Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 363 357 367
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10 +25
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 18 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.13% 0.090%
As % of the System Software category 0.69% 0.89% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 2
South East median daily rate £414 £385 £198
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.67% +94.68% -
10th Percentile £356 £241 £186
90th Percentile £505 £469 £215
England median daily rate £400 £350 £285
% change year-on-year +14.29% +22.81% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
South East median hourly rate - £27.38 £49.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -44.65% +153.64%
England median hourly rate £26.50 £19.75 £49.46
% change year-on-year +34.18% -60.07% +159.91%

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 2,618 2,460 2,149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.72% 14.61% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,565 1,463 1,271
South East median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £180 £143 £180
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 182 184
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.71 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.22% +11.37% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.26 £10.26
90th Percentile £45.05 £45.00 £46.96
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +22 16 £420 +6.60% 3
Buckinghamshire +28 11 £420 +6.60% 1
Berkshire -11 5 - - 2
Kent - 1 £180 -
Sussex - 1 £400 -
VMware Workstation
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
3 16 (88.89%) Security Cleared
4 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
5 12 (66.67%) SQL
5 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (55.56%) ITIL V3
7 10 (55.56%) ITIL
7 10 (55.56%) Linux
7 10 (55.56%) Citrix
8 8 (44.44%) NetApp
8 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
8 8 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (44.44%) Change Management
8 8 (44.44%) SCCM
8 8 (44.44%) IaaS
9 7 (38.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (38.89%) Unix
10 6 (33.33%) HP
10 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (33.33%) Service Management
10 6 (33.33%) ITSM
10 6 (33.33%) DV Cleared
10 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (27.78%) SolarWinds
11 5 (27.78%) SCOM
11 5 (27.78%) DHCP
11 5 (27.78%) DNS

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 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (22.22%) IIS
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DHCP
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
1 5 (27.78%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
1 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Applications Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Applications Support
2 4 (22.22%) Applications Support Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Support Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Support
4 1 (5.56%) Storage Architect
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (55.56%) Linux
5 7 (38.89%) Unix
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.56%) CentOS
7 1 (5.56%) HPUX
7 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL V3
2 8 (44.44%) Change Management
3 6 (33.33%) ITSM
3 6 (33.33%) Service Management
4 5 (27.78%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
5 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 4 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.56%) Change Control
7 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.56%) Line Management
7 1 (5.56%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 14 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (22.22%) MCDBA
5 4 (22.22%) MCITP
6 2 (11.11%) MCSE
7 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) SCCM
2 5 (27.78%) SCOM
3 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (55.56%) Citrix
3 8 (44.44%) NetApp
4 6 (33.33%) HP
5 5 (27.78%) SolarWinds
6 3 (16.67%) F5
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.56%) 3Com
8 1 (5.56%) Apple
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco
8 1 (5.56%) Dell
8 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu
8 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.56%) Thales
8 1 (5.56%) Trapeze