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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 38 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware 9 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.97% 4.82% 2.61%
As % of the Vendors category 4.81% 12.70% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £258 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £307 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -37.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.32%
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
187 63 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.83% 37.95% 44.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 28 81
Average daily rate £323 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 12
Average hourly rate £25.12 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.06% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £21.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £15.50 £27.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 -14 4 £325 - 1
Preston - 1 - -
Skelmersdale - 1 - -
Chorley - - - - 1
Lancaster - - - -
Blackburn - - - - 1
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 42 (82.35%) Windows
2 28 (54.90%) DNS
3 26 (50.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (49.02%) Citrix
5 22 (43.14%) DHCP
6 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
6 20 (39.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
8 17 (33.33%) XenApp
9 16 (31.37%) XenServer
9 16 (31.37%) Linux
10 15 (29.41%) MS Exchange
11 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (25.49%) HP
13 12 (23.53%) SQL
14 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
14 11 (21.57%) Microsoft App-V
14 11 (21.57%) AppSense
14 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (19.61%) HTTP
16 9 (17.65%) FTP
16 9 (17.65%) Oracle
16 9 (17.65%) ITIL
16 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
17 8 (15.69%) Lync
17 8 (15.69%) Java
17 8 (15.69%) SMS
17 8 (15.69%) Finance
18 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
18 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2003

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 15 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (15.69%) Lync
4 7 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.84%) nginx
5 4 (7.84%) IIS
5 4 (7.84%) Apache
5 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
5 4 (7.84%) Jetty
5 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (11.76%) Google App Engine
1 6 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (54.90%) DNS
2 22 (43.14%) DHCP
3 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
4 10 (19.61%) HTTP
5 9 (17.65%) FTP
6 8 (15.69%) SMS
7 7 (13.73%) WAN
7 7 (13.73%) LAN
8 6 (11.76%) IPsec
9 5 (9.80%) SSL
10 3 (5.88%) PuTTY
11 2 (3.92%) Firewall
12 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.96%) Wireless
12 1 (1.96%) ADSL
12 1 (1.96%) SAN
12 1 (1.96%) 3G
12 1 (1.96%) MPLS
12 1 (1.96%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (1.96%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.88%) Toad
2 3 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Local Government
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (9.80%) Analyst
2 4 (7.84%) Designer
2 4 (7.84%) Test Analyst
2 4 (7.84%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (5.88%) Design Engineer
3 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (5.88%) Consultant
4 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
4 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (3.92%) Administrator
4 2 (3.92%) Tester
4 2 (3.92%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (3.92%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (3.92%) Network Specialist
4 2 (3.92%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (3.92%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (1.96%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (1.96%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (1.96%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) ODBC
2 4 (7.84%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) J2EE
2 4 (7.84%) Servlets
3 3 (5.88%) SOAP
3 3 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Open Source
2 3 (5.88%) Clustering
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.96%) iPad
4 1 (1.96%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 42 (82.35%) Windows
2 20 (39.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (31.37%) Linux
4 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 7 (13.73%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.88%) UNIX
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) ITIL
2 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
3 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (11.76%) Project Management
4 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
4 4 (7.84%) Automated Testing
5 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 3 (5.88%) Validation
5 3 (5.88%) DevOps
6 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.96%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.96%) Information Security
7 1 (1.96%) CRM
7 1 (1.96%) ERP
7 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.96%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.96%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) SQL
2 8 (15.69%) Java
3 5 (9.80%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) SC Cleared
1 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) MCSE
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.96%) CCNP
3 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (50.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
3 17 (33.33%) XenApp
4 16 (31.37%) XenServer
5 11 (21.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (13.73%) Xen
6 7 (13.73%) XenDesktop
7 4 (7.84%) vSphere
8 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.96%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.96%) Firmware
9 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) Puppet
2 5 (9.80%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.92%) SCCM
5 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.96%) SCOM
5 1 (1.96%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.96%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Citrix
2 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
3 13 (25.49%) HP
4 11 (21.57%) AppSense
5 9 (17.65%) Oracle
6 6 (11.76%) Google
7 4 (7.84%) Cisco
8 3 (5.88%) Compaq
8 3 (5.88%) Dell
9 2 (3.92%) NetApp
10 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.96%) Remedy
10 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.96%) IBM
10 1 (1.96%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.96%) Meru Networks
10 1 (1.96%) ScanSafe
10 1 (1.96%) F5
10 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
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