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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 19 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 29 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.16% 4.18% 4.71%
As % of the Vendors category 15.34% 13.41% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +39.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £258 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £307 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £27.27 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +5.52%
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
189 82 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 46.67% 31.18% 51.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 32 62
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £399 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 15
Average hourly rate £28.83 £18.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.16% -23.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.90 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.03 £22.00 £29.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 March 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 March 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 - 8 £205 - 1
Chorley - 7 £440 - 1
Preston -2 1 - - 2
Blackburn - - - - 3
Ormskirk - - - -
Burnley - - - -
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 40 (83.33%) Windows
2 36 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (47.92%) Security Cleared
4 22 (45.83%) SC Cleared
5 20 (41.67%) Linux
6 17 (35.42%) DNS
7 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 15 (31.25%) Citrix
7 15 (31.25%) DHCP
8 14 (29.17%) Cisco
9 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
9 13 (27.08%) Finance
9 13 (27.08%) vSphere
10 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
11 11 (22.92%) CheckPoint
11 11 (22.92%) Oracle
12 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
12 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (20.83%) HTTP
13 9 (18.75%) FTP
13 9 (18.75%) VMS
13 9 (18.75%) Migration
14 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
14 8 (16.67%) ITIL
15 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
15 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
15 7 (14.58%) Xen
15 7 (14.58%) Puppet
15 7 (14.58%) XenApp

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.33%) IIS
2 4 (8.33%) Apache
2 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.33%) Jetty
2 4 (8.33%) nginx
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) Lync
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.08%) Tuxedo
5 1 (2.08%) TPMS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (12.50%) Google App Engine
2 6 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (35.42%) DNS
2 15 (31.25%) DHCP
3 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
4 10 (20.83%) HTTP
5 9 (18.75%) FTP
6 6 (12.50%) IPsec
7 5 (10.42%) SSL
8 4 (8.33%) SMS
9 3 (6.25%) PuTTY
10 2 (4.17%) LAN
10 2 (4.17%) WAN
10 2 (4.17%) SAN
11 1 (2.08%) 3G
11 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (2.08%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.25%) Toad
2 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Administrator
3 7 (14.58%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.17%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) XML
1 6 (12.50%) XML Messaging
2 4 (8.33%) Web Services
2 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) J2EE
2 4 (8.33%) Servlets
3 3 (6.25%) SOAP
4 2 (4.17%) ODBC
5 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Open Source
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.08%) iPhone
4 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 40 (83.33%) Windows
2 20 (41.67%) Linux
3 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (18.75%) VMS
6 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.33%) UNIX
8 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.08%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Migration
2 8 (16.67%) ITIL
3 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
4 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Validation
7 3 (6.25%) DevOps
8 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.17%) Content Management
8 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.08%) Supply Chain Management
9 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.08%) ERP
9 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.50%) SQL
3 5 (10.42%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 23 (47.92%) Security Cleared
2 22 (45.83%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) MCSE
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
2 13 (27.08%) vSphere
3 7 (14.58%) Xen
3 7 (14.58%) XenApp
4 6 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 5 (10.42%) XenServer
5 5 (10.42%) XenDesktop
5 5 (10.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Puppet
2 3 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.08%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.08%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
1 15 (31.25%) Citrix
2 14 (29.17%) Cisco
3 11 (22.92%) Oracle
3 11 (22.92%) CheckPoint
4 6 (12.50%) Google
5 5 (10.42%) AppSense
5 5 (10.42%) HP
6 4 (8.33%) McAfee
7 2 (4.17%) Stellent
7 2 (4.17%) webMethods
7 2 (4.17%) Symantec
7 2 (4.17%) Compaq
7 2 (4.17%) Dell
8 1 (2.08%) NetApp
8 1 (2.08%) Remedy
8 1 (2.08%) Micro Focus
8 1 (2.08%) Infor
8 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
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