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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 46 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 7 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.61% 2.72% 1.78%
As % of the System Software category 17.07% 24.39% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Median daily rate £413 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £291 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £426 £312
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 £28.50 £37.50 £21.88
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +71.42%
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
41 41 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.45% 11.14% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 42
Median daily rate £350 £301 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.18% +11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £407 £301
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £13.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £65.80 £20.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

VMware Infrastructure Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 July 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
Preston - 3 £413 -
Blackpool -9 1 £450 +20.00%
Blackburn - 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (83.33%) Windows
3 22 (73.33%) Windows Server
4 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 15 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Clustering
7 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
7 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
7 11 (36.67%) Clustering
7 11 (36.67%) Veritas
8 10 (33.33%) DNS
8 10 (33.33%) Time Management
8 10 (33.33%) Innovation Management
9 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
10 8 (26.67%) ITIL
11 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
11 7 (23.33%) Firewall
11 7 (23.33%) DHCP
11 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (20.00%) HP
12 6 (20.00%) LAN
12 6 (20.00%) WAN
12 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
13 5 (16.67%) XenApp
13 5 (16.67%) Citrix
13 5 (16.67%) MCSE

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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (13.33%) Skype for Business
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) DNS
2 7 (23.33%) DHCP
2 7 (23.33%) Firewall
3 6 (20.00%) LAN
3 6 (20.00%) WAN
4 3 (10.00%) SSL
4 3 (10.00%) VoIP
5 2 (6.67%) Skype
6 1 (3.33%) SAN
6 1 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
1 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) IT Support
3 3 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Messaging Support
4 2 (6.67%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Office 365 Expert
5 1 (3.33%) Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) J2EE
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (36.67%) Clustering
3 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.00%) Fat Client
4 3 (10.00%) Life Science
4 3 (10.00%) Thin Client
5 2 (6.67%) PKI
5 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
5 2 (6.67%) Replication
5 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (3.33%) Economics
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
7 3 (10.00%) Linux
7 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (33.33%) Innovation Management
2 10 (33.33%) Time Management
3 8 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (10.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Coaching
6 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (3.33%) Software Licensing
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (3.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) MCSE
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.00%) CCNA
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.67%) MCP
4 2 (6.67%) MCSA
5 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (16.67%) XenApp
4 4 (13.33%) Firmware
4 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
5 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.67%) Brightmail
6 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.67%) vSphere
6 2 (6.67%) XenServer
7 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (6.67%) WSUS
4 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.33%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (36.67%) Veritas
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.00%) HP
5 5 (16.67%) Citrix
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco
7 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle
7 3 (10.00%) Palo Alto
7 3 (10.00%) Splunk
8 2 (6.67%) AppSense
8 2 (6.67%) Compaq
8 2 (6.67%) Dell
8 2 (6.67%) IronPort
8 2 (6.67%) Polycom
8 2 (6.67%) Sophos
8 2 (6.67%) Symantec
8 2 (6.67%) ThinPrint
8 2 (6.67%) Wyse
9 1 (3.33%) IBM