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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 28 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing VMware 20 40 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.67% 7.63% 5.31%
As % of the Vendors category 11.17% 18.60% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% -4.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.35%
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
179 215 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.82% 41.03% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 119 40
Average daily rate £301 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £428 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 17
Average hourly rate £17.69 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.92% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £33.00 £29.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +5 14 £250 -5.66% 1
Burnley +9 5 £275 -27.86%
Preston +5 1 £503 +31.80% 2
Lytham St Annes -1 1 - -
Chorley - 1 - - 2
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware.

1 45 (88.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (80.39%) Windows
3 29 (56.86%) Security Cleared
4 22 (43.14%) SC Cleared
4 22 (43.14%) Linux
4 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
5 21 (41.18%) Citrix
6 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 18 (35.29%) vSphere
7 15 (29.41%) DNS
7 15 (29.41%) DHCP
8 14 (27.45%) Cisco
9 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (23.53%) PowerShell
11 11 (21.57%) CheckPoint
11 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
11 11 (21.57%) ITIL
11 11 (21.57%) Finance
12 10 (19.61%) Migration
12 10 (19.61%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (17.65%) Puppet
13 9 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (17.65%) SQL
13 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
13 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
13 9 (17.65%) HP
13 9 (17.65%) VMS
14 8 (15.69%) McAfee
14 8 (15.69%) VMware ESX

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.69%) WebSphere
3 5 (9.80%) nginx
3 5 (9.80%) Jetty
3 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.80%) Apache
3 5 (9.80%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.80%) IIS
4 4 (7.84%) OpenStack
4 4 (7.84%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.92%) TPMS
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.96%) Lync
6 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.96%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (11.76%) Google App Engine
2 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (7.84%) PaaS
3 4 (7.84%) OpenShift
4 3 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) DNS
1 15 (29.41%) DHCP
2 6 (11.76%) FTP
2 6 (11.76%) HTTP
2 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.80%) IPsec
3 5 (9.80%) SSL
4 3 (5.88%) SAN
5 1 (1.96%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.96%) Firewall
5 1 (1.96%) LAN
5 1 (1.96%) SMS
5 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.96%) Toad
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.80%) Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.92%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Security Support Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (1.96%) Build and Release Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Cloud Architect
9 1 (1.96%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) XML
1 6 (11.76%) XML Messaging
2 5 (9.80%) Middleware
2 5 (9.80%) Servlets
2 5 (9.80%) .NET
2 5 (9.80%) J2EE
3 2 (3.92%) Web Services
4 1 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
1 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) iPad
2 1 (1.96%) iPhone
2 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.96%) Statistics
2 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 41 (80.39%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) Linux
3 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (17.65%) VMS
5 6 (11.76%) UNIX
6 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.96%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) ITIL
2 10 (19.61%) Migration
3 9 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.80%) DevOps
6 5 (9.80%) Open Source
7 4 (7.84%) Automated Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.92%) Content Management
9 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.92%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.92%) Server Building
9 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.96%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.96%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.96%) Performance Testing
10 1 (1.96%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 9 (17.65%) SQL
3 5 (9.80%) Java
4 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.96%) COBOL
4 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (56.86%) Security Cleared
2 22 (43.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.76%) MCSE
3 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.92%) CCNA
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) MCTS
5 1 (1.96%) MCITP
5 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.96%) CCA
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.96%) MCP
5 1 (1.96%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) BS25999
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (88.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 18 (35.29%) vSphere
3 8 (15.69%) VMware ESX
3 8 (15.69%) XenServer
4 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
5 5 (9.80%) XenApp
5 5 (9.80%) XenDesktop
5 5 (9.80%) Xen
6 1 (1.96%) KVM
6 1 (1.96%) QEMU
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) Puppet
1 9 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.84%) Salt
2 4 (7.84%) Ansible
3 3 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (5.88%) EdgeSight
3 3 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.96%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.96%) SCCM
4 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 21 (41.18%) Citrix
3 14 (27.45%) Cisco
4 11 (21.57%) CheckPoint
5 9 (17.65%) HP
6 8 (15.69%) McAfee
7 7 (13.73%) Oracle
8 6 (11.76%) Symantec
8 6 (11.76%) Google
9 4 (7.84%) Compaq
9 4 (7.84%) Dell
10 3 (5.88%) Lumension
10 3 (5.88%) IBM
11 2 (3.92%) webMethods
11 2 (3.92%) Stellent
12 1 (1.96%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.96%) AppSense
12 1 (1.96%) Intel
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