The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 35 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 4 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.29% 2.99% 4.38%
As % of the System Software category 10.81% 25.45% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 16
Median daily rate £263 £350 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +7.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £420 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £30.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-8.94% +30.85%
VMware Infrastructure
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

System Software Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
37 55 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.97% 11.73% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 40 58
Median daily rate £300 £350 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +24.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £420 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 8
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -30.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.60 £14.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £18.20 £32.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

VMware Infrastructure
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Lancashire region.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

VMware Infrastructure
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Lancashire region.

VMware Infrastructure Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

VMware Infrastructure
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burnley 0 1 £225 -35.71%
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
4 7 (50.00%) LAN
4 7 (50.00%) WAN
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) Firewall
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) DNS
8 3 (21.43%) SSL
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco
8 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 3 (21.43%) HP
8 3 (21.43%) CCNA
8 3 (21.43%) Web Services
8 3 (21.43%) MCSE
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (21.43%) Firmware
8 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
8 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 3 (21.43%) Intel Security
8 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
8 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (21.43%) Windows 7

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) LAN
1 7 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) SSL
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) Skype
5 1 (7.14%) VLAN
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Architect
1 2 (14.29%) Consultant
1 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) IT Support
1 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Server Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 2 (14.29%) PKI
1 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
1 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Life Science
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 2 (14.29%) Compliance Audit
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) People Management
5 1 (7.14%) Software Licensing
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (7.14%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Firmware
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 2 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.14%) HP SIM
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Intel Security
3 3 (21.43%) Palo Alto
3 3 (21.43%) Splunk
4 2 (14.29%) Sophos
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec
4 2 (14.29%) Veeam
5 1 (7.14%) arcserve
5 1 (7.14%) BEA
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) Veritas
5 1 (7.14%) Wyse