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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
North West / Lancashire
Rank 32 12 27
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Contract jobs citing VMware 9 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.45% 9.33% 4.78%
As % of the Vendors category 7.83% 22.22% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 10
Median daily rate £395 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £292 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £500 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £27.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +46.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £26.60 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-15.41% +18.22%

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
115 162 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.06% 41.97% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 92 120
Median daily rate £420 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 38 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £31.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.98 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 20 January 2017.

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
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 20 January 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 -3 4 £418 - 2
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
4 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
5 11 (37.93%) ITIL
6 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (31.03%) MCSE
7 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (27.59%) SQL
8 8 (27.59%) Backup Exec
9 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (24.14%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (24.14%) Oracle
9 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
9 7 (24.14%) IIS
9 7 (24.14%) Linux
9 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
9 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (20.69%) LAN
10 6 (20.69%) WAN
10 6 (20.69%) Cisco
10 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (20.69%) Symantec
10 6 (20.69%) Intel Security
11 5 (17.24%) VPN
11 5 (17.24%) SOAP
11 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (17.24%) SCCM
11 5 (17.24%) Migration

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 7 (24.14%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.90%) Apache
5 1 (3.45%) JBoss
5 1 (3.45%) nginx
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.45%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
1 7 (24.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
3 3 (10.34%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) GitHub
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) LAN
1 6 (20.69%) WAN
2 5 (17.24%) VPN
3 4 (13.79%) FTP
3 4 (13.79%) HTTP
3 4 (13.79%) SAN
3 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.34%) DNS
5 2 (6.90%) Firewall
6 1 (3.45%) DHCP
6 1 (3.45%) DMZ
6 1 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.45%) Redis
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Artifactory
2 1 (3.45%) Gerrit
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.45%) SonarQube
2 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (3.45%) Banking
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Administrator
1 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) IT Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Backup Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) OAT Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) OAT Test Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) SOAP
2 3 (10.34%) Middleware
2 3 (10.34%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (6.90%) LAMP
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (3.45%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) AS400
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Licensing
2 1 (3.45%) PKI
2 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
3 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.79%) Unix
6 3 (10.34%) CentOS
7 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.45%) SUSE
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (17.24%) Migration
4 4 (13.79%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps
5 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
5 3 (10.34%) SDLC
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) Time Management
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) People Management
7 1 (3.45%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (3.45%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.90%) PHP
2 2 (6.90%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) COBOL
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Ruby
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) MCSE
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (13.79%) CCNA
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 3 (10.34%) ISEB
4 3 (10.34%) RHCE
4 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.45%) MCSA
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) vSphere
4 4 (13.79%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.45%) Docker
6 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.45%) MetaFrame
6 1 (3.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Backup Exec
2 5 (17.24%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (17.24%) SCCM
3 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (13.79%) SCOM
4 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
5 2 (6.90%) Puppet
6 1 (3.45%) Ansible
6 1 (3.45%) CFEngine
6 1 (3.45%) HAProxy
6 1 (3.45%) Kibana
6 1 (3.45%) logstash
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.45%) Rundeck
6 1 (3.45%) Salt
6 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco
3 6 (20.69%) Intel Security
3 6 (20.69%) Symantec
4 4 (13.79%) Canon
4 4 (13.79%) Dell
4 4 (13.79%) Veeam
5 3 (10.34%) EqualLogic
5 3 (10.34%) Remedy
6 2 (6.90%) Avaya
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) Black Duck
7 1 (3.45%) Google
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) Sonatype
7 1 (3.45%) Veracode