The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Liverpool region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 22 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing VMware 2 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.42% 3.29% 4.35%
As % of the Vendors category 2.99% 7.35% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £375 £275 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -3.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.41%
Vendors Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
67 68 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 47.52% 44.74% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 40
Average daily rate £300 £399 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.76% +32.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Average hourly rate £12.49 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.48% +5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
VMware
Merseyside

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Liverpool region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Liverpool region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (53.85%) Citrix
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) NetApp
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
4 5 (38.46%) Migration
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (30.77%) XenApp
5 4 (30.77%) Backup Exec
5 4 (30.77%) Data Mining
5 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) Symantec
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) UNIX
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
7 2 (15.38%) vSphere
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (15.38%) vCloud
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
8 1 (7.69%) FlexPod
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Data Mining
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Officer
2 2 (15.38%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Sales Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) FlexPod
1 1 (7.69%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CCEE
4 1 (7.69%) CCIA
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) OCP
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.69%) NCDA
4 1 (7.69%) NCIE
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) XenApp
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (15.38%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) vCloud
5 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) NetApp
3 4 (30.77%) Symantec
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco