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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware
Rank 31 16 29
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware 14 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.55% 7.39% 4.38%
As % of the Vendors category 8.38% 20.51% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 12
Median daily rate £206 £306 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.67% -23.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £204 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £374 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £14.25 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -
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
167 156 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 54.22% 36.03% 44.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 85 125
Median daily rate £410 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £499 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £17.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £47.33 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%

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 2 December 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
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 2 December 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
Blackpool -17 4 £425 +49.12%
Preston +1 1 - -
Burnley - 1 £225 -
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (30.56%) ITIL
5 11 (30.56%) SQL
6 10 (27.78%) Oracle
6 10 (27.78%) MCSE
6 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (27.78%) Cisco
6 10 (27.78%) Backup Exec
7 9 (25.00%) LAN
7 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (22.22%) Symantec
8 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (19.44%) Intel Security
9 7 (19.44%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (19.44%) IIS
9 7 (19.44%) WAN
10 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 6 (16.67%) CCNA
10 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 6 (16.67%) Office 365

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 (19.44%) IIS
2 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
4 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
4 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.78%) JBoss
5 1 (2.78%) nginx
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.78%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (19.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 3 (8.33%) MS Project
5 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) GitHub
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) LAN
2 7 (19.44%) WAN
3 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.89%) VPN
5 4 (11.11%) DHCP
5 4 (11.11%) FTP
5 4 (11.11%) HTTP
5 4 (11.11%) SAN
6 3 (8.33%) DNS
7 2 (5.56%) Firewall
7 2 (5.56%) Skype
7 2 (5.56%) VoIP
8 1 (2.78%) DMZ
8 1 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) MySQL
2 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) DB2
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.78%) Redis
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) ClearCase
1 3 (8.33%) ClearQuest
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.78%) Gerrit
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.78%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) IT Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.33%) Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Backup Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) OAT Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) OAT Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) SOAP
2 3 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (5.56%) LAMP
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) AS400
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Licensing
3 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (11.11%) Linux
7 4 (11.11%) Unix
7 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 3 (8.33%) CentOS
9 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
9 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.78%) SUSE
10 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (13.89%) DevOps
4 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 3 (8.33%) SDLC
5 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.33%) Time Management
6 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) Software Licensing
7 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.56%) PHP
2 2 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) COBOL
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.78%) VB
3 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) MCSE
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.67%) CCNA
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (8.33%) Degree
4 3 (8.33%) ISEB
4 3 (8.33%) RHCE
5 1 (2.78%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.78%) MCSA
5 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.89%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (13.89%) vSphere
4 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.33%) Docker
5 3 (8.33%) vCloud
6 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.56%) XenApp
7 1 (2.78%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) Backup Exec
2 5 (13.89%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (13.89%) SCCM
3 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (11.11%) Puppet
3 4 (11.11%) SCOM
3 4 (11.11%) WSUS
4 3 (8.33%) NetBackup
4 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.78%) Ansible
5 1 (2.78%) CFEngine
5 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.78%) Kibana
5 1 (2.78%) logstash
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) Rundeck
5 1 (2.78%) Salt
5 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) Cisco
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle
3 8 (22.22%) Symantec
4 7 (19.44%) Intel Security
5 5 (13.89%) Veeam
6 4 (11.11%) Canon
6 4 (11.11%) Dell
7 3 (8.33%) EqualLogic
7 3 (8.33%) HP
7 3 (8.33%) IBM
7 3 (8.33%) Remedy
8 2 (5.56%) Avaya
8 2 (5.56%) Citrix
8 2 (5.56%) Lotus
8 2 (5.56%) Mitel
8 2 (5.56%) Sophos
9 1 (2.78%) Intel
9 1 (2.78%) Juniper
9 1 (2.78%) Red Hat