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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware
North West / Lancashire
Rank 33 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware 7 43 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.72% 10.05% 5.91%
As % of the Vendors category 6.42% 20.67% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 29 12
Median daily rate £415 £414 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.24% +10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £500 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £27.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.62% +14.44%

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
109 208 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 42.41% 48.60% 47.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 126 122
Median daily rate £450 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 49 10
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% +15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £15.39 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.33 £63.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 February 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 February 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 -4 4 £418 +11.33% 1
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
3 14 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 12 (50.00%) ITIL
5 11 (45.83%) MCSE
5 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
5 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (37.50%) Backup Exec
7 8 (33.33%) IIS
8 7 (29.17%) SQL
8 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
8 7 (29.17%) Symantec
9 6 (25.00%) SAN
9 6 (25.00%) Cisco
9 6 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (20.83%) vSphere
10 5 (20.83%) SCCM
10 5 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (20.83%) DNS
10 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
10 5 (20.83%) LAN
10 5 (20.83%) WAN
10 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
10 5 (20.83%) Oracle
10 5 (20.83%) Intel Security
10 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003

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 8 (33.33%) IIS
2 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
3 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (8.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.83%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) LAN
2 5 (20.83%) WAN
3 4 (16.67%) VPN
4 3 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (8.33%) FTP
5 2 (8.33%) HTTP
5 2 (8.33%) IP Telephony
5 2 (8.33%) NAS
5 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Administrator
2 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Backup Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) OAT Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) OAT Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (8.33%) Middleware
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) LAMP
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
1 2 (8.33%) Life Science
2 1 (4.17%) AS400
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Licensing
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Unix
7 1 (4.17%) CentOS
7 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) ERP
5 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Release Management
5 2 (8.33%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.17%) ITSM
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (4.17%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) MCSE
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (16.67%) CCNA
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (12.50%) RHCE
4 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) Degree
5 2 (8.33%) ISEB
5 2 (8.33%) MCITP
6 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
6 1 (4.17%) MCSA
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.83%) vSphere
4 3 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.17%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Backup Exec
2 5 (20.83%) SCCM
3 4 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (16.67%) SCOM
4 3 (12.50%) NetBackup
5 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (8.33%) WSUS
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Symantec
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco
4 5 (20.83%) Intel Security
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle
5 4 (16.67%) Canon
5 4 (16.67%) Dell
6 3 (12.50%) EqualLogic
6 3 (12.50%) Remedy
6 3 (12.50%) Veeam
7 2 (8.33%) Avaya
7 2 (8.33%) Citrix
7 2 (8.33%) Kaseya
7 2 (8.33%) Kaspersky
7 2 (8.33%) SAP
7 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.17%) HP
8 1 (4.17%) IBM
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