The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 24 11 22
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing VMware 3 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.69% 7.81% 4.46%
As % of the Vendors category 2.88% 13.89% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £303 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.37% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
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Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Vendors Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
104 72 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 58.76% 56.25% 40.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 34
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £415 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £16.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
6 2 (25.00%) Clustering
6 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) WSUS
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) SSL
6 2 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (25.00%) SMTP
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) FTP
6 2 (25.00%) HTTP
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) IIS
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (25.00%) EMC
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (12.50%) Citrix
7 1 (12.50%) SAN

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) SMTP
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) FTP
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) AppSense