The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 27 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 22 38 14
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Contract jobs citing VMware 22 24 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.01% 4.36% 10.59%
As % of the Vendors category 11.83% 11.21% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 38
Median daily rate £225 £225 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £171 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £375 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.88 £21.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
VMware
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
186 214 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 59.24% 38.84% 56.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 160 145
Median daily rate £388 £450 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £593 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +68.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.79 £40.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing VMware as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Lancashire region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Lancashire region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

VMware
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

VMware Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

VMware
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 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 6 - -
Skelmersdale +1 5 £155 -
Blackpool +9 2 - -
Burnley - 2 £225 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VMware 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.

1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows Server
3 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
3 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
4 14 (37.84%) Oracle
5 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (29.73%) LAN
7 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
8 9 (24.32%) SQL
8 9 (24.32%) Cisco
8 9 (24.32%) WAN
8 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
8 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
10 7 (18.92%) SOAP
10 7 (18.92%) Unix
10 7 (18.92%) FTP
10 7 (18.92%) HTTP
10 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (18.92%) Symantec
10 7 (18.92%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
10 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
11 6 (16.22%) WSUS
11 6 (16.22%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (16.22%) Intel Security
11 6 (16.22%) Backup Exec

VMware
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 (16.22%) WebSphere
1 6 (16.22%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (13.51%) IIS
3 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
4 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.70%) Apache
5 1 (2.70%) JBoss
5 1 (2.70%) nginx
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) Tuxedo
5 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (8.11%) MS Project
3 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.41%) GitHub
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) LAN
2 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
2 9 (24.32%) WAN
3 7 (18.92%) FTP
3 7 (18.92%) HTTP
4 6 (16.22%) DNS
5 5 (13.51%) Firewall
6 4 (10.81%) VPN
7 3 (8.11%) DHCP
7 3 (8.11%) SAN
7 3 (8.11%) SSL
8 2 (5.41%) Skype
8 2 (5.41%) VoIP
9 1 (2.70%) DMZ
9 1 (2.70%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) MySQL
2 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.11%) DB2
4 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) ClearCase
1 4 (10.81%) ClearQuest
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.70%) Gerrit
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.70%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) OAT Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) OAT Test Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) IT Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Build Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) SOAP
2 4 (10.81%) Web Services
3 3 (8.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.70%) J2EE
4 1 (2.70%) LAMP
4 1 (2.70%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.70%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
3 2 (5.41%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows Server
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (18.92%) Unix
5 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
5 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (13.51%) Linux
6 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.41%) CentOS
7 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.70%) SUSE
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 6 (16.22%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (13.51%) DevOps
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.11%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 3 (8.11%) Functional Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) SDLC
5 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) Validation
6 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.41%) Time Management
7 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.41%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) COBOL
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) Ruby
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) CCNA
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.81%) MCSE
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) ISEB
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.70%) MCSA
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
2 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.11%) Docker
4 3 (8.11%) vCloud
5 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.41%) vSphere
5 2 (5.41%) XenApp
6 1 (2.70%) Firmware
6 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (16.22%) Backup Exec
2 6 (16.22%) WSUS
3 4 (10.81%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (10.81%) Puppet
4 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (8.11%) SCCM
4 3 (8.11%) SCOM
5 1 (2.70%) Ansible
5 1 (2.70%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.70%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.70%) Kibana
5 1 (2.70%) logstash
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) Rundeck
5 1 (2.70%) Salt
5 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) Oracle
3 9 (24.32%) Cisco
4 7 (18.92%) Symantec
5 6 (16.22%) HP
5 6 (16.22%) Intel Security
6 4 (10.81%) Veeam
7 3 (8.11%) Canon
7 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
7 3 (8.11%) Dell
7 3 (8.11%) IBM
7 3 (8.11%) Palo Alto
7 3 (8.11%) Splunk
8 2 (5.41%) Avaya
8 2 (5.41%) EqualLogic
8 2 (5.41%) Lotus
8 2 (5.41%) Mitel
8 2 (5.41%) Sophos
9 1 (2.70%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds