Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 354 366 397
Rank change year-on-year +12 +31 -24
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 22 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.090% 0.031%
As % of the System Software category 0.89% 0.69% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
South East median daily rate £385 £198 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +94.68% - -
England median daily rate £360 £285 £238
% change year-on-year +26.32% +20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
South East median hourly rate £27.38 £49.46 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.65% +153.64% +4.00%
10th Percentile £25.64 £38.37 £19.25
90th Percentile £29.01 £49.46 £19.75
England median hourly rate £19.75 £49.46 £19.03
% change year-on-year -60.07% +159.91% -5.13%

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 2475 2159 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.70% 12.95% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1471 1272 1211
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £145 £181 £161
90th Percentile £538 £538 £490
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 192 254
South East median hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -14.29% +12.90%
10th Percentile £10.27 £10.29 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.96 £39.70
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

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 23 November 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 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 23 November 2017. 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 +13 17 £394 +99.49%
Buckinghamshire -12 10 £394 -
Berkshire +2 7 £255 +24.15%
Hampshire +8 3 £225 -
Surrey - 2 £400 -
VMware Workstation
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
6 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
7 12 (54.55%) HP
8 10 (45.45%) Linux
8 10 (45.45%) ITIL
9 9 (40.91%) SQL
9 9 (40.91%) SCCM
9 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
9 9 (40.91%) ITIL V3
9 9 (40.91%) Virtual Environments
10 8 (36.36%) Service Management
11 7 (31.82%) ITSM
11 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
11 7 (31.82%) ServiceNow
11 7 (31.82%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (31.82%) SolarWinds
11 7 (31.82%) SCOM
12 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
12 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (27.27%) Cisco
12 6 (27.27%) MCSE
12 6 (27.27%) Change Management

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 4 (18.18%) IIS
1 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (22.73%) DHCP
2 5 (22.73%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) BIG-IP
3 3 (13.64%) Skype
3 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (22.73%) Server Support
2 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Support Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Communications Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Messaging Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Server Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Fat Client
2 4 (18.18%) PKI
2 4 (18.18%) Thin Client
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (45.45%) Linux
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (18.18%) Unix
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
8 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
9 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 9 (40.91%) ITIL V3
2 9 (40.91%) Virtual Environments
3 8 (36.36%) Service Management
4 7 (31.82%) ITSM
5 6 (27.27%) Change Management
5 6 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.64%) CRM
7 3 (13.64%) DevOps
7 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
8 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 2 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
9 1 (4.55%) Project Management
9 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) MCSE
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) MCP
5 1 (4.55%) GSAE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
4 4 (18.18%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) SCCM
2 7 (31.82%) SCOM
3 4 (18.18%) SCSM
3 4 (18.18%) SCVMM
4 3 (13.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
5 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (9.09%) OpenView
5 2 (9.09%) OVSD
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (54.55%) HP
3 7 (31.82%) ServiceNow
3 7 (31.82%) SolarWinds
4 6 (27.27%) Cisco
5 5 (22.73%) Citrix
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) Symantec
6 3 (13.64%) F5
6 3 (13.64%) NetApp
7 2 (9.09%) Acronis
7 2 (9.09%) Veeam
8 1 (4.55%) Fujitsu