Period
to 11 November 2019

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 11 November 2019 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
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 761 808 844
Rank change year-on-year +47 +36 +44
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 40 75 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.074% 0.058%
As % of the System Software category 0.31% 0.49% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 47 27
UK median daily rate £385 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +23.08% +16.07%
10th Percentile £209 £158 £176
90th Percentile £447 £475 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £413 £338
% change year-on-year -11.62% +22.37% +34.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 10
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £26.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.89% +34.18% -60.07%
10th Percentile £25.00 £17.35 £13.41
90th Percentile £27.00 £28.25 £26.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £26.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year -1.89% +34.18% -60.07%

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 12,924 15,459 12,738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.50% 15.15% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,516 10,100 8,246
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £163 £181 £156
90th Percentile £638 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 684 873 712
UK median hourly rate £16.95 £16.00 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.94% -4.79% +8.42%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.58 £10.40
90th Percentile £47.09 £43.75 £45.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £15.50
% change year-on-year +0.88% +2.32% +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 11 November 2019.

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 11 November 2019. 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 +51 36 £400 - 19
UK excluding London +28 28 £365 -11.62% 14
South East +39 22 £400 -3.38% 6
London +63 12 £393 +1.29% 5
Scotland +28 4 £198 -53.53%
North of England +35 2 £215 -28.33% 2
North West +12 1 £150 -50.00% 2
Yorkshire - 1 £280 -

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, 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 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (82.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (75.00%) Windows
4 25 (62.50%) Citrix
4 25 (62.50%) Security Cleared
5 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
6 19 (47.50%) DV Cleared
6 19 (47.50%) vSphere
7 18 (45.00%) SCCM
8 17 (42.50%) Hyper-V
9 16 (40.00%) PowerShell
10 15 (37.50%) SC Cleared
10 15 (37.50%) Windows 10
10 15 (37.50%) ITIL
11 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
12 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
12 13 (32.50%) MSI
12 13 (32.50%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (30.00%) Ivanti
13 12 (30.00%) InstallShield
13 12 (30.00%) AdminStudio
13 12 (30.00%) Linux
14 11 (27.50%) Application Packaging
14 11 (27.50%) Service Management
14 11 (27.50%) ITSM
14 11 (27.50%) Office 365
15 10 (25.00%) ITIL V3
15 10 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
15 10 (25.00%) Change Management

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 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
2 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.00%) Documentum
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) Office 365
2 3 (7.50%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (5.00%) Azure
3 2 (5.00%) IaaS
3 2 (5.00%) Slack
4 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.50%) PaaS
4 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) DNS
2 5 (12.50%) Firewall
2 5 (12.50%) SAN
3 3 (7.50%) DHCP
3 3 (7.50%) Skype
3 3 (7.50%) VoIP
3 3 (7.50%) VSAN
4 2 (5.00%) DMZ
4 2 (5.00%) LAN
4 2 (5.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (5.00%) VPN
4 2 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.50%) Modbus
5 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.50%) Profibus
5 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MSI
2 12 (30.00%) AdminStudio
2 12 (30.00%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Military
2 2 (5.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Applications Packager
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Specialist
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Cloud Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared Application Packager
4 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.50%) Developer
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
1 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (7.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) JSON
2 1 (2.50%) JSP
2 1 (2.50%) Node.js
2 1 (2.50%) Servlets
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.00%) PKI
2 2 (5.00%) Replication
2 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 30 (75.00%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
5 12 (30.00%) Linux
6 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
8 4 (10.00%) Unix
9 2 (5.00%) Android
9 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
9 2 (5.00%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) ITIL
2 11 (27.50%) Application Packaging
2 11 (27.50%) ITSM
2 11 (27.50%) Service Management
3 10 (25.00%) Change Management
3 10 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 10 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (15.00%) Migration
4 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.50%) CRM
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (7.50%) Personalization
6 3 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (7.50%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (7.50%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) Python
3 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 19 (47.50%) DV Cleared
3 15 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 9 (22.50%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (17.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (5.00%) Degree
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.50%) MCP
7 1 (2.50%) MCSE
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) NIST
2 1 (2.50%) NIST 800
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (82.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
3 19 (47.50%) vSphere
4 17 (42.50%) Hyper-V
5 13 (32.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (17.50%) vCloud
8 6 (15.00%) VMware NSX
9 5 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (7.50%) Firmware
10 3 (7.50%) XenApp
10 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
11 2 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (5.00%) VirtualBox
12 1 (2.50%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 18 (45.00%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) ThinApp
3 3 (7.50%) vCenter Server
4 2 (5.00%) vRealize
4 2 (5.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (62.50%) Citrix
3 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.00%) Ivanti
5 10 (25.00%) NetApp
6 5 (12.50%) Cisco
7 4 (10.00%) HP
7 4 (10.00%) ServiceNow
8 3 (7.50%) Dell
8 3 (7.50%) Veeam
9 2 (5.00%) EMC
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle
10 1 (2.50%) Apple
10 1 (2.50%) Bloomberg
10 1 (2.50%) Meraki
10 1 (2.50%) Reuters
10 1 (2.50%) Symantec