660 6,715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.67% 14.38% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,985 4,655 4,611
10th Percentile £193 £220 £181
25th Percentile £394 £376 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £498 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.53% +4.74% -
75th Percentile £631 £575 £575
90th Percentile £705 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £490 £465
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.38% -2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 231 315
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.40 £11.14
25th Percentile £14.78 £13.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate £18.68 £20.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -6.63% +21.21% +1.54%
75th Percentile £28.67 £44.50 £20.88
90th Percentile £52.50 £60.00 £40.75
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -10.59% +21.43% +9.38%

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 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -86 20 £650 +57.58% 1
Midlands - 3 £425 -
South East -39 2 £200 -33.33% 1
East Midlands - 2 £425 -
North of England -58 1 £325 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 £325 - 1
VMware Workstation
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (58.62%) Firewall
2 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 17 (58.62%) Docker
3 16 (55.17%) Kubernetes
3 16 (55.17%) Private Cloud
3 16 (55.17%) Unix
3 16 (55.17%) VPN
3 16 (55.17%) SSL
3 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 16 (55.17%) SaaS
3 16 (55.17%) PaaS
3 16 (55.17%) Vulnerability Management
3 16 (55.17%) IaaS
4 15 (51.72%) OpenStack
4 15 (51.72%) vCloud
4 15 (51.72%) Azure
4 15 (51.72%) OAuth
4 15 (51.72%) PKI
4 15 (51.72%) IKE
4 15 (51.72%) Password Management
4 15 (51.72%) IPsec
4 15 (51.72%) CA
4 15 (51.72%) OAuth2
4 15 (51.72%) Identity Access Management
4 15 (51.72%) Data Loss Prevention
4 15 (51.72%) Key Management
4 15 (51.72%) Application Security
4 15 (51.72%) Zero Trust
5 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure

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 15 (51.72%) OpenStack
2 5 (17.24%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 16 (55.17%) IaaS
1 16 (55.17%) PaaS
1 16 (55.17%) SaaS
2 15 (51.72%) Azure
3 13 (44.83%) AWS
4 11 (37.93%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (17.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (17.24%) GCP
6 1 (3.45%) Azure Monitor
6 1 (3.45%) Azure Sentinel
6 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) Firewall
2 16 (55.17%) SSL
2 16 (55.17%) VPN
3 15 (51.72%) IKE
3 15 (51.72%) IPsec
4 8 (27.59%) DNS
4 8 (27.59%) Network Security
5 2 (6.90%) DHCP
5 2 (6.90%) LAN
5 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.90%) WAN
6 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.45%) NAS
6 1 (3.45%) SAN
6 1 (3.45%) SSH
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
6 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
2 9 (31.03%) Games
3 5 (17.24%) Social Skills
4 3 (10.34%) Documentation Skills
4 3 (10.34%) Finance
5 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.45%) Legal
6 1 (3.45%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Design Engineer
1 10 (34.48%) Security Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Telecoms Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Unix Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Unix Security Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 5 (17.24%) AWS Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Security Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Unix Architect
3 5 (17.24%) VMware Architect
4 4 (13.79%) AWS Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Security Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) OAuth
1 15 (51.72%) OAuth2
2 1 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.45%) JSON
2 1 (3.45%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) REST
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (55.17%) Private Cloud
2 15 (51.72%) PKI
3 8 (27.59%) Public Cloud
4 5 (17.24%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (6.90%) Replication
6 1 (3.45%) Derivative
6 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.45%) Linked Data
6 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 16 (55.17%) Unix
3 11 (37.93%) Windows
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.45%) Android
6 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Vulnerability Management
2 15 (51.72%) Application Security
2 15 (51.72%) Data Loss Prevention
2 15 (51.72%) Identity Access Management
2 15 (51.72%) Key Management
2 15 (51.72%) Password Management
2 15 (51.72%) Zero Trust
3 9 (31.03%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (24.14%) CI/CD
5 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
6 5 (17.24%) DevOps
7 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (10.34%) Migration
8 3 (10.34%) Project Management
8 3 (10.34%) Server Patching
9 2 (6.90%) Application Packaging
9 2 (6.90%) CRM
9 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
9 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (6.90%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Bash
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) C++
3 1 (3.45%) Go
3 1 (3.45%) Lua
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.24%) CCIE
2 5 (17.24%) CCIE Security
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) Docker
2 15 (51.72%) vCloud
3 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
5 4 (13.79%) vSphere
6 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
6 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (3.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (55.17%) Kubernetes
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (20.69%) SCCM
3 3 (10.34%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (6.90%) SCVMM
4 2 (6.90%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (3.45%) AirWatch
5 1 (3.45%) Ansible
5 1 (3.45%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (3.45%) Kibana
5 1 (3.45%) logstash
5 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.45%) Puppet
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (3.45%) SCOM
5 1 (3.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 15 (51.72%) CA
4 9 (31.03%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) Google
5 2 (6.90%) Zerto
6 1 (3.45%) Adobe
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) Dell KACE
6 1 (3.45%) EMC
6 1 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Mitel
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) SaltStack
6 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.45%) Trend Micro