The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 April 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 / South East
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 270 267
Rank change year-on-year +19 -3  
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 2 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.025% 0.051% 0.069%
As % of the System Software category 0.21% 0.36% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £90 £200 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.00% -34.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £78 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £200 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £268
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.54%  
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 the South East with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 949 1383 1327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.71% 14.20% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 855 674
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £347
% change year-on-year +0.69% +3.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 109 153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.33 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.64% +15.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.21 £47.83 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year -3.03% +2.23%  

VMware Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

VMware Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Server in the South East

VMware Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Server in the South East

VMware Server
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Surrey - 2 £90 -
VMware Server
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 South East region with a requirement for VMware Server.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Server Building

VMware Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Server Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Server Building
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft