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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 43 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 4 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.34% 3.95% 2.73%
As % of the System Software category 18.18% 32.08% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 7
Median daily rate £186 £338 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.81% -32.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £213 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £380 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.37% +8.00%
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
22 53 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.36% 12.33% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 27
Median daily rate £263 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £382 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +129.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.93
% change year-on-year
- -5.46%

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 4 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) MCSE
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) LAN
3 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (75.00%) Intel Security
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Symantec
4 5 (62.50%) Backup Exec
4 5 (62.50%) CCNA
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco
4 5 (62.50%) IIS
4 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (62.50%) Veeam
4 5 (62.50%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (50.00%) SCCM
5 4 (50.00%) SCOM
5 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (50.00%) Canon

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 5 (62.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) LAMP
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) AS400
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Licensing
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) Software Licensing
6 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 1 (12.50%) ITSM
6 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (12.50%) People Management
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) MCSE
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) MetaFrame
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Backup Exec
1 5 (62.50%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
3 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
3 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Intel Security
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) Symantec
3 5 (62.50%) Veeam
4 4 (50.00%) Canon
4 4 (50.00%) Dell
5 3 (37.50%) EqualLogic
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) Sophos
7 1 (12.50%) arcserve
7 1 (12.50%) Citrix
7 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint
7 1 (12.50%) IBM
7 1 (12.50%) Juniper
7 1 (12.50%) Mitel
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle
7 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
7 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds