Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 809 849 855
Rank change year-on-year +40 +6 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 52 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.036% 0.033%
As % of the System Software category 0.43% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 14
UK median daily rate £325 £291 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% +16.20% +16.28%
10th Percentile £219 £190 £214
90th Percentile £518 £438 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £268 £250
% change year-on-year +21.38% +7.10% +47.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 9
UK median hourly rate £19.75 £49.46 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.07% +153.64% -2.79%
10th Percentile £13.41 £23.63 £18.05
90th Percentile £26.11 £49.46 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £49.46 £19.50
% change year-on-year -60.07% +153.64% -2.79%

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 12141 13159 11597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.22% 12.35% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7811 8250 6511
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.12% +4.63%
10th Percentile £158 £175 £160
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £335
% change year-on-year +4.17% +7.46% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 899 1267
UK median hourly rate £16.66 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.13
90th Percentile £47.25 £41.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year - -0.80% +4.17%

VMware Workstation
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 18 October 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 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware Workstation in the UK

VMware Workstation
Top 10 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 18 October 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 +47 46 £331 +14.03% 5
UK excluding London +35 33 £325 +21.38% 4
London +9 19 £331 -11.67% 1
South East +17 15 £315 +53.54% 2
Midlands - 11 £319 - 1
West Midlands - 11 £319 -
Wales - 6 £325 -
North of England +66 1 - - 1
North West +32 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £525 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 52 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (90.38%) Windows
3 42 (80.77%) Active Directory
4 40 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (67.31%) Microsoft
6 27 (51.92%) MS Exchange
7 23 (44.23%) SCCM
8 22 (42.31%) Windows Server
9 20 (38.46%) Cisco
10 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (30.77%) Hyper-V
11 16 (30.77%) DNS
11 16 (30.77%) NetApp
11 16 (30.77%) Configuration Management
12 15 (28.85%) Blackberry
12 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
12 15 (28.85%) Data Centre
13 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (26.92%) Fat Client
13 14 (26.92%) SQL
13 14 (26.92%) Thin Client
13 14 (26.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 14 (26.92%) Symantec
13 14 (26.92%) Norton AntiVirus
14 13 (25.00%) Service Delivery
14 13 (25.00%) Windows 7
15 12 (23.08%) WSUS
15 12 (23.08%) McAfee
15 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (23.08%) Linux

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 27 (51.92%) MS Exchange
2 14 (26.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (13.46%) IIS
3 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (9.62%) Skype for Business
5 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Office 365
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.77%) DNS
2 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
3 9 (17.31%) DHCP
3 9 (17.31%) VLAN
4 6 (11.54%) Firewall
4 6 (11.54%) VSAN
5 4 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (5.77%) BIG-IP
6 3 (5.77%) LAN
6 3 (5.77%) Telnet
6 3 (5.77%) WAN
7 2 (3.85%) Internet
7 2 (3.85%) Wireless
8 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.92%) LDAP
8 1 (1.92%) NAS
8 1 (1.92%) Skype
8 1 (1.92%) SSL
8 1 (1.92%) VoIP
8 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.77%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.92%) MSI
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Front Office
3 2 (3.85%) Law
3 2 (3.85%) Romanian Language
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Administrator
3 5 (9.62%) Server Support
3 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (7.69%) IT Support
4 4 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (5.77%) Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Developer
5 3 (5.77%) IT Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) IT Operations Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Server Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Akka
1 3 (5.77%) Node.js
1 3 (5.77%) Play Framework
1 3 (5.77%) REST
1 3 (5.77%) spray
1 3 (5.77%) Spring
1 3 (5.77%) Symfony
1 3 (5.77%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.92%) JSON
3 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Blackberry
1 15 (28.85%) Data Centre
2 14 (26.92%) Fat Client
2 14 (26.92%) Thin Client
3 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.69%) PKI
6 3 (5.77%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (5.77%) Replication
7 2 (3.85%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.92%) CMDB
8 1 (1.92%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.92%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (90.38%) Windows
2 22 (42.31%) Windows Server
3 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 12 (23.08%) Linux
7 11 (21.15%) Unix
8 6 (11.54%) Windows 10
9 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
9 4 (7.69%) Windows XP
10 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.92%) Android
11 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 13 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 11 (21.15%) Software Deployment
4 10 (19.23%) Change Management
4 10 (19.23%) ITIL
4 10 (19.23%) Mobile Device Management
5 9 (17.31%) Service Management
6 8 (15.38%) Asset Management
7 7 (13.46%) ITIL V3
8 6 (11.54%) Integration Testing
8 6 (11.54%) Line Management
8 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
8 6 (11.54%) Project Management
9 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (9.62%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 5 (9.62%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.69%) ITSM
10 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.69%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.77%) Java
3 3 (5.77%) PHP
3 3 (5.77%) Scala
4 1 (1.92%) C
4 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.92%) VBA
4 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (21.15%) SC Cleared
2 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
3 8 (15.38%) MCSE
4 5 (9.62%) MCP
5 3 (5.77%) MCSA
6 2 (3.85%) CCNA
6 2 (3.85%) CCNP
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.85%) Degree
6 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.85%) HNC
6 2 (3.85%) ISEB
6 2 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.92%) GSAE
7 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) GxP
System Software
1 42 (80.77%) Active Directory
2 40 (76.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 10 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (19.23%) Terminal Services
5 9 (17.31%) vSphere
6 5 (9.62%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (7.69%) VMware Server
8 3 (5.77%) Docker
8 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (3.85%) XenApp
10 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (44.23%) SCCM
2 14 (26.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (23.08%) WSUS
4 10 (19.23%) SafeCom
4 10 (19.23%) SCOM
5 5 (9.62%) Backup Exec
5 5 (9.62%) NetBackup
6 4 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (7.69%) SCSM
6 4 (7.69%) SCVMM
6 4 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (5.77%) Control-M
7 3 (5.77%) Dollar Universe
7 3 (5.77%) Kubernetes
7 3 (5.77%) Puppet
7 3 (5.77%) vCenter Server
8 2 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (3.85%) OpenView
8 2 (3.85%) OVSD
9 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (67.31%) Microsoft
3 20 (38.46%) Cisco
4 16 (30.77%) NetApp
5 14 (26.92%) Symantec
6 12 (23.08%) McAfee
7 10 (19.23%) HP
7 10 (19.23%) IBM
7 10 (19.23%) Wyse
8 7 (13.46%) Citrix
9 5 (9.62%) Bloomberg
9 5 (9.62%) Oracle
10 4 (7.69%) FactSet
10 4 (7.69%) Meraki
10 4 (7.69%) SolarWinds
10 4 (7.69%) Veritas
11 3 (5.77%) Acronis
11 3 (5.77%) F5
11 3 (5.77%) ServiceNow
11 3 (5.77%) Veeam