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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 393 419 401
Rank change year-on-year +26 -18  
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 9 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.046% 0.031% 0.051%
As % of the System Software category 0.42% 0.32% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 10
Median daily rate £313 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -21.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £323 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £275
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 £110.00
% change year-on-year - -56.81%  

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 2143 2212 1994
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.99% 9.92% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1485 1527 1312
Median daily rate £450 £440 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 90 135
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.37 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.76 £29.00 £26.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Server in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

VMware Server
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Server within the London region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 4 £325 +8.33% 1
VMware Server
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (62.50%) Data Centre
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) SAN
4 8 (50.00%) Citrix
4 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 5 (31.25%) XenApp
5 5 (31.25%) Migration
6 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (25.00%) HP
6 4 (25.00%) Unix
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
7 3 (18.75%) VLAN
7 3 (18.75%) Statistics
7 3 (18.75%) MCSE
7 3 (18.75%) LAN
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (18.75%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (18.75%) IT Asset Management
7 3 (18.75%) SCCM
7 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
7 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (18.75%) vSphere
7 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
7 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
8 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
2 3 (18.75%) VLAN
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) BGP
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (6.25%) HSRP
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
4 1 (6.25%) OSPF
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Administrator
1 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) VMWare Administrator
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Support
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Unix
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
2 3 (18.75%) IT Asset Management
2 3 (18.75%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (18.75%) Statistics
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) MCSE
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCA
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (31.25%) XenApp
4 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) F5
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Sophos
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) Huawei
5 1 (6.25%) IronPort
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL