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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 26 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 20 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.55% 1.46% 1.60%
As % of the System Software category 58.82% 10.34% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
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£325 £270 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £294 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.54 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -6.97%
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
34 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.73% 14.15% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 17
Average daily rate £325 £224 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.08% -29.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £146 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £300 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £32.52 £13.18 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.73% -24.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley - 6 £440 - 2
Ormskirk - - - -
Burnley - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 42 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (80.95%) Windows
3 24 (57.14%) Linux
4 19 (45.24%) SC Cleared
4 19 (45.24%) Security Cleared
5 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (40.48%) DNS
7 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 15 (35.71%) Finance
8 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (28.57%) Oracle
9 11 (26.19%) DHCP
9 11 (26.19%) Cisco
10 10 (23.81%) vSphere
11 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
11 9 (21.43%) Migration
11 9 (21.43%) CheckPoint
11 9 (21.43%) Citrix
11 9 (21.43%) VMS
12 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
12 8 (19.05%) Java
13 7 (16.67%) Puppet
13 7 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (16.67%) Xen
13 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
13 7 (16.67%) HTTP
14 6 (14.29%) FTP
14 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
14 6 (14.29%) LAN
14 6 (14.29%) WAN

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.52%) Apache
2 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.52%) IIS
2 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.52%) Jetty
2 4 (9.52%) nginx
3 3 (7.14%) Lync
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) TPMS
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.38%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (14.29%) Google App Engine
2 6 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) DNS
2 11 (26.19%) DHCP
3 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
4 7 (16.67%) HTTP
5 6 (14.29%) FTP
5 6 (14.29%) LAN
5 6 (14.29%) WAN
5 6 (14.29%) IPsec
6 5 (11.90%) SSL
7 2 (4.76%) SAN
8 1 (2.38%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (2.38%) 3G
8 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Administrator
2 8 (19.05%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Designer
5 3 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (7.14%) Design Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.38%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) XML
1 6 (14.29%) ODBC
1 6 (14.29%) XML Messaging
2 4 (9.52%) Servlets
2 4 (9.52%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) J2EE
3 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Open Source
2 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.38%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (80.95%) Windows
2 24 (57.14%) Linux
3 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 9 (21.43%) VMS
6 1 (2.38%) VME
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Migration
2 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.14%) DevOps
6 3 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.38%) Supply Chain Management
8 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.38%) ERP
8 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) Java
2 6 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) C
4 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.38%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) SC Cleared
1 19 (45.24%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) vSphere
2 7 (16.67%) Xen
3 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 6 (14.29%) XenApp
4 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (7.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.38%) XenServer
6 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Puppet
2 3 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 12 (28.57%) Oracle
4 11 (26.19%) Cisco
5 9 (21.43%) CheckPoint
5 9 (21.43%) Citrix
6 6 (14.29%) Google
7 4 (9.52%) AppSense
8 2 (4.76%) Symantec
8 2 (4.76%) webMethods
8 2 (4.76%) McAfee
9 1 (2.38%) Infor
9 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.38%) NetApp
9 1 (2.38%) HP
9 1 (2.38%) Compaq
9 1 (2.38%) Dell
9 1 (2.38%) Remedy
9 1 (2.38%) Micro Focus
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