Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 502 758 810
Rank change year-on-year +256 +52 -17
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 19 62 65
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.061% 0.075% 0.069%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 0.48% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 34
Median daily rate £450 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +17.86% -
10th Percentile £213 £328 £164
90th Percentile £475 £475 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +9.09% +17.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK median hourly rate - - £21.50

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 4,663 12,990 13,401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.92% 15.63% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,962 8,707 8,733
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £200 £181 £185
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 534 792
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.55 £16.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.80% - +4.91%
10th Percentile £11.51 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.95 £45.83
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% +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 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 West +102 11 £450 +38.46%
London +171 3 £453 +9.70%
South East +157 3 £225 -45.45%
North West - 1 £280 -
North of England - 1 £280 -
VMware Workstation
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (89.47%) Windows
3 16 (84.21%) Hyper-V
3 16 (84.21%) Windows Server
4 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
5 12 (63.16%) PowerShell
5 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (57.89%) PostGIS
6 11 (57.89%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
6 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
6 11 (57.89%) Load Balancing
6 11 (57.89%) Oracle
6 11 (57.89%) DNS
7 10 (52.63%) Java
7 10 (52.63%) Python
7 10 (52.63%) GIS
7 10 (52.63%) ESRI
7 10 (52.63%) Veeam
7 10 (52.63%) QGIS
8 8 (42.11%) Geospatial Data
9 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2016
9 7 (36.84%) SCCM
10 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
10 6 (31.58%) C#
11 5 (26.32%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (26.32%) Tomcat

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 5 (26.32%) GeoServer
1 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.26%) AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) Skype
3 3 (15.79%) VoIP
3 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) NAS
4 2 (10.53%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) GIS
2 10 (52.63%) QGIS
3 8 (42.11%) Geospatial Data
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (15.79%) Spatial Data
6 1 (5.26%) Power BI
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Integration Engineer
1 10 (52.63%) Systems Engineer
1 10 (52.63%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) IT Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) IT Support
2 3 (15.79%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) PostGIS
2 5 (26.32%) JSON
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Hybrid Cloud
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
1 5 (26.32%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Load Balancing
2 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (26.32%) Change Control
3 5 (26.32%) Data Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) ETL
3 5 (26.32%) Security Management
3 5 (26.32%) Systems Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (10.53%) High Availability
5 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (5.26%) Product Roadmap
6 1 (5.26%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) PowerShell
2 10 (52.63%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (89.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (84.21%) Hyper-V
4 11 (57.89%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (26.32%) GeoWebCache
6 2 (10.53%) NFS
6 2 (10.53%) Samba
7 1 (5.26%) XenApp
7 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) WSUS
3 1 (5.26%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Kibana
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (5.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (57.89%) Oracle
3 10 (52.63%) ESRI
3 10 (52.63%) Veeam
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) F5
5 5 (26.32%) HP
6 3 (15.79%) Apple
6 3 (15.79%) Avaya
7 2 (10.53%) Citrix
8 1 (5.26%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (5.26%) UiPath