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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 27 13 26
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing VMware 29 39 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.88% 9.51% 4.63%
As % of the Vendors category 13.68% 18.14% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £237 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £414 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £21.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-2.78% -8.42%
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
212 215 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 43.00% 52.44% 44.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 126 52
Average daily rate £440 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 -16 21 £278 +2.92% 1
Chorley - 2 £344 - 1
Preston +2 1 £210 -11.57% 1
Blackburn -1 1 £225 -15.88% 1
Lytham St Annes -4 1 £451 +38.91%
Morecambe - 1 £210 -
Burnley - 1 £350 -
Lancaster - 1 £300 -
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 33 (67.35%) Microsoft
3 32 (65.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (55.10%) Citrix
5 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
6 20 (40.82%) DNS
6 20 (40.82%) DHCP
7 19 (38.78%) ITIL
8 18 (36.73%) PowerShell
9 16 (32.65%) XenServer
10 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
10 15 (30.61%) SQL
11 14 (28.57%) MS Exchange
12 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (24.49%) HP
13 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (22.45%) XenApp
14 11 (22.45%) AppSense
15 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
16 9 (18.37%) Symantec
16 9 (18.37%) Windows 7
16 9 (18.37%) Server Building
17 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
17 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
17 8 (16.33%) Linux
17 8 (16.33%) VMware ESX
17 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (16.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 7 (14.29%) Cloud Computing

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 14 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
4 5 (10.20%) Jetty
4 5 (10.20%) IIS
4 5 (10.20%) Apache
4 5 (10.20%) Tomcat
4 5 (10.20%) nginx
4 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (8.16%) Lync
6 3 (6.12%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (2.04%) TPMS
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (12.24%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (12.24%) Google App Engine
2 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.24%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.12%) SaaS
4 1 (2.04%) PaaS
4 1 (2.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.82%) DHCP
1 20 (40.82%) DNS
2 7 (14.29%) SAN
3 6 (12.24%) SSL
3 6 (12.24%) HTTP
3 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.20%) FTP
4 5 (10.20%) IPsec
5 4 (8.16%) SMS
6 3 (6.12%) VoIP
7 1 (2.04%) WAN
7 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.04%) Firewall
7 1 (2.04%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (10.20%) Analyst
3 4 (8.16%) Architect
3 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (6.12%) Server Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Applications Support
4 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Security Support Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Change Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.04%) Network Specialist
6 1 (2.04%) Release Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) .NET
1 5 (10.20%) J2EE
1 5 (10.20%) Servlets
2 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.12%) iPhone
2 3 (6.12%) iPad
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (71.43%) Windows
2 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (18.37%) Windows 7
4 8 (16.33%) Linux
4 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.04%) UNIX
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) ITIL
2 9 (18.37%) Server Building
3 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
3 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (12.24%) Open Source
5 5 (10.20%) Software Deployment
6 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Validation
7 3 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.08%) Analytics
8 2 (4.08%) DevOps
8 2 (4.08%) Migration
8 2 (4.08%) Network Design
8 2 (4.08%) Project Management
8 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.08%) Change Management
9 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) PowerShell
2 15 (30.61%) SQL
3 6 (12.24%) VBScript
4 5 (10.20%) Java
5 2 (4.08%) Python
5 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
4 8 (16.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (14.29%) MCSE
6 6 (12.24%) MCSA
6 6 (12.24%) CCNA
6 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (12.24%) MCITP
7 4 (8.16%) VCP4
7 4 (8.16%) VCP5
7 4 (8.16%) CCNP
8 2 (4.08%) Degree
9 1 (2.04%) CCA
9 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.04%) MCP
9 1 (2.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.04%) BS25999
System Software
1 32 (65.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (53.06%) Active Directory
3 16 (32.65%) XenServer
4 11 (22.45%) XenApp
5 8 (16.33%) VMware ESX
6 7 (14.29%) vSphere
7 6 (12.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (12.24%) XenDesktop
8 5 (10.20%) Xen
9 2 (4.08%) QEMU
9 2 (4.08%) KVM
10 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Puppet
1 6 (12.24%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (6.12%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (6.12%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (6.12%) EdgeSight
3 1 (2.04%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) Ansible
3 1 (2.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (67.35%) Microsoft
2 27 (55.10%) Citrix
3 12 (24.49%) HP
4 11 (22.45%) AppSense
5 9 (18.37%) Symantec
6 6 (12.24%) Altiris
6 6 (12.24%) Google
7 4 (8.16%) McAfee
7 4 (8.16%) 3PAR
8 3 (6.12%) Lumension
8 3 (6.12%) NetApp
9 2 (4.08%) Compaq
9 2 (4.08%) Dell
10 1 (2.04%) Intel
10 1 (2.04%) Juniper
10 1 (2.04%) Cisco
10 1 (2.04%) IBM
10 1 (2.04%) Sophos
10 1 (2.04%) Mitel
10 1 (2.04%) SonicWALL
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