Period
to 10 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 10 August 2020 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
UK
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 547 818 859
Rank change year-on-year +271 +41 -29
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 3 32 38
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.035% 0.037%
As % of the System Software category 0.057% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 26 29
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £330 £256 £250
90th Percentile £596 £484 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £34.51 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

VMware Server is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5,218 14,314 14,740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.90% 15.60% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,259 9,449 9,554
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £200 £178 £183
90th Percentile £630 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 650 886
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.12 £47.50 £44.63
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.88% +5.73%

VMware Server
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VMware Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Server in the UK

VMware Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VMware Server.

Daily rate trend for VMware Server in the UK

VMware Server
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware Server over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VMware Server in the UK

VMware Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VMware Server.

Hourly rate trend for VMware Server in the UK

VMware Server
Top 6 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 10 August 2020. 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
England +278 3 £350 +6.06% 10
UK excluding London +210 2 £350 - 7
London +211 1 £651 +49.54% 3
Midlands +94 1 £350 +6.06% 1
South West +93 1 £350 -26.32% 1
East Midlands - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Server 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 with a requirement for VMware Server.

1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Preventative Maintenance

VMware Server
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
1 1 (33.33%) Preventative Maintenance
1 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp