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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 18 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing VMware 8 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.49% 4.35% 3.75%
As % of the Vendors category 9.30% 11.67% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £369 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +40.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £294 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £444 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.89% +18.75%
Vendors Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
86 60 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 48.31% 37.27% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 23 43
Average daily rate £375 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.60 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 July 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 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) Time Management
6 2 (22.22%) SCCM
6 2 (22.22%) MCITP
6 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
6 2 (22.22%) Adobe
6 2 (22.22%) CCNA
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) EMC
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (22.22%) NetApp
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) DSL
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) MCSE
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 2 (22.22%) VPN

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) DSL
1 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DMZ
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) VMFS
4 1 (11.11%) vCloud
4 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Adobe
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) BMC
4 1 (11.11%) CA
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Veeam