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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 30 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 23 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.40% 1.50% 1.48%
As % of the System Software category 28.40% 6.67% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 2
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£358 £213 £153
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.23% +39.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £213 £155
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
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
81 60 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.01% 22.56% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 24 5
Average daily rate £300 £310 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +82.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £21.73 £11.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.54% -48.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.52 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £11.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
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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
Blackburn - - - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (77.14%) Windows
3 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
4 22 (62.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (60.00%) DNS
6 14 (40.00%) DHCP
6 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (37.14%) Citrix
7 13 (37.14%) Linux
8 12 (34.29%) XenApp
9 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
10 9 (25.71%) ITIL
10 9 (25.71%) LAN
10 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
11 8 (22.86%) vSphere
11 8 (22.86%) Puppet
11 8 (22.86%) WAN
11 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
11 8 (22.86%) MCSE
11 8 (22.86%) Java
11 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (20.00%) HP
12 7 (20.00%) Compaq
12 7 (20.00%) Dell
12 7 (20.00%) SQL
12 7 (20.00%) Oracle
12 7 (20.00%) ODBC
12 7 (20.00%) XenServer
12 7 (20.00%) XenDesktop
13 6 (17.14%) Xen

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.57%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.57%) Lync
2 3 (8.57%) Jetty
2 3 (8.57%) nginx
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (14.29%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) DNS
2 14 (40.00%) DHCP
3 9 (25.71%) LAN
4 8 (22.86%) WAN
4 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (17.14%) HTTP
6 5 (14.29%) IPsec
6 5 (14.29%) FTP
7 4 (11.43%) SSL
8 2 (5.71%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.86%) SAN
9 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.86%) Wireless
9 1 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Solutions Designer
2 4 (11.43%) Designer
3 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Design Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (2.86%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Build Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Server Support
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) ODBC
2 4 (11.43%) .NET
3 3 (8.57%) J2EE
3 3 (8.57%) Servlets
4 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Open Source
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.86%) Firmware
4 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (37.14%) Linux
5 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
3 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (11.43%) DevOps
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.86%) Content Management
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.86%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) C
4 2 (5.71%) Perl
4 2 (5.71%) PHP
4 2 (5.71%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) MCSE
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) XenApp
2 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
3 8 (22.86%) vSphere
4 7 (20.00%) XenServer
4 7 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 6 (17.14%) Xen
6 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
6 3 (8.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.86%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Puppet
2 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.71%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
3 13 (37.14%) Citrix
4 7 (20.00%) HP
4 7 (20.00%) Compaq
4 7 (20.00%) Dell
4 7 (20.00%) Oracle
5 5 (14.29%) Google
6 3 (8.57%) AppSense
7 2 (5.71%) Infor
7 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.71%) NetApp
7 2 (5.71%) Remedy
8 1 (2.86%) McAfee
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco