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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 36 52 27
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 7 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.23% 1.64% 5.54%
As % of the System Software category 22.58% 20.45% 26.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 20
Median daily rate £225 £225 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -37.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £203 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £375 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £26.75 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-11.21% -
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
31 44 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.87% 8.00% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 59
Median daily rate £300 £301 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.26% +0.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £185 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £442 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £12.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £18.20 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 - 1 £225 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (66.67%) LAN
4 8 (66.67%) WAN
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (58.33%) SQL
6 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (41.67%) Intel Security
7 5 (41.67%) Firewall
7 5 (41.67%) ITIL
7 5 (41.67%) MCSE
8 4 (33.33%) DNS
8 4 (33.33%) Cisco
8 4 (33.33%) Web Services
8 4 (33.33%) IIS
8 4 (33.33%) Symantec
8 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (33.33%) CCNA
8 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
8 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (33.33%) Veeam
8 4 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (25.00%) Splunk
9 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS

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 4 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) LAN
1 8 (66.67%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) SSL
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) LAMP
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
1 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Licensing
2 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) CentOS
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (25.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Software Licensing
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) ITSM
5 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) People Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) MCSE
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) MetaFrame
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 4 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) SCOM
3 2 (16.67%) WSUS
4 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
4 1 (8.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Intel Security
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) Symantec
4 4 (33.33%) Veeam
5 3 (25.00%) Canon
5 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (25.00%) Dell
5 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (25.00%) Splunk
6 2 (16.67%) EqualLogic
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) Sophos
7 1 (8.33%) BEA
7 1 (8.33%) Citrix
7 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
7 1 (8.33%) IBM
7 1 (8.33%) Juniper