Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 699 817 822
Rank change year-on-year +118 +5 +21
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 25 62 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.063% 0.071%
As % of the System Software category 0.24% 0.41% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 37 45
UK median daily rate £333 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +12.00% +40.06%
10th Percentile £259 £159 £114
90th Percentile £426 £514 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £420 £350
% change year-on-year -21.43% +20.00% +30.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £26.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.00% -59.56%
10th Percentile £25.00 £24.80 £18.48
90th Percentile £27.00 £28.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +30.00% -59.56%

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 10,602 15,050 12,878
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.58% 15.29% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,950 9,886 8,381
UK median daily rate £450 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +10.43%
10th Percentile £163 £179 £161
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £385
% change year-on-year - +10.39% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 619 774 713
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -0.99% +1.00%
10th Percentile £11.40 £10.58 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.49% +3.30% -

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 16 February 2020.

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
Top 8 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 16 February 2020. 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 +120 25 £333 -20.83% 10
UK excluding London +82 16 £330 -21.43% 11
London +110 9 £360 -12.73%
South East +75 9 £400 -20.32% 4
North of England +58 6 £280 -6.67% 3
Yorkshire - 4 £280 - 2
North West +41 2 £215 -28.33% 1
South West - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (84.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (60.00%) Windows
4 12 (48.00%) Citrix
4 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (44.00%) SQL
5 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
6 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
7 8 (32.00%) Office 365
7 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (32.00%) ITIL
7 8 (32.00%) VoIP
7 8 (32.00%) Cisco
7 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (32.00%) SAN
7 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (32.00%) Firewall
8 7 (28.00%) DNS
8 7 (28.00%) DHCP
8 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
8 7 (28.00%) Azure
8 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (28.00%) SCCM
8 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
8 7 (28.00%) Ivanti
8 7 (28.00%) Windows 10
9 6 (24.00%) IaaS
9 6 (24.00%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (24.00%) Wireless

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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) IIS
3 2 (8.00%) Documentum
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Office 365
2 7 (28.00%) Azure
3 6 (24.00%) IaaS
4 3 (12.00%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (4.00%) PaaS
6 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Firewall
1 8 (32.00%) SAN
1 8 (32.00%) VoIP
2 7 (28.00%) DHCP
2 7 (28.00%) DNS
3 6 (24.00%) Wireless
4 5 (20.00%) NetScaler
5 4 (16.00%) LAN
5 4 (16.00%) WAN
6 2 (8.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (4.00%) IKE
7 1 (4.00%) IPsec
7 1 (4.00%) Multicast
7 1 (4.00%) NAS
7 1 (4.00%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (4.00%) VLAN
7 1 (4.00%) VPN
7 1 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MSI
2 3 (12.00%) AdminStudio
2 3 (12.00%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
1 6 (24.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Applications Packager
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) CRM Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) ThinApp Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
1 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows 10
2 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 4 (16.00%) Unix
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) ITSM
3 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) Change Control
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) CRM
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (12.00%) Service Management
4 3 (12.00%) System Testing
4 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (24.00%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (84.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (24.00%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (24.00%) XenApp
4 6 (24.00%) XenDesktop
5 5 (20.00%) vSphere
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (4.00%) NFS
7 1 (4.00%) Samba
7 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) ThinApp
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (48.00%) Citrix
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) Ivanti
5 5 (20.00%) Meraki
5 5 (20.00%) NetApp
5 5 (20.00%) ServiceNow
6 3 (12.00%) HP
7 2 (8.00%) Apple
8 1 (4.00%) Juniper
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle