Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 September 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 357 352 380
Rank change year-on-year -5 +28 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 20 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.091% 0.057%
As % of the System Software category 0.83% 0.65% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +82.93% -51.48%
10th Percentile £316 £235 £187
90th Percentile £428 £550 £370
England median daily rate £350 £338 £296
% change year-on-year +3.70% +14.02% +18.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
South East median hourly rate - £27.38 £49.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -44.65% +153.64%
England median hourly rate £21.50 £19.75 £49.46
% change year-on-year +8.86% -60.07% +149.26%

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 South East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2,416 2,294 2,203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.73% 13.98% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,382 1,376 1,335
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £195 £149 £183
90th Percentile £570 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +16.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 174 181
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +14.75% -12.86%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £10.75
90th Percentile £44.20 £43.53 £47.83
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year -1.51% +4.70% -

VMware Workstation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Workstation in the South East

VMware Workstation
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 Workstation in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Workstation in the South East

VMware Workstation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Workstation in the South East over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Workstation in the South East

VMware Workstation
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 Workstation in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Workstation in the South East

VMware Workstation
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 Workstation within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. 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
Thames Valley +20 14 £413 +2.67% 2
Buckinghamshire +19 9 £413 -24.91% 1
Berkshire -5 5 - - 1
West Sussex - 3 £350 -
Hampshire -16 1 £350 +55.56%
Kent - 1 £180 -
Sussex - 1 £400 -
VMware Workstation
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for VMware Workstation.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
4 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
5 13 (65.00%) Linux
6 12 (60.00%) SQL
7 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (45.00%) Unix
8 9 (45.00%) NetApp
9 8 (40.00%) Citrix
9 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
9 8 (40.00%) ITIL
9 8 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (40.00%) IaaS
10 7 (35.00%) ITIL V3
10 7 (35.00%) Change Management
11 6 (30.00%) HP
11 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
11 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (30.00%) SolarWinds
12 5 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (25.00%) DHCP
12 5 (25.00%) DNS
12 5 (25.00%) SCCM
12 5 (25.00%) SCOM
13 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

VMware Workstation
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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) DHCP
1 5 (25.00%) DNS
1 5 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 4 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Support Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Support
6 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Linux
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (45.00%) Unix
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (20.00%) CentOS
6 4 (20.00%) HPUX
6 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (20.00%) Solaris
7 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Change Management
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) ITSM
3 4 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 4 (20.00%) Runbook
3 4 (20.00%) Service Management
3 4 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Antivirus Management
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
5 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.00%) Project Governance
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) MCDBA
4 4 (20.00%) MCITP
4 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
5 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (15.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (5.00%) Firmware
5 1 (5.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
1 5 (25.00%) SCOM
2 4 (20.00%) Puppet
3 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (45.00%) NetApp
3 8 (40.00%) Citrix
4 6 (30.00%) HP
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.00%) F5
7 2 (10.00%) Fujitsu
8 1 (5.00%) 3Com
8 1 (5.00%) Apple
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco
8 1 (5.00%) Dell
8 1 (5.00%) Sophos
8 1 (5.00%) Thales
8 1 (5.00%) Trapeze