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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 35 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 7 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.69% 4.51% 4.90%
As % of the System Software category 22.58% 33.90% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 13
Median daily rate £415 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £406 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.25 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £43.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-47.09% +44.53%

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
31 59 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.92% 13.32% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 22
Median daily rate £431 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.80% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £410 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 7
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -2.76%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -1 4 £418 +11.33% 1
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 9 (81.82%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) MCSE
4 7 (63.64%) ITIL
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
5 6 (54.55%) SAN
5 6 (54.55%) Symantec
5 6 (54.55%) Backup Exec
5 6 (54.55%) IIS
6 5 (45.45%) SQL
6 5 (45.45%) DNS
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 5 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (36.36%) SCCM
7 4 (36.36%) SCOM
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (36.36%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (36.36%) Canon
7 4 (36.36%) CCNA
7 4 (36.36%) Dell
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco
7 4 (36.36%) LAN
7 4 (36.36%) WAN
7 4 (36.36%) MS Visio

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
4 2 (18.18%) NAS
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) IT Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
1 2 (18.18%) Life Science
2 1 (9.09%) AS400
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Licensing
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 1 (9.09%) ITSM
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) MCSE
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) MCITP
6 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (9.09%) MCSA
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Backup Exec
2 4 (36.36%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) SCOM
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (18.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Symantec
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Canon
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) Dell
4 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
5 3 (27.27%) EqualLogic
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) Veeam
6 2 (18.18%) Kaseya
6 2 (18.18%) Kaspersky
6 2 (18.18%) SAP
6 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
7 1 (9.09%) Citrix
7 1 (9.09%) HP
7 1 (9.09%) IBM