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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 42 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.11% 1.16% 2.07%
As % of the System Software category 18.52% 5.71% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -16.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £301 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.63% -14.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.54 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
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
27 35 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.99% 20.35% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 33
Average daily rate £275 £224 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.76% -31.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £210 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.33% -34.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £14.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.32 £14.75 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.80 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -9.71%

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
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 29 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Preston - 2 - -
Chorley - - - - 2
Lancaster - - - -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (75.86%) Windows
3 17 (58.62%) DNS
3 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (48.28%) Linux
5 11 (37.93%) DHCP
5 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (31.03%) Citrix
6 9 (31.03%) Oracle
7 8 (27.59%) Java
7 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
7 8 (27.59%) XenApp
8 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
8 7 (24.14%) Xen
8 7 (24.14%) Puppet
8 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
8 7 (24.14%) HTTP
9 6 (20.69%) WAN
9 6 (20.69%) FTP
9 6 (20.69%) LAN
9 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
9 6 (20.69%) SQL
9 6 (20.69%) ODBC
9 6 (20.69%) IPsec
9 6 (20.69%) Finance
9 6 (20.69%) Open Source
9 6 (20.69%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (20.69%) Google

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 4 (13.79%) IIS
1 4 (13.79%) Apache
1 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
1 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
1 4 (13.79%) Jetty
1 4 (13.79%) nginx
2 3 (10.34%) Lync
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (20.69%) Google App Engine
1 6 (20.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) DNS
2 11 (37.93%) DHCP
3 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
4 7 (24.14%) HTTP
5 6 (20.69%) WAN
5 6 (20.69%) IPsec
5 6 (20.69%) FTP
5 6 (20.69%) LAN
6 5 (17.24%) SSL
7 1 (3.45%) 3G
7 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.45%) SMS
7 1 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Administrator
2 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Design Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (10.34%) Designer
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) IT Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) ODBC
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) J2EE
2 4 (13.79%) Servlets
3 3 (10.34%) XML
3 3 (10.34%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Open Source
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (48.28%) Linux
4 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
2 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
3 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) DevOps
5 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (3.45%) ERP
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) C
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) MCSE
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) XenApp
2 7 (24.14%) Xen
3 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
5 3 (10.34%) XenServer
5 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
5 3 (10.34%) vSphere
5 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) Citrix
3 9 (31.03%) Oracle
4 6 (20.69%) Google
5 4 (13.79%) AppSense
6 3 (10.34%) HP
6 3 (10.34%) Compaq
6 3 (10.34%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.45%) webMethods
7 1 (3.45%) Symantec
7 1 (3.45%) Remedy
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.45%) Infor
7 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
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Church International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £440 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day + Circa £190 per day
Posted: 12 days ago