Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 665 817 793
Rank change year-on-year +152 -24 +35
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 17 60 86
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.062% 0.085%
As % of the System Software category 0.18% 0.40% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 54
Median daily rate £300 £425 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +8.77% -5.27%
10th Percentile £263 £200 £114
90th Percentile £448 £521 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -32.12% +17.86% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +47.83% -65.12%
10th Percentile £25.00 £25.25 £14.58
90th Percentile £27.00 £25.75 £20.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £25.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +1.96% +47.83% -65.12%

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 9,382 14,879 13,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.38% 15.35% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,002 9,866 8,648
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £163 £180 £174
90th Percentile £637 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £397
% change year-on-year - +7.05% +13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 693 713
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +0.88% -0.88%
10th Percentile £11.43 £10.92 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.58 £47.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.37 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.61% +2.47% -1.64%

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 8 April 2020.

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 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 8 April 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 +149 17 £300 -29.41% 11
UK excluding London +117 10 £280 -32.12% 10
London +109 7 £415 -2.35% 1
South East +103 5 £359 -28.25% 6
North of England +76 4 £280 -
Yorkshire - 3 £280 -
North West +42 1 £280 -
South West +37 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 8 April 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 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (64.71%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) SAN
5 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 7 (41.18%) VoIP
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (35.29%) Firewall
6 6 (35.29%) Citrix
6 6 (35.29%) SCCM
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
7 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
7 5 (29.41%) Azure
7 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Change Control
7 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
7 5 (29.41%) Wireless
7 5 (29.41%) DNS
7 5 (29.41%) DHCP
8 4 (23.53%) LAN
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) NetApp
8 4 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (23.53%) Meraki
8 4 (23.53%) NetScaler

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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) Documentum
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Azure
2 4 (23.53%) IaaS
3 3 (17.65%) Office 365
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) SAN
2 7 (41.18%) VoIP
3 6 (35.29%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) DHCP
4 5 (29.41%) DNS
4 5 (29.41%) Wireless
5 4 (23.53%) LAN
5 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
5 4 (23.53%) WAN
6 2 (11.76%) NAS
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (5.88%) IKE
7 1 (5.88%) IPsec
7 1 (5.88%) Multicast
7 1 (5.88%) Skype
7 1 (5.88%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
7 1 (5.88%) VLAN
7 1 (5.88%) VPN
7 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) AdminStudio
1 1 (5.88%) InstallShield
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Packager
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
1 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) Unix
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (29.41%) Change Control
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) System Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Application Discovery
6 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
6 1 (5.88%) Availability Management
6 1 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.88%) ITSM
6 1 (5.88%) Project Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 4 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (23.53%) XenApp
3 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
4 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 3 (17.65%) vSphere
5 2 (11.76%) NFS
5 2 (11.76%) Samba
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.88%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) ThinApp
3 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Ivanti
3 4 (23.53%) Meraki
3 4 (23.53%) NetApp
4 2 (11.76%) Apple
5 1 (5.88%) Avaya
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow