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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 1 July 2022 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
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 824 731 580
Rank change year-on-year -93 -151 +233
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 35 22 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.033% 0.049%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.24% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 12
10th Percentile £411 £248 £213
25th Percentile £456 £297 £252
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £371 £419
Median % change year-on-year +75.08% -11.34% +1.52%
75th Percentile £675 £419 £475
90th Percentile £725 £513 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £381
% change year-on-year +41.67% -21.31% -4.69%

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 with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11,715 9,313 6,379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.17% 14.16% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,416 6,442 4,307
10th Percentile £200 £230 £190
25th Percentile £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £630 £585 £568
90th Percentile £713 £667 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 298 288
10th Percentile £13.31 £11.72 £11.26
25th Percentile £15.00 £14.00 £13.07
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £17.63
Median % change year-on-year - +13.48% +4.26%
75th Percentile £47.61 £46.00 £25.00
90th Percentile £63.00 £65.50 £50.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £18.12 £16.67
% change year-on-year +2.13% +8.65% +6.67%

VMware Workstation
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Workstation in the UK

VMware Workstation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for VMware Workstation in the UK

VMware Workstation
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VMware Workstation over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for VMware Workstation in the UK

VMware Workstation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for VMware Workstation in the UK

VMware Workstation
Top 11 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -77 32 £650 +75.08% 17
London -68 21 £650 +57.58% 6
Work from Home -89 10 £450 +50.00% 9
UK excluding London -55 9 £425 +41.67% 11
Midlands - 4 £425 -
South East -36 2 £200 -33.33% 3
Wales - 2 £441 -
West Midlands - 2 £425 -
East Midlands - 2 £425 -
North of England -53 1 £325 - 3
North West - 1 £325 - 2

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 with a requirement for VMware Workstation.

1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (60.00%) Firewall
3 20 (57.14%) Linux
4 19 (54.29%) Docker
5 18 (51.43%) Kubernetes
5 18 (51.43%) Unix
5 18 (51.43%) VPN
5 18 (51.43%) SSL
6 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (48.57%) AWS
6 17 (48.57%) SaaS
6 17 (48.57%) PaaS
6 17 (48.57%) Private Cloud
6 17 (48.57%) Vulnerability Management
6 17 (48.57%) IaaS
7 16 (45.71%) OpenStack
7 16 (45.71%) vCloud
7 16 (45.71%) OAuth2
7 16 (45.71%) Azure
7 16 (45.71%) Identity Access Management
7 16 (45.71%) Data Loss Prevention
7 16 (45.71%) Key Management
7 16 (45.71%) Application Security
7 16 (45.71%) Zero Trust
7 16 (45.71%) OAuth
7 16 (45.71%) PKI
7 16 (45.71%) IKE
7 16 (45.71%) Password Management
7 16 (45.71%) IPsec

VMware Workstation
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 16 (45.71%) OpenStack
2 4 (11.43%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (48.57%) AWS
1 17 (48.57%) IaaS
1 17 (48.57%) PaaS
1 17 (48.57%) SaaS
2 16 (45.71%) Azure
3 12 (34.29%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (11.43%) GCP
6 2 (5.71%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.86%) Azure Monitor
7 1 (2.86%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) Firewall
2 18 (51.43%) SSL
2 18 (51.43%) VPN
3 16 (45.71%) IKE
3 16 (45.71%) IPsec
4 10 (28.57%) DNS
5 9 (25.71%) Network Security
6 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 4 (11.43%) DHCP
8 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (5.71%) LAN
8 2 (5.71%) WAN
9 1 (2.86%) NAS
9 1 (2.86%) SAN
9 1 (2.86%) SSH
9 1 (2.86%) VoIP
9 1 (2.86%) VSAN
9 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (34.29%) Telecoms
2 11 (31.43%) Games
3 8 (22.86%) Social Skills
4 5 (14.29%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.57%) Finance
6 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.86%) Legal
7 1 (2.86%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Design Engineer
1 12 (34.29%) Security Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) Telecoms Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) Unix Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) Unix Security Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) AWS Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Security Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Unix Architect
4 4 (11.43%) VMware Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Security Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect - Amazon Web Services
6 2 (5.71%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Field Service Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) OAuth
1 16 (45.71%) OAuth2
2 2 (5.71%) LDAP
3 1 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.86%) JSON
3 1 (2.86%) REST
3 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Private Cloud
2 16 (45.71%) PKI
3 8 (22.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (22.86%) Public Cloud
4 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.71%) Derivative
5 2 (5.71%) Replication
6 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.86%) Linked Data
6 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Linux
2 18 (51.43%) Unix
3 15 (42.86%) Windows
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.71%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.86%) Android
7 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Vulnerability Management
2 16 (45.71%) Application Security
2 16 (45.71%) Data Loss Prevention
2 16 (45.71%) Identity Access Management
2 16 (45.71%) Key Management
2 16 (45.71%) Password Management
2 16 (45.71%) Zero Trust
3 11 (31.43%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (20.00%) CI/CD
5 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (14.29%) DevOps
6 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (11.43%) Project Management
8 3 (8.57%) CRM
8 3 (8.57%) High Availability
8 3 (8.57%) Migration
8 3 (8.57%) Network Design
8 3 (8.57%) Server Patching
9 2 (5.71%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.57%) Python
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) Bash
3 2 (5.71%) Go
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) C++
4 1 (2.86%) Lua
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.43%) CCIE
2 4 (11.43%) CCIE Security
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) MCSA
4 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) HNC
5 1 (2.86%) MCSE
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) Docker
2 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (45.71%) vCloud
4 7 (20.00%) vSphere
5 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
6 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
6 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.71%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (51.43%) Kubernetes
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (17.14%) SCCM
3 3 (8.57%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (5.71%) Ansible
4 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.71%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.71%) Puppet
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (5.71%) SCVMM
4 2 (5.71%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (5.71%) WSUS
5 1 (2.86%) Kibana
5 1 (2.86%) logstash
5 1 (2.86%) SCOM
5 1 (2.86%) SCSM
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (45.71%) CA
4 11 (31.43%) IBM
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) Google
5 2 (5.71%) McAfee
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.71%) SaltStack
5 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
5 2 (5.71%) Splunk
5 2 (5.71%) Symantec
5 2 (5.71%) Trend Micro
5 2 (5.71%) Zerto
6 1 (2.86%) Adobe
6 1 (2.86%) Dell KACE
6 1 (2.86%) Mitel
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow