Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 773 858 866
Rank change year-on-year +85 +8 -48
Contract jobs citing VMware Server 34 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.040% 0.024%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 0.27% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 38 13
UK median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £243
90th Percentile £480 £461 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £325 £288
% change year-on-year +19.23% +13.04% +2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £11.00 - £13.00
10th Percentile £10.50 - £11.50
90th Percentile £11.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 - £13.00

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 12,899 15,761 12,991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.50% 15.14% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,440 10,301 8,435
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £163 £181 £156
90th Percentile £638 £625 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +3.00% +6.80% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 705 876 726
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.58 £10.40
90th Percentile £47.40 £43.75 £46.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.20 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year +2.14% +5.73% -

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 21 November 2019.

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 12 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 21 November 2019. 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 +89 31 £375 +15.38% 7
UK excluding London +70 23 £388 +19.23% 6
London +82 11 £300 -20.00% 1
South East +42 7 £315 -11.89% 1
North of England - 7 £375 - 3
Yorkshire - 4 £400 - 3
East of England +34 3 - - 1
Wales - 3 £480 -
North West - 3 £375 -
Midlands +45 2 - - 1
East Midlands +27 2 - - 1
South West -13 1 £475 +46.15% 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (76.47%) Windows
3 21 (61.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (47.06%) Windows Server
5 14 (41.18%) SCCM
5 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
6 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
7 10 (29.41%) Linux
8 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
8 9 (26.47%) Migration
8 9 (26.47%) Windows 10
8 9 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
9 7 (20.59%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (20.59%) Cisco
9 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
9 7 (20.59%) CentOS
10 6 (17.65%) WSUS
10 6 (17.65%) Citrix
10 6 (17.65%) SAN
10 6 (17.65%) HP
10 6 (17.65%) VPN
11 5 (14.71%) LAN
11 5 (14.71%) SQL
11 5 (14.71%) McAfee
11 5 (14.71%) Azure
11 5 (14.71%) Server Virtualisation

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 (11.76%) IIS
1 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.82%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.88%) nginx
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) FileZilla
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Azure
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
2 4 (11.76%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) SAN
1 6 (17.65%) VPN
2 5 (14.71%) LAN
3 4 (11.76%) DHCP
3 4 (11.76%) DNS
4 3 (8.82%) Firewall
4 3 (8.82%) HTTPS
4 3 (8.82%) WAN
5 2 (5.88%) SSH
5 2 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.94%) MPLS
6 1 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.94%) Skype
6 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) MariaDB
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL Workbench
2 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.94%) ClearQuest
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (11.76%) Public Sector
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Server Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Server Specialist
4 4 (11.76%) VMware Specialist
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Support
6 2 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) LDAP
2 2 (5.88%) Spring
2 2 (5.88%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.94%) COM
3 1 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
3 1 (2.94%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (76.47%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (29.41%) Linux
4 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 9 (26.47%) Windows 10
6 7 (20.59%) CentOS
7 4 (11.76%) Unix
8 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.94%) Android
10 1 (2.94%) VMS
10 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 9 (26.47%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (11.76%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (8.82%) Patch Management
4 3 (8.82%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) Fund Management
5 2 (5.88%) Investment Management
5 2 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Server Management
5 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Storage Management
6 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.94%) Data Management
6 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) COBIT
2 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (61.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
3 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
3 7 (20.59%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (11.76%) vSphere
5 3 (8.82%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) SCCM
2 6 (17.65%) WSUS
3 4 (11.76%) Puppet
4 3 (8.82%) Backup Exec
4 3 (8.82%) vCenter Server
5 2 (5.88%) SCOM
5 2 (5.88%) vRealize
6 1 (2.94%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.94%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
4 7 (20.59%) Cisco
5 6 (17.65%) Citrix
5 6 (17.65%) HP
6 5 (14.71%) McAfee
7 4 (11.76%) 3PAR
7 4 (11.76%) Dell
7 4 (11.76%) Dell Compellent
8 3 (8.82%) EMC
8 3 (8.82%) Ivanti
8 3 (8.82%) Veeam
9 2 (5.88%) Apple
9 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
9 2 (5.88%) Forcepoint
9 2 (5.88%) Kaspersky
9 2 (5.88%) Shavlik
9 2 (5.88%) Sophos
10 1 (2.94%) OneLogin