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 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Workstation
England / South East
Rank 233 253 266
Rank change year-on-year +20 +13  
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 12 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.098% 0.010%
As % of the System Software category 1.28% 0.71% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Median daily rate £500 £295 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.49% -15.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £295 £325
% change year-on-year +69.49% -9.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 938 1265 1219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 12.10% 13.82% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 783 617
Median daily rate £375 £360 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 92 119
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.13% +31.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

VMware Workstation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 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
Buckinghamshire - 6 £500 - 1
Hampshire +5 3 £314 -18.96%
Surrey - 2 £350 - 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
VMware Workstation
England

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for VMware Workstation.

1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (68.42%) HP
4 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
4 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
5 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
5 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
5 9 (47.37%) Citrix
5 9 (47.37%) Linux
5 9 (47.37%) Virtual Environments
6 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
7 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
7 6 (31.58%) SQL
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
7 6 (31.58%) ITIL
7 6 (31.58%) MCP
7 6 (31.58%) Unix
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (31.58%) Service Management
7 6 (31.58%) ITSM
7 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (31.58%) vSphere
7 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (31.58%) ITIL V3
7 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
7 6 (31.58%) DevOps
8 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery

VMware Workstation
Top Related 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 6 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) BIG-IP
1 3 (15.79%) LDAP
1 3 (15.79%) NAS
1 3 (15.79%) Structured Cabling
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) PCoIP
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.79%) HP UFT
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) SilkTest
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Electronics
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Messaging Specialist
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Communications Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Support Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Unix
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Virtual Environments
2 6 (31.58%) DevOps
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL V3
2 6 (31.58%) ITSM
2 6 (31.58%) Service Management
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
5 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.79%) Validation
6 2 (10.53%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) MCP
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) ISEB
4 3 (15.79%) MCDBA
4 3 (15.79%) MCSA
4 3 (15.79%) MCSE
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
3 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 6 (31.58%) vSphere
5 3 (15.79%) NFS
5 3 (15.79%) Samba
5 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (15.79%) VMware Server
5 3 (15.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) OVSD
2 2 (10.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) HP
3 9 (47.37%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) Dell
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) F5
5 3 (15.79%) NETGEAR
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) ServiceNow
6 2 (10.53%) SAP
7 1 (5.26%) NetApp