The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for VMware Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Server over the 3 months to 23 June 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 Server
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 409 403
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 0 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.083% 0.085%
As % of the System Software category - 0.74% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 17
Median daily rate - £377 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £450 £288
% change year-on-year -27.77% +56.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.46 £19.82
% change year-on-year - +149.60%  

VMware Server is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2179 2436 2271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.54% 11.26% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1538 1748 1517
Median daily rate £450 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +17.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 64 127
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.47% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

VMware Server
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing VMware Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Server in London

VMware Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Server in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Server in London

VMware Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Server in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Server in London

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Server 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 London region with a requirement for VMware Server.

1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) SAN
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) Statistics
5 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (30.00%) IT Asset Management
5 3 (30.00%) XenApp
5 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (30.00%) MCSE
5 3 (30.00%) Unix
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (20.00%) Middleware
6 2 (20.00%) Sophos
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) CCA
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (20.00%) WAN

VMware Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (10.00%) HSRP
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (10.00%) OSPF
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Server Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (30.00%) IT Asset Management
2 3 (30.00%) Statistics
3 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCA
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Sophos
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Huawei
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL