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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 14 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Contract jobs citing VMware 43 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.93% 3.69% 2.70%
As % of the Vendors category 18.22% 8.00% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 3 4
Average daily rate
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£301 £413 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.07% +146.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £253 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% +16.05%
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
236 125 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 54.50% 46.13% 57.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 48 127
Average daily rate £350 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £252 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £423 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 13
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £26.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -43.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.40 £22.43 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Preston - 9 £515 - 2
Blackburn - 1 £268 - 2
Burnley - - - -
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 60 (84.51%) Windows
2 41 (57.75%) Citrix
3 40 (56.34%) DNS
4 38 (53.52%) Active Directory
5 36 (50.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 33 (46.48%) DHCP
7 32 (45.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (42.25%) XenApp
9 27 (38.03%) XenServer
9 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
10 26 (36.62%) MS Exchange
11 25 (35.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (32.39%) HP
13 21 (29.58%) Exchange Server 2010
14 18 (25.35%) ITIL
15 17 (23.94%) SQL
15 17 (23.94%) Microsoft App-V
15 17 (23.94%) AppSense
16 15 (21.13%) XenDesktop
17 14 (19.72%) Linux
17 14 (19.72%) SMS
18 13 (18.31%) SC Cleared
18 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
19 12 (16.90%) Lync
19 12 (16.90%) SharePoint
19 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2003
20 11 (15.49%) Windows XP
20 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
21 10 (14.08%) LAN
21 10 (14.08%) Oracle

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (36.62%) MS Exchange
2 21 (29.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (16.90%) Lync
3 12 (16.90%) SharePoint
3 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.63%) IIS
5 3 (4.23%) Jetty
5 3 (4.23%) nginx
5 3 (4.23%) Apache
5 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.23%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (7.04%) Google App Engine
1 5 (7.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (56.34%) DNS
2 33 (46.48%) DHCP
3 14 (19.72%) SMS
4 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
5 10 (14.08%) LAN
6 9 (12.68%) WAN
6 9 (12.68%) HTTP
7 8 (11.27%) FTP
8 5 (7.04%) IPsec
9 4 (5.63%) SSL
10 3 (4.23%) PuTTY
11 2 (2.82%) Firewall
11 2 (2.82%) Wireless
11 2 (2.82%) SAN
11 2 (2.82%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (1.41%) FWSM
12 1 (1.41%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.41%) NAS
12 1 (1.41%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.23%) Toad
1 3 (4.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Local Government
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (8.45%) Support Engineer
3 5 (7.04%) Designer
3 5 (7.04%) Solutions Designer
4 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (5.63%) Test Analyst
4 4 (5.63%) Analyst
5 3 (4.23%) Tester
5 3 (4.23%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (4.23%) Design Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) Server Support
6 2 (2.82%) Technical Support
6 2 (2.82%) Administrator
6 2 (2.82%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (2.82%) Server Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) Network Specialist
6 2 (2.82%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) ODBC
2 4 (5.63%) Web Services
2 4 (5.63%) .NET
3 3 (4.23%) Servlets
3 3 (4.23%) SOAP
3 3 (4.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Open Source
2 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Replication
2 3 (4.23%) Clustering
3 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.41%) Firmware
3 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 60 (84.51%) Windows
2 32 (45.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (35.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (19.72%) Linux
5 11 (15.49%) Windows XP
6 10 (14.08%) Windows 7
7 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) ITIL
2 7 (9.86%) Project Management
3 6 (8.45%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.63%) DevOps
6 3 (4.23%) Performance Testing
6 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.23%) Automated Testing
6 3 (4.23%) Validation
7 2 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.41%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.41%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.41%) CRM
8 1 (1.41%) ERP
8 1 (1.41%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.41%) Content Management
8 1 (1.41%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.41%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.94%) SQL
2 8 (11.27%) C
2 8 (11.27%) Java
3 2 (2.82%) Python
3 2 (2.82%) Perl
3 2 (2.82%) PHP
3 2 (2.82%) Scala
3 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) SC Cleared
1 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.68%) MCSE
2 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.41%) CCNP
4 1 (1.41%) CCNA
4 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (53.52%) Active Directory
2 36 (50.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (42.25%) XenApp
4 27 (38.03%) XenServer
5 17 (23.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 15 (21.13%) XenDesktop
7 10 (14.08%) vSphere
8 6 (8.45%) Xen
9 5 (7.04%) ISA Server
10 3 (4.23%) VMware ESX
11 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
12 1 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) HP Data Protector
1 8 (11.27%) Puppet
2 4 (5.63%) SCCM
3 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.23%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (4.23%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.23%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.82%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.41%) SCOM
5 1 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 41 (57.75%) Citrix
2 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
3 23 (32.39%) HP
4 17 (23.94%) AppSense
5 10 (14.08%) Oracle
6 7 (9.86%) Compaq
6 7 (9.86%) Dell
7 5 (7.04%) Google
8 4 (5.63%) Cisco
9 3 (4.23%) Infor
9 3 (4.23%) NetApp
10 2 (2.82%) Remedy
10 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.41%) F5
11 1 (1.41%) Meru Networks
11 1 (1.41%) ScanSafe
11 1 (1.41%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.41%) IBM
11 1 (1.41%) McAfee
11 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
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