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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 37 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 11 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.74% 4.42% 2.48%
As % of the System Software category 26.19% 54.29% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 2
Average daily rate £375 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £440 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.54 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £29.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+48.27% +50.25%
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
42 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.45% 8.14% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 10
Average daily rate £300 £325 £224
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +45.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £442 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.73 £13.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.70% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.54 £14.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 11 February 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
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 11 February 2016. 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
Blackpool -5 5 £275 -
Preston +3 2 £375 -
Chorley -4 1 £410 -6.81%
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (79.41%) Windows
3 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
4 21 (61.76%) Windows Server
5 16 (47.06%) Citrix
5 16 (47.06%) DHCP
5 16 (47.06%) DNS
5 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 14 (41.18%) MS Exchange
7 13 (38.24%) PowerShell
7 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (35.29%) SQL
9 10 (29.41%) HP
10 9 (26.47%) ITIL
10 9 (26.47%) XenApp
10 9 (26.47%) XenServer
10 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (23.53%) XenDesktop
11 8 (23.53%) ThinPrint
11 8 (23.53%) Linux
11 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
11 8 (23.53%) Dell
11 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (20.59%) Compaq
12 7 (20.59%) MCSE
12 7 (20.59%) vSphere
12 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
12 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 14 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
4 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (14.71%) Skype for Business
6 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (5.88%) Apache
8 2 (5.88%) IIS
8 2 (5.88%) Jetty
8 2 (5.88%) nginx
8 2 (5.88%) Sonic ESB
8 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
8 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
9 1 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
9 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (2.94%) Tuxedo
9 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (11.76%) Google App Engine
2 4 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (11.76%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) Bluemix
3 1 (2.94%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) DHCP
1 16 (47.06%) DNS
2 5 (14.71%) Firewall
3 4 (11.76%) FTP
3 4 (11.76%) HTTP
3 4 (11.76%) IPsec
3 4 (11.76%) SSL
3 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.76%) VoIP
4 3 (8.82%) LAN
4 3 (8.82%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) SAN
5 1 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) SQLPlus
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Messaging Support
4 3 (8.82%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) IT Support
5 2 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Server Support
5 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Middleware
2 3 (8.82%) J2EE
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) Servlets
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.88%) Life Science
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 21 (61.76%) Windows Server
3 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (23.53%) Linux
5 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.88%) Solaris
7 2 (5.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (5.88%) Unix
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
3 3 (8.82%) Content Management
3 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.82%) SOA
3 3 (8.82%) Time Management
4 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.88%) EAI
4 2 (5.88%) ETL
4 2 (5.88%) Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Process Management
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) PowerShell
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) C++
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) COBOL
5 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (20.59%) MCSE
2 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.88%) CCNA
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) MCSA
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) CCNP
5 1 (2.94%) MCITP
5 1 (2.94%) MCP
5 1 (2.94%) VCP4
5 1 (2.94%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 9 (26.47%) XenApp
2 9 (26.47%) XenServer
3 8 (23.53%) XenDesktop
4 7 (20.59%) vSphere
5 5 (14.71%) VMware ESX
6 4 (11.76%) Brightmail
6 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
6 4 (11.76%) Xen
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (8.82%) Puppet
3 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.88%) WSUS
4 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (47.06%) Citrix
2 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 10 (29.41%) HP
4 8 (23.53%) Dell
4 8 (23.53%) ThinPrint
5 7 (20.59%) Compaq
6 5 (14.71%) Cisco
6 5 (14.71%) Intel Security
6 5 (14.71%) Symantec
7 4 (11.76%) Google
7 4 (11.76%) IronPort
7 4 (11.76%) Oracle
8 3 (8.82%) AppSense
8 3 (8.82%) Stellent
8 3 (8.82%) Veritas
9 2 (5.88%) Cognizant
9 2 (5.88%) IBM
9 2 (5.88%) Pega
9 2 (5.88%) Tumbleweed
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