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 3 months to 26 June 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 Workstation
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 638 618
Rank change year-on-year +53 -20  
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 22 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.024% 0.041%
As % of the System Software category 0.42% 0.19% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 5
Median daily rate £400 £225 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.77% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £215 £225
% change year-on-year +144.18% -4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Median hourly rate £14.22 £49.46 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.25% +145.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.22 £49.46 £20.19
% change year-on-year -71.25% +145.03%  

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

Contract System Software Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5251 6694 5913
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.17% 12.61% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3369 4129 3336
Median daily rate £402 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £203 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 469 616
Median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.02 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

VMware Workstation
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing VMware Workstation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Workstation in the UK

VMware Workstation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware Workstation in the UK

VMware Workstation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Workstation over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VMware Workstation in the UK

VMware Workstation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VMware Workstation in the UK

VMware Workstation
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Workstation over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware Workstation in the UK

VMware Workstation
Top 16 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 22 £400 +77.77% 5
South East +34 9 £550 +80.32% 2
London -5 7 £325 -23.52% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 7 £550 +35.80% 1
Milton Keynes - 7 £550 -
West Midlands - 5 £113 -
Birmingham - 3 £525 -
Hampshire +8 2 - -
East Midlands -7 2 £525 +133.33% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £113 -
Nottingham - 2 £525 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £525 -
Croydon 0 1 - -
City of London -4 1 - -
West End of London - 1 £400 -
Southampton - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Workstation 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 Workstation.

1 39 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (82.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (76.92%) Windows
4 24 (61.54%) Active Directory
5 20 (51.28%) Linux
6 19 (48.72%) Hyper-V
7 18 (46.15%) SQL
7 18 (46.15%) MS Exchange
7 18 (46.15%) Unix
7 18 (46.15%) Citrix
8 16 (41.03%) ITIL
8 16 (41.03%) Change Management
8 16 (41.03%) SC Cleared
8 16 (41.03%) Security Cleared
8 16 (41.03%) Virtual Environments
9 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (35.90%) HP
11 13 (33.33%) Service Management
11 13 (33.33%) Service Delivery
11 13 (33.33%) ITSM
11 13 (33.33%) PowerShell
11 13 (33.33%) ITIL V3
12 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (30.77%) MCP
13 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
14 10 (25.64%) MCSE
14 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (23.08%) Data Centre
15 9 (23.08%) Microsoft

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 18 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (20.51%) Skype for Business
3 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
5 4 (10.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.95%) BIG-IP
3 4 (10.26%) DNS
3 4 (10.26%) NAS
4 3 (7.69%) DHCP
4 3 (7.69%) Telnet
5 2 (5.13%) Internet
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.56%) Firewall
6 1 (2.56%) LAN
6 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.56%) Network Security
6 1 (2.56%) SAN
6 1 (2.56%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (2.56%) SSL
6 1 (2.56%) VoIP
6 1 (2.56%) WAN
6 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) Vagrant
3 3 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.69%) HP UFT
3 3 (7.69%) JIRA
3 3 (7.69%) Selenium
3 3 (7.69%) SilkTest
3 3 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Electronics
3 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (15.38%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Messaging Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Support Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Communications Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) IT Operations Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Asset Management Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Web Services
2 4 (10.26%) Akka
2 4 (10.26%) Node.js
2 4 (10.26%) Play Framework
2 4 (10.26%) REST
2 4 (10.26%) spray
2 4 (10.26%) Spring
2 4 (10.26%) Symfony
3 3 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.26%) Blackberry
4 4 (10.26%) Fat Client
4 4 (10.26%) Thin Client
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (5.13%) Hedge funds
6 2 (5.13%) Replication
7 1 (2.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 30 (76.92%) Windows
2 20 (51.28%) Linux
3 18 (46.15%) Unix
4 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
7 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
9 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
9 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Change Management
1 16 (41.03%) ITIL
1 16 (41.03%) Virtual Environments
2 13 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 13 (33.33%) ITSM
2 13 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 13 (33.33%) Service Management
3 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
3 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.95%) DevOps
5 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.82%) Problem Management
7 4 (10.26%) Functional Programming
7 4 (10.26%) Microservices
7 4 (10.26%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (10.26%) Network Design
7 4 (10.26%) Open Source
7 4 (10.26%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 13 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.26%) Java
3 4 (10.26%) PHP
3 4 (10.26%) Python
3 4 (10.26%) Scala
4 2 (5.13%) C
4 2 (5.13%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) SC Cleared
1 16 (41.03%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (30.77%) MCP
4 10 (25.64%) MCSE
5 6 (15.38%) DV Cleared
6 3 (7.69%) ISEB
6 3 (7.69%) MCDBA
6 3 (7.69%) MCSA
7 1 (2.56%) Degree
7 1 (2.56%) GSAE
7 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) GxP
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (82.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 19 (48.72%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.26%) Docker
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (10.26%) Terminal Services
4 4 (10.26%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (10.26%) vSphere
4 4 (10.26%) XenServer
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (5.13%) XenApp
7 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) OVSD
1 6 (15.38%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) Kubernetes
2 4 (10.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (10.26%) Puppet
2 4 (10.26%) SafeCom
2 4 (10.26%) WSUS
3 3 (7.69%) Ansible
3 3 (7.69%) Control-M
3 3 (7.69%) Dollar Universe
3 3 (7.69%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.13%) OpenView
5 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.56%) Nagios
5 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (46.15%) Citrix
3 14 (35.90%) HP
4 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.95%) Cisco
5 7 (17.95%) F5
5 7 (17.95%) NetApp
5 7 (17.95%) ServiceNow
6 6 (15.38%) Oracle
7 4 (10.26%) IBM
7 4 (10.26%) McAfee
7 4 (10.26%) Symantec
7 4 (10.26%) Veritas
7 4 (10.26%) Wyse
8 3 (7.69%) SAP
9 2 (5.13%) Meraki
9 2 (5.13%) Remedy
10 1 (2.56%) Acronis
10 1 (2.56%) Dell
10 1 (2.56%) Veeam
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