Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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 Server
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 809 825
Rank change year-on-year -43 +16 -13
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 26 85 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.080% 0.059%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 0.65% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 58 43
UK median daily rate £300 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% +27.27%
10th Percentile £244 £209 £227
90th Percentile £409 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £278 £350
% change year-on-year +8.11% -20.71% +32.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £49.46 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.72% +67.50% +107.21%
10th Percentile £11.50 £37.92 £26.25
90th Percentile £14.50 £49.46 £33.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £49.46 £32.03
% change year-on-year -73.72% +54.43% +124.75%

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 12915 13122 11760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.56% 12.38% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8359 8228 6685
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84% +8.89%
10th Percentile £157 £174 £161
90th Percentile £606 £575 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 728 891 1264
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -1.56% +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.08 £42.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +6.67%

VMware Server
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Server in the UK

VMware Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware Server.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Server in the UK

VMware Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Server over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Server in the UK

VMware Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Server.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Server in the UK

VMware Server
Top 9 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 17 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
England -37 25 £300 -11.11% 2
UK excluding London -8 24 £300 +8.11%
South East +8 14 £275 +14.58%
North of England +35 6 £331 -11.67%
Yorkshire +5 4 £331 +3.52%
South West +3 3 £145 -71.71%
North West +22 2 - -
London -25 2 £413 +3.13% 2
Wales +8 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for VMware Server.

1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
3 17 (65.38%) Windows
4 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
7 9 (34.62%) SCCM
7 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
8 8 (30.77%) DevOps
9 7 (26.92%) Fat Client
9 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
9 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
9 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (26.92%) Thin Client
10 6 (23.08%) DNS
10 6 (23.08%) PKI
10 6 (23.08%) SCOM
10 6 (23.08%) SCVMM
10 6 (23.08%) SolarWinds
10 6 (23.08%) SCSM
10 6 (23.08%) Server Virtualisation
11 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
11 5 (19.23%) Migration
12 4 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (15.38%) DHCP
12 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
12 4 (15.38%) SQL
12 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 4 (15.38%) IIS
12 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) IIS
1 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) DHCP
2 4 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (11.54%) Kerberos
3 3 (11.54%) SAN
4 2 (7.69%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) VLAN
4 2 (7.69%) VoIP
4 2 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (19.23%) Server Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Server Support
2 4 (15.38%) Server Support Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Leader
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) ICT Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior ICT Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Technician
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Fat Client
1 7 (26.92%) Thin Client
2 6 (23.08%) PKI
3 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.85%) Clustering
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.85%) AIX
7 1 (3.85%) Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.85%) Unix
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) DevOps
2 6 (23.08%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
4 4 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.54%) Hardware Maintenance
5 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.69%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.85%) Change Control
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) Defect Management
7 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.85%) High Availability
7 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.85%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.85%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCSM
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
2 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (7.69%) vSphere
6 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) SCCM
2 6 (23.08%) SCOM
2 6 (23.08%) SCSM
2 6 (23.08%) SCVMM
3 3 (11.54%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (3.85%) Ansible
5 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.85%) Puppet
5 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
5 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) SolarWinds
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) NetApp
4 2 (7.69%) Veeam
5 1 (3.85%) Apple
5 1 (3.85%) BMC
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) McAfee
5 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.85%) Veritas