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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 28 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing VMware 15 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.19% 5.49% 7.49%
As % of the Vendors category 9.38% 11.79% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 10
Average daily rate
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£363 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.25% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £324 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -20.00%
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
160 212 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.69% 46.59% 44.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 117 49
Average daily rate £413 £333 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.06% +7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £238 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £525 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 17
Average hourly rate £21.91 £22.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £18.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £125.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -5 10 £375 +38.88%
Chorley - 2 £344 -
Lytham St Annes +2 1 £451 +50.49%
Burnley - 1 £350 -
VMware
North West

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 37 (84.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (68.18%) Windows
2 30 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 24 (54.55%) Citrix
4 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
5 18 (40.91%) DNS
5 18 (40.91%) DHCP
6 17 (38.64%) PowerShell
6 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
7 14 (31.82%) ITIL
8 13 (29.55%) SQL
8 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (29.55%) XenServer
9 12 (27.27%) Linux
9 12 (27.27%) HP
9 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
10 10 (22.73%) Configuration Management
10 10 (22.73%) vSphere
11 9 (20.45%) Puppet
11 9 (20.45%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (20.45%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (20.45%) XenApp
11 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
12 8 (18.18%) MCSE
12 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 8 (18.18%) Symantec
12 8 (18.18%) WebSphere
12 8 (18.18%) VMware ESX

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
4 5 (11.36%) IIS
4 5 (11.36%) Apache
4 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
4 5 (11.36%) OpenStack
4 5 (11.36%) Jetty
4 5 (11.36%) nginx
5 4 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.27%) Lync
7 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.27%) TPMS
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (13.64%) Google App Engine
2 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (9.09%) PaaS
3 4 (9.09%) OpenShift
4 3 (6.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) DHCP
1 18 (40.91%) DNS
2 6 (13.64%) SSL
2 6 (13.64%) HTTP
2 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.36%) IPsec
3 5 (11.36%) FTP
4 4 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (2.27%) Firewall
5 1 (2.27%) LAN
5 1 (2.27%) SMS
5 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Support Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Architect
3 4 (9.09%) Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (6.82%) Test Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.55%) Security Support Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.55%) Change Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.27%) Network Specialist
6 1 (2.27%) Release Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) .NET
1 5 (11.36%) J2EE
1 5 (11.36%) Servlets
2 4 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) iPhone
2 2 (4.55%) iPad
3 1 (2.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (68.18%) Windows
2 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (27.27%) Linux
4 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (9.09%) UNIX
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) ITIL
2 10 (22.73%) Configuration Management
3 7 (15.91%) Server Building
4 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.64%) Open Source
4 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.36%) DevOps
6 4 (9.09%) Software Deployment
6 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Validation
7 3 (6.82%) Migration
7 3 (6.82%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.55%) Analytics
8 2 (4.55%) Content Management
8 2 (4.55%) Change Management
9 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.27%) CRM
9 1 (2.27%) Project Management
9 1 (2.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) PowerShell
2 13 (29.55%) SQL
3 5 (11.36%) Java
4 4 (9.09%) VBScript
5 2 (4.55%) Python
5 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
4 8 (18.18%) MCSE
5 7 (15.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (11.36%) MCSA
6 5 (11.36%) CCNA
6 5 (11.36%) MCITP
7 3 (6.82%) VCP4
7 3 (6.82%) VCP5
7 3 (6.82%) CCNP
8 2 (4.55%) Degree
9 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
9 1 (2.27%) CCA
9 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.27%) MCP
9 1 (2.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.27%) BS25999
System Software
1 37 (84.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
3 13 (29.55%) XenServer
4 10 (22.73%) vSphere
5 9 (20.45%) XenApp
6 8 (18.18%) VMware ESX
7 5 (11.36%) Xen
7 5 (11.36%) XenDesktop
8 3 (6.82%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (4.55%) QEMU
9 2 (4.55%) KVM
10 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Puppet
1 9 (20.45%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (9.09%) Ansible
2 4 (9.09%) Salt
3 3 (6.82%) EdgeSight
3 3 (6.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (6.82%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.27%) SCCM
4 1 (2.27%) SCOM
4 1 (2.27%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 30 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 24 (54.55%) Citrix
3 12 (27.27%) HP
4 8 (18.18%) Symantec
5 7 (15.91%) AppSense
6 6 (13.64%) McAfee
6 6 (13.64%) Google
7 4 (9.09%) Altiris
7 4 (9.09%) Compaq
7 4 (9.09%) Dell
8 3 (6.82%) IBM
8 3 (6.82%) Lumension
9 2 (4.55%) Stellent
9 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
9 2 (4.55%) Cisco
10 1 (2.27%) Juniper
10 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.27%) Intel
10 1 (2.27%) Sophos
10 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL
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