Period
to 8 December 2021

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 December 2021 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 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 787 566 761
Rank change year-on-year -221 +195 +82
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 51 18 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.048% 0.044%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 22
10th Percentile £199 £330 £207
25th Percentile £405 £394 £265
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £644 £450 £348
Median % change year-on-year +43.06% +29.50% -14.51%
75th Percentile £750 £475 £405
90th Percentile £775 " £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £450 £335
% change year-on-year -3.61% +34.33% -19.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £24.50 " £25.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £26.00
75th Percentile £25.50 " £27.00
90th Percentile " " "
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.00

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 12,581 5,548 12,421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.03% 14.69% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,982 3,747 8,308
10th Percentile £200 £215 £160
25th Percentile £400 £363 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £611 £575 £560
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 241 672
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.75 £12.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -7.89% +15.15% +3.13%
75th Percentile £28.24 £45.25 £23.75
90th Percentile £62.50 £60.25 £47.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.23%

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 December 2021.

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 7 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 December 2021. 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 -189 47 £663 +47.22% 14
London -168 35 £700 +69.70% 6
UK excluding London -146 12 £434 -3.61% 11
South East -71 10 £434 - 3
Work from Home -184 8 £525 - 3
Yorkshire -44 2 - -
North of England -73 2 - -

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, 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 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (62.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (58.82%) Windows
4 29 (56.86%) VPN
4 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
5 25 (49.02%) Firewall
6 23 (45.10%) PaaS
6 23 (45.10%) IaaS
7 21 (41.18%) SaaS
8 20 (39.22%) OAuth
8 20 (39.22%) PKI
8 20 (39.22%) Password Management
8 20 (39.22%) Telecoms
8 20 (39.22%) IPsec
8 20 (39.22%) CA
8 20 (39.22%) Active Directory
8 20 (39.22%) SSL
8 20 (39.22%) IKE
8 20 (39.22%) OAuth2
8 20 (39.22%) Docker
8 20 (39.22%) Vulnerability Management
8 20 (39.22%) vCloud
8 20 (39.22%) OpenStack
8 20 (39.22%) Kubernetes
8 20 (39.22%) Private Cloud
8 20 (39.22%) Identity Access Management
8 20 (39.22%) Data Loss Prevention
9 19 (37.25%) DNS
10 18 (35.29%) Linux
10 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Office

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%) OpenStack
2 4 (7.84%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.92%) Apache
4 2 (3.92%) IIS
4 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (13.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 23 (45.10%) IaaS
1 23 (45.10%) PaaS
2 21 (41.18%) SaaS
3 17 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (21.57%) Azure
5 6 (11.76%) AWS
6 5 (9.80%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (7.84%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) VPN
2 25 (49.02%) Firewall
3 20 (39.22%) IKE
3 20 (39.22%) IPsec
3 20 (39.22%) SSL
4 19 (37.25%) DNS
5 16 (31.37%) LAN
5 16 (31.37%) WAN
6 15 (29.41%) DHCP
7 8 (15.69%) Network Security
8 7 (13.73%) Junos
8 7 (13.73%) SAN
9 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
10 4 (7.84%) SNMP
10 4 (7.84%) VLAN
11 2 (3.92%) FTP
11 2 (3.92%) Internet
12 1 (1.96%) Extranet
12 1 (1.96%) VoIP
12 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) MariaDB
2 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.92%) MySQL
2 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 20 (39.22%) Telecoms
2 16 (31.37%) Social Skills
3 15 (29.41%) Games
4 4 (7.84%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.92%) Dutch Language
5 2 (3.92%) Finance
5 2 (3.92%) German Language
5 2 (3.92%) Polish Language
6 1 (1.96%) Back Office
6 1 (1.96%) Law
6 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Architect
1 18 (35.29%) Security Architect
1 18 (35.29%) Security Engineer
2 15 (29.41%) Design Engineer
3 14 (27.45%) Lead Architect
3 14 (27.45%) Lead Security Architect
4 11 (21.57%) Support Engineer
5 8 (15.69%) Analyst
6 7 (13.73%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (11.76%) Unix Architect
7 6 (11.76%) VMware Architect
8 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Azure Architect
9 4 (7.84%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Security Solutions Architect
9 4 (7.84%) Service Analyst
9 4 (7.84%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (39.22%) OAuth
1 20 (39.22%) OAuth2
2 4 (7.84%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (39.22%) PKI
1 20 (39.22%) Private Cloud
2 7 (13.73%) iPad
2 7 (13.73%) iPhone
2 7 (13.73%) Mobile App
2 7 (13.73%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (7.84%) Public Cloud
3 4 (7.84%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (58.82%) Windows
2 18 (35.29%) Linux
3 11 (21.57%) Android
3 11 (21.57%) Apple iOS
3 11 (21.57%) Unix
3 11 (21.57%) Windows 10
4 10 (19.61%) Windows Server
5 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (7.84%) Mac OS X
7 4 (7.84%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (3.92%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Data Loss Prevention
1 20 (39.22%) Identity Access Management
1 20 (39.22%) Password Management
1 20 (39.22%) Vulnerability Management
2 15 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (11.76%) ITIL
5 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
6 4 (7.84%) Capacity Management
6 4 (7.84%) DevOps
6 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (7.84%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.84%) Network Segmentation
6 4 (7.84%) Performance Improvement
6 4 (7.84%) SIEM
7 3 (5.88%) Change Control
7 3 (5.88%) Information Security
7 3 (5.88%) Patch Management
7 3 (5.88%) Storage Management
8 2 (3.92%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (15.69%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) MCSE
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.84%) ACSP
3 4 (7.84%) CCIE
3 4 (7.84%) CCIE Security
3 4 (7.84%) CCNA
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (7.84%) MCSA
3 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.96%) HND
System Software
1 32 (62.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (39.22%) Active Directory
2 20 (39.22%) Docker
2 20 (39.22%) vCloud
3 11 (21.57%) vSphere
4 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.84%) Snort
6 2 (3.92%) VirtualBox
6 2 (3.92%) XenApp
7 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (39.22%) Kubernetes
2 6 (11.76%) SCCM
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (7.84%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 3 (5.88%) AirWatch
5 3 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (3.92%) MobiControl
7 1 (1.96%) SCOM
7 1 (1.96%) SCSM
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (56.86%) Microsoft
3 20 (39.22%) CA
4 11 (21.57%) Apple
4 11 (21.57%) Oracle
5 10 (19.61%) Adobe
6 8 (15.69%) McAfee
7 7 (13.73%) Dell
7 7 (13.73%) Juniper
7 7 (13.73%) Kaspersky
7 7 (13.73%) Veeam
8 6 (11.76%) IBM
9 4 (7.84%) ArcSight
9 4 (7.84%) Avaya
9 4 (7.84%) Citrix
9 4 (7.84%) Polycom
9 4 (7.84%) TippingPoint
10 3 (5.88%) SOTI
11 2 (3.92%) Sybase
12 1 (1.96%) Mitel