Period
to 23 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 February 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 176 215 206
Rank change year-on-year +39 -9 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.044% 0.035% 0.056%
As % of the System Software category 0.27% 0.25% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
North West median daily rate £215 £300 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.33% +160.87% -
10th Percentile £139 £300 £113
90th Percentile £283 £300 £118
England median daily rate £333 £413 £410
% change year-on-year -19.39% +0.73% +43.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £26.00 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.89% +32.50% -59.56%

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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 746 789 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.42% 13.84% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 516 360
North West median daily rate £404 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £156 £140
90th Percentile £614 £638 £575
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 63 65
North West median hourly rate £17.38 £17.25 £16.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +5.44% +9.07%
10th Percentile £11.43 £12.38 £11.20
90th Percentile £51.30 £22.21 £33.25
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.22
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.33% +1.34%

VMware Workstation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing VMware Workstation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Workstation in the North West

VMware Workstation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Workstation in the North West

VMware Workstation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Workstation in the North West

VMware Workstation
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 23 February 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
Merseyside +10 1 £280 -6.67%
Manchester - 1 £150 - 1
VMware Workstation
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 North West region with a requirement for VMware Workstation.

1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Ivanti
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Meraki
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp

VMware Workstation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Ivanti
2 1 (50.00%) Meraki
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp