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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 45 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 14 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.94% 4.50% 2.14%
As % of the System Software category 25.93% 22.22% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 3
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£350 £324 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.90% +29.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £24.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +12.94%
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 81 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.32% 20.25% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 56 25
Average daily rate £350 £282 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.11% -7.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.73 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.97% +44.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £19.41 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £42.60 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -20 10 £375 +58.89% 2
Lytham St Annes +1 1 £451 +28.99%
Blackburn - 1 £225 - 2
Burnley - 1 £350 -
Chorley - 1 £313 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
3 22 (62.86%) Windows
4 18 (51.43%) Citrix
5 15 (42.86%) PowerShell
6 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 13 (37.14%) SQL
7 13 (37.14%) DNS
7 13 (37.14%) DHCP
8 11 (31.43%) Linux
8 11 (31.43%) HP
8 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
9 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (28.57%) XenServer
10 9 (25.71%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (25.71%) Puppet
10 9 (25.71%) ITIL
10 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
11 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
11 8 (22.86%) VMware ESX
11 8 (22.86%) Symantec
11 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
11 8 (22.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
12 7 (20.00%) vSphere
12 7 (20.00%) Server Building
13 6 (17.14%) Google Cloud Platform

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
1 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
2 5 (14.29%) Jetty
2 5 (14.29%) IIS
2 5 (14.29%) Apache
2 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 5 (14.29%) nginx
2 5 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 4 (11.43%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) TPMS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (17.14%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (17.14%) Google App Engine
2 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (11.43%) PaaS
3 4 (11.43%) OpenShift
4 3 (8.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) DHCP
1 13 (37.14%) DNS
2 6 (17.14%) SSL
2 6 (17.14%) HTTP
2 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.29%) IPsec
3 5 (14.29%) SAN
3 5 (14.29%) FTP
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Architect
2 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Security Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Network Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Release Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) .NET
1 5 (14.29%) J2EE
1 5 (14.29%) Servlets
2 4 (11.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Linux
3 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.43%) UNIX
5 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 9 (25.71%) ITIL
3 7 (20.00%) Server Building
4 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (17.14%) Open Source
5 5 (14.29%) Software Deployment
5 5 (14.29%) DevOps
6 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Validation
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (5.71%) Migration
8 2 (5.71%) Analytics
9 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.86%) Information Security
9 1 (2.86%) Project Management
9 1 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 13 (37.14%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (11.43%) VBScript
5 2 (5.71%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (22.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
4 6 (17.14%) MCITP
4 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (17.14%) MCSE
4 6 (17.14%) MCSA
4 6 (17.14%) CCNA
5 4 (11.43%) CCNP
5 4 (11.43%) VCP4
5 4 (11.43%) VCP5
6 2 (5.71%) Degree
7 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) CCA
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.86%) MCP
7 1 (2.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) BS25999
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (28.57%) XenServer
3 8 (22.86%) VMware ESX
4 7 (20.00%) vSphere
5 6 (17.14%) XenApp
6 5 (14.29%) Xen
7 2 (5.71%) QEMU
7 2 (5.71%) KVM
7 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Puppet
1 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (11.43%) Ansible
2 4 (11.43%) Salt
3 3 (8.57%) EdgeSight
3 3 (8.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (8.57%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (8.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.86%) SCCM
4 1 (2.86%) SCOM
4 1 (2.86%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (68.57%) Microsoft
3 18 (51.43%) Citrix
4 11 (31.43%) HP
5 8 (22.86%) Symantec
6 6 (17.14%) Google
7 5 (14.29%) Altiris
8 4 (11.43%) McAfee
8 4 (11.43%) AppSense
9 3 (8.57%) IBM
9 3 (8.57%) 3PAR
9 3 (8.57%) Lumension
10 2 (5.71%) Compaq
10 2 (5.71%) Dell
11 1 (2.86%) Intel
11 1 (2.86%) Cisco
11 1 (2.86%) Juniper
11 1 (2.86%) Sophos
11 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
11 1 (2.86%) ProCurve
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
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Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
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