Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 807 872 852
Rank change year-on-year +65 -20 -11
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 51 27 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.025% 0.033%
As % of the System Software category 0.45% 0.20% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 9
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +50.00% +26.58%
10th Percentile £219 £145 £213
90th Percentile £538 £438 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £315 £250
% change year-on-year +19.05% +26.00% +47.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 12
UK median hourly rate £14.22 £26.00 £19.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.33% +31.03% -1.08%
10th Percentile £13.11 £13.20 £18.05
90th Percentile £27.20 £49.46 £20.96
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.22 £26.00 £19.84
% change year-on-year -45.33% +31.03% -1.08%

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 11346 13182 11939
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.83% 12.17% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7295 8237 6726
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £163 £175 £163
90th Percentile £588 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +2.74% +8.15% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 645 872 1288
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.58% +6.45% +3.33%

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 22 August 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 22 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VMware Workstation in the UK

VMware Workstation
Top 9 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 22 August 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 +79 51 £350 -6.67% 4
UK excluding London +80 31 £375 +19.05% 2
South East +39 21 £375 +82.93% 1
London +26 20 £338 -10.00% 2
Midlands +33 9 £319 +41.67%
West Midlands - 8 £319 -
East Midlands -11 2 £525 +133.33%
North of England +49 1 - -
North West +32 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (84.31%) Windows
3 37 (72.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (62.75%) Active Directory
5 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
6 20 (39.22%) MS Exchange
7 19 (37.25%) Linux
8 17 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (31.37%) SQL
9 16 (31.37%) Unix
9 16 (31.37%) Cisco
9 16 (31.37%) Windows Server
10 14 (27.45%) Citrix
10 14 (27.45%) NetApp
10 14 (27.45%) Service Delivery
11 13 (25.49%) Change Management
11 13 (25.49%) Service Management
11 13 (25.49%) Configuration Management
12 12 (23.53%) Blackberry
12 12 (23.53%) Finance
12 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (23.53%) DNS
12 12 (23.53%) ITIL
12 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
12 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
12 12 (23.53%) SCCM
12 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (23.53%) Data Centre
13 11 (21.57%) Windows 7

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 20 (39.22%) MS Exchange
2 11 (21.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.80%) Skype for Business
4 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.84%) Office 365
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) DNS
2 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
3 7 (13.73%) DHCP
4 4 (7.84%) BIG-IP
4 4 (7.84%) NAS
5 3 (5.88%) Firewall
5 3 (5.88%) Telnet
6 2 (3.92%) Internet
6 2 (3.92%) LAN
6 2 (3.92%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (3.92%) WAN
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.96%) SAN
7 1 (1.96%) SSL
7 1 (1.96%) VLAN
7 1 (1.96%) VoIP
7 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 6 (11.76%) Vagrant
2 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.88%) JIRA
2 3 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Front Office
2 4 (7.84%) Marketing
3 3 (5.88%) Electronics
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Law
5 1 (1.96%) Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (13.73%) Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (11.76%) Developer
3 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.80%) Server Support
4 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 4 (7.84%) Administrator
4 4 (7.84%) Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Support Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) IT Operations Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) IT Support
5 3 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) Akka
1 6 (11.76%) Node.js
1 6 (11.76%) Play Framework
1 6 (11.76%) REST
1 6 (11.76%) spray
1 6 (11.76%) Spring
1 6 (11.76%) Symfony
1 6 (11.76%) Web Services
2 2 (3.92%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Blackberry
1 12 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 9 (17.65%) Fat Client
2 9 (17.65%) Thin Client
3 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.92%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.92%) PKI
6 2 (3.92%) Replication
7 1 (1.96%) CMDB
7 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (84.31%) Windows
2 19 (37.25%) Linux
3 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (31.37%) Unix
4 16 (31.37%) Windows Server
5 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
7 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.84%) Windows 10
8 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.96%) Android
10 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Service Delivery
2 13 (25.49%) Change Management
2 13 (25.49%) Configuration Management
2 13 (25.49%) Service Management
3 12 (23.53%) ITIL
4 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.65%) ITIL V3
4 9 (17.65%) ITSM
4 9 (17.65%) Virtual Environments
5 7 (13.73%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (13.73%) Software Deployment
6 6 (11.76%) Asset Management
6 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 6 (11.76%) Functional Programming
6 6 (11.76%) Network Design
6 6 (11.76%) Open Source
6 6 (11.76%) Pair Programming
7 5 (9.80%) DevOps
7 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (7.84%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) SQL
2 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
3 6 (11.76%) Java
3 6 (11.76%) PHP
3 6 (11.76%) Scala
4 4 (7.84%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) C
5 2 (3.92%) C#
5 2 (3.92%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.65%) MCP
3 7 (13.73%) MCSE
4 4 (7.84%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.84%) MCSA
5 3 (5.88%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.96%) CCNA
6 1 (1.96%) CCNP
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.96%) Degree
6 1 (1.96%) GSAE
6 1 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) GxP
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (72.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (62.75%) Active Directory
3 17 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (13.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (13.73%) Terminal Services
4 7 (13.73%) vSphere
5 6 (11.76%) Docker
6 5 (9.80%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (7.84%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (7.84%) XenServer
8 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (3.92%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) SCCM
2 9 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (13.73%) SafeCom
3 7 (13.73%) WSUS
4 6 (11.76%) Kubernetes
4 6 (11.76%) Puppet
5 5 (9.80%) OVSD
6 4 (7.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (5.88%) Ansible
7 3 (5.88%) Backup Exec
7 3 (5.88%) Control-M
7 3 (5.88%) Dollar Universe
7 3 (5.88%) NetBackup
7 3 (5.88%) SCOM
8 2 (3.92%) OpenView
8 2 (3.92%) SCSM
8 2 (3.92%) SCVMM
9 1 (1.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
3 16 (31.37%) Cisco
4 14 (27.45%) Citrix
4 14 (27.45%) NetApp
5 10 (19.61%) HP
6 9 (17.65%) Symantec
7 7 (13.73%) IBM
7 7 (13.73%) McAfee
7 7 (13.73%) Wyse
8 5 (9.80%) Bloomberg
9 4 (7.84%) F5
9 4 (7.84%) FactSet
9 4 (7.84%) ServiceNow
9 4 (7.84%) Veritas
10 3 (5.88%) Acronis
10 3 (5.88%) Meraki
10 3 (5.88%) Oracle
10 3 (5.88%) SAP
10 3 (5.88%) Veeam