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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 25 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 26 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.69% 4.59% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 48.15% 20.79% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 0
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£275 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -1.01%
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
54 101 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.82% 22.05% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 56 11
Average daily rate £270 £255 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £219 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £296 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £31.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.06% +63.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £34.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Blackpool +8 19 £240 -7.75%
Burnley +8 5 £275 -27.86%
Preston +6 4 £503 +31.80%
Lytham St Annes +8 1 - -
Chorley - 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (80.43%) Windows
3 27 (58.70%) Security Cleared
4 21 (45.65%) Linux
4 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
5 20 (43.48%) SC Cleared
6 18 (39.13%) Citrix
7 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
8 16 (34.78%) DHCP
8 16 (34.78%) DNS
8 16 (34.78%) vSphere
9 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (26.09%) Cisco
10 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
11 11 (23.91%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (21.74%) Finance
12 10 (21.74%) Migration
12 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
12 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
12 10 (21.74%) Puppet
13 9 (19.57%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (19.57%) VMS
13 9 (19.57%) CheckPoint
13 9 (19.57%) WebSphere
14 8 (17.39%) VMware ESX
14 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (17.39%) HP
14 8 (17.39%) SQL
14 8 (17.39%) SQL Server

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.57%) WebSphere
3 6 (13.04%) Jetty
3 6 (13.04%) Apache
3 6 (13.04%) Tomcat
3 6 (13.04%) IIS
3 6 (13.04%) nginx
4 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.70%) OpenStack
4 4 (8.70%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.17%) Tuxedo
6 1 (2.17%) TPMS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (15.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (15.22%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (15.22%) Google App Engine
2 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.70%) PaaS
3 4 (8.70%) OpenShift
4 3 (6.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.78%) DHCP
1 16 (34.78%) DNS
2 6 (13.04%) IPsec
2 6 (13.04%) SSL
2 6 (13.04%) FTP
2 6 (13.04%) HTTP
2 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (2.17%) LAN
4 1 (2.17%) SMS
4 1 (2.17%) WAN
4 1 (2.17%) 3G
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Administrator
4 6 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.87%) Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Security Support Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Build and Release Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Cloud Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Server Support
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Support
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) XML Messaging
1 6 (13.04%) Servlets
1 6 (13.04%) .NET
1 6 (13.04%) J2EE
1 6 (13.04%) XML
2 5 (10.87%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Open Source
2 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (80.43%) Windows
2 21 (45.65%) Linux
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (19.57%) VMS
5 5 (10.87%) UNIX
6 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.17%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Migration
1 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
2 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.22%) ITIL
3 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.04%) DevOps
5 5 (10.87%) Automated Testing
5 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.52%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.35%) Content Management
7 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.17%) Software Delivery
8 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.17%) Project Management
8 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.17%) Information Security
8 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.17%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 8 (17.39%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.17%) COBOL
4 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (58.70%) Security Cleared
2 20 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) MCSE
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.17%) BS25999
System Software
1 17 (36.96%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.78%) vSphere
3 8 (17.39%) VMware ESX
4 7 (15.22%) XenServer
5 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
5 6 (13.04%) Xen
6 5 (10.87%) XenApp
7 4 (8.70%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.17%) KVM
8 1 (2.17%) QEMU
8 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Puppet
2 9 (19.57%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.70%) Salt
3 4 (8.70%) Ansible
4 3 (6.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (6.52%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (6.52%) EdgeSight
4 3 (6.52%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.17%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
3 18 (39.13%) Citrix
4 12 (26.09%) Cisco
5 9 (19.57%) CheckPoint
6 8 (17.39%) HP
7 7 (15.22%) McAfee
7 7 (15.22%) Google
8 6 (13.04%) Oracle
9 5 (10.87%) Symantec
10 4 (8.70%) Compaq
10 4 (8.70%) Dell
11 3 (6.52%) Lumension
11 3 (6.52%) IBM
12 2 (4.35%) Stellent
12 2 (4.35%) webMethods
13 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
13 1 (2.17%) Juniper
13 1 (2.17%) Intel
13 1 (2.17%) Micro Focus