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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 32 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware 16 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.55% 6.77% 5.06%
As % of the Vendors category 7.14% 15.66% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 20
Median daily rate £394 £300 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £398 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+29.54% +15.78%
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
224 166 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 49.67% 43.23% 38.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 99 104
Median daily rate £388 £301 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.81% +6.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 19
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% -6.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.55 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £31.39 £32.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 - 6 £375 -
Skelmersdale - 3 £155 -
Clitheroe - 2 - -
Blackpool -21 1 £450 +56.52%
Blackburn - 1 - -
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 43 (70.49%) Windows
2 37 (60.66%) Active Directory
3 33 (54.10%) Windows Server
4 32 (52.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (44.26%) Hyper-V
6 22 (36.07%) Security Cleared
6 22 (36.07%) Clustering
7 21 (34.43%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (32.79%) Microsoft Clustering
8 20 (32.79%) SC Cleared
9 16 (26.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (26.23%) DNS
9 16 (26.23%) Veritas
10 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
10 15 (24.59%) MS Exchange
10 15 (24.59%) Oracle
10 15 (24.59%) ITIL
10 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (24.59%) Time Management
11 13 (21.31%) Windows 7
12 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (18.03%) DHCP
14 10 (16.39%) Citrix
14 10 (16.39%) HP
14 10 (16.39%) Skype for Business
15 9 (14.75%) Office 365
15 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (14.75%) MS Office
15 9 (14.75%) LAN
15 9 (14.75%) Firewall

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 15 (24.59%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.39%) Skype for Business
3 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
6 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.28%) Apache
7 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.28%) FileNet
7 2 (3.28%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.28%) IIS
7 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
7 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.64%) Tuxedo
8 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Office
2 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Office 365
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.23%) DNS
2 11 (18.03%) DHCP
3 9 (14.75%) Firewall
3 9 (14.75%) LAN
4 7 (11.48%) WAN
5 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
5 5 (8.20%) VoIP
6 4 (6.56%) Skype
7 3 (4.92%) FTP
7 3 (4.92%) HTTP
7 3 (4.92%) SSL
8 2 (3.28%) HTTPS
8 2 (3.28%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) MySQL
2 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.28%) DB2
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) ClearCase
1 6 (9.84%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
1 7 (11.48%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (18.03%) Analyst
1 11 (18.03%) Wintel Engineer
2 10 (16.39%) Active Directory Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) IT Support
4 6 (9.84%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Project Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) IT Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Build Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Exchange Support
7 3 (4.92%) Messaging Support
7 3 (4.92%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) OAT Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) OAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) SOAP
1 3 (4.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) J2EE
2 1 (1.64%) Middleware
2 1 (1.64%) XML
2 1 (1.64%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.07%) Clustering
2 21 (34.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.92%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.92%) Life Science
4 3 (4.92%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.28%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.28%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.28%) PKI
5 2 (3.28%) Tandem
5 2 (3.28%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.64%) Economics
6 1 (1.64%) iPad
6 1 (1.64%) iPhone
6 1 (1.64%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.64%) Replication
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (70.49%) Windows
2 33 (54.10%) Windows Server
3 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (21.31%) Windows 7
5 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (9.84%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.56%) Linux
8 4 (6.56%) Windows 10
9 3 (4.92%) Unix
10 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (24.59%) ITIL
2 15 (24.59%) Time Management
3 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.20%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.56%) Migration
6 3 (4.92%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.92%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 3 (4.92%) DevOps
6 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.92%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.92%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.92%) Process Improvement
6 3 (4.92%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.28%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (3.28%) People Management
7 2 (3.28%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.28%) Java
3 2 (3.28%) JCL
4 1 (1.64%) COBOL
4 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (36.07%) Security Cleared
2 20 (32.79%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.11%) MCSE
3 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.20%) CCNA
4 5 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.56%) MCP
5 4 (6.56%) MCSA
6 2 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.64%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.64%) Degree
7 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (60.66%) Active Directory
2 32 (52.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (44.26%) Hyper-V
4 7 (11.48%) XenApp
5 6 (9.84%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.56%) Brightmail
6 4 (6.56%) Firmware
6 4 (6.56%) VMware ESX
6 4 (6.56%) vSphere
6 4 (6.56%) XenServer
7 3 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.28%) Docker
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (3.28%) vCloud
9 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (32.79%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (13.11%) WSUS
3 4 (6.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (4.92%) SCCM
4 3 (4.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (3.28%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.28%) Puppet
6 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Veritas
2 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.59%) Oracle
3 10 (16.39%) Citrix
3 10 (16.39%) HP
4 8 (13.11%) Cisco
5 6 (9.84%) Symantec
6 4 (6.56%) Compaq
6 4 (6.56%) Dell
6 4 (6.56%) IronPort
6 4 (6.56%) ThinPrint
7 3 (4.92%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.92%) Palo Alto
7 3 (4.92%) Splunk
8 2 (3.28%) AppSense
8 2 (3.28%) Ektron
8 2 (3.28%) Genesys
8 2 (3.28%) Lotus
8 2 (3.28%) Polycom
8 2 (3.28%) Wyse