The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 3 months to 29 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 Workstation
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 404 426 397
Rank change year-on-year +22 -29  
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 4 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.020% 0.058% 0.042%
As % of the System Software category 0.19% 0.58% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £413 £313 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -30.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £295 £300
% change year-on-year +69.49% -1.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.75 £20.53
% change year-on-year - -33.02%  

VMware Workstation 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 2160 2240 1973
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.04% 9.98% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1499 1545 1295
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 £350 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -5.08% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 93 134
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 £14.64 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.00 £27.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

VMware Workstation
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Workstation in London

VMware Workstation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Workstation in London

VMware Workstation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Workstation in London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Workstation 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 Workstation.

1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) XenApp
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) SNMP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Solaris
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Sun
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
5 2 (28.57%) IVR
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management

VMware Workstation
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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) SNMP
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Head of IT
2 1 (14.29%) Head of IT Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Head of IT Security
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Security
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Operations Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) IVR
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) OVSD
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Sun
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) SAP