Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 807 844 855
Rank change year-on-year +37 +11 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware Workstation 70 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.035% 0.029%
As % of the System Software category 0.54% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 13
UK median daily rate £350 £280 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +17.89% -
10th Percentile £168 £189 £214
90th Percentile £538 £438 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £251 £250
% change year-on-year +39.72% +0.20% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 7
UK median hourly rate £19.75 £49.46 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.07% +159.91% -5.13%
10th Percentile £13.41 £23.63 £18.05
90th Percentile £26.11 £49.46 £20.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £49.46 £19.03
% change year-on-year -60.07% +159.91% -5.13%

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 12985 12942 11608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.59% 12.36% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8431 8106 6614
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% +8.15%
10th Percentile £156 £173 £158
90th Percentile £609 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 726 880 1248
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.82 £42.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +40 60 £350 +22.81% 3
UK excluding London +35 46 £350 +39.72% 2
London -3 24 £350 -6.67% 1
South East +7 22 £385 +94.68%
Wales - 10 £350 -
West Midlands - 10 £113 -
Midlands - 10 £113 -
North of England +44 4 £115 -60.41% 2
North West +24 4 £115 -72.94% 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 70 (100.00%) VMware
2 62 (88.57%) Windows
3 56 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 55 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 47 (67.14%) Microsoft
6 36 (51.43%) SCCM
7 29 (41.43%) MS Exchange
8 28 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (40.00%) Windows Server
9 21 (30.00%) Windows 7
9 21 (30.00%) Security Cleared
10 20 (28.57%) SC Cleared
10 20 (28.57%) vSphere
10 20 (28.57%) Hyper-V
10 20 (28.57%) SQL
10 20 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 20 (28.57%) HP
10 20 (28.57%) Cisco
10 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (25.71%) Symantec
11 18 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (24.29%) SCOM
12 17 (24.29%) Software Deployment
12 17 (24.29%) Configuration Management
12 17 (24.29%) DNS
13 16 (22.86%) ITIL
13 16 (22.86%) Blackberry
13 16 (22.86%) Office 365
14 15 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
14 15 (21.43%) Finance

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 29 (41.43%) MS Exchange
2 15 (21.43%) IIS
2 15 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 14 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (7.14%) Skype for Business
6 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.86%) Office 365
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.86%) IaaS
4 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.29%) DNS
2 13 (18.57%) VLAN
3 10 (14.29%) DHCP
3 10 (14.29%) VSAN
4 9 (12.86%) TCP/IP
5 7 (10.00%) Firewall
5 7 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (7.14%) LAN
6 5 (7.14%) WAN
7 4 (5.71%) Skype
8 3 (4.29%) BIG-IP
8 3 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.86%) Internet
9 2 (2.86%) VoIP
9 2 (2.86%) Wireless
10 1 (1.43%) DMZ
10 1 (1.43%) LDAP
10 1 (1.43%) SAN
10 1 (1.43%) SSL
10 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.43%) MySQL
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.86%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.43%) MSI
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Publishing
3 4 (5.71%) Front Office
4 3 (4.29%) Romanian Language
5 2 (2.86%) Law
6 1 (1.43%) Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.43%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (11.43%) Analyst
3 7 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 5 (7.14%) Administrator
4 5 (7.14%) Architect
4 5 (7.14%) Server Support
4 5 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.14%) Support Specialist
5 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (5.71%) IT Support
5 4 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Communications Specialist
6 3 (4.29%) Messaging Specialist
6 3 (4.29%) Server Administrator
6 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.29%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (4.29%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) Akka
2 2 (2.86%) Node.js
2 2 (2.86%) Play Framework
2 2 (2.86%) REST
2 2 (2.86%) spray
2 2 (2.86%) Spring
2 2 (2.86%) Spring Boot
2 2 (2.86%) Symfony
2 2 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (1.43%) JSON
3 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) Blackberry
2 15 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 14 (20.00%) Fat Client
3 14 (20.00%) Thin Client
4 11 (15.71%) Management Information System
5 10 (14.29%) PKI
6 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (2.86%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.43%) Replication
9 1 (1.43%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (1.43%) Smartcard
9 1 (1.43%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 62 (88.57%) Windows
2 28 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 28 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 18 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (21.43%) Linux
6 13 (18.57%) Windows 10
7 7 (10.00%) Unix
7 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.71%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.86%) Android
11 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) Configuration Management
1 17 (24.29%) Software Deployment
2 16 (22.86%) ITIL
3 14 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 13 (18.57%) Service Management
5 12 (17.14%) ITIL V3
6 10 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
6 10 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 9 (12.86%) ITSM
7 9 (12.86%) Project Management
7 9 (12.86%) Virtual Environments
8 8 (11.43%) Asset Management
8 8 (11.43%) Change Management
8 8 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (10.00%) Migration
9 7 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 7 (10.00%) Test Management
9 7 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.57%) SQL
2 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
3 7 (10.00%) VBScript
4 3 (4.29%) C
5 2 (2.86%) Java
5 2 (2.86%) PHP
5 2 (2.86%) Scala
6 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.86%) MCSE
4 5 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.14%) MCP
5 4 (5.71%) ISEB
6 3 (4.29%) Degree
6 3 (4.29%) HNC
6 3 (4.29%) MCSA
7 2 (2.86%) CCNA
7 2 (2.86%) CCNP
7 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.43%) GSAE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) GxP
System Software
1 56 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 55 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 20 (28.57%) vSphere
4 10 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 6 (8.57%) BitLocker
5 6 (8.57%) XenDesktop
6 5 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (5.71%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.86%) Docker
8 2 (2.86%) XenApp
9 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 36 (51.43%) SCCM
2 17 (24.29%) SCOM
3 15 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (18.57%) WSUS
5 10 (14.29%) SafeCom
6 7 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (8.57%) Backup Exec
8 4 (5.71%) SCSM
8 4 (5.71%) SCVMM
8 4 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (5.71%) vCenter Server
9 3 (4.29%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (4.29%) NetBackup
9 3 (4.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
10 2 (2.86%) OpenView
10 2 (2.86%) OVSD
10 2 (2.86%) Puppet
11 1 (1.43%) FortiGate
11 1 (1.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (67.14%) Microsoft
3 20 (28.57%) Cisco
3 20 (28.57%) HP
4 18 (25.71%) Symantec
5 15 (21.43%) Citrix
5 15 (21.43%) NetApp
6 13 (18.57%) McAfee
7 10 (14.29%) IBM
7 10 (14.29%) Wyse
8 7 (10.00%) ServiceNow
8 7 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 5 (7.14%) Bloomberg
10 4 (5.71%) FactSet
10 4 (5.71%) Meraki
10 4 (5.71%) Oracle
11 3 (4.29%) Acronis
11 3 (4.29%) F5
11 3 (4.29%) Veeam
12 2 (2.86%) Mitel